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map of east anglia, england, showing the location of broadland
where is broadland?

Broadland is in Norfolk and includes the northern suburbs of Norwich and the rural areas to the north and east of the city. Broadland includes several market towns including Aylsham and Acle and numerous villages (see Broadland towns and villages). The Broadland Area covers 55,215 hectares and has a population of about 120,000.

visiting broadland...

First time visiting Broadland? Need to know how to get here or just how to get around the area? You will find most information you need here.

If you need to know how to get to Broadland District Council's offices see the following map:

PDF iconhow to find broadland district council [PDF, 121 Kb]

PDF iconmap of broadland parishes [PDF, 699 Kb]

by road

Major trunk roads to the area are the M11, A11, A12, A14 and A140 from London, the south east of England and the ferry ports of Harwich and Felixstowe. A14, A11 and A47 serve the midlands and the north.

by rail

Greater Anglia operates Intercity Services between Norwich and London, Liverpool Street. Average journey time from London to Norwich is 1 hour 50 minutes. Connecting services from the Midlands, North of England and Scotland are via Peterborough. Local connecting services within Broadland travel to stations at Acle, Brundall, Wroxham / Hoveton, Strumpshaw, Cantley, Salhouse and Reedham.

by coach

Daily services from all major cities to Norwich are operated by National Express and Jetlink providing regular connections from Stansted, Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton Airports. Most villages in Broadland are then connected with local links. 

by air

Norwich International Airport has flights to / from Amsterdam, Paris, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Manchester with over 300 worldwide connections between them.

London Stansted is approximately 70 miles from Norwich and within easy reach by road (A11 / M11).

by sea

Harwich has regular HSS ferry services operated by Stenaline to the Hoek van Holland in the Netherlands.