Log cabin | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
The log Cabin is a very large and comfortable base to explore all the many attractions of North West Norfolk, National Trust houses, Heritage Houses including Sandringham. Right on the lakes for keen Anglers, next to an Equestrian centre for horse enthusiasts, right in the middle of Wildlife and conservations areas, and with superb walking for keen ramblers.
There are also many Golf courses open to non members in the area. The Cabin has a file of literature about things to do in the locale.... Or a beautiful place to relax and unwind in the cabin or it's extensive gardens with several seating areas and a large lawn.
There is a bird feeding station outside the cabin which attracts Chaffinch's, Blue Tits, Jays, Doves, Goldfinch's, Woodpeckers and all the many variety of British Garden/Woodland birds. Birdfeed is kept in the cabin for the holidaymaker to replenish. Wifi is available for a supplement of £7.50 per week.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hunstanton 35 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich 64 km, Nearest railway: Kings Lynn 10 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||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, 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 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
The large Dining room table can seat 8. 6 chairs are around the table and further chairs are kept in the bedrooms. The huge sofas can seat 8 comfortably. Linen and towels for 6/7 can be supplied for a £40 supplement. In hot weather you can open the massive patio doors onto a large decking and seating area, in colder weather the cabin is well insulated with central heating and a very effective and cosy log fire - the Cabin is never cold! I'm always on hand by phone or email to advise on activities, cycle hire, car hire or any local attractions.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a Children's play area with swings etc., or alternatively wander around the extensive gardens. There is Water Skiing on one of the lakes. Fishing on the lakes (by prior appointment) see below. As mentioned two large seating areas in the gardens, one directly outside on the decking area, the other at the bottom of the gardens overlooking the lakes. There is information on all local activities in the area at the Cabin.
Fishing in specialist lakes on site are well stocked with bream, roach, rudd, pike, cat fish & large carp up to 30 lbs.Day and night fishing tickets available strictly from onsite bailif. All fishermen should hold a current rod licence.
Water skiing by arrangement with on site waterski school-seasonal.
£100 Deposit is required to secure the booking and is returned one week after holiday. Wifi is available at £7.50 per week. To book linen and towels for 6 for the week - there is a supplement of £40. All other facilities - ie Electricity, Gas etc is included in the weekly rental. Terms and Conditions are sent out with the Invoice, and should be read and signed. Any enquiry could be answered either through the website contact form or by phone - 07956917772.
The East Anglia region
Norfolk is famous for having the most sunshine in the UK - and the least rainfall! There are many places of historical interest - specifically the nearby Sandringham (one of the homes of the Queen), Castle Acre with it's massive and beautiful Earthworks, Pentney Abbey. Norfolk is also famous for having a wealth Norman churches.
There's beautiful 'Norfolk Lavendar' which has a fantastic play Barn for children as well as an 'unusual' rare breeds centre. Oxburgh Hall is nearby - a charming National Trust House property with Gardens. There is the typical British seaside resort at Hunstanton - half an hour away by car. The gorgeous little Bircham Windmill where you can feed the sheep and horses. Walpole Water Gardens, Snettisham Park (near Hunstanton). Numerous coffee shops, garden centres, potteries and galleries in the area.
For days out with the children - have a look at the following, by copy and pasting it to your browser:
For general information on what's happening in local Kings Lynn - keep an eye on the website:
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8 Aug 2014
"Home from Home"
We had a fabulous time, so relaxing. Debby the owner was great and really helpful. The cabin is huge and very comfortable, well equipped and spotless. We had a few friends over and ate al fresco on th… More
8 Aug 2014
"Feel Good Enchanting Stay"
My daughter and I loved our stay at Shepherds Lodge. A delightfully fitted out cabin just perfect for the woodland setting. Rustic furniture, gingham curtains, gorgeously lazy big sofas - all very cha… More
22 Jun 2014
"Couldn't have asked for more....."
The place was fantastic with everything you could require to make it home from home and plenty of it. The patio was big and spacious with hardwood timber furniture, also an extra lawned garden with fu… More
21 Sep 2011
The log cabin exceeded my expectations. I was lovely and homely and all rooms were a great size. The gardens are a good size and you could easily spend your holiday sitting in them. The surroundings were amazing
8 Sep 2011
"peaceful, friendly and well placed location"
we had a lovely family holiday at Shephards Lodge. spent time in Kings Lynn and the surrounding beautiful beaches. Plus Pentney lakes is lovely, we even went on the banana boats on the lake. The neighbour is friendly too.
It is a spacious lodge with most things that are needed.
Kids had fun and so did we.
16 Aug 2011
"A very comfortable, well equipped and pretty lodge for great value holiday in lovely, peaceful countryside."
We were trawling through all the available Holiday weeks on the site, as we`d left it till the last minute. We came across Shepherds Lodge Cabin, and can`t believe we managed to get it for August. Fantastic all round. The Cabin is a proper `home from home` in terms of having everything you need, really really comfortable. Recommend a trip to Sandringham, Oxburgh Hall - Norfolk Lavender for the kids, and Hunstanton for some English seaside! Shops/supermarkets in Kings Lynn for supplies. There isn`t a barbecue at the Cabin - but we checked with the owner and took some portable barbecues - there`s a choice of where to hang out in the gorgeous garden - we liked the top patio, although very handy to have a huge decked area with table and benches just by the living/dining/kitchen area.
We took bikes as it`s great biking terrain (not too many hills).
Can`t really fault it - except the dining table and chairs which we loved - were a bit heavy to manoeuvre! We`ll definitely be going back, in fact our son seems to think the only place to live is a log cabin now!
15 Aug 2011
"All in all it surpassed our expectations."
Luckily for us - we managed to get this holiday at fairly short notice and we didn't really know what to expect - but it turned out to be a really lovely holiday. The Cabin is gorgeous - I imagine the winter there would be fantastic too - we did use the log fire on a few coolish nights. Debbie, the owner, was incredibly helpful - even when we didn't know how to switch on the hot water and rang her (we later realised it was on the written instructions in the Cabin - doh!) The location is peaceful and expansive, loads of room in the cabin and in the garden - the area is great for days out - but we were pretty happy with days in.
We're planning on taking a short break out of season - Christmas is booked otherwise we were hoping to go then - maybe next year. The only thing in terms of recommending it - is that you need a car - the nearest pub is 2 miles and shops are about 10 minutes by car and I don't know how you'd manage without one.
All in all it surpassed our expectations!
25 Jun 2011
"Absolutely gorgeous house, terrific location - what a find!"
We stayed at Shepherds Lodge on the recommendation from a friend. The house is gorgeous, so spacious and comfortable and it has absolutely everything we needed. It's a real home away from home.Th… More
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