Boat Man Norfolk Broads

Boat Trips

EllA II North Walsham and Dilham Canal

Horning Foot Ferry

Primrose Fairhaven

Primula Fairhaven

Ross' Wildlife Boat Trips at Horsey Lady Ann

A great trip on the Lady Ann

This fabulous boat trip aboard Lady Ann, leaves from very close to Horsey Mill. Almost instantly we spotted our first heron, closely followed by a heron on her nest. A marsh harrier, cranes, kingfishers , long tailed tits all closely followed as did endless dragonflies enjoy following the boat. Bewilderwood Boats

Marsh Harrier electric boat, Museum Of The Broads.

Falcon, our unique Victorian steam boat Please pre-book your seats check their website Museum of the Broads

Big Dog Ferry runs between Beccles Lido & Geldeston Locks Inn along the River Waveney.

Norfolk Time, Broadland Charters South Walsham Broad

Gentleman Jim Edwardian launch at The Waterside Rollesby

Are you looking to take a boat trip around the Norfolk Broads and looking for that Special Boat Trip


1 North Walsham and Dilham Canal


Boat called Ella II, solar powered.  Starts from Ebridge, NR28 9QG.

Nr North Walsham

call 07585 160772 for information.


2 Horning Foot Ferry, for trips around Horning

Great people who run it, this is a working boat.

NR12 8PS

call 07393 458682 for information


3 Fairhaven Garden Trust

Two boats, Primrose & Primula.  Primula is wheelchair friendly.  Beautiful water gardens and lovely cafe.

NR13 6DZ

South Walsham.  Call 01603 270449


4 Horsey Boat Trips.

Great Trip to see the wildlife. 

Review of Ross' Wildlife Boat Trips, October 25th 2020: "Great trip today. Perfect length, info and great knowledge. Highly recommend. My 5 year old son had a lovely time as did we."

NR29 4EF

Contact Ross on 07791 526440


5 A short boat trip at Bewilderwood Adventure Park (Between Wroxham and Horning), included in entry price. 


6 The Museum of the Broads, Stalham.

Take a ride on Falcon, a unique Victorian steam boat, or Marsh Harrier, an electric, accessible boat.

Half hour river trips are available when the Museum is open.

NR12 9DA

Contact 01692 581681


7 Big Dog Ferry

Runs between Beccles Lido & Geldeston Locks Inn along the River Waveney.

Bookings: 07532 072761 Easter - October (Charters available)

The Lido, Puddingmoor, Beccles

NR34 9PL



8 Broadland Charters, Norfolk Broads, Luxury Cruise Specialists.

The most glamorous, skippered, day boat hire on the Norfolk Broads. Step onboard their luxury boat Norfolk Time.  Without a doubt, the very best way to discover the Norfolk Broads is by boat.  We are unashamedly biased, but there really are so many stunning places which are only accessible by river. 

South Walsham NR13 6ED

Bookings 07515 904946


9 The Waterside Rollesby

Relax on the guided informative tour of Rollesby Broad in the Edwardian launch ‘Gentleman Jim’. Tour lasts about 30 - 40 minutes. When you have finished your Boat Trip why not try the great cafe.

NR29 5EF

Bookings 01493 740531





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Work life Balance

Worked on the Broads and the Thames. I lived on a 35ft Scotish fishing boat in Chertsey on the Thames. I have been involved in the hire boat bussiness and had boats I helped build shown at the London Boat Show at Earl's Court (built to Lloyds specification). Now steering for pleasure trips at Fairhaven Garden Trust and North Walsham and Dilham Canal Trust and now at Bewilderwood Adventure Park. I have my RYA Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling. Long-time supporter of the RNLI.

Love Boats, Love The Norfolk Broads

I am a marine engineer with my RYA Powerboat Level 2 Power Handling, I have had 2 boats in the Boat Show at Earls Court, built boats to Lloyds spec. Have been involved with the hire boat bussines and lived on a boat on the Thames.

Need a Skiper on the Broads

I have been around boats for about 45 years and have a RYA Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling.  If you need help with your boat I may be able to help, just drop me a text on 07803 823474