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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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  • The road in and out, is a journey like no other, if there are other cars. The small track brings out your driving skills. 4x4 makes it easy, climbing the grass verges.  more »
  • I was organising a Christmas outing for a group of Ladies. So booked a coach for us to go to How Hill evening Carol festival. The Norwich singers were fantasic, we really enjoyed the carols and Xmas s...  more »
  • We are delighted to say that How hill continue to deliver high standards of food and service - not only for the Christmas lunch that we enjoyed this week, but also for the other "dining" events we hav...  more »