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what’s open in Norfolk?

  • places to visit
July 8, 2020

Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa has reopened its doors and we are looking forward to welcoming you on holiday with us! Enjoy a self-catered holiday in our wonderful lodge accommodation and explore the local area, there is something for everyone, from family fun to historic houses. Read our list of attractions which are open in the local area below.

Sandringham Estate

Visit the gardens of the Queen’s estate and enjoy the country park. Pre-booking is essential. There is 243 hectares to explore, with two major nature trails you can follow and countless woodland paths.


Reopening its doors on 18th July, all tickets must be pre-booked via their website. The award winning forest family attraction offers fun and adventure for everyone, with treehouses, slippery slopes, storytelling, marsh walks and boat rides.

Pensthorpe Natural Park

All tickets must be booked using the website, booking opens every Friday at 4pm ready for the following week. Book same day tickets is an option if there are some left, check the website. Enjoy a day in the countryside with the wildlife, the sculpture trail and nature reserve are both open to visitors. The outdoor adventure play area, WildRootz is also open, with 30 foot towers, zip wires, underground tunnels and more.

Castle Acre Priory

Entry by pre-booked tickets only. Dating back to 1090, the castle is one of the best preserved and largest monastic sites in England. You can see the west end church gable, prior’s lodging and the wonderfully recreated herb garden that the monks would have used for medicinal and culinary reasons.

Oxburgh Hall

The gardens and parkland are open to visitors with pre-booked tickets. The striking gardens are mix of wilderness and manicured greens, also visit the pretty walled garden. Follow the woodland walk along the River Gadder and keep an eye out for the cheeky otters!

Old Hunstanton Beach

Head to the sandy beach for fresh sea air and all the beach fun. Follow government guidance during your visit.

Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa is looking forward to welcoming you on your holiday, where you can create your getaway, your way.

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