Bure Valley Railway

Bure Valley Railway
Aylsham, Norfolk

Average visit time – 2 hours

Things to do at Bure Valley Railway review

Bure Valley Railway is a heritage railway which runs from Wroxham to Aylsham in Norfolk. The line was first opened in 1880 and today it is run by a team of volunteers.

There are a number of stops along the line and you can also extend your day out by taking a boat ride or cycling. At Aylsham you can explore the local village with quaint shops, cafes and other places to eat. Buxton is another station along the line with a charming medieval church just a short walk from the station. You can also go for a walk along the river and there are local amenities.

The town of Wroxham is a 15 minute walk from the station and this is where you can combine your visit with a boat ride. There are tour boats which have a varied running schedule. A combined ticket is a good option for saving money to take a boat ride and ride on the trains. There are plenty of places to eat in Wroxham.

Brampton is a small village with several walks and is another stop along the line. The other station is Coltishall which several small shops and a number of village pubs.

They host annual family-friendly events.

Covid 19: Due to current restrictions not everything will be open, or it may be open differently to normal, at the attraction that you are visiting. Please consult their social media accounts, give them a call or visit their website if you can’t find the information you are looking for.

FAQ and Further Information Bure Valley Railway

Address: Wroxham Station, Belaugh Rd, Hoveton, Norwich NR12 8UU, Norfolk, England. Phone: 01263 733858

Category – Railway – Indoors and Outdoors – Suitable for all ages

Is there food and drink available?

The railway has places to eat at some of their stations which serve hot and cold food and drinks, there are also local pubs and cafes just a short walk from most of the stations. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Heritage steam railway with a number of stops with charming villages, pubs, cafes, boat rides and other things to see and explore. There are toilets and places to purchase food and drinks.

What are the ticket prices?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Higher-priced. A return adult train ticket costs £14.50, £22 for boat and train. Children 5-15 £7 or £13.50. Under 5s are free. There is a small charge for dogs.

Is there parking?

The Bure Valley Railway has large tarmac surfaced car parks at both it’s Aylsham and Wroxham Station.

When are they open?

The railway runs a varied schedule throughout the year. For up to date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome and will need a ticket.

Are they accessible?

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