Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Alby Crafts and Gardens
Aylsham Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, Tel: 01263 733858, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge steam railway runs between the old market town of Aylsham and the bustling Broads town of Wroxham and is within easy reach of Norwich and the coast.
Mannington Hall, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 7BB, Tel: 01263 584175, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Beautiful gardens with lake, trees and shrubs surround a medieval moated manor (not open). Feature trees, shrubs, roses. Country walks and trails with lovely views.
Visitor Centre, Wood Farm, Upper Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8TL, Tel: 01263 820550, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Wander through Sheringham Park and you will discover why it became the personal favourite of its designer Humphrey Repton. The park has colour, wildlife and stunning sea views.
Bure Valley Railway Station, Norwich Road, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6BW, Tel: 01263 733903, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
Louden Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9EF, Tel: 01263 512497, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 6NF, Tel: 01263 738030, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
A Jacobean redbrick mansion with a garden, orangery, parkland and lake. Spectacular long gallery, plasterwork ceilings and fine collections of furniture, pictures and books. Walks.
Station Approach, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA, Tel: 01263 824329, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Baconsthorpe, Norfolk, Tel: 01223 582700, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Visit the extensive ruins of Baconsthorpe Castle, a moated and fortified 15th century manor house, that are a testament to the rise and fall of a prominent Norfolk family, the Heydons.
Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 8PR, Tel: 01263 837444, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
One of the finest country houses in Norfolk with a magnificent library, grand tour collection and period furniture. Walled garden has pottager gardens, fruit and vegetables & extensive parkland.
Beach Road, Mundesley, Norfolk, NR11 8BG, Tel: 01263 722068, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
The Mundesley Maritime Museum sits on 'The Lees' overlooking the beach with spectacular views over the sea. The summer exhibition features displays on local events, history and nautical themes. www.mundesleymaritimemuseum.co.uk
2a Mount Street, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9DB, Tel: 01263 519519, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
An Aladdin's Cave. Fossils, crystals and minerals from around the globe. Many are for sale but many other museum type pieces.
Conifer Cottage, Buck Brigg, Hanworth, Nr Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 7HH, Tel: 01263 761615, (0.7 miles, 1kms)
Fascinating items from all around the world. Corn dollies, plain and dyed marquetry, Swiss straw lace, plaits, embroidery, jewellery and quilling. Courses are available.
Wolterton, Erpingham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 7LY, Tel: 01263 584175, Email, (3 miles, 4kms)
Splendid mansion house with fascinating history and collections at Wolterton. Country walks and trails with lovely views.
Cromer Road, Beeston Regis, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8SF, Tel: 01263 822986, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Incredibly tranquil gardens with traditional hedge maze in 10 acres of which includes tearooms and plant nursery.
The Rocket House, The Gangway, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9ET, Tel: 01263 511294, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
This inspiring museum tells the story of Henry Blogg 'the greatest lifeboatman of all time'. Together with his crew, he risked his life to rescue 873 people from the sea.
West Cliff, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8JT, Tel: 01263 824343, (8 miles, 12kms)
the 'Henry Ramey Upcher', a private lifeboat, was in service 1894-1935. On display in her original shed with original photographs.
Hall Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9JG, Tel: 01263 510741, (6 miles, 9kms)
We are home to a wide range of animals from Tropical South America including Jaguars, Otters, Spider Monkeys & Flamingos. All the animals have arrived through the generosity of other British Zoological Gardens; none imported from the wild.
Church Street, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9AE, (6 miles, 10kms)
Impressive building, with the tallest tower of any Norfolk parish church. It is a good vantage point for views over the town and beyond.