Guided Tours & Events at Salhouse Broad
Discover: Water and Woodland:
Join Salhouse Broad's Ranger on the boat to learn about Salhouse Broad and the River Bure. We'll then drop you in the capable hands of the Hoveton Great Broad Nature Trail's Warden, who'll show you round the boardwalk pointing out interesting species local to the area.
£10 per person.
Dates: June 11th & 23rd; July 13th & 17th; September 5th & 15th
Herbal Medicine Walk:
Take a walk around Salhouse Broad with Medical Herbalist, Ingrid Sykes and discover many uses for the common plants that we see here at the Broad. You'll never look at the landscape the same again!
Date: 20th July 11am
A Broad History of Salhouse:
Walk around Salhouse Broad with the Ranger, learning about the fascinating history of the area, and how humans have shaped this landscape from the very beginning of their time here.
Adult: £5, Child: £2
Dates: Nov 17th
Yarn Bomb The Broad:
BBQ at the Broad:
The Hungry Otter presents BBQ at the Broad.
Every Thursday for six weeks starting July 25th (August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th) from 4 - 7 pm
Lots on offer from burgers and sausages to halloumi and salad, plus the regular great coffee, cakes and ice cream.
Bring a blanket, bring your family, enjoy the view and fill your bellies!
Guided tours at Hoveton Great Broad Nature Trail
All walks start at the Salhouse Broad moorings, followed by a short boat trip upstream to the Hoveton Great Broad Nature Trail, where we'll meet your guide.
Bat Walk: Join us and a bat expert on a boat trip to the Hoveton Great Broad Nature Trail as evening falls. We'll walk around the Trail, listening for these nocturnal aeronauts on high-tech detectors, learning about their lives as we go.
Adult: £10, Child: £4. Includes refreshments.
Dates: August 27th; September 9th.
Dawn Chorus Walk: Listen to the sound of birdsong as the sun rises, throwing shadows through the trees, learning about the species that call this special place home. Gain exclusive access to the Nature Trail before anyone else is even awake! Warm up over a Full English Breakfast provided locally.
Adult: £17, Child: £10. Includes a Full English Breakfast.
Dates: New dates to be added
Wild Flower Walk: Herb robert, marsh valerian, yellow-flag iris, common bedstraw, enchanters nightshade. Just a few of the species you might see on this lovely walk around the Nature Trail, accompanied by the Warden.
Adult: £7. Child: £2
Dates: June 16th
Butterflies and Dragonflies Walk: The stunning Hoveton Great Broad Nature Trail is the perfect place to learn about and enjoy two of our most colourful and interesting insect groups: beautiful butterflies and deadly dragonflies.
Adult: £7, Child: £2
Dates: July 14th
Creating New Land: The Future of Hoveton Great Broad: What does the future hold for the UK's most treasured wetland? Accompany the Warden around the Hoveton Great Broad Nature Trail, and learn about innovative technologies being used to protect this special place for many years to come.
Adult: £7, Child: £2
Dates: Sept 21st