The market town of Attleborough lies on the road between Thetford and Norwich, in the county of Norfolk. On the doorstep of holiday cottages in Attleborough, you will find vast stretches of sand and shingle shore, and the meandering waterways, tangled woods and marshland fields of the Norfolk Broads. Attleborough is an ancient town with a rich history and is probably best known for its cider-making and turkeys, which were once walked all the way to the markets in London, by farmers. Take a wander from your holiday cottage in Attleborough and you will discover a historic centre with a variety of shops and eateries. The London Tavern is a cosy pub with a well-stocked bar, while next door, Bar 33 is a popular live music venue. Connaught’s is a welcoming cafe serving excellent coffee and breakfasts.
Made of Wood is a luxury eco-cottage set among native trees beside a water lily lake in Attleborough, Norfolk. The romantic cottage promises true serenity and offers spacious grounds with bucolic views, a wood-burning stove, a stone egg bath and a Scandinavian inspired design aesthetic
St Mary’s Church stands in the heart of the town, dating back to the 14th century, with one of the region’s finest rood screens. Highly recommended on self-catering holidays in Attleborough, Norfolk’s 90-mile coast has long beaches, grassy dunes, and tidal salt marshes. The coast is a paradise for walking and days on the beach and is dotted with pretty villages and resorts, such as Cromer, Blakeney and Sheringham. Norfolk is famous for its seafood, which is served in many of the coast’s pubs and restaurants, including crab, lobster, mussels and mackerel. The manmade Norfolk Broads cover 125 miles of navigable waterways, which wind their way through idyllic countryside. Whether you want to hire a boat, hike through fields and marshes, or visit one of the Broads’ picturesque villages, a visit to this enchanting area is highly recommended. The city of Norwich is just a short drive to the northeast from Attleborough, with beautiful medieval architecture and many of the county’s best restaurants.