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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

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Better than I expected

This was a nice place to visit, we walked around when we got there but the guided tour at 14.00 was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
junction3
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London, United Kingdom
Excellent Day Out

We had an excellent day out here last weekend when it was open free as part of the Heritage Open... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
251anita
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Attleborough, 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 5 days ago

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 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here on the Bank Holiday Weekend, when there was a Village at War event. As well as the workhouse, there was plenty to do and see...vintage cars, girl guide camp, farm, horses, tea rooms, and singers in the marquee, singing 40's hits such as...More

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

Thankyou for your review. We're really pleased you enjoyed our Village at War event. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to the workhouse at Gressinghall is a sobering experience. Despite the fun of the farm with rare breeds of animal including the magnificent Suffolk Punch horses the museum can only make you feel extremely sorry for the poor people who had to go...More

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

Hi John, Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and found the displays thought provoking. I do apologise for the roadworks, unfortunately this issue is out of our control! We're pleased you found your way here in the end and had...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this museum for a 1940s day held over the bank holiday. Parking was easy and not too crowded so comfortable to get around and look at things. Plenty of vintage cars and memorabilia, good range of food,great music and the museum is a delight....More

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

Hi Patricia, Thanks for your review. We're really pleased you enjoyed our Village at War event this weekend. I hope you had time to look around the museum too! Many thanks.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the whole day here with family . Good value for money and thouroly enjoyed stepping back in time in the workhouse and visiting the farm. Also plenty to do for small children . Enjoyed the whole day and would recommend to old and young...More

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

Hi there, Thank you for your review, we're so glad you enjoyed the day. We hope to see you again! Many thanks.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in the area on holiday, and decided to come here on a day out, the staff on arrival were friendly and helpful. It was a very good morning , looking around the Workhouse, which was very interesting, so we then decided to go...More

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

Hi Sandra, Thank you for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and your lunch in the cafe! Do visit us again if you're ever back in the area. Many thanks.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

went with family to meet up with friends; it was raining when we go there so looked around the museum and workhouse first. Appreciated the undercover picnic area. clean toilets. Friendly helpful staff and volunteers. Workhouse story thought-provoking and moving, museum of local history also...More

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

We are glad you had a great time. Come back and see us soon. Megan

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Came here with my parents & partner. Very in interesting place. In one of the parts of the museum there was a lot of the same bits being shown - would’ve been nice to of seen a bit more realism. It was a nice touch...More

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

Thank you for your review. We are sorry you found the price restrictive - there are a good range of tickets including our fabulous Museum Passes which get you into 10 museums across Norfolk for a whole year. 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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