Norfolk is a mainly flat, ‘big sky’ county. It offers a vibrant mix of sea and countryside holiday locations, with miles of serene, deserted beaches dotted with quaint fishing villages and resorts, such as Hunstanton and Wells-next-the-Sea. Holkham and Wells beach are the ones that regularly win ‘Best Beach’ awards and yet, still remain rarely crowded, making them ideal get-away spots.
Spend the day on the water inland, exploring the Norfolk Broads, which are teeming with wildlife. Go exploring and chance on a farmer’s market, such as one in Kings Lynn, or visit nearby Houghton Hall – a magnificent country house that often has events going on. Also worth a visit, the coastal town of Cromer, where Amazona Zoo can be found, making for an excellent family day out. Cromer is also where The Weaver’s Way begins, a footpath that twists and turns all the way to Great Yarmouth, over 50 miles away. While visiting Norfolk’s lovely villages and towns, you’ll likely chance on a farmer’s market, where fresh local produce and drinks are available. These are perfect for topping up supplies for fine feasts of local food back at your holiday cottage.
The Hayloft is a charming romantic cottage for two surrounded by cute gardens and quaint villages in North Norfolk. The cosy, pet-friendly conversion retains traditional features such as an open fire, and its elevated position affords its views of the surrounding region, Ideal for a romantic escape.
Beautiful riverside frontage and a south-facing garden await guests at Riverbank Cottage, a charming cottage in the picturesque village of Horning on the Norfolk Broads. Fish (in season) from the private deck or just relax and enjoy the views along the river.
Gamekeeper’s Lodge is a Grade II listed cottage surrounded by countryside and a wrap-around garden. The pet-friendly cottage in South Raynham boasts an exterior of Norfolk flint and an interior replete with wood burning stove, stone floors, exposed beams and original features, plus modern style.
This romantic coastal cottage for couples sleeps 2 in the peaceful Norfolk village of Heacham. Built from local Carstone with a lovely private courtyard, Kath’s Cottage is a stone’s throw from the Blue Flag sandy beach at Hunstanton, stunning nature reserves and the Queen’s Sandringham Estate.
The Maltings was ranked one of the top 30 cosiest cottages in England, and the romantic cottage is attached to a 200-year-old Brewery House in Trunch. Sitting just moments from the Norfolk coast, the pet-friendly cottage boasts a contemporary design and a log fire, as well as a mezzanine bedroom.
Rustic charm and modern elegance define Pillar Box House, a rural cottage in Hackford, Norfolk. It welcomes guests and their pets to a property fringed by a gorgeous garden and decorated with touches of yesteryear and contemporary style. Includes an open fire, a hot tub and a grand master suite.
Perfectly situated for couples and small families hoping to explore the Broadland district, Valentine Cottage in the heart of the market town of Aylsham, Norfolk, offers cosy and welcoming accommodation, a pet-friendly cottage with wood burning stove, Freeview TVs, and brick-built summerhouse.
Panoramic ocean views stretch before The Link, a romantic cottage set in Cromer Lighthouse beside the golf course on the Norfolk coast. White walls and luxurious contemporary décor complement the setting, while the enclosed garden offers another space from which to enjoy the views & the sea breeze.
The Northgate Loft is a thoroughly modern and spacious seaside property with easy access to the sandy beaches of Hunstanton and the Norfolk coast. The coastal cottage boasts ample windows with views of the ocean and is situated within the heart of the coastal town. Escape to the seaside and relax.
This attractive, newly refurbished large country cottage with a pool stands at the heart of Clippesby Hall Family Holiday Park near the Norfolk coast. With a cool, contemporary feel and a wonderful sense of space, relax and unwind as soon as you arrive. Pets welcome. Sleeps 8.
The Cart Shed near the village of Burnham Market in Norfolk is a 19th-century barn conversion surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside with easy access to the North Norfolk Coast, a four-bedroom child-friendly cottage featuring underfloor heating, wood flooring and private courtyard.
Situated between the country and the coast of Norfolk, Corrie’s Cottage is an ideal family getaway. The modern rural cottage offers spacious grounds with countryside views and fresh air, plus an ultra-modern interior with open-plan spaces and nautical décor, plus direct access to natural woodland.
2-bedroom self-catering apartments for smaller families or couples, at the Clippesby Hall family holiday park in Norfolk. They benefit from balcony views over the Old Walled Garden and enjoy use of a communal indoor heated swimming pool.
31A Station Road is the ideal home away from home. The welcoming rural cottage in Coltishall boasts modern comforts and spacious rooms as well as a private courtyard, and grants families access to the many attractions of Norfolk. Explore the nearby coastline or visit charming rural villages.
Stroll to the beach and return to a tastefully-furnished modern cottage at 5b Hideways. The coastal cottage in Hunstanton sits just moments from the ocean and boasts a sun-trap courtyard, vaulted beamed ceilings, open-plan design & spacious living areas. Enjoy a family holiday by the Norfolk coa...
Birch House is a large Victorian seaside holiday home in Cromer just a few minutes walk from the beach. It sleeps 17 guests in 9 bedrooms (6 with en suite bathrooms). Ideal for traditional seaside holidays and short breaks in Norfolk for large families or groups of friends.
Laylands is a grand old house just moments from the beach in Well-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. As one of the original houses in the region, the cottage boasts myriad original features, such as an open fire, which blend seamlessly with the modern décor. The expansive gardens make for a perfect holiday.
Styled on a traditional Norfolk barn, 5d Hideways boasts vaulted beamed ceilings and wooden décor, combined with contemporary comforts. The coastal cottage in Hunstanton, Norfolk, is ideal for a seaside escape as it offers a delightful courtyard, open-plan spaces and proximity to sandy beaches.
Based in the peaceful Norfolk countryside near Kings Lynn, Sheppard's Hut is a quaint bungalow on the outskirts of Terrington St. Clements. A quiet and simple holiday home, it is a perfect base from which to explore the Lincolnshire coast and countryside popular for its trails and wildlife.
Elwin House is a large Victorian townhouse just 200m from the beach in Cromer. This pet-friendly holiday cottage in North Norfolk makes an ideal base for memorable group holidays and celebrations with its ocean views, sea breeze and an interior boasting comfort and period features.
Thatch Barn offers groups of up to eight relaxing country cottage holidays situated on the edge the Norfolk Broads near Acle in Norfolk. This large rural cottage that retains many of its original features whilst providing a contemporary feel. Sleeps 8.
Glaven Cottage is charming a Grade II listed flint cottage on the banks of the River Glaven in Letheringsett. Situated between the country and coast of Norfolk, the 1870s cottage boasts exposed beams and wood-burning stove, as well as verdant gardens with furnished spaces and rooms with river views.
Sat on the borders of the Norfolk village of Litcham, La Petite Maison is a quaint semi-detached annexe tucked away in the East Anglia countryside. Ideal for couples, this ground floor property is a comfortable and romantic getaway, boasting a touch of traditional French style as the name suggests.
Occupying one wing of an impressive Georgian Palladian house on the Wolterton Park grounds and restored to the very highest standards, The East Wing near the historic market town of Aylsham, Norfolk, offers spacious accommodation for up to 13 guests seeking a luxurious countryside retreat.
The Norfolk coast wins the hearts of many visitors. Stay in a coastal holiday cottage for a family escape in the bustling Great Yarmouth, with its many traditional seaside attractions, especially fun for the kids. For a lovely day by the sea, Cromer has a beautiful, listed Victorian pier. Dip your toes into some history by visiting the vibrant city of Norwich or the ancient ports of King's Lynn. Also in Norwich is The Theatre Royal, which always has an attractive repertoire of shows on, excellent for an evening out. Should bird watching be what you prefer, you will undoubtedly enjoy a holiday in North Norfolk, as this is reputed to be the UK's birdwatching capital.
Take a ride on the North Norfolk Railway, or bring some snacks to nibble on a village green. For something totally unique, visit Thursford, where the Thursford Collection offers an exciting collection-up of working traditional fairground attractions and other fun oddities. Prepare yourself for lots of lovely discoveries every time you leave your holiday cottage, and be ready to fall in love with this beautiful East Anglian county.