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Bay Cottage

Wells-next-the-Sea - North Norfolk Coast

This lovingly refurbished 19th century cottage is in a superb location, with the beautiful quayside at Wells and a coast hopper bus stop found just metres away.
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • No private parking
  • WiFi
  • Sorry, no garden
£344 - £615 per week *


Bay Cottage is a small comfortably furnished 19th century cottage that has been completely refurbished. It provides comfortable accommodation and is just a few minutes walk from the attractive quay side. There is a bus stop 200 yards from the property from which you can catch the Coast Hopper bus which travels along the North Norfolk coastline. Shop/Pub/Restaurant: within walking distance

Ground Floor:
Open Plan Living Area
consisting of Sitting/Dining Area with comfortable seating, flat screen TV, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, dining table and chairs and woodburner Kitchen Area with electric cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave and washer/dryer

First Floor:
Bedroom 1
with a double bed and En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle and washbasin
Bedroom 2 with a single bed
Cloakroom with wc

Parking: Roadside, also car parks locally at a daily or weekly charge.
Heating: Electric central heating.
Also Provided: Towels. Books and games.
Pets: One well-behaved dog welcome, please be aware of our booking information regarding pets.
Notes: This is a non-smoking propertyMobile signal - variable. Steep narrow stairs with a twist in keeping with style of property. The layout of the shower room makes this property more suitable for couples or families. Bay Cottage is only suitable for 3 people, including infants. 

Wells is a popular town set behind a small harbour on the beautiful North Norfolk Coast. It is possible to travel from the town by narrow-gauge steam railway to the sandy beach, which is backed by pine woods. The beach is one mile from the town and has a car park and tea rooms. It is an ideal location for a holiday at any time of the year and the area is famed for ornithology and has many excellent walks. Amenities in the town include amusements, great pubs, restaurants and many interesting shops.  



  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • No private parking
  • WiFi
  • Sorry, no garden
  • 4 Stars
  • Bed linen included
  • Towels included
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • 0.5 mile from the coast
  • 0.1 mile from nearest pub
  • 0.1 mile from nearest shop



A fabulous time had by all! This is our first time in Wells and a great week we've had. The cottage is fab (so fab we have booked to come back in August!). Wells itself is a delight - the beach is amazing as is the woodland next to the beach - great for our dog Theo! Thank you very much for a welcoming stay.The Hutchinson Party - 6th January 2018
This is our third stay (and second Christmas Week) in Bay Cottage. We both love Wells...and Bay Cottage in equal measure.Thank you Mr and Mrs Laing and we wish you health and prosperity in 2018! The Taylor Party - 29th December 2017
Great week in Wells, lovely walks on the beach, great weather for December! Tried out the American Diner - good portions! Cosy cottage which warmed up over the week.The Tzimas Party - 22nd December 2017
Well we are back! Think that says it all!! All as we hoped and Thank you - see you next year. The Low Party - 18th November 2017
Lovely blue skies and beach walks for a long weekend away. Great stay in this cottage, good location and would recommend. The Knight Party - 12th November 2017
Had a great time in this lovely cottage. Went to Sheringham on the Coast Hopper. It was a really sunny day so enjoyed the journey along the coast road. There is everything that you need in this place. Well thought outThe Kirkcaldy Party - 6th November 2017
A lovely, relaxing week. Recommend Holkham Hall and its breach as well as coastal walks. Had a delicious meal at Wells Crab House - you need to book in advance. The Bell Party - 5th November 2017
Our first visit to Bay Cottage and we had a very relaxing half term break. Enjoyed lots of walks with the dog, an ideal base to explore North Norfolk. Good food and beer in The Globe Inn, a great spot for people watching and dog friendly. Now going back home to purchase a log burner - this was a great addition to make this cottage a cosy little retreat.The Clarke Party - 27th October 2017
Our second visit to Bay Cottage. Small but perfectly formed and well equipped and tastefully decorated. Great location for shops, quay and beach. Stiffkey stores is a favourite for coffee and cake. Lazy walks on the beautiful beach and back through the pine forest. Yummy pancaskes on the Albatross at sunset. The Cooper Party - 20th October 2017
Great stay, Thank you for the welcome pack! Enjoyed walks across the beach and in the pine forest. The Pavett Group - 13th October 2017
An ideal cottage is a great location. It had everything we needed. I will recommend Wells and this cottage for anyone wanting to visit the Norfolk Coast. The Ferrier Party - 6th October 2017
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Great location and made all the better by the welcome pack. Everything works well. Been to Wells many times and this cosy cottage makes the experience great.Mee Party - 1st September 2017
we loved itMrs Catherine Meakin - 31st July 2017
What a lovely place and such a great location. We've had a really really happy time. We enjoyed pick your own raspberries at Wiveton Hall & the steam train to Walsingham - when I could drag the children off the beach! The Meakin Party - 14th July 2017
Cute, cosy and comfortable. Perfect location for easy walks to the beach. shops and other necessary amenities. Can recommend the Golden Fleece - very friendly, also good Fish 'n' chips at French's.The Hamilton Party - 30th June 2017
Thank you for a lovely stay in your lovely cottage. The cottage is in a lovely spot for everything. We couldn't have picked a better week for the weather and really loved our stay here. The Goddard Party - 23rd June 2017
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, think the only one happy to go home is Dillon the dog - his little legs are all worn out! The cottage is lovely and even though the kitchen is pint-sized it had everything we needed. Nicola, Rob & Dillon - 2nd June 2017
Lovely to be back in this comfortable well-equipped cottage, letter and welcome pack much appreciated. Some rain but managed to get to our good birdwatching places - Titchwell, Cley and Holkham, as usual with the Coasthopper bus. Mike & Margaret - 19th May 2017
Have had a wonderful time. Weather not too good. Very windy - never mind, it was so lovely to get away for a few days. Thank you so much.Fred and Marie - 11th May 2017
A beautiful little cottage in an ideal location. We were really lucky with the weather and have had some fabulous walks on the beach. Many thanks. Kari, Chris, Lottie & Milo - 21st April 2017
Very thoughtfully equipped and laid out cottage. Ideally situated. Recommend harbour cruisers. Wendy Sayers - 18th April 2017
Lovely cottage and really enjoyed our stay Mr C Ives - 14th April 2017
Thank you, we enjoyed our stay here in Wells and had some really good weather which always helps! Loved Titchwell and Cley for birdwatching, Cromer, Sheringham and Hunstanton for visits, Holt for shops and Byfords. Thank you for the welcome pack - much appreciated. Look forward to coming back to Wells again soon. Anne & Jim - 8th April 2017
A great place for a winter break - birds, walks, pubs, cafes, eateries - all top notch. A cosy well equipped cottage with a log fire to come back to. Excellent - Thank you Williamson Party - 25th February 2017
Cottage was lovely, very comfortable and nicely decorated, especially the wood burner.Mr R Stockley - 8th February 2017
A lovely cosy cottage to stay in. The cottage is very well equipped especially the kitchen. It was lovely to receive a welcoming bottle of wine and other treats. We know Wells and we found the location good. We were impressed by the book selection and found good reading material. Another thing we liked was the welcoming letter which was well thought out. Many thanks.Terry & Caroline - 13th January 2017
Fantastic cottage, really enjoyed our lovely walks and great choice of places to eat. Golden Fleece is a must. Would love to stay again.Chris & Cara - 3rd January 2017
Lovely cosy cottage. Very clean and well maintained. Thank you for the welcoming bottle of wine. We had a lovely Christmas and everything was amazing.Gavin & Elaine - 30th December 2016
Our first visit to Bay Cottage. Absolutely perfect and fitted the bill for a short getaway. So convenient being walking distance to the town and beach. Very well appointed & thank you for your helpful introductory letter & welcome pack. We were so lucky with the weather & love the magical North Norfolk Coast. We haven't stayed in Wells before & will certainly re-visit Bay Cottage. We didn't eat out in Wells, but fully recommend the Golden Fleece for a pint by the Quayside and very dog friendly.The Low Party - 26th November 2016
The property, which we have been to twice before, is comfortable, very well equipped and in a good location for bird watching and walks.Mr M Nolan - 11th November 2016
Yet another fantastic visit to the cottage - our third! We had fantastic days out to Holkham, Brancaster Staithe and Blakeney - with lovely weather - in t-shirts on our beach walk from Holkham to Wells. We would recommend Wells Beach Cafe, White Horse at Brancaster, Holkham Cafe, White Horse at Blakeney, The Crown & Bang at Wells. All dog friendly which our Lab Holly enjoyed . The cottage is so cosy & has everything one could wish for. Thank you for the welcome pack - it is so much appreciated, looking forward to coming back very soon.Clare, Nigel & Holly - 5th November 2016
Nice to be back in this cosy cottage, comfortable and well equipped cottage. Many thanks for the welcome pack and informative letter - much appreciated. As non drivers we found the Coasthopper buses a godsend and were able to get to all our favourite birdwatching places - Titchwell, Cley, Holkham - dodging the rain. A good holiday and a great cottage.Margaret & Mike - 22nd October 2016
We had a lovely stay in Bay Cottage with our baby and dog. So well situated in Wells and indeed in Norfolk. We did lots of walking and visited Holkham, Sandringham, and Holt. Found ourselves spoilt for choice of food places - would recommend The Globe for dinner and Wells Deli for lunch & breakfast! Cottage was very well equipped and so cosy - we would love to return at some point. Thanks for the welcome pack.Dom, Ross, Edward & Sweep - 24th September 2016
we enjoyed our short break at Bay cottage very much. The weather was changeable and it was nice to come back to cosy accommodation.Mrs Jackie Wilkins - 29th June 2016
A lovely holiday.Ms Linda Freston - 31st May 2016
Had a fantastic and very tranquil stay in this lovely cottage. Enjoyed walks on the beach with our dog Bella and eating out. The welcome pack at the cottage was a very nice surprise. Thank you very much.The Earl Family - 26th April 2016
We had a good week in the cottage and only two wet days. Explored Holkham and Blickling Hall - worth a visit. We also had a lovely day at the RSPB Titchwell Marsh Reserve.The Hopkins Party - 15th April 2016
Our first time staying in Wells. Bay cottage is super, really comfortable with everything you need. A great welcome pack - thank you. We will definitely be back.The Slater Family - 8th April 2016
Our first visit to Wells and to Bay cottage, we loved it! The cottage is in a great location, easy access to all the amenities. Welcome pack was much appreciated, thank you everything was lovely and clean. We enjoyed long walks along the beautiful beach and in the Pinewoods. Bay cottage was the perfect getaway, will definitely recommend.The Coopers & Rosie the dog - 4th April 2016
A lovely cottage - perfect for our stay in Wells. Great location and thank you for the welcome pack and excellent visitor information.Steve, Sarah & George - 14th March 2016
Had a great stay at Bay Cottage. Superb location for some great coastal walks. Lovely to have the fire set up ready to relax in front of. Thanks for a lovely mini-break.Tom, Max & Nellie the dog - 5th March 2016
A very pleasant week spent in this comfortable and conveniently situated cottage. We come to Norfolk every February for the birding and, as usual, it did not disappoint. Many thanks.The Hammond Party - 15th February 2016
Had a great Christmas break, weather was extremely kind so lots of great walks. Cottage was very comfortable and had everything one could wish for. Many thanks.The Worthington Party - 30th December 2015
Another lovely stay in Bay Cottage, cosy comfortable & convenient. The Norfolk coast never disappoints - a winter birdwatchers paradise. Many thanks.Brenda & Chris - 12th December 2015
Another lovely stay in Bay Cottage. Thanks for the welcome pack, it's very welcoming! We did all our usual things, walked to Holkham, shopped in Wells, Burnham Market & Holt. and just relaxed! Thanks again.The Redfern Party - 13th November 2015
Bay cottage is perfectly situated for exploring Wells and the stunning North Norfolk coast. Would highly recommend a boat trip to see the seals. Holkham & Wells beach is a must do. The most gorgeous beach on the coast. We have stayed on the North Norfolk Coast many times but never in Wells so this made a perfect change.The Cooke Party - 1st November 2015
Bay cottage is a little gem! Super location, cosy and clean. Thought parking might be a problem - but it was fine. This is our third visit to Wells - we will certainly come back. Thanks for a super cottage.Ali & Andy - 17th October 2015
Our first trip we have had a lovely week with good weather. For Amy our dog it was her first sniff at the sea and she loved the freedom of being able to run on the beach and explore. All in all a wonderful holiday.Rosalind, Frank & Amy - 10th October 2015
Very convenient location, cosy cottage would recommend and hopefully will return.Mr J Blacknell. - 5th October 2015
Our 3rd visit to the cottage, but hopefully not our last. The cottage is well situated & equipped. Thank for the welcome pack. We have had perfect weather. We have done a mixture of coastal & inland walks, plus several visits to the Beach Cafe, with our dog Belle.Chris & Roy - 2nd October 2015
Another fantastic week in Wells! This cosy cottage gave us a great base to work from - Walks to Holkham and Burnham Overy Saithe from the front door - What more can we ask for?! Thank you - Also the welcome pack was useful to keep us going through the week.The Wright Party - 12th September 2015
We had a lovely 2 weeks here. The cottage is comfortable and a lovely base for our holiday. Lots of lovely villages & market towns. We would recommend Burnham Market - went to a really lovely craft fair. The opportunities for wildlife watching is incredible. Just lovely, Thank you - Oh and thanks for the welcome pack - a lovely touch.The Freeman Party - 22nd August 2015
Lovely cottage & a lovely surprise welcome pack with all the essentials, excellent touch! Would definitely come back, we found the Golden Fleece pub very good.Tom, Julie & Monty - 11th March 2015
Really enjoyable stay. Location great, cottage cosy. Lovely walks. Managed to cover Holkham to Salthouse in stages. Bus service is very good.John, Heather & Ava - 3rd January 2015
We have stayed / visited Wells many times, but have found this cottage to be one of our favorites. Lovely homely cottage with comfy beds. I would definitely stay here again.The Kelly Party - 21st November 2014
A delightful cottage of considerable charm. All our needs thoughtfully & generously provided for. Thank you.Mr Minns - 1st November 2014
A lovely long weekend in Bay Cottage. Everything we could have needed was here, and we loved the welcome pack.Janet & Thomas - 20th October 2014
Our second visit to Bay cottage and we hope to return next year. The cottage is well decorated & well equipped. We love the many dog friendly pubs & cafes in the area, also great bird & seal watching.Chris, Roy & Belle the dog - 7th October 2014
The cottage is perfectly placed for activities in Wells and area, which we really enjoyed. The supplies on arrival were very much appreciated, thank you.Paul & Susan - 3rd October 2014
Had a lovely week in Wells, cottage lovely, welcome pack much appreciated. Thank you.Julie & Gary - 19th September 2014
Really enjoyed our stay in Bay Cottage. Very clean. Wells is a beautiful place, worn our little dog Gizmo out! Thank you for the welcome pack.The Bowmar Family - 13th September 2014
The cottage was clean and tidy and had everything to make you feel at home. Thank you for everything.Anna, Matthew & Oliver - 30th August 2014
Cottage has been wonderful - a superb location. So clean & well equipped. The welcome pack was great.Clare, Nigel, Maria & Holly the dog. - 16th August 2014
Loved the location of the cottage, close enough to everything but just out of town enough to be quiet too. We've had a brilliant holiday and Bay Cottage has been a great base.Angie, Tom & Charlie - 2nd August 2014
We've had a great week staying in Wells-next-the-Sea. Thanks for the welcome pack, good choice of wine.Colin & Karen - 26th July 2014
A lovely comfortable cottage, so close to everything. The welcome pack was a great surprise. We have enjoyed our stay very much.The Hounslow Party - 19th July 2014
Had a lovely time in the cottage and Wells. Lots of doggy walks along the beach. Loved the cottage, nice and cosy.The Wilson Family - 12th July 2014
Wells-next-the-Sea is a superb centre for exploring the North Norfolk coast. Hope to return soon.Diane & Pete - 5th July 2014
Had a lovely long week at Wells and enjoyed Bay Cottage very much indeed.Clare, John & Will - 5th May 2014
We had a fantastic stay at Bay Cottage. The cottage was warm, lovely and welcoming.Paul, Stefanie & Alfie - 21st April 2014
A very enjoyable break at Bay Cottage. The welcome pack was much appreciated.The Sheen Party - 18th April 2014
Had a fabulous week. Wells is a great base to explore from.The Robinson Party - 12th April 2014
A gorgeous little cottage, fully equipped with everything we needed. Home from Home.Miss Cantwell - 3rd April 2014
Perfect for a short stay.Mrs Hyde - 23rd March 2014
Bay cottage was greatly appreciated & a good time was had by all. Be back soon.Lee, Cat & Jude - 21st March 2014
Wonderful week, great location and the cottage had everything we needed.Rich, Su & Sam - 15th March 2014
Very small & cosy. Excellent location and absolutely perfect for a short break.The welcome pack was fabulous too as was the log burner on a chilly evening.Mrs Smith - 27th February 2014
Perfect for a short break and we have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thank you very much for a fab welcome pack, too.Martina, Rob & Franky - 26th February 2014
This is lovely well-equipped cottage and we have had a fantastic mini-break. Thank you.Chris, Sarah & Chester - 21st February 2014
A lovely cottage with everything we needed.Mrs Clee - 21st February 2014
Thank you to the owners for a well thought out cottage, grateful for the welcome pack.Rita & David - 3rd February 2014
An exceptional week, we both like Wells and Bay Cottage very much.Mr M Nott - 28th December 2013
Excellent week, lovely cottage with everything we needed.Mrs B Pitts - 14th December 2013
Lovely break, cottage warm and welcoming and welcome pack was great.Mrs J Redfern - 30th November 2013
All positive comments about the property. The general s tore in Stiffkey does good home made cakes, and The Red Lion was very welcoming with three logs fires.Dr I Raitt - 24th November 2013
Lovely cottage, very cosy,ideal and the welcome pack of logs, wine and other goodies were very much appreciated.The Vout Party - 3rd November 2013
Lovely cottage, very well equipped to a high standard. Perfect.Paul & Amanda - 23rd October 2013
Had a brill time, despite the weather. Love Wells, been many times over the years and never get board. Lovely little cottage, perfect for our honeymoon. Thank you.Dean & Denise - 12th October 2013
Excellent cottage, we hope to be back next year.Chris, Roy and Belle the dog - 5th October 2013
A wonderful escape, the cottage was nice and clean, well equipped and we appreciated the welcome pack. Great location for exploring Wells.The Alford Party - 28th September 2013
Beautiful coast and countryside. Really good property & stay. Amazing cleanliness. Just great.The Nickson party - 7th September 2013
Another fun packed carnival. Had a lovely time. Beautiful cottage, everything we needed and very clean & tidy. Fully recommend.The Shinn Party - 3rd August 2013
We have much enjoyed our first visit to Wells and Bay Cottage. Very well equipped, comfortable and beautifully decorated.Julie, John and Ashley - 27th July 2013
A great relaxing holiday was had by all. A lovely quaint cottage. Thanks.Alison, Mark, Kaytee and Maisie the dog - 20th July 2013
Another great week at Bay Cottage. Thank you for the welcome pack, very enjoyable.Amy and Doug - 29th June 2013
Had a super week at Bay CottageMandy & Paul - 22nd June 2013
Our second stay at Bay Cottage and have had a fantastic time once again.Miss Smart - 6th April 2013
Bay Cottage was lovely and cosy thanks to the log burner and comfy beds. North Norfolk has a wonderful coastline to explore.Mr Waters - 30th March 2013
Great stay at this cottage, our first visit to Wells and we would come again. Lovely touches to the cottage.Miss Hills - 6th March 2013
A lovely weekend break, wish it could have been longer. Really loved the cosy fire and lots of nice walks with the dog.Miss Eason - 22nd February 2013
Another fantastic week at Bay Cottage, lots of walking, shopping, eating and relaxing in front of the log burner.The Coe Family - 9th February 2013
Beautiful cottage and every little attention to detail. Wells is very special to us and our visit to Bay Cottage made our New Year visit even more special.Mrs D Holloway - 2nd January 2013
Lovely stay in a sweet cottage in an excellent location. The log fire was very welcome after the cold days out birdwatching.Ms Knowles - 20th November 2012
This is our second stay at this cottage and we have enjoyed it just as much as the last time. Lots of long coastal walks, lovely meals out and chilling in front of the log fire at the end of the day.Ms Newton - 13th October 2012
This was our second visit and we enjoyed it just as much as before.Ms Newton - 13th October 2012
We have had a lovely week exploring Wells and the surrounding countryside.Mr & Mrs Morton - 6th October 2012
We have spent a very enjoyable week in Wells.Mrs Rogers - 29th September 2012
What a lovely holiday we have had. The cottage is a delightful, cosy home from home and was great to return to at the end of the day.Mr & Mrs Cuthbert - 22nd September 2012
Wells is a great base from which to explore the coast and countryside. Coasthopper bus service is fantastic.Mr Marley - 18th August 2012
We enjoyed staying at this cottage and will recommend it friends and family. Good eating places in the town and a lovely beach.Mrs Walters - 11th August 2012
The cottage was very comfortable and we were impressed with the welcome pack. Wells is alovely town with plenty to do.Ms Blaber - 4th August 2012
We have had an excellent week in Bay Cottage which we will recommend to our friends. It is well appointed and goes beyond that with a number of imaginative and generous touches.Mr Nott - 25th February 2012
Had a lovely stay in Bay Cottage, the cottage was very cosy and has been decorated thoughtfully. Many thanks for letting us stay in your beautiful cottage.Mr & Mrs Hill - 21st February 2012
Enjoyed our stay in your perfectly formed cottage. The welcome pack was much appreciated. Bertie the dog thoroughly enjoyed his walks on the beautiful Wells beach.The Kearney Family - 16th February 2012
A cosy cottage, we enjoyed the woodburner. A walk on Holkham beach is a must. We will always remember our stay at this lovely cottage and hope to return.The Coe Family - 11th February 2012
A lovely cottage, very well thought out to provide every comfort and we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay here.Mr & Mrs Birchnall - 27th January 2012
The cottage was a cosy sanctuary with every small detail thought off.Miss Sharp - 31st December 2011
What an excellent design, a real holiday home. There is so much to admire in the area that we need another visit. Lovely cottage, very clean and well equipped. Welcome pack was much appreciated.Mr & Mrs Cook - 22nd November 2011
Had a fantastic break, weather fabulous for this time of year. The cottage exceeded our expectations with everything done to a high standard with lots of thought.Mr & Mrs Smart - 18th November 2011
A lovely cottage, thank you for the welcome pack which was a nice touch. Wells is a great place to visit we will let our friends and family know the cottage is situated in the perfect place.Mr & Mrs Horrell - 12th November 2011
We have had a wonderful break in this beautiful cosy cottage. The location is perfect and we visited some wonderful places. We will definately book again.Miss Lliffe - 31st October 2011