Four-legged friends will be able to join their owners for free on a nostalgic trip by steam at a Norfolk heritage railway this year.

Dogs Day Out will take place on May 6 at the Bure Valley Railway with single and return journeys running from Aylsham and Wroxham stations. 

Dogs can travel for free in canine-fit carriages with a full-fare paying owner. 

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Each pooch will be offered a dog bone when traveling and there will be pup-themed treats for sale in the café for humans. 

Eastern Daily Press: The Bure Valley Railway runs between Aylsham and WroxhamThe Bure Valley Railway runs between Aylsham and Wroxham (Image: Bure Valley Railway)

The Bure Valley Railway is Norfolk's longest narrow-gauge steam railway.

It runs an 18-mile round trip between Aylsham and Wroxham along the River Bure and the heart of the Bure Valley countryside.

The single journey between Aylsham and Wroxham takes 45 minutes and on request, the line can also make stops at the Broadland villages of Brampton, Buxton and Coltishall.

To claim your free dog tickets enter code FREEDOGMAY6 at the checkout on the Bure Valley Railway website or by calling 01263 733858. Pre-booking is essential.