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Wren Cottage

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 19 reviews

Very Good 4.5/5 

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 39 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Situated on the edge of town, the cottage benefits by its rural surroundings while being walking distance to the town centre with shops, pubs, restaurants and leisure centre, Two double beds or a double and two singles give flexibility to suit your needs.

Ideally situated for walking, cycling or driving around.

Enjoy the Saturday indoor and outdoor markets or take a trip to the coast. Sample the activities in the forestry centre at Santon Downham or take a boat to see the seals at Blakeney. Use bicycles or take the bus for a day in the cities of Norwich or King's Lynn or a trip along the coast.

Visit the local ruins and water meadow at nearby Castle Acre. Stop at the Ostrich for lunch in their garden or just have a bowl of the greatest fat chips. Visit the ancient murals in the hidden church of St Mary's at Houghton on the Hill.

You will never be bored!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Well next the Sea 39 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Stanstead 100 km, Nearest railway: Downham Market 23 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The entrance lobby, convenient for coats and boots, leads into a through lounge with arched entrance to the dining area. French doors open onto the patio area and the garden. Well fitted kitchen looks out over the garden with open fields behind. Upstairs there are 2 double bedrooms, one with views over the fields. Twin beds are available in one of the rooms. Modern bathroom with power shower and bath. All linen and towels provided.

Central heating for those chilly evenings.

Further details outdoors

The cottage is in a quiet location in town with fields and open spaces adjacent. The garden leads directly onto footpaths and bridleways and there is off street parking for 2 cars.

Further details

Towels and bed linen are provided. A high chair and travel cot will also be available on request.

The East Anglia region

East Anglia is famous for its dry climate and beautiful skies. Although not everyone is lucky with the weather, East Anglia is the driest part of Britain and enjoys sunny days and clear nights. The countryside and coast are rich with variety from Thetford Forest to the seven miles of sand and sand dunes at Holkham, to the creaks and inlets at Blakeney and Cley. Interesting towns and villages inland hold a wealth of English history, Visit the historic cities of Norwich and King's Lynn of explore the countryside. Norfolk abounds with great walks or drives with friendly pubs and cafes for welcome breaks. Many old churches, windmills and ancient buildings add interest along the way.

Swaffham is the ideal central location for getting to know Norfolk. Midway between Norwich and King's Lynn, it is conveniently situated for visiting the royal estate at Sandringham, the Norfolk broads, local National Trust properties and the coast.


Swaffham is a traditional East Anglian market town (where the BBC series 'Kingdom' was set). It has regular indoor and outdoor markets with a Saturday auction and occasional international and local farmers' markets. Try our local book shop with cosy cafe and luscious home-made cakes or visit the Green Parrot for health food and therapies. The small local museum and information centre would be a good place to start your visit and find details of local activities and events. Lunch at one of the homely pubs or just get fish and chips from Mother Hubbard.

Additional interests include Peddars Way walks, bird reserves including Pensthorp, Cley and Welney, seal trips off Blakeney Point and outdoor pursuits at Santon Downham Forestry centre. Local paintballing, karting or ExTREEme tree top adventures may tempt the more active. Many people enjoy a visit to the Ecotech centre in the town.

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Review 1-10 of 19

13 Mar 2015



Very good reviews so we chose this cottage . Julia very helpful provided chair for my elderly mother who visited us during our stay . Good things milk and biscuits provided plus clean towels bedding e… More

So sorry you were disappointed. I will have to keep a more careful eye on the cleaning for future guests. The bed is an IKEA standard which is rather low for some people. The alternative single beds are high and each has an orthopaedic mattress to give some degree of choice.

14 Sep 2014


"Comfortable stay - location very central"

I visited with my 80 year old Mother. We had not visited the area before and were looking forward to going to Sandringham , Blickling and Oxburgh Hall.On arrival after a 6 hour journey from Bristol w… More

I am pleased you found some of the delights of Norfolk. We hope to see you again.

19 Aug 2014


"Good touring hub"

a nice compact house in a modern housing estate , 10 mins from swaffham centre.Good accomodation with a small rear garden, which would is in need of a prune . as mentioned by other reviewers, the nex… More

Keeping the balance between 'overgrown' and 'secluded' is one of our challenges. We are glad you had good use of the garden with such beautiful weather and that you were not too disturbed by the neighbours.

18 Aug 2014


"Best value holiday cottage"

We are currently at wren cottage. Superb facilities with a very warm personal welcome from the owner. Arrived to find milk, tea, coffee and biscuits. Plus doggy biscuit for Harry the lab. Great area f… More

So lovely to have your family enthusiastically enjoying Norfolk's attractions. We hope you have the opportunity to come again.

11 Aug 2014


"Central to Norfolk attractions"

If you are looking for a central place to explore Norfolk in a quiet area Wren Cottage is for you. Only forty minutes from the coast or into Norwich with free parking in Swaffham. The cottage has all … More

So pleased you enjoyed exploring our area. There are many 'hidden gems' waiting to be found.

28 May 2014


"A relaxed and comfortable stay"

Ideal for exploring Norfolk, Swaffham lies about 20 miles from the coast and is handy for Norwich, bigger towns like Kings Lynn and the Norfolk Broads. Wren Cottage, itself, is situated in a quiet res… More

You have given us something to think about for next year with the curtains! I am pleased you had such lovely weather and enjoyed Swaffham.

21 May 2014


"A suburban semi with suburban promlems"

A suburban semi that suffered from lack of cleanliness, creaking floorboards and noises from the adjoining property on the left. Presumably their staircase abuts Wren Cottage and the occupants are ve… More

I am so sorry Wren Cottage did not live up to your expectations and I am more sorry you did not tell us at the time when we could have addressed some of the issues. It is exactly as shown on the website. As for cleanliness, we have never had such a complaint and cannot see how this view could arise. We pride ourselves on the high standard we try to maintain but I guess you cannot please all the people all of the time. We must learn from reviews what we can.

28 Apr 2014


"Perfect place to stay"

Stayed here while working in the surrounding area, honestly the best value travel / hoilday accommodation I've ever stayed in. Kitchen is very well equipped, bathroom / shower is good ,really go… More

16 Apr 2014


"Comfortable, clean & spacious with an instant homely feeling"

Cottage situated in a quiet residential area with a local green and fields to the rear, ideal for letting our dog run free. The property itself was extremely comfortable with all the mod cons. Bedroom… More

5 Apr 2014


"Lovely relaxed visit"

We stayed at Wren cottage at the end of the month as we were property viewing in Norfolk.
It was very central for us and the house filled all our needs.
It was lovely to be greeted by the owner with some fresh eggs from her chickens.
The house was warm and cosy and had a nice garden backing on to open fields to enjoy.
Will return.

So glad you enjoyed Wren Cottage and Swaffham. You will be most welcome to return.

Review 1-10 of 19

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      • 3 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:04 May 2015

      Based in United Kingdom

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