Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Hardley Windmill
Low Road, Strumpshaw, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 4HS, Tel: 01603 715191, (4 miles, 6kms)
Set in the wild and beautiful Yare Valley, near Norwich, Strumpshaw Fen is a great place to see the wildlife and landscapes of the Norfolk Broads. Nature trails lead you through reedbeds, pools, wildflower meadows and woodlands.
The Quay, Fen Lane, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9BH, Tel: 01502 713196, (7 miles, 12kms)
Beccles Broads Information Centre.
Church Road, Reedham, Norfolk, NR13 3UA, Tel: 01493 701403, (2 miles, 4kms)
Pettitts Animal Adventure Park near Great Yarmouth is best described as three fun parks in one. Pettitts has rides galore, family entertainment, exotic and domestic animals and birds to see, animals to feed & pet.
c/o 8 Manor Road, Berney Arms, Norfolk, NR31 0QA, Tel: 01493 857900, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
A most splendid and the highest remaining Norfolk marshmill with 7 floors. Built in the late 19thC by millwrights Stolworthy and situated on Halvergate Marsh.
Strumpshaw Old Hall, Low Road, Strumpshaw, Norfolk, NR13 4HR, Tel: 01603 714535, (4 miles, 6kms)
Many steam engines, beam engines, mechanical organs, narrow gauge railway and a working toy train for children. There is also a cafe, gift shop, picnic area and free parking.
Beccles Road, St. Olaves, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9HE, Tel: 0870 333 1181, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
St Olave's Priory: A wonderfully complete 14th century brick-vaulted refectory undercroft, later a cottage occupied until 1902, of a small Augustinian priory.
Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9QG, Tel: 0870 333 1181, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
The remains of a 3rd Century Roman fort overlooking the River Waveney. The monument is only approached on foot. There is wheelchair access from the disabled carpark and around the fortifications. The car park is open 9am to dusk every day.
Nr. Berney Arms Railway Station, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 4PZ, Tel: 01603 715191, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Berney Marshes alongside the Breydon Water estuary in Great Yarmouth is a wonderfully unspoilt RSPB nature reserve. Experience the spectacle of the tens of thousands of wintering birds that visit the estuary and surrounding grazing marshes.
Caldecott Hall, Beccles Road, Fritton, Norfolk, NR31 9EY, Tel: 01508 481000, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
Redwings Horse Sanctuary near Great Yarmouth. This Quality Assured Visitor Attraction is home to more than 80 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, and a visit makes a wonderful family day out.
Chedgrave, Loddon, Norfolk, NR14 6EZ, (2 miles, 3kms)
Hardley Flood is set on the long distance Wherryman's Way.
Beccles Road, Haddiscoe, Norfolk, NR14 6PB, (5 miles, 8kms)
Somerleyton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5, (7 miles, 12kms)
Mostly rebuilt in 19th C. Fine rood screen with painted figures.
The Hall, Somerleyton, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 5QQ, Tel: 01502 734901, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
12 acres of landscaped gardens to explore including our famous 1864 Yew hedge maze. Guided tours of the Hall. Home made delights in the Paxtons courtyard café. Childrens trail. Events throughout the summer.
Station 146, Seething Airfield, Entrance via Toad Lane, Mundham, Norfolk, NR15 1EL, Tel: 01508 480635, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Restored WW2 Control Tower, Seething Airfield, Norfolk, home to the 448th Bombardment Group, USAAF 1943-1945, their story told in words, pictures and artefacts.
Riverside House, Gillingham Dam, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 0PA, Tel: 07951 879 617, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Gallery of contemporary woodturning by Andy Coates RPT, and stained glass and fused-glass jewellery by John Wilson. Courses Available.
Thrigby Hall, Filby, Norfolk, NR29 3DR, Tel: 01493 369477, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, near Great Yarmouth has a 250-year-old landscaped garden, a play area and a wide selection of Asian mammals, birds and reptiles including tigers, crocodiles and storks.
Langley Green, Langley, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 6DG, Tel: 01508 480289, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
Langley Abbey - Discover the Norfolk Broads magnificent 12th century Monastery and farming estate.
St Olaves Road, Herringfleet, Suffolk, NR32 5QS, (6 miles, 10kms)
Norman round tower, thatched nave and fine stained glass.