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Herbert Woods

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Located in the Broadland village of Potter Heigham Herbert Woods is the perfect place to begin your Norfolk Broads Adventure.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Bridge Road | Potter Heigham, Norwich NR29 5JF, England
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+44 800 144 4472
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just finished a weeks holiday in mallard cottage with friends, clean and tidy with all you expect from rented accommodation. Our only thoughts were the cottage would be great if it could be rotated to have the river view rather than the boat yard, but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first time with the motor launch. We found it easy to use and went out for 4 hours. We took our 3 dogs who were very happy, especially when we moored up for a picnic. Excellent service from staff, especially the young man who...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thedoggroomerUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day out. We had the picnic boat, nine of us in total which was just about right for comfort. The boat was really clean and kept in very good condition. Staff were very friendly and made sure we were all happy before we set...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic boats exactly as described and photographed. My first visit to the Norfolk Broads was memorable. Herbert woods staff from the reception, the boat hand over and support maintenance staff were brilliant, and sorted out a problem immediately. We loved the boat and the Broads...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mj0511
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Just had a nice 5 day cruise on evening light. Very well equipped boat and helpful friendly staff at the boatyard.would recommend this time of year if we get another break in the weather, it seemed like we had the whole broads to ourselves. Pubs...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Blackjaylondon
AmyHerbertWoods, Front Office Manager at Herbert Woods, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Hi Blackjaylondon, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent holiday on board Evening Light. We just love the Norfolk Broads at this time of year and I am glad you enjoyed your break. We hope to welcome you to the are again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Did have a wonderful time. The weather was lovely. Silver Light the cruiser we hired was comfortable and clean, had all kitchen utensils and crockery. Linen supplied cotton sheets, and all bedding too. Very impressed. The staff helpful and friendly. This was a first time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 466rosie
AmyHerbertWoods, Front Office Manager at Herbert Woods, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Hi Pam, Thank you for your review, I am gad you had a wonderful time on board the Silver Light. I will pass your comments on to all the team and we hope to welcome you to the Norfolk Broads again soon. Kind Regards, Amy...More

Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

This was the first time we had done a boat holiday. We absolutely loved it. On arrival and at the end all the reception staff we very friendly. The adventuring light 2 was a fantastic boat it was maintained very well , it was clean...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gavin T
AmyHerbertWoods, Front Office Manager at Herbert Woods, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2019

Hi Gavin T, Thank you for your review. I am glad you had a lovely time on board the Adventuring Light and will pass your kind comments on to all the staff. We look forward to welcoming you again soon Kind Regards, Amy Customer Service...More

Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Online booking was quick and easy. We arrived at the boatyard a few hours early and checked in expecting to have to wait for the departure time, however the boat was ready and waiting. Check in was simple and straight forward and staff extremely helpful...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank R1044EHjonathanp
AmyHerbertWoods, Front Office Manager at Herbert Woods, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2019

Hi R1044EHjonathanp, Thank you for your review. It's great to read that you had such a lovely time on a winter boating break. Often at this time of year the cruisers are ready earlier than the standard collection time and customers are able to make...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019

I’ve always wanted to cruise on the Norfolk Broads and we got to do it!! We set off with 3 kids aged 9-16, two over 60s and a Cavy dog. The aim was to relax for the ladies and fish for the boys. Well the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen K
AmyHerbertWoods, Front Office Manager at Herbert Woods, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2019

Hi Karen K, Thank you for your detailed review. I am glad you were able to tick this off your list and once you got a hang of the ropes were able to sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Broads. Thank...More

Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Great holiday boat was ok for the age of the boat.kids enjoyed it .i have been doing the Norfolk broads for many years and used a lot of boat yards and now some have gone.this is the 1st time I've been with Herbert woods and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank icecool69
AmyHerbertWoods, Front Office Manager at Herbert Woods, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2019

Hi icecool69, Thank you for your review. I am glad that your self and your family enjoyed your time on the Norfolk Broads and it is great to read that you have booked again! We look forward to welcoming you all again soon. Kind Regards,...More

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Mick G
April 12, 2019|
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Response from R1044EHjonathanp | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes
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Lma78
May 31, 2018|
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Response from stevep525 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I have seen it pass under Wroxham Bridge but it depends on water level. You have to pay the bridge pilot a small fee and they actually take your boat through for you.
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