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Make holiday rental accommodation or a holiday cottage in Norfolk your home away from home

Norfolk, the northern tip of East Anglia, is a blissfully peaceful rural region in the East of England. Whether you are interested in quiet rural walks, quaint beach holidays, wildlife, history or golf, Norfolk has something to suit every member of your family. Norfolk cottages conjure up images of idyllic thatched homes overlooking the wild Norfolk Broads, but there is a huge amount to discover across the county too.

Things to do on holiday in Norfolk

Renting a Norfolk holiday cottage allows you to escape the pace of everyday life. Wherever you end up in Norfolk, you can rest assured that there will be a picturesque village, historic building or timeless Norfolk public house to investigate. There will certainly be no shortage of market towns filled with little shops, family owned restaurants and farmers markets surrounding your accommodation in Norfolk.

The Norfolk coast is clad in wide sandy beaches, backed with large dunes providing nesting sites for many species of birdlife. Even during the height of summer, you will be able to find a secluded piece of sand on which to lie back and relax. There are a handful of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty along the Norfolk Coast, which have made the Coastal Path a huge attraction for walkers, cyclists and horse riders staying in accommodation in Norfolk. You can also enjoy a vast number of water sports, notably sailing which has a secured place in the hearts of many Norfolk residents, especially on the Norfolk Broads, during your cottage holiday.

Norfolk’s golf courses make it a prime destination in Britain for golfing holidays. There are beautifully landscaped (mostly flat) golf courses across the county which make taking a Norfolk cottage a real treat for golfers. The many water ways which cross and surround Norfolk mean it is a haven for anglers too. Even if you do not manage to catch that trophy fish, there are always plenty of stories going round the pubs in the evenings!

Places to holiday in Norfolk

Norwich is the county town of Norfolk, and is a fast growing market town which has developed into a delightfully vibrant and cosmopolitan city. Packed with great shops, atmospheric cafes and vibrant bars, Norwich is a great place to spend a day from a Norfolk cottage. Norwich has even been voted in the top 10 shopping destinations in Britain.

Weather in Norfolk

Norfolk is officially the driest place in Britain. With average temperatures of over 25°C in the summer, it is little wonder that people flock to the coast and the Norfolk Broads during the summer. The historic and cultural attractions of the county and the cosy Norfolk cottages provide shelter during the winter, when temperatures average around 5°C.

Travel to Norfolk

Norfolk is easily accessible from across the UK. Train and road networks in the area are magnificent, with train stations found in some very small towns meaning that you can get very close to your accommodation in Norfolk using only public transport if you decide not to take a car.

Exceptional! 5/5
(36 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6518975
36
Viewed 117 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(38 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #716884
38
Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6806849
11
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6514066
16
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(37 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #702080
37
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 18
Chateau / Country House #1033947
8
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
  • 10 BR
  • 10 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 22
Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
3
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
1
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 7 BR
  • 7 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 14
Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
8
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 13 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Sleeps 28
Chateau / Country House #1173258
9
Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 7 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 18
Farmhouse #1095094
11
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 6 BA
  • Sleeps 20
Farmhouse #1610847
1
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 7 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 14
House #445427
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1436991
17
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #8174299
14
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(32 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1068820
32
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8166885
17
Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
House #6712315
9
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(44 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8172238
44
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Chalet #1015411
13
Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #1785369
10
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 18
#8059566
12
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8053532
23
Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #1841507
4
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8162096
13
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Barn #8151193
11
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6522597
10
Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #6856138
6
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8130257
11
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(28 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Barn #8170209
28
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #6523080
5
Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(76 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #859721
76
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8148841
12
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
House #8164187
17
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(39 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #1780566
39
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(35 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1803562
35
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8171552
7
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #1026987
11
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 9
House #1891328
11
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6021314
7
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6781605
6
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8172352
6
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 12
House #6519933
9
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(35 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8168832
35
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #6500890
7
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(37 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 10
House #1213879
37
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8166840
4
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #6014799
11
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(25 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1874022
25
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
House #6470212
9
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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Recent Reviews

Wonderful holiday.

5 of 5
A wonderful week in Wells, the cottage was everything we hoped for, fantastic location, comfortable and tastefully kitted out. We loved sitting on the terrace watching the sunset (on the days the weather permitted!). Highly recommended.
  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017

Fantastic place to make wonderful memories

5 of 5
We stayed here at beginning of May meeting up with four generations of our family from UK to celebrate birthday milestones including my great aunt's 95th birthday. We live in USA and did all our communication through this sight Clair was always very quick to respond and help with any questions and advice. We were a party of 28 (24 adults and 4 children 8-16 ) the place was perfect for all our needs. the pool, games room, tennis courts were an added bonus so much for everyone to enjoy. The whole family enjoyed an afternoon on the Norfolk Broads as the house is only 30 minute drive away. We also had majority of our food delivered. Clair and Jo recommended Back to You Place caterers for a dinner on the Saturday evening. The food was wonderful Pat and her team set up, served and we paid for them to also clear up, which enabled us all to dress up and enjoy the evening. Sunday we had professional photographer "Snapper Photography" to take pictures of our family and they even stayed to take few shots of our family sports day. They returned a flash drive with all the photos before we left. This is a perfect place and perfect location. Thank you Clair.
  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017