Bure Valley Railway

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About

Bure Valley Railway is Norfolk's longest narrow gauge steam railway and runs between the market town of Aylsham and the bustling Broads town of Wroxham, and is within easy reach of Norwich and the coast. The nine mile line runs through the picturesque Bure Valley countryside, with a combined train and cruise on the Norfolk Broads available.

The railway's facilities include an 80-seater Café at Aylsham Station which can provide everything from a cup of tea to a full meal, souvenir shops and free car and coach parking at both Aylsham and Wroxham Stations. All trains have special wheelchair accessible coaches which allow wheelchair and able bodied passengers to travel together. Disabled toilet facilities are available at both Aylsham and Wroxham. Trains operate on a daily basis from the beginning of April to the end of October with special events throughout the year. Discounted group rates available for parties of 20 or more.

Aylsham Station: Norwich Road, Aylsham NR11 6BW
Wroxham Station: Belaugh Road, Hoveton, Wroxham, NR12 8UU


Bure Valley Models

Part of the Bure Valley Railway, Bure Valley Models is based at our Aylsham Station. And carries one of the most extensive ranges of model railway products in East Anglia and all at very competitive prices.

Broadland Boat Train

A unique day out in Norfolk! Combine a nostalgic journey by steam with a cruise on the beautiful Norfolk Boards.

Only open on days which the railway is operating.
Disabled Access and toilets at both Aylsham and Wroxham Stations, disabled coaches,
free parking.
Dogs welcome.

Guide Prices

2022 return ticket prices:
Adult (16+)/Concession £16.00
Child (age 5 - 15 years) £8.00
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £43.
Under 5s travel free. Max 3 per fare-paying adult. Any under 5s must be able to travel within the same compartment as adults and will not be assigned an individual seat. Please note that we may not be able to accept any bikes on the train due to limited capacity.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      By Road:
      Take the A140 from Norwich.

      By Public Transport:
      Hoveton and Wroxham National Rail Station are adjacent to the BVR Wroxham Station. From Wroxham Rail Station walk across the road to the Bure Valley Railway Station. From the main bus stop (opposite Roys of Wroxham on Church Road) it is approx. a 6 min walk to the station. For public transport timetables and information call 0871 200 2233 or visit traveline.org.uk

      The nearest railway station is Hoveton & Wroxham, which is 0 miles away.

      Bure Valley Railway

      Type:Narrow Gauge Railway

      Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW

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      Tel: 01263 733858

      Awards

      • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018
      • East of England AwardsBroads Tourism Broads Tourism 2016
      • East of England Awards Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member 2016
      • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
      • East of England AwardsNorth Norfolk Attractions North Norfolk Attractions 2021

      Opening Times

      * Aylsham station is open 7 days a week

      GIFT SHOP AND MODEL SHOP
      Our shop at Aylsham station is open 7 days a week - all year round.
      Except Christmas Day & Boxing Day
      The shop is open between 9:00am and 16:30pm.

      WHISTLESTOP CAFÉ
      The Café at Aylsham station is open 9:00am and 16:30pm,when train are running.
      Except Christmas Day & Boxing Day

      Wroxham station is only open when trains are running.

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