Home of BBC’s ‘Springwatch’, Pensthorpe is a great way to get close to nature and learn more about wildlife and conservation. Pensthorpe Natural Park is a showcase for British wildlife conservation and a super day out. With nature trails, bird hides and walk-through aviaries, this award-winning attraction offers a rare opportunity to get close to endangered and vulnerable species.
Open all week, 10am - 5pm
Other things to do nearby
Witness the ancient craft of glass making from sand to finished product. Browse the shop and pick up a souvenir from your holidays.
9 miles Visit the amazing sights and sounds of the beautiful Thursford Collection, the world's largest collection of steam engines and organs. Visit the website
Cycle around Holkham park - it's flat as a pancake so suitable for everyone and perfect for young families - there's even cycle hire so you don't have to worry about bringing your bikes.
From taking a relaxing stroll to a full-on trek, there's something here for all walkers! The principle walk is Peddar's Way, which is also known as the Norfolk Coastal Path.
Holkham Beach Distance: 9 miles/14km Start/finish: Anne's Drive, Holkham (NR23 1RG) Terrain: Sandy beach, path Toughness: Easy Ascent
The residence of Great Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, with magnificent interiors and award-winning walled garden. There are a number of sculptures around the grounds, including
Join one of the daily boat trips from either Blakeney or Morston harbours to see the seals and birds in their natural environment at the National Trust run Blakeney Point. Excursions run every d
The shingle beach, saline lagoons and grazing marsh support large numbers of wildfowl. The view from the visitor centre is breathtaking. Visit the Nature Reserve website See the Norfolk Tr
Bircham Windmill is one of the best working windmills in the UK today. Climb to the fan stage on a windy day and watch the sails turn.
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore the beauty of this part of the country.
0 miles Enjoy a 10.5 mile round trip by steam train through a delightful area of North Norfolk. Special events throughout the year. Visit the website
A way of life close in time, but a world away from our lives today. Stunning galleries and historic fleet of boats to explore.
One of the most enchanting gardens in Norfolk, with a challenging maze. Experience peaceful relaxation in natural gardens of woodland, water and meadow. Visit the Priory Maze website
Get up close and personal with wild animals at this zoo near Cromer. Bring along the whole family for a fab day out and learn some animal facts too.
Jump on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape. Seasoned pro or just fancy a ride, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
1 mile Seafront funfair with a selection of rides including dodgems, waltzers, merry-go-round, roller coaster and a ghost train. Visit the website