Kids days out

Days out for children in North Norfolk

You will never be short of thing to do when visiting North Norfolk coast with children. There are plenty of children-friendly days out that all the family can enjoy. We have put together a list of our favourite activities and places to visit for a perfect family day out just a short drive away from The Lifeboat Inn hotel and restaurant.

Snettisham Park

Snettisham Park is a 326 acre working farm where adults and kids can get up close and personal with their favourite farmyard animals. There are a lot of opportunity to see various animals, enjoy a deer safari, bottle feed lambs, ride ponies, take a walk on one of the three wonderful nature trails and enjoy the adventure playground.
(8.0 miles from The Lifeboat Inn) 

Snettisham Farm Park near The Lifeboat Inn, Thornham
Deer safari at Snettisham Park

Farmer Fred’s Adventure Play Barn

Farmer Fred's, set behind the famous Norfolk Lavender, is an indoor adventure play area, allowing children from 0-12 years to join the fun. They have a large 0-2 years baby/toddler area, full of stimulating, sensory equipment and for 2-4 year olds they have a specially designed low ropes adventure course. For children aged 4-12, the 3D farm themed adventure allows them to scale dizzy heights, scrambling up a water tower and creepy climber tower, before racing back down to the farmyard on giant spiral slides, twin lane astra slides or, if they dare, the adrenaline packed racing slide! Back on ground level the challenge of the giant ball maze and interactive game barn awaits!
(6.7 miles from The Lifeboat Inn) 

Farmer Fred's near The Lifeboat Inn, Thornham
Framer Fred's Adventure Play Barn

Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary

Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary is Norfolk’s only seal sanctuary open to visitors and is home to over 2,000 creatures, from tiny shrimps to Amazonian Piranhas! Boasting a state of the art marine aquarium taking visitors on a memorable undersea odyssey filled with amazing close encounters with sea creatures of astonishing variety in spectacular ‘high-tech’ displays. Don't miss their dedicated seal rescue hospital where they rescue, rehabilitate and release to the wild more than 40 orphaned or sickly Grey & Common seal pups every year. Visitors can see the "new arrivals", juveniles in the nursery ward, a spacious outdoor pool with underwater viewing area. Other highlights include the otterly adorable family of Asian Short Clawed Otters, Colony of Humboldt Penguins and a whole host of spectacular marine creatures. Get a fantastic and closer look of the sharks and Green Sea Turtle via the underwater walkthrough tunnel.
NEW for 2017 is the Rainforest Ranger! Their team of friendly Rainforest Rangers are ready to show you some of their jungle beasties. If you’ve ever wanted to hold a snake, lizard or a giant creepy crawly from the deepest depths of the jungle visit Hunstanton SEA LIFE to meet their new Rainforest Rangers and all of their friends.
(6.0 miles from The Lifeboat Inn) 

Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary near The Lifeboat Inn, Thornham
Green Sea Turtle at Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary 

Hunstanton’s Wash Monster

Hunstanton's Wash Monsters are amphibious vehicles that drive from the beach into the sea. Each tour provides a fascinating and fun way of discovering the coastal areas with a panoramic view of the Hunstanton coast and learning the local history. You may even spot a seal or two. 
(6.1 miles from The Lifeboat Inn)