Nine photos that show why the Broads are the best place to go on holiday in the UK

The Norfolk Broads. Picture: James Bass

The Norfolk Broads. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2015

Scenic, tranquil and enchanting are just a few words that could be used to describe the Norfolk Broads. Here are nine reasons why they might just be the best UK holiday destination.

A horse on Halvergate Marshes as the morning mist begins to lift. Picture: James Bass

A horse on Halvergate Marshes as the morning mist begins to lift. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2015

1. There's no denying that the Broads are beautiful.

#norfolkbroads #Cantley

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2. To quote Aladdin – there are some 'unbelievable sights' on offer.

3. And dull weather does little to dampen the attractiveness.

Back to 50 shades of Grey today but at least it's Friday

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4. You could spend hours admiring the beauty, or just sit and contemplate life.

#norfolkbroads

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5. It's the perfect place to go when you need a bit of peace and quiet, hop on a boat and it will be just you and the waterways for miles on end.

Ormesby Broad this afternoon #photo #photooftheday #photographer #photograph #lake #uk #england #norfolk #norfolkbroads

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6. But it's not all about the water, there are plenty of other places to explore.

Sunday afternoon walk on the Norfolk Broadwalk #Norfolk #NorfolkBroads

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7. Your dog will love exploring with you.

#norfolkbroads

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8. As will your friends and family

#rambling #NorfolkBroads

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9. And you'll all probably get to meet some charming wildlife. What more could you want?

• What's your favourite thing about the Norfolk Broads? Let us know in the comments below.

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