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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

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Gressenhall, Dereham NR20 4DR, England
+44 1362 860563
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Apple Day experience

We decided to have a trip to the Apple Day, This is a very special day that shows off the old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tina H
A brilliant afternoon even on a rainy day

We were recommended this place from a member of staff at Holkham Hall, and it was a brilliant place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
c4ra01
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Moulton, United Kingdom
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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)
“working farm” (24 reviews)
“museum pass” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Gressenhall, Dereham NR20 4DR, England
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+44 1362 860563
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Robert V
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place - spent a good 4 hours there. So many little nooks and crannies to investigate. What a wonderful staff - always ready to answer any questions and if you are confused with the layout there is a guided tour around 2.00...More

Thank Ruth K
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit and remembered the museum from when your children were young. Do come back and see us again soon. Megan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. It took us a good 3 hours plus to see most of the exhibits and the interesting ways the stories are told are second to none. Starting with a reference to gain admission to the workhouse to the daily life and...More

Thank Mrs J A H
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon! Megan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Lots to see. Better on a dry day. Walked to the farm and had a ride around the farm on the trailer. Thoroughly enjoyed the day.

Thank countrygirl190784
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you 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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