Where to stay around Scratby?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 248 holiday lettings near Scratby. From 162 cottages to 38 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Scratby for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Scratby?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Scratby. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Summerfields Holiday Park: 892 holiday lettings
  • Norfolk Broads: 1,129 holiday lettings
  • Kessingland Beach Holiday Park: 1,024 holiday lettings
  • Somerleyton Hall and Gardens: 1,035 holiday lettings
  • Waveney River Centre: 1,001 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Scratby listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Scratby?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 162 cottages in Scratby. Our other popular types of Scratby holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Scratby?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Scratby. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday cottage in Scratby your home away from home

    Located on the Norfolk coast, Scratby lies six miles north of Great Yarmouth and less than 25 miles east of Norwich. Visitors flock to Scratby for a rural seaside retreat, but with a post office, mini-market, and a seasonal bistro, the village offers a lot in terms of modern conveniences too. The beach is the main attraction here and is accessible throughout the year. Wildlife watching, walking, and other outdoor activities also make the list of the most popular Things to do in Scratby and the Norfolk Broads area.

    HomeAway has a wonderful selection of holiday cottages in Scratby suitable for a weekend retreat or long-stay holiday. The cottages range from two to four bedrooms and all come fully furnished with everything holidaymakers need to feel right at home. Many offer excellent sea and cliff views, whilst others are pet friendly and come with other convenient amenities such as internet access and a pool. Most holiday cottages in Scratby are available on a weekly basis, starting from around £300/week. In addition to Scratby, similar scenery and holiday rentals at comparable prices can be found a little further north in the lovely village of Winterton-on-Sea.

    Things to do

    -Beaches: Scratby Beach is the star attraction of Scratby. The ochre-coloured beach takes the shape of a gentle crescent and is a tranquil place to visit no matter what the season. In the summers families flock here for swimming and lazy beach days, and by the time autumn comes around the beach is a favourite place for dog walkers. In the winter the beach is chilly, but wave conditions make it popular with surfers.

    -Family attractions: A Scratby holiday cottage is a great place to stay with children, as there are a multitude of excellent family attractions just a short drive away. Kids of all ages will love visiting Lost World Adventure Golf, two miles away in Hemsby. The 9-hole dinosaur-themed attraction is full of quirky water and light features. There’s even a chance to pan for gold and receive a souvenir medallion. Over in Great Yarmouth, there is the Louis Tussauds House of Wax Museum and Joyland adventure park, which offers kid-friendly roller coasters and other thrill rides.

    -Golf: There are several major golf courses within the vicinity of Scratby. Caldecott Hall Golf and Leisure in Fritton is a favourite with visitors with its stunning 18-hole course, as is Gorleston Golf Club, which boasts a clifftop location. All the major golf courses around Scratby welcome visitors and offer additional club and leisure amenities. Green fees vary per venue and golf attire is required.

    -Outdoor activities: The Norfolk Broads is a beautiful region of the UK that is full of stunning scenery and a wide array of wildlife. Hiking, cycling, and rock climbing can all be part of a holiday itinerary in Scratby, and some Scratby holiday cottages even offer horse-riding facilities. There are also holiday homes in Hemsby, less than three miles away from Scratby, which offer a good place to start on a cycling route. The village runs along the 19-kilometre Ormseby & Stokesby biking route that takes cyclists through the heart of the Norfolk Broads in a mostly car-free experience.

    Weather in Scratby

    Scratby enjoys mild but mostly sunny weather throughout the year. August and September are the warmest months and see high temperatures averaging out at 17°C. This gives way to a chilly autumn and winter. High temperatures do not reach the double-digits again until May. Scratby receives a light amount of rain by UK standards and summer visitors can expect 10 hours of sunshine per day. Winter is the wettest season with an average of 12 days of rainfall per month from November to January.

    Travel to Scratby

    The easiest way to reach Scratby is by car. The village is less than a three hours' drive from London and about 45 minutes from Norwich. The closest airport and major rail station to Scratby are both in Norwich. Norwich International Airport receives flights from all over the UK, including Aberdeen, Manchester, and Edinburgh. Car hire is available at the airport and near the Norwich rail station.

    Sightseeing in and around Scratby

    Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Scratby a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Lost World Adventure Golf (1 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Joyland (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • Hippodrome Circus (5.6 mi / 9 km)
    • Sea Life Great Yarmouth (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
    • The Pleasure Beach (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Scratby

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Scratby is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Venetian Waterway Gardens (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • North Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
    • Norfolk Broads (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Hickling Broad (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
    • Gorleston Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)