Aylsham Windmill

From £532

4th Jan 2019 - 17th Apr 2019

A great property

A great property! Our stay at Aylsham Windmill has exceeded our expectations. The property is better than what's apparent from the photographs and Tim and Janet are wonderful hosts and always available for last minute requests. I would thoroughly recommend it!

P Pierazzo - December 2017

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About Aylsham Windmill

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2

The stylish self-catering accommodation at The Aylsham Windmill is on four floors. The stairs are normal domestic size, and follow the curve of the external wall.

On the first floor is a fully equipped fitted kitchen and lounge (with folding dining table). With three settees.

Next floor up there is a double bedroom and a twin, sharing an en-suite shower room. Above is another double (king) bedroom with en-suite bathroom.

There is also a utility room (ground floor) with washing machine and tumble dryer, and a fridge freezer, useful for larger parties. Also on the ground floor is the cloakroom.

There is a private walled patio garden with furniture and gas barbeque.

The mill is situated on the outskirts of the historic market town of Aylsham. The town is the centre of a rural community of scattered farms and villages. Only 10 miles from the city of Norwich, Wroxham and the Broads, and the coast at Cromer, it is the ideal base from which to explore North Norfolk, Broadland and the miles of beautiful sandy beaches.

Bure Valley steam railway station is in Aylsham, and provides a 9 mile trip to Wroxham on the 15-inch gauge track. Aylsham is an ideal base for cycling, with plenty of quiet lanes and cycle trails to navigate. The mill is 100 yards from Marriott?s Way cycle trail. Weavers Way is also close as it passes by Aylsham.

The National Trust?s historic Blickling Hall is 5 minutes by car or a very pleasant 45 min walk. Another National Trust property, Felbrigg Hall, is between Aylsham and Cromer, about 10 minutes by car.

Aylsham is about 40 minutes drive from the North Norfolk coast, where you can visit such gems as Blakeney, Wells-Next-The-Sea, Moreston, and of course the lovely beaches such as those at Stiffkey and Holkham.

Aylsham itself dates back to prehistoric times. As a market town it is named Aegel's Ham in the doomsday book. The Manor of Aylsham was gifted to John of Guant in 1372 by his nephew Richard II.

Now Aylsham is a proud member of the Cittaslow 'slow food ' movement, started in Italy. There is a fortnightly farmers' market and a good selection of food shops selling local produce.

Aylsham Windmill Availability Calendar

Per Night Per Week From To
From £80 From £532 Fri 4th January 2019 Wed 17th April 2019
From £102 From £604 Fri 26th April 2019 Wed 22nd May 2019
From £124 From £865 Fri 24th May 2019 Fri 31st May 2019
From £102 From £675 Sat 1st June 2019 Thu 20th June 2019
From £124 From £820 Fri 21st June 2019 Thu 18th July 2019
From £160 From £1120 Fri 19th July 2019 Thu 5th September 2019
From £160 From £1120 Fri 19th July 2019 Fri 6th September 2019
From £124 From £730 Fri 6th September 2019 Thu 12th September 2019
From £124 From £730 Sat 7th September 2019 Thu 12th September 2019
From £102 From £600 Fri 13th September 2019 Thu 17th October 2019
From £80 From £532 Sun 27th October 2019 Fri 20th December 2019

For more information on pricing, including weekend and midweek prices, please email your request or visit our website for further details.

S Ginley

Brilliant stay

November 27th 2017

Brilliant stay Review Loved staying in The Windmill a nice change from a cottage. Great location near to town centre so walking was not a problem and lovely food at The Black Boys pub there. Appreciated our welcome pack of essentials with added sweets and wine. Enjoyed looking for the creatures kept us busy for quite some time, however we didn't find them all. Owners Janet and Tim very helpful would definitely recommend to family and friends and hope to return in the near future. 5 ⁄ 5

Gill L

The best self catering experience ever!

September 12th 2016

Well, I just have to say that this is the very best self catering accommodation we have ever rented. Tim and Janet, you are far too modest in your achievements as to what you have created. The windmill is beautiful inside and out. It is amazingly well equipped and I could not find a single thing I missed from home. Chris and I both came away thinking we wanted to live there forever. Thank you for your wonderful kindness and allowing us to stay at your amazing accommodation. Thank you also for the amazing welcome gifts .... It seemed so apt to open the bottle of bubbles upon arrival that you had put in the fridge for us! Only problem? We will find it hard for the future to find accommodation to match the perfect standards you have set! BTW, loved the Danielle mirrors .... First thing I did on returning was to try and buy one. A fantastic stay in your windmill! 5/5

John B (Upfront Rewievs)

Fantastic Windmill Experience

August 20th 2016

I've always wanted to live in a windmill or a lighthouse since I was a little kid and I found this place whilst deciding where to take the family this summer. Staying in England for a holiday is always a gamble but it all paid off for us here. This windmill has been beautifully converted and we found it very comfortable for the 6 of us. The hosts Tim and Janet were extremely friendly and helpful and left us a very nice welcome pack on arrival, even some bubbly to celebrate. They had placed little toy animals in all the nooks and crannies of the windmill and we had fun finding them all. Aylsham itself is a lovely little town also and we were well placed both for a short walk to the shops and also to drive to on e of many amazing sandy beaches. All in all a fantastic holiday in an amazing windmill. A marvellous experience, thoroughly recommended!

Darren M (Upront Reviews)

Our Week At the Old Windmill in Alysham

August 13th 2016

Fantastic experience in staying at this converted Windmill in Norfolk. We were looking for something a little different and it delivered, it's the kind of place you see on telly presented by George Clarke or Kevin McLeod and was spot on. The place was full of character, steeped in history, very quiet/private and an excellent location for reaching places we'd targeted for days out. The weather held good and that was the cherry on the top.5/5

Ali (Upfront Reviews)

Great time at the Windmill

July 30th 2016

The windmill had everything we needed for our self catering holiday in Norfolk. Nothing was too much trouble for the owners. Would recommend the windmill to anyone looking for a relaxing comfortable holiday with family and friends. (4.7/5)

Aylsham Windmill
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