Flint Vineyard_Ben & Hannah Witchell in the vines

This week in the Waveney Valley

Running along the border between Norfolk and Suffolk, the Waveney Valley is an unspoilt haven of wildlife, idyllic villages and unique market towns.  Guided Tours and Tastings Flint Vineyard is one of England’s most exciting new wineries, based in the beautiful Waveney Valley, close to the bustling market town of Bungay. Winemaker, Ben Witchell, combines cutting…

Beccles Lido

Top 5 things to do in the Waveney Valley

This bank holiday weekend…   1. Make a splash at Beccles Lido Re-openening for the summer on Saturday 27 May, in Puddingmoor, Beccles, by the beautiful River Waveney, Beccles Lido provides a fun filled day around a traditional open air swimming pool. There is a 30 x 15 metre pool, separate toddler and paddling pools which…

Harleston Open Gardens, Waveney Valley

Harleston’s Summer Events

Harleston is the place to be this summer, where there are some lovely events on the horizon. The town has a vibrant arts community with many artists, writers, actors and musicians living in the area. The annual Harleston & Waveney Art Trail takes place over three weekends in the summer, with more than 30 professional…

Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, Suffolk

EAAAster Trail in Aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance

Join East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) for their Easter eggstravaganza trail around the Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum in Flixton, near Bungay in Suffolk on Sunday, 16th April. For £3 per child, visitors will receive a printed trail map to explore the museum and find clues among a collection of aircraft and aviation-related artefacts. Take the…

Snowdrops at Raveningham Hall Gardens, Norfolk

Snowdrop Tours at Raveningham Hall

Snowdrop Tours will be taking place at Raveningham Gardens on Sunday, 12th February at 11.30am and 2pm. Richard Hobbs, one of the gardening experts on BBC Radio Norfolk’s Garden Party and Raveningham’s garden consultant, is leading tours of the garden’s snowdrops. Raveningham Hall is the home of Sir Nicholas and Lady Bacon and it was…

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Bressingham Half Term Opening

Date for your diary: Bressingham will be opening its doors again for the February school half term from Saturday, 11th February to Sunday, 19th February.  The Dad’s Army exhibition hall, one of the railways and the Gallopers will be in operation, providing entertainment for the whole family. Ticket price details and further information have yet…

Somerleyton Hall, Suffolk

Music in the Gardens at Somerleyton Hall

Enjoy live music in beautiful surroundings at Somerleyton Hall, which is set in a 500 acre estate with gardens and a stunning maze. On 30th May there will be strings on the lawn and on 29th August there will be jazz playing in the park . If the weather is bad, these music events will…

Father Christmas on the Gallopers Bressingham Steam_photo James Hoye

Christmas at Bressingham Steam

Father Christmas, his wife and elves are visiting Bressingham Steam, near Diss in the run up to Christmas, arriving every day by steam car. As well as meeting Father Christmas, visitors will be able to enjoy a Dad’s Army Christmas at Walmington-on-Sea and take rides on a steam train and Bressingham’s celebrated Victorian steam Gallopers’…

Waveney Valley Food Festival 2014

Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival 2014 – it’s nearly here!

We’re counting down the days to the start of the Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival which runs from 3rd – 12th October 2014 Now in its third year, the Festival helps to raise the profile of the Waveney Valley, encouraging tourism at a traditionally quieter time of year and bringing together local producers, instilling…