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Broads National Park

The official visitor website for the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

Enter the gateway to the Broads National Park and take an unforgettable journey.

Discover dramatic landscapes, raw natural beauty and a rare quality of light. Where big, bright skies meet endless horizons and dreamlike landscapes. A place where time stands still. Real peace, open space – it’s a place unlike anywhere else.

From the inland labyrinth of lakes and waterways, to the far-reaching, wild, sweeping sands of the coast, it’s a land that’s fired imaginations and inspired stories.

The Broads National Park. It’s worth the journey.

Wildlife

As home to more than a quarter of Britain's rarest animals and plants the Broads is the country's wildlife national park.

On the water

With more than 125 miles of lock free waterways there are so many ways to experience this water playground.

Broads Outdoors Festival

A staple in the Broads calendar the Outdoors Festival brings together scores of special events over three weeks so there is something for everyone. Events include mill tours, museum nights, wherry trips, wildlife photography workshops, canoeing and paddleboarding tasters and even worm charming to name just a few!

It pushes off with the Tour de Broads spring cycling sportive on 30 April.

Culture and heritage

A rich past has shaped the unique and special Broads of today with lots of historic and cultural sights and sounds to inspire visitors.

Walking and cycling

The gentle landscape of the Broads with its woodland, fens, waterside trails and pretty towns and villages makes it perfect for all ages and abilities

Food and drink

Great local produce and fantastic restaurant locations make the Broads a foodie's paradise.

Attractions

Whether you want a family-friendly day out or a thrill ride the Broads has it all.