Norfolk Broads Holiday Cottages with Fishing
Sunray Riverside Lodge
Sunray Riverside Lodge
If you are looking for Norfolk Broads holiday cottages with fishing, please take a look at Sunray our riverside lodge at Potter Heigham. Sunray is directly on the riverbank of the River Thurne and has its own private waterside garden and deck. You are close to a number of great fishing spots on the Broads. Lathams of Potter Heigham, a short walk away, supply a wide range of fishing equipment and tackle. There are also several boat hire companies that hire day fishing boats right here in Potter Heigham.
The Norfolk Broads, with its network of lakes, rivers and tidal conditions support a wide variety of fish species. You can fish for both freshwater and estuarine species. For this reason, the Norfolk Broads is always a popular spot for anglers of all levels. Species of fish found in the Norfolk Broads are roach, tench, bream, perch, carp and pike. It has become hard to find Rudd in many angling locations in the UK. However, they can still be found in the Norfolk Broads. You will find them particularly on the upper stretches of the River Thurne.
There is great fishing at Potter Heigham and in the surrounding area. There are a lot of free fishing areas and platforms along the river banks or you can fish from a boat in open water. Of course, you can fish directly from our cottage’s 75ft riverside garden and deck. Anyone over 12 will need a valid Rod Licence to fish on the waters of the Norfolk Broads. This includes fishing from the private waterfront of our cottage. You can get a licence for 1 day, 8 day or 12 month periods from a Post Office or online from the Environment Agency.
You can fish for Bream, Roach, Roach/Bream Hybrids, Pike and Eel at Potter Heigham. According to Herbert Woods of Potter (and they should know), the north side of the Potter Heigham Bridge is best as there is less river disturbance from boats. They recommend the boatyard as a good place for beginners as the fish shelter there. You can find other recommendations for fishing spots on their website. The Open Season dates for Coarse Fishing are from 16th June through to 14th March the following year. The closed season applies to the Broads and rivers from 15th March – 15th June inclusive. You can find more guidance on fishing in the Norfolk Broads here.
Keen anglers will find everything they need right on their doorstep at Lathams Fishing right here in Potter Heigham. They stock thousands of product lines and can supply you with rods, tackle, bait, clothing and pretty much any other piece of fishing equipment you might need. They are also a very useful source of advice about fishing in the Norfolk Broads. You can choose from several types of fishing boats for hire in Potter Heigham. Herbert Woods, rent 12ft fishing boats or new 14ft Catchfleets for the day or half day and you can hire fishing dinghies from Maycraft for £ 30 a day. Just down the road (or river) in Martham, Martham Ferry Boatyard rent Seastrike fishing boats between September and March for £90 per day. The boat has rod holders, a drivers seat, a fish mat, a cradle and a front canopy.
Our recently refurbished riverside lodge, Sunray, is perfect if you are looking for holiday cottages with fishing in the Norfolk Broads. The cottage is directly on the banks of the River Thurne. You can fish directly from our 75ft private riverside garden and deck, or choose one of the many great fishing spots nearby. There is a shed for storing fishing equipment and a huge fishing tackle and equipment store a few minutes walk away. You can hire fishing boats from several local boatyards in Potter Heigham.
25% deposit is required on booking, balance is due 4 weeks beforehand.
Sorry, no smoking.
Check in from 3:30pm & check out by 10:30am.
Weekly breaks: Fri – Fri
Weekend breaks 3 nights: Fri – Mon
Midweek breaks 4 nights: Mon – Fri
Sunray Lettings registered address: Kelly & Jonathan Thompson, Caroline, Cross End, Pebmarsh, CO9 2NU