Things to do with the final few weeks of summer holidays in Norfolk

News at Musker McIntyre | 21/08/2019

As the summer holidays draw to a close, parents are likely to fall into one of two camps. Either you’re feeling sad because your time with the kids is coming to an end, or you’re eager to get them back to school! Either way, you’ll want to find some enjoyable things to do, to make the most of the next few weeks. The good news is that there are plenty of options in Norfolk. Here are five ideas that you might want to consider…

Enjoy some time at the beach

Norfolk has an impressive 90 miles of coast. Whether you like your beaches busy or quiet, there’s something for you to choose from. Why not pack up a picnic and make a day of it? Most beaches welcome dogs too, so there’s no need to leave your furry friends at home. [SC1] 

Check out the amusements at Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth is a great destination for good old-fashioned fun. You’ll find amusements and rides that are suitable for all ages. Once you’ve tired the little ones out, grab an ice cream or some candy floss before you go home.  @GreaterYarmouth reported, ‘Hemsby fireworks are the first to light up the skies at Whitsun on Sunday 26 May 2019 at 10pm and in summer, starting on Tuesday 23 July 2019 and running for six weeks’.


Visit Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens has a play area as well as a huge variety of animals to visit. You can expect to see tigers and crocodiles, to name just a couple. Take along a picnic to enjoy if it’s a nice day, or check out the on-site café.

Take everyone out for a bike ride

Norfolk is the perfect place for bike riding. This is a great choice because you can get some exercise whilst also keeping everyone entertained. The Sustrans National Cycle Network passes through the area and offers a variety of terrains. You could even plan to stop off for lunch at a country pub to make the day extra special.

Head to the Lynn Museum

For an educational and fun day out, try the Lynn Museum. It’s educational, of course, but it’s also hands-on which keeps the children entertained. They can try on Roman armour, dress the tailor’s dummy and watch interactive workshops. It’s a great way to fill a rainy afternoon. There are also plenty of cafes and restaurants right on the doorstep if you want to make a day of it.

If you’re simply visiting Norfolk for a holiday but dream of making it your permanent home, we can help you. Our guide to buying tells you everything you need to know before you make any big decisions. If you’d prefer to discuss your specific circumstances with an expert, give us a call. We can answer any questions you might have about any element of the process of relocating, and get things moving in the right direction.