Is Wroxham Broad private?

Although the broad is privately owned you can navigate across it (no stopping) and can often see traditional sailing boats racing, particularly during the major Wroxham Week Regatta that is held in the last week of July.

Are dogs allowed on boats on the Norfolk Broads?

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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).

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How deep is the water on 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 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.

Are the Broads connected to the canals?

Most of these broads are connected by a system of rivers and canals giving a cruising area of about 125 miles with no locks.

Can you take a narrowboat on the Norfolk Broads?

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Boating holidays are available for self drive hire on a wide choice of narrowboats on the canals and Rivers Thames and Severn, cruisers on the Norfolk Broads and River Thames and both traditional and modern sailing yachts on the Norfolk Broads.

Are the Norfolk Broads manmade?

The broads are man-made waterways created by peat digging. The first written evidence of this dates back to the 12th century when much of east Norfolk had been cleared of its woodland for fuel and building materials. For the next 200 years peat digging was a major industry.

Which is the prettiest part of the Norfolk Broads?

Most popular with tourists in the spring and summer months, the unspoilt Norfolk village of Ranworth is home to one of the most beautiful of the broads.

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.

Which is the best area of 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.

Where can I moor in Wroxham?

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). There are also free moorings when available at the Norfolk Broads Direct and Barnes Brinkcraft hire boat yards.

Which is the largest broad in Norfolk?

The largest broads by size are Hickling Broad, Barton Broad and Oulton Broad.

How deep is the River Ant in Norfolk?

The usual range of the River Ant at Barton Broad is between 0.25m and 0.75m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began. The typical recent level of the River Ant at Barton Broad over the past 12 months has been between 0.25m and 0.63m.

Can you walk around the Norfolk Broads?

The Norfolk Broads is the perfect location for walking. With over 190 miles of footpaths and nature trails through gentle rolling countryside and quiet countryside lanes, Norfolk Broads walks have it all.