- Sleeps 8 (max 8 adults, 7 children)
About Salhouse Broad
Tents, well-behaved groups and dogs – yes. Unfortunately caravans and camper vans are not permitted; parking is in the car park 10 minutes walk away from the camping field.
St. Helen's Church in Ranworth (01603 270769) houses a host of fascinating treasures and is the spiritual home for the local community. The church tower can be climbed (89 steps, 2 ladders and a trap door in case you're wondering!) and offers fabulous views of the River Bure. The onsite shop at Woodfordes Brewery (01603 720353) opened in 2007 and is packed full of Norfolk goodies and is just a short walk away. Toad Hole Cottage (01692 678763) is a former eel-catcher’s cottage which now exhibits information on the trade, which was common until the 1940's. Nearby at the River Ant, there are wildlife viewing boat trips in the 'Electric Eel' (01603 756096).
Food & Drink
Set in the picturesque village of Woodbastwick, The Fur and Feather (01256 384170) offers upper-end quality pub grub (with very large portions) and a lovely local atmosphere. Famous for their Woodfordes Brewery, the pub offers plenty of ‘real ales’ using only the finest local ingredients, including Norfolk-grown barley. The Salhouse Bell (01603 263819) is run by Tipples Brewery, serves affordable pub food and hosts a variety of events throughout the week, including a weekly pub quiz.
Salhouse Broad is located at Lower Street, Salhouse, Norfolk NR13 6RX
From Norwich or Wroxham: follow Lower Street through Salhouse. The Broad car park is on the left as you come to the end of the village.
Bus: ask for 'Thieves Lane, Salhouse' with Anglian Bus.
Train: the Bittern line stops every two hours at Salhouse Station.
Bike: you can secure your bike in the bike-rack just down the path from the car park.