Family activities at Morston Quay
Plan a day full of fun and adventure at Morston Quay. Whatever your children are interested in, you’ll find plenty of ways to inspire their natural curiosity.
Morston is a working quayside with vehicles and trailers coming and going, so please take care around the car park and quayside areas when visiting as a family.
Planning your family visit
Here's the information you need at a glance to make the most of your family day out at Morston Quay:
- Baby-changing facilities are available
- Children’s lunchboxes are available in the café
Pick up one of our wildlife bingo sheets when you arrive and try to spot and tick off each box as you look around for local wildlife... Then shout BINGO when you get them all! We have two difficulty levels available for you to try and there's an ID sheet on the back to help if you're not sure what you've seen!
'50 things to do before you're 11¾'
There are lots of '50 things to do before you're 11¾' activities to tick off whilst at Morston Quay. Here are a few recommendations:
No. 33 Go cloud watching
Find a spot to lie down and look up to the sky and see what shapes, trails and colours you can see in the clouds. Can you make up a story about any of the shapes you can see?
No. 9 Eat a picnic in the wild
Why go home for lunch when you can eat in the wild? Pack a blanket and a picnic, or pop to our café to add to your supplies and enjoy tucking into your sandwiches surrounded by nature.
No. 13 Make a mud creation
There's often lots of mud at Morston Quay! Get your hands mucky and create a mini muddy sculpture, you could use sticks and pebbles or shells to help you. Make a muddy hand print or footprint, what shapes can you make?
No 32 Float in a boat
Take one of the Seal trips from Morston Quay and feel what it's like to be out on the water.
The best way to get up close and personal with the wildlife on Blakeney Point is to book onto one of the locally operated ferry trips departing from Morston Quay.
Enjoy freshly made food at Morston Quay café while you enjoy the view over the marshes and Blakeney Point in the distance.
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