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River Yare

Description of River Yare: This tidal river runs 31.6 miles, from Norwich to Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, where it joins the North Sea.
For the History of this waterway see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

Navigation Authority: : Broads Authority, Dragonfly House 2 Gilders Way Norwich NR3 1UB : Telephone 01603 610734 : Fax 01603 756069 : Email broads@broads-authority.gov.uk :

Website: http://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/

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River Yare: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

New Mills, Norwich

Start of the navigation. The first 2.8 miles are the River Wensum.

0

0

N

TG226090

134

Fye Bridge, Norwich

0.5

0

N

TG232090

134

Bishop Bridge, Norwich

1.1

0

N

TG239089

134

Foundry Bridge, Norwich

Thorpe Railway Station

1.5

0

N

TG237085

134

New Carrow Bridge

Toll Office

2

0

N

TG238077

134

Trowse Mills Branch Junction

Junction with Trowse Mills Branch (River Yare) Junction with River Yare

2.8

0

N

TG250078

134

Thorpe New Cut (West End)

Junction with Thorpe Village Loop (River Yare) Junction with old river loop

3.1

0

N

TG254081

134

Thorpe New Cut (East End)

Junction with Thorpe Village Loop (River Yare) Junction with old loop of river

3.8

0

N

TG263082

134

Thorpe Hospital

4.9

0

N

TG278082

134

Postwick Hall

6

0

N

TG287070

134

Bramerton Staithe

6.5

0

N

TG291062

134

Surlingham Brickyard Staithe

7.4

0

N

TG303067

134

Surlingham Ferry and Staithe

8.3

0

N

TG307075

134

Surlingham Broad Entrance

Nature Reserve

10

0

N

TG325073

134

Coldham Hall Staithe and Ferry

Coldham Hall Inn

10.3

0

N

TG324071

134

Strumpshaw Dyke

Junction with un-navigable dyke

10.6

0

N

TG335061

134

Rockland Dyke Junction

Junction with Rockland Dyke and Rockland Broad Leading to Rockland Broad

11.5

0

N

TG339052

134

Buckenham Staithe

12.6

0

N

TG350044

134

Hassingham Dyke

Junction with un-navigable dyke

13.6

0

N

TG360045

134

Langley Dyke Junction

Junction with Langley Dyke (River Yare)

14.8

0

N

TG368029

134

Cantley Ferry

Cantley Village and Railway Station

15.8

0

N

TG382034

134

Hardley Brickyard Staithe

17

0

N

TG387020

134

Hardley Dyke Junction

Junction with Hardley Dyke (River Yare)

17.3

0

N

TG390016

134

Hardley Cross Junction

Junction with River Chet Junction with River Chet

18.4

0

N

TG401011

134

Norton Staithe

18.6

0

N

TG405012

134

Reedham Ferry

Reedham Ferry Inn

18.9

0

N

TG407014

134

Reedham Junction

Junction with Haddiscoe (or New) Cut - Norfolk & Suffolk Broads Junction with the Haddiscoe (or New) Cut

20.3

0

N

TG426014

134

Upper Seven Mile House

21.9

0

N

TG445028

134

Berney Arms Staithe

Berney Arms Railway Station

24.5

0

N

TG465049

134

River Waveney Junction

Junction with River Waveney Western end of Breydon Water

24.8

0

N

TG471052

134

River Bure Junction

Junction with River Bure Eastern end of Breydon Water

28.6

0

N

TG518079

134

Haven Bridge, Great Yarmouth

28.9

0

N

TG521075

134

Gorleston Ferry

30.3

0

N

TG526055

134

Gorleston-on-Sea

Mouth of river, outlet to North Sea

31.6

0

N

TG534037

134

NOTE: N and U in the Navigable column above indicates that the node is navigable or unnavigable. If a D appears here it means that navigation is difficult or restricted to smaller craft.

 

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