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Fakenham

The busy market town of Fakenham is known as the ''Gateway to the North Norfolk Coast'' and is the perfect cottage holiday base for those looking to explore this lovely part of Norfolk. It’s also within easy reach of both Kings Lynn and Norwich for days out.

Get up early on Thursdays and head for Fakenham Market; local traders sell everything from bric-a-brac to arts and crafts, and it''s a great place to relax and enjoy a spot of holiday shopping. If your stay coincides with the Farmers'' Market, which takes place on the 4th Saturday of every month, it’s the ideal place to pick up your local Norfolk produce for that special meal back at your cottage; but don’t worry, you''ll find plenty of fresh local produce and organic treats in town if you miss it.

Enjoy a day at the races; you''re just a stone''s throw from Fakenham Racecourse and kids will love exploring the 500 acres of nature trails at Pensthorpe Waterfowl Park. Or you could sit back with a pint and some home-cooked pub grub at one of Fakenham''s eight pubs. If you''re looking for other dining options, there are plenty of family-friendly restaurants and cafes in the town, as well as the usual range of takeaways if you fancy cosying up back at your cottage for the evening.

Come and enjoy a holiday in this beautiful region of Norfolk; take a look at Fakenham holiday cottages today.
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  • Stable Barn

    Horningtoft

    Grade
    4
    1
    3
    1
    Ref: B6845

    An ideal base to explore Norfolk, an AONB, with its wealth of sandy beaches, RSPB nature and bird reserves, NT houses and coastal villages. This end of terrace holiday cottage is situated in open countryside, with a network of footpaths and lanes offering cycling and walking from the door. Fakenham, 4 miles, with its weekend market. Norwich, 20 miles, for shopping, castle museum and cathedral. Wroxham, capital of the Broads, 26 miles, for waterside cafes, inns, sailing, daily boat hire and river trips. Shop 1 mile, pub 2½ miles.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room with double sofa bed. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Oil central heating £25per week, £15 per short break. Electricity included. Bed linen and towel hire. Freeview TV. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Shared laundry room with coin-operated washing machine and tumble dryer. Fridge/freezer. Shared grounds with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Shared use of games room with Wi-Fi (£5), pool table and darts. NB: Unfenced dyke 50 yards.

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  • The Paddocks

    Whissonsett, nr. Fakenham

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: 28375

    Tucked away in Norfolk’s heartland, with good walking and cycling opportunities and attached to the owners’ home. This single storey holiday property is furnished to offer spacious accommodation with its own garden. Within easy reach of beaches, RSPB Nature Reserves and historical ruins. East Dereham and Fakenham with shops, supermarket, cafes, restaurant, cinema, bowling, golf course and swimming pool are within a short drive. The market town of Holt is 20 miles away. It is an hours’ drive to the resorts of Sheringham and Cromer and the city of Norwich, with its cathedral, castle museum, theatre, shops and restaurants. Wroxham is ideal for boat hire, waterside restaurants and shops. Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 2 double bedrooms. Shower room with toilet.

    Oil central heating included (£40per week, £25 per short break September-June poa). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge. Freezer. Wi-fi. Lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. No smoking.

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  • Stockmans Barn

    Horningtoft, nr. Fakenham

    Grade
    4
    2
    2
    1
    Ref: E4165

    Nestling in peaceful rural seclusion beween the well served market towns of Dereham (8 miles) and Fakenham, famous for its races and Thursday market and auction, these two charming properties are ideally placed for exploring the beautiful North Norfolk Coast. Converted from a range of farm buildings on a 235-acre working arable farm, they boast shared use of the surrounding gardens and a games room with pool table. Fishing, lovely walking and cycling on quiet country lanes are enjoyed locally and Gressenhall Rural Life Museum, the Queen’s estate at Sandringham, glorious beaches at Holkham and Victorian Hunstanton, and Norwich city are all a short drive. Shop 6 miles, pub 2 miles.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen area. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Wet room with toilet.

    Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. DVD. Microwave. Shared laundry room with coin operated washing machine and tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Shared garden and furniture. Parking. Shared games room with Wi-Fi (£5), pool table and darts. No smoking. Wheelchair access. NB: Pond in grounds.

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  • Sherefair

    Fakenham

    Grade
    5
    2
    2
    1
    Ref: UKC525


    Set down a sleepy lane, right on the edge of Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, Sherefair provides ground floor accommodation for those looking for somewhere to base themselves and explore all that the area has to offer, whilst still having a quiet retreat to relax in after a busy day sightseeing. With a cosy living room, a spacious kitchen and a conservatory overlooking the private, well-maintained garden, Sherefair is the perfect choice for your north Norfolk holiday. It is just half a mile from the bustling market town of Fakenham with its racecourse, cinema, bowling alley and golf club. With the coastal town of Wells-next-the-Sea just under 10 miles away, guests will find a picturesque quay, a quaint mix of artisan and traditional seaside shops, cafes and restaurants, and a narrow gauge railway that takes you down to the sandy beach with its famous row of painted beach huts. Heading east or west from Wells, you will find a coastline scattered with pretty villages offering marshes, beaches and lots of places to eat and shop. Close by, lies Hunstanton, with its Sealife Centre, small funfair and beaches that really do seem to go on forever. Of course, Pensthorpe Nature Reserve is literally on your doorstep and makes for a great day out. Also within easy reach, lies Holkham Hall, Royal Sandringham and the Blickling Estate. Bird watchers will find varied habitats for viewing wildlife and walkers and cyclists will find coastal and rural trails galore to keep them entertained. A little further afield but well worth a visit, is the medieval city of Norwich, with its splendid Norman castle, the Hanseatic old quarter of Kings Lynn and the Norfolk Broads. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

    All on the ground floor.
    Living room:
    With 40" Freeview TV, DVD player and single sofa bed.
    Dining room/conservatory: With tiled floor.
    Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and tiled floor.
    Bedroom 1: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
    Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
    Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

    Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

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  • The Old Workshop

    South Creake, nr. Kings Lynn

    Grade
    5
    2
    2
    2
    Ref: W8727

    Rural setting

    This charming detached cottage is situated only 6 miles from the famous Norfolk coastline and makes an excellent holiday base. The cottage was a former workshop to the owner’s small holding, it has been marvellously converted to a superior holiday home, with an excellent kitchen/diner and galleried living room. The patio is a sun trap ideal for relaxing or dining al-fresco. Within the local area are the Royal Sandringham Estate, Holkham Hall, the wonderful sandy beaches, bird reserves, wind surfing, sailing, walking and many golf courses. Shop 3 miles, pub/restaurant 1 mile.

    Ground floor: Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster) with additional folding bed and en-suite shower room with toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: Galleried living room with French doors and wooden floor.

    Oil central heating, gas and electricity included (£30per week November-May). Bed linen and towels included. Satellite TV. DVD and small library. Stereo/CD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Access to freezer. Internet connection.Telephone - incoming calls. Patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars).

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  • Pond Farm Barn

    Horningtoft, nr. Fakenham

    Grade
    6
    3
    2
    1
    Ref: E4164

    Nestling in peaceful rural seclusion beween the well served market towns of Dereham (8 miles) and Fakenham, famous for its races and Thursday market and auction, these two charming properties are ideally placed for exploring the beautiful North Norfolk Coast. Converted from a range of farm buildings on a 235-acre working arable farm, they boast shared use of the surrounding gardens and a games room with pool table. Fishing, lovely walking and cycling on quiet country lanes are enjoyed locally and Gressenhall Rural Life Museum, the Queen’s estate at Sandringham, glorious beaches at Holkham and Victorian Hunstanton, and Norwich city are all a short drive. Shop 6 miles, pub 2 miles.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Wet room with shower chair and toilet.

    Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. DVD. Microwave. Shared laundry room with coin operated washing machine and tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Shared garden and furniture. Parking. Shared games room with Wi-Fi (£5), pool table and darts. No smoking. Wheelchair access. NB: Pond in grounds.

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  • The Haybarn

    Sculthorpe, nr. Fakenham

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    2
    Ref: CCCL

    This beautifully presented barn has been converted to a very high standard and combines conveniences with a wealth of traditional features. The beamed, open plan kitchen and living area has a welcoming wood-burning stove, cosy corner sofa and large patio doors which lead out into a south facing garden. The garden is fully enclosed and has a small lawned area, patio and summer house with garden furniture. The Haybarn is located in the pretty village of Sculthorpe on a quiet gravelled driveway with plenty of parking. It lies close to the bustling market town of Fakenham with its racecourse, golf course and weekly market plus all the essentials needed for a comfortable stay. Just under 9 miles away is the beautiful seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea with its picturesque working fish harbour and vast sandy beach backed by pine woods and painted beach huts.
    Sculthorpe is perfectly placed for exploring all of Norfolk. Try Blakeney for crabbing and seal trips and Holt for shops, cafes and antiques. Holkham Hall, The Royal Sandringham Estate, Burnham Market and Walsingham are all within easy reach and Norwich and the Norfolk Broads provide an ideal day trip. Hunstanton is popular with families and Brancaster provides yet more great coastline. There are lots of opportunities for walking, cycling and bird watching in the area with the Hawk Owl Trust Nature Reserve only a short walk from the property and Pensthorpe wildlife and gardens providing great family fun. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

    Beamed open-plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove and well-equipped kitchen area with electric range (for cooking) and wooden floor. Utility. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Traditional, narrow, open-tread stairs to first floor: Spacious double bedroom with 5ft bed and spacious en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, shower attachment, toilet and Velux window (opened via a unique staircase facility).

    • Wood-burning stove - fuel available locally
    • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • Travel cot
    • High chair
    • Freesat TV
    • DVD
    • iPod dock
    • Electric range included
    • Microwave
    • Washing machine
    • Tumble dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Fridge/freezer
    • Wi-fi
    • Enclosed, lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture
    • Summerhouse
    • Parking (for 2 cars)
    • No smoking
    • NB: Unfenced pond in shared grounds 100 yards (no direct access from enclosed garden)

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  • Church Farm Dairy

    Whissonsett

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: 17470

    Tucked away in Norfolk’s heartland and ideal for exploring the north Norfolk coastline. Attached to the owner’s Grade II listed farmhouse, offering comfortable holiday accommodation with private walled courtyard and shared use of the large rear lawned garden. There are sandy beaches, RSPB reserves, stately homes and historical ruins to enjoy. Visit the seal colonies and Pensthorpe Waterfowl Park. Walking and cycling locally. Fakenham, 6 miles. Shop 5 miles, pub 2.5 miles.

    Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. Shower room with toilet. Steep, narrow stairs to first floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, one with en-suite toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

    Electric woodburner in living/dining room included. Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. Video. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Use of owner’s washing machine. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. Small enclosed garden. Shared use of 1/2 acre natural grounds. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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  • High Farm Barn

    Stanfield, nr. Fakenham

    Grade
    6
    2
    0
    2
    Ref: E5207


    Ideal for a relaxing break, this very spacious delightful property is ideally placed to explore a wealth of attractions. It sits in the grounds of the owner’s home in the pretty village of Stanfield just 11 miles from the market town of Fakenham famous for its races. Surrounded by quiet country lanes it is ideal for cyclists and walkers alike. The wonderful coast of north Norfolk, the glorious beaches at Holkham and Hunstanton for family fun, the Queen’s estate at Sandringham, Gressenhall Rural Life Museum, the charming Georgian town of Holt with it quaint shops, Wells-next-the-Sea where you can take a ride on the train to the beach or sample the local seafood stalls in the harbour and medieval Norwich with its castle, cathedral, fine shops and restaurants are all within an easy drive. Shop and pub within 1.5 miles.

    Ground floor: Living room/kitchen area. Dining room. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom with 2 additional singles and en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

    Oil central heating included (£20per week 2nd October-29th April). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Garden with patio and furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. NB: Pond in grounds.

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  • Partridge Barn

    Sculthorpe, nr. Fakenham

    Grade
    6
    3
    2
    2
    Ref: CCCK

    This beautifully presented, single-storey barn conversion sits within a peaceful barn development accessed by a tree-lined private lane. Just outside the village of Sculthorpe near the bustling market town of Fakenham, just under 9 miles from Wells-next-the-Sea, this holiday property provides the perfect base from which to explore North Norfolk. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

    Step to entrance: Beamed living with wood-burning stove/dining room with French doors to patio and wooden floor. Well-equipped beamed kitchen with tiled floor. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with double shower cubicle and toilet. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Twin bedded room. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

    • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
    • Gas, electricity, gas underfloor central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • Cot
    • High chair
    • Digital TV
    • DVD
    • CD
    • Combi microwave/oven/grill
    • Washer/dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Fridge/freezer
    • Wi-fi
    • Large, enclosed, lawned garden with courtyard, patio and furniture
    • Shared grounds
    • Barbecue
    • Parking (for 2 cars)
    • Cycle store
    • Summerhouse with toys
    • Welcome pack
    • No smoking
    • NB: Unfenced pond in shared grounds, 100 yards (no direct access from enclosed garden)

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  • Bay House

    Sculthorpe, nr. Fakenham

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: 883

    In the centre of this small village, this semi-detached holiday property has been well modernised, but retains all the character and has an enclosed garden. It is very well equipped and furnished to a good standard. The north coast, with its sandy beaches, sailing and windsurfing is 10 miles. Golf, birdwatching and lovely walking is 10 miles. Hunstanton 20 miles, Norwich 25 miles, Sandringham 20 miles. Locally are Pensthorpe Waterfowl Park and the market town of Fakenham, with a sports centre and racecourse. Shop 1 mile, bar and restaurant opposite.

    Steps to front entrance. Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. 2 steps to Kitchen. Shower room with toilet. Steep stairs to first floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 2 twin. Bathroom with toilet. Steps throughout.

    Multi-fuel stove in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Towel hire. Cot. High chair. Video. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi.Telephone. Garden and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars).

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  • Raynham Cottages - Honeysuckle Cottage

    South Raynham, Fakenham

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    3
    Ref: CYM

    Situated in the peaceful village of South Raynham, a perfect setting for exploring excellent sandy beaches, coastal walks, and RSPB nature and bird reserves. The property boasts its own hot tub and seating furniture within the secluded garden. Guests also have shared use of the large indoor swimming pool neighbouring the property. Just a 10-minute drive is the bustling market town of Fakenham with shops, cafes, restaurants, bowling alley, cinema, pitch and putt golf course, and horse racing meetings. Burnham Market, Holkham, Hunstanton and the charming charming English coastal town Wells-next-the-Sea are all close by, and there is plenty to see and do in the area, with activities for all the family including BeWILDerwood, Go Ape! or Pensthorpe Nature Reserve. The beautiful city of Norwich is within an hour’s drive, with cathedral, museums and art galleries. Hire a boat or take an organised boat trip along The Norfolk Broads, also nearby, which are one of the region’s most popular attractions, and make a great day out. Shop 5 miles, pub 3 miles.

    Entrance hall. Open-plan living room with central open fire and well-equipped kitchen/dining area (seating 10). Utility with shower room, power shower and toilet. Steep stairs to first floor: Three bedrooms, each with electric ‘flame-effect’ fire; one double with 6ft bed, en-suite shower room and toilet, one double with 5ft bed and TV, one twin with TV. Bathroom and toilet.

    Open fire - fuel included. Three Freeview TVs. Three DVDs. Parking (for 3 cars).

    Both properties: Full oil central heating, electric flame-effect fires, bed linen and towels included. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Broadband (variable signal strength). Private patio with furniture. Shared lawned garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Shared indoor swimming pool (38ft x 16ft; depth 3ft 6in), Roman steps, shower/changing facilities/hoist for disabled. Hot tub. No smoking.

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