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Mustard Pot Cottage


Cromer, Norfolk

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Drive between the gate houses at the entrance to Felbrigg Hall and then down a woodland track to arrive at the Mustard Pot. Standing in its own large fenced garden, the cottage has been added to over the years but retains masses of charm and character with its octagonal shaped sitting room and bedroom above. There is direct access from the cottage to acres of park and woodland on the Felbrigg estate, with beaches and seaside towns just a few minutes drive away.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
conservatory, kitchen, utility room, bathroom with shower cubicle, separate lavatory, bedroom (1 twin), dining room and small octagonal sitting room with open fire.
First floor
small octagonal bedroom (1 double) reached by narrow and winding stairs with restricted head height
Visitor notes

Heating: Gas central heating and storage heating in bedroom included.

Parking: There is parking for two cars next to the cottage.

Garden: There is a large enclosed garden.

Accessibility: The stairs leading up to the double bedroom are narrow and winding. The bedroom and bathroom are on the ground floor but the cottage may not be suitable for wheelchair users.

Approach to cottage: The track up to the cottage is uneven in places, therefore care should be taken.

Please note: The cottage is situated beside the main B1436 road into Felbrigg village and traffic may be heard passing.

Offers: Holiday Cottage guests have free entry to Felbrigg Hall and selected local National Trust properties during their stay, listings can be found in the cottage welcome folder.

Cottage details
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Dogs allowed
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  • Open fire / stove
  • Beach nearby
  • Pub nearby
  • Coast nearby
  • Romantic
  • Railway nearby
  • Garden appeal
  • Unique
  • Dishwasher
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • WiFi
  • DVD
  • Fridge-freezer
  • Accessible for ambulant disabled people
  • If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287


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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  • Norwich city
  • Norfolk Broads
  • North Norfolk coast
  • towns of Sheringham and Holt
  • weekly markets and auctions
  • Nature reserves
  • seal trips.
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Nature Trails
  • Walking
  • Golf
National Trust places to visit
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
Blickling Estate
Blickling Estate Magnificent Jacobean house with gardens and park
The Textile Conservation Studio
The Textile Conservation Studio
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

  • Mrs Deakin
    • January 2017
    • London

    The cottage was a perfect location and my husband and I wanted somewehere to really rest and relax with home comforts. The mustard pot delivered all of this. It was wonderful. This was the first time that we have stayed in a National Trust Property. Every aspect of the holiday from researching the area and locations, the booking and confirmation information and the stay itself exceeded our expectations by far. The Mustard pot Cottage was exactly as described on the website in every aspect, from the comfort, the layout, the tiny staircase, the heating and fire and all the amenities, it was spot on.

  • Mr Horn
    • January 2017
    • Northamptonshire
    Lovely cottage

    A lovely cottage with character.

  • Ms Franklin
    • January 2017
    • Herts
    Great cottage

    Mustard Pot Cottage was great! It was a great *shape* and very lovely (cute?) and the fire which we made up every evening was brilliant. Being in a clearing in a forest was amazing, and great for star-gazing when it was clear (although too cold to stay out long). I think the conservatory would have been brilliant if it hadn't been January as well, but too cold to sit out there. The estate is gorgeous and we went to Blakeney too which was beautiful.

  • Mrs Parmar
    • April 2016
    • West Midlands

    The unique point of staying in a NT holiday cottage is location; behind on a NT estate and having the freedom to explore the grounds and go on long walks from your front door and then return home to a cosy cottage, is wonderful for both the children and the adults.

  • Anonymous
    • February 2016
    • Unknown
    Particularly enjoyed...

    Love the property itself, the location and the local amenities. Cottage is always well cared for, upgraded and is always spotless on arrival, thanks to Cheryl, it's housekeeper.

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What it will cost

Prices include:

  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.


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