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Norfolk Newbie - best places to go with kids

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Norfolk Newbie - best places to go with kids

coming to visit norfolk area in august with my 5 and 7 year old, staying in norwich in premier inn and have car so can drive mostly anywhere. We want to visit couple nice beaches / sea side towns as well (not neccisarily great yarmouth) so any top places to take kids ( zoo, fairground, good leaisure swimming pool etc)


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1. Re: Norfolk Newbie - best places to go with kids

I can wholeheartedly recommend Banham Zoo, both my children have now left home but I still go once a year by myself!! Lots to do and the animals are well looked after.

For seaside I dont think you can beat Hunstanton for this age group, miles of flat beach, a small funfair, donkey rides etc.

And Pleasurewoods Hills for a not too big theme park.

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2. Re: Norfolk Newbie - best places to go with kids

Cromer is lovely & there is a great beach at Mundersley

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3. Re: Norfolk Newbie - best places to go with kids

The Poppy Line railway is a lovely day out.


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4. Re: Norfolk Newbie - best places to go with kids

we all love the seal trips from Blakeney ... there are 3 different companies offering these trips and they are all of a muchness ... the trips can only take place a couple of hours either side of high tide so you would need to check out what times they're operating when you're there ... beware though that in high season it can get very packed ... if the first sailings are in the middle of the day there is always a rush between the different boats to be "first out" which some people find a bit off-putting ... however for little ones of 5 and 7 years the charm of being so close to so many seals is unforgetable

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5. Re: Norfolk Newbie - best places to go with kids

Seal trips go from Morston quay just up the road from Blakeney, seal sightings are guaranteed.

You may also like to visit Wells-next-the-Sea. Fish and chips on the quayside is a must, and many children enjoy catching crabs. The beach is great, about a mile from town and connected by a miniature train. There's a good if a little pricey, cafe by the beach car park. Actually, almost everything in North Norfolk is a little pricey! There's also another narrow guage railway which runs from Wells to Walsingham.

Sheringham Splash is recommended for a day out with kids


and you will find other ideas on this website.

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