Explore the River Yare by hiring a dayboat from Buccaneer Boats just along the road from Copperleaf. Cruise up to Norwich, down to Reedham or up to Loddon. The river is at its best viewed from a boat & why not call in at one of the riverside pubs. www.buccaneerboatsmarina.co.uk
There are two local supermarket in Brundall village about a 15 minute walk away. Sainsbury & Tesco stores are about a 15 minute drive away on the outskirts of Norwich. The Yare PH serving excellent food is just a 10 minute walk down the private road. Brundall station is also just a 10 minute walk from Copperleaf with regular train services to Norwich, Great Yarmouth, London & the Midlands. The bustling main centres of the Broads such as Wroxham & Potter Heigham are about a 20 minute drive away.
Copperleaf is set in a peaceful riverside setting on the Norfolk Broads but within easy reach of Norwich & all the towns & villages on the Norfolk Broads. The city of Norwich has two main covered shopping centres, numerous high street shops, cathedral, restaurants, pubs, theatres, cinemas & a market area.
River trips are available from Wroxham & Potter Heigham. Riverside pubs are found throughout the Broads.
Golden sandy beaches are approximately a 30 minute drive away. Norfolk has a vast coastline with main centres such as Great Yarmouth with its bustling town centre, pier sea-life centre, race course & numerous places to eat & drink. In contrast there are many isolated sandy beaches.
Seals can be seen along the north Norfolk coast. There are numerous local footpaths for walking with the long distance footpaths like the Weavers Way & Wherrymans Way within easy reach. Cycle routes & very quiet country lanes making it an ideal area to explore by bike.
Great Yarmouth is easily accessible by car or train as are the surrounding seaside towns and villages of Gorleston-on-Sea, Hemsby, Caister on Sea, Winterton, California, Newport and Hopton-on-Sea,
all offering entertainment for a family holiday. The pretty Broadland villages and countryside. RSPB reserve at Strumpshaw Fen, 3 miles. Norfolks finest sandy beaches, 12 miles. The fine city of
Norwich, 8 miles, with its excellent shopping, theatre, restaurants, inns, cafes, castle and museum.
For fun-filled family days out there is Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens with a renowned collection of Asian mammals including birds, you will also find reptiles in the pleasantly landscaped gardens. Close by village of Strumpsham has a steam museum and Reedham offers Pettitts Animal Adventure Park.
Whatever type of holiday you are after, it can be as active or as laid back as you want it to be, you are sure to be pleased with a holiday at Watersedge Cottages
Be sure to take advantage of our outdoor activities, including: