• Short breaks available
  • Award winning conversion
  • Gas & electricity included
  • Welcome pack
  • Linen and towels included
  • Wi-Fi 20+ MB download
  • Cot & high chair available
  • Sorry but no pets
  • Regret no smoking in the mill
  • Flexible Changeover Days
  • Personally managed by the owners
The Old Windmill,Self Catering
5.0Out of 5100% of guests recommend

Learn to drive a steam train

 Bure Valley Railway

Aylsham to Wroxham (9 miles).

From March the lovely folk at BVR will re start their Train driving courses.       www.bvrw.co.uk    2019 dates are now available!

01263 733858

So, if you know that special person who is itching to get into a boiler suit, get covered in oil (and probably coal) without getting in to trouble – read on.

ONE DAY DRIVING EXPERIENCE Both 1 Day and 2 Day Experiences include a buffet lunch at Aylsham and there are no hidden extras to pay.Experience dates & costs


The 1 Day Steam Locomotive Driving Experience offers an ideal introduction to the mysteries of the steam engine and provides ample opportunities for you to have a go at both light engine and passenger train type operation.
The 2 Day Steam Locomotive Driving Experience provides participants with a greater degree of information about the workings of the steam engine and its associated equipment, as well as providing an insight into the operation of our busy railway. All of this theory is backed up with practical demonstrations and plenty of ‘hands on’ experience.
The 1 Day Advanced Steam Locomotive Experience is designed to give further practical experience for those who have completed either the One or Two Day experiences above. This includes 18 miles at the controls, hauling a double headed, empty coaching stock train.
The 1 Day Gold Driver Experience is designed to give practical experience to those who have completed any of the experiences above, or merely for those who want one-to-one tuition from an instructor. You will have 36 miles at the control.


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