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  • Bressingham Steam Museum Gardens - Dad's Army Internal

    Dad's Army Internal (NCN)
  • Bressingham Steam & Gardens, Norfolk

    Bressingham Steam & Gardens, Norfolk - Foggy Bottom (NCN)
Norfolk
£40.00 per person

Dad’s Army Museum, Thetford

Arrive at the Dad’s Army Museum Thetford for morning refreshments in the beautiful 1940s style Marigold Tea Rooms. The Tea Rooms opened in 2011 and are an essential part of any visit to the Museum. Enjoy a look around this unique museum which is a touching tribute to the success of the TV series Dad’s Army. Also, it is the location for some of the filming from the series. After your visit, why not explore the pretty town of Thetford, where many scenes were filmed? Make sure to visit Captain Mainwarings statue, down by the river.

Lunch at Bressingham Garden Centre

This garden centre is conveniently situated next to the Steam Museum. Enjoy a two-course lunch followed by tea and coffee.

Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens

A few steps away is the Bressingham Steam Museum which has been the official home to the Dad’s Army Appreciation Society’s collection since 2000. The exhibition comprises a recreation of ‘Walmington on Sea’, the fictional home to Captain Mainwaring and his men. Jones’ butchers shop and the church hall feature heavily in the scene, whilst you can get a glimpse of Frazer’s Funeral Parlour and the Swallow Bank. Also, see the original fire engine used in the series.

After your visit take a ride on the working steam railway to explore the beautiful gardens of Bressingham.

Please note: This tour is unescorted, it does not include nor require a full day guide.


Dates

2022 dates available on request


10.30am

Dad’s Army Museum, Thetford

Arrive at the Dad’s Army Museum Thetford for morning refreshments in the beautiful 1940s style Marigold Tea Rooms, which opened in 2011, and are an essential part of any visit to the Museum.

1.00pm

Lunch at Bressingham Garden Centre

Enjoy a two-course lunch followed by tea and coffee.

2.30pm

Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens

The exhibition comprises a recreation of ‘Walmington on Sea’, the fictional home to Captain Mainwaring and his men. See the original fire engine used in the series.


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