• Welcome to Blackthorpe Barn

    The beautiful medieval thatched barn holds several events throughout the year, please check our calendar before arriving as we are not open everyday of the year.

    Preparations for our Christmas Festival has begun, We look forward to welcome you from Mon 22 October.

  • Artworks

    A popular art exhibition showing large, bold paintings, collages, prints, expressive drawings or ceramics; each artist’s work reflects a very personal perception of the world around them.

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  • Country Christmas Shop

    Once a cow shed, soon to be transformed and filled to the brim with modern and rustic Christmas decorations, yule'll love it. Opens Mon 22 October 2018.

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  • British Crafts

    Offering a wonderful mix of fabulous crafts. Every weekend from 10 November til 16 December 2018.

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  • Santa's Grotto

    No Christmas would be complete without a trip to Santa’s Grotto.Tickets will be available in September 2018.

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  • Christmas Trees

    Over 40 years experience of growing and selling fresh Christmas trees. Selling from Fri 23 November 2018.

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About Us

Blackthorpe Barn in the heart of Suffolk

Every year, for some twenty seven years, the heavy oak doors of Blackthorpe Barn, in the heart of Suffolk, are drawn back from 22 October to 22 December to unveil a truly magical and unique Christmas experience for all to enjoy.

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New room available for hire

Blackthorpe Barn is proud to unveil its brand new teaching resource The Meadow Room is perfect to teach classes...

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Find Us

Blackthorpe Barn,
Rougham Estate,
Bury St Edmunds,
IP30 9HZ

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Please Note: Blackthorpe Barn is only open when events are taking place - please see our Events Calendar to see if we’re open today!