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Wherry Cottage

Ludham, Norfolk
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Fishing on site / nearby
Internet access
Enclosed garden / patio
Shop nearby
Pub nearby
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At a glance

  • Romantic bolthole by the water boasting beautiful countryside views
  • Share a bottle of wine and toast to a great holiday in the sunny courtyard garden
  • Less than 10 miles from Norfolk’s east coast and its golden, sandy beaches

Property code: OC-1841

Occupying a delightful spot on the banks of Womack Staithe, this beautiful property offers an idyllic escape for two. Set in a row of cottages converted from a former maltings, this elegant cottage has a cool, contemporary vibe, and a private sunny patio with a table and chairs. Hire a boat to explore the Broads, go birdwatching or walking from your front door, or wander into the main village of Ludham for a chilled and well-deserved holiday.

Well presented with a crisp, neutral colour scheme and finishing touches inspired by the natural world, this two-storey cottage is a joy to behold. The open-plan lounge and dining room is light and bright with wooden floors, chic furniture and an open staircase leading upstairs. There’s a compact but well-designed kitchen with all the essentials for preparing delicious meals. Enjoy a romantic meal for two on the indoor table or step through the patio doors to the lovely courtyard, where you can sip a glass of wine or dine alfresco in the fresh country air. Enjoy a soak in the tub before bedtime, then snuggle into your cosy double bed for a good night’s sleep – if you’re travelling with small children, bunk beds can be booked for an additional fee.

Ludham is a picturesque village with quaint thatched houses, a magnificent church, and a number of tearooms and independent shops. Gather together some local treats to enjoy a picnic by the water’s edge, or stride out on the network of local footpaths – of particular interest to history buffs is the route between St Benet’s and How Hill which follows the ancient path of the monks of St Benet’s Abbey. The beaches of Sea Palling, Horsey Gap and Winterton offer a lovely day at the seaside (8.5, 10.5 and 9 miles respectively), while the cathedral city of Norwich is 15.5 miles inland.

  • 1 double bedroom (children’s bunk beds available on request)
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine/dryer
  • Welcome pack provided
  • TV/DVD, CD/radio
  • Enclosed courtyard with outdoor furniture. You are also welcome to use the shared lawn
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Limited mobile phone signal
  • Shop and pub 0.5 miles, beach 8 miles
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00
  • 2 dogs allowed. Additional charges may apply

Octavia Heath

This property is personally managed by Octavia.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 29 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Annie 15th July 2024

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Lovely well equipped cottage all mod cons. A great area to stay.

Reviewed by Stuart 9th June 2024

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Lovely cottage ,excellent location . I would recommend it anyone thinking of staying with a dog.

Reviewed by Anthony 15th April 2024

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Reviewed by Ian 7th April 2024

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The cottage had everything you needed including a beautiful sunrise view when opening the curtains in the morning. Friendly owner who ensured we had everything we needed including a welcome pack - thank you!

Reviewed by William 17th March 2024

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Great Cottage ideal for a dog owning couple. Loved It!!!!

Reviewed by Miles 11th March 2024

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Reviewed by Teresa 3rd February 2024

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Lovely cottage in a great location. Everything you could possibly need to cater for your holiday. Nice, quiet location but within walking distance of the pub, shop and butcher. Really lovely cottage.

Reviewed by Heather 10th January 2024

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Lovely place to stay. Great location for fishing and walking.

Reviewed by Sue 10th December 2023

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Amazing location and wonderfully peaceful (December). Cottage was perfect for the two of us but four people could be a little cosy! Would definitely return but again, out of season. Village pub was super and local shops had everything we needed. Everyone we met was so friendly - a really lovely village.

Reviewed by Elaine 19th November 2023

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Reviewed by Roy 19th November 2023

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Reviewed by Susan 3rd October 2023

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Reviewed by Diane 21st September 2023

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Reviewed by Sarah 27th August 2023

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The location of Wherry Cottage makes it a very good base for exploring the Norfolk Broads and nearby coast. There are abundant opportunities in the area for enjoying wildlife, especially birds and seeing the Broadland scenery. There are many walks both from Ludham and further afield. The cottage is very compact, but clean and well equipped, we apRead morepreciated the Welcome Pack. Hide

Reviewed by Stephanie 14th August 2023

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Reviewed by Stuart 6th August 2023

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Fantastic location quiet and accessible to lots of places to visit The property was comfortable and easy walking distance of the local amenities

Reviewed by Paul 30th July 2023

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Reviewed by Andrew 18th July 2023

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Reviewed by Jan 9th July 2023

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Idyllic location one minute from the water's edge and sitting in the heart of the Broads. Good access to boats, water activities and the coast. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Celia 2nd July 2023

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Reviewed by Paul 26th June 2023

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Reviewed by Kenneth 11th June 2023

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Wherry cottage is in a lovely location by Womack Staithe where the boats are moored and just a short walk to village with shops and pub. The cottage has everything you need for a comfortable holiday and the welcome pack was greatly appreciated and enjoyed. Big thank you to the homeowners.

Reviewed by Roger 1st May 2023

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Lovely short break in Ludham, close to everything we needed. Thank you.

Reviewed by Claire 9th February 2023

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Reviewed by Mary 9th October 2022

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The only reason for 1 four is because we dont visit Uk often But Wherry Cottage was great thank you

Reviewed by Charles 27th September 2022

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Reviewed by David 15th September 2022

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We had a wonderful stay at Wherry Cottage, and very much hope to return in the future. The Cottage is furnished with many thoughtful touches which made us feel welcome and instantly at home - this was also true for our pup, who particularly appreciated being able to play with the dog toys and settled in immediately! The kitchen is especially wellRead more equipped, with everything you could possibly want for a self-catering holiday (although the detailed information folder lists plenty of nearby takeaways if you feel like a break from cooking.) The private parking was very useful, and we particularly enjoyed sitting out in the patio garden in the evening after the day's adventures. We enjoyed a perfect stay at Wherry Cottage and would heartily recommend it to anyone wanting to explore this beautiful corner of the world. Hide

Reviewed by Lydia 12th August 2022

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Reviewed by Dave 24th July 2022

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Very special cottage well equipped clean great location even has its own parking space

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