BUSINESSES


Love the Broads now has around 80 business partners who help us care for the Broads in many different ways. We are always looking to recruit more business partners so that the scheme can grow and the benefits to the Broads can be felt ever more widely.  There is no cost to be involved but there are significant marketing benefits including a website/facebook link, inclusion in social media campaign and much more.

The businesses below have already signed up to become partners, and more are joining all the time. If you would like to join them please contact us here.

Our existing members are generous and the public acceptance of the scheme has been very rewarding and encouraging. Businesses helping us to raise money for the scheme by adding a small voluntary amount to their charges which is paid by visitors (Opt Out) or by inviting their customers to donate an amount for each booking (Opt In) include:

 


Martham Boats

Posted by on 29 Aug 2019 in Businesses | 0 comments

 

A beautiful Martham Boats classic Broads cruiser and sailing tuition on half deckers

Martham Boats, founded in 1946,  is a family run, traditional, Broads holiday boatyard.

Ideally situated at Martham, close to the stunning Hickling Broad, it offers clients a fantastic range of hire experiences including classic Broads motor cruisers and sailing yachts, day boats, canoes and SUP (stand up paddle boarding).   For those wishing to stay on land there are also 3 riverside bungalows overlooking the magical River Thurne.

Martham Boats, in association with The Norfolk Broads School of Sailing, also offer the opportunity to learn to sail under the professional guidance and tuition of RYA Instructors.   Tuition sessions are  also available on SUP.

For the boat owner, Martham Boatyard can also offer a range of services including restoration, moorings and storage.

Swallowtail Boatyard

Posted by on 29 Aug 2019 in Businesses | 0 comments

Paul, Wendy and Colin Buttifant with a Bure Classic

Swallowtail Boatyard is a renowned Broads family business run by Colin and Wendy Buttifant, son Paul and daughter in law, Sarah.   Employing a small team of dedicated craftsmen, as well as having small hire fleet they also deliver the highest quality restoration work and build new craft.

Their traditional boatyard is located at the idyllic location of Womack Water close to the village of Ludham which leads to the river Thurne and is situated in the heart of the Norfolk Broads.

The hire fleet of 4 stunning yachts consists of two Bure Classics, one Barton Classic (a new build introduced into the hire fleet in 2017), and one Womack Classic.

The boatyard builds craft to order of the Bure Classic and Womack Classic yachts and also bespoke building.

Eastwood Whelpton Sailing Holidays

Posted by on 28 Aug 2019 in Businesses | 0 comments

Eastwood Whelpton is a family-run, sailing holiday specialist since 1959, located in the heart Norfolk Broads’ best sailing waters, making this one of the most desirable places in the UK to take a holiday.

Yachts are available for hire and the fleet comprises traditional sailing yachts and modern sailing boats from Upton Yacht Station.  Andy and Annie Hamilton, loyal customers of the yard, took over the business in 2015, after Anne, the previous owner, retired after 58 years.

The Norfolk Broads School of Sailing, in association with Eastwood Whelpton, offers a wide range of courses at Upton using the Royal Yachting Association’s National Sailing Scheme.  It also has a Caravan & Motor Home site so you could bring your own boat and stay at this idyllic location.

An exciting development is taking place right now and ready for the 2020 season with a new extension to provide wooden mast and spars making facilitiy alongside their yacht restoration work.

Oliver’s Sailing Holidays

Posted by on 26 Jun 2019 in Businesses | 0 comments

Oliver’s Sailing Holidays

Oliver’s Sailing Holidays are a small, family owned, sailing holiday company located at the peaceful and secluded hamlet of Martham Ferry.  They overlook stunning National Trust’s wildife reserve of Heigham Holmes which was featured in BBC1 TV series “Secret Britain”.  Oliver’s specialise in affordable, high quality boats that are fast, easy to sail, beautifully maintained and equipped with superb handling characteristics.  A warm welcome awaits everyone and families love the fantastic sailing experience.

Oliver’s offer their clients the opportunity to make a voluntary donation of £2 which helps Love the Broads to provide grants to enable the Broads to remain special.

 

The White Lion at Neatishead and The Lion at Thurne

Posted by on 26 Jun 2019 in Businesses | 0 comments

These award-winning pubs, which offer a warm welcome to visitors and locals alike, are donating 10p from the sale of their fantastic Love the Broads lager to help the Broads remain special.

A Piece of Cake

Posted by on 6 Dec 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

A Piece of Cake

As part of the local community, A Piece of Cake prides themselves that everything sold is homemade and, where possible, created using local products and suppliers. (more…)

Barn Cafe at Whitlingham Country Park

Posted by on 5 Dec 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Barn Cafe at Whitlingham Country Park

Whitlingham Country Park Cafe is situated in the delightful Flint Barn Visitor Centre at the 280 acre Whitlingham Country Park close to Norwich city centre.

The Cafe is operated by Churchill Catering, a family run catering organisation serving customers throughout the UK. (more…)

Broadland Cycle Hire

Posted by on 4 Dec 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Broadland Cycle Hire

Broadland Cycle hire offer all sorts of bikes plus baby seats and tag-alongs, helmets, baskets, locks, maps and repair kits so you can enjoy a pleasant ride in the countryside.

Delivery also available to local holiday accommodation. (more…)

Broom Boats

Posted by on 3 Dec 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Broom Boats

As one of the oldest businesses on the Broads, Broom Boats have been building hand-crafted boats from their Brundall base since 1898, with a reputation for the very highest standards of craftsmanship. They offer new boat sales alongside brokerage, a bespoke service enabling customers to buy and sell boats of all marques with ease. (more…)

Burnt Fen Alpacas

Posted by on 2 Dec 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Burnt Fen Alpacas

Burnt Fen Alpacas is a working alpaca farm situated near Horning. As well as being able to enjoy time with the alpacas ambling around Burnt Fen Broad, visitors can book a days felting course in Kurt – a Mongolian Yurt. Ann Nickerson is a spinner, felter and weaver of alpaca fibre and is passionate about her alpacas and working with their wonderful fibre. (more…)

Cotenham Barn – Bed and Breakfast

Posted by on 1 Dec 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Cotenham Barn – Bed and Breakfast

Cotenham Barn B&B is a lovely place to stay for short breaks or for family holidays having 3 acres of grounds including woodland, Grade 2 thatched barn and pond which is alive with wildlife. But the best thing is that we are in the heart of the Norfolk Broads and the perfect place from which to explore the beautiful North Norfolk Coast and everything in between. (more…)

Fur & Feather Inn

Posted by on 30 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Fur & Feather Inn

The Fur & Feather Inn, located at Woodbastwick and close to Salhouse Broad, sits in the heart of the Broads National Park. Owned by the popular Woodforde’s Brewery, visitors can also purchase beers, merchandise and take a tour of the Brewery. (more…)

Hall Farm Cottages

Posted by on 29 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Hall Farm Cottages

Hall Farm Cottages is a family-run business offering attractive cottages in a quiet location at the heart of the Broads. The farm diversified its activities some years ago and converted barns into spacious properties ideal for couples, families and those less able. An ideal base to explore the exquisite Broads. (more…)

Herbert Woods

Posted by on 28 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Herbert Woods

Herbert Woods is the perfect place to begin your Norfolk Broads adventure, whether it is from the water on board one of our 130 hire cruisers or from land in our beautifully appointed waterside cottages. We are sure that you will have a truly magical experience. (more…)

Ivy House Country Hotel Ltd

Posted by on 27 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Ivy House Country Hotel Ltd

The Ivy House Country Hotel is a prestigious family owned hotel nestled on the banks of Oulton Broad within the Broads National Park. Set amongst 21 glorious acres of gardens, lawns, ponds, marshes, and thatched barns it has direct access onto the Broads. Guests can enjoy relaxing walks or venture out onto the Broads’ pathways, or visit the coast nearby. (more…)

Maycraft (Boat Services) Ltd

Posted by on 26 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Maycraft (Boat Services) Ltd

Maycraft is a family run boatyard that offers a personal touch and was started by Billy May who built the famous Cromer Crab boats 50 years ago. (more…)

Norfolk Broads Direct

Posted by on 25 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Norfolk Broads Direct

The home of boating holidays on the Norfolk Broads with a modern fleet of quality cruisers based in Wroxham,The Capital of The Broads, as well as glorious riverside holiday homes. (more…)

Prima Rosa Tea Rooms and Crafts

Posted by on 24 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Prima Rosa Tea Rooms and Crafts

Situated in the beautiful village of Salhouse in the heart of the Norfolk Broads National Park, Judith and Martin welcome visitors and local residents to their truly wonderful ‘award winning’ vintage style tea rooms. (more…)

Richardsons Boating Holidays

Posted by on 23 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Richardsons Boating Holidays

Richardsons Boating Holidays offer the largest range of hire craft on the Norfolk Broads at great value for money. Experience Britain’s Magical Waterland at your own pace aboard one of our platinum range cruisers or take your family adventuring aboard our pirate ship the Jolly Richie through the scenic, wildlife-rich waterways of the Broads. (more…)

Riverside Rentals

Posted by on 22 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Riverside Rentals

Riverside Rentals are thrilled to have been involved with Love the Broads for several years.

Our valued clients visit the Broads National Park for its stunning wildlife and unique environment. (more…)

Roys of Wroxham

Posted by on 21 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Roys of Wroxham

Roys of Wroxham have made a donation from their ‘Making a Difference Locally fund’ to help the Norfolk Heritage Sailing Trust with the purchase and fitting of an electric motor pod to their yacht, Lucent. (more…)

Ship Inn, Reedham

Posted by on 20 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Ship Inn, Reedham

Located overlooking the River Yare in the delightful Broads village of Reedham, The Ship is next to the rail swing bridge and customers can see it open at regular intervals to let large sailing vessels through to navigate the Broads’ rivers. (more…)

The Boat House at Rollesby

Posted by on 19 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

The Boat House at Rollesby

Set in 11 acres of beautiful parkland on the banks of the enchanting Ormesby Broad, The Boathouse is a spectacular country pub and wedding venue. The complete refurbishment of the old Eels Foot pub and boathouse combines one of the most idyllic and romantic wedding venues you will find with fine country dining, luxurious accommodation as well as fully equipped luxury woodland lodges. (more…)

The Galley, Horning

Posted by on 19 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

The Galley, Horning

The Galley is a traditional deli, café and gift shop in a delightful 17th Century property situated in the heart of Horning on the River Bure within the Norfolk Broads National Park. They have created a relaxing and informal atmosphere to enjoy superb (if sometimes naughty!) goodies and unique gifts from handbags and jewellery, cards, toys and baby wear through to home décor
to add style to any room. (more…)


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