Alby Crafts and GardensNorfolk's Numnber 1 Arts and Crafts CentreEast of England Tourism

Relax in Our Gardens

With over 4 acres of varied habitats including meadow, woodland and ponds plus more formal beds and borders, our gardens are good for you and the local wildlife!

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Enjoy Our Studios

Our Studios house the more hands-on aspect of Alby where you can find our skilled Artists and Artisans offering products, equipment, teaching and services.

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Visit Our Shops

Our shops offer a diverse and often unique range of arts, crafts and gifts to browse plus don't forget The Alby Tearooms specialising in delicious home produced speciality breads.


We are now running a regular Farmers Market.  The 23rd July is the next date when you will find meat, fish, veg, bread, in fact all the things you would expect.  Do come along and enjoy all we have to offer. 

Our tearoom refurbishment is now complete, so come and treat your taste buds in our new new-look eatery!

The fantastic 'Berber Interiors' have brought  a taste of Morocco to Alby. Beautiful rugs, furniture, ceramics and accessories are now gracing the upstairs gallery. Open 10am -5pm Tuesday -Sunday

Also new this year - The Purple Parrot Gift Shop!

An Opportunity to join our creative family.

Are you looking for a workshop in which to create and/or sell your work?

We have 2 units in our lower courtyard that have now become available.

We are looking for retail or crafts people (e.g. jewellery makers, leather workers, etc.) to join our creative family.  We have one small and one medium sized workshop, and the rates are extremely reasonable. Please contact David Alston on 07775 673727 if you are at all interested.  He will be happy to talk to you about any possibilities.


Imagine spending a day among some of Norfolk's finest craftspeople surrounded by four acres of carefully tended gardens and ponds. The attractive brick and flint Norfolk farm buildings also accommodate a gallery and gift shop, furniture showroom and The Alby Tearooms.

Situated at the edge of the beautiful Norfolk Broads and a pebble's throw away from the idyllic North Norfolk coast, Alby Crafts has been established for over thirty years. During that time it has been home to around fifty resident craftspeople.

Alby Crafts & Gardens
Cromer Road
NR11 7QE

The main contact number for Alby Crafts and Gardens is 01263 768563

And for the Tearoom please call 01263 761652

What's On Offer

Working Studios • Gardens • Special Gifts Unique Flora & Fauna • Sculpture •  Ceramics • Bee Keeping Supplies • Clay Supplies • Hand Crafted Furniture • Tearooms  • Hot and Cold Lunches • Delicious Home-made Bread • Hair Dressing • Moroccan Furnishings • Hands on Courses •

Latest News

  • 24-Jul-2014 to 07-Aug-2014Beginners Ukulele Course For Complete Beginners at Learn.Create.Found in Courses
  • 23-Jul-2014 to 20-Aug-2014Fortnightly Farmers' MarketsFound in Events
  • 23-Jul-2014 to 20-Aug-2014Regular Farmers Markets at AlbyFound in News
  • 15-Jul-2014Vintage Car RallyFound in Events
  • 13-Jul-2014Open DayFound in Events
  • 17-Jun-2014New stylist at Alston and BrownFound in News
  • 15-Apr-2014Berber Interiors Now At AlbyFound in News
  • 15-Apr-2014Purple Parrot now Open at AlbyFound in News
  • 07-Apr-2014 to 31-Dec-2014Woodturning Courses With Keverne DewickFound in Courses
  • 07-Apr-2014 to 31-Dec-2014Sculpture courses ongoingFound in Courses
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