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"We have had a lovely week's holiday. The Boathouse was so clean. With lots of nice touches. Fruit and lovely hamper. Went on a boat tour from Wroxham. Toured around the coast going to Sheringham and Cromer. The weather has been great. A lovely cottage." - Angela stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Excellent stay. Spotlessly clean. Fantastic welcome basket, fruit bowl and the lovely flowers. Very friendly owners. We will no doubt be coming again." - Alan stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Wonderful week away with family. Visited National Trust properties and saw Seals at Sea Palling. The Boathouse is immaculate and well equipped. Very comfortable. The owner, Mrs Brown was so helpful and made our stay enjoyable." - Christine stayed at The Boathouse on .

"As regular users of holiday homes throughout the UK, we can honestly say that Boathouse Cottage is the best we have ever stayed in. The property was spotlessly clean and equipped with absolutely everything you could possibly need. A really warm welcome on arrival and a welcome pack that exceeded our wildest dreams. Add all this to the glorious setting and you get a definite WOW factor! The sad thing is – we've got to go home now!" - John stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Boathouse. Wonderfully appointed and equipped with everything you could need. Delighted to see Herons and Kingfishers while sitting on the decking. The week went far too quickly and we'd recommend the Boathouse for anyone. Thank you!" - Jane stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We had the most marvellous week at the Boathouse at Wayford Bridge. The cottage was very clean and comfortable. We really appreciated the blackout blinds in the bedrooms. The kitchen was very well equipped and a pleasure to cook in. The welcome pack was very generous and very much appreciated. We loved kayaking up to Dilham, wish we had had more time to explore in them. Alice and her family were so helpful and welcoming. Thank you so much." - Rose stayed at The Boathouse on .

"What a wonderful holiday cottage! A great welcome by the owner – nothing was too much trouble. Beautifully appointed and the cleanliness was excellent and couldn't be faulted. A great welcome pack, milk, spread and flowers – thank you. So nice and peaceful and private. Next time we plan to take a boat out – but not adventurous to try the canoe! Looking forward to returning to this wonderful place." - Susan stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Our second trip to this lovely property – it didn't disappoint. Very well appointed, spotlessly clean and a home from home. Alice and Ollie very helpful and friendly – nothing too much trouble. We would love to visit again – all being well." - Gail stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We have had an absolutely wonderful stay here. The property is in immaculate condition. Everything exceptionally clean. The welcome pack on our arrival was so helpful, as we arrived late after our daughter’s wedding. We had fantastic weather and really made the most of the canoes which were provided with the property. Many thanks for a wonderful stay. We will come again." - Patricia stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"A very clean property, well maintained and stocked. Great starter pack. Unusual is the quality of much of the artwork on the walls. Simple to control heating system. Amongst the better holiday lets out there." - John stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"We had a great time at Boathouse Cottage. It was very clean and well appointed. The location is excellent and a great base for the local area. The canoes were a great idea and we had a good couple of days out on them." - Sally stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Great location. Very well equipped. Very helpful owners. Highly recommended." - Deanne stayed at The Boathouse on .

"This attractive cottage is very well placed for the Broads and the coast. Hiring day boats is easy and contribute to a relaxing day on the Broads. The canoes were also an asset. The cottage is well fitted and furnished to a high standard. Certain welcome boxes were a delightful surprise as were various kitchen and bathroom resources. Our stay has been most enjoyable with the facilities making life easy." - Rachael stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Boathouse. The perfect base for a holiday on the Broads with easy access to the beautiful Norfolk coastline too. An extremely well-equipped house that made out stay here comfortable and easy. We loved taking the boats out early in the morning and spending time relaxing in the little garden. A fantastic location and a superb holiday. We would love to come back and will recommend this place to all our friends!" - Joanne stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Lovely house. Beautiful part of the world and having the canoes was great." - Nicole stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Lovely location! Fantastic time had by all, will definitely return. Lots to do and see, paddling the local waterways, day boat, nature reserve, need more time! Also received a very warm welcome. Thank you." - Cheryl stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Lovely accommodation. Exceeded expectations. Extremely clean. Generous arrival pack. Recommended." - Linda stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"A wonderful surprise birthday treat – the perfect location with time spent kayaking, cycling and exploring the local area. The accommodation was wonderful – a home away from home for some special family time. Would recommend to friends and family any time." - Emily stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Had a fantastic week at Boathouse Cottage. The cottage was immaculately presented with a beautiful welcome basket waiting for us with all the essentials plus a lovely bottle of wine. Inclusion of the two canoes also provided an evening treat to make use of the Broads in the quieter times. The weather was also a bonus. Owner, Alice could not have been more helpful. Overall thoroughly recommended and fully deserving of the 5 star rating." - Jim stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Fantastic accommodation. Very well presented. Spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped both inside and out. Would thoroughly recommend to others." - Christine stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"On arrival we were greeted by Alice, our friendly host, who explained about the canoes etc. attached to the cottage. The accommodation was excellent. Clean, tidy and well decorated. The thoughtful gift basket was an excellent touch. We had a relaxing week and would be very happy to return, also would highly recommend to others." - Mary stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We’ve just had a fantastic weeks stay at Boathouse Cottage. The cottage is sited near a quiet marina and is in a good location for exploring the Broads. The property has everything you could need and is furnished and fitted out to a very high standard. The owner lives nearby and made us feel very welcome and gave us some good ideas for places to visit during our stay. As a bonus the cottage comes with a couple of canoes and a rowing dinghy for messing about on the water. There is also a marina where you can hire a day boat for exploring the Broads. Definitely one of the best places we’ve stayed in." - Robert stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Very nice week, house well situated and appointed. Owners very welcoming and obliging, gave us good tips on places to visit." - Carole stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Thank you so much, what a wonderful place, everything so clean & sparkling. Everything one could wish for, even down to a lovely presented picnic bag. The colour scheme and thought gone into everything in the house - I cannot rate it high enough. Absolutely perfect. Thank you also for your lovely welcome Alice, it has been a real pleasure. A truly wonderful week." - Garry stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We really enjoyed our stay at the Boathouse. So warm, welcoming feeling with modern hint. Everything inside is great quality. Lovely riverside location with free two boats! Our kids loved boating every day. So quiet location for relaxation - perfect! Also we had a welcome pack of wine, jam, fruits, milk, butter bread etc. Amazing place with lots to do around and beach only 5 miles away!" - Matthew stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Wonderfully relaxing week, blessed by good weather, and a very comfortable cottage. Lovely welcoming touches - hamper of provisions, large bowl of fruit and flowers in the lounge. This is an ideal spot for exploring the Broads - excellent cycling on quiet lanes and boating to hand on site." - David stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Thoroughly enjoyed our second stay here. The cottage could not have been better presented and everything we needed was provided. The electric day boat I cannot recommend enough – extremely comfortable and relaxing. Faultless is an overused term but this really was." - Andy stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Excellent accommodation, pristine in every way. Lovely flowers and a welcome food pack was welcoming us on arrival. Having two canoes and a rowing boat included has kept our two teenage lads entertained all week. Plenty of lovely places to row to. A lovely relaxing holiday at the water’s edge, enjoying the wildlife and fishing. Owners were very welcoming and checked we had everything we required. A superb 5 star holiday – can’t wait to return." - Lorraine stayed at The Boathouse on .

"The Boathouse totally exceeded our expectations. We were made to feel very welcome. Fab location for exploring the Broads and the coast. We loved using the canoes and the dinghy. Very relaxing being so close to nature. Totally recommend this property to all our family and friends. Everything is immaculate, a real home from home. Definitely worth the 5 star rating. Thank you for all the special touches, truly appreciated by our family." - Ian stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We have stayed in a lot of holiday cottages and this is one of the best equipped and well thought out. We loved being able to step outside and paddle our own canoe up the canal and to Barton Broad. Great location for so many places. We loved seeing the Herons, Swans and multiple Kingfishers." - Carmel stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Extremely comfortable stay. Alice has thought of everything anyone could possibly want or need. We had a great week staying at the Boathouse. Don't be surprised if you see us again, Alice! Thank you." - Lisbeth stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Absolutely lovely place to stay, home from home. Everything you could need. The welcome hamper, fruit and fresh flowers were a nice touch. The children enjoyed the canoeing and used it whenever possible." - Stuart stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Really beautiful cottage, everything immaculate and comfortable with every possible extra you could think of to make a perfect holiday – including an incredible welcome pack which included everyday essentials, fruit bowl, wine and flowers. We were overwhelmed by the cleanliness, definitely 5 STAR accommodation with friendly, personal service, nothing too much trouble, fantastic facilities. Would recommend to anyone." - John stayed at The Boathouse on .

"The Boathouse is the best self-catering accommodation that we have stayed in. It is equipped and maintained to a very high standard with everything you could need for an enjoyable stay. It is ideally situated for visiting the Broads and the coast, with good amenities only a short distance away. We will be returning next year and would recommend The Boathouse to friends and family." - Rita stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Immaculate on arrival, well appointed, not wanting for anything – home from home. A beautiful area to visit with plenty to do and see. Cannot recommend The Boathouse highly enough." - Wendy stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Second year at this fantastic holiday home everything you could possibly need. Boat is a must lots to see and do. Great Weather. Will be returning again. Thanks Alice and Ollie for another fab holiday. I would highly recommend this property." - Christine stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We’ve had a lovely relaxing holiday at The Boathouse. The property is beautifully presented, with lots of attention to detail and we were made very welcome by the owner. An ideal location for exploring the Norfolk Broads – highly recommended." - Peter stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Superb property and a great location." - David stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Lovely place, high end finishes, nice touches included." - Pam stayed at The Boathouse on .

"A lovely cottage, well equipped and beautifully appointed. A great location from which to explore the northern Broads." - Daphne stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"A delightful property, tastefully decorated throughout. Everything you need for a relaxing comfortable break. The welcome pack was the best we have ever had - all fresh and good quality ingredients. Truly lovely! We have never been in a canoe before and unsure if we would use it, however this was the highlight of the week. We have seen Otters, Kingfishers, Marsh Harriers, Kestrels, Swans (often hissing Swans!!). Heard the Bittern booming - a real treat. Would love to come back and would recommend 100%." - Sue stayed at Boathouse Cottage on .

"Our second visit to the Boathouse which was just as amazing as our first visit. The Boathouse is a beautiful place to stay, so relaxing. Thank you Alice and Ollie." - Karen stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We have stayed in a great number of holiday rental properties, around the UK and Europe over many years, but The Boathouse takes its place at the top of the list for many reasons. Anything and everything you could possibly need has been provided and of the best quality. The property is immaculate, with the attention to detail exemplary. The welcome pack and flowers were delightful. We hired an electric powered boat from the owners for a day to explore the surrounding Broads - stunning. The owners could not have done any more to make our break as special as its been. Highly recommended." - Graham stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Thank you so much for your welcome and hospitality. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Boathouse. The cottage was perfect, in a lovely location with everything we could possibly need for an enjoyable stay. We particularly loved the canoes and being able to use a motor boat. All the extras such as flowers, welcome basket etc. just added to the stay. We will definately be recommending this to our family and friends. Thank you Alice & Ollie for giving us a lovely stay." - Paula stayed at The Boathouse on .

"The house is stunning - more of a home than a holiday let. Excellent welcome pack and facilities. Good touring base to all areas, close to the sea as well! The canoes were a fantastic addition. We all rate the property 5 star. Superb week had by all - hope to return!!" - Denise stayed at The Boathouse on .

"WOW! What a fantastic week in your cottage. Thanks Alice and family, an amazing gem and well worth the 5 star rating. It has everything you need. The hamper was an excellent welcome present. We have had great fun with your canoes, 10/10 from our two teenagers. A great location for getting out and exploring the local area, lots to see and do. Thank you Alice, Chris and Ollie for a very relaxing week. Can't wait to book your wonderful cottage for next year." - Kim stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We have had a lovely stay in this very high quality cottage. Thanks for all the extra little touches. We would recommend it to our friends and family." - Sue stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Definitely a cut above the average - so many thoughtful touches. Don't take our word for it - come and see for yourself. You might even become a Twitcher - as the Swifts and Kingfishers are so entertaining." - Brenda stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We had a wonderful holiday, very peaceful on the river. The cottage exceeded our expectations - certainly 5 star accommodation. Alice is very helpful and provided lots of information about the local area and nothing is too much trouble. I would certainly recommend this accommodation." - Martin stayed at The Boathouse on .

"On arrival we received a very warm and friendly welcome. Everything about the Boathouse is first class and you want for nothing. The welcome hamper and the fresh fruit are a very nice touch and help to get your holiday off to a good start. The owner and the family are wonderful and extremely helpful, adding to your holiday enjoyment. Thank you Vintage Boat Company for an excellent holiday. Top marks! The house is immaculate!!" - John stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Very enjoyable stay - everything we needed for a perfect holiday. The welcome pack was amazing and very much appreciated. The Boathouse is a place to spend a relaxing holiday." - Wendy stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Lovely property, good location, attentive owners, saw the Kingfishers! - All the comforts of home. Thank you." - Barry stayed at The Boathouse on .

"An immaculate property with every piece of equipment one could need. Nothing was too much trouble and the welcome pack was the best we have had. This is a wonderful cottage with day boat rental and every amenity imaginable in an ideal location. Friendly and obliging owners completed the perfect stay. We shall certainly return." - James stayed at The Boathouse on .

"A fantastic, well equipped property in a great location - good time had by all. Many thanks." - Andy stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We have had a fabulous holiday and stayed in this house which is of excellent standard. We were given a wonderful welcome basket full of lovely things and on top of the house which is of excellent quality giving excellent facilities all added to our wonderful holiday. We would certainly recommend this accommodation and will return again soon." - Kathryn stayed at The Boathouse on .

"The house is absolutely stunning. The quality of appliances, linen, utensils is second to none. We genuinely wondered whether we were the first people to stay here! The welcome basket was a lovely touch - particularly the Easter Egg! Very helpful owners." - Sarah stayed at The Boathouse on .

"A very enjoyable holiday. Lovely to watch the pair of Kingfishers while having breakfast. Very comfortable accommodation. The welcome pack was superb. ALL WAS 5 STAR!!!" - Trevor stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Thank you so much for a lovely stay - such a lovely comfortable place! We are particularly grateful for the welcome basket - a really nice touch! Alice was very helpful and welcoming in offering advice for places to go and things to see. Thanks!" - Ben stayed at The Boathouse on .

"What can we add to the already glowing reviews? The property is certainly 5 star, the attention to detail the same. The welcome hamper was simply stunning and the welcome from Alice and Ollie as warm as the wood burner on a chilly New Year's Eve. Thank you for a lovely week - we would recommend to all." - Nick stayed at The Boathouse on .

"The Boathouse has been an amazing find and surpassed expectations on all counts. The décor and furnishings are of a 5 star standard. The location is perfect and, as a holiday retreat, would work well in the summer or winter. As seasoned travellers in the UK and Europe, we've rarely come across a better property; a true home away from home. The owners have created something truly special which we will readily recommend to friends and family in a heartbeat!!!" - Sharon stayed at The Boathouse on .

"A beautiful cottage wonderfully presented. Delightful location with fantastic wildlife - we especially enjoyed having Kingfisher's for neighbours! We loved having the Day boat to explore the waterways. No negatives at all - so thank you for all your efforts in making our holiday so lovely." - Eileen stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We very much enjoyed our stay at The Boathouse. The accommodation was excellent and the owner has added many thoughtful touches. We would certainly recommend this property to our friends and family." - Mrs D stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Very nice and comfortable accommodation. Your property is very clean and beds comfortable. We enjoyed our stay." - Mr J stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We had a lovely time at The Boathouse. A warm welcome to a beautifully finished property and a great welcome pack. Ideal for exploring Blickling Hall and other local attractions. Thank you!" - Jeremy stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Excellent accommodation, very well furnished home from home. Lovely location – loved The Broads and boating. Will definitely come back." - Tim stayed at The Boathouse on .

"A fabulous house in a great location. Super attention to detail and welcoming hosts. We would love to visit again and will certainly recommend you to others." - Jackie stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We've had a fabulous holiday. The Boathouse is one of the best appointed houses we've ever stayed in. We were very comfortable and loved having use of the dinghy during our stay. The house is in an ideal and very picturesque location and the owners have been so welcoming and helpful. Thank you so much!" - Joanna stayed at The Boathouse on .

"No bad comments to write. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves in the beautifully clean, welcoming Boathouse. Couldn't believe the amount of equipment in the Kitchen!! Using the big boat was great, the children loved it. Also we got to take the small boat out and we had a great laugh trying to row straight. Great attention to detail including the welcome pack. Very friendly hosts. Thank you!" - Rob stayed at The Boathouse on .

"First class accommodation. Very comfortable and well maintained. Lots of thoughtful touches. Would definitely come back." - Terry stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Five star accommodation. Top quality furniture and fittings. Lovely owners for whom no request is a problem. We would recommend this property to anyone and have had a most enjoyable holiday here." - Anne stayed at The Boathouse on .

"A beautiful boathouse in a lovely location. We've had a great week, enjoyed our days out on the boat too. A big thank you to the owners, looking forward to our next visit." - Karen stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We loved the Boathouse. Five star furnished and equipped." - Mrs B stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Beautiful property with all the mod cons. Well maintained by very caring owners. Owners keep in touch to make sure that you are comfy and that all is well. Location of the property is good in terms of being at the waterside itself and also for exploring the Broads, coast and Norwich. The welcome pack adds a nice touch as well." - Kevin stayed at The Boathouse on .

"A wonderful stay in a lovely, high-spec quality house. The owners have been so welcoming and helpful. The hire of the boat made our holiday perfect. We thoroughly recommend this property and have enjoyed all aspects of our first stay on the Broads." - David stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Our family have enjoyed a high quality holiday. Excellent property maintenance, great property. Ideal location. Very warm and friendly welcome." - Mr A stayed at The Boathouse on .

"One of the nicest holiday rental properties we have ever been in - a real home from home - perfect! The owners are excellent and very helpful. The boat hire was great value for money." - Andrew stayed at The Boathouse on .

"The Boathouse is a lovely property with all facilities and very well presented. It's in a nice quiet location - although it's not far from the Pub! We loved watching the Swallows and Kingfishers. Would recommend to friends." - Chris stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Well! We have stayed in many places on the Norfolk Broads. This I must say is the most impressive in 5 years + of staying in Broads cottages. I will without doubt have to return to the complex at a later date. You (owners) both deserve all the positive and exceptional responses I would expect you both to achieve in the future. Thank you!" - Sean stayed at The Boathouse on .

"What a wonderful house, and in such a peaceful pretty location. There was no effort spared to let us enjoy the house and the parcel and extras were lovely surprises. Thank you for a great holiday!" - Linda stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We have had a lovely holiday at the Boathouse where every comfort was provided. The owner could not have been more helpful, great attention to detail." - Mrs S stayed at The Boathouse on .

"A wonderful week, very cosy and welcoming cottage, equipped to a very high standard. Wonderful warn hosts, always at hand to help but never obtrusive. Dayboat was excellent too! Thank you!" - Alex stayed at The Boathouse on .

"We have had a wonderful stay in the Boathouse - it is a fantastic property. There were so many thoughtful touches which we found lovely." - Jo stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Best holiday rental we have ever had. Lovely owners. Everything you could want and more. Enjoyed use of the Dayboat too. Thank you very much." - Namita stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Lovely home! An excellent place for our holiday to Norfolk. Great little boat, only sorry we hadn't time to use it. An absolutely outstanding holiday home. Would recommend to anyone. Thank you for letting us stay!" - Christine stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Lovely." - Lucy stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Excellent accommodation - a most enjoyable holiday! We particularly appreciated the overall cleanliness of the house, and very thoughtfully designed for ease of use. We would certainly consider a return visit in the near future." - Sarah stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Well appointed and clean cottage which has been a pleasure to stay at. Welcoming pack on arrival was a very nice touch." - Charles stayed at The Boathouse on .

"Delightful, beautifully decorated and fitted. Lovely holiday spot. The owner was extremely accommodating and helpful. We hope to return in the future." - Anne stayed at The Boathouse on .