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The Old Garage

Thornham - Royal Norfolk Coast

A colourful cottage in the coastal village of Thornham renowned for its good foodie pubs, beach, small harbour and beautiful countryside.
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
£622 - £1153 per week *


The Old Garage lies at the centre of the village and provides a high standard of accommodation. It is very well equipped, making it ideal for a family holiday and offers a very cosy and welcoming haven after a busy day out and about. Shop/Pub: short walk

Ground Floor:
Sitting Room well furnished with comfortable seating, wall mounted TV and DVD player, open fire and French doors to garden
Kitchen/Dining Room with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, dining table, chairs and French windows archway through to
Second Sitting Room with comfortable seating and wall mounted TV/DVD
Utility Room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Shower Room with shower and wc

First Floor:
Bedroom 1
with a double bed and TV/DVD player
Bedroom 2 with twin beds and TV/DVD player
Bedroom 3 with twin beds - 2' 6" wide
Bedroom 4 with  bunk beds
Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, washbasin and wc

Fully enclosed small lawned and patio garden with garden chairs and table.
For one car. Further roadside parking.
Heating: O.F.C.H. included May-Sept and £10 per week Oct-Apr, payable on booking.
Pets: Two well-behaved dogs welcome but to be kept downstairs. Please be aware of our booking information regarding pets.
Also Provided: Good selection of books, DVDs, games and WiFi.
Extras: Towels may be hired @£5 per person per week, pob.
Notes: Mobile signal - variable/strong.

Thornham is a quiet picturesque village that forms part of the conservation area on the North West Norfolk Coast. There is a wide sandy beach and a small harbour, both of which form part of a local nature reserve. There are some excellent pub/restaurants in the village one of which won Good Pub Guide's Dining Pub of the Year 2017. The coastal town of Hunstanton is just four miles away, it has a sandy beach and many attractions for children. The Coast Hopper bus can take you to Wells, the RSPB reserve at Titchwell and villages including Brancaster and Burnham Market, an excellent opportunity to leave the car behind and enjoy the scenery.


  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Enclosed garden
  • 4 Stars
  • Bed linen included
  • Towel hire
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot
  • No smoking
  • 0.5 mile from the coast
  • 0.5 mile from nearest pub
  • 0.5 mile from nearest shop



Wonderful to be back! We have missed the Old Garage - always our favourite holiday home. We have had a really relaxing holiday and made the most of the heatwave.The Westgates - 11th August 2018
We have had a mega week with v.high temperatures - up to 35! Ending today with thunderstorms and heavy rain. We have fitted in Sea World, Bircham Windmill (great visit!) Dinosaur world and many trips to the beach to make "sand villages" Your home makes a brilliant base. Everything here that we could possibly need. Many thanks.The Whitaker Party - 28th July 2018
The Old Garage was a lovely place to stay, and Thornham itself is a lovely village, the Deli is great for breakfasts, and the Lifeboat Inn and Chequers pub are well worth a visit also. Dinner at The Orange Tree is also recommended! Mr Alan Hudson - 18th July 2018
We have had a lovely week in your beautiful house, even on the cloudy days. It was my first time in North Norfolk and we be back for sure. Thornham is a lovely village, The Deli breakfasts are highly recommended. The Hudson Party - 14th July 2018
Fab weekend away and the property was in a beautiful location and had everything we needed for us all. Mrs Laura Hall - 4th April 2018
Thank you for the fab weekend (despite the weather). The cottage was great, loved being in Norfolk again. Hope to see you again soon!The Wade family - 2nd April 2018
Thank you so much for a wonderful week. A fab Christmas gift for the children and an opportunity to all catch up together. We've loved North Norfolk for many years, and this week has emphasised to us why that is so! Fantastic warm house with an excellent selection of board games and within walking distance of several brilliant pubs! Thank you!Leverington party - 24th February 2018
Amazing walks and views, a beautiful and clean house with lots of room and comfort. A roaring fire to relax even the most excited of children. More than enough room making it a luxury place to stay in. Thank you. Thornham beach is nearby and we had a lovely walk there, we have a dog and I think he enjoyed it as much as we did.The Williamson party - 17th February 2018
Sitting by the glorious open fire writing this! We have had a wonderful Christmas week, full of lots of long walks, good food, trips to the Lifeboat for an evening pint and cosy Christmas films. The Kiwis among us loved the coast and we all feel very rested. Thank you so much for all the little extra touches like the wreath on the door, tree and foodie/beverage treats! Our little border terrier, Beatrix, loved her stay as well as the dog treats. We recommend Drove Orchard Farm Shop and Gurneys Fish Shop for fresh produce (we even shucked our own oysters!), Lifeboat pub for drinks, White Horse pub for a special meal, and walks: Thornham across the marsh to the beach, Burnham Overy Staithe to Holkham, and Burnham Overy Staithe to Brancaster Staithe all across marshes and beaches. The Britton Party - 30th December 2017
5th year and just as good. Daughter Alice got engaged on Thornham Beach - They have booked another stay. Little people Edith & Orla have loved the beach at Holme every day. Thanks again. The Brittons - 5th August 2017
Many thanks for our stay and welcome gifts. We've had beautiful weather in a beautiful location. A truly peaceful break.The Bloom Party - 7th July 2017
Lovely home and wonderful welcome goodies. The Colegate Party - 3rd June 2017
Great place for an extended family get together for some family time. Good place if you like wildlife. The Bale Party - 1st May 2017
This was our 3rd stay at The Old Garage - feels like home now!!!Mrs N Blyth - 20th April 2017
Another fantastic week here in Thornham. From when we walked in the door day one, felt like home. Third time at The Old Garage - 6 adults, 3 children and 2 dogs - suits us fine. Hopefully will be back. Plenty of walking on these awesome beaches. Thank you, welcome pack was excellent - dogs loved their treats too. Blyths, Coppers & Kings - 15th April 2017
What a welcome pack! Very cosy house. Very comfortable beds can't fault it in anyway. Very clean keep up the good work! Thank you.The Cobbott Party - 20th November 2016
We felt welcome as soon as we walked into your lovely house. Thank you for the dog and human treats! Never had that before, can't think of a nicer place to spend a week. Hope we can come again in the near future.The Whichelow Party - 15th October 2016
We are a family of 8 - This was a break we thoroughly enjoyed, the cottage we found well equipped, cosy, and felt homely. Enjoyed beaches, walks and facilities all excellent. Many thanks.Mr Adam - 15th July 2016
BRILLIANT house. Shame about the weather but the house made up for it. Still enjoyed our stay. Fantastically equipped for the entire family.The Wood Family - 4th June 2016
What a lovely, comfortable, generously equipped cottage. Thank you for sharing it with us. The dogs were very happy here and we have had some great walks to the beach. Fantastic food at The Orange Tree too.The Bartons - 22nd May 2016
Lovely cottage which was extremely well-appointed. we would like to stay again next year!Dr L Schofield - 2nd November 2015
Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday was great to be able to take our dogs. The property was in a lovely village and a great location with beautiful beaches minutes away.Mrs J Morris - 29th September 2015
Thank you for our last minute Easter 'family get together'. Comfortable beds in this delightful house. Certainly will be back.Avril Yarham - 25th April 2014
Lovely welcoming home, so relaxing, and the furniture and paintings are great. We enjoyed some lovely long walks from the cottage. Thank you so much for a much-needed break in a peaceful, relaxing cottage. Love this area and will have to return.Alison Davies - 21st April 2014
Thank you for a great stay. Lovely walks and slept really well. Loved all the canvases. the bright colours and the seaside theme. Wish we could have stayed longer - hope to come again soon.Emily - 21st April 2014
Thank you for a lovely stay. The house is very warm and welcoming and was like a home from home. Lovely walks on the beach, great pubs you can take the dog in. All round great stay.Amanda-Jayne, Tom, Sophie, Lewis, Katie, Jay and Alfie the dog - 16th April 2014
Have had a great stay here. Super house. Enjoyed eating out at all three pubs in Thornham. Brancaster beach was our favourite - so much sand! Saw the seals - an added bonus - and also went trekking with alpacas.Manda, Steve and Becky - 21st March 2014
Another great stay, weather super. Brancaster beach awesome. Dogs Baz and Pops well pleased. Cottage lovely as ever. Will be back.Mrs Cockman - 1st October 2013
A home from home, thank you. We'll be back.Miss Britton - 10th August 2013
Fab holiday as ever. The weather held up and we've had lots of time on the beach. House has been perfect for what we needed.The Westgates - 3rd August 2013
Fantastic weather and a lovely house with everything we needed. Thank you.Miss Watson - 20th July 2013


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