Hardley Flood is set on the long distance Wherryman's Way. It is only about a metre deep at high tide and has been here since the floods of 1953. This sheltered shallow water is wonderful for water birds. Look out for great crested grebes, moorhens and coromorants - maybe even a kingfisher.
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By Public Transport:
Please note this postcode takes you to the Loddon Staithe car park - from here you can walk to Hardley Flood. It is approximately a 12 minute walk to Chedgrave Church. Cross the playground and then follow the Wherryman's Way Circular Walk signs to Hardley Flood. Buses run to Loddon town centre from Norwich, Beccles, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth (see above for directions to Hardley Flood). The nearest rail stations are at Reedham (6 miles) and Haddiscoe (7 miles). There is no direct bus link from either stations, however you can take a push bike and cycle here. Push bikes may need to be booked in advance, please contact National Express on 0845 600 7245 or visit www.nationalexpresseastanglia.com. For public transport timetables and information call 0871 200 2233 or visit traveline.org.uk