Today, Herbert Woods located in the riverside village of Potter Heigham on the River Bure in the Norfolk Broads, is the second largest hire boat yard on the Broads operating around 130 cruisers with a 60 strong workforce who are dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and making sure your Norfolk Broads holiday is one that will be remembered for years to come.
From the moment you arrive you can be sure of a warm welcome, you will be greeted by our helpful and friendly staff that will check you in and direct you to your boat.
Don’t worry if this is your first cruiser holiday our experienced staff will give you a full tutorial to show you how to use the controls and safety equipment on board and how to manoeuvre and moor the boat safely.
There is also the opportunity to go for a practice run on the river before departing for your holiday.
On board you will find a Skippers Guide which contains all the information you might need whilst out on the water to ensure your holiday is as safe and relaxing as possible.
Should you experience any difficulty with your cruiser, we offer 24 hour Emergency Assistance. Our team of experienced marine engineers are only a phone call away and will be more than happy to come out to assist you if the problem cannot be solved over the phone.
To maintain the quality of our cruisers our team of boat builders, marine engineers and upholsterers work tirelessly throughout the year maintaining the entire fleet.
Herbert Woods is widely acknowledged as one of the pioneers of boating on the Broads, to following in his footsteps, we continue to build our own cruisers here in Potter Heigham. This allows us to ensure that each cruiser is built to a unique design, to the highest possible standards and with the latest features and technology.