The-Broads holidays, Norfolk Holiday rentals - cottages & holiday homes to rent in The Broads
The Broads is the UK's largest and finest wetland landscape as a result of peat digging in the Middle Ages to provide fuel. The empty pits were filled by rising water levels to form a network of over 125 miles of navigable waterways. These days, The Broads is a major tourist attraction and is home to abundant wildlife including several rare Butterflies and Dragonflies. The Broads landscape is one of beauty and serenity with views of marsh, woodland, Church Towers and Windmills.
There are several picturesque villages with thatched cottages and some, with quaint pubs and tea rooms. Norwich City Centre is just over 10 miles away where you will discover the 11th Century historic market town along with a plethera of shops, bars and restaurants.
|At a glance...|
|Stateley homes & gardens||✔|
|Coastal path walks||✔|
|Nearest beach||Sea Palling (19kms)|
|Local airport||Norwich (19km)|
|Nearest major airport||Stantsead (150km)|
|Nearest train station||Hoveton & Wroxham|
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Things to see and do in The Broads
The Broads and the surrounding area is full of picturesque villages, historic cities and countryside to explore.
|A few suggestions...|
|Norwich medieval castle||✔|
|Norwich City - Elm Hil dating 1484||✔|
|Stateley Homes & Gardens||✔|
|Bewilderwood - great for families||✔|
|Boat Hire on The Broads||✔|
Our view on holidays in The Broads
With thirty calm shallow lakes mostly fringed with Reeds, Willow and Alder trees makes The Broads are an exquisite place to explore. Enjoy visiting the villages with romantic thatched properties, open countryside while staying in your holiday rental. It's the perfect touring base to visit the endless attractions that Norfolk has to offer.