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  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Green Tourism Gold Award
  • EDP Tourism in Norfolk Awards
  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Broads Quality Charter Silver
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Educational Visits


Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

Special Offers

Park & Save
50p off a 20 minute boat trip for up to 6 people
Subject to availability. Not exchangeable for cash. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Each Park&Save ticket has a unique reference number and can only be used once per offer per venue.
Please show Park & Save voucher to redeem this offer.


Louise Rout

01603 270449


School Road,
South Walsham,
NR13 6DZ

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 8 Jun Ghost Walk
Sun 26 Jun Green Festival
Wed 6 Jul Ghost Walk
Wed 3 Aug Ghost Walk
Sat 20 Aug Forest Night Adventure
Mon 31 Oct Halloween


Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is a secret hideaway in the heart of the Norfolk Broads. Fabulous spring flowers, relaxing summer concerts, stunning autumn colours and great winter bird-watching. Wheelchair friendly, children's quiz, dogs on leads welcome and boat trips on our private broad. Why not visit the award-winning tearoom and sample a home-made cake or scone?

GROUP TRAVEL FACILITIES: Group sizes - min 15 max 60, pre-booking required 7 days in advance, coach parking on site, driver / organiser incentives, guided group tours, full catering facilities, toilets, shop. Curriculum based activities available for pre-booked school groups.

SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: Minimum 3 hours for the garden and a tea/lunch stop combined.

ACCESSIBILITY: Full access by wheelchair to all facilities, majority access to gardens. Hearing loop in facilities and some braille information points in garden.

MEAL STOPS: 50 covers inside, a further 80 outside. As well as group entry prices, ask about our group catering prices.

Opening details

Open all year, except for Christmas Day, 10am - 5pm


Group rates - adults £5, seniors £4.50, children £2.50.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

EDP Norfolk Tourism Awards - Sustainable Tourism. Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver Awad. Berry Savory Tourism Award - Excellence in Tourism. Part of WTGNN & NTAA & Norfolk Tourism Forum.



See location of Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 368133  Lat: 52.66604 Long: 1.50154

By Road:
Sign posted on A47 at B1140 junction. We are opposite South Walsham Village hall and Fairhaven Primary School.

By Public Transport:
There is no direct public transport route to Fairhaven Gardens from Wroxham and Hoveton. For public transport timetables and information call 0871 200 2233 or visit

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu


  • Full access by wheelchair to all facilities, including gardens. Mobility scooters advised, hire available please ask for more details. Hearing loop-in facilities and some Braille information points in garden.