Family Activities

Family Activities

Family Activities and Attractions in and on The Norfolk Broads, is diverse with a huge range of choices, all designed to give you a great family adventure and experience. There are such adventures as fishing, sailing, boating and canoeing on the water, watching the seals, going horse racing, walking or biking through the leafy lanes of the Norfolk Broads, stopping to spot the kingfishers and heron and admiring model villages in Great Yarmouth to climbing trees in Horning.

To find out more information on Family Activities and Attractions in the Norfolk Broads, click on the listings below or alternatively, use the map to see where these activities are located throughout Broadland

So much to see and do that you need a lovely long holiday or lots of short visits to get through them all! 

Family Fun on the Water
Fun on the Water
Great family days out on the water, lots of fun and frolics
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BeWILDerwood
A huge forest of family fun and outdoor adventure. Treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges, boat trips, marsh walks and really yummy food. Open Every Day
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Seal Pups Galore
Seal Pups Galore
Horsey Beach every year hosts a large grey seal colony coming ashore to birth pups and breed, a perfect place for seal watching
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Fairhaven Garden
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden - A secret hideaway set in the heart of the Norfolk Broads explore the ancient woodland, water gardens and private broad.
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Otters in the Broads
Otters A 'Broad'
These cheeky chappies have come back from the edge of extinction to a thriving lifestyle in the Norfolk Broads and Rivers
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Wroxham Barns
Located close to Wroxham at the heart of the Norfolk Broads Wroxham Barns offers something exciting for all the family.
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Barton House Railway
The Barton House Railway (BHR) in Wroxham, re-creates a traditional railway atmosphere where the whole family can enjoy the nostalgia with two ride-on railways
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Bure Valley Railway
Norfolk's longest 15 inch steam railway runs between the market town of Aylsham & the bustling Broads town of Wroxham with a combined train & cruise available.
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Burgh Castle
Burgh Castle
Tea room open Easter to Oct, dawn to dusk. Free entry. Remains of Roman fort, overlooking the River Waveney.
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Aviation Museum
We are a registered charity and a member of the 'British Aircraft Preservation Council'. Come and see the aviation history of Norfolk.
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Eaton Park Crazy Gol
The course has a full 18 holes, and is located in a beautiful heritage park which is full of lots of entertaining things to do, for all ages
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Good Beach Guide
Good Beach Guide
The Good Beach Guide is the only truly independent guide to the quality of Britain's bathing waters.
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Yarmouth Racecourse
Welcome to Great Yarmouth Racecourse, a great day out for all of the family, with children's entertainment in school holidays adding to the thrill of racing.
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Jump For Joy
Children will enjoy the adventures of our castle themed indoor play centre, tackling climbing frames, slides, our bouncy castle and ball pool.
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MB's Funhouse
Welcome to MB's Fun House the most exciting indoor play centre for Kids in the Greater Yarmouth Area. A unique, friendly experience awaits.
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Norwich Arts Centre
Norwich Arts Centre is a small, independently run venue offering a broad range of performing and media arts of the highest quality to the community
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Norwich Castle
One of the city’s most famous landmarks, Norwich Castle was built by the Normans as a Royal Palace 900 years ago, a great day out when visiting the Broads
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Pettitts Park
Spend the day, not a fortune, at Pettitts. 3 parks in 1. Fun rides including, Flying Elephants, Tea Cups, Pirate Ship, Rollar Coaster, 1/2 Mile Miniature Train
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Sealife Centre
We offer a wide range of events and things to see and do Located right on the Sea Front of Great Yarmouth you will be amazed and what you will find out
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Somerleyton Gardens
A beautiful stately home surrounded by a grand estate and gardens open to the public and a must see for the whole family
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Stalham Firehouse
The Stalham Firehouse was built in 1833 it is the second oldest firehouse in England. It is open from the 31st of March to the end of September. Free Admission.
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St Benet's Abbey
St Benet's Abbey
Free entry. Ruins of a monastery founded by King Canute in 1020 AD. Access from the River Bure or farm track from the minor road off A1062.
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Strumpshaw Fen Nature Reserve
Strumpshaw Fen
This reserve has the full range of broadland habitats & woodlands and orchid-rich meadows and you could chance upon marsh harriers, bitterns and kingfishers.
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Steam Museum
We have Steam Engines, 100-ton working Beam Engines, Narrow Gauge Railway, 30's Fairground Ark, Mechanical Organs and Memorabilia lots to see and do
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Sutton Pottery
The building is "open-plan", so all craft processes are clearly visible to the public and everything made entirely by hand generally on a potter's wheel
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Sutton Canoe Hire
Experience the Norfolk Broads with our Canoe Hire. Whether you are a local or on holiday, there is no better way to see the Norfolk Broads than from the water.
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Museum of The Broads
Museum of Broadland life
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Thrigby Hall
Tiger Tiger Burning Bright, come and see Norfolk's top Zoo attraction
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Winbirri Vineyards
Tour and Tasting Experience Days
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Woodfordes
Brewery tours available at Woodfordes
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Miniature World
Come and visit Wroxham Miniature Worlds, for a great day family fun filled day. Our entire attraction is indoors, so it can be enjoyed regardless of the weather
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