Swan Cottage, Horning - About Horning Village

The picturesque village of Horning is situated on the River Bure, in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, 11 miles from Norwich, 17 miles from Great Yarmouth and 3 miles from Wroxham, the 'capital' of the Norfolk Broads.

There is an attractive green and a great range of local amenities, restaurants, pubs, tea-rooms and shops.

Nearby are the Broads of Ranworth, with its wildlife centre, Salhouse and Wroxham and the ruins of St. Benet's Abbey founded in the 9th Century.

A fabulous new addition to the area is award winng BeWILDerwood adventure park - only a 5 minute drive from Horning.  See www.bewilderwood.co.uk for more information.

Fishing, boat hire and boat trips are all available in the village, along with Horning Ferry, a short walk along Lower Street, offering a leisure club and marina. We are able to advise on boat hire if required, please contact us for details.

Wroxham, the capital of the Broads is just 3 miles away, offering a further range of amenities, restaurants and shops including the famous Roys of Wroxham known as the World's Largest Village Store.

Slightly further afield is the fantastic city of Norwich, a wonderful place to sightsee, shop, eat or enjoy the arts. Norwich is only 11 miles from Horning, and is most easily reached via the excellent Park and Ride service from Sprowston.