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Big disappointment.

Expensive items of poor quality. The buildings represent a rambling inhospitable place. Not even... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Hemsby, United Kingdom
This Place Has Now Closed

I don't come to Norfolk often and dropped in on this impressively large shop a year ago when I saw... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
Ian K
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31 Mar 2017
“Old Market”
29 Mar 2017
“Big disappointment.”
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Snetterton Race Track, Norwich, England
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Used to come here a lot as a child with my family, and it was one of my favourite places to visit. It's such a shame that it closed down.

2  Thank Bathgory
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Expensive items of poor quality. The buildings represent a rambling inhospitable place. Not even worth a visit. Waste of time.

2  Thank rjs995nompere
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I don't come to Norfolk often and dropped in on this impressively large shop a year ago when I saw it from the road. Things were already looking tardy and covered in dust then, but they had a couple of hard to get model aircraft...More

12  Thank Ian K
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Went to the Big Shop in Snetteron today (Thursday) for a drive out. Sign on the door seems to indicate that this facility has closed ??

16  Thank Colin W
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Like a long forgotten fun fair, weeds sprout up from the broken concrete. Wonder the twilight freezing caverns of the Snetterton Toy Fair. Half the stock stands on the wrong display, as though the toy reps dared never to return. The café is currently closed...More

4  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We, as a family, have been regular visitors to this place for many years. We have seen The Big Shop mushroom into a superstore that had lost it's identity and, to be fair, it's reputation slid downhill. However, over recent months, with the enthusiasm of...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Travelled from Cromer today, arrived at 10.00 gates not open total waste of time it was once a very good market but now don't waste your time.

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Didn't have a great choice in model kits which was what I was looking for, plenty of other collect able stuff in a massive area..! Lots of displays but not much working. A big shame as this place has so much potential.!

Thank Simmo196
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

This shop is HUGE! And I mean truly massive. Yet strangely eerie. Think ghost town. It's the biggest place I've visited with so few people in it (staff included!). Some of the show rooms are half the size of football pitches (if not bigger) yet...More

1  Thank carlie h
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Drove 30 miles to take the children to "the greatest model and toy shop" but all we found were a couple of warehouses poorly stocked with standard toys and models. None of the train sets were running and half the shelves were empty. An utter...More

Thank Paul Y
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tina r
10 April 2017|
Response from Bathgory | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tina. The huge market closed down a couple of years ago, and a big shop selling toys (mainly models I believe) replaced it. However that has now closed as well.