|OS Grid: TG 300170||Approx 9.9m 16.0km From the Coast View Google Map|
|Latitude: 52° 42' 05"|
|Longitude:1° 24' 17"|
|Latitude: 52.701||Select another Norfolk Location:|
A busy place at any time of the year
because this is the starting place for river trips of
both short and long duration and where many boating
holidays begin and have done since the late 1800s. Here
you can catch any number of boat tours of the broads
that last from thirty minutes to a number of
Wroxham and Hoveton are served by rail links from Norwich. It is also home to the Bure Valley Railway a (15 inch gauge) that runs from here to Aylsham, passing through 9 miles of glorious countryside and stoping at three smaller stations - Brampton - Buxton and Coltishall.
Regattas and boating events take place during the summer months. Other attractions include Hoveton Hall Gardens - ten acres of formal and informal gardens to enjoy throughout the seasons. The gardens are interlaced with streams that lead to a lake and offer a number of enjoyable walks. Facilities include traditional tea-rooms and plant sales.
Barton House Miniature Railway - two
railways and steam rides in gardens on the edge of the