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Excellent 5/5 2 reviews

200 year old cottage

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome

Located just outside the village of Hockwold cum Wilton, Willow Holt is in a secluded location, yet within an hour's drive of Norwich, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and little over an hour to many of the North Norfolk coastal resorts.

The cottage includes 2 bedrooms and an open-plan living area, and is ideal for families. Cot and highchair available.

The local area includes the beautiful Thetford Forest, with many options for walkers and cyclists, and several important bird-watching reserves are also a short drive away.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Snettisham 40 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Stanstead 60 km, Nearest railway: Brandon 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, 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
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

-Downstairs area is open plan, with kitchen, dining room and lounge.

-WIFI internet access.

-Upstairs has a bathroom with bath and shower over; twin room; kingsize room.

-All rooms have been decorated to feel modern, and home from home.

-Books and games are provided.

-The property adjoins the Owner's property, and provision can be made to use the owner's washing machine if neccesary.

Further details outdoors

Outdoor seating area to the rear of the property, with a table and seating for 6 and barbecue, and a low fence around to safeguard children or dogs.

Gate to reach the garden shared with the owner.

Off street parking is provided to the side of the property.

Further details

A welcome pack, including tea, coffee, milk and cake/biscuits is provided on arrival.

The East Anglia region

Hockwold is in the heart of The Brecks, a landscape of tranquil forest, open heathland and agricultural land, where human inhabitation can be traced back to Neolithic man at the flint mines of Grimes Graves.

The nearby Thetford Forest is the largest lowland pine forest in Britain, and has miles of marked walking and cycling routes.

The shopping towns of Kings Lynn and Bury St Edmunds are about 40 minutes drive away, and include many boutique style shops along with familiar High Street names. Norwich and Cambridge are both an hour away, and provide great shopping facilities as well as historical landmarks.

The closest beach is 45 minutes away, and most of the North Norfolk resorts are little more than an hour away/

Hockwold cum Wilton

Local activities:

Walking and cycling in Thetford Forest, with marked walking and cycling trails, children's play areas, cafe, toilets and small shops with maps etc available to buy. High Lodge has bike hire and the Go Ape assault course.

Bird watching - Lakenheath Fen, with a visitors centre is only a copule of miles away. A wetland that is home to marsh harriers, hobbies, bearded tits, reed and sedge warblers nest, as well as breeding golden orioles.

Weeting Heath is one of the best places to see stone curlews, open from April to September.

Welney Wildfowl and Wetland Trust. Year round activities, including dawn viewing of thousands of migrating swans in winter. Also an hour away from several reserves on the North Norfolk Coast.

Shopping and regional towns - Bury St. Edmunds, Norwich, Kings Lynn and Cambridge are all within an hours drive, while many of the resorts on the North Norfolk coast are little over an hour away.

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24 Apr 2014


"wonderfully peaceful location"

We recently stayed for one night in the adjoining Bluebell cottage. The cottage itself is clean and comfortable and well presented featuring a large rear garden which was brilliant for our dog.Great l… More

Thanks very much for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay, and that you will consider us again for a further visit.

23 Aug 2011


"Welcoming, Comfortable Cottage in Peaceful Countryside Setting."

Willow Holt is a very pretty cottage which felt like home as soon as we arrived. It is very well equipped. The beds were really comfortable and there was plenty of choice of pillows and extra blankets… More

Thank you for your comments. We have aimed to make the cottage feel like a 'home from home' and are pleased that you have experienced this.

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