Herbert Woods-Broads Holiday Adventures Great Yarmouth

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East of England

Bridge Road Potter Heigham Great armouth NR29, , , NR29

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11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College, University

Our boating holidays provide a unique learning outside the classroom experience giving the opportunity for students to study and grow and giving them a chance to explore the natural world.

Listed under: Day Trip Destinations | Environmental Studies | Team Building | Outdoor Education | Ships & Maritime Museums | Historical Heritage | Historic Buildings | Ecology & Green Awareness | Field Studies | Environment Centres | Ecological Recycle & Waste Centres | Cycling & Mountain Biking | Bushcraft | Boat Trips | Educational Tours | Leisure and Tourism | History | Geography | Wildlife and Nature Reserves

What we offer

Young people have the perfect opportunity to push the boundaries, by encouraging independence self-awareness and promoting teamwork in a structured environment.




What makes us a great choice?

Herbert Woods is a long established boatyard dating back nearly 90 years.

We are based on the Northern part of the Broads on the river Thurne; the Broads are 125 miles of manmade waterways stretching over 2 counties.

We have long established relationships with educational groups such as schools, scouts and church groups, who hire multiple cruisers. Our largest school group exceeds 80 students who visit us annually.

What is typically included?

Each trip can be tailored to the needs of the group. Possible curriculum topics may include history, geography, wildlife and conservation, water sports, life skills.

Group Sizes Catered For

Anything from 10 to 150.

Materials, Resources & Information Provided

Projects, teacher's packs and work sheets are not available as standard however we are happy to work with teachers to put these together.

Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions

Yes children may take photos, video and audio. There are no copy write restrictions.

Risk Assessment Details

We do not provide risk assessments however we are more than happy to assist in compiling these. Please contact the office on 0800 144 4472 to arrange a risk assessment.

Pricing Information

The cost for example a school party of 80 requiring 13 boats is approximately £11,000.

Clothing Requirements

We recommend you bring non - slip footwear, slippers, socks, wellington boots, warm clothing, waterproofs, hats, sleeping bag, sunglasses, torch.

First Aid Information

Yes we do have first aiders on site at the boat yard; however the group must still bring at least one qualified first aider with them.

Available Facilities

Parking, free use of bridge pilot Potter Heigham and Wroxham Bridges, life jackets, bedding-duvets, pillows and linen (towels are not provided). Fully equipped galley, microwave if requested. Deck gear- boot hook, life belts, anchors and ropes. Free WIFI whilst in the Herbert Woods's marina.

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

Our boats are not suitable for physically disabled children; however we are able to cater for children with learning difficulties.

Opening Hours & Information

Open 7 days 8.30am - 5pm end of January until end of October.

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