ROARR! Dinosaur Park:
Travel From Chelmsford

ROARR! in Lenwade, Norfolk is the UK’s largest Dinosaur themed adventure Park.

Prepare to experience ROARR! Journey through a sprawling 85-acre prehistoric wonderland, boasting an incredible assortment of over 25 dinosaur-themed attractions. Get ready to be captivated by play areas, delightful eateries, and the wonderful Secret Animal Garden.

See if you can find our resident dinosaur mascot Dippy, face your fears with our high ropes, or unleash your inner palaeontologist by uncovering dinosaur bones.

Come rain or shine, there’s an abundance of digs to explore, dinosaurs to discover, and thrilling escapades around every bend. Fearless explorers are always well-equipped, so follow the link to uncover the wonders that await you and get ready for your next ROARR-some expedition! It’s time to embrace the excitement and create everlasting memories!

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Valley of the Dinosaurs

Step back in time with Valley of the Dinosaurs.

Valley of the Dinosaurs is home to 11 ROARR-some animatronic dinosaurs for all adventurers to meet. Visitors will be greeted by a statue of the Park’s legendary Norfolk-born explorer Cornelius Weston-Smythe, the sanctuary owner for rescued dinosaurs.

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Dippy’s Theatre

Step inside! Dippy’s Theatre is the perfect place for you and your family to put your feet up, warm up indoors and be entertained.

Grab refreshments from the lobby and then come and watch our action-packed movie, get to know our characters Dippy, Paris, Raz and Terry who love to meet new people, or see one of our interactive live shows!

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  • Chelmsford
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Dinomite Indoor Play

Enjoy our ROARR-some indoor play area!

Burn off some energy climbing and exploring Dinomite Indoor Play, compromising of huge slides, ball pits, twisty tunnels, exciting obstacles and rope bridges, children can enjoy an epic adventure indoors, while you sit back and enjoy a coffee and refreshments from our Dinomite Café.

How to Get Here from Chelmsford

Whether you’re coming by car, bike, or hitching a ride on the back of a giganotosaurus, finding us couldn’t be easier!


Driving from Chelmsford to Lenwade via the A12 and A140 will take just over 2 hours.

Driving from Chelmsford to Lenwade via the A11 will take 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Our Sat-Nav address is: ROARR!, Lenwade, Norwich NR9 5JE

Public Transport:

Leave Chelmsford via Greater Anglia services towards Norwich. Then catch the First X29 Yellow Line Service towards Fakenham or hop in a taxi. This journey can take up to 3 hours and 30 minutes.

For guests arriving at our Park, please be aware that pedestrian use of the B1535, between the bus stop on Fakenham Road and the Park entrance is not recommended, due to the lack of footpath, the volume of traffic and the distance. We do recommend the use of alternative transport methods, e.g. car, taxi and bicycle for you to start your adventure at ROARR!

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We’ve launched our ROARR-some app to help make sure you get the most out of every minute of your visit.



Make no bones about it, at ROARR! you’re in for a mammoth adventure. Why not check out our park map.


ROARR! AnnuAl Pass

The 2023 ROARR! Annual Pass offers all holders unlimited entry to ROARR! plus much more.

Places to Stay Near ROARR!

Thinking of adding an overnight stay in Norfolk to your intrepid adventure?

Here are some of our ROARR-some recommendations to make your visit even more memorable.

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Holiday Inn Norwich North

Cromer Road, NR6 6JA

Holiday Inn Norwich North is located next to Norwich International Airport and a short drive from the train station.

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Premier Inn Norwich Airport

Delft Way, Norwich Airport, NR6 6BB

Premier Inn Norwich Airport is located a short drive from Lenwade, providing an easy-access to ROARR! as well as other areas in Norfolk.

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The Maids Head Hotel

Tombland, NR3 1LB

The Maids Head Hotel is perfectly located within the city centre on a direct bus route to and from ROARR at Lenwade.


Browse our online dinosaur store – full to the brim with dinosaur toys, plushies, picture books, as well as clothing suitable for all ages!

We also stock a range of ROARR! themed goodies that are also available in our gift shop such as cups, backpacks, lunchboxes, umbrellas and even stationery. There is something for everyone!


Discover the Adventure

Make no bones about it, at ROARR! you’re in for a mammoth adventure. Whether you’re swinging on the high ropes, unearthing treasures in the dino dig, assailing the assault course, escaping mind-boggling mazes, or soaking up the fun in the splash zone, it’s an out-of-this-world adventure for intrepid explorers, dino-hunters, and adventure-seekers of all sizes.