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Watts Cottage

Upton - Norfolk Broads

Unwind in the lovely conservatory of this 150-year-old cottage close to Upton Broad and Marshes, looked after by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust.
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
£429 - £796 per week *


Watts Cottage was built over 150 years ago and is a characterful property containing many original features whilst retaining modern facilities. The accommodation is very attractive, comfortable and well-equipped. It is quietly situated and features a lovely conservatory, with views over the garden and just a two minute walk from the river. Shop/Pub: within walking distance

Ground Floor:
Sitting Room
attractively furnished with comfortable seating, TV, video, DVD player and woodburner
Kitchen with electric cooker, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and freezer
Conservatory with cane seating, dining table and chairs
Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, washbasin and wc

First Floor:
Bedroom 1
with a double bed  and child's pull-out single bed
Bedroom 2 with twin beds

Garden: Fully enclosed lawned and patio garden with garden furniture and barbecue.
Parking: For two cars.
Heating: O.F.C.H. and woodburner, initial starter pack of fuel provided, further supplies available from owner at £5 per basket.
Also Provided: Towels. Books and games. WiFi. Travel cot. Stairgate. Bikes for guests' use. Guests also receive free entrance to Fairhaven Water Gardens, a great day out for everyone.
Pets: Up to two well-behaved dogs welcome. Please be aware of our booking information regarding pets.
Notes: This is a non smoking property. Watts Cottage has steep stairs in keeping with a cottage of this age. Mobile signal weak. 

Upton is a small village nestled on the River Bure  and edging the Norfolk Wildlife Trust providing lovely walks and fishing close by. The historical city of Norwich and the traditional seaside town of Great Yarmouth are both approximately a ten mile drive. within The Broads. It is an ideal location for nature lovers, being the home of Upton Broads and Marshes, and located on the edge of the wildlife trust where there are lovely waterside walks and fishing. Upton is the perfect central location to explore and has lots of opportunities for local days out offering something for all ages.  Lovely sandy beaches and boat hire for the Broads all within a half hour drive. The village has a pub with a village shop and further facilities are available in Acle, two miles away.


  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Enclosed garden
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Bed linen included
  • Towels included
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Barbecue
  • Highchair
  • Travel cot
  • No smoking
  • 10 miles from the coast
  • 0.5 mile from nearest pub
  • 0.5 mile from nearest shop



We loved our stay here - even homemade cake and eggs on arrival. The cottage had everything we needed and was 'spotless'. We hope to return.Mrs Sarah Brown - 14th April 2018
We would  like to personally thank the owner of the property as sadly we didn’t get to meet her. We loved all the attention to detail, especially the homemade cake and fresh eggs on arrival. The photo album showing the work they have done and the history of the property were fascinating. It was a truly relaxing break and I loved hearing the birds sing first thing in the morning. Many, many thanks for making our holiday to Norfolk such a pleasure.'Sarah Brown - 12th April 2018
Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. Cottage was excellent and Jayne &Philip very helpful. Will definitely book again. Mrs LESLEY NAYLOR - 16th October 2017
Truly a cosy, comfortable property equipped with everything you need and central to places to visit. Better than home from home. Would definitely return.Mrs Liane Edwards - 26th September 2017
Watts Cottage is the best self-catering holiday home I have stayed in to date.Mrs Valerie Oswald - 12th September 2017
It was fabulous... Didn't want to leave. Lovely cottage, Beautiful surroundings, lovely people. Cannot praise it high enough. Mrs Pier Jeffries - 16th April 2017
A lovely retreat!Mrs Fiona Richmond - 22nd March 2017
Lovely cottage with everything you'd need for a stay. Homemade scones waiting in the kitchen was a welcoming surprise. Thoroughly enjoyed stayMrs S Southgate - 30th October 2016
Lovely cosy cottage in a superb rural location close to the rivers and broadsMr Barry Capp - 31st August 2016
Beautiful property, lovely area, local dog walking, local shops and friendly owners and people in general.Mrs S Best - 29th June 2016
Just beautiful, would return and recommend.Mrs S Upsall - 4th February 2016
Second stay here and just as good as the first. Owner very helpful.Highly recommended.Mr Damian Money - 27th August 2015
Beautiful cottage and location, owners very helpful and garden was totally secure for the dog.Mrs Lisa Clough - 2nd August 2015
We have had a lovely short break. The cottage is fantastic, clean and provided everything we needed. Thanks for a great stay.The Goodwins - 5th June 2010
Having mastered the sheer incline of the stairs and aclimatised to the tropical heat in the conservatory we were all set for a relaing and enjoyable holiday. The welcome cak was yummy and the dogs enjoyed the numerous walks in the area.The Stratton Family - 7th May 2010
This is our third visit to Watts Cottage and yet again we have had a lovely time. Thank you for a lovely welcome and the tasty fruit cake. It was lovely to see Watts Cottage during Spring, it is beautiful.The Burke Family - 10th April 2010
Had a wonderful, relaxing week in this lovely cottage. We have had a peaceful time walking and enjoying the peace, quiet and fresh air.Mr & Mrs Barnard - 3rd April 2010
This is our fourth visit and each time seems better than the last. A restful week in a lovely cottage.The Taylor Family - 3rd April 2010
Another fantastic week, many thanks. We will be back.MIss Saunders - 20th February 2010


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