3 (all year)
Wherry Cottage sleeps four guests in two bedrooms (a double and a twin) and enjoys a riverside position in the popular village of Wroxham in the heart of the Norfolk Broads. In an enviable location on a small estate of holiday homes, Wherry Cottage offers all the modern conveniences required for a relaxing holiday and enjoys views over the River Bure and Wroxham Bridge from all rooms. With its own mooring right outside the door and private fishing (free of charge) from the riverbank in the communal gardens or marina, Wherry Cottage provides the perfect retreat for enjoying all that these magical waterways have to offer. Why not bring your own boat or hire one for a few days to explore the waters on the doorstep!
Centrally located, the cottage is just a short and interesting stroll around the edge of the marina to the centre of Wroxham's bustling village where you will find plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants. Known as the 'Capital of the Broads', Wroxham is a popular tourist destination at any time of the year. There are plenty of boat yards offering day trips, or alternatively hire a canoe or boat and explore the waterways under your own steam where you will see an abundance of wild and birdlife. Bike hire is also available from the village or for those looking for something a little more leisurely, take a trip on the Bure Valley Steam Railway and sit back and take in the wonderful sights.
The pretty Broadland village of Horning is only one and a half miles away where you will find two good riverside pubs/restaurants and closeby is Bewilderwood providing a great day out for the little ones. A little further afield you have the City of Norwich (just nine miles) offering superb shopping, eating establishments and attractions and the Norfolk coastline with the popular seaside resorts of Great Yarmouth, Cromer, Lowestoft and Hunstanton - perfect for some traditional seaside fun! For something a little more sedate and picturesque, visit the coastal village of Blakeney with its pretty harbour and flint cottages; the former fishing village of Sheringham with its sandy beaches; Cley with its excellent nature reserve; the expansive sands at Holkham or the bustling harbour town of Wells-next-the-Sea.
Whether you are looking for a relaxing break exploring the magical waterways or a base from which to explore Norfolk's many attractions, Wherry Cottage offers a stylish comfortable riverside retreat for couples, friends or families.
David Beard joined Independent Cottages in February 2014
Additional information: Two small dogs welcome (charged at £30). Changeover days are Tuesday or Saturday. Mooring is available (small additional charge applies). Free fishing (when in season) available from all around the marina gardens. Double glazing throughout. Heating and electricity included in the price. Bed linen and towels (one hand and one bath towel per person plus bath mat) included in the price. Beds are made up ready for arrival. Public laundrette just five minutes stroll away. All rooms have thermostatically controlled wall mounted convector heaters. Parking for up to three cars by arrangement with the owner.
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Weeks are Sat-Sat or Tues-Tues. Short breaks. Sat-Tues. Tues-Sat. Booking now for 2018