a selection of Georgian houses and a weekly
market, Harleston is typically East Anglian
and a good base from which to explore the
surrounding area. It lies on an attractive
stretch of the River Waveney.
There are many other villages nearby, including Bungay which has a Druidic stone said to be 2,000 years old.
The Otter Trust at Earsham has one of the largest collections of otters in the world. The painter Sir Alfred Munnings (1878-1959), a past President of the Royal Academy, was born at Mendham.