Luxury cottages in some of the loveliest parts of north Norfolk. From a romantic bolt-hole for two overlooking the marshes in Brancaster to a grand former rectory in Stanhoe which can sleep 16, all the stunningly-presented retreats are lavishly equipped and include thoughtful welcome packs and fluffy bathrobes and slippers. Dogs welcome in many cottages barefootretreats.co.uk 01485 512245
More than 550 hand-picked cottages ideal for relaxing and happy holidays. Beautiful barns, flint fisherman’s cottages, a flat in seaside Sheringham, a tower in upmarket Holt or even a folly on the Holkham estate, there is something for just about everyone – some with swimming pools, boat mooring or a beach hut.
Dogs welcomed in more than a third of properties norfolkcottages.co.uk 01263 715779
The team, based in Wells-nextthe-Sea have a portfolio of more than 350 holiday homes across Norfolk. There is a cottage overlooking the nature reserve at Holme, a cosy shepherd’s hut in Thetford forest, a spectacular harbour-side apartment in Wells and a farmhouse in seven acres in Gunthorpe.
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For self-catering cottages set on riverbanks and beside the water across the Norfolk Broads. Try the stunning Flag House, jutting out into the river at Brundall, or a thatched lodge on the Bure at Horning, with sunroom and balcony. Many include boats or fishing.
Dog-friendly cottages available riverside-rentals.co.uk 01493 368300
National Trust cottages
Try a Rapunzel-like tower, a manor house or a dairy on the Blickling estate, a gatehouse, a game keeper’s cottage or a little octagonal house at Felbrigg, or similarly delightful historic buildings around the county. Dogs allowed in selected cottages nationaltrust.org.uk/ holidays 0344 800 2070