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Mid-Norfolk Railway

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Mid-Norfolk Railway
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The Mid-Norfolk Railway runs Heritage Steam and Diesel train services from the market town of Dereham to Wymondham in Norfolk, just outside Norwich. It is run entirely by volunteers, and operates a number of Special Events throughout the year.
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Station Road, Dereham NR19 1DF, England
+44 1362 851723
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Words cannot tell you what an amazing experience this is. Our 'young children' were aged 10 and 11 and love the movie so this was the natural progression from younger age Santa experiences. We are lucky enough to have been at Eurodisney at Xmas and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank B6705DGsandraj
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the Polar Express on 9/10/12 with my son,best friend and her daughter, mum and nephew. We were a family of elves. We had the most wonderful time, the actors were absolutely fabulous and were so interactive with us all, we laughed so much and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Berylmavis
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a RIP-OFF! £23. Per person, characters ill performed, NO STEAM TRAIN, pathetic attempt at a Christmas Cookie & Small COLD Hot Chocolate. Ill prepared, supported, decorated! Idea is good, Needs much help! Advertisement doesn’t live up to what is supplied! Should’ve requested a REFUND!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dana D
Reviewed 2 days ago

thought last year was great,but this year was even better,so much more effort has been put into everything,but cant wait for next year,grandchildren age 7 and 9 both loved it.(been told Warners have something to do with it now) boys loved the Flossing in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 2 days ago

The reason my review is very good and not excellent is because our Polar express experience didn’t get off to the greatest starts. We arrived 45 minutes before our scheduled time as advised on our itinery. The children (aged between 3 &15) were asked to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank leahuk79
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to the Polar Express event on Thursday evening with our 2 children, we travelled almost 2 hours to get there but it was definately worth it. It was all really well done from start to finish. (Love that we got the train tickets...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ariesjlou
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well done and very friendly volunteers. Begins with a very funny stage show done by two people before you go onto the platform which has lights and steam. You then get in the train on your carriage and find your seat. With premium tickets...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveled to Dereham to board the Polar Express last night and had a brilliant time. The conductor, bakers, elf’s and even Santa was there to wish us a very happy Christmas. A real family treat

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank happinessa2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled 2 hours to this event and it was well worth it. There is a short panto style play before you get on the train which had my kids going with laughter. The train journey was beyond my expectations. The actors were fantastic, engaging...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Catmar192
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous, just fabulous!! We thoroughly enjoyed it, the actors were fantastic and they keep the entertainment coming the whole trip. Wonderful start to the Christmas holidays

Date of experience: December 2018
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claire a
7 September 2018|
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Response from Jackson M | Reviewed this property |
its fine for all ages
Sally R
26 May 2018|
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Response from charl0ttehh | Reviewed this property |
Hi we had premium tickets last year it was so worth it we could park at the station and we got a lovely mug each as well as a bell, bag hot chocolate and a cookie and also the seats on the train were huge and very comfy 😊
16 April 2018|
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Response from becky a | Reviewed this property |
I'd say 40 mins but a brill experience! Get the premier tickets if you can! Worth them just for tge mug and bag