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Wild Days Out in Norfolk

Norfolk is a fantastic place for family days out with a great choice of wildlife parks, nature trails, boat trips and more.

Round up your family and head for one of Norfolk’s many brilliant attractions and enjoy a wild day out.

BeWILDerwood, Hoveton

Discover boat trips, marsh walks and the spectacular Sky Maze which weaves its mysterious way through the treetops. These are just a few of BeWILDerwood’s fantastic adventures and wondrous surprises.

There’s so much fun to be had here and you can be sure that the kids will sleep soundly after the excitement of the day. There’s also a great choice of places to eat including the Munch Bar and the Cosy Cabin with plenty of picnic areas dotted around.

Snettisham Park, Snettisham

Snettisham Park is a 329 acre working farm where you and your family can get involved in daily farming activities such as feeding the lambs and calves, gathering eggs, grooming the ponies and much, much more.

Best of all is the 45-minute safari where you can see the magnificent red deer herd at close quarters. You’ll be driven around and will get plenty of opportunities to hand-feed these majestic creatures.

Banham Zoo, Banham

Banham Zoo is unquestionably one of the most exciting wildlife attractions in the country. Over 2,000 animals are gathered here in 50 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens.

Fly a hawk, hand-feed a giraffe or enter the meerkat enclosure with a keeper. If you’re feeling bold there’s also the big cat experience or you can see what it’s like on the inside by booking a day’s Zookeeper course – great for any budding David Attenboroughs!

Bishop’s Boats Seal Trips, Blakeney

Bishop’s Boats have been operating trips from the quay for more than 50 years, taking passengers to Blakeney point from where the Nature Reserve offers fantastic views of the North Norfolk coastline.

This is the perfect habitat for basking seals with these wonderful creatures attracting thousands of visitors every year. Paul Bishop and his skippers sail daily during the summer months from both Blakeney quay and Morston quay a few minutes’ drive away.

Wroxham Barns, Hoveton

At the very heart of the Norfolk Broads, Wroxham Barns prides itself on offering something for every member of the family in one superb location. There are craft studios and great shops for grown-ups with a junior farm and funfair for youngsters.

There’s so much going on in this great location: specialist shops selling everything from deli foods to jewellery and clothing, beauty treatments to crafts and artworks. Then there’s Bella’s Barn with ride-on tractors, face painting sessions and oodles more!

Pensthorpe Natural Park, Fakenham

Conservation of wildlife and their habitats is at the very centre of Pensthorpe’s activities. A breeding site and haven for a wide range of birds, insects and mammals, it’s also home to four of the most spectacular gardens in the county.

When the kids want to burn off some energy, check out the WildRootz adventure area. They’ll love it! There’s a whole bunch of activities for them to enjoy including an educational nature trail.