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image for Educational Visits item typeEducational Visits at Mid Norfolk Railway

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

Educational Visits, £10-£14

VAQAS NTAA MEMBER

Mid-Norfolk Railway

Mid-Norfolk Railway

Contact

Charlie Robinson

01362 851723

07585 855350

Address

The Railway Station,
Station Road,
Dereham,
Norfolk,
NR19 1DF

Details

East Anglia's longest heritage railways runs through 11 miles of rural countryside, linking the market towns of Dereham and Wymondham. Combined days out available with Gooderstone Water Gardens, boat trips and Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse. All groups are provided with a guide.

GROUP TRAVEL FACILITIES: Group sizes - min 10, max 200. Free coach parking, shop, full catering facilities, guided tours, pre-booking advisable - minimum 7 days' notice. Accessibility - level entrances to stations, wheelchair ramp onto train, disabled toilets at Dereham Station but not on trains.

SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 2 hours.

MEALS: 50 covers.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Opening details

10am - 4pm. March - Sun. April to May - Sat & Sun. Jun - Weds, Sat & Sun. Jul & Aug - Weds, Thurs, Sat & Sun. Sep - Weds, Sat, Sun. Oct - Sat & Sun. Dec - various. Plus all bank holidays excluding Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Prices

2017 GROUP RATES:

5% discount for 10-19 visitors, 10% discount for 20-100 visitors, negotiable rates for groups of 100+.

Location

Directions

Plan route to Mid Norfolk Railway using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TF 993130  Lat: 52.67887 Long: 0.94748

By Road:
From the A47 bypass, turn into Dereham and follow the signs for the town centre. Turn right at the BP garage - look out for the brown railway signs - you will see the station on your right.

By Public Transport:
From Wymondham station it is 20 minutes' walk to Mid-Norfolk Railway (Dereham to Wymondham Line). Bus services operate to both Dereham and Wymondham town centres.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Wymondham station

Facilities

  • 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
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • 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)

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

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
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesService dogs are NOT allowed:
  • not allowed in restaurant area for food hygiene

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system