The broads are a network of navigable rivers and lakes in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, covering 200kilometres(120 miles) of unrestricted cruising. There are seven rivers and 63 broads, 13 broads are navigable, most less than 4 metres deep. The Broads authority has powers and duties akin to the national parks, but is also the third largest inland navigation authority.
With the fine city of Norwich only a two hour cruise away with its own yacht station, it provides a lovely day out with mooring right in the heart of the city. Cruising down to Gt Yarmouth you will pass plently of sights, places to moor up and enjoy something to eat and drink in one of the riverside pubs. Keep cruising on through Gt Yarmouth and it will give you access to the northern side of the broads and places like wroxham, stalham and potter heigham. If you decide to stay south then you have beccles, oulton broad and all the way down to geldeston to explore.