Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The Rabbit Hole
Low Road, Strumpshaw, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 4HS, Tel: 01603 715191, (4 miles, 6kms)
Set in the wild and beautiful Yare Valley, near Norwich, Strumpshaw Fen is a great place to see the wildlife and landscapes of the Norfolk Broads. Nature trails lead you through reedbeds, pools, wildflower meadows and woodlands.
Beccles Road, St. Olaves, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9HE, Tel: 0870 333 1181, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
St Olave's Priory: A wonderfully complete 14th century brick-vaulted refectory undercroft, later a cottage occupied until 1902, of a small Augustinian priory.
Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9QG, Tel: 0870 333 1181, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
The remains of a 3rd Century Roman fort overlooking the River Waveney. The monument is only approached on foot. There is wheelchair access from the disabled carpark and around the fortifications. The car park is open 9am to dusk every day.
Church Road, Reedham, Norfolk, NR13 3UA, Tel: 01493 701403, (2 miles, 3kms)
Pettitts Animal Adventure Park near Great Yarmouth is best described as three fun parks in one. Pettitts has rides galore, family entertainment, exotic and domestic animals and birds to see, animals to feed & pet.
Strumpshaw Old Hall, Low Road, Strumpshaw, Norfolk, NR13 4HR, Tel: 01603 714535, (4 miles, 6kms)
Many steam engines, beam engines, mechanical organs, narrow gauge railway and a working toy train for children. There is also a cafe, gift shop, picnic area and free parking.
c/o 8 Manor Road, Berney Arms, Norfolk, NR31 0QA, Tel: 01493 857900, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
A most splendid and the highest remaining Norfolk marshmill with 7 floors. Built in the late 19thC by millwrights Stolworthy and situated on Halvergate Marsh.
Nr. Berney Arms Railway Station, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 4PZ, Tel: 01603 715191, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
Berney Marshes alongside the Breydon Water estuary in Great Yarmouth is a wonderfully unspoilt RSPB nature reserve. Experience the spectacle of the tens of thousands of wintering birds that visit the estuary and surrounding grazing marshes.
Caldecott Hall, Beccles Road, Fritton, Norfolk, NR31 9EY, Tel: 01508 481000, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Redwings Horse Sanctuary near Great Yarmouth. This Quality Assured Visitor Attraction is home to more than 100 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, and a visit makes a wonderful family day out.
Beccles Road, Haddiscoe, Norfolk, NR14 6PB, (5 miles, 8kms)
Chedgrave, Loddon, Norfolk, NR14 6EZ, (3 miles, 4kms)
Hardley Flood is set on the long distance Wherryman's Way.
Somerleyton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5, (7 miles, 12kms)
Mostly rebuilt in 19th C. Fine rood screen with painted figures.
(Parish of Horning), Ludham, Norfolk, UK, Tel: 01362 667043, (7 miles, 12kms)
The ruins of a monastery founded in AD1020 by King Canute. A gatehouse with interesting carvings, 18thC windmill tower and a perimeter wall around the 34 acres with fishponds.
Lower Hardley Road, Hardley, Norfolk, NR14 6, (2 miles, 3kms)
Lonely marshland setting. Norman round tower, 15th C. nave and wall paintings.
Herringfleet, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5, Tel: 01473 264755, (6 miles, 9kms)
The last surviving smock drainage mill in the Broads area. The last full-size working windmill in the country with 4 common sails and a tailpole.
Ashby, Somerleyton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5, (6 miles, 10kms)
Thatched roof and round tower.
Wheatfen Broad, The Covey, Surlingham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 7AL, Tel: 01508 538036, (5 miles, 7kms)
The Ted Ellis Trust at Surlingham and Surlingham Wood comprises 130 acres of marsh carr and wood. A 2 mile walk over the last remaining tidal marshes and carrs on the River Yare.
Thrigby Hall, Filby, Norfolk, NR29 3DR, Tel: 01493 369477, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, near Great Yarmouth has a 250-year-old landscaped garden, a play area and a wide selection of Asian mammals, birds and reptiles including tigers, crocodiles and storks.
Buckenham, Norfolk, NR13 4HW, Tel: 01603 715191, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
Buckenham Marshes reserve offers scenic walks through traditional grazing marshes. In winter it is home to huge flocks of wildfowl.