The Norfolk Broads National Park is a favourite holiday spot, situated in the beautiful East Anglia. Formed by the ancient peat diggings it’s a popular choice for those that love the rural countryside, swampy woodlands and numerous waterways.
Cycle along riverside paths, visit the nature reserves or explore pretty villages and market towns that the Norfolk Broads has to offer. The Norfolk Broads is popular for those choosing a boating holiday. With approximately 125 miles of waterways which run alongside charming villages, pubs and historic market towns, you will be spoilt for choice.
If boating is not for you then there are plenty of self catering cottages and riverside homes catering for a short breaks or long stay. The area is ideal for cycling or walking with many paths, woodlands and spectacular golden beaches.
The nearby historic City of Norwich is well worth exploring and is the most complete medieval City in Britain. With its network of winding streets and historic buildings it boasts two Cathedrals, two shopping malls and a number of museums. Norwich has a program of festivals throughout the year celebrating everything from food, beer, music and literature giving the City that cosmopolitan feel.
The history of King's Lynn is celebrated throughout the town. It has an extensive shopping area and holds bustling markets. Much of King’s Lynn stands in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the West Norfolk coastline being a haven to reed beds, sand dunes and clear horizons. Boat trips are available from several points along the coast and bicycles can be hired. The newly formed Norfolk coast Cycleway is popular with cyclists and runs from King’s Lynn to Cromer.
Great Yarmouth offers a traditional seaside holiday and is situated close to the Norfolk Broads. It is home to over 15 miles of golden sandy beaches, cliffs and sand dunes. There are plenty of day time attractions and a host of things to entertain you during the evenings. The pretty villages in and around Great Yarmouth are set in coastal and rural surroundings and popular holiday spots include Hopton, Hemsby and Winterton-on-Sea.