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Broome Pits Norfolk

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Mike Parker
29 December 2008
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Site Details

Situated c.2 miles northwest from Bungay on the Suffolk/ Norfolk Border. Four medium sized pits with islands, situated on sandy heath with deciduous scrub and bare ground. Used for angling. This is also a regular site for dog walkers, although the birds are unduly affected by this. Watch out though for dog excrement.

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From Norwich take the A146 to the roundabout sign posted Diss A143. Follow through Ellingham to the Village of Broome. 400m from the Artichoke public house turn right just after 40MPh sign before Bungalows on the left and park in front of iron gate.


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Free. just off the A143

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None Nearest Toilets Bungay.

Key Areas / Routes

The Largest pit is best for Wintering wildfowl. Good in Spring for rarer grebes. By the ancient Barrow look up for visible migration. This is right in the middle of the Waveny Valley. Therfore ideally placed for migrating birds. The North Belt of Birch and Oak is good for passerines. The remnants of the heath is good for Ring Ouzel in Spring and autumn.

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