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How Hill Ludham, Ludham

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How Hill lies on the River Ant within The Broads National Park in Ludham, Norfolk, England.It was the family home of Christopher Boardman who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics, winning gold in sailing. As gold medallist he was presented with an oak sapling which he planted at How Hill. His younger brother, Humphrey, rowed in the double sculls at the 1928 Olympic games and won double gold at the 1930 British Empire Games. Their father, Edward Thomas Boardman, was a Norwich architect, as was, their grandfather Edward Boardman. Their mother, Florence, was a daughter of J J Colman of the Colman's Mustard family.The large Edwardian building houses the Norfolk Broads Study Centre, an independent charitable organisation which runs residential environmental courses for groups of schoolchildren. The How Hill Nature Reserve is administered by the Broads Authority. The "Electric Eel" is an electric passenger boat on which visitors can take a trip through the maze of reed-fringed dykes, normally not accessible to the public.Toad Hole Museum is a former marshman's cottage and also houses the Broads Information Centre.
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  • Moored for the night whilst cruising the Norfolk Broads ,it's a nice area with some interesting walks ,very nice views of the windmills if you can get a mooring worth the stop over . 
  • How hill is not only beautiful but a very interesting place for all the family, take a picnic, enjoy the scenery, take a walk by the river, wotever your choice you will not be disappointed. 
  • Whilst touring the Broads, we moored up here. It's a great spot for piece and tranquillity. We have a dog, he had a lovely run on the field nearby 
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