Things To Do

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There are so many things to do in a very short distance of Bure View, here is just a sample:

Bure Valley Railway
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk NR11 6BW The longest narrow gauge railway that runs a service between Aylsham and Wroxham stopping at (from Aylsham) Brampton, Buxton, Coltishall and Wroxham. Start at Aylsham as parking is much easier or walk along the road to Buxton and cut by the railway bridge which leads to Buxton Station.
  MAP Ref: TG193270
Approx Dist: 7.7 km (4.8 miles)
Wroxham Barns
Wroxham Barns Limited,
Tunstead Road,
NR12 8QU
Wroxham Barns really does have something for everyone. Housed in beautifully restored 18th century barns and surrounded by the beauty of the Norfolk Countryside, Wroxham Barns is one of the finest collections of traditional and contemporary crafts in East Anglia. Combine the abundance of stylish, quirky and delicious gifts from the craft shops with a tempting tearoom, the ever-popular Junior Farm, and the brand new Fun Fair, and you have the perfect all year destination, which is ideal for the whole family.
  MAP Ref: TG320210
Approx Dist: 9.1 km (5.6 miles)
Blickling Hall
Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 6NF Magnificent Jacobean House, Garden and Park. Famous for out door events and concerts and also the Christmas Fayre.
  MAP Ref: TG180290
Approx Dist: 10 km (6.2 miles)
Dinosaur Adventure Park
Weston Park, Lenwade, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5JW Enjoy a host of attractions for an action-packed day out, Dinosaur Trail - including Track:T-Rex, Neanderthal Walk, Adventure Play Areas, Climb-a-saurus, Assault-o-saurus, Lost World A-mazing Adventure, Raptor Racers, Tiny Pterosaurs for under 5s, Deer Safari, Education Center, Jurassic Putt, Fossil Dig & Workshop, Secret Animal Garden including Petting Barn, Fun Barn, Animal feeding times and demonstrations, and much more...
  MAP Ref: TG109171
Approx Dist: 20.7 km (12.9 miles)
Norfolk Broads Direct
  You can hire a day boat for a few hours or take a guided tour on one of their passenger boats, from Broads Tours at Wroxham or Potter Heigham.
  MAP Ref: TG302173 - Wroxham
Approx Dist: 10.6 km (6.6 miles)
MAP Ref: TG413199 - Potter Heigham
Approx Dist: 22.9 km (14.2 miles)
Felbrigg Hall
Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 8PR One of the finest 17th-century country houses in East Anglia.
  MAP Ref: TG193394
Approx Dist: 25.6 km (15.9 miles)
Holt is one of the most attractive small towns in North Norfolk with a main street lined by Georgian buildings, which were largely built after the fire of 1708. It has a busy market on Thursdays and regular flea markets in the summer. Fantastic shops and eateries, you can while a whole day just grazing.
  MAP Ref: TG076391
Approx Dist: 28.3 km (17.6 miles)
Sheringham is a small, charming market town on the North Norfolk coast. There is an excellent range of shops in the town, including interesting clothes shops, a fine bookshop, two chemists, two supermarkets, health food shop and several specialist food stores. There is a delightful Saturday market, with a smaller one on Wednesdays. Also, for the kids there is Splash, a great indoor pool with waves.
  MAP Ref: TG076391
Approx Dist: 29.9 km (18.6 miles)
A quaint fishing quay with regular trips out to Blakeney point where you can see the famous Blakeney Seals basking in the sun (or rain). Also, excellent for their Mussels.
  MAP Ref: TG029439
Approx Dist: 39.5 km (24.6 miles)
Langham Glass
The Long Barn, North Street, Langham, Norfolk, NR25 7DG A working glass works where you can see glass be hand blown and crafted into exquisite pieces that can be bought in the extensive shop. There is also seasonal events (e.g. a Maize Maze) a play area and a restaurant.
  MAP Ref: TG004411
Approx Dist: 51.1 km (31.8 miles)
Banham Zoo
The Grove
NR16 2HE
Experience at close quarters some of the worlds most exotic, rare and endangered animals in 35 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens. A really great day out for all the family. Get right up close to some of the zoo's guests. Regular feeding times (tigers, penguins, etc.). A nice restaurant, picnic area with play zone for the little monkeys.
  MAP Ref: TM056874
Approx Dist: 49.2 km (30.6 miles)
Extreme Adventures
Extreeme Adventure,
High House
Kings Lynn
PE32 2SP
Extreeme Adventure is a high ropes course, built in some of the tallest trees in Eastern England, in the beautiful "New Wood", part of the Weasenham Woods, Norfolk. Hours of adrenaline rushing family fun (must be 10 years of age plus) which takes aerial trekking to new extremes. Swing, climb and jump at 20ft or 40ft for the more adventurous! High up in the trees there are over 20 different elements to conquer. In addition there is a 3G swing, a 85ft fan descender jump and a 1,000ft zip wire, both respectively thought to be Britain's highest and longest!
  MAP Ref: TF852215
Approx Dist: 50.4 km (31.3 miles)

More information can be found at Tour Norfolk which gives a fabulous set of online tours with a pretty cool on-line map.

Another great site is at Tourist Net UK which gives you all the Tourist Information Offices and hundreds of links to research.

And finally, try Visit Norfolk, the Official Website of Tourism in Norfolk.







Sandringham Estate
Basking Blakeney Seals
Thomas at the Bure Valley Railway
Steam Roller at Sandringham
Morston Quay
Lighthouse at Hunstanton
Norfolk Lavendar
Otter at Banham Zoo



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