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Garden Lodge

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 35 reviews

Patio with Hot Tub

Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Garden Lodge is a large modern conversion of part of a former horticultural college, it is set within four acres of gardens and the owner's small Nursery. The lodge has it's own private enclosed garden although guests are also welcome to stroll through the majority of the owners gardens. Guests also have exclusive use of the private heated swimming pool (May - Sept incl)

Garden Lodge makes an ideal holiday location, being situated half way between the coast (10 miles) and the historic city of Norwich (approx.9 miles) which offers a wide variety of interest from its ancient castle and cathedral, to its excellent shopping facilities and its thriving riverside nightlife. The Norfolk Broads are all within a few miles of the property, and are a haven for those who enjoy boating, fishing and the beauty of the waterways. The east coast offers lovely sandy beaches, including the lively resort of Great Yarmouth (10 miles), and the quieter beaches at Winterton and Sea Palling. Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 ½ miles.

As we want our guests to have an extra special break we will offer to take delivery of your online grocery shopping and put it away prior to your arrival so that you can arrive to the cupboards and fridge stocked with your favourite things.

Bringing the children? We can put you in touch with a reliable CRB checked babysitter so that you can take a break and maybe have a grown up's only evening out?

A meal out - need to pre-book a restaurant or taxi? As bookings usually start on Fridays guests could find that the best restaurants are booked up for the peak weekend evenings ... we can recommend places suitable for your party and give you their details prior to arrival so that you can make guaranteed reservations.

…. Or maybe its a special occasion and you want be indulgent and have a dinner party arranged at Garden Lodge? - We will put you in touch with a highly reputable experienced catering company to do just that.

Hen weekend or just a girly getaway? - What about a qualified beauty therapist coming over to pamper you with anything from a manicure to an aromatherapy massage - a full brochure is available.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Great Yarmouth 17 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Norwich 17.5 km, Nearest railway: Acle 3.5 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 Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 9
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

OFCH, All fuel, power, bed linen (duvets) & towels included. Parking for 4 cars. T/cot, H/chair. FreeSat flat screen TV. DVD player (free loan of a varied selection of DVDs) Stereo/CD player. DAB radio with iPod dock. Electric Range cooker. D/washer, F/freezer, M/wave, W/machine. Two pets welcome (at small extra cost). Free Wi-Fi available. Tumble dry service now available at small charge.

Further details outdoors

Private Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool (30' x 15') with beach hut style changing rooms and outdoor shower. Private lawned garden with patio, sitting out area, 7 seater hot-tub and gas BBQ. Table tennis & children's outdoor playcentre. Guests also are able to access the majority of the owners gardens.

Further details

Open plan layout all ground floor with large wet room often used by wheelchair users. Shower chair and suction grab rails are available on request. Please phone for more details.

The East Anglia region

A prime holiday area with attractions for all tastes, fantastic coastline with excellent sandy beaches. The broads national park - wonderful for lovers of wildlife, fishing and boating. The City of Norwich - a great shopping centre and a historic city with much to see and do. Great nightlife too!

North Burlingham

Nearby to good restaurants and pubs, a short distance to Wroxham 'the heart of the broads' where you can hire a boat, explore the rivers an maybe moor at one of the many riverside pubs for lunch? Fantastic beaches either at the lively resort of Great Yarmouth with many attractions and amusements for the children or to one of the quiet sandy beaches - superb for a relaxing time away from a hectic everyday life.

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13 Oct 2014


"Great location in norfolk"

Just stayed here on a weekend with the girls and it was great. Great accommodation, clean spacious and well equipped - they seemed to have thought if everything. Good location half way between norwich… More

13 Oct 2014


"All the little details were thought of"

We've just got back from a three night break at Garden Lodge and can't recommend it highly enough. There were ten of us staying and we were all impressed by the standard of the accommodatio… More

10 Oct 2014



Garden Lodge is a superb, beautifully decorated, house to stay in. It's very clean, spacious, well equipped, super hot tub, lovely large garden, comfortable beds and lovely bathrooms. Couldn… More

13 Sep 2014


"A near perfect venue for all ages."

My 70th birthday celebration was spent at Garden Lodge last weekend and was enjoyed by all the family aged 3-73. We had never been away as a family in this way before, but finding Garden Lodge on the… More

27 Aug 2014


"Fantastic house in a great location"

We were a family party of 10, 6 adults, 4 children and a whippet. The house was spacious and very comfortable, with more than enough room for us all. It was well equipped, more than enough crockery … More

30 Jul 2014


"Wonderful accommodation suitable for all ages!"

Two families, consisting of middle aged parents, teenagers, under tens and two dogs all descended on Garden Lodge for a week in the summer holidays. We had glorious weather and the sun shone daily on… More

1 Jun 2014


"Perfect venue met all our needs"

A great holiday home, with all the mod cons. Very clean and just the right size with beautiful suppoundings. 2 families children vaious ages all enjoyed themselves. Loved the pool and hot tub. The ch… More

26 Apr 2014


"excellent holiday with the owners next door for help and advice"

It exceeded our expectations as the living area was very spacious.The hot tub was great and we used it twice a day… More

15 Mar 2014


"Dream 30th birthday weekend!!"

I booked this house for a group of 9, including two children, for my 30th birthday and we certainly weren't disappointed. The house was spacious, immaculate, and perfect for a group. Having thr… More

17 Jan 2014


"Just what we were looking for!"

Garden Lodge was the perfect property we were hoping to rent for my birthday and New Years. At such a peek time of the year we were extremely pleased with the low price we managed to rent the accommod… More

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Calendar last updated:04 Oct 2014

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