Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Situated in the picturesque village of Horning in the heart of Broadland, Heron Cottage occupies an enviable position at the head of a quiet side dyke with uninterrupted views of the main River Bure.
Enjoy unlimited use of the dayboat* during your stay and take full advantage of the wonderful scenery and birdlife that the Norfolk Broads has to offer. As Heron Cottage is managed by its owners, you will always receive a friendly personal greeting and be assured of the best attention at all times.
A welcome gift and fresh flowers await your arrival and all younger visitors receive their very own Happy Heron Cottage Holiday present!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sea Palling 18 km|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich Airport 18 km, Nearest railway: Wroxham 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors||
Built by local craftsmen, Heron Cottage maintains an old world charm being of traditional, timber construction under a Norfolk reed thatched roof, whilst affording all the comforts of modern day living. The deceptively spacious property has a master bedroom with king size bed and balcony with superb views towards the main river. A further double bedroom and family bathroom with wc are also located on the first floor. Towels and bed linen are included.
The ground floor consists of a twin bedded room, shower room with WC, kitchen/diner and lounge. The fully fitted kitchen has integrated washer/dryer, dishwasher and 'fridge/freezer, microwave, built in oven and ceramic hob. The dual aspect, comfortable lounge has a colour television with Freeview, DVD, portable radio/CD player with iPod dock and pay phone. Free Wi-Fi internet access is also available. French doors lead out onto a large sundeck at the water's edge with patio furniture and sun loungers.
A travel cot, highchair, stairgate and baby bath are also available, free of charge, for our younger guests if required. We also have a number of items that may assist visitors who have mobility difficulties, details of which are available on request.
|Further details outdoors||
French doors in the lounge lead out onto a large sun deck at the water's edge with patio furniture and sun loungers.
*The Heron Cottage day boat is available for hire to enable visitors to enjoy and explore the rivers and broads that make up this unique waterway. At the front of the property there is free on-site parking for 2 cars (a third vehicle may be accommodated by prior arrangement) and a small gated courtyard with bench seating.
Visitors can also enjoy the use of half an acre of attractive gardens with 120 ft of main river frontage but a these gardens are unfenced, SMALL CHILDREN MUST BE CLOSELY SUPERVISED AT ALL TIMES.
*The day boat is available to hire exclusively by guests staying at Heron Cottage at an additional charge, from £255 - £325 per week fully inclusive of life jackets, fuel and fully comprehensive insurance.
Please visit our website www.heron-cottage.com for further details.
The East Anglia region
Norfolk is renowned for its tranquillity, attracting birdwatchers and those seeking solitude. Some of the villages in Suffolk have changed little since the area was a medieval trade centre, adding to the picture book feel to the landscape.
The Norfolk Broads are an expansive area of navigable waterways, lakes, marshes and nature reserves.
Take a leisurely stroll to the centre of the village and you will find a newsagent, post office, general stores, butchers, delicatessen, Chinese takeaway and several restaurants. The village has three pubs, all serving food and all with riverside gardens its very own marina with heated indoor swimming pool and sauna.
Horning is on the River Bure, 2 miles drive from Wroxham, with Roys of Wroxham being "the largest village store in the world!" It's just 10 miles away from the City of Norwich and 15 miles from Great Yarmouth and all the hustle and bustle of this lively seaside town. A short 20 minute drive from Horning will find you in the quieter location of Sea Palling with its beautiful sandy beaches.
Bewilderwood the Treehouse Adventure Park is a short drive away and Wroxham Barns, with its craft shops, funfair and petting zoo make for a great day out for all the family.