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Potter Heigham is a small village on the banks of the Thurne, it owes its fame to its medieval bridge, the construction of which dates back to 1385 and which sailors know very well. The Potter Heigham base is the ideal starting point for discovering Norfolk Broads. You will be charmed by this national park and its more than 200 kilometres of waterways dotted with small, charming and picturesque villages.

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To SEE : Chester Zoo, Alton Towers, Wind Energy Museum, Coventry Cathedral...

To TASTE : Theoretically, Cromer crabs are the same brown crabs that are caught all along the British coast. In practice, everyone knows that they are unique, their taste is really exceptional.

TO KNOW : Potter Heigham has a number of buildings of historical or architectural interest.

MOST IMPORTANT : You only need to drive 20 minutes to discover the Happisburgh lighthouse! It is the only independently operated lighthouse in England and is also the oldest in East England.

Informations

Potter Heigham is a village and civil parish on the Thurne River in the English county of Norfolk. It is located about 20 km northeast of the city of Norwich.
The village is known for its medieval bridge and the church of St. Nicholas. There are two national nature reserves within the parish; Ludham - Potter Heigham National Reserve is to the west of the village while Heigham Holmes National Reserve is to the east. Weavers Way, a long-distance hiking trail, runs through the village from Cromer to Great Yarmouth.

History

Potter Heigham Parish has a number of characteristics related to the World Wars. Part of the Ludham airstrip, now a reduced remnant of a larger World War II airbase, is also built on parish land, and there were a number of defensive structures around the medieval bridge.

Paysage Potter Heigham

Paysage Potter Heigham

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Discover all our tourist information from Potter Heigham. Discover Potter Heigham Bridge and its medieval bridge, dating from 1385, renowned as the most difficult to navigate on the Broads. The opening of the bridge is so narrow that only small cruise passengers can pass through it, and only at low tide, usually with the help of resident pilots from the Phoenix Fleet yard next to the bridge.

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Suggestions for cruises from Potter Heigham

Week-end

Potter Heigham - Great Yarmouth - Ranworth - Womack Water - Potter Heigham : 40 km - no lock - 16 hours

One week

Potter Heigham- Great Yarmouth- Norwich- Lodden- Stokesby- Potter Heigham : 91 km - no lock - 25 hours

Two weeks

Potter Heigham- South Walsham - Ranworth- Horning- Coltishall How Hill - Acle- Great Yarmouth- Norwich- Lodden- Stokesby- Potter Heigham : 131 km - no lock - 41 hours

Regal Light

Regal Light

8 people
4 Cabins + Lounge
2 steering positions

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Limelight

Regal Light

5 + 4 people
3 Cabins + Lounge
2 steering positions

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