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Wymondham

National Rail | station code WMD

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An ancient market town with historic buildings including the Abbey church and timber-framed Market Cross. Market day is Friday. Wymondham is pronounced 'Wyndham'.

TI (limited opening) Market Cross. Tel. 01953 604721.

www.wymondham-station.com

Wymondham map

Wymondham Heritage Museum ½ mile

A museum of Wymondham's history in Britain's first model prison built in 1785. Two original cells can be seen. Displays include a re-created brush-making workshop which tells the story of the town's biggest industry. Tearoom. Tel. 01953 600205.
Open Mar-Oct, M-S 1000-1600.
www.wymondhamheritagemuseum.co.uk

Wymondham Abbey ¾ mile

The Abbey was founded in 1107 and is unusual in having two towers. Tel. 01953 607062.
Open Daily but occasionally closed.
www.wymondhamabbey.org.uk

Mid-Norfolk Railway ¾ mile

An 11 mile standard gauge preserved railway from Wymondham Abbey station (¾ mile) through rural Norfolk to the market town of Dereham. Refreshments at Dereham. Tel. 01362 690633.
Open please see the website for days of operation, train times and special events.
www.mnr.org.uk