Online resources

Here are some of the many resources that you may find useful.

Geography KS2

Other resources related to the National Curriculum

  • Love your Local Landscape is a project designed to help children at KS1-2 to begin to understand and appreciate their local landscape.
  • The Geldeston Lock project, aimed at KS2, is the story of the Broads in miniature, told through the history of one small village.
  • For Peat's Sake is a project to enable GCSE and A-level students to understand the very origins of the Broads.
  • Broads voices - listen to historical recordings of Broads people.
  • Broads Nature Podcasts series 1 - Listen to short podcasts where local wildlife experts Nick and John talk about the wonders of the night.
  • East with the Spray - Read the story of a journey from Norwich to Great Yarmouth on a trading wherry in 1901.

Looking after the Broads

The Broads Authority is the body responsible for managing and looking after the Broads National Park.

Landscapes and history

Water, Mills & Marshes is the the Landscape Partnership Scheme for the Broads, comprising 38 different projects across a variety of different areas.

Watch the video to go back in time to more than 2000 years ago and see the Broads landscape changing.

To help bring the landscapes of the Broads alive, we have commissioned a series of five short videos that  provide a fantastic introduction to the unique characteristics of this special landscape.

There are videos on an Introduction to the Broads, Open Water, Fen, Drained Marshes and Settlements.

You can view the first one below and visit our YouTube playlist to watch the other videos.


CANAPE is an INTERREG-funded project dedicated to 'Creating a New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems' at Hickling Broad.


The Broads Authority and Norfolk Rivers Trust co-host the Broadland Catchment Partnership to help coordinate water and land management in the Broadland Catchment.


Visit the Broads is the official tourism website for the Broads National Park and features information on the Broads, things to do, events that are going on and places to stay.

The Broads in current fiction for young readers