A warm, friendly Heather welcome

We are delighted to share Heather, an historic boat, artistic refuge and home for over a century, laying on the ancient Broads Waterways of Norfolk.

It is our aim to preserve the distinctive character of Heather, enabling future generations to enjoy her charms. We welcome you to explore the houseboat and bountiful riverside beyond...

Andrew, Timothy and Christopher

19 April 2012

By Royall Appointment

Heather has moved to the prestigious Royall's Yard at Hoveton for the duration. The boat is sheltered between a strange medley of characterful and less sympathetic buildings, constructed on piles on the reclaimed marshland below Wroxham Bridge. In this location we have ample suppliers to help with repairs and refurbishment.

Flying proudly aloft of the yard is the Royall's modern pennant bearing a Saxon crown. Smart pennant flags were once emblematic of the individual boatyard companies and yachts of the Broads......

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King's Head Staithe, Hoveton, pictured from Wroxham public Parish Staithe