attractions in north norfolk
As well as enjoying the countryside and coast in north Norfolk, there are also fantastic attractions which can be enjoyed any time of the year, ranging from nature reserves, zoos and animal centres, heritage railways, museums, public gardens & parks and stately houses with their stunning gardens.
discover north norfolk
North Norfolk has a huge array of award winning family outdoor and indoor attractions, to be enjoyed whatever time of year you visit, whatever the weather. Take a journey back in time aboard steam railways including the longest narrow gauge steam railway in the world. Take trips to the coast, see the countryside and even see Father Christmas in the Winter! A must visit are the famous annual 1940s steam railway events and steam galas.
There are attractions for fun family days out, whatever the weather including zoos, animal parks and farms, natural parks and nature reserves to experience unique north Norfolk widlife in its habitat. For young adventurers, there is an award winning treetop adventure park as well as outdoor adventure play, nature's way at Pensthorpe Natural Park. There's even Hootz House, that lets you experience the great outdoors, indoors!
With a past of prosperous landowners and rich proceeds from trade with the continent in goods like wool, many fine buildings, stately homes and churches were built in this era, and can still be explored today. National Trust properties include Felbrigg and Blickling Hall and Holkham Hall with its estate is ideal for a family day out. Houghton Hall with its toy soldier museum is an interesting visit for all ages.
Ideal for days out all year round and in all weathers, north norfolk museums reveal north Norfolk's past, which is rich in history. Providing a glimpse of historic life and heritage, visitors will have a fascinating and entertaining experience.