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Mid-Norfolk Railway

Station Road, Dereham NR19 1DF, England
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Great volunteers

We went from Dereham to Wymondham Abbey. A lot of hard work has been put in by the volunteers, with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maggie1662016
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Desborough, United Kingdom
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Great trip in a vintage DMU.

This is an enterprising heritage railway that is seeking to extend its line further north from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
iffley094
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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The Mid-Norfolk Railway runs Heritage Steam and Diesel train services from the market town of Dereham to Wymondham in Norfolk, just outside Norwich. It is run entirely by volunteers, and operates a number of Special Events throughout the year.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“dereham station” (29 reviews)
“wymondham abbey” (28 reviews)
“steam gala” (15 reviews)
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Station Road, Dereham NR19 1DF, England
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"dereham station"
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"wymondham abbey"
in 28 reviews
"steam gala"
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"rolling stock"
in 15 reviews
"diesel gala"
in 10 reviews
"cream tea"
in 9 reviews
"british rail"
in 8 reviews
"return trip"
in 8 reviews
"polar express"
in 7 reviews
"steam loco"
in 7 reviews
"small museum"
in 6 reviews
"run by volunteers"
in 7 reviews
"value for money"
in 14 reviews
"level crossing"
in 4 reviews
"fish chips"
in 3 reviews
"diesel locomotives"
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"great trip"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went from Dereham to Wymondham Abbey. A lot of hard work has been put in by the volunteers, with much more work to do. Vandals have even caused them problems with stock damaged that they have to work on. A pleasant journey with info...More

1  Thank Maggie1662016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an enterprising heritage railway that is seeking to extend its line further north from Dereham. We travelled to Wymondham by a vintage diesel multiple unit dating from 1957, the sort of vehicle on which I travelled fifty years ago. The commentary by the...More

Thank iffley094
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We decided to take our 2 year old Granddaughter on this Easter event, we read up on all the information and Railroad events advertised that if you purchased premium tickets at £30 each you would receive a larger egg than standard tickets and you would...More

Thank tolvern
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience for all ages can't recommend too much it really is terrific if you haven't been, go.

Thank langham1954
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went on the polar express Christmas experience all dressed up for the part in our PJ what a lovely experience for the young and not so young . If you have watched the film then your know what its about and it was worth every...More

Thank sue D
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a great jump back in time just walking onto the station throws you back to when times were so much simpler,waiting room and the trains are great to see and just opening the doors bring back so many memories,my only question would be...More

Thank Chelseabarry
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

There were 4 of us in our party. 3 adults to one child. However the adults had as much fun as what our 7 year old grandaughter had. It was purely magical and a lovely way to start getting into Xmas. Great thanks to Chefenee....More

1  Thank _susanshreeve6
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

was a fun evening, staff played the part very well and really interacted with everyone especially the children.

1  Thank Rick E
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

We went as a party of 7 adults and 6 children and we all thoroughly enjoyed this Polar Express trip. Everybody was so friendly and welcoming and the children loved the whole experience. We had a 2 hour ride to get to Dereham but it...More

1  Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Visted recently with kids. We arrived early 45 mins before departure as advised (but in all honestly you can arrive 10 mins before ride). We have booked premium tickets and received mugs. The kids aged 9 and 7 loved the experience. I was expecting a...More

Thank Jag S
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Sally R
25 May 2018|
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Response from iffley094 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not local so I don’t know
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tinabuxton63
16 April 2018|
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Response from becky a | Reviewed this property |
I'd say 40 mins but a brill experience! Get the premier tickets if you can! Worth them just for tge mug and bag
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Gary T
15 December 2017|
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Response from WILLIAM H | Reviewed this property |
Nearest one is a five minute walk.
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