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The Granary

Hingham, Norfolk (Ref. 1033944)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a really lovely stay at the Granary."

    Christine is lovely, friendly and welcoming. The Granary is very cosy and has everything you need. We enjoyed the bottle of wine that was left for us. We loved being on the farm and seeing all the horses and some that were in training. The dogs were very friendly and loved the attention we gave them. We will be booking again for next year. We love the Granary and it’s story. Thank you for a lovely week.

    Reviewed by KellyJun 2022

  • "Lovely cottage with great location."

    Great to have racehorses on site and see them on the gallops. Dogs were super friendly, shame ours wasn't!! Great base for relaxing and visiting Norwich and coast. Everyone very friendly and helpful and really enjoyed our stay in the beautiful Granary with stunning roses. Shame had to leave early due to work/traffic issues.

    Reviewed by VictoriaJun 2022

  • "Fantastic place, easy to find and clean."

    If you like horses you'll like it here too. Warm and friendly. About an hour to closes seaside, local shop about a mile walk. Dereham about 8 miles away has everything you could need. Booked for next year already.

    Reviewed by PaulApr 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at this charming cottage and had everything that we needed."

    We found it very relaxing watching the owners horses in the paddock next to the cottage. We wouldn't hesitate to book this cottage again.

    Reviewed by MaureenApr 2022

  • "Christine you have a delightful cottage, located in an idyllic location and we are grateful that you allowed us to share it just for a short period."

    Hopefully the foals will become winners.

    Reviewed by MichaelApr 2022

  • "Very well presented cottage."

    Friendly dogs, lively quite early so need to be aware you may be woken up. Good area for visiting Norwich and North Norfolk. Coast within easy reach. Local pub very good with great staff.

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2022

  • "Could do with a list to explain how the cooker works central heating and shower over bath"

    Reviewed by ArthurMar 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our long weekend at the Granary, although did feel that the property could benefit from a bit of TLC."

    Some of the fixtures and fittings were a bit tired and the beds had seen better days. It was cosy and warm though and fitted the bill for us. We enjoyed the log burner in the evenings and visiting the horses in the afternoons. Thank you. P.S. A small dishwasher would be a bonus!

    Reviewed by LouiseJan 2022

  • "The property was just how we wanted, full of character, cosy, warm log burner to snuggle in front of."

    Fully equipped and clean. The owner Christine, was also a delight to deal with. Ideally located to explore all parts of Norfolk

    Reviewed by DavidJan 2022

  • "Really beautiful little cottage, with everything you could need provided."

    Lovely place to stay, and I would definitely highly recommend.

    Reviewed by TomJan 2022

  • "The property was homely clean and very comfortable."

    Amenities very good and local shops restaurants pubs very good.. would highly recommend if your local to Wymondham area.

    Reviewed by MichelleDec 2021

  • "A lovely, warm, cosy property in a quiet location on the outskirts of Hingham and an ideal place for a get away from it all holiday."

    It was lovely to see the horses in the paddocks and on the gallops. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by JanetNov 2021

  • "The Granary is a gem!"

    Comfortable, cosy and clean and a great location. An opportunity to see beautiful horses from the cottage window ! This is now one of my favourite holiday experiences and I would not hesitate to recommend it to others.

    Reviewed by PamNov 2021

  • "Lovely property, very comfortable and had everything that we needed"

    Reviewed by JackieNov 2021

  • "The Granary is the perfect place to unwind, and also a very good base to explore Norfolk"

    Reviewed by SimonSep 2021

  • "Amazing cottage with everything you need, the horses in the paddock are just stunning, and an amazing host who was on hand if you needed her."

    Will be back again for sure!!

    Reviewed by PetraAug 2021

  • "Very comfortable and homely cottage in a quiet location ."

    Being on a horse training establishment it was lovely to be able to watch the horses running freely in the adjoining paddock . Also the secure enclosed garden was ideal for our dog . Yes we would definitely recommend The Granary to anyone seeking a relaxing holiday in Norfolk .

    Reviewed by BarbaraJun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage and thoroughly recommended."

    Reviewed by MartinMay 2021

  • "Situated in a horse racing training centre, where the staff are most welcoming and informative."

    , The Granary is a well equipped cottage with a comfortable and homely ambience. Highly recommend a stay in this tranquil location.

    Reviewed by LeeApr 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, would like to move in permanently if possible!"

    the peace and quiet was great and being surrounded by horses and friendly staff made the holiday even better.

    Reviewed by DuncanApr 2021

  • "Charming cottage on Christine's horse racing yard."

    It was nice seeing the horses kicking their heels up in the adjacent field next to the garden of the cottage. The granary is well equipped and very comfortable, we cooked every night as the kitchen was stocked with all equipment. Lovely yard, friendly staff. Would we stay again? "most definitely"

    Reviewed by KarenOct 2020

  • "This was our second visit to The Granary."

    The property is well situated, just a short walk to the lovely town of Hingham. We love seeing the racehorses in the stables and the wildlife in the quiet lanes surrounding College Farm. The property is dog friendly with a secure garden. The owners are helpful and friendly but not obtrusive. We hope to be back again soon!

    Reviewed by Cindy ESep 2020

  • "An absolutely amazing place to go everything was close by quiet country stay but ..."

    An absolutely amazing place to go everything was close by quiet country stay but managed to see nearly all of Norfolk lovely

    Reviewed by AlisonAug 2020

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil fired central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, WiFi, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: FOC fishing for two guests, additional day tickets available to purchase

The property

This delightful detached, 18th century cottage is located on a horse racing training centre, just over a mile from the beautiful market town centre of Hingham in rural Norfolk.

With plenty to see and do in the area and with good road links to the Norfolk coastline, The Granary is an ideal base for a couple or a small family seeking an action-packed adventure.

With exposed beams throughout, the sitting room in this charming Hingham holiday home overlooks the paddocks and boasts a warming woodburning stove, so no matter what the weather is like, you will feel cosy and warm in this homely abode.

Also on the ground floor is a well-equipped, farmhouse style kitchen with dining area, making the perfect spot for any social occasion or a celebratory meal with your loved ones.

On the first floor are the two bedrooms comprised of a king-size and a twin, offering the ultimate layout for a family of four, served by the bathroom allowing you to begin your days with a relaxing soak before sitting out in the enclosed lawned garden, perfect for children and dogs to let off some steam, whilst you sit back and relax with a good book in hand.

There are also two fishing lakes available on the farm, approximately half a mile away, with free of charge fishing available for two people, making a great day out for a memorable experience with a loved one.

This Norfolk holiday home is located just over one mile from Hingham with its two village greens, shops, pub and Post Office, meaning you won't have to travel far for all of your local amenities.

Close by are the towns of Wymondham and Watton, offering their own unique experiences and plenty of eateries to choose from if you're seeking a restaurant to celebrate a special occasion, whilst the city of Norwich, has something for everyone, with its wide range of attractions including but not limited to the Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, its beautiful 11th century cathedral, the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and much more!

Follow the two imposing gates of St. Ethelbert’s and Erpingham leading you to the Tombland area, which was once home to a Saxon marketplace, or indulge in your own shopping experience in the city's amazing shopping centre.

The Granary makes a beautiful base for exploring all of the excitement that Norfolk has to offer.

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About the location


Wymondham 6 miles; Watton 7 miles; Norwich 15 miles.

Quietly nestling amidst the stunning Norfolk countryside, the ancient town of Hingham boasts two village greens, a pub serving good food, and a number of independent amenities including a variety of shops, along with an array of Georgian architecture not to be missed. Previously the home of Samuel Lincoln, whose direct descendant was Abraham Lincoln, this quaint town is home to a 14th century church where you can view a bust of the former President himself. The historical town of Wymondham, with its ancient abbey and original stone cross and nearby Watton both offer great shopping and a weekly market, whilst nearby Norwich is rich in culture, history and the arts. There’s plenty of great walking, cycling and wildlife watching opportunities in the surrounding area and combined with great fishing, several easily accessible golf courses and both motor racing at Snetterton and horse racing at Fakenham, this fabulous location has plenty to offer at any time of year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas