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Become a member of Visit the Broads

Visit the Broads is the official destination management organisation (DMO) for the Broads National Park. We are a membership organisation which works to benefit your business and showcase the vast tourism and leisure opportunities in the area.

Our Mission Statement:

Visit the Broads provides a single voice to promote and support sustainable tourism and leisure businesses in and around the Broads National Park.

We work collaboratively with the Broads Authority, to grow responsible tourism and leisure for the benefit of our member businesses and visitors.

To join please download and complete the form below and email it to us at membership@visitthebroads.co.uk.

Download Membership/Application form

Benefits of membership

  • Premium 12 month online listing on our website - 12 months listing on visitthebroads.co.uk, the official visitor website for the Broads National Park, with over 195,000 visitors and 725,000 page views in 2020.
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Visit the Broads has a strong social media presence on three key social networks
  • Featured on social media - With an audience of over 17,000, we like to include our members on our social media channels (TwitterFacebook and Instagram) wherever possible.
  • Visitor Newsletter – Feature in one of 12 visitor newsletters, sent to over 4000 subscribers.
  • Advertise in the Visit the Broads Pocket Guide - As a member of Visit the Broads you will have the opportunity to advertise in the Visit the Broads Pocket Guide. (Digital only for 2021)
  • Promotional Competitions - Competitions are a great way to raise the profile of your business, Visit the Broads runs regular competitions through our newsletters and social media channels.
  • Photo Gallery - Members have access to a bank of lifestyle photographs and images of the Broads, commissioned by Visit the Broads which are available for use by members.
  • Monthly Members Newsletter – Latest industry news and information on everything we are working on at Visit the Broads.
  • Market Research & Industry insights - Access to up-to-date market research and analysis to help inform your business decision making.  For practical tips, legal obligations and local support to help your tourism business to grow view the Visit Britain Advice Hub.
Publications
Download Visit the Broads digital guide 2021

All of this from only £75!

Membership Fees

Annual Membership runs from 01 October to 30 September and will renew automatically each year. Payment is by direct debit and you can cancel at any time.

Annual turnover of businessMembership subscription costs*
Under £100,000 & not-for-profit organisations £75 + VAT = £90
Local & District Councils £100 + VAT = £120
£100,000-£500,000 £150 + VAT = £180
Over £500,000 £250 + VAT = £300

*Businesses with two or more listings on visitthebroads.co.uk will automatically pay the highest rate of membership.

By joining Visit the Broads you are pledging to ‘offer a high-quality experience for all customers which exceeds their expectations, provides excellent value for money and encourages them to return for more’.

You are also demonstrating your support for Responsible Tourism as Visit the Broads subscribes to following the Sustainable Tourism Strategy to promote the National Park to visitors to ensure its long-term future.

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Contact

If you are interested in becoming a member or have any questions, please contact Lisa Vincent at membership@visitthebroads.co.uk.

Member service providers

  • Camplings Linen - suppliers of luxurious and durable bed and table linen for businesses in the hospitality and catering sectors.
  • Heathland Group Ltd - Heathland Group provides a first class service to the marine and construction industry. Specialising in the Hire and Sales of Pontoon Equipment, Riverbank Sheet Piling,  Award Winning Plastic Decking Services, Water Fountain and Aeration Engineering and Bathymetric Surveys. Please call 01692 671951 for more information on our specialist services.
  • Holray Systems - providers of bespoke booking software systems to businesses within the tourism sector.
  • Perfect Pamper (Spa by Car) - a pop-up salon of beauty therapies that can be set up in holiday accommodation, as well as providing catering and other activities.
  • Resolve Network - providing digital solutions to modernise business and maximise efficiency. We add to your bottom line by utilising digital technology to bring you more customers or helping you use digital technology to make you more efficient at what you do.