AFRICAN VIOLET CENTRE
Terrington St Clement, King's Lynn, PE34 4PL, Tel 01553 828374

Description
Specialist knowledge available for those interested in growing and caring for violets. Orthodox chapel celebrates Divine Liturgy on Sundays.

Location
On A17 out of King's Lynn towards Spalding.

Opening Times
Daily 10-5

Disabled Access
Yes. Toilets for disabled

Admission Prices
Free

 

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ANCIENT HOUSE MUSEUM
White Hart Street, Thetford, IP24 1AA, Tel 01842 752599

Description
Exhibition on Thetford and Breckland life housed in timber-framed early Tudor house.

Location
At junction of A11/A134 and A1066

Opening Times
Unconfirmed

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Adult Child. Unconfirmed

 

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BACONSTHORPE CASTLE
Baconsthorpe, NR25 6LN

Description
Remains of the gatehouses of a large 15th-century fortified manor house, partly surrounded by a moat.

Location
Off A148 between Holt and Cromer on unclassified road. Station: Sheringham 4.5m

Opening Times
All year daily 10-4

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Free

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BANHAM ZOO
The Grove, Banham, NR16 2HE, Tel 01953 887445

Description
Rare and endangered animals can be seen at the zoo. Other attractions include road train, all weather activity centre and soft play area.

Location
On B1113, which runs parallel to A11 between Thetford and Norwich

Opening Times
All year, daily 10-4

Disabled Access
Yes. Wheelchair available, toilets for disabled

Admission Prices
Adult Child. Unconfirmed

 

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BERNEY ARMS WINDMILL
Burgh Castle, NR30 1SB, Tel 01493 700605

Description
A marsh mill, one of the best and largest remaining in Norfolk, with seven floors, making it a landmark for miles around. Built to grind a constituent of cement, it was in use until 1951, ending its days pumping water to drain surrounding marshes.

Location
On bank of River Yare. Accessible by boat, or by footpath from Halvergate - 3.5m. Station: Berney Arms 0.25m

Opening Times
22 Mar-30Sept daily 9-5. Closed 1-2

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
£1.10/80p/60p

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BINHAM PRIORY
Binham-on-Wells

Description
Extensive remains of a benedictine priory, of which the original nave of the church still continues in use as the parish church.

Location
Off B1388 Blakeney to Fakenham Road. Bus: Sanders, Wells Community Bus. Eastern Counties Coastliner

Opening Times
Any reasonable time

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Price
Free

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BINHAM WAYSIDE CROSS
Binham-on-Wells

Description
Medieval cross marking the site of an annual fair held from the reign of Henry I until the 1950s.

Location
On village green adjacent to Priory. Bus: Sanders, Wells Community Bus, Eastern Counties Coastliner.

Opening Times
Any reasonable time

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Price
Free

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BIRCHAM WINDMILL
Great Bircham, PE31 6SJ, Tel 01485 578393

Description
One of Norfolk's last remaining windmills. Home-made cakes and cream teas available in nearby tearooms.

Location
On unclassified road off B1153 Brancaster to Flitcham road.

Opening Times
Daily Mar-Sept 10-5.30

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

 

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BLAKENEY GUILDHALL
Blakeney

Description
The surviving basement, most likely used for storage, of a large 14th-century building, probably a merchant's house.

Location
On A149 coastal road between Sheringham and Wells-next-the-Sea. Bus: Sanders, Wells Community Bus, Eastern Counties Coastliner. Station: Sheringham 9m

Opening Times
Any reasonable time

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Price
Free

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BLAKENEY POINT
35 The Cornfield, Langham, Holt, NR25 7DQ, Tel Apr-Sept 01263 740480; Oct-Mar 01328 830401

Description
A 3.5m long sand and shingle spit, summer home for over eleven species of seabird, including Common and Sandwich Tern, Oystercatcher and Ringed Plover; winter visitors include large flocks of Brent Geese, Common Seals breed off the point of the spit. Information Centre at Morston Quay. Adjoining properties at Morston and Stiffkey comprise 405ha of saltmarsh and intertidal mudflats. In July the marshes are coloured purple with sea lavender.

Location
Morston Quay, Blakeney and Cley - all off A149 Cromer-Hunstanton road. Bus: Sanders Coaches, Eastern Counties Coastliner. Station: Sheringham 8m.

Opening Times
All year

Disabled Access
Wheelchair walkway provided on the Point. WC at Lifeboat House. Please give advanced notice of visit to Warden.

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

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BLICKLING HALL
Blickling, NR11 6NF, Tel 01263 733084

Description
Blickling dates from the early 17th century. Its collections include fine furniture, pictures and tapestries, with a Jacobean plaster ceiling in the 40-metre-long long gallery. The gardens are renowened for massive yew hedges and herbaceous borders and contain a late 18th-century orangery; the parkland has a lake and good walks.

Location
On B1354, off A140 between Norwich and Cromer at Aylsham. Bus: Eastern Counties. Station: Aylsham

Opening Times
House: March-Nov: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun & BH Mon (closed Good Fri) 12.30-4.30. Last admissions strictly 4.30. Garden: March-Nov; Tues, Wd, Fri, Sat, Sun, & BH Mon (closed Good Fri) 10.30-5 (gate locked 6). July & Aug 10.30-6. Last admissions at 5. Nov-Mar - Sun pm only. Park & Woods daily all year dawn to dusk.

Disabled Access
Designated parking area near house. Steep ramp at East Gate. Entrance to house ramped. Lift to upper floor. Route around garden avoiding steps, gravel paths. Toilets for disabled. Sympathetic Hearing Scheme.

Admission Prices
Adult Child. Unconfirmed

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BRANCASTER
Dial House, Brancaster Staithe, King's Lynn PE31 8BW, Tel 01485 210719

Description
810ha of beach with 4 miles of tidal foreshore, sand dunes, and saltmarsh, including the site of the Roman Fort of Branodunum.

Location
Halfway between Wells and Hunstanton on A149 coastal road. Bus: Sanders/Dunthorne/Eastern Counties Coastliner.

Opening Times
All year. Information Centre at harbour - Apr-mid Sept w/ends 10-5. Daily 10-5 in school summer holidays

Disabled Access
Yes, to Brancaster Staithe and Information Centre

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

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BRESSINGHAM STEAM MUSEUM & GARDENS
Bressingham, IP22 2AB, Tel 01379 687382 & 687386

Description
Visitors can enjoy rides on three narrow gauge railways and a set of Victorian Steam Gallopers.Visitors can also tour Alan Bloom's Dell Garden, view steam traction engines, fire engines, stationary engines and a large collection of historic steam locomotives. Phone for details of special events.

Location
On A1066 Diss to Thetford road.

Opening Times
Daily 28 Mar-2 Nov.

Disabled Access
Yes. Wheelchair can be taken onto Nursery Line Railway. Toilets for disabled.

Admission Prices
Adult Child. Unconfirmed

 

 

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BRIDEWELL MUSEUM
Bridewell Alley, Norwich, NR2 1AQ, Tel 01603 667228

Description
Late 14th-century merchant house once used as a prison. Now contains displays of Norwich during past 200 years.

Location
Norwich, A11

Opening Times
Apr-Sept, Tue-Sat 10-5. May-Sept also Sun 2-5

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

 

 

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BURGH CASTLE
Burgh Castle, NR31 9PZ

Description
Impressive walls, with projecting bastions, of a Roman fort built in the late 3rd century as one of a chain to defend the coast against Saxon raiders.

Location
Off A143 out of Great Yarmouth on unclassified road. Station: Great Yarmouth 5m

Opening Times
Any reasonable time

Disabled Access
Unconfirmed

Admission Prices
Free

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