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…

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,…

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…

Shorelands Wildlife Gardens, Norfolk

Shorelands Wildlife Gardens

Shorelands Wildlife Gardens will be fully open for the season on 8th April 2016 and will be partly open from Friday, 25th March. Over the Easter weekend, visitors will be able to see domestic animals (such as alpacas and donkeys) and the art gallery, cafe, plant nursery and gift shop will be open. Home to…

Suffolk Walking Festival 2016

Suffolk Walking Festival 2016

Not long to go until the Suffolk Walking Festival 2016 which kicks off on Saturday, 14th May and continues for three weeks until Sunday, 5th June. The varied programme of 77 themed walks across the county range in length from a gentle stroll of one mile, to a challenging 60 miles in 24 hours and…

Singing Workshop

If you enjoy flexing your vocal chords and fancy improving your singing skills, what about taking a singing workshop with the Waveney Valley Folk Collective? Based around Diss, the group’s objective is “to promote and facilitate the development of musicianship and performance within the local community”. Bringing together audiences and performers, the groups covers a…

Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival

Waveney Valley Food Festival – See You Next Year!

Well, the Waveney Valley Food & Drink festival is over for another year but the good news is, it will be back in 2016. This year’s festival was a huge success with more than 50 events and promotions taking place across the Waveney Valley over the ten day period which culminated in the 4th annual…

50 Christmas Trees Dickleburgh

A Christmas Tree Extravaganza

The 12th annual South Norfolk Christmas tree extravaganza, 50 Trees in A Church is due to take place from Sunday, 29th November to Sunday, 6th December at All Saints Church in Dickleburgh. Fifty decorated trees will be on show, raising money by way of donation, in aid of the charity EACH (East Anglian Children’s Hospices),…

Waveney Springs Art Collective

Waveney Springs Art Collective

The latest Waveney Springs Art Collective exhibition runs from 30th October – 13th November 2015 at The Upstairs Gallery in Beccles. It is an excit­ing and var­ied col­lec­tion of works, includ­ing paint­ings, tex­tile art, pot­tery and sculptures and exhibiting artists include: Marion Newcombe, Issy Coe, Bobbie Watchhorn, Rebecca Douglass Whatley, Sally Mills, Sheila Volpe, Gerry…