Woodfarm House

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Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms £105-£135 pppnb

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Woodfarm House

Woodfarm House

Contact

Peter Weston

Broomsthorpe Road,
Helhoughton,
Fakenham,
Norfolk,
NR21 7BT

Address

Near Helhoughton,
Fakenham,
Norfolk,
NR21 7BT

Details

With a 5 star Gold award for hospitality, plus Winner of the Regional Enjoy England award for excellence and Best Guest accommodation - There is much more at Woodfarm House. The property is reached by passing between the 2 small lakes with ducks and moorhens. Located in a beautiful tranquil spot which is home to deer, squirrels, pheasants, swans and many other birds, your host, Peter, welcomes you along with Flintoff a Korat cat into his beautiful Norfolk country house as his personal guest. Woodfarm House offers a calm luxurious atmosphere with garden fresh flowers in the rooms and a log fire burning in winter. Great attention to detail has been paid to create the perfect ambience and the feeling that you are a cherished family guest staying in a country house. Spacious rooms are decorated in warm neutral colours to enhance the period characters of each individually designed room. Sumptuous beds, comfortable armchairs natural flooring, the finest linen fluffy white bath towels and comforting bathrobes are some of the touches that ensure a memorable stay. Each room has excellent views overlooking woodlands, countryside and lakes.

Breakfast is served in the oak-beamed dining room with woodland views or on the morning terrace (weather permitting) on a table with fine white linen, silver cutlery and white china. There is a choice of cereals, yoghurts, cheeses, smoked salmon, fresh berries and exotic fruits. This is complemented with freshly ground coffee, a choice of teas and freshly squeezed orange or grapefruit juice. Local free range eggs are cooked to order served with grilled sausages, bacon, cherry tomatoes and fried mushrooms. Afternoon tea can be enjoyed on the sunny west terrace or you can sip your favourite drink on the sun deck whilst watching the sun set in the big Norfolk skies.

Woodfarm House also offers delicious home cooked evening meals. The style is English country cooking. The menu is discussed in advance and typical dishes include roasts, casseroles, game supplied by local estates and freshly caught fish. Favourite puddings include summer, rice, bread and butter puddings, and Eton mess and tarte tatin. On warm summer evenings, dinner may also be served on the West-facing terrace. The cost of a two course dinner is £27.50, which includes a complimentary mineral water. There is also a wide range of nearby restaurants.

Children welcomeTelevisionSatellite TVTea/coffee making in bedroomsLicenced (table or bar)Lounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesSnacks/afternoon teaPrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingElectric shaver pointsTelevision availableFishingVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedDogs/pets accepted by arrangementVegetarian diet availableAmerican Express acceptedWiFi or internet accessDVD playerEuros acceptedEvening mealsHairdryerReal log/coal fires

Awarded Best B&B - The Guardian. 100 Best Places to Stay - Sunday Times. Children welcome from age 8.

Directions

See location of Woodfarm House on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 864271  Lat: 52.80922 Long: 0.76412

By Road:
Please see website www.woodfarm-house.com for full details. London: M11 to A11 at junction 9. A11/A14/A11 (sign to Norwich) to roundabout then A1065 towards Swaffham. Pass through Swaffham towards Fakenham for 8 miles. After Fox and Hounds on left take first left signed to Helhoughton. Continue till T-junction (2.5 miles) then towards Fakenham for 0.2 mile then left on sign to East Rudham. After 0.2 miles take first turn on right to Woodfarm House. King's Lynn: A149 then A148 towards Cromer.

By Public Transport:
The nearest rail station is King's Lynn which has frequent services from King's Cross London, via Cambridge, with a journey time of less that 1 hour 45 minutes. Timetables can be obtained from http://www.wagn.co.uk. A taxi service can be arranged with a journey time of about 25 minutes.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • FishingFishing
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • American Express acceptedAmerican Express accepted
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • Euros acceptedEuros accepted
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires

Awarded Best B&B - The Guardian. 100 Best Places to Stay - Sunday Times. Children welcome from age 8.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesGravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesPublic toilet
    • YesLounge
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • YesBedroom without fitted carpets available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath

Entrance

  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan

General

  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities