Broads National Park
As Britain's largest protected wetland and equivalent to a national park, The Broads is the dream location for boating enthusiasts. With an expansive network of over 125 miles of navigable, lock-free waterways, it presents an open invitation for sailing, motor cruising, fishing, and canoeing.
Nature enthusiasts will delight in the diverse habitats that The Broads offers. An array of rare plant and animal species can be found within the multiple nature reserves, including Hickling Broad, Ranworth Broad, and the Ted Ellis Reserve at Surlingham. It's a bird watcher's paradise.
Charming local villages and towns, such as Wroxham, Horning, and Hickling, provide a unique charm.
History comes alive in The Broads with landmarks like the windmills of Thurne and Horsey, and St. Helen's Church in Ranworth. For an immersive experience, visit the Museum of the Broads in Stalham, revealing the area's unique cultural and natural history.
Aside from water-based activities, The Broads presents beautiful walking and cycling routes that showcase the stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife. As a valued member of the national park family, The Broads is committed to conservation and ecology, with habitats protected under UK and EU law. It's a place to explore, enjoy, and respect.
To learn more about the Broads, see what the Broads Authority have on their website.