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Hickling Broad

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Lovely place

Wow what a place to visit ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC. Its a must to come here the largest broard and... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Beautiful area of natural Norfolk

Lovely area of typical Norfolk Broads. We approached from the Norfolk Wildlife Trust visitor... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Stubb Road, Hickling NR12 0BW, England
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All reviews wildlife trust nature reserve boat trip lovely walk tree tower lovely place well worth a visit egrets bird hobby bittern visitors broads norfolk waders boats binoculars
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed after paying £4.50 to visit the hides on this wetland reserve. We were not lucky enough to see any wildlife except swans floating serenely on the broad. Fully realise that with nature sites there is always an element of luck! We did however,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Wow what a place to visit ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC. Its a must to come here the largest broard and beautiful, martham ferry hire.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Forest1972
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Lovely area of typical Norfolk Broads. We approached from the Norfolk Wildlife Trust visitor centre, which has parking and some great walks which include access to several bird hides.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter_guest
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A beautiful broad in Norfolk. There are boats to hire, both powered or not if you prefer. This is a large area to explore and there is lots to see. Two nice pubs also very close, although the greyhound is my preferred which is a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Taken on 2 hour trip around hickling broads by Richard a very friendly and knowledgeable guy who took us into 2 bird hides and pointed out all the different species. It was well worth the money and was one of the highlights of our time...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank barry t
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Fabulous evening boat trip with very knowledgeable guide. Heavenly. Saw avocet, flying cranes, lapwing, pied and grey wagtails, Egyptian geese, mute swans, crested grebe, heron, great egret, small starling murmurations, moorhen, lots of terns and ducks and birds I don't know. Someone saw a kingfisher....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Charbala
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Having been on other boat trip in the area decided to try and do them all, hence visiting Hickling. Enjoyed the trip but not really for us so wouldn't do it again, too serious and more for bird lovers. A long drive down to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pauline V
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Our daughters paid for us to have an evening trip as a Father's Day gift. It was wonderful, being taken by boat around the broad, up the tree tower for views, visiting hides and seeing so many waders, ducks, geese..... A great white egret flew...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 318barriel
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We had a very enjoyable afternoon here wandering around, unfortunately, we could not access all areas because there were school visits taking place also we had our dog with us.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Hi, spent a lovely few hours walking around the reserve plenty to see despite being overcast which meant the Swallowtails were inactive, but plenty of other wildlife on show including Great White Egret, Hobby & Marsh Harrier. Bittern was heard "booming", also Hares seen just...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Bryan G
24 July 2018|
Response from Pauline V | Reviewed this property |
There is a good 20 minutes walk to the boat and again on the way back. It is a small boat. Also stopping of at the 2 hides involves climbing in and out of the boat. There is a short walk to the tree tower but the climb up... More
Jimmy S
5 September 2016|
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Response from Robin W | Reviewed this property |
No because of sensitive nesting sites of rare birds