Gooderstone Water Gardens

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Norfolk's pleasure garden. Six beautiful acres with four ponds, waterways, trout stream, 14 bridges, mature trees and shrubs, colourful borders, an 8 acre nature trail and kingfisher hide. Delicious homemade cakes, plant sales and lots of seats. A unique attraction for all garden lovers, naturalists, artists and photographers or those who simply want a restful break.

OPENING TIMES: Garden open all year, daily 1000-1730 (or dusk). Tearoom open 2 April to 30 May, weekends and Bank Holidays. Daily from the 31 May (except Mondays). Garden and tearoom closed 29 May, 24 to 26 June.

Free preliminary visit for group organiser, coach parking on site, coach drop off/pick up point, coach driver concessions and facilities, guided group tours, evening visits by arrangement, toilets, picnic area, cafe/restaurant, wheelchair access.

Guide Prices

Admission per person for groups (15+ people) - Adults £4.75, Children (6 to 16 years) £2.00, Concessions £4.25. Normal admission prices - Adults £5.50, Seniors £5, Children £2.00.



  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available


  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted


Gooderstone Water GardensGooderstone Water Gardens, SwaffhamWater gardens covering 6.5 acres, with trout stream, four ponds, waterways, mature trees, colourful plants, kingfisher hide, nature trails and 13 bridges. Tearoom with home-made cakes and disabled toilets.


Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
Take either A1065 or A47 to Swaffham, from Swaffham take Cley Road. Drive through Cockley Cley. Continue 1.5 miles to 1st left turn to Gooderstone and signposted water garden.

By Public transport:

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The nearest railway station is Downham Market., which is 0 miles away.

Gooderstone Water Gardens Group Visits

Type:Educational Group Visits

Gooderstone Water Gardens, The Street, Gooderstone, Norfolk, PE33 9BP

Tel: 01603 712913

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