We love a day out whether it’s just a weekend day popping out somewhere, or a day out while on holiday. I’m reliving my childhood visiting around the UK, near home and further away, and love sharing it with N. So if you’re looking for days out in Warwickshire, you’re in the right place.
This series of days out posts are based on round ups of places we’ve loved on our travels. Hopefully it’ll make them easier for you to find, especially if you’re looking for recommendations for places to visit. I’ll also be including recommendations from other bloggers, because if you’re looking for guidance on where to go you want to hear from local people as well as visitors to an area.
Museums, culture and history
Old fashioned steam engines, carousel, and time your visit to hear the wurlitzer concerts. Or visit for the Christmas Spectacular.
Gorgeous hall including interesting servants quarters. Lovely formal garden and natural play area for children.
Beautiful gardens, woodland trail and meadows to picnic in. Plus a mill to explore.
Wildlife and nature
Small zoo, easily walkable in a morning. Includes a basic cafe and small soft play.
Junior farm, with chance to feed the animals and pet them, along with a small soft play area for wetter weather.
Walks, indoor and outdoor play areas. Over 700 acres to explore.
Redwings horse sanctuary, Caldecott
Great for horses and donkey lovers, one of several Redwings around the country.
Sealife Centre, Great Yarmouth
Plenty of marine animals and fish, enjoy feeding times and educational visits
Hemsby to Horsey, taking in 5 miles via cafes, and beautiful nature.
Try beautiful Wells with lovely cafe and pretty beach huts or Cromer for fish and chips, traditional coastal town and fairground.
Gorgeous park with historic buildings around performance area. Includes sports grounds, skate park and play park as well as a boating lake.
Full day out needed. Dinosaurs walk, neolithic models, plus lots of outdoor obstacles and play areas. Plus a farm and a few eating places.
Cafe, plus walking or cycling trails, Go Ape and more
Themed adventure park based on the Bewilderwood books.
Plenty to do in Hunstanton including the aquarium, beach, fairground, leisure centres and more
Where to stay
Dunston Hall, Norwich
Beautiful hotel with golf, spa and leisure centre. Family friendly, just outside Norwich.
Giraffe World Kitchen – great choice of cuisines for all family members
Turtle Bay Norwich – good veg and salad options, family friendly
The Warrener, Thetford – great value kids meal, pub styled restaurant from Whitbread
Giggling Squid, Norwich – good location for central Norwich, thai food, with pic and mix kids tapas choices.
Where would you add for family days out in Norfolk?
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