Horsey All Saints
Horsey shown within Norfolk
|Area||8.49 km2 (3.28 sq mi)|
|– density||12/km2 (31/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||GREAT YARMOUTH|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||North Norfolk|
Horsey is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk within The Broads National Park. It covers an area of 8.49 km2 (3.28 sq mi) and had a population of 99 in 40 households at the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of North Norfolk.
Horsey has often taken the brunt of devastating floods and violent coastal storms and, on some notable occasions, the sea has entered the Broads, rendering the water salty and killing large numbers of wildlife.
The coast next to the village, known as Horsey Dunes, is a major wildlife site. Grey Seals on Horsey Beach. During the months of November to January the colony heads on to the beach to give birth to seal pups. Creating a beautiful local attraction for many wildlife enthusiasts.
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
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- Village website
- Map sources for Horsey, Norfolk
- Website with photos of Horsey All Saints, a round-tower church
- Tour Norfolk - Horsey
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