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Bure Valley Railway

Aylsham, Norfolk, England

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: 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 Picnics Allowed
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site 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
01263 733858

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Please check the Bure Valley Railway website for information on running times.


General Admissions:

Adults Return: £12.50

Kids Return: £6.50

Under 5's: Free

Family: £35.00

Train and Boat fares are also available.

More Information

Eating information

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.

Gift shop

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.


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