faqs for great barn farm – norfolk self catering barns

Read our frequently asked questions relating to Great Barn Farm luxury self-catering barns located close to the North Norfolk coast.

to book one of our luxury holiday barns please

Yes, the barns are available to rent all throughout the year.

Each property has its own parking spaces.

Bed linen and towels for the rooms will be provided. We would advise guests to bring their own swimming towels if they wish to use the indoor pool.

The Sheep Dip is our indoor swimming pool, spa (Jacuzzi) and steam room complex. You have your own key. The water is a constant 28 to 29 degrees C. The pool depth is 1.2 metres.

The barns are situated in Gayton Thorpe, a quiet and attractive village just 8 miles from King’s Lynn, West Norfolk.


Nearest Town: King’s Lynn – 8 miles.

Nearest Shop: Gayton – 1 mile.

Nearest Pub/Eatery: Gayton – 1 mile.

Nearest Airport: Norwich – 30 miles.

Nearest Train Station: Kings Lynn – 8 miles.

Nearest Bus: At the other end of our village. Less than 10-minute walk.


Boating, Canoeing, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Croquet, Farm Visits, Fishing – Coarse, Fishing – Fly, Fishing – Sea, Golf Courses, Health Suite, Horse Riding, Hot Tub, Karting, Mountain Biking, Paint Balling, Play Barn, Pony Trekking, Quad Biking, Sailing, Sauna, Swimming, Team Building, Tennis Court, Walking, Water Skiing, Windsurfing.


For more information visit our local information page.

We can put you in touch with our recommended local caterers if required, so you can deal directly with them.

The kitchen areas in the barns are unusual in design, but great fun. They are well equipped with all you need to cook and dine.

We might be on a farm in the middle of the beautiful Norfolk countryside, but Wi-Fi is available in all of our barns, completely free of charge.

Unfortunately Great Barn Farm does not allow any pets in any of the properties.

There is no lifeguard at the pool. An adult must accompany children in the pool area at all times.

No smoking is permitted at Great Barn Farm.

There is very limited disabled access. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Please see our Terms & Conditions sent with your Booking Confirmation, which will come to you prior to you making payment.

We do not allow any of the barns to be reserved before booking.

Payment is accepted via cheque, BACS transfer or card payment.

Early check in/late check out may be available upon request.

Check in at Great Barn Farm is available from 4pm; the check out time is 10am