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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

Street Food Pop-up Weekend #4

17:00-21:00 Friday 14th & Saturday 15th August

This weekend sees juicy American-style Burgers and Hot Dogs from The Hunger BUSter on Friday night. And South African Street Food including Buffalo Burgers, Boerewors and Bunnychow from The Durban Grill on Saturday night.

Street Food Pop Up Weekend #5

17:00-21:00 Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd August

This weekend we say hello to The Street Food Box serving loaded hot dogs and fries, The Hen House Kitchen serving fried chicken burgers and Yoo Hoo Donuts doing hot fresh donuts, churros and shmoo milkshakes on Friday night. With handmade sourdough pizza from The Wood Fired Food Co. and oriental inspired BBQ from Sticks, plus fancy coffee, cakes and cookies from Dean’s Beans on Saturday.

Street Food Pop-up Weekend #6

17:00-21:00 Friday 28th, Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th August

It’s a Bank Holiday Bonanza! This weekend sees The Street Food Box serving Loaded Hot Dogs and Fries with Oriental Inspired BBQ from Sticks on Friday night. American-style Burgers and Hot Dogs from The Hunger BUSter on Saturday. And to round off the weekend and back by popular demand, Tasty Thailand will be returning on Sunday night.

Local Events To Check Out

Great Yarmouth Fireworks

Every Wednesday between 22nd July – 2nd September

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!

Cromer Carnival

Saturday 15th – Friday 21st 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!

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!

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.

ROARR! 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 welcomes children, dogs and drinkers! With live music most weekends, home cooked specials served every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and a large selection of beers, ciders and speciality gins, it’s the perfect place to while away an evening.

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 Stag Bar & Restaurant

Breckland Lodge, London Road, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 1AY

Having built an enviable reputation over the years for quality and value, The Stag offers a varied menu to suit all tastes. From excellent breakfasts, to a traditional carvery (which we consider to be the best in the area) or something more exotic, you won’t be disappointed!

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!

The Kitchen at St George’s Distillery

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

Set in the grounds of St George’s Distillery, home to The English Whisky Co., enjoy all-day breakfast, brunch, lunch or simply coffee and cake. In addition to the restaurant, they also have outside seating on the terrace to enjoy those warm summer days.