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Museum:Waxham Great Barn

Museum, free entry

Waxham Barn

Waxham Barn

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The thatched barn is the longest in the county. It houses a lively exhibition featuring Elizabethan agriculture, the Woodhouses who built the barn, smuggling and shipwrecks along the coast and the resident owls and bats. The cafe is situated in one of the wings and serves high quality homemade food and light lunches. There is ample free parking. Special events are run throughout the year.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed


Free entry


Coast Road,
NR12 0DZ


See location of Waxham Great Barn on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 439262  Lat: 52.77823 Long: 1.61516

By Road:
From the A149: From Stalham follow the signs to Sea Palling

By Public Transport:
From North Walsham station it is 12 miles to Waxham Barn.


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed