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Norfolk Historic and Architectural Properties and Gardens

Castles, Abbeys, Churches, Houses, Estates and Gardens, Industrial Heritage attractions and museums (English Heritage / National Trust / others)

Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Norfolk Attractions and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.

 

100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum - WWII museum based in and around the original control tower. Exhibits relate to the 8th Air Force USAAF 1942 - 1945 - Dickleburgh - Disabled friendly with some restrictions please see website
www.100bgmus.org.uk

 

Bircham Windmill - tearooms, gallery, bakery and bake shop, gift shop, cycle hire, garden, dairy sheep, animals and children's play area for under 7s, children’s baking and of course the windmill museum itself. Disabled access and facilities - "All ground floor areas are wheelchair accessable" please see the website
www.birchamwindmill.co.uk

 

Blickling Estate - National Trust - Discover a complete Norfolk estate with something for everyone to enjoy. - Blickling, Norwich - Disabled & Pushchair friendly / baby changing but with restrictions see website
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/blickling-estate/

 

Castle Rising Castle - one of the most important 12th-century castles in England. The stone keep, built around 1140, is amongst the finest surviving examples of its kind anywhere in the country. The castle passed to the Howard family in 1544 and it remains in their hands today - "Disabled access to the shop and grounds only"
www.castlerising.co.uk

 

Creak Abbey - ruins of an Augustinian abbey founded in 1206, Café, Food Hall, Shops and Studios - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.creakeabbey.co.uk

 

Custom House - King’s Lynn - Discover elegant rooms housing fascinating displays on the merchants, custom men and smugglers of Lynn. Explore hands-on computer displays to find out more about the famous mariners of Lynn such as Vancouver and Nelson - we have no disabled access info for this site
www.visitwestnorfolk.com

 

Elizabethan House Museum - National Trust - Delightful treasury of 16th-century domestic history - Great Yarmouth - Disabled & Pushchair friendly / baby changing but with restrictions see website
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/elizabethan-house-museum/

 

Fairhaven Garden - 130 acres woodland, water garden, sensory garden - South Walsham - Disabled access and facilities but with restrictions please see the website
http://fairhavengarden.co.uk/

 

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate - National Trust - One of the most elegant country houses in East Anglia - Felbrigg, Norwich - Disabled & Pushchair friendly / baby changing but with restrictions see website
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/felbrigg-hall/

 

Gooderstone Water Gardens - Six enchanting acres: ponds, stream, waterways, 13 bridges. Mature trees, shrubs,
colourful borders. Eight-acre nature trail. Kingfisher hide - Disabled access and facilities - please see the website
www.gooderstonewatergardens.co.uk

 

Holkham Hall - Magnificent stately home, plus Bygones Museum, walled gardens restoration project, cycle and boat hire, gift shop, café and events for all the family - There is full disabled access in the museum, shop and cafe - a stair-climbing machine in the hall offers unrestricted access for most manually operated wheelchairs
www.holkham.co.uk

 

Houghton Hall - Built by Great Britain‘s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole. 1720's Palladian House - 450 acre Deer Park, 5 acre walled garden - Disabled access and facilities but with restrictions see website
www.houghtonhall.com

 

Lynn Museum - Home of Seahenge – see the 4000-year-old timbers and enter the full-sized reconstruction to discover what Seahenge was like in 2000BC. Experience the restored Victorian chapel and explore the displays telling West Norfolk’s unique story - Disabled access please see website
www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk and www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/view/NCC120118

 

Oxburgh Hall - National Trust - 15th-century moated manor house, gardens, woodland walks – Oxborough, near Swaffham - Disabled & Pushchair friendly / baby changing but with restrictions see website -
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/oxburgh-hall/

 

 

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