Spelling out your perfect Norfolk Broads break
If you’ve yet to be tempted by a self-catering holiday on the Norfolk Broads, allow us to spell it out for you; there are so many reasons why you should be visiting us this year…
B is for… Boats
There’s no getting around it; seeing Norfolk by boat is the only way to go if you’re looking for freedom, scenery, and a wonderful pub or two on route. From day cruisers and kayaks, to rowing boats and yachts, the Broads has it all if you’re hoping to set sail and see more – and what a view you’ll get.
R is for… Rivers
The Norfolk Broads National Park comprises some 40 inland broads, and over 125 miles of free-flowing rivers; that’s an awful lot of ground to cover. If you’re hoping to be spending a lot of time in a boat rest assured that you’re unlikely to run out of places to explore. Additionally, if you’re tackling Norfolk on foot, or by bicycle, there are some gorgeous riverside walks and pathways to navigate, which are ideal for any age.
O is for… Oysters
Well, oysters and other seafood. You see, wherever you are in Norfolk you’re unlikely to be too far from the coast, and we must insist that you try some of the local produce making its way to shore. Indulging yourself during a self-catering break is one of the very best ways to experience life as a local, and that means sampling the catch of the day.
A is for… Animals
The Norfolk Broads and nearby coast are rich with wildlife, including deer, otters, seals and all manner of wading and sea birds, and more fish than you can imagine – and that’s not including the many species of insect that you’re likely to spy too. A self-catering break in Norfolk is likely to be occupied by games of ‘I Spy’, and you’ll adore locating all manner of birds and beasties during your trip.
D is for… Days out
If you’re the kind of holidaymaker that hates spending time indoors, or treading the same pathways over again rest assured that every day is different in Norfolk. From cultural days out and shopping, to historical sites, opportunities for art, and trips to the zoo, there’s something for everyone in Norfolk.
S is for… Scenic
You’re going to be hard-pressed to find anywhere as gorgeous as the Norfolk Broads on a sunny day – or when it’s raining, for that matter. Norfolk is a wonderful county comprising rolling meadows, dramatic cliff tops, sprawling beaches, dappled woodlands, scenic rivers and expansive waterways, and numerous estates and country halls. Whatever the weather you’re bound to find a view that you enjoy; come and explore Norfolk in all of its glory.
So, there you have it; just six of the reasons you may wish to visit the Broads on your British getaway this year. If you’d like a little inspiration, please do feel free to check out our gorgeous properties. There’s bound to be something for you to fall in love with.