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The Broads

#3 of 147 things to do in Norwich Features Animals
Norwich, England
+44 1603 610734
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Lovely area with chocolate box villages and of course lots of water. The area is big enough to not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ferry Marina Excellent Boat hire

Highly recommend Ferry Marina to hire a boat the crew staff very helpful and friendly our boat the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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This is an awe-inspiring region of interconnected waterways and lakes, which offers a wide variety of outdoor activities including boating, river cruises and an abundance of wildlife and scenery.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Norwich, England
+44 1603 610734
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely area with chocolate box villages and of course lots of water. The area is big enough to not feel crowded apart from Wroxham which is bustling. A boat trip of any kind is a must!

Thank bobandlol
Reviewed 4 days ago

Highly recommend Ferry Marina to hire a boat the crew staff very helpful and friendly our boat the Ivory Emblem was a perfect size for 4 people equipped with everything we needed thoroughly enjoyed the sail through the Broads stopping at lots of wee villages...More

Thank juro20
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been seven times now, on a boating holiday, and as you would execpt i love the place, If you are a couple i think the best time to go is july just before the schools break up. It can be like the m25,...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hired a boat for the day to cruise the broads..what a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the views. Even a guy selling icecreams from a boat whos been there for 27 years!! Going back with the kids and going to hire a day cruiser.

Thank paulgoodey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful day out on the water, meet lots of very friendly people along the way. There's great pubs to stop at for a pint and lovely food...!

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The broads can be hit and miss. I love the area, mainly through camping and kayaking. On the right day, at the right time, they can be magical. And a kayak means you can explore parts not accessible or allowable to boats. But it is...More

2  Thank markleigh2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many lovely towns and villages to see when you come to the Broads. It's fairly peaceful although there were a couple of stag parties on hired boats when we visited. All the parties were polite and quiet.

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid not far off £2000 for a cruiser on the Norfolk broads and we came home after 5 days. Mooring is a nightmare, everywhere you go you are confronted with 'No Mooring' signs and 'No rental boats' we were treated like pariahs. We were...More

1  Thank keithgreenhalf2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately the Broads are attracting the wrong kind of people and are being spoiled. The place needs those that like fishing or a interested in wildlife, sadly they are getting the stag party type or those that can't get their heads out of Facebook. I...More

Thank nevillej727
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just fantastic. So much to see and do. Lovely walks and very tranquil. Boat trips well worth the effort to really appreciate what the Broads have to offer.

Thank robbins67
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3 June 2017|
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Response from rachelroy1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there , You will have the best time . We recommend hitting Horning there is a lovely pub there right where you moor up . Ranworth Broads The Maltsters pub which is fantastic and Frome which also has a newly renovated pub... More
12 May 2017|
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Response from Kevin M | Reviewed this property |
Don't make the trip about getting from one destination to the other. sit back, relax and enjoy the journey at a slow steady pace. take the time to enjoy the stunning scenery and awesome wildlife. take a bottle wine and... More
6 March 2017|
Response from Blinkey55 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no, I use Fineways, they are VERY competitively priced and reliable.