Part of the East of England region, Norfolk hosts amazing days out at children’s petting farms suitable for the whole family to enjoy!
The fifth largest ceremonial county in England, Norfolk borders Lincolnshire in the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the southwest, and Suffolk to the south.
From magical mazes to adorable animals and action packed adventures, this fabulous region has so much to offer for your family day out.
Read on to find out 5 of the very best Children’s days out near Norfolk this Spring!
Melsop Farm Park
Ellingham Rd, Norwich NR9 4NT
Melshop Farm Park is a well-known family farm based within Breckland, Norfolk with so much to offer the whole family. Explore indoor and outdoor play areas alongside paddocks and ponds full of amazing animals for you to see, many of those being free ranging, allowing visitors to get up close and personal. Melson Farm Park truly is the perfect day out for families in Norfolk, look no further for your family day out on the farm!
Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure
Lenwade, Norwich NR9 5JE
Unleash your inner dinosaur as you adventure in one of the UK’s best all inclusive dinosaur theme parks for your family day out this Spring.
Enjoy a roarr-some range of over 25 different dinosaur themed attractions, including live performances at Dippy’s Theatre, or embark on a journey to discover 3 types of soft play fun within Norfolk’s largest indoor play area before visiting the children’s petting farm at this fantastic family day out.
Church Farm Stow Bardolph
Lynn Rd, Norfolk PE34 3HT
Do you and your family love getting up-close and personal to cute animals? Or racing your friends around on pedal tractors? If the answer is yes, you need to visit Church Farm.
Church Farm is a rare breeds centre based in Stow Bardolph in Norfolk, where you can become best friends with a huge variety of animals including horses, donkeys, guinea pigs and many more.
Alongside the farmyard favourites, there’s indoor and outdoor play areas with adventures including rope walkways, treehouses, or even donkey treks through the woods, suitable for all ages!
Tunstead Rd, Hoveton, Norwich NR12 8QU
Whether you’re looking to get hands on with family favourite animals, relax with friends, or simply let your little ones enjoy some outdoor play, Wroxham Barns has you covered!
The Fun Park at Wroxham has now been combined with the Junior Farm to offer you tonnes of adventures, all under one roof! Including Mini Golf, Go Karts, Truck Rides and so much more! Whilst the kids enjoy playtime, why not take a break in the award-winning Restaurant, service breakfast, lunch, snacks and afternoon tea, in our view, it’s one of the best family days out on the farm around!
Wizard Adventure Maze
Hall Farm, Metton, Norfolk, NR11 8QU
Wizard Adventure Maze is a giant maize field set within the beautiful countryside of Metton. The magical wizard will meet you upon arrival and take you on a journey through the adventure maze, whilst you listen to their mysterious story. This family adventure maze attraction hosts a new challenge every year for those who feel they’re adventurous enough to participate! A fantastic choice for a day out on the farm.
Please Note: information included in this article is correct at time of publishing. Due to current government guidelines related to COVID-19 some attractions and facilities may differ. Please check each individual attractions website before you visit