A snapshot of life in a Norfolk Broads village in years gone by
- Credit: Archant Library
Nestled on the Norfolk Broads there are many quaint villages that boast old pubs, beautiful scenery and historic churches.
And today we are travelling back in time to the heart of the Broads and visiting Ranworth in decades gone by.
Lodged between Woodbastwick and South Walsham, it is home to St Helen's church which some might know as 'The Cathedral of the Broads' due to its commanding position overlooking the surrounding villages and Broads below.
In Ranworth the staithe and moorings - run by Norfolk Wildlife Trust - actually front onto Malthouse Broad with The Maltsters pub nearby.
Ranworth Broad is to the west and is home to the Broadland Conservation Centre - a floating thatched building with tourist information and viewing areas that visitors reach by boardwalk.
This facility was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in November 1976.
Please enjoy taking a trip down memory lane with the old photos of Ranworth from the EDP archive.
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