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  • Holkham Beach
    Holkham Beach
    Holkham Beach
    Large expansive beach and nature reserve.
    Ideal for family walks and picnics.
  • Wells-Next-the-Sea
    Wells Next The Sea
    Golden sandy beach, famous for it's colourful beach huts.
    Only 10 mins drive from Cranmer with parking nearby.
    Fish & chips from French's on the quay.
  • Hunstanton Beach
    Hunstanton Beach
    Known as 'Sunny Hunny', the beach and cliffs face west which means they capture the sunshine.
    Park by the beach huts to avoid the crowds.
  • Burnham Market
    Burnham Market Burnham Market
    A great place for retail therapy - vintage shops, bookshops, craft fairs and delis as well as the traditional butchers, bakers and fishmongers.
  • Burnham Market International Horse Trials
    Burnham Market International Horse Trials offer a chance to see world champion athletes competing on home turf.
  • Holt
    The pretty Georgian town of Holt is crammed with amazing and different shops, clothes antiques crafts local produce. Good tearooms, pubs and restaurants.
  • Cromer
    Quintessential British seaside town with cafes, boutiques, amusements, fishmongers and the famous 'Summer Special' End of The Pier Show.
  • Walshingham Farms Shop
    Walsingham Farms Shop
    Our excellent local farm shop. Freshly prepared dishes and a host of other Norfolk goodies are available. Why not book a Norfolk Picnic Hamper for collection during your stay. Give them a call on 01328 821877
    Country holiday picnic
  • Creake Abbey
    Creake Abbey
    Cafe, Food Hall and art workshops
  • Jolly Farmers
    Jolly Farmers
    Authentic local country Pub
  • Jolly Farmers
    The Fish Shed, Brancaster
    Wonderful selection of fresh wet fish and shellfish
  • Wiveton Hall
    Wiveton Hall
    Jacobean Manor house, now a fruit farm with a cafe, shop and Pick Your Own fresh fruit.
  • Sculthorpe
    Hawk and Owl Trust Sculthorpe
    Conserving owls and other birds of prey in the wild. Talks, walks and children's activities.
  • Cley Marshes Nature Reserve
    Cley Marshes Nature Reserve
    Norfolk Wildlife Trust's oldest and best known nature reserve.
  • RSPB Titchwell Marsh
    RSPB Titchwell Marsh
    RSPB Titchwell Marsh
    Waterfowl, birds of prey and more. Comfy hides for bird watching, parking, shop, cafe and a sandy beach.
  • Pensthorpe Nature Reserve
    Pensthorpe Nature Reserve
    Nature Reserve North Norfolk
    Nature trails and lots of fun interactive activities for families. The landscaped gardens are also well worth a vist.
  • Blakney
    Seal boat trips Blakeney
    Daily boat trips to see birds and seals
  • Burnham Overy Boathouse
    Canoes and Kayak can be hired from Easter through to September. Sailing lessons available.
  • Holkham Hall
    Holkham Hall
    Stately home and large country estate on the North Norfolk coast, near to Cranmer. There is simply loads to do and see here and some great places to eat.
  • Fakenham Racecourse
    Fakenham Racecourse
    A day at the races! Friendly, casual atmosphere and fun family events including point to point, Camel racing and Ladies Day.
  • North Norfolk Steam Railway
    North Norfolk Steam Railway
    Take a steam train on the 'Poppy Line' from Sheringham to Holt. Vintage 1930s fair at the station.
  • Blickling Estate
    Blickling Estate
    Blicking Hall - National Trust
    One of England's great Jacobean houses. A National Trust property with magnificent landscaped gardens.
  • Felbrigg Hall
    Felbrigg Hall
    17th century country houses. Free access to the parkland for walkers and cyclist all year round.
  • Houghton Hall
    Houghton Hall
    Visit the home of Britain's first Prime Minister Sir Robert Warpole. The 350 acres of fine parkland with walled gardens and wild deer also host The Houghton International Horse Trials.
  • Norwich Castle
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
    Museum and art gallery in the heart of Norwich.
    Norwich city centre offers a full range of resteraunts, bars, shops and entertainments, only an hour drive from Cranmer.
  • Fakenham
    Our local town. Fakenham comes alive on a market day Thursday every week when it feels like the world and his wife are heading into town. An auction takes place at 11am every Thursday, get there early for viewing.
  • North Norfolk Music Festival
    North Norfolk Music Festival
    Concerts at St Mary Church and other venues every summer.
  • National Cycle Route 1
    National Cycle Route 1
    Join the sign posted National Cycle Network which passes Cranmer Luxury Norfolk Cottages. Take a short ride through Holkham to the coast, or the long distance National Cycle Route 1 as far as Shetland!
  • Farmer Fred's Playbarn
    Farmer Fred's Playbarn
    On a wet day why not visit the spectacular new indoor soft play centre at Norfolk Lavender. Adults can relax in the viewing area with coffee and homemade cakes.
  • Sandringham
    The country retreat of Her Majesty the Queen. Museum, visitors centre and country park are open to the public.
  • The Shrine Our Lady Walsingham
    The Shrine Our Lady Walsingham
    One of Europe's greatest Christian shrines. A very attractive village with cafes, shops, galleries.
  • Brancaster
    Brancaster Staithe
    Beginners and more experience sailors can enjoy water sports in beautiful surroundings. Private lessons are available, as is dinghy hire.
  • Hunstanton Golf Club
    Hunstanton Golf Club
    Championship links golf course at Old Hunstanton
  • Sheringham Golf Club
    Sherringham Golf Club
    Links golf course overlooking the sea
  • King's Lynn
    King's Lynn
    King's Lynn has a fascinating old quarter by the river, with origins dating back to the 12th century. Markets on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays as well as a good choice of shops, pubs and restaurants.
  • True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
    True's Yard Fisherfolk Museum
    Visit the last fishermen's yard
  • Princess Theatre Hunstanton
    Princess Theatre Hunstanton
    Music, drama and traditional seaside variety acts
  • Princess Theatre Hunstanton
    Cranmer is only 3 hours from London
    Cranmer - London UK

    The M11 motorway provides a fast commuting from Norfolk to London or Stansted Airport.
    Norwich has a direct train links to London Liverpool Street Station and Stratford International.
    Trains from nearby Kings Lynn station go into London Kings Cross Station.


4 star self catering

Tel: (+44) 01328 823135

Country retreat in North Norfolk

A country retreat in Norfolk

End Cottage is a perfect for experiencing Norfolk's wide open spaces with bracing beach walks, cycling on local quiet lanes, bird watching on the wild Norfolk marshes and sampling some of the best local Norfolk pubs and restaurants. 

Wildrootz - Family Fun in North Norfolk

Family Days Out

Nearby Pensthorpe nature reserve offer plenty for families to experience and explore including bug walks, den building and the WildRootz adventure play areas with both indoor and outdoor facilities see

Kids love the local steam railway the weather is good children enjoy crabbing at Burnham Overy Staithe and Wells-Next-The-Sea or a seal spotting trip by boat from Morston or Blakeney. Another favourite for a fun packed day out is the dinosaur park There is a woodland high ropes adventure course at nearby Weasenham for older children little further a field is the enchanted woodland world of

North Norfolk Coast Holidays

Norfolk's Coast

End Cottage is situated in idyllic countryside close to Holkham and the award winning North Norfolk coast. We are within easy reach of Wells-Next-The-Sea, Holkham, Holt, Blakeney, Brancaster and Burnham Market.

Wildlife and Birdwatching Holidays

Wildlife and Birdwatching Holidays

Norfolk is one of Britain’s top birdwatching destination - whether you are a seasoned ‘twitcher’ or enthusiastic amateur. We are lucky enough to be close to several centres for wildlife:
Hawk and Owl Trust Sculthorpe (10 mins)
RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre
Cley Marshes Nature Reserve
RSPB Titchwell Marsh
Pensthorpe Nature Reserve

Walking Holidays

Walking holidays

Experience nature’s environmental gym. Discover Norfolk from a different perspective and unwind with therapeutic marsh, beach or pinewoods walks. We have the Holkham estate close by offering a number of walking routes to suit all ages and abilities. Walkers can explore the numerous nature reserves or SSIs mentioned.

Cycling Holidays in North Norfolk

Cycling Holidays

There are a whole host of cycle routes and quiet country lanes across Norfolk’s gently undulating landscape, making it perfect for cycling. You'll also discover the hidden Norfolk, the heritage and culture, the views and so much more. You can cycle directly from End Cottage.

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