King's Lynn, Norfolk
The exterior of Brancaster, Norfolk
The common room at Brancaster, Norfolk
The snug room at Brancaster, Norfolk
The snug room at Brancaster, Norfolk
The kitchen at Brancaster, Norfolk
The dining room at Brancaster, Norfolk
The stairs at Brancaster, Norfolk
The hallway at Brancaster, Norfolk
The family room at Brancaster, Norfolk
The family room at Brancaster, Norfolk
The kitchen at Brancaster, Norfolk

At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 48
  • Bedrooms 9
  • Preferred changeover day Flexible
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 0

About Brancaster

A historic flint building with a colourful and bright interior, set alongside the Norfolk Coast Path. Whole and half centre hire available.

A historic flint building with a colourful and bright interior, set alongside the Norfolk Coast Path, situated in the stunning harbour of Brancaster Staithe. Capable of housing up to 48 guests, or 22 if you decide to opt for just half the property, Brancaster is the ideal place to celebrate a large family or friends' get together. With the North Norfolk coast on your doorstep you can expect stunning views of the marshes and sea beyond. Of course this part of the country is famous for the number of rare birds that stop in on annual migrations and some of the UK's best nature reserves, including Scott Head Island and Holkham, are just a stone's throw away.  You'll also be in the perfect location for activities such as sailing, walking, kites surfing and more. There are historic houses within driving distance and many stunning beaches along the coastline, including Brancaster Beach just a few miles down the road.  Inland, explore some of Norfolks beautiful flint villages and discover Norwich, the county's most populated city, with its medieval architecture, beautiful cathedral, independent shops and countless pubs, cafes and restaurants.

Enquire and book

Call 0344 335 1296

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm

Saturday: 9am - 7pm

Sunday: 9am - 1pm


Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer available
  • Dishwasher available
  • Washing machine available
  • Tumble dryer available
  • Telephone available
  • Television available
  • DVD available
  • WiFi* available
  • Open fire / wood burner available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ available


  • Ground floor

    Entrance hall, dining room, five bedrooms  - 1x dormitory sleeping 2 (bunkbed and ensuite), 1x dormitory sleeping 4 (in bunkbeds with designated shower room), 1x dormitory sleeping 6 (in bunkbeds and with ensuite), 1x dormitory (accessed via the courtyard) sleeping 6 (in bunkbeds and with ensuite – this is our accessible bedroom) and 1x dormitory sleeping 8 (in bunkbeds with a designated shower room). Two communal shower rooms (each with 2x showers and 2x toilets). 

    Please note that the ground floor bedrooms, bathrooms and dining room are only available to whole centre hire.

  • First floor

    Snug with wood burner and balcony overlooking harbour, well equipped self – catering kitchen and a living/dining area. Four bedrooms 3x dormitories  sleeping 5 (bunkbed and ensuite) and 1x dormitory sleeping 7 (bunkbeds and ensuite) and a single toilet.

    All first floor bedrooms include 1 zip and link bunk which offer flexibility as either 3 singles or 1 double, with one single above.

Notes for guests

Access: This access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see those images in the main website page.

Heating: The centre is heated by a combination of underfloor heating and radiators. In addition the snug has a woodburner and starter kit is provided.

Bedding/linen: 1 pillow per person and mattress protector provided.

Bed linen is available to hire. If you wish to order then please contact the Holidays Team on 0344 335 1296 at least 5 days ahead of your stay.

Single linen pack per person £10.00

Double linen pack per person £10.00 (£20 for a double pack)

Packs contain a pillow case/s, sheet, duvet and duvet cover.

Parking: We would suggest car sharing where possible due to the limited public parking at the harbour entrance, there is enough room for a coach or minibus nearby.

Garden: Fully enclosed south facing garden with patio area, seating and gas barbecue (gas supplied).

Hazards: Brancaster Activity Centre is located within the small working harbour of Brancaster Staithe. During busy times the harbour receives a lot of traffic, including boats and trailers. Please be aware of tides, creeks and mudflats. The harbour can be liable to tidal flooding.

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level such as Bird How which due to its stunning yet remote location doesn’t have a caretaker through to 5 Acorns at the highest level – such as Shute Barton.

Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

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