Staycation on the Broads

Over the last two years the tourism industry has undergone a massive transformations, with numerous changes in how, where and why we choose to travel. Although international trips may not be on the cards for many of us right now, taking a staycation is the perfect way to enjoy travel without leaving the comfort and security of our own countries.

Well what better way to enjoy the hidden wonders of your own country than from a boat on the Norfolk Broads, Britain’s largest protected wetland.

Take to the water to discover our unique waterways, and soak up the history and wildlife afloat or on land on your very own Broads boating holiday. This rich tapestry of landscape, water and wildlife has been woven together by people over a number of centuries. The Broads are in fact man-made. Managing them today still depends on an interconnected relationship between people and nature. From the reed cutters, grazing ponies and farmers, through to rare dragonflies, birds and aquatic flora and fauna; all life here is deeply intertwined.

You can reach the Broads from London in just two hours by rail or road or by Norwich airport for international travellers. There are good rail and bus links once you arrive.

A Boating Holiday on the Norfolk Broads is the only way to truly experience the beauty of the Broads National Park. You are at the helm so there is no need to rush, take your time to admire the pretty riverside villages of Horning, Ranworth and Coltishall. Spot otters and Kingfishers along the River Ant or venture along the River Bure to the traditional seaside town of Great Yarmouth. Don’t worry if you are short on time the Broads can easily be explored in a day on board a Day Boat or Canoe. With a wide range of cruisers available sleeping from 2 to 12, family and friends can choose from days, weeks or weekends away on the Norfolk Broads for less than the price of a hotel stay.

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