Self-catering holiday cottages in Norfolk

From unspoilt sandy beaches to vast heathlands full of wildlife, there are so many reasons to holiday in Norfolk. Whether you’re looking for some hill-free family cycling or want to spot rare birds on the Norfolk Broads, we have lots of self-catering holiday cottages to choose from.

Take a step back in time as you enter an old gate house or former dairy, each one steeped in history. With many of our cottages within a place that we care for, you’ll have endless ideas to keep you and your guests entertained.

The extensive exterior of The Tower, nr Aylsham, Norfolk

The Tower, nr Aylsham  

A holiday at The Tower really is something special. Formerly the Earl of Buckinghamshire’s race stand, this luxurious self-catering accommodation now boasts a roof terrace and your very own Rapunzel tower. When you and your prince charming have finished surveying the grounds there are walking and cycling trails to explore and local ales to be sampled in the nearby Buckinghamshire Arms.

The exterior of The Dairy House, Blickling, Aylsham, Norfolk

The Dairy House, nr Aylsham  

This unique 17th-century cottage sits deep within the Blickling estate. It will come as no surprise that this was once the great house’s dairy, lots of the original features still remain. There’s a secluded garden for al fresco eating, and for cyclists there’s lockable bike storage and enough trails to keep even the most energetic amongst you entertained.

The exterior of Chapel Lodge, Oxburgh Hall, Oxborough, Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Chapel Lodge, Oxborough 

This interesting getaway has retained all the markings of a traditional Norfolk cottage, although the facilities have been given a bit of a makeover. Sat within the grounds of Oxburgh Hall you can easily explore the moated manor house, or enjoy one of the estate’s many walks. Further afield you have Thetford Forest, King’s Lynn and The Wash all within a short drive.

The beautiful exterior of Blakeney Lodge and the old windmill, Blakeney, Norfolk

Blakeney Lodge, Blakeney 

On the edge of a National Nature Reserve, Blakeney Lodge is perfect for wildlife lovers. Situated on the salt marshes and in the shadow of a windmill, this simple cottage is a great base from which to explore Blakeney Point. In winter months you might spot grey seal pups and in summer the skies are filled with diving terns.

Cromer Lodge, Felbrigg Hall, Cromer, Norfolk

Cromer Lodge, Cromer 

This former Gate Lodge sits on the edge of the Felbrigg Hall estate and would once have met, and perhaps deterred, arrivals. Now the estate is much more welcoming and cottage guests are free to enjoy the house and grounds. The area is rich in wildlife and popular with birdwatchers, while the beaches of West Runton and Cromer are close by.

The brick Exterior of 1 Horsey Barns, Horsey, Norfolk

1 Horsey Barns, Horsey 

The smallest of three traditional barn conversions, this cosy self-catering cottage is the perfect place from which to explore the area. With two adjoining barns, both sleeping six, you can bring the whole gang. There are nature reserves and vast stretches of unspoilt beaches close by, and a traditional country pub that’s perfect for weary walkers.

The grand exterior of Itteringham Manor, Aylsham, Norfolk

IItteringham Manor, Aylsham  

This grand 5-bedroom manor house dates back to the early 1700s and has kept all of its imposing character. With a large garden and option of an adjoining 2-person apartment, it makes the ideal location for a family holiday. Stoke up the barbeque or cycle to the nearby Blickling Estate and explore the 950 acres of woodland and parkland.

The exterior of Game Keepers Cottage, Felbrigg, Cromer, Norfolk

Game Keeper's Cottage, Cromer 

This quirky self-catering cottage sits on the edge of woodland on the Felbrigg estate. With a large garden and open fire it’s a getaway that you can enjoy all year round. Whether it’s a winter walk across the estate, or a trip to one of the local sandy beaches, there’s plenty of options for all you outdoors enthusiasts.

The pleasant exterior of 4 Cart Lodge Barns, Upper Sheringham, Norfolk

4 Cart Lodge Barn, Upper Sheringham  

This spacious barn conversion will have the whole family gazing out of the windows. Each bedroom has unrivalled views across fields to the coast, with steam trains following the famous Poppy Line on the horizon. With a sandy beach within walking distance and free entry to the 770-acre Sheringham Park, you’ll never be stuck for ideas.

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