Holkham woodland play area, Norfolk

Top 10 free things to do with kids

Holkham Woodland Play Area, Norfolk

Holkham woodland play area, Norfolk

Test your head for heights and explore our exciting children’s woodland adventure play area with its tree house in the sky, high level walkways, rope ladders and zip-wire. 

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Crabbing and rock-pooling on the coast

Crabbing in East Anglia

Whether you are a novice or a keen crabber, East Anglia is full of perfect places to go crabbing or scramble around in some rocks pools. Check out our how to guides below...

Beginners guide to rockpooling

Beginners guide to crabbing

Go on a wander

Walk the Norfolk coastal path

With hundreds of miles of footpaths and walks across Norfolk and Suffolk, East Anglia is a great place to have a wander with the family (especially after that delicious Sunday lunch). Check out our Top 10 walks in East Anglia across coast and countryside.

Top 10 walks in Norfolk + Suffolk

Cromer Carnival

Cromer Carnival

Cromer Carnival has got to be one of the biggest and best free events in Norfolk. With over two weeks of fee activities for children, parades, competitions and so much more, it's a must see this summer.

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Watch the Perseids meteor shower

Perseid meteor show in East Anglia

Watch natures fireworks this August when the Perseids meteor shower comes to our skies. Norfolk is renowned among star gazers as a great place to watch the nights sky, so why not take a trip into the countryside or out onto a beach a night and see just how many meteors you can spot!

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Grab a net and go pond dipping

Pond Dipping in East Anglia

With East Anglia home to The Broads National Park and hundreds of nature reserves we cannot think of a better place to go pond dipping!

Check out our top pond dipping tips below or find a pond dipping event in East Anglia...

Pond dipping events

How to and where to go pond dipping in East Anglia

Go a bug hunt at Blickling Hall

Go on a bug hunt in East Anglia

After many, many trips to woodlands across the region we think that the woods and Blickling Hall in Norfolk are some of the best for finding those creepy crawlies.

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Dune jumping!

Dune jumping on East Anglia beaches

If you havent tried dune jumping before then East Anglia is the place to try! So many beaches along our coast have miles of sandy dunes that a perfect for taking a run and a jump, find our where the best spots are below.

Dune juming and the best spots to do it

Become a master den builder

How to build the ultimate den!

Even if the sun isn't shining, den building is a much when visiting Norfolk and Suffolk. Many National Trust properties have designated areas for you to erect your perfect den but our favourite has got to be...

Den building at High Lodge in Thetford Forest

Grab a bike and go!

Cycling in East Anglia

And finally, cycling! East Anglia may be flat, but it is perfect for a family cycle ride. There are lots of cycle hire locations across Norfolk and Suffolk as well as tons of designated cycle routes. Grab that bike, pick a route and see where is takes you.

Cycle hire in East Anglia

Top 10 Cycle Routes in Norfolk + Suffolk

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