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Highlights in Stiffkey
- Captivating nature
- Tasty gastronomy
- Scenic hikes
- Magical Christmas shows
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Cottages in Stiffkey
Located on the north coast of Norfolk, Stiffkey is an ideal holiday destination for a weekend away in the beautiful countryside. The village has superb cottages available in the tranquil countryside, providing a break from all the hustle and bustle of city life. You can enjoy the nature-rich surroundings and scenic walks that will take you to the neighbouring villages, nature reserves, and desolate golden beaches of the area.Cosy renovated cottages with garden and ocean view
The fabulous cottages in and around Stiffkey will provide you with a cosy and impeccable place to relax. You will have at your disposal free WI-FI, lovely beautifully maintained gardens, renovated kitchens, wonderful ocean views, pleasantly bright rooms, and modern furnishings. The cottages are perfect for putting your phone in a drawer and enjoying the vibrant nature of the place.
Travellers and activities
Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Stiffey is famous for having one of the richest wildlife-rich saltmarshes in the UK. You can see the vast expanse of pristine mudflats that form part of the Blakeney National Nature Reserve and discover the largest colony of grey seals in England — These adorable creatures are found at Blakeney Point and can be discovered on a boat trip. You'll also see a variety of unusual plants and birds on the saltwater marshes that nest in the warmer months. And to the east of Blakeney, you can explore an area called Friary Hill which has a mixture of grassland, trees, and gorse that is also an excellent spot for bird watching.Stiffkey for walking lovers
Skirting the salt marsh towards Blakeney or Holkham, the Norfolk Coast Path offers you a vast open landscape running for 6.4 km ending at Stiffkey car park. If you decide to head towards Holkham beach, you will find one of the most stunning coastal areas to visit. With unspoiled golden sands, a pine forest, the beach is part of the Holkham Nature Reserve. You can stroll through the dunes or the pine forests, which have many trails. If you wish, you can also go from Holkham to the secluded beach of Burnham Overy Staithe to the west. And if you decide to head towards Blakeney, you can take a leisurely walk along the 4.5 miles (7.24 km) Blakeney Point to the dunes near the Lifeboat House.
„Stiffkey means “stump island, island with tree stumps”.“
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Alpaca Trekking offers you the opportunity to walk with alpacas for hours along the bridle paths and coastal trails of Wells-next-the-Sea and Stiffkey. Enjoy an unforgettable experience, become an alpaca hiker for a day and cuddle these cute creatures. The alpacas are highly trained and friendly, making it a suitable experience for all ages — We advise you to bring chopped apples for the alpacas at the end of the trek, they love to be fed and receive treats!2. Explore the extravagant Holkham Hall
Holkham Hall is one of Norfolk’s most exceptional stately homes. With a rich heritage, architecture, and wildlife, the place offers plenty to do. Explore the elegant 18th-century Palladian-style mansion, see the impressive domed ceiling of the Marble Hall and discover the staterooms displaying collections of paintings by masters such as Rubens, Claude, Van Dyck, Gaspar Poussin, and Gainsborough. Outside, enjoy the 6-acre walled garden, gaze at the obelisk, and cycle through the 3,000 acres of a parkland. You might even catch a glimpse of the majestic fallow deer herd.3. Have fun with fairground rides and Christmas shows in Thursford!
Situated in the village of Fakenham, Thursford is home to the world's largest collection of steam engines and organs. Step back to the golden age of steam, enjoy the fun of the fairground on traditional carousels and gondolas, and delight in shows with a cast of over 130 performers. You'll see singing, music, dancing, and comedy! Thursford also has the famous Christmas Spectacular, the biggest Christmas show in the country. Enjoy an eclectic mix of seasonal songs, traditional carols and watch white doves fly overhead. Don't forget to make a reservation for Santa's Magical Journey, the kids are sure to love it.4. Make a reservation at the popular Wells Crab House
Wells Crab House offers you a warm welcome and an intimate, cosy space accompanied by a dining experience centred on beautifully prepared local seafood dishes developed from far-flung journeys. Don't forget to make a reservation, enjoy a fusion of flavour-packed dishes prepared with crab, lobster, and oysters and surprise your taste buds with a handful of “landlubber” dishes. The changing specialities also offer vegetarian options.5. Enjoy a short trip on the Wells and Walsingham Light Railway
Located in North Norfolk, don't miss out on a scenic rail journey from the harbour town of Wells to the city of Walsingham. Enjoy a journey on the longest 10.25-inch narrow gauge steam railway on the planet, take in the charming coastal countryside and explore the shops, restaurants, and pubs of Walsingham. The Wells and Walsingham Light Railway is a great family attraction and allows dogs to travel free, so you can bring your pet with you and sit them close to your feet.6. Taste the delicious cider from Whin Hill Norfolk Cider
Located in the seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea, Whin Hill Norfolk Cider is a small business dedicated to producing quality cider, perry, and apple juice that is sure to captivate you with its delicious flavour. Taste the variety of ciders, perry, and soft juices in the large courtyard, relax in the fantastic North Norfolk climate and select some ciders to enjoy later in the cottage. Made from their own grown ingredients, the products contain no added water, flavourings or artificial sweeteners.7. Have a great day out at Wells Beach
With miles and miles of sand and shallow channels to enjoy, Wells Beach is an ideal place for a family day out. Visit the beach, enjoy activities such as swimming, windsurfing and waterskiing, take a look at the decorated and named huts and grab a snack at the Beach Café. You can enjoy sandwiches, sausage rolls, cakes, ice cream and iced drinks in the summer and drink hot chocolate with plenty of cream and marshmallows in the winter.
FAQs: Cottages in Stiffkey
Which types of facilities can you typically find at the cottages in Stiffkey?
In regard to the facilities you can find on Holidu, it can be said that the cottages in Stiffkey benefit from everything that holiday-makers desire! Here, the cottages generally offer a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (100%), barbecue (80%), and garden (80%)...What more could you want?!
How are the cottages rated in Stiffkey?
The cottages in this destination are often well rated. Many (60%) have a rating of 4.5 stars, which implies that here, you can easily find a cottage for your next holiday!
Are the cottages in Stiffkey child-friendly?
Holidu's data reveals that 80% of cottages in Stiffkey are child-friendly, it will therefore not be difficult to find the perfect cottage for you and your family.
Are the cottages in Stiffkey suitable for travellers and their pets?
Yes! In Stiffkey, 40% of the cottages offer the possibility for travellers to take their pets with them, 80% even have a garden!
Do the cottages in Stiffkey generally have Wi-Fi?
Yes! According to Holidu's data, 100% of cottages in Stiffkey include Wi-Fi. It is therefore no problem for you to will be able to browse the internet at any time!
How much does it cost on average for cottages in Stiffkey?
According to Holidu's database, there don't seem to be many cottages in Stiffkey costing less than £100 per night.
Do the cottages in Stiffkey often have a fireplace?
Good news! According to the data collected last year, a fair amount of cottages in Stiffkey are equipped with a fireplace. It is the ideal destination for winter hibernating!
Are the cottages in Stiffkey suitable for stays with the whole family or rather for an escape as a small group?
According to Holidu's data, 100% of cottages are made for up to four people. Approximately 100% of the cottages here include at least two separate bedrooms. This is the perfect destination for taking your little family on holiday!