Norfolk Attractions

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Norfolk Map and Attractions

Scale: It is 65 miles from Great Yarmouth to King's Lynn and 43 miles from Thetford to Wells next the Sea.

Airports Airport indicated is Norwich Airport.

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Attraction 1 - Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary, Southern Promenade, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5BH. Tel: 01485 533576. sealsanctuary.co.uk.
Attraction 2 -Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Filby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 3DR. Tel: 01493 369477. thrigby.plus.com
Attraction 3 - Bressingham Steam and Gardens, Thetford Road, Bressingham, Norfolk IP22 2AB. Tel: 01379 686900. bressingham.co.uk
Attraction 4 - North Norfolk Railway plc, Sheringham Station, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA. Talking Timetable: 01263 820808. Tel: 01263 820800. nnrailway.co.uk
Attraction 5 - Norfolk Rural Life Museum, Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 4DT. Tel: 01362 860563
Attraction 6 - The Sandringham Estate, Sandringham, Norfolk, PE35 6EN. Tel: 01553 612908. sandringham-estate.co.uk

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Visitor attractions and information - Acle

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Attractions Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Filby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 3DR. Tel: +44 (0)1493 369477. Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens is a strong supporter of The World Zoo Conservation Strategy of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. The tiger tree walk high in the trees is not for the faint hearted. It is a special walk constructed in the trees which surround the tigers' enclosure. www.thrigby.plus.com. About 4 miles east of Acle.

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

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Attractions Caister Castle, Caister on Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. An attraction in its own right, Caister Castle also has the largest private collection of motor vehicles in Great Britain. Caister Castle is an impressive moated brick fortress, founded by John Falstolf. Built in 1432. About 6 miles east of Acle.

Caister Castle

Attractions Wroxham Barns Limited, Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8QU. Information Line: 01603 783911. Wroxham Barns is the 'must visit' for all the family – whatever your age. For stylish clothes, gifts for home and garden, country foods, Bill LeGrice Roses & Plant Centre, Junior Farm, Children’s funfair, 12 Craft Studios and table service restaurant. ww.wroxham-barns.co.uk. About 8 miles north west of Acle.

Wroxham Barns Limited

Acle hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Aylsham

Attractions North Norfolk Railway plc, Sheringham Station, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA. Talking Timetable: 01263 820808. Tel: 01263 820800. The North Norfolk Railway offers a 10.5 mile round trip by steam train (vintage diesel trains on some journeys) through a delightful area of North Norfolk designated as being of outstanding natural beauty. www.nnrailway.co.uk. About 10 miles north of Aylsham, station at Sheringham.

North Norfolk Railway plc

Felbrigg Hall

Attractions Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park, Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 8PR. Tel: 01263 837444. One of the finest 17th-century country houses in East Anglia. National Trust. Charges apply. About 7 miles north of Aylsham.

Felbrigg Hall

Blickling Hall

Attractions Blickling Hall, Garden & Park, Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 6NF. Tel: 01263 738030. Magnificent Jacobean house, garden and park. Home to the headless ghost of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second queen. National Trust. Charges apply. About 1 mile north of Aylsham.

Blickling Hall

Attractions THE BURE VALLEY RAILWAY, AYLSHAM STATION, NORWICH ROAD, AYLSHAM, NORFOLK, NR11 6BW. TEL: 01263 733858. Opened in 1990, the Bure Valley Railway offers an 18 mile round trip through picturesque countryside which is as varied, interesting and beautiful as any to be found on a railway journey in England. Aylsham Station is situated mid-way between Norwich and Cromer on the A140. Wroxham Station is in Coltishall Road (B1354), close to the town centre. www.bvrw.co.uk. Between Wroxham & Aylsham .

THE BURE VALLEY RAILWAY

Aylsham Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Caister-on-Sea

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Attractions Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Filby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 3DR. Tel: +44 (0)1493 369477. Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens is a strong supporter of The World Zoo Conservation Strategy of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. The tiger tree walk high in the trees is not for the faint hearted. It is a special walk constructed in the trees which surround the tigers' enclosure. www.thrigby.plus.com. About 3 miles west of Caister-on-Sea.

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Attractions Caister Castle, Caister on Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. An attraction in its own right, Caister Castle also has the largest private collection of motor vehicles in Great Britain. Caister Castle is an impressive moated brick fortress, founded by John Falstolf. Built in 1432. Location: On the outskirts of Caister-on-Sea.

Caister Castle

Attractions Great Yarmouth Stadium, Yarmouth Road, Caister, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 5TE. Tel: 01493 720 343. Greyhound Racing - Every Monday, Wednesday & Saturday - Accompanied Children Under 16: FREE. Motor racing - Stock Cars, Rookie Bangers, Superstox, Ministox, Rookie Rods, Lightning Rods, Hot Rods and even Robin Reliants! - Phone for dates. Executive lounge, diner & bars. www.yarmouthstadium.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Caister-on-Sea.

Great Yarmouth Stadium

Caister-on-Sea hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Cromer

Attractions North Norfolk Railway plc, Sheringham Station, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA. Talking Timetable: 01263 820808. Tel: 01263 820800. The North Norfolk Railway offers a 10.5 mile round trip by steam train (vintage diesel trains on some journeys) through a delightful area of North Norfolk designated as being of outstanding natural beauty. www.nnrailway.co.uk. About 3 miles east of Cromer, station at Sheringham.

North Norfolk Railway plc

Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park

Attractions Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park, Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 8PR. Tel: 01263 837444. One of the finest 17th-century country houses in East Anglia. National Trust. Charges apply. About 2 miles south of Cromer.

Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park

Blickling Hall

Attractions Blickling Hall, Garden & Park, Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 6NF. Tel: 01263 738030. Magnificent Jacobean house, garden and park. Home to the headless ghost of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second queen. National Trust. Charges apply. About 8 miles south of Cromer.

Blickling Hall

Cromer PierAttractions Cromer Pier. The pier celebrated its centenary in 2001. Today, the Edwardian pier is a popular destination with holidaymakers who come to be entertained at the pier's theatre, to walk along or to enjoy a bit of fishing from the pier-head. Location: In the centre of Cromer.

Cromer Pier

Cromer Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Dereham

Attractions Norfolk Rural Life Museum, Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk. The museum consists of a large the 18 century workhouse building, with other buildings in the grounds recreating a family cottage, two shops, a blacksmith's and a school. Tel: 01362 860563. About 3 miles north west of Dereham.

Norfolk Rural Life Museum

Attractions The Mid-Norfolk Railway, Dereham Station, Station Road, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1DF. Tel: 01362 690633. The line is operational between Dereham and Wymondham, and our long-term aim is to reach as far as Fakenham. Many people are surprised to learn that the railway is entirely volunteer-run. Ample free parking is available on Dereham station forecourt. www.mnr.org.uk. Station in Dereham.

The Mid-Norfolk Railway

Dereham Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Diss

Attractions Bressingham Steam and Gardens, Thetford Road, Bressingham, Norfolk IP22 2A. Tel: 01379 686900. Take a ride on Bressingham's famous Victorian 'Gallopers', journey over five miles of narrow-gauge steam railway, wander through beautiful gardens, or visit the only official "Dad's Army" exhibition in existence. www.bressingham.co.uk. About 1 mile west of Diss.

Bressingham Steam and Gardens

Attractions Snetterton Circuit, Attleborough, Norfolk NR16 2JU. Snetterton is an extremely popular test venue on which premier racing cars have been developed. Highlights on the calender include rounds of British Superbikes and the British Touring Car Championship. About 7 miles north west of Diss.

 Snetterton Circuit

Attractions Thelnetham Windmill, nrThelnetham, Suffolk IP22 1JZ. Tel: (01473 727853. Early 19th Century Windmill with conical cap, on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk. Thelnetham Windmill is in wonderful condition. Visits by appointment only. About 7 miles west of Diss.

Thelnetham Windmill

Attractions Mechanical Music Museum and Bygones Trust, Blacksmith Road, Cotton, Nr Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1QN. Tel: 01449 613876. A selection of fairground organs and pipe organs, street pianos, music boxes, polyphons and many other musical items, housed in a purpose-built building. About 9 miles south of Diss.

Mechanical Music Museum and Bygones Trust

Diss hotels

Visitor attractions and information for Downham Market

Attractions Welney Visitor Centre, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Hundred Foot Bank, Welney, Wisbech, PE14 9TN. Tel: 01353 860711. The reserve, visitor centre, tearoom and shop are open every day except Christmas Day. Parking is free of charge and for visitors with disabilities there is wheelchair access to the centre. Note: dogs are not allowed in WWT Centres, except for Guide Dogs. Charges apply. www.wwt.org.uk. About 6 miles south of Downham Market.
Welney Visitor Centre,

Attractions Thetford Forest Park, located on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk. Designated a Forest Park by the Forestry Commission in May 1990, Thetford Forest attracts over 1.5 million visitors each year. It hasa large population of hares, rabbits, gamebirds and deer. It has become popular with mountain bike enthusiasts, both families and experienced riders enjoy the trails. Location: About 10 miles east of Downham Market.

Thetford Forest Park

Attractions The Fenland and West Norfolk Aircraft Preservation Society,
Old Lynn Road, West Walton, nr Wisbech, Norfolk, PE14 7DA. A splendid collection of aircraft, memorabilia, engines, artefacts, uniforms and insignia, models and so much more connected with aviation past and present. Our items span from the beginning of powered flight, through the Great War and World War Two, Korea, Vietnam and both Gulf Conflicts, right up to the latest in the world of aviation.
www.fawnaps.co.uk. Location: About 10 miles west of Downham Market.

The Fenland and West Norfolk Aircraft Preservation Society

Downham Market hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Fakenham

Attractions Fakenham Racecourse Ltd, The Racecourse, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 7NY. Tel: 01328 862388. This first race meeting at Fakenham was held in 1905. The Firth Restaurant is situated on the First Floor of the Price of Wales Stand. The Lobster & Oyster Restaurant/Bar overlooks the Parade Ring and Racetrack. There is a Shellfish Bar, Garfield Hot Donuts, Read's Burger and Bacon Bar and many other outlets. www.fakenhamracecourse.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Fakenham.

Fakenham Racecourse Ltd

Attractions The Wells & Walsingham Light Railway. Visit the longest 10¼" narrow gauge steam railway in the world and see the unique Garratt locomotive "Norfolk Hero" which was especially built for this line. Enjoy our timetable service from the seaside and harbour town of Wells to the picturesque town of Walsingham. Halts at Warham St Mary and Wighton. The station at Wells has a restored signal box where refreshments and souvenirs are available. At Walsingham there is time to explore its shops, restaurants and inns and the famous shrine. www.wellswalsinghamrailway.co.uk. Walsingham station is about 5 miles north of Fakenham.

The Wells & Walsingham Light Railway

Attractions Norfolk Rural Life Museum, Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk. The museum consists of a large the 18 century workhouse building, with other buildings in the grounds recreating a family cottage, two shops, a blacksmith's and a school. Tel: 01362 860563. About 9 miles south of Fakenham.

 Norfolk Rural Life Museum

Attractions Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk - PE32 2XD. Tel: 1760 755394. Facilities include Toilets: Not adapted for wheelchairs, Exhibition with level access, Shop with level access, but there are steps inside. Refreshments. English Heritage. Charges apply. About 10 miles south west of Fakenham.

Castle Acre Priory

Bircham WindmillAttractions Bircham Windmill, Great Bircham, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE31 6SJ. Tel: 01485 578393. Today, very few windmills are left, and Bircham Mill is considered one of the best still remaining. Visitors can climb the five floors up to the fan stage and, when possible, on windy days, visitors can also see the sails and the milling machinery turning. www.birchamwindmill.co.uk. About 9 miles west of Fakenham.

Bircham Windmill

Fakenham hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Great Yarmouth

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Attractions Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Filby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 3DR. Tel: +44 (0)1493 369477. Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens is a strong supporter of The World Zoo Conservation Strategy of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. The tiger tree walk high in the trees is not for the faint hearted. It is a special walk constructed in the trees which surround the tigers' enclosure. www.thrigby.plus.com. About 4 miles north west of Great Yarmouth.

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens

Attractions Caister Castle, Caister on Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. An attraction in its own right, Caister Castle also has the largest private collection of motor vehicles in Great Britain. Caister Castle is an impressive moated brick fortress, founded by John Falstolf. Built in 1432. About 2 miles north of Great Yarmouth.

Caister Castle

Attractions Great Yarmouth Stadium, Yarmouth Road, Caister, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 5TE. Tel: 01493 720 343. Greyhound Racing - Every Monday, Wednesday & Saturday - Accompanied Children Under 16: FREE. Motor racing - Stock Cars, Rookie Bangers, Superstox, Ministox, Rookie Rods, Lightning Rods, Hot Rods and even Robin Reliants! - Phone for dates. Executive lounge, diner & bars. www.yarmouthstadium.co.uk. About 1 mile north of Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth Stadium

Attractions Pleasure Beach, South Beach Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3EH. Tel: 01493 844585. Welcome to the Pleasure Beach Great Yarmouth – East Anglia’s most popular tourist attraction, occupying a nine-acre seafront location encompassing over 70 rides and attractions. www.pleasure-beach.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Great Yarmouth.

 Pleasure Beach

Great Yarmouth hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Holt

Attractions North Norfolk Railway plc, Sheringham Station, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA. Talking Timetable: 01263 820808. Tel: 01263 820800. The North Norfolk Railway offers a 10.5 mile round trip by steam train (vintage diesel trains on some journeys) through a delightful area of North Norfolk designated as being of outstanding natural beauty. www.nnrailway.co.uk. Terminus at the station in Holt.

North Norfolk Railway plc

Felbrigg Hall

Attractions Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park, Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 8PR. Tel: 01263 837444. One of the finest 17th-century country houses in East Anglia. National Trust. Charges apply. About 7 miles east of Holt.

Felbrigg Hall

Blickling Hall

Attractions Blickling Hall, Garden & Park, Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 6NF. Tel: 01263 738030. Magnificent Jacobean house, garden and park. Home to the headless ghost of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second queen. National Trust. Charges apply. About 8 miles south east of Holt.

Blickling Hall

Attractions The Wells & Walsingham Light Railway. Visit the longest 10¼" narrow gauge steam railway in the world and see the unique Garratt locomotive "Norfolk Hero" which was especially built for this line. Enjoy our timetable service from the seaside and harbour town of Wells to the picturesque town of Walsingham. Halts at Warham St Mary and Wighton. The station at Wells has a restored signal box where refreshments and souvenirs are available. At Walsingham there is time to explore its shops, restaurants and inns and the famous shrine. www.wellswalsinghamrailway.co.uk. Walsingham station is about 8 miles west of Holt.

The Wells & Walsingham Light Railway

Holt hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Hunstanton

Princess Theatre HunstantonAttractions Princess Theatre, The Green, Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 5AH. Contact: Box Office. Tel: 01485 532252. Opened as The Capitol Cinema in 1932. Previously a hotel called Simpsons, it was rebuilt and opened on the 22nd June 1932 with the film 'The Desert Song'. www.princesstheatrehunstanton.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Hunstanton.

Princess Theatre Hunstanton

Attractions Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary, Southern Promenade, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5BH. Tel: 01485 533576. At the Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary in Norfolk you will see Otters, Penguins and more than 30 permanent displays all showcasing the rich diversity of life under the waves. We also provide a safe haven for more than 30 sick, injured or orphaned seal pups which are annually cared for at the Sanctuary. www.sealsanctuary.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Hunstanton.

Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary

Attractions Norfolk Lavender Ltd, Caley Mill, Heacham, Norfolk, PE31 7JE. Tel: 0870 243 0147. GARDENS, TEAROOM, SHOPS, PLANTS. Caley Mill, the headquarters of Norfolk Lavender Ltd, was originally a water mill for grinding corn, and now set in its garden of lavender, roses and herbs, it has become a distinctive Norfolk landmark. In the grounds, we also have a National Collection of Lavenders. Each variety or species has its own bed. There are over 100 different lavenders to see and smell. www.norfolk-lavender.co.uk. About 2 miles south of Hunstanton.
Norfolk Lavender Ltd

Bircham WindmillAttractions Bircham Windmill, Great Bircham, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE31 6SJ. Tel: 01485 578393. Today, very few windmills are left, and Bircham Mill is considered one of the best still remaining. Visitors can climb the five floors up to the fan stage and, when possible, on windy days, visitors can also see the sails and the milling machinery turning. www.birchamwindmill.co.uk. About 7 miles south east of Hunstanton.

Bircham Windmill

Hunstanton hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Kings Lynn

Bircham WindmillAttractions Bircham Windmill, Great Bircham, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE31 6SJ. Tel: 01485 578393. Today, very few windmills are left, and Bircham Mill is considered one of the best still remaining. Visitors can climb the five floors up to the fan stage and, when possible, on windy days, visitors can also see the sails and the milling machinery turning. www.birchamwindmill.co.uk. About 10 miles north east of Kings Lynn.

Bircham Windmill

Attractions Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk - PE32 2XD. Tel: 1760 755394. Facilities include Toilets: Not adapted for wheelchairs, Exhibition with level access, Shop with level access, but there are steps inside. Refreshments. English Heritage. Charges apply. About 12 miles east of Kings Lynn.

Castle Acre Priory

Attractions The Fenland and West Norfolk Aircraft Preservation Society.
Old Lynn Road, West Walton, nr Wisbech, Norfolk, PE14 7DA. A splendid collection of aircraft, memorabilia, engines, artefacts, uniforms and insignia, models and so much more connected with aviation past and present. Our items span from the beginning of powered flight, through the Great War and World War Two, Korea, Vietnam and both Gulf Conflicts, right up to the latest in the world of aviation.
www.fawnaps.co.uk About 9 miles south west of Kings Lynn.

The Fenland and West Norfolk Aircraft Preservation Society
   
 

AttractionsThe Sandringham Estate, Sandringham, Norfolk, PE35 6EN. Tel: 01553 612908
The much-loved country retreat of the Queen and the most famous stately home in Norfolk. 60-acre gardens and a museum of Royal vehicles and mementoes. www.sandringham-estate.co.uk.

Sandringham Norfolk

Kings Lynn hotels

Visitor attractions and information - North Walsham

Wroxham Barns Limited

Attractions Wroxham Barns Limited, Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8QU. Information Line: 01603 783911. Wroxham Barns is the 'must visit' for all the family – whatever your age. For stylish clothes, gifts for home and garden, country foods, Bill LeGrice Roses & Plant Centre, Junior Farm, Children’s funfair, 12 Craft Studios and table service restaurant. wwwwroxham-barns.co.uk. About 6 miles south of North Walsham.

Wroxham Barns Limited

Attractions Hoveton Hall Gardens, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8RJ. Tel: 01603 782798. Hoveton Hall Gardens are situated at the edge of the Norfolk Broads. Gardens, Tea Rooms & Plant Sales. www.hovetonhallgardens.co.uk. About 6 miles south of North Walsham.

Hoveton Hall Gardens

Blickling Hall, Garden & Park

Attractions Blickling Hall, Garden & Park, Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 6NF. Tel: 01263 738030. Magnificent Jacobean house, garden and park. Home to the headless ghost of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second queen. National Trust. Charges apply. About 8 miles south of North Walsham.

Blickling Hall, Garden & Park

Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park

Attractions Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park, Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 8PR. Tel: 01263 837444. One of the finest 17th-century country houses in East Anglia. National Trust. Charges apply. About 7 miles west of North Walsham.

Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park

North Walsham hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Norwich

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Attractions Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Meadow, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 3JU. Tel: 01603 493625. One of the Norwich 's most famous landmarks, Norwich Castle was built 900 years ago and became a museum in 1894. Find out what life was like in the Norman keep through touch screens and computer animation. Walk round a special display about life at the Castle when it was a prison and read original graffiti made by prisoners. 17th - 20th century paintings on show. You can choose to buy tickets to visit all galleries or you can visit the Castle & History zone or the Art & Exhibitions zone. Location: In the centre of Norwich.

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Attractions The Norfolk Showground Exhibition & Events Centre, Norfolk Showground Limited, Dereham Road, Costessey, Norwich NR5 0TT. TEL: 01603 748931. The hard road network and toilet facilities within the Norfolk Showground make the open ground space suitable for a wide range of outdoor events and enables camping, and caravanning. There are some toilet blocks with showers, Elsan Tips, Dog litter bins and ample space for camping. www.norfolkshowground.com. Location: On the outskirts of Norwich.

The Norfolk Showground Exhibition & Events Centre

Attractions Theatre Royal, Theatre Street, Norwich. Tel: 01603 63 00 00. The Theatre Royal is Norwich, Norfolk and East Anglia's premier theatre presenting a high quality mix of comedy, drama,musicals, dance, opera, music and family shows all year round. www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Norwich.

Theatre Royal

 Wroxham Barns Limited

Attractions Wroxham Barns Limited, Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8QU. Information Line: 01603 783911. Wroxham Barns is the 'must visit' for all the family – whatever your age. For stylish clothes, gifts for home and garden, country foods, Bill LeGrice Roses & Plant Centre, Junior Farm, Children’s funfair, 12 Craft Studios and table service restaurant. www.wroxham-barns.co.uk. About 8 miles north of Norwich.

 Wroxham Barns Limited

Norwich hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Sheringham

Attractions North Norfolk Railway plc, Sheringham Station, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA. Talking Timetable: 01263 820808. Tel: 01263 820800. The North Norfolk Railway offers a 10.5 mile round trip by steam train (vintage diesel trains on some journeys) through a delightful area of North Norfolk designated as being of outstanding natural beauty. www.nnrailway.co.uk. Terminus at the station in Sheringham.

North Norfolk Railway plc

Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park

Attractions Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park, Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 8PR. Tel: 01263 837444. One of the finest 17th-century country houses in East Anglia. National Trust. Charges apply. About 2 miles south of Sheringham.

Felbrigg Hall, Garden & Park

Blickling Hall, Garden & Park, Blickling

Attractions Blickling Hall, Garden & Park, Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 6NF. Tel: 01263 738030. Magnificent Jacobean house, garden and park. Home to the headless ghost of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second queen. National Trust. Charges apply. About 8 miles south of Sheringham.

Blickling Hall, Garden & Park, Blickling

Cromer PierAttractions Cromer Pier. The pier celebrated its centenary in 2001. Today, the Edwardian pier is a popular destination with holidaymakers who come to be entertained at the pier's theatre, to walk along or to enjoy a bit of fishing from the pier-head. About 2 miles east of Sheringham.

Cromer Pier

Sheringham hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Swaffham

Attractions Norfolk Rural Life Museum, Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk. The museum consists of a large the 18 century workhouse building, with other buildings in the grounds recreating a family cottage, two shops, a blacksmith's and a school. Tel: 01362 860563. About 9 miles north east of Swaffham.

Norfolk Rural Life Museum

Attractions Thetford Forest Park, located on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk. Designated a Forest Park by the Forestry Commission in May 1990, Thetford Forest attracts over 1.5 million visitors each year. It hasa large population of hares, rabbits, gamebirds and deer. It has become popular with mountain bike enthusiasts, both families and experienced riders enjoy the trails. Location: About 10 miles south of Swaffham.

Thetford Forest Park

Attractions Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk - PE32 2XD. Tel: 1760 755394. Facilities include Toilets: Not adapted for wheelchairs, Exhibition with level access, Shop with level access, but there are steps inside. Refreshments. English Heritage. Charges apply. About 5 miles north of Swaffham.

Castle Acre Priory

Swaffham hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Thetford

Bressingham Steam and Gardens

Attractions Bressingham Steam and Gardens, Thetford Road, Bressingham, Norfolk IP22 2A. Tel: 01379 686900. Take a ride on Bressingham's famous Victorian 'Gallopers', journey over five miles of narrow-gauge steam railway, wander through beautiful gardens, or visit the only official "Dad's Army" exhibition in existence. www.bressingham.co.uk. About 12 mile east of Thetford.

Bressingham Steam and Gardens

Attractions Snetterton Circuit, Attleborough, Norfolk NR16 2JU. Snetterton is an extremely popular test venue on which premier racing cars have been developed. Highlights on the calender include rounds of British Superbikes and the British Touring Car Championship. About 9 miles north east of Thetford.

Snetterton Circuit

Attractions Thelnetham Windmill, nrThelnetham, Suffolk IP22 1JZ. Tel: (01473 727853. Early 19th Century Windmill with conical cap, on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk. Thelnetham Windmill is in wonderful condition. Visits by appointment only. About 8 miles west of Thetford.

Thelnetham Windmill

West Stow Anglo-Saxon VillageAttractions West Stow Country Park and Anglo-Saxon Village, Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6HG. Tel: 01284 728718. The Anglo-Saxon Village is set in 125 acres of country park with woods, a river & a lake. The Visitor Centre (with disabled access). Shop & Cafe, Children's play area, Nature trail and Picnic area. About 8 miles south of Thetford.

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

Thetford PrioryAttractions Thetford Priory. Remains of the East Anglian monastery, Our Lady of Thetford. The lower walls of the church and cloister remain, the shell of the priors' lodging and an almost complete 14th-century gatehouse. English Heritage. Location: In the centre of Thetford.

Thetford Priory

Attractions Thetford Forest Park, located on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk. Designated a Forest Park by the Forestry Commission in May 1990, Thetford Forest attracts over 1.5 million visitors each year. It hasa large population of hares, rabbits, gamebirds and deer. It has become popular with mountain bike enthusiasts, both families and experienced riders enjoy the trails. Location: On the outskirts of Thetford.

Thetford Forest Park

Thetford hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Wroxham

Wroxham Barns Limited

Attractions Wroxham Barns Limited, Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8QU. Information Line: 01603 783911. Wroxham Barns is the 'must visit' for all the family – whatever your age. For stylish clothes, gifts for home and garden, country foods, Bill LeGrice Roses & Plant Centre, Junior Farm, Children’s funfair, 12 Craft Studios and table service restaurant. www.wroxham-barns.co.uk. About 2 miles north of Wroxham.

Wroxham Barns Limited

Hoveton Hall Gardens

Attractions Hoveton Hall Gardens, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8RJ. Tel: 01603 782798. Hoveton Hall Gardens is situated at the edge of the Norfolk Broads. Gardens, Tea Rooms & Plant Sales. www.hovetonhallgardens.co.uk. About 2 miles north of Wroxham.

Hoveton Hall Gardens

Attractions THE BURE VALLEY RAILWAY, AYLSHAM STATION, NORWICH ROAD, AYLSHAM, NORFOLK, NR11 6BW. TEL: 01263 733858. Opened in 1990, the Bure Valley Railway offers an 18 mile round trip through picturesque countryside which is as varied, interesting and beautiful as any to be found on a railway journey in England. Aylsham Station is situated mid-way between Norwich and Cromer on the A140. Wroxham Station is in Coltishall Road (B1354), close to the town centre. www.bvrw.co.uk. Between Wroxham & Aylsham .

THE BURE VALLEY RAILWAY

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