The Famous Aylsham Market


Did you know that Aylsham is thought to have been founded around 500 AD? Described as Norfolk’s real market town, Aylsham is the ideal place to spend a weekend away if you’re looking for inspiration, history or some great shopping. Conveniently, The Ironmongers is located right on Market Place road meaning you’ll only be a short walk away from the action. Just off of your doorstep, you’ll be rewarded with a bumbling and lively market to get lost in while staying at The Ironmongers. The open-air market has been a part of Aylsham for centuries and it’s now your time to explore it.


Every week you’ll expect to see a market sprung up in the centre of town. There are two weekly markets on Mondays and Fridays for both frequent travellers and locals to enjoy. Each day is different but there are bargains guaranteed every day! With over 20 stalls each day, some of the goods on offer vary from plants, household goods, pet food, clothing, specialist goods and plenty of great food. There is also a monthly farmers market you won’t want to miss. Stay up to date via the market's Facebook page to plan your trip so you don’t miss out!


The market is constantly changing with new stalls, products and treats to discover. Each time you visit the market you’ll be rewarded with a new experience. It never gets old! For those looking to explore the market while staying at The Ironmongers, all the information you’ll need is listed below. As mentioned before you can find up to date information on the market’s opening hours and days.


The general market is open Monday and Friday (except on bank holidays).

Hours are from 9 am - 5 pm.

There is no parking on site at The Ironmongers, however free parking is available nearby!