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Children's Playground:The Playbarn

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Children's Playground


The Playbarn

The Playbarn

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The Playbarn is a fun packed farmyard based adventure centre specially designed for the 7yrs and under. Set in the countryside only 10 minutes from Norwich off the B1332 Bungay Road.
The Playbarn offers a variety of indoor and outdoor play areas we have seven outdoor areas to explore including an outdoor climbing den, tractor courtyard with ride on tractors, playbarn village, large sandpit, woodland area full of activities, patio picnic area and of course our childrens farm. Electric tractors barking diggers and electric sand digger are also open for the children to enjoy.
We have lots of undercover and outdoor areas fot you to eat- snacks and light lunches are available from our coffee bar please do not bring picnics only food purchased at The Playbarn can be consumed here.
We have a large car park and easy access for the disabled.

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.

Opening details

Tuesday-Sunday 9.30-4.00
Closed Mondays
We are open Bank Holidays.


Children 7 and under £5.00

Crawling children £3.00

Adults £3.00 (inc a hot drink)

Memberships £40.00 for 3 months siblings £20.00


West Green Farm,
Shotesham Road,
NR14 7LP


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.