If it’s good enough for Stephen Fry it’s good enough for us, winter in Norfolk can be just as beautiful as it is in the summer.  
Whether it’s relaxing in your warm riverside cottage or apartment or cruising down the waterways of The Broads in a luxury river cruiser, Herbert Woods, based in Potter Heigham, Norfolk, has it all.
Exploring Norfolk’s unique Broads is a must for any visitor. It’s safe and easy to navigate, with over 125 tranquil, lock-free miles.

Boating on The Broads – (December and January excluded)

For longer breaks try the elite river cruisers, such as Sovereign Light and Olympic Light starting from £1036 for seven nights, excluding fuel and damage waiver. If you opt for Sovereign Light the boat is available on Monday’s and Friday’s for seven nights. Olympic off peak price is £826 available on Fridays, Saturdays or Mondays or Tuesdays for seven nights.


For a shorter break, a river cruiser, such as Evening Light starts from £347.00 for a family of four. If you’re looking for a larger boat, cruisers such as Amethyst Light sleeps six plus and range between £538 short break and £770 for seven night again, this excludes fuel and damage waiver.

The Royale Light boats are a real treat and a week is £1169 for seven nights and £817 for a short break.
These boats are equipped with ensuite cabins, a raised steering position, a warm air heating system and an LCD TV / DVD, as well as, other unique features depending on the boat.

Waterside Cottages

For holidaymakers who prefer to stay on dry land, Herbert Woods has an array of luxury waterside properties available all year round, including Broadlands, Marsh View Cottage, Dragonfly Apartment and Wagtail Apartment.  
For one week during off-peak Waterside, properties start from £371.

The Norfolk Broads are the UK’s largest protected wetland and as such, support many different species. From birds to mammals, the wildlife living on the Broads is richly varied and is a dream for twitchers. The area is home to bittern, the tufted duck, Canada geese and black headed gull, as well as the Chinese water deer and the Swallowtail butterfly. With amazing sunsets, misty mornings and an abundance of wildlife, the Broads are the ideal location for day visits, short breaks or long holidays.