Once a country house with extensive parkland, there is plenty for today’s visitor to see and do. Attractions include landscaped parkland with lawn and lake; walled garden; visitor centre; tree and history trail; forest walks and cycles; and an adventure play area.
A carefully reconstructed Anglo-Saxon Village (c.420-650AD) with houses to explore, aromas of wood smoke, and, on special exhibition days, the chance to meet Saxon Characters and their livestock.
Here you’ll find Go-Ape, restaurants and access to miles and miles of forest rides. Watch out for the summer outdoor concerts with chart topping acts performing under the sky. Find out more and book online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music.
Go Ape is the tree top adventure with rope ladders, tree-top crossings, Tarzan swings, zip wires and safety training.
Home of The English Whisky Co. is the first distillery in England in over 100 years and part of Norfolk’s heritage, based just off the A11 at Roudham. The distillery is open to the public 7 days a week and is well worth a visit. Do a tour to see the gleaming copper stills or just browse the shop where you can also find over 200 different whiskies for sale and a wonderful selections of gift ideas. St Georges Distillery became operational in December 2006, and opened its doors to the public in 2007