ROARR! Dinosaur Park:
Travel From Colchester

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

Immerse yourself in a ROARR-some prehistoric paradise, stretching across 85 vast acres, where a magnificent collection of 25 dinosaur-themed attractions awaits your exploration. This awe-inspiring playground is far from ordinary – it’s a spectacular journey through time!

Embark on a quest to hunt down your favourite dinosaurs, and revel in the variety of play areas, eateries, and the Secret Animal Garden. Keep cool in our splashpad, conquer the high ropes course, or find yourself in our maze. For those seeking adventure, become a palaeontologist for a day and unearth dinosaur bones!

Just follow the link to discover the wonders that lie ahead and brace yourself for an unforgettable ROARR-some expedition

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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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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 Colchester

Whether you’re coming by car, bike, or by tyrannosaurus rex, finding us couldn’t be easier!


Driving from Colchester to Lenwade via the A140 will take about 2 hours.

Driving from Colchester to Lenwade via the A14 will take just under 2 and a half hours.

Driving from Colchester to Lenwade via the A134 will take just over 2 hours.

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

Public Transport:

Leave Colchester via GreaterAnglia to reach Norwich Train Station – and then catch a taxi to Lenwade or hop on the X29 bus at Tombland to Fakenham.

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 volume and speed of traffic, lack of footpath and the distance. Please consider alternative arrangements, such as driving, taxi or bicycle.

View directions on Google Maps



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.