All Things Norfolk Directory

Broadland and Greater Yarmouth

For a collection of great local independent businesses in Broadland and Greater Yarmouth Norfolk including Great Yarmouth, Gorleston, Wroxham, Ludham, Horning, Aylsham, Acle, Coltishall and surrounding villages which includes pubs, restaurants, hotels, bed and breakfast, shops, attractions, wedding services, business services, local producers, arts, crafts and gifts, health and beauty, everything for the house and garden,

The Staithe
Village, Town or City: Stalham
Postcode: NR12 9DA Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Nicola Hems
Phone number: 01692 581681
Website: Website Title

Enjoy the only waterside Museum of Broadland life at the historic and picturesque Stalham Staithe.  We are family and dog friendly, have an accessible site, with a small café and picnic area.

So why visit?

  • Superb displays using a variety of media telling the story of the Broads including Vikings!
  • A cracking range of boats ranging from a water bicycle, an airborne lifeboat, racing yachts, punts to an ice yacht and loads more!
  • Plenty to do for Children including our play boat, our steering boat and why not try out our new Ellis Eel trails for families!
  • Displays of life on the Broads from marshmen, boatbuilders to holidaymakers and including life during the two World Wars.
  • Sail back in time and watch Broads wildlife on board our Victorian steam boat, ‘Falcon' or on our electric accessible boat "Marsh Harrier"
  • Take a hat selfie during your visit and share it online.
  • Our lovely riverside setting is perfect for a picnic
  • Free entry to our shop and cafe selling gifts, some great books plus hot and cold drinks, snacks and ice cream.

Don’t just take our word for it check out our Trip Advisor reviews and #makeitstalham 

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2021 Opening times and admission prices:

The Museum will open again in March (date to be confirmed) 

Adult: £6, Children and Young People  (5-18): £2.00

Family Tickets available (see website for details)

All above tickets are valid for one year from purchase.

Twilight ticket (valid on day of purchase only and during last hour before closing): Adult: £2, Child: £1

Free admission to: Friends of the Museum, a Carer of a Disabled visitor, and members of the Museums Association (please show card).  Please note, we are not part of Norfolk Museums Service and cannot accept their pass card.

Steamboat trips 50 mins: Adult: £6.00, Child: £3.00; 30 mins: Adult: £4.50, Child: £2.50

Under fives free.  Well behaved dogs are welcome.

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Facilities:
  • Cafe
  • Parking
  • Outside Seating
  • Disabled facilities
  • Children Welcome
  • Groups Allowed
  • Pets Welcome
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The Woodyard, Reedham Road
Village, Town or City: Acle
Postcode: NR13 3DF Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Phone number: 01493 751762
Website: Website Title

Rhino is an independent builders’ merchant based in Acle supplying builders and retail customers with a delivery service across Norfolk. The friendly team have extensive experience in the industry and are always available to help and advise on any building or DIY projects. You can even buy online at www.rhinobds.co.uk

Rhino are grateful for the support it receives from the local community and as such are happy to support local initiatives whether that is local sports clubs including Acle indoor bowls club, local teams and schools and of course the annual Xmas tree in Acle.

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We can offer guidance to people taking on self-build projects even if it is to help you avoid some of the pitfalls! Just give us a call on 01493 751762.

We stock a wide range of products for builders including a good selection of bricks and blocks, underground drainage and all types of insulation. We pride ourselves on holding a quality range of timber products of varying sizes and lengths as well as sheet materials.

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We are a main stockist for a number of suppliers including Velux windows and Ox tools.

We offer a selection of aggregates which can picked up from the depot or delivered loose in 3ton loads or in jumbo bags using our HIAB lorry. 

For the retail customers we are really here to help just call or pop in! We have developed a range of “How to” guides which are freely available from our website (www.rhinobds.co.uk ). 

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As well as all of the products mentioned above we supply a lot products to enhance your home and garden. 

We stock a range of Indian stone to give you a patio to be proud of (being a main supplier of Ethan Mason products). You can also enhance your garden with sleepers or decorative stone or shingle in various size bags, bark or top soil. There is also a selection of fence panels (closeboard, picket, trellis) and posts and gravel boards (timber or concrete).

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Facilities:
  • Parking
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Based in Norwich and covering the whole of Norfolk
Website: Website Title

We are a free car parts finder service. Enter a free request for the parts you require and within minutes receive no obligation quotes.  

Nationwide delivery available and parts come with a minimum 1 month guarantee (often longer).

About BreakerLink

Based in Norfolk, BreakerLink provides an online platform linking hundreds of car breakers, car parts and car spares services across the UK and Ireland, to the public and trade sector. 

Operating since 2002 and combining over 40 years of experience in the car parts industry, BreakerLink is a fast and friendly one-stop location service to help you find the part you need. 

At BreakerLink, our efficient car parts search engine makes it easy for you to find, order and take delivery of any new or used car part.

We’re proud of our outstanding customer service and reputation. With 4.7 stars out of 5 on Trustpilot, and thousands of reviews, 93% of our users rate us as excellent or great. Our customers say we’re fast, efficient and reliable, and we can slash the costs of finding car parts, from alloy wheels to wing mirrors.  

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Our service

BreakerLink gives you access to thousands of car parts on the market, while saving you money on main dealer prices. 

Search for a car part by make, model and year of the part you need. Our huge network of suppliers ensure you can find what you need, fast.

Within minutes, our independent suppliers will contact you, with 100% free, no-obligation quotes by email, text, telephone or online. You’ll know exactly what you’re paying for up front before you commit to buy, with full transparency on guarantee periods, condition of car parts and delivery times and costs. 

Our suppliers will source new, used, remanufactured or reconditioned parts, with a minimum  1-month guarantee, and many of our suppliers offer longer guarantees. 

When you’ve found the car part you need, contact the supplier to place your order, arrange payment and enjoy delivery straight to your door. All purchases are directly between you and the supplier, and they will provide you with the full sales details and any help you need along the way.

Our suppliers

At BreakerLink, we only work with reputable suppliers. This ensures the car part you receive is fit for purpose, durable and delivers on performance. 

If you’re a supplier of car parts with a reputation for quality and reliability, why not become a member of BreakerLink’s Requests System? Our quote management system is hassle-free and easy to use, allowing you to contact customers directly and send quotes. Our 3-month contract-free commitment allows you to try the service before becoming a member. We also offer tailored packages for every size of business, so whether you’re a large car part supplier or a small specialist business, we’ve got a package to suit you. 

Simply sign up to our requests system and start sending quotes to potential customers in minutes. BreakerLink allows you to get your stock in front of more customers, without the need for your own website or bricks and mortar shop, lowering your overheads and business costs.

Find out more about becoming a supplier with BreakerLink

 

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PO Box 1239
Village, Town or City: Norwich
Postcode: NR12 8XF Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Chris
Website: Website Title

Chris Crowther spent 42 years of his working life flying aeroplanes and helicopters in various parts of the world, mainly West Africa as Chief Pilot of a helicopter operation, and where his first books were written. After hanging up his flying helmet, he skippered passenger boats on the Norfolk Broads where he now lives with his wife Sue, rowing and sailing while plotting his next “Jack Fellows” adventure.

THE “JACK FELLOWS” SERIES OF MURDER AND MYSTERY

Dastardly deeds are not something you automatically associate with Norfolk, but local author Chris Crowther has gone even further and used the tranquil magic of Broadland as the setting for his series of whodunits.

The sleuth in these stories is Jack Fellows, a navigation ranger with the Broads Authority, who spends his days patrolling the waterways, assisting boaters and enforcing the river by-laws. Like many rangers, he has a police background, in his case as a Detective Superintendant with Scotland Yard, and a copper’s instinct that looks beyond the carefree boating to a rather more sinister world of strange happenings and questionable deaths. For Jack, much to the dismay of his long-suffering wife, Audrey, this is just grist to the mill of his investigative skills. And so, amongst marsh and reedbed, old boatyards, dilapidated windpumps and unique wildlife, wrongdoers are pursued, though with many a twist en route, to a solution that will challenge every armchair detective until the very last page.

WATERPROOF – A brutal murder, but the police soon have their man . . . or have they?

STILL WATERS – A girl inherits a boatyard from her grandfather . . . except she’s never heard of either before in her life.

THE WATER FROLIC – A joint endeavour might just reconcile two very different communities, until . . .

WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE – How do you solve a crime that had to be impossible in the first place?

MURKY WATERS – The simple contents of a long-lost handbag lead down a trail that becomes ever murkier.

DEAD IN THE WATER – Could a despised new landowner really be the victim of a time-slip?

For more details, visit Chris’s website: www.chriscrowther.co.uk and to purchase any of his books please visit his store in the All Things Norfolk shop by clicking here

 

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156 Southwell Road
Village, Town or City: Norwich
Postcode: NR1 3RP Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Paul Dickson
Phone number: 01603 666011
Fax Number: 0871 989 2094
Mobile Number: 07801103737
Website: Website Title

Paul Dickson is an independent tour guide offering walking tours in Norwich and the Broads National Park. Book Paul direct for the following tours:

Norwich Tours

Shardlake's Norwich

Norwich: An Introduction

Norwich: A Black History

Historic Pub Tour

River, Merchants and Markets

The Great Market

The Maids Head Hotel and Tombland

 People and Places - Colegate and Elm Hill

 Boardman and Skipper, Victorian and Edwardian architects

Norwich on the Dark Side.

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Broads National Park Tours

Rails, Trails and Sails - a half day tour starting in Norwich with a train journey to Reedham and an exploration of the area with stories of the wherries, railways and Romans.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden & South Walsham Marshes

Paul is an official City of Norwich Tourist Guide. 

Paul is also an independent publisher working with Norfolk writers.

 

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photographs courtesy of Daniel Wildey/English National Parks Experiences Collection.

Facilities:
  • Children Welcome
  • Groups Allowed
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South Lodges, Salhouse Road, Rackheath,
Village, Town or City: Norwich
Postcode: NR13 6LD Please use CAPITAL letters
County: Norfolk
Contact Name: Pippa & Steve Nurse
Phone number: 01603 720000
Mobile Number: 07554088058
Website: Website Title

Poolside Lodges is a family run site of 3 single storey lodges located 5 miles from the heart of Norwich city and the Norfolk Broads, meaning we have the best of both worlds on our doorstep; the stunning architecture of the city with its wealth of heritage, high street brands and array of independent shops to the tranquillity and beauty of the National Park Norfolk Broads.

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We have 3 lodges; Poolside (sleeps 4), Studio (sleeps 2) and Woodside (sleeps 4).  Our Studio and Woodside Lodges have the added luxury of hot tubs (all year round). 

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All guests share our outdoor heated pool (late May to end September), games room and gardens.  Lodges can be hired for weekend breaks, holidays and business visitors.  Our lodges can be hired individually, or we are ideally suited to group bookings of families and friends for holidays and special occasions.

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We offer relaxed and welcoming accommodation with facilities of a larger site, at affordable prices. 

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Facilities:
  • W-LAN / WiFi
  • Parking
  • Outside Seating
  • Children Welcome
  • Groups Allowed
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