Romantic Valentines Breaks on the Norfolk Broads

Looking for a Romantic Break this Valentines Day? Romantic walks, star gazing, sunsets & waterside pubs with roaring fires…. Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a cruiser for two or a stunning waterside apartment on the Norfolk Broads. Prices under £400 for a 4 night stay.

Boat Hire

You could hire a boat on the Norfolk Broads and enjoy a short break on board Adventuring Light in our Elite Cruiser range between Friday 9th and Monday 19th February. Perfect for 2 and with low prices, free fuel and a bottle of prosecco, this is an ideal opportunity to escape the chores of day to day life and spend time with that special someone.


Star gazing on the Norfolk Broads


The Mily Way nightscape photography over Horsey Windpump in Norfolk

Snuggle under a blanket & gaze up to some of the clearest skies in Britain. Adventuring Light has a sliding canopy which offers the chance to star gaze in the open air from the comfort of the saloon, check out The National Trusts guide to star gazing

If cosying up inside, there is warm-air heating and a TV/DVD player with USB connection to watch a romantic film or catch on the latest box set. The rear cabin has a comfortable double bed and there is a separate family bathroom with shower and toilet.


Eating out on the Norfolk Broads

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The broads are home to a number of waterside pubs and restaurants which can’t fail to deliver a romantic setting for a meal with a loved one. Many places also offer free mooring when you dine with them, we can recommend;

The Bridge Inn at Acle offers roaring fires & free moorings when you dine there

The Swan Inn at Horning with rural charm and rustic character

Coldham Hall at Surlingham all locally sourced food & a large mooring area

Kings Head at Coltishall, fine dining & free moorings

Bure River Cottage at Horning, seafood restaurant & close by public moorings


Romantic on-board Dining

If you like to cook for yourselves, the fully equipped galley will provide everything you might need to rustle up a romantic meal for two. On page 11 of our cruiser brochure we have a fabulous recipe for a chicken and apricot tagine.

If you’d rather not cook, how about getting takeaway, in the skipper manual on board the hire boat, you will find details of local takeaways across a variety of popular locations.


Afternoon tea

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Fancy an afternoon Tea with crustless sandwiches, scones with jam and clotted cream and unlimited Yorkshire tea and coffee? Perhaps head to Wroxham, moor up at the public moorings & visit The River Kitchen, and indulge yourselves in treats and sweets or The Old Mill Restaurant, Bar and Café who are one of our privilege partners offering 10% off food orders over £5.

We have teamed up with many local businesses and you will receive as part of your break, a privilege card which entitles you to savings at local pubs, restaurants and attractions.

Romantic walks

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If you’re dining at the Swan Inn or Bure River Cottage at Horning, there is a beautiful circular walk there taking in lovely countryside but also the parish church and the main street with quaint village shops and a few public houses worthy of a visit!

There are many circular walks detailed on the Herbert Woods website to be explored.

Interested in wildlife, fishing, photography or cycling perhaps? Read our blog on what there is to do and see at this time of year on the Norfolk Broads


Best of all worlds…

Head up to Coltishall on the River Bure. Not only will you find pubs, shops, and history in abundance, but you will find the Norfolk Mead Hotel. Call the hotel in advance to arrange an overnight mooring and enjoy their valentines day menu. You could also visit their spa to indulge in the ultimate relaxation with a loved one.



Prices are under £400 for 4 nights on Adventuring light between Friday 9th February and Monday 19th February including free fuel and a bottle of prosecco, what better way to spend some quality time together at an amazing price. To make a booking call the office on 0800 144 4472 quoting VALENTINES OFFER when booking or book online at using discount code VALOFF125

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