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...
Restaurants 20+
Mountain biking
Stateley homes & gardens
Coastal path walks
Boat hire
Family friendly
Car recommended
Nearest beach Sea Palling (19kms)
Local airport Norwich (19km)
Nearest major airport Stantsead (150km)
Nearest train station Hoveton & Wroxham

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
Fabulous Beaches
Bewilderwood - great for families
Boat Hire on The Broads
sunrise on the norfolk 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.