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Field Cottage in Docking

  • Docking
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1

from £ 460 to £ 910 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am


Field Cottage is a deceptively spacious refurbished cottage, having a lovely, open-plan, light and airy living area, which leads through to the kitchen with doors to the garden. It is conveniently located in the heart of Docking village, set back from the road, with the advantage of a lawned front garden and a private walled back garden, as well as off-street parking for 2 cars.

It is ideally suited for a couple or a family, with a comfortable double bedroom plus two single bedrooms upstairs - great for those who don't want to have to share a room! There's a village pub, shop, thriving fish & chip shop, children's playground and fishing lake, all within walking distance. The charming Georgian village of Burnham Market, plus the beautiful coast at Brancaster and Thornham being only 10 minutes drive away.


  • There's a village pub, shop, thriving fish & chip shop, children's playground and fishing lake, all within walking distance
  • The charming Georgian village of Burnham Market, plus the beautiful coast at Brancaster and Thornham being only 10 minutes drive away
  • Field views from the rear of the property


  • There is a shingle private drive at the front of the cottage with parking for 1 car or 2 smaller cars
  • Fully enclosed garden perfect for families with young children or dogs
  • There is a travel cot available if required

Ground Floor

Downstairs has been refurbished with an open plan spacious sitting and dining area with oak flooring, leading through into the kitchen.

Cloakroom: hand basin and WC.

Living area: lovely light and spacious area with oak flooring, two large striped sofas, bookcase, flat screen freeview digital TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs. There is a good-sized dining table with six chairs. This area leads through into....

Kitchen: well-equipped with an electric oven, microwave, washing machine, slim-line dishwasher, fridge and freezer. There are doors leading out into the back garden.

The stairs lead up from the dining area and are not steep (there is a hand rail).

First Floor

Bedroom 1: Double bed, bedside tables and lamps and a built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 2: Single room overlooking the back garden with a bedside table and lamp and a chest of drawers.

Bedroom 3: Single room overlooking the back garden with a bedside lamp and a chest of drawers.

Bathroom: Has a fixed shower over the bath, hand basin, heated towel rail and WC.

There is a travel cot available if required (conveniently stored under a bed).


There is a shingle private drive at the front of the cottage with parking for 1 car or 2 smaller cars. At the front is a lawned garden with a variety of plants.

At the back of the cottage is a fully enclosed walled garden which is part patio and part lawned. There is garden furniture and a barbecue.


Docking is an attractive central village only 3-4 miles inland from the North Norfolk Coast, making a great base to stay and explore the whole of North Norfolk. It's a  traditional farming Norfolk village which boasts a village shop with post office, traditional pub and a fish and chip shop too! Its located close to Burnham Market within easy access of the coast with Brancaster to the north and Hunstanton to the west. The village also has a lovely church St Mary’s, village school and a ‘must visit’ farmers market which takes place on a Wednesday morning in the ‘Ripper Hall’ village hall


The village has an elevated position, in the past was nick named ‘Dry Docking’ as it had no water supply other than rainwater. In the 1760’s a single well was dug for the village providing domestic use for a farthing a bucket. The water was also transported around the village by horse and cart selling the water by the bucket.


There is such ease of access to all villages and attractions with Houghton Hall to the south and Royal Sandringham Estate and House also nearby. The superb coastline with RSBP reserves and all of the areas of outstanding natural beauty are nearby to explore. There also are lots of routes from the village for cyclists and walkers.

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Guest reviews

Pleasant stay. Lovely cottage. Perfect for our 3 night stay. Clean and tidy. will recommend to family and friends.

The Leach's, 8th of May 2024

Very comfortable, clean and well equipped. Apart from the awful weather we enjoyed our stay and went to the coast several times. Had a very good meal at the Railway P.H.

The Pencherz, 22nd of April 2024

Super Cottage we have stayed here 3 or 4 times now great location .Well equipped very clean will be back sometime.

The Goodwin's, 30th of June 2023

Lovely stay at Feld Cottage as normal (Our 3rd stay) Welcome items nice touch.

The Pullybank's, 29th of June 2023

spotlessly clean, good location for exploring the area.

The Jackson's, 12th of May 2023

A great week in Field Cottage. Well equipped, comfortable and cosy and a perfect location for us. Off road parking too!The weather was glorious for us, an added bonus, Norfolk blue skies are like no other. Hope to return next year. Walks at Thornham : exploring old Kings Lynn and the museum. Castleacre Priory and Binham Priory. Churches with angel roofs… South Creake in particular. And then the profusion of wildflowers and blossom in the hedges and verges…. Stunning, Oh yes Docking market on Wednesday morning was a delight!

The Neaum's, 24th of April 2023

Snettisham Farm feeding the lambs Walking along the long sandy beaches at Holkham, Brancaster and Old Hunstanton.Seeing the seals at Brancaster Beach ,Sandringham Estate were all real highlights.

The Wiggin's, 20th of April 2023

We have stayed at this cottage quite a few times so that speaks for itself. We have booked to return later in the year. A delightful stay.

The Goodwin's, 28th of March 2023

Fantastic location with close by amenities such as Spar shop, local chip shop, park and village pub. Field Cottage has easy access to touring Norfolk and visiting other areas of interest. For us it was a lovely bolt hole for dog walks on Brancaster Beach, Heacham & Hunstanton.

Anita , 26th of August 2022

Nice, light and spacious property. The garden was perfect for a dog, and the property was more than spacious for a family of 4.

The Shepherd's, 17th of June 2022

A last minute booking found us a great cottage and the booking process and follow up communications all excellent. Website pictures gave an accurate reflection of the property. Great location, ideal size for us.

The Orton's, 3rd of May 2021

A great family cottage!
My daughter & family stayed here and they enjoyed the spacious open plan living space and the children’s bedrooms are great for star gazing!

The Griffiths Family, 30th of April 2021

Field Cottage in Docking had nice rooms and view of the back field. Most enjoyable stay. Very nice cottage,village and area.

Dale Family, 2nd of October 2020

Field Cottage in Docking had games, tea/coffee etc. Little touches that made our stay more comfortable. A perfect location - central to everywhere!

The Lawrences', 21st of August 2020

Field Cottage in Docking was better than expected - It had games, tea/coffee etc. Little touches that made our stay more comfortable A perfect location - central to everywhere

Lawrence Family, 21st of August 2020

10 out of 10 for cleanliness and the garden. Clean and comfortable, feels like a home from home.

Sam Moody, 8th of December 2018

Better than Expected. Had a much more spacious feel downstairs than we were expecting and the "Welcome Hamper" was a lovely touch which we were not expecting - Thank you from all of us 10 out of 10 for cleanliness - It was spotlessly clean 10 out of 10 also for the garden. The best bit was the fact we all liked it!! Also, the owners have ensured the heating is set to keep the property very warm and cosy. This was very much appreciated by ourselves as not all rental properties will do this. We hope to come again and would recommend this property to others too.

Fiona Flynn, 2nd of November 2018

 Pics of the downstairs in particular do not do it justice.  Upstairs has been refurbished in a more modern style since photos were taken. 

The O'Byrnes, 3rd of August 2018

Very light and tastefully furnished with some lovely pictures.

Edgar, 5th of May 2018

Comfortable and easy to live in with 2 dogs
Enjoyable stay.
Thank you

Browns', 2nd of January 2018

My second stay at this very comfortable dog friendly cottage.

It is superbly situated to be convenient for beaches and town. It was beautifully clean when we arrived and the garden was very good being really secure for the dog.

We would definitely stay again.

Patricia Owen, 27th of March 2017

Lovely Cottage - Weather has been beautiful - cold and frosty. Love Burnham Market!
Fantastic meals at The Orange Tree, Thornham and The Duck, Stanhoe.

Wilkinson Party, 27th of December 2016

A lovely place to stay in the perfect location to explore the local area. Great Walks along Brancaster Beach and a visit to Burnham Deepdale's Christmas Market is a must.

The Moody's, 2nd of December 2016

Fabulous Cottage. Had everything we needed

The Jorsta's, 7th of October 2016

Nice stay in a good cottage. The Orange Tree in Thornham highly recommended for food.

The Cargills, 23rd of September 2016

Fantastic weather and great walks along the beach to sea the seals at Blakeney Point. Lovely food at The Railway Inn.

The Garlands, 16th of September 2016

Thanks for a very comfortable stay. Still love The Hoste in Burnham Market for a meal and Victoria at Holkham. Found Tichwell dog friendly RSPB! Also PYO apples at droves Farm Thornham.

Lynn, Owen and Bertie the Cockerpoo, 5th of September 2016

Thank you for a very nice stay.

The Brown's, 26th of August 2016

Such a great holiday. Can recommend The Duck Inn, amazing food!
We also rented a beach hut at Old Hunstanton Beach just wonderful.

The Cronin's, 5th of August 2016

"A very comfortable ,well appointed and spacious cottage.

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Just what we needed at this time of The Year"

Mr Tickell , 25th of February 2014
Key Booked Arrival date


Fri 31 May 2024Thu 20 Jun 2024£650 / week
Fri 21 Jun 2024Thu 4 Jul 2024£800 / week
Fri 5 Jul 2024Thu 29 Aug 2024£910 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£800 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£670 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£580 / week
Fri 18 Oct 2024Thu 31 Oct 2024£670 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Thu 19 Dec 2024£460 / week
Fri 20 Dec 2024Sun 5 Jan 2025£870 / week
Mon 6 Jan 2025Thu 3 Apr 2025£470 / week
Fri 4 Apr 2025Thu 24 Apr 2025£685 / week
Fri 25 Apr 2025Thu 22 May 2025£595 / week
Fri 23 May 2025Thu 29 May 2025£820 / week
Fri 30 May 2025Thu 19 Jun 2025£665 / week
Fri 20 Jun 2025Thu 3 Jul 2025£820 / week
Fri 4 Jul 2025Thu 4 Sep 2025£935 / week
Fri 5 Sep 2025Thu 11 Sep 2025£820 / week
Fri 12 Sep 2025Thu 25 Sep 2025£685 / week
Fri 26 Sep 2025Thu 16 Oct 2025£595 / week
Fri 17 Oct 2025Thu 30 Oct 2025£685 / week
Fri 31 Oct 2025Thu 18 Dec 2025£470 / week
Fri 19 Dec 2025Sun 4 Jan 2026£895 / week

Prices shown includes a £30 booking fee.

Booking information

If your required start date is not the usual changeover day, then please call us on 01328 730880 or email.

Please also read our Booking Conditions.

The changeover day for this property is Friday.

Deposit Payable - 33% of total rent

Balance payable 28 days prior to arrival

Please note that smoking is not permitted in any of our cottages

All Sowerbys holiday cottages are supplied with bed linen and towels and the cost of heating is included in the rental price.

Electric Vehicle charging

Cars may only be charged if there is an EV charging point fitted at the property. The cost of electricity is NOT included in the rental price and Sowerbys Holiday Cottages must be notified if the charger is used and an additional surcharge will be made. Due to insurance purposes, guests must never charge their car using a standard outdoor plug or an extension cable linking to a domestic plug. This is not permitted because of fire regulations regarding wiring, earthing rods and voltage restrictions; it poses a serious fire risk to standard 13 amp sockets and there is a real danger that the body of the vehicle could become live.

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