Find My Favourite Holiday Cottages in Horning

Nestled in the heart of the stunning Norfolk Broads, the quaint village of Horning is a hidden gem that's just waiting to be explored. If you're in search of the perfect getaway, Horning boasts an array of picturesque holiday homes offering waterside holidays on the River Bure that will make your stay truly unforgettable. Horning village punches well above its weight in terms of pubs, shops, boat hire businesses and riverside walks, with plenty of opportunities to fill a week without needing a car.


A large waterside holiday cottage in the Norfolk Broads steps from the popular Broadland village of Horning, Swan Dyke Cottage offers a peaceful retreat from which to explore this picturesque region, a two-storey pet-friendly cottage with brick panelling, open fire, and four spacious bedrooms.

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One of the most iconic features of Horning is its stunning waterfront making it a perfect destination for boating enthusiasts. Whether you're an experienced sailor or a novice, to explore the Broads by water you can easily hire self-drive dayboats and kayaks at boatyards such as Whispering Reeds Boat Yard. Alternatively join a guided cruise for a day or half-day. The gentle swaying of the reeds, the chirping of birds, and the sense of tranquillity as you glide along the river are simply magical.

The Norfolk Broads are a haven for anglers, and Horning is no exception. The area provides opportunities to catch species such as perch, roach, and bream, making it a great destination for those looking to spend a peaceful day by the water. For local  advice and fishing tackle supplies, nip into Horning Fishing Tackle And Chandlery at 106 Lower Street.

Enjoy a choice of leisure walks whether a leisurely saunter down Lower Street and the riverside path from Horning Staithe or the path to The Ferry Inn – a lovely walk at sunset.

When you've worked up an appetite, Horning offers an array of charming pubs, restaurants, and cafes, all within walking distance of your holiday cottage. Try The Swan Inn or New Inn on Lower Street or The Ferry Inn of Horning on Ferry Road. Don't forget to sample some of the Broads' best-known delicacies, such as the famous Norfolk Broads eel, served in a variety of ways to please your palate.