Herbert Woods in Potter Heigham on the upper reaches of the River Thurne, has Canadian Canoes for hire which take up to 3 people and are ideal for the complete novice. You do not need any real experience and it's a great way to spend the day on the River.
Kayak Our open cockpit twin kayak is very stable and easy to paddle with high backed seats for two and plenty of space for storage.
Pricing and availability Our canoes and kayaks are available 7 days a week from the 1st March until the 31st October, between the hours of 9am and 5pm.
On arrival, a member of our Herbert Woods team will give you a very short brief on how to paddle and some very useful tips about the River and some of the best places to go to. Lifejackets are included if you don't have your own. After your short brief you are ready to go! Some places of interest:
As you leave from Potter Heigham there are many places along the River Thurne that you can row to.
Hicking Broad, Horning and Womack water are all within a few miles. St bennetts abbey is just before you come across The River Ant which leads you to Ludham Bridge.
The perfect place to cast off from in Potter Heigham and the gateway to the Upper River Thurne, Herbert Woods is the ideal place to begin your Norfolk Broads Adventure Choose from our 125 cruisers including our Elite range of luxury boats fitted out to the highest standard and with additional features such as bow thrusters, power showers and FreeSat TV. You could explore the Broads in one of our day boats for just a few hours or a whole days hire in a picnic boat, which seat a maximum of 10 people and include agas hob, fridge, sink, toilet and many other essential picnic utensils