Accessibility at Buckenham Marshes

Summary accessibility statement

How to get here

By train

A number of trains on the Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft (Wherry Lines) services call at Buckenham station by request at the weekend. The entrance to the reserve is adjacent to the station. Check connections on the National Rail Enquiries website, or call 08457 484950.

By bus

An hourly bus service from Norwich stops 1.5 miles (2.4km) from the reserve on the Brundall to Strumpshaw Road at the junction of Long Lane and Stone Road (weekdays and Saturdays only).

From the bus stop (arriving from direction of Norwich), walk towards Brundall for 40m, then turn left down Stone Road and immediately turn right into Low Road. Turn right at the road junction and continue until Buckenham station.

By bike

The Yare Valley cycle route runs close to the reserve. Cycling from Brundall, head east towards Strumpshaw. After the Strumpshaw sign, turn right into Stone Road, and immediately right. Turn right at the road junction and continue until Buckenham train station, adjacent to the marsh.

By road

The reserve is best approached from the village of Brundall which lies east of Norwich just off the A47. From the A47 roundabout, drive through Brundall towards Strumpshaw. Turn right into Stone Road. Follow Stone Road and take the second road on the right (also Stone Road). Take the first turn on the right onto Station Road, which leads to Buckenham train station and Buckenham Marshes.

Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.

Other ways to get there

From Brundall, walk east along the High Street and continue under the bridge towards Strumpshaw. Soon after you pass the Strumpshaw sign, turn right into Stone Road, and immediately right again into Low Road. To reach Buckenham Marshes, turn right at the road junction and continue until Buckenham train station, adjacent to the marsh.

Access to facilities

Car parking

Single parking space adjacent to viewing hide for visitors with mobility difficulties or those unable to use railway crossing.

Nature trails access
  • Trail from car park to hide is on a firm but uneven vehicle track, which is potholed and has large puddles in the winter.
  • Remaining trails are mostly on unsurfaced paths or tracks, which can be particularly muddy and partly flooded in winter.
Viewing points
  • One viewing point is accessible to wheelchairs and fully covered.
  • Parking space for visitors unable to access it from the main car park.
Dogs

Registered assistance dogs and other dogs on leads welcome at all times.