Wells next the Sea

Things To Do In Norfolk With Kids

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Family Friendly Things To Do In norfolk

We are so excited to be able to travel now lockdown is closing. There are so many beautiful places to visit in the UK we can’t wait to get exploring! We are making the most of a UK Staycation this year! The county of Norfolk is not far from us in Nottingham but we have never been with the kids before! My husband and I went to Cromer many years ago when I was pregnant and we loved it. We love UK travel!

This time we spent a few days exploring North Norfolk. It took us about 2 hours to reach our destination and there was loads of stops/ service stations along the way should you need them! Here is our top things to do in Norfolk with kids:

boy on beach hut

wells Next The sEA

Located in North Norfolk. Wells- Next -the- Sea is a small town and port with a beautiful stretch of beach huts and a sandy beach. It is perfect for a family day out! Wells beach is actually owned by the Holkham Estate which is now opening for visitors this summer. There is a beach car park but this fills up early. A short walk down the road there is a large long stay car park with a small train you can catch (charges apply) . Watch our You Tube video to see us on the train!

wells harbour railway

Beautiful beach huts

beautiful beach huts

The Beach huts were so pretty and colourful it is worth a trip to the beach just to see them! We had loads of fun building sandcastles and paddling in the sea. The sand at Wells Next to the Sea is beautiful and makes lovely sandcastles! If you love photography they make some beautiful photos spots!

man sat on beach hut steps
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wells beach huts Norfolk

Things to do in Norfolk – WELLS BEach

Wells Beach is a such a lovely family day out – we loved exploring the beach, building the sandcastles and paddling in the sea. This is a family friendly beach a lifeguard service operating at peak times. There are toilet and a cafe at the entrance of the beach in the beach car park.

boy at wells next to the sea seaside
wells next to the sea thing to do with kids

wells harbour

The Harbour has loads to do for the family including amusements and cafes/ restaurants and of course fish and chips!

Wells harbour
wells deli wells next to the sea
dad and son at the seaside

norfolk lavender

The region has a variety of beautiful countrysides. Norfolk Lavender in North Norfolk is a great family day out. Please note although Norfolk Lavender is open the large fields are not currently open this year due to Covid19.

lavender farm
boy in corn fields Norfolk


A fantastic day out near Norwich read our full review here!

roarr dinosaur adventure

More things to do in norfolk with kids

This was only a short trip we had such a fantastic time here in Norfolk. We can’t wait to explore it more again soon! Here are list of other family friendly destinations that we have found in Norfolk :

nORFOLK’S top Beaches

Norfolk beaches

Here is a list of family friendly beaches in Norfolk. We have not visited all of them yet! – They are on our wish list! (no particular order)* For more information Visit Norfolk have detailed guides. Let us know in the comments if you have been to Norfolk!

  • Cromer
  • Hunstanton
  • Sheringham
  • Hemsby beach
  • Hunstanton
  • Great Yarmouth
  • Sea Palling
  • Waxham
  • Waybourne

Please note Roarr Dinosaur Adventure tickets were gifted for review. The nautical outfit by Jake was gifted by Frugi for review.

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