Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens

Low Road, Bressingham, Diss, IP22 2AA
+44 (0) 01379 686900
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Glorious steam and gorgeous gardens

A countryside extravaganza of delightful gardens, Dad’s Army memorabilia, Victorian fairground rides, steam trains and more. Beautiful trains from the heyday of steam sit alongside working engines, a stunning 1923 royal carriage and a mobile post office. Bressingham is the official home to Dad’s Army Appreciation Collection and Walmington-on-Sea, from the ever popular TV show, is lovingly recreated in a large in-door gallery. The beautiful gardens created by the Bloom family are world renowned. Steam trips, on both narrow-guage and standard trains, take you through the gardens and surrounding countryside. Bressingham Steam Museum also hold special event days and steam train days, there is a garden centre adjacent. Recommended length of visit: 2-4 hours

Special events

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Other good things to do near by

Bressingham is just outside the historic market town of Diss. Market day is Friday and there’s a small town museum. Also nearby is the fascinating 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum, and historic Thetford, with its castle, riverside walks and museums.

Travel and parking

2.5 miles west of Diss and 14 miles east of Thetford on the A1066. Ample free parking on site. Public transport: Mainline trains to Diss.


Open March to October and for Christmas visits in December


Steam Days (Wednesdays to Sundays): Adult £14.25, Concession £13.00, Child (3-16) £9.49

Gardeners Days (Monday & Tuesday): Adult £11.49, Concession £10.49, Child (3-16) £7.49

Prices shown include Gift Aid

Facilities and access



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Other access information: Telephone for further details.