Experiences - Day courses and Experiences

If you’re look for something a bit different when your away on holiday, why not try an experience; try your hand a throwing a pot on a potters wheel, or even woodturning!  Perhaps you’d like to explore the Broads National Park but want to feel like an adventurer? Try paddle boarding, kayaking or sailing in the quieter parts of the Broads.Perhaps you just want to unwind in one of our hot tubs and have a Reiki treatment?


Exploring the Broads National Park

Alpaca Trekking in the Broads

Annie has a small farm tucked away in the stunning Broads National Park landscape, where she has a beautiful herd of Alpacas (you can’t help but fall in love with them). They offer a “Walking with Alpacas” experience.A lovely way to spend 2-3 hours with these inquisitive animals, ambling around the Broads.

Burnt Fen Alpacas (8 miles)


Paddle Boarding & Kayaking

Try a different way to explore the Broads… Paddle boarding and Kayaking.  Martin from Norfolk Outdoor Adventures is passionate about the outdoors and loves nothing more to show you the wonders of the Broads National Park.  For an extra special experience, Martin offers sunrise and sunset sessions.

Norfolk Outdoor Adventures


Martham Ferry Boats - Motor & Sail Boats

Martham Ferry Boat Yard, is nestled into the quieter part of the Norfolk Broads, allowing you to explore by boat enjoying the peace and tranquility of this unique landscape.  For an extra special treat, why not book at week at Poolside Lodges and a week exploring the Broads, either on a motor or sail boat.

Martham Ferry Boat Yard (17 miles)


Salhouse Broad

Salhouse Broad is lovely to take a stroll and take in the wildlife and landscape.  Let the Salhouse Ranger take you by foot ferry to Hoveton Great Broad Nature Trail - a hidden gem of The Broads. Peace and tranquility rule this place: the Nature Trail winds its way from the banks of the River Bure to the edge of Hoveton Great Broad. No boats, only wildlife. Lots of  events throughout the year.

Salhouse Broad (3.5 miles)


Pitch and Putt / Footgolf

A great way to explore Mousehold Heath and have a bit of fun at the same time.  Located 2 miles from our site there is a lovely 18-hole pitch and putt course nestled in the woodland and heathland of Mousehold Heath.  Each hole is approx. 90 yards with a par of 3.  Great for families, relaxed and laid back and in a beautiful setting.  Open mid-March to mid-October.  Footgolf is also available at certain times.  They provide all equipment required.

Moushold Pitch and Putt


Wood Turning Day Tuition  

Darren has recently opened premises in Lowestoft where he sells his exquisite pieces in wood. The shop shows off his stunning pieces, from small intricate bowls to large wall hangings, all handmade on site. Darren also offers a day’s tuition on the lathe where you to can create wonders with wood.

Breeze Woodturning (28 miles)


Treatments - Funky Skin Care

Why not treat yourself to a pamper when you're staying with us.  May be you fancy an Indian Head Massage, Reiki or an Acupressure Facial Massage?  Sarah will visit you at Poolside Lodges and can offer her treatments in the lodges or by the pool. Treatments can be for an individual or for a group. Funky Skin Care also sell range of ethical and organic products.

Funky Skin Care

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