Pilgrims Prospect

Bacton, East Norfolk Coast

  • 4 Star
  • Located close to beautiful Bacton beach this stunning conversion of the original tack room and forge has many unique features plus the added bonus of use of an indoor swimming pool.

You can book this property from:

  • £837 per week
  • £120 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided


  • Family friendly
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool
  • Welcome pack


  • Ground floor WC

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am


These four beautifully refurbished cottages are set in the extensive mature and secure gardens and grounds of the 16th century Grade II listed Pilgrims House, which was once the farmhouse of Bromholm Priory. A track behind the properties leads to the sandy beach. See further cottage details and 360 degree views on www.pilgrimsholidaycottages.co.uk Shop/Pub: 0.5 miles 

Gardens: Each cottage has its own private area with table, chairs and gas barbecue. There is shared use of the extensive gardens, outdoor chess set, seesaw and trampoline.

There is no lifeguard, so an adult must supervise children at all times and nobody can use the pool area on their own.

All facilities and swimming pool are open with allocated time slots for the pool.

Swimming Pool: At the centre of the complex the 16th Century Grade II listed, thatched barn houses a large 13 x 5 metre heated indoor swimming pool and has exposed beams and stained glass windows, with sauna, shower and wc. The pool, with an average year round temperature of 30c is available for each cottage with an allocated time each day between 08.00hr to 18.00hrs.

Mini gym: In the conservatory attached to the swimming pool.  No children under 16 years old.

Laundry: The laundry is on the ground floor of the old gig house next to the manager’s office. With washing machine, tumble dryer, irons and ironing boards for guests to use free of charge. Plus an ice machine for all to use.
 Games Room: On the first floor of the old gig house with an air hockey/pool table and table football plus upright arcade games.  Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult
Bike Shed: Lockable bike storage available next to the Manager’s Office
Parking: There is a private car park with parking for one car per property with further free public parking available 30 metres away in Abbey Street.
Pets: One very well-behaved dog per cottage.  Please be aware of our booking information regarding pets

Pilgrims Prospect is a stunning conversion of the original tack room and forge, and has many unique features. It has terracotta floors throughout the ground floor and old pine floorboards to the upper galleries. Flint walls and exposed beams give character to this delightful cottage, whilst underfloor heating gives a cosy feeling in winter.

Ground Floor:
Spacious Sitting/Dining Room with comfortable seating, smart TV, radio/CD player, dining table and chairs and a flame-effect fire set in the old kiln giving a feeling of times gone by 
Kitchen with electric cooker/grill, dishwasher, microwave and larder fridge with icebox and Nespresso coffee machine.
Bathroom with bath/shower attachment, washbasin and wc

First Floor: Accessed from Sitting Room
Gallery Bedroom 1 - a heavy curtain provides privacy if required with a double bed, side tables, dressing table and hanging space
Gallery Bedroom 2 - a heavy curtain provides privacy if required with twin beds, side tables and wardrobe

Heating: G.F.C.H.
Also Provided: Towels - please bring your own beach/pool towels. Highchair, Books and  games.  Access to WiFi Internet connection.
Notes: Gallery bedrooms.  Caution with young children. Please be aware that infants are counted as a member of the party

 Once an important place of pilgrimage, the ruins of Bromholm Priory are still to be seen in Bacton today. The Priory was built in 1113 AD by William de Glanville and was home to the Cluniacs, the Black Monks who purchased a piece of the True Cross, the Bromholm Roode.  Ensuing miracles ensured visits by many thousands of pilgrims including King Henry III. The Priory was mentioned in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, the Domesday Book, and was the subject of a prediction in Mother Shipton's Almanac.

Today the coastal village opens its doors to the 21st century pilgrims who visit for their holidays. They enjoy the friendly village atmosphere and the sandy beaches, which are often quiet even in the height of summer. There is a good range of local amenities including a pub and shop nearby, a children's playground.



We have stayed at this location 3 times now and we love it. The pool is probably the best one we've had, there is a quiet sandy beach a short walk away and there is now a craft shop and vegan cafe nearby which are both great. Recommended.

Mr H,

A hidden gem!

Mrs N,

A real gem, ideally situated to visit the wonderful Norfolk coast.

Mr L,