Norfolk - Something for everyone - So much to see and do nearby!
The North Norfolk Coast
The beautiful North Norfolk coast, and towns such as Holt, Sheringham and Cromer are all within an hours drive, along with the holiday resort of Hemsby for those who crave a little more action and noise. Whether it be sandy beaches or amazing marshes abounding with wildlife at all times of year , the North Norfolk coast has so much to offer everyone of all ages and interests
Thetford Forest High Lodge can be reached within a 45 minute drive. This is the perfect place for all of your forest activities, from cycle hire to “Go Ape” and Segway adventures, and paintball for both adults and children. There are also a large amount of forest walks available, or you could just sit under the canopy and enjoy a picnic.
The Chequers Pub at Thompson
The Chequers Inn is a historic countryside pub tucked away in the picturesque village of Thompson, in the heart of rural Breckland.
The Swan Inn of Hoxne
A 16th century coach house with an abundance of features, with amazing restaurant and service. Set in the most beautiful village, with a fantastic beer garden
Nearby Places & Activities
The market town of East Dereham is a short drive away; there are twice-weekly markets in it’s town centre, as well as facilities such as a sports centre, bowling alley and cinema. The Mid Norfolk heritage railway offers steam train rides during weekends throughout the summer period. The Cathedral city of Norwich is a 30 minute drive from our cottages, and offers everything you could want from a city, including a castle, as well as a large market and shopping outlets.
Breckland offers a wealth of activities for the hungry tourist. The Iceni Village is a great day out for kids of all ages, or if you want a day out for the bigger kids then keep with the Bronze age theme with a trip to the Iceni Brewery or The English Whiskey Company. If you’re looking for something more historical, then Grimes Graves is less than an hour away.
The Norfolk Lurcher Pub at Colton
A traditional country pub, set in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, serving outstanding food, local beer and ales.
The Norfolk Broads
The famous Norfolk Broads can be reached in less than an hour. Take long walks along the Broads, or hire a day boat and cruise the waterways. Or just sit and watch the world go by whilst you spy on some of the rare birds that inhabit the area.
National Trust Properties
There are a number of National Trust properties that are all easily reachable from our cottages, including Blicking Hall, Felbrigg Hall and Oxburgh Hall.
Golf, Swimming or Tennis at The Barnham Broom
State-of-the-art leisure facilities, two golf courses, restaurant and excellent grounds.
Golf, Swimming, Gym, Restaurant at the Wensum Valley Hotel
A welcoming atmosphere, delicious food and plenty to do at Wensum Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club..