The Pheasant Hotel
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... the window pootles along, all grey and sludgy brown, thickened with leaf mould at this time of year. The cobbles outside the front door are always damp and as I step out the door to head off for my coffee, whether it's for my morning flat white or my afternoon flat white. I instinctively put a hand out to see if it's drizzling. The sky looks perpetually heavy laden and the air moist. No matter, the cafes are first class. Whether it's 'Strangers', with exemplary croissants ...
... under the sun, Xmas pudding, biscuits, chocolates, cheeses.... It was absolutely delicious! And all of this laid out on the Xmas tablecloth with the bon bons, crystal glasses and special Xmas china, not to mention the gold plated cutlery. We spent 3 days catching up on every life event - our lives, Maureen's life, kids' lives, relatives, pets, previous neighbours and friends. If there was a connection ...
Here are some history / geography facts about the Broads courtesy of Chris, our river cruise skipper.
There are 3 rivers in the northern broads and 3 in the southern broads. A 'broad' is another term for a lake but they are not natural lakes.
Back in medieval times, there was no coal and few trees for firewood so peat was collected and burned. Over time, the peat pits got deeper and deeper. These pits were dug near the rivers so ...
... independently. The cruise was really informative and we had a lovely morning as it was sunny and quite warm.
We then decided on lunch away from the hustle and bustle of Wroxham - its only small and there weren't many places for lunch. However we just kept on driving and so ended up dropping the car back at the airport and then had a late lunch in the Castle Cafe back in Norwich. We wandered around some of the Castle exhibitions, then looked at the shops ...
... went out onto the pier. At the end of the pier was the RNLI (Lifeboats). The pier was damaged last December in some fierce gales and is still being repaired. Evidently there is a famous theatre on the pier but we didn't investigate what was playing. We were intrigued by a vast number of bouys in the water on either side of the pier. (You probably won't be able to see them in the photo). We couldn't work out why they ...