Welcome to our family cottage which is part of a traditional Norfolk farmhouse, with several rooms in the building dating back to the original construction in 1750.
It is situated in the village of Thornham in the beautiful North Norfolk area famous for its salt marshes and nature reserves.
The Old Maltings is a family owned, comfortable cottage set in the pretty village of Thornham, which is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has three bedrooms and sleeps 5/6. For further details of the accommodation please look at the facilities page.
It is situated close to beautiful beaches, nature reserves and in a renowned area for walking and bird-watching. There are also many interesting places to visit such as Sandringham House and Holkham Hall.
Thornham village has a shop/delicatessan, The Village Deli and Cafe, and three pubs which all have excellent reputations for good food. These are The Orange Tree, The Lifeboat Inn and The Chequers. There is a local farmshop and Pick Your Own for seasonal fare.
The Old Maltings cottage is situated just off the High Street in Thornham which is a small coastal village of just under four hundred inhabitants and a popular holiday destination all year round. There are extensive and completely uncrowded sandy beaches close by and Thornham beach can be reached by a lovely walk besides the salt marshes from the cottage.
There is an extensive information pack to be found in the cottage but below are some suggestions for places to visit in the area.
A Palladian Hall built in 1750 by the first Earl of Leicester and still lived in by his descendants. It was conceived as an Italian villa on the windswept Norfolk Coast. It is the centre of a thriving vast agricultural estate. The Hall, walled gardens and park, Bygones Museum, Gift Shop and Children’s Woodland Adventure Playground can be visited. Details can be found at the website www.holkham.co.uk
Miles from cottage: 11 miles
Sandringham is the country retreat of Her Majesty The Queen, and has been the private home of four generations of British monarchs since 1862. The house, set in 24 hectares of stunning gardens, is perhaps the most famous stately home in Norfolk and is at the heart of the 8,000-hectare Sandringham Estate, 240 hectares of which make up the woodland and heath of the Country Park, open to the public free of charge every day of the year. The house, gardens and museum can be visited and details found at the website www.sandringham-estate.co.uk
Miles from cottage: 13 miles
|Month||Price per week|
|Jan to March||£495|
|April to June||£625|
|July to August||£725|
|September to October||£550|
|November to December||£495|
|Price per night (minimum of two nights)|
|Off peak short breaks are available||£120|
Please enquire about Christmas and New Year availability stating your preferred arrival and leaving dates.
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