Hickling Broad

Explore the quiet backwaters and watch the wildlife on the largest of Norfolk's Broads





Being the largest broad, Hickling Broad has plenty to see and do. It is particularly interesting for the wildlife enthusiast with many rare birds found on the broads as well as common and grey seals a short distance away on the coast.

(Reviewed June 2021)

Safety guidelines

Take a look at the 7 common senses of dinghy trails to help you have an enjoyable day

Wildlife guidelines

Make sure you know how to approach wildlife sensitively when on one of our trails


Before you sail......

Before setting out on the trail you should feel confident that you, your crew and your boat are ready. For maximum enjoyment follow our top tips before you go. We have tried our best to make sure the trail information remains up to date, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy. Please help others by alerting us to any changes using the feedback form.  

The decision to follow the trail rests with the skipper, and by following the trail participants accept the inherent risks of being on the water.


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