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Wren Cottage

  • Thornham
  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • 7
  • 4
  • 2

from £ 950 to £ 1,690 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am


Wren Cottage is a tastefully furnished Norfolk flint and brick detached house set back off the road in the heart of the highly sought after coastal village of Thornham. This 4 bedroom cottage is ideal for one family, being used regularly and well-maintained by its owners. There is an attractive enclosed garden and it's the perfect base to enjoy the stunning Norfolk coast, being within 10 minutes walk of the beautiful sandy beach and 3 excellent local pubs/restaurants.

Provisional bookings as awaiting homeowners approval.

Ground Floor

Kitchen: fully equipped cream kitchen with dishwasher, double electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and dining table.

Cloakroom: hand basin and WC.

Sitting Room: comfortable room with an open working fireplace, two sofas, TV, DVD and a selection of books and games. Leads through to:

Conservatory: a useful extra living space and a lovely place to sit and look out over the garden.

Bedroom 1: a generously sized bedroom with with twin beds

En-suite bathroom: has a bath with shower over, hand basin and WC.

First Floor

Bedroom 1; Double bed, bedside tables and lamps, wardrobe.

Bedroom 2: Twin beds, bedside table and lamp, chest of drawers.

Bedroom 3: Single bedroom.

Shower room: Shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.


There is a gated driveway off the coast road with off-street parking for 2 cars.

There is an attractive fully enclosed garden surrounding the cottage with well stocked borders which is part paved and part lawned. There is outside furniture for alfresco dining



A highly sought after coastal village on the Norfolk Coast within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A paradise for walkers, photographers, artists and bird watchers due to the panoramic views of the salt marshes.
There is a worthwhile and picturesque mile long walk across the creeks, here you will reach the often quiet, stunning and dog friendly sandy beach of Thornham Bay. Continue along to the popular boardwalk to Holme Dunes NWT Nature reserve with interesting habitats of flora and fauna from natterjack toads and migrating birds.


The village is notable as magnet for foodies and day trippers with seriously good shopping. Drove Orchards on the outskirts of Thornham has an impressive Farm Shop where you can PYO and is notable for its apple juice, fishmongers and a small selection of lifestyle shops. You may of heard of the ‘not to be missed’ Eric’s Fish and Chips, where you can enjoy a beer with your meal and children love the desserts, a fried jam sandwich, or ice cream where they can help themselves to tasty toppings. Thornham Deli, cafe and store is also great for a browse or bite to eat and it's next door to the Village Hall and play park.  There are also two great village pubs to choose from.:The Orange Tree award winning gastro pub, ideal for families with outdoor play area and The Lifeboat Inn, a traditional and atmospheric haven, often with a roaring fire and warm welcome for every guest including salty sea dogs.


Thornham is named after the Old English meaning ‘homestead or village where the thorn trees grow’. The village has a rich history and many of the buildings date back to the 16th Century. Archaeological evidence dates as far back as the Bronze Age. The village had a prosperous harbour 200 years ago and a fascinating story of a smugglers Inn and a bandit’s hideout.


Nestled between the villages of Holme-next-the-Sea and Titchwell both with bird and wildlife visitors’ centres RSPB Titchwell and NWT Nature reserve. There are many other villages to explore within a short distance like Brancaster, Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham with their great family beaches. Brancaster Staithe is popular with sailors and courses and lessons can be taken here or at Morston. You can learn to be a smuggler, explore the coast or sail the creeks with The Coastal Exploration Company, or take a seal trip to Blakeney Point from Morston Quay. Dalegate Market in Burnham Deepdale is a nice area to visit the shops or visit the quintessential village of Burnham Market where you can source most Norfolk delicacies from the independent and quaint shops that surround the village green.

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Key Booked Arrival date


Fri 12 Apr 2024Thu 23 May 2024£1110 / week
Fri 24 May 2024Thu 30 May 2024£1520 / week
Fri 31 May 2024Thu 20 Jun 2024£1280 / week
Fri 21 Jun 2024Thu 4 Jul 2024£1440 / week
Fri 5 Jul 2024Thu 29 Aug 2024£1690 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£1440 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£1280 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£1110 / week
Fri 18 Oct 2024Thu 31 Oct 2024£1280 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Thu 19 Dec 2024£950 / week
Fri 20 Dec 2024Sun 5 Jan 2025£1690 / week
Mon 6 Jan 2025Thu 3 Apr 2025£975 / week
Fri 4 Apr 2025Thu 24 Apr 2025£1315 / week
Fri 25 Apr 2025Thu 22 May 2025£1140 / week
Fri 23 May 2025Thu 29 May 2025£1565 / week
Fri 30 May 2025Thu 19 Jun 2025£1315 / week
Fri 20 Jun 2025Thu 3 Jul 2025£1480 / week
Fri 4 Jul 2025Thu 4 Sep 2025£1740 / week
Fri 5 Sep 2025Thu 11 Sep 2025£1480 / week
Fri 12 Sep 2025Thu 25 Sep 2025£1315 / week
Fri 26 Sep 2025Thu 16 Oct 2025£1140 / week
Fri 17 Oct 2025Thu 30 Oct 2025£1315 / week
Fri 31 Oct 2025Thu 18 Dec 2025£975 / week
Fri 19 Dec 2025Sun 4 Jan 2026£1740 / 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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