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This award-winning organic garden is open to the public all year round and is located in South Walsham in Norfolk, nine miles east of Norwich. Its 130 acres of cultivated, wild and natural plantings are a haven for wildlife and wildlife enthusiasts and is between Wroxham and Acle in the heart of the Norfolk Broads.
Located close to Lenwade, Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure is between Norwich and Fakenham, just off the main A1067 road, and is a very popular tourist attraction in Norfolk. This dinosaur themed adventure play park is set in 85 acres and is suitable for all the family, with a vast array of activities and home to over 110 dinosaurs.
Anglia Karting Centre is on land that was once part of the RAF North Pickenham Station and constructed for the United States Army Air Force in 1943. Located on the outskirts of Swaffham, in the heart of Norfolk, it has two outdoor racetracks which can also be combined to make a 1030-meter circuit. Catering for adults and junior racers aged 8 and above (minimum height of 4ft 4″), visitors are sure to have an adrenaline fuelled day of exciting racing.
Located in the heart of Norfolk, Breckland Leisure Centre & Waterworld in Thetford has a 25m swimming pool, fun pool with slide and a learner pool. There is a 55 station gym with state of the art equipment, offering pay as you go or membership options with exclusive benefits.
This early Georgian house located 8 miles east of Swaffham and 5 miles south west of Dereham stands in an elevated position and the gardens are open to the public for group visits by prior arrangement. The house itself is a private residence and never open to the public.
Norfolk Herbs is situated 2 miles north west of Dereham in the heart of the beautiful Norfolk countryside, within the hamlet of Dillington. Growers of naturally raised culinary, medicinal and aromatic herb plants as well as bay trees, scented geraniums and salvias, they offer wholesale, retail and mail order supply.
Ancient House is a Grade I listed Tudor merchant’s house situated in Thetford’s historic town centre, 30 miles south west of Norwich. This quirky and crooked house tells the remarkable story of Thetford and the Brecks and contains a rich collection of objects, audio guides, films and animations to keep visitors captivated. Meet local people from Thetford’s past, from the Sikh hero Maharajah Duleep Singh to the revolutionary philosopher Thomas Paine, rabbit warreners, innkeepers and watchmakers. Take a wander around the garden and then maybe a visit to the museum’s shop.
Regarded as one of East Anglia’s leading art venues, The Gallery Holt has been exhibiting artwork since 1972 in this pretty market town in north Norfolk. This award-winning gallery has undergone much change and continues to evolve under the management and ownership of Adrian Hill FRSA.
Situated 10 minutes south of Norwich, off the B1332 Bungay Road in Poringland, The Playbarn is a fun-packed indoor and outdoor play centre especially designed for children aged 7 and under. This farmyard-based adventure centre for younger children is open throughout the year and has previously won National Farm Attraction of the Year.
Located just over 20 miles south-west of Norwich and signposted off the A11 and A140, Banham Zoo is a popular Norfolk attraction for visitors of all ages. This award-winning family attraction is home to some of the most exciting wildlife in the country, set in 50 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens, it has over 2,000 animals from around the world.
Redwings is the largest horse sanctuary in the UK, with 5 centres, 2 of which are located in Norfolk – Caldecott and Aylsham. They care for more rescued horses and donkeys every day than anyone else and are able to do so thanks to kind donations. Redwings began with a small but committed group of people who were desperate to make a difference and their story started with the rescue of a single pony called Sheba. Her rescue and recovery inspired the formation of a sanctuary in 1984, dedicated to saving horses from a life of fear and neglect.
Located 8 miles north-west of Great Yarmouth and 15 miles south-east of Wroxham, Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens is a popular Norfolk attraction for the whole family. In the landscaped grounds of Thrigby Hall visitors will find an interesting collection of animals, including endangered tigers, large crocodiles, a variety of leopards, red pandas, meerkats and cheeky gibbons. Explore the unique network of raised walkways that allow you to get up close with these fascinating creatures. Suitable for both wheelchair and pushchairs, there is plenty of free parking, delightful picnic areas, a café, gift shop and play areas to keep children of all ages entertained.
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