Escape For A Short Break in Norfolk
Our luxury holiday cottages and Eco Barns provide the perfect base for peaceful short breaks in Norfolk and are ideally located for a weekend getaway to the north Norfolk coast. Our cottages and barns are in a secluded location, just off the beaten track yet close to some of the finest beaches and nature reserves in Norfolk. There are some excellent pubs and restaurants serving great local food wine & beer nearby. Our holiday cottages and barns are situated within 2.5 hours’ drive from London and the home counties.
We offer two to four nights short breaks in Norfolk, year-round, with the exception of the peak school holidays. Our short breaks can be booked at short notice up to 2 days before your arrival date. Whether you are looking for a romantic escape for two or a weekend away catching up with extended family our choice of accommodation and luxury on -site facilities offer the opportunity for a relaxing Norfolk break.
WHY BOOK A SHORT BREAK WITH US IN NORFOLK?
You’ll find a diverse range of things to do at any time of year and much of it within easy reach of Cranmer Country Cottages. Holkham Bay, Wells-next-the-Sea and Burnham Market are within an easy 10-mile drive offering fabulous walks, cycling and panoramic sandy beaches. We are also set in the driest part of the country making exploring with families fun.
ENJOY A DIP IN OUR PRIVATE INDOOR POOL WHATEVER THE WEATHER!
After a day exploring the wonderful local Norfolk scenery take a dip in our heated indoor swimming pool. Our private pool is open, whatever the weather, all year round. During out of season weekend & midweek breaks there is every likelihood that you will have the pool to yourself in the morning and evening with an extra choice of private swim times. Too.
COSY WINTER WEEKEND BREAKS IN NORFOLK
After a day exploring the wonderful local Norfolk scenery relax weary feet in front of a roaring fire – three of our properties have wood burning stoves for that extra cosy Norfolk winter weekend break experience. For properties with woodburning stoves see our larger properties Owls Roost, Swallows Nest & End Cottage and also Wagtail & Swallow. The cottages all have central heating or underfloor heating in addition to the woodburning stoves available in some cottages.
THINGS TO DO ON A SHORT BREAK IN NORFOLK
In North Norfolk you’ll find beautiful local sandy beaches bordered by cooling fragrant pinewoods and peaceful expansive open countryside spaces to explore. Amongst the world-renowned nature reserves within striking distance are; Holkham National Nature Reserve, RSPB Titchwell Marsh, RSPB Snettisham Nature Reserve, National Trust Brancaster Beach and NWT Cley Marshes and our local reserve at Sculthorpe Moor. Beaches and pinewoods are open year-round for leisurely walks, picnics in the dunes and of course building sandcastles!. Baby common seals can be seen basking with their families from June onwards
AUTUMN SHORT BREAKS IN NORFOLK
Autumn and Winter are often quieter times to visit, there are amazing sunsets, a sky full of migrating birds, mellow mists over the marshes, lots of berry picking opportunities in the country lanes and the opportunity to cosy up to a wood burning stove.
SPRING SHORT BREAKS IN NORFOLK
Recover from the frantic festive season when Norfolk is quiet and the weekenders have left. Enjoy invigorating beach or sheltered woodland walks or be energetic and take a half hour cycle ride from Cranmer to Holkham Park and the beach on back roads. Recharge your batteries at the Queen Victoria pub/restaurant. (Bicycles can be hired for the weekend – please enquire at time of booking.)
EARLY SUMMER SHORT BREAKS IN NORFOLK
Norfolk is glorious in summer and is an ideal location for an early-summer-break. Norfolk has the driest weather in the UK – good for beer making and perfect for enjoying the coastline and wonderful sandy beaches. An early summer break is all about getting out into the fresh air for peaceful beach walks and cycling through quiet winding lanes. You might even spot the baby seals!
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR BREAKS
During the run up to Christmas, many of our guests arrive for the Christmas lights switch on at Burnham Market or Holt for an opportunity for some evening Christmas shopping. Santa;s special steam train rides are also another favourite with young families.
We offer 5- night breaks over Christmas or New Year as a great way for families to gather to celebrate Christmas or welcome the New Year in.
Check Availability and Prices and Book Your Family Holidays and Short Breaks :
Our weekly stays are from Friday to Friday. A standard short break is 3 or 4 nights, available to start on a Thursday, Friday or Monday. Out of season and if we have last minute availability, we can be more flexible with arrival and departure days. Click here for our Property Rules