Mermaid Cottage

Hemsby, North Norfolk Coast

  • Awaiting Grading
  • Mermaid Cottage, the perfect coastal retreat, sits just behind sand dunes – a stone’s throw from the beach and boasts beautiful sea views.

You can book this property from:

  • £470 per week
  • £67 per night
  • Awaiting Grading


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 0.01 miles
  • Pub 0.7 miles
  • Shop 1.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Smart TV
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling


  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4pm
  • Check out: 9am


A recently renovated quaint little cottage based in a hamlet of old fishermen's cottages in Newport, Hemsby. These quirky homes are now rare to come by, built for local people making a living from the sea from as far back as 1750, and are now make up a designated conservation area. Built from beach pebbles and lime mortar with clay in a style known as ‘Caister Cobble’, Mermaid Cottage sits just behind sand dunes a stone’s throw from the beach and boasts beautiful sea views from both bedrooms. This warm and cosy cottage sits pretty, perched on top of a small cliff next to Hemsby’s unspoilt sandy beaches which are easily accessible from the back of the cottage by foot. The cottage is well-equipped for your self-catered stay, and suitable all year round for families or friends; cosy up on the comfortable seating provided in front of the telly and warm your toes after a long walk on the beach with the wood-burner, or bask in the sunshine in your own private courtyard garden.

Ground Floor:
Living Room with comfortable seating, wood-burning stove and smart TV with Blu-ray DVD player
Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, Tassimo coffee machine and washing machine
Family Bathroom with shower over bath, wc, vanity basin and heated towel rail

First Floor:
Bedroom 1 with double bed
Bedroom 2 with twin beds

Garden: Enclosed patio courtyard with gate access to coastal path at the rear.
Parking: Parking for one car available on private road up to the cottage.
Heating: Electric central heating and wood-burner.
Also Provided: Bed linen and towels. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack includes tea, fruit tea, coffee, milk and locally sourced treats. Starter pack for wood-burner (First pack provided, additional packs can be purchased for £10 per pack).
Notes: This is a non-smoking property. Mobile reception – good. Please note that the staircase is narrow, winding and steep and is not suitable for those with mobility issues. There are some low ceilings throughout the property (i.e. doorframes), but good ceiling height in the bedrooms.

Hemsby and Newport together form a lively village seaside resort and an ideal touring base for Great Yarmouth, the Norfolk Broads and surrounding area. Hemsby itself is divided into two main areas: the village and the beach. The village has a number of shops, including a convenience store, a local butcher, hairdressers and several takeaways. Beach Road plays host to a range of eateries and amusements including a fun fair and bingo, crazy gold and several clubs providing family entertainment including dancing and discos. All within a few miles of the cottage there is also Caister Castle and Motor Museum, as well as Burgh Castle, Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens and BeWILDerwood. Or you can enjoy what the East Norfolk coast has to offer right on the doorstep of this property, whether that be on two feet or wheels and enjoy a stroll on the Norfolk Coastal Path.