Venue hire

Located in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, yet only a short drive from Norwich and King’s Lynn and just 3 miles from the A47, Gressenhall provides a relaxing rural venue.

As part of your day with us, explore our 50 acres of tranquil riverside landscape and our working Victorian farm featuring rare breeds including Suffolk Punch horses. Visit the Museum of Norfolk Life and one of the few preserved Victorian Workhouses open to the public.

Room hire and conference facilities

Gressenhall provides a unique venue for your event or meeting, with a number of different spaces available for meetings, conferences, training and workshops. Equipment includes projectors, a sound system and hearing loop. Our on-site cafe offers refreshments using local suppliers and ingredients. For outdoor events, we have two marquees available to hire both off-site and at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse.

Room hire and conference facilities information (pdf - 104kB)

Birthday parties

Hire one of our party rooms and decorate it to get that perfect party theme. Explore the museum, dress up and get up close to some of our collections. Enjoy delicious birthday party food then burn off the extra energy in our amazing adventure playground.

Gallop down to the farm to see the animals and see if you can collect all the stamps in our Passport to Fun on the Farm. Pre-book and finish off your day with a private cart ride around Gressenhall Farm (weather permitting).

Car rallies

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse is the ideal venue for your vintage or classic car club outings. Whether you're passing through or staying for the day, we can provide you with a secure space for your vehicles and use of our facilities. Make your visit one to remember, with a talk on the Panhard et Levassor, Norfolk’s oldest working car, or a tour of our fascinating engineering displays.

Car Rallies Information Sheet (pdf - 280kB)

Filming

Whether you’re looking for grim workhouse surroundings, rural cottages, 1950s decor or general landscape views, we have the venue to suit. Our historic farm employs traditional farming techniques, such as the use of heavy horses.

Filming Information Sheet (pdf - 2538kB)