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Banham Zoo
Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member

Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norfolk, NR16 2HE, Tel: 01953 887771

Banham Zoo is an award-winning family attraction and one of the most exciting wildlife attractions in the country with over 2,000 animals from around the world.

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  • Rail station: Attleborough (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre
Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association memberSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3AH, Tel: 01493 330631

Dive into the underwater world of SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to tropical sharks.

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  • Rail station: Great Yarmouth (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary
Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member

Southern Promenade, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5BH, Tel: 01485 533576

Norfolk's leading marine rescue centre, our seal hospital is busy all year round caring for sick and injured seal pups until, whenever possible, they are well enough to be returned to the wild.

 
 
 
Hillside Animal & Shire Horse Sanctuary

Sandy Lane, West Runton, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9QH, Tel: 01603 736200

Children's play and activity area, rescued animals, shire horses, gift shop, cafe, farming Bygones Museum, demonstrations on some days

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  • Rail station: West Runton (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
WWT Welney Wetland Centre
VistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Gold Award

Hundred Foot Bank, Welney, Wisbech, Norfolk, PE14 9TN, Tel: 01353 860711

Spread your wings at WWT Welney Wetland Centre and spend a day exploring the wetlands in the heart of the Fens. Your wild adventure is enhanced by the comforts found in the visitor centre.

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  • Rail station: Littleport station (5 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Wildrootz children running
VistEngland VAQASNorfolk Tourist Attractions Association memberSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Pensthorpe Natural Park, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0LN, Tel: 01328 851465

Voted Norfolk’s Best Large Attraction 2014 & 2015, Pensthorpe Natural Park in Fakenham is a great family day out. Explore woodland walks, nature trails and 5 stunning gardens and let the kids run wild in WildRootz and Hootz House!

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  • Rail station: King's Lynn (18 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

East Winch, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 1NR, Tel: 01603 625540

Heathland dominated by heather, with a variety of uncommon plants growing in the damp hollows.

 
 
How Hill National Nature Reserve

Ludham, Norfolk, NR29 5PG, Tel: 01603 756096

How Hill National Nature Reserve forms a large area of established fen within the River Ant valley, north of Ludham Bridge. It is remarkable for its variety of Broads habitats.

 
 

North End Road, Snetterton, Norfolk, NR16 2LD, Tel: 01953 498377

 
 
RSPB Strumpshaw Fen Nature Reserve
VistEngland VAQASBroads Tourism

Low Road, Strumpshaw, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 4HS, Tel: 01603 715191

Set in the wild and beautiful Yare Valley, near Norwich, Strumpshaw Fen is a great place to see the wildlife and landscapes of the Norfolk Broads. Nature trails lead you through reedbeds, pools, wildflower meadows and woodlands.

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  • Rail station: Brundall (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 

Wards Chase, Stowbridge, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE34 3NN, Tel: 01366 382311

 
 
Shouldham Warren

King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 0DF

An undulating site on the edge of the fens with two healthy woodland walks.

 
 

King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6HA, Tel: 01485 543044

Dersingham Bog NNR is part of the Sandringham Estate and comprises 3 distinct habitats: mire, heath & woodland. Acid valley mire is found over much of the low-lying parts of the reserve where the ground is waterlogged for most of the time.

 
 
Redwings at Caldecott.
VistEngland VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Caldecott Hall, Beccles Road, Fritton, Norfolk, NR31 9EY, Tel: 0870 040 0033

For a FREE and fun family day out, visit Redwings Caledcott and meet friendly rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules nose-to-nose. Redwings Caldecott is the rescue charity's largest visitor centre with over 100 residents.

 
 
 
Redgrave and Lopham Fen

Low Common Road, South Lopham, Diss, Suffolk, IP22 2HX, Tel: 01379 688333

The largest remaining river valley fen in England, and one of the most important wetlands in Europe.

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  • Rail station: Diss (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
 
 
 
NWT Weeting Heath Nature Reserve

Weeting, Brandon, Norfolk, IP26 4NQ, Tel: 01603 625540

A nature reserve with grassy heath, pine plantation, meres and associated wildlife. There is also a self-guided nature trail and access to the hide. Noted for stone curlews.

 
 
NWT Cley Marshes

Coast Road, Cley next the Sea, Norfolk, NR25 7SA, Tel: 01263 740008

A coastal nature reserve, popular with bird-watchers who come to see migrant and wading birds.

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  • Rail station: Sheringham (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

Ranworth, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13, Tel: 01603 625540

In summer, water lillies are a beautiful sight on the clear, clean waters of Cockshoot Broad. Walk along the boarded walkway to the bird hide for a close look at the wildlife on the water.