things to do in Norfolk

Visit fun family attractions, historic castles, and royal estates on your stay at Norfolk Woods.

Explore the region in your own time, and learn more about the history of the country. Truly discover Norfolk and find your next adventure. 

some of our best places to visit in Norfolk

Church Farm, Stow Bardolph

Lynn Road | PE34 3HT | 20 min drive

Visit Church Farm for a wonderful day out for all the family. Meet adorable farm animals including fluffy sheep, friendly cows, and funny pigs, and enjoy cuddles from all the baby animals on your trip!

Perfect for little ones, who will love the adventure playground and outdoor sandpit, where their imagination can truly run wild. Enjoy a homemade lunch at the tea rooms and have a fabulous family day out, at Church Farm. 

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Oxburgh Hall

Kings Lynn | PE33 9PS | 20 min drive

A beautiful and imposing manor house just waiting for you to discover it, Oxburgh Hall has been standing proud for the last 500 years!  Oxburgh Hall was built by the Bedingfield family in 1482 and remains in the family today. Over the centuries, the family and their home have survived civil wars, two world wars, and even religious persecution.

A devout Catholic family, Oxburgh Hall is home to a breathtaking medieval chapel, which still holds services today! Find out more about the fascinating history of Oxburgh Hall, when you stay at Norfolk Woods. 

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Sandringham Estate

Sandringham | PE35 6EN | 20 min drive

Spend time at the Queen’s most loved country retreat. Sandringham has been a summer home to four royal generations – and in use since 1862!

When you visit, you can see why: stroll through 60 acres of gardens (it might take a while to do the whole thing!) enter sections of the house on guided tours, and see the beautiful art and portraits on display while learning more about the house and its long relationship with British royalty.

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Farmer Fred’s Adventure Play Barn

Heacham | PE31 7JE | 30 min drive

There’s something for all ages to get stuck into at Farmer Fred’s indoor play area!

The children will love climbing ropes, scaling dizzying heights, finding the top of the water tower, and tracking the 3D rock face! There’s a new challenge around every corner to explore and enjoy!

The little ones can let their imaginations go wild in the baby and toddler area, with sensory play and low rope adventure play. Adults will love relaxing in the café area with a bit to eat and a hot coffee, while the children delve into adventure next door. 

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Castle Acre Priory

Priory Road | PE32 2XD | 15 min drive

Dating back to 1090, Castle Acre is one of the best-preserved monastic sites in England.

A much-loved attraction, where you can visit the ruins and out more about the fascinating history of the castle. Wander the area to see the West End Church Globe, the prior’s lodgings, and the recreated monk’s herb garden.

Visit the exhibition to find out more, view the amazing art, and enjoy the audio-guided tour! 

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Sea Life

Hunstanton | PE36 5BH | 40 min drive

Explore the oceans at this stunning aquarium, learn about the colourful corals across the world and the fascinating creatures on the UK shores! Visit the seal sanctuary and learn about the residents through keeper-led talks, then head below for an amazing underwater show.

The huge ocean tank is home to 30 different species of colourful fish, and one of the real draws is Ernie, the magical Green Sea Turtle! Enjoy a fabulous day out for all ages. 

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