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Visitor Centre:Whitlingham Visitor Centre at Whitlingham Country Park

Visitor Centre, free entry

Whitlingham Visitor Centre

Whitlingham Visitor Centre


The park's fabulous and historic flint barn is part of the network of Broads Information Centres. Situated on the River Yare, it has information and displays about Whitlingham and the Broads. Enquiry service. Bookings for accommodation and Broads Authority boat trips. Books, maps, guides, postcards and gifts to buy. Short visit boat licences. The Barn Cafe.

Take a guided trip on the solar boat Ra to experience the watery wildlife at Whitlingham Country Park. Surrounded by green banks and woodlands, it's hard to believe how close you are to the city. Ra is fully accessible to wheelchair users.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Whitlingham visitor centre is open all year; opening hours from 1st April (or from Easter if that is earlier) to 31st October, 10am - 4pm; 1st November - 31st March (or Easter if earlier), 11am-4pm (except Christmas and New Year). Opening hours are extended to 5pm in July/August Sept for the duration of the local school summer holiday.


Free entry


Whitlingham Visitor Centre


Whitlingham Lane,
NR14 8TR


See location of Whitlingham Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 254077  Lat: 52.62105 Long: 1.32943

By Road:
Take the A146 towards Norwich, turn right at the ring road, then turn right at the roundabout towards Trowse. Shortly afterwards turn left down Whitlingham Lane.
All car parking fees are collected on behalf of the Whitlingham Charitable Trust to pay for the maintenance of the country park. For more details please go to
Buses go from Norwich to Trowse, then there is a 25 minute walk along Whitlingham Lane to the park.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Norwich station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • 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
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired