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Banham, New Buckenham & Old Buckenham


Local Tourist Attractions

All information is given in good faith, but please check opening times, addresses etc before travelling as these sometimes change without us being informed! Unless otherwise stated code is 01953 on all telephone numbers.

Old Buckenham CastleBanham Zoo
35 acres of animals including tigers, kangaroos and penguins, childrens farm. Open 7 days week from 10am.
Large boot sale on Sunday mornings. Selection of craft shops outside the zoo including Banham Craft & Gifts and Pyramid Crystals
Kenninghall Road, Banham.
Tel: 01953 887771 Web:

The Appleyard
Opp. Banham Zoo, Banham
Cobbled courtyard with selection of small shops. Home of the Banham Barrel, selling wide range of ciders with live music most weekends.

Old (New) Buckenham Castle Ruins
Remains of Norman keep, rampart and moat. Key available from Castle Garage during working hours 01953 860374. Also on sale from the garage is a very in-depth historical account of the castle.

Old Buckenham Windmill
Cornmill with largest diameter tower in England.
Open 2nd Sun of month 2-5pm from April to Sept.
A brief history with photos of Old Buckenham Windmill:

Harling Vineyards
Vineyards with tasting room. Open daily 10.30am-6pm Easter to October.
Eastfield House, Church Road, East Harling
Tel: 01953 717341.

International League for the Protection of Horses (ILPH)
Rescued horses and ponies. Open Sat, Sun and Wed 11am-4pm.
Overa House Farm, Larling
Tel: 01953 717309 (Mon-Fri) 01953 498682 (Sat-Sun).

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