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WATCH: Tourism on The Broads in 60 seconds

PUBLISHED: 17:26 18 September 2018 | UPDATED: 17:26 18 September 2018

The Norfolk Broads near Langley.
Picture: Nick Butcher

The Norfolk Broads near Langley. Picture: Nick Butcher

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The Broads have a long and rich history of attracting tourism from far and wide.

Nicola Hems, curator of The Museum of The Broads, said that wealthy people in particular have always enjoyed the waterways for fishing, sailing, and shooting.

She explains that it wasn’t until the early 1880s, however, that large amounts of tourist had access to The Broads via new railway travel.

Watch the video above to find out more about the history of tourism on The Broads.

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