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Wetlands | Norfolk Broads and How Hill

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How Hill House, situated in the heart of Norfolk, has been described as a unique microcosm of the Broads with its range of nationally and internationally important wildlife.

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After the loss of our wetlands, many are being restored. They are amongst the very best places for summer wildlife from birds to bugs.

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Norfolk Broads and How Hill - Visitor Guide


How Hill, Ludham, Norfolk.

Postcode NR29 5PG
Telephone:01692 678 555

Broads Authority contact e-form

Location map: Multimap of Ludham area
Grid reference:Grid reference TG390183
Key attractions:Birds, butterflies and dragonflies.
Essential kit:

Binoculars and scopes. Walking shoes.


Pond dipping: Fishing net, bucket, marine creatures identification book or leaflet.

Nature watching:

Butterflies and Dragonflies. Bird watching.


Underwater life - the How Hill Trust runs field courses.

Facilities:Visitor Information Centre.

Disabled Access: Only at Visitor Centre. There are public footpaths available, however these are of mixed terrain and may not be suitable for wheelchair users, particularly during bad weather.

Getting there:

How Hill Reserve is situated near Ludham in Norfolk and is part of the popular destination of the Norfolk Broads.


Major roads to the Broads are the M11 and A11/12 from London and the South East while visitors travelling from the Midlands and North of England should take the A1, A14 or A47.


Follow signposts for Norwich and Ludham, then turn left after Ludham Bridge to reach the site.


Car parking: There is a nearby car park open between April and October.

Opening times:

Seasonally between April 1 - October 31.

Opening times 10.30am - 5.00pm April, May and October and 9.30am - 6.00pm June, July and August.

Some public footpaths open all year round.


Reserve trail - £1 for adults, 50p for children. Boat trips cost £4.50 for adults and £3.50 for concessions, with a family ticket available for £10.

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