Set in the beautiful Broxbourne Woods, it’s the UK’s only zoo with tigers, white lions, African leopards, jaguars and snow leopards.
The family-run park boasts 30 different exotic animal experiences, including Feeding The Big Cats and Tickling A Tapir.
It also offers Safari Adventure Golf, The National Speedway Museum, the Woodland Railway and three adventure playgrounds. See pwpark.com.
If you book your East Anglian Holiday from £9.50 for May, be sure to make it the week of the Maldon Mud Race.
The Essex spectacle on May 12 sees participants race across 400m of muddy river. See maldonmudrace.com.
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Great for kids
Bewilderwood is a wild and imaginative adventure park set in 18 acres of woodland close to the Norfolk Broads.
New for 2019, the Towering Treetop Tangles is a 30ft-tall wooden play structure, mixing high-level walkways, platforms in the tree canopy and challenging play gear for ages seven and up. Go to bewilderwood.co.uk for info.
Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure in Lenwade, Norwich is an 85-acre park for family fun on a Jurassic scale.
It boasts animatronic dinosaurs in natural settings, Dippy’s Splash Zone, Predator High Ropes, Secret Animal Garden and Dinomite — Norfolk’s largest indoor play area. Don’t miss the new Explorers steampunk restaurant. Head over to roarrdinosauradventure.co.uk for details.
Download and take a Tudor-themed self-guided walk around Norwich including Elm Hill, Strangers’ Hall, The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, Norwich Castle, The Guildhall and Norwich Cathedral, finishing at Mousehold Heath . . . the place where Robert Kett and his commoner army of 16,000 set up camp in 1549 ahead of their rebellion. Find out more at visitnorwich.co.uk.
Showcasing why East Anglia is the birdwatching capital of Britain, the Norfolk Bird & Wildlife Fair at Pensthrope Natural Park will feature guest speakers, demonstrations, walks and talks, and book signings on May 18 to 19. See pensthorpe.com.
Celebrating its 220th anniversary in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, this year is the Greene King Brewery.
Guided tours of the Westgate Brewery, with a tasting session, can be booked at greeneking.co.uk.
After a multi-million pound redevelopment, the Suffolk seaside town of Felixstowe has Britain’s newest pier.
Have lunch above the waves at the Boardwalk Cafe Bar or head to Fish Dish for some of East Anglia’s best fish and chips washed down with a pint of Adnams Southwold ale.
See felixstowe-pier.co.uk and myfishdish.co.uk.
Re-opening in June after a £4million refurb. Sutton Hoo — the Anglo-Saxon royal burial ground — will have new exhibitions and much more at the Suffolk site.
A new walking route will take you in the footsteps of the Anglo-Saxons who dragged a ship to the top of a hill to bury their king, complete with gold, treasures and the famous Sutton Hoo helmet.
And discover the best of aviation at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford in Cambridgeshire.
Climb aboard Concorde, the fastest commercial airliner ever built, experience the lethal beauty and sound of the Spitfire and explore the renovated American Air Museum. See iwm.org.uk.
Check out Haven Seashore, where a new indoor water park opens in April. Park Holidays UK’s Broadland Sands and Carlton Meres have new indoor pools.
Alternatively, Park Holidays UK Steeple Bay is close to Paradise Wildlife Park and the Maldon Mud Race.
Our hol from £9.50
The couple from Shepperton, Surrey, and daughter Lily, three, had a funtastic time at Haven Caister-on-Sea – even meeting Lily’s favourite cuddly character, Anxious The Elephant.
Tony, 44, a labourer said: “Sun Hols are unbeatable value for money. There are so many incredible parks to choose from. The standard is superb with excellent accommodation and fantastic staff who make sure everyone has a holiday to remember.”
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Fancy heading abroad instead?
SPREAD your wings and head further afield with our Hols from £9.50 this year.
With hundreds of parks available across Europe, hop on a ferry to France, take the Eurotunnel or fly low-cost.
Brittany is a Brit favourite and promises plenty of fun for all the family with parks in some stunning coastal locations where sandy beaches and picturesque fishing villages promise a relaxing break.
There are parks near Disneyland Paris that will cut the cost of a trip to see Mickey Mouse and pals.
Or head to the Vendee region on France’s western coast and check out the incredible Puy du Fou park, with its astonishing historical renactments featuring thousands of performers. Other resorts will let you enjoy the region’s wide-open Atlantic beaches, which are ideal for surfers.
If hiking and biking are more your thing, scale the heights with parks in the French, Swiss and Austrian Alps.
They make the perfect base for outdoor adventuring. For warmer weather, even in spring, take a break to the beaches of the Costa Brava in Spain. There are a host of parks just minutes from glorious beaches.
Or try the Costa Dorada and treat the kids to a trip to the Port Aventura theme park.
If the Italian Lakes are on your wish list, you can enjoy the region’s stunning scenery with a selection of parks nearby.
Or take in the culture of Venice, with yet more great parks along the Venetian coast.
Romantics will adore the Tuscan countryside, which is at its most stunning in spring, when the sunshine is warm, and autumn, for the harvest. Tour the vineyards and pick out a vintage or two.
For more sunshine and dreamy Adriatic beaches, there are three great parks in Croatia where you can expect top facilities for less.
Closer to home, explore the dramatic Dutch coastline and spend a day in Amsterdam, setting up base in one of our holiday parks in Holland.
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