Local Treasures & Attractions
Pensthorpe Natural Park
Voted Norfolk's Best Large Attraction for both 2014 and 2015*, Pensthorpe Natural Park is an exciting family day out. Experience the beauty of the natural world on lakeside nature trails and woodland walks, explore four stunning gardens For adventurous families, join ‘Hootz’ the owl and journey around his WILD world discovering mirror trails, stamp stations, a larger than life bug walk.
The world’s largest collection of steam engines and organs, hear Robert Wolfe one of the world's leading theatre organists play the mighty Wurlitzer and the largest Christmas Show in the country, The Thursford Christmas Spectacular.
Thursford Collection, Thursford, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0AS
: 01328 878 477
Temples Seal Trips
Take a boat trip to see the Seals in their natural environment basking on Blakeney Point with Temples Seal Trips. The trip is suitable for all ages and can only be described as A "Must Do" experience!.
Ticket Office, The Anchor Pub, The Street, Morston, Norfolk, NR25 7AA
: 01263 740791
The Poppy Line
The North Norfolk Railway offers far more than merely a train ride. Experience yesterday today as you travel through some of Norfolk’s most stunning coastal countryside.
Think of yourself as the pilot of the aircraft below or the driver of the tank and then consider your grandson asking the question “What was it like?” This Museum is where it comes to life
: Weybourne Camp, Weybourne Road, Norfolk NR25 7EH
: 01263 588 210
Sandringham's gardens were opened to the public by King Edward VII in 1908, and the Museum by King George V in 1930; Sandringham House was opened to the public at Her Majesty The Queen's wish in her Silver Jubilee year of 1977.
The beach at Holkham is one of the most unspoilt and beautiful stretches of sand in the country. Behind the shoreline lies a semi-circular basin, which, at very high tides, rapidly fills to form a spectacular shallow lagoon. Holkham Beach is also part of one of the largest National Nature Reserves in the country.
: Access to Holkham Beach is via Lady Anne’s Drive on the A149 (opposite The Victoria Hotel).
A day’s racing is an exciting day out for people of all ages and from all walks of life. Fakenham Racecourse prides itself on it’s friendly, casual atmosphere and it has no formal dress code. Children aged 17 and under are admitted FREE
Fakenham Superbowl & MegaFun
Fakenham Superbowl is based around 6 Ten-Pin Bowling lanes. It includes a large three level soft play area for children called MegaFun as well as a fully licensed bar and a restaurant.
: Fakenham Superbowl, Bridge Street, Fakenham, Norfolk. NR21 9AX
: 01328 856650