Family attractions in East Anglia
Holkham Estate, Wells-next- the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB, Tel: 01328 710227, Email
Steeped in history, Holkham Hall has the perfect location, surrounded by acres of rolling parkland rich in wildlife and the nearby north Norfolk coast with its stunning beach.
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, Tel: 01263 733858, Email
Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge steam railway runs between the old market town of Aylsham and the bustling Broads town of Wroxham and is within easy reach of Norwich and the coast.
Broads Haven, Bridge Road, Potter Heigham, Norfolk, NR29 5JF, Tel: 01692 670711, Email
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.
c/o Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape Bridge, Saxmundham, IP17 1SP, Tel: 01728 687100, Email
Founded by Benjamin Britten, Aldeburgh is home to a year round performance programme at world famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall, and much more.
The Bridge, Wroxham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8RX, Tel: 01603 782207, Email
Discover the Norfolk Broads by joining Broad Tours for a river trip on board a double decker passenger boat; all trips include an entertaining live commentary.
Bealings Road, Martlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4RP, Tel: 01394 610066, Email
Out door off road Karting center near Woodbridge, from 5 -75 years, 3 different track using 4 sized karts, individuals or group, form £9.00. race wear provided.
Mill Lane, Baylham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 8LG, Tel: 01473 830264, Email
Working livestock farm. Friendly animals. Wheelchair access. Waterside walks. Picnic areas. Disabled toilet. Baby changing. Shop and café. Homemade food.
Hoveton Hall Estate, Nr Wroxham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8RJ, Tel: 01603 784297, Email
Enjoy a family day out at Hoveton Hall Gardens. There is something for everyone to enjoy including the children’s activity trails, the recently restored rare 19th Century glasshouse and a variety of events.
Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8QU, Tel: 01603 783762, Email
Traditional and contemporary crafts studios. Gifts, clothes, country food and fudge. Roses Centre. Meet the farmyard animals on Junior Farm, supervised activities every day. Children’s Funfair and Mini Adventure Golf Course.
Houghton, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6UE, Tel: 01485 528569, Email
Houghton Hall is one of the grandest Palladian Houses in England with magnificently furnished state rooms. Award winning 5 acre walled garden, Model Soldier Collection, Contemporary sculptures, restaurant & Gift shop.
Horning Road, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8JW, Tel: 01692 633033, Email
An award winning forest of wild family fun and adventure. Treehouse, zip wires, jungle bridges, Crocklebogs, boat trips, storytelling, marsh walks and really yummy food!
Kessingland, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7TF, Tel: 01502 740291, Email
Suddenly, Africa is right on your doorstep! Enjoy a walking family safari through 100 acres of parkland with lions, rhinos, giraffes & many more!
Lenwade, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5JW, Tel: 01603 876312, Email
Voted Norfolk's best large visitor attraction 2013. A monster day out set in 100 acres of woodland. Dinosaur Trail, Secret Animal Garden, adventure play areas and lots more. Sat Nav: NR9 5JE.
10 Norwich Road, Wroxham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8RX, Tel: 0845 4969177, Email
TheCanoeMan is the largest canoe hire operator in Norfolk/North Suffolk. Enjoy a tranquil day's paddling with us from Buxton Lamas on the River Bure to Wroxham.
Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR, Tel: 01223 835 000, Email
IWM Duxford tells the story of the impact of aviation on the nature of war, on people’s lives and the history of our region.
Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norfolk, NR16 2HE, Tel: 01953 887771, Email
Wildlife spectacular which will take you on a journey to experience tigers, leopards and zebra plus some of the world's most exotic, rare and endangered animals.
West Green Farm, Shotesham Road, Poringland, Norfolk, NR14 7LP, Tel: 01508 495526
Children's indoor and outdoor play centre. Designed for 7 and under. Large barn and courtyards, picnic area, children's farm and riding school.
Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0LA, Tel: 01277 364883, Email
Ex-government HQ nuclear bunker buried 80ft underground. Complete with kitchen, dormitories, power and filtration plant, plotting floor, government administration room, 120 yard long entrance tunnel, communication and scientists room.