Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of Heather Cottage
Hoveton Hall Estate, Nr Wroxham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8RJ, Tel: 01603 782558, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Enjoy a family day out at Hoveton Hall Gardens. There is something for everyone to enjoy including the children’s activity trails, the recently restored rare 19th Century glasshouse and guided tours of the gardens.
Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8QU, Tel: 01603 783762, Email, (8 miles, 13kms)
Traditional and contemporary crafts studios. Brewery, gifts, clothes, country food and fudge. Roses Centre. Meet the farmyard animals on Junior Farm, supervised activities every day. Children’s Funfair and Mini Adventure Golf Course.
Church Road, Sutton, Nr Stalham, NR12 9SG, Tel: 01692 580595, (5 miles, 8kms)
'Open Studio' displaying large range of wheel made practical and decorative stoneware. Pre booked tuition undertaken. Visitors welcome all through the year.
East Ruston Old Vicarage, East Ruston, Norfolk, NR12 9HN, Tel: 01692 650432, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
A 20-acre exotic garden separated into sections including the Tropical Borders, Mediterranean Garden, Sunken Garden, Autumn Borders, Kitchen Garden and Wildflower Meadows.
Horsey Staithe Stores, Horsey, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 4EF, Tel: 01493 393904, Email, (7 miles, 12kms)
Fully restored historic drainage windpump with amazing views of the Broads and coast. The estate is an internationally important wildlife site and a premier Norfolk birdwatching area.
Coast Road, Waxham, Norfolk, NR12 OEE, Tel: 01692 598824, (5 miles, 8kms)
Magnificent, fully restored Elizabethan barn, the longest in the county. The barn houses an exhibition on local life. Cafe serves snacks and light lunches.
Sharp Street, Catfield, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 5AF, Tel: 01692 670679, Email, (7 miles, 11kms)
Welcome to the artist's S F Clarke's Gallery. His unique style of oil and watercolour paintings on display capture the very essence of Broadland, North Norfolk and nature's wildlife. In addition are prints, cards and sculptures.
Staithe Cottage, Wayford Bridge, Stalham, Norfolk, NR12 9LN, Tel: 01692 582457, Email, (4 miles, 7kms)
All-weather day boats available on the beautiful River Ant, from 2 hours or more. Canoes are also available.
Mundesley Road, Knapton, Norfolk, NR28 0RY, Tel: 01263 721080, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
A converted Norfolk barn filled with exciting toys for the under 8's. Also a fully enclosed courtyard with pedal toys and an adventure play area.
Stubb Road, Hickling, Norfolk, NR12 0BW, Tel: 01603 625540, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Nature reserve beside the largest area of open water in the Broads. Dykes, marshes, fens and woodland, with a visitors centre and water trail. Wintering and resident birds.
Ludham, Norfolk, NR29 5PG, Tel: 01603 756096, (8 miles, 12kms)
How Hill National Nature Reserve forms a large area of established fen within the River Ant valley, north of Ludham Bridge. It is remarkable for its variety of Broads habitats.
Horsey Staithe, Horsey, Norfolk, NR29 4EF, Tel: 01692 598135, (7 miles, 11kms)
Leaving from the staithe by Horsey Windpump, enjoy a wildlife tour on Lady Ann, a traditional, wooden, Broads-built pleasure boat.
East View Farm, Stone Lane, Ashmanhaugh, Norfolk, NR12 8YW, Tel: 01603 404263, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
Set in the beautiful North Norfolk countryside, within earshot of the whistles of the Bure Valley Railway and within sight of the Bittern Line trains. It really is well worth a visit, a must for any rail enthusiast.
Beach Road, Mundesley, Norfolk, NR11 8BG, Tel: 01263 722068, Email, (5 miles, 9kms)
The Mundesley Maritime Museum sits on 'The Lees' overlooking the beach with spectacular views over the sea. The summer exhibition features displays on local events, history and nautical themes. www.mundesleymaritimemuseum.co.uk
High Street, Corner St Mary's Church Grounds, Stalham, Norfolk, NR12 9DJ, (4 miles, 6kms)
A tiny Grade II building showing 173 years of fire fighting history in the town. With photographs, a 1902 fire engine and other artefacts.
Lighthouse Lane, Happisburgh, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 0PY, Email, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
Visit the oldest working light on the Norfolk Coast and the only independently operated lighthouse in the UK.
Station Yard, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 0DS, Tel: 01692 406266, Email, (6 miles, 10kms)
Over 100 motorcycles from the 1900s to 1980s.