The Old Sweet Shop

Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk Coast

  • Awaiting Grading
  • A centrally located end of terrace characterful cottage, perfect for small families, couples or friends looking to explore all that North Norfolk has to offer. 

You can book this property from:

  • £619 per week
  • £88 per night
  • Awaiting Grading


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 single Zip&Link bed (combine for king/super king)


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher


  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • On-street parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 1.5 miles
  • Pub 0.01 miles
  • Shop 0.3 miles

Special Features

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

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4pm
  • Check out: 9am


Residing in a central location is this fantastic, newly-renovated end of terrace cottage. Once used as a sweet shop, this property has been lovingly restored and is ready to open its doors once more. Open plan living creates a welcoming and comfortable feel throughout the ground floor of the cottage. Perfect for breaks all year round, snuggle up with a cuppa by the wood-burner, or sit in the sun in the courtyard and enjoy a glass of something fizzy! Having retained all of the property’s history, the cottage is adorned with characterful features. With the Quay, fabulous sandy beach and pretty lanes on your doorstep, there’s plenty to fill your days just a short walk away. If you want to explore further afield, the hop on the Coast Hopper bus service to discover the rest of the coast from Victorian Cromer to beautiful Brancaster and beyond. Shops/Pub: within walking distance 

Ground Floor: 
Open Plan Living/Dining Room and Kitchen Area with comfortable seating, Smart TV, wood burning stove, dining table and four chairs 
Kitchen with electric oven, induction hob, under counter fridge with ice box, microwave, dishwasher 

First Floor: 
Bedroom 1 with a king-size bed 
Bedroom 2 with a super-king zip and link bed which can be converted into full-size twin beds (please request upon booking) 
Family Bathroom with shower over bath, wc, washbasin and heated towel rail 

Garden: Courtyard at the rear of the property with a picnic bench. 
Parking: No private parking at the property. There is unrestricted parking on-street within walking distance. 
Heating: Gas central heating. 
Also Provided: Bed linen and towels provided. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack including milk, wine and a homemade cake. Starter pack including enough for one fire for the wood-burner.
Notes: This is a non-smoking property. Mobile signal: good. Please note that the staircase is relatively steep and the ceiling is low in places due to the character of the property, particularly on the landing and bedroom door frames. There is also access through the courtyard for neighbouring cottages, but this is a rarity. 

Wells-next-the-Sea is a popular coastal town on the North Norfolk coast with an impressive harbour. There is plenty to occupy visitors throughout the year whether crabbing on the quayside whilst taking in the sights of the sailing boats or hop aboard the small gauge railway and enjoy making sandcastles on the soft sandy beaches with colourful beach huts and a backdrop of woodland pines. Pop into the beach cafe and warm your toes by the woodburner with your four-legged friend, the cafe is open year-round perfect for hot chocolate and cake in the winter. Set in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are plenty of popular sights to discover, take a short trip along the coast road to nearby Holkham Hall with your little ones and discover the adventure playground, woodland walks and walled gardens. A variety of events are held here every year with candle-lit tours of the impressive marble hall at Christmas-time. The area is ideal for walking or birdwatching and there is a vintage steam train that will take you the 5 miles to the pretty village of Walsingham. The National Trust at Blakeney Nature Reserve is just five miles away, and the traditional seaside town of Cromer with Victorian pier is 20 miles away.