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Bure Valley Railway

Steam trains to the Norfolk Broads Experience a nostalgic trip by steam on Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge railway which...

Walking

Walk beside the line alongside the pretty Bure Valley Railway one way and take the train back the other way....

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Explore The Line

Experience the beauty of the area, just hop on or off the train at any station along the line with...

Aylsham

Aylsham is an attractive market town, situated beside the upper reaches of the River Bure. Aylsham has an unspoilt...

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Brampton

Brampton is a small village and parish just east of Aylsham. Although now one of Norfolk’s smallest communities,...

Buxton

3 1/2 miles from Aylsham, Buxton is another halt on the Bure Valley Railway, a great place to stop...

Coltishall

Coltishall is a charming Georgian Village and often referred to as the "Gateway to The Broads" as is the start...

Wroxham

Wroxham is a bustling little town and is regarded as the "Capital of The Norfolk Broads" The railway station...

How To Find Us

Sat Nav Postcode Aylsham: NR11 6BW Wroxham: NR12 8UU On Foot Walk from Aylsham Town Centre via Red Lion...

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Bure Valley Railway Events

Opening Times

Aylsham station is open 7 days a week Gift Shop and Model Shop Our shop at Aylsham station...

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Privacy Policy And Data Security

Privacy Policy At Bure Valley Railway we are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. We will only use...

Our Story

The Bure Valley Railway is a major tourist attraction within Norfolk and welcomes over 100,000 visitors a year. With...

Gift Shop

Our shops at both Aylsham and Wroxham stations stock a lovely range of our own branded items including retro sweets,...

Dogs Welcome

We love dogs at the Bure Valley Railway. We have our own resident Cocker Spaniel, Henry. ...

Wheelchair Accessible

Whether you, a friend or a family member has a disability or uses a wheelchair, the Bure Valley Railway offers...

Bure Valley Models

About Us Part of the Bure Valley Railway, Bure Valley Models is based at our Aylsham shop. It was...

Become A Volunteer

The railway is owned by a small group of enthusiasts and is operated entirely on a not for profit basis,...

Combined Train & Cruise Ticket

Enjoy the best of both worlds with a combined train and broads cruise ticket. Journey by steam train through...

Membership

About Us The Friends of the Bure Valley Railway is the supporters organisation for the railway. All the monies...

Whistlestop Café

Stop in for a bite to eat at the railway Whistlestop Café at Aylsham Station, whether travelling by train or...

Gift Vouchers

A Bure Valley Railway Gift Voucher makes the perfect gift for rail lovers or just to use in the cafe,...

Jobs

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Our Locomotives & Coaches

When the railway opened in 1990, it had a fleet of purpose built and well appointed coaches but only owned...

Our Steam Locomotives

No 1 “Wroxham Broad” 2-6-4 Tank Locomotive, painted Caledonian light blue. Originally built by Guest Engineering as a steam-outline...

Our Diesel Locomotives

No.3 "2nd Air Division USAAF" Designed and constructed by John Edwards in 1988 in preparation for assisting in the...

Our Coaches

The Bure Valley Railway has a fleet of 26 coaches, which were all purpose built for the railway. All...

No.3 "2Nd Air Division Usaaf"

No3 "2nd Air Division USAAF" History Designed and constructed for the Bure Valley Railway in 1988 by John Edwards...

No.4 - 0-4-0 Diesel Shunter

No4 Hudson Hunslet 0-4-0 Diesel Shunter History Originally built by Hudson-Hunslet in 1954 as a two foot gauge, four...

Steam Locomotive No.7

No.7 "Spitfire" History The locomotive was designed and built specifically for the railway by Winson Engineering at Penryhn in North...

Steam Locomotive No.6

Locomotive No.6 "Blickling Hall" History The locomotive is a 2-6-2 tender locomotive. She was designed by Mark Watkins and built...

History Of Bure Valley Railway 1880-1982

Parliamentary Approval and Construction The East Norfolk Railway Act of 1864 included plans for an extension to Aylsham. The...

History Of Bure Valley Railway (1982 Onwards)

The Birth of The Bure Valley Railway Norfolk County Council had a policy to attempt where possible to convert disused...

Steam Locomotive No.8

No 8 "John Of Gaunt" History The locomotive was built in the workshops here at Aylsham station in 1996/7 from...

Steam Locomotive No.9

No. 9 "Mark Timothy" History Originally designed and built in 1999 by Winson Engineering as an oil fired locomotive...

Steam Locomotive No.1

No.1 "Wroxham Broad" History The locomotive was originally built by 'Guest Engineering & Maintenance (Ltd)' in 1964 to the...

Buffer Stop Books

Wroxham Station is home to Buffer Stop Books which has over 5,000 pre-owned books for sale and a wide selection...

Diesel Locomotive No.5

Diesel Locomotive No.5 Many of these locomotives were originally built to move peat on the Somerset levels for...

Ticket Prices

Find ticket prices and buy Bure Valley Railway tickets online for a great family day out in Norfolk, including packages...

Group Bookings & Ticket Information

A warm welcome awaits your coach party or group at the Bure Valley Railway. Our friendly team can...

Win A Family Train Ticket For 2 Adults And 2 Children,

Win a Family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children on this years "Steam Trains to Santa", (2nd-24th December)*....

Childrens Parties

Looking for something different for your child’s birthday? Book a birthday party package at the Bure Valley...

School Visits

Bure Valley Railway loves welcoming school parties of all ages. A visit to us enables children to see, and...

Charter Train

Charter your own passenger train for that very special occasion and delight your friends, family or colleagues with an exclusive...

Parking Facilities

The Bure Valley Railway has large tarmac surfaced car parks at both it's Aylsham and Wroxham Station. Aylsham Station...

Cycling

The path alongside the Bure Valley Railway provides a nine mile long traffic free cycle route between Aylsham and Wroxham....

Steam Driver Experience Days

What a fantastic present to give someone for a special occasion, or maybe it's just an opportunity for you to...

Blog

February Half Term: What's On

Half term is approaching, so we’ve got a week packed full of fun for Kids and Parents alike! ...

Wroxham Station Opening

On Saturday 16th April 2016, the new Station layout at Wroxham was formally opened. The opening ceremony was performed by...

Steam In Minature

Thank you to everyone who attended our "Steam in Miniature" event which took place on the 26th and 27th September...

How To Cook On A Loco

A fab way to end a hard day on the engine and filming. Sitting down to eat at the...