Bressingham Steam 1940s

Stepping back to the 1940s

Bressingham Steam & Gardens near Diss, home of the national Dad’s Army Collection, invites you to step back in time and enjoy the sights and sounds of the 1940s on Saturday, 9th May and Sunday, 10th May. You are invited to take a walk down Walmington-on-Sea’s high street in Bressingham’s Dad’s Army exhibition and see…

Raveningham Garden, Waveney Valley

Spring Flowers at Raveningham Gardens

Visit Raveningham Gardens during Spring Flower Weeks in May, to feast your eyes on the bounty of blooms in the wild flower meadow: ox eye daisies, birds foot trefoil, pink campion, cowslips, meadow buttercup, sorrel, ragged robin, snakeshead fritillaries and yellow rattle are all waiting to be admired. There are also plenty of late bulbs…

Beccles Antiques Street Market

Antiques Street Market, Beccles

If you love nothing more than going on a weekend antiques hunt, then Beccles might be your destination of choice on Sunday, 3rd May. This picturesque market town with its narrow streets and Flemish-influenced architecture is a lovely place to spend the day and many of the local shops, cafes and restaurants will be open…

Ravengingham Gardens

Raveningham Gardens – Free Entry

Raveningham Gardens, near Hales, is opening free of charge on Friday, April 17, 11am to 4pm, as part of the first National Open Gardens Day organised by The RHS (Royal Horticultural Society). Raveningham Gardens is in a glorious parkland setting. Visitors will be able to enjoy daffodils, viburnhams, hellebores and cornus and some tulips should…

Bressingham Steam, Norfolk

Bressingham Steam Manager Goes Steampunk!

Bressingham Steam is staging Norfolk’s first full Steampunk Weekend on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 April and Alastair Baker, Bressingham’s manager has fully entered into the Steampunk spirit, growing and waxing his beard, shaving his head and purchasing a bowler hat to go with his all black look. Alastair Baker said: “We are really looking…

Waveney & Blyth Arts, Waveney Valley

The Merry Month of May

If you like nature and the arts then make sure you put the Merry Month of May (2nd – 19th) in your diary. Waveney & Blyth Arts has teemed up with five of the region’s top creative talents and environmental experts to bring you workshops , talks and walks on the wild side in the River…

Bressingham Steam in the Waveney Valley

Bressingham Steam & Gardens

Not long to go until Bressingham Steam & Gardens opens its doors for the 2015 season, which starts on 26th March 2015. This much-loved visitor attraction will be open from 11am to 5pm every day until 1st November 2015. You can take a ride in a steam train through the beautiful Bressingham Gardens which is…

Beccles Farmers' Market

Beccles Farmers’ Market

If you enjoy local, Suffolk produce, then make sure you make a note in your diary for the Farmers’ Market in Beccles in the Waveney Valley. It takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month and is packed with over 30 stalls selling goodies such as freshly caught fish, meat, breads and…

Castle View Glamping, Mettingham, Waveney Valley

Glamping in the Waveney Valley

It won’t be long before the arrival of spring and with it the promise of long, warm days and holidays. It’s never too early to start planning the first short break of the year and what nicer place to start than in Mettingham near Bungay in the Waveney Valley. At Castle View Vacations there is…