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Hidden Gems of Norfolk

Even people who have lived all their lives in North Norfolk come across places they didn’t even know existed. So what hope does your average visitor have of getting to know this large and varied county? Especially when the natives tend to play things pretty close to their chests. To try and help our Kett… Read more »

Wings over Burnham Overy

Usually visitors who come to our beautiful county, choose to explore its attractions by car, on foot, by boat or by bicycle. Murray Taylor, who stayed at a Kett cottage in Burnham Overy has come up with an alternative way to see the countryside – through video goggles whilst flying a radio controlled quadcoptor. Using… Read more »

The Real Norfolk?

The news that the footprints of a million year old family have been found in Happisburgh, will come as no surprise to its residents. Everybody knows the area is just perfect for a family holiday, and now it turns out even prehistoric man and his dependents sank their toes into the white sands of Happisburgh…. Read more »

And the award goes to..

With the Hollywood film awards season in full swing, and the weather being such that a Sunday afternoon on the sofa with a good film is the activity of choice, our thoughts turn to our own home-grown film star, Norfolk itself. Our beautiful county is no stranger to Hollywood. Gywneth Paltrow has walked barefoot across… Read more »

Winter Days in Norfolk

Just because the days are short, and the suntan lotion has been relegated to back of the cupboard doesn’t mean that the holiday spirit is dead and gone. Norfolk is not just a sunshine coastal county, but a destination which can surprise at all times of the year. Here are five, slightly different things to… Read more »

Available soon – new Kett Calendar 2014

For several years Kett Country Cottages has been producing a fabulous Calendar which depicts some of the most beautiful Norfolk landscapes. For the first time we are making this calendar available to buy for just £5.95 (incl p&p). Each page features a stunning photograph which may serve as a reminder of past trips, and highlights… Read more »

10 Steps to Revive the Exterior of your Holiday Home

First impressions count for so much, and a holiday let property with real kerb appeal will lift your spirits and those of your guests, which is so important especially in the self-catering accommodation sector, where guests expectations have risen to new heights as the availability of good quality UK holiday letting properties has increased. Investing… Read more »

To Walk or not to Walk.

If you love walking you will love the Norfolk Coast Path, and if your idea of walking is to stagger to the nearest café, pub or restaurant, the Coast Path has them in abundance. Starting at Hunstanton and finishing at Cromer, for over 45 miles the Norfolk Coast Path leads the walker through the best… Read more »

Don’t Upset The Locals!

So you’re coming to north Norfolk on your long awaited holidays to stay in one of our lovely holiday cottages. I am assuming the last thing you will want to do whilst here is to upset the locals, so let me help you out. Here are a few tips on HOW NOT TO SOUND AS… Read more »