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The Green Britain Centre

It was a lovely place full of interesting info. I climbed to the top of the only Wind turbine in... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Fay R
We enjoyed climbing the turbine

Turbine climb good & food in the vegan restaurant was good ( from Tofury in Norwich) but have since... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
DavidBradbury
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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The Green Britain Centre is devoted to the development and use of future sustainable energy sources. Free entry to the Centre. Guided Tours to the viewing gallery at the top of the Wind Turbine - the only one in the World open for the public to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Turbine Way, Swaffham PE37 7HT, England
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+44 1760 726100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THIS PLACE IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED. Very disappointed as searched on Trip Advisor only - should have searched for the actual website. It closed in July, when we got arriver there was a sign stating that there was an 'interim closure' NOT the case. It should...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

It was a lovely place full of interesting info. I climbed to the top of the only Wind turbine in the world open to the public. Sadly two days after I was there , the centre closed it's doors to the public due to lack...More

1  Thank Fay R
Emma G, Manager at The Green Britain Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you, it was a one of a kind place and a lovely place to work :(

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Turbine climb good & food in the vegan restaurant was good ( from Tofury in Norwich) but have since found out the Green Britain Centre is now closed permanently. Its the third time its been closed by various owners.

Thank DavidBradbury
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Used the cafe as a meeting place and this was a good halfway point The cafe was nice and clean and had a good range of seating both inside and out Just had a cappuccino and a cup of tea. There was freshly cooked cakes...More

Thank SMLockey
Emma G, Manager at The Green Britain Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you, we were proud of our cafe and our beautiful freshly baked cakes and good selection of cooked to order vegan food :)

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We very much enjoyed this unique experience. Our guide’s chatty delivery style meant we now know lots about the construction of wind turbines and their role in energy supply. The 305 step climb to the top is well worth the effort as the panoramic view...More

Thank ecbmilo
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Spend a couple of hours here. There is a lovely vegan cafe (we are not vegan but the coffees and cakes were great), a gift shop, lots of local information, gardens and plants for sale but the best bit was the trip up the turbine....More

1  Thank fgreen9597
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

With poor weather this came up o google as a top rainy day event. Absolutely superb. Free entry to see record breaking vehicles and usually lots of activities but these had been moved for window cleaning but can’t complain for free entry. Cafe great -...More

1  Thank Graham B
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This was our first visit to The Green Britain Centre, which I found about by chance when I was searching the internet for a birthday trip out for my son that was not too far away to travel. We spent almost 4 hours at the...More

1  Thank A. H
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This attraction has such potential!! We were rather excited, but it really is a let down, I would say avoid this attraction unless you are really keen on going up the wind turbine AND have a booking to go up AND do not expect too...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Main attraction of this place is advertised as climbing the only wind turbine you can climb in the UK but unfortunately no space available for 3 of us not just the day we went but following day either. How disappointing!

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