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We turned up here and hired a boat. 2 hours for £40. Small boat , given life jackets and a quick... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Matlock, United Kingdom
Great experience!

Felt like I was taking my life in my hands as we decided to "go for it" and hire a boat for 3 hours... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Sutton Staithe, Sutton NR12 9QS, England
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We turned up here and hired a boat. 2 hours for £40. Small boat , given life jackets and a quick explanation of driving. We went on a lovely sunny day and had great fun, the boats are small and old, depends what you are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank R5755TEmichelled
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Felt like I was taking my life in my hands as we decided to "go for it" and hire a boat for 3 hours - our first experience. After the friendly welcome and reassuring words from the lovely chap in the office area, we met...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank plandns
Reviewed 26 August 2018

we made last minute reservations to spend an afternoon at the broads, we were lucky to get a boat at sutton staithe boatyard, we got an excellent explanation how to maneuver the vessel, in the end we got it started and took off, lot's of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nathaliehertsberge
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Best value boatyard we found that was pet friendly and offered smaller boats and more reasonably priced. Lovely friendly staff, weather was lovely , wouldn’t recommend on a rainy day. Boat is noisy but it is a diesel , quieter ones available. Map provided and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mitchie1971
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Robert, Zenda and the team helped me arrange a boat trip for a group of family and friends. They were all so friendly and helpful that it was a joy deal with them added to the fact that that part of the river Ant is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We chose this firm as it came first on Trip Advisor Site. We also experienced the very amusing owner and felt the briefing to be adequate. We to had the boat named Fred, Yes it was very noisy but what spoiled the afternoon really was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jimhough
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Avoid the big names that charge a fortune and go to Sutton Staithe Boatyard. Personal friendly service and well maintained boats. A quieter stretch of the river away from the commercial enterprises that take your money and send you on your way without as much...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Allan T
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Renting a boat for a day from Sutton Staithes allows you to cruise a very nice area of the Broads. Our day boat (Fred) was rather noisy and not very comfortable to drive. Life jackets were provided and a very sketchy safety briefing was given....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Great boat, great company director, so friendly and such a great character, had a laugh 😂. Very very good service.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank manfawhitehead
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Every year, my wife and I have a day out boating on the Norfolk Broads. We normally pick a boat from Wroxham, but this year we decided to pick a different area to explore, so we gave Sutton Staithe Boatyard a try. The first thing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Tom A
19 October 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can fish on the waters edge and being boat mooring edge / jetty no soft banks to worry about (albeit it is grass to the waters edge) . When you've had enough fishing you can retire to the pub for food and drinks. Any... More