Norfolk Lavender is England's premier lavender farm, and home to the National Collection of Lavender. There are plants for sale and tours are available (including the distillery) between May-August. There is a Lavender Festival in July. Facilities include an animal rare breeds centre, a play barn, a farm shop, and the new ceramics café within the children's play area, where children and parents can choose ceramic pottery to paint and have fired in kilns to take home.
Facilities – at a glance
- Parking onsite
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Wheelchair for loan
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, daily, Apr-Oct 9-5; Nov-Mar 9-4. Closed 25-26 Dec & 1 Jan
Also in the area
About the area
The North Norfolk Coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and probably the finest of its kind in Europe. Here you’ll find a string of quaint villages and small towns – Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea and Cley next the Sea are 21st-century favourites, while Sheringham and Cromer are classic examples of a good old-fashioned seaside resort where grand Victorian hotels look out to sea. Further round the coast you'll find Great Yarmouth, one of the most popular resorts in the UK and packed full of amusements, shops and seashore entertainment. And let's not forget Norwich, the region's only city.
Norfolk prides itself on its wealth of historic houses, the most famous being Sandringham, where Her Majesty the Queen and her family spend Christmas. Many of Norfolk’s towns have a particular charm and a strong sense of community. The quiet market towns of Fakenham and Swaffham are prime examples, as well as Thetford, with its popular museum focusing on the TV comedy series Dad’s Army which was filmed in the area.
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