South Walsham, Norfolk Broads
South Walsham is a typical Broadland village, and has two churches in the same churchyard (Norfolk has several instances of this) and one is now a study centre.
The village also contains a post office, 2 pubs, a pretty village green and some lovely cottages.South Walsham Broad is split in two, with the inner broad being private (part of the nearby Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens).
A path leads around the Broad and along the bank of Fleet Dyke, eventually taking you to the River Bure and you can continue walking in a 6 mile loop, returning via Upton.
South Walsham Broad
Ten minute's walk from Leeward Bed and Breakfast.
Fishing from Staithe or Fleet Dyke
Ideal for bird watching
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Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens are just a 15 minute's walk from Leeward Bed and Breakfast.. The garden was left in trust by the 2nd Lord Fairhaven in 1973, and was opened to the public in 1975. The garden is renowned for its fabulous collection of candelabra primulas. It is also well known for magnificent Autumn Colours in late October and early November. Boat Trips on a Edwardian-style launch 'Primrose' run every day from April to the end of October.
It is a pretty, natural woodland and water garden. Featuring a sensory garden, it also boasts an oak tree which is 950 years old and is frequented by over 90 species of birds throughout the seasons. On Sunday afternoons you can listen to music in the Glade. Open daily from 10 - 17.00 with some extended opening hours from May to August.
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden
The churches of St Mary and St Lawrence in the same churchyard, South Walsham.
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Leeward Bed and Breakfast
Situated in the heart of the Norfolk Broads
LEEWARD BED AND BREAKFAST,
SOUTH WALSHAM, NORFOLK BROADS.
Free family day ticket to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens available to all guests on request
10% discount on dayboat hire at Barnes Brinkcraft, Wroxham for all guests.