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Why Choose Richardson’s for a Boating Holiday?

Richardson’s has helped visitors experience the best of the Broads for 80 years. We operate 210 boats making us the largest operator on the Norfolk Broads. We pride ourselves on being able to offer a chance for everyone to enjoy the Broads. What makes us unique is the fact that we have the largest range of boats with a wide variety of prices meaning that there is a boat and budget to suit most people. All of our boats are maintained to the highest standard, so whichever boat you choose, it is sure to be the comfortable and reliable home-from-home you were hoping for.

The great thing about a Richardson’s boating holiday on the Broads is that you can take things at your own pace. You don’t need any experience. When you arrive at Richardson’s we give you a full demonstration on how to drive your boat and instructions on all the facilities on board.

Helping you Choose your Holiday

Our highly knowledgeable holiday bookings team are here to give advice on which boat best suits your requirements to ensure you have a great holiday.

On-Site Services

If you arrive by car, we have large free car parks available at Stalham marina. We also have on-site showering and washing facilities (Subject to availability) and Richardson’s Marina Café open 7 days a week for amazing coffee, cookies, cakes and milkshakes.

On-Board Facilities

Every year we strive to update and improve on-board facilities throughout the Richardson’s fleet to ensure that every boat offers the best value in style and comfort.

Unbeatable Choice

With Richardson’s, you can be confident that you will be offered the widest choice available to ensure your holiday is a memorable one!

Pet Friendly Holidays at Richardson’s

At Richardson’s we treat our dogs as part of the family so we assume you do too! Most of our craft on the Norfolk Broads are ‘pet-friendly’, so if you don’t want to leave your best friend at home – simply check with the booking team when making your reservation. (Pets are charged at £35 per week/short break, per pet).

Safety First

Boating holidays are renowned for their excellent safety record, and Richardson’s pride themselves in being at the forefront of customer service in this important area. Every boatyard offers individual buoyancy aid fitting and stocks are available to suit all sizes. These are loaned free of charge and we strongly recommend their use.

Richardson’s is special because our family has been associated with boats for over 7 generations which is something we are very proud of. We have many loyal customers who return year after year and to thank you we have our loyalty scheme. Be sure to ask for your loyalty card when you arrive for your holiday. To read more on our loyalty scheme please take a look here.

Richardson’s Price Promise – Our Best Price, Guaranteed

Book to receive our best price, guaranteed, with Richardson’s Price Promise.

That means if you book your Richardson’s boating break now, you’ll get our guaranteed best price for your holiday. That way, you can book your next year’s boating holiday safe in the knowledge that you will never lose out. If, for any reason, we advertise a lower price than the price you paid before now, we promise we will refund you the difference plus 10%*.

We promise you won’t see your holiday advertised for less if you book before this date.

*Applies for prices for the same boat and date band as you have booked in the same year also this only covers prices published by us. Please note – this replaces our previous ‘Fair Price Charter’ which is no longer valid.