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Hickling Broad

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Hickling NR12 OBW, England
+44 1692 598276
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Amazingly Beautiful!!

What a wonderful day!! Myself and my wife went here for the day and had an amazing time. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Day out with dogs

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

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Boston, 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)
“nature reserve” (17 reviews)
“boat trip” (34 reviews)
Hickling NR12 OBW, England
+44 1692 598276

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Reviewed 6 days ago 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
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

Thank chiz20
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
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
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
Reviewed 6 September 2017

There is a wonderful Norfolk wildlife trust visitor centre adjacent to Hickling village. They run a boat trip on the broad which takes in the broad with an expert wildlife guide. At £8 50p per person this is very good value and I would highly...More

1  Thank milss
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The nature reserve is at the end of a long narrow road and you have to pay to enter. Strangely it's 50p more if you agree to Gift Aid? Once we got past the officious sales assistant and onto the circular path, you are immediately...More

Thank machinmad
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A smart new visitor centre welcome email s you to the reserve and introduces it. Then head out down the board walk to explore the reserve. We did the optional boat trip with Richard which was informative and fun. This is a great place to...More

Thank ReadingRoamer
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

An excellent day out wandering round the reserve - a super walk but the icing on the cake was the amazing 1hr boat trip. Matt our guide was so knowledgeable and interesting - he was brilliant! We live locally and will definitely return.

Thank SJM8
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful trip with my wife and only four others on the boat seeing the sights of the largest broad. Our guide, Matt was friendly and very informative taking us through the history and what birds/wildlife we could see. Thoroughly enjoyable two and half hours. Would...More

Thank Brian F
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Dave P
27 September 2017|
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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
23 August 2017|
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Response from 111jacqueline | Reviewed this property |
It is right behind the shop easy to find.
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.