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Surlingham Broad, Norfolk Broads

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Immediately upstream of the Coldham Hall pub on the River Yare in the Norfolk Broads, lies a narrow channel that leads to Surlingham Broad, where you can drop into mud to enjoy a wonderful afternoon of relaxation. Found on the southern Broadland rivers it can become quite crowded in summer but arrive on a quiet day and you’ll discover a tree-lined haven of tranquillity packed with wildlife.

Watch out for
Approach the two narrow channels leading to Surlingham Broad slowly in case of on-coming boats

Great for

Tranquillity and wildlife

Local tip
A new landlord is due to re-open the Coldham Hall pub downstream of the entrance to Surlingham Broad

Richard Johnston-Bryden, MBM cruising contributor

‘Summer Loving’ appeared in our August 2009 issue. Buy the full article here.

  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Harty Ferry, The Swale, Kent
  3. 3. Surlingham Broad, Norfolk Broads
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