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Looking for handmade

Great place to wander around to see bits that are " out of the box" . Local people producing and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Clare L
via mobile

Having read the good and bad about this centre, decided to take a look. It has certainly improved... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Joni M
London, United Kingdom
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Henstead Art & Craft Centre Toad Row, Henstead NR34 7LG, England
+44 1502 742130
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to wander around to see bits that are " out of the box" . Local people producing and upcycling instead of the usual plastic high street items.

Thank Clare L
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is such a little gem of a place with a cafe and interesting craft units. The coffee in the cafe is really good. I needed some help choosing a crystal for a friend who is ill and the lady couldn't have been more helpful....More

1  Thank Dogwalkertwo
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Maybe it was the wrong time of the year but we weren't very impressed - several of the units were closed (Sunday) and those that were open weren't great, didn't try cafe, maybe better on a warm sunny day in the summer but not great...More

1  Thank fabatfiftyCambs
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Having read the good and bad about this centre, decided to take a look. It has certainly improved, lovely cafe, great food. Lots of things to see. I particularly liked the book shop. Shelves were let out for crafters, they had some amazing crafts. One...More

1  Thank Joni M
Reviewed 15 April 2018

A curious and inspiring little place and one of the few places around selling craft beers and incense sticks. Second hand garden and home implements to portraits artistry and sculptures. All very nice and with reasonable pricing means that quirky one off purchases can be...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Tucked away just off the A12 between Wrentham and Lowestoft, this is a small quirky collection of craft shops. Admittedly it was only Mid-march but a good 1/3 of the units were closed and half of those open just weren't for us. We did really...More

Thank Mark74UK
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

At a bit of a loose end after Christmas, so had a drive out and found a lovely little cafe, great food and homemade cakes. Also we had our little dog with us although she wasn’t allowed in the cafe she was allowed in The...More

Thank Kerry T
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Saw a brown sign on the A12 advertising this place & decided to see what it was like. Very pleased we did, a lovely assortment of shops selling arts & craft things, ales, wines etc, with a nice little cafe to complete it.

Thank ToffeeCambs
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Not all the little shops were open but they should be by the time May comes along. There's a hotch potch of open air bric-a-brac stalls and one inside. A couple of arty studios,one was holding a workshop on Easter Sunday ( for pastels), the...More

Thank MarlenePerowne
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Enjoyable afternoon visit, good cafe for coffee, tea and lovely homemade cakes as well as good lunches. Visit grandmas stash for something out of the ordinary, lovely covered notebooks and waistcoats for the tiny man in your life. I shall be making this a regular...More

1  Thank Jennifer S
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