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Local B & Bs 

The Chestnuts B & B Located in the village of Tharston near Long Stratton,  set back off the road but just five minutes from the A140 and 1.4 miles from the Museum. Prices start from £80 double £50 single per night
Tel: 01508 530072

Post Code: NR15 2YA

SOUTH NORFOLK GUEST HOUSE is a beautiful old converted school, with 9 comfortable en-suite bedrooms 2.8 miles from the Museum.
Prices start from  £70 double £45 single per night
Tel: 01379 677359

Post Code: NR15 2HE

Red House Farm Bed & Breakfast  Offers quality bed and breakfast accommodation in our 17th Century barn, which combines old world charm with modern day comfort. 6 miles from the Museum. Prices start from  £80 double £45 single per night
Tel: 01379 676566

Post Code: NR15 2DJ

Old Thorn Barn is a warming 17th Century  barn overlooking the peaceful and sought-after Norfolk countryside.  Located in Hethel, 6.5 miles from the Museum.
Prices start from  £77 double £48 single per night
Tel: 01953 607785

Post Code: NR14 8EU

The Old Ram Coaching Inn is a listed inn dating back to the 17th Century. Documents reveal that it has been a coaching inn for most of its life. The hotel accommodation consists of 11 guest rooms, all of which have en-suite bathrooms. 6.6 miles from the Museum. Prices start from  £75 per night
Tel: 01379 676794

Post Code: NR15 2DEL

Old Bakery, Pulham  is a delightful listed building, with wattle and daub walls and a timber frame, exposed internal beams and bags of character. Dating from 1580.  6.7 miles from the Museum. Prices start from  £105 double £90 single per night
Tel: 01379 676492
Post Code: IP21 4SL

Yew Tree House    A pretty period cottage on a quiet country lane near Wymondham. In a relaxed and informal atmosphere we offer bed and breakfast in two garden cabins each with private entrance, heating and en-suite facilities.  7.5 miles from the Museum. Prices start from £70 double £40 single per night
Tel: 01953 602216
Post Code: NR18 9NS

With the centre of Norwich 30 minutes by car there is a large selection of hotels to stay in, including five Premier Inns.

If your looking to rent a cottage for the weekend or longer why not try these two websites, both companies offer a variety of holiday cottages close to the Norfolk Tank Museum, perfect for those looking to visit for Armourfest


Heritage Network Norfolk   You can find everything from local museums telling the story of a particular town or place and specialist museums born out of individual passions and personal collections, to museums that tell the story of long lost industries or historical figures, and historic sites and buildings with a unique sense of place.

The Tank Museum, Bovington, UK
The Home of the Tank.

Rougham Control Tower 
Rougham Control Tower is situated a couple of miles East of Bury St Edmunds, UK and was home to the USAAF 322nd and 94th Bomb Groups during the Second World War.

Strumpshaw Steam Museum
Strumpshaw Steam Museum, also in Norfolk, houses the UK’s largest private collection of steam engines and steam memorabilia.

A unique collection of large industrial steam engines, including one that was used to open Tower Bridge. Seven of the largest engines can be seen working on special steam weekends, typically the first weekend of the month.

Military Reunions Sites

Royal Tank Regiment
“From Mud, Through Blood, to the Green Fields Beyond.” Welcome to the Official 1RTR Reunions Web Site

Military Related Sites

Norfolk Military Vehicle Group
Group enthusiasts interested in restoring and exhibiting all ages and types of military vehicles. The purpose of the Group is to bring together all persons in Norfolk and adjoining counties with a common interest in military vehicles

The Gunner
Suppliers of deactivated weapons and accessories for collectors, reenactors, vehicle owners etc. Specialists on the Vickers Machine Gun.

The Military Vehicle Trust
A charitable organisation dedicated to the conservation of Ex Military Vehicles.

Other Useful Sites

Combat Paint Ball
Paintball Games for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire areas set in the Thetford Forest, East Anglia’s No1 paintball venue

Viking Laser Sport
Outdoor Laser combat is a fast and furious, fun filled activity. You and your team will do battle with opposition in a series of fully simulated combat missions

Mark 1 Tanks
Radio controlled model tanks to buy and discussion forum

Manufacturers of high-quality replica controls (e.g., gunner’s handles) designed specifically for use with PC Tank Simulation games

Art Of Cakes
3D novelty cakes for all occasions, each cake creation is handcrafted by myself, with great attention to detail.

OK Rehab  a website that offers guidance and support for people experiencing problems with substance misuse and co-occurring mental health problems.

Norfolk Tank Museum, Add your website HERE Please return the favour and link to a collection of military Vehicles from Main Battle Tanks to uniforms and small arms