What's on inNewtown


Welcome to Newtown

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Newtown - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Newtown to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Newtown

Tourist Attractions


New Pleasurewood Hills

Over 40 rides for all the family at New Pleasurewood Hills park, which is set in fifty acres of parkland. Rides include Fireball, Waltzer, Pirate Ship, Log FLume, Magic Mouse, FormulaK Raceway, CannonBall Express, Tidal Wave Water Coaster and Thunderstruck.Also available are shows, including a Sea Lion…

Tolhouse Museum

Visit one of the oldest prisons in the country and explore Great Yarmouth&8217;s story of crime and punishment. The new displays chart the changing use of the building over time and explore the history of Crime and Punishment from the medieval period up to the present day.Discover…

Caister Roman Site

Caister Roman site is the remains of a Roman fort, including part of a defensive wall, a gateway and buildings along a main street. .…

Elizabethan House Museum

In this splendid quayside house visitors can experience the lives of families who lived here from Tudor to Victorian times. Of particular interest is the Conspiracy Room, where the trial and execution of King Charles I were allegedly plotted. There are Tudor costumes to try on, and discoveries…

Lowestoft Maritime Museum

The museum is overlooked by the lighthouse, built in 1874, but standing on the site of the very first lighthouse to be built by Trinity House in 1609. The main emphasis is on the fishing fleet, from the days of sail, through the later generation of steam herring…

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

The Hall was built in 1736 by Joshua Smith Esquire. It is probable that Thomas Ivory, who designed the Norwich Assembly Rooms, was the architect of the Hall and the Summer House. The grounds were laid out in the style of William III. In 1876…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Newtown? See our list of attractions in Newtown, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.