Visitor Attractions


Visit the enchanting adventure park
This enchanting adventure park will go down well with all ages, although aimed at toddlers to early teens. Based on the book by local author Tom Blofeld, you can expect Crocklebogs, Twiggles and Boggles, while exploring the slides and tree houses.

Horning Road, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8JW
01692 633033

Blickling Hall

Blickling Hall is a stately home in the village of Blickling north of Aylsham in Norfolk, England, that has been in the care of the National Trust since 1940.

Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 6NF
Open 10:15 am – 5:30 pm
Phone: 01263 738030

Castle Rising

A famous 12th century stone keep built castle in 1140 AD, this is an amazing historic site with the original earthworks and stone masonry intact. Close to Kings Lynn, it’s a good place to stop-off on a cloudy or wet day.

Open 1 April – 1 November daily. 2 Nov – 31 March Wed – Sun.
Castle Rising, Kings Lynn PE31 6AH
t 01553 631330

Church Farm Rare Breeds Centre

Farm park for animals, adventure playground, tea room and shop
A great day out for the children, Church Farm is in Stow Bardolph, just off the A10, north of Downham Market in West Norfolk, 10 miles south of King’s Lynn and 15 miles north of Ely.

Fincham Rd, Stow Bardolph, Norfolk PE34 3HT
01366 382162
Open: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Horse Racing

A day’s racing is an exciting day out for people of all ages
Located just 20 minutes away from the famous Fakenham (26 miles) racecourse, you can be sure to enjoy an exciting day at the races. Whether you fancy a flutter or are just going along to watch, you can enjoy the sport of kings at one of the region’s most popular racecourses in a beautiful rural setting

Local Theatres

A huge variety of shows and events to attend during your stay
Grassmere is close to a number of theatres. Just be sure to book tickets in advance.

  • King’s Lynn’s Corn Exchange (14 miles)
  • West Acre Theatre (14 miles)
  • Maddermarket Theatre (39 miles)
  • Cambridge Corn Exchange (41 miles)
  • Norwich’s Theatre Royal (44 miles)

Houghton Hall

Built by Sir Robert Walpole, Great Britain’s first Prime Minister, with magnificent interiors by William Kent, this Grade 1 listed Palladian house is surrounded by 1000 acres of parkland.

Open Easter Sunday – 29 September on Wednesdays,
Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays 11.30am – 5.30pm

Holkham Hall

A stunning Palladian house and beautiful English Deer Park. The Seat of The Earls of Leicester and the Coke family. ‘The Duchess’ was filmed here and the picturesque beach was used for ‘Shakespeare in Love’.

Holkham Hall is open 1 April-31 October on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays
The Park is open every day from 1 April-31 October
t 01328 710227

Oxburgh Hall

One of the National Trust most picturesque properties is giving up its secrets as a major 6 million restoration project uncovers a wealth of surprises. The hall made international head lines recently when the archeologist working in the hall attic rooms uncovered a genuine treasure trove. An old cigarette packet and an empty chocolate box from the 1940s were rather mundane as also were found illuminated manuscripts fragments of a 16th century books and the remains of a high quality Elizabethan textiles a remarkable discovery to add to the already vivid story of Oxburgh Hall.

Sandringham Estate

The Norfolk retreat of HM The Queen and regularly used by the Royal family.

The house, gardens and museum are open to the public.
Open 30 July – 30 October 11am – 5pm

West Acre Gardens

A specialist plant nursery
Located in the beautiful and unusual D-shaped walled gardens of High House, West Acre, is the specialist nursery and display gardens of West Acre.

Tumbleyhill Road, West Acre, PE32 1UJ
01760 755562