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blank tabBRITANNIA PIERTourist Attraction
Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EH


Today the pier boasts a wide range of family attractions complimenting the theatre including 2 of Great Yarmouth's top bars, an excellent Fish & Chip restaurant, café's, and fast food outlets, 2 great arcades and an end of the pier "All the fun of the fair" ride centre for kids of all ages.
Tel: 01493 842914 or 01493 842209    Fax: 01493 858807
E-mail: sales@britannia-pier.co.uk
Web: www.britannia-pier.co.uk
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Horatio Nelson: A Norfolk Hero

Horatio Nelson - Photo © Dave Skinner
Horatio Nelson -
Photo: Dave Skinner CCL

 

As the birthplace of a man second only to Shakespeare in 'The Greatest Ever Englishman' stakes, the village of Burnham Thorpe in North Norfolk wears its fame quietly. More...


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St. George’s Guildhall

27-29 King Street, King's Lynn, PE30 1HA
Tel: 01553 765565    Fax: 01553 762141

The largest surviving English medieval guildhall. The building is now converted into an arts centre. Many interesting features survive.

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Fritton Lake Country World

Beccles Rd, Fritton, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9AB
Tel: 01493 488208    Fax: 01493 488355
E-mail: enquiries@frittonlake.co.uk        Web: www.frittonlake.co.uk

Fritton Lake Countryworld provides a great day out for people of all ages in acres of unspoilt countryside beside one of the most beautiful lakes in East Anglia. Attractions include the large undercover falconry centre where flying displays take place twice daily, the heavy horse stables, home to the magnificent Shires and proud Suffolk Punches. The children's farm, adventure playground, rowing boats, pedaloes, fishing and guided boat trips on the lake, a nine hole golf course, 18 hole putting green, miniature tractors, miniature railway, crafts, beautiful lakeside gardens and woodland walks, gift shop and restaurant. Fritton Lake really does offer a "Big Day in the country"

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Denver Windmill Ltd

Sluice Rd, Denver, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 0DZ
Tel: 01366 384009       E-mail: enquiries@denvermill.co.uk
Web: www.denvermill.co.uk

Denver Windmill was built in 1835 and continued to grind corn using windpower for over one hundred years. The windmill stopped work in 1941 when the sails were struck by lightning. Now it has been lovingly restored to full working order with new facilities for visitors to enjoy. Once again flour is being milled using the power of the wind. Your visit will include a chance to explore the whole windmill site and enjoy a unique guided tour right to the very top of the windmill tower. You will have a chance to see flour made the traditional way wind permitting! A new visitor centre tells the story of windmills, corn-milling and the people who lived and worked in these wonderful buildings. Our own tearoom and bakery offer a tempting range of goodies to eat including bread from our own flour.

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Merrivale Model Village

Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3JG
Tel: 01493 842097        Web: www.greatyarmouthmodelvillage.co.uk

Set in attractive landscaped gardens, this comprehensive miniature village is built on a scale on 1:12. The layout includes a two and a half inch gauge model railway, radio-controlled boats, and over 200 models. There are additional amusements, children's rides and remote-controlled cars. June-Oct the gardens are illuminated after dusk.

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Collectors World

Hermitage Hall, Ouse Bank, Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 0AU
Tel: 01366 383185    Fax: 01366 386519
E-mail: eric@collectors-world.org       Web: www.collectors-world.org

THE NELSON ROOM: See Lord Nelsons' birth and marriage certificates, pictures of his parents, birthplace, wife, mistress and illegitimate daughter Horatia. CAR MUSEUM: This is the only Armstrong Siddeley Car Museum open to the public and there are models dating from 1920 to the last limousine made in 1960 when production ceased. THE LIBRARY: Featuring one of the largest Victorian oval tables known. DICKENS VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS: Meet characters from Charles Dickens' Book. HORSE DRAWN CARTS: Examples of horse drawn carts. THE PINK ROOM: Dame Barbara Cartland Memorabilia.

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Langham Glass Ltd

Sculthorpe Boulevard, Tattersett Business Park, East Rudham, Norfolk, NR21 7RL
Tel: 01485 529111    Fax: 01485 529222
E-mail: enquiries@langhamglass.co.uk        Web: www.langhamglass.co.uk

In a large, beautiful Norfolk barn, pantiled and flint-faced, a team of glass-makers can be seen working with molten glass, using blowing irons and hand tools in a way traditional for hundreds of years. Now you can take a tour around Langham Glassworks from the comfort of your own home, learn about the art of glass-making - and even order our products online.

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EcoTech Discovery Centre

Castle Acre Rd, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7HT
Tel: 01760 726100        E-mail: info@ecotech.org.uk
Web: www.ecotech.org.uk

The EcoTech Discovery Centre is an interactive educational experience which looks at the 46 million year old story of the Earth and asks: what next? Look at the challenges facing the world today and in the future and explore the solutions to find out what you can do to be more sustainable. The future is Here! Using touch screen computers you can ask Kalahari Bush People and New Zealand Maori about their lives and concerns for the future. In the new Rotten Experience exhibit discover the fascinating and often disgusting world of the rotters that work in your home and compost bin: an unforgettable experience that will set your senses reeling!

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The Thursford Collection

Thursford Green, Thursford, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0AS
Tel: 01328 878477    Fax: 01328 878415
Web: www.thursford.com

An Aladdin's Cave of majestic old road engines and mechanical organs of magical variety all gleaming with colour. Live musical shows featuring nine very different mechanical pipe organs and starring Robert Wolfe in the Wurlitzer Show. Old farm buildings, transformed into a small village with a touch of Charles Dickens' England house the Thursford shops, refreshment areas and ice-cream parlour.

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Dinosaur Adventure Park

Weston Park, Weston Longville, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5JW
Tel: 01603 870245       E-mail: info@dinosaurpark.co.uk
Web: www.dinosaurpark.co.uk

Enjoy the ultimate family adventure at the Dinosaur Adventure Park, voted Norfolk's top family attraction by the Good Britain Guide 2000. Discover life-size giants of the past on the Dinosaur Trail - run from the T-Rex, wander under the legs of the towering Brachiosaurus and tiptoe past the roaring Stegosaurus. Make friends with creatures great and small in the Secret Animal Garden, with new Goat Mountain, Wallaby Wood and Petting Barns. Then climb, slide, scramble and swing in the adventure play areas, including the 75ft action-packed Climb-a-saurus, Assault-o-saurus and Tiny Pterosaurus for the under 5s. Plus, Raptor Racers, Jurassic Putt Crazy Golf, Lost World Maze and Education Centre. Visit Dippy's Diner for hot and cold meals and snacks, bring a picnic or cook on our gas-fired barbecues. Souvenirs and gifts are available from the Dinostore. With so much to see and to, It's Time You Came 'n' Saurus!!!

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The Norfolk Shire Horse Centre

West Runton, Nr Cromer, Norfolk
Tel: 01263 837339    Fax: 01263 837132
E-mail: bakewell@norfolkshirehorse.fsnet.co.uk
Web: www.norfolk-shirehorse-centre.co.uk

The Centre has a collection of different breeds of draft horses, old horse-drawn machinery wagons and carts. Visitors of all ages can delight in seeing the old implements being demonstrated. There is a daily show programme when the centre is open between 10am - 5pm April to October. Closed Saturday except Bank Holidays. Free car and coach park. Discount voucher available on website.

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