Brancaster Holiday Cottages
Brancaster is renowned for its wide expanse of sandy beach and has the advantage of being one of the few places along this stretch of the North Norfolk coastline that you can park the car less than 50m from the beach. This makes it a popular choice for families and as one of the driest parts of the UK it makes it an excellent choice for a traditional English seaside holiday.
Throughout the year the beach is used by dog walkers, kite-surfers and bird-watchers, and in warmer climes by paddlers, swimmers and basking seals.
For those needing more intellectual stimulus, at very low tides the remains of a petrified forest can be seen here. Brancaster was the site of the Roman fort of Branodonum, built to guard against raids by Frankish and Saxon pirates, although some local legends claim it was to counter Druids living nearby. All that is left of the fort now are a few ditches to the east of the village, and some Roman bricks in various cottages and outhouses. More recent history may be seen in St Maryï¿½s church, a Saxon building with a characteristic round tower nearly a thousand years old. The church has some beautiful medieval stained glass, and a fifteenth century bell cast in Kings Lynn.
For the more energetic the National Trust runs Brancaster's Activity Centre, offering sailing, orienteering and kayaking for children and parents, and just outside there is the Royal North West Norfolk Golf Club which is one of the best courses in the area.
The local pub The Ship has been taken over by Kiwi Masterchef Chris Coubrough and now has an excellent reputation as an award winning quality restaurant.
Brancaster is conveniently located along the Coasthopper bus route, and has a small village shop selling grocery basics and newspapers.
1 Manor Farm Barns Brancaster
Sleeps 8, from £1220 to £2285 per week
1 Manor Farm Barns is a superb newly converted Norfolk barn, cleverly designed to combine contemporary and original features, which has been finished to the highest possible standards by Langton Homes. This barn really does have the "wow factor" with a wonderful open-plan living area at the heart of this lovely coastal holiday home. With its 4 beautifully presented en-suite bedrooms with their high beamed ceilings, this is a luxurious Norfolk bolt-hole for up to 8 adults or for 2 families, with the advantage of an attractive walled garden and plenty of parking space. No expense has been spared with top of the range appliances, a bespoke kitchen, wireless audio system and tasteful furnishings throughout. It is one of 5 prestigious barns forming the exclusive Manor Farm development, ideally located in the heart of the popular coastal village of Brancaster, within a short walk of the stunning sandy beach, the renowned Royal West Norfolk golf club and the highly acclaimed Ship Inn.
2 Dormy House Brancaster
Sleeps 2, from £400 to £560 per week
Dormy House was formerly an old country house hotel which has been converted into high quality apartments. This is a recently refurbished second floor apartment which has wonderful views out to sea from all of its rooms, across the formal landscaped rear gardens. Situated in a really peaceful location with the beautiful sandy beach at Brancaster only minutes walk away, this is a fabulous coastal retreat for 2 people from which to enjoy the stunning scenery, bird watching, walking, sailing or maybe even a round of golf or two!
4 Links Court Brancaster
Sleeps 6, from £665 to £1325 per week
4 Links Court is a beautifully presented, spacious contemporary Norfolk house, which is part of a small private development, quietly located in the heart of Brancaster village. It has an attractive entrance hall with exposed beams, which leads through to the stunning bespoke kitchen and stylish dining room. There's plenty of living space here with a separate light and airy sitting room which has doors opening onto the delightful enclosed garden, with three lovely en-suite bedrooms on the first floor, one of which may sleep up to 4 children. The beautiful sandy beach at Brancaster and The Ship Hotel are only a short walk away.
Big Sky Barn Brancaster
Sleeps 10, from £1225 to £2300 per week
Big Sky Barn is a breath-taking light and spacious barn conversion which has been carefully furnished and equipped to create a stylish contemporary holiday home for up to 8 adults, with the facility to sleep an additional 2 small children on truckle beds. This superb single-storey barn has a wonderful light and airy living room and gorgeous hand-built kitchen, both with high vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. All the accommodation is on ground floor level, making this a perfect place for less able guests to stay, with the advantage of one bedroom suite towards the front of the barn and the other three bedrooms near each other at the far end . It has been finished to an extremely high standard to boutique hotel standards with great attention to detail to ensure that guests have a comfortable stay with every need catered for. Families are particularly well-provided for with a great selection of books, toys, games and DVDs available, as well as an indoor/outdoor full-size table tennis and a Wii, ideal for when it's not beach weather! Outside there are two gardens on either side of the barn, one of which is an attractive walled garden with a paved terrace and lawn, the other being more suited for ball games.The barn is one of four attractive flint and brick barns, part of Field Farm Barns, which lies in a peaceful rural situation down a private road, within a mile and a half of the highly sought after coastal village of Brancaster, with the stunning sandy beach, excellent local walks and cycle routes all nearby.
Brancaster House Brancaster
Sleeps 6, from £615 to £1230 per week
Brancaster House is a superb contemporary coastal Norfolk house, conveniently located in the heart of Brancaster village within a short walk of the beautiful beach and the excellent Ship Inn. It has a lovely light and spacious kitchen/breakfast room overlooking the west facing garden and a delightful sitting room with an attractive brick open fireplace. Up to six guests are comfortably accommodated upstairs within the three beautifully presented bedrooms, with the advantage of three bath/shower rooms (one being on the ground floor).
Sleeps 10, from £1225 to £2300 per week
Chadwicks is a beautifully presented detached coastal house, with five bedrooms and five bathrooms, quietly located off one of Brancaster's most highly sought after lanes within walking distance of the gorgeous sandy beach. This lovely house is under new ownership and has been redecorated and newly furnished to a high standard for use as a second home and for holiday lets from July 2016. This is a perfect house for family and friends to share with each bedroom having their own bath/shower room, with the advantage of ground floor bedrooms and a walk-in shower for less mobile guests. The peaceful location away from any main roads and the attractive private garden make Chadwicks the ultimate Norfolk hideaway, ideal for golfers, walkers and anyone wanted to explore the beauty of the North Norfolk coast, being close to the renowned Royal West Norfolk golf club, The Ship Inn and the Norfolk coastal path
Curlew Cottage Brancaster
Sleeps 4, from £460 to £870 per week
Curlew Cottage is one of the prestigious newly built cottages, part of the exclusive Powell's Yard development, ideally located a short walk from Brancaster beach and The Ship Hotel. The cottage has been built and finished to a high specification with a superb well-equipped kitchen and contemporary bathrooms. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, with an en-suite shower room and a second bathroom, making this a perfect place for 2 couples or a family to stay. Outside is a fully enclosed south facing garden, ideal for dining al-fresco, plus the advantage of off-street parking for 2 cars.
Sleeps 8, from £840 to £1690 per week
Duffields is a tastefully refurbished three-storey period Norfolk flint and brick house with an attractive south facing walled garden, ideally located in the heart of Brancaster village within walking distance of the stunning sandy beach . This is a light and spacious house which is beautifully presented in a coastal contemporary style by its new owners, including a wonderful master bedroom suite with a fabulous roof terrace. A perfect place for families and friends to stay throughout the year with a stylish bespoke kitchen/breakfast room, lovely sitting room, and 2 bedrooms on the first floor and a further 2 bedrooms on the top floor.
Duffields is now able to accommodate up to 12 guests, with the option to book the superb newly converted Duffields Cottage (which sleeps 4 in its 2 king-size en-suite bedrooms) either separately or in conjunction with the main house.
Duffields Cottage Brancaster
Sleeps 4, from £425 to £845 per week
Duffields Cottage is a superb newly converted barn-style holiday home with two king-size en-suite bedrooms, ideally located in the heart of Brancaster village within walking distance of the stunning sandy beach . The cottage has a light and airy Scandinavian feel open plan living area with a vaulted ceiling and contemporary log burner. No expense has been spared to make this a perfect play to stay throughout the year for 1 or 2 couples or a family wishing to explore the delights of the North Norfolk coast, with the advantage of a fully enclosed, private front garden and off-street parking for one car.
Duffields Cottage may be rented with Duffields House, a tastefully refurbished three-storey period Norfolk flint and brick house sleeping 8, to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Eastwood House Brancaster
Sleeps 8, from £890 to £2200 per week
Eastwood House is a contemporary style four bedroom house with an enclosed south facing garden and superb outdoor heated swimming pool. It has been refurbished throughout and is a lovely place for families or couples to stay throughout the year to explore the beauty of the North Norfolk coast. With its comfortable sitting room with wood burning stove and attractive garden room, together with four well-presented bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms, this is not just the ideal summer family holiday house but ideal for cosy winter breaks too. It is situated in the heart of the popular coastal village of Brancaster, within walking distance of the beautiful sandy beach, golf club, tennis courts and the excellent Ship Inn.
Eastwood House has been awarded a four star gold award by Visit England
Little Ash Brancaster
Sleeps 6, from £475 to £990 per week
Little Ash is a lovely flint and brick cottage which has been completely renovated to a very high standard. The spacious cottage has two staircases, a large kitchen and is ideal for family holidays. It is situated within the coastal village of Brancaster, very close to the small village shop,childrens' playground and tennis courts. It is within walking distance of the beautiful sandy beach and the excellent Ship Hotel . The very popular Coasthopper bus stop is close by, as is access to the Coastal Path walk. The RSPB Titchwell Reserve is just over a mile away.
Sleeps 4, from £530 to £950 per week
Littlefold was a typical traditional Norfolk cottage which has been transformed into a spacious contemporary home which is perfect for 2 couples. It has been extended with the addition of a garden room providing a light and spacious kitchen/living area, whilst upstairs there are 2 stylish bedrooms each with their own en-suite bathroom. It is only a short walk to the beautiful sandy beach at Brancaster, a village shop, The Ship pub (which is now under the management of the renowned chef Chris Coubrough), and the renowned Royal West Norfolk golf club.
Please note that short breaks are only available if only one bedroom is used.
Sea Lavender House Brancaster
Sleeps 6, from £665 to £1335 per week
Sea Lavender House is one of the prestigious newly built coastal properties, part of the exclusive Powell's Yard development, which has been imaginatively constructed in a barn style, using local chalk and flint. This is a beautifully presented luxurious holiday home which has been tastefully furnished to an extremely high standard by its new owners to comfortably accommodate 6 people within its 3 lovely bedrooms. There is a wonderful feeling of space throughout with a stunning kitchen/breakfast room with a high vaulted ceiling with white-washed beams, and a wonderful light and airy spacious living room; both rooms with glazed doors opening onto the garden. The fully enclosed south-west facing garden is safe and perfect for children, or for enjoying a quiet meal alfresco on the terrace. It is quietly located off the coast road within a short walk from the gorgeous sandy Brancaster beach, the acclaimed Royal West Norfolk golf club and the excellent Ship Hotel. Just a few minutes drive away is the charming Georgian village of Burnham Market or for keen ornithologists there's the nearby RSPB reserve at Titchwell.
Seven Edges Brancaster
Sleeps 6, from £850 to £1600 per week
Seven Edges is a much-loved family holiday home, enviably located along a small quiet lane very close to Brancaster beach, with views from the back overlooking the golf course towards the sea. It has been renovated and refurbished, including the addition of a new kitchen, and is available for holiday lets again in 2017 (for full weeks only). This lovely house comfortably sleeps six guests and offers spacious accommodation for families and friends throughout the year, with plenty of living and dining space and a fabulous large private garden. This is a unique place to stay, being one of the closest properties to the glorious sandy beach, only minutes walk from the highly acclaimed Royal West Norfolk golf club and The Ship Inn.
The Lodge 3 bedrooms Brancaster
Sleeps 6, from £695 to £1015 per week
The Lodge is a spacious much-loved family second home ideally located in the heart of Brancaster within walking distance of the stunning sandy beach and the renowned Royal West Norfolk golf club. It has recently been refurbished with the addition of 2 new bathrooms, new curtains, new carpets and complete redecoration throughout. It is offered here at reduced rates off season for smaller groups, with 3 ground floor bedrooms included in the rental. It's a perfect house for sharing with family and friends, or for the less able, with all of the accommodation on the ground floor. There is plenty of living space as the house can accommodate up to 10 people (if the 2 upstairs bedrooms are used) with a light and airy sitting room, separate living/games room and a good-sized kitchen. It's quietly located off the coast road with off-street parking and has large lawned gardens surrounding the house which capture the sun throughout the day.
The Lodge with 3 bedrooms is only available outside of school holiday periods. During peak times it must be rented with all 5 bedrooms (sleeping up to 10 guests).
The Lodge 5 bedrooms Brancaster
Sleeps 10, from £950 to £2080 per week
The Lodge is a spacious much-loved family second home ideally located in the heart of Brancaster within walking distance of the stunning sandy beach and the renowned Royal West Norfolk golf club. It has recently been refurbished with the addition of 2 new bathrooms, new curtains, new carpets and complete redecoration throughout. This is a perfect house for sharing with family and friends, with most of the accommodation on the ground floor, including 3 ground floor bedrooms close to each other, and then a further 2 bedrooms upstairs. There is plenty of living space with a light and airy sitting room, separate living/dining/games room and a good-sized kitchen. It's quietly located off the coast road with off-street parking and has large lawned gardens surrounding the house which capture the sun throughout the day.
During off-season periods The Lodge may be rented at reduced rates (for up to 6 guests) without the use of the 2 upstairs bedrooms.