Sailing on The Broads

The Broads, Norfolk

The Norfolk Broads offer endless miles of lock-free cruising on shallow lakes and rivers.

Read more … Close ×

Is there a better way to wile away a week than by quietly sluicing your way through The Broads on a sailing boat?

If peace and tranquility are your thing, and you have a yen for areas of natural untouched beauty, the answer is a hearty, seafaring ‘no’.

The waterways of the Norfolk Broads offer endless miles of lock-free cruising on shallow lakes and rivers, making them perfect for first time sailors. A week on board means slowing down to the rhythms of the tides and charting a holiday course to match your rested heartbeat.

You can fill in your days by simply watching the huge variety of wildlife float past. Be it a bird or a butterfly, you won’t wait long. Or, instead, jump ship and visit the market towns and traditional boat building villages that line the banks.

Add access to nature reserves, micro-breweries, historic churches, panoramic views, cathedral cities, woodlands, marshes and some of the freshest, tastiest local produce in the UK and you have an experience that is more than a holiday.

It’s a glimpse into a whole new way of life. And once you’ve had a taste, you’ll keep coming back for more and more.

For more local tourist information:

Show me more like this:

Close

Customer survey …

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website.

It should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Please click here to be taken to the survey

Close

To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a new account