The Swan Inn, Horning | Norfolk Broads | Pubs and Inns
The Swan Inn is an imposing beamed country pub and restaurant overlooking a sharp bend of the River Bure – its terrace is a popular place to watch the boats pass by and enjoy the views. The nineteenth century inn was the setting for two of Arthur Ransom’s (author of Swallows and Amazons) children’s books: ‘Coot Club’ and ‘The Big Six’. The pub and restaurant belong to the popular Innkeeper’s Lodge chain and the en suite bedrooms have smart contemporary style and modern facilities. The…
Berkshire - History - All aboard for some Dunkirk history
Sea-boat the Tom Tit is steeped in Dunkirk history, helping to rescue soldiers on the French shores in June 1940. Now it's moored in Datchet and is for sale. Owner John Hayes tells Henry Kelly about the boat's fascinating history.