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The Broads

#3 of 143 things to do in Norwich Features Animals
Norwich, England
+44 1603 610734
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Nice holiday

Hired a 46 cruiser from Richardsons. All good. Broads nice but even in May there are too many boats... read more

Reviewed yesterday
A day out I never tire of

Went for a lovely day on the broads a couple of days ago with my son and his young family we rented... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, England
+44 1603 610734
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Reviewed yesterday

Hired a 46 cruiser from Richardsons. All good. Broads nice but even in May there are too many boats for the number of free moorings. More free moorings are required. The Broads map shows the locations but not the size, some are very small (one...More

Thank WillStaffordshire
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for a lovely day on the broads a couple of days ago with my son and his young family we rented a boat for half a day and cruised around. You really do see the broads in a different perspective from the water. Once...More

Thank Bluetitan
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the very first phone call to enquire to the last good bye I would say one of the best companies I have dealt with, all the staff and I mean all of the staff were friendly and informative they genuinely seemed to enjoy being...More

Thank glorrs
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been living in and around the Broads for over 30 years and sailed on the rivers and Broads for over 20. Exploration of the rivers and broads (man made lakes formed from the digging of peat) is an essential part of a visit,...More

Thank phil193
Reviewed 5 days ago

Especially for those who live in a fairly busy town or city, the Norfolk Broads offer complete freedom with wonderful waterways and hidden villages to explore. Boat rental is an excellent way to explore, where small boats can be hired by the hour - or...More

Thank cliff256
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely pubs, beautiful villages, accessible waterways, so much to see and do with the wonderful city of Norwich close by and miles and miles of gorgeous beaches. Great any time of the year.

Thank drrjbell
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love here and highly recommend people to visit. The Broads are wonderfully diverse and the wildlife can be spectacular.

Thank Madeleine D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ranworth broad fantastic place to visit park behind church and walk along wooden boardwalk lots of wildlife and when you get to end you can enjoy coffee or ice cream overlooking broad

Thank bhgfddyyuij
Reviewed 5 days ago

great day out just watching the world go by with lots of wildlife so peaceful will hopefully do the same next year

Thank mavrick133660932
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired a boat for the week. Very relaxing bobbing along. Loads of wildlife to see. Lovely towns and villages. A relaxing active holiday where you set the pace.

Thank Loftie1
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off to norfolk broads next week. any words of wisdom? do's? dont's?
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
Hi ...anyone hired the crystal gem from Richardsons??? Thanks
5 March 2017|
Response from Blinkey55 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no, I use Fineways, they are VERY competitively priced and reliable.
Does anyone know of a cottage for 2 people that accepts dogs and has a boat included we came a few yrs ago stopped in Dutch cottage n loved it x
27 July 2016|
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Response from Lorna T | Reviewed this property |
I run a holiday let in Rackheath near to several broads. It is just an idea but if you had a few people that you could spread the cost of renting a larger house I have a chalet that sleeps 8-9 with 4 bedrooms & pets are... More