If you absolutely love the combination of stunning countryside scenery, beautiful lakes and plenty of special wildlife, then a Norfolk Broads holiday will be right up your street. This watery area of the county of Norfolk is very popular with visitors from all over the world thanks to its breathtaking beauty and range of outdoor activities to be enjoyed. A Norfolk Broads holiday rental cottage offers all of the comforts of home with the added bonus of tranquillity and beautiful countryside views. A Norfolk Broads holiday is sure to leave you de-stressed and relaxed enough to return and face everyday life!
A Norfolk Broads holiday has so much to offer visitors, especially if they love being in the Great Outdoors. Visitors can indulge in a variety of outdoor pursuits including sailing, wind surfing, fishing, canoeing, snorkelling, diving and water skiing. The countryside areas are also perfect for cycling, walking, hiking, shooting and bird watching, as well as providing excellent subjects for enthusiastic artists and photographers. Other activities widely available in the area include tennis, golf, horse riding and rock climbing.
If you can muster up the energy to leave your comfortable Norfolk Broads holiday rental cottage and travel further afield, then a day trip to the city of Norwich is highly recommended. Norwich has many great things to see and do including the interesting 93rd Bomb Group Museum. The exhibits and artefacts from the Second World War are housed in the original Nissen huts and detail the struggles the group had during the conflict.
On the outskirts of the city in Banham is the Banham Zoo which the children will love. Some of the animals that can be found at the zoo are zebras, Siberian Tigers, Saki Monkeys and Bearded Dragons.
If you are thinking of booking a beautiful Norfolk Broads holiday rental cottage then you will be pleased to hear that you will experience warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Norfolk Broads holiday tend to be June, July and August when the daytime temperature can reach as high as 31°C. The colder months of January and February see the daytime temperature fall to around 6°C. The area sees an annual rainfall amount of approximately 25 inches and this is renowned to be one of the driest regions of the UK.
Travellers on a Norfolk Broads holiday can arrive at Norwich Airport (NWI) which is about 20 miles away from the area. Air operators that offer regular, affordable flights to the region include Flybe, BMI Regional and Eastern Airways. Travellers can depart from several other UK airports such as Exeter (EXT), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) and Aberdeen (ABZ).