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Our 17th Annual Beer Festival will be held from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 July 2018. Beer, food, drink and entertainment will be all available over the three days at Sheringham station.
Our Beer Festival is established in the calendars of beer (and rail) enthusiasts’ alike. The festival continues to be successful with each year building on the last!
Please note that if you are lucky enough to look under 25, we will require identification in order to serve you, please don’t be offended if a member of our staff asks, and don’t forget to bring some with you, we would hate for you to go home disappointed!
The North Norfolk Railway offers a 10.5 mile round trip by steam train (vintage diesel trains on some journeys) through a delightful area of North Norfolk designated as being of outstanding natural beauty. To the south are wooded hills and the Norfolk beauty spots of Kelling Heath and Sheringham Park. To the north, the sea. All within easy walking distance from the various stations. The flowers are a sight to see throughout the year. In spring and early summer there are primroses, bluebells and the yellow gorse. Later in the year the poppies abound and are set off by the mauve heathers. Enjoy a ride on an historic steam train – you can break your journey to look around the stations and marvel at the steam laden atmosphere from a bygone age. But the North Norfolk Railway is much more than a train ride. There are historic stations, a museum of the railway’s history, a museum signal box and a children’s activity carriage. There are also buffets and souvenir shops.
The railway’s headquarters, is more than just a station. There is children’s activity coach, souvenir shop and a buffet, as well as an attractive booking hall and a ladies’ waiting room. The station is ideally situated for you to take a stroll through the town and walk along the promenade before joining your train. Sheringham is also the location of the railway’s mainline rail connection.