A pub in the heart of the Norfolk Broads has closed its doors.

The Maltsters in Ranworth, near South Walsham, is widely reported by locals to have closed.

The pub's associated website and social media accounts have all gone offline and multiple attempts to contact its owners have proved unsuccessful.

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The picturesque pub, which dates back to the 18th century, lies on the banks of the Malthouse Broad and is a stone's throw away from the popular Ranworth Broad.

The pub also ran the Ranworth Retreat, an Airbnb in a converted area above the pub. 

The Maltsters also offered a variety of special food offers. It introduced a "sell-out" seafood platter last summer as well as having a seasonal outdoor pizza den.