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The Broads, Norwich

Categories: National Parks, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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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. To visit The Broads and get the most from your holiday in Norwich, create itinerary details personal to you using our Norwich vacation builder.
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  • We have been going on the Broads for the last 20 years and it is probably our favourite British holiday destination. This was our first time with Herbert Woods, but the service was excellent. We arriv...  read more »
  • We went to wroxham last weekend and board a ferry which goes up river bure.witnessed some lovely country side .saw lot of birds too.Had a very relaxing summer outing 
  • Was very happy with the day I had out on one of the standard boat hires in the summer was a long wait but was definitely worth the money and is a great day out :) 
  • One of the most beautiful places in the whole world and just 90 minutes from my home. Watching the world from a boats eye view, for the first time in my 65 years, glideing by without a care. Doing what you want where the mood takes you. Just FABULOUS. The beauty is outstanding. Wildlife abundant. River Police so helpful. A truly memorable time. Going back again and hopefully many times.
  • Everywhere you go you'll come across lovely scenery,people, places and much more oh not forgotten about the wildlife habitat across the northern an southern Broads , it's a beautiful place for a holiday,weekend or just for the day. I would highly recommend it.
  • If you are visiting the Norfolk Broads then don't be drawn into the usual Wroxham tours. Although the boats are plentiful and well organised there are other unspoilt and less busy waterways on the South Broad. Pick up a boat from Loddon and head towards Reedham where you will find the Reedham Ferry Inn. Along the way you are more than likely to see buzzards flying overhead and you may even be lucky to see the resident seal that seems to have got lost but made it's home here. If you plan it a little more you may be able to get to Oulton Broad where you can treat yourself to a well earned roast dinner in the Wherry. Another route is from Loddon head towards Reedham and where the Chet meets the Yare head west. This will take you through Cantley, Brundall, Bramerton and into Norwich City. There are plenty of mooring stops in the city and it's very central! It's not the quietest mooring for overnight stops but if you want to tour the city moor up on Riverside North to explore the lovely Cathedral grounds. The North Broad is a busy waterway and certainly worth a visit but if you are a well organised person don't miss the South Broad.
  • Just so nice, good views, nice to get away from it all, lots to do and see, we went on a boat ride on the broads. Lots of places do them, larger area than we thought, needed longer time here
  • A great view on the river yare....beautiful every where along the river...plenty of wild life to spot...nice and quiet at night all you can hear are the humming , chirping and water moving....great place to have a boating holiday.
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