1 Horsey BarnsHorsey, Norfolk
- Guests 3
- Bedrooms 2
- Preferred changeover day Thursday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 010010
About 1 Horsey BarnsEnjoy a slower pace of life at this rustic, cosy and characterful barn conversion, with the beautiful Norfolk broads on the doorstep.
Soak up the atmosphere when you stay at this cottage in the heart of life on the Broads. Inside the red brick exerior you'll find traces of its farming history, with vaulted ceilings, wooden beams and exposed flint walls. Beyond it, you'll love the walks across the water meadows, sand dunes and wide open spaces along the stunning Norfolk coast.
One of the three barns on site, 1 Horsey Barns sits next to 2 and 3 Horsey Barns, making up a traditional farmyard cattle court. Previously stalls and a feed room, it now sleeps three in two bedrooms, with a light and airy dining area and open plan sitting room, so it's perfect for small families or groups of friends exploring the coast and seal watching. There's a sun trap courtyard area right outside the front door, great for eating al-fresco after a day sailing or walking.
Walkers can explore the coastal trails all around, with more than 10 miles of soft sand beaches behind sand dunes 10 minutes' walk from the barn, and the team rooms and pub nearby are great for refuelling. If messing about on water is more your thing, then book a wildlife boat trip, head out kayaking or fishing on the Broads instead. Also- keep a look out for grey seals during breeding season where you can easily see 300 on the Horsey beaches, a sight you won't forget.
Whether you're looking for walks or beautifully calm beaches, the tranquil atmosphere of this genuinely unspoilt area of Norfolk will work its magic on you during your break. Take a trip to Horsey Windpump for the panoramic views, or head further afield to National Trust places Blickling Hall and Felbrigg Hall for more history. For a more bustling experience, head to the seaside town of Great Yarmouth, only half an hour away, with its mix of shops, restaurants, pubs and the Pleasure Beach and Sea Life Centre.
Why book with us?
- Unrivalled locations
- Free entry to our places
- Award-winning customer service
- Help us care for nature, beauty and history
Our Covid promise
- Postpone or refund with no admin fee
- Enhanced cleaning regime
- Discover more about our Covid promise
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer not available
- Dishwasher not available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer not available
- Telephone available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner not available
- Garden not available
- BBQ not available
Ground floor facilitiesView accessibility guide (PDF 326 KB)
Kitchen/dining/sitting room, two bedrooms (1 double and 1 single) and shower room.View Floor plan (PDF 140 KB)
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
Heating: Provided by an air source heat pump system in conjunction with radiators. This system has been installed as part of our renewable energy programme. More information will be in your booking confirmation and the Welcome Folder.
*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.
Please note: that there is limited space for the travel cot.
Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free entry to all National Trust properties during the period of their stay. Full details in the confirmation email upon booking.
Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm at this cottage.
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