Looking for a fun, family day out during your stay at Hemsby Beach Holiday Park? Norwich is where you want to be! From wall-to-wall trampolining to an educational trip to the castle, here is our guide to the best family days out Norwich has to offer.
Family days out in Norwich
Offering free-jumping, parent and toddler sessions and rock climbing, Gravity is a great place to go for an action-packed family day out. Gravity also holds ‘sen’ sessions that are specially designed for those with disabilities, so you can make sure every member of the family can get involved. Located in Norwich’s Riverside entertainment area, Gravity is a great way to keep fit and is sure to send the kids’ excitement sky high!
The 900-year-old Norwich Castle is just one example of the awe-inspiring Norman architecture that Norwich has to offer. Originally built as a palace for King William II, Norwich Castle is now home to both a museum and an art gallery, providing an educational experience for all the family. During your visit you will learn all about the castle’s history, and be able to view some of the ever-changing art exhibitions on display. There’s also a cafe on site selling drinks and snacks.
Another excellent example of Norwich’s Norman architecture, Norwich Cathedral has one of the tallest spires in the United Kingdom, standing at 96 metres. During nesting season, the spire is home to a pair of peregrine falcons! The cathedral opens its doors to everyone, regardless of their faith, to learn, worship and experience the art and architecture. If you would like to discover the cathedral’s fascinating history, guided tours are available from Monday to Saturday. You can also explore the beautiful grounds, including a herb garden, and enjoy refreshments in the Refectory cafe.
Norwich Theatre is the largest theatre in the East of England. It is home to many world-renowned theatre companies and touring partners, allowing them to create an exceptional theatre experience. Their productions include opera, plays, musicals, dance, family shows, pantomime, and much more. Grab a bite to eat in their restaurant or enjoy a drink in their cafe and bar before the show!
Just two miles from Norwich city centre you’ll find an impressive 280 acres of countryside, woodland and water at Whitlingham Country Park. There, Whitlingham Adventure offers a range of activities such as sailing, archery, bushcraft, paddleboarding and climbing, suitable for all ages and fitness levels. With plenty of opportunities for wildlife spotting too, Whitlingham is a great day out for all the family.