NWT Barton Broad lies 2km north of Hoveton on the A1151 Hoveton to Stalham road. Take the turn signposted to Neatishead. In Neatishead village turn right (signed to Irstead.) After half a mile, just before the entrance to Gay's Staithe and The Old Rectory turn right for the main car park (and toilets) or carry on along the road for a further three quarters of a mile to reach the disabled parking only car park.
There is a walk of 1.2km from the main carpark to the board walk, part along a narrow public road. Entrance to the boardwalk is via the car park.