Situated on the Wherrymans Way footpath, within easy walking distance of Wheatfen Nature reserve and the RSPB Reserve at Rockland Broad, the cottages are perfectly placed to enjoy the delights of the countryside and the wildlife which this lovely habitat sustains. A perfect location for walking, cycling, birdwatching, fishing, canoeing, boating or just relaxing. Each cottage is entirely self-contained with private gardens, however all cottages can be booked together for those special occasions with family or friends.We are located a few miles from the city of Norwich and within easy reach of the coastal resorts of Norfolk and Suffolk. Visit the picturesque county towns, the winding country lanes, the village pubs, Stately homes and gardens, historic sites and museums, they are all worth exploring. There is plenty to do for old or young.
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The details about the accommodation and directions on finding the house were all very clear.
The Barn was very comfortable and ideal for our stay.The facilities were very good particularly the kitchen equipment. The patio and garden were a bonus for us with the beautiful weather especially as we had dogs with us.
The area is very beautiful with lots of lovely walks.
Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at the Barn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, and the facilities at Oxnead Holiday Cottages, and the surrounding countryside.
Beautiful cottage in a lovely part of the country
We stayed in The Barn which was absolutely perfect for our needs. Everything was clean and well presented and the owners could not have been more helpful and welcoming. Lots of little extras made it really lovely like locally made toiletries, milk ,bread and jam, tea, coffee and wine waiting for us in the kitchen. We took our dog Willow and we were shown where we could get clean towels and blankets for her as well as having a tin bath available for the muddier walks!
The cottage was warm, tidy and cosy with a fully fenced garden to keep the dog from chasing the chickens and ducks. Lots of lovely walks in the area as the cottage is within easy reach of the Wherrymans Way footpath, a dog friendly pub just down the road and fab fish and chips from the van in the village.
Not too far from Norwich for the fantastic cathedral (also dog friendly!) and fantastic old buildings and historical interest as well as supermarkets and high street stores. Well worth a visit and we cannot thank Pia and Ian enough for their hospitality.
Thank you very much for coming to stay at the Barn, and for taking the time to leave your kind review. We love welcoming guests to Oxnead and this beautiful unspoilt part of Norfolk. Knowing that you enjoyed your time here, as well as the comfort of the cottage, is the icing on the cake. We do hope to see you again some time in the future.
The coastal resorts of both Norfolk and Suffolk are easily accessible from Oxnead House. Within a one hour drive there are 5 blue flag beaches including Cromer and Southwold and 6 beaches of higher quality bathing that include the sandy beaches of Norfolk's east coast.
Although Rockland St Mary is serviced by a regular bus route, it is advisable that all guests should have a car. The nearest train station is in Norwich (7 1/2 miles). Norwich airport (12 1/2 miles) London Stanstead (89 miles) London Luton (106 miles). Harwich ferry terminal (76 miles) are the closest international gateways. Dover ferry terminal is a 3 hour drive away.
Oxnead House is situated at one end of the village, 200 yards from Rockland Staithe and the New Inn. The village shop and post office which supplies a good range of products is a 12 minute walk away. The next village that can be reached by foot along the Wherrymans way is Surlingham with two pubs and a shop. Loddon which is 12 minutes away by car has a range of pubs, restaurants and shops.
Here at Oxnead House we are privileged to be positioned close enough to the Suffolk border and with easy access to Norwich’s southern bypass that a surprisingly large number of the main tourist attractions of both counties are within an hour’s drive.
Stately homes and gardens, churches, abbeys and cathedrals, castles and forts. Blue flag beaches, amusement parks, adventure parks, zoos, steam railways, museums and galleries. Shopping and exploring in Norwich and the county towns. Cinemas and theatres, the fun of the fair, the end of the pier. Leisurely drives through the rolling countryside, cycle paths and nature rambles, fishing, boating, photography. Good food in the plentiful restaurants, drinks by the river… so much to see and do, you’ll never be bored.