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The Dowagers Cottage

Delightful 4* cottage (sleeps 2), just 2 miles from Norwich; perfect for a city break but close to Norfolk Broads/coast.


Cosy, traditional cottage in the grounds of The Old Rectory 4* GOLD ‘Restaurant with Rooms’, looking out onto the pool terrace and gardens. Fitted kitchen, lounge/diner opening onto private patio, downstairs cloakroom, fully tiled bathroom with bath & shower over, double bedroom with garden view. Fast, free WiFi, on-site parking, central heating, electricity and bed

linen/towels are included.

Easy walking distance of several pubs/restaurants; supermarket with pharmacy, post office & petrol station 1 mile away. Convenient for the many attractions of Norwich with its Norman Castle & Cathedral, medieval churches, museums and galleries, theatres and cinemas, and excellent shopping with department stores, national retailers, independent stores in the Norwich Lanes and 6 day open-air market.

Further afield, the Broads and countryside offer opportunities to hire a day boat or take a boat trip, watch wildlife (Britain’s largest butterfly, the Swallowtail, lives in Norfolk), follow marked walking routes and cycle trails (we have secure storage for cycles) and there are many beautiful gardens and historic properties to visit including Sandringham, the Queen’s Norfolk

holiday home. The east coast is about a 1/2 hour drive and the north coast around an hour.

Excellent public transport links with frequent buses into Norwich city centre (hourly service Sundays), journey time approx. 10 minutes. All buses stop at Norwich Station with services to London, Cambridge (via Ely) and local trains to Wroxham, Gt. Yarmouth, Cromer and Sheringham. Norwich Airport is a 15 – 20 minute taxi ride.

  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • American Express accepted
  • WiFi or internet access
  • Ironing facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Telephone