Category Archives: Norfolk Broads

Fairhaven Garden – Good Friday Easter Egg Trail – Norfolk Broads – Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

Fairhaven Garden – Good Friday Easter Egg Trail – Norfolk Broads

Follow the Easter Egg Trail on Good Friday, April 18, from 11am to 4pm, through Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden at South Walsham, with an ‘eggy’ prize for children at the end, along with face painting and Easter crafts to enjoy. Garden entry is £6.10 adult, £5.60 concessions £3.60 child (under 5 free); £2 extra per child for the Easter Trail, with every child receiving an egg. www.fairhavengarden.co.uk

Visitors can also take part in the Scavenger Hunt Bonanza, every day over Easter weekend, 10am to 5pm. Go on a scavenger hunt in the woods and fit as many tiny objects as you can into a small container.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, t. 01603 270449.

The garden is open daily all year from 10am to 5pm (closed Christmas Day), and on Wednesdays until 9pm from May to the end of August. Entry is adult £6.10, concessions £5.60 and child £3.60 (under 5 free), free entry to tearoom, gift shop and plant sales.

There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden and an accessible boat for trips on the broad (additional charge). Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available.

Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.

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The Framlingham Country Show

The Framlingham Country Show

FRAMLINGHAM COUNTRY SHOW and Suffolk Food, Drink and Music Festival

The Framlingham Country Show and the Suffolk Food, Drink and Music Festival is set in the stunning surroundings of Framlingham College, very rarely seen by the public. The show promises a fabulous array of main ring attractions like the extraordinary Sheep Show, Falconry displays, Shire Horses, Sheep Racing, Dog and Duck Herding and much more. There will also be a fantastic dog area with dog rings with dog agility, flyball, dog shows run by Paws of Parham and Earl Soham Vets and we will have the unique Honiahaka Northern Inuit Dogs at the show. As well as all of this we have the Terrier and Lurcher racing which will be great fun. So bring your dog along for a doggy fun day out.

Alongside these wonderful attractions will be some fabulous Rural Crafters and their demonstrations which will be a delight to watch from Thomas Jones, Woodlands Sticks, furniture making, blacksmiths, basket weaving and so much more. Why not come along and watch one of our many cookery demonstrations by local Chefs or listen to one of our eight bands playing daily.

If it is something for the smaller people you are after come along and see Gemma’s petting zoo and hold one of her many animals or if it is the Reptile variety you prefer, Amazing Reptiles is the stand you are after where you will have the opportunity to hold a snake, bearded dragon or tortoise. Why not try one of our Circus workshops or have a laugh at Cosmo the Clown and his friends from the Foolhardy Circus.

The event will also host some wonderful shopping to include everything from food to craft to lifestyle shopping. Come and try out all the Chilli products at our amazing Chilli Festival to held at the same time. Meet our food producers and find out where you food comes from, or meet one of our many Crafts people who make their own products, or simply spoil yourself with something from our Lifestyle marquee including Vintage Shopping. Support our “support our future” our Young Entrepreneurs Charity.

Music will come courtesy of the County’s most up and coming talent, with young artists from the county’s schools set to perform. We will also have at the show our Young Entrepreneurs as well as our Art and Photography competitions, where you can enter now at www.classicfestivalscomp.co.uk. Why not visit our show website www.framcountryshow.co.uk and www.suffolkfoodfest.co.uk to book online discounted tickets and find out more about what is going on over the weekend.

Taking place on the 12th and 13th April, we hope that everybody will come for great day out and embrace the outdoors. A lovely family day out with something for everybody.

Framlingham College, College Road, Framlingham, Suffolk, IP13 9EY

www.framcountryshow.co.uk www.suffolkfoodfest.co.uk