Adventures on two wheels …

Despite the size of Norfolk – apparently more than 5,000 sq Km!  – it’s actually a great place to explore on 2-wheels.  So be sure to bring your bikes, if you have them.  If not, you can hire and even have them delivered to Dairy Barns if you’re staying with us. Our friends at Broadland

Norfolk’s world first twin seals …

We love “our” seals which appear on the beach between Horsey and Winterton every winter with hundreds of pups arriving during the course of the pupping season.  Watched over by Friends of Horsey Seals volunteer seal wardens, this season saw what was thought to be the first ever recorded twin birth in the world. Now

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

The beautiful Broads..

We love living and working within the Broads National Park and we’re delighted to hear that the Broads has been nominated for a prestigious award from BBC Countryfile Magazine.  Experts were asked to draw up a shortlist in several different Awards categories and Ellie Harrison from the popular Sunday evening TV programme commented “Wetlands will

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

Helping to look after our seals

We think we’re so lucky to share our beautiful Norfolk coastline with Grey Seals where each winter hundreds of pregnant females return to nearby beaches to give birth to their pups.  (You can read more about the seals in our previous Blog). However, they face many hazards, both natural and otherwise, and in 2012 The

The seals are back!

Every winter, just a few miles away, hundreds of female grey seals return to Horsey beach to give birth and provide a wonderful sight much enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. Grey seals are larger than Common seals, have long pointed heads and speckles on their coats.  They arrive in large numbers starting from October-November

A wedding day that hit all the right notes…

Dairy Barns was delighted to play host to Anna and Will’s wedding reception this summer which was featured on the cover of the EDP Weddings supplement.  Anna works for the BBC and Will teaches at Broadland High School are both keen musicians who shared the same trumpet teacher. They married at St Nicholas Church in

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