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Bure River Cottage Restaurant
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The village of Horning, stretching for a mile along the north bank of the Bure, is all about the water and its pursuits. The very name of the village means high ground between the rivers – the Ant is a mile or so to the east. Early June sees the annual Three Rivers Race, taking in the Thurne as well as the Bure and Ant. But that hectic event is somewhat out of character for what is a wonderfully quiet English waterside settlement, with its thatched cottages and flint walls. Just ten miles north east of Norwich, and easy to reach by car or by boat, Horning is one of the most popular venues in the Broads itinerary, and not only because of the big boatyard. There are three pleasant pubs by the water, the New Inn (naturally being the oldest) with its extensive garden, the Ferry (there is a little passenger ferry across the river), and the Swan. Even the village green is by the water, and there are some 20 public moorings here, but it is very busy and you are more likely to find a place on the opposite bank, where the Broads Authority provides many more spaces. The Authority has also rescued Cockshoot Broad, clearing the silt and detritus to leave a real gem of the network, with clear water and abundant wildlife – grebes, coots, herons, even the occasional bittern bombling. Anglers as well as boating types enjoy Horning, which is a good mark for Pike, Roach and Bream. For those wanting a bit of history the ruins of St Benet’s Abbey are still an imposing sight, and the 13th century St Benedict’s church just outside the village is worth a look – it even has its own moorings for visitors in Vicarage Dyke. And to see how the other half lives, have a glance at Bittern Island where there are some extremely smart properties.

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Ferry Inn
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Bure River Cottage Restaurant
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Horning First School

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Innkeeper's Lodge Norfolk Broads (0.15 miles)

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** ALL OUR RATES INCLUDE COMPLIMENTARY CONTINENTAL BUFFET BREAKFAST ** The hotel is situated on the banks of the River Bure in the heart of the Norfolk Boards. The hotel offers the perfect base from ... More | visit website
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Riverside Rentals (0.15 miles)

Riverside Rentals

We offer self catering holiday homes with character in fantastic locations on Grebe Island, Horning, in the Heart of the Norfolk Broads. All are set in their own grounds with river frontage, panoramic views and private mooring. Ideal ... More | visit website

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Whispering Reeds (0.34 miles)

Whispering Reeds

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The generous river frontage and private moorings of this very comfortable detached property give on to a quiet waterway leading to the River Bure. A first floor ... More

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Broad House Hotel (2.41 miles)

Broad House Hotel

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A New Treasure to be Found within the Heart of the Norfolk BroadsBroad House Hotel, opened in September 2007 is a 16th Century Queen Anne country estate house set in ... More

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Peninsula Cottages (2.47 miles)

Peninsula Cottages
Peninsula Cottages are located in the heart of the Norfolk Broads on the River Bure. Located in Wroxham, the renowned 'Capital of the Broads' these totally refurbished two bedroom cottages are the ideal place to watch the world ... More | visit website
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Oregano at Grove Farm Barns (3.01 miles)

Oregano at Grove Farm Barns

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Tucked away down a country lane in the heart of Broadland, and enjoying glorious views across open fields, a range of handsome barns has been tastefully converted ... More

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Hotel Wroxham (3.13 miles)

Hotel Wroxham
Situated in the heart of the famous Norfolk Broads and overlooking the River Bure, this hotel offers one of the best dining experiences in the area in 'The Waterside Terrace Bar and Restaurant'. Guests may ... More | visit website
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The Norfolk Mead Hotel (4.54 miles)

The Norfolk Mead Hotel

Welcome to our home. The Norfolk Mead Hotel. A former merchants house, we are approached via a secluded driveway leading to our lovely Georgian Country House on a quiet edge of The Norfolk Broads.

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The Amber Lodge (5.13 miles)

The Amber Lodge

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Standing in its own grounds of four acres, the former Rectory is a charming family run country hotel. Traditional hospitality, personal service and individual touches ... More

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Dilly at Dairy Farm (5.63 miles)

Dilly at Dairy Farm

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Named after favourite Ayrshire dairy herd families, these three single storey properties, with identical layouts and facilities, offer comfortable and very well equipped accommodation. Open plan living/dining ... More

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