Little Walsingham • Sleeps 4 • Dogs welcome
Orbis House is a beautifully eclectic cottage in the pretty village of Little Walsingham. Offering a unique retreat close to the beaches at Wells-next-the-Sea and Holkham, this luxury self-catering bolthole is set in a secluded location just a short stroll into the village where you will find plenty of shops, cafe's and eateries, including the Black Lion pub which is popular with locals and visitors alike. Stylishly furnished throughout, this beautifully restored cottage which was formerly a chapel is also within an easy walk of The Shrine of Our Lady and Walsingham Abbey, famous for the spectacular ruins of the medieval priory which are a place of pilgrimage and during the spring, for its amazing displays of snowdrops.
Orbis House is a lovely cottage, which is well located in the centre of Walsingham, one of England’s most famous villages. Originally a Methodist Chapel this two double bedroom house has been totally and tastefully renovated to a high standard by the owners.
With a boutique feel throughout, it is relaxed and beautifully styled and is just a few minutes’ walk into the centre of the village.
Enjoy early morning coffee and breakfast on the little terrace to the front of the cottage, or spend a lazy afternoon reading in the sunny conservatory with a glass of bubbly in hand.
Wake to the sound of bird song at this romantic self-catering cottage squirreled away down a little quite lane.
Perfect as a hideaway for two or four, this romantic retreat is a hidden gem with kitsch appeal and is great as a getaway pad any time of the year but particularly out of season to when you just need to recharge your batteries!
Bedrooms and bathrooms
There’s a definite romantic flavour to the upstairs bedrooms. With two double bedrooms, dressed in crisp linens and eclectic artwork and furnishings, this beautiful bolthole will make you feel relaxed and at home from the moment you arrive.
The family bathroom features a bath with shower over and offers plenty of space to relax with a glass of champagne on an evening, whilst the fluffy bathrobes and towels ensure a blissful pampering and sleeping experience.
The pretty terrace to the front is a delightful sun trap and has seating and table provided.
Within a few miles of the coast, Walsingham is ideal for visiting Burnham Market, Blakeney and the beaches at Wells-next-the-Sea, Holkham or Brancaster. It is also in easy reach of the pretty market town of Holt and you can easily get out into the picturesque countryside which surrounds this delightful village.
Walsingham has welcomed visitors since 1061 and is listed in the Doomsday Book and has been a place of pilgrimage since the time of Henry III. With remarkable shrines, medieval architecture and a rural beauty which is truly in touch with the natural rhythms of the seasons, the village boasts a fantastic farm shop, the finest chocolate shop you will ever encounter, a perfect pub and restaurant – The Black Lion, perfect on a Friday night or any evening for that matter and a fabulous fish and chip shop and restaurant.
Walsingham is undoubtedly a special place and holds a unique place in history as the premier place of pilgrimage in England, making it a great place to escape from the burdens of everyday life.
With some fabulous restaurants and eateries on your doorstep and fresh produce in abundance, you will be spoilt for choice.
On a clear night you’ll find this location is perfect for stargazing due to Norfolk’s black skies and lack of light pollution.
The owners have provided two classic Swedish bikes for those who want to meander around the village lanes at their leisure.
There is parking in the nearby public car park about a 100 yard walk away which offers a weekly permit of £20. There is a dish washer, electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and washer plus microwave. There is a FreeSat TV in the lounge.
At a glance
Sleeps up to 4 guests Two double-size bedrooms One family bathroom with seperate shower and bath FreeSat TV with DVD player Wi-Fi Charcoal BBQ (fuel not provided) Couples and family & friends retreat One cot, one high chair, one stairgate provided upon request Complimentary Barefoot hamper Bath robes and slippers Towels and linens Dog friendly Arrival Day: Friday Arrival Time: 4pm Departure Time: 10am
7/14 night stays and 3 night short breaks start on a Friday 4 night short breaks start on a Monday
Short breaks are priced at 80% of full-week price. Alternative start days may be possible outside peak weeks.
|Dates||7 night price||Short breaks*|
|3rd January 2020 → 13th February 2020||£450||£360|
|14th February 2020 → 20th February 2020||£550||£440|
|21st February 2020 → 26th March 2020||£450||£360|
|27th March 2020 → 2nd April 2020||£550||£440|
|3rd April 2020 → 16th April 2020||£750|
|17th April 2020 → 23rd April 2020||£650|
|24th April 2020 → 21st May 2020||£580||£464|
|22nd May 2020 → 28th May 2020||£895|
|29th May 2020 → 25th June 2020||£610||£488|
|26th June 2020 → 2nd July 2020||£675|
|3rd July 2020 → 16th July 2020||£750|
|17th July 2020 → 30th July 2020||£825|
|31st July 2020 → 27th August 2020||£895|
|28th August 2020 → 3rd September 2020||£825|
|4th September 2020 → 10th September 2020||£750|
|11th September 2020 → 24th September 2020||£650||£520|
|25th September 2020 → 15th October 2020||£550||£440|
|16th October 2020 → 29th October 2020||£610|
|30th October 2020 → 20th December 2020||£450||£360|
|21st December 2020 → 3rd January 2021||£895|
|Later dates||Please contact us for details|
|Rates shown do not include £20 booking fee.||*available outside peak weeks|