Anderson’s Meadow, Norwich

County Norfolk
River Wensum
Swim location name Anderson’s Meadow, Norwich
Grid reference TG218099
Latitude 52.641736
Longitude 1.277854
Nearest postcode NR2 4LY
Other info NOTE: Anderson’s meadow is not ideal for a beginner, especially at cold temps, as the current is strong and there are no easy get out points below the slipway entry. If you miss it you are in trouble.

Parking: In Britannia Gardens pub car park with permission and if eating/drinking there (recommended) -THIS MIGHT BE OUT OF DATE, comment welcome – , otherwise nearby streets. Popular urban park, for picnics, hanging out, etc, some swim regularly. Long swims possible. No beach or shallow entry, but easy to get in from slipway/platform. Can be weedy in summer. Current can be strong, swim upstream first.

Swim account
On Wild Swim map

Site of historic Eagles Baths – on opposite bank, though there was a diving board on this side

Please note: all swims are at our own risk. Including a location does not indicate that it is recommended or that it is safe; each must do their own risk assessment each time they swim or travel to a location. I accept no liability for the choices that people make.

Swim Safety info on this website, and on Outdoor Swimming Society website, Survive section.

Please follow the Outdoor Swimmers Code, and Outdoor Swimming Society advice on responsible swimming at this time.

river and bank with trees reflected
Anderson’s Meadow, Norwich, slipway entry point

[swim log 879, 888]

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