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The Broads National Park

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A beautiful place to visit must go on a cruise or hire a small boat. Can get very busy. The guided... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Essex, United Kingdom
Beautiful and peaceful (in places)

Our most recent holiday included, for the first time, a view of the Broads from the Bittern Line... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Discover dramatic landscapes, raw natural beauty and a rare quality of light. Where big, bright skies meet endless horizons and dreamlike landscapes. A place where time stands still. Real peace, open space – it’s a place unlike anywhere else... The...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A beautiful place to visit must go on a cruise or hire a small boat. Can get very busy. The guided visits are very informative

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank keithgiles2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our most recent holiday included, for the first time, a view of the Broads from the Bittern Line train. We've also hired boats from Horning Marina on several occasions, and gone on the boat tour from Wroxham. There are busy spots, Potter Heigham being the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the 2 hour Broads cruise and thoroughly enjoyed it. The skipper (Richard) gave a good commentary full of infirmation. The wildlife, history, different style housing and much more was given on the way out, with photo opportunities being shared mainly on the return...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a 90 minute boat trip and thoroughly enjoyed the scenery and commentary from the captain.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bevandjack1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a boat, plenty of free mooring places, beautiful scenery. Windmills, wildlife including otters and kingfishers. Potter Heigham - Bridge Stores cafe - well worth the visit - wonderful cakes!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wroxham was recommended to us and was busy even in the winter. The boats were many but not exactly as we expecting more canal type vessels. Maybe the wrong place for that.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JP070766
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back from the broads and had a lovely week on a lovely boat, we were on Far Horizon H, this boat is a lovely and comftable boat, staff very helpful with any questions would highly recommend, look forward to going back later in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

I have owned properties and have worked on the Norfolk Broads for many years. Although I have moved away from the area a number of years ago, I still visit frequently. The Northern Broads are the best to visit for a quick boating holiday starting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank martinlowe2018
Reviewed March 16, 2019

We have visited the Norfolk Broads for boating holidays many times over the last 45 years. It is one of our favourite places in England. Simply sit back and potter about at 4MPH, you'll soon feel chilled. Its a bit of a rude awakening when...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Terry S
Reviewed March 12, 2019

We are very fortunate to live only around a 20 minute drive from this scenic place and so we visit frequently, especially if we fancy a Sunday walk. Beautiful area of Norfolk and the UK, with so many footpaths and beauty spots. Very tranquil and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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December 23, 2018|
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Response from JamesPAB | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tim, It will be busy on the water. In time frame of your holiday you should be able to up to Wroxham. Be aware that bridge heights will play a factor. The boats are generally well appointed. There are lots of free... More
March 30, 2018|
Response from graemerf | Reviewed this property |
Hi, head for Wroxham, plenty going on there, hire a dayboat, travel down the river, check out Wroxham broad, then Salhouse Broad then on to Horning, which is about as far as you'll probably manage with kids in a day, plenty... More
March 30, 2018|
Response from johnmaggie11 | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely base myself at Wroxham. From there you can take the train or bus all over the Broads. If you google 'Things to do around Wroxham for Children ' you will see some entertainment for them. Happy Holidays.