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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

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Great day out

Fantastic day out with family and friends lots to do and see bringing back memories seeing things... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mrssime
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Excellent day out

My son chose to visit Gressenhall for his 12th Birthday he has a keen interest in old tractors and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MrsBateson
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Stand in the evocative workhouse settings, face to face with projections of staff and inmates and listen to first hand stories, often tragic, sometimes inspirational, from the people who once walked these whitewashed corridors. Visit Land Girl and...more
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Gressenhall, Dereham NR20 4DR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day out with family and friends lots to do and see bringing back memories seeing things from my childhood. Great gift shop. Across the road is the working farm and there is sheep, pigs, cattle and Suffolk horses. Tractor rides round farm and cart...More

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

We are glad you had a good day. The horse and cart rides are a highlight for a lot of our visitors! Hope to see you again soon. Megan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son chose to visit Gressenhall for his 12th Birthday he has a keen interest in old tractors and farming we went with Grandad my sister and her children 7 &3 as well as my youngest son who is 6. We had a great day...More

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

Good choice for a tractor mad 12 year old! We are so glad you had a good birthday and the whole family enjoyed the visit. Hope to see you again son. Megan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fab day exploring here. Lots to look at and experience. Fun for all the family and lots to learn about. The farm was also great and we had a nice ride in the tractor trailer around the farm. We didn’t have children...More

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

Thanks for your lovely review. We hope you visit again soon! Megan

Reviewed 11 October 2018

An amazing place to go with the family and friends. The farm is so nice and clean and you can have a tour round on on a tractor ride. The history of the place is amazing and would highly recommend.

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Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for your lovely review, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

My toddler and I are season pass holders and live locally. We love visiting the farm, the staff are always welcoming and friendly. My little boy loves the cart and tractor rides. The cafe is lovely too. Will be renewing our yearly passes for sure!

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Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou very much for your lovely review! It's wonderful to hear how much you enjoy using your Museums Pass. See you again soon!

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

This is our second visit here & main reason was too see the top floor as was shut when we last came & was defently worth another trip. All the staff are very helpful & friendly but the one down point is my mum is...More

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Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for your review. It's lovely to hear that you came especially to see our revamped Collections Gallery, I'm pleased that you enjoyed it. Thankyou for your comments about the slope to the farm, we recognise that it is difficult so we do offer a...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We visited here on Heritage weekend and by the end of our visit I was glad we didn't pay! The workhouse looked very impressive from the outside but once inside it was so difficult to get the impression of what the building had been. I...More

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Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm sorry that you were disappointed on your visit. Our galleries tell the stories of the real people who lived and worked here and showcase our workhouse collection (which is the largest in the country). We do not have recreated rooms and the building is...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018

This was a nice place to visit, we walked around when we got there but the guided tour at 14.00 was very informative. Worth going on the tour. We also went and looked at the farm which was ok. The cafeteria was excellent food was...More

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Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

We are glad we managed to surprise you and that you enjoyed your visit. Do come back and see us again!

Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had an excellent day out here last weekend when it was open free as part of the Heritage Open Days. There is a lot to see and we found it all very interesting, very atmospheric and it made us think about the harsh lives...More

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Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

We are glad you had a good time. Please do come back and see us again soon. Megan

Reviewed 6 September 2018

Visiting someone nearby we were recommended to visit Gressenhall. We were not disappointed. A really great place, full of history, varied and interesting exhibits and lots to see and do, what more could you want. Oh a really good cafe/teashop too. We had a lovely...More

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Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

We are so glad you had a good time. I'll pass on your comments to our lovely Front of House team. Megan

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ktking2018
13 March 2018|
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Response from Gressenhall | Property representative |
Hi there, 2018 entrance fees are as follows: Adults £12.40 Concessions £11.75 Young person £10.50. Children under 4 are free and there are also discounts for family tickets. Some event days carry a higher admission charge... More
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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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