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Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 0.6km

KESTREL BARN-Traditional North Norfolk Brick and Flint Barn Conversion, dating back to the 19th century, original use was as a Bullock Yard. Lots of original beams, exposed Red brick and flint internal features, exposed rafters. Insulated to very high specification. Full central heating thoughout. Very warm and welcoming. Fully equipped kitchen with all integrated appliances. Master Bedroom with King size 4 Poster bed and flat screen TV, 1 Double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom. All Bed linen, towels and teatowels are included. Main bath room free standing bath with separate shower enclosure. Cots, High Chairs, Bed guards and baby monitors available Free of charge. Private garden with Gas BBQ and Hot Tub.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Walcott 600 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 600 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Norwich International 25 km, Nearest railway: North Walsham 6 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, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

In the Lounge there is a large flat screen TV, DVD player, IPod Dock. Full WiFi thoughout for most appliances - Easy walking access - Rookery Barn Holidays is an ideal base for families, friends and couples to unwind and relax or explore the many famous Norfolk attractions. The Barn is all one level. We offer a baby sitting service at reasonable rates. With owners on the premises you are assured of a warm welcome all year round - we look forward to meeting you.

SPECIAL DEAL (We offer 20% reduction for 2 adults only with child under 2 and sleeping in cot included - for full week bookings outside of school holidays.)

Further details outdoors

Shingled car parking - up to 4 cars, level access on to a level decked entrance leading up to the front door. Gated front and rear gardens. French doors from the living area leading to level deck in to your own private garden, with an all year round private Hot Tub and gas BBQ (from the car park to Hot Tub all one level) . The garden has rear pedestrian securable gate rear entrance. All outside areas are easy access and well lit. Bins and the reclaim area are located outside the rear garden. There is another exit from here to the country lane. Only a short walk to miles of safe sandy beaches.The veiw from the rear garden is across opened feilds to the remains of Bromholm Priory which is also sometimes known as Bacton Abbey. Fresh seasonable vegetables, free range eggs and Rookery Barn honey are available from a stand just inside of the front garden gate.

Further details

Prices are inclusive. Only extra is £30 per break per dog. You can bring 1 well behaved dog, we ask that you keep them off of the furniture and not allow them into the bedrooms or bathrooms please. They are not allowed to be left alone in the property and are to be exercised off of the property please. Dogs must be kept under control at all times, remember we are in the countryside and some live stock is in the surrounding countryside. Owners are responsible for their dogs at all times. Sleeps 8 is 6 adults and 2 children under 16 in the Sofa Bed.

The East Anglia region

Norfolk is the most easterly County in the UK and the driest. Farming is a major industry, mainly arable. This leads to large open landscapes, lots of wildlife and quiet areas. Our coastline is world famous, with many pretty fishing 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 Norfolk Broads National Park covers 303 sq. Km. giving a completely different man made landscape, a great boating heritage and some thing for everyone. We have several golf courses, many within a few miles. Great Yarmonth and Fakenham racecourses are within an easy drive. Come and see what our great county of Norfolk has to offer. Rookery Barn holidays is a good base in which to explore Norfolk .

North Walsham

Rookery Barns are in a beautiful rural location, safe sandy beaches, footpaths, shops, pubs & resturants are an easy walk. The local historic market town of North Walsham, The Norfolk Broads National Park, East Ruston Gardens, The seals on the beach at Horsey, The Historic Fine City of Norwich with its lovely Cathedral and Castle, as well as being one of the top 10 shopping destinations in the Uk, The Queens Sandringham House, Bewilderwood Park and most of the top Tourist attractions are an easy drive.

The pretty fishing villages of North Norfolk are all within easy reach with The Gem of the Norfolk Coast Cromer only 12k away. There are many local Real Ale festivals and the famous Worstead Festival is again on 2012, their church is spectacular. There is a huge amount to do in our area, Please go to for a complete list of what to do in Norfolk for the whole family and all interests.

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Review 1-10 of 22

20 May 2014


"Excellent family accommodation with easy walk to the beach"

Fantastic property in a peaceful location within easy walking distance to the beach and pubs. We had a fantastic stay, Ken and Nicola have created a wonderful home from home with everything you could … More

Hi to you all
We are very happy you all had a good holiday with us - many thanks for your kind comments - we look forward to meeting and greeting you all again soon.

Kind regards
Ken & Nicola RBHolidays

26 Mar 2014


"What a lovely place to stay, friendly owners and great location"

My family arrived to celebrate a surprise 50th birthday..the owners joined in with surprising my partner which was lovely. We were greeted with a welcome basket of goodies and the property was spotless. We all enjoyed our stay....and the hot tub was made good use of. We are definitely thinking of returning. Thank you to Nicola and Ken for making it a weekend to remember

Hi all
Many thanks for your kind comments you were great guests - we are glad you all enjoyed your celebrations and we look forward to welcoming you all again in the near future.

Kind regards
Ken & Nicola

25 Feb 2014


"What a fantastic , excellent place to have a special family celebration get together"

This place is lovely-we all got together-three generations to celebrate my daughters 21st birthday. The hot tubs were well used and the kitchens lent themselves to catering for everyone-we all enjoyed… More

Many thanks for your kind comments - we are glad you you all enjoyed yourselves with us - we supply hand soap pumps for all our bathrooms we feel these are more hygienic.

Yours sincerely
Ken & Nicola

27 Jan 2014


"Excellent stay and would highly recommend these barns as a perfect get away."

Thank you Ken and Nicola for a wonderful second stay in your fantastic barns. The barns are decorated to a very high standard and very well equipped with everthing you could possibly need for a break … More

Many thanks for your lovely review - we look forward to seeing you all again soon. Lets hope the weather's better for you next time.

Kind regards Ken & Nicola

14 Jan 2014


"Absolutely glorious!"

This is the second time we have stayed here and absolutely love it! It has everything you could possibly need and love the welcome basket which is a god send after a car journey. The HOT TUB was well … More

Many thanks for you great review - we are glad you all had a good time with us and look forward to seeing you all again soon. It would be nice if you were the first guest to post some of your pictures on our new Facebook Site or on our Flickr Site or both!! Links are on our web site.

Very kind regards
Ken & Nicola

8 Jan 2014


"Wonderful place to stay, would highly recommend!"

We have just returned from our 3rd visit in 3 years and each time we love it just as much as the last. The barns are so well equipped, ranging from a huge selection of DVDs to kitchen utensils and of … More

Many thanks for your kind comments - its always nice to see returning guests, especially for the third time - shows we must be getting something right. Glad you again had a good New Year with us.

A Happy New Year to you all
Ken & Nicola

31 Dec 2013



My 2 dogs and partner stayed in the Peregrine over the xmas week. Beautiful accommodation, hot tub, right near the beach, so great location. Ken & Nicola gave us a xmas tree and a welcome goody bag,… More

Many thanks for this lovely review - we are pleased you all had a good Christmas with us. It was a pleasure to have you all stay - we were a little apprehensive when you mentioned 2 Rottweilers but they were brilliant, you have done a great job with their training - we look forward to welcoming you all again. We welcome all dogs with well trained owners!!

Happy New Year
Ken & Nicola

21 Oct 2013


"A great stay for humans and the dog!"

We have stayed at Kestrel Barn 4 times now, over the past 4 years! Each time we have never been dissapointed. I find the last review quite hard to believe if I am honest!! We have always bought our… More

Hi to you all
Many thanks for your kind comments, it is a pleasure to welcome you all and really appreciate the way you look after our barn when you stay, it makes all the hard work worth while.

Have a good year and hopefully we will see you all again.

Kind regards
Ken & Nicola

11 Oct 2013


"Lovely accomodation, Management is appalling"

I would strongly advise guests stay very clear of this establishment. Whilst the property has been decorated to a high standard the management behind this is appalling. I have worked in the hospitalit… More

It is strange the review they left in the Barn Guest Book reads; “Great Cottage, everything was first rate. Will tell friends how good our stay has been. Owners very friendly and helpful. Many thanks”. This was dated 2/10/2013. On first enquiry she had requested to bring 2 small pugs with her, we sent her our dog terms. Please keep your dog off of the furniture and beds, exercise your dog off site, your dog cannot be left in the barns on its own and clean up after your dog. When Nicola and I entered Kestrel Barn after these guests had departed we could not believe what we saw. The Double Bedroom bed had small muddy footprints all over the quilt and the bottom sheet. Muddy marks were everywhere. The quilt also had a large muddy, greasy area where the 2 small pugs had slept and 3 large blood stains covering over 12”, you couldn't miss them. We can only presume that the dog/dogs come into season. The bed and bedroom was full of dog hairs. The bath towels were filthy and again full of dog hairs. All the bed linen and towels were put in the skip. The bedroom was deep cleaned and disinfected throughout. Nicola washes and irons the entire Barn's linen herself, Nicola and I then make up all the beds so we are positive the stain was not there when she arrived. If it was why would you take a picture of it, then sleep in the bed for 4 nights and not inform us, we saw them every day and live next door? Then write the above review before you left. In the Lounge area both of the leather sofos were covered in small muddy dog footprints and hairs. The cleaners found 2 small dog's poos in the lounge area, they could not believe that anyone would not clean up their own dog mess. There were dog poos smeared into the outside decking and 3 piles of small dog mess that needed to be picked up. All the outside areas were scrubbed and pressure washed down and disinfected. The complete barn was deep cleaned and disinfected throughout. The sofas were stripped, shampooed and disinfected. The bathrooms were both bleached and finally disinfected.
We are a small family owned concern; we have owned this 4 Star Gold Award complex for many years. We have never seen accommodation left in this filthy state ever. Some dog owner give the rest of us dog owners a bad name. It took 3 of us 6 hours to clean and disinfect the barn. The complete double bed linen set had to be replaced. It was only when we advised her that we were keeping her Security Deposit as a contribution towards our costs, this dishonest, spiteful and vindictive review was posted. You only need to read our other Tripadvisor and the guest book reviews to see the sensible true reviews of our Barns and the owners.
Yours sincerely

8 Oct 2013


"It was so good we went back for more!"

Our first visit was sept 2012 and we had such a great time we returned this October! We were an adult group of 6. The standard of the accommodation is very high, lovely and clean with a great deal of … More

Many thanks for your kind comments - it was nice to meet and great you all again - maybe see you next year,

Best wishes
Ken & Nicola

Review 1-10 of 22

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