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March 3, 2021
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Looking for things to do in Wells-next-the-Sea with your family? 

Don’t worry, the Platten’s Explorers have got you covered! With our fun treasure hunt and recommended activities, we know you’re going to love spending time in our harbour town.

The Explorer’s Treasure Hunt

Buy a kid’s meal at Platten’s Fish & Chips and collect your Explorer’s treasure hunt sheet. This will take you on a trail around Wells’ looking for photos with signs that spell out our name ‘Platten’s’. 

Once you’ve completed the sheet and found all the signs, collect your prize from Shop With A View. It’s a great activity that gets all the family involved!

Go crazy for crabbing

Have you ever tried crabbing before? It’s a really popular activity to do here in the morning in Wells’. To get started you’ll need crab buckets, drop nets, crab lines and bait – all of which you can buy from Shop With A View.

Sit on the quayside together, launch your bait and wait for the bite. If you buy your crab bucket from Shop With A View, you can also get a part refund if you return it in perfect condition! 

Let’s go to the beach

Wells is home to a number of beautiful, sandy beaches that make for the perfect location for a family day out. Soak up the sea air, build a sand castle or enjoy a paddle in the shallows on our beautiful beach here at Wells-next-the-Sea. 

Pack a kite or your binoculars and spend a day with the whole family – including your pooch – making memories together in the Norfolk sunshine.

Take a ride on the light railway

All aboard the ‘Norfolk Hero’ and ‘Norfolk Heroine’ for a journey on the longest 10 ¼” narrow gauge steam railway in the world. A great adventure for young and old, enjoy a 30 minute train ride from Wells-next-the-Sea to Walsingham. 

Ready to have fun?

However you choose to spend your time together as a family in Wells-next-the-Sea, we know you’re going to have plenty of fun!



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