If you want a holiday on the Norfolk Broads, but don't want the hassle of navigating the highways and
byways of the the Broads and its rivers; what you need is a houseboat. Hippersons boatyard in Beccles provides just
such a holiday for you. Located just on the outskirts of Beccles in Suffolk, the houseboats at Hipperson boatyard make
a great destination for a holiday afloat - but without the hassle of driving a boat.
Details about Hippersons in Beccles, River Waveney
When staying in the houseboats at Hipperson boatyard, you can easily walk into Beccles. With a whole host of independent
shop, plus a couple of supermarkets - and numerous pubs and restaurants, Beccles makes a great town to explore.
The houseboats and Hippersons sleep between 4 and 6 people - and all you pet lovers will be pleased to hear
your pet can come on holiday too.
Each houseboat has a dingy with it, so you can still make the most of your riverside setting and go exploring
the River Waveney.
In the area
Beccles is on the Suffolk/Norfolk border - with the River Waveney marking the county border. There are numourous places to visit
within a short driving distance. The Norfolk Broads are just up the road, and if you've got children, they'll
have a great time at Pleasurewood Hills (10 miles). Great Yarmouth, with
its bright lights and seaside based action is only 15 miles away too. Whether you're after a holiday on the River
Waveney which is made up of peace and quiet. Or you want a bit of action too; a few days at Hippersons in Beccles
should be right up your street.
Topcraft Cruisers is a family
run boat-yard, supplying top quality cruisers for your boating holiday. Ranging
from 2 berth to 8 berth - there's bound to be something which takes your fancy. If
you're after a boating holiday on the Norfolk Broads, this could be the place for
you to hire your boat from.
Royalls Boatyard is a family
run boat-yard, supplying a range of top quality cruisers for your boating holiday. Situated
in Wroxham, this boat-yard makes an ideal starting point for you Norfolk Broads adventure.
Heritage Narrow Boats allows you
to rent a variety of canal boats - coming in a range of berthages, from 2 - 12. A great place to explore
several canals - including the Huddersfield
Canal, Cheshire Ring, Four Counties Ring, Macclesfield Canal, Peak Forest Canal or the
A boatyard in Scotland, Falkirk Marina is on Forth & Clyde and Union Canal. This boatyard is
an ideal base to cruise to Edinburgh or Glasgow. You can also take your narrowboat through the iconic
Falkirk Wheel; it's worth having a look at Falkirk Marina for a Scottish canal holiday.
For a Norfolk Broads adventure starting in Wroxham, try Summercraft cruisers. A great position on the River Bure, you
can take in the high ways and by-ways of the Norfolk Broads. Have a look at the Potter Heigham bridge too!
Anderson Boats has a reputation
for the high standards of its boats - which are available for you to cruise down a whole host of
canals, including the Llangollen Canal, Macclesfield Canal,
The Cheshire Ring, Four Counties Ring, Chester and Shropshire Union Canal. With a choice of
narrowboats which sleep between 2 people (great for a romantic break) to 8 people.
Enjoy a boating holiday on the Thames, or on the Kennet and Avon Canal, with the narrow boat Gina, available from Mill Green in Caversham. Sleeping 6 people, with is lovely narrow boat to explore the waterways.