The south Norfolk village of Poringland lies 5 miles south of the city of Norwich, 6 miles north west of Bungay and next to the villages of Stoke Holy Cross and Framingham Earl. Poringland was once known as East and West Poringland and the name Poringland derives from 'Poor spring land' because of its poor soil quality. Poringland has a variety of shops and amenities that include a primary school, supermarket, village hall, estate agent and 3 public houses. The village church, Poringland All Saints, is at the heart of the village and has a round Norman tower.
Tourist Attractions in Poringland
The Playbarn is situated in the countryside only 10 minutes from Norwich off the B1332 road and is open throughout the year. Catering for the under 7's, there are both indoor and outdoor activities which include pony and tractor rides, large sand pit, ball pit area and visits to the farm animals. Snacks and light lunches are available.