Barton Broad

Barton Broad lies within The Broads in Norfolk, the United Kingdom. The broad is situated to the south and east of the village of Barton Turf, and is within the parish of Barton Turf.

It is, after Hickling Broad, the second largest broad, and a nature reserve in the care of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust. It is reputed that Horatio Nelson learnt to sail here. Among other users are the Sailing Club of Gresham's School.

Excursions on the broad can be made in the United Kingdom's first solar powered passenger boat, the Ra, embarking at Gay's Staithe.

A popular mooring is Neatishead Staithe.

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River Ant - Barton Broad
... As the river nears Barton Broad it passes a triangular island called the Heater ... The channels either side lead to Barton Turf staithe and its boatyard ... The river now enters Barton Broad, the second largest of the Broads ...

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