The historic medieval market town of Aylsham sits beside the River Bure and is located 9 miles north of Norwich
Aylsham has all the characteristics you would expect to find in any Norfolk market town, with its delightful narrow streets and alleys to explore. Aylsham’s unspoilt marketplace, owned by The National Trust, has been holding a regular farmers market since the 1500s and creates a vibrant atmosphere among locals and visitors to the area. At every turn you are encouraged to discover more of what this charming Norfolk market town has to offer.
The real charm of Aylsham is in its beautiful architecture, dating back over many centuries, and has one of the largest concentrations of listed buildings in Norfolk, including the stunning Anglican church. Aylsham also boasts a strong sense of heritage and a real community ethos. The town is situated close to Blickling Hall, a magnificent Jacobean house (also owned by The National Trust) which was once home to the Boleyn family (1499 – 1505) and plays host to a thriving tourist industry all year round.
Great for transport links, Aylsham not only benefits from fantastic road connections, but is also on the Bure Valley Railway, a narrow-gauge steam railway, which runs directly to Wroxham, the capital of the picturesque Norfolk Broads.