Our Village of Thurlton

Thurlton Church, All SaintsThurlton is a small rural village located close to the Suffolk border and lies in the heart of the Southern Broads. Thurlton is Anglo Saxon in origin and the village is mentioned in the Doomsday book.

The church, All Saints, (picture right) is partly thatched and dates from Norman times. At the centre of the village stands part of an old corn tower mill known locally as Great Goliath. The Queens Head pub (picture below) is community owned and prides itself on a great range of real ales.

The village of Thurlton is situated close to Loddon, a pretty village that boasts Britain’s largest wetlands.

Great Yarmouth, a distance of 11 miles is a bustling coastal town with sandy beaches. Alternatively visit beautiful Norwich City, which is steeped in history dating The Queens Head Pub at Thurltonback 2000 years. Here you will also have access to excellent shopping, cinema, theatre and restaurants.

Take a jaunt into Suffolk and the market town of Beccles known as the “Gateway of the Broads”.

Southwold is a quintessentially English resort town well worth a visit and the 30-minute drive from Thurlton.

Loddon (4miles) and Beccles (6 miles) both have a lovely selection of restaurants.

For sight seeing there is much to see and do in this area with excellent facilities for walkers, bird watchers, cyclists, boaters and anglers.

To get a better idea of our local area click here to view our Local Area Gallery to see some beautiful pictures.