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Explore South Norfolk

Explore South Norfolk

The Swan is your stepping-stone to
some great outdoor adventures

Nestled in the beautiful, historic town of Loddon, The Swan is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is
set in a designated conservation area.

Whether you’re looking to pull on your wellies and head off for a country ramble, test your boating skills on the Broads,
or just take in the history and mystery of the local towns, The Swan is perfectly situated to let you enjoy it all.

Discover the fine city of Norwich

Norwich is vibrant city with the richest of histories and a castle to boot. Its winding narrow streets conjure up images of the Norman beginnings, mediaeval growth to the present day.

And it’s not all pulled pints and pitchers. Our wonderful wine list boasts a superb selected of wines, regions and vintages. Perfect for every palette and for pairing with every meal.

Explore the Norfolk Broads

The Norfolk Broads National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty. The countryside is undulating and mostly agricultural, with sandy beaches…

Visit Hardley Mill

One hundred years ago windmills working alongside our rivers to drain the adjoining marshes were a common sight. Hardley Windmill was one such drainage pump operating beside the River Yare…

Somerlyton Hall and Gardens

Somerleyton is one of Britain’s finest Victorian stately homes and is located in the heart of the Broads National Park. Visit the walled garden to discover the beautiful and ornate iron and glass peach cages and greenhouses designed by Joseph Paxton the architect of Crystal Palace. Somerleyton is also home to one of the finest yew hedge mazes in Britain, planted back in 1846. The house is currently used as a filming location for the Netflix series the Crown.

Banham Zoo

Banham Zoo is an award-winning family attraction and one of the most exciting zoos in the country with over 2,000 animals from around the world.