Salhouse Broad's Camping Corner

Norfolk, Norwich

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Salhouse Broad is a unique broad located on the River Bure between Wroxham and Horning, in the heart of East Anglia. It is 40 acres in size and is part of the Broads executive area, a member of the national park family. Unlike most of the other Broads, which were created by people digging for peat in the Middle Ages, Salhouse Broad was created by sand and gravel extraction. As sea levels rose the diggings gradually flooded, forming Salhouse Broad along with all the other Broads in the area.Today, Salhouse Broad holds a mosaic of valuable Broadland habitats and species, including mature dry woodland, wet carr woodland, alder and gorse/ broom scrub and fen as well as open water. It is a special landscape rich in character and distinctiveness, wildlife, history and heritage. Come and explore the ancient woodland, enjoy a picnic on the grassy hill and let the children run wild in the rustic area. It is an ideal place to walk the dog, or just relax and take in the beautiful scenery.The site is managed by the landowner, Henry Cator, as a sustainable business. Management is focused on protecting the broadsХ past, whilst also meeting the needs of the present and future generations, as well as catering for both wildlife and for the site as a recreational resource. All the income for the Broad goes back into the upkeep, repairs, maintenance, conservation and improvements to access. The team is small but hardworking. The broad employs two full time Rangers (Belinda and Holly), as well as seasonal rangers in the busy season and various helpful and engaged volunteers throughout the year

Open from 1st Apr to 1st Oct
Salhouse Broad Car Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6RX, England

Atmosphere

Quiet and peaceful
Family friendly

Facilities and things nearby

Facilities
Bikes for hire
Fishing
Playground
Toilets
Nature
Hills and mountains
Lakes
Recreation
Bikes for hire
Cycling
Fishing
Horse riding
Kayaking / Canoeing
Sailing
Walking
Watersports
Amenities
Bar
Food shop
Public transport

Good to know

Policies
Barbecues allowed
Campfires allowed
Dogs allowed

Location

GPS: 52.688°N, 1.4309°E

Don't forget, it is a 10 minute walk from the Salhouse Broad car park to the Broad - but some say this walk is just as nice as the Broad itself! Salhouse Broad car park: Lower Street, Salhouse NR13 6RX From Norwich or Wroxham, follow Lower Street through Salhouse. The Broad car park is on the left as you come to the end of the village. By Bus Ask for 'Thieves Lane, Salhouse'. Anglian/ Konect 53 Click here for timetables First 14 Click here for timetables By Train The Bittern line stops every two hours at Salhouse Station. Click here for a timetable. By Bike Why not cycle to Salhouse Broad? You can secure your bike in the bike rack just down the path from the car park.

Airports
  • Norwich International Airport - 10 km
  • Cambridge Airport - 100 km
  • London Stansted Airport - 120 km
Ferries
  • Harwich - 82 km
  • Hull - 163 km
  • Dover - 173 km

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