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Ducksfoot Barn

Bush Green near Pulham Market, Norfolk (Ref. 17087)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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59 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely stay, definitely come again."

    We loved the Christmas tree, decorations & biscuits. Thank you for having us.

    Reviewed by JudieDec 2021

  • "A lovely barn conversion - beautiful lounge and master bedroom."

    Sadly we had to leave early in a rush because of a family situation but enjoyed our short break. Only issue was colder second bedroom and very small shower en suite off this downstairs bedroom. Lovely location if a little secluded. Would recommend for sure.

    Reviewed by JodieDec 2021

  • "Thanks Mr and Mrs Alexander for preparing the lovely cottage for my family to spend a week in."

    Everything thing is just impeccably organised.

    Reviewed by Yat HangDec 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, possibly the best we've stayed in, ideally located to explore Norfolk & Suffolk."

    Would recommend walks along the beaches at Cromer and Southwold. The Crown at Pulham Market does great food and Goodies Farm Shop is well worth a visit too. The short dog walk details included in the property notes by the owner was very useful.

    Reviewed by KatherineNov 2021

  • "We had a brilliant week at Duckfoot Barn and it's definitely a place we would return to, such a beautiful barn, very comfortable and well appointed."

    We all slept really well in the beds and unlike some properties, the sofas too were very comfortable. It's very quiet as it's surrounded by farm land, so you have to travel just a short distance to shop, but for us, this was heavenly. We will return.

    Reviewed by JenniferNov 2021

  • "Fantastic accommodation in a beautiful setting, I couldn't recommend this place more highly!"

    A must visit in my view!

    Reviewed by RichardOct 2021

  • "Owner very helpful, informed us of places to visit and eat."

    Area was outstanding plenty to see and just relax if we wanted to. Would recommend the river trip around the broads and Tyrells Wood for walking with the dog

    Reviewed by HelenOct 2021

  • "As soon as you walked into the barn it felt welcoming and homely ."

    The little touches such as a biscuits, flowers and milk was very nice. The kitchen has every utensil you could need, the barn is furnished to a high standard, the owners have taken a lot of time and effort for you to enjoy your stay .

    Reviewed by DebSep 2021

  • "Enjoyable stay."

    Reviewed by LesSep 2021

  • "Ducksfoot Barn is in a very quiet location but is still close to lots of activities - we enjoyed walking the footpaths, a visit to Norwich, lots of National Trust properties and a trip on the Broads."

    Barn was well equipped with lots of kitchen essentials, beautiful towels and spacious accommodation. We had a fabulous holiday.

    Reviewed by StevenJul 2021

  • "Brilliant cottage, beautiful location."

    Fabulous friendly hosts. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by SusieMay 2021

  • "Ducksfoot Barn was fantastic lovely welcoming touches."

    Had a really lovely week there . Could not have been better Unfortunately we had some issues with Sykes Cottages. our original booking had to be cancelled due to Covid 19 and Sykes would not refund the whole amount . Later a sum of £54 was held over for a future booking although we had already booked another cottage . It took several phone calls and emails before this sum was refunded. Not very happy as this is our money and should have been refunded immediately

    Reviewed by JaneSep 2020

  • "Well converted barn with great facilities."

    Great location, plenty to see and do. Friendly owners. Only ten minutes drive from all amenities but in a very secluded place. Loved it.

    Reviewed by DerekSep 2020

  • "Gorgeous surroundings and cottage."

    We had a lovely time.

    Reviewed by NatalieAug 2020

  • "Ducksfoot Barn, was truly home from home."

    The owners made sure we were comfortable and happy with everything the first evening we arrived. It's situation with a dog was excellent, quiet roads for the shorter 'comfort break' walks and Tyrrells' Wood a shortish walk or 3minutes in the car for those longer hour plus walks with, in our case an exuberant Working Cocker. The Barn was warm, spacious and well equipped, if I had to find fault I would say the kitchen knives were a bit blunt... that would be all.

    Reviewed by IanNov 2019

  • "A very nice barn conversion with lots of room and good for entertaining."

    Not far from Pulham Market and a very good farm shop. The owners are friendly and up-front and will willingly help with any difficulties.

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2019

  • "The accomodation was better than the pictures and description, there were flowers and biscuits on our arrival that made us feel welcome."

    Lovely kitchin. Wi-fi was available and a good strength. There was plenty of space, it felt like home from home.

    Reviewed by StewartAug 2019

  • "We had a lovely holiday excelent acomadation and ownersverry lovely suroundings ..."

    We had a lovely holiday excelent acomadation and ownersverry lovely suroundings to die for lovely surroundings and brilliant walks would definatly go again

    Reviewed by GillianJun 2019

  • "Loved the area."

    The property was excellent and the owners very helpful.

    Reviewed by RoderickJun 2019

  • "The owners made us very welcome and were friendly and helpful throughout our stay."

    Ducksfoot Farm is in a lovely setting. The Barn itself combines the rustic of the setting with the contemporary interior design, giving a wow factor. The beds were so comfortable and clean, and every necessity for a self catering holiday had been provided. There are lots of recommendations of places to visit and eat, and the local pub in Pulham Market served great food in a nice atmosphere. A very pretty area. Norwich, Sandringham and Southwold are worth visits. The icing on the cake was the appearance of the mother duck with her twelve ducklings from the duck pond proudly marching around the garden!

    Reviewed by RobertApr 2019

  • "They let motorhomes/caravans park on the side we didn't have any but they have provided a garden table and chairs on the patio and if you where to sit out there you would be over looked ."

    if you had a dog/children they would be able to get out onto this area which also doubles as your carparking space. they have put roses/hedge and an arch but just needs a gate and a bit of fencing to make it secure. apart from that it was lovely and would probably go again

    Reviewed by mMar 2019

  • "The barn has been lovingly converted and has ample of room for a large family."

    We were just two with our dog who despite the weather managed to have a relaxing time and a chance to catch up with friends. We found a lovely warm reception for both us and the dog at The Swan in Coney Weston, where we enjoyed a nice meal and had a relaxing afternoon. If you want somewhere nice and near to walk your pooch then Tyrell’s wood is only 4 minutes away by car or if the weather is nice then local footpaths are within walking distance. For local produce you couldn’t go far wrong with Goodies which is not much further on from Tyrrel’s wood and has a nice selection of fresh, frozen homemade meals. There is also a butchers and if you want to enjoy a bit of lunch out then also a nice cafe. This was our second time to Ducksfoot Barn and I’m sure that it will not be our last visit there as we love it, especially the peace and quiet.

    Reviewed by AnitaMar 2019

  • "Amazed at the whole facilities on offer, We have stayed at hundreds of self-catering places over the years."

    Diss barn is one of the best Some of the instructions for operating equipment could have been more prominent

    Reviewed by GerryNov 2018

  • "Lovely accommodation in a most attractive setting."

    Dog friendly, our Dalmatian had a great time too as we explored the footpaths around us.

    Reviewed by SheilaSep 2018

  • "We had a lovely week at this beautiful old barn in a pretty hamlet in Norfolk, one of our favourite holiday destinations."

    Could have been 15/16th century with amazing old Timbers. Only child/dog proof fencing and gate to patio area would be our recommendation as it would have made for a more relaxing time with our dog. The same applies to the caravan area as it would have been lovely to let our dog have safe freedom. We had a hornets

    Reviewed by LesleySep 2018

  • "All aspects of the holiday were fantastic - the accommodation , the weather and the places to visit ."

    The property itself was very roomy and had all the facilities we required . A thoroughly enjoyable holiday .

    Reviewed by BrianJun 2018

  • "Very lovely barn conversion, plenty of room."

    Everything we needed was provided by our hosts. Very enjoyable stay

    Reviewed by SueJun 2018

  • "Great value for money."

    Lovely location ideal for visiting numerou location. Super barn conversion and patio areas. Would go again.

    Reviewed by LesleyJun 2018

  • "Peace and quiet in a lovely location plus a fantastic barn conversion and very helpful owners."

    Its top class

    Reviewed by RichardMar 2018

  • "Excellent is the word that comes to mind, full stop, loved it."

    Reviewed by FrancesAug 2017

  • "A first rate barn conversion in a quiet and peaceful location, in an area of Norfolk we had not previously visited,well positioned for both coastal and inland attractions."

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2017

  • "No negatives but would be handy to have a couple of grab rails, one in shower and by internal steps to bedroom."

    thank you.

    Reviewed by AlisonNov 2016

  • "The property was lovely but I was un aware that the garden was used as a small caravan site for 5 vans with electric hook up."

    If the site was occupied by vans this would have made it very noisy and an extremely disappointing break away hence I would not return to the property

    Reviewed by MissOct 2016

  • "Lovely host."

    The whole property was excellent!

    Reviewed by SusanNov 2015

  • "An absolute wonder of a stay in a beautiful location."

    11 out of 10 from us.

    Reviewed by MattApr 2015

  • "Very homely cottage and the gesture of the carrot cake was most appreciated."

    Reviewed by RogerMar 2015

  • "The accommodation is amazing, so peaceful."

    It was a lovely place to stay and will definitely be going back. Absolutely love the character of the property and the attention to the small things are great too. My kids loved the underfloor heating after the shower and I thought the electric curtains were great.

    Reviewed by ClaireMar 2015

  • "The cottage is lovely, with everything you could want."

    Everything was perfect for our Christmas stay. The owners were on hand to make our stay as perfect as possible. The Barn is situated within easy distance to go out and about. We would definitely recommend it and would love to go back again.

    Reviewed by SteveDec 2014

  • "A warm welcome with home made carrot cake, flowers and milk provided for us was great."

    Beautiful converted barn with all the facilities we needed. Comfortable beds, efficient central heating, wifi, a good range of books and some DVDs. Excellent farm shop that seemed to stock everything and of good quality close by. It also has a cafe with good quality reasonably priced food.

    Reviewed by AntheaNov 2014

  • "The Barn is beautiful and very much felt like a 'home from home'."

    We will definitely be going back, this is our second time at this Barn!

    Reviewed by PaulOct 2014

  • "The personal touches as with the flowers and home made cake where a very lovely touch."


    Reviewed by StephenOct 2014

  • "We Loved the Barn."

    It was well equipped, very clean, light, airy and quiet. The walk in wet room in the utility was a bonus - it had loads of space, and I loved the galleried library. There was lots of local information available too which was great. It was very easy to get to the coastal areas, market towns, the broads and the forest parks. Overall a very good holiday and would recommend Ducksfoot Barn to anyone wishing a bit of peace and quiet - a great base to return back to after a day exploring.

    Reviewed by LindaAug 2014

  • "Lovely welcome, the owner came over and introduced herself (very friendly) and gave us local information as to the nearest shop and places of interest, and where we could walk our dog."

    We were lucky with the weather and enjoyed trips along the broads and a visit to a few beaches amongst other things. Made to feel very welcome and the place was lovely, very well equipped.

    Reviewed by SonyaJul 2014

  • "The warmth of the welcome, the lovely cake and flowers and the beautifully renovated barn."

    Reviewed by AmandaJul 2014

  • "This property would have been rated higher than excellent if there was a category."

    We have told friends and family about the property, ideal for a quite away from it all holiday. We hope to return in the future. There was even home made cake, milk and flowers upon our arrival, lovely hosts and one of the best properties we have ever stayed in!

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2014

  • "The warm welcome we received upon arrival set the scene for the week."

    Ducksfoot Barn is situated in a beautiful area which is great for walking, with plenty of footpaths, also not far from the sea and the Norfolk Broads. For those who like to see the wildlife there are plenty of Deer, Hares and a marvellous assortment of birds around including Ducks on the pond at Ducksfoot. Dogs are made very welcome which was ideal for us. The bedrooms, both en-suite, are extremely comfortable as is the big lounge with a large dining table and there is a wet room with a shower, toilet and white goods. The kitchen is large and very well equipped. Overall, a home from home which we would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by LeslieJun 2014

  • "Fabulous accommodation."

    Really friendly and helpful owners of the barn. Lovely cake and flowers on arrival. Would thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by DeborahApr 2014

  • "Nice and quiet, lovely accommodation."

    Very helpful and friendly hosts.

    Reviewed by RoyMar 2014

  • "Beautiful barn conversion set in tranquil settings, ideal for a break from normal busy life."

    Reviewed by CharlotteDec 2013

  • "The layout and décor of the barn were fantastic and the open plan design was exactly what we were looking for."

    The owner made us feel very welcome. The garden was quite large and enclosed. We had a wonderful 5 days, and would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing break in nice surroundings.

    Reviewed by LaurenDec 2013

  • "Ducksfoot Barn was beautiful, much nicer than the pictures."

    Under floor heating was very nice, and all the rooms were lovely. Had enclosed large garden. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, and would definitely come back, and recommend to friends. My now fiancé proposed to me in Ducksfoot Barn, and it was absolutely perfect. Hope to go back one day.

    Reviewed by JessNov 2013

  • "It was a lovely barn conversion, very well thought out property!"

    We would definitely describe it as home from home! The information left with the barn was very useful, and the barn itself was very well equipped! We definitely wanted to move in for good after our stay, but the next best thing was to book it for the same time next! A wonderful holiday let!

    Reviewed by PaulOct 2013

  • "This property was perfect in every way."

    We have stayed in many cottages in the UK this would definitely rates as one of the best. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by BronwenJul 2013

  • "The best property I have stayed in, it was very well equipped a very enjoyable stay."

    Reviewed by PamelaMay 2013

  • "A perfect place for a perfect holiday."

    Very dog friendly.

    Reviewed by ElaineMay 2013

  • "The facilities were A1, the whole experience including the weather was exceptional."

    As this was our first time booking a holiday cottage and did not fully know what to expect we were all pleasantly surprised with this property. The owners and the surrounding areas had a lot to offer. We were left to enjoy ourselves throughout and had access to the gardens and BBQ, even the dog enjoyed herself here and soon settled. My sincere thanks go to the owners who made us so welcome and to Sykes for making the arrangements so easy to complete. We would definitely recommend to others and probably will go again ourselves.

    Reviewed by DennisSep 2012

  • "Hosts were very friendly and helpful."

    Holiday property was in a very nice area, not far from most places.

    Reviewed by AdamSep 2012

  • "It was superb and the hosts were also great, a terrific holiday."

    Reviewed by GrahamSep 2012

  • "We received a friendly welcome from the owners - especially with the home-made scones and jam!"

    Reviewed by Caroline LindaJul 2012

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Ducksfoot Farm Holiday Cottages

Pulham Market 1.5 miles. These two delightful detached holiday cottages, located in the attractive grounds of the owners’ home, are situated in the peaceful rural hamlet of Bush Green, in the beautiful Norfolk countryside. The cottages are former farm buildings which have been converted to offer unique well-equipped holiday homes, boasting charm and character, having retained many of their original features. The larger cottage sleeps five people over two floors and the smaller holiday home sleeps two on the ground floor. Both of these cottages offer outdoor space where you can relax with a glass of wine after a busy day. From the doorstep you can enjoy leisurely country walks, or should you wish to travel further afield you can discover many interesting villages, market towns and beautiful beaches, all offering something for everyone. These charming cottages are an ideal base for families or a couple, at any time of year.

The property

This detached, well-equipped barn conversion is set over two floors and boasts a part-vaulted ceiling, beams and oak flooring.

The bright and spacious open plan living area offers a large fitted kitchen with French doors, which lead out to a courtyard garden, a dining area and a sitting area with two large sofas, including one that can be made into a sofa bed, and French doors leading out to another courtyard area with seating.

Also at this Norfolk cottage there is a ground floor twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and a first floor double bedroom with en-suite bathroom.

This wonderful Pulham Market cottage is an ideal holiday home for exploring the whole of Norfolk.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 17088, together they sleep 7.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin (zip/link - can be a super king-size double on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with double sofa bed
  • Utility room with shower and WC.
  • Oil underfloor central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front and rear enclosed courtyard gardens with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Next to the barn is a small Caravan Club site which is very quiet and there are never more than 4 caravans at any one time.

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About the location


Diss 8 miles; Norwich 17 miles.

Tucked away in the heart of the south Norfolk countryside is the pretty rural conservation village of Pulham Market. Pulham Market is an attractive village with traditional village green surrounded by beautiful thatched cottages, a 17th century church, general store, Post Office, a pub and a pub/restaurant. Just 8 miles from Pulham Market is the market town of Diss offering a good selection of shops, delis, eateries, a museum, swimming pool and an attractive Mere area where you can feed the ducks while you sit and relax. Pulham Market is ideally placed for those wishing to explore both Norfolk and Suffolk. Both counties offer wonderful interesting coastlines, many of which have sandy beaches, or why not take a leisurely drive through the luscious green countryside stopping off at one of the many interesting quaint market towns for a browse around independent shops, a spot of lunch or afternoon tea? Don’t forget to spend a day visiting the famous Norfolk broads or the beautiful, historic city of Norwich, which has a wealth of attractions.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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