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Self Catering in Norfolk - North Tuddenham

The Old Rectory
North Tuddenham

The Old Rectory, North Tuddenham, Norfolk

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Sleeps a maximum of: 14

Pricing From: £1516.00

This fine house stands in its own parkland near North Tuddenham. The poet William Cowper stayed in the original rectory, but the present building dates from 1852. It has been refurbished to provide a holiday retreat for up to 14 people.

The Old Rectory in Norfolk is a luxury self catering holiday home which stands in its own parkland next to the church surrounded by open countryside, a mile from North Tuddenham. The original rectory dated from the 16th century and the poet William Cowper stayed here when he first came to Norfolk. It was replaced in 1852 by Rev Barry, younger brother of the architect of the Houses of Parliament, who designed it himself.

The holiday home has been refurbished to provide a luxury self catering venue for family gatherings. It is easily accessed from the A47, half a mile away. The Old Rectory is set in idyllic surroundings with grounds covering 12.

5 acres. There are large areas of lawn interspersed with mature shrubs and trees. The grounds also include a west facing terrace, ideal for summer barbecues, a pond (this has been fenced making it childproof), and a children's football area with two goals.

The Old Rectory is an ideal outdoor holiday break with its own wood: a pathway marked by an avenue of yew trees which leads to clearings planted with bluebells, foxgloves and primroses and ideal picnic spots. For a larger gathering, The Old Rectory and The Coach House sleeps twenty guests.

This holiday at a glance

  • Sleeps fourteen guests.

  • Seven bedrooms, one en-suite shower room, one family bathroom, one shower room and en-suite bathroom.
  • Open fires in sitting room and dining room.
  • Lovely, lawned garden.

  • Ample onsite parking.
  • Up to two well behaved dogs welcome (small additional charge per dog).
  • Please note the seventh bedroom is accessed via a separate steep staircase from the utility room.

  • WiFi.
  • Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

  • Double range cooker, microwave, two fridges/freezers, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer.

  • TV, video, DVD and CD player.
  • Payphone.
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request.

  • Garden furniture and gas barbecue.
  • Games room with table tennis.
  • Use of an all weather tennis court in the grounds.

  • Clay pigeon shooting, game shooting and fishing are available by prior arrangement. Please call Mrs Jenne on 07803-891984.
  • Catering can be arranged through Florentina Events - hello@florentina-events.com / 07723 363597
  • My Personal Sanctuary is a luxurious and truly indulgent beauty therapy service delivering 5 star quality organic treatments carried out in the comfort of your cottage.
  • Sorry, no hen or stag parties.


  • Sleeps: 14
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • One Dog
  • Two Dogs
  • Baby Welcome
  • Dog Friendly
  • Log Burner/Open Fire
  • On Site Parking
  • Wifi
  • Children Welcome
  • Welcome Hamper
  • Fishing
  • Games Room
  • My Personal Sanctuary Spa
  • Tennis Court
Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Coston, St Michael's Church - 4.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Little Witchingham, St Faith's Church - 5.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

North Elmham Bishop's Chapel - 6.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Booton, St Michael the Archangel - 7.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Brandiston, St Nicholas Church - 7.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Wymondham Abbey - 7.8 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Wymondham Heritage Museum - 7.9 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Salle, St Peter & St Paul Church - 8.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Cawston, St Agnes Church - 8.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

East Bradenham, St Mary's Church - 8.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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