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from£540
Starts Friday, Saturday, Monday & Tuesday

Fair Duchess

A spacious craft offering ideal cruising for a family, with all the accommodation on one level, allowing for ease of mobility. The saloon and wheelhouse benefit from a split sliding canopy offering outdoor living and dining. For added flexibility, the settee in the saloon converts to a double berth. 2 cabins: Rear double or two single berths, central double berth. Both cabins enjoy their own shower rooms with toilet.

  • Forward steering position
  • Split sliding canopy
  • Single level throughout
  • Easy stern access  
  • Shore power
  • Microwave
  • TV and DVD player
  • 2 shower rooms, 1 en-suite with electric flush toilets
  • 240 volt power from invertor

Floor Plan

Floorplan for Fair Duchess

Bridge information:

Passes under all bridges at suitable tides. Cruiser height when prepared for passage under bridges: 6ft 10in (2m 08cm)

Dimensions

L: 35ft (10.67m) B: 12ft (3.66m)

Berths

3 doubles or 2 doubles & 2 singles made up from: 1 double or 2 singles in rear cabin, 1 double in centre cabin & 1 convertible double in saloon

Pricing

 

2018 Holiday Dates Week Short Break
Jan 05 – May 09 £760 £540
May 10 – May 23 £975 £680
May 24 – May 30 £1240 £870
May 31 – Jun 06 £1105 £780
Jun 07 – Jun 20 £1190 £830
Jun 21 – Jul 18 £1240 £870
Jul 19 – Aug 22 £1390 £975
Aug 23 – Aug 29 £1240 £870
Aug 30 – Sep 19 £1045 £730
Sep 20 – Dec 19 £760 £540
Dec 20 – Jan 04 £975 £680
Fuel Deposit
Damage Waiver
£100
£40
£50
£40

 

2019 Holiday Dates Week Short Break
Jan 04 – May 08 £780 £555
May 9 – May 22 £1000 £695
May 23 – May 29 £1270 £890
May 30 – Jun 05 £1135 £800
Jun 06 – Jun 19 £1220 £850
Jun 20 – Jul 17 £1270 £890
Jul 18 – Aug 21 £1425 £1000
Aug 22 – Aug 28 £1270 £890
Aug 29 – Sep 18 £1070 £750
Sep 19 – Dec 18 £780 £555
Dec 19 – Jan 01 £1000 £695
Fuel Deposit
Damage Waiver
£100
£45
£50
£45

Fair Duchess 1 start days: Monday and Friday 

Fair Duchess 2 start days: Tuesday and Saturday 

How to book

Select your holiday cruiser or waterside holiday home

The first step to your holiday on the Norfolk Broads is to select the right type of cruiser or holiday home to suit you and your parties requirements. You can do this either online, by using our brochure or you can telephone us on 01603 782207 and speak to a member of our booking team who will be happy to help you make the right choice.

Check availability

Check if your chosen holiday is available for your preferred dates. You can either check availability online or by enquiring directly with us via email or by telephone on 01603 782207. Boating holidays can start on either a Monday, Tuesday, Friday or Saturday and holiday home breaks can start on either Tuesdays or Saturdays.

Book online or via the telephone

Bookings can be made online or over the telephone. If you prefer to book online select the Book Now option and you will be taken through a short process to secure your holiday. Alternatively to book by telephone, call us on 01603 782207 and one of our reception team will be delighted to book your Norfolk Broads holiday for you.

Optional Extras

Norfolk Broads Direct offer an array of extras which have been put together to complement your stay, helping to make it the perfect break. Why not take advantage of those little touches to make your stay perfect? You will now find on-board all of our Cruisers two towels per person. If you would like to take advantage of our extras please ask when making your booking with our reception team, 01603 782207 or email on info@broads.co.uk quoting your booking reference number.Payment for your optional extras is due on your arrival.

Payable on arrival Per week Short break
Rowing Dinghy

(available 16th March to 31st Octobe

advance booking essential )

£50 £35
Sailing Dinghy

(available 16th March to 31st October

advance booking essential)

£60 £40
Additional car parking outside

(advance booking advised)

£20 £10
Undercover parking

(advance booking advised)

£25 £15
Pets (each,

max 2 per cruiser)

£40 £25

 

Dog life jacket

Please request in advance stating size of dog (A refundable deposit of £20 is payable on arrival)

Please note that all optional extras are subject to availability.

 

Payment & Deposits

If you are booking online our secure payment gateway is via SagePay. Bookings made via the telephone

can be paid for by debit or credit card (We do not accept American Express or Diners Club cards).

Holiday deposits

The initial payments for all Norfolk Broads Direct holidays are as follows:

Holiday Cost Deposit
Up to £300 £105
£301 – £500 £125
£501 – £750 £150
£751- £900 £170
£901 – £1400 £180
£1401 – £1900 £225
£1901 – £2500 £275
Over £2501 £325

 

The full balance then becomes due 70 days before your holiday start date.

Please be aware that at certain times we will offer the opportunity to pay a low, non-refundable deposit of £25 per week as an early booking incentive. The balance of the deposit, see above, will then be due on or before the 1st February of the year of travel.

Payment of Balance

Please note that the balance of hire terms, damage waiver / security deposit and fuel deposit should be paid 70 days in advance of your holiday start date unless otherwise stated on the booking confirmation. Receipts are issued to all customers.

Please Note: Due to changes in financial regulations we are no longer able to offer personal insurance cover.

Read more about our Payment Terms and Conditions in the tab above.

If you have already visited the Broads, Britain’s magical waterland, we know that you will want to return again and again!

We always love welcoming you back to the Broads and Norfolk Broads Direct. We are therefore delighted to operate a Returning Customer Loyalty Scheme. Every time that you take a holiday with us you will receive a Unique Voucher Code entitling you a 5% discount off the hire terms of your next holiday (see T’s & C’s below). Please remember to have your loyalty voucher to hand when booking your next Norfolk Broads Direct boating or cottage holiday. Bookings can be made either online or by telephone on 01603 782207.

Here at Norfolk Broads Direct our policy of continuous development and investment in our Faircraft Loynes Fleet and our waterside holiday homes gives you the assurance that you can holiday with us again and again in complete confidence. There really is no better seal of approval than to see the happy faces of returning customers year after year!

Our team of friendly reception staff are here waiting to answer any questions that you may have about your next Norfolk Broads Direct holiday, please call us on 01603 782207.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the Norfolk Broads!

Returning Customer Loyalty Scheme Terms and Conditions

  • Has a unique code that is only valid for the named customer on the voucher, it is non-transferable
  • Can only be redeemed once
  • Only one voucher can be used per holiday
  • Is valid for holidays taken between 1st April 2018 and 31st October 2020
  • Is only valid for holiday bookings made directly with Norfolk Broads Direct Limited
  • If the booking is cancelled the voucher code will not be reissued
  • There is no cash alternative
  • Voucher is valid for our Norfolk Broads boat hire or Norfolk Broads cottage holidays