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Catering Services for Cliff Barns-Norfolk

 The Catering Experience

Delicious home cooked food is available at Cliff Barns. Contact the concierge team at The Big House CompanyWell known for hog roasts, pan cooked paella and Asian inspired cuisine.

Tel: 01603 880757
 Mobile: 07982 038271

Dabbling DuckFor special celebrations The Big House Company can organise local chefs for fabulous food

One of our favorite local Pubs will bring all their expertise to the house via their outside catering arm.

Contact Mark or Sally Dobbie

01485 520827    Email:

Special Occasion CateringThe Big House Company can organise chefs to cook you delicious puddings or sumptuous banquets

With over 35 years of professional catering experience, we are available to cater for any event.

From small informal buffets to grand catering events, Special Occasions Catering can cater for all your requirements. With our excellent service, high quality food and competitive prices, your event will be one to remember.     01553 762040    07795 271980

Julie Abbs CateringFine dining can be organised for your group by The Big House Company

We are a family catering company based in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, devoted to providing the highest quality in catering and event production. We benefit from nearly two decades of experience to offer our customers catering of the highest standard.

Our rural surroundings provide the inspiration for the fresh home-cooked dishes we create. Naturally, with such an abundance of produce on our doorstep, we can ensure that our recipes are fortified with the freshest local and seasonal ingredients.

Contact Tristram Abbs  Phone: 01328 701939 / 07798 818448  Email:

Chef 2 Dine 4Exquisite deserts are a specialty of some of our local chefs in Norfolk

We provide private dining services for small events in the Norwich and Norfolk area.

From Sunday lunches to Hen nights, family parties or any other celebration or event, we cater for parties from 8 upwards.

We prepare and serve meals in your own home or at a location of your choice.     call on 01603 560372 or 07890 209441

Carway-Roe EventsThe Big House Company can arrange chefs to cook delicious meals for you at Cliff Barns in Norfolk

Carway-Roe Events was created by myself after spending many years cooking in some of Norfolk’s and the UK’s best restaurants.  I have a wealth of knowledge about food and flavours to make your occasion one to remember.  I grew up in Norfolk and have great relationships with Norfolk’s best suppliers of meat, fish, fruit and vegetables; this means I can get the very best local and most flavoursome produce to create a bespoke menu to suit any occasion.

Contact: Connor / Tel: 07783480082
































Activities for Cliff Barns-Norfolk

Massage and Beauty Therapy

A variety of treatments can be arranged via the House – please see the list for menu and prices.

Beauty Therapy List

Penny Groom – Holistic Massage:

Things to do

A small selection of great places to go during your visit:-

Swaffham Golf Club  01760 721 621

Anglia Carting – The Airfield, North Pickenham, Swaffham PE37 8LL   01760 441777

The Green Britain Centre: Turbine Way, Swaffham PE37 7HT   01760 726100

Go Ape, Thetford

Godderstone Water Gardens

Extreeme Adventure –  High Ropes and Army Style assault course. 01328 838720

Quasar Elite in Kings Lynn – a high adrenaline fun activity.    01553 692069

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  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi Hot Tub/Jacuzzi

Cliff Barns-Norfolk

A ranch? In Norfolk? Think more Mexican hacienda meets country house and you get the playfulness of Cliff Barns. If you’re looking for luxury group accommodation with a twist, this is the place for you.


Set in beautiful countryside, next to a strawberry farm, Cliff Barns is an eight bedroom single storey barn style property, designed around a central courtyard. It’s a very popular hen do house with lots of quirky features and ideal for large group holidays in Norfolk with plenty of activities available locally.

This large party house in Norfolk is available to hire through The Big House Company

Social spaces

The living room has vaulted ceilings and a river rock fireplace with a great selection of squishy sofas and deep armchairs. There are floor to ceiling folding picture windows opening out onto the patio, which truly connects the living space with the outside. The country kitchen has all the amenities and equipment you need to prepare some delicious meals for a big birthday celebration, perhaps. Or, opt for a local chef from our recommended list.

This snug area at our big house in Norfolk has a roaring log fire and comfortable seating

The kitchen is fully equipped with 2 big ovens and plenty of equipment for big groups to dine together.


The bedrooms are arranged along two and a half sides of the property with glazed corridors connecting everything internally. There are eight eclectically designed bedrooms and six high spec bathrooms in total.

Five rooms have either king-size or super king double beds, two further bedrooms have zip and link beds so can be either twins or double, and the bunk house bedroom has two sets of bunk beds sleeping 4 people, A total of 18 guests can sleep in comfort.  Click here for the house floor plan.

The Cabana bedroom at Cliff Barns in Norfolk, opening onto the courtyard garden

All the bedrooms at Cliff Barns have very comfortable and have a charming rustic style to them.

Fun spaces

The dining area has space enough for groups of up to 50 (please contact us for numbers over 18), there’s also room here for some after dinner dancing. The seating area has large sofas beside the log fire, or in the summer, open up the french doors to the sunny courtyard and hear the sound of the water trickling over the fountain.

The dining area has a large table for all 18 guests to enjoy a candlelit lunch on Christmas Day

The open plan living area at Cliff Barns are ideal for a large party of friends or family to enjoy a stay in Norfolk

Garden and hot tub

The pretty 4 acre garden gives you plenty of room to roam, especially if you have children in your group who want to burn off some energy and there’s a teepee too, for making camp in, with a nearby fire pit for toasting marshmallows, as the sun slowly sets. The courtyard garden is an adults delight, sheltered and serene, with the large covered hot tub to enjoy and an outdoor table tennis for entertainment.

Cliff Barns in Norfolk has a large hot tub in the central courtyard garden

Cliff Barns has an idyllic countryside setting in Norfolk and is available to hire through The Big House Company

During your stay

Nearby you will find activities and days out to suit everyone. There are trout and coarse fishing lakes in Narborough, and Go Ape and Extreme Adventure Parks near Swaffham (15 mins). A rare breeds farm near Downham Market is great for younger families. Swaffham Golf club is a mature woodland course that welcomes non-members. You have the Sandringham Estate on your doorstep and many historic houses that are open to the public. Swaffham has a Saturday market with bric-a brac stalls, fresh fish and meat and local produce and if you are keen on leisurely boating, take a trip on the famous Norfolk Broads. For the foodies amongst you, Downham Market and the surrounding area are packed full of fabulous places to eat and drink.

A few small points

  • We recommend taking out your own insurance prior to booking.


Cliff Barns is located in Narborough, between Swaffham and Kings Lynn. The nearest train station is Downham Market.

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Price Guide

Weekend (2 nights) £2600 - £3600
Midweek (2 nights) £1750 - £1950
Week (7 nights) £5200 - £5600

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

DoubleZip and LinkDouble bunk beds
Number of Bedrooms521
En suite bathrooms4
Separate bathrooms2


  • Hot tub
  • Table tennis
  • Wifi
  • BBQ
  • Patio Seating
  • Disabled Access

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