Red Mill

Haddiscoe Island, East Norfolk Coast

  • 3 Star
  • Special offerLast minute discount! 10% off bookings starting within 14 days (may not apply in conjunction with other offers)
  • Special offer20% off 7 night bookings between 21st September and 5th October 2019

You can book this property from:

  • £527 per week
  • £75 per night
  • 3 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 double beds
  • 2 single Zip&Link beds (combine for king/super king)


  • Freezer


  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 4 miles
  • Shop 6 miles

Special Features

  • Welcome pack


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room


Red Mill was one of ten windmills originally built to power drainage pumps for the surrounding marshland of Haddiscoe Island. Grade ll listed the mill has been renovated to provide comfortable accommodation over four floors. There are stunning views of the River Yare and towards Burgh Castle. There is an abundance of wildlife on the marshes and they are used for grazing for cattle between April and October. This is a unique, tranquil and remote idyllic location, great for walking, bird watching and for just watching the boats go by.  Shop: 6 miles Pub: 4 miles

Ground Floor:
Kitchen/dining room with electric cooker, microwave, fridge with ice box, freezer, table and six chairs
Bathroom with bath and hand held shower, washbasin and wc
Sitting Room with comfortable seating, flat screen TV, Freesat, DVD & CD player and gas living flame fire

Curved stairs up to

First Floor:
Bedroom 1
with a double bed
Steep stairs up to

Second Floor:
Bedroom 2
with double zip & link bed, can be split into 2'6" twin beds
Ladder style stairs up to

Third Floor which is in the cap of the windmill:
Bedroom 3
with a double bed
Garden: Enclosed garden with lawn, terrace, charcoal barbecue, table and chairs. Gate way and steps up to river frontage.
Parking: Driveway for two cars
Heating: Gas central heating, gas living flame fire

Also provided:  Towels. Books and games. Travel cot (on request) and high chair. Radio

Pets: Two well behaved dogs are welcome, please be aware of our booking information regarding pets.
Additional information: There is a private water supply at Red Mill which has a high iron content so is not suitable for drinking or cooking, therefore a supply of 15 litres of bottled water is provided. Please be aware the stairs to the top two floors of the mill may not be suitable for anyone with restricted mobility. It is not advised to launch a boat/ kayak from the river as this is tidal and unsafe.

Notes:  This is a non smoking property. Mobile reception - good. The approach to Red Mill is via a four mile track over marshland, there are sets of gates that need to be opened and closed. Children should be supervised at all times when close to water.

Haddiscoe Island is a unique landscape being an inland island consisting of approximately 2,000 acres of marshland adjacent to the River Yare and River Waveney. The area is rich in wildlife, deer are frequently seen, together with marsh harriers, herons, geese and owls to name but a few. Cattle graze freely during most of the year. It is an area of huge skies and stunning sunsets, out here you feel a million miles away from the world however the coast is within ten miles and if a little retail therapy is required the beautiful cathedral city of Norwich is just twenty-four miles away where you will find theatres, museums, shops, restaurants and coffee shops.


Very comfy and remote which was lovely and restful. Observing hares from the kitchen window was a highlight.

Mr Ian C,

A Mini safari across wetlands leads you to Red Mill,a much loved and worn Windmill full of charm and atmosphere. A place to sit and watch the world go by...Owls,Cranes,Herons,Marsh Harrier,Ducks,Swans and the occasional boat. Enjoy.

Mrs Frances B,

Absolutely gorgeous accommodation in such a beautiful and unique location! We had the most amazing stay.

Ms Emily W,

We enjoyed a very special week in a unique property. It was perfect for dog walking and a place to wind down away from the world. Our teenage kids loved it even though there was no WiFi!

Peter B,