Local Attractions / Things To Do

Visitors to Roundwood Dell are spoilt for choice when it comes to planning your stay.

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Central Location

Roundwood Dell’s central location gives easy access to Norfolk’s wide range of visitor attractions. It is just a short walk to the local bus stop that quickly takes you into the centre of Norwich.

Nature Lovers

The River Wensum

The River Wensum is one of the most important lowland chalk rivers in the UK. It is officially classified as a European Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Roundwood Dell overlooks the Wensum Valley and access to the river is just a short distance away

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Taverham Mill

Taverham Mill (1.5 miles), an 100 acre nature reserve run by Anglian Water, is within easy walking distance. It is ideal for anglers, walkers and nature lovers.

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Ringland Hills

Ringland Hills (1.5 miles), a semi natural oak birch woodland to explore on foot

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Pensthorpe Natural Park

Pensthorpe Natural Park (17 miles), a large nature reserve featured on BBC’s Springwatch, home to a large variety of different habitats and species as well as fantastic indoor and outdoor play facilities for children

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The Norfolk Broads National Park

The Norfolk Broads National Park. National Parks are designated for their unique landscape, wildlife and culture. Each park has its own special characteristics and the Broads is no exception. The Broads National Park is made up of over 60 open areas of water known as Broads and seven rivers, the Ant, Bure, Chet, Thurne, Waveney, Wensum and Yare. All areas of the Broads are easily accessible from our campsite

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Ringland Green

Ringland Green. Guests can launch their own canoes/paddleboards from the nearby Ringland Green less than a mile from the campsite. Or for those of you who don’t have your own boards why not hire them from Norwich Paddleboard Hire less than 6 miles away and launch further up the river.

Norwich Waterski and Wakeboarding Club

Norwich Waterski and Wakeboarding Club. Norwich Waterski and Wakeboarding Club is a local club that offers skiing and wakeboarding opportunities. Please speak to us during the booking process if this is something you would be interested in and we will try to arrange something for you.

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Local Attractions

Some of Norfolk’s top visitor attractions are within easy reach of Roundwood Dell.

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure (6 miles)

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Bure Valley Railway

Bure Valley Railway (13 miles) Catch a steam train from Aylsham station into Wroxham – Home of the Norfolk Broads

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Bewilderwood (15 miles)

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Pensthorpe Nature Park

Pensthorpe Nature Park (18 miles)

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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse (17 miles)

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National Trust Felbrigg Hall Gardens and Estate

National Trust Felbrigg Hall Gardens and Estate (22 miles)

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Fakenham Races

Fakenham Races (20 miles)

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National Trust Sheringham Park

National Trust Sheringham Park (21 miles)

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Thursford Collection

Thursford Collection (22 miles)

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Cromer Lifeboat Museum

Cromer Lifeboat Museum (23 miles)

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Marriott’s Way Cycle Path

Marriott’s Way Cycle Path – a 26 mile footpath, bridleway and cycle route, which follows the routes of two disused railway lines, and runs between the historic market town of Aylsham and the medieval city of Norwich. It runs through Taverham and can be accessed via…

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Nationwide Paintball

Nationwide Paintball

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Wensum Valley Golf and Country Club

Wensum Valley Golf and Country Club – Our neighbouring golf course boasts two 18-hole courses and also a foot golf course – great for a family afternoon.

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Mid Norfolk Shooting Ground

Mid Norfolk Shooting Ground (shooting/clay shooting and archery) (2 miles)

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Congo Rapids Adventure Golf

Congo Rapids Adventure Golf (4 miles)

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High Altitude Trampoline Park

High Altitude Trampoline Park (5 miles)

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HiBall Indoor Climbing

HiBall Indoor Climbing (6 miles)

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Karttrack Cromer

Karttrack Cromer (22 miles)

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City of Norwich Aviation Museum

City of Norwich Aviation Museum (6 miles)

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Norwich Cathedral

Norwich Cathedral (7 miles)

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Norwich Castle

Norwich Castle (8 miles)

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National Trust Blickling Estate

National Trust Blickling Estate (13 miles)

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Walsingham (22 miles) – catholic national shrine and Basilica of Our Lady

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Sandringham Estate

Sandringham Estate (37 miles)

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Norwich City Centre

Norwich City Centre is an ideal location for shopping. With 2 shopping malls, Norwich Market and the Norwich Lanes, home to over 300 independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants as well as an independent cinema, 2 museums and several galleries; there is definitely something for everyone.

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If an escape from the city is something you are looking for there are plenty of other places to shop and explore.

Taverham Nursery and Country Shopping Centre

The nearby Taverham Nursery and Country Shopping Centre has 18 shops on site.

Or if you wish to go further afield why not spend the day in Holt. Its 18th century Georgian buildings make the town one of the most attractive in north Norfolk. The town is home to many art galleries, antique and book shops and places to eat located along the high street and tucked away in hidden, charming courtyards and alleyways.

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