North Barn

Castle Acre, Norfolk Countryside & Villages

  • 5 Star
  • Explore the Castle ruins and Priory from the luxury of this spacious beautifully renovated barn.

You can book this property from:

  • £778 per week
  • £111 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 4 bathrooms
  • 4 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 25 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf


  • Walk-in shower
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room


Nestled within a private courtyard discover North Barn, roomy, characterful boasting an abundance of original features and period quirks with exposed beams and brickwork to satisfy your curiosity. North Barn also portrays style and elegance perfect for larger families or groups of friends ensuring year-round comfort. Each bedroom has private en-suite facilities which are located over three floors with a single en-suite bedroom on the ground floor with an additional trundle, suitable for an extra guest and adjoining the single day bed. The hub of the home is the kitchen breakfast room with all ‘mod cons’ and well equipped with an abundance of cooking appliances that bakers will appreciate and a fabulous electric Aga and Nespresso coffee machine. Relax in the Garden room with a library of reading material to appreciate whilst observing bird-life of the pretty well stocked garden with statuesque birch trees framing the pretty walled garden. In the cooler months relax on the sumptuous sofas by the impressive Inglenook fireplace enjoying the warmth from the wood burner. Home from home comfort is an abundance within this fabulous retreat and within walking distance of this pretty North-West Norfolk conservation village, steeped in history with breath-taking ruins to explore. Shop/Pub: within walking distance.

Ground Floor:
Entrance Hall with coat storage
Sitting Room with comfortable seating, Wood burner, Smart TV with Free Sat system
Kitchen/Diner with electric Aga cooker, dishwasher and Nespresso coffee machine
Utility Room with fridge-freezer, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer
Garden Room/Dining Room with comfortable seating, dining table and chairs
Single bedroom 4 with daybed offering a full-size single with single trundle bed beneath forming adjoining twin beds/double. If the trundle bed is required, please request at time of booking. TV
Shower room with walk-in shower, washbasin, shaver point and wc

First Floor:
Bedroom 1 with Emperor size (6ft wide) bed, walk-in wardrobe and En-suite bathroom with bath, over bath rain shower, washbasin and wc
Bedroom 2 with double bed, flat screen TV and Juliet balcony and En-suite bathroom with bath, over bath rain shower, washbasin and wc

Second Floor:
Bedroom 3 with Emperor size (6ft wide) bed and En-suite shower room, corner shower cubicle, washbasin and wc
Please note there is a large original beam at floor level visible as you access this bedroom which may not be suitable for guests with mobility issues.

Garden: Fully enclosed with planting borders and garden furniture. A second terrace is located at the front of the barn with table & chairs.
Parking: Gravelled driveway with parking for 2-3 vehicles, additional parking immediately outside the driveway for another vehicle.
Heating: Oil fired central heating. Underfloor heating. Wood burner.
Also provided: Towels. WiFi. Welcome tray. Books and games. Hairdryers. Welcome tray.
Notes: This is a non-smoking property. Mobile reception – variable. A Good Housekeeping deposit of £250 is required for this property.

Castle Acre is a pretty north-west Norfolk conservation village sited on the ancient Peddars Way popular with walkers and cyclists - a perfect base to explore the beautiful countryside with many tracks and trails to discover. The Norman Castle earthworks and the beautiful ruins of the magnificent Cluniac Priory are the best preserved in the country and within walking distance of North Barn. Spend a day exploring the ruins and the pretty village itself with tea shops, The Ostrich pub, serving great food and enjoy the views across the village green. There are superb historic houses to explore nearby including Sandringham House set in stunning grounds and gardens. Houghton Hall is also nearby and boasts a stunning five acre walled garden. Visit the neighbouring village of Great Massingham for a spot of lunch or dinner at the Dabbling Duck, popular with locals and visitors to Norfolk with locally sourced produce and seasonal dishes a speciality; alternatively pop in for a glass of your favourite beverage and enjoy the picturesque views across the village green. The delightful North Norfolk coast is a short drive from the village with family friendly beaches at Heacham and Hunstanton, a traditional seaside town with plenty to occupy families. A little further around the coast wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy a visit to the RSPB reserve at Titchwell and Snettisham. Shopaholics can explore the delightful village of Burnham Market with boutique shops and an array of fine eateries including the Hoste and Number 29.


A really lovely and very comfortable and spacious property.

Mr Nicholas A,