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Ross' Wildlife Boat Trips

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Guided wildlife boat trips on Horsey Mere, Norfolk Broads - one hour trips available from Spring to Autumn. (Bathroom facilities and 'food available for purchase' available on land close by, not on board).
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 15:15
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Horsey Staithe, Horsey NR12, England
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+44 7791 526440
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All reviews marsh harrier norfolk broads his knowledge recommend this trip great guide booking system great trip lady anne informative trip relaxing trip skipper chris horsey windpump river trip national trust car park worth a trip value for money kingfisher
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out on a Ross boat trip over a year ago, and with family staying recently, decided to treat grandchildren and others to Horsey Mere and the surrounding dykes. The scenery is beautiful and typically Norfolk, but I’m not so sure about doing it...More

Thank Barrie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great trip out, a must if you are in the area. Ross was very friendly and knowledgeable about his subject. AS he said though, this is real, you could go and see nothing. Wildlife done have a timetable. Take a covering as it...More

Thank Wideparting
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ross is a very knowledgable and friendly Captain. Perfect host, with a mix of humour and local knowledge he provided an excellent trip for us. He an epitomy of a Broadsman. Witty, friendly and welcoming. Genuine affinity to the local area, with an appreciable sense...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful place, a special and wonderful boat, and excellent captain who was a breath of fresh air, treating us to an engaging commentary and history of the mere, area, bird and wildlife. Ross hosted us all very well, welcoming my dog on board,...More

Thank 436tess
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem! We really enjoyed our gentle trip around Horsey Mere and Staithe, looking for birds (but often failing!) and simply enjoying the gentle pace and view. Ross is very knowledgeable and entertaining. It was a most pleasant trip.

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have enjoyed many of Ross' Wildlife Trips and each time I am impressed with his genuine affinity and love of the Broads. Without the use of binoculars he is able to identify the gender of a high flying Marsh Harrier; he clearly explains the...More

Thank onlyeveroner
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Cannot rate this boat trip highly enough. Ross is extremely knowledgeable, friendly and witty. As a wheelchair user he was extremely helpful getting me on and off the boat and I have to say not everyone is as helpful as Ross. Great morning out and...More

Thank Jo O
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We would highly recommend this trip. It was informative yet relaxed, the boat was clean and a well presented safety briefing was given before we started. There are facilities near by that can be used before or after the trip. The wildlife we sore was...More

Thank sarah1harris
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely little boat, very friendly and knowledgeable skipper, made for an excellent trip. 5stars from us.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Wanted a boat trip whilst we were in Norfolk. So glad we chose this when we later went to Wroxham and saw the crowds. It was a nice relaxing trundle in the boat through the water to see a variety of wildlife with informative talk...More

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Laura C
5 June 2018|
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Response from MS2129 | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought so... just be aware that there is a sign to 'mind your head' as you get on the boat. So you will need to be able to duck slightly as you step down. Ross is very helpful to anybody getting on so I cannot... More
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alan997
19 April 2018|
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Response from Hils C | Property representative |
Yes! Well behaved dogs are always welcome... thanks for checking.
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Yellowbelly999
10 April 2016|
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Apologies for the delay in replying... Lady Ann started work 1st May and here are the operational times: 1030 hrs; 1145 hrs; 1330 hrs; 1445 hrs; 1600 hrs. Everyday except Saturdays. You are welcome to telephone Ross to book... More
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