Horsey Windpump

The striking windpump provides stunning views over the coast and broadland landscape.Set within the Broads National Park, the Horsey estate is an internationally important site for wildlife and offers a great spot for birdwatching and wintering wildfowl.Horsey Estate is managed by the Buxton family, from whom it was acquired.During the great gales of 1987 Horsey Windpump succumbed to the extreme weather conditions and the cap was severely damaged.Repair work was carried out and the windpump was reopened to the public in 1990.A small shop and refreshments can be found close to the windpump with toilets facilities in the nearby car park.

  • Currently: Medium-level cloud, 14° C
  • Friday: Heavy rain shower, 11° C
  • Saturday: Medium-level cloud, 13° C

Events over the next 6 Months

Horsey at Dusk, 23rd October 2019, 19:30 to 20:30
Experience Horsey Windpump after hours with a guided tour of the windpump at dusk. Discover Horsey's dramatic past and learn more about this historic Norfolk Broads landmark. Climb to the top and experience panoramic views as the light fades.


Horsey after dark!, 23rd October 2019, 21:00 to 22:00
Experience Horsey Windpump after hours with a guided tour of the windpump after dark! Discover Horsey's dramatic past and learn more about this historic Norfolk Broads landmark. Climb to the top and experience panoramic views in the dark.


Awesome Autumn Ranger Ramble, Heigham Holmes, 27th October 2019, 10:30 to 12:30
Come for a wild walk through this secret Norfolk Broads reserve with a Ranger.


Heigham Holmes Deer Ramble, 24th November 2019, 14:00 to 16:00
Sorry, sold out. Please see alternative date on 8 December 2019.


Heigham Holmes Christmas Deer Ramble, 8th December 2019, 14:00 to 16:00
Escape the pre-Christmas chaos by joining our Rangers for glimpse into the private world of Red and Chinese Water Deer.