The 4th Annual Broads Awards took place at The Ferry Inn, Horning on Saturday 29th October and was a huge success with almost 100 guests attending for a carvery dinner followed by the Red Carpet Ceremony then entertainment with Hard Rain.

Businesses who had been successful in winning an award this year came along to collect their Awards and sponsors of individual awards were there to present them.

The Organisers, NBO ( and were delighted with the turnout and received thanks from all those attending who enjoyed a fantastic evening.

The 2011 winners were as follows:-

Best Kept Riverside Property – The Bridge Inn, Acle Bridge (Sponsored by
Best Broadland Chippy – Horning Fish Bar (Sponsored by Tidings Newsagents, Horning)
Best Broadland Cafe – The Wayfarers, Ludham Bridge (Sponsored by Honeysuckle Cakes, Norwich)
Best International Takeaway – Golden City, Horning (Sponsored by
Most Dog Friendly Pub – The Dog Inn, Ludham Bridge (Sponsored by Wagg Pet Foods)
Most Child Friendly Pub – The Bridge Inn, Acle Bridge (Sponsored by
Most Smoker Friendly Pub – The New Inn, Horning (Sponsored by The Pipe Club of Norfolk)
Best Local Shop – Ludham Bridge Stores (Sponsored by Booker Wholesale, Norwich)
Best Restaurant – The Hermitage, Acle (Sponsored by Spectrum Hygiene, Rackheath)
Best Pub Moorings – The New Inn, Horning (Sponsored by Mag-It Fishing Bait Vending Machines)
Best Boat Services – Ludham Bridge Boatyard (Sponsored by Rosamally Guest House, Hunstanton)
Best Hireboat Yard – Summercraft (Sponsored by Absolute Signs & Graphics, Stalham)
Best Family Attraction – Toad Hole Cottage at How Hill Nature Reserve (Sponsored by The Bridge Inn, Acle Bridge)
Best Music Venue – The Dog Inn, Ludham Bridge (Sponsored by Spectrum Hygiene, Rackheath)
Best Pub Grub – The Bridge Inn, Acle Bridge (Sponsored by Spectrum Hygiene, Rackheath)
Best Broadland Pint – JOINT WINNERS The Dog Inn, Ludham Bridge/The Brewery Tap, Wroxham (Sponsored by Tipples Brewery, Acle)
Most Improved Business – The Ferry Inn, Horning (Sponsored by Spectrum Hygiene, Rackheath)

There were also 3 awards to NBO members for Best Photograph, Best Holiday Story and Best All Round Contributor.

Please find attached a photograph which we are happy for you to use in any articles you may wish to publish.

For any further information contact Sue Hancock on 07870 896182 or by email at [email protected]