Can you take a narrowboat on the Norfolk Broads?

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 many hire boats are there on the Norfolk Broads?

Choose from over 600 Norfolk Broads hire boats from eight locations across the Northern and Southern Broads. With hire boats to suit every budget and party size, you are sure to find your perfect Norfolk Broads boating holiday.

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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.

What is the best part of the Norfolk Broads?

We asked our Facebook fans what their top towns and villages on the Norfolk Broads are and the top places were:
  • Horning.
  • Wroxham.
  • Ludham.
  • Ranworth.
  • Coltishall.
  • Beccles.
  • Reedham.

How many boats does Herbert Woods have?

Herbert Woods is the largest independent hire boat marina on the Broads operating over 120 cruisers with a 50 strong workforce who are dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and making sure your Norfolk Broads adventure is one that will be remembered for years to come.

How deep are the Norfolk Broads?

The total area of the Broads is 303sq km (117 sq miles) and is made up of 7 rivers and 63 Broads, most of which are less than 4m deep.

Can you moor anywhere on the Norfolk Broads?

Can we moor anywhere? You are welcome to sensibly moor anywhere unless stated “No Mooring”. There are many places that you can moor free of charge; however there are also places where there is a charge for mooring, such as the yacht stations at Norwich and Great Yarmouth where facilities are available.

How much does it cost to moor a boat on the Norfolk Broads?

Natural moorings in the heart of The 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!

Are jet skis allowed on the Norfolk Broads?

You can enjoy a wide range of water activities on the Broads but some are not appropriate for this untamed area. Jet-skiing, kite-surfing and the use of towed inflatables like ringos are not allowed on the water controlled by the Broads Authority while open water swimming is .

Can you sail on the Norfolk Broads at night?

Evenings and nights on the Broads are the best times as we have peace and the sounds of nature.

How do you moor up on the Norfolk Broads?

Are the Norfolk Broads busy in September?

i found september over the past few years to be still busy , as said kids have have gone back school , but the weather is great and can still be hot ,but mooring should’nt be a problem .

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.

Can you pre book moorings on Norfolk Broads?

This is the only pub where you can pre-book a (stern on) mooring with your meal. We would definitely recommend you do this in advance at peak times. A few minute’s cruise brings you to the Ferry Inn, where there are side on moorings. There may be a charge for these in peak season.