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7 Nights  

  • £400  to  £730

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Short Breaks

  • £ Enquire
    4 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    4 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Star Rating

    3 Star

About Retreat Cottage

Retreat Cottage sleeps up to six adults and two children in four bedrooms and is a spacious detached holiday home in the Norfolk seaside village of Heacham.

Situated on the Northwest Norfolk coastline between Hunstanton and Kings Lynn, Heacham is a popular family holiday destination. It is home to the Norfolk Lavender Farm and has two sandy beaches, eating establishments, a large duck pond, children's playing field and shops for stocking up on provisions.

The thriving village of Heacham takes its named from the river (the Hitch) and its 12th century overlord Geoffrey de Hecham. It has a long history dating back to Roman times and today and has much to offer with its incredible east coast sunsets fringed by beautifully fragrant lavender and deep red poppy fields.

Visitors and locals alike enjoy the glorious rolling Norfolk countryside and gently sloping beaches which have changed little over the years. Here you can enjoy a walk or bike ride (cycle hire available locally) to Hunstanton along the seafront which also offers a good selection of shops, along with markets, a swimming pool, theatre, the Sea Life Centre and other traditional seaside entertainments including a fairground.

The area offers many attractions which not only include the beautiful lavendar fields but also: Park Farm in Snettisham with its farm activities, horse-riding and adventure playground for the children; Snettisham Coastal Park which is popular with bird watchers; the ancient Norman castle at Castle Rising; Bircham Windmill, one of the few fully working windmills left and Sandringham Estate with its beautiful gardens, picnic areas and nature trails.

Whether you are looking for a relaxing family holiday by the sea or want to explore the many delights of Norfolk, Heacham has much to offer.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Clare Rooth joined Independent Cottages in July 2012

Enquire online / Phone:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Norfolk)

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Large, sunny lounge with bay window, open fire, two large comfortable sofas, armchairs, flat screen digital television, Freeview hard disk recorder, DVD player and CD player.
  • Open-plan kitchen/breakfast room equipped with cooker combing electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave oven, automatic washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, small flat screen Freeview television and a breakfast table seating six.
  • Separate dining room with table and chairs to seat six. High chair and booster chair provided.
  • Downstairs shower room with WC.


  • Master bedroom with king-size bed.
  • Double bedroom.
  • Twin bedroom.
  • Children's bedroom containing bunk beds and a cot - All the bedrooms have drawers and wardrobes, along with duvets, light blankets and pillows (non-allergenic and feather) that are provided. Please note that bed linen and towels can be hired by prior arrangement at an additional charge.
  • Bathroom which includes a shower above the bath, wash basin and WC.

Outside: To the front of the cottage is a pretty enclosed garden. The main garden to the rear is enclosed and has both sunny and shady areas to relax (garden furniture and barbecue provided). There is a large lawn where children can play and let off steam and a children's covered play area. Private parking for three cars.

Additional information: Gas central heating. Coal and firewood are included in the price for the open fire. Sorry, no pets.

Star Rating: 3 Star

Retreat Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6+2 in 4 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Double, 1 Twin & Child's rm with bunk beds)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £400
To £730
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Clare Rooth
Member Since July 2012

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Retreat Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 20th May 2024
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