It also has a description of the Clear Water 2000 project to restore the clear water and landscape of Barton Broad, encourage back the wildlife, and improve and expand access.
Norfolk Punt Club
The Norfolk Punt Club was established in 1926 and describes itself as a fun loving, family oriented sailing club, comprising of sailors of all ages. The Norfolk Punt Owners Association web-site includes a comprehensive history of the class and the club.
Medieval peat digging:
Rev John Gunn and Samuel Woodward description of the broad in 1834
Barton – Irstead ridge marking parish boundary
Barton Bury accounts of peat digging c.1450
Wherries and Wherrymen (see Ann Wilson; and John Yaxley’s list of wherrymen)
Regatta, 19th century ‘Water Frolic’ and Yacht Racing
‘Maria’, a lateener built for Sir Jacob Preston
Fishing and Eel catching