A longer ride, mainly along quiet country lanes but with several short sections along busoer roads. A tour of the villages on either side of the River Bure, this route provides a real taste of Broadland life, from the bustling boating centres of Horning and Wroxham, to the quieter picturesque villages of Woodbastwick and Ranworth.
There are plenty of refreshment stops, and cycle hire is available at Ludham Bridge and Bewilderwood, offereing car parking facilities. This route involves crossing the river by ferry, available from Freedom Cruisers at the junction of Ferry Road and Lower Street in Horning. Booking advisable. Phone 07947 276863 or 01692 558104.
You can also visit Ranworth Broad Conservation Centre, Cockshoot Broad Nature Reserve, Fairhaven Gardens, and St. Helens Church, Ranworth.
Parking is available in all of the villages on the route.
Wroxham and Horning Railway station is on the route.
Points of interest: Wroxham Barns, Hoveton Hall Gardens, Bewilderwood, Woodfordes Brewery, Norfolk Wildlife Trust nature reserve, Fairhaven Gardens and St Benet's Abbey.
Horning - Wroxham - Hoveton - Salhouse - Ludham - Ranworth - South Walsham