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Some related and useful links to other websites - just click on the logos on the left.

Broadland Imagebank

The Broadland Imagebank

The Broadland ImageBank is an archive of photographs, both contemporary and historical, covering as many aspects of the Norfolk Broads as possible with full search facilities.

Horning website

A site dedicated to the parish and village of Horning, Norfolk. The history, the wildlife plus lots of photos including some wonderful panoramas.

Boats of the Norfolk Broads

Boats Of The Norfolk Broads

Craig Slawson’s excellent database covering details of boats and boatyards past and present on The Broads.

Museum of the Broads

The Museum Of The Broads

The museum aims to bring the history of the Broads alive with it’s many fascinating exhibits and displays including some wonderful old boats. Covers all aspects of Broadland’s history and is well worth a visit.

Wind Energy Museum

The Wind Energy Museum

Amazing collection of wind pumps at Repps-with-Bastwick collected by the late Ronald Morse, incorporating Thurne Mill which is just a five minute drive away.

Lowestoft Maritime Museum

Lowestoft Maritime Museum

The Museum offers visitors an extensive series of displays, with many hands-on activities for children, covering the town's long connection to the sea.

Norfolk Museums Service

Norfolk Museums Service

Information about visiting some of Norfolk’s wonderful museums.

Postcards from the Norfolk Broads

Postcards from the Norfolk Broads

A superb collection of old postcards of the Broads with lots of interesting additional information.

FB Wilds History

F B Wilds Of Horning

Dan Horners history of  the revolutionary Broads cruisers built by F.B.Wilds at Horning from the mid 1960s on.

Hunters Yard

Hunters Yard - Norfolk Heritage Fleet

The authentic 1930‘s Broads sailing experience! A fleet of original wooden Broads sailing cruisers and half deckers for hire. They also offer two hour skippered sails.

Martham Boats

Martham Boats

Hirers of traditional wooden motor cruisers, Broads yachts and half deckers. Based on the river Thurne they also have dayboats, houseboats &  bungalows for hire.

Norfolk Wherry Trust

The Norfolk Wherry Trust

Details of the trust and how to charter trips on the wherry “Albion”. This site also gives a history of Broads wherries and Albion including some lovely old photos.

Wherry Yacht Charter

Wherry Yacht Charitable Trust

Details of public sailings and chartering the pleasure wherry “Hathor” & the wherry yachts “Norada”,“Olive” and "White Moth".

Wherry Maud Trust

The charitable trust established for the preservation and operation of the trading wherry Maud. Details of her history, sailing on Maud, public events & how to join the trust.

Norfolk and Suffolk Boating Association

Norfolk & Suffolk Boating Association

The website for The NSBA representing boating people in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Broads Authority

The Broads Authority

The official website of The Broads Authority. Information on visiting the area, boating, conservation, events etc.

The Broads Society

The Broads Society

The Broads Society was founded in 1956 to promote the future well-being of the Broads area and provide a focus for all who are interested in the region



Pete's cruising guide to the Norfolk Broads illustrated with maps and photographs, covering the rivers, towns and villages that make up the Norfolk Broads.

Shorebase Norfolk Broads


Maps, photos, tide tables ..... a wealth of Broads related information.

Norfolk Broads Net

The Norfolk Broads. Net

A friendly discussion forum dedicated to the Norfolk Broads with a section for offshore boating too

Norfolk Broads Forum

The Norfolk Broads Forum

Another internet forum dedicated to The Norolk Broads and the place to discuss everything Broads related!

Picture Norfolk

Picture Norfolk

Search for pictures of Broadland towns and villages within the councils extensive archive. There are some wonderful old and rare pictures.

East Anglian Film Archive

East Anglian Film Archive

Quite a few fascinating Broads related films in amongst this wonderful collection which is available to view online. Well worth a browse!

British Pathe

British Pathe

Amongst the many old Pathe newsreels available to view online are some fabulous Norfolk Broads related films dating from the 1920s to the early 1970s. Winboats, Flat-a-floats, sailing in the 1930s and much more!

Video Impact

Video Impact - Loddon

Film, Video and Audio transfers onto DVD, CD or computer file. Need some old cine film transferring? Great results, competitive pricing and mail order service available.

Ludham Community Archive

Ludham Community Archive

Lots of information and history about Ludham village and the archive group plus lots of old pictures of the area including images from the Boardman family collection.

Loddon History Group

Loddon & District Local History Group

Lots of old photographs and articles about the history of Loddon and surrounding villages.

The Brundall Local History Group

The website of the Brundall local history group - features a collection of old photographs of the area along with personal memories.

Voices of Hickling

An aural  history project which records stories of the earliest memories and of  the lives of local residents who have grown up in the village.

Berney Arms

Berney Arms Web

Background information, history and old photographs of the Berney Arms area and Great Yarmouth, with a large section on the old rail network which ran to and from the town.

Norwich HEART

Norwich Heritage, Economic & Regeneration Trust

A private, charitable company acting as an umbrella organisation for all the fantastic and often unknown heritage on offer in Norwich

George Plunkett

George Plunkett’s Photographs Of Old Norwich

A wonderful collection of photographs of Norwich taken by George Plunkett between 1931 and 2006.

Norwich Blitz Ghosts

Norwich Blitz Ghosts

Nick Stone’s haunting Blitz Ghosts set on Flickr combine original photographs of the devastation wreaked on Norwich during the air raids of WW2 with modern photographs of the same scenes to create some extremely poignant images.

Invisible Works

Invisible Works - Timescapes

More interesting snippets of local history, re-photography and superb photographs from Nick Stone.

Our Great Yarmouth

Our Great Yarmouth

A website put together as part of the Great Yarmouth Museum’s “Our Town” project, featuring lots of old photographs and memories, plus some fascinating snippets of history.

Old Lowestoft

Old Lowestoft

Photographs & history of Lowestoft and the incredible collection of letters written from the town during WW2 plus WW1 interest too.

Norfolk Uncovered

Norfolk Uncovered

Fascinating video documentary project highlighting some of the counties lesser known history and hidden architecture.

Norfolk Mills

Norfolk Mills

An archive of photographs and information on the mills of Norfolk including existing, and long gone, Broadland mills.

Norfok Churches

Norfolk Churches

Comprehensive directory of Norfolk Churches with lots of history and photographs - sister site to Suffolk Churches.

Beautiful Britain

Beautiful Britain

This site has a nostalgic section on the Norfolk Broads with pictures of old Broads cruisers and yachts, personal memories and Blakes catalogue entries.

Broadland Boat Hire

Broadland Boat Hire

The Norfolk Broads boat hirers resource with a searchable database of boats available for hire, together with maps and village directories.

Norfolk Broads Boat Hire

Norfolk Broads Boat Hire

Guide to boating on the Broads with useful mileage calculator, bridge navigation section and other useful info for novice and seasoned boaters, plus holiday hire boat availability search.

Blog websites related to the Norfolk & Suffolk Broads

Broadland Memories Blog

Houseboat Heather Blog

Iceni Post

Relics of Beccles

Colonel Unthank's Norwich

Riverside Norwich

The Wherryman’s Web

The Royal Tudor

Norfolk Medieval Graffiti

Norfolk in WW1


Broadland Memories Links

Brundall Local History Group Wherry Maud Trust Voices of Hickling