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Educational Visits:Educational Visits at North Norfolk Railway

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Educational Visits

The Poppy Line (North Norfolk Railway)

The Poppy Line (North Norfolk Railway)

In light of COVID-19, please check directly with the accommodation provider for details on opening dates and booking procedures.


Steam heritage railway chosen by The Sunday Times in 2009 as Britain's best full size steam railway trip. We offer a range of out-of-school education events and field trips structured to support National Curriculum key stages. All are cross-curricular. We hold the Government's Learning outside the Classroom quality badge. ""World War II - The Evacuees"" is a particularly popular workshop.

OPENING TIMES: 1 April to 31 October.

Free preliminary visit for teacher, teacher and pupil resource packs, qualified schools guide/specialised education officer on hand, classroom/study area, indoor eating area available, outdoor eating area available.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Winner of the Independent Railway of the Year 2006. Winner Community Award, Norfolk Tourism Awards 2005.

Opening details

Railway open February half term then weekends in March daily through to end of October. Weekends in November.
Specials Santa during December see website for details. Norfolk Lights Express see website for details.


2020 Prices Adult £14, Senior £13 Child £10 3-15, Under 3 free
Dog friendly £2 per dog. Seniors 65 +


Sheringham Station,
NR26 8RA


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Map reference: TG 157430  Lat: 52.94102 Long: 1.20867


By Road:
Sheringham Station is just off the A149. Holt Station is just off the A148 at High Kelling.

By Public transport:

Timetables and information can be accessed via the public transport information partnership Traveline. Traveline allows you to plan journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town or village, named station or stop, or point of interest.

Call 0871 200 2233 to speak to an operator and plan your journey, or log onto
choose your location then simply type in where you are travelling from and to for a detailed trip summary.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Sheringham station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Winner of the Independent Railway of the Year 2006. Winner Community Award, Norfolk Tourism Awards 2005.