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Dairy Cottage

Thornage - North Norfolk Coast

A charming converted cottage with many original features, and the Georgian town of Holt and the coast close-by.
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
£461 - £724 per week *


Dairy Cottage and Well Cottage (property 379) are skilfully converted from 19th Century brick and flint farm buildings. They feature many original features including exposed beams and intricate brickwork. Both cottages provide a cosy and comfortable base from which to explore North Norfolk. Shop: 2 miles Pub: 1.4 miles

Ground Floor:
Sitting Room
tastefully furnished with comfortable seating, flat screen TV, DVD player, music centre and woodburner
Kitchen/Dining Room with electric cooker, fridge with ice box, microwave, table and chairs 
Shared Utility Room with washing machine

First Floor:
Bedroom 1
with a double bed
Bedroom 2 with twin beds
Bedroom 3 with a single bed
Bathroom with bath, over-bath electric shower, washbasin and wc

Garden: Enclosed shared lawned garden and use of owner's tennis court by arrangement in summer months.
Parking: For up to two cars.
Heating: Night storage heaters. First basket of logs for wood burner provided

Also Provided: Books and games. Stairgate. Broadband available on request. Highchair may be available on request.
Notes: This is a non-smoking property. Mobile signal - variable. 


Thornage and Little Thornage are neighbouring villages located in the Glaven Valley, one of the most attractive areas of rural North Norfolk. The area is ideal for walking and cycling and just a ten-minute drive from the coastal villages of Blakeney and Cley. Cley Marshes is recognised as one of the UK's premier bird-watching sites. The Georgian town of Holt is just two miles away and offers good quality shops, art galleries and eating places and Holt Country Park, where you can enjoy waymarked walks and nature trails. There are two pubs in the neighbouring villages of Hunworth and Letheringsett, which serve good food. 


  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Enclosed garden
  • 3 Stars
  • Bed linen included
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Washing machine
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Tennis court
  • 6 miles from the coast
  • 1.4 miles from nearest pub
  • 2 miles from nearest shop



We have very much enjoyed our stay in Dairy Cottage. Such a lovely part of the world. We particularly liked Holt, Blakeney, and Cley, where we were lucky enough to see a Seal whilst walking along the beach. Thank you for the use of the tennis courts.The Hardy party - 25th August 2018
A super week in your warm, comfortable and charming cottage. Many thanks - we enjoyed coastal walks, Sheringham park, churches, the Dun Cow and a complete day of diesel trains.Amanda & Matthew - 11th June 2016
We have had a lovely stay in your cottage & enjoyed jaunting around North Norfolk. Thank you for the scones, which were very welcome after our journey. As with previous visitors, we recommend a meal in the Dun Cow at Salthouse.Moira, Maggie, Helen & Carly - 28th May 2016
We had a very enjoyable stay despite the best efforts of the weather. Whatever you do try the Dun Cow in Salthouse for a meal. The cottage was perfect for us and I hope to be back soon. Thank you.The Lingwood Party - 5th September 2015
Really enjoyed our stay.Miss K Smith - 1st September 2015
Very nice stay, cottage comfortable & well equipped. Good trip to Blakeney point to watch the seals. Also enjoyed Sheringham Park & the walk to the station to see the North Norfolk Railway. (lovely old steam trains!)The Mitchell & Gibson Family - 29th August 2015
Cottage was very good, clean and had a very good stay.Mr David Richardson - 17th August 2015
A perfect base from which to explore the area. Beautiful buildings, inside and out.Mrs M Terry - 26th July 2015
Thank you for a lovely stay in your charming cottage. The children enjoyed the garden. We are going back home feeling relaxed and refreshed!The Leggett Family - 16th August 2014
A lovely cottage in a beautiful location. Many thanks!The Guise Family - 2nd August 2014
Had a lovely week in this spacious and well equipped cottage. In a good location with many places to visit in the area.The Stride Family - 25th May 2013
A delightful special cottage in a lovely location. We had a lovely week and would love to come back.The Hook Family - 1st April 2013
Lovely cottage and in a great location, we visited so many lovely places.The Castle Family - 23rd June 2012
Fabulous cottage, really comfy and cosy in a perfect location.The Gibson Family - 2nd June 2012
Lovely cottage and location. Great to have use of the gardens and tennis court too.The Martin Family - 7th April 2012
This a lovely spacious cottage and has been perfect for us.Mr & Mrs Skeites - 4th October 2011
This is a lovely spacious cottage and has been perfect for us. Ideal having a kitchen fully stocked with utensils.The Skeities Family - 4th October 2011
We have had a wonderful weeks holiday. The cottage has been perfect for our needs. The owners were very welcoming.The Boak Family - 24th September 2011
A very enjoyable week. The cottage is well equipped and well located for exporing North Norfolk.The Baker Family - 12th September 2011
We have enjoyed staying in Dairy Cottage it has been a holiday to remember. We are all very sad to be leaving your beautiful cottage.The Monton Family - 27th August 2011
Our first visit to North Norfolk and definately not our last.The Scott Family - 6th August 2011
Lovely comfortable cottage. Perfect location for the coast and beaches.The Llyod Family - 30th July 2011
A very relaxing holiday in a beautiful cottage.The Bladon Family - 23rd July 2011
Lovely holiday, cottage very comfortable and relaxing. Superb base for coastal walks and country house visits.The Totten Family - 25th June 2011
A pleasant week in a very comfortable cottage.Mr & Mrs Finlayson - 25th September 2010
A relaxing time in this cosy cottage. Enjoyed walks in the picturesque village too.Michelle - 17th September 2010
Lovely countryside and a very comfortable cottage.Mrs Charlton - 1st September 2010
We had a lovely time here, a very cosy and attractive cottage.The Sheppard Family - 7th August 2010
Pretty and cosy cottage. A nice week in this cottage.Trigui Family - 31st July 2010
Wonderful week here in a lovely cottage. Thank you for the scones and flowers.Mr & Mrs Baxter - 26th June 2010
Lovely clean cottage in a good central position. Great tennis court and lovely owners.Mrs I - 28th July 2007