Set on the edge of the gorgeous Norfolk Broads, College Farm is a family-friendly Feather Down Farm glamping site promising a warm welcome from the host family and accommodation in cosy safari-style tents with log-burners. They're known as lodges, and you can choose to upgrade to a 'frills' lodge with en-suite facilities and a wooden terrace.

The guided tours of the farm are well worth a go so you can get to grips with the land and with where your kids can roam and explore (which includes a barn stacked with hay for them to play in and a playground with a trampoline). You also get the chance to feed the animals and even keep one for the duration of your stay in your personal chicken coop (what better way is there to collect your eggs for breakfast?!) and to groom the horses. Best of all perhaps is the river running through the property, which you can experience by boat or canoe, or fish on.


College Farm is located on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, approximately 30 minutes drive south of Norwich and 2.5 hours from London.

College Farm

What to expect

Beach easy drive
On-site shop
Outdoor play area


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View from a lodge on College Farm.

View from a lodge on College Farm.

Toasting marshmallows on College Farm.

Toasting marshmallows on College Farm.


8 tents.

Canvas Lodge sleeps up to 6 people (5 adults and 1 child up to 12yrs) in master double bedroom, bunk bed room and cupboard bed (for 2 kids or one adult), with toilet and cooking stove. All cooking equipment, plates, cutlery, etc. Cook chest also provided in the tent. Picnic table.

Canvas Frills Lodge with en-suite bathroom also available.

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Helping out on College Farm.

Helping out on College Farm.



Playground with trampoline and climbing frame.

Farm tours.

Horse grooming sessions.

Communal shower block.

Honesty shop.

Wood-fired pizza oven.

Personal chicken coop (extra charge).

Farmers' soup or stew on the open fire - all the ingredients and utensils to cook (extra charge).

Breakfast box (extra charge).

Stove and lamp service (lit ready for your arrival).

Ready Beddy service (beds made for your arrival; extra charge)

Premier service (beds made up, wood burner and lanterns lit, meal and drink provided on arrival).

Horse livery (bring your horse; extra cost).

Boating lake at College Farm.

Boating lake at College Farm.