The Norfolk Broads and Suffolk Broads combine the very best in leisurely and relaxed holidays, with an enviable combination of gently flowing rivers, beautiful countryside, pretty rural villages and large open and safe broads.
Here at Martham Boats, we offer a wide range of traditional wooden motor cruisers to hire, most of which were built here at our boat yard in Martham during the 1940's and 1950's. All of our cruisers are handcrafted in wood and have been constructed to blend in with the romantic views of both the Norfolk Broads and Suffolk Broads and their wildlife.
Designed for comfort they offer spacious accommodation for you and your family and have everything you need for that special holiday on the Norfolk Broads.
Choose from our largest Cruisers, which have 9 berths to our smallest 3 berths. All our cruisers have colour televisions, bed linen, crockery, cooker, fridge, heating and hot and cold running water supplied as standard and are included in the package.
All of our boats are supplied with lifejackets to fit you and your party. Cots and indoor parking are also available on request.
The Janet is the ideal craft for a small family or mixed party. With accommodation for 4, either 2 double berths or 1 double and 2 single berths. There is a fully equipped galley with a sunshine hatch, colour television, warm air heater and a flush toilet with basin and shower. The centre cockpit has all weather protection with collapsible sides, folding windscreens and an easy stow canopy. All linen provided.
The Jayne is the ideal craft for a small family, with accommodation for 2 or 3 people. There is a well planned galley, colour television,sliding sun hatch, detachable front windows, warm air heating and a flush toilet with basin and shower. This craft has a 12v battery system and all bed linen is provided.
The Judith is a well designed cruiser offering accommodation for 5/6. There are 2 double berths and 2 singles. There is a fully equipped galley with a sunshine hatch, colour television, warm air heating with outlets in the fore and aft cabins, 12v battery supply only, flush toilet with basin and shower. The centre cockpit has all weather protection with collapsible sides, folding windscreens and an easy stow canopy. All bed linen provided.
The Juliette is our second largest cruiser in the fleet with ample accommodation to sleep 7. The accommodation consists of 2 double berths and 3 singles. There is a fully equipped galley, colour television,12v battery supply, warm air heating, 2 flush toilet compartments with basins fore and aft and a forward shower. There are sun hatches over the saloon and galley and the centre cockpit has all weather protection with collapsible sides, folding windscreens and an easy stow canopy. All bed linen provided.
Comfortable and traditional with ample space to accommodate 9, this Cruiser is pure luxury. The Silver Jubilee has a well planned fully equipped galley, 3 double and 3 single berths, colour television, warm air heating, 12v battery supply, 2 flush toilet compartments with wash basins fore and aft and a shower. There is an easy fold cockpit roof which has collapsible sides to enable the craft to negotiate all the bridges on the Norfolk Broads. All bed linen provided.
If you wish to check availability or to book any of our cruisers please contact us on 01493 740249
Norfolk Broads Holidays are boating and sailing holidays that you can participate in on the Norfolk Broads in the East of England. The Norfolk Broads is a famous (but still unspoilt!) destination where you can enjoy your time by sailing, canoeing, stand up paddle boarding and fishing, amongst other things. When you are on your Norfolk Broads Holiday you can hire a boat for your family and even your pets (although we’d advise leaving your goldfish at home!). This destination is both people and pets friendly, so a good time is always guaranteed. All you need to do is come and let yourself experience what a true holiday means. You’ll be able to relax and enjoy all the amazing sights that are just waiting for you to discover. Make sure you bring your camera with you as you’ll have plenty of beautiful scenes to capture!
The Norfolk Broads are an ideal location for you and your family to come and spend some quality time together. You‘ll be able to enjoy the wonderful nature of the Norfolk Broads which has a rich and diverse combination of wildlife. Spread over an area of 125 square miles with many beautiful lakes and rivers, make sure that you are equipped with the right sized boat to ensure your holiday is comfortable for you and your family. You can choose from smaller affordable vessels to more expensive boats, depending on the size of your family. Many people are learning the art of sailing by hiring a sailing boat which is not as difficult as it may seem at first. A sailing holiday is a fantastic way of getting the whole family involved in the experience and is a real family bonding exercise!
Once you’ve experienced a sailing holiday you’ll be hooked and will want to return again and again! Wonderful people, amazing nature, loads of activities including relaxing walks, sailing and bird watching are just some of the things Norfolk is proud of.
Whilst on your holiday, you can take in the many pubs and restaurants which serve quality, locally grown food served in traditional surroundings by local people that add a touch of personality and friendliness the area is renowned for.
Experiencing a Norfolk Broads Sailing Holiday gives you the chance to cruise on the rivers and see the magnificent diversity of nature that is just waiting to be explored. Relaxing here in this understated piece of paradise in the East of England is a simple pleasure that once lived, will never be forgotten.
For the anglers among you we highly recommend taking your Norfolk Broads Holiday during the fishing season (16th June – 15th March) when you’ll be able to fish for Bream, Carp, Barble, Roach, Rudd and Perch from your boat.
Navigating across Marcham Broad, on the River Thurne, the 24 hour free morings are available on the port side of the river . Once tied up The Somerton Lion Public House is a mere five minutes walk fro...