Child-friendly Activities in Norfolk
Here’s a selection of some of the best things to do with children in Norfolk – all within reach of our Barsham Barns family holiday barns.
Sea Life Sanctuary at Hunstanton
The Sea Life Sanctuary has otters, penguins and more than 30 permanent displays all showcasing the rich diversity of life under the waves. There’s a rescue sanctuary too.
Banham Zoo in Attleborough
This Zoo has 35 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens with innovative and exciting enclosures, providing sanctuary for almost 1000 animals ranging from big cats to birds of prey and shire horses.
The Thursford Collection in Thursford Green
The Thursford Collection has traction engines, mechanical organs, Wurlitzers and fairground rides.
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North Norfolk Riding Centre in Holkham
The North Norfolk Riding Centre offers lessons for all ages from beginners upwards and hacking in beautiful countryside. Occasional rides at Holkham for experienced riders only.
North Norfolk Railway
This steam railway takes you through some lovely Norfolk countryside on the trip from Sheringham to Holt.
Wells & Walsingham Light Railway
Another great day out for railway fans on this narrow gauge steam railway from Wells. Just a 20-minute drive from our family friendly cottages at North Barsham.
Splash Swimming Pool, Sheringham
A great swimming pool with wave machine and waterslide.
Hunstanton Oasis Swimming Pool
Hunstanton Oasis is a leisure pool with flume and spa pool, squash court, sunbeds, cafe and fitness studio
Doodle Pots Café, Holt
A great day out and a chance to get creative by decorating your own pots and taking home a present you made yourself!
Dinosaur Park, Weston Longville
Life size dinosaurs hiding in the undergrowth plus activities for children and a playground.
Glandford Shell Museum
The Shell Museum was built to house a collection of shells made over a period of sixty years by the late Sir Alfred Jodrell.
Get kitted out with a crabbing line, bucket and some bacon!
You can get kitted out with the essential equipment at shops in Wells, Blakeney, Brancaster and Burham Overy. Try Blakeney Quay, Burnham Overy Staithe, Wells Harbour Quay or any of the bridges on the marshes at Morston.