Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Buxton


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Estimated cost £13 (adult return) Estimated duration 2-5 hours Distance away About 4 miles away
The Bute Valley Railway runs from Aylsham to Wroxham, giving a unique 9-mile vista of the Norfolk Broads, on narrow-guage steam trains. Take a return trip and enjoy breathtaking scenery - or hop off and explore at three intermediate request stops.
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