West Somerton, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Rivers End is a delightful self catering cottage beside the River Thurne, on the edge of the peaceful village of West Somerton. The river is suitable for canoeing. Our country cottage is within the Broads National Park which is recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The holiday cottage is very well appointed, comfortable, warm and spacious. It sleeps up to 8 people, and it suits groups of adults and families alike.
Coast presenter Nicholas Crane’s favourite place in the Norfolk Broads: the cottage was shown on the programme.
The Holiday CottageOur holiday cottage offers beautiful views over the Staithe, river and grazing marshes to Horsey Mill and Winterton Dunes and is within 200 yards of Martham Broad Nature Reserve. The large dual aspect farmhouse kitchen has a wood burner, electric cooker, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, TV, radio/CD player and a big table for relaxed eating and family games.
There are two double bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs, a twin, a bunk bedroom and a bathroom downstairs. A cot can be provided. The bathrooms are sizeable and each has an over-bath shower. The cottage has full central heating. Linen and fuel costs are included, but we ask guests to bring towels.
The shingled, sunny garden is enclosed, and has a picnic bench, garden furniture and a barbecue.
Local AreaA great place for exploring the Broads and the coast, the immediate area offers quiet beaches, walking, wildlife, birding, cycling, fishing, sailing and boating as well as proximity to Yarmouth, 10 miles, Norwich, 20 miles, Winterton, 2miles, and Nature Reserves at Winterton, Horsey, Martham and Hickling. The River Thurne, immediately across the Staithe from the cottage, is noted for its course fishing (particularly Pike) and for its magnificent sunsets. There are shops in Martham and Winterton & larger supermarkets within 10 miles.
There are many attractions for families in this part of Norfolk such as; wildlife parks, adventure playgrounds, museums and nature reserves, not to mention the wonderful sandy beaches. The area attracts birdwatchers throughout the year. Over 200 species have been seen in Somerton. There is a seal colony at nearby Horsey. Otters, water voles, hares and Chinese water deer can be seen from the local footpaths, and some from the cottage. The regional cycle network passes the house. There is a local bus service. Great Yarmouth is only a short drive away, with its maritime, fishing and excellent museums. There is something to suit all ages. National Trust properties at Horsey, Blickling, Sheringham Park and Felbrigg are within easy reach.
For more information please call us on 01493 393464.
Rates: From £300 - £800 per week depending on season.
Short breaks are available – please enquire for details.
Maximum of 8 people.
Children are welcome.
Sorry, no pets.
Disabled facilities by arrangement – please enquire for details.
Wi-Fi internet access.
Off street parking.
Fishing on site.
4 Star Visit England.
Please note that map locations may be approximate.
Some of the Amenities available are:Disabled Facilities
Wireless Broadband Available
Off Street Parking
Open / Log / Gas Fire
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To make a reservation or to request more information about staying at this accommodation
Call the owner, Judy Clift on 01493 393464 or, send an email below.