The pretty Broadland village of Potter Heigham is situated in the heart of the Broads National Park on the banks of the River Thurne. The village can easily be accessed from the A47. Within Potter Heigham you will find a bustling boat yard, a large general store stocking everything from groceries to fishing tackle, a bakery and two café’s, Pub, Fish & Chip Shop and Post Office and Off License. The village has regular transport links with buses running between the seaside resort of Great Yarmouth and the market town of North Walsham.
Located partway along the Weavers Way long distance footpath Potter Heigham is a popular place for walkers and the close proximity of Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Hickling Broad reserve. The River Thurne is popular fishing location with good stocks of Tench and Carp, the calm waters of Broads Haven Marina also offers excellent fishing, however fishing is restricted to guests staying within the marina cottages.
Running along the banks of the River Bure, the picturesque village of Horning is popular with visitors and locals alike. Situated between Hoveton and Ludham on the A1062 you will be perfectly located to explore everything the Broads has to offer. Along Lower Street you will find a post office, convenience store, deli, gift shops, cafe's, restaurants and take aways. There are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water with day boat hire and tips on board the Southern Comfort paddle steamer.
The village has regular transport links with buses running between the vibarant city of Norwich and Stalham and between Wroxham and the seaside resort of Great Yarmouth. The Three Rivers Way walking and cycle route connects the Broadland villages of Hoveton and Horning providing a safe pleasent environment for exploring the Broads. Bike hire is available at nearby BeWILDerwood where children can enjoy a treetop adventure amongst the Boggles and Twiggles.
Horning is popular with both novice and experienced fishermen the variety of fish including Bream, Roach, Tench and Carp mean that there is something for everyone. Stock up on bait and tackle from the fishing shop in the village.