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  • North Norfolk Attractions
  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Broads Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Steam Railway, £12.50-£20


Bure Valley Railway

Bure Valley Railway

Bure Valley Railway

Special Offers

What's On 2019
Save up to £6, £1 off the full adult fare for up to a maximum of 6 adults.
Dates valid: 4 March 2019 - 5 January 2020
Redeem this offer: Please show voucher to redeem this offer.
Code: WO19
Terms & conditions: Valid until 5 January 2020. Cannot be used on combined train and boat trips or special events. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Photocopies not accepted.


Enjoy the best of both worlds with a combined train and broads cruise ticket.

Journey by steam train through picturesque Norfolk countryside to Wroxham where a 15 minute walk from the Station will bring you to Wroxham Bridge, the starting point for your cruise on the beautiful Norfolk Broads.

The tour boats are comfortable and well equipped. You and your fellow passengers will enjoy a commentary on your outward journey and allowed to take in the beauty of The Norfolk Broads National Park as you return to Wroxham Bridge.

Upon your return to Wroxham you may have some time to explore the bustling town of Wroxham (check your return train times)

Then you return to the station for your return journey by steam to Aylsham and the conclusion of a memorable day.

The Broadland Boat Train operates between April and October. Pre-booking is advisable.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

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

Opening details

The Broadland Boat Train operates between April and October at certain times of the day. Pre-booking is advisable.


Adult Return £20.00
Child Return £12.50
Family Return £62.00
Under 5's FREE

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Sep Steam In Miniature
Sat 5 Oct Model Rail Express
Sat 19 - Sun 27 Oct Spooky Express
Sat 30 Nov - Sun 1 Dec Steam Trains to Santa
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec Steam Trains to Santa
Sat 14 - Sun 15 Dec Steam Trains to Santa


Aylsham Station,
Norwich Road,
NR11 6BW


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • 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
  • 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
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

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


See location of Bure Valley Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 195264  Lat: 52.79132 Long: 1.25525

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

Parking: free

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu


The railway operates wheelchair accessible coaches on all trains without the need to pre book. The coaches allow wheelchair and able bobied passengers to travel together.