Keeping the kids occupied during school holidays can be quite a feat but here in Norfolk there are a number of great attractions and activities to entertain them. Let’s take a look at the best of these.
Dinosaur Adventure is located in Weston Park Norfolk and features a whole host of indoor and outdoor attractions to really excite the kids. Everything in the park is dinosaur themed, for instance there is an indoor Stone Age road race track and a Dinomite indoor play area with two levels for the under-five age range only.
Outdoors we find Raptor Races, Dinosaur Trails through the woods where we will see huge prehistoric animals, mystery mazes, Secret Animal Gardens and much more. Seasonal entertainment such as the Jurassic High Wire or Sheep Dog Displays are also offered, while school groups and birthday parties are welcome too. The park opens all year round and all children under the age of sixteen must be accompanied by an adult. Dinosaur Adventure is a great day out for all the family, while booking online guarantees a discount.
- Dinosaur Adventure
- Weston Park
- NR9 5JW
- Tele 01603 876310
Amazona Zoo is located in Cromer Norfolk and features lots of South American wildlife (200 Species in all) as part of a fabulous family day out. This family owned zoo is proud of its conservation credentials and boasts animals such as monkeys, jaguars, snakes, flamingos, Amazon parrots and tapirs to name but a few. The zoo caters for all age groups including the under twelves who have their own soft play area.
Amazona opens from 10am to 5pm daily, has a superb gift shop and café too. Why not pay their yurt a visit to learn about the Amazon and all its wonderful wildlife? School parties are welcome as well as birthday parties catered for, while concessions for groups are also offered. Sat Nav users should use postcode NR27 9JG, while excellent public transport links are also in operation.
- Amazona Zoo
- Hall Road
- NR27 9JG
- Tele 01263 510 741
Banham Zoo is located in Banham Norfolk and boasts over two thousand animals from all corners of the world. This award winning zoo is set in picturesque countryside and is registered as a charity, while also featuring heavily in the conservation process. The zoo opens daily from 9.30am and offers free parking, while entry costs also cover a donation to the Zoological Society East Anglia.
Animals housed at Banham Zoo include tigers, camels, lemurs, monkeys, giraffes, reptiles, fish and many species of bird. Group visits and schools are catered for with GCSE education courses covered, while the zoo’s fun zone offers puzzles, games, activities and displays. Kids of all ages will just love it here and buying tickets online will save on the cost of entry.
- Banham Zoo
- Kenninghall Road
- NR16 2HE
- Tele 01953 887771
BeWILDerwood is a treehouse adventure park where kids of all ages can climb in the Sky Maze that stretches for around half a mile through the treetops offering a unique climbing experience along with huge excitement to its participants. The wood also features some amazing characters the kids will love to meet that are unique to BeWILDerwood including Swampy the Marsh Boggle, Hazel the Wood Witch and Willow the Sticklenose.
Birthday parties and school groups are catered for at BeWILDerwood, while the attraction does not open in November, December or January. Further details regarding opening times and prices can be found at the website.
- BeWILDerwood Norfolk
- Horning Road
- NR12 8JW
- Tele 01692 633033
Davenports Magic Kingdom
Davenports Magic Kingdom is located in North Walsham in Norfolk and features magic memorabilia from over five hundred years of magic’s history. Guided tours of Davenports are offered along with live magic shows for all the family to enjoy. A visit to the Magic Emporium is not to be missed by those who are would be magicians, while birthday parties are catered for, magic courses are available to book and corporate visits are also welcomed. Free parking is available for visitors, the number 33 bus from North Walsham passes the venue and trains to North Walsham are also pretty frequent too. If magic is your thing, then you must visit Davenports immediately!
- Davenport’s Magic Kingdom Ltd
- Cromer Road
- North Walsham
- NR28 0NB
- Tele 01692 405254