Tourist Information Centre

The Tourist Information Centre is located in the Market Cross in the centre of Wymondham.

Opening Hours

April to October: Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm.

November to March: Monday, Friday and Saturday mornings 10am to 1pm.

Services available

The Tourist Information Centre is staffed to offer help and advice on attractions, accommodation and events in the locality. It is a valuable source of information about anything and everything going on in and around the town for visitors and residents alike.

A very wide range a leaflets, brochures and other information is available. Also a range of gifts, some of which might be useful as Christmas Presents!

Tourist Attractions

Wymondham Abbey

Church Street, Wymondham Tel: 01953 603513

Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 3pm from December to March, 10am to 4pm from April to November.

Open on Sunday afternoons 2pm to 4pm in July and August and at other times for groups and parties by special arrangement.

Accommodation Guides

Local Accommodation 2009.doc

Local Accommodation 2009.pdf

Self Catering

Self Catering Guide 2009.doc

Self Catering Guide 2009.pdf

Caravan & Camping

Caravan & Camping Guide.doc

Caravan & Camping Guide.pdf

 

Founded in 1107 by William D'Albini, Chief Butler to King Henry I, as a Priory of the great Benedictine Monastery of St. Albans, it became an Abbey in its own right in 1448 and was suppressed under Henry VIII in 1538. Since then it has served as the Parish Church of Wymondham.

 

Wymondham Historic Railway Station

Station Approach Tel: 01953 606433

Opening hours are Mondays to Sundays 9.30am to 4.00pm.

 

Built in 1845 on the Norwich - Ely line, the station and its section once employed over 100 staff. Still providing a rail link with Norwich, Cambridge, London, the Midlands and the North West, the award-winning station has been restored and its buildings house the "Brief Encounter" themed restaurant and tea rooms, piano showroom, a railway museum and gift shop.

 

The "Bejewelled" handcrafted jewellery showroom and 'one' railway ticket office are also located at the station.

 

Visit our website:www.wymondham-station.com

 

Wymondham Heritage Museum

Norwich Road Tel: 01953 600205

Open March to November, Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm (Sundays 2pm to 4pm)

 

Bought by Wymondham Heritage Society in 1994 the complex is managed by the Bridewell Preservation Trust and among the community projects it accommodates are the British Red Cross (including Charity Shop and ambulance), the Citizens Advice Bureau, the Bridewell Tearooms as well as the award-winning Wymondham Heritage Museum, with many displays of local history and at least one new exhibition each year.

 

Wymondham Tourist Information Centre

Market Cross Tel: 01953 604721

Opening hours:

Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm April to October

Monday, Friday and Saturday 10am to 1pm November to March

 

Staffed to offer help and advice on attractions, accommodation and events in the locality.

 

Mid-Norfolk Railway

Cavick Road, Wymondham Tel: 01362 690633

Norfolk's newest heritage railway is staffed entirely by volunteers and operates diesel services at weekends and some weekdays with steam services in the summer months. A tea-room, shop and small museum are located at the railway's headquarters in Dereham. Special events take place throughout the year.

 

National FEPOW Memorial Church

Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury RC Church

1 Norwich Road, Wymondham, Norfolk NR18 0QE Tel: 01953 601976

Opening hours: Winter 8am to dusk; Summer 8am to 6pm

 

The church is an active working parish community and there are services at various times of the day. The Books of Remembrance can be sen in the Memorial Cabinet in the Memorial side chapel. They record FEPOW and civilian internees who died in captivity. A new Book is in progress for FEPOW survivors who have died since release.

 

Access to or direct viewing of entries in the Memorial Books is by appointment only through the following contacts: Brian Holloway 01953 601312; Peter Wiseman 01953 604144; John Hogan 01953 454612

or by email stthomas@fepow-memorial.org.uk

 

Old Buckenham Airfield

Old Buckenham, near Attleborough, Norfolk

Tel: 01953 860806

Opening hours: telephone or see website for flying and special events

 

Other Attractions

The many and varied shops in Wymondham are open six days a week 9am to 5pm with some closing for half-day on Wednesday afternoon. The weekly Friday Market in the Market Place is open from 8.30am to 4pm. Farmers\\\' Markets are held in the Market Place on the third Saturday in the month. See the Events Calendar for details.

 

Contact Details

Contact: Reception

Telephone: 01953 604721

Address: Wymondham Tourist Information Centre

Market Cross

Market Place

Wymondham

Norfolk NR18 0AX