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Canoe Trails in Norfolk

Canoe hire and canoe trails in Norfolk 

Alderfen Marshes provides the perfect base from which to set out on canoe trails and access the remote waterways of Norfolk.  Explore the isolated tranquility of Surlingham, Bargate and Rockland Broads, just a short paddle from the marshes.  Venture onto the River Yare to discover the Norfolk Broads from Norwich to Great Yarmouth.

Our 14′ Scout Elite and 16′ Mackinaw Canadian canoes offer a comfortable and sturdy mode of transport to enjoy the sights and sounds of the broads. Ideal for friends, family or team outings, you can choose from a short paddle, a guided canoe trail or a full day out.

Situated in Surlingham, on the Wherryman’s Way walk, Alderfen Marshes are a 15 minute drive from Norwich. Minibus transport to and from the site is available on request.

Canoe hire:

Includes buoyancy aids, paddles, whistles, safety guide, maps and a waterproof container for valuables.

14′ Scout Elite Canoe

  • Half day (3.5 hours) - £25.00
  • Full day (7 hours) - £40.00

16′ Mackinaw Canoe

  • Half day (3.5 hours) - £30.00
  • Full day (7 hours) - £45.00

Single SOT Kayak

  • Half day (3.5 hours) - £20.00
  • Full day (7 hours) - £35.00

Tandem SOT Kayak

  • Half day (3.5 hours) - £25.00
  • Full day (7 hours) - £40.00

Camp and Canoe Combo

Have a look at the Wild Camping facilities on ‘Alderfen Marshes’ and take advantage of our ‘Camp and Canoe Combo’: 

2 nights camping for 2 people including 2 days canoe hire –  £99.00

 Call or text

07788 154755

Guided Canoe Trail

A ninety-minute guided canoe trail exploring the quiet, meandering waterways around Surlingham and Bargate Broads

  • One person - £30.00
  • Two to three people - £20.00 per person
  • Four to ten people - £15.00 per person

There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing around in boats.

Kenneth Grahame