Everyone should see the Norfolk Broads! And the best way to appreciate the Broads is from the water.

Pack a picnic, hire a day boat, and enjoy the freedom of doing your own thing.

There’s plenty to see and do before and after your river trip in Wroxham.

  • Wroxham Barns

Enjoy this award winning visitor attraction with craft shops, a Junior Farm, championship mini golf and seasonal funfair.

Can be reached by walking 1.5 miles along Norfolk’s only privately owned footpath from Wroxham Bridge or taking a taxi. 01603 783762.

  • Bure Valley Railway

Experience a nostalgic trip by steam along Norfolk’s longest narrow gauge railway which travels between Hoveton and the historic town of Aylsham. You can hop off and explore on foot at Brampton, Buxton and Coltishall. 01263 733858.

  • Wroxham Miniature Worlds

Visit the largest indoor model attraction in the UK with over 10,000 square feet of model railways, slot cars, a LEGO city, model boats and more. Located on Station Business Park. 01603 781728.

  • Hoveton Hall Gardens

Visit the beautiful gardens and enjoy a woodland walk.  Located at Hoveton Hall Estate, about 1.5 miles north of Hoveton. Open Sunday – Friday from 30 March to 30 September. 01603 784297.

Eating out

  • The Kings Head Hotel

Family friendly riverside pub with a large beer garden. Serves carveries and traditional pub fayre. Located on Station Road near Wroxham Bridge. 01603 782429.

  • Liberty

American themed restaurant by Wroxham Bridge.01603 782337.

  • The Wherryman’s

Riverside cafe, bar, restaurant and pizzeria behind the Norfolk Broads Direct’s office. Serves coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner.01603 784041.

  • Number 14 Hoveton

Cafe serving Fairtrade coffee, cakes and more near Wroxham Bridge.01603 784348.

  • Yim Siam restaurant

Thai restaurant in Hoveton Riverside Centre.01603 781133.

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