Swallowtail butterfly logo, Broadacre Ranworth.

Bed & Breakfast accommodation at Ranworth
in the heart of the Norfolk Broads


Broadacre, Ranworth, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6HY
Contact: Mrs Patricia Steven   Tel: 01603 270314
E-mail : pstevenbroadacre@googlemail.com

Guests patio in the garden         bed and breakfast bedroom Broadacre Ranworth

Guest suite comprising double bedroom, ensuite bathroom and private sitting room.
Tariff: £85 per night including full English Breakfast for two.
Reduced rate for more than 3 nights booking. Single occupancy rates available.

Ranworth is a small village situated in the heart of the Norfolk Broads approximately 8 miles east of the city of Norwich. It is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and is home to the rare Swallowtail butterfly which can sometimes be seen in our garden. Our charming recently refurbished self-contained guest suite comprises:

  • Ground floor welcoming double bedroom
  • Private sitting room with TV and french doors leading to guest patio and garden
  • Private bathroom with Aqualisa power shower

A traditional English breakfast is served in the sitting room and includes local free-range eggs, rare breed sausages and bacon, homemade preserves.

patio and sitting room        Sitting room at Broadacre bed and breakfast Ranworth

Two minutes walk from Broadacre is Ranworth village staithe where there are far reaching views of the Broad as well as a shop, post office and tea room. Boat trips from the staithe are run by the Broads Authority between Easter and October. Within walking distance is The Norfolk Wildlife Trust floating conservation centre which is accessed by boat or a wooden board walk nature trail. It offers excellent bird watching facilities. Other NWT sites nearby include Hickling and Cockshoot Broad. Link: Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Norfolk Wildlife Trust NWT Ranworth floating visitor centre        Broadacre bed and breakfast Ranworth

In Ranworth village the 14th Century Church of St Helen's is well known for its Antiphoner, an old service book written by the monks of St Benet's Abbey, and a 15th Century Rood Screen. There are magnificent views of the Broadland countryside from the church tower. The adjacent Visitor's Centre serves light lunches and teas.

Pubs serving good food in the area include the The Ship at South Walsham and the The Fur & Feather at Woodbastwick which serves award-winning ales from the adjoining Woodforde brewery.


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Some comments from the guestbook:

J & G Essex - 12 out of 10!! Extremely comfortable and welcoming. Breakfast was superb. Thank you so much.

D & C London - Back again! Perfect place to recharge, as always a great place to stay in a lovely part of England.

P & P Northampton - A warm welcome and high quality accommodation. Many thanks indeed.

M & J Wembley - We felt ourselves to be somewhere quiet and secluded. Patricia was lovely .... her breakfasts varied and substantial. All in all we would return any day. Thank you for helping us to relax.

D & N London - A joy to be back. Peaceful haven and fabulous food at breakfast.