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Horsey Windpump

Horsey Windpump, Horsey, NR29 4EF, United Kingdom

Family Days Out - Tours & Guides

Tel 01493 393450




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About Horsey Windpump

The striking windpump provides stunning views over the coast and broadland landscape.

Set within the Broads National Park, the Horsey estate is an internationally important site for wildlife and offers a great spot for birdwatching and wintering wildfowl.

Horsey Estate is managed by the Buxton family, from whom it was acquired.

During the great gales of 1987 Horsey Windpump succumbed to the extreme weather conditions and the cap was severely damaged.

Experience the Broadland landscape and wealth of wildlife of the Horsey Estate, with its Mere, reedbeds, marshes and drainage mills. We acquired The Horsey Estate in 1948 from the Buxton family, who continue to manage it.

'The Bitterns boomed and Marsh Harriers hawked over Horsey, the caterpillars of the Swallowtail were still to be found on clumps of Milk Parsley' - Sir Peter Scott.

This walk is provided with support from our lessee, the Horsey Estate Trust who manage much of the Horsey Estate, and also with thanks to the Broads Authority and the Broadland Flood Alleviation Project.

Repair work was carried out and the windpump was reopened to the public in 1990.

Small shop at the Staithe Stores, close to windpump
Light refreshments and ice-creams available at the Staithe Stores, close to windpump
Parking, 50 yards (pay & display): £1 for up to 2 hours, £2 for up to 4 hours and £3 all day
Toilets
Baby changing facilities
Dogs welcome, on leads only

Separate mobility parking, 50 yards
Adapted toilet beside car park
Sensory experience
Large print guide
Partly accessible grounds. 400 yards of accessible path leading to viewpoint overlooking Horsey Mere. Seats at regular intervals

Mooring fees (not National Trust) payable by all boat users (including members) to the Horsey Estate. Car park (pay and display): £1 for two hours, £2 for four hours, £3 all day

Facilities

General Services

  • 5 Star Rating

Special Opening

  • Open - Easter

Car Parking

  • Pay & Display Parking

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Accepted

Pets

  • Pets Accepted


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