INTERESTING FACTS & PLACES TO GO
If you are looking for information about whats going on in Worstead or any other information (council ,businesses ,clubs etc) check there web site out or google Worstead and find there parish site at the top
NABD (National Association for Bikers With a Disability)
The Muckleburgh collection is the largest privately owed working collection of tanks in the UK .It has 25 working tanks and much more.There is so much to see with collections of uniforms, photos, weapons, bombs and docoments covering World War 2 , the Falkland and Golf wars. There is a gift shop and cafe open from 10.00 till 5.00 for further infomation call (01263) 588210
BURE VALLEY RAILWAY
Norfolks longest 15″ gauge line runs between Aylsham and Wroxham .Jump on one of there steam trains for the 18 mile trip though the pictureque Bure Valley.The main station is at Aysham on the A140 north of Norwich .The station has a cafe so you can grab a cup of tea and watch the trains fill up with coal ,theres also a great model shop for adults and children ! Phone 01263 733858 to book a ticket or see there web site for more details
BEWILDERWOOD “The curious Treehouse Adventure”
01692 633033 on the Horning road just out of Hoverton ( 5 mins from ROYS OF WROXHAM) If you have children this is a must place to visit ,have fun on the death slides walk up in the trees on wobbly walks,play in the Toddler area for small Boggles,take a boat trip to see Mildred the Crocklebog,build dens,shoot down the many slides or simply get lost in the Muddled maze.I am 36 and have great fun here with my 8 year old daughter and 2 year old god child there is something for all ages. OPEN FROM 10.00 TILL 5.30 large car park
SEAL TRIPS to Blakeney point with BISHOP’S BOATS
01263 740753 on the coast road between Cley and Wells book on the phone to avoid disappointment .This is a great boat trip for around a hour you are Guarenteed to see seals and plenty of sea gulls ! take a Camera,binoculars,sun cream if warm or waterproof and warm clothing if cold !!
THE BITTEN LINE The Bittern line community rail partnership .The local railway from Norwich to Cromer and Sheringham.Why not use the railway to get to the pub so you can have a couple of drinks and worry about driving home.There will be extra trains on for the Worstead White Lady Music and beer festival. Taking a left turn out of the Station and following the foot path cross the road and then take a right though the foot path that cuts along the field you come out by the Village Hall the WHITE LADY is behind the hall.
John Rance – check out his web site – our local international artist John Rance has had his work on display in galleries all over Europe. We are very luck to have some of his work on our walls so come and have a look, many are for sale.
Peter Tye Starting with a career in the Navy, to marketing for business Peter, another local now writes childrens books – check out his website, if you buy a book and you see him in the pub why not ask him to personalise it for you!
The Norwich Twenty Group of artists was formed in 1944. Now after over seventy years the membership has grown to more than eighty. These include painters, sculptors, installation and conceptual artists, printmakers and photographers. Initially the founding members were mainly Norwich based, many of them associated with the Norwich School of Art and other local educational institutions. Today we are spread all around the county and as from the earliest days include many artists with national reputations. The group aims to put on two exhibitions each year, a monthly discussion meeting, and a weekly life workshop.
WICKED WORSTEAD is a heritage detectives trail for all ages and great for the family . We have copies of this trail and also the village trail. The village trail is in two parts and has a notice board in the church yard. All the leaflets are available in the pub.
BLACK KNIGHT HISTORICAL – a local group who cover all different periods of time from the Stone age, the Romans to WWw. The group dress up and reenact battles so you could see Robin hood shooting arrows to Fighting Romans or watch medieval men make swords and cooking food!
DAVENPORT’S MAGIC KINGDOM (01692) 405254 Norfolk’s newest attraction a unique collection of British conjuring, magic and more. This is a must see if you are in the North Walsham area. The cafe serves great coffee and cake and Roy Davenport is always walking around .You need to book in for a time slot as part of the visit includes a magic show.
If you are looking for quality trades men/women
NORTH WALSHAM WINDOWS AND GLAZING LTD 01692 407014 07765298581 Give Dave a ring for all your Glazing needs
TOLL BARN VETERINARY CENTRE 01692 407126 A very friendly place to take your animals from a mouse to a Rhino !!!
CRYSTAL CABS 01692 400880 or 01263 511555 Give them a call for a fair price and a very clean taxi!!!
GOT A MOLE CAUSING HUMPS IN YOUR GARDEN …..Then call IVAN WOODROW …hes been catching the little monsters for 50 years 07906806743
S.H.W BUILDERS and PROPERTY MAINTENANCE (01692) 535721 or 07899948718 Never mind calling BOB THE BUILDER give STEVE THE BUILDER a call, he has over 35 years experience in the building and property maintenance game! (BOB was not even born then!!) GENERAL BUILDING WORK, PROPERTY MAINTENANCE, BARN CONVERSIONS, CARPENTRY and even everyone’s worse job …..PAINTING & DECORATING !!