Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Owl Barn
Broads Haven, Bridge Road, Potter Heigham, Norfolk, NR29 5JF, Tel: 01692 670711, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Explore the newest member of the National Park family on board a Herbert Woods Day Boat or Canoe. Perfect for a spot of fishing or a secluded picnic, there is no better way to explore the Broads. Cruiser and Cottage holidays also available.
Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2SH, Tel: 01493 858900, (4 miles, 7kms)
Visit one of the UK's oldest gaols, dating back to the 12th century. See the original cells and discover the fate of the thieves, smugglers, witches, pirates and murderers who were confined here.
Beach Road, Hemsby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 4HS, Tel: 01493 731500, (5 miles, 8kms)
A stunning, dinosaur themed minigolf course. Nine holes of family fun, and why not try your hand at ‘panning for gold’ while you’re here! Floodlit at dusk.
Pier Gardens, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 6PP, Tel: 01493 662832, (6 miles, 10kms)
The Gorleston Pavilion is an original Edwardian seaside Theatre situated on the East coast of Norfolk and offers unique seating at cabaret style candle-lit tables.
4 South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2QH, Tel: 01493 855746, (4 miles, 6kms)
Stroll around the period rooms in this Tudor merchants house with a free audio tour. Discover the hoard of Civil War coins and try on Tudor costumes.
34 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EN, Tel: 01493 331148, (4 miles, 7kms)
Yesterday's World, located on Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile with life-size Victorian streets and shop displays, there's fun for the whole family! Ride our full sized Victorian carousel and marvel at how many original exhibits we have here.
Norwich Road, Caister On Sea, Norfolk, NR30 5JS, Tel: 0870 333 1181, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
The remains of a Roman commercial port which was possibly a fort. The footings of walls and buildings are seen all along the main street.
Church Road, Reedham, Norfolk, NR13 3UA, Tel: 01493 701403, (6 miles, 9kms)
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.
c/o 8 Manor Road, Berney Arms, Norfolk, NR31 0QA, Tel: 01493 857900, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Strumpshaw Old Hall, Low Road, Strumpshaw, Norfolk, NR13 4HR, Tel: 01603 714535, (8 miles, 13kms)
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.
Beccles Road, St. Olaves, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9HE, Tel: 0870 333 1181, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
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, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Nr. Berney Arms Railway Station, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 4PZ, Tel: 01603 715191, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2RQ, Tel: 01493 857900, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
Typical 17th century townhouses, one with splendid plaster ceilings containing local original architectural and domestic fittings salvaged from other Row houses.
Horsey Staithe Stores, Horsey, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 4EF, Tel: 01493 393904, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Fully restored historic drainage windpump with amazing views of the Broads and coast. The estate is an internationally important wildlife site and a premier Norfolk birdwatching area.
Greyfriars Way, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 1NU, Tel: 01493 857900, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Substantial remains of an early Tudor friary church of Franciscan grey friars. Access to Greyfriars’ Cloisters is by pre-arrangement only.
Caldecott Hall, Beccles Road, Fritton, Norfolk, NR31 9EY, Tel: 01508 481000, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
Redwings Horse Sanctuary near Great Yarmouth. This Quality Assured Visitor Attraction is home to more than 80 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, and a visit makes a wonderful family day out.
Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3AH, Tel: 01493 330631, (5 miles, 7kms)
Dive into the underwater world of SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to tropical sharks.