green shepherds hut with a white front door sitting on the lawn with trees and a wooded area behind. A small table and chairs to the front with a blue umbrella

8 Family Holidays in Norfolk, England

With gorgeous countryside, beautiful beaches and miles and miles of unspoilt coastline, if you are looking for a great place for adventure, then why not take one of these great family holidays in Norfolk. From discovering the wildlife at Africa Alive, to swinging in the trees at Bewilderwood,  or maybe you will love digging in the sand at Wells Next to the Sea, either way, you will have so much family fun.

Here are some amazing ideas for places to stay when visiting Norfolk with the family.  Read on to discover some of the best Norfolk holiday cottages and cabins.

 

TREE TOP VIEW, NORFOLK

large white modern house ash great panels and a grey front door

Name of Property: Tree Top View

Location: Sheringham, Norfolk

Type of Property: Reverse living house

No of bedrooms: Two

Does the property have a garden? Yes (to the front)

Do you allow pets? No

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No

Are cots/highchairs provided? (Would 2 be available- twin friendly?!)   Yes, I have two travel cots, one booster seat and one high chair

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £825

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of

Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details:

Tree Top View Sheringham is a reverse living property down the end of a private lane looking onto woodland (great for wildlife watching from the sofa). Yet it’s only a 10 min walk to the bustling traditional seaside town and blue flag beach so you get the best of both worlds. We have many children that come, excited to stay in a reverse living house, Norfolk has ample of beaches for both crabbing and building sandcastles, loads of woodlands and nature reserves, steam train line, Zoo, just to mention a few things to do.

Website or Facebook page:                             http://www.treetopviewsheringham.co.uk

https://www.facebook.com/treetopviewsheringham

 

HONEYSUCKLE HUT, NORFOLK

Name of Property: Honeysuckle Hut

Location: Norfolk

Type of Property: Shepherds Hut

No of bedrooms: 1, sleeps 4

Does the property have a garden? It has its own dappled glade in the middle of a nature-rich woodland

Do you allow pets? Yes, 1 dog is allowed, small additional charge per stay

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? There is access through the glade to a shared pool

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? These can be requested from the site owner

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £740 for one week in August (Saturday changeover)

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? Yes!

The minimum stay for the voucher is 2 nights, but individual properties may require longer.

Vouchers can’t be added to properties which already have a discount on, and they can only be used once per booking. Booking end date needs to be before 31st December 2020.

The code can be added at checkout is TAT15. If there are any problems adding the code, we are available on the phones 7 days a week and can help or retrospectively add the discount, but we have applied it to all QU properties, and doesn’t have to be taken by a family, it can be a couple providing they are, of course, a reader of your blog. We just didn’t want to limit it, if parents wanted to use the discount for a weekend away.

 

Property Details: Recommended by ‘My Weekly’ Magazine, Honeysuckle Hut is a beautifully finished shepherds hut that could not be situated in a better spot, sitting in its own private glade in the middle of a nature-rich woods with access to shared, heated swimming pool. A magical atmosphere is created by the surrounding mature trees and tranquillity making this a perfect place to get away from it all. Quality Unearthed was set up to provide a luxury outdoor living experience that would get couples and families into nature. The purpose of every unique space we provide it the location provides as much of an experience as anything else. Outdoor spaces to run, trees to climb and woods to explore, as well as the benefits of a digital detox, are what makes a Quality Unearthed abode special.

Website or Facebook page: https://www.qualityunearthed.co.uk/glamping/england/norfolk/shepherds-huts-and-wagons/honeysuckle-hut

 

HORSEY HOLIDAY HOUSE, NORFOLK

Inside of a holiday house in Norfolk with sofas, a TV and blue bunting on the ceiling and blue curtains

Name of Property: Horsey Holiday House (Sea Haven)

Location: Horsey, Norfolk (10 minute walk from Horsey Gap Beach)

Type of Property: Cottage

No of bedrooms: 2, double bed and twin beds

Does the property have a garden? Yes, enclosed and safe for children and dogs

Do you allow pets? Yes, up to two dogs go free

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? We have a stairgate at the top of the stairs, at the bottom of the stairs there is a magnet on the kitchen door that doesn’t permit entry to stairs, there’s also plenty of room in the master bedroom for a travel cot

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £710 – £750 (Saturday to Saturday bookings)

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of

Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details: Sea Haven is located in a rural part of Horsey, Norfolk and on the door step of the Norfolk Broads.

The cottage is both dog and child friendly, independently owned and we try our best to make sure your stay makes you feel at home. Located near Sea Haven is a village pub and 1940’s inspired tearoom which both welcome children. Sandy Horsey Gap Beach is a short walk where you can see the seals all year round, and their pups in the winter months. Horsey Windpump also provides a tea room, boat trips and nature trails.

Website: www.horseyholidayhouse.co.uk

 

 

ROCKET HOUSE, NORTH NORFOLK

a family friendly stone cottage with a thatched roof. Wooden fencing out the front with red flowers dotted in the grass

Name of Property: Rocket House

Location: Sea Palling: North Norfolk

Type of Property: Thatched cottage

No of bedrooms: 2, double & twin

Does the property have a garden? Yes

Do you allow pets? Yes

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? No

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £950

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? Yes – 5% off to anyone who mentions your Twins & Travels

 

Property Details: Our chocolate box thatched cottage is one of the prettiest Norfolk holiday cottages and is just a stones throw from an award winning blue flag beach. The white sandy beach stretches for miles! We love special touches and always personalise your welcome hamper to you, many of our guests return year after year and consider us a home from home. Sea Palling is a fishing village with lots of amenities including a brand new children’s playground directly behind Rocket House, amusement arcade, trampolines, village shop & post office, cafe, pub and chip shop and near to a fantastic farm shop and butchers. We are a short drive to the broads and the popular Bewilderwood! Our nieces (Holly & Erin) are twins, and love staying at Rocket House!

Website: https://www.norfolkbeachcottage.com

 

STONES THROW COTTAGE, NORFOLK

grey sofas say on a light wooden floor with a beige rug over the top. A black log burner sitting in the middle with a white picture on the wall

Name of Property: Stones Throw Cottage

Location: Mundesley, Norfolk

Type of Property: Cottage

No of bedrooms: 3

Does the property have a garden? Yes, courtyard garden

Do you allow pets? No

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes, one of each

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £770

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details: Step out of the door of Stones Throw Cottage and you will find a lovely park which leads to a glorious blue flag beach, village pub, cafes, children’s play park, skate park, crazy golf & village stores.  The cottage is very family friendly with lots of toys, books, games and DVD’s, off road parking, wi-fi and a wood burner for chilly winter nights. Norfolk has much to offer for a family holiday with miles of wonderful beaches, National Trust properties, the Norfolk Broads, traditional seaside towns such as Cromer and lots of attractions for a great fun filled family day out.

Website: www.stonesthrowmundesley.co.uk

 

MIN-Y-DON, NORFOLK

grey holiday cottage with a wooden look conservatory

Name of Property:  Min-Y-Don

Location: Eccles-On-Sea, Norfolk

Type of Property: Bungalow

No of bedrooms: 3

Does the property have a garden? Yes

Do you allow pets? Yes

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Unfortunately we cannot supply cots, we have one stairgate

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £961.00 (includes a fully refundable £100 security deposit providing the property is left as found)

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of

Twins Trust? No

 

Property Details: We are in a fairly rural location but the beach is a two minute walk.  Although we are rural we have plenty of attractions in reachable distance. We do not charge extra for dogs and the property is both child and dog friendly.  We have Enclosed gardens to the Front, Side and Rear.  The nearest shop is a 12 minute drive.  We do find that once people find this little Gem they book again for the following year.

Website or Facebook page: /www.facebook.com/pg/MinYDon/events/?ref=page_internal

 

THE WOODPECKER, NORTH WEST NORFOLK

HEXAGONAL wooden hut, slightly hidden amongst the trees and the sun shining through.

Name of Property: The Woodpecker

Location: North West Norfolk – In between Grimston and Massingham – close to Sandringham and the North Norfolk Coast

Type of Property: Tree Temple

No of bedrooms: 2

Does the property have a garden? A Woodland garden & outdoor area with Hammock, fire pit/bbq & outdoor dining.

Do you allow pets? No

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? Yes, there is usually the option of booking the wood fired hot tub, there may be restrictions due to Covid 19.

Are cots/highchairs provided? There is a travel cot and high chair

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £850

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? Open to this

 

Property Details:The Woodpecker cabin is a bespoke build hexagon tree temple tucked on the edge of a Norfolk Wildlife Trust Forest.

Perfect for a family of 4 with real king size bed, bunks and en-suite facilities. A DVD player with lots of classic children movies, games and toys and there’s also a play area a short walk away and acres of woodland to explore. As a wilderness retreat, we offer wide open spaces and luxury glamping facilities that enable you to be as adventurous or as glamourous as you would like. While children are roasting marshmallows over a firepit, you can be stargazing in the wood-fired hot tub.

Website:https://www.happyvalleynorfolk.co.uk

 

WOOD FARM COTTAGES, NORTH NORFOLK

Name of Property: Wood Farm Cottages

Location: Near Holt, North Norfolk

Type of Property: Barns converted into single and 2 storey cottages

No of bedrooms: 8 properties – Willow has one bedroom and a mezzanine; Oak, Holly, Chestnut and Rowan have 2 bedrooms; Ash, Beech and Elm have 3 bedrooms.

Does the property have a garden? Oak, Holly and Rowan have private fully enclosed gardens, Beech has a large private patio, Ash, Elm, Chestnut and Willow cottages have a space outside their front doors. All have their own garden furniture. We have 25 acres of safe space on the farm for guests to enjoy, which includes a one mile walk around the fields.

Do you allow pets? Yes in all properties (EXCEPT Oak and Elm).

Does the property have a pool/hot tub? No

Are cots/highchairs/stairgates provided? Yes, all 2 storey cottages have fixed stair gates at the top. We have plenty of cots/high chairs/steps for all.

 

Cost for an average 1 week in the summer holidays: £900

Do you offer any twin family discounts either independently or part of Twins Trust? No, have not thought about this before.

 

Property Details: Hidden away down a long drive that runs between high hedgerows there are twenty-five acres of safe space where you can take it easy and lose track of time together on your family holidays in Norfolk. Each of our eight cottages is a home-from-home with everything you need just waiting for you (black out blinds too!). Outside we have a fabulous play area with zip wire, spring free trampoline, swings and huge sandpit, inside we have a fabulous games room with table tennis and table football making it one of the best family holidays in Norfolk. On the farm we have 2 very friendly Valais sheep. The coast is 15 minutes by car, the family friendly Pigs pub with amazing facilities for children only 10 minutes on foot.

Website or Facebook page: www.woodfarmnorfolk.co.uk    https://www.facebook.com/woodfarmcottages/

 

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Hi, I’m Anna, a travel loving wife to Tristan and Mother to 6 year old twins Poppy and Tabitha, their 3 year old sister Matilda, and together we are Twins and Travels.

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