Norfalk broads final

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Norfalk broads final

  1. 1. <ul><li>Wildlife </li></ul><ul><li>Short and long stay breaks </li></ul><ul><li>Pet friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful scenery </li></ul><ul><li>Boats for all budgets </li></ul>Cruise the Norfolk Broads
  2. 2. A Guide to the History of the Broads <ul><li>This is of wetlands over 125 miles long. </li></ul><ul><li>The Norfolk Broads are a holiday recreation and a source of fascination for naturalists all year round. </li></ul>
  3. 3. History of the Broads <ul><li>Created from the 9th and 13th century, by generations of Norfolk people who dug peat for heating and cooking purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>The Roman mercenaries, Saxon settlers and Norman conquerors all took what they needed. </li></ul><ul><li>During the 14th century the sea levels rose, the area flooded, and this natural accident formed the Broads. </li></ul>
  4. 4. A selection of windmills on The Broads <ul><li>On the Norfolk Broads you will see a considerable variety of windmills, which have become a famous part of the landscape. They were used for grinding corn/flour and also for drainage. </li></ul>Bircham Windmill: Looks today as it did over 100 years ago, at that time over 300 mills ground corn for horse and cattle feed. It is considered one of the best still remaining, and is the only working windmill in the area open to the public.
  5. 5. Horsey windmill <ul><li>Built in 1012 to pump water out from the surrounding land. It was operational until 1943 when it was struck by lightning. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Stow Mill <ul><li>Was built as a flour mill in 1826 by James Gaze. It was operational until 1930 and then later turned into a small home in 1960. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fishing on the B roads <ul><li>Coarse fishing from 16 th June - 14 th March. </li></ul><ul><li>Current environmental agency licence required. </li></ul><ul><li>Fish from banks or hire day boat. </li></ul><ul><li>Beam, eel, perch, pike, rud and tench can be found. </li></ul><ul><li>Never discard fishing tackle. </li></ul><ul><li>Never fish off a moving boat. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pubs, Bars and Inns on the Broads <ul><li>Selection of local, national and international beverages </li></ul><ul><li>Stunning buildings with thatched roofs </li></ul><ul><li>A wide selection of food </li></ul><ul><li>Most pubs are pet friendly </li></ul>
  9. 9. Nature Wildlife-Including Reserve <ul><li>Observation towers, bird holes and viewing platforms </li></ul><ul><li>The marshes are an important habitat to many kind of birds, butterflies, insects, water voles and plant life. </li></ul><ul><li>Whether travelling on foot or boat, there are many beautiful and rare things to see . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Boat Hire <ul><li>Large variety of boats to hire. </li></ul><ul><li>Short breaks or long breaks </li></ul><ul><li>All include TV. DVD. CD. sereo radio, soft furnishing, fitted carpets, bed linen, shower/wc. </li></ul><ul><li>Dingy hire. </li></ul><ul><li>Pets allowed on most boats. </li></ul><ul><li>Prices vary – from £252.00 per week. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Boat Price Comparison Prices per week: A 3MAR-22MAR B 22Mar-10 MAY C 10MAY-24MAY D 31May-14JUNE E 14JUNE-5JULY F 5JULY-19JULY G 19JULY-30AUG 962 882 813 743 655 593 515 1xD, 2xS 0r 2xD San Marino 663 612 582 552 482 393 354 1xD, 2xS 0r 2xD Broadland Lass G F E D C B A Berth Boat name
  12. 12. A Brief Tour of the Broads
  13. 13. My own experience on the Norfolk Broads <ul><li>A few snap shots of myself and friends on holiday on the Broads </li></ul><ul><li>Sitting in beer garden in one of the riverside pubs </li></ul><ul><li>I’m not the one with my leg in the air, that’s a friend </li></ul>
  14. 14. SOURCES <ul><li>www.broads-authority.gov.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.richardsonsboatingholidays.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.yarmouthnorfolk.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.norfolkbroads.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.TourNorfolk.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Personal experience </li></ul>

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