Things to do in north Norfolk this Bank Holiday Monday

Ferret racing fun is on offer at North Norfolk Country Fair this weekend. Photo: Karen Bethell

Ferret racing fun is on offer at North Norfolk Country Fair this weekend. Photo: Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

The sun's out and north Norfolk is gearing up for the summer season, here are a few ideas for making the most of the area's wealth of attractions.

Judy Wilson's garden at Chestnut Farm in West Beckham, which will be open to the public as part of t

Judy Wilson's garden at Chestnut Farm in West Beckham, which will be open to the public as part of the National Garden Scheme this weekend. Photo: MARK BULLIMORE - Credit: Archant

Take a trip to Aylsham and stop off at the Bure Valley Railway, which is running its annual Everything Goes event from Saturday until Monday. All available locos, coaches and rolling stock will be in service and fares allow unlimited travel. There's also a children's sticker trail from Aylsham and a book sale at Wroxham, where the railway's Grade II signal box will be open. http://www.bvrw.co.uk/

The Bure Valley Railway is running an Everything Goes event this weekend. Photo: MARK BULLIMORE

The Bure Valley Railway is running an Everything Goes event this weekend. Photo: MARK BULLIMORE - Credit: Archant

Family fun is on offer at the North Norfolk Country Fair at Weybourne this weekend. Photo: KAREN BET

Family fun is on offer at the North Norfolk Country Fair at Weybourne this weekend. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Relax and unwind in the mature, three acre gardens at Chestnut Farm, Church Road, West Beckham. With bulbs, shrubs, trees and herbaceous borders, as well as some unusual plants collected by owner Judy Wilson over many years. The gardens are open on Monday from 11am-5pm, entry is £5 and refreshments will be available.

Fun for all the family at Holt Hall. Photo: KAREN BETHELL

Fun for all the family at Holt Hall. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Cromer Museum, which is hosting a history walk and talk this weekend. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Cromer Museum, which is hosting a history walk and talk this weekend. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Soak up some culture at the annual Norfolk Open Studios event. Dozens of artists all over north Norfolk will be throwing open the doors of their studios, sheds and summer houses, showing an eclectic mix of artwork, from painting to pottery. There are also art trails to follow at towns and villages including Cromer, North Walsham, Southrepps and Holt.

Judy Wilson in her garden at Chestnut Farm, West Beckham, which will be open to the public as part o

Judy Wilson in her garden at Chestnut Farm, West Beckham, which will be open to the public as part of the National Garden Scheme this weekend. Photo: MARK BULLIMORE - Credit: Archant

Sergeant Wilson giving Pte Pike (and the crowd) a soaking at Weybourne station at a previous year's

Sergeant Wilson giving Pte Pike (and the crowd) a soaking at Weybourne station at a previous year's Dad's Army weekend at the North Norfolk Railway. Photo: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Help award-winning family attraction Bewilderwood celebrate its tenth anniversary with a cake and costume party. Dress up in your best Twiggle and Boggle costume (think flowers, leaves and lots of colour!) and join the fancy dress parade following a trail leading to a giant curious cake in the woods. Runs until June 4.

Cley Visitor Centre, which is hosting a series of events this month. Photo: MARK BULLIMORE

Cley Visitor Centre, which is hosting a series of events this month. Photo: MARK BULLIMORE - Credit: Archant


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