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All Saints Church
and the Twenty Church Wardens Pub

An attractive hamlet, scattered on both sides of the road. The "Twenty Church Wardens" pub and the little church of All Saints sit side by side on a bend in the road, facing a small green which has a very welcoming circular wooden seat around a huge tree. There is a larger green, with the village sign, just as you enter the village. The "Twenty Church Wardens" is privately owned and therefore a free house. The food and choice of beer is excellent and families are welcome.
The celebrated Admiral and Commander in Chief of Queen Anne's fleet, Sir Cloudesley Shovel is said to have been born in the village, the son of a poor man and a runaway cobblers apprentice. He died, along with 900 officers and men on the Western rocks of the Scilly Isles in 1705.

ICENI VILLAGE and MUSEUMS.   This is located 100 yds.down the lane to the left as you enter the village from Swaffham. Go over the the tiny River Gadder and turn into the gate on your right immediately on the other side. An ideal place for adults and children of all ages, this Museum consists of a reconstruction of a village inhabited by the Iceni tribe 2000 years ago, a 17th. Century cottage, a farming and carriage museum, and the ruins of St. Mary's church dating from 628 A.D. There is also a lovely nature trail of about 2 km. along the River Gadder.

Opening times are: 1st.April - 22nd.October - 11 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. with extended hours in July and August.

PRICES:  ADULTS:4.00  CONCESSIONS:3.00  CHILDREN:2.00
CHILDREN UNDER 5 ARE FREE
For more information 'phone: 01760 724588
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