Norfolk Broads Cottages by the Water


Find your ideal riverside holiday cottage from our selection of wonderfully located waterside properties. There is a large variety of choice and riverside locations throughout the Broads including the popular villages of Wroxham, Horning & Potter Heigham.

Enjoy superb relaxing breaks by the water that are ideal for couples, families & groups of all sizes. A number of the Norfolk Broads holiday cottages are ideal for fishing breaks and many have an option for a day boat which provides a wonderful way to explore the extensive inland waterways and see some of the amazing wildlife and pretty villages & countryside.

  • Weekends and short breaks available all year round
  • Superb fishing breaks
  • Cottages with motorised day boats
  • Discounted boat hire available
  • Multiple cottages available for groups & family celebrations
  • Waterside Breaks are happy to advise on ideal holiday locations

Booking your Cottage Holiday

When you book your Norfolk Broads holiday you are booking directly with the owners and we do not charge any agency fees, our prices reflect the latest deals available. Just choose your holiday location, dates, group size and check availability. Reserve your self catering holiday online at the direct booking price or call us for advice & ideas between 9am & 6pm (UK) Monday to Friday on 01252 339020.

The Norfolk Broads

The Norfolk Broads is Britian's newest National Park and renamed the Broads National Park. It is a series of inland waterways covering a beautiful area that is well over 100 square miles spanning both Norfolk & Suffolk. Seven interconnecting rivers and 63 broads (lakes), many pretty riverside villages, beautiful countryside and diverse landscapes makes up the Norfolk Broads and has been coined Britain's 'Magical Waterland'.

The Norfolk Broads National Park offers over 125 miles of navigable waterways and one of the best ways to explore the market towns, riverside villages, waterside pubs and pretty broads is by boat which can be hired from many different locations throughout.

The whole area offers some excellent fishing ideal for the expert, novice, coarse and pike fishermen alike. Hiring out a holiday cottage on the riverfront, casting a line from your doorstep is one of the most popular pastimes on Broads.

Many watersports are also available with sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking all very popular. Another great way to explore the Broads is by bike, many cycling trails and paths wind alongside the rivers and broads.

Sandy beaches and popular Norfolk coastal towns are only a short drive away so too the historic city of Norwich.

With excellent river access throughout, Norfolk Broads holidays are very popular and short breaks are available all year round in many properties. Check out our selection of Wroxham cottages on the river, Potter Heigham & Horning holiday cottages, call us for ideas & holiday cottage recommendations anytime on 01252 339020.

Wildlife on the Broads

The Norfolk Broads is the UK's largest protected wetland and makes for a unique home of plant and animal life. It is made up of many marshes, reedbeds, and conservation areas or SSSI's. It provides the ideal haven for a great variety of wildlife including otters, colourful kingfishers, the rare bittern, marsh harriers, swallowtail butterflies, dragonflies and the timid Chinese water deer. It is a nature lovers delight and one of the best ways to explore and experience the waterways and reed beds is by boat or canoe. Do not forget your camera!

Fishing Holidays on the Norfolk Broads

Many of the Norfolk Broads cottages and lodges are perfect for fishing as they are set on the riverbank or overlook one of the many different Broads and offer the ideal location to cast a line and fish to your hearts content. You can always hire a day boat to explore further afield and moor up in the middle of nowhere for a quiet bit of fishing in the evening, watching the abundant wildlife, magnificent sunsets and wide open skies.