News and Press

We love shouting about how great the Norfolk Broads are and regularly work with bloggers, journalists, film makers and television production companies to promote the area.

Please forward any media enquiries or press trip requests to Kate Morfoot at Jungle PR.



Unique Broads Experience - Spark of Light Classic Boat Launches into Day Hire Market

Spark of Light

Take a step back in time for the day by hiring ‘Spark of Light,’ Herbert Woods’ original wooden motor cruiser built by himself to explore the magical waterways of the Norfolk Broads.

Built  in 1927*, Spark of Light captures the old-time cruising fashion of idyllic motor…

Herbert Woods Ensures Customer Safety Ahead of Season

Fire and Co AlarmLeading boat operator, Herbert Woods, based in Potter Heigham, Norfolk, is ensuring each of their 130 cruisers has smoke detectors and CO detectors fitted as standard with immediate effect  ready for the 2017 busy season ahead. The Broads Authority has made smoke detectors…

Experience the Broads on NEW ‘Adventuring Light’ Motor Cruiser

Adventuring Light

Herbert Woods has had a presence on The Broads in Norfolk for nine decades and its modern…

Herbert Woods hits 90-year boating history milestone

Herbert Woods

Herbert Woods, who trained as an apprentice boat builder in Potter Heigham in 1907, was one of the first pioneers of Broads tourism and now the company, which he formed in 1926 and is still going strong today, celebrates its 90th birthday this year with a grand Regatta being…

The Broads Sees First New Design of Picnic Boat Launched in Sixty Years

Picnic Boat

Leading boat operator, Herbert Woods, based in Potter Heigham, Norfolk, has launched a brand new Picnic Boat, ‘Starlight 24,’ which is the first new design of the original Picnic Boat designed by Herbert Woods in 60 years. 

In celebration of Herbert Woods’ pioneering…

New Boat Launches to Dazzle Norfolk's Waters

Dazzling Light

Herbert Woods, a leading Norfolk Broads holiday operator located in Potter Heigham is about to launch a brand cruiser, ‘Dazzling Light.’ The newly built Dazzling Light cruiser is a 44 foot, eight berth vessel and it will be the first one of two entering the water from the end…

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