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Educational Visits:Educational Visits at Wroxham Barns

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Educational Visits

Meet the friendly animals

Meet the friendly animals

In light of COVID-19, please check directly with the venue for details on opening dates and potential new visiting procedures.

Details

Three-acre children’s farm, full of friendly animals
A wide selection of mammals and birds, including goats, ponies, sheep, pigs, donkeys, ducks, chickens, geese, turkeys, rabbits and guinea pigs
Three large animal barns, animal nursery, piggery, seven paddocks and pond
Outside seating and purpose-built school barn for lunch
Field play area
A free bag of animal feed for each child
Introductory talk included for parties of ten or more
Pre-visits are free and include a refreshment voucher (please arrange with us in advance)
Risk assessments for all activities are provided (on our website)
Experienced, fully-trained staff are available to help advise your group
Our health and safety standards are high – advice cards are given out as standard
Suitable for Pre-school and Key Stage 1 & 2
Helpful towards National Curriculum targets
Special needs and disabled groups are welcome
Coach Drivers are given a £10 refreshment voucher
We are members of Farms For Schools

OPENING TIMES: Please contact for details.
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 2 to 3 hours.

EDUCATIONAL VISIT FACILITIES:
Free preliminary visit for teacher, classroom/study area.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsElectric car charging point

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Please see our website for full details on what to see and do at Wroxham Barns, plus Disabled Access information, times and prices, menus, events and so much more.

Opening details

Open daily from 10am

Prices

EDUCATIONAL RATES: Please contact us for information.

Address

Tunstead Road,
Hoveton,
Norfolk,
NR12 8QU

Location

Directions

See location of Wroxham Barns on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 305206  Lat: 52.73442 Long: 1.41326

What3words:

By Road:
Follow A1151 towards Wroxham, then follow brown and white tourist signs for 1.5 miles on the Tunstead Road.

By Public Transport:
From Hoveton & Wroxham station it is 1.5 miles to Wroxham Barns. For public transport timetables and information call 0871 200 2233 or visit traveline.org.uk

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • 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
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Electric car charging pointElectric car charging point
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Please see our website for full details on what to see and do at Wroxham Barns, plus Disabled Access information, times and prices, menus, events and so much more.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu