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The Broads, Norwich

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Visit Britain’s magical waterland, a series of interconnected rivers and lakes. The Broads have been a boating destination since 1878, so hire a boat and set sail. If you’d prefer to have someone captain for you, take a guided boat tour of the area. Look out for wildlife, such as waterfowl and otters. On dry land there are many walking and cycling routes that follow the rivers through scenic countryside. Stop for a drink and some food in one of the many waterside pubs and restaurants. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Norwich holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Broads and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • i have been going on the broads for almost 40 years and never had a bad holiday just so relaxing a peaceful  more »
  • I came to the broads on a hire boat almost every year as a child and now I live here. If you want a holiday where the pace of life is relaxed, the wildlife amazing and the scenery breathtaking, come a...  more »
  • Had a wonderful day on the broads on Saturday on a day boat. However disappointed that although having spent an extra £20 on having one with a toilet it could not be used as the smell was appalling an...  more »
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  • Visitors love hiring day boats to explore the broads. There are some beautiful properties with interesting designs you'll enjoy as well as the wildlife and the fun of driving your own cruiser. Moor up at a pub if you can find room and enjoy delicious food and drinks if you've the time. Relaxing and fun.
  • Coming from Cumbria I have some reservations about flat places, but the sky here is marvelous! Beautiful sunsets, huge skies and tranquil surroundings are like a balm to the soul. And the local folk have all been friendly and helpful. A great place for our family holiday.
  • Amazing place, the seals are so wonderful and peaceful. I could have sat and watched them all day - sadly the parking fee was a bit expensive and a good 30mins to the good seal viewing area, I had only enough change for 2 hours so had a rush to get back but I will certainly be going again with more parking money!
  • Fantastic day out, hire boats, picnics, wonderful scenery for walks. All round lovely place to visit if your looking, for a number of reasons. Please check first if dog walking is an option.
  • There's nowhere quite like the Norfolk broads. A relaxing river walk, a boat ride or a quiet lunchtime drink in one of the several bars along the riveris always a pleasing experience. There is places to hire boats for the day and plenty of wildlife along the way.

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