a station-by-station guide for UK tourist attractions


National Rail | station code BND

Norfolk Suffolk Offers & Links

Brandon is a small market town in the Breckland area on the Little Ouse river which forms the Norfolk/Suffolk border. The town is in Suffolk but the station is just over the border in Norfolk!

Holiday Cottages

If you plan to book a self-catering cottage in the countryside or a small village check the location carefully and remember to plan your grocery shopping.

Brandon area East Anglia

Brandon Heritage Centre ½ mile

The history of Brandon from the Stone Age to the present day. Displays include a flint knapper's workshop.
Open SSu & BH 1030-1700.

Brandon Country Park 1¼ miles

The extensive parkland is managed for wildlife. Forest paths, lake, orchard, walled ornamental garden. Visitor Centre with wildlife exhibition. Waymarked trails. Tearoom. Tel. 01842 810185.
Open Visitor Centre Daily 1000-1630 (1530 Nov-Mar). Park Daily dawn-dusk.

Weeting Castle EH 1½ miles

The ruins of an early medieval manor house, surrounded by a shallow moat. Admission free.
Open Any reasonable time.

Weeting Heath National Nature Reserve 2¼ miles

A nature reserve of Breck heathland noted for its Breckland flora and population of rare stone curlews. Hides. Visitor Centre. Refreshments. Tel. 01842 827615.
Open Apr-Jul, Daily 0930-1630.
Note: The Nature Reserve is 1¾ miles from Weeting Castle.

Brandon map