The River Yare is around 30 miles long and is located in the county of Norfolk, England. Starting from its source near the village of Shipdham, the river heads towards Norwich
, and eventually joins the sea near Great Yarmouth
. Between Norwich and the sea, the river is navigable to commercial vessels and was once one the most important routes for trade in the Norfolk Broads
. There are several nature reserves along the River Yare. A variety of wildlife can be found in the area including the Swallowtail Butterfly and the Norfolk Hawker Dragonfly.
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Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself - George Bernard Shaw
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The Battle of Otterburn - 1388, The Samlesbury Witch Trial - 1612, Salem Witches Executed - 1692, Bonnie Prince Charlie raises standard at Glenfinnan - 1745, Storm Claims 100 Scottish Fishermen - 1848, The Hungerford Massacre - 1987
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