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The Smithy


Discounts of £40 for couples from November to 6 April excluding Christmas and New Year on full weeks only.

Once the blacksmiths and set in the grounds of Snettisham House, this charming Grade II listed semi-detached cottage has been transformed in to a superb holiday home, offering peaceful and very comfortable accommodation in rural surroundings. Ideal for exploring the Norfolk countryside and coastline. Many of the original features have been retained and it has been furnished in accordance with its character. The cottage is tucked away, outside the village and is perfect for that romantic break or just somewhere to escape!

The property has oil central heating and comprises:

Ground floor; entrance in to large lounge and dining area with a feature fireplace and wood burning stove. (wood supplied), beamed ceiling. Freeview TV/DVD. Open staircase from the lounge. Kitchen with Fridge, Freezer, Microwave and electric cooker, and acess to the conservatory overlooking the south facing garden and extensive rural views with an abundance of wildlife. Large shower room with WC and washbasin.

First floor; From the open wooden stair case is a small galleried landing and bathroom with bath, washbasin and wc. Then up a few steps to a small landing with two bedrooms. One with double bed and the other having twins (please note sloping ceilings.)

Garden; Secluded rear garden.
Parking; Parking for one car in the drive. Further parking on grass area in front of the property.
£100 refundable breakage deposit payable with the balance. £30 per week per dog ( maximum 2) £25 Booking fee. Please Note no Wi-Fi

Snettisham village itself is just a minutes drive although there are some beautiful country walks and lanes close by which will take you in to the village, having several small shops, pubs with restaurants, bistro, Antique centre with restaurant. Park Farm is a five minute walk away with its deer park, farm animals, tractor tours, tearooms, play area and shop selling food from the region. Snettisham Beach is just a few minutes by car and is popular for sailing. The bird reserve close to the beach has featured many times on television with its abundance of migrating and resident birds.

Guest Reviews;


April 2019 -
We had a very wonderful time here - Thank You. God Bless your home.

May 2019 C Family - Beautiful, peaceful cottage. Thank you to our hosts. We love The Smithy

June 2019 - E, C & P - Our 5th visit, I don't think we will ever get bored staying here. Weather not great but still had some lovely walks and made use of the conservatory for a bit of bird watching. Thanks again.

June 2019 - B, A & N - Beautiful cottage, beautiful scenery, beautiful weather. Perfect

June 2019 - Mr & Mrs B- We have seen more wildlife in one week than we have for some years. Beautiful home and location.

June 2019 - P&S- Great location, lovely views, comfortable cottage.

August 2019 - K, K & J- Our 7th stay here. As always, relaxed as soon as we walked in the door and lovely to see that not much has changed in this "super home". Even when the weather is p[oor it is fantastic watching the wildlife from the conservatory. A highlight this time being the regular "fly bys" each morning from the Red Kite. Thank you for providing us with such a great home to escape to.

August 2019 - The F Family - Lovely cottage, well equipped, beautifully decorated. We had a great week staying in The Smithy and its gorgeous location. We hope to come again. 10/10


Many comments in the visitors book at the cottage mention spending time in the conservatory as a peaceful retreat and to watch the wildlife in the garden and fields adjoining. there are so many amazing comments, we have picked a selection:

1-8 September 2018, Mr & Mrs B from Leicestershire - We have had a most relaxing and enjoyable week. We have thoroughly enjoyed the cottage and the weather has been superb. Plenty of birds and ducks in the garden.

18 August to 1 September 2018, The D Family from Staffordshire - This was our second stay at The Smithy we have had a lovely time and have really enjoyed your lovely cottage.Thank you.

14 - 18 August 2018, Mr & Mrs B from Leicestershire - Had a very nice time, a very peaceful spot. Thank you very much.

4 - 11 August 2018, The M Family from Preston - Really nice house, a credit to its owners. Myself, both boys and our springer have loved being here and will visit again. A beautiful area and part of the UK.

15 - 21 July 2018, The C Family from Northamptonshire - Lucky to have the astonishing hot and sunny weather. First class accommodation in a peaceful setting. We are refreshed and energised.

16 - 23 June 2018, The C family from Derbyshire - Another lovely stay in this beautiful cottage. Amazing location perfect for the relaxing break we needed. Poppy the dog had fun on all the beaches and made friends at Snettisham Park Farm. Be back soon. Thank you.

4 - 8 June 2018, The M Family from Nottinghamshire - Another relaxing holiday at this beautiful place, so peaceful and in a perfect spot. Will be back.

HEACHAM is the home of Norfolk Lavender where you can see the history of the site and buy lavender produce besides many other interesting gifts. Farm Shop. Restaurant. The animal Centre and Farmer Fred’s Adventure Play Barn are open all year for children and visitors.

The village offers a wide choice of pubs/restaurants, plus local shops all within easy reach of our holiday homes here. A good bus service runs every half hour to Hunstanton or Kings Lynn.

The beach from the village is about a mile although there is parking, and a popular pub and restaurant on the way back if you walk! Ice creams and fish and chips available at North Beach.There is a beach cafe at South Beach. A circular walk along from one beach to the other and through the village.

Sandringham House with it’s stunning gardens, museum and surrounding park are open most days throughout the year, perfect for picnics and dog walking. July’s Flower Show is something not to be missed! Being attended by royalty and offering a superb day out for all the family. Only 8 miles from Hunstanton, it is the perfect attraction at any time of year. Entrance to the park is free.

SNETTISHAM AND DERSINGHAM are very busy villages with several little shops, pubs, cafes and churches.
Snettisham Beach is just a few minutes by car and is popular for sailing. The bird reserve close to the beach has featured many times on television with its abundance of migrating and resident birds.

PENSTHORPE just outside Fakenham is also home to many different species of birds and a lovely day out for all the family with restaurant, walks, and play and information centres

Key facts

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 4


  • Pets Allowed
  • Bed Linen & Towels included
  • Parking
  • Open Fire/Woodburner
  • Microwave
  • DVD player
  • Travel Cot
  • Highchair
  • Garden Furniture
  • Washing Machine
  • No Smoking in the property
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Shower
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Freeview TV
  • Gas/elect/oil included


  • Snettisham


  • Outskirts Town/Village
  • Easy walk to pub/restaurant
  • Supermarket close by
  • Close to Golf Course/Links
  • Leisure Centre/pool close by
  • Theatre close by
  • Water sports close by


Date range Price per week
26 Oct - 18 Dec 2019 £400 Book Online
19 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020 £585 Book Online
4 Jan - 27 Mar 2020 £425 Book Online
28 Mar - 17 Apr 2020 £445 Book Online
18 Apr - 22 May 2020 £475 Book Online
23 May - 29 May 2020 £510 Book Online
30 May - 3 Jul 2020 £475 Book Online
4 Jul - 17 Jul 2020 £510 Book Online
18 Jul - 4 Sep 2020 £595 Book Online
5 Sep - 18 Sep 2020 £510 Book Online
19 Sep - 16 Oct 2020 £475 Book Online
17 Oct - 30 Oct 2020 £510 Book Online
31 Oct - 18 Dec 2020 £425 Book Online
19 Dec 2020 - 9 Jan 2021 £595 Book Online
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