• Welcome to Blackthorpe Barn

    So grateful you found us, 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.

    Barn in the snow
  • Country Christmas Shop

    Now open daily til 22 December. This space was once a cow shed, now its transformed and filled to the brim with modern and rustic Christmas decorations, yule'll love it.

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    Merry Christmas hanger inside shop
  • British Crafts

    Start from 11 November and every weekend. Inside the magical thatched barn there will be over 60 exhibitors offering a wonderful mix of fabulous crafts.

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    People browsing the British Crafts
  • Christmas Trees

    Start from Fri 24 November. Over 40 years experience of growing and selling fresh Christmas trees.

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    Christmas with Rougham Estate label

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About Us

A magical Christmas treat at 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 during November and December to unveil a truly magical and unique Christmas experience for all to enjoy.

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Mrs Christmas Party

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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!