Love the Broads now has around 90 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 campaigns 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:

Visit the Broads – for Business

Visit the Broads is the official destination management organisation (DMO) for the Broads National Park.  Love the Broads collaborates closely with this important membership organisation which works to benefit tourism businesses and showcase the vast tourism and leisure opportunities in the area.    Many Members of  Visit the Broads (DMO) are also business supporters of Love the Broads and they and their fantastic customers are helping Love the Broads to keep the Broads special.    You can find out more about Visit the Broads here

Bure Valley Cycle Hire

Posted by on 28 Jun 2022 in Businesses | 0 comments

We are delighted to have joined Love The Broads as a Business Partner. We love living and working in such a beautiful area, and believe that everyone should get the chance to enjoy the Broads National Park. But we have a responsibility to try and keep our business impact as sustainable as possible. By asking our customers to make a voluntary donation to their booking, they will be helping fund vital projects keeping the Broads enjoyable and accessible for future generations too.

Michelle Perry

Heron House
29 Station Road,
Norfolk, NR12 7JG

07824 992513

Ludham Bridge Boat Yard

Posted by on 22 Feb 2022 in Businesses | 0 comments

We welcome LUDHAM BRIDGE BOATYARD as one of our prime business supporters.  George and his team at Ludham Bridge do an amazing job in not only looking after the many visitors to the Broads by boat but they are also passionate about the welfare of local wildlife.  We are grateful for your support, George.

The Hungry Otter, Salhouse Broad

Posted by on 13 Aug 2020 in Businesses | 0 comments

We are delighted to welcome Helen Williams and the Hungry Otter as one of Love the Broad’s prime business supporters.

The Hungry Otter pop-up café has opened on Salhouse Broad, and sits at the top of a hill overlooking the scenery.  On offer is barista coffee, a variety of teas, cakes, cookies, sandwiches and ice creams.

Founder Helen Williams set up the Cafe after 20 years teaching at the local Paston College.  Helen said “I am thrilled to have an opportunity to help the Broads remain special now and into the future.  My customers visit Salhouse Broad for its fantastic environment, wildlife and leisure and this gives them the opportunity too to put a little back to a place that they love.

A voluntary donation of 10p on the sale of ice creams and cookies is contributed by customers which helps to fund grants for amazing projects on the Broads.

Telephone Helen on 07789 984888


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.

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.


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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

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 Broads National Park. Katie and her team have created a relaxed and informal atmosphere in which to enjoy a fantastic array of sweet and savoury goodies (be sure not to leave without trying the famous ‘Hornish Pasty’). You can also purchase a unique selection of gifts including handbags, jewellery, cards, toys, kitchenware and home décor to add style to any room.


Other Participating businesses include: Click on the name and you will be connect with their website

Posted by on 17 Nov 2018 in Businesses | 0 comments

Share This