The picturesque and peaceful little Norfolk town of Wymondham is one of the reasons so many of us like to take a self catering holiday or short break in the country. It’s a picture perfect little Norfolk market town with an ancient Abbey whose twin towers (one built by the monks and the other by the locals) look down over a jumble of rooftops and surrounding fields. Wynmondham also has some lovely 17th Century houses and other buildings which visitors can discover by wandering its ancient medieval streets. Being with relatively easy-reach of London ensures that holiday cottages in the town and surrounding villages are tastefully furnished and euqipped to meet sophisticated tastes and standards.
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.
Wymondham has all the facilities you will need to deliver the perfect self catering holiday, from quaint little cottages to let to independent shops to keep your kitchen stocked with delicious local produce. Should you need to venture out for dinner, then Wymondham Station Restaurant, beautifully restored from the original station buildings, is the place to go in town. There’s more history (as well as fine ales to be absorbed in the Green Dragon Pub, a 15th Century Inn with some fine Tudor windows, once the hostelry for visitors to The Abbey.
Being in a relatively flat corner of East Anglia – and the driest part of the UK, Wymondham offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to enjoy a ramble or cycle ride along easy going lanes and footpaths through the scenic Norfolk Countryside. It’s a short drive to the Bressingham Steam Gardens, which will appeal to gardeners and lovers of steam trains and old fashioned fairground rides. Also within easy reach of Wynmondham is the great cathedral city of Norwich. Spend a day or two hear, exploring the old castle and magnificent cathedral, or enjoying a riverside stroll or boat ride. Visit Norwich too for its shops which reputedly offer one of the leading retail destinations in the UK as well as the largest open air market in England.