Family Fun in Norfolk

Redwings Horse Sanctuary, Caldecott

Redwings Horse Sanctuary, Caldecott - Great Yarmouth

Redwings Caldecott is the charity’s largest visitor centre and currently home to almost 120 horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. The Redwings team offer regular walking tours and donkey talks and there is and there is a lively Education Centre. The café is open throughout the day and proceeds from the gift shop support the hundreds of equines in the charity’s care. There is also an outdoor children’s play area.
While visiting the centre, be sure to find out more about how you can support the work of Redwings by sponsoring one of Caldecott’s residents. A year’s membership to the Redwings Adoption Scheme costs just £15. Caldecott boasts quite a variety of Adoption Stars, including adorable donkey Esther, brave Welsh pony Cauli, beautiful mare Victoria, and of course Fox, the Shire cross!
Redwings Caldecott is open 10am-4pm Friday-Monday (closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday).
Entry and parking are completely free, and dogs on leads are welcome.

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Regent Bowl

Regent Bowl - Great Yarmouth

22 lane ten pin bowling centre with all the latest facilities including computerised scoring, automatic bumpers and glow in the dark bowling for extra excitement.

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RSPB Strumpshaw Fen

RSPB Strumpshaw Fen - Norwich

RSPB nature reserve with outstanding wildlife and activities in a timeless landscape of reedbeds, pools and woodlands. Spot marsh harriers, bitterns, otters or even a flamingo.

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Snettisham Park Farm

Snettisham Park Farm - Snettisham

A farming fun day out on a working farm with a tractor and trailer safari through the deer park, horse and pony rides and a massive adventure play area.

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Sticky Earth Ceramic Cafe

Sticky Earth Ceramic Cafe - Cromer

A friendly café with an original idea: all ages can design and paint their own ceramic creations which are then fired and glazed - the coffee is good too!

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Strumpshaw Steam Museum

Strumpshaw Steam Museum - Strumpshaw

Believed to be the largest private collection of steam engines in the UK, the museum is also the venue for a splendid three day steam engine rally every year.

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Tales from the Old Gaol House

Tales from the Old Gaol House - King's Lynn

Fun for all in this imaginative reconstruction of prison life through the ages and the magnificent Regalia Rooms featuring the spectacular King John I Cup.

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The Canoe Man

The Canoe Man - Wroxham

Five ways to explore the quiet undisturbed tributaries of the stunning Norfolk Broads by canoe, from a half day trail to a three day bushcraft experience, all with a fully qualified guide if you wish.

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The Cromer Pier and Pavillion Theatre

The Cromer Pier and Pavillion Theatre - Cromer

This splendid Victorian Pier dominates the view of Cromer; the Pavilion Theatre perched on the end is best known for its 'end-of-the-pier' show, the Seaside Special.

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The Hippodrome

The Hippodrome - Great Yarmouth

Enjoy the unique atmosphere of the Big Top in a fabulous 1903 landmark theatre, Britain’s last surviving total circus building and one of only three in the world that convert into a pool.

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The Poppy Line North Norfolk Railway

The Poppy Line North Norfolk Railway - Holt

The famed vintage railway runs in a loop from Sheringham to Weyborne, Kelling Heath and Holt. Holt is a charming lunch stop - a bus service runs from the station to the town centre.

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Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens - Filby

An impressive collection of animals including tigers and snow leopards imaginatively displayed with high tree walks and tropical houses in the superb setting of this historic estate.

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Thursford Collection

Thursford Collection - Thursford

Treasure store of fairground rides, mechanical organs, Wurlitzer organ, fairground engines, traction engines and road rollers in the home of the celebrated Thursford Christmas Spectacular.

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Waveney River Centre

Waveney River Centre - Beccles

Broads holiday park and marina with stunning views of the river and a range of facilities including boat hire and mooring, an indoor swimming pool and family friendly pub. Winner of Best Broads Holiday Experience in the 2012 EDP Tourism Awards.

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Wells & Walsingham Light Railway

Wells & Walsingham Light Railway - Wells-next-the-Sea

Travel on the locomotive ‘Norfolk Hero’ along the longest 10¼" narrow gauge steam railway in the world through scenic countryside from Wells to Walsingham.

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Whitlingham Country Park

Whitlingham Country Park - Norwich

Beach, woodland and water park offers a range of water-based activities including sailing, wind surfing and canoeing based at the newly opened water sports centre.

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Wroxham Barns

Wroxham Barns - Wroxham

Imaginatively restored barns house a stunning array of local crafts, gifts and produce, an award-winning café and for the children a funfair, farm and mini adventure golf course. Recipient of two awards in the EDP 2012 Tourism Awards.

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Yesterday's World

Yesterday's World - Great Yarmouth

This award-winning attraction celebrates 100 years of British history with street scenes, shops and characters from the past and a Victorian carousel and tea room.

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