Local attractions

Activities

Hilltop Outdoor Centre, Sheringham
Adventure Activity Days. Book your kids in for the day , zip wires, mud pools Booking essential – tel 01263 824514.
www.hilltopoutdoorcentre.co.uk

KartTrak Go-Karting, Cromer
01263 512649
Serious fun for all the family – no driving licence required! Height restrictions apply. Drive as fast as you can around a track and pretend you are Jensen Button or Lewis Hamilton!
www.karttrak.co.uk

Wroxham Barns, Wroxham
Something for all the family – junior farm, children’s fun fair, craft studios, gift and clothes shops, rose and plant centre, restaurant.

The Glide Surf School, Cromer
01263 805005
Actually this is good fun for all the family – learn to surf and have fun. Yes, I was able to stand up and surf after a couple of lessons! Some physical fitness needed to stand up on a board!
www.glidesurfschool.co.uk

Extreeme Adventure, Weasenham Woods, Kings Lynn
High ropes and tall trees course for the over 10s
www.extreemeadventure.co.uk

Bewilderwood, Norwich
Wild, imaginative outdoor treehouse adventure park – really popular with our guests particularly 5- 12 years old.
www.bewilderwood.co.uk

Dinosaur Adventure Park, Norwich
www.dinosauradventure.co.uk

Sticky Earth Café, Cromer
01263 519642.
Paint a piece of china, collect before you go home – usually requires about 4 days.
www.stickyearthcafe.co.uk

Amazona, Cromer
Local zoo featuring many animals and birds from South America

Bike Hire

Overland Cycle Hire, 34 Norwich Road, Holt
Knight Riders, West Street, Cromer – 01263 510039

Golf and other sports

Sheringham Golf Club
A challenging 18-hole links course overlooking the sea
www.sheringhamgolfclub.co.uk

Links Hotel and Golf Club, West Runton
Tel 01263 838383.
www.links-hotel.co.uk

Royal Cromer Golf Club
Historic 18-hole course overlooking Cromer and Overstrand beaches.
www.royalcromergolfclub.com

Pitch and Putt
Municipal pitch and putt course at Cromer, next to car park by tourist office. Clubs and balls for hire. Pay and play

Cromer Lawn Tennis and Squash.
Tel: 01263 513741
Club open to the public for tennis and squash. Professional coach. Gorgeous grass courts open May to September, weather permitting. Tournaments.
www.cromerltsa.co.uk

Sheringham Splash
Tropical themed public swimming pool and gym. Wave machine and flume – good fun.

Theatres and Cinema

Sheringham Little Theatre
A thriving theatre in the centre of town – see what’s on via website. Plays, dance, and some film showings.
www.sheringhamlittletheatre.co.uk

The Pavilion Theatre, Cromer
On the end of Cromer’s Victorian pier and home to the famous Seaside Special
www.cromer-pier.com

The Auden Theatre, Gresham’s School, Holt
The Auden Theatre hosts a variety of remarkable musical and theatrical productions.
www.greshams.com

Theatre Royal, Norwich
Art Deco theatre presenting a high quality mix of comedy, drama, music, dance, opera, musicals and family shows
www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Other Things

Norfolk Lavender
The oldest established lavender farm in England.
www.norfolk-lavender.co.uk

Coastal Hopper Bus
Sit back and enjoy the view – jump on the bus one way and walk back!
From Hunstanton to Sheringham, there’s a bus every half hour during high summer. See website for timetable and fares.
www.norfolkgreen.co.uk

Pick Your Own strawberries
Wiveton Hall, Wiveton – fruit farm and cafe
Tel 01263 740525

Thursford Christmas Spectacular
Thursford museum takes you back to a traditional old-fashioned fairground where majestic engines sit next to carousel rides
www.thursford.com

Railways

Poppy Line Steam Railway
Runs from Sheringham to Holt via historic Weybourne Station
www.nnrailway.co.uk

Wells Harbour Railway
Runs just under a mile from the harbour to the beach at Wells
www.facebook.com/Wells-Harbour-Railway-69342526105/

Wells and Walsingham Light Railway
The longest 10¼” narrow gauge steam railway in the world. A scenic journey with five bridges through lovely countryside.
www.wellswalsinghamrailway.co.uk

Wroxham Railway

Mainline Trains

Trains run regularly from London (Liverpool Street) to Norwich and on to Cromer and Sheringham.
www.nationalrail.co.uk for timetable and fare information.

Nature, gardens and walks

Sheringham Park
Spectacular park and woodland garden
www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Blakeney Point – Seals and boat trips
National Nature Reserve famous for bird watching and boat trips to watch the grey seal colony. Trips timed in relation to tide times, usually 2 trips a day.
www.beansboattrips.co.uk or www.temples.co.uk

Cley Marshes Nature Reserve
One of the finest bird-watching sites in Britain and wonderful walks – take stout shoes!
www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk

Cley Spy, Birdwatching at Holt
Tel 01263 740088
www.cleyspy.co.uk

Norfolk Sea Fishing
Sea fishing charter trips from Wells-Next-the-Sea.
www.norfolkseafishing.co.uk

Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path
National Trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
www.nationaltrail.co.uk/peddarsway

Pensthorpe Nature Reserve & Gardens
An award winning attraction for nature-lovers. Nature trails, lakes, bird watching and stunning gardens.
www.pensthorpe.com

Priory Maze & Gardens, Sheringham
Ten acres of gardens – a hedge maze, garden and plant centre, tea rooms
www.priorymazegardens.co.uk

East Ruston Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston
Home of the unstoppable gardeners, Alan Gray and Graham Robeson. A stunning treat.
Open March to October. Tel 01692 650432.
www.e-ruston-oldvicaragegardens.co.uk

History and Historic Houses

Houghton Hall, Kings Lynn
Stunning formal gardens at the stately home of Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole
Tel 01485 528569.
www.houghtonhall.com

Mannington Hall, near Saxthorpe
Enjoy the gardens and countryside around the home of Lord and Lady Walpole
www.manningtongardens.co.uk

Baconsthorpe Castle
Ruins of a moated and fortified 15th century manor house.
A forty minute walk from Rookery Farm across footpaths – great scenery on the way.
www.english-heritage.org.uk

Binham Priory
Stunning ruins, classical music concerts all summer
www.binhampriory.org

The Muckleburgh Collection
The UK’s largest privately owned working Military Museum just a couple of miles from the estate.
www.muckleburgh.co.uk

Sailing Barge ‘Juno’
Explore the coast aboard this luxurious sailing barge.
www.charlieward-trad-boats.co.uk

Norwich Castle, Norwich
Built by the Normans as a royal palace 900 years ago, it’s now one of the city’s most famous landmarks. Museum, art gallery, lots to do for all the family.
www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Felbrigg Hall
One of the finest 17th-century houses in East Anglia. Fantastic walled garden and woodlands with walking paths – easy for pushchairs and prams. Carols in courtyard at Christmas. Led walks by National Trust volunteers. Café in stable yard
www.nationaltrust.org

Holkham Hall
One of Britain’s most majestic stately homes – open-air concerts, too.
www.holkham.co.uk

Blickling Hall
One of England’s greatest Jacobean houses, famed for its spectacular long gallery.
Park, gardens, events, exhibitions, workshops, cafe. Outdoor concerts bookable in advance
www.nationaltrust.org

The Races

Fakenham Races
Enjoy a day at the races from autumn through to early summer.
www.fakenhamracecourse.co.uk

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