Loddon

Loddon

Loddon is a lovely town situated on the banks of the River Chet blessed with wonderful architecture including a large mill, and plenty of shops to keep the interest of all keen shoppers.

There was a mill mentioned in the Domesday Book and a watermill at Chedgrave in the early 1330s, however they do not exist today. The present mill, Loddon watermill near the town centre which is no longer functioning, was built in the 18th century with the river diverted to run underneath it.

Loddon watermill sometimes known as Chedgrave Mill and is one of the earliest recorded buildings in the town. It was built of weatherboard with a pantiled roof and was situated quite close to the centre of the town. The mill pool was never very big, but was apparently a widened and deepened Y shaped section of river up stream of the mill. This produced adequate power for the miller to meet the needs of the local farmers and villagers. The mill still retains 19th-century milling equipment.

Further downriver is the Hardley Flood which is an excellent place for the keen bird watcher

For more information on bed and breakfast, caravan, glamping or self catering accommodation in Loddon, or on the pubs, restaurants and entertainment facilities available, please browse the listings below or use the map to find just the place to hang out

The Loddon Swan
We will provide a seasonal menu of top-end British pub favourites made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Dishes range from light bites to Sunday Roasts
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Orchards Cottage
Orchards Cottage is situated in the Raveningham Estate in Norfolk's quiet rural countryside a perfect family or couples retreat
The New Inn
A perfect Norfolk Broads country pub in Rockland St Mary
The Laurels
The Laurels Bed & Breakfast is set in a fine Georgian farmhouse which stands opposite Great Goliath Tower Mill in the rural village of Thurlton on the Broads
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Loddon Swan
Four new boutique bedrooms with contemporary en-suites situated in our refurbished barn. So eat, drink and sleep at the Swan and enjoy a fabulous breakfast
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Pacific Cruisers
Pacific Cruisers have a selection of large and small cruisers for hire to explore the beautiful Norfolk Broads a memorable and rewarding time for all the family
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Chedgrave Moorings
Chedgrave Moorings
Chedgrave Moorings along the River Chet within easy reach of this lovely town and all its amenities
Loddon Mill Arts
Loddon Mill Arts organise community-based music, comedy & arts events in the Norfolk Broads.
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Loddon Swan Pub
The Loddon Swan is a modern freehouse with an authentic country feel and a warm and welcoming atmosphere, situated on the western edge of the Norfolk Broads
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Raveningham Gardens
Raveningham Gardens
Raveningham Gardens - always a delight to visit with superb herbaceous borders, 18th century walled kitchen garden and Victorian greenhouse, herb garden and more.
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