NWT Ranworth Broad

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Comprising three hectares of wet grassland, alder carr and scrub in the heart of the broads, Ranworth holds plenty of attractions for both families and naturalists all year round.

An informative boardwalk leads you through a tapestry of beautiful scenery and allows you to explore both the environment and its history. It's possible to see lots of wildlife around the reserve including swallowtail butterflies, Norfolk hawker dragonflies, marsh harriers, and perhaps even otters.

Guided boat trips on the private Broad on our specially-designed electric boat run (weather and numbers permitting) from April to October. Call 01603 270479 for more details and bookings.

Guide Prices

Entry to the reserve is free (donations welcome)



  • Disabled access

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours for individuals

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Public Transport:
There is no direct public transport route to Ranworth Broad. By Car: Ranworth Broad is close to the village of Ranworth. It is signposted from the B1140 Norwich to Acle road at South Walsham. At Ranworth village look out for signs to NWT Ranworth Broad car park. Postcode: NR13 6HS

The nearest railway station is Acle, which is 4 miles away.

NWT Ranworth Broad

Type:Nature Reserve

Ranworth Broad Wildlife Centre, The Broads, Norfolk, NR13 6HS

Tel: 01603 270479

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