Evenings and weekends
The Bure Valley Railway is a popular local attraction, running steam and diesel trains the nine miles from Aylsham to Wroxham along the route of the old East Norfolk Railway.
The Norfolk Broads is an extensive network of waterways and protected habitats that make a popular weekend and holiday getaway under half an hour from Aylsham.
The North Norfolk Heritage Coast has two nature reserves that are havens for flora and fauna along with a number of delightful, well-preserved resorts and villages.
For a really comprehensive range of leisure amenities and things to do, just head south by bus or car to Norwich, which has plenty of options for fans of theatre, film, comedy, live music and sport.
Annual events include the Aylsham Country Show and the Aylsham festival, which links literature, the arts and science. The Aylsham Food Festival closes the five-week Norfolk Food and Drink Festival.