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Redwings Aylsham Visitor Centre

Redwings Aylsham Visitor Centre


Redwings Aylsham Visitor Centre in North Norfolk is an award winning family friendly attraction situated in idyllic countryside just 12 miles from the centre of Norwich. Awarded with a TripAdvisor Certificate or Excellence for 2019 and also awarded as the 2019 Muddy Stilettos Best Norfolk Family Day Out Attraction Redwings Aylsham is home to over 70 horses, ponies, and donkeys. On site, the Redwings team offer regular walking tours as well as demonstrations in horse care. Facilities include a gift shop full of horsey souvenirs as well as a café offering warm drinks and delicious snacks.

Redwings Aylsham is able to cater for group visits and there is also an outdoor children's play area for younger visitors to enjoy.

Visitors can support the work of Redwings by sponsoring one of the centre's friendly horsey or donkey residents, either for yourself or as a thoughtful gift for a friend or loved one. A year's membership to the Redwings Adoption Club costs just £15! Redwings Aylsham is home to some of the charity's most charming Adoption Stars, including stunning Friesian mare Maya, the very handsome Gulliver, cheeky donkey duo Wiggins and Wacko, and Redwings' notorious herd of Shetlands, known collectively as 'The Gangsters'.

Dogs on leads are welcome at all of Redwings' visitor centres.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Cafe, gift shop, information centre, children's play area, disabled access, VAQAS Awarded.

Opening details

Open all year round every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 10am to 4pm
Open daily from 1st July to 8th September 2019


FREE entry and parking


Spa Lane,
NR11 6UE


See location of Redwings Aylsham Visitor Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 189254  Lat: 52.78254 Long: 1.24564

Redwings Aylsham is situated just off the A140 junction at Henry Page Road, Aylsham.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Cafe, gift shop, information centre, children's play area, disabled access, VAQAS Awarded.