Easter opening hours

Please be aware of our opening hours over the Easter weekend. Holt office 01263 715779 Good Friday – ClosedEaster Saturday – 10am – 6pmEaster Sunday – ClosedBank Holiday Monday - Closed

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Book Now For 2017!

Christmas is over… So now is the perfect time to book a 2017 holiday in Norfolk. With such a large variety of properties currently available - you will be spoilt for choice - Don't miss out though!

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New Year's Eve Tipples

New Year’s Eve will soon be upon us – Whether you are heading out to the local pub or planning to settle in to your Norfolk Country Cottage to see in the New Year – Be sure to celebrate the start of 2017 with one of the many fantastic Norfolk tip

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Christmas Opening Hours

Norfolk Country Cottages - Christmas Opening Hours Christmas Eve = 9am – 2pmChristmas Day = ClosedBoxing Day = ClosedTuesday 27th Dec = ClosedWednesday 28th Dec = 9am – 5pmThursday 29th Dec = 9am – 5pmFriday 30th Dec = 9

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Doggie Norfolk

If you are planning to visit us soon – don’t leave your four-legged friend behind. Norfolk is a fantastic holiday destination for dogs and will be sure to get their tails wagging – with sandy beaches and woodland parks for them to explore, a huge

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Stargazing in Norfolk

You often hear how Norfolk has beautiful wide-open skies - which is true, and is especially wonderful when walking along a beach during the day to look up to and dream away……..What you may not always think of – that with these beautiful wide open

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Horning - Early Morning

As we always love to receive comments and feedback from our guests about their stay in Norfolk, we were delighted to be sent some kind words from the Wardle Party who recently stayed at Reedmere in Horning, on the Norfolk Broads.

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It's A Dog's Life...

Some of our guests who recently stayed at Woodbine Cottage were kind enough to send the below in, telling us all about their holiday with Sparky the Jack Russell – We thought it would be nice to share it with you. If you have a story to

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Wells - Is Where I Want To Be

Living in Norfolk, I know how wonderful it is and totally understand why people choose to holiday here. Many people even choose to move to this beautiful county but few go to the extreme of May Savage!

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Self-Catering Holidays

Easter is fast approaching and it’s the time of year when the weather is improving and the nights are getting longer, the benefit of a long bank holiday to look forward to, schools out and you can look forward to a short break or week

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BBC Radio One

So you’ve heard the great news - BBC Radio 1 has announced that its annual "Big Weekend" will take place in Norwich later this year, Yay!

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Sunshine Saturday

  With the festive period – now a distance memory it’s time to start thinking of the future..... What better way than having something to look forward to.....

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Holidays Are Coming.....

Not sure about you – but I get very excited and into the Christmassy mood once I've seen the Coca-Cola advert …….. So imagine my delight when I heard the actual truck is touring Great Britain AND coming to Norwich!

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Festive Dip?

Throughout Norfolk, people are getting ready to take the traditional festive icy plunge into the North Sea to raise money for a number of local charities. On holiday in the area and feeling brave? Why not join in?

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Burnham Market - Switch-On

This Saturday 22nd November 2014, why not head to Burnham Market for the annual Christmas Market and Lights Switch-On! A perfect opportunity to do some Christmas shopping, not only will there be around 40 stalls selling a wide variety of

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Norfolk Christmas Markets

Tired of visiting the high streets, looking for that perfect present? This year, why not buy special unique gifts to spoil your friends & family by visiting one of the excellent Christmas Markets taking place around Norfolk.

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Christmas Gift Fair

Looking to get ahead on your Christmas shopping? Then why not head to Creake Abbey this Saturday (8th November) as they are holding a Christmas Gift Fair.

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Fun At Stiffkey

Having lived all my life in Norfolk it is hard to choose one particular place. However Stiffkey on the North Norfolk coast holds many happy memories for me and I’m still adding to them now.

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Summer Safety

With summer now in full swing, we want you to have a lovely time, enjoy the weather, head to the beach and have some fun!Just don’t forget to stay safe, so here are a few top tips to remember……..

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Nelson's Journey

I have just returned from volunteering at a Nelson’s Journey weekend. Nelson’s Journey is a Norfolk charity that supports bereaved children. The weekend is packed with activities, ways to cope and time to remember their loved ones.

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Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

My daughter, who now lives in St. Albans came ‘home’ to Norfolk for the weekend.  She has lived here for 17 out of her 23 years and it is a county she has grown to love as she has grown up in it and will, she tells me, return to eventually.

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Fancy a break in June?

Due to a number of cancellations, we now have a selection of properties available in June at a discounted price…….. Don’t wait too long to book, as we are sure they won’t be staying available for very long!

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Delighted Winners

Richard and Sally Finnigan were the recent winners of our luxury hamper competition, below are their kind comments sent to us, after their stay.

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My Birthday

It was my birthday a couple of weeks ago and a girlfriend came up from Cambridge to celebrate with me. We set off from Holt on a glorious spring morning, blue skies and sunshine to Letheringsett and then swung a right towards Wiveton.

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Norfolk or Norwich Terrier?

Well The Kennel Club worlds largest dog show, Crufts 2014 is now under way and day two features the terrier group. So thought we should give a special mention to all the Norfolk & Norwich Terriers on show…..

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Norfolk is Bonza!

G'day everyone,I’m just back from Australia, where I visited Melbourne, Sydney and yes I did climb to the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is tough but I highly recommend it.

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Win A Cottage Holiday

Fancy Winning a Holiday? We are pleased to announce Norfolk Country Cottages are part of a fantastic competition for you to win a week’s holiday in a Grade II listed property.

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Reclaim Cottage

We have received another wonderful email today, this time from guests previously staying at Reclaim Cottage. This 4*cottage is located in the small village of Colkirk, just 12 miles from the coastal town of Wells-Next-The-Sea.

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New Year Resolutions

So as the start of January comes we all get that feeling of being a new person, it’s time for a new start. We say to ourselves that this year things will be different. Bring on 2014!

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Fancy A Dip?

Feeling brave and fancy doing something adventurous over the festive holiday, then why not take part in one of the many dips / swims / run in quickly and out even quicker events taking place along our coastline.Here are just a few…….

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Win An IPAD

IPAD COMPETITION Did you know its just been announced one of the most wanted gifts for Christmas 2013 is an IPAD.

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Burnham Market Christmas Lights

The pretty Georgian village of Burnham Market is a popular year round holiday destination - it’s so handy for the beautiful beaches at Burnham Overy, Holkham and Brancaster, but also has the facilities of a small town and a well-deserved reputatio

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EDP/Visit Norfolk Tourism Awards

The ten categories and finalists have been named…… Now it’s just a nail biting wait to see who will be announced as the winners, at the black tie event to be held on Thursday 21st November 2013 at Norwich’s North Holiday Inn.

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Homeowner Lunch

After arriving early to an extremely dark, wet and windy racecourse on Sunday morning and getting thoroughly drenched just from the car park to the Prince of Wales stand reception we were all wondering how our 11th homeowners Lunch event with 100

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Harvest Festival

Norfolk is really the place to be at autumn time, amazing colours with powerful reds, yellows and golds, wonderful wildlife with deer roaming many woodland areas such as Holkham and lots of interesting events taking place.Also now as the main hust

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