Norfolk Visitor Attractions

Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Norfolk Heritage and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.

 

Banham Zoo- an award winning family attraction with over 2,000 animals from around the world and set in 50 acres of parkland and gardens - considered reasonably wheelchair and pushchair friendly. The Woodland Walk is, by its nature set in undulating woodland and is not suitable for wheelchair access. Viewing areas are designed with wheelchair users in mind allowing low level access and visibility. A lift is provided for use in the Giraffe House to access the first floor. A ramp also provides access via the Zarafa Heights Walkway. They also offer mobility scooter hire (charges). The Pavilion Café, the Australian Paddock, Giraffe House and the Woodland Roadtrain Station have independent disabled toilet facilities which in some cases also have dual use for baby change facilities
www.banhamzoo.co.uk

 

BeWilderWood - Treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges, Crocklebogs, Twiggles and Boggles, storytelling, boat trips, marsh walks. Parents are encouraged to play alongside their children - Disabled access - a certain amount of disabled play equipment and facilities - some restrictions please see the website
www.bewilderwood.co.uk

 

Bressingham Steam & Gardens - Gardens, Garden Centre, Steam Museum - Bressingham, Diss - Disabled friendly please see the website
www.bressingham.co.uk

 

Bure Valley Railway - Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge steam railway runing between Aylsham and Wroxham - Aylsham - Disabled friendly - trains are wheelchair accessible - please see the website
www.bvrw.co.uk

 

City of Norwich Aviation Museum - aircraft collection including Harrier, Lightning and Vulcan, indoor displays and exhibits - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.cnam.co.uk

 

Davenport's Magic Kingdom - showcasing 500 years of magical history from one of the largest collections of magic memorabilia in the world. Join your costumed guides for a time-travel tour, enjoy a live show in St. George’s Theatre and performances throughout, 1920s shop and original 1950s sideshow - interactive optical illusion gallery, activity sheets and dressing up, Puzzle Zone and play area - Disabled friendly, all on one level, doors wide enough for wheelchairs, Theatre has wheelchair space at the front, Disabled Toilets, Baby changing facilities -
davenportsmagickingdom.co.uk

 

Dinosaur Adventure - 100 acres of woods and parkland, Dinosaur Trail, Secret Animal Garden, Animal Encounter Barn, Adventure Play Area, Tiny 'Terror'saurs for the under 5's - Lenwade - Disabled facilities and access (but with restrictions ) please see website
www.dinosauradventure.co.uk

 

Fairhaven Woodland & Water Garden - an eclectic mix of native and cultivated plantings with a network of dyke systems and a private broad, boat trips, woodland walks, childrens nature trail, sensory garden - garden, tea room, gift shop and plant sales are fully accessible
www.fairhavengarden.co.uk

 

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse - 50-acre site, Historic workhouse, Museum of life on the land, Traditional farm with rare breed animals, collections - Disabled friendly - please see the website
www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/Visit_Us/Gressenhall_Farm_and_Workhouse

 

Muckleburgh Military Collection - military vehicle rides, tanks, picnic area, all weather attraction - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.muckleburgh.co.uk

 

North Norfolk Railway (Poppy Line) - Heritage railway, steam and diesel trains, museum, picnic areas - disabled toilet with baby changing facilities at Weybourne and Holt stations on days when trains are running, majority of train services include accessible coaches but please see the website
www.nnrailway.co.uk

 

Norwich Castle and The Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum - now open in its new home at the heart of Norwich Castle, "stories are brought to life in new permanent displays, with first hand accounts of action in the First and Second World Wars and National Service." Collections include army uniform, kit, personal letters and diaries. Norwich Castle was built as a Royal Palace 900 years ago, it is now a museum, art gallery and study centre, café, picnic room - Disabled access and facilities / baby changing, please see the websites
www.rnrm.org.uk www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/Visit_Us/Norwich_Castle  

 

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park - family adventure park, rides, exotic and domestic animals, shows, half-mile miniature railway - Reedham - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.pettittsadventurepark.co.uk

 

RAF Radar Museum - Neatishead - “Cold War” operations room Guided Tour, displays - café, shop and most of the museum are accessible by wheelchair please see the website
www.radarmuseum.co.uk

 

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts  - family-friendly art gallery, collections, temporary exhibitions (charges), modern life café, shop - on the campus of the University of East Anglia, Norwich - buggy-friendly, "ramped access to all galleries but wheelchair users may need assistance, a manual wheelchair is available on request" -
www.scva.ac.uk

 

Shorelands Conservation Centre & Gardens - Conservation Centre and Wildlife Gardens, with Coffee Shop, Specialist Plant Nursery and Wildlife Art Gallery - Langmere, nr Dickleburgh - Disabled & Pushchair friendly - see website
www.shorelands.org.uk

 

Strumpshaw Steam Museum - Strumpshaw Hall, Norwich - Steam Engines, 100-ton working Beam Engines, Narrow Gauge Railway, 1930's Fairground Ark, Mechanical Organs and Memorabilia, Cafe, Shop - Disabled toilet, Access to all areas of museum, Access by ramp onto the train - please see their website
strumpshawsteammuseum.co.uk

 

The Thursford Collection - Fairground machinery and rides, Steam Engines, Mechanical Organs, Fairground, Wurlitzer, Behind the Scenes Tour, Playground - Thursford, Fakenham - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.thursford.com

 

Wroxham Barns - is a collection of beautifully restored 18th century barns with craft workshops and is located 10 miles north of Norwich with Gallery Gifts, Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Wroxham Barns Children’s Funfair, Junior Farm and Piggy’s Play Sty for heated indoor soft-play, perfect for little ones - wheelchair access to almost all of the site, accessible toilets and baby change facilities
www.wroxhambarns.co.uk

 

 

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