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Things to do in The Broads National Park

An area of lowland and mostly navigable rivers and lakes located across the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. Ideal for lovers of inland waterways and wildlife, with plenty of small towns and villages to explore on route.

Are you looking for things to do in the Broads? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.



Redwings Caldecott FREE

Redwings Horse Sanctuary’s largest visitor centre is currently home to almost 120 horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. On site, the Redwings team offer regular walking tours and donkey talks, while the Education Centre offers visitors a fun way to find out a little more about all things horsey.
Caldecott Hall
Fritton, Great Yarmouth
NR31 9EY



Fairhaven Woodland & Water Garden

This is a vast woodland garden of naturalised rhododendrons under a canopy of ancient oaks.
School Road
South Walsham
Norwich, Norfolk
NR13 6DZ


Raveningham Hall Gardens

The house at Raveningham is partly Georgian and partly 20th-century, with a 14th-century church of St Andrew.
NR14 6NS


St Olave's Priory

English Heritage - The wonderfully complete 14th century brick-vaulted refectory undercroft - later a cottage occupied until 1902.
St Olave's
NR31 9HE


Burgh Castle

English Heritage - The imposing stone walls, with added towers for catapults, of a Roman 3rd century ‘Saxon Shore’ fort.
Breydon Water
NR31 9QG


Pettitts Animal Adventure Park

Animals, Rides and Live Entertainment. A great day out for all the family.
Church Road
NR13 3UA


Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Large range of monkeys, birds, pandas, wild cats and other animals housed in the grounds of Thrigby Hall.
Filby Road
NR29 3DR




Bungay Museum

The Museum is currently housed on the first floor of the Waveney District Council Office in Broad Street.
Broad Street
NR35 1EE




Ranworth Broad And Wildlife Centre FREE

One of Norfolk’s most popular Broads with plenty to see and do for both families and naturalists.
NR13 6HY



Caldecott Hall

Caldecott Hall is a 400 acre country estate enjoying scenic views, a popular venue with a range of good facilities.
Beccles Road, Fritton
Great Yarmouth
NR31 9EY


Bungay & Waveney Valley Golf Club

Golf Club.
Outney Common
NR35 1DS


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Cromer (27.2 miles)
Sheringham (29.9 miles)
Blakeney (35.6 miles)
Norwich (13.4 miles)
Dereham (28.9 miles)
Thetford (37.9 miles)
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Great Yarmouth (5.4 miles)
Diss (25.6 miles)
Ipswich (41.1 miles)
Bury St Edmunds (44.6 miles)
Westleton (21.7 miles)
Woodbridge (36.1 miles)
Felixstowe (44.5 miles)
Lowestoft (9.7 miles)
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