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The Garden House

Banningham, near Aylsham, Norfolk

Ground Floor Accommodation
Sleeps: 2
7 nights
£875 - £2631
Available from a minimum of 2 nights


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Sleeps two
  • One bedroom with 5' king size bed
  • En suite shower room with two person power shower
  • Suitable for a baby (travel cot and high chair available on request)
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Private enclosed walled garden with lawn and terrace
  • Barbecue and garden furniture
  • Welcome hamper, linen and toiletries
  • Ample parking
  • In house services available include private chef, spa and beauty treatments and yoga classes
  • Covid-19 measures* (see Visitors' Notes)

Property layout

  • Ground floor accommodation:
    Access to The Garden House is via the beautiful lawned garden.
    Open plan living space comprising:
    Fully equipped kitchen area;
    Sitting and dining areas with comfortable seating and 50” flat screen TV with Netflix and Sky packages.
    The glazed sliding door gives easy access to the garden and terrace providing a real inside/outside living experience.
    Bedroom, accessed from the living area, with a king size luxury Hypnos bed, ample built-in wardrobe space and an en suite wet room.
    The wet room features a huge walk-in 2 person shower with a drench shower head and digital power shower. There is a pretty view of Banningham church tower from the leaded tudor window.
  • As a Workation:
    There is high quality, superfast broadband*.
    There is a coffee machine.


  • Eco friendly underfloor heating
  • Hob and oven, dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, Nespresso machine & Nutribullet blender
  • 50” flat screen television with Netflix and Sky packages
  • Boombox with Blue Tooth, alarm clock with Blue Tooth surround sound and built-in phone charger, vibrating alarm clock for guests with audio impairment
  • Hair dryer
  • Super-fast FREE WiFi internet access*
  • Travel cot, highchair and one stairgate available
  • Barlow Tyrie garden furniture and barbecue
  • Cot linen (bottom sheet plus blanket if required)
  • Complimentary toiletries (shower gels, shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, soap)
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board and iron


  • Quiet and romantic - a beautiful retreat ideal for two (plus baby in cot).
  • A bespoke Digital Guide Book gives the inside track on the very best of Norfolk - best beaches, pubs, activities, delicatessens, pop-up events, in-house chefs/spa treatments and much more.
  • Tranquil and secluded whilst being close to stunning beaches, boutiques, fabulous walks, great restaurants and National Trust properties.
  • Walled garden with south facing lawn and large terrace provides total privacy with outdoor furniture and a barbecue – perfect for outdoor dining.
  • Extensive welcome hamper filled with local produce .
  • Perfect for couples at any time of the year with a minimum of 2 nights’ stay and ample parking.
  • Ideal for breaks all year round with efficient underfloor heating, luxury Hypnos bed and sumptuous bathroom.
  • A two minute stroll takes you to an excellent pub, The Banningham Crown, with fine ales and good quality food.
  • The perfect base to explore surrounding footpaths and quiet lanes, ideal for walking and cycling.
  • In a great location with easy access to beautiful beaches, the Broads and Norwich.
  • The sandy beaches and magical coastal walks along the North Norfolk coast are a short drive away with Cromer and Sheringham within a 20 minute drive

The Garden House is a beautiful Norfolk escape with stylish furnishings creating a warm and cosy atmosphere throughout, whilst huge sliding glazed doors provide a real inside/outside living experience. Tucked away in the peaceful village of Banningham in one of the most beautiful parts of Norfolk, it’s the perfect bolthole for an unforgettable rural holiday for two.

The Garden House is packed with luxurious features for the ultimate romantic break, with under floor heating and a well-equipped open plan living space with 50” flat screen TV with Netflix and Sky packages. After days out exploring, return to this cosy sanctuary to enjoy a long soak under the gorgeous two person rainfall shower, then snuggle up in the king size luxury Hypnos bed.

The Garden House sits in a secluded, tranquil pretty village setting with a beautiful garden and barbecue terrace perfect for lazy breakfasts, afternoon tea or cocktails in the sunshine.

Enjoy endless beautiful walks and cycle rides right on the doorstep –it’s only a two minute stroll to the award winning village pub!

Set between the Broads and the North Norfolk coast, The Garden House is the perfect couples’ retreat for exploring North Norfolk - close to numerous stunning beaches, boutique shops, National Trust properties, fabulous restaurants and pubs.

There is a bespoke Digital Guide Book which gives you the inside track on the very best of Norfolk - best beaches, pubs, activities, delicatessens, pop-up events, in-house chefs/spa treatments and much more to make your stay even more special!

The market town of Aylsham, less than three miles, is served by good shopping facilities and restaurants. Norfolk’s coastline with soft sandy beaches is readily accessible, with the traditional seaside resorts of Cromer (9 miles) and Sheringham (13 miles), as well coastal paths for magical walks.

Many fine National Trust properties abound in the area including Blickling Hall (4 miles) which hosts open air concerts throughout the summer months and year-round events, Felbrigg Hall (10 miles) with its stunning gardens and Sheringham Park (12 miles) with its many species of trees and way marked walks. At Wroxham (12.5 miles), the ‘Capital of the Broads’, daily boat hire is available to explore the famous waterways. For a change of tempo, the city of Norwich (14.5 miles), one of England’s finest shopping centres, boasts a Norman Cathedral and Castle, theatres and museums. The popular Georgian towns of Holt and Burnham Market, with their boutiques and antique shops are within easy reach.

The Norfolk Wildlife Trust Reserves at Hickling, Ranworth and Cley Marshes are within easy reach. The beach at Holkham always feels deserted and if you are lucky you may see the Household Cavalry horses there during the summer while the horses are on their holidays - perfect!

Whatever you choose to do, The Garden House makes the perfect holiday base at any time of the year.

2022-02-14 Naomi W, Downham Market

"A gem of of property. Stunning property in beautiful countryside. Amazing customer relations, made to feel so special. Beautiful hamper. Fantastic facilities, everything you need."

2022-01-27 Debbie S, Doddington

"The Garden House was relaxing and the owners made everything easy and stress free. They made us welcome with a lovely hamper from the local businesses. A fabulous touch."

2021-12-18 Pardip B, Slough

"Comfortable, very accommodating to our needs.. lovely stay! The property was cosy and clean, perfect for a couple. the owners made some lovely finishing touches with a food hamper, dressing robes and bottle of bubbly!"

2021-12-10 Ashley S, Boxted

"Excellent. It was really modern warm and comfortable. The gate to the garden and key box was difficult to see in the dark - you need a torch."

2021-11-12 Rachel N, Leicester

"Our stay was absolutely superb - the accommodation was beautifully furnished, spotlessly clean and they'd thought of everything you could possibly need to guarantee a comfortable stay. Set in a lovely village, handy for the local pub, plenty of car parking and total privacy. Ideal for a couples retreat. We arrived to a wonderful hamper of locally sourced goodies and a bottle of fizz. We'll definitely be back in the summer to make the most of the lovely garden and patio."



There is a Tesco in Aylsham (2 miles) and a Waitrose and Sainsburys in North Walsham (5 miles)


The Norfolk Broads are all which is great for those who enjoy boating, fishing and the beauty of the waterways. Hire a day-boat on the Norfolk Broads – try Wroxham (12.5 miles), Stalham (14 miles) or Potter Heigham.

The North East corner of the Norfolk Broads are equally remote as many boats cannot navigate through Potter Heigham bridge to get here! However, this corner of the Broads contain some real treasures, such as the Horsey Windpump at Horsey (22 miles) and the villages of Hickling (18 miles), Martham (21.5 miles) and West Somerton (24 miles).>

NATURE RESERVES on the Broads include:

NWT Cockshoot Broad (16 miles).

How Hill National Nature Reserve, near Ludham (18 miles), features the “Electric Eel” electric passenger boat on which visitors can take a trip through the maze of reed-fringed dykes, normally not accessible to the public. From Easter to the end of October, the Broads Authority information centre at Toadhole cottage is open, where you can see how marshmen lived in the 1800s. The renowned How Hill secret gardens will be open every weekend from the end of May through to October.

The floating NWT Broads Wildlife Centre at Ranworth Broad (18.4 miles).

NWT Hickling Broad (20 miles) is the largest of the Broads, a year-round haven for wildlife.

NWT Upton Broad and Marshes (21 miles).


CROMER (9 miles) is a Victorian seaside town with fine sandy beaches. It is famous for crab fishing and has the only end-of-the-pier show in England.

OVERSTRAND (9 miles) is an attractive village, situated on a cliff-top overlooking fine sandy quiet beaches. The lovely cliff-top path linking Cromer with Overstrand (about 1.5 miles) is one of the best walks in Norfolk.

MUNDESLEY village (10 miles) has all the amenities and charm of a popular seaside resort. The beach is considered one of Norfolk’s finest beaches, long and sandy with safe swimming at low tide. Nearby Stow Mill is one of the best windmills in Norfolk and well worth a visit.

HAPPISBURGH (12 miles) has a wonderful sandy and quite secluded beach, the oldest working lighthouse in Britain and the Happisburgh Owl Barn which is open at weekends from Easter through to October.

SHERINGHAM (12.5 miles) is a traditional seaside town with a pebbly beach which is sandy when the tide is out holding the European Blue Flag award for cleanliness. It’s great here for crabbing and there’s a good children’s playground as well. Sheringham has a popular twice weekly market on Wednesday and Saturday and many interesting shops, pubs, restaurants and tea rooms. Sheringham is home of the North Norfolk Railway (the Poppy Line), which operates steam train rides to Holt. Other attractions include the surrounding woods of Upper Sheringham, including Sheringham Park (National Trust).

WEYBOURNE (14 miles) is a pretty village with a shop and pub. The quiet rural beach is half a mile from the village.

CLEY NEXT THE SEA (18 miles) is a picturesque village, well known for its Windmill and its magnificent church. Cley is also home to the NWT Cley Marshes Nature Reserve, internationally reputed as a premier birdwatching site. Cley does have a beach, which is mainly shingle and is accessed by walking over the marshes.

SEA PALLING‘s main attraction is the beach (18 miles) which has retained the prestigious Blue Flag in 2016.

WAXHAM (18.5 miles) has one of the few beaches that not many people know about, unless you are a local or a regular visitor.

BLAKENEY (19.5 miles) is an enchanting village, part of the Blakeney National Nature Reserve (National Trust). Daily seal-watching trips from early February to the beginning of November depart from the Blakeney Quay to picturesque Blakeney Point.

MORSTON (20.5 miles). Morston Quay is part of the the Blakeney National Nature Reserve (National Trust). Daily seal-watching trips from early February to the beginning of November depart from the Quay to picturesque Blakeney Point.

STIFFKEY (20.5 miles) is a pretty conservation village, a great base for walks on the salt marshes and coastal path. Forming part of the Blakeney Point National Nature Reserve, the Stiffkey Salt Marshes create an extensive habitat for a wide range of birds and plant life.

HORSEY (21.5 miles) is unique in that it’s a remote coastal village which is on the Broads. The National Trust-owned Horsey Windpump has a top deck from which you can gaze out across Horsey Mere. There are riverboat trips and the Mere itself can be easily walked around. Horsey has an unspoilt and beautifully quiet sandy beach, very popular for seal watching in the winter months.

WINTERTON-ON-SEA (25 miles) is a lovely unspoilt ancient coastal village, with pretty cottages, a lovely 300 year old pub and a cathedral sized church. There are miles of beaches and sand dunes which are a nature reserve classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is ideal for bird watchers and walkers. A colony of grey seals live just north of Winterton which can be regularly seen basking on the beach or popping their heads above the waves.

CAISTER-ON-SEA (26 miles) is a large village with plenty of amenities. It’s main attraction is its wide, sandy, unspoilt beach with grassy dunes. Other attractions include Caister Castle Motor Museum and Caister Roman Fort (English Heritage).

WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA (29 miles) harbour town has a maze of narrow streets, old alleys and yards filled with shops, pubs and cafes. A narrow-gauge railway runs from the town to the long sweeping beach about a mile away, bordered by pine woodland. It is a magnet for bird watching with its marshes providing the perfect habitat. The Wells and Walsingham Light Railway runs to the picturesque shrine village of Walsingham.

HOLKHAM (30 miles) is a small village with a beautiful beach, which is part of a National Nature Reserve and managed by Natural England in partnership with the Holkham Estate. Holkham Hall, a Palladian style mansion is set in large parkland, full of nature trails and marked walks. The beach always feels deserted and, if you are lucky, you may see the Household Cavalry there during the summer while the horses are on their holidays. Just perfect.


AYLSHAM (2 miles) is a charming market town with two markets each week and a fortnightly Farmers’ Market, good shopping facilities, pubs and restaurants. Attractions include National Trust’s Blickling Hall with its beautiful gardens and large estate and international programme of open air concerts. Take the Bure Valley Railway, a lovely little railway to Wroxham and the Broads, where you can spend a few hours on the water before returning by train.

NORTH WALSHAM (5 miles) boasts a popular weekly market along with a monthly farmers market in the Market Place, an abundance of local shops with a good range of supermarkets, pubs, restaurants and cafes. Explore the town and combine with a walk in Bacton Woods, just outside the town, great for a woodland walk or for mountain biking.

WROXHAM (12.5 miles) is the capital of the Norfolk Broads. Boats of all kinds are for hire and there are also an abundance of hotels, pubs, restaurants, shops and a large department store. Wroxham contains many visitor attractions including a riverside park, the Bure Valley Railway, Hoveton Hall Gardens and Wroxham Barns leisure and shopping complex with boutiques, craft studios, a kids’ farm, funfair and restaurant.

HOLT (13 miles) is a lovely rural Georgian town with plenty of unusual shops pubs, cafes and galleries to enjoy. Make sure you have tea at Byfords and leave enough time to look around the numerous antique shops and boutiques. Holt Country Park is just to the south of Holt and the North Norfolk Railway (the Poppy Line) runs from Holt station to Kelling Heath or Sheringham.

NORWICH (14.5 miles) city centre is easy to walk around and has a river at its heart. It has superb shopping, lively restaurants, bars and nightlife and a heritage that is a delight to explore. Its landmarks include the majestic Norman Cathedral, the domineering Castle and City Hall’s clock tower. Art lovers should make their way to the Sainsbury Centre. The city has the largest undercover market in Europe, Norwich Market as well as many museums and theatres, ancient pubs, cobbled streets such as Elm Hill, great historic buildings and half-timbered houses. The City of Norwich Aviation Museum (12 miles) is located outside the city centre with parking facilities.

RANWORTH (18.5 miles) is a lovely Broadland village with a beautiful medieval Church. Ranworth also contains the floating NWT Broads Wildlife Centre.

LITTLE WALSINGHAM (24 miles) a beautiful and historic village, famed for its religious shrines in honour of the Virgin Mary and as a major pilgrimage centre. The medieval village has various tea shops, cafes, restaurants, food pubs, art galleries, antique shops and a handmade chocolate and ice cream shop. An abundance of scenic walks include the 20 acre grounds at Walsingham Abbey. A scenic trip on the Wells and Walsingham Light Railway will take you to Wells-next-the-Sea.

FAKENHAM (25 miles) is an historic and attractive market town (market on Thursdays). The famous Fakenham Racecourse is located just on the edge of town. Other attractions include Pensthorpe Waterfowl Park (host to BBC’s Springwatch) with its 500 acres of nature trails, The The Thursford Collection (boasting steam engines, fairground carousels and the largest Christmas Spectacular Show in England), Langham Glass and the unique Museum of Gas and Local History.

BURNHAM MARKET (34 miles) is a pretty market town with a traditional village green. Known as “Chelsea-on-sea”, Burnham Market is a shopper’s paradise with its clothing and home boutiques, galleries, book shop, deli, bakery, fishmonger, butcher and tea shops.


Blickling Hall, Gardens and Park (3.5 miles) is in the care of the National Trust. This wonderful Jacobean Mansion and gardens boasts former inhabitants including Anne Boleyn, who is said to still haunt the grounds in her carriage. There are beautiful formal gardens as well as stunning parkland which is free to all members of the public. Bicycles can be hired for use in the park and this includes children’s and baby carrying vehicles. There is always an interesting diary of events throughout the summer both in the house and gardens. Check the website for details on their full events programme.

Mannington Gardens (6.5 miles).

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate (9 miles) is one of the finest 17th-century country houses in East Anglia, in the care of the National Trust, with stunning gardens.

Sheringham Park (National Trust), Sheringham (11.5 miles).

East Ruston Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston (12.5 miles).

Hoveton Hall Gardens, Hoveton Hall Estate, Hoveton Hall, Hoveton (13 miles).

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham (19 miles).

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Thrigby (24.5 miles).

Lexham Hall (27 miles), just north of Swaffham. Open periodically through the NGS.

Raveningham Gardens (30 miles).

Holkham Hall and Estate (31 miles) has fabulous parkland.

Houghton Hall (34 miles) is a great house with wonderful gardens. It also hosts the Houghton International Horse Trials.


The Wizard Maze, Metton (7 miles).

Sticky Earth Cafe, Cromer (9 miles). This cafe is perfect for when the weather is not as we’d wish! A very gentle place to take children of all ages where they can be creative and paint their own pottery, design and print a Tee Shirt or make decoupage gifts.

Barton House Railway, Wroxham (12.5 miles). Ride on two miniature railways, 3 ½ inch and 7 ¼ inch gauge, in the garden of Barton House, operating both steam and electric locomotives.

Clay Pigeon Shooting at Mid Norfolk Shooting Ground in Taverham (12.5 miles).

BeWILDerwood (13 miles) has been named “one of the most fabulous things to do in the world” by The Observer. Fabulous for children of all ages, BeWILDerwood is an original and enchanting day out with 50 acres of wild, outdoor treehouse adventure park. Treehouses, zip wires, jungle bridges, Crocklebogs, boat trips, and marsh walks.

Dinosaur Adventure Park, Weston Park, Lenwade (14 miles). This is huge fun for all ages. The children can see dinosaurs (not quite alive), creepie crawlies (very much alive), and fossilised remains, plus many more activities.

The Muckleburgh Military Collection, Weybourne (14.5 miles).

Binham Priory (English Heritage), Binham (20 miles) is a ruined Benedictine priory.

Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse, Gressenhall (22 miles).

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park, Reedham (27 miles).

Banham Zoo (37.8 miles) has over 2000 animals in almost 50 acres of parks and gardens.



The Garden House is surrounded by lovely countryside with footpaths and quiet lanes are perfect for walking and cycling.


Royal Cromer Golf Club, Cromer (8.6 miles). One of Norfolk’s finest courses with spectacular cliff-top views and all the challenging features of a great coastal course.
Mundesley Golf Club, Mundesley (10 miles).
Sheringham Golf Club, Sheringham (13 miles).



The Banningham Crown, Banningham (2 minutes’ walk) offers fine ales and good quality food. If you are very lucky, your stay will coincide with one of their Jazz events or Morris Dancers who perform in the road outside! If you pre-book for a meal, and tell them where you are staying, you should be eligible for a 5% discount on food, eligible between April and September.

Aylsham (2 miles) and North Walsham (5 miles) offer a good selection of pubs, restaurants and take aways.

Gate of India, Aylsham (2.8 miles, 6 minutes’ drive). If you can’t survive your stay without a curry, this is the restaurant for you. It has a very good reputation locally and provides a take away service, but no delivery.

The Buckinghamshire Arms (3.5 miles, 9 minutes’ drive), is a very family friendly pub with a great reputation, situated at the gates of Blickling Hall.

The Saracen’s Head, Wolterton (4 miles, 9 minutes’ drive). Newly revamped, this is a super place to eat and has a very good reputation. Mention that you are staying at tThe Garden House and you may get special treatment! Well worth a try.

Roughton Fish Shop (5.3 miles, 10 minutes’ drive). When you’re by the seaside, you have to have fish and chips! Eat in or take away although we always think they taste better out of paper than on plate!

The Gunton Arms, Thorpe Market is 9/50 in The Times’ 50 Best Pubs (5.6 miles, 10 minutes’ drive). A traditional pub in the historic deer park of Gunton Hall. No expense has been spared on the interiors which boast works by Damien Hirst amongst others. Stuart Tattersall is the ex head chef at the Mark Hix restaurant in London and has been receiving rave reviews. However, the food is still sensibly priced and it’s an experience not to be missed.

The Walpole Arms, Itteringham (5.5 miles, 14 minutes’ drive).


The Wiveton Bell, Wiveton (18 miles).

Morston Hall, Morston, Holt (23.3 miles). If you’re looking for a special meal, this Michelin Star awarded restaurant is the place to go. You need to book beforehand because it is always full and there is only one sitting each evening. The meal is set menu and varies depending upon what good seasonal produce is available that day. If you are a vegetarian or a lover of the sea food, you can easily be catered for. The food is fabulous.

The Globe Inn at Wells-next-the-Sea (28.5 miles).

The Victoria, Holkham is 10/50 in The Times’ 50 Best Pubs, (30 miles).

The Hoste Arms, Burham Market (34.5 miles).



Mothering Sunday Walk, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham (19 miles).
BeWILDerMum’s Twiggle Treat Day, BeWILderwood (13 miles).


Bouncing Boggle Bunny Egg Hunt, BeWILderwood (13 miles).
Deepdale Spring Market, Burnham Deepdale (35 miles).
Easter Fun at Holkham Hall (30 miles).
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts, Blickling Estate (National Trust) (3.5 miles).
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts, Felbrigg Hall (National Trust) (9 miles).
Easter Egg Hunt, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham (19 miles).
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts, Sheringham Park (National Trust), Sheringham (11.5 miles).
Egg-cellent Easter, Dinosaur Adventure Park, Weston Park, Lenwade (14 miles).
Easter on the Pier, Cromer Pier (9 miles). FREE event.
Bluebell Weeks, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham (19 miles).


Bluebell Weeks, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham (19 miles).
Folk On The Pier, Pavilion Theatre and across the town, Cromer (9 miles).
Broads Outdoor Festival – Events across Britain’s Magical Waterland.
Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Norwich and various venues.
Cromer & Sheringham Crab & Lobster Festival, Cromer & Sheringham (9 miles & 12.5 miles).
Houghton International Horse Trials, Houghton Hall (34 miles).
Dippy’s Splash Zone Party, Dinosaur Adventure Park, Weston Park, Lenwade (14 miles).
Festival of the Blues, Blickling Estate (National Trust) (3.5 miles). Bluebells and Blues music.
Fairy Fair, Holt (13 miles). Two days in May when Holt Hall hosts magical workshops, magic wand and potion making, secret dens, trolls, storytelling, a fairy queen and pirate fete.


Dippy’s Splash Zone Party, Dinosaur Adventure Park, Weston Park, Lenwade (14 miles).
Cromer Pier Show 1, Cromer (9 miles).
Green Festival and Boat Show, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham (19 miles).


Cromer Pier Show 1, Cromer (9 miles).
Jazz and more in July, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham (19 miles) – every Sunday in July.
Cromer Pier Show 2, Cromer (9 miles).
Shakespeare Festival in the Cloisters, surroundings of the Norwich Cathedral cloisters. Pack a picnic or order one from the Refectory (14.5 miles).
Winterton Scarecrow Festival, Winterton-on-Sea (25 miles).
Holt Festival, Holt (8 miles).
Bug Week, Dinosaur Adventure Park, Weston Park, Lenwade (14 miles).
Worstead Festival, Worstead (9 miles). Heavy horses and tractors, with fun for the kids, craft stalls, and the best of Norfolk food.


Cromer Pier Show 1, Cromer (9 miles).
Cromer Pier Show 2, Cromer (9 miles).
The Blickling Proms, Blickling Estate (National Trust) (3.5 miles).
North Norfolk Music Festival, St Mary’s Church, South Creake and Holkham Hall (30 & 31 miles).


Cromer Pier Show 1, Cromer (9 miles).
Cromer Pier Show 2, Cromer (9 miles).
Norfolk Food & Drink Festival, various venues including Holkham, Norwich and Aylsham. Plus The Big Onion, The Moveable Feast, Battle of the Bangers and much more.
Wells Pirate Festival, Wells-next-the-Sea (29 miles). A three day festival with fun events.
North Norfolk Food and Drink Festival at Holkham Hall (30 miles).
Aylsham Food Festival, Aylsham (2 miles).


Aylsham Food Festival, Aylsham (2 miles).
Acle Tasty Food and Drink Festival, Acle (24 miles).
Cromer and Sheringham Art and Literary Festival, Cromer & Sheringham (9 miles & 12.5 miles).
Halloween Days, Dinosaur Adventure Park, Weston Park, Lenwade (14 miles).
Norwich Beer Festival, St Andrews and Blackfriars Halls, Norwich (14.5 miles).
Halloween at Holkham Hall (30 miles).
Halloween Open Day, Cromer Pier (9 miles). FREE event.


Thursford Christmas Spectacular, The Thursford Collection, Fakenham (20.5 miles). The largest Christmas show in the country!
Christmas Country Craft Market, The Forum, Norwich (14.5 miles).
Christmas at Blickling Hall (National Trust) (3.5 miles).
Cromer Christmas Show, Cromer Pier (9 miles).
Assembly House Christmas Fair, The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich (14.5 miles).
Christmas evenings at Blickling Hall (National Trust) (3.5 miles).


Cromer Christmas Show, Cromer Pier (9 miles).
Thursford Christmas Spectacular, The Thursford Collection, Fakenham (20.5 miles). The largest Christmas show in the country!
Christmas evenings at Blickling Hall (National Trust) (3.5 miles).
Deepdale Christmas Market, Burnham Deepdale (35 miles).
Christmas at Blickling Hall (National Trust) (3.5 miles).
Santa Days, Dinosaur Adventure Park, Weston Park, Lenwade (14 miles).
Meet Father Christmas, Cromer Pier (9 miles).
Clutter City Yuletide Market, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich (14.5 miles).
Christmas Workshops and Father Christmas at Fairhaven, Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham (19 miles).
Norwich Global Village Christmas Market, St Thomas’ Church Hall, Norwich (14.5 miles).
Opera at Holkham Hall (30 miles).
Christmas Country Craft Market, The Forum, Norwich (14.5 miles).
Christmas stories and sleigh bells, Blickling Hall (National Trust) (3.5 miles).
An audience with Father Christmas, Holkham Hall (30 miles).

Things you need to know about The Garden House if you’re thinking of booking a holiday there:

  • Smoking is not allowed inside any of our properties
  • Sorry, no pets are allowed at this cottage (except assistance dogs)
  • Sorry, no fireworks, stag or hen parties
  • £100 refundable damage deposit
  • Welcome Hamper: To help you settle in straight away, a welcome hamper introduces local produce as much as possible to support the local artisans and small businesses. The hamper does vary according to seasonal availability but includes most of the following:- Milk, orange juice, butter, cheese, eggs, cereal, a bottle of wine, filter coffee, crisps, fruit jam/marmalade, home made Victoria Sponge (contains gluten and dairy), fresh baked bread.
  • Please bring your own beach towels
  • Minimum stay 7 nights Saturday to Saturday during Summer High season
  • Minimum stay 2 nights for all other periods except Christmas and New Year which is a minimum of 4 nights
  • * Covid-19 measures for this property:
    In full compliance with the hospitality industry cleaning protocols and safety guidance.
    Intensively cleaned and sanitised.
    Contact-free check in and check out.
    Complete privacy and exclusive use of the cottage during your holiday.
    Date changes for all existing and new bookings if the lockdown measures are extended or re-imposed.
    Naturally isolated.

*Internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor the agent will be held responsible.

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