Summer Holidays boating on the Norfolk Broads

Enjoy a relaxed retreat on a Norfolk Broads boating holiday with family and friends. The southern waterways are especially suited to boating novices looking for a classic Great British holiday and a relaxed introduction to boating on the UK inland waterways. The southern rivers include the River’s Waveney, Chet and Yare; all of which offer picturesque scenery and a choice of traditional riverside pubs and restaurants.

A selection of pretty Norfolk and Suffolk villages are waiting to be explored on a boating holiday on the Norfolk Broads, such as Loddon, Somerleyton and Reedham. Moor up and explore Somerleyton Hall & Gardens, an impressive Tudor-Jacobean stately home whose rooms and gardens are open to the public. Somerleyton offers a host of attractions including pony trekking through the pretty countryside, nine hole golf course, adventure playground and a selection of interesting walks.

Hire boat from Brundall moored at 'The Swan Inn'
Hire boat from Brundall moored at ‘The Swan Inn’

Well worth a visit by boat is Lowestoft, a traditional British seaside resort home to a selection of sandy beaches and the historic Claremont Pier, which has also just launched a new skating rink. Just 3 miles south of Lowestoft is ‘Africa Live’, which is ideal for a family day out.

Cruise your hire boat onto the River Waveney to explore the scenery just south of Great Yarmouth. Endless skies and a variety of wildlife can be spotted on the tranquil winding rivers, allowing your party to relax and enjoy the slow pace on your hire boat. Cruise to Burgh Castle, part of a string of forts known as the ‘Saxon Shore’, the area is a perfect mooring spot offering panoramic views over Breydon Water.

Norwich city offers a cultural day out, being one of the most complete medieval cities in Britain. Norwich offers something to suit everyone’s taste, home to a couple of shopping centres, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, and various cafes and restaurants. Visit the landmark millennium building in Norwich, ‘The Forum’, which offers free entry to a selection of arts and crafts, activity days, galleries and exhibitions. Take a break and enjoy tea at Jarrods, a family run department store since 1823, boasting a selection of independent brands and restaurants.

From Brundall marina you can currently enjoy savings of up to £200.00 off summer boating holidays on selected boats. Book a 7 night holiday throughout June until the 20th July 2013 and save £200.00 off a week’s boating on the Broads, or for a weekend getaway enjoy savings of £100.00 off short breaks.

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