image for Group Visits item typeGroup Travel at Mid Norfolk Railway

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Group Visits



Jayne Setchell

01362 690633


The Railway Station,
Station Road,
NR19 1DF

Mid Norfolk Railway

Mid Norfolk Railway


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.


MEALS: 50 covers.

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

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.



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



See location of Mid Norfolk Railway on Google mapsSee location on 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


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • 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

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • 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)


  • 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


  • 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
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