A Visit to Vera’s Coffee Shop

We have a super farm shop and garden centre just outside Stalham called A.G.Meales, its about 10 minutes from us.  We use their tomatoes and mushrooms for breakfast along with lots of their fruit and vegetables. They also stock a great range of local meat products so if you are staying in one of our

6 of Norfolk’s Best Coastal Walks

The EDP Norfolk Magazine has done a great article this month on the 6 best coastal walks with cafes.  All 6 look wonderful and can easily be done while staying with us.  The closest one is just a few miles down the coast at Happisburgh, the details are below, it would be a lovely way

Dates available for Weddings in 2016 and 2017

Many thanks for all the enquiries we have received for weddings in 2016, I’m sorry but we are fully booked for 2016 unless you would like a small evening of afternoon ceremony midweek we may be able to help.  We do a limited number of weddings each month so that we do not have too

The Summer Holidays have flown by…

We have had a fantastically busy summer holidays this year with so many new and returning guests and lots of people who have been recommeneded by their family and friends which is always nice so thank you all of you who have spread the word about Dairy Barns.  This week is the final full week

I’m loving the sea breeze

Its been so wonderfully hot here in Norfolk the past week that the best place to be is by the sea.  There has been a gentle cool breeze from the coast just taking the edge of the heat its been perfect.  We have had a few young families staying in the holiday cottages and they

Blue Flag Award for Sea Palling Beach

We are delighted that, despite tough higher standards that our local beach at Sea Palling had retained its Blue Flag in 2015, one of only four awarded in the whole of Norfolk. A recent survey by the Marine Conservation Society reports that it has excellent water quality and continue to have ‘recommended status’ (their highest

The Swallows are in the stables

As you can probably tell I love the little Swallow birds, just look a the logo of the Dairy Barns. They are such wonderful little birds that fly so very far to come back and spend each summer with us, as soon as they arrive I know that winter is really over and summer is

Walking the Coastal Path

As those of you who have stayed with us before will know, mum and I love to try and help you make the most of your stay by giving you ideas for days out.  This spring to make sure we give you the right advice we have started walking the various paths and trails near

Spring Wedding Days

We welcomed Tamsin and Jason to celebrate their wedding day with us earlier this month.  Family and friends started arriving Friday afternoon and a frenzy of bunting hanging and decorating the spring-themed barn began. Everyone headed out for supper at the nearby pub before returning to bed for an early night.  First to arrive Saturday

Special Spring Offers for Willow Farm Cottage

Willow Farm Cottage is the perfect place to get away to the coast and countryside with friends and family sleeping 6 – 8 in 3 bedrooms with a large enclosed garden and very close to the sandy beach in Sea Palling Try a 2 night stay during March for £225 Book 7 nights in April

February 1/2 term family days out (whatever the weather!)

So half term holidays are a couple of weeks away so why not spend a couple of days in Norfolk staying at the Dairy Barns B&B or our cottages.  We really welcome families and do great breakfasts for the kids, waffles are a very, very popular choice 4 Great days out (all tried and tested