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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.

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