Discover Norfolk by rail with Greater Anglia this Spring

Published on: Tuesday, 9 April 2024
Last updated: Tuesday, 9 April 2024

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Above: Greater Anglia train. Credit: Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia is encouraging people to get out and explore Norfolk by train this Spring with a range of discounts.

To make it easier and even more convenient to travel by train, Greater Anglia has several great value fares available such as discounted Advance tickets, Ranger tickets and the Family & Friends Railcard.

You can save a small fortune on parking when you travel by train and avoid queues of traffic in the county’s tourist hot spots.

Here are some of the events happening in Norfolk in April which are accessible by train:

Norfolk Makers Festival

Celebrate the joy of creativity with open exhibitions, free activities, inspiring demonstrations, workshops, and fascinating talks at the Norfolk Makers Festival which takes place at The Forum, Norwich on 13 April. Everybody is welcome, from beginners to experts. Have a go at something new, meet friendly local makers and indulge in some crafty conversation!

Thetford Militaria fair

Taking place on 21 April, 9am-4pm at Breckland Leisure Centre, visitors can expect to see over 150 tables of quality militaria offered for sale by some of the UKs leading sellers. Arms and armour, medals and badges, de-acts, inert ordnance, RAF/RFC, home guard, equipment, uniform, hats and helmets, books, ephemera and much more.

Discover the secrets of the bells of Wymondham Abbey

Join Ringing Master, Hayden Charles, on 28 April at 3pm at stunning Wymondham Abbey for a fascinating talk about the history, technology and personalities behind Wymondham’s bells. Visit for details.

Greater Anglia’s Commercial and Customer Services Director, Martin Moran, said,

“Travelling by train is cheaper than you think, and with our price promise and no booking fees, you are guaranteed to get the lowest price when you book through our website.

“Our region has so much to offer and whether it’s a trip to the city or coast, shopping or sightseeing, we are giving people more money to spend on having a great time by helping them save money on their train fare.”

Greater Anglia also offers a range of Advance fares that offer customers savings of between 60 and 70% on the standard walk-up prices, plus 2FOR1 on entry to many top attractions in London and East Anglia.

The train operator also has a range of great value fares which are available all year round, including Duo, for two people travelling together, GroupSave for people travelling in a group of three or more, a special London evening out fare for those staying overnight in the capital and a Club 50 discount for those aged 50 and over.

For the best value fares, passengers should book in advance and the earlier customers book, the more they can save.

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