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It usually starts as soon as the suitcases come out. Following you around the house, big brown eyes beseeching: “Take me with you.” It’s no fun being the only member of the family left behind when everyone else is off for a week or two of fun and games – which is why we love you to bring your dog with you when you come to stay in Winterton. Most of our cottages welcome pets and the area is just pe...

If you’re planning a trip to Norfolk for February half term, I bet you might be wondering what there is to do this time of year. The answer is that there’s still plenty going on, and it’s a lovely time of year to visit. Here are some suggestions for a stress free half term, with something to keep every member of the family occupied! Beaches Winterton-on-Sea has a fabulous beach, which stretches fo...

You can’t drive very far in Norfolk without seeing a windmill. At times they dominate the flat landscape. The comprehensive Norfolk Mills website has information on over 1,000 mills with over 3,000 photographs. Despite those numbers very few water mills and windmills survive. Horsey Mill which isn't far from Winterton is a great example of a drainage mill which was part of a network designed to dr...