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Great Barn Farm

Child friendly farm, Norfolk – Stylish converted barns with shared pool, Norfolk

About Great Barn Farm

Great Barn Farm's stylish converted barns combine a beautiful rural Norfolk setting with contemporary high spec self-catering accommodation. The on-site pool, spa pool and steam room plus access to stunning coastline and countryside make these boutique spaces perfect for a restorative and relaxing break. Contemporary interiors combined with the rural setting makes the barns more than just home from home. Enjoy family time in the fresh air and snuggled up inside - both will make for a memorable and restful holiday.

Within easy reach of some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, and under huge skies the properties have been tastefully converted to provide you with everything you need for a unique luxury family holiday. Situated on a working farm the 4 stunning properties offer many home comforts including fully equipped kitchens, free wifi, tv's including smart tv's and DVD players. The three smaller barn have wood burners. All barns have the benefit of underfloor heating and private outdoor space with BBQ's and seating areas. Exposed beams and brick work, reclaimed materials and huge expanses of glass add to the contemporary feel of the spaces.

Work off the welcome cake you'll receive on arrival in your property with a walk through beautiful unspoilt countryside. Or take a dip in the pool to which you'll have your own key. There's even free wifi in the pool area for those of us that would rather supervise as the kids swim.

The owners can supply details for local caterers to provide meals for family time and large groups, or walk to the nearest pub (1 mile away). A large range of place to go to entertain children and adults alike are on the doorstep including farm parks, activity centres, sailing, fishing, crabbing, bird watching, seal trips, stately homes, and horse riding. The barns have lots of information on the local activities and the owners are happy to give advice.

Family Holiday Accommodation

All of the accommodation has free wifi, freeview TV, DVD player and Smart TV. Outside you'll have access to your own private space complete with BBQ. Towels and linen are provided (please bring your own pool and beach towels). Contemporary kitchens are fully equipped for cooking and dining.

The Cattle Sheds - 5 bedroom barn sleeping 10+

This 2 storey building has been beautifully converted and is perfect for large groups. Underfloor heating, 5 bedrooms all with en-suite shower and wc's, and a breathtaking living space looking out onto a large garden area. Oh and an indoor ping pong table at the bottom of the garden.

The Stables - 2 bedroom barn sleeping 4+

The Stables is full of beautiful exposed brick, beams and light. It has 2 en-suite bedrooms, one with a large bath, a wood burner for cooler months and outdoor space complete with BBQ.

The Piggery - 2 bedroom barn sleeping 4

Spacious and light The Piggery is perfect for small groups and families. The open plan kitchen living and dining area make it idea for younger families. It has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, one with a large bath, a wood burner for cooler months and outdoor space complete with BBQ.

The Tack Rooms - 1 bedroom barn sleeping 2+

This 1 bedroom barn is perfect for 2 adults and a young child. Lots of exposed brick, a wood burner for cooler months, a luxurious double shower and outdoor space make for a real treat.

Places to visit in Norfolk

If you can drag yourselves away from the barns and pool there is plenty to see and do all within an hour of the farm:

Farm parks at Stow Bardolph (30 mins) and Snettisham (20mins)

Extreme Adventure (15mins) and Go Ape (35 mins)

Bewilderwood (1 hour)

Beautiful woodlands with play areas at Sandringham (15mins) High Lodge (50mins)

Beaches: Heacham (25 minutes) , Old Hunstanton (30 minutes), Brancaster (35 minutes), Holkham (40 minutes)

Stately homes: Houghton Hall (10 minutes), Sandringham House (15 minutes), Oxborough Hall (25 minutes), Holkham Hall (40 minutes), Blickling Hall (55 minutes) all which have holiday activities.

The Norfolk wildlife trust sites often have activities please check their website.

Sailing: The North sea coast and broads are all easily accessible

Cycling

Go Karting: North Pickenham (15 minutes)

Crabbing: Blakeney (55 minutes)

Seal trips: Morston (55 minutes)

Horse riding: Blackborough End (7 minutes), Walsingham (35 minutes)

Bird Watching: Pensthorpe (20 minutes), Welney Washes (35 minutes), Cley Marshes (50 minutes).

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Owner's Recommendations

The owner of this property has provided some personal recommendations for things to do, days out and places to eat near this property.
  • Farm parks at Stow Bardolph (30 mins) and Snettisham (20mins)

  • Extreme Adventure (15mins) and Go Ape (35 mins)

  • Stately homes: Houghton Hall (10 minutes), Sandringham House (15 minutes), Oxborough Hall (25 minutes), Holkham Hall (40 minutes), Blickling Hall (55 minutes) all which have holiday activities.

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