Top 10 Things To Do In Aylsham


Stay In A Boutique Hotel


Looking for a boutique hotel that’s also in a good location? The Ironmongers is the perfect hotel in Aylsham fit for the ultimate staycation. You’ll be in close proximity to all of the best local and nearby attractions. You can book your stay directly by clicking here!


Explore The Market


Aylsham is known for being Norfolk’s market town and there’s no questioning it! Every Monday and Friday, there is a bustling marketplace located right in the centre of town. While staying at The Ironmongers, the market will practically be at your doorstep.


Visit A Local Restaurant


Aylsham is known for its market but don’t let that distract you from their excellent restaurant scene. One of our favourites is the Gate Of India, which is less than a minute walking from The Ironmongers.


Go On A Hike


Thankfully, Aylsham is gifted with the beautiful Norfolk countryside, meaning you’ll have a plethora of great walks to choose from. Visit the council’s website for a list of 12 walks to try out.


Indulge In A Baked Good


Sticking to its routes, the market town has a vast variety of fantastic bakeries steps away from the hotel. Your only challenge will be choosing which baked good to buy! One of our favourites is Bread Source and it’s conveniently just across the road.


Go Kayaking or Canoeing


For the adventurous types, you’ll want to head straight to the Bure river. Known for its great scenery it provides a great place to kayak or canoe.


Visit Blickling Hall


Blickling Hall is a well known National Trust home and gardens with a magnificent lake and woodland to explore. There’s your full day out sorted!

Explore The City Of Norwich


While posted up at The Ironmongers hotel you’ll be a short drive away from the historic city of Norwich. A 25-minute drive will get you into the city ready to explore and take in all of the architecture and great scenery.


Go To The Beach


Nothing like a day out at the beach! A quick drive and you’ll be relaxing on one of the nicest beaches in Norfolk. Don’t forget your sunscreen!


Walk The Norfolk Coastline


If you’re up for something more active, take a stroll down the Norfolk coastline to truly appreciate the beauty of the area.