Guillemot | Barefoot Retreats
01485 512245


Brancaster, Norfolk, UK
Sleeps 6 | Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 2 | Maximum 2 Dogs - £40 Per Dog
This family-friendly and stylish cottage, close to the sandy beach and located in the popular coastal village of Brancaster, blends luxury fittings with stylish fabrics, all sprinkled with a jolly seaside theme, which will delight both adults and children alike.
Key Features


Guillemot is a beautifully presented, modern luxury self-catering cottage within walking distance of beautiful Brancaster beach. Guests can look forward to the warmest of Norfolk welcomes at this stylish cottage, which sleeps 6-8 and is well located in this family-friendly village which boasts The Ship hotel, pub and restaurant. A championship Golf Course can be found in the village and sailing facilities are at the neighbouring village of Brancaster Staithe. With the addition of a fabulous games/TV room, Guillemot is ideal for larger families with older children who would relish the opportunity to retreat to their own space!

Please note that this property can be booked as a smaller sleeps 4 option outside of school holidays.


Combining coastal chic with laidback luxury and great location, Guillemot is the ideal coastal retreat for friends and family. With underfloor heating downstairs, your toes will be toasty in winter and with sunshine streaming through the French doors during lazy summer days, this house is just perfect for a week or so away or a short break in this beautiful part of North Norfolk.


The pretty south-facing courtyard garden is perfect for enjoying the salty sea air. With stylish sandstone paving, raised sleeper beds and al fresco dining seating up to 8 guests, the opportunities for relaxation and fun at this cottage are endless.

There is off-street parking behind the property for a car, with additional roadside parking opposite the cottage.

Key Features

Up to 6-8 guests (Extra charges apply for groups of 7 or 8) - Can also be booked as sleeps 4 Oct - May

2 King Bedrooms, One with En Suite Shower
Second Floor Bedroom with Two Double Beds with En Suite WC
Family Bathroom with Shower Over Bath
Ground Floor WC
Room Descriptions

Reception Rooms

Guillemot is laid out over three floors with well-proportioned and spacious rooms. The ground floor is divided into a kitchen/dinner with a table seating 8 and a very comfortable sitting room.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

Each of the three stylish bedrooms are beautifully furnished using a palette inspired by the coastal landscape and are full of light.

Two king size bedrooms are located on the first floor, both of which have plenty of storage facilities. The master bedroom also features an en-suite with double walk-in shower. A spacious and stylish family bathroom (also on the first floor) has a bath with shower over.

On the top floor you’ll find a large bedroom with two double beds, a wall of built-in wardrobes and a separate WC. Equally perfect for a family of four who wish to sleep in the same room or for when the children want to jump in together! Comfy beds and crisp linens will ensure you’ll all enjoy a relaxing night’s sleep.

There is a downstairs cloakroom on the ground floor.

Games Room

The property also offers a TV/games room which is accessed via the rear garden. With plenty of seating, a small bar area and large TV/DVD plus an assortment of games, this space provides additional flexibility to this family-friendly property, perfect when the children want to escape and watch a different TV programme, or you want some time-out maybe!
Property Includes
  • Dog Friendly - Maximum 2 Dogs - £40 Per Dog
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Child Friendly
  • Walking Distance To The Pub
  • Close To The Beach
  • Off Road Parking - One Parking Space
  • Family Friendly
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi
  • Flatscreen TV with DVD player
  • Electric Wood Burner
Property Excludes
Hot Tub Hire
Pets Welcome
Arrivals & Departures
Arrival Day: Friday. Monday arrival also available between October and March, excluding school holidays.
Arrival Time: 4pm
Departure Time: 10am
Additional Extras
  • Complimentary Barefoot Welcome Hamper
  • Noble Isle Toiletries
  • Adult Bathrobes and Slippers
  • Fluffy Towels and Luxury Linens


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Quick guide to your location

The villages of Brancaster and Brancaster Staithe are in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the North Norfolk coast. With a glorious beach and thriving fishing and sailing communities, Brancaster is perfect for a coastal holiday. Brancaster beach is one of Norfolk’s glorious beaches, with miles of unspoilt golden sand, as far as the eye can see, and also has the added advantage of being incredibly child friendly and dog friendly too. The Royal West Norfolk Golf Club is located in Brancaster with its fine links course and Burnham Market is about 4 miles away with its wide range of interesting shops, boutiques and restaurants. There are plenty of pubs in and around Brancaster, so you'll never be short of somewhere to visit after your day at the beach.

With all that North Norfolk has to offer in easy reach, you are sure to create wonderful holiday memories at this stylish cottage.
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Lovely House, beautifully appointed and very clean. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We look forward to staying again!

The Thomason Family

Thank you for sharing your home. A perfect cottage, amazing!


Gorgeous weekend in this fabulous house! Many thanks - ps excellent food at The Ship.


Thank you - lovley cottage and wonderful location!


We have enjoyed a wonderful week in this super comfortable cottage. Weather was perfect. We loved the location - close to the beach, shops and The Ship. Thank you!


Another wonderful weeks stay in this beautiful house. So comfortable and well equipped, can't wait to return!!


We've had a great stay!


We have loved our stay in Brancaster, perfect location, fabulous beaches and lovely meals. We will definitely return for another holiday.

The Jones

Brancaster is amazing. The beach is incredible too!

The Hewats

Another fabulous week in this beautiful house. As always it is like a home from home, so clean and comfortable, could not ask for anything more. Can't wait to return!

The Garforths

Fab location for exploring North Norfolk. Comfy beds and everything you need to make a home from home. Holkham Hall has lovely walks, we did the Burnham walk and The Ship hotel does a lovely Sunday roast. Thanks for allowing us to share your lovely place x


We had a lovely stay here, what an amazing location and lovely comfortable place with lots of thoughtful touches, Eric's Fish and Chips-to die for, Village shop- very useful.. Many Thanks x


Another lovely stay for us and this time we brought the old folks to share it with us! Thank you Barefoot Retreats- always a warm welcome- see you again next year!


'A lovely stay for a long weekend away. Great facilities for staying in and cooking. Had everything we needed for a 3 course meal. A pleasure to relax, chill out and spend some quality time with family in. Will be back! Thank you.'


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