image for Group Visits item typeGroup Visits at Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse

  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Group Visits, £5.30-£8



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Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse,
NR20 4DR

Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse

Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse


Enjoy a day out to remember exploring this magical museum and historic farm set amidst 50 acres of beautiful Norfolk countryside. Discover the history of the workhouse and the story of the people who lived there. See recreations of traditional cottages and shops. Relax in our tranquil gardens or take a stroll round our atmospheric working farm with its rare breed animals. With substantial indoor displays and beautiful countryside to explore, we guarantee an enjoyable day whatever the weather.

GROUP FACILITIES: Minimum group size - 12, free coach parking, driver/organiser incentives, guided tours - 2 week's notice required plus additional charge, conference facilities, light catering facilities, shop, educational pack (hard copy / electronic), pre-booking required - 2 week's notice for special activities.


ACCESSIBILITY: Parking by shop. Level or ramped access to all buildings. Lift to upper floor. Free wheelchair hire (6) plus one all terrain scooter. Some gravel paths around buildings and rough ground in farmyard. Free admission for carers. Mobility dogs welcome. Accessible toilets.

MEAL STOP: Light, 80 covers.

Coach park: Yes

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

We have a lovely cafe that serves hot and cold snacks and meals.

Opening details

April - October, 7 days a week, 10am - 5pm. Please check opening times prior to arrival as they can change



Adult £8.20, seniors £7.40, children £5.40. Group rates apply to prebooked groups of 12 people or more only.
Please check prices prior to arrival as they can change.



See location of Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 974169  Lat: 52.71444 Long: 0.92219

By Road:
Follow the brown signs from the A47. Three miles north of Dereham on the B1146.

By Public Transport:
From Norwich station it is 20 miles to Roots of Norfolk at Gressenhall.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

We have a lovely cafe that serves hot and cold snacks and meals.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
  • hard surface and shingle

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format


  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
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