Ludham, Great Yarmouth, NR29 5PG | Website
The How Hill Trust is the renowned educational charity offering residential and day courses for children and adults in the Norfolk Broads National Park.
Rainbows End Holiday Park is the perfect base for a peaceful and relaxing family holiday. The chalets are set in acres of beautiful grassland, providing the perfect spot for kite flying, a game of rounders or cricket, and of course picnics! A short walk takes you to the private access onto a gloriously sandy beach.
For those seeking to explore the area, a short drive away you will find the naturally beautiful Norfolk Broads, where you can hire a boat to discover hidden waterways, and maybe moor up at one of the riverside pubs to enjoy a spot of lunch. The lively little town of Wroxham is home to the famous Roys of Wroxham stores, along with cafes, pubs and restaurants.
The fascinating and fantastical Bewilderwood is a firm favourite with every member of the family, with their woodland adventure park, treehouses, zip wires, café and entertainment. The boat trip amongst the Crocklebogs, Twiggles and Boggles is an experience in itself!
The seaside towns of Great Yarmouth, Cromer and Sheringham, and the historic city of Norwich, with its two cathedrals, cobbled streets, magnificent castle and abundance of shops, restaurants and nightlife, are all easily accessible from Rainbows End.
Please note Rainbows End Holiday Park facilities are generally closed towards the end of October until the following March and are subject to park operation and discretion. 2cHolidays cannot be held liable for any disruption which is under park control.
Wi-Fi* is available for an additional charge
Horning Rd, Hoveton, Norwich, NR12 8JW | Website
Home to the book series, ‘A Boggle at BeWILDerwood’, this award-winning forest adventure encourages parents to play alongside their children. Just because you’re grown doesn’t mean you should miss out on the magic! With an excess of fun to be had, first acquaint yourself with Swampy and his friends – the adventurous dwellers of the forest, brought brilliantly to life.
The Pleasure Beach, South Beach Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3EH | Website
Situated at the South End of Great Yarmouth’s famous Golden Mile, Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach is a nine-acre, free entry amusement park where customers have the option to pay-per-ride through purchasing ride tokens or to purchase an all-day wristband which entitles the bearer to unlimited rides for the remainder of that day.
Yarmouth Stadium, Yarmouth Road, Caister, Gt Yarmouth. Norfolk. NR30 5TE | Website
Among the most popular events are Greyhound racing three times a week. Extra meetings for annual Derby Festival in September and in December.
From racing on 4 legs to 4 wheels, the stadium also hosts, in conjunction with Spedeworth International, Motor Racing. Throughout the year the stadium stages a variety of events ranging from Hot Rod racing to Banger racing.
Located in the quaint coastal village of Bacton, Rainbows End is the ideal holiday resort if you’re looking for a relaxing break by the sea. The chalet park offers fantastic accommodation and is in a superb location only a couple minutes’ walk away from the beautiful beach. It is the perfect holiday park for a seaside break as the shore is only stones-throw away, so you can enjoy strolling along the beach or building sandcastles to your hearts content! Whether you’re looking for somewhere to take the children during their half term holidays or a peaceful break away with your significant other, Rainbows End Park will suit everyone.
However it is still loved by many and a brilliant holiday resort. We have so many happy returning guests who adore the holiday park. This is mainly due to its stunning location by the shore and sited in the friendly village of Bacton. Norfolk is a sought-after holiday destination and is renowned for its gorgeous coastline, the north Norfolk coast is especially popular. Bacton is a coastal village in this well-loved seaside county and there is everything you need within the local community. The village itself has plenty of different eateries, which is great for holiday makers. Who wants the hassle of cooking dinner whilst being on holiday? You will be spoilt for choice with a Chinese restaurant and take away, the Poachers Pocket bar, fish ‘n’ chips shop and various local cafes. One of the most beloved cafes in Bacton is called Sugar and Spice, which is a fantastic family-friendly and dog friendly café serving delicious food. After a stroll along the shore, you can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee and homemade sweet treat.
Bacton itself is a great coastal village. What makes it even better is its location as there are various different seaside towns to explore and visit locally. Staycations at Rainbows End Park are excellent if you’re looking for a base to explore north Norfolk. All within a 20-mile radius, you can choose from attractive seaside towns such as Cromer, Sheringham and Wroxham. All of which boast gorgeous beaches, delicious ice cream parlours, amusement arcades and of course, fish and chip restaurants. For those with four-legged members of the family, all of these coastal areas welcome doggies to enjoy a game of fetch on the sands and even offer dog-friendly ice cream! No need to leave your furry companion behind, they can enjoy a seaside break too. Cromer, Sheringham and Wroxham are all traditional seaside resorts and equally loved by both tourists and locals.
Firstly, Cromer is famous for crabbing and annually hosts the family Cromer Crabbing Competition where the biggest catch of the day wins! Throughout the year, especially on those warm sunny days, the pier is packed with children & families casting their crabbing lines out and filling their buckets with the crabs they’ve caught. It is so much fun for both the children and adults! After an afternoon of crabbing, you can enjoy spending 2p pennies at the amusement arcades or fish and chips on the beach. Alternatively, Cromer Pier features a traditional theatre which hosts a range of brilliant shows that are great for family entertainment. Throughout the year, the amazing production team put together seasonal shows including a summer spectacular and winter wonderland performance too.
Secondly, Sheringham is a little further from Bacton and nearby Cromer also has so much to offer too. It is perhaps most famous for the North Norfolk Railway! You can be nostalgic and first-experience great British heritage as you board the amazing steam trains. The Georgian railway has been running since 1881 and to modern day now, it is treasured and loved by everyone who visits. At Sheringham you can take the ‘Poppy Line’ taking you to Holt with various stops along the way. With some planning in advance, you can book tickets for one of the dining trains to make your train ride experience that extra bit special. You can choose from delicious cream team, fish & chips or an evening meal as you ride the train. For the adults who enjoy a drink (or tow!), you can board the pudding & prosecco train or the gin train. Overall, visiting Norfolk Railway in Sheringham is a lovely experience as a family day out or a luxury experience with your significant other.
Thirdly, Wroxham or also known as ‘Roys of Wroxham’ is another attractive seaside town. The town has plenty of different shops to visit and browse, most famously it has 5 Roys shops which are different department stores selling a huge variety of goods and produce. Despite there being known high-street shops, there are also small independent shops selling lovely gifts and trinkets too. Not only is Wroxham known for its shops, the beautiful Norfolk Broads runs through the town, making it a popular destination for people to access the broads. During the spring and summer months, hiring a boat to cruise along the broads at your own leisure is extremely popular. With the glorious sunshine beaming down and picturesque views, it doesn’t get much more peaceful than exploring the broads! If boating isn’t for you, instead you can enjoy Wroxham Barns which has so much to offer for kids as well as grown-ups. Wroxham Barns features a junior farm & fun park, retail therapy with an abundance of shops/stalls, delicious eateries which include afternoon tea and art gallery studios. There is something for everyone to enjoy at Wroxham Barns.
Aside from visiting different seaside towns nearby Rainbows End Park, there are plenty of local attractions too. If you’re looking for a family day out, nature trail walk surrounded by wildlife or visit different buildings and architecture, there are places to explore these too! For Families looking for a day out, visiting Bewilderwood would be ideal and appropriate for children of all ages. It is a wonderful wildlife park set in a terrific forest which offers outdoor fun and adventures. There’s an abundance of wildlife to see as well as awesome outdoor play areas for children to let off some steam. For those looking for an afternoon stroll and to explore a nature trail woods, Bacton Woods is superb and close to the chalet park too. The woods are dog friendly too which is great for the dog lovers to take their pooches along. Finally, there are many other coastal villages local to Bacton and Happisburgh is only a 10-minute drive away. This seaside village is popular with many tourists as they look to explore the light house on the shore as well as the Happisburgh Owl sanctuary. The sanctuary is home to beautiful owls and many different species.
There is so much to do and explore whilst staying at Rainbows End. If you are looking for the ultimate relaxating break by the sea, then this is the park for you. In contrary, you can enjoy the best of both worlds by relaxing, as well as exploring everything the local area has to offer. For both families and couples, this holiday park is great for guests of all ages and not forgetting the furry guests too. Visit all our availability at Rainbows End Park online. With our easy and flexible booking process, you are bound to find your perfect holiday!