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Local Attractions

If you are in Aylsham, as well as the beautiful Town itself, why not visit some of the nearby famous attractions

Bure Valley Railway 


Steam train fans should head for the lovely Bure Valley Railway. Here you can journey south through picturesque Norfolk countryside to the town of Wroxham and back on Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge railway. You can even combine your steam train ride with a boat trip on Wroxham’s Broad. The Railway holds many special events throughout the year including Santa Trains and the chance to drive a train yourself.



Blickling Hall

Aylsham has many attractions for all the family right on its doorstep.

The National Trust’s Blickling Hall is a magnificent Jacobean house, complete with stunning gardens that was home to the Boleyn family from 1499-1505.

Tour the house, enjoy the formal garden or visit one of the many exhibitions held there. The Estate is also home to many events including its popular, weekly Park Run. The Blickling Estate’s extensive parkland has many amazing sights including the Tower, Great Wood and Mausoleum.


The multi-use trail offers good access to walks or cycle rides whatever the weather. There is also a second- hand book shop, plant centre, courtyard cafe and local pub The Buckinghamshire Arms is the perfect place to recharge your batteries after a fun, family day out.


Each August, the popular Aylsham Show comes to the Blickling Estate offering the chance to watch a range of displays, listen to music, sample fantastic local food and drink and keep the children entertained with a range of activities.

Bure Valley Railway

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Blickling Hall
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