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Children's Playground, £1-£6



Ms Alma Mayhew

01508 495526


West Green Farm,
Shotesham Road,
NR14 7LP

The Playbarn

The Playbarn


Set in the countryside, off the B1332 but only 5 minutes from Norwich. All play equipment is on a farmyard theme. The courtyards offer a selection of pedal tractors and other outdoor toys, large play frame and the popular, Beach Barn. Outside there are picnic areas, outdoor play, a 'puzzle paddock' with themed maze and nature trail. The children's farm is full of friendly farm animals, open from Easter to Oct. Special activities range from pony rides to face painting, tractor rides to craft days, (ring daily for further information).

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Winner of Farm Attraction of the Year.


(Low Season- October to Easter) Children 7yrs and under: £4.00, Adults( 8yrs and over): £1.00.

(High season - Easter to October Half Term) Children 7yrs and under: £6.00, Adults (8yrs and over): £1.50



See location of The Playbarn on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 262010  Lat: 52.56014 Long: 1.33687

By Road:
A143 jct marked Norwich City F.C and Trowse. Look for signs to Bungay B1332. Bungay Road straight to Poringland. Go over main and mini-roundabout, Shotesham Road is just after a church on your right. The Playbarn is 500m on left.

By Public Transport:
From Norwich station it is 5 miles to The Playbarn.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Winner of Farm Attraction of the Year.

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