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Guided Tour, from 2 May 2018, free entry


Find out about the dramatic rise and fall of St Benet’s Abbey and its role in making the Broads as your guide brings the site to life. Meet at the Interpretation Panel on the path near the Gatehouse/Mill.

Parking is very limited but boat moorings are plentiful. There is a permissive footpath from Ludham Bridge, starting opposite the public toilets layby (approx. 2 miles or 40 minutes’ walk). Tours take place weather permitting.

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Event details

Dates Times
Wed 2 May 2018 15:00
Sat 5 - Sun 6 May 2018 15:00
Wed 9 May 2018 15:00
Sat 12 - Sun 13 May 2018 15:00
Booking not required


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 2 May Guided Tour
Sat 5 - Sun 6 May Guided Tour
Wed 9 May Guided Tour
Sat 12 - Sun 13 May National Mills Weekend
Sat 12 - Sun 13 May Guided Tour


St Benets Abbey


(Parish of Horning),



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Map reference: TG 383156  Lat: 52.68563 Long: 1.52438

By foot/bike: Routes by foot or bike from Ludham Bridge and from Ludham Village (about 2 miles each way).
By river: Free 24 hour moorings adjacent to the abbey site.
Nearest station: Hoveton
By road: From Norwich on the A1062: Turn right near the Dog Inn after Ludham Bridge. Right again after about 0.5 miles, continue down to site. Small car park (10 spaces). Alternative parking sometimes provided on days of events - please check website for details.


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