The Suffolk Countryside Specialists

Secret Water

Gillingham - Waveney Valley

Secret Water is a floating glamping pod offering guests a real unique stay….truly like no other! The first of its kind in the United Kingdom positioned on the Southern Broads with the Waveney Valley.
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No pets
  • Parking
  • No WiFi
£1013 - £1188 per week *


Nestled in the heart of the Suffolk Countryside, Secret Water is a floating glamping pod offering guests a real unique stay….truly like no other! The first of its kind in the United Kingdom positioned on the Southern Broads with the Waveney Valley.

Beautifully furnished the pod will accommodate four guests and includes a fully fitted bathroom and kitchenette area.

The pod boasts a beautiful decking area with table and chairs for guests to enjoy some al fresco dining. With stunning views down the river this is an idyllic spot for your next Suffolk escape.

Secret Water is positioned on Hippersons Boatyard. A stunning location providing on site activities for the adventurous type!

Why we love this property: Truly unique and beautifully designed you certainly won’t be disappointed with a stay at Secret Water.

Decking underfoot walkway leading to pod entrance –
Open plan room with sitting area:
Sofa, TV. Kitchenette area: 2 ring hob, microwave and small fridge.
Bedroom 1: Double bed.
Bedroom 2: Bunk beds.
Shower room: Shower, WC and basin.

Outside: There is a generous deck at the front of Secret Water positioned so you can watch the sun rise and the sunset. 

Notes: Bed linen is provided however please bring your own towels. A small rowing boat is also included with the property for guests use.
Heating: Underfloor heating throughout.

Extras: A dinghy is available for you to use during your stay. You can practice rowing in the basin and when your skills are ready, go for a river row. For the more adventurous, there will be the opportunity during your stay to try out a basic sail pack, just mention this to us on arrival. 

Included with Secret Water is a row boat dinghy, and there is also the opportunity to try out a basic sail pack at some point in your stay, if you let us know you would like to do so on arrival.
We hire day boats, for mornings, afternoon or all day and these are bookable by our website or you can call and we will book with you. The cost ranges from £60 for a morning to a £100 for the whole day.
The boatyard is on the edge of the Broads National Park, next to Beccles market town, which has a good selection of shops and food experiences to suit every palette.
When you are here we will also be hiring out canoes and Kayaks and bikes, so you can explore the river further or ride around the local location.
We are a half hour drive to Southwold and the nearest beach is a 20 minute drive away depending on traffic.


  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No pets
  • Parking
  • No WiFi
  • Bed linen provided
  • No smoking
  • Nearest shop 1 mile
  • Nearest pub 1 mile
  • 8 miles from the coast



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