Thurlton is on the edge of the Broadland marshes to the south of the River Yare, and is bordered by Norton Subcourse to the west of the river. The population of the parish at the 2001 census was 720, increasing to 779 at the 2011 Census The area around the village is mainly agricultural
Thurlton is home to the Great Goliath Mill, a brick built windmill. The village has basic amenities, including a pub, shop and post office. Thurlton Primary School has about 100 pupils, including a ‘classroom of the future’ extension, complete with a wind turbine.
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