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Acorn Cottage is a delightful rural escape, situated on the edge of the Blickling Hall estate.

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 4 nights


About the property

One bedroom with a bathroom. Woodburning stove, pretty lawned garden. WiFi.

Acorn Cottage is a delightful rural escape, situated on the edge of the Blickling Hall estate on the outskirts of Oulton village. The nearby market town of Aylsham provides all facilities, including the Friday morning WI market and a regular farmer's market (complete with jazz band!). The elegant Georgian town of Holt offers attractive independent shopping, antiques, art galleries and cafes, and the traditional food hall of Larner's, the Harrods of Norfolk!

Tuck yourself away in this romantic retreat, a beautifully renovated detached cottage set within its own informal garden. Restful decor is complemented with natural seagrass flooring and a thoughtful mix of contemporary and antique furnishings.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps two guests.

One bedroom with a bathroom.

Wood burning stove.

Pretty, lawned garden.

Off road parking in gated drive.

Due to the steep staircase, this property may not be suitable for guests with mobility difficulties.

Please be aware of low door frames on the ground floor and low beams with restricted height on the mezzanine.

Sorry, no pets or children.


Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

A wealth of original beams.

Wood burning stove.

Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher.

TV, DVD, radio with CD, iPod dock.

Barbecue and garden furniture.

Shed for cycle storage.

Attractions and nearby amenities

The wonderful North Norfolk coast, with its glorious big skies, is within easy reach.

An abundance of lovely seaside towns including Cromer, Sheringham, Cley, Blakeney, Wells, Morston and Burnham Market, Norfolk's own Chelsea-On-Sea.

Visit the National Trust's Blickling Hall and the Walpole Estate (Wolterton Hall and Mannington Hall).

Also close by is Felbrigg Hall and Sheringham Park, both National Trust properties.

The cathedral city of Norwich lies to the south.

Wonderful circular walks directly from your doorstep.

Perfect cycling around country lanes (local cycle hire is available in advance upon request).

Jolly narrow gauge railway trips from Aylsham to the Norfolk Broads at Wroxham.

Vintage steam railway journeys from Sheringham to Holt.

Magical seal trips at the nearby coast from Morston and Blakeney.

More Details

Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018


Norwich Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Kitchen
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Ground floor: Bathroom - toilet , tub , Bathroom with a bath and hand held shower
  • Bathroom with a bath and hand held shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • First floor: Galleried double bedroom - 1 double , Galleried double bedroom with 4'6
  • The dressing room does have a single bed which may be used but the cottage still only accepts a maximum of 2 Guests. Galleried double bedroom with 4'6" bed, pitched ceilings with restricted height.
  • Television
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Oil central heating, wood burning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher. TV, DVD, radio with CD, iPod dock. WiFi*. Garden with barbecue and garden furniture. *Please note that internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor Rural Retreats will be held responsible.


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Other Activities:

There are some wonderful cities and towns throughout Norfolk including:

The coastal town of Great Yarmouth.

The pretty seaside town of Cromer.

The beautiful cathedral city of Norwich.

The historic town of Fakenham.

The market town of Thetford.

The bustling town of Diss.

The popular market town of Dereham.

Places to visit in Norfolk include:

Cromer Pier home to the Pavillion Theatre.

Bressingham Steam Museum – Bressingham, IP22 2AA. Tel: 01379 686900

Banham Zoo – Banham, NR16 2HE. Tel: 01953 887771

Langham Glassworks – Fakenham, NR21 8ET. Tel: 01328 863500

BeWILDerwood Adventure Park, full of treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges, storytelling, boat trips and marsh walks – Hoveton, NR12 8JW. Tel: 01692 633033

The Pleasure Beach, a mixture of high-octane rides and traditional attractions – Great Yarmouth, NR30 3EH. Tel: 01493 844585

'The Poppy Line', otherwise known as the North Norfolk Railway, from Sheringham to Holt.

Merrivale Model Village – Great Yarmouth, NR30 3JG. Tel: 01493 842097

Maddermarket Theatre – Norwich, NR2 1DR. Tel: 01603 620917

Beautiful beaches stretch the Norfolk coastline including:

Hunstanton Beach, Hunstanton.

Wells/Holkham Beach, Wells-next-the-Sea.

Cromer Beach, Cromer.

Sheringham Beach, Sheringham.

Mundsley Beach, North Walsham.

Gorleston Beach, Great Yarmouth.

There are a wealth of activities in Norfolk including:

Enjoy one of the many cycle paths throughout this beautiful countryside with Cycle Hire.

Norfolk Adventure, offering activities such as boat tours, rowing, canoeing, kayaking and water zorbing.

Thetford Forest, ideal for cycling, walking, running and riding, adventure play and Go Ape.

Explore Blakeney National Nature Reserve.

Wheatfen nature reserve at Surlingham in the Norfolk Broads with an abundance of footpaths and cycle paths.

Explore The Boudicca Way between and Norwich railway stations.

The Fens are an excellent place to visit for fishing enthusiasts.

Play a round of golf at one of the many course including Barnham Broom Golf & Country Club, Denver Golf Club, Dunston Hall Golf Club, Fakenham Golf Club or Great Yarmouth & Caister Golf Club.

Funkys - an adventure play area designed for children between the ages of two and 12.

For Laser games, visit Quasar Norwich.

Norfolk Snowsports Club - opportunities for children eight years and over.

Namco Funscape (Norwich).

There are an abundance of historic homes and gardens to visit in Norfolk including:

Holkham Hall - Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1AB. Tel: 01328 710227

Oxburgh Hall - ,Oxborough PE33 9PS. Tel: 01366 328258

Houghton Hall - King's Lynn, PE31 6UE. Tel: 01485 528569

Castle Rising - King's Lynn, PE31 6AH. Tel: 0370 333 1181

Raveningham Gardens - Norwich, NR14 6NS. Tel: 01508 548152

Mannington Gardens - Norwich, NR11 7BB. Tel: 01263 584175

Royal Sandringham - Sandringham, PE35 6EH. Tel: 01485 545408

Felbrigg Hall - Norwich, NR11 8PR. Tel: 01263 837444

Blickling Hall - Bickling, NR11 6NF. Tel: 01263 738030

Some favourite restaurants to try in Norfolk include:

Titchwell Manor – Nr Brancaster, PE31 8BC. Tel: 01485 210221

Creake Abbey Café and Food Hall – North Creake, NR21 9LF. Tel: 01328 730399

Wiveton Farm Café – Holt, NR25 7TE. Tel: 01263 740525

Morston Hall – near Holt, NR25 7AA. Tel: 01263 741041

The Gunton Arms – Norwich NR11 8TZ. Tel: 01263 832010

The Dial House – Reepham, NR10 4JJ. Tel: 01603 879900

Roger Hickman's Restaurant – Norwich NR2 1AB. Tel: 01603 633522

Events within Norfolk include:

June: Green Festival

August: Festival of Bowls

September: Out There Festival, Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

November: Winter Beer & Cider Festival

December: Wells Christmas Tide Festival 2015


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • rental notes on extra

  • Contractual booking deposit: 33.00% rent

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