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Herbert Woods – Norfolk Broads

Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2013

As part of the British Marine Federations “On The Water” weekend, we popped into meet Amanda Walker at Herbert Woods boat yard. Based in Potter Heigham on the Norfolk Broads, Herbert Woods have a wide selection of boats for hire from small canoes and day boats, up to their new flagship (excuse the pun) luxury cruiser, “Sovereign Light” . In this film, Amanda tells us more about Herbert Woods and we take a look at the new “Sovereign Light”.  Herbert Woods – On The...

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Norfolk Broads Direct – Boating Special

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Boating on the Norfolk Broads is considered by some to be one of the most relaxing and fulfilling experiences that a UK holiday can offer. And you only need to spend an hour or two on one of the cruisers available from the many boat yards across the Broads to understand why they have such a loyal fleet of one and two week sailors. Most who have spent time on the Norfolk Broads will tell you that they love it for the stunning views or the diverse and plentiful wildlife or even that they just love cruising the miles of rivers, but all will tell you that it is relaxing and is different from other UK holidays. So, when we were invited to meet the guys at Norfolk Broads Direct in Wroxham as part of the British Marine Federation’s...

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On The Water – British Marine Federation

Posted on Monday, May 20, 2013

I must confess that Easty and I are lifetime boat lovers. In the late 90’s and early noughties, we spent many a weekend cruising up and down the calm waters of the river Ant in our little Norman 20 cabin cruiser with a fridge full of bacon, eggs and beer! The Norfolk Broads is one of the most beautiful and relaxing parts of England with seven rivers and 63 broads and lakes, most of which are navigable by cruiser, sailing boat, row boat or canoe. It is no wonder that it is one of the most popular areas in the UK for boating. So, when we heard that the British Marine Federation were launching the “On The Water” campaign to encourage us all to try out the various sports and pastimes on the UK’s waterways, we immediately reached for...

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