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…

Berly Cottage, Waveney Valley

Berly Cottage in Harleston

We are pleased to have a new self-catering cottage on the Visit Waveney Valley website. Berly Cottage is a freshly renovated 19th century cottage which sleeps five people in the attractive market town of Harleston, Norfolk in the beautiful Waveney Valley. The cottage is in a quiet corner of the town, close to footpaths and…

Father Christmas on the Gallopers Bressingham Steam_photo James Hoye

Christmas at Bressingham

Enjoy Christmas at Bressingham. From Saturday, 3rd to Saturday, 24th December Father Christmas will be at Bressingham. Rudolph is away on his holidays so Santa decided to use his old faithful steam car for the journey to Norfolk Visitors can take a ride on the steam train along the Nursery Line; under 12s can visit…

Old Glory Molly Men at the Harleston Christmas Market

Harleston Christmas Market

Harleston is establishing a reputation for vibrant street markets featuring local produce, crafts and gifts, complimented by delicious street food and entertainment, themed trails and window display competitions. This winter is no different and on Saturday 3rd December the town will have a day of festive activities for all the family. A colourful street market,…

Diss & Harleston Food & Drink Festival 2016

Diss & Harleston Food & Drink Festival 2016

The new Diss & Harleston Food & Drink Festival takes place from the 2nd to the 16th October 2016. This event takes the place of the previous Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival. The two week event will showcase a range of delicious food and drink from Norfolk and Suffolk. The first weeks focus on…

Heritage Open Days 2016

Heritage Open Days

The annual festival of history and culture – Heritage Open Days – is on this weekend from 8th – 11th September. It’s a weekend when many historic buildings throughout England are open to the public free of charge. Some of these buildings are visitor attractions, but many (most) are not and it’s a wonderful opportunity…

Raveningham Walled Garden Glasshouse, Waveney Valley

Fruit and Veg Weeks at Raveningham

Visitors to Raveningham Gardens are invited to explore the 18th century walled garden, which makes up part of this 5,500 acre rural state, which has been home to the Bacon family since 1735. Some 35 different types of vegetable are grown in the walled garden throughout the year and pride of place goes to its…

Agapanthus at Raveningham Gardens, Waveney Valley

Summer Sunday Opening at Raveningham Gardens

Pay a visit to Raveningham Gardens, near Norwich in Norfolk this summer to see their large selection of agapanthus cultivars – white, blue and dark purple flowers with different sizes and contrasting colours including striped blue and white. The agapanthus varieties are one of Priscilla Bacon’s legacies in the garden; she was a keen agapanthus…

Raveningham_ Agapanthus

Agapanthus Weeks at Raveningham Gardens

Raveningham Gardens in Norfolk are famous for the large selection of agapanthus cultivars on display during July and August each year. There are special ‘agapanthus weeks’ in July, when the flowers will be looking particularly spectacular: Monday, July 18 to Friday, July 22 | 11am to 4pm (closed Saturday and Sunday). Monday, July 25 to…

Harleston in the Waveney Valley

A day of festivities in Harleston

The market town of Harleston is the place to be on Sunday, 26th June 2016. Nestled on the Suffolk/Norfolk border and close to the River Waveney, the friendly town will have its bunting out for a day of festivities, starting with an antiques and vintage street market and ending with a street party. Everyone is…