Tucked away on England’s mid-east coast, Norfolk makes for a memorable holiday destination. Outdoor adventure comes easy thanks to mile after mile of unspoilt coastline and vast swathes of countryside, not to mention the tranquil Norfolk Broads. There’s more. The culture of Norwich, the Golden Mile of amusements at Great Yarmouth and the brilliant birdwatching in North Norfolk mean there’s something to keep the whole family entertained. Explore at your own pace when you stay in a Norfolk holiday home – Norfolk cottages by the sea and cosy cottages for 2 just a sample of the accommodation available.
Norfolk holiday lets in Norwich
The only city to sit within a National Park, a UNESCO City of Literature and one of the UK’s most complete medieval cities, Norwich certainly knows how to impress its guests. There’s plenty of sightseeing to tick off, the majestic Norman Cathedral and the half-timbered Dragon Hall for starters. Then there’s the shopping – retail therapy at its most satisfying under the rainbow-coloured roofs of Norwich Market – and the joy of finding ancient pubs on historic cobbled streets. A stay in a Norwich holiday rental might mean a break in a plush city centre pad with a rooftop terrace.
Cottages by the sea in Great Yarmouth
One of the UK’s favourite seaside resorts and a top pick for family holidays, Great Yarmouth shows off Norfolk’s playful side. Work your way along the town’s legendary Golden Mile, a bustling strip of rides, entertainment and freshly cooked doughnuts. Animal lovers can get up close to sharks and penguins at the SEA LIFE Aquarium, while history buffs can pay a visit to the Nelson Museum. Great Yarmouth is a top pick for holidays in Norfolk cottages by the sea, while still remaining within easy reach of the Broads.
North Norfolk cottages for 2
An unmissable blend of rolling countryside, glorious beaches and brilliant birdwatching, North Norfolk is one of the county’s most popular holiday destinations. Attractions here include Cromer Pier and the grand Holkham Hall, though the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is undoubtedly the star of the show – a boat ride to see the Blakeney Point seal colony a must while in town. North Norfolk cottages for 2 offer a cosy setting for a romantic weekend away, rentals in Holkham and Wells-next-the-Sea on the doorstep of hand-in-hand strolls along some of Britain’s best beaches.
South Norfolk holiday rentals
A rural alternative to the coastal north, South Norfolk is filled with picture-perfect villages and bustling market towns. In between, you’ll find the area’s narrow country lanes, ancient woodlands and peaceful countryside offer an idyllic setting for a little outdoor time – whether that means enjoying South Norfolk’s meandering cycle routes or tucking into a relaxed picnic with family and friends. Top places to stay in South Norfolk holiday lets include the charming town of Loddon, holiday homes here set within the stunning surroundings of the Norfolk Broads.
Holiday lets in West Norfolk
From epic birdwatching in the Wash to outstanding adventures in the country, West Norfolk serves up a host of memorable experiences. For history buffs, holidays homes in King’s Lynn serve up the perfect opportunity to explore the town’s maritime heritage. And should you feel like visiting one of the Queen’s pads, nearby Sandringham House, Gardens and Museum opens to visitors between March and November. South of King’s Lynn, the focus turns to delightful chocolate box villages, where stone holiday cottages sit around manicured village greens.
Pet-friendly Norfolk holiday lets in the Brecks
If you’re bringing the family dog along for the ride, you’ll be keeping an eye out for pet-friendly holiday lets in Norfolk. Find some of the best in the Brecks. This almost 400-square-mile area – an intoxicating blend of open heathland, tranquil forest and charming market towns – boasts a medley of great routes for long walks with a furry friend. Favourite places to stay in the Brecks include the towns and villages of Thetford Forest, each offering an ideal base for exploring the Brecks and West Norfolk.