Norfolk Broads Holidays
Hoseasons offer a wide choice of boats for your Norfolk Broads holiday from locations all over the Broads.
Norfolk Broads Tide Tables
An interesting site with a section on the Norfolk Broads including maps, photographs and a very useful tide calculator.
Tide predictions for Gorleston Bar with time differences for various locations across the Broads provided by the Broads Authority.
Norfolk Broads Forums
This is the place to discuss issues about the Broads, holidays on the Broads, amenities, gripes, complaints. Or just somewhere to find others interested in the Norfolk area.
Discussions about The Norfolk Broads, Anything related to The Norfolk Broads.
The Merchant Navy Association Boat Club (MNABC) website including information on their WaterWatch Safety & Surveillance Initiative.
Broads Facebook Groups
Part of the Norfolk Broads Network along with the NBN Forum above.
Photos and chat relating to the Broads
Love the Norfolk Broads are a group of people who love the Norfolk Broads, share pictures, comments and questions.
A Broads guide with lots of information for Broads navigators. Including bridge heights, distance chart and a list of BA official moorings.
Broadland Memories is an archive dedicated to preserving images and personal memories of life and leisure on the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads throughout the 20th century.
Online guided tours showing you where to go, what to see and do in Norfolk. Tourist Information includes the Norfolk Coast, Norfolk Broads and Norwich.
Home of the Captain’s Blog. The original, impartial boat review and Norfolk Broads boating Blog
The Norfolk Broads most popular boating channel. More, as it happens!
An interesting personal web site with a waterways theme.
The Broadland ImageBank is an archive of photographs, both contemporary and historical, covering as many aspects of the Norfolk Broads as possible.
Information relating to Horning. Also a comprehensive database of over 8,500 boats seen by the author on the Norfolk Broads during the last 30 years.
Thurne Bungalows Management Company Limited (TBMC) – information relating to buying, selling and owning a riverside plot or bungalow on the River Thurne.
The Museum of the Broads is a registered charity which aims to bring the history of the Broads alive for locals and visitors to Norfolk. It is open to the public throughout the summer.
The Southern Comfort is a double-decker paddle boat purpose built for the Broads with a capacity of 100 passengers for public trips or private hire. Sailing from Horning.
Built on the abandoned track bed of the historic East Norfolk Railway’s Wroxham to Aylsham line, the 15″ gauge Bure Valley Railway is fast becoming one of Norfolk’s most popular tourist attractions.
Under Sail on the Broads
Greenbook.org.uk, the online Information Exchange of the Norfolk and Suffolk Boating Association (NSBA), containing information for all Broads users, Power or Sail.
Home of the Norfolk Wherry Trust with articles on Albion and the trust, with details of how you can charter her for a day or a week.
Wherry Yacht Charter have three Wherries available. Olive, Norada and Hathor, built for Ethel and Helen Colman, of mustard fame, daughters of Jeremiah J Colman.
Wherry Maud Trust is a registered charity. The trust objectives are to preserve, maintain and operate the Wherry Maud for the benefit of the public.
Based in Ludham, in the heart of East Anglia they provide a unique service through the maintenance and rental of historic boats, both to private hirers and to school/youth groups. The fleet has a long and interesting history, each of the boats were built by the Hunter family, many being over 60 years old.
The official web site of the River Cruiser Class, the organisation for owners of traditional cabin yachts, indigenous to the Norfolk Broads
The Regatta is held each year on August Bank Holiday Monday.
Formed in 1937 by amalgamating several established clubs, Norfolk Broads Yacht Club is based at Wroxham Broad.
Broads Conservation and Environment
The only voluntary organisation dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the Broads area and the preservation of all aspects of its traditional working and recreational life.
Norfolk Wildlife Trust works for the protection and enhancement of Norfolk’s wildlife and wild places.
Established in 1963 as the Norfolk Windmills Trust. The Trust is responsible for twenty mills within the county. The site contains information on the mills and also suggested routes by road to view them.
Here you can find information regarding the maintenance and improvement of the flood defences on the Broads.
Steve Silk`s Blog on the Wherrymans Way and the wider Broads scene.
A 35-mile recreational route following the course of the River Yare between Norwich and Great Yarmouth.
A guide to Great Yarmouth with all sorts of information, including a brief history of the area.
An unofficial guide to Norwich with Phototours, History and a guide to the area’s Attractions.
Literature, Art and Photography
Mike’s photo library contains about 90,000 images many of which are aerial photos taken over the period from 1980 to present day. Items covered are the beautiful Norfolk coastline, coastal erosion, major developments, historical changes, towns, villages, The Broads and various landscapes throughout East Anglia.
Arthur Ransome’s “Swallows and Amazons” series of books, and other works, are known all over the world. This Web site aims to provide information on Arthur Ransome’s books, his life, the locations and identities featured in his writings, and other Ransome-related information.
For over 40 years David Dane has been painting atmospheric and ethereal depictions of the Norfolk Broads.
The Home page of John Stringer featuring early monochrome photographs of the Norfolk Broads by Dr. P.H. Emerson.
Information including photographs of Broads cruisers of the 50’s and 60’s.
A site for owners of and those interested in the Hampton Safari and it’s history.
Churches of the Broads
Norfolk Archaeological Trust’s St Benet’s Abbey website, including lots of practical information and historical facts.
St Helen’s church, sometimes called the ‘Cathedral of the Broads.
CTOB privides a spiritual resource for the Norfolk Broads
Other Waterways and Canals
George’s: Canal Boating in the U.K. and Europe (with some North American information) Being an introduction for those unfamiliar with the pleasures of canal and waterway cruising.
The official guide to canals, rivers and lakes in the UK.
Founded in 1946 – over 50 years of successful campaigning for the Inland Waterways of Great Britain
An interesting site with comprehensive information on the canal scene including its history and culture.
An online magazine dedicated to Britain’s historic canals and waterways.