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2 Cart Lodge Barn

Upper Sheringham, Norfolk

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Set over two floors of this converted barn this cosy accommodation is the ideal location for a romantic holiday for two. You can sit outside the barns enjoying the peaceful setting while keeping an eye out for the resident barn owl or at night star gazing. The nearest sandy beach and the lovely seaside resort of Sheringham is just a pleasant twenty minute walk across the fields and cliff top golf course.

There are numerous trails for walking and cycling which lead from the doorstep through the neighbouring Sheringham Park estate which boasts fine mature woodlands, gardens and an annual spectacular show of rhododendrons and azaleas. The estate is home to Muntjac, Roe and Red Deer and attracts more than 100 species of birds each year so walks are sure to be eventful and are accessible to you at all times. It has a café and a small country hotel restaurant and bar if you wanted to stop for a well-deserved drink along the way.

This is an excellent base for exploring the beautiful North Norfolk coast with extensive beaches, seal watching trips from nearby Blakeney Quay and numerous pretty countryside villages and market towns to discover. We have several properties to visit within easy reach of Sheringham, many also offering activities and events throughout the year. For inspiration click on the ‘Nearby’ tab above.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
hallway, double bedroom with brass iron bed, bathroom with shower over bath.
First floor
Open plan kitchen, dining room/sitting room with beamed ceiling.
Visitor notes

Heating: Oil central heating included.

Parking: Covered parking available alongside the barn.

Garden: There is a small grassed area for sitting outside.

Accessibility: The bedroom and bathroom are on the ground floor but the cottage may not be suitable for all wheelchair users.

Utilities/Electricals: The washing machine and tumble dryer are in a communal laundry that is located on the ground floor of the barns.

Please note: Located on a working farm, noise may be heard.

Storage: Cycle storage provided.

Offers: Holiday Cottage guests have free entry to a selection of local National Trust properties during their stay (listings in cottage welcome folder).

Cottage details
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  • Beach nearby
  • Pub nearby
  • Coast nearby
  • Romantic
  • Railway nearby
  • Garden appeal
  • Celebration
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared tumble dryer
  • Shared washing machine
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • DVD
  • Fridge


Things to see and do nearby

East Anglia, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire
A view of Blakeney Point landscape, showing the estuary south of the point © Joe Cornish

The ancient kingdom of East Anglia has preserved much of its unspoilt character, rural landscape, architecture and traditions with attractions ranging from the University city of Cambridge and the Cathedral city of Ely, to glorious, often deserted, sandy beaches, lots of seaside fun, outdoor pursuits and the unspoilt waterways of The Broads. National Trust places in East Anglia are equally varied, ranging from the magnificent Blickling Hall in Norfolk, the impressive rotunda at Ickworth, near Bury St. Edmunds, the elegant Anglesey Abbey, to the dramatic coastline at Dunwich Heath, with its neighbouring RSPB sanctuary and the Anglo-Saxon royal burial site at Sutton Hoo.

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place to visit
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  • bird watching
  • boating
  • cycling
  • golf
  • fishing
  • horse riding
  • sailing
  • walking
National Trust places to visit
Sheringham Park
Sheringham Park Spectacular landscape park and woodland garden with miles of footpaths and stunning coastal views
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate One of the most elegant country houses in East Anglia
Blickling Estate
Blickling Estate Magnificent Jacobean house with gardens and park
Blakeney National Nature Reserve
Blakeney National Nature Reserve An extensive area of saltmarsh, vegetated shingle, dunes and grazing marsh
The Textile Conservation Studio
The Textile Conservation Studio
Brancaster Estate
Brancaster Estate Extensive coastal area famous for wild birds

Visitor comments

Comments from past visitors

  • Tony Lambell
    • July 2015
    • Unknown
    Made enjoyable...

    Ready access to Sheringham Park and nearness to other NT properties. The weather - cold but dry

  • Anonymous
    • May 2015
    • Unknown
    Very clean

    Very clean, flowers tea/coffee provide d excellent. Everything we could want was there, very nice relaxing stay. Location, didn't need to travel too. Far to sample.

  • Jayne Watts
    • April 2015
    • Leicestershire
    Clean and warm

    Small, homely, clean and warm. Fabulous location to have the whole of Sheingham Park on your doorstep as well as being such a short walk to the Coast. This is one of my favourite NT places to stay and we've stayed in several. The cottage was fab as we remembered from our previous stay. Please thank the caretaker as it is so clean and homely. I couldn't put anything in the visitors book as I lost my pen.

  • Anonymous
    • November 2014
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    I always love National Trust Cottages. They are a wonderful link with the past and really tastefully renovated and decorated in keeping with their particular style. Its good to feel that people have lived and loved in and around them in years/centuries gone by. They're warm and comfortable and wonderfully private in beautiful settings. So much better than staying in a hotel. Beautifully clean and comfortable. Perfect.

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