Our Activities

We are the only facility of our kind in East Anglia, providing a wide range of boating activities and opportunities for our visitors.

We ask for a donation of £11.00 per person, with carers going free (minimum donation per boat is £22.00). If you have difficulty with paying for boat trips or transport to get to us, please ask about our bursary scheme which may be able to help. It is not means tested, and can subsidise your visit by up to 50%.

We operate motorboat cruises, sailing and canoeing Monday to Friday, morning and afternoon. We can arrange weekend and evening cruises and sailing with sufficient notice. We can be more flexible in timings at weekends, so bring a picnic and enjoy a day out!

Motor Cruising

Come for a half day cruise in one of our motor boats. All have wheelchair lifts and kitchen and toilet facilities.
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Learn to sail, get your RYA qualifications, or just sit back and watch the scenery in one of our 10 sailing boats.
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Paddling enables you to see all the narrow waterways, hear the birdsong, and see a variety of wildlife on the banks.
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Supported fishing can be arranged from our floating Ark, private dyke or Pioner motor boats during the season.
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Bird Watching

Barton Broad is ideally suited for bird watching and the study of plant and animal life which abounds in the area.
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RYA Courses

From time to time we offer RYA training including Sailing Instructor and Senior Instructor (keelboats).
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