Want to try something different for your holidays this year? If you do then the family boating holidays on the broads are something that everyone will love. Young or old you can get so much out of a holiday on the waterways and you can even bring the dog with you, so all the family can get away and enjoy some time out on the rivers and canals of the Norfolk Broads.
If you have never been on a boating holiday before then the Norfolk broads is the ideal place to come away as there are miles and miles of waterways and no locks to have to worry about. You can choose from a wide range of boats for hire throughout the broads and there are various boatyards offering some fantastic deals and offers for long weekends, short breaks and main holidays. Below you will find some more information about the key areas where you can start your boating holidays and get further information about the Norfolk Broads Boat Hire from all these areas.
Acle – Norfolk Broads
Acle is a great place to start your break and a lovely area of the Norfolk Broads. Acle itself is actually a market town and is on the edge of the River Bure and this river provides you with a tranquil and very beautiful landscape with marshlands and countryside all around you. You will be able to easily access many areas to the North and South of the broads from this starting point and this includes heading to Great Yarmouth, Wroxham and even Norwich. There are a wide range of boats for hire at Acle sleeping two to ten people and prices start at just £275.00 for a week’s boating and this is a perfect place to take your family boating holidays on the broads.
Beccles & Oulton Broad
The River Waveney is the starting point for your boating holiday from this region and you will find there are loads of sights and attractions to take in along the way. The South of the broads is charming and you have plenty of places to head to and this includes Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Acle, Hickling and many more. You will find a wide range of river boats for hire in this region and some great value breaks and deals.
Brundall – Norfolk Broads
Brundall is on the banks of the River Yare and within easy reach of Norwich and Great Yarmouth. There are a range of options from long holidays taking you to a variety of other areas such as Wroxham, Horning or Hickling, or if you are only away for a few days there are some lovely areas to explore closer to the boatyard. When you set off you will find a range of places to discover along the way and this includes nature reserves such as the RSPB Strumpshaw Fen and market towns, museums and places to explore. There are nearly 50 boats to choose from and these can sleep anywhere from two through to twelve people. Find out more about the Brundall Boat Hire here.
Wroxham and Horning
Possibly the most famous of all the boating areas is Wroxham & Horning. Wroxham is well known as the capital of the Norfolk Broads and from here you can take your pick from a massive range of routes to follow. Wroxham itself is a busy little town and provides you with a choice of boatyards to choose from and some easy cruising to a range of sights and attractions along the way. Horning is a lovely little village offering a quiet choice for your boating holiday along tranquil waters to areas such as How Hill and Potter Heigham. In both of these locations you have well over 120 boats to choose from and sleeping varying numbers right up to twelve people. You can find out more about these and the other areas from here >> family boating holidays on the broads.
When you choose to go away on a family boating holiday the hardest aspect of the holiday will be choosing the area to enjoy your boating holiday from. If you want to see where the areas are then take a look at the map below as this will highlight the locations where you can start your holiday from.