Group talks and tours

Discover the delights of Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse for yourselves or let us help enhance your visit with one of our special activities for groups. 

Welcome talk

A short introduction and welcome from a member of staff on your arrival. There’s lots to choose from at Gressenhall so a Welcome Talk helps you and your group decide how to plan your day as well as being a friendly start to your visit. 5 to 10 minutes, free

Garden tours

Join one of our volunteer gardeners and find out more about the history of the workhouse gardens and how they have been developed. Your guide will take you around the various gardens on site, revealing the hidden history of these spaces. 45 minutes to 1 hour, £2 per person

Behind the Scenes tour

Find out more about our fascinating collections. You will be guided through the museum stores with an opportunity to handle museum objects. Store tours can be focussed on areas of particular interest or specialist subject – please make sure to note this on your booking form. 45 minutes to 1 hour, £2 per person

Cart ride

Put your feet up and enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable tour around our traditionally run farm. Depending on availability, one of our Suffolk Punch horses or tractors will do all the hard work! We are also able to offer cart rides to visitors in wheelchairs or with mobility problems – please indicate this requirement when booking (15-20 passengers per trip). 15 minutes, free, dependant on weather.

Demonstrations and expert talks

We can offer demonstrations and expert talks and it may be possible to also arrange for a member of the collections team to visit your group prior to your trip (extra charges apply). 

Booking

We need at least 2 weeks' notice to arrange group activities, which are subject to availability and/or weather.

You might also be interested in