Boating Weekends on the Norfolk Broads are the ideal way to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The Norfolk Broads are a popular boating destination within the UK. This is perhaps due to the fabulous scenery, peaceful villages and friendly locals.
There are many routes that can be taken in and around the waterways of Norfolk, and for those planning Boating Weekends on the Norfolk Broads will find that many of these routes can be easily navigated within just a few days.
The River Thurne is one such waterway that has something to offer those looking to sightsee and relax. There is a medieval bridge that crosses the River at the village of Potter Heigham. This bridge dates back to the 13th century and is a lovely photo opportunity. The village also has many bungalows that line the banks of the river making it one of the prettiest places to visit.
The River Bure is also lined with villages such as Coltishall and Horning, both dating back centuries and steeped in history. Along the banks of the River Bure you will also find nature reserves and plenty of towns offering souvenir shops, cafes and tea rooms.
For those who want their Boating Weekends on the Norfolk Broads to be a little livelier, it is possible to navigate your boat through Norwich. Again there is plenty of history in the area, but there are also clubs and lively nightlife for those looking for something a bit extra from their weekend away.
Another area known for its lively atmosphere is the seaside town of Great Yarmouth. Boating Weekends on the Norfolk Broads can bring you through this popular resort town which is an ideal mooring place for those who have children as there are plenty of activities to keep them entertained from the beach to the amusement arcades.