Fransham Farm - Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Norfolk

 

Things to do

Fransham Farm has been a family-owned business since the early 1930s. Nestled in Little Fransham, right in the heart of Breckland, a stay at Fransham Farm provides easy access to Norwich, King’s Lynn and the North Norfolk Coast, with many exciting places to visit and explore.

A trip to the beachA trip to the coast

The North Norfolk Coast is blessed with a variety of beaches, there are life guarded bathing beaches at Sheringham and Cromer. Large expanses of sand dunes at Brancaster and Holkham. The pretty coastal shorelines and villages of Wells and Blakeney, plus many more hidden coastal treasurers besides.

For the Family

Family Days Out in NorfolkTake a trip to the Pensthorpe Nature Park with its "Wild Rootz" Children's Activity Area, there is also plenty for adults to see too at the Nature Park.

A family trip to Bewilderwood will be something to remember for a long time. Lots of outdoor activities and space to left off steam it will bring out the explorer in you.

Banham Zoo is within easy reach and will make an exciting day out for all the family. If you need a more wild experience try the Dinosaur Adventure Park!

A day boat trip or a guided boat trip exploring The Norfolk Broads.

There are so many places to just walk (we are very close to the Pedders Way) and cycle too.   

Gardens to Visit

East Ruston Gardens  a must not miss visit if gardens are your thing. A privately owned garden, it is open for public viewing so visitors can see the love and attention that has been put into a wonder collection of gardens from exotic to woodland and plants from desert cacti to prehistoric tree ferns.

Gooderston Water Gardens

Hoveton Hall and Gardens

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is a secret hideaway in the heart of the Norfolk Broads. Wonderful woodland walks, gardens rich in wildlife with an eclectic mix of native and cultivated plantings plus a private broad.

Hindringham Hall Gardens has been described in Country Life as being 'perfect in every detail'. One of only a few complete moats in the county, Hindringham has a walled vegetable and fruit garden with herb parterre, an iris and delphinium walk, daffodil area, a bog area with walkways, water garden, Victorian nut walk, wild garden and tearoom by the East Lawn.

Norfolk is so full of exciting heritage

Vintage Railways

Norfolk RailwaysNorfolk has many vintage and steam railway lines run by volunteers and enthusiasts.

The Poppy Line runs  along the coast and through coastal heath land between Sheringham and Holt.

The Mid Norfolk Railway is close by and runs from Dereham to Wymondham Abbey.

The Bure Valley Railway runs from Wroxham on the Norfolk Broads through delightful Norfolk countryside to the Market Town of Alysham.

Heritage Attractions

The Thursford Collection is the world’s largest collection of steam engines and organs and fairground attractions, hear Robert Wolfe one of the world's leading theatre organists play the mighty Wurlitzer at 1.30pm and 3pm daily, ride on fairground carousels and the gondola, enjoy "Back Stage Tours" and watch silent movies.

MuckleburghThe Muckleburgh Collection is the UK's largest privately owned working Military Collection with 25 Tanks all in working order. During high season a tank can been seen doing manoeuvers on the beach.

The Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse museum is nearby it is a great day out Gressenhallwhether you want to learn about the lives of Norfolk people in the past or relax and have a good time with your friends and family. You’ll need a whole day to begin to discover all its wonders.

Norfolk HeritageWe should also mention Grimes Graves, Castle Acre, Holkham Hall and Houghton Hall.   

Famous houses nearby include Sandringham, and the National Trust Properties of Oxborough Hall and Felbrigg Hall to name just a few.

 

 

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