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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

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my birthday lunch here

i had my birthday lunch here..and it was very nice and tasty..good service.and friendley staff..i... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bushopper74
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Dereham, United Kingdom
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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“all ages”(39 reviews)
“tractor ride”(19 reviews)
“play area”(26 reviews)
About
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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 May 2010

this place is great good play area for the little ones. really interesting, the children can dress up and have thier photo taken, gramas kitchen is nice gives you a real feel for the time, workhouse really tells the story of how it was, farm...More

3  Thank bevvy_10
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 May 2015

we had been before years ago and it was much better than. Because of the refurbishment going on there are many empty rooms and not much to see. There was no kitchen, and mock up of food, and no rooms where they slept as before....More

3  Thank jotel2013
Gressenhall, Social Media Champion at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2015

Dear Jotel2013, Thankyou for your review of Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse. We have tried to give advance warning to all visitors about the redevelopment of the displays on our website and through signs on site. Although the workhouse rooms are a lot barer than before...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

i had my birthday lunch here..and it was very nice and tasty..good service.and friendley staff..i would go again

Thank bushopper74
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

Thank mrssime
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

Thank MrsBateson
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 4 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

Thank Katee-Lou
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.

Thank Lauren S
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!

Thank Sherpa822365
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

Thank tessextracey
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

Thank Angie C
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

Thank junction3
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

Thank 251anita
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

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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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