When in Bungay, it is easy to miss Bigod’s Castle as it is hidden behind shops houses and modern buildings. A narrow path takes you to the cafe and visitor centre. Sometimes known as Bungay Castle, it is built by the Bigod’s in the 12th Century, 1165 to be exact then further developed in 1924.
Located some 18 minutes drive from Great Yarmouth Beach is Burgh Castle, a roman fort ruin in Norfolk. The fort was built around AD300 when the coast was further inland. Right next to it in fact, making the roman fort a costal defence against forces from the east and south. For a small parking fee, […]
Windmills were a key feature in early 19th century Norfolk and Suffolk with almost 500 scattered throughout the country powerfully putting wind energy to good use grinding grain in to flour. A large number of windmills were also used for draining the marshes in the fenlands and broad areas.
The Village Maid is part of a growing chain of family owned pubs under the Moss & Co group. It is located in a quiet village of Lound, Lowestoft on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk. They serve lunch and dinner and you won’t miss it as it is just across the main road from […]