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Solve clues and riddles, explore workhouse life and get creative making Victorian crafts. Will you complete the hunt to find the gold?

Old Tom the Tramp has left his treasure for you to find in the Workhouse. Solve clues and riddles to complete the treasure trail of Old Tom's missing gold. Explore workhouse life by taking part in oakum picking, sweeping and workhouse chores. Get creative with peg dolls, stone painting and making a tramp chum to take home.

Visit The Norfolk Collection Centre to take part in our tramp code bingo and have a go and creating your own secret messages on our chalk boards.

Please note, The Norfolk Collections Centre is open daily from 1 - 3pm. There will be no access to Gressenhall farm and the adventure play area during February Half Term.

Tickets are available online, it is cheaper to book in advance.

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Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse

Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 4DR

01362 869251


Opening times

10am to 4.30pm

  • Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse will be reopening outdoor areas only from Monday 12 April 2021.
  • All indoor spaces will remain closed until Monday 17 May at the earliest.

  • The Mardler's Rest Cafe will offer a limited takeaway service for visitors to enjoy and have picnics in the grounds.

  • The brand new adventure playground is now open!

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