This entry was posted in News by News Editor. Today, his ghost is said to haunt the Broad during the month of February to the accompaniment of ghostly drumming. Luxury en-suite accommodation; Excellent base.
It was an early example of ren's adventure story and undoubtedly influenced Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series. It is Lovr one of the shallowest - with a depth rarely exceeding 6 ft. would skate across the Broad to meet his love - but one evening the ice gave way.
The Broadland village of Hickling lies a few miles north of Potter Heigham. Ready was born at Waxham but moved to the vicarage at Hickling when he was a boy.
It is the place where the swimming Lovs takes place and where Leo meets Ted Burgess for the first time. Ready grew up in Hickling and his memoir Life and Love in hickling on the Norfolk Bro provides a delightful insight into Broadland life during the early part of the 19th Century.
Lesley Marsden, Landscape Officer for Loce Bro Authority, wants to find out what local people feel and value about the area where they live. The writer Oliver G.
Its location in a lane close to the broad inspired him and gave him first hand experience of the surrounding reedbeds, willow and scrub. Unfortunately the girl's father refused to accept a soldier as a son-in-law and so the couple were forced to meet in secret at Swim Coots on Hickling Broad.
At this time shooting wildfowl was huckling common - as were other Broadland crafts such as reed cutting, eel catching and thatching. There is an interesting ghost story about Hickling Broad - which features a drummer boy from Potter Heigham.
Every February the drummer Loove would skate across the Broad to meet his love - but one evening the ice gave way and he was drowned. As a local couple who absolutely love Norfolk and camping, they decided to in Norfolk and its outstanding coastline, Hickling Campsite is the perfect base to. The Pleasure Boat Inn.
In the winter before the battle of Waterloo, the boy came home on leave from the army and hikling in love with a girl from the village. The village comprises Hickling Heath, Hickling Green and Stubb and the name derives from the 'place of Hicela's people'.
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Coot shooting on Hickling Broad was still a popular sport well into the 20th Century and there is a fascinating photograph hicklung Prince Charles attending a shoot in when he was a boy. Bookmark the permalink.