- Railway and Transport Attractions
Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)
Venue type: Indoor
The Bure Valley Railway is a, fifteen inch, narrow gauge steam and diesel railway in North Norfolk which runs from Between the old market town of Aylsham and the Capital of the Broads at Wroxham, a distance of nine miles and takes approximately 45 minutes for a single journey.
There are also smaller stations at Brampton, Buxton, and Coltishall.
Combined train and boat tickets are available which not only include a return train journey beginning from Aylsham, but an hour and a halves cruise afloat around the Norfolk Broads.
At Christmas time they operate the popular Santa Specials. Your Christmas treat starts when you join one of the pre-booked express trains from Wroxham. Every child will receive a special present from Santa himself. (Advanced booking is essential.)
- Picnics Allowed
- Snacks Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
Getting There and Contact Information
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, England
Click here to visit Bure Valley Railway's website
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
There is something running every single month of the year but they vary so it's best to view their timetables in full!
Adult Return: £12.50
Child Return: £6.50(5 to 15)
Under 5's: Free
Family: from £33
Train and Boat fares are also available.
Aylsham Station is the home of the 'Whistlestop Cafe' where you can purchase everything from Hot and cold meals, to light snacks, cakes and refreshments. Wroxham Station sells only light refreshments from a snack and drink machine.
There are full toilet facilities at both terminus stations which include separate disabled and baby changing rooms.
The souvenir shop at Aylsham sells a wide range of gifts and souvenirs for both adult and children. It is also home to "Bure Valley Models" which sells a comprehensive range of major manufactures model railway products.
Baby food facilities
The staff at Aylsham restaurant will be happy to warm a bottle for you but there are no facilities for you to heat a bottle yourself.