The Norfolk Broads National Park is one of the most popular destinations for UK boating and cottage holidays and it’s not difficult to see why. With great food, exciting attractions and stunning scenery, it’s no surprise that people come back year after year. We’ve put together some facts and tips about the Norfolk Broads to help you get the best out of your next Broads holiday.
The Norfolk Broads haven’t always been part of the Norfolk landscape, learn about how the Broads came to be the Broads National Park.
There are some great locations across the Broads for fishing and a good variety of fish. Read our advice about fishing on the Broads.
We’re lucky to have some picturesque Broads walking trails in Norfolk, some accessible only by boat and many are accessible to all.
Hiring a bike on the Norfolk Broads is a great way to get around and enjoy some quality time. Read our advice on cycle hire on the Broads.
There are plenty of things to keep you entertained on the Norfolk Broads. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite attractions.
The Norfolk Broads are home to some of the rarest species in the United Kingdom. Read our Nature Blog to find our more about the many inhabitants.
There's plenty for kids to do on the Norfolk Broads. Why not take a look at our kids activity pages and see if you can complete our puzzles?
Our collection of Norfolk Broads photography. How many of the landscapes and cruisers do you recognise from your Broads holidays?
The Norfolk Broads has been part of the family of National Parks since 1989. Although it has the National Park status, the Broads are governed by the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads Act 1988. The Act ensures that this beautiful collection of navigable waterways is protected, not only so that the Broads can be enjoyed by all, but also to ensure the conservation of the natural area.
Norfolk Broads Direct is committed to sustainable tourism and ensuring that we do all we can to preserve the Broads for many years to come. We have been offering Norfolk Broads holidays since 1878 and we’re proud to be able to share the Broads with so many UK holiday makers each year, as we have for almost 140 years.