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This pretty seventeenth century cottage is in a wonderful setting at the heart of the Blickling Estate but nevertheless enjoys a peaceful location alongside the church. As the name suggests it was once the dairy for the estate with many of the original features remaining, especially in the master bedroom that is located in what was the parlour. The cottage is bright and cosy with enclosed garden, perfect for a family break.
Throughout your stay you have immediate access from the door to miles of walking and cycling trails through the parkland around the impressive Jacobean Blickling Hall. During the fishing season there is excellent, free, coarse fishing available on nearby Blickling lake. At the end of an active day you can reward yourself with a well-earned drink in the estate's traditional pub, the Buckinghamshire Arms, just minutes’ walk from your cottage.
The excellent beaches of the Norfolk coast and popular coastal towns of Cromer and Sheringham are a 20 minute drive. If you are looking for other ways to entertain your family during your stay we run events and activities at many of our Norfolk properties throughout the year. For some inspiration click on the ‘Nearby’ tab above.
Heating: Oil central heating included.
Parking: There is parking for four cars within the garden.
Garden: An enclosed garden to the rear.
Accessibility: Entrance to the cottage is through the rear of the building immediately into the kitchen.
The cottage is laid out on several levels, consequently there are various steps throughout the building.
Approach to cottage: The access driveway is used by the general public on foot and is also the route to disabled parking and coach drop off.
Storage: There is an outside shed (lockable) available to use as a bicycle store.
Offers: Holiday guests have free access to the house and gardens during normal opening hours and selected local National Trust places during their stay.
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.