Links

Norfolk Broads Holidays

Hoseasons Boating Holidays (Affiliate Link)

Hoseasons offer a wide choice of boats for your Norfolk Broads holiday from locations all over the Broads.

Cottages4you (Affiliate Link)

Cottages4you have a large number of cottages available in Norfolk both in rural and waterside locations.

Norfolk Broads Tide Tables

ShoreBase

An interesting site with a section on the Norfolk Broads including maps, photographs and a very useful tide calculator.

Broads Authority Tide Tables

Tide predictions for Gorleston Bar with time differences for various locations across the Broads provided by the Broads Authority.

Norfolk Broads Forums

The Norfolk Broads Forum

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.

TheNorfolkBroads.Net

Discussions about The Norfolk Broads, Anything related to The Norfolk Broads.

Broads Facebook Groups

Norfolk Broads Network (NBN)

Part of the Norfolk Broads Network along with the NBN Forum above.

Broads Photographs

Photos and chat relating to the Broads

Love The Norfolk Broads

Love the Norfolk Broads are a group of people who love the Norfolk Broads, share pictures, comments and questions.

Broads Websites

My Norfolk Broads Boating Guide

A Broads guide with lots of information for Broads navigators. Including bridge heights, distance chart and a list of BA official moorings.

Broadland Memories

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.

Tour Norfolk

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.

Norfolk Broads – LIVE

Home of the Captain’s Blog. The original, impartial boat review and Norfolk Broads boating Blog

The Captain’s Blog – YouTube

The Norfolk Broads most popular boating channel. More, as it happens!

Dan’s Boating Pages

An interesting personal web site with a waterways theme.

The Broadland ImageBank

The Broadland ImageBank is an archive of photographs, both contemporary and historical, covering as many aspects of the Norfolk Broads as possible.

horning.org.uk

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

Thurne Bungalows Management Company Limited (TBMC) – information relating to buying, selling and owning a riverside plot or bungalow on the River Thurne.

Tourist Attractions

The Museum of the Broads

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.

Southern Comfort

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.

Bure Valley Railway

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

Norfolk and Suffolk Boating Association

Greenbook.org.uk, the online Information Exchange of the Norfolk and Suffolk Boating Association (NSBA), containing information for all Broads users, Power or Sail.

The Norfolk Wherry Trust

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

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.

Hunter’s Yard and The Hunter Fleet

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 River Cruiser Class

The official web site of the River Cruiser Class, the organisation for owners of traditional cabin yachts, indigenous to the Norfolk Broads

Barton Broad Open Regatta

The Regatta is held each year on August Bank Holiday Monday.

Norfolk Broads Yacht Club

Formed in 1937 by amalgamating several established clubs, Norfolk Broads Yacht Club is based at Wroxham Broad.

Broads Conservation and Environment

The Broads Society

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

Norfolk Wildlife Trust works for the protection and enhancement of Norfolk’s wildlife and wild places.

Norfolk Windmills Trust

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.

Broadland Flood Alleviation Project

Here you can find information regarding the maintenance and improvement of the flood defences on the Broads.

Walking Guides

The Wherrymans Web

Steve Silk`s Blog on the Wherrymans Way and the wider Broads scene.

The Wherrymans Way

A 35-mile recreational route following the course of the River Yare between Norwich and Great Yarmouth.

Town Guides

Gt. Yarmouth

A guide to Great Yarmouth with all sorts of information, including a brief history of the area.

Norwich, the Old City

An unofficial guide to Norwich with Phototours, History and a guide to the area’s Attractions.

Literature, Art and Photography

Mike Page Aerial 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.

The Arthur Ransome Society

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.

DF Dane Norfolk Broads Artist

For over 40 years David Dane has been painting atmospheric and ethereal depictions of the Norfolk Broads.

A reflection of the Norfolk Broads

The Home page of John Stringer featuring early monochrome photographs of the Norfolk Broads by Dr. P.H. Emerson.

Beautiful Britain

Information including photographs of Broads cruisers of the 50’s and 60’s.

Boat Clubs

The Hampton Safari Boat Club

A site for owners of and those interested in the Hampton Safari and it’s history.

Churches of the Broads

St Benet’s Abbey

Norfolk Archaeological Trust’s St Benet’s Abbey website, including lots of practical information and historical facts.

St Helen’s Church at Ranworth

St Helen’s church, sometimes called the ‘Cathedral of the Broads.

Churches Together on the Broads

CTOB privides a spiritual resource for the Norfolk Broads

 

Other Waterways and Canals

George’s: Canal Boating in the UK and Europe

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.

Canal & River Trust

The official guide to canals, rivers and lakes in the UK.

Inland Waterways Association Home Page

Founded in 1946 – over 50 years of successful campaigning for the Inland Waterways of Great Britain

Canal Junction

An interesting site with comprehensive information on the canal scene including its history and culture.

Canalia

An online magazine dedicated to Britain’s historic canals and waterways.