Over 125 miles of waterways make up the National Park, so it will come as no surprise that the best way to truly experience the magic of the Broads is from the water. Boating on the Broads is as popular today as it has ever been and we have a fantastic range of boat hire & water sport options available to help you discover the Broads in just a few hours.
Take a day and cruise the Broads in style aboard our picnic boats, explore the hidden backwaters in a Canadian canoe or be at one with nature on a guided paddleboard adventure. No previous experience is necessary as all our boat hire options include a tutorial and safety briefing from one of our team. You will also be given a map of the Broads, dry bags where applicable and life jackets for all passengers.
Located just a 30 minute drive from Norwich and with ample parking our Potter Heigham boat yard is the ideal place to start your day out on the Broads call 0800 144 4472 or come and see us to begin your Norfolk Broads adventure.
If you are short on time our day boats are a great way to get out on the water. They’re easy to drive and available to hire by the hour. Each day boat seats up to 8 people.
Take a day and cruise the Broads at your leisure. Our picnic boats are perfect for a day out on the Broads. Each picnic boat seats up to 10 people and is equipped with everything you might need for your picnic.
Spend the day cruising the Broads in style on board the oldest Herbert Woods hire boat afloat,sit back and relax whilst our skipper navigates Spark of Light along the rivers and Broads of the National Park
Explore the tributaries and back waters that cannot be accessed by motor boat in one of our Canadian canoes or Kayaks. Available to hire for a full or half day.
Experience the beauty of the Broads National Park from a different perspective with a guided stand up paddleboard or kayak adventure to Hickling Broad, Heigham Sound and Horsey Mere.
If time isn’t an issue why not enjoy the Broads for longer with a Norfolk Broads boating holiday. Our fleet of 125 self-drive cruisers are perfect for a family holiday or short break.