- Museums and Art Galleries
- Children's Farms
Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
At Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse you can enjoy a fascinating journey through the story of rural Norfolk. With a thrilling woodland adventure playground, a historic workhouse, traditional farm, and many indoor displays, Gressenhall is the perfect setting for the perfect day out, whatever the weather!
When you visit the farm, you will see hens running loose in the farmyard, horses working in the fields, and there are piglets galore! And it's a real working farm where each season shows a different face of farm life.
Explore acres of fields and woodland around the farm, step into atmospheric shops and homes from the past, walk through a loving recreation of a vegetable patch and cottage garden, or pay a nostalgic visit to a 1950s parlour, there is so much to discover.
Browse the Collections Gallery and discover a treasure trove of delightful household objects, fascinating tools and mind boggling paraphernalia from times gone by. There is plenty to keep the kids amused too, such as collecting animal stamps on the farm trail and going river dipping for mini-beasts. The fantastic woodland playground is a world of treehouses, walkways and adventure.
There are acres and acres of idyllic countryside, with peaceful woodland to walk through and riversides to walk along. Take a cart ride across the fields, discover the country trails, enchanting gardens, and the historic orchard set in a timeless and unspoilt landscape.
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 4DR, England
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Closed for the remainder of 2016. Reopens 13th February 2017, 10:00 - 16:00
Adults: £11.50, Concessions: £11.00, Kids (4-18): £9.80, Family: from £29.00
There are accessible toilets in the cafe, workhouse building and on the farm. Baby changing facilities are available in the cafe and on both sides of the site.
Our friendly cafe serves delicious hot and cold snacks and meals. And if you've brought your own, you'll find several picnic areas. During school holidays and event days our local ice cream and sweet stall is open too.