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Norfolk Broads Trip May 2019

Published on May 14, 2019 By Waterways Holidays

Dawn, Heather & Zoe from Waterways Holidays were lucky enough to be invited for a weekend’s boating on the Norfolk Broads on the beautiful cruiser ‘Supreme Light’ from our Potter Heigham base. Here’s what they got up to: On Friday morning we set off nice and early from Surrey and had a fairly good journey […]

The Southern Broads

Published on February 22, 2019 By Waterways Holidays

For regular boaters on the Broads who tend to stick to the Northern Broads between Wroxham and Potter Heigham, Acle and Great Yarmouth; there is a whole new world awaiting your discovery in the South. Why not take out one of the fabulous boats from our new base at Burgh St. Peter, near Oulton Broad […]

Norfolk Broads FAQs

Published on February 7, 2019 By Waterways Holidays

We thought it would be useful to put together some of our most frequently asked questions for those of you considering a boating holiday on the Norfolk Broads! 1. Do I need previous experience?   No previous experience is necessary as full training will be given on arrival. 2. How many people do the boats sleep?   Our cruisers sleep between 2 and 12 people. 3. Can I take […]

Top Norfolk Broads Landmarks

Published on January 17, 2019 By Waterways Holidays

The Norfolk Broads is an extremely popular holiday destination. Regular visitors to the Broads will already know of the iconic landmarks to look out for. Here’s a list for those of you who are visiting, or plan to visit the Norfolk Broads this year: St Benet’s Abbey- Located on the banks of the River Bure […]

Norfolk Broads Autumn Boat Hire

Published on October 3, 2018 By Waterways Holidays

Many people tend to associate boating holidays on the Norfolk Broads with the summer holidays, a bustling place of excitement filled with families enjoying their time together. Autumn however, tends to be overlooked as the time to go for a boating holiday, when in actual fact, it’s an ideal time to go. With the leaves […]

Cosy couples boating breaks

Published on October 12, 2017 By Waterways Holidays

Autumn is not only a great time for families but for couples to get away too. We have a selection of cosy two-berth narrowboats, some featuring solid-fuel stoves on the UK canals and a selection of two-berth cruisers on the Norfolk Broads. So whether you prefer the meandering canals or the wide open waters of […]

Electric cruisers available to hire on the Norfolk Broads

Published on July 20, 2017 By Waterways Holidays

We are proud to announce the arrival of another super quiet, environmentally-friendly motor cruiser on the Norfolk Broads, located at Horning. ‘Silent Emblem’ is fitted with an electric motor, providing around 5 hours of quiet cruising or running time. There’s no need to plug in to recharge the batteries, the generator cuts in automatically so […]

Easter Holidays on the UK waterways

Published on March 28, 2017 By Waterways Holidays

The Easter holidays are the perfect time for a break away with the family. There are lots of events and activities within reach of the UK canals, making it an interesting holiday for children of all ages. On the Norfolk Broads a boating holiday offers lock-free cruising, with plenty of villages to explore. We’ve had […]

Hire a boat and cruise the Norfolk Broads in style in one of our new additions

Published on January 13, 2017 By Waterways Holidays

We are delighted to announce the arrival of two new cruisers to our fleet, available for hire in 2017. These two cruisers are rather different from one another, one is brand new and the other is a Norfolk Broads 1920s classic cruiser. ‘Spark of Light’ offers experienced boaters a holiday of nostalgic cruising on the […]

Norfolk Broads- 10 reasons to hire a boat on the Broads

Published on October 6, 2016 By Waterways Holidays

The Norfolk Broads is the perfect destination for your next holiday. Known as ‘Britain’s magical waterland’, the Broads offers 125 miles of navigable waterways, and of course, the best way to discover it all is by boat! With picturesque towns and villages, waterside pubs and plenty of visitor attractions, the Broads is just waiting to […]