NORWICH is a city full of heritage and history, fused with the modern, one complements the other. Many of the ancient buildings and city walls remain, making it the most complete medieval city in Britain. Discover the Norman Cathedral and Castle, cobbled Norwich Lanes, elegant Royal Arcade and the largest open-air market in England. It was also England’s first UNESCO City of Literature – a city of stories!
SANDRIGHAM is the much loved country retreat of Her Majesty, The Queen. Explore the main ground floor rooms, regularly used. Surrounding the house are 24 hectares of glorious gardens which are said to the finest of all Royal gardens. Nearby you’ll find little church where the Royal Family go to worship. And in the museum you’ll find collections of Royal vehicles.
The MID-NORFOLK RAILWAY dates back to the 1840s and now operates heritage engines along its 11 miles, curling through forests and meadows of Norfolk’s classic and beautiful countryside. The line runs between Wymondham and Dereham, a fine Victorian station, now restored to how it would have looked in the 1950s.
The BURE VALLEY RAILWAY is a narrow gauge steam railway that takes you on a nostalgic journey from Aylesham, through the picturesque Bure Valley with meadowland and ancient pasture, to the bustling villages of WROXHAM and Hoveton. These two villages, connected by a 17th century bridge are collectively known as ‘capital of the Broads’ and are the centre for all types of boat hire. Its from Wroxham that we enjoy a BROADS CRUISE – what better way to discover the diversity of the stunning landscape, with a full commentary from the skipper will make sure you don’t miss a thing! Learn about the origins of the Broads, identifying points of interest along the way and showing you the abundance of local water birds as they come into view.