There is lots to see & do…great for kids, great for grown ups, too! Wroxham Barns is the perfect way to spend a day – all year round.
The Gallery – Design led gifts, clothes and accessories
Our craftsmen are happy to undertake commissions for their work. Courses in arts and crafts are available, details on our website.
Tim Foord’s workshop is a riot of colours and fascinating items. His extensive range of work includes Norfolk themed mirrors, windows, roundels, fire screens, tiffany style lamps and stained glass gift ware. Tim takes commissions and offers one-to-one workshops.
Pat’s Wooden Crafts & Engraving Shop!! Our resident woodworker, producing traditional and contemporary crafts, with local and exotic timbers. Mel and Gemma will engrave silver, pewter & wood – turning an ordinary gift into a personalised treasure.
Tricia Francis makes everything in clay, from large pots and vases, to house nameplates. Every process is carried out by hand in her studio at the Barns. Her work attracts a huge following; the collection is a mixture of traditional and contemporary styles spanning an eclectic mix of bird feeders to stunning bowls.
The Norfolk Gallery Norfolk Gallery is our new independent gallery where a special experience awaits the visitor. David and Jeanette Packham are taking a fresh, new approach to working with both clients and artists. With a dozen or more hand-picked artists’ work on view, offering inspirational original art, prints and photography from talented local artists and some from further afield.
Sue Windley Art, Craft & Sculpture has a range of exclusive sculptures and crafts. She also offers a selection of materials and things to make and do for all ages. Sue’s new studio offers beautiful gemstone and pearl jewellery uses traditional techniques of stringing and knotting, lapidary and silver work. You will also find a selection of Minerals, Rocks & Fossils, from ornamental minerals to collector’s specimens.
Wroxham Barns Art Studio Where you can discover your creative side. Everyone is welcome, no age limit. So come along and have a go at producing your own unique item to take home. You can decorate pottery…. Choose from a huge variety of ceramics. These have to be collected a few days later. You can “Decopatch”… Covering all kinds of animals and objects with special decopatch papers & glue. Wide range of Decopatch items available to decorate in the studio or to take away. Or you can make Sand Art… Filling different shaped bottles with coloured sands making patterns.
Discover our unique specialist studios
Each studio is owned and run by independent crafts people, experts in their field, committed to the highest standards in the products they sell and the way they look after you.
Sugar & Spice. An alternative to the high street offering individual yet highly wearable collections from carefully chosen range of designers, including Lazy Jacks, Minymo from Denmark and New Le’ Queue Du’ Chat all at amazing prices. Jeanette and David are here to welcome you and offer comprehensive advice.
The Norfolk Cider Shop. Geoff & his brother have been producing and selling the finest “proper” Norfolk Cider and Apple Juice from Wroxham Barns for 20 years. The Norfolk Cider Shop now stocks ciders from East Anglia’s finest producers. Geoff loves to chat and offer visitors a taste! You will find an intriguing array of all manner of goodies…made from apples.
Sew Creative Patchwork & Quilting. A vast selection of fabrics, notions, books, threads, wadding and cutting equipment. They also stock cross-stitch and tapestry kits, beads and decorative threads…with advice and guidance thrown in for free!
S’Animer Complementary Health and Holistic Beauty Clinic. Treatments include Therapeutic Massage, Reflexology, Energy Balance-Reiki, Seated Acupressure Massage, Coaching-NLP, Holistic Facial Treatments, Manicures, Pedicures, Special Occasion/Wedding Makeup, Relaxation Sessions, Well Being Workshops and Reiki Training Courses
There is a superb range of plants and unusual rose related gifts at the LeGrice Rose Shop and Plant Centre. Bill LeGrice is one of Britain’s oldest rose businesses, supplying quality roses since 1921. A regular exhibitor at many national shows, including The Hampton Court Flower Show, its Plant Centre offers hundreds of rose varieties, both old and new. You will be able to choose unusual roses such as browns, “blues”, greens and even greys. We also have a large range of new and rarely available perennials, trees, fruit and shrubs.
Why shop till you drop?
Take your time, relax, have a mooch, now that’s our style of shopping!
Everything from stylish clothes and accessories, beautiful fragrances, great gift ideas and delicious food, beautifully displayed in our lovely barns.
On The Gallery fashion floor, you’ll find clothes collections, handbags, jewellery, hats and scarves. On the gift floor, there’s an inspiring selection of gift ideas including books, games, greeting cards, traditional toys and lots more.
Scrummy Pig They know that every customer has a whole range of choices when it comes to where and how to shop. They believe in sourcing the best they can buy and are passionate about fresh, tasty, seasonal products and local too whenever possible.
Courtyard Confectionary… Scrumptious fudge, just like granny used to make – step into Courtyard Confectionery – home of The Little Fudge Stall and see for yourself the amazing number of different flavoured fudges available, all created on-site at Wroxham Barns where it is handmade from the very best ingredients of cream and butter.
The Norfolk Art Gallery….we only stock Norfolk “subjects, but in all mediums from photography to oils and pencil sketches. You will not find a better selection of pictures and prints of Norfolk’s wonderful coast, rivers and countryside.
Remember… we are open all year round, ideal for half-term, Easter, summer and Christmas shopping trips! We love shopping too, know our stuff and enjoy looking after you. After all, good service makes all the difference.
Junior Farm, hand-reared and hands-on
Get up close to animals in a real farmyard setting.
Our hugely popular Junior Farm has many daily activities – feeding the rabbits, grooming the ponies, bottle feeding the spring lambs and collecting your own eggs from our hen houses.
Keep an eye out for Barny, our friendly sheep character – he just loves high-fives and having his picture taken!
Our brilliant indoor playbarn, Piggy’s Play Sty, is ideal for letting off steam before the next bout of farm fun.
Meanwhile, Barny’s Barn is perfect for colouring and watching farm DVDs. Plus, it’s great for birthday parties – please ask for our birthday party information pack.
We have great value season and family value tickets…..check out the details on our website.
The ideal spot to play a round
Roll up! Roll up! Traditional fun for children of all ages.
Take a giant slide or a gripping ride, enjoy our traditional fair rides and take a drive around our roadways on our ride-on tractors and children’s quadbikes. After all that excitement, relax and take a leisurely trip on the Wroxham Barns train or play a round of 18-hole Mini Golf on our championship course.
Good food, freshly prepared, with local ingredients….
…no better way to enjoy a day out.
We have been chosen as Norfolk’s best food and drink destination for 2012. But we are happy for our food and drink to speak for itself.
Our table-service restaurant is family friendly and spacious enough for everybody. We are “the perfect lunch out”…..with so much to see and do before and after your meal.
What’s on the menu? We are famous for our “Rare Breed Sausage & Mash”, Haddock Chowder and relaxed family Sunday lunches…..great food, lovely shops and lot’s of fun for the younger ones!
We believe in local food and local producers…..
Milk from Nortons Dairies, flour from Letheringsett Water Mill,
Duck Eggs (for our baking) from Watercress Lane.
Meat – mostly from Swannington “Farm to Fork”, Sausages by Tavern Tasty Meats of North Walsham and traditional cured Ham – from award-winning Broadland Hams.
Our fish comes from Coles of Kings Lynn and our vegetables are mostly locally grown and come from McCarthy Brothers of Norwich.
Our restaurant is open every day from 10am to 5pm (last orders
at 4.45pm). We are always happy to reserve a table, just call us on 01603 777106.
Christmas, time to enjoy yourself…
A visit to Wroxham Barns is a delight in every season, but Christmas really brings out the best in our Gift Gallery, Our Specialist Shops and Studios.
The way we see it, Christmas gift shopping does not need to be a chore – take your time browsing, you’re here to enjoy yourself!
We are famous for our baking…why not treat yourself to mince pies with fresh-whipped cream?
Santa will be visiting on Sundays before Christmas again this year (see website for dates). Last year a customer commented on Facebook: “Lovely day at the Christmas Fun Day today – top-notch jolly Father Christmas, had my daughter transfixed”.