2 Bedroom (Sleeps 4) Cottage in Castle Acre, King's Lynn

Delightful cottage in a wonderful village setting
At a glance: Child Friendly, Pet Friendly, Wifi, Parking, Garden.
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  • Property Type: Cottage
  • Location: Castle Acre, King's Lynn
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2 Bedroom
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Minimum nights stay: 3
  • Low season price per night: £90
  • High season price per night: £135
  • Average price per night:£100
  • Property Rating: 5/5 Average Rating (7 Reviews)
  • Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability


Settled in the heart of the historic village of Castle Acre, amongst the rolling countryside of west Norfolk, rests this contemporary two-bedroom holiday home, Heron Cottage.Idyllically positioned alongside the 12th-century remains of one of the original Bailey Gate structures, whilst boasting a homely and inviting interior, Heron Cottage makes an excellent base for a small family seeking an adventure to Norfolk.Park up in the off-road parking space provided in the communal car park at the rear of this lovely abode before climbing a handful of stone steps and discarding of any coats and shoes as you step inside your new home-from-home to begin your staycation.

A long journey calls for rest, so follow the corridor through to the snug sitting room, where you can look forward to flicking on the TV and cuddling up amongst the crackle of the woodburning stove.When stomachs start to rumble, move through the property to discover the open-plan kitchen/diner, beautifully appointed with a bright and airy decor and equipped with a fabulous range of amenities.Gather together with your loved ones to share bottle of wine at the dining table as the designated chef utilises the electric oven and hob to prepare a range of tasty dishes before heading outdoors to dine alfresco in the peaceful setting of your private courtyard; a lovely spot to soak in the last of the evening sun.

As the day draws to night, retreat indoors and relish a refreshing rinse under the shower head before retiring to one of two well-presented bedrooms, with the choice between a double and a twin, each framing spectacular views of the heritage architecture of the Norman flint-built Bailey Gate.Get better acquainted with your surroundings and stroll alongside the red brick and flint faced cottages that decorate the quaint streets of Castle Acre, housing all of the essential amenities to ensure an enjoyable staycation, including the traditional pub, The Ostrich, serving fresh, locally sourced produce, whilst the village store is perfect for stocking up on ingredients to prepare a delicious meal from the comfort of your holiday home.Soak in the wealth of history on your doorstep with a tour of the medieval remains of Castle Acre Castle, whilst the Castle Priory is renowned as one of the best-preserved monastic sites in the country.

The village additionally boasts the famed Castle Acre Circular Walk, where you can bring along a furry friend and admire the sights of River Nar and the flood meadows during your trek.Immerse yourself in more of Norfolk’s fascinating history with a visit to Swaffham Museum, nestled in the heart of the nearby town of Swaffham, or if that's not your thing, head to Swaffham Golf Club to test your swing on the well-kept 18-hole course.If you time it right, be sure to visit Dereham and Fakenham, where you can peruse the stalls of the weekly market in search of a keepsake to remind you of your fabulous staycation.

Jump in the car and journey to the historic city of Norwich, where you can discover the regions industrial heritage at The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, keep the little ones entertained with a live performance at the Norwich Puppet Theatre, or escape the hustle and bustle of city life with a leisurely stroll through the formal grounds of The Plantation Garden.Whilst you're in the area, be sure to visit The Broads, a popular network of rivers and lakes offering paddling, kayaking walking and cycling opportunities, sure to be a haven for the avid outdoor adventurer.Sandringham Estate is also a short drive away and home to the Sandringham Royal Parkland, a dog-friendly, 243 hectares with plenty of walking and cycling trails, along with The Courtyard, a place offering The Sandringham Shop and a fantastic restaurant.Why not venture to Norfolk's coastline, with its gorgeous beaches offering days packed with fun in the sun and sand.Whether you're looking for adventure or relaxation, Heron Cottage makes an idyllic base.

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
Sitting room with woodburning stove
Oil central heating with woodburning stove
Electric oven and hob, kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
TV, WiFi & Netflix
Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
Off-road parking for 1 car in rear car park
Enclosed courtyard with furniture and bike storage
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 0.1 mile
Note: The front door is accessed via a small set of stone steps, please take care

7 Reviews - 5/5 Average Rating

Lovely house in a great location

By Julie on 29-Jul-2022

Lovely house in a great location. Spotlessly clean with everything provided that we needed. Excellent comunication from the host. Highly recomended, will definitely stay here again when in the area.

Beautifully decorated

By Helene on 18-Aug-2022

Beautifully decorated and clean cottage with all you need. Check in is very easy and well explained! Location is superb and they are so many walks for dogs! Stunning village and you ll be in the heart of it. There is a spar, pub, café and fish & chips just 2 min away from the place. Antony s communication was better then excellent and he was really making sure we have a nice stay! Very pleasant stay with our 8 month baby and our dog!

Lovely cottage

By Gordon on 19-Aug-2022

Lovely cottage, well located in a charming and historic village. Everything you need for a perfect stay. Anthony could not have been more helpful.



Children Welcome
Pets Welcome


Pantry Items
Coffee Maker
Dining Seats
Dining Room
Wood stove
Linens Provided
Washing Machine
Living Room
Ironing Board


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