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The Meadows Cottage

(Ref. 927685)

Billingford near Bawdeswell, Norfolk Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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69 Customer Reviews

  • "We were very pleased with the bungalow which was very spacious and comfortable and very good for wheelchair user."

    We would book again.

    Reviewed by Doris5.0Jun 2024

  • "A comfortable and well equipped home from home."

    Wonderful enclosed garden for the dog, walks direct from the door.

    Reviewed by Gaynor5.0May 2024

  • "We had a lovely relaxing week at The Meadows Cottage, the only noise you hear is the birds singing!"

    The property was perfect for our needs - plenty of space, well-equipped and a large secure garden for our dog. The owners were very friendly and keen to ensure that we had everything we needed, the welcome cake and biscuits were very much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Apr 2024

  • "We arrived late and tired in the wettest most dismal week of the year to a wonderfully warm and welcoming cottage."

    Tea tray laid out ready with cake and biscuits for us and for the dogs, heating on in every room and the log fire stacked ready to light. Meadows Cottage is both spacious and cosy, comfortable and well equipped and truly wheelchair accessible, except for the kitchen (which was a relief as I needed a break from kitchen duties). The garden is self contained so we could let the dogs out freely. The hosts are generous, kind and helpful without being intrusive. Half an hour's drive will get you to most of the costal walks and the local Garden Centre do a great full English breakfast if you need a morning treat. We will return.

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2024

  • "This was our third visit to Meadows cottage."

    We love it. Really well equipped and perfect for our needs. Lovely host who always makes us very welcome. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Nov 2023

  • "A lovely, clean and comfortable cottage which was very suitable for someone with physical disabilities."

    The hosts were extremely helpful, too.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Nov 2023

  • "We had a lovely warm welcome and a lovely stay."

    The cottage is very well equipped in a very quiet and lovely setting. We hope we will be able to revisit and enjoy this wonderful cottage again.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Nov 2023

  • "Lovely cottage has tile flooring which can be cold, the heaters were very good and warmed the place quickly."

    Wheelchair access was good but some of the angles were a little tight,so please give consideration when holidaying here.kitchen was my favourite room very cosy. Easy access to the garden. The owner was very friendly and helpful, easly driveable to location's. Definitely want to go back in the summer.

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Oct 2023

  • "We all had a lovely holiday, the cottage was in a quiet place but close enough to visit the coast and attractions, or just have quiet days indoors."

    The cottage had all we needed, was big and spacious, the owners came to greet us when we arrived (lovely people) and were on hand to answer any questions, in the property they had left us a few necessities, milk, coffee, tea and also a gift of cookies and cake, much appreciate. Will definitely be going back

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Oct 2023

  • "It was lovely."

    Very clean and comfortable. My two little dogs loved the garden which was very secure. Patio a real sun trap in the afternoon. Hope to return.

    Reviewed by Doreen5.0Sep 2023

  • "The property was very well maintained and equipped."

    It had a cosy charm and was situated in a tranquil edge of village location. One of our party had mobility issues and the cottage was perfectly adapted for her wheelchair. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Just a note to say that a maximum of 2 cars can easily park on the drive.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage kept to a very high standard in a wonderful setting."

    The owners are very welcoming and on hand should you need any assistance. Great location for exploring north Norfolk. We are already planning a return visit next year.

    Reviewed by Martyn5.0Jun 2023

  • "The cottage was very clean and well equipped."

    The owners were very welcoming without being obtrusive. I would definitely recommend this cottage it deserves a five star rating.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very well situated cottage, well presented by the friendly owners."

    Extremely quiet but still close to many good pubs, restaurants and attractions.

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely cottage with great facilities, and everything you could possibly need, comfortable beds!"

    Remote peaceful location great for exploring the area's around Norfolk. Garden was totally secure even for my 4kg Pomchi! . Owners where helpful and very friendly; they didn't intrude at all but where avaliable if you had any problems or questions.

    Reviewed by Sam4.4May 2023

  • "This cottage is almost* perfect - very well equipped, comfortable and with a fully enclosed private garden."

    It’s off the beaten track, and the only sounds you’ll hear are bird songs and the hammering of woodpeckers. Our party included a wheelchair user and a dog. There’s plenty of space; the large master bedroom, wet room and wide doors make it totally accessible. It’s within easy driving distance of numerous attractions, including Walsingham, Cromer, Wells and Holkham. We would very happily come back, and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend The Meadows Cottage. * The only thing that stops it being totally perfect is the chilly bathroom! Probably not a problem in the warmer months, though.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely comfortable bungalow situated in a quiet lane."

    Friendly but unintrusive owners . Liz

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Mar 2023

  • "Really wonderful accommodation, near many towns and villages which are worth visiting."

    Hosts were awesome, accommodation was immaculate.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Feb 2023

  • "We had a great time in the cottage."

    It is in a fabulous area with lots of walks with our dogs. The beds were very comfy the towels and all the little extras we fabulous. The only negatives were the shower as the floor was very mouldy and not nice. All the other parts of the bathroom were fine. The other problem was the fire was very smoky. We respected the property and we never left then alone. We would definitely be back if we visit our son in Norwich.

    Reviewed by A4.4Feb 2023

  • "A perfect place to stay for a relaxing break , with everything you could possibly need."

    Reviewed by Justin5.0Feb 2023

  • "Lovely stay as usual."

    Very comfortable, every thing you could need provided. Made very welcome. Eala & Rico adore the secure garden. So nice to curl up in front of the log fire on a cold November evening. Perfect holiday, will be back next year. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Nov 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at The Meadows Cottage."

    Adrienne was very welcoming with some lovely treats & even went out of her way to get my wife some Gluten Free treats. We had a very relaxing 2 week stay in this very spacious cottage which is fully accessible by wheelchair. Kitchen has everything you could want for your stay with lots of storage bedrooms spacious clean and well decorated. Good wifi connection which is important these days. Cottage has it's own private area surrounded by beautiful gardens and private patio a real credit to the Cottages owners who work very hard to maintain them. The Satnav took us way past the cottage so please be aware when travelling in down Billingford Road (B1145) and turn in to Bintree Road continue on past a big black barn looking building for a further 1/2 mile & the turn into the Meadows cottage is on your left just before the National speed limit signs with a sign for Meadows cottage on you're left.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2022

  • "A lovely homely spacious and well equipped cottage with easy access to all facilities for the 90 year old mobility challenged member of our family."

    We valued our hosts personal welcome and the willingness to make our stay enjoyable.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jul 2022

  • "They had an award back in 2017 and I can see that it’s well deserved."

    We always do quite a lot of cooking and the hob of the oven has lost most of its switch markings. I and many others have probably turned the dial clockwise thinking it’s low heat and found it the hottest setting. The settings are in fact anti clockwise. Hence the Prestige pans have been heated very high and have concave bases. They only touch at the edges and take ages to warm up. Suggest a note re hob settings are clearly apparent to everyone. (The instructions were printed and in a drawer next to the cooker) This is the only comment I have picked up on and it’s trivial in the scheme of things. (Has been discussed with the owners) The owners on site are really lovely people and a pleasure to associate with. In conclusion we found the holiday home one of the best we have stayed in to date. Peter White

    Reviewed by Hilary4.7Jun 2022

  • "The property was very nice."

    Just needed a little more cleaning eg under sofas beds and lots of cobwebs around ceilings. Shower poor with low water pressure.

    We are sorry you were disappointed with some aspects of the cottage. The shower is not a power shower but rather electric and the pressure is usually good. As for cobwebs, we are in the countryside but do check weekly and the cottage is cleaned thoroughly before every visit. It is extremely rare, if ever, that we receive a complaint of this nature. It should be noted that we do live onsite and encourage people on arrival to let us know of any problems during their stay so we can address any issues in a timely manner. Once again, we are sorry you were disappointed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rose2.8May 2022

  • "If you want pace and quiet then this is the property for you"

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Apr 2022

  • "Everything you need under one roof."

    The children were delighted with their Easter cookies on arrival and even some doggy treats for our Cockapoo, we highly recommend and will book again :)

    Reviewed by Stacie5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful location, very spacious."

    Met with treats for both humans and the dogs and even milk in the fridge. Welcomed shortly after arrival and left alone from then on with complete privacy whilst having veiws out over the owners meadow.

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Mar 2022

  • "Lovely cottage with easy access to a variety of places nearby."

    The friendly owners checked we were ok and left tea bags, milk and a cake on arrival. The cottage itself was clean, comfortable beds, plenty of towels, lots of seating in the lounge and dining table. There were lots of books and games for adults and kids, and the kids enjoyed the playhouses and ride on cars in the garden. The extra downstairs toilet was a welcome surprise. My only suggestions would be to have a mirror in the toilet and twin bedrooms. Also perhaps a shoe rack and more hooks for coats near the entrance way as it did get a bit cluttered with 6 lots of each! Overall a great stay and with so many places still to visit would like to return.

    Reviewed by Lauren4.7Mar 2022

  • "We spent 3 nights at Meadows Cottage and will definitely be returning."

    It's the perfect space for our annual Christmas visit to Norfolk. The owner is lovely, made sure we had everything we needed and a big thank you for the lovely cookies that were waiting for us on our arrival.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Dec 2021

  • "A-maz-ing as always."

    Beautiful cottage very well appointed. Cozy log fire . Lovely new sofas. Very warm welcome. Made to feel like friends. Thank you

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely bungalow, excellent for those with mobility problems as well as the able bodied."

    Good enclosed garden for dog. Less than an hours drive to Hunstanton, Sandringham, Walsingham etc. Walks for the dog. It was lovely to find in the information book, mentions of places to eat & dog friendly, we went to one listed & the food was excellent. The lady owner was very friendly & nice. Lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Nov 2021

  • "We spent a week at The Meadows 4 adults, 1 wheelchair user and 1 dog."

    Facilities were excellent, cleanliness excellent. Lovely cottage. Very welcoming. The extra touch of a welcome pack was a lovely surprise. The owner checked in with us a couple of times which was very also welcoming. Would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Oct 2021

  • "The accommodation was brilliant for someone like me who is wheelchair bound."

    The wet room was perfect. Wide doors made is easy to move around. The owner was very welcoming.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2021

  • "This is our second visit and everything was exactly the same great standard."

    This cottage is excellent value for money and just perfect with everything kept simple and straightforward. Any issues are quickly fixed by the on-site owners. A pleasure to return once again.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Aug 2021

  • "Such a peaceful setting, really secure for dogs and children, well equipped and very comfortable."

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Jul 2021

  • "We had a very pleasant stay in this lovely cottage in Norfolk."

    The Meadows Cottage is a comfortable and spacious cottage and was perfect for our family break. It was extremely clean on arrival and everything was in good working order. We found the layout was perfect for us as a family with grandparents and two children under 5 and a dog. The children were happy playing in the secure garden, we could sit in the living room and chat with the doors open and see them playing. There were two little playhouses and some toddler play cars in the garden which our children enjoyed. The owner was very friendly and welcoming, leaving us some lovely treats at the beginning of our stay and coming to chat to us at the beginning and end of our stay to make sure everything was ok. The guide which the owner had left was excellent for finding local restaurants, takeaways, and days out. The property is close to some beautiful woods to walk our dog in and was a great base from which to explore Norfolk. Locally, the garden centre at Bawdeswell was excellent with a large play area for kids and some nice shops. The kids loved Roar!! Dinosaur adventure park at Lenwade. We were able to get to beaches like Wells and Holkham early to get parked and enjoy the day. All in all a great little cottage and a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by Kimberly5.0Jul 2021

  • "The cottage was really well equipped for anyone with a disability, and everything you could need was provided."

    It is very quiet and relaxing and a good base for visiting lots of Norfolk

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jun 2021

  • "Meadows cottage was one of the best places we have stayed at for my anyone with with a disability."

    Very peaceful location, and ideal for dogs.

    Reviewed by Sandra4.1May 2021

  • "We had a wonderful holiday in Billingford, however Sykes behaviour a year ago in ..."

    We had a wonderful holiday in Billingford, however Sykes behaviour a year ago in taking payment for a holiday that was impossible to have, was shameful and therefore it is extremely unlikely that we will ever use you again

    Reviewed by William4.7May 2021

  • "The owners of the property were very helpful and welcoming."

    Thank you.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Apr 2021

  • "Location - peaceful Very clean and very comfortable Little touches - flowers, ..."

    Location - peaceful Very clean and very comfortable Little touches - flowers, milk & biscuits and fire starter kit

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Oct 2020

  • "We came here for my partners 30th birthday and New Years and it was amazing."

    Everything was clean and comfortable. Thank you so much for how accommodating you were

    Reviewed by Nicolle5.0Dec 2019

  • "Great cottage in an exceedingly quiet location, had everything we needed, decorated for Christmas, mince pies, cupcakes, and lots more."

    Took a while to warm it up when we first arrived, but other than that, no complaints. Owners were friendly, helpful, but kept out of our way.

    Reviewed by Simon4.4Dec 2019

  • "(I and my friend, Linda Head, have booked many holidays over the years with you - I have lost count!"

    Over all that time we have been aware that your company has grown. Yet we still receive the same service, efficiency and attention that we had when we first started using your company. We thank you for that.) We visited The Meadows Cottage 3 years ago in November and returned last week to help me celebrate my 60th birthday. As last time we had a wonderful, relaxing, tranquil stay. The property is very clean, tidy and comfortable. The bathroom is excellent and Linda, who has MS but is not a wheelchair user, finds it very accessible and safe to use. We had 2 dogs with us in 2016 but only have the one now but we know he is safe and secure when let out into the enclosed garden surrounding the house. The owners are very welcoming and available without being intrusive. They add little touches that really make it a home from home. I understand that it is a very popular property but if I can sort my annual leave next year then we will definitely look forward to returning!

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Nov 2019

  • "Lovely cottage nice and peaceful"

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2019

  • "The cottage is very spacious yet warm, well maintained, clean and well equipped."

    It had everything we needed for a great stay and was centrally located for trips to the coast, as well as inland attractions. The owner is very welcoming and helpful, and left us milk and delicious cupcakes for our arrival. Despite torrential rain at times it was a great holiday and if we decide to return to Norfolk we would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Gillian4.4Sep 2019

  • "Lovely cottage and very nice owner"

    Reviewed by Sheila4.7Sep 2019

  • "I have brother in law whom has learning difficulties the shower facilities were ..."

    I have brother in law whom has learning difficulties the shower facilities were excellent safe are secure and anyone with a wheel chair would recommend they check this accommodation out - brillant, apart from that they have a lovely little garden for our dog to play in - cottage has all the facilities to ensure it feels home from home cottage i a bit rural, but situated in such away that days out are easily accessible the owners were lovely and couldnt help us enough, to make sure that our stay was enjoyable ( upon arrival club cakes along with tea / milk a lovely touch )

    Reviewed by Clive5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, very comfortable couldn't ask for anything better."

    Owner very welcoming, good location

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Mar 2019

  • "It was absolutely an ideal place with excellent internet connection!"

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    Reviewed by Letizia5.0Jan 2019

  • "The cottage was even better than the pictures."

    The owners make the cottage very welcoming and we had it decked out for Christmas. Our Christmas welcome included home made mince pies, festive cup cakes and some mulled wine! Coming over from Australia it was a lovely surprise and our stay was very warm and comfortable. The owners are friendly and helpful without being invasive. When we return to England and Norfolk again in the future we will definitely book in again. As a side note I really enjoyed the art work, which is done by the owners son, and bought a couple of prints to take home. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Dec 2018

  • "Cottage has really lovely facilities , the owners have furnished to a high standard."

    The home baked cakes and milk etc on arrival was a welcoming touch. It is very well situated for all of the sites , yet set in a quiet hamlet. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Marina5.0Aug 2018

  • "We had a lovely time and the weather was very warm."

    We are thinking of returning to Meadows Cottage again on arrival we received home made cakes flowers and dog biscuits. We’re was made very welcome.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Jun 2018

  • "Excellent accommodation"

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2018

  • "We had a particularly warm welcome in the form of a tray of home-baked fairy cakes and a bowl of biscuits for the dogs."

    The owners were on hand and were extremely helpful. Although the weather was not very good we still had a lovely family holiday. The cottage was very well equipped with toys and books for young children and books and DVDs suitable for the adults. With the toilets very close to one of the bedrooms (all downstairs) it was particularly suitable for my mother who has dementia as she could easily find her way around. The cottage was decorated to a high standard and was very homely. If we were to come back to this part of the country for our next cottage hire we would definitely consider this one again.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Mar 2018

  • "We had a wonderful few days at The Meadows Cottage."

    The facilities were superb. It was spotlessly clean, with good quality pots, pans crockery etc. There are great walks for dogs right on the doorstep with good level ground. For young families there is a huge range of toys & games, and the garden & patio are very secure for both dogs & children. Adrienne was a lovely host - very welcoming and, as everyone else has said, the cupcakes were fab! Molly says thank you for the biscuits! See you again soon. Tracey, Nora and Jan

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Mar 2018

  • "My group of friends and I have regular cottage breaks across the country."

    However, this cottage surpassed our expectation. It was far better than I thought and as the person who made the booking, I can honestly say it was value for money. The cottage itself was beautiful, the space around was great, it was very easy to access, the actual cottage itself was looked after, there was a selection of complimentary cupcakes provided by the owners which was just heavenly. Overall the experience was fantastic - even though the weather was not in our favour, the cottage itself did not let us down and was a great experience. I will be doing another booking for this cottage for some time in the summer as it was that good. Highly recommend anyone to book this.

    Reviewed by Aklasur4.6Dec 2017

  • "Lovely, homely Cottage, good outdoor space for kids and dogs, great facilities and lots of games ,books,toys etc."

    You name we had it.Tasty cakes and pretty flowers when we arrived, just like coming home.

    Reviewed by George4.8Nov 2017

  • "Everything was so warm and welcoming including dropping in first night to check we were OK."

    Quality is evident everywhere including little home from home touches

    Reviewed by Pam4.8Oct 2017

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Warm welcome from host. Good facilities for disabled holiday maker.

    Reviewed by Warren5.0Jul 2017

  • "This property is excellent."

    The owner has thought of everything. Great facilities and this property is in a lovely quiet location but not far from many attractions by car. Would totally reccomend staying here.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Jul 2017

  • "The meadows was well maintained and in a fabulous location hosts were very welcoming excellent cottage"

    Reviewed by Kristina4.8Mar 2017

  • "Great little cottage, very well equipped and very clean and comfortable."

    Excellent wheelchair access/facilities. Homemade cupcakes on arrival were a lovely surprise and very well received!

    Reviewed by Fiona4.8Mar 2017

  • "The cottage was exactly as advertised We were welcomed personally by the owners with home made cupcakes."

    Every effort had clearly been made to make you feel comfortable. This resulted in a lovely break for the entire family I would definitely use you again and would not hesitate to recommend you. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Oct 2016

  • "A great cottage, finished to high standards with very helpful and friendly owners."

    Very secure garden for dogs and peaceful location.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Sep 2016

  • "Lovely peaceful cottage located in a position that many lovely locations were ..."

    Lovely peaceful cottage located in a position that many lovely locations were easy to get to we would happily recommend to others and so would our dogs who loved the location

    Reviewed by Marion4.4Sep 2016

  • "The owners of this single story cottage have clearly put much thought into including a range of facilities to accommodate young children, dogs and some disabled holiday makers."

    When we arrived, we were impressed how immaculately clean the cottage was. There were vases of flowers which gave us a welcoming feeling and some delicious cup cakes. We took two small dogs with us and they could run free, safely, in an enclosed garden. A hose pipe was provided to wash the patio clean if the dogs did their toilet there. Disabled holiday makers should note that whilst the cottage has a highish toilet, a grab handle, wheelchair ramp, wide doors and a wet room, there was no hydraulic hoist or others such appliances. I, myself, suffer with Parkinsons, I can still walk and I found the cottage easy to get around. Some people with severe mobility problems would do well to speak with the cottage owner prior to making a booking to discuss their specific needs. This holiday cottage is ideally suitable for people who are not taking children, or dogs who just want a relaxing holiday in the country. There is a table and chairs on the patio which catches the afternoon and evening sun. A superb facility to wile away the hours with a bottle of wine. There is a wonderful book in the lounge which contains lots of ideas of places to visit, including walks and so on. To sum up; we have stayed at many holiday homes in recent years and they have always been good, but this cottage is the best in our opinion.

    Reviewed by Diane4.8Sep 2016

  • "We can not rate this cottage high enough!"

    ! The photos don't do it justice! Wonderful property, extremely friendly and accommodating owners and a beautiful location.

    Reviewed by Ashley5.0Aug 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 2 x twin (one zip/link, can be super king-size double on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility with basin and WC
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.
  • Electric convector heaters with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Blu-ray DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Pets not be left unattended in the property unless crated, please provide own crate
  • Note: you are not permitted to charge your electric/ hybrid vehicles at this property (If you do, you may incur a £50 charge)

The property

This lovely cottage is centrally located in Norfolk near to the market towns of Fakenham and Dereham, with good access to the North Norfolk coastline.

This beautifully spacious cottage is set within the owners’ extensive grounds in a rural village, ideal for walking, cycling and exploring this wonderful county.

Set all on the ground floor and with widened doorways and a wet room, the property is suitable for accompanied wheelchair users.

The well-equipped kitchen offers a breakfast area and overlooks the patio and garden.

It is located next to the spacious sitting and dining room which has doors leading to the patio, ideal for relaxing with a morning coffee while planning your day.

The sitting room boasts a woodburning stove so that you can relax with a movie after a day out exploring.

There are three bedrooms with the master room also having the advantage of a door opening out to the small front garden.

There are a number of local attractions close by such as Pensthorpe Country Park with excellent walking trails and a children’s play area with cafe, or why not visit the wild animals at the nearby Dinosaur Adventure Park.

There are a number of fishing lakes in the local area, plus the world-famous Norfolk Broads are easily accessible.

The cottage is only a half hour drive from the Norfolk Coast with the popular harbour villages of Blakeney and Wells-next-the-Sea offering boat trips to see the seals.

This cottage is a perfect spot for families and friends looking for a superb base for exploring Norfolk throughout the year.

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About the location

BILLINGFORD

Bawdeswell 2 miles; North Elmham 2.5 miles; Dereham 7 miles; Fakenham 12 miles.

Billingford is a small village on the River Wensum in the Norfolk countryside. The village is home to a church and a local auction on a Saturday. Just a couple of miles away is the charming village of Bawdeswell which sits between the Bure and Wensum Valleys. It provides an excellent local shop, a good pub and a delightful garden centre. Foxley Wood is nearby, the largest ancient woodland in Norfolk, offering a great place for picnics, whilst Gressenhall Farm and Museum and Norfolk's Dinosaur Park are both within easy reach providing fun days out for all the family. The nearby towns of Reepham, Fakenham and Norwich boast a broad range of amenities and architecture, whilst the churches at Salle, Cawston and Booton are well worth a visit. With beautiful surrounding countryside throughout the area offering great walking and cycling opportunities, this lovely location is great at any time of year!

Note: you are not permitted to charge your electric/ hybrid vehicles at this property (If you do, you may incur a £50 charge).

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas