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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

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Gressenhall, Dereham NR20 4DR, England
+44 1362 860563
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Show the grandchildren how lucky they are ......to have been born in the 21st century

Nicely set up in old buildings , the shop , the classroom etc etc and then a visit to the farm . A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jaagaume
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A friend and I met at the cafe for breakfast as we were starting a ten mile walk from the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
annie p
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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“all ages” (38 reviews)
“tractor ride” (18 reviews)
“play area” (24 reviews)
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Gressenhall, Dereham NR20 4DR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely set up in old buildings , the shop , the classroom etc etc and then a visit to the farm . A pleasant afternoon with indoor and outdoor activities. Careful when crossing the road.

Thank jaagaume
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A friend and I met at the cafe for breakfast as we were starting a ten mile walk from the workhouse, entry to the cafe is free and it opens at ten. We were greeted with 3 ladies in black sitting at a table and...More

1  Thank annie p
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The Workhouse after dark event was brilliant. I've never been to the museum before but I'll definitely return. Engaging exhibits with easily understandable information. Just brilliant.

Thank Jane K
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thankyou for your lovely review Jane! It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your first visit to Gressenhall. See you again in 2018!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We decided to have a trip to the Apple Day, This is a very special day that shows off the old varieties of apples and pears.. This event has grown quite considerably, it now has a craft fair, traditional crafts like basket weavers and foods...More

Thank Tina H
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thankyou for your lovely review Tina! It's great to hear how much you enjoyed this years Apple Day and everything that Gressenhall has to offer. Hope you can visit us again in 2018.

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this place from a member of staff at Holkham Hall, and it was a brilliant place to visit! Our three young children (3,2,2) had a fab time and everything was thought out so well. We visited nearly everything, but really needed a...More

Thank c4ra01
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thankyou very much for your lovely review! It's great to hear that you and your children enjoyed your visit and made the most of everything Gressenhall has to offer. Looking forward to seeing you again in 2018!

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

As this is just 15minutes from home, and my wife had a busy work schedule, I took the opportunity to visit with my 6year old daughter and my 3year old granddaughter. On this occasion we decided on the farm and had a lovely walk down...More

Thank Tim H
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thankyou for your lovely review Tim. It's great to hear that you and your family enjoy visiting Gressenhall. Hope to see you again in 2018!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

There can be no better place to learn about the Workhouse system than at Gressinghall. The Gressinghall Workhouse tells the history of the system using creative and imaginative exhibits. It is difficult not to be moved by the individual stories but the Workhouse does not...More

1  Thank Robert V
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Robert, Thankyou for your high praise of our workhouse displays, it's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our displays about the workhouse at Gressenhall. These are new displays which opened last year after significant investment with money awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. We...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

what a lovely interesting place , spent a good few hours looking around and looking into the life of people who worked here. a look into the past. A museum not to be missed when visiting Norfolk

Thank kazzieevans
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thankyou for your review - it's great to hear how much your enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We went on an open day, there was lots going on, farm machinery, produce, animals, a tractor & trailer ride around the farm - all very interesting. The restaurant was good and we went into the workhouse museum. Overall a good day out, great for...More

Thank Chrissie M
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thankyou for your review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your visit and that you'll be coming back with your grandchildren. See you again soon!

Reviewed 28 September 2017

This was a really interesting place to visit. You learn all about life in the workhouse on one side and then the other side has the museum of Norfolk life. There are also a cottage and businesses of the time. And a farm to look...More

Thank Missa-Moomin
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Come back and see us again soon. Megan

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basildongirl
30 July 2017|
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Response from Alistair147 | Reviewed this property |
Can't advise on cafe but loads of places to eat your picnic
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Julie M
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
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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