Tag Archives: Norfolk Churches

Sunday Picture Post: Hellington to Wheatfen

We take the bus to Norwich and another to Beccles and hop off at Hellington Corner – not a village, more a few houses that straddle the busy main road. Hellington itself is a typical old Norfolk village: the old … Continue reading

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Hellington, a Country Church

Tradition, another title from the list Maria Antonia has given us for #2022picoftheweek Hellington church is no longer used for worship, but it is open to the public…although it looked on this day like no one cleans it (see below, … Continue reading

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The Back Way Around Lound

2nd June and the day starts bright. Although it’s a Thursday, thanks to the Queen’s Jubilee, it’s also a bank holiday…which means Sunday bus services. We decide not to go far from home and bus to Hopton, the first village … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Happing on Flordon Common

Out of nowhere, without the slow build usual of spring, Friday 6th May is going to be hot. Not roasting-hot, not height of the summer-hot, but hot.  So fill those water-bottles, pack your sunscreen, and come along with me. Two … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Water Meadows

11th April, we catch the bus into Norwich, and out to Swardeston, a Norfolk village with two commons, an upper (dry) common and a lower (wet) common. It also has a delightful walk through the Tas Valley. We continue the … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Chet Valley

8th March, it takes two buses to deliver us to Brooke, southeast of Norwich, to begin our walk along the Chet Valley. With so much rain of late, we’re happy to road-walk. So put on your “walkers” and join us. … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Village Life

Last week we walked the Yare Valley. Today, we’re back on Norfolk’s mostly flat top, walking the villages (second part of walk 27th January 2022) Every Norfolk village should have one of these… And they all have one of these… … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Last of November Walks (Part 2)

22nd November now seems so long ago, but let’s refresh memories. A bus across the grazing marshes take us to Acle where we squelch through Damgate Carr (carr = wet woodland) and over the pastures to join with a dry-ish … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Boudica’s Way

10th November, hopped off the bus at Dunston Hall on A140. This is where the *modern* road picks up the course of a Roman road from Venta Icenorum to Colchester and Chelmsford. Is this the road that Boudica took on … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Beyond the Marsh

Last we we left our marshland walk at Tunstall. Today we’re heading to Halvergate. Please do come along. The famous flint flushwork, much in evidence in this part of Norfolk The marshland wasn’t drained until early C19th. Before them *marsh* … Continue reading

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