Aylsham is ideally situated in Norfolk, approximately midway between the fine city of Norwich and the coast at Cromer. It has easy access to many local attractions and activities including:
Beaches – from the popular seaside towns of Cromer, Sheringham and Mundesley to the vast expanse of sandy beach at Holkham.
Norfolk Broads – take the Bure Valley Railway (15 inch gauge) from Aylsham direct to Wroxham in the heart of the Norfolk Broads where you could take a boat trip on the Broads.
Bure Valley Railway – Opened in 1990, the Bure Valley Railway offers an 18 mile round trip through picturesque countryside which is as varied, interesting and beautiful as any to be found on a railway journey in England.
Historic Houses and Buildings – Blickling Hall, Felbrigg Hall (both National Trust properties), Holkham Hall, Sandringham Estate.
Gardens and Parks – Mannington & Wolterton Estate, Sheringham Park (National Trust), Holt Country Park, Hoveton Hall Gardens, East Ruston Old Vicarage Garden.
Wildlife Park – Norfolk Wildlife Centre at Great Witchingham.
Nature Reserve – Pensthorpe Nature Reserve & Gardens
Craft Centres – Alby Crafts, Wroxham Barns
Sailing off the north Norfolk coast at Blakeney and Brancaster
Birdwatching at Cley and Salthouse saltmarshes
Walking along the quiet lanes, footpaths and bridleways that cover the area
Seal trips from Blakeney or Morston