The Norfolk Broads and East Coast Villages - Family Attractions
There is plenty to do at Wroxham Barns including a mini-adventure golf course, junior farm and a childrens funfair. You can watch craftspeople at work, and visit their shops which offer unique gifts, clothes, and food. Crafts include bookbinding, basket making, lacemaking, glassblowing, needlecraft and batik.
Tel: 01603 783911Address: Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Wroxham
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens
This is an interesting place to visit for all the family, with a good variety of birds including cockatoos, owls, pheasants and wetland birds. They also have a number of cats & tigers, primates, red panda, reptiles and small mammals. They take great pride in giving homes to animals whose natural habitats are being destroyed.
Tel: 01493 369477Address: Filby, Great Yarmouth
Hillside Animal Sanctuary
Founded in 1995, show your support to the Hillside Animal Sanctuary by paying them a visit during your self-catering holiday. Home to over a thousand animals, the sanctuary is a haven for animals in need and it is great to see the animals getting the treatment they deserve. They are open daily from Easter until the last day of October and you can enjoy a day with their heavy horses and other animals.
Tel: 01603 736200Address: Hall Lane, Frettenham, Norwich NR12 7LT
Pettitts Animal Adventure Park
With a number of animal rides and entertainment, Pettitts Animal Adventure Park in Reedham is a great day out for all of the family. They have over 20 rides and activities including the flying elephants, rocky roller coaster ride mine train, the aquablaster, fun factory, and the Robin Hood adventure playground. They also have plenty of animals including miniature horses and micro pigs!
Tel: 01493 700094Address: Church Road, Reedham
Canoe Man If youre looking for something exciting to do outdoors during your cottage holiday then why not spend the day canoeing on the Norfolk Broads courtesy of The Canoe Man. Recommended by our staff here at Norfolk Country Cottages, this is a very reasonably priced and fun day out for all the family. Canoes are available at several different points, and other activities such as bushcraft, wild swimming, and geocaching are also offered.
Tel: 0845 4969177Address: 102 College Road, Norwich
Take a trip back to Victorian times at Yesterday's World in Great Yarmouth. See amazing window displays, take a trip to an iron mongers, gaze at life-like figures of Winston Churchill and Queen Victoria. Yesterdays World spans over 100 years of British history. This is a very educational trip to enjoy with your children.
Tel: 01493 331 148Address: 34 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth