Grace Cottage self catering
At a glance
- Sleeps 5
- 3 bedroom
- Garden Enclosed Garden
- Internet broadband and/or Wi-Fi available
- Prices from £372 for a short break
Grace Cottage Description
Grace Cottage details
Grace Cottage is a modern, well-equipped three bedroom cottage that has recently been refurbished to a very high standard. It is situated at the Old Vicarage, Little Walsingham, a beautiful and historic village in North Norfolk. One of several cottages located within the grounds of the Old Vicarage which sits in two acres of woodland, Grace Cottage is located within the Vicarage's original walled garden with French doors leading into the garden.
For centuries Walsingham has been a place of pilgrimage and, at its height in medieval times, it rivalled Canterbury and the great shrines of Europe. Many of the Kings and Queens of England made pilgrimages here, from Henry III to Henry VIII. The shrines still attract visitors from all over the world, as do the ruins of four abbeys within a five-mile radius, and Walsingham has no less than 169 listed buildings in the pristine village set in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Grace Cottage is only four miles from the coast of North Norfolk, famed for its beaches and wildlife reserves with their abundance of rare birds and seals.
Locally there is plenty to do from horse riding, walking the Holy Mile, cycling, exploring the grounds of Walsingham Abbey and taking the world's longest narrow gauge steam train from Walsingham to Wells-next-the-Sea.
Houghton Hall, the residence of Britain's first Prime Minister Lord Walpole, is eight miles away and has award-winning gardens surrounded by a park stocked with white fallow deer. Holkham Hall is only four miles away, regarded by many as one of the UK's leading Georgian estates. It adjoins Holkham beach - always included in lists of Britain's top 10 beaches.
'Secret Norfolk' as it used to be known, is rapidly becoming 'fashionable Norfolk' (especially during the summer) because of its miles of coastline, unspoilt villages and relaxed way of life. However, the off-season is the real 'secret Norfolk' when the roads are free of traffic, the pubs have log fires, the dark nights are filled with bright stars and the daytime migrations are scrutinised and contemplated with the back drop of a big sky. The peace and tranquility are exceptional, and Grace Cottage with its lush interior designed for comfort is the perfect place for rest and relaxation and the perfect starting point for exploring the beautiful North Norfolk Coast.
Local historic houses in the area include:
Holkham Hall - www.holkham.co.uk
Blickling Hall and Felbrigg Hall - www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Houghton Hall - throughout the summer months only - www.houghtonhall.com
Local Gardens include:
Sandringham throughout the summer months - www.sandringhamestate.co.uk
Pensthorpe Waterfowl Park - www.pensthorpe.com
Walsingham Abbey Grounds - www.walsinghamabbey.com
Features & facilities
- Parking On Site Parking
- Internet wi-fi access
- Downstairs bedroom
- Downstairs bathroom
Activities close by
- Pub near by
Grace Cottage is in or near Little Walsingham in Norfolk, East England.
*Please note all the details were correct when first published but please check with the owner/operator prior to final booking. We try and ensure the images are accurate but please check the the booking website prior to purchase.