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Richardsons Boating Holidays

Self-catering boating holidays on the Norfolk broads, boats available to sleep 2-12. Pets welcome on certain boats. Weekly hire or short breaks. Booking number 01692 668974.


Richardson’s has over 70 years’ experience helping visitors enjoy the Broads National Park. With around 300 boats, Richardson’s is the largest operator of hire craft on the Broads. Richardson’s motor cruisers come in a range of sizes; from 2 berths ideal for couples to 12 berths great for groups of friends. There’s also choice of boat from the platinum or classic fleets, so at Richardson’s there is a boat to suit most party sizes and pockets!

In addition to TVs, DVD players, radios, cookers and fridges all of the boats at Richardson’s are fitted with 4G public Wi-Fi (subject to EE mobile signal), and there’s plenty of pet friendly boats too so you don’t need to leave your dog at home!

You don’t need any experience, either. Richardson’s give a full demonstration on how to drive the boat, guide you through the on-board facilities, and buoyancy aids and captains manuals are provided as standard to all customers free of charge before departing on their adventure in the beautiful Broads National Park. There are also helpful and friendly staff on call if any assistance is required.

All are welcome on a Richardson’s Boating Holiday, from children to grandparents, and their experienced booking and reception team are available to give advice on which boat suits your requirements to ensure the best holiday possible.

The Broads National Park is Britain’s finest and best-loved boating holiday location. With stunning scenery, unique access to wildlife, and historic watermills and windmills, as well as a delicious range of pubs and restaurants to enjoy. There are also fantastic shopping opportunities in the nearby city of Norwich, with 2 shopping centres, a historic market, and much more. As well as nature and shopping, Norfolk has many day attractions, whether you want to spend a couple of hours exploring or make a day of it, there’s plenty to see and do. Norfolk is also a county rich with history and heritage, with many museums, heritage sites, and historic buildings to see.

Richardson’s Boating Holiday’s booking number: 01692 668 974. For further details, see Boats have toilet, shower, hot & cold water, cooker, fridge and soft furnishings. Stag and Hen parties accepted on certain boats. All laundry facilities are located at base not on board the boats.

  • Dog friendly
  • Wi-Fi
  • Family friendly
  • Cot
  • Highchair