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Pilgrims Prospect

Bacton - East Norfolk Coast

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.
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
£507 - £924 per week *


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 with a summerhouse, outdoor chess set and swingball.

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 all guests and it may be used between 11.00am to 16.00pm.  Please note the pool will not be available from 4th - 15th March 2019 due to maintenance work. 

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

Exercise Room & Laundry: On the first floor of the gig house/wood store is an exercise room with exercise bike, weights, air hockey/pool table and table football. The laundry area has a washing machine, tumble dryer, irons and ironing boards for guests to use free of charge and an ice machine. Lockable bike storage available next to Managers 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, TV, DVD player, 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
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, games and CDs. 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 and a bowling green.



  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Bed linen included
  • Towels included
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • 0.5 mile from the coast
  • 0.5 mile from nearest pub
  • 0.5 mile from nearest shop



Fabulous all round property where my family were lucky enough to make special memories. 100% recommend!Mrs Lisa Cook - 5th November 2018
I loved the property, I wish I owned it and lived there lol. The swimming pool was lovely.Mr Adrian Frost - 22nd October 2018
Lovely location and stunning cottage. Perfect for a private and quiet get-away. Mr Tony Scozzari - 17th September 2018
Many thanks for an enjoyable and comfortable stay. The cottages are perfect for a relaxing family break and provide all that is needed to ensure we didn't have to think of anything! An ideal setting for peace and quiet allowed us to recharge our batteries completely and the comfortable beds ensured a good nights' sleep. We couldn't think of anything we could need to change to make it any better. Many thanks again.The Forster Party - 28th July 2018
A fantastic property,great facilities. We had a lovely time.Mrs L Collins - 9th August 2017
We love this cottageMr Dominic Lynch - 30th August 2016
Enjoyed our stay - we will returnMrs . Bond - 4th June 2016
Warm and welcome.Mrs sarah keach - 21st January 2016
Lovely grounds and great swimming pool,Mr Richard Millar - 28th July 2015
Lovely location a few minutes walk from the beach. The swimming pool,is fantastic. There's a very nice cafe in the village where dogs are welcome.Mrs D Haslam - 8th June 2015
Thank you for yet another great holiday in your superb cottages. Everything, as ever, above and beyond what is hoped for when setting out on holiday.Mr and Mrs Warne - 23rd November 2013