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East Anglia is a great destination at any time of year offering vibrant cities, historic market towns, beautiful countryside and a stunning coastline – you will be spoilt for choice during your stay! Please visit Park Reception for more information, we are always on hand to help with some local knowledge and advice!

Our Events

Friday Night Hot Dogs

17:30-21:00 Friday 18th August

Friday night is Hot Dog Night! Dogzillas Streetfood will be onsite serving delicious gourmet hot dogs from New York inspired Chilli Dogs to the traditional German Currywurst – there’s something for everyone!

Motorbike Fun

17:00-23:00 Saturday 19th August

The legendary Honda Goldwing motorbikes and their owners will be returning for their annual visit to the Park. Grab your chance to see these magnificent bikes up close as they line-up to show off their custom paintwork and decorated lights. Then join the Norfolk Goldwings for an evening of live music at Applewood Hall.

Friday Night Burritos

17:30-21:00 Friday 25th August

To get the August bank holiday off to a cracking start we’re planning a visit from another pop-up foodstall. This time it’s Mexican. Arriba! The guys from Chihuahuas will be serving a range of delicious burritos, tacos and nachos all from their beautiful vintage campervan.

Massage & Beauty Treatments

09:00-13:00 Saturday 26th August

We are excited to welcome Rose Haynes of Kismet Massage Therapy to the campsite for a morning of relaxing treatments, from massages and facials to manicures and pedicure, in one of our cosy Glamping Pods. To book your appointment, call Rose on 07728 757617 or email

Members’ BBQ

18:30-23:00 Friday 8th September

A great opportunity to catch up with your fellow members and enjoy the last of summer, come and join us for a BBQ! We’re also offering a discounted rate of just £12.00 per night/ per pitch with EHU for this special weekend*.  To book, please contact Kiera Goymour on 01953 715319. If you’re interested in Park Membership and would like to know more, please click here.

*Conditions apply

Local Events To Check Out

Sandringham Food Festival

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th August

Sandringham Park, Sandringham, PE35 6EH

Featuring a fantastic lineup of top celebrity chefs including Tom Kerridge, Galton Blackiston and Jean Christophe Novelli as well as huge food halls, live music, food from around the world and real ales from local breweries in the East Anglian area, you’re sure to go home well fed and watered!

Cromer Carnival

Saturday 12th – Friday 18th August

Promenade, Cromer NR27 9HE

With a week full of competitions, market stalls, displays and fairs all over the town from early in the morning till late at night this will definitely be worth checking out if you’re staying with us over this week! With far too many events to list, check out their website and see what might interest you!

Great Yarmouth Fireworks

Every Wednesday until 30th August

Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, NR30 3AH

Every Wednesday evening the skies over Great Yarmouth are illuminated by a fantastic summer firework display. The evening starts off with fun and music entertainment from 8pm at the Sea Life Centre Gardens followed by the fireworks which start at 10pm. A fabulous free weekly event not to be missed!

Photography Workshops at Banham Zoo

Sunday 10th September

Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norfolk, NR16 2HE

Led by experienced professional photographer James Neale, learn how to get the most from your camera and improve your wildlife photography with this 5hr workshop using Banham Zoo’s beautiful animals as your inspiration!

Things to See and Do

Banham Zoo

Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norfolk, NR16 2HE

Make your stay a little more exciting and spend the day at Banham Zoo, Norfolk’s award-winning family attraction. Discover 2,000 animals from around the world and enjoy lots of fun activities including daily animal feeding talks, a free Safari Roadtrain and one of the most exciting ‘Birds of Prey’ displays in the UK!

Banham Car Boot

6.00am to 1.00pm, every Sunday

Banham Zoo car park, Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norfolk, NR16 2HE

Banham Car Boot is well established and has been in operation since 1984, with up to 200 stalls each week including bric-a-brac, food, plants, antiques and clothing. Come and explore hundreds of stalls and grab a bargain!

Bressingham Steam & Gardens

Low Road, Bressingham, Norfolk, IP22 2AA

With nearly 20 acres, four linking gardens and 8,000 species, Bressingham Gardens are renowned worldwide for their horticultural excellence. Why not take a trip on one of the four railways, the collection of working locomotives will take you round the magnificent gardens and woodland.

River Wensum

Pull’s Ferry, 29 Ferry Lane, Norwich NR1 4DZ

A hand-in-hand walk along the River Wensum is one of the most romantic ways to spend your day in Norwich. Take in some history including the Cathedral, Pull’s Ferry and Lollard’s Pit before reaching Elm Hill quay, where you can hop in a boat for a picturesque river cruise through the city.

Dinosaur Adventure

Weston Park, Lenwade, Norfolk, NR9 5JW

Explore this amazing world of dinosaurs! Discover DINOMITE, a prehistoric paradise of climbing nets, bridges and ball pools and new for 2016, get wet and wild at Dippy’s Splash Zone, a water play park filled with jets, fountains and slides – all just a 40mins drive from Applewood Countryside Park.

High Lodge Thetford Forest

High Lodge, Thetford Forest, IP27 0AF

Discover a forest adventure at High Lodge Thetford Forest where you can walk, cycle, play, picnic, barbecue or simply relax. Unwind with beautiful forest trails or try the excitement of bike trails, Go Ape and adventure play.

Knettishall Heath Country Park

Knettishall Heath, Thetford, Suffolk, IP22 2TQ

Knettishall Heath Country Park offers acres of heathland and woodland for you to explore. Perfect for picnics and some lovely, well signed walking trails along the Little Ouse River. It’s also the start point for Peddars Way.

St Georges Distillery

Harling Road, Roudham, East Harling, Norfolk, NR16 2QW

St Georges Distillery, home of The English Whisky Co. is the first distillery in England in over 100 years and part of Norfolk’s heritage. Do a tour to see the gleaming copper stills or just browse the shop where you can also find over 200 different whiskies for sale and a wonderful selections of gift ideas.

Local Pubs

The Banham Barrel

The Appleyard, Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norfolk, NR16 2HE

A family run pub, The Banham Barrel has won several CAMRA awards and is the premier place to see local groups and hear some great music whilst enjoying some great real ales and local ciders. It is also open during the day for good quality, homemade food.

The Garden House

Overcross, Banham, Norfolk, NR16 2BY

Serving real ales, craft lagers, traditional ciders and 100’s of imported spirits, The Garden House is home to a pool table and a traditional jukebox. It’s American food menu offers gigantic portions and is all smoked in-house.

The Inn on the Green

Chapel Street, New Buckenham, Norfolk, NR16 2BB

Nestled in the centre of picturesque New Buckenham village, The Inn on the Green offers the real pub experience where people can wander in with walking boots and dogs to enjoy good company, fine ales and a cosy table by the roaring log fire. The food menu is definitely worth a look too!

Ox and Plough

The Green, Old Buckenham, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 1RN

Famed for hosting Two Wheel Tuesdays, a weekly meet that has grown into the second biggest bike venue in Norfolk, attracting many bikers from across the county to the village’s pub and large open common, perfect for alfresco beers in the sunshine!