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The Stables

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The Stables' is a charming single story holiday cottage situated in a rural location opposite the owners own barn.

It has been refurbished to a high standard providing excellent holiday accommodation.

Set in beautiful countryside, the accommodation consists of: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom.

1 single bedroom. Bathroom with bath (Shower over) and toilet.

Oil Central heating included in rental charges.

Bed linen and towels inc. Travelcot & Highchair available.

Digital TV, DVD's, Books, Music system with CD'S,

High speed fibre optic broadband.

Electric cooker. Microwave oven. Washing machine. Fridge/Freezer.

Parking within the courtyard.

No smoking.

Saturday to Saturday booking preferred, but flexible.

One well behaved dog is welcome.

Large, fully enclosed garden.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Great Yarmouth 16 km
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Norwich 17 km, Nearest railway: Acle 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Swing set
Access Parking

About this location

The East Anglia region

Norfolk is the most easterly County in the UK and the driest. Farming is a major industry. This leads to large open landscapes, lots of wildlife and quiet areas. Our coastline is world famous, with many pretty villages. The tides go a long way out leaving miles of sand. North Norfolk is renowned for its bird life, with many lovely walks and RSPB sites of a very high standard.


The Stables is only two miles from Acle – The Gateway to the Broads - with supermarkets, pharmacy and butchers, weekly market and country auction as well as a pub and several restaurants.

Norwich City - A fine historic city with many interesting places to visit, including the cathedral, castle and museum and excellent traditional and modern shops, including an impressive mall. The city is listed amongst the top ten places for shopping in the UK. The state of the art Millennium Library at the city's forum building is a must. The cosmopolitan city of Norwich has a lively mix of nightlife, a good variety of restaurants and a range of clubs catering for all tastes.

Great Yarmouth - A Traditional and popular seaside resort with miles of sandy beach,

Nature reserves and bird watching - There are nature reserves at Hickling and Ranworth Broad. Further a-field (just over an hour's drive) are the North Norfolk reserves of Cley and Titchwell..

Wroxham Barns - A Craft Centre situated just outside Wroxham. The barns have something for everyone, gift shops, patchwork and quilting, gardening, local cider, pictures, stained glass shops to name a few.

Thrigby Wildlife Park has a rare collection of animals and birds.The hall and gardens are also well worth visiting, this is a place that is great for adults and children alike.

Museum of the Broads at Stalham - This fascinating museum sets out the history of man's influence on the Broadland landscape. It shows the history of life and times on the Broads and documents the start of the famous boating holidays.

Fairhaven Garden Trust - Set in the heart of the Norfolk Broads at Upton, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is a secret hideaway just waiting to be discovered. Fairhaven is a unique garden rich in wildlife. The Garden is an eclectic mix of native and cultivated plantings with a network of dyke systems and a private broad.

Potter Heigham - one of the major boating centres on the Norfolk Broads, with many boating holidays or day trips starting from here. The famous medieval bridge gives access to the Upper Thurne, Hickling Broad and Horsey Mere. The banks of the River Thurne at Potter Heigham are lined with waterside bungalows, which can only be accessed by foot or boat. There is the famous Lathams store located here, as well as a pub, chip-shop and gift shop/newsagent.

The Stables affords easy access to all parts of the Norfolk Broads. There is a train station in Acle which offers regular service to Norwich and coastal regions, with connections to Cambridge and London. We are only two miles from the beautiful Southwood Hall wedding reception venue.

Please go to for a complete list of what to do in Norfolk for the whole family and all interests.

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17 Jan 2015


"Perfect stay - Recommended!"

Absolutely fantastic cottage in a great location. We stayed for just under a week in the beginning of January and it was very much a comfortable home away from home. The property was exactly as advert… More

11 Jan 2015


"EXCELLENT - so peaceful and friendly."

Ceri confirmed my booking by return email, then confirmed deposit/balance receipt by return email too. Fantastic clean, comfortable and welcoming conversion of Stables. Lovely welcome pack. Ideal property, beautifully maintained, spacious and all the comforts required. Wonderfully peaceful and secluded, yet only a very short drive to Acle where everything needed is available. Ceri and husband (John) are a lovely couple who will help with anything possible when asked - but not intrude on your vacation. We took a medium sized, well behaved dog - who also had a great holiday. We will be back. Thanks.

7 Dec 2014


"Cosy, country cottage in lovely location - highly recommend"

The Stables is a lovely barn conversion, ideal for couples or small families. We stayed during November and it was wonderfully cosy and warm. Ceri the owner is lovely, so friendly and welcoming and th… More

2 May 2014


"Well equipped and comfortable cottage."

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this well equipped and very comfortable cottage. The owners had thought of everything and there was even a plastic duck for bathtime!The cottage was quiet and warm a… More

20 Mar 2014


"Perfect, comfortable, beautiful, convenient!"

We have had a wonderful stay at The Stables, absolutely everything you could need for a relaxing break.Great walks, convenient location, warm, cosy, practical.Ceri and John, the owners, are helpful bu… More

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