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The Playbarn

Shotesham Road | Poringland, Norwich NR14 7LP, England
+44 1508 495526
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Great all round fun

Great place to go and the rooms full of things to do seem endless! This place has a bit of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jacquieclarke1980
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Great day out for younger children!

Visited recently with my 4 yr old and 7 month old. Loads to do for all interests and ages. The... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Becky1317
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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.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“ball pit” (5 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Shotesham Road | Poringland, Norwich NR14 7LP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to go and the rooms full of things to do seem endless! This place has a bit of everything: soft play, sand pit, outdoor play, animals. You name it and it’s probably there. Reasonably priced, even better if you buy a 3 month...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Visited recently with my 4 yr old and 7 month old. Loads to do for all interests and ages. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The equipment and things to do are brilliant. My 4 yr old loves the huge indoor sand pit area...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

My wife has brought our twins here a number of times after she came across it in the Spree book, she now comes to meet friends, have a coffee and watch the kids play. My first visit was for our NCT group joint first birthday...More

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NorwichNicole, Manager at The Playbarn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for your review and we hope to see you soon

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Visited in the winter period with our 15 month old and discovered all that the playbarn has to offer. We were excited to use the sandpit play area but unfortunately it was far too cold in that barn so we didn’t bother (does it have...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to meet with Friends and let the kids play, plenty of variety of actives for the kids and at affordable prices

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

My son is nearly three and has been coming here for over a year. We are lucky enough to live nearby so we get a season ticket at £35 for 3 months. It's excellent value as we are here a lot. There is a lot...More

Thank Sarah P
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NorwichNicole, Manager at The Playbarn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you again soon and look out for all the exciting changes

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Poringland Playbarn feels like a second home. We have a season ticket (three months at reduced rates) and this makes our frequent visits with our three-year-old grandson very cost effective. He absolutely loves it there. And so do nanny and grandad! Apart from all the...More

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NorwichNicole, Manager at The Playbarn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoy your visits hope to see you soon

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Took my two Grandchildren here during half term, they are 6 and 3. Even though it is a bit dated they had a great day and thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 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

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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
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