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River Yare, Norfolk

River Yare
The River Yare is around 30 miles long and is located in the county of Norfolk, England. Starting from its source near the village of Shipdham, the river heads towards Norwich , and eventually joins the sea near Great Yarmouth . Between Norwich and the sea, the river is navigable to commercial vessels and was once one the most important routes for trade in the Norfolk Broads . There are several nature reserves along the River Yare. A variety of wildlife can be found in the area including the Swallowtail Butterfly and the Norfolk Hawker Dragonfly.

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Other Norfolk Naturals

Norfolk Broads
The Wash
River Nene
Glaven Valley
The Brecks

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You had better have one King than five hundred - Charles II
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Drake Starts round the world voyage - 1577, Battle of Alton - 1643, Battle of the River Plate - 1939, Jackanory First Broadcast - 1965
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