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The Playbarn

Shotesham Road | Poringland, Norwich NR14 7LP, England
+44 1508 495526
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Fantastic find

This place is fantastic - it has so much to do both inside and outside. It may be more expensive... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Child's delight

After taking my grandson and great grandson to the playbarn they haven't stopped talking abut the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Ivan H
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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The playbarn is a fun packed farmyard based adventure centre especially designed for children under 7 years. Set in the countryside only 10 minutes from Norwich off the B1332 Bungay Road and is open throughout the year. Indoor activities include a Beach Barn, giant climbing frame, soft play area, ball pool and quiet areas. Outside we have a climbing den, tractor courtyard with ride on tractors, electric sand digger and tractors. From Easter to October we offer pony Rides and Tractor and Trailer rides on certain days. The children's farm is also open during this time where you can meet a range of friendly animals including ferrets, donkeys, goats, ponies, alpacas and pigs. Our Puzzle Paddock is home to our maze and secure picnic area. We also offer snacks and light lunches from our coffee bar.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pony rides” (11 reviews)
“ball pit” (5 reviews)
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Shotesham Road | Poringland, Norwich NR14 7LP, England
+44 1508 495526
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic - it has so much to do both inside and outside. It may be more expensive than your usual playbarn/soft play but when you get there you can see why. There are so many different areas and different things to do....More

Thank mercede5
Reviewed 6 September 2017

After taking my grandson and great grandson to the playbarn they haven't stopped talking abut the wonderful Time they had,there was so much for them to do,with all the toys and equipment available they didn't want to leave,it will certainly be getting another visit from...More

Thank Ivan H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place! It was so perfect for my 6yr old and 1yr old as we often find it hard to find places suitable for both ages. There was lots to do, loved the garden games and little houses, the pony rides and the...More

Thank linzterrett
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite day out in the area when it's just me and our two young children (nearly 2 and 3 months.) It's very manageable as its not spread out over a large area like some attractions, and great value to go regularly if...More

Thank Sue789_9
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I've been looking forward to visiting for a long time, so was bitterly disappointed when our experience of just trying to pay for admission was so poor that we decided not to enter at all. Upon arrival there was an admission booth that was not...More

Thank KWinst
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

What a great venue. It had lots to see and do, including many things that are geared for small children. Our 2 year old grand daughter loved all of it especially the farm, maze and indoor adventure areas. Good food at reasonable prices. Pleasant staff...More

Thank steveaa1
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Every time I go I am reminded by how great this place this is and particularly what good value it is. I went with a three year old and young baby and spent over three hours (could have stayed longer but the little one was...More

Thank clh333
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Had my sisters child with me and needed to amuse him for the day - this was perfect. With a petting zoo, maze, garden games, playground, tractors, pony rides and indoor play I couldn't have asked for much more. It was £7.50 for a child...More

Thank mrandmiss
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, friendly staff. Kids love it here with masses for them to do. Food is reasonable. Animals are always well kept although there are not many of them. Pony rides very popular! Soft play area is quite small but good fun. Just watch out...More

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Our grandchildren, aged 3 and 6 see the playbarn as the high point of their visits to Norwich, and we - the ancient grandparents - look forward to it as 'time off' when they are active, happy and safe without our having to constantly look...More

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Lynn K, Owner at The Playbarn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for your review, hope to see you again soon

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