May half-term in Norfolk

Norfolk is full to the brim with opportunities for the entire family to enjoy. We have plenty of places to get messy and muddy and also lots of indoor spaces to explore for those rainy days. Here are some of our favourite places to visit for a jam packed family day out.

Family walking dogs

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

We've started to open some gardens and parks in England and Northern Ireland. To limit numbers and keep everyone safe, you can only visit by booking tickets in advance. A lot of places are now fully booked up to 14 June, but we release new tickets every Friday, and we’re also opening more gardens and parks every week. More than 200 coastal and countryside car parks are also open. All houses remain closed at the moment, and all places in Wales remain closed in line with Welsh government advice. Read this article to find out what's open and what to expect from your visit.

Bug hunting - one of the 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4

Felbrigg Estate 

When children spend time playing outdoors in nature, it helps increase their wellbeing – and that of their families. So come along to Felbrigg this May half term and try some of the activities linked to our 50 things to do before you're 11¾ list, why not try our new scavenger hunt?

Man holding a crab in front of boy over pockpool

Norfolk Coast 

Join us for Terrific Tuesday at Blakeney Quay, or Wild Wednesday and 50 Things Thursday on Brancaster Beach this May half-term. There’s no need to book, simply drop in between 10am and 4pm to enjoy crabbing, kite flying, stone skimming and epic sandcastle building!

Percy the Park Keeper on Wall

Blickling Estate 

Join us from 18 – 31 May to celebrate half term holiday fun! Have an adventure with Percy the Park Keeper, explore the gardens and find the secret tunnels or enjoy planting fun in the walled garden. If you fancy venturing further afield, why not head out on a family walk or bike ride on our all-weather, multi-use trail?

A child pond dipping at Sheringham Park

Sheringham Park 

Building a den, hunting for bugs or finding a geocache are just some of the activities you can enjoy at Sheringham Park this May half-term. It's also a great time of year for bird watching. Why not pick up one of our tracker packs from visitor reception to help you and your family explore the park?

Every family day out helps us care for special places for half-terms to come

Thanks to you, when you join, donate, visit or volunteer, your support helps us to look after special places for ever, for everyone.