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    Northern Broads

    Take a wheelchair accessible boat trip aboard Ra the Solar Boat at Hoveton

    Enjoy an accessible sailing or canoe trip with the Nancy Oldfield Trust at Neatishead

    Visit the floating wildlife visitor centre and go wildlife spotting at NWT Ranworth Broad, or visit the Broads Authority information centre at Ranworth Staithe to learn more about the local wildlife and history

    St Helen's Church at Ranworth, the church tea-room, visitor centre and sensory garden offer an accessible visit, ramps are available to enter the church

    Hire a wheelchair-accessible day boat from Broads Tours and explore the River Bure

    Browse the exhibits and take an accessible boat trip at the Museum of the Broads in Stalham

    Hire tandem bicycles at Broadland Cycle Hire in Horning

    St Benet's Abbey near Ludham is a very atmospheric site to visit, with some accessible areas

    Enjoy the views and Braille signs on the accessible boardwalk at Barton Broad, and visit the viewing platform; there's also an accessible boardwalk at Filby Broad

    Filby and Rollesby Broads have suitable access for angling, and Martham Pits is another good place

    Hire a mobility scooter to enjoy the gardens and take an accessible boat trip at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden (South Walsham)

    Take a river cruise aboard the wheelchair-friendly 'Queen of the Broads' and 'Belle of the Broads' with Broads Tours, or the 'Southern Comfort' Mississippi River Boat in Horning

    Take a trip on the accessible miniature Bure Valley Railway or venture along the flat Bure Valley Railway Path

    Southern Broads

    Get close to nature and visit the Suffolk Wildlife Trust Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre (Oulton Broad)

    The Roman monument at Burgh Castle includes some accessible areas and offers one of the best views in the Broads

    Take an accessible boat trips with Waveney Stardust (Beccles) and Waveney Sailability (Lowestoft)

    Enjoy a picnic and relax at easy access green spaces near the waterways at Beccles Quay, Oulton Broad (with Nicholas Everitt Park), Cow Tower and Pull's Ferry (Norwich)

    Venture out to Wheatfen Nature Reserve at Surlingham and explore the easy-access boardwalk linking the car park to the bird hide

    Accessible places to eat and drink

    In addition to food and drink available at the places above, below are some places to eat which are wheelchair accessible (we suggest you call in advance of your visit to check any specific requirements you might have):

    Indulge in some shopping and refuel in one of the quaint cafes at Wroxham Barns

    Browse the brewery shop and eat at Woodforde's Flagship pub/restaurant The Fur and Feather Inn

    Enjoy delicious food and picturesque views at the wheelchair-accessible Filby Bridge restaurant

    Eat and drink at the wheelchair-accessible Ferry Inn, Horning

    Dine at the wheelchair-accessible Waterside Restaurant (Rollesby) and enjoy views over Rollesby Broad from their flat wooden decking

    Visit the Flint Barn Cafe at Whitlingham Country Park after exploring the paths around the Broad (advisable in summer/dry periods only)

    Accessible places to stay

    Below are some ideas for accessible places to stay during your visit:

    Self-catering stays at Hall Farm Cottages in Horning caters for disabled visitors

    Limes Farm self catering cottage in Ludham offers disabled access and has a wet room

    Wheatacre Hall Barns in Beccles have a number of easy-access cottages (contact first)

    The Nancy Oldfield Trust's Kenyon Bungalow at Neatishead offers accessible stays and boat trip opportunities

    Cotenham Barns (Panxworth) have accessible options, including the fully-accessible Cotenham Garden Cottage

    The Threshing Barn at Mill Farm Eco Barn, Winterton-on-Sea is accessible

    For links to businesses and activities: https://www.visitthebroads.co.uk/discover-the-broads/about-the-broads/accessible-visits

    Hope that helps,

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