Great Little Trains of Norfolk

Great Little Trains of Norfolk

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Great Little Trains of Norfolk

5 Days Starting and ending in Great Yarmouth, UK

Visiting: Great Yarmouth, Bure Valley Railway (Wroxham station), The Broads, Cromer, Sheringham, North Norfolk Railway

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

uk5gtyt

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Trip Styles:

UK tours by Coach

Interests:

Cultural, History, Rail Tours

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Tour Overview

A holiday destination favoured by the royal family, Norfolk features breathtaking a coastline, beautiful skies and serene rivers. Prepare to embark on a nostalgic journey aboard heritage railways, where the rhythmic chug of a little steam train sets the tone for an unforgettable experience. We journey aboard four fascinating railways, as well as allowing ample time to explore each charming destination. But the adventure doesn't end there – we also enjoy a tranquil cruise along the idyllic Norfolk Broads too and visit the prestigious Sandringham Estate. Get ready for an extraordinary break filled with delightful surprises at every turn!

Highlights

  • From our base in seaside Great Yarmouth, explore the fine scenery and unspoilt coastline of Norfolk

  • Chug through the pretty Bure Valley on board Norfolk's longest narrow gauge railway before exploring the Norfolk Broads with a cruise passing the picturesque villages and windmills that dot this wetland

  • Take a trip on the North Norfolk Railway and explore the Norfolk coastline.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrive Great Yarmouth
Location: Great Yarmouth
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Comfort Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the Comfort Hotel in Great Yarmouth for four nights.

Day 2 : Bure Valley Railway And Norfolk Broads Cruise
Location: Bure Valley Railway (Wroxham station), The Broads
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Comfort Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Experience a nostalgic trip by steam on Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge railway which runs between the historic market town of Aylsham and the bustling town of Wroxham, at the heart of the Norfolk Broads. Originally built on the trackbed of the former Great Eastern Railway, the line opened in 1880 and survived for passenger travel until 1952 and closed until it was reopened as a tourist attraction in 1990.

We then explore the Norfolk Broads with a cruise passing the picturesque villages and windmills that dot this wetland. Our vessel is the Southern Comfort, a double-decked paddle boat, purpose built for cruising the Broads. Admire the view from the top deck, or relax in the plush interiors below deck and enjoy the informative commentary as we sail!

Day 3 : Day At Leisure Or Norwich
Location: Great Yarmouth
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Comfort Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Relax in seaside Great Yarmouth with a day at leisure to perhaps visit the Victorian piers, sit an watch the world go by on the promenade, or explore the popular town centre.

Alternatively, join our optional trip to historic Norwich where, in this truly English city, it is still a pleasure to wander among the medieval streets, particularly cobbled Elm Hill, which is full of character. There is an abundance of historically and architecturally rich buildings, that span 1000 years of the city's history, from the Norman Cathedral, to the historic walls and Plantation Garden

Day 4 : Cromer, Sheringham And The North Norfolk Railway
Location: Cromer, Sheringham, North Norfolk Railway
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Comfort Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We visit traditional seaside Cromer and Sheringham on the North Norfolk coast, before boarding the heritage train.

Known as the Poppy Line, inspired by a 19th century poet Clement Scott who referred to this area as Poppy Land. Sit back, relax and admire the view! One of the five great heritage lines of the UK, there's a 1950s waiting room, delightful gift shop and restored signal box to explore as well as the splendid journey to enjoy!

Day 5 : Return Home
Location: Great Yarmouth
Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

  • Insurance

  • International Travel

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Comfort Hotel in Great Yarmouth.

Check out our Q&As

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

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    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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