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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

Gressenhall, Dereham NR20 4DR, England
+44 1362 860563
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Great place

We found this place through a brochure never heard of it before and been to Norfolk holt for years... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alistair147
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A lot to see but no cheap!

You don't mind paying a lot of money when there is slot to see and that is the case here there are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
taverhamrovers
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taverham
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Enjoy a fascinating journey through the story of rural Norfolk with a thrilling woodland playground, historic workhouse and traditional working farm.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“working farm” (22 reviews)
“all ages” (32 reviews)
“museum pass” (10 reviews)
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Gressenhall, Dereham NR20 4DR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place through a brochure never heard of it before and been to Norfolk holt for years. This was a great find loads of things to do and see. The outdoor play area for kids is great and my 8 year old loved...More

Thank Alistair147
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You don't mind paying a lot of money when there is slot to see and that is the case here there are loads of rooms to walk in and the history of this place comes to life...great play area and small farm

Thank taverhamrovers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited because doing our family tree we wanted to see what some of our ancestors had to go through. We were expecting the museum to be a replica of the workhouses that were in use many years ago but found this...More

Thank Barry P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This Workhouse tells the history of the buildings, their use and changes over time. It also puts it into context and relevance to surrounding areas. It does this in an interesting and up to date manner. The little cafe was worth a visit. Due to...More

Thank DocMarian
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Visited here on a Friday afternoon, we were virtually on our own which was great for us but more people should visit this lovely place. It is a big site and the track down to the farm is quite steep, my partner has a mobility...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Only had a 2 hours to walk round as just passing. Well laid out with plenty to look at. Interesting exibits from the school to the old cottages and life in the workhouse. Entrance fee about right for this large museum but did think food...More

Thank Shaun A
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I love this place, as do my 7 and 10 year old children. It's recently had lots of updated displays in the workhouse which are informative and also enjoyable / interactive for kids. The farm is lovely, especially the beautiful Suffolk punches. In the summer...More

Thank 2014Bucks
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you so much for the fantastic review and we are so glad to hear you enjoy your visits to Gressenhall. We hope to see you again very soon. Many thanks, Miriam

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Went with grandaughter who loved the farm piglets and lambs especially. Enjoyed,inside seeing how people used to live especially the school and home. Didn't think much of the tin bath. Had a ok meal in their cafe. But you can take a picnic.

Thank carolhanton
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

We are glad to hear your whole family enjoyed your visit to Gressenhall! We hope you come back again soon! Many thanks, Miriam

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We went yesterday and found this such a brilliant and thoughtful day out even with a toddler who was fascinated by the projections of actor talking. Yesterday was not too busy so plenty of room to see everything and there is tons to see. The...More

Thank Natalie L
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit (and the adventure playground!) We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Many thanks, Miriam

Reviewed 29 April 2017

On holiday in Norfolk saw the sign so decided to visit. Well what an amazing experience. The displays are fantastic. They put it all into perspective. Then to visit the farm. The machinery is well set out. I found the experience overwhelming. Thank you

Thank Judy N
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We hope next time you are in Norfolk, you will visit again. Many thanks, Miriam

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Julie M
Are dogs allowed on leads
27 July 2016|
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Response from Gressenhall | Property representative |
Only Assistance Dogs are allowed on site.
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Julie M
Are dogs allowed on leads
27 July 2016|
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Response from Gressenhall | Property representative |
Hi Julie, So sorry for the delay answering your question. Unfortunately we do not allow any dogs on site, except for guide dogs. All the best, Ellie
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K2KAREN2014
How much do you charge per/night for parking?
5 January 2015|
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Response from Gressenhall | Property representative |
Hello, Thankyou for your question and Jo thankyou for your answer, you are right. We currently have free parking for visitors and no overnight parking. Many thanks, Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse
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