The Farm

Dairy Barns awarded 2016 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Hooray, today Dairy Barns has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, this award celebrates hospitality businesses that over the past year have consistently received strong praise and ratings from reviewers, achieving at least 4 out of 5 “bubbles”. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodation providers, eateries and attractions located all

Birds of a feather …

For the last week or so we’ve been lucky enough to have the local Cranes flying over the farm and landing on our meadow, it’s the most amazing sight – and sound – to hear them overhead and apparently their call can be heard for 3 miles! Nearby Stubb Mill, close to the Norfolk Wildlife

As Time Goes By …

We run a working farm here at Dairy Barns and Ian loves his shiny, big John Deere tractor to work the fields but there’s currently a search going on to find Britain’s oldest working tractor.  The LammaXchange farming machinery classified website has a fantastic prize of £1,000 up for grabs to the owner of the

We’ve gone national ! …

We’re very proud to announce that Dairy Barns has gone ‘national’ – we’re on the Visit England website with a feature entitled “Feast on Plough to Plate Breakfast on a Norfolk Farm Stay” telling visitors to the site that Dairy Barns is a great place to stay for your visit to enjoy all the delights

Breaking news …

We are so excited to hear that Emma and Sam who held their wedding at Dairy Barns last year with a beautiful blue and yellow spring theme have not only won the regional East Anglian 2014 Wedding of the Year but are about to be announced as winners of the National competition too!  With photos

Time to celebrate women’s achievements worldwide

8th March is International Women’s Day – a day when we celebrate the achievements of women worldwide.  There are so many inspirational women around the world, both past and present – Norfolk’s very own Edith Cavell is perhaps one of the first that comes to mind. It has been observed for over 100 years and

Vote for local food!

Being a working farm, we at Dairy Barns would like to ask you to join in the 15th annual BBC Food & Farming Awards that celebrate the best of British food and those who grow, make and supply it and you can nominate your favourites – from Best Food Market, Best Street Food or Takeaway,

A sad week at Dairy Barns with the loss of an old friend

Dairy Barns is always such a happy place filled with joy and happiness with weddings, parties and those escaping to the country to chill and, of course, all the staff who love what we do looking after our guests and making sure everything runs smoothly. But this week was rather sad as we said goodbye

Autumn is just around the corner

Autumn will soon be settling in and we can start to expect some cold snaps no doubt. But it’s a lovely time on the farm and as this year’s growing and harvesting season comes to an end we now have to get planning for next year. The Swallows have been lining up on the wires

Surrounded by swallows….

It’s that time of year again! The swallows arrived back in May after over-wintering in South Africa and once again we have had nests all around the Barns. Love to see the parents swooping around the farm after insects to feed the young; they are incredibly acrobatic and so fast. Most of the babies seem

Dairy Barns launches brand new website

Dairy Barns has a new look, just in time for a cosy winter and the start of a brand new year in 2013. We have launched a brand new website with the help of local tourism professional Clare Millar from Whoop Marketing and Holt based web agency Cyan Commerce. Dairy Barns has a fresh new