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Norfolk Broads Attractions

Choosing one of our Norfolk Broads holidays, or staying in one of our beautiful waterside cottages, gives you access to some incredible Norfolk Broads attractions.

If you need directions to any of these attractions, just take a look at our Map of the Broads.

Wroxham Barns

Enjoy a vast selection of Craft studios, local food, gifts and clothing. Visit the junior farm, and Piggy’s Play Sty soft play. With a children’s funfair, mini Adventure Golf Course and an award-winning restaurant.

Visit www.wroxhambarns.co.uk


Close to Wroxham you will find an award winning forest of wild family fun and adventure. Explore treehouses, zip wires, wooden bridges, boat trips and marsh walks. An amazing day to fuel your children’s imagination with storytelling and excitement.

Visit www.bewilderwood.co.uk

Cromer Pier

Historic Cromer Pier is home to the famous ‘Seaside Special’ summer show, the theatre also boasts a season of celebrity concerts and shows.

Visit www.cromer-pier.com

Fairhaven Woodland & Water Gardens

Set in amongst 130 acres of ancient woodland with over 3.5 miles of paths. Enjoy the tearoom and gift shop, participate in children’s nature trails or birdwatch from the hide.

Visit www.fairhavengarden.co.uk

Broadland Cycle Hire

Take in the local surroundings with a cycle ride around the picturesque Norfolk Broads and nearby villages. Hourly, daily and weekly hire available. Special offers available to Norfolk Broads Direct cottage guests.

Visit www.norfolkbroadscycling.co.uk

Bure Valley Railway

The Bure Valley Railway is Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge steam railway. Running between the ‘capital’ of the Broads, Wroxham, and the traditional market town of Aylsham, a trip on the steam train makes for a great day out for all the family.

Visit www.bvrw.co.uk


Situated in the centre of Wroxham, Roys is a unique shopping experience in the heart of the Norfolk Broads. Boasting everything from food to fashion, DIY to gardening, toys, housewares and electricals – you are sure to find something for everyone in this bustling village store.

Visit www.roys.co.uk

Wroxham Miniature Worlds

Wroxham Miniature Worlds is the largest indoor modelling attraction in the UK featuring some of the largest model railways in the world on permanent public display. Showcasing railways, slot car displays, a whole city made from those famous little bricks, model displays and a host of toys from across the decades, there is something for the whole family.

Visit www.wroxhamminiatureworlds.co.uk

Thrigby Hall

Beautiful Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, situated near Great Yarmouth, has a 250-year-old landscaped garden, a wide selection of Asian mammals including tigers and crocodiles, a children’s play area and cafe. With so much to see, it’s a great family day out.

Visit www.thrigbyhall.co.uk

Canoe the Broads

Discover the delights of Broadland’s quieter corners in a canoe; see things from a different angle and closer to nature. If you fancy a few hours away from your motor cruiser, you can hire canoes from a number of locations offering access to some of the most tranquil spots.

Visit www.canoethebroads.co.uk