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Notice: Unfortunately Horsey Windpump is closed and access to the viewing area on Horsey mere is restricted until further notice; due to damaged caused by the strong winter winds. Horsey Staithe Stores is now open for weekends only from 10:00 to 16:30 until further notice. We are sorry for the inconvenience and we are working hard to repair the damage and to open fully as soon as possible. We will keep updating this notice to keep you informed with the latest information and opening times.
Imposing five-storey drainage windpump
The striking windpump provides stunning views over the coast and broadland landscape.
Set within the Broads National Park, the Horsey estate is an internationally important site for wildlife and offers a great spot for birdwatching and wintering wildfowl.
Horsey Estate is managed by the Buxton family, from whom it was acquired.
During the great gales of 1987 Horsey Windpump succumbed to the extreme weather conditions and the cap was severely damaged.
Repair work was carried out and the windpump was reopened to the public in 1990.
A small shop and refreshments can be found close to the windpump with toilets facilities in the nearby car park.
These traditional Norfolk buildings stand in a truly rural setting on the edge of the Norfolk Broads and only twenty minutes walk from the sea.
The original 18th century barns have been carefully converted to provide warm and comfortable accommodation of great character.
Holiday cottage guests have free entry to Horsey windpump and selected local National Trust properties.