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Bressingham Steam & Gardens - Things to Know Before Visiting

Low Rd, Diss IP22 2AA, UK

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About Bressingham Steam & Gardens

Bressingham Gardens and Steam Experience is a unique combination arising out of the passions of founder Alan Bloom, whose profession of nurseryman and gardener and hobby of a steam powered collection of trains and traction engines led to the leisure destination of Bressingham Gardens and Steam Museum. The site has several narrow gauge rail lines and a number of types of steam engines and vehicles in its collection and is also the home of the national Dad's Army exhibition

Attractions Near Bressingham Steam & Gardens

Banham Zoo
Banham Zoo7.17km from Bressingham Steam & Gardens

Banham Zoo is an award-winning family attraction and one of the most exciting wildlife attractions in the country, with over 2,000 animals from around the world and set in 50 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens. It is part of the Zoological Society of East Anglia, a registered charity that also owns Africa Alive! near Lowestoft, Suffolk. Today, it has acquired a much larger collection of animals, but it still retains one of the best collections of smaller monkeys in Europe.

Mid-Suffolk Light Railway
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway15.47km from Bressingham Steam & Gardens

The Mid-Suffolk Light Railway is a heritage railway in Suffolk, which in its heyday was a branch line which ran for 19 miles from Haughley to Laxfield, in Suffolk. It has a station with restored Mid-Suffolk buildings, a steam train consisting solely of appropriate Victorian coaches (not a Mark 1 in sight!), and a line passing through countryside, which has changed little during the succeeding decades.

Euston Hall
Euston Hall18.3km from Bressingham Steam & Gardens

Euston Hall is a red-brick Georgian country house, the home of the Duke of Grafton. The house that we see today is only a wing of a much larger house which was destroyed in a devastating fire in 1902. Apart from the Hall, visitors can enjoy the landscaped park and formal gardens, as well as the Capability Brown-designed waterways, the charming Church of St Genevieve, the watermill and an interesting collection of agricultural bygones in our small exhibition room.

Dads Army Museum Thetford
Dads Army Museum Thetford20.93km from Bressingham Steam & Gardens

The Dad's Army Museum is a museum located in Cage Lane in Thetford in Norfolk, England, dedicated to the popular BBC comedy series Dad's Army. Many of the outdoor locations were filmed in the local area. The museum is housed in the old fire station at the rear of Thetford Guildhall, which itself stood in for Walmington-on-Sea Town Hall in several of the episodes.

Ancient House Museum
Ancient House Museum21.21km from Bressingham Steam & Gardens

Ancient House is a fascinating museum of Thetford life, housed in an attractive, half-timbered, Tudor merchant's house. The museum tells the fascinating history of Thetford and the Brecks region, through displays of industrial heritage, archaeology, photos, costumes, arms and armour, social history, fine art, and natural history.

Museum of East Anglian Life
Museum of East Anglian Life22.45km from Bressingham Steam & Gardens

The Museum of East Anglian Life is the largest independent museum in Suffolk. The museum is an educational charity supporting the community. We care for over 40,000 objects – once the everyday items of East Anglian life. Its collection has a particular focus on the production of food and social history relating to it, reflective of the region’s strong agricultural character.

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