Langham Glass was established in 1979 by Master Glassmaker Paul Miller and is still run as a family business today.
Originally located in the village of Langham near the north Norfolk coast, Langham Glass now resides in the popular Norfolk market town of Fakenham. Just 10 mins from the popular attraction Thursford and only 20 minutes from Holkham and quaint seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea.
Live Glassmaking Demonstrations
Visitors to Langham Glass can marvel at the glassmakers using age old techniques to create a wide range of finest handmade crystal products, including birds, animals, vases, stemware and much more.
Each demonstration has a fascinating informative live commentary, which visitors can enjoy from the seated viewing area. The glassmakers are always ready to answer any questions enabling visitors to appreciate the skill and expertise of this master craft.
“What a wonderful experience with lovely people”
“There were plenty of seats in the demo area where we were given a very comprehensive and interesting talk on how glass is blown”
“Fascinating … I had seen other glass works so expected the usual… oh how wrong was I! We spent hours at the glass works”
Want to have a go yourself …. Langham Glass glassmaking experiences provide the opportunity to experience glassmaking, whether it is making a Whiskey Glass as a gift or the experience of glassblowing: blowing for as long as possible to produce a huge bubble. All experiences are done under the careful supervision and guidance of the glassmakers. Full information on glassmaking experiences are available on the Langham Glass website.
Gifts for everyone, under one roof
The large gift shop stocks the 1st quality products that have been handmade in the glass factory by the Langham Glass master craftsmen, as well as a selection of factory seconds. The factory seconds are only slightly imperfect but carry significant savings on the RRP.
If you are looking for something other than crystal the gift shop has many household names of collectables, gifts, china, confectionery and toys including many products that have been ‘made in Norfolk’.
Mouth watering snacks and meals at Cafe Nelson
Cafe Nelson at Langham Glass is open 10am to 4pm seven days a week, offering a selection of hot sandwiches, homemade speciality dish of the day and the very popular Sunday Roast.
The team also prepare a selection of homemade cakes and scones which are baked daily on the premises, while also offering a take-away service.
Cafe Nelson offers special lunches or light refreshments which can be tailored to meet your groups exact requirements. Please call or email for more information.
The centre is accessible to all: all on one level, with easy access from the car park. The friendly team at Langham Glass are always on hand ready to assist with any visitor requirements.
Langham Glass is just a couple of minutes off the A148, just follow the brown signs. The centre has ample free coach parking making it the perfect stop on a Norfolk tour or stop off en-route to the coast or other venue.
The Langham Glass website has up to date information on opening times, special events or follow Langham Glass on Facebook and Twitter.
The centre has special offers on group admissions to the glassmaking demonstrations. Please call for the latest group offer. Admission to the gift shop and Cafe Nelson is free of charge. The centre also offers driver incentives and including free refreshments.
Langham Glass, Greenway Lane, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 8ET.