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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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 

Narborough, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 1TE, Tel: 01603 625540

Chalk grassland such as this is unusual in Norfolk and provides both an easy walk and fascinating study.

 
 
World Horse Welfare Hall Farm

Hall Farm, Snetterton, Norfolk, NR16 2LR, Tel: 01953 499100

Visit and learn more about the work of the International League for the Protection of Horses.

 
 
 

Wiveton Hall, Coast Road, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7TE, Tel: 01263 740525

PYO strawberries or just appreciate the view of marsh and sea while enjoying the cafe's farm to table cooking.

 
 
 

Woodbastwick, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6

Area of fens and marshes, part of the Bure Valley National Nature Reserve.

 
 

Broadwater Road, Holme-next-the-Sea, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6LQ, Tel: 01603 625540

One of the North Norfolk Coast's most attractive landscapes, with a tangible air of fragility. It's location makes it an important bird watching site and 320 species have been seen.

 
 
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.

 
 

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

 
 

Lynn Road, Bawsey, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 1EU

Church Farm, Bawsey is managed under a Higher Level Stewardship scheme and provides parking (free parking off-road, left-hand side, in front of farm buildings) and permissive footpaths.

 
 
Thrigby Hall Leopard
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Thrigby Hall, Filby, Norfolk, NR29 3DR, Tel: 01493 369477

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, near Great Yarmouth has a 250-year-old landscaped garden, a play area and a wide selection of Asian mammals, birds and reptiles including tigers, crocodiles and storks.

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  • Rail station: Acle (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

Syderstone, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8SF, Tel: 01603 625540

The acidic heathland here is punctuated with alkaline pools lying in the bottom of the valley, making for a rich diversity of flora and fauna.

 
 

Wheatfen Broad, The Covey, Surlingham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 7AL, Tel: 01508 538036

 
 
Roundabout Norfolk

Chalet House, 70B Cromer Road, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RT, Tel: 01263 821604

Fully guided bird watching tours around the county. An introduction to the birds of Norfolk. With help on identification, their habits & habitats. Occasional courses & weekend breaks available. Also bird talks for groups.