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Horsey Windpump and Horsey Mere

3 miles (5 km)

Visit thisearly 20th century drainagewindmillonthe Norfolk Broadsand enjoy lovely waterside footpaths along Horsey Mere and other waterways. It's a beautiful area withreedbeds, marshes and the option of extending the walk to the nearby Horsey Beach where you can look out for grey seals and explore the dunes. Horsey Dunes, together with the adjoiningWinterton Dunes, also contain the largest colonies ofdark green fritillaryandgraylingbutterflies in Norfolk.
The National Trust owns the mill so you can enjoy a climb to the top and enjoy fabulous views over the mere and surrounding broads. The area is also great for wildlife watching with Bitterns and Marsh Harrier to look out for in the air.
Highlights on the walk include Horsey's thatched church with a Saxon round tower and fascinating interior. You will also pass the 18th century Brograve Mill. The mill is now a derelict Grade II listed building and the earliest surviving tower mill in the Broads.
There's lots of good options for extending your walk. You could head just a mile to the west and visit Hickling Broad where you can pick up the Weavers' Way long distance trail. The trail runs around the broad before picking up delightful riverside paths along the River Thurne.

Horsey Windpump and Horsey Mere Postcode

NR29 4EE - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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