Bure Valley Railway - Narrow Gauge Railway in Aylsham, Aylsham - Great Yarmouth

Bure Valley Railway

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Bure Valley Railway is Norfolk's longest narrow gauge steam railway and runs between the market town of Aylsham and the bustling Broads town of Wroxham, and is within easy reach of Norwich and the coast. The nine mile line runs through the picturesque Bure Valley countryside, with a combined train and cruise on the Norfolk Broads available.

The railway's facilities include an 80-seater Café at Aylsham Station which can provide everything from a cup of tea to a full meal, souvenir shops and free car and coach parking at both Aylsham and Wroxham Stations. All trains have special wheelchair accessible coaches which allow wheelchair and able bodied passengers to travel together. Disabled toilet facilities are available at both Aylsham and Wroxham. Trains operate on a daily basis from the beginning of April to the end of October with special events throughout the year. Discounted group rates available for parties of 20 or more.

Aylsham Station: Norwich Road, Aylsham NR11 6BW
Wroxham Station: Belaugh Road, Hoveton, Wroxham, NR12 8UU

Bure Valley Models

Part of the Bure Valley Railway, Bure Valley Models is based at our Aylsham Station. And carries one of the most extensive ranges of model railway products in East Anglia and all at very competitive prices.

Broadland Boat Train

A unique day out in Norfolk! Combine a nostalgic journey by steam with a cruise on the beautiful Norfolk Boards.

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

Guide Prices

2020 Prices:
Adult/Concession £14.50
Child £7
Under 5’s Free
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £37



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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 traveline.org.uk

The nearest railway station is Hoveton & Wroxham, which is 0 miles away.

Bure Valley Railway

Type:Narrow Gauge Railway

Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW

Tel: 01263 733858


  • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018
  • East of England AwardsBroads Tourism Broads Tourism 2016
  • East of England Awards Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Opening Times

* Aylsham station is open 7 days a week

Our shop at Aylsham station is open 7 days a week - all year round.
Except Christmas Day & Boxing Day

On days that the trains are running the shop is open between 9:00am and 5:30pm and at all other times between 9:00am - 5.00pm

The Café at Aylsham station is open 9:00am and 5:00pm, 7 days a week, all year round.
Except Christmas Day & Boxing Day

Wroxham station is only open when trains are running.