Herbert Woods Residential Boat Trips Great Yarmouth

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Bridge Road Potter Heigham, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 5JF

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PreSchool, 5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College, University

Herbert Woods is located 35 minutes from the vibrant city of Norwich, in the heart of the Broads National Park.

Listed under: Accommodation & Residential | Residential Boat Trips

What we offer

Our Buccaneer Expeditions provide a unique experience for students to learn about the Broads National Park and its unique wildlife and habitats, whilst enjoying the fun and responsibility of life on board our Buccanneer cruisers.

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



Fully managed expeditions can be arranged via the Exploration Society http://explorationsociety.co.uk/2015/04/08/buccaneer-1st-update/

Accreditation and Awards

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellance 2016

Group Sizes Catered For

We can accommodate 8 - 150 Children

Risk Assessment Details

We do not provide risk assessments however we are more than happy to assist in compiling these. Please contact us on 01692 670711 for information.

Pricing Information

Prices for a 5 day Buccaneer Expedition start at £200 per child based on crews of 8 pupils. However, each expedition is priced individually depending on your requirements, please contact us for a quote.

First Aid Information

First Aid is available at the boat yard, however each group will be required to bring at least one qualified first aider on the trip.

Available Facilities

Each of our cruisers comes with a fully equipped galley kitchen for preparing meals, children are encouraged to run the boat as a team, taking turns on steering, housekeeping and cooking duties. You are required to supply your own provisions for the trip. The large saloon/dining area is ideal for teaching and socializing. IT facilities are not provided however Wifi is available whilst at the boat yard.

Accessibility & Disabled Facilities

Unfortunately 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 9am - 5pm


The Exploration Society have used Herbert Woods for many years to book boats for our Norfolk Broads trips. We?ve always found them reliable, helpful, communicative and flexible. We would wholeheartedly recommend them for anyone looking to organize a group booking. Exploration Society

For both students and staff this trip is an excellent opportunity to build relationships with different people outside of the classroom environment - a great time was had by everyone.
Steyning Grammar School

Sibford School in rural north Oxfordshire has enjoyed many years of boating and sailing on the Norfolk Broads with Herbert Woods. Each July the school hires 5 large 8-11 berth cruisers and spends the week in the National Park. The annual visit is part of the school's Curriculam Enrichment Week and typically involves around 50 year 8 pupils and 10 staff. Sibford School Head of Geography, Simon Barker says: The visit gives pupils the chance to experience new opportunities in a beautiful location whilst working as a team on the boats.
Sibford School

Room Sizes and Facilities

Our Expedition Cruisers? are large Broads cruisers that comfortably sleep up to 10 people. Each cruiser is slightly different in terms of cabin/bunk configurations but all feature a minimum of two toilet/shower rooms, a large saloon/dining area and a fully equipped galley kitchen.

Booking information

Corinne Curtis 01692 670711 schools@herbertwoods.co.uk

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