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Norfolk and Suffolk Slang Guide

Norfolk and Suffolk Slang Guide

We love the Broads National Park – it is full of stunning sights, wonderful wildlife and is a fantastic place to spend a few days or a week relaxing! These beautiful wetlands spread across two count...

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Where to Take the Dog in Suffolk: Beccles

Where to Take the Dog in Suffolk: Beccles

The lesser explored part of the Broads National Park system, the southern Broads is home to many beautiful villages within Suffolk. Want to visit the southern Broads and wondering where to take the do...

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What to Pack for a Boating Holiday

What to Pack for a Boating Holiday

It can be hard to know what to pack for a boating holiday – especially if it’s your first time. Here at Richardson’s Boating Holidays we have 70 years’ experience helping visitors enjoy the N...

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Map of the Broads

Map of the Broads

Explore the Broads at your own pace As you'll see from a map of the Broads, there are five rivers which flow through the Broads - the Bure, the Yare, the Ant, the Thurne and the Waveney. The Broads a...

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Before You Come Boating

Here's some useful information for once your Richardson’s Boating Holiday adventure is booked! General Marina Information Richardson’s Stalham The Staithe Stalham Norfolk NR12 9BX Tel: 0169...

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Norfolk Broads Boat Hire Safety Code

Norfolk Broads Boat Hire Safety Code

View the Broads Authority waterway codes here: http://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/safety/waterways-codes SAFETY CODE To help ensure you have a safe and relaxing holi...

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Choosing Your Boat

Choosing Your Boat

Configurations of Cruisers:   Dual steerting cruiser Sizes range from 2 to 7 people. These cruisers feature a choice of steering positions – one on the raised sun-deck and one below, so...

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Driving a Norfolk Broads Boat

Driving a Norfolk Broads Boat

Wondering about driving a Norfolk Broads Boat? Everyone who comes on a boating holiday with Richardson's is given a “trial run”. This is a demonstration on how to drive the boat and use the contro...

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Kids Guide to Boating

Kids Guide to Boating

Download our Kids Guide to the Broads and Explore with Ellie & Richie! A Norfolk Broads boating holiday is a fantastic adventure for children of all ages. We have a large variety of boats for hir...

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Why Choose the Norfolk Broads

Why Choose the Norfolk Broads

The Norfolk Broads are Britain’s finest and best-loved holiday boating location. For decades this beautiful part of East Anglia has provided holidaymakers with unique scenery, some of the region’s...

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Boating Trial Run Taster

Boating Trial Run Taster

In this Trial Run video you can learn about mooring, driving, safety and lots of other information that will help give you a better experience of boating on the Broads. Richardson's is a family-r...

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Better Boating Guide

Better Boating Guide

Chapter 1 General introduction to the Broads and boating holidays, including some traffic aerial video photography of the area. Chapter 2 Introduction to typical hire cruisers...

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Norfolk Broads River Guides

Norfolk Broads River Guides

Find out what you can expect to see on each river of the Broads! The River Ant This is a tributary of the River Bure. The following places can be found on the River Ant: Stalham is a country...

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Moorings, Journey Times, and Tide Tables

Moorings, Journey Times, and Tide Tables

Without a doubt, the most magical way to discover the Broads is by boat. The waterways of the Broads are safe and easy to navigate, with over 125 tranquil, lock-free miles to explore. So much of the B...

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