Boat Hire

Boat Hire in Potter Heigham on the Norfolk Broads

There is no better place to explore the Norfolk Broads than with a boat hire from Potter Heigham. Potter Heigham is a beautiful Norfolk Broads village located on the junction of the A149 from Stalham and the A1064 from Acle. The village is on the north bank of the River Thurne and has navigational access to Hickling Broads, Heigham Sounds and Horsey Mare waters upstream. If you head downstream on to the River Bure and back upstream on the River Ant, encompassing the whole of the North Broads. Potter Heigham has two bridges, one of which is a medieval bridge; believed to date from 1385, and is famous for being the most difficult to navigate in the Broads. The bridge opening is so narrow that only small cruisers can pass through it, and then only at low water, usually with the help of a pilot - there is a fee of £10 - £20 each way for holiday craft in the summer.

There are numerous boating holiday companies and boatyards in Potter Heigham offering hire craft from luxury cruisers, holiday broads’ cruisers, day boats and also heritage yachts. The hiring companies will provide you with the general instruction of use of vessel as well as safety guidance whilst on the Broads. This is a great place to explore the Norfolk broads whilst on a family boating holiday. Potter Heigham has a designated 24 hour free mooring available with toilet facilities.

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Herbert Woods
Located in the village of Potter Heigham, the gateway to the Upper River Thurne, Herbert Woods is the ideal place to begin your Norfolk Broads adventure.
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Maycraft Cruisers
Hire a motor boat from Maycraft near Potter Heigham and enjoy cruising the local waterways and broads. Ideal for fishing expeditions in the Norfolk Broads
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Olivers Sail Boats
Looking for a traditional sailing holiday on the Norfolk Broads? Olivers can offer you the perfect break, great sailing with comfort and style
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