18 BEST Places To Stay With Babies And Toddlers In Norfolk
With gorgeous countryside, beautiful beaches and miles and miles of unspoilt coastline, Norfolk is a great place for a holiday with a baby or toddler. Read on to discover the best places to stay with babies and toddlers in Norfolk including baby and toddler friendly holiday parks, cottages and hotels. If you click on a link in this piece, we may earn affiliate revenue.
#1. Home Farm Cottages
Home Farm Cottages is a collection of 20 baby and toddler friendly holiday cottages in North Norfolk, which are just a short walk from the beach. There are loads of things for babies and toddlers including an indoor swimming pool, outdoor play area, and a brand new indoor soft play just for pre-schoolers! The seaside resort of Cromer is just a 20 minute drive away, and the village of Weybourne with its village shop with tea room and family friendly pub is a 5 minute stroll away.
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#2. Norfolk Woods Holiday Park
Norfolk Woods is a new holiday resort with luxurious lodges (some with hot tubs!) in Norfolk. There is an indoor swimming pool with a splash area for toddlers, as well as a sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. Parents can escape to the Norfolk Woods Spa for some well-deserved pampering. There is also a family friendly Bistro onsite (which sells Costa coffee!) and a gym too. The Go Juniors activity programme offers activities for children aged 3 – 7. The Queen’s Sandringham estate is just a 20-minute drive away, and the Sea Life Centre at Hunstanton is also close by.
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#3. Hemsby Beach Holiday Park
Hemsby Beach Holiday Park is set just 350 yards from Hemsby’s famously lovely beach. There are brand new luxury lodges with hot tubs, a state of the art Show Bar and an indoor heated swimming pool and play area. There is also a packed activity schedule with the Go Juniors range of activities for children aged 3 – 7. Great Yarmouth is nearby with its sandy beaches, shops and Pleasure Beach and historic Norwich is also within easy reach.
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#4. Waveney River Centre
Waveney River Centre is a peaceful holiday park on the Norfolk Broads with its own private marina. There’s a fantastic range of luxury lodges (some with their own hot tub) and an indoor swimming pool, play area and nature trail. The Waveney Inn serves local food (well behaved dogs welcome). Families can also catch the ferry to the Carlton Marshes nature reserve or hire a day cruiser!
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#5. Hopton Holiday Village
Hopton Holiday Village is perfect for a holiday with babies and toddlers in Norfolk. It is ideally located in the seaside resort of Great Yarmouth just a short walk away from the beach. Great Yarmouth boasts 15 miles of beach including the Pleasure Beach theme park, circus and plenty amusement arcades to keep you all entertained! There is loads to do for babies and toddlers onsite at Hopton Holiday Village including the amazing heated indoor and outdoor swimming complex, Splashzone and indoor soft play area. Toddlers will love taking part in fab Tot Activities such as exploring the Nature Trail or taking part in a Pirate Treasure Hunt or RNLI Water Safety sessions.
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#6. The Wild Duck Holiday Park, Norfolk
The Wild Duck Holiday Park is a beautiful woodland holiday park just a short drive from the Norfolk Broads and Great Yarmouth. Little ones will love the indoor and outdoor swimming pools, outdoor playground and exploring the forest trails which surround the park. There are Learn To Ride bike sessions for children aged 2+ and supervised activities for children aged 3+. Families can choose to stay in a variety of caravans which suit all budgets. The beach is just 3 miles away.
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#7. Thorpe Forest Lodges, Norfolk
Thorpe Forest Lodges are set on the banks of the River Thet in a lush setting close to Thetford Forest. There are variety of luxurious lodges at Thorpe Forest, (including a treehouse!) and some of them also have hot tubs. Toddlers will love the Mini Forest Ranger activities where you can go on a mini beast hunt, learn about plants and trees, make forest crafts and at the end take home a Mini Forest Ranger badge and certificate. Thorpe Forest is within easy reach of Norfolk’s beautiful beaches and also Banham Zoo.
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#8. The Malthouse, Norfolk
This beautiful 4 bedroom cottage in Norfolk has just undergone a luxurious no expense spared interior makeover and is gorgeous! The best bit about it is the playroom with a dolls house, play house, play kitchen, mini piano, toys and its very own fairy door!! There is an open plan living area with a wood burning stove, a garden, separate snug and 4 bedrooms upstairs. Outside is an enclosed landscaped garden with a hot tub and bbq! The nearest beach at Snettisham is only 2 miles away and Heacham and Hunstanton beaches are close by too.
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#9. The Wild Duck Cottage
The Wild Duck is a quirky 3 bedroom converted boat dating back to the 1870’s and is just 200m from the beach! The perfect place for families looking for a quirky place to stay with a toddler! The boat nestles behind the dunes overlooking Snettisham RSPB reserve on one side and The Wash and beach on the other. The boat has 3 bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen and outdoor seating area.
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#10. Ladybird Cottage
Ladybird Cottage is a gorgeous 2 bedroom toddler friendly cottage just 5 minutes’ walk from Hunstanton beach, Sea Life Centre and the fairground! There is also an enclosed south facing garden which is ideal for little ones wanting to let off steam at the end of a busy day!
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#11. Farm Cottage, Cromer
Farm Cottage Cromer is a delightful 2-bedroom baby and toddler friendly cottage a short drive from Cromer in Norfolk. Toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool, garden and play area for little ones.
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#12. Stone’s Throw Cottage
Stone’s Throw Cottage is a short walk from a beautiful Blue Flag sandy beach in the gorgeous coastal village of Bacton. It is a detached bungalow with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, and an enclosed courtyard garden with tables and chairs. A travel cot, high chair, safety gates, baby / toddler bath, toddler step, baby monitor, children’s cutlery is available to borrow as well as toys such as Duplo, Happy Land and a Brio train set. The seaside resorts of Cromer and Sheringham are just 12 miles away, as is Wroxham, the ‘Capital of the Broads’. Don’t miss a day out at BeWILDerwood adventure park – an amazing day out for babies and toddlers!
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#13. White House Farm Cottages
White House Farm Holiday Cottages are a cluster of 3 baby and toddler friendly cottages just 2 miles from the seaside village of Mundesley in Norfolk. They are located in the owner’s grounds and they all have private patios and enclosed fenced gardens. All the cottages have central heating, electricity, bedding and towels included. Travel cots and highchairs are available. The cottages are less than 15 miles from the Norfolk Broads in stunning countryside and beaches at Holkham and Wells-next-the-Sea are also close by.
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#14. The Cattle Sheds
The Cattle Sheds is a 3-bedroom barn conversion in an area of outstanding natural beauty in North Norfolk. Set back from the road, it offers complete privacy and its own courtyard and garden. The cottage is light, and airy with an open plan living area, well equipped kitchen, dining area and sunroom. The Cattle Shed is 1 mile away from Mundesley with its Blue Flag beach, 15 mins from Cromer and 26 mins from Sheringham.
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#15. Lighthouse Cottage
Fancy something a bit different?! How about a cottage located in a former lighthouse keeper’s cottage? Lighthouse Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and amazing views over the sea! The cellar has been converted to a den for children with TV, DVD player and table football. The lighthouse is open to the public on some Sundays in high season where you can climb to the top. Wroxham is 12 miles away, Norwich is 20 miles away and there are shops, pubs and restaurants within ½ mile.
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#16. Dairy Farm Cottage
Dairy Farm Cottage is a beautiful south facing cottage which is ideal for families looking for a cottage for babies and toddlers in Norfolk. There are 3 bedrooms and the cottage is less than 2 miles from the beach. Outside there is an enclosed garden with patio and furniture – perfect for al fresco dining! Plenty of baby and toddler equipment is provided.
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