North Norfolk and its beautiful scenery offers visitors many options for great family days out.

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North Norfolk

North Norfolk has it all…choose from fantastic attractions, award winning beaches, outstanding eating experiences, landscaped estates and gardens, market towns and quaint villages, all set in stunning countryside. There is accommodation to suit the family and all budgets, including boutique hotels, holiday cottages, bed and breakfast, holiday parks and camping sites.

The North Norfolk coastline has a fantastic selection of beaches and seaside towns such as Cromer with its iconic pier, famous local delicacy the Cromer crab, and the popular Pavillion Theatre which offers a variety of entertainment options throughout the year. The Amazona Zoo in Cromer has 200 birds and animals from South America to see. With family activities and lots to do, a visit to the Zoo is perfect for a family day out.

The nearby town of Sheringham offers history, a thriving traditional high street and magnificent beachfront. The picturesque Sheringham Park is close by with stunning views of the coast north and south.

The Muckleburgh Military Collection and Museum at nearby Weybourne is the finest private museum of military memorabilia in the UK and captures the imagination of those who visit.

Another coastal town is Wells-next-the-Sea with its glorious beach bordered by pine woodland. The town has independent shops lining the main street offering local goods and arts and crafts. Take a boat trip out to Holkham Beach or the bird and seal sanctuary at Blakeney Point. Nearby, Holkham Hall and Estate is a place of rich and diverse landscapes that include parkland, a nature reserve, beach, walled garden, activities and the opportunity to look around the majestic Hall. With something for all the family, a best day out there is guaranteed!

Away from the coast there are plenty of market towns such as North Walsham with its busy streets and close proximity to the Norfolk Broads or Holt featuring Georgian buildings and locally run businesses and boutiques, specialist food stores, art galleries and antique shops. Nearby at Aylsham the family can experience the Bure Valley narrow gauge railway set in beautiful countryside and connecting the town to Wroxham at the heart of the Norfolk Broads.

With so much to see and experience in North Norfolk, you can be guaranteed of a fun-filled visit for all of the family, whether you are taking a day trip or staying longer in this beautiful part of East Anglia.

Recommended places to visit from the Best Days Out Team


Best Days Out continues to secure lots more attractions and leisure venues for your enjoyment. Over the next few months, we will be very busy securing new and exciting things to do throughout East Anglia.