Gardens with play areas, dinosaurs and sightseeing, read our guide to planning a family trip to Norwich.
Family summer staycation activities in Norwich
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery is the perfect place for children to learn and explore. Entry cost £3 per adult and £1.50 per child. Some areas are closed for building work but there is still plenty to enjoy.
Wander over to Norwich Market to choose your lunch from around the world then take it to the war memorial gardens to eat.
Then take the short walk to Cafe Gelato on Opie Street to choose from some of the most delicious and authentic ice-creams and sorbet outside of Italy at this small café in the heart of the Norwich Lanes on Opie Street.
Keeping with the Italian theme book at table at Saporita for huge pizza slices and more from Italian mother and daughter team Veronica and Patrizia.
Take a Myrtle Fish boat trip to Whitlingham Country Park. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the gardens of Norwich cathedral with a visit inside and a walk by the river. If you visit between 13 July – 30 Oct you’ll see the Dippy On Tour, which is free to visit. Spend the afternoon taking the 20 T.Rex GoGo Discover sculpture trail dipping in at any of the participating eateries in the City Food Trail offering dino inspired delights.
Have fun with the self-guided City Escape Game around Norwich. During the afternoon visit the free Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts & Sculpture Garden before heading to dinner at The Giggling Squid. After dinner practice your aim with a game of Crazy Golf at Eaton Park.
For evening entertainment book retro bowling and dinner at Bowling House.