Bressingham Steam &
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You have to go a long way to beat
Bressingham Steam and Gardens for a fun packed family day out. For here is
where world-renowned gardener and horticulturalist Alan Bloom combined his
passion for plants and gardens with his love of steam, to create a truly
unique experience for all the family!
Whether you choose to explore:
|One of Europe`s
leading steam collections, amongst the locomotive sheds bringing the power
of steam engineering too life
Take a ride on
Bressingham`s famous Victorian steam `Gallopers` carousel ride
Journey over five
miles of narrow-gauge steam railway, taking you through the gardens and
The Garden Railway - 10¼ in (260 mm)
The Waveney Valley Railway - 15 in (381 mm)
The Nursery Railway - 2 ft (610 mm)
The Royal Scott
locomotive which has been at Bressingham since 1969 - now back in full
working order. See www.6100.co.uk
details on this.
Wander through the
6 acres of beautiful privately owned gardens of the Bloom family,
established by Alan Bloom MBE, with 4
linking gardens with over 8,000 species and varieties of plant on display.
The official "Dad`s
Army" exhibition in existence, lets you wander through Walmington-on-Sea
looking at original props and vehicles from the series.
Enjoy the Shopping
in the Blooms Garden Centre.
you'll find something for everyone
when you arrive at Bressingham.
Bring your own picnic and take a break in
the gardens, or choose from one of two restaurants - including one at the
garden centre Blooms of Bressingham - and you really can make the fun last
Location: Bressingham Steam and Gardens,
Getting there: 2.5 miles west of Diss and 14
miles east of Thetford on the A1066. Follow the Brown tourist signs.
Other Useful Websites:
Scott (steam train)
Address: Bressingham Steam and Gardens,
Bressingham nr Diss, Norfolk
Postcode: IP22 2AA
Telephone: 01379 686900
Opening Times: 31st Mar-Oct 10.30am Daily
closes at 5pm; June-Aug + Oct closes at 4.30pm
Charges: Entry Only (no train rides): Adult £8.50; Concession £8;
Child (3-16) £5
Entry with narrow-gauge railway and galloper
Steam Days: Adult £12.50; Concession £11;
Child (3-16) £8.50
Non Steam Days: Adult £10; Concession £9;
Child (3-16) £6.50
Other Location Pages:
PDF of their latest brochure
Winter months only the garden and Dad's Army
exhibition open from 11am to 4pm.
Summer steam day entry fee includes max 3 free
rides on gallopers (not consecutively)
See also our page
Tesco Clubcard Deals
The Bressingham Nurseries themselves are not
open to the public.
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