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Bressingham Steam & Gardens

A comprehensive steam museum with both road and rail engines. The 60cm Nursery Railway makes a round trip of two miles through large nurseries. The Waveney Valley line is 2¼ miles 15in. gauge through woods and meadows. The 10¼in. gauge Garden Railway runs for 2/3 mile around Alan Bloom‘s two acre Dell Garden. Locomotives from all over Europe form part of the museum collection, with steam roundabout and organ as additional attractions.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


Low Road Bressingham Nr Diss Norfolk IP22 2AA

  • 01379 686 900
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Open days

10-18 Feb. Daily 28 Mar-28 Oct 1030-1700 (closes 1730 Jun-Aug), last entry one hour earlier. (No steam Mon-Tue apart from school & BHol.)


By Rail: Diss / 3 miles


Sat 4th - Mon 6th May 2019: Heritage Steam Gala

Bressingham Steam Museum, Low Road, Bressingham, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 2AA.
Tel: 01379 686 900.

 Visit website for full details.

Railways / Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sun 12th May 2019: 1940s Day

A variety of displays, musical entertainment, living history groups, vehicles and stalls.

Military / Railways / Steam and Vintage Rallies

Sat 1st Jun 2019: Narrow Gauge East

A celebration of narrow gauge modelling. 1030-1700.


Sat 10th Aug 2019: East Anglian Garden Rail Show

Trade stands and layouts including Live Steam.


Sun 1st Sep 2019: Model Railway Day

Featuring visiting layouts of a variety of scales and gauges. Exhibition will also feature a number of trade stalls.

Miniature Railway / Miniature Steam / Models / Railways

Sun 22nd Sep 2019: Vintage / Bygone Rally Day

Visited by a variety of vintage agricultural machinery and tractors for this bygones event. We are hoping to be joined by four visiting steam engines.v…

Steam and Vintage Rallies / Tractors

Fri 25th - Sat 26th Oct 2019: Halloween Evenings

It's going to be a spooky time this Halloween at Bressingham. Visit website for full details.

Fairground / Halloween / Railways

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