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One of the main reasons many of our guests come to see us time and time again is that this corner of Norfolk has loads and loads of lovely space – and that’s just what we all need right now as we emerge from a year cooped up in lockdowns. It’s been a long time since we saw some of you and can’t wait until April 12 when we will be greeting our first visitors of 2021! Restrictions may be in place fo...

After three months in lockdown, we are excited to be re-opening our cottages from tomorrow 4th July. We’ve been working hard to introduce new measures to make our properties safe for guests, cottage owners and staff whilst retaining the enjoyment of your holiday. Our New Cleaning Regimes The cleanliness of our properties has always been important to us, and all our cottage owners and their cleanin...

Fancy a cup of tea and a biscuit?  What about a piece of cake… perhaps a scone… or maybe a crumpet… or a muffin...? Or how about a proper afternoon tea? That most quintessential of English customs has recently enjoyed a resurgence, tempting us with naughty treats and turning an ordinary afternoon into a special occasion. While the custom of drinking tea goes back millennia to ancient China, King C...

The First World War had not long ended, jobs were in short supply and men needed work. The country embarked on a programme of building parks and other attractions, cheering up the country in difficult times and providing paid employment for hundreds of thousands of people. Gt Yarmouth was no exception to this, and in the 1920s work began on public pleasure gardens, a bowling green, yachting ponds ...

It’s not just holidaymakers who return to Norfolk again and again. Birds also flock to our part of the world every year to raise their families in the summer or to sit out the winter. And it’s these feathered visitors which make it the perfect place for birdwatchers – all year round.  Internationally-renowned sites such as Cley, Titchwell and Minsmere are not too far away, and are rewarding for th...