Can anyone hire a boat on the Norfolk Broads?

No, you don’t require a license to a hire a boat on the Norfolk Broads. You don’t need to have had any previous boating experience, either. Our team will provide you with all of the training you need to confidently navigate your cruiser.

How much is it to go on the Norfolk Broads?

£1345.00 HIRE CHARGE

This is the amount you pay to take over the boat for your chosen duration. It includes the provision of gas bottles for cooking, heating, refrigerator and hot water where appropriate.

Can anyone hire a boat on the Norfolk Broads? – Related Questions

Which is the prettiest part of the Norfolk Broads?

10 Sights on the Norfolk Broads you Won’t Want to Miss
  • How Hill. A real must see on your boating holiday is How Hill Trust.
  • Ranworth. A ‘must-see’ on any trip to the Norfolk Broads…
  • Thurne Mill.
  • Hickling Broad Nature Reserve.
  • Sunken Wherries on Surlingham Broad.
  • Norwich Cathedral.
  • Wroxham.

Can you swim in the Norfolk Broads?

When the weather is warm it can be very tempting to go for a swim in the Broads. This is potentially very dangerous without the benefit of support from an open water swimming organisation. The Broads Authority strongly advises against entering the water unless part of an organised event.

How can I explore the Norfolk Broads?

Norfolk Broads Boat Hire & Tours

Wroxham, the capital of the Broads, is a great place to start exploring the Broads by boat. Hire a canoe, kayak or paddle board and set off with a picnic and binoculars to spot the many different birds and animals you’ll encounter.

Where does the Norfolk Broads start and finish?

The Norfolk Broads consist of five long rivers. The Northern Broads run off the River Bure, plus its tributaries the Ant and the Thurne, which then flows out to the North Sea at Great Yarmouth.

Which is best North or South Norfolk Broads?

The north side of the Norfolk Broads has more villages, shops and boatyards. The northern side tends to be busier than the south, especially in peak times. The southern Broads are more tidal than the north & it is a lot quieter and more rural, with less competition for moorings.

Are there any locks on the Norfolk Broads?

The Broads have only one functioning lock remaining

The only remaining lock on the Broads is Mutford Lock This is situated between Oulton Broad and Lake Lothing in Lowestoft.

Is Wroxham worth visiting?

Wroxham is well worth a visit at any time of the year, although the boating takes place in the summer months. There is plenty of parking available, especially in the winter.

Do you have to pay for moorings on the Norfolk Broads?

The Broads Authority provides a network of free 24 hour moorings. Many more are available at places such as staithes, public houses and boatyards although these may charge a fee (moorings marked DP16 have been provided as part of a planning condition and charges may apply).

How much is a boat mooring on the Norfolk Broads?

Price: £256.00 per metre per annum. To navigate, press the arrow keys.

How much are moorings on Norfolk Broads?

Boats a minimum 20 feet in length up to 24 feet, in stern-on pens are charged at £51.50 per foot per annum and boats over 24 feet in length, in either stern-on or side-on pens, are charged at £55 per foot per annum – no VAT to pay! Dinghies stored ashore at £43.50 per foot per annum.

Are dogs allowed on boats on the Norfolk Broads?

Dog Friendly Boating Holidays at Norfolk Broads Direct

All of our boats are available for dog friendly boating holidays and dogs are permitted for a small charge per dog of £25 for weekend hire and £40 for week long hire (payable on arrival).

Where can you moor on the broads?

Where to moor on your first and last nights with Norfolk Broads Direct
  • Norfolk Broads Direct Boatyard (Free)
  • Wroxham Island (Free)
  • Salhouse Broad (£10 overnight, £5 day or £2 for an hour)
  • Horning: Perci’s Island, (£8 overnight, £4 day)
  • Horning Staithe (Free)

Can you moor on Wroxham Broad?

Mooring when Visiting Wroxham and Hoveton

There are free Broads Authority 24-hour moorings on the Coltishall side of Wroxham Bridge (some hire boats cannot pass under the bridge and using the bridge pilot – £15 fee – is compulsory).

How deep is Wroxham Broad?

Wroxham Broad has an area of 34.4 hectares (85 acres) and a mean depth of 1.3 metres. It lies to the west of the Bure, with two navigable openings between river and broad.