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Walnut Tree Cottage

Catfield, Norfolk (Ref. 1038311)


Best Escapes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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33 Customer Review(s)

  • Paula

    “A lovely cottage.”

    Lovely owners. Welcome basket was amazing, even biscuits for the dogs!. Our 3 dogs have enjoyed the many dog friendly beaches in the area, and also the enclosed garden. Just about the "perfect place to holiday". We would love to visit again. Thank you Sharon and Tim

    Lovely owners. Welcome basket was amazing, even biscuits for the dogs!. Our 3 dogs have enjoyed the many dog friendly beaches in the area, and also the enclosed garden. Just about the "perfect place to holiday". We would love to visit again. Thank you Sharon and Tim

    - Paula, May 2024

    Thanks, Paula. Glad you all enjoyed your stay. That you left everything so clean and tidy is really appreciated. Thank you. We would love to see you all again should you feel like a return visit. Property Owner


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with air conditioning and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Oil-fired central heating
  • Electric oven with grill and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi, DVD player, Bose sound system
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking on private driveway for a maximum of 2 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden and patio with furniture
  • Use of separate enclosed paddock for exercising dogs
  • Up to three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles, beach 6 miles
  • Note: Use of candles is prohibited
  • Note: This is an adult-only property
  • Note: Maximum four guests
  • Note: Due to the style of the property there are some rooms with limited head height
  • Note: Dogs must be kept off furniture
  • Note: Smaller dogs must be supervised as trellis fencing may not always retain them
  • Note: No reptiles
  • Note: This property does not accept stag/hen parties

The property

Set within 1.3 acres of landscaped gardens on the owners' land in the lovely village of Catfield, in the Norfolk Broads National Park, lies this delightful holiday home, Walnut Tree Cottage. Conveniently located within easy reach of local amenities and a characterful interior fit with plenty of home comforts, this home is an ideal base for a couple or group of friends to explore this scenic area. As you arrive, off-road parking makes unloading a breeze, while the entrance porch makes a great space for drying dogs. Make your way into the L-shaped sitting room where you can cosy up to watch the Smart TV. From here, the kitchen/diner has all you need for your self-catering stay, so you can whip up a tasty dinner to enjoy while you recount the day's adventures at the table. Upstairs, three neatly presented bedrooms offer space to rest; a double with an en-suite, a twin and a single for a flexible sleeping arrangement. Outside, spend the summer months in the charming garden, where your four-legged friends can stretch their legs. Stock up on the essentials at the nearby shop and Post Office or treat your loved ones to a meal at the local pub, The Crown Inn. You can also find a larger supermarket just a few miles away, where you can pick up everything you need for a picnic to take along to the beach, roughly 6 miles away. Wroxham, "The Capital of the Broads'' is just 9 miles away, while the popular seaside resort of Great Yarmouth is around 10 miles away. You’ll also find several National Trust properties nearby, including Blickling Hall and Felbrigg Hall, both rich in history and grandeur, whilst East Ruston Gardens offers a tranquil setting to explore, dotted with pretty blooms, 32-acres of beautiful walks, and sub-tropical gardens. Find a wealth of attractions in the "Fine City'' of Norwich with theatres, shops, a castle, and a cathedral to keep you entertained, and just 17.7 miles from your home-from-home! Your canine companions can make the most of their trip too, with plenty of dog-friendly beaches dotted along the picture-perfect coast, and for the humans, a good selection of dog-friendly pubs. Make the most of the beautiful Norfolk Broads with a stay at Walnut Tree Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Horsey 9.6 miles; Great Yarmouth 14.4 miles; Norwich 17.7 miles.

Catfield is a lovely village resting between Barton Broad and Potter Heigham in Norfolk. The village is well-known for its links to the boat building industry, and being the former holiday destination of poet William Cowper, and offers a Post Office housing a well-stocked convenience store and The Crown Inn pub and restaurant. The village is surrounded by the stunning Broads, where you can stretch your legs on hikes and bike rides whilst enjoying breath-taking scenery. Continue onto Horsey, where you can visit the National Trust site of Horsey Windpump along with Horsey Mere, Nelson Head, Poppylands Tearoom, The Hatch, and the golden sands of Horsey Gap. Next stop is Great Yarmouth, where you will find a wealth of attractions include a sea life centre, National Trust Elizabethan House, Great Yarmouth Beach, The Venetian Waterways, and Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach. Further afield, you will find Norwich, home to the attractions of Norwich Cathedral, Sainsbury Centre, The Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Strangers' Hall, and The Plantation Garden.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas