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Horsey Windpump

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Address: Hall Farm Highway B1159, Horsey NR29 4EF, England
Phone Number: 01263 740241
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Currently being restored still good visit

The mill is being restored so not much to see at the moment. Some interesting snippets on the history though and a 5 minute walk out to a viewpoint of the broads. Worth a stop if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
siandavies81
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Bristol
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the wind pump to go for a walk and have a spot of lunch. When we arrived we were surprised to find it was only £1 to park the car! We then had a very nice freshly made sandwich at the cafe, (there were some very nice looking cakes too!) the staff were very friendly and the young... More 

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Thank Charlieb2113
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went but covered in scaffolding as it was being done up still had a nice time walked down to it and down side of water

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Thank Marie S
Bristol
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43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The mill is being restored so not much to see at the moment. Some interesting snippets on the history though and a 5 minute walk out to a viewpoint of the broads. Worth a stop if out that way.

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Thank siandavies81
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Park in the NT car park about £5.00 and set off alongside the mere, past a ruined wind pump and onwards to Horsey Gap for a self prepared picnic on the beach. Use the shelter of the sea defence for a convenient step to it on and shelter from hot sun or rain or wind. Then onwards into the village... More 

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Thank CornishSuspect
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as National Trust members we have visited several times. Though Summer 2016 the pumps is close for renovations the broadside walk is pleasant with lots of bird life to view. Great car park, loos and coffee and cakes and only 5 minutes from Horsey Beach and also The Nelsons Head

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Thank Ruth L
Ware, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Sailed to the Windpump for an overnight stop. We saw lots of wildlife including kingfishers on the journey, one landed on the boat. There is a £4 mooring charge,(presumably national trust only owns the windmill not the land?) so this is more suitable for an overnight visit than a quick stop. Signage about this fee being payable is easily missed... More 

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Thank cols_on_hols
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had a wonderful afternoon sat beside the river with a cup of tea and an ice cream. Although the wind pump is being renovated, it did not spoil our enjoyment of this wonderful spot. If you like nature, it's a great place to watch birds and relax.

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Thank Sean F
Rugby, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We used Horsey Windpump car park, prior to walking to Horsey Beach. Need to utilise the toilet facilites (mens), which I found flooded in water due to a leak. Unfortunately when we arrived at Horsey Beach the seals we had travelled to view were very scarce, but of course thats just nature.

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Thank Robert W
Norwich
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78 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We moored our boat and were immediately told to move it by an attendant who couldn't even be bothered to get out of his car. We did so, but should have followed my instinct to simply leave. However, a toilet stop was needed by the three female members of our group and we thought we could at least have a... More 

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Thank TobyNorwich
Barry, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

There is scaffold around this at the moment. The National Trust are renovating it back to full working order so ots exciting news

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