If you are looking for something a little more high-octane than a stroll along the coastline, adventure parks are the perfect day out, and Norfolk may have just the one for you. Whether you are a family looking for a park with rides and activities suitable for younger children, or have thrill-seeking teenagers to entertain, (or perhaps a combination of the two!) we'll help you find the perfect park for you, in our latest blog.
This outdoor adventure centre is located in Sheringham, offering family adventure days in the school holidays, and is great for families with children aged 8 and older who love the outdoors! The adventure centre children and adults alike to take part in a wide range of activities, from archery to climbing, to air jumping to assault courses and high ropes. Whether you want to join in with your children, or would prefer to watch from afar, Hilltop simply asks that a parent or guardian is on site to help with them at all times. You will need to book these days in advance, however, as Hilltop Outdoor Centre is extremely popular. Though food and drink is available in the onsite cafe, the centre also welcomes guests to bring their own picnic.
This family run fairground and amusement park in Hunstanton is open February half term to October half term, which means there is plenty of time to enjoy the fun here. Rainbow Park offers a range of rides, suitable for younger children and teenagers, as well as slot machines and arcade games, which means there is something for all the family. There are also plenty of onsite refreshments, from traditional fish and chips, to classic seaside doughnuts. What's more, the park is located right on the seafront, which means it is easy to incorporate into a family day on the North Norfolk coast.
This high ropes adventure park near King's Lynn is sure to get the adrenaline pumping! There are a variety of different options, from 20ft 'low ropes', to the 80ft platform and the 3G G-force swing, depending on how brave you are feeling. The adventure courses are suitable for children over the age of 10, but there is an under 10s adventure playground with a mini zipwire, and a woodland walk, as well as an onsite cafe, ensuring everyone in the family enjoys their day at ExTREme Adventure.
Though a little further south in the county, this family adventure park is bound to keep the children amused all day with the huge range of activities on site. The activities are most suitable for children aged 5 to 15, but all ages are welcome! Follow the dinosaur trail to collect your medal, explore Dippy's splash zone, ride the Raptor Racers, attempt the Jurassic Putt and much, much more. With both indoor and outdoor activities, Dinosaur adventure is the perfect family day out, whatever the weather. There are plenty of snacks and refreshments, whether you want to sit down or eat as you explore, so you needn't worry about being caught short with your little ones!
Whether you are looking for a traditional funfair, or a more thrilling outdoors experience, Norfolk really does have a lot to offer - the difficult part is choosing where to visit first!