Wren Cottage

Aylsham, Norfolk Countryside & Villages

  • 4 Star Gold
  • A gorgeous retreat with year-round creature comforts. The cottage is a great launch pad for exploring north and east Norfolk’s stunning landscape and beautiful beaches.

You can book this property from:

  • £475 per week
  • £68 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 2 single beds
  • 1 sofa bed


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Shower


  • Family friendly


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Outdoor storage
  • Barbecue
  • On-street parking
  • Secure bicycle storage

How far to ...?

  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 0.3 miles
  • Shop 0.3 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • Walk-in shower

Important - please note

House Rules

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


This attractive cottage is nestled in the historic heart of the thriving market town of Aylsham. Built in the 1850s and within walking distance of The River Bure, the cottage retains plenty of character and is surrounded by some particularly attractive properties of architectural note. Offering a warm welcome, the cottage exudes an elegant interior that makes you feel comfortable and instantly at home with plenty of space for everyone to enjoy; waking up to birdsong in the king-size bed will be a treat not easily forgotten. There is a pretty and private garden with a summer house and barbeque to enjoy in warmer weather, a spot for secure bike storage to the rear and with a four-legged friend welcome too, Wren Cottage is a cosy spot to snuggle into year-round. Aylsham has numerous shops, pubs and restaurants, a market twice a week and the Bure Valley Railway will take you to The Broads National Park on a steam train. For walkers, Weavers Way is easily accessible from here as is Blicking Hall and Park, run by the National Trust. Shops/Pub: 0.3 miles

Ground Floor:
Sitting Room with comfortable seating, TV, CD player, Blu-ray player, WiFi, DAB radio and electric living flame fire
Dining Room with table and chairs for six
Kitchen with built-in electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Door to the garden

First Floor:
Bedroom 1 with king-size bed
Bedroom 2 step down to this bedroom, with twin beds
Shower Room with underfloor heating, walk-in shower, washbasin, wc and heated towel rail

Garden: Enclosed rear garden with lawned area, summer house, garden furniture and charcoal barbecue. Outside storage area for bikes in side alley.
Parking: Roadside parking.
Pets: One well behaved pet is welcome. Please be aware of our booking information regarding pets.
Heating: Gas central heating. Electric living flame fire. Underfloor heating (part).
Also provided: Towels. Books and games. Welcome pack. 
Notes: This is a non-smoking property. Mobile reception – variable.

Aylsham is a lovely market town where you can find a good range of shops, cafes, pubs and other facilities; it still runs a general market on a Monday and Friday and the town is a great launch pad for discovering the numerous attractions of north Norfolk’s landscape, much of which is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nearby attractions include Blickling Hall and Park with a vast lake and over 950 acres of woodland and parkland; the Hall itself was the former home of Anne Boleyn. The Bure Valley Railway starts at Aylsham and runs a steam engine to neighbouring Wroxham, where you can explore 125 miles of waterways within The Broads National Park. The coastal resort of Cromer with its famous pier and seaside shops is 14 miles to the north and travelling along the main coastal road in either direction you will come to many pretty, traditional, Norfolk villages and diverse stunning scenery; a number of beaches on the east coast, such as Mundesley are Blue Flag listed and often not over populated even in the summer months. Norwich is only 20 minutes away by car and makes a great day out for culture vultures, some retail therapy and fine dining.


A lovely cottage with everything you need for a week away - the kitchen was well equipped, it felt like being at home. The living room and bedrooms were comfortable and plenty of space for clothes and toiletries etc. The cottage is a perfect location for exploring Norfolk, plus just a short walk to the town made it even more enjoyable. I loved the welcome guide, as I think a lot of holiday rentals now do away with them but they are so useful with emergency details, local doctors etc, and suggestion of places to visit. And for those going with children, there's a really good playground and skate park about 10 minutes on foot. Needless to say we loved staying.

Miss P,

Very comfortable and well maintained and equipped to a high standard. Very dog friendly. Lovely location, the perfect base for our first stay in North Norfolk. The only addition we would suggest would be a footstool in the lounge. Thank you.

Mrs B,

Cottage very clean and comfortable. In a great location for beaches and countryside walks. Aylsham is a good centre for a holiday and there are several excellent places to eat in the area.

Mrs S,

We had to rearrange our original booking due to Covid-19 and I was very impressed by the speed of the response and how kind the person who dealt with us was.

Ms H,