River Thurne

River Thurne

The River Thurne is a river in Norfolk, England in The Broads. Just six miles long it rises two miles from the coast near Martham Broad and is navigable from West Somerton. It flows southwest and is linked by Candle Dyke and Heigham Sound to both Horsey Mere and Hickling Broad. It continues southwest and flows through Potter Heigham (passing under its medieval bridge) and enters the River Bure just south of Thurne dyke, near St. Benet's Abbey.

External links

* [http://www.broadsnet.co.uk/html/riverthurne.htm Cruising Guide: West Somerton to Candle Dyke]
* [http://www.broadsnet.co.uk/html/riverthurne2.htm Cruising Guide: Candle Dyke to Thurne mouth]

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