Norfolk Broads

Norfolk Broads

A peaceful national park full of charm and picturesque landscapes. With 125 miles of waterways set in the stunning countryside, it’s the perfect setting to explore Britain’s native wildlife.


• The Broads are divided into two sections – The Northern Broads consists of 7 rivers and is generally busier with tourists. The Southern Broads consists of 5 rivers and is calmer, more peaceful and less busy.

• Did you know? The Norfolk Broads has more miles of waterways than both Venice and Amsterdam. They’re also manmade – the result of peat holes that flooded back in the 14th century.

• The Broads are home to a quarter of the rarest wildlife in the UK. It’s the perfect place to catch a glimpse of proud herons, colourful kingfishers and the snappy hawker dragonfly.

The best and most adventurous way to explore the Broads is by boat, making them perfect for boating holidays. Rent a sailing boat or motor boat to cruise through the waterways and discover a home away from home.

• Enjoy the Broad’s expansive marshes and lush woodlands on one of the many walking and cycling trails. There’s a route to suit all ages and stamina!

• You’ll find an exciting array of market towns and villages for a pleasurable day of exploring. Visit the Museum of the Broads, Cathedral of the Broads or the world’s largest village store.

• The journey from London to Norfolk Broads takes around 2 hours 40 minutes by train.