Hire Picnic Boats on the Norfolk Broads

Take a day and explore the Norfolk Broads at your leisure, aboard one of our picnic boats. All of our picnic boats seat a maximum of 10 people and include a single gas hob ideal for making teas and coffees, fridge, sink and toilet.

All picnic boats come equipped with the following items: mugs, glasses, plates, bowls, cutlery, kettle, tin opener, corkscrew, chopping board and kitchen knife.

Prior to departing, you will be provided with a tutorial and safety briefing by one of our staff, life jackets for all passengers, a full tank of fuel and a map of the Norfolk Broads.

Book online or call 0800 144 4472

Herbert Woods reserves the right to charge a £200 damage deposit in addition to the hire charge, this will be refunded on your return, provided that the boat is left in clean condition and without damage or loss of equipment. 

Please Note. There must be at least two adults on board the boat at all times. 



Bookings cannot be made online on the day, please call us for availability. Half-days may be available on the day. Please call us for availability.


Picnic Boats


  • Forward sundeck
  • Split sliding canopy
  • Warm air heating
  • WC
  • Radio/CD
  • Pet friendly (max 2)

1st March - 25th May

1st Oct - 31st Oct

5th Jun - 30th Jun

5th Sept - 30th Sept 

26th May - 4th June

1st July - 4th Sept 

Monday - Friday
9am - 5pm  £180  £200  £240
1pm - 5pm  £100  £110


Saturday & Sunday

9am - 5pm  £180  £200  £240
1pm - 5pm  £100  £110  £130
Advanced Bookings can only be made for a full day. A £50.00 non-refundable deposit is required to book. (max 2 transfers)



 1st November - 23rd December
3rd January - 28th February

Monday - Friday
9am - 4pm  £180
12pm - 4pm


Advanced Bookings can only be made for a full day (9am - 4pm). Subject to availability and weather conditions at time of hire. Picnic Boats are not available over the Christmas period, 24th December - 2nd January.
 ***Weekday discount excludes bank holidays. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

© Herbert Woods LLP. Company Registration Number: OC352044. VAT Registration Number: 997 3363 63.

Registered Office: , Bridge Road, Potter Heigham, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 5JF. Telephone Number: 0800 144 4472.