Aylsham locates you within easy reach of this incredible part of Norfolk, largely unspoilt. Enjoy your visit on foot or on the waters of the Broads. Cyclists are well catered for here – Greater Anglia have also introduced “Bike & Go” recently opening up more opportunities to explore the area.
Between Cromer and Great Yarmouth
There are large sandy beaches at East and West Runton to the west of Cromer whilst Overstrand beach to the east takes you onto the fabulous and largely unspoilt east coast. There are good beaches at Sidestrand, Mundesley, Happisburgh and the beaches of the Broads – Waxham, Horsey, Winterton, Hemsby, Caister and of course Great Yarmouth.
Here are a series of galleries showing options available as you plan your stay and your exploration of the Norfolk Broads.
Aylsham is within easy reach of Wroxham – at the heart of the Norfolk Broads. From here you can hire a boat or take a walk to discover the landscape, wildlife, architecture, history and culture of this unique part of the UK. It remains largely unspoilt and rugged. The Bure Valley railway runs from Aylsham to Wroxham and Abellio Greater Anglia has introduced "Bike & Go" in support of cyc...
ACTIVITIES ON THE BROADS
You can hire a boat at Wroxham – you can join an organised tour on a pleasure cruiser or hire your own for the day. Many people choose to visit so that they can enjoy walking and cycling through the Broads and there are plenty of routes to discover the many and varied birds and other wildlife habitats. There is plenty of village life to take in too including the numerous pubs en route...
EAST COAST BEACHES & GARDENS
Staying in Aylsham gives you the opportunity to explore this rugged and unspoilt coastline. Running from the Maundesley coastline south towards Great Yarmouth you will pass through numerous coastal communities – some affected by the coastal erosion of this part of the world – a dramatic landscape ripe for discovery.
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