Archive for May 17, 2016

Norfolk Broads May 2016

Wayford Bridge on the A149 to Ludham Bridge on the A1062.

Saturday was very windy, so we part paddled and part sailed. We rafted the three canoes together. Jill was on the bow holding the orange sail with Maggie keeping watch.009I was in the middle holding the canoes together with Kevin on the Mizzen sail and Cheryl on the tiller. (You can’t see Cheryl)

010And further on Cheryl and Jill continued sailing

006We did a bit of bush bashing toward Cromer Broad

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On Sunday we went from Ludham Bridge to Wroxham off the A1151.

024Passing many windmills. This one is called a skeleton windpump and was used for draining the broads.

We had lunch at the New Inn, on the R. Bure by Horning.

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Passed many luxurious houses.

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Explored various hidden bays.

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And finally got out at Wroxham

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This was our route.Thanks for a cracking weekend open canoeing. We paddled about 20 miles in total.

Wayford bdge to Wroxham map

The paddlers were Kevin and Maggie, Jill and Cheryl and John.