Norfolk Broads

Norfolk and The Norfolk Broads are synonymous with each other. These inland waterways are unique to the county and instantly recognisable. The renamed Broads National Park is a wildlife and bird watching delight, much of it designated with areas of scientific interest. A joy for those who love to sail, fish the waterways or just meander slowly in a boat, you can discover tranquillity around water that is so enjoyable, allowing you to truly relax and unwind - The Norfolk Broads will entertain and revive!

Hire a day cruiser from Broads Tours and explore the area at a serene pace, navigate the waterways and lakes and witness the unique wildlife both on the banks and in the water. Along the way, why not moor up at one of the many waterside pubs where you can sample the great local food, or stay on dry-land for a bit longer and walk many of the waterside paths and routes? Be sure to keep an eye out for the impressive Norfolk Wherry barges with their distinctive high-peaked sails. Alternatively, get closer to the waters in a canoe or kayak, where the flat open waterways provide easy navigation so you can experience the wildlife at a much closer level. The Canoe Man in Wroxham will hire out craft or take you on a bespoke nature trip where you can reach some stretches of water not accessible to larger craft.

Wroxham and Hoveton are the main centres for The Broads. Popular with tourists in the summer, they play host to a number of notable attractions, from boat-hire companies to the infamous Southern Comfort - a lively paddle steamer that takes you out on a round-trip cruise. If shopping is on the agenda then pop into Roys of Wroxham, a unique and well-loved local department store in the heart of The Broads, where you can find just about everything!

However, The Broads are not just about Wroxham and Hoveton. There are many quiet villages to enjoy and explore. South Walsham home to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Gardens has one of the prettiest stretches of water; from here you can take the small river boat for a short trip around their private Broad where you may be lucky enough to spot an elusive Kingfisher, watch the elegant Grebe or see a playful river Otter.

Ranworth and Ludham are two pretty villages. At Ludham Staithe join the river Thurne for an enjoyable walk along the banks and see the windmills at Staithe and Thurne. In Ranworth head up to the tower of St. Helen’s church for some great views across the Broad and countryside, or explore on foot via the numerous walks and pathways maintained by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust. Alternative destinations include the towns and villages of Salhouse and Stalham and further south look out for Rockland St. Mary, Loddon and more! The How Hill National Nature Reserve owned by the National Trust, is internationally acclaimed and has something to offer visitors whatever the season.

There are some great award winning family attractions too. Wroxham Barns, is a must for families with smaller children whilst adults will enjoy the craft stores and local produce. Active families should head towards Horning, where they will find the superb adventure park, BeWILDerwood, full of family-orientated adventures and activities, or pick up the Bure Valley Steam narrow gauge railway, which runs from Wroxham to Aylsham.

There is much to see and do in The Broads, it is truly a magical experience and one not to be missed.



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North Burlingham, Norfolk Broads

395

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£288 - £514
per week
From £216 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • Set in a pretty garden in a secluded spot, yet with much on the doorstep. The Broads are a short drive, the magnificent city of Norwich is close and the sandy beaches of the East coast are within easy striking distance.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 12 miles
  • Pub 2 miles

Hoveton, Norfolk Broads

1874

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£314 - £510
per week
From £236 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • Come and stay in this cosy cottage sleeping 2+2 and discover the beautiful Broads and sandy beaches of the east coast.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 12 miles
  • Pub 2 miles

Limpenhoe, Norfolk Broads

1257

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£268 - £385
per week
From £201 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • This accommodation gives you a superb alternative to B&B. In the heart of the Broads with some superb quiet lanes and great walking opportunities, why would you not wish to book this high quality accommodation
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 11 miles
  • Pub 1 mile

Ashby St Mary, Norfolk Broads

1433

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£295 - £530
per week
From £221 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Delightful property in a quiet and largely undiscovered area of South Norfolk yet only four miles from Norwich, perfect base from which to explore the county.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 17 miles
  • Pub 3 miles

Ludham, Norfolk Broads

1841

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£315 - £535
per week
From £236 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Enjoy a relaxing break for two in the beautiful Broads National Park, enjoy the delights of How Hill, St Benets Abbey and gentle strolls along the banks of the Rivers Ant and Thurne
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 8 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Upton, Norfolk Broads

1587

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£248 - £443
per week
From £186 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • Little Barn is a lovely thatched property dating from 1790 it has heaps of character, located in the small viallage of Upton it is an ideal location to explore beautiful Broadland.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 8 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Horning, Norfolk Broads

1636

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£369 - £573
per week
From £277 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • A room with a view, just for two! Bijou, beautiful and Bure views all round to delight. Fancy a cup of tea as you drink in the view? Just pop downstairs to the owner's deli and tea room.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 0.25 miles

Three Hammer Common, Norfolk Broads

1724

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£392 - £454
per week
From £294 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • Greengages Lodge is ideal for a relaxing break, set in peaceful countryside, perfect for walking and cycling,
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Open fire or woodburner

Honing, Norfolk Broads

1923

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£320 - £515
per week
From £240 for a 3-night stay
  • The perfect spot for two if you want to visit The Broads or the beautiful Norfolk coast!
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 4 miles
  • Pub 3 miles

Blofield Heath, Norfolk Broads

1468

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£343 - £598
per week
From £257 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Anvil is a newly converted property all on one level with spacious accommodation that is well eqipped and has good facilities. Set within peaceful countryside, close to the Broads and Norfolk Coast.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 14 miles
  • Pub 2 miles

Tunstead, Norfolk Broads

966

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£340 - £553
per week
From £255 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Traditional farm cottage with an open plan layout and modern interior.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Pub 1 mile

Limpenhoe, Norfolk Broads

1256

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£268 - £385
per week
From £201 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Attractive and very comfortable accommodation close to Acle. This self-catering property is in the heart of the Broads giving you great flexibility with a range of surrounding attractions.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 11 miles
  • Pub 1 mile
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