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Hickling Broad

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Hickling NR12 OBW, England
+44 1692 598276
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Follow the winding road ‘seek and ye shall find’

This was a ‘google map’ find ..... an oasis of calm and beauty, water,boats, ducks food and a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jean H
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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First trip to the Broads

This was the first trip to explore the Norfolk broads. I am not into the commercial side and so my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
janen783
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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This small lake is said to be haunted by a young soldier during the Napoleonic War, who crossed it to meet his beloved, but met his icy death in its bone-chilling waters instead.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“wildlife trust” (23 reviews)
“boat trip” (37 reviews)
“nature reserve” (17 reviews)
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Hickling NR12 OBW, England
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+44 1692 598276
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a ‘google map’ find ..... an oasis of calm and beauty, water,boats, ducks food and a pub...all beautifully manicured a place to sit and let the world pass you by

Thank Jean H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first trip to explore the Norfolk broads. I am not into the commercial side and so my friend and I went to the wild life conservation centre.we had booked a boat trip.Due to road works in Hickling we arrived later than antisipated....More

Thank janen783
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely area to visit and get back to nature, take your binoculars to spot the local wildlife. Visitor center really good and friendly staff plus you can have a nice board walk around the broad - very relaxing. Plus the opportunity to have a brief...More

Thank Adrian-Kerry
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

It's a fabulous place for sailing and for wildlife the N.N.T. have a great visitors centre as well it is a pity you can not walk all round the broad but you can see it from the centre and from the Pleasure Boat Inn

1  Thank ianbaxterpownall
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Good views and bird life nice for a good dog walk the views over the broad is great there is the N N T Centre for the wild life lovers sorry no dogs the centre

Thank Ian B
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful day!! Myself and my wife went here for the day and had an amazing time. The visitor centre has been revamped and is run by lovely volunteers, selling coffee at a decent price. We walked along to the various hides and the...More

Thank Ghostigator
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely area and great locals. Good watering holes and plenty of wildlife to see. Hired a day biat. from Martham

1  Thank chiz20
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We couldn’t help but finish our birding tour of Norfolk in the Broad. We walked through it one day then came back for the 2-hour boat trip the following morning. It might be a man-made environment, but it has clearly attracted a lot of wildlife:...More

Thank Veronique D
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the wildlife trust on hickling broad. Had a lovely day and a very informative boat trip. Highly recommended!

Thank Mike D
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a few hours on Hickling broad boating, moored up for a great lunch. You can walk around the reserve and there is a lot to see.

Thank deepsky
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Dave P
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Response from valerie b | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dave, Yes you should be fine with your dog. It would be better to keep the dog on its lead perhaps. Hope you enjoy kind regds
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emj206
23 August 2017|
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Response from 111jacqueline | Reviewed this property |
It is right behind the shop easy to find.
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Mary B
16 April 2017|
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Response from Stew-46 | Reviewed this property |
It is £4 for non members of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust, free to members.
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