Norfolk Broads

Fresh air, fun, freedom and miles of lock-free boating: you get it all on the fabulous Norfolk Broads. Climb on board and experience these superbly equipped cruisers. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve never been on a boating holiday before: cruisers are easy to handle and have all the home comforts you need. Pick from a variety of starting locations all over the Norfolk Broads, each with its own unique character. And if you are planning a week long cruise, you’ll be able to explore the whole of the Norfolk Broads. We’d be delighted to help you plan your route so you see as much as you can and still be back at your boatyard in time!

The Norfolk Broads
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Acle
Lying in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, Acle is the ideal start point for a varied and interesting boating holiday. A market town since the 13th century and set on the Bure, perhaps the prettiest of Broadland's rivers, Acle is at the gateway to the marshscapes of Haddiscoe and Halvergate.

Brundall
On the northern banks of the River Yare, downstream from the medieval city of Norwich and upstream from Yarmouth on the east coast, Brundall is the ideal start point for a boating holiday in the Norfolk Broads. And although all the broads are interconnected, making cruises to Oulton Broad in the south, and Wroxham, Acle and Hickling in the northern Broads easily accessible, you can enjoy some delightful shorter cruises.

Hickling and Stalham
From your mooring at Stalham on the River Ant, in the unspoilt, northernmost reaches of the Norfolk Broads, you won't want to miss cruising through the open waters of Barton Broad, following the river as it narrows and winds its scenic way to How Hill - a beautiful nature reserve with land and water trails, a thatched mansion set on a hill overlooking the river, working wind pumps and Toad Hole Cottage, a tiny Victorian eel catcher's home furnished just as it was 100 years ago. Cruises to Wroxham and Horning are also easily possible, as are longer trips to Great Yarmouth and Norwich.

Houseboats
Take a break away from it all in one of our Houseboats, moored in quiet hideaways on the Norfolk Broads. A short break or a weekly stay in a houseboat allows you to enjoy a waterside location whilst letting you unwind and enjoy the nature surrounding you. A great base from which to explore the local area, where you can also hire a day boat nearby and discover the rivers and broads. Or if you choose just relax and watch the world cruise slowly by, enjoy the wildlife in abundance or spend the day on the riverbank with a rod and line during the fishing season. The houseboats are well appointed, providing all the comforts of home and some provide free use of a rowing boat.

Reedham
This picturesque village is idyllically located in the heart of the southern Broads. With traditional inns, the Humpty Dumpty Brewery and Pettit’s Animal Adventure Park on your doorstep there is plenty to explore all just a gentle stroll from the free moorings along the River Yare. Alternatively, departing from here, you’ll enjoy pleasant cruising into Norwich for some sightseeing, shopping and great food or alternatively why not visit the east coast resort of Great Yarmouth with its traditional seaside entertainment.

Wroxham and Horning
Known as the 'capital' of the Norfolk Broads and set on one of its prettiest rivers, bustling Wroxham village makes an excellent base for easy cruising to many outstanding natural and historic attractions. Lying just to the north is Coltishall, a historic village mentioned in the Doomsday Book, and to the south are the open waters of Wroxham Broad, Hoveton’s nature trail and abundant wildlife and good fishing at lovely Salhouse Broad. Further south lie Ranworth Broad, home to the Broadland Conservation Centre and a church tower offering breathtaking views, and the village of Horning.


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Oyster Gem (BH1310)

Stalham, Norfolk

Forward drive cruiser with full sliding canopy over saloon, ideal for couples.

This boat has:

Dimensions:12.80m x 3.66m (42ft x 12ft)

Prices from £538-£1217 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Pets:2
  • 3
Oyster Gem

Blackwater Warbler (BH2573)

Blackwater Warbler

Spacious narrowboat sleeping up to eight.

This boat has:

Dimensions:21.03m (69ft)

Prices from £1463-£2763 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Pets:2
  • 4
Blackwater Warbler

Fjord Viscount (BH1176)

Middlewich, Cheshire

Spacious narrowboat with ash and teak interior.

This boat has:

Dimensions:21.03m (69ft)

Prices from £1215-£2075 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Pets:2
  • 4
Fjord Viscount

Monaco (BH2279)

Tardebigge, Worcestershire

Value for money four berth – popular with couples and small families.

This boat has:

Dimensions:17.98m (59ft)

Prices from £688-£1344 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Pets:2
  • Studio
Monaco

Ladymore (BBB36)

Wroxham, Norfolk

Compact, comfortable sedan cruiser with sunroof and rear sundeck with seating.

This boat has:

Dimensions:8.23m x 3.05m (27ft x 10ft)

Prices from £341-£848 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Pets:2
  • 2
Ladymore

Farnborough (BH2285)

Lower Heyford, Oxon

Tastefully fitted and well equipped narrowboat.

This boat has:

Dimensions:18.28m (60ft)

Prices from £952-£1959 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Pets:2
  • 3
Farnborough

Fjord Empress (BH1173)

Middlewich, Cheshire

Comfortable and well equipped narrowboat.

This boat has:

Dimensions:18.89m (62ft)

Prices from £899-£1689 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Pets:2
  • 3
Fjord Empress

Alvechurch Weaver (BH1637)

Alvechurch, Worcestershire

Narrowboat with flexible sleeping arrangements.

This boat has:

Dimensions:14.32m (47ft)

Prices from £856-£1763 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Pets:2
  • 2
Alvechurch Weaver

Caversham Emperor (BTB52)

Reading

Popular centre steering cruiser with sliding canopy over raised wheelhouse saloon.

This boat has:

Dimensions:11.58m x 3.73m (38ft x 12ft 3in)

Prices from £1026-£2149 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Pets:2
  • 3
Caversham Emperor

Cygnet (BSA13)

Laggan, Loch Lochy

Compact classic style cruiser, ideal for couples or smaller families.

This boat has:

Dimensions:9.30m x 3.35m (30ft 6in x 11ft)

Prices from £666-£1103 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Pets:2
  • 2
Cygnet

Rugby Wagtail (BH2441)

Rugby, Warwickshire

Large narrowboat with flexible sleeping arrangments up to twelve.

This boat has:

Dimensions:21.34m (70ft)

Prices from £1399-£2863 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Pets:2
  • Studio
Rugby Wagtail

Rugby Tyne (BH1692)

Rugby, Warwickshire

Superb accommodation for two people or for a small family or group.

This boat has:

Dimensions:14.63m (48ft)

Prices from £797-£1663 based on available 7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Pets:2
  • Studio
Rugby Tyne
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