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Mid-Norfolk Railway

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The Mid-Norfolk Railway runs Heritage Steam and Diesel train services from the market town of Dereham to Wymondham in Norfolk, just outside Norwich. It is run entirely by volunteers, and operates a number of Special Events throughout the year.
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Station Road, Dereham NR19 1DF, England
+44 1362 851723
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

I booked premium tickets for the Polar Express experience as part of my wife's Christmas present. Due to demand we were only able to find a suitable slot after Christmas (28 December). Through hindsight, 28 December was ideal, as this gave us something to look...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

I have tried to attend this a few times but there has not been any available tickets, seemed under occupied today - not sure if it was sold out. I had 2 tickets after friends could not attend, but there was just not away to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elephantemg
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

We took the grandchildren on to the Polar Express on the last Sunday before Christmas. They really enjoyed the entertainment in the marquee but the train journey was just fantastic. The staff on our carriage were brilliant. They had time for everyone, even my oldest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank seenewplaces2015
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

We are no stranger to the Polar Express. Other than being my eldest sons favourite Christmas film, this is our third trip to a Polar Express experience. Our children are 5, 3 and 18 months, perfect ages for this experience. We booked on the 7.45pm...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KLL1109
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Took my grandsons on the polar express experience the Saturday after Christmas. The marquee that we were shown into on arrival was not realy big enough to accomadate the amount of people there. How ever the entertainment provided had my the children laughing before they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Wow, our family has watched the film on Christmas Day for many years, so my youngest (14 year old) son and I went yesterday to this event on the railway. My son thought he was way too old and cool to do this, but agreed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

We took 4 children (4 to 8 years) & 6 adults and we ALL had a magical experience. The people that play the characters simply make the whole experience amazing! We were all impressed with how great they all were, their acting, staying in Character,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tilly B
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t sure when we arrived what to expect but was a truly magical experience for young and parents too !! Will not give details of trip as part of the experience .We were on dasher carriage and we were so happy we were with the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

The experience from start to finish was fantastic with the round trip tickets. We all went in our pyjamas like the film to make it more fun. The staff and volunteers were wonderful, I couldn’t recommend this high enough for a magical evening, very entertaining...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2018

Great fun experience with the 'actors' absolutely giving their all. Very realistic Santa stop and Santa walking through the carriage was magical for children and adults alike. The only 'boring' part of the experience was the 'pantomime' performance of the two 'engineers' which was ok...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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8 September 2018|
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Response from Jackson M | Reviewed this property |
its fine for all ages
Sally R
26 May 2018|
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Response from Rick E | Reviewed this property |
think carriages are all the same, all premium gets you I think is a parking spaces at the station, we just parked in Morrisons across the road, get 3 hours there
16 April 2018|
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Response from becky a | Reviewed this property |
I'd say 40 mins but a brill experience! Get the premier tickets if you can! Worth them just for tge mug and bag