Talks and Walks

Strawberry Walks: April – October 2019

3rd and 17th April
5th and 15th May
2nd and 19th June
7th and 17th July
4th August
1st and 18th September

Booking essential.  Email, Book Online or phone 07796407864.

What you can expect:

Your day begins at the Wind Energy Museum at 10am with refreshments before setting off at 10.30am. This is an ideal excursion for people enjoying the Broads by boat. We are a couple of minutes walk from the riverbank near Potter Heigham  on the River Thurne.

Your guide will lead you off along the riverbank where there is normally a variety of birds to be seen and heard, boats, animals and maybe a wherry will come past too.

The river winds its way along to the picturesque village of Thurne where the beautiful Thurne Mill has been part of the landscape for almost 200 years.

Our marshman will be there to welcome us and, wind permitting, will have Thurne Mill turning majestically in the wind. You’ll learn all about its history and have a look inside.

There will be a chance to stop off at the Ramblers gift shop for refreshments or souvenirs before you head off again through Dewbeck Woods and return to the museum.

A delicious Strawberry Cream Tea awaits you and you can finish off your day relaxing in the peaceful and tranquil surroundings the museum has to offer.

What’s included in your day:

  • 4.5 mile circular walk
  • Demonstration of Thurne Mill working (Wind permitting)
  • Talk on Thurne Mill’s history
  • Strawberry cream tea
  • Guided tour  and working demonstration of the Wind Energy Museum
  • Exhibition/education room displaying windmill models, drawings and photos.
  • Friendly personal guide
  • Souvenirs on sale
  • Free parking at Repps-with-Bastwick

Price per person is £15.00 – minimum number of people per walk 4*.

Booking essential.  Email, Book Online or phone 07796407864.

* Due to the length of the walk and possible weather conditions through winter, we suggest that this walk is suitable for anyone over the age of 15.

Talks

Would you like us to come to you and give a talk ?

If your club/group or society or school would like us to hold an illustrated talk at your premises then we would be happy to create a bespoke package just for you.  Some of the talks are as follows with more being added all the time.

Price per talk at your venue is £30 plus 30p per mile

Repps with Bastwick | Norfolk The UK's premier wind heritage site dedicated to preserving the heritage of wind power past, present and future.

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