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Itteringham Manor


Aylsham, Norfolk

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Itteringham Manor is the larger part of the Georgian Manor House which also offers two person accommodation in Barn Owl Loft, this can be booked independently or together with Itteringham Manor to provide accommodation for 10 people. The manor itself dates from 1707 and has retained much of its original charm and character. This light and spacious property offers simple but comfortable accommodation and has benefited from basic modernisation in keeping with its slightly eclectic style. There is a large, secured walled garden, ideal for family fun, games and outside living.

The property is in the centre of the thriving village of Itteringham, tucked beside the river Bure, a community run village shop, café and an award winning pub can be found. The cycle route 33 passes through the village and you can easily cycle through the woods to the Blickling Estate, with its lake and gardens. As a guest you are entitled to free access to the famous Blickling Hall . Further afield, just 20 minutes drive away are the coastal cliff tops, sandy beaches and marshland bird reserves and in the other direction the historic city of Norwich.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
Central entrance hall, large sitting room, snug with TV. Kitchen/dining room with traditional Aga cooker, single oven and hob. Rear door from the hall leads to garden. Balustrade staircase to first floor from entrance hall which has a hinged gate at the ground floor.
First floor
Half way up the staircase there is a door off leading through a narrow lobby with a step down into a small shower/cloak room (shower cubicle, WC & basin) and, at the top of the stairs, a long landing with 5 bedrooms. Large twin, single with antique four poster (4' wide) bed, single(4' wide), double with antique four poster (4'6") bed, and further twin room, the bathroom with bath, hand held shower attachment, wash basin, WC and bidet can only be reached through this fifth bedroom and a narrow dividing lobby area.
Visitor notes

Heating: Oil fired central hearing included.

Open Fires: we are not permitted to use either of the fires at present for safety reasons as the chimney flue linings are non-complaint. Work is scheduled to remedy this, following which we hope it will be possible to use both the open fire and wood burner.

Parking: parking for up to 4 vehicles on the drive at the side of the property.

Garden: large, secure walled garden with lawn and borders, a small orchard and patio, BBQ and garden furniture.

Please note that due to the age and original nature of the building that there are limited power sockets available.

Due to the age and original nature of the building there is limited overhead lighting throughout the property.

Dogs: This cottage can take up to 4 dogs. Please contact us if you intend to take 4 dogs.

Local Events - In July/August there may be open air concerts held on Blickling park beside the lake, this will result in heavy traffic through the village from about 6pm to 11pm. (Concert dates will be promoted on the Blickling Hall website.) August Bank Holiday Monday Aylsham agricultural show is also held on the park and the local area will be busy all day/evening and possibly over the weekend before for preparation.

Cottage details
Let starts
Min stay
Dogs allowed
Yes, 3
Cottage ref
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  • Dogs welcome
  • Pub Nearby
  • Cot/Highchair
  • Dishwasher
  • Television
  • Doublebed
  • Microwave
  • WiFi
  • DVD
  • Fridge-freezer


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.

Norfolk Broads
View across the Parterre garden at Blickling with topiary towards the East Front. © Mike Williams

The Norfolk Broads are what family holidays are really made of! Exploring by land or water or a combination of both, there are a multitude of ways to discover and enjoy this area, including sailing, motor boating, canoeing, fishing, birdwatching, walking and cycling. There is much to inspire and delight those who visit the Broads. Not only are the famous waterways something to marvel at but the surrounding landscape is full of wonderful surprises. The beautiful countryside is home to many charming towns and small villages with traditionally thatched cottages, quaint village greens and stunning churches with histories that are as fascinating as the architecture. This area is rich in wildlife and there is no better place to find it than at Horsey.

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place to visit
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  • Norwich city
  • Norfolk Broads
  • North Norfolk coast
  • weekly markets and auctions
  • seal trips.
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Walking
  • Bird watching
  • Golf
  • Nature Trails
  • Segways
National Trust places to visit
The Textile Conservation Studio
The Textile Conservation Studio
Blickling Estate
Blickling Estate Magnificent Jacobean house with gardens and park
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate One of the most elegant country houses in East Anglia
Sheringham Park
Sheringham Park Spectacular landscape park and woodland garden with miles of footpaths and stunning coastal views
Blakeney National Nature Reserve
Blakeney National Nature Reserve An extensive area of saltmarsh, vegetated shingle, dunes and grazing marsh
Heigham Holmes
Heigham Holmes A delicate and unique island in the Norfolk Broads


Comments from past visitors

  • Ms Booth
    • April 2017
    • Suffolk
    It was a super place.

    Our stay was made enjoyable due to : The history of Itteringham Manor; the proximity to Blickling and Felbrigg; the countryside, nature and walks; proximity to North Norfolk beaches.

  • Anonymous
    • September 2016
    • Unknown
    Made enjoyable...

    Quiet location, large garden, spacious property.

  • G Peckson
    • April 2016
    • Kent
    Interesting history

    We always like to stay in properties with interesting history but this one stole the show with many of its original structural and decorative features still in situ. From the simplicity of decorative wrought iron hooks to the palatial entrance hall with its original and slightly crooked grand staircase and landing was a delight for the eyes. A carved and painted depiction of the fox hunt ascending the side of the staircase was an added bonus as was the welcoming warmth of the spacious, interesting and well equipped kitchen, courtesy of an Aga. Yes, winter was still in evidence outside during our stay and although the storage heaters that were working appeared to be mostly effective, we had to resort to additional fan heaters in some rooms. We thought all rooms had been tastefully and sympathetically furnished. We have little doubt that some very considerable building constraints may exist with Itteringham Manor by virtue of its Grade II listing and a desire to retain as much of the historical ambience as possible. In this context we can only say if the property is left as it is, we would be more than happy to return and enjoy all its historical idiosyncrasies without complaint.

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  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
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