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If you'd clicked on Marshman's link about four posts back and read the information, you would have seen that under-12s don't need a licence.
"..for the avoidance of any doubt, the broads are not legally a national park and do not come under the national park legislation, and nor will they." Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for DEFRA (Hansard 2015)
Thanks, Pally. Serves me right for (still) being naive enough to assume that any site other than the definitive one would carry full information. I should know wbetter, especially consideringt that I seem to have spent as much time on US and UK fact checking sites as I have spent on mainstream political news sites for the last month or so.