Blog Archive

Charity Football match and fun day

The Football season may be drawing to a close but there’s still time to get your kicks out of our Charity Football Match and fun day at Fakenham Football Ground on 6th May 2017. Now in its fifth year, the day has been organised and sponsored by Kett Country Cottages, (www.kettcountrycottages.co.uk), with the day set… Read more »

Cracking short breaks and EGGciting Norfolk days out this Easter

Easter is fast approaching and with it the perfect time to enjoy a family getaway. Norfolk has so much to see and do, and with a late Easter weekend bringing better weather and more family attractions opening for longer spring hours it’s time to get out and about. Historic houses, beautiful gardens, beaches and animal… Read more »

Local Spring Roast Lamb Recipe

Local farm shop General Manager, Sam Bagge, provides his insight into the perfect spring produce, all available in Norfolk of-course! Read on to try his recipe for the perfect succulent spring roast lamb. During Spring,  there is an abundance of local seasonal produce in North Norfolk. Crabs come into season in mid to late April… Read more »

5 best cycling routes in Norfolk

Visiting Norfolk for one of the many cycling events? Or simply just for leisure. North Norfolk is the ideal destination to explore on two wheels. With uninterrupted views across coast and countryside you’ll be amazed at the sites and attractions the area has to offer. From Outstanding Natural beauty sites, historical coastal paths and old… Read more »

Investing in Norfolk’s Wildlife

We are pleased to announce that we have recently become the latest Investor in Wildlife for the Norfolk Wildlife Trust. With 35,000 members and counting, the Norfolk Wildlife Trust certainly has the backing of many wildlife enthusiasts. Kett recently showed its support by committing to a Silver Investor in Wildlife sponsorship. The Wildlife Trust is delighted by Kett’s… Read more »

The Nurture Project: Nurturing with Nature

‘Bringing nature into your life’ helps your well-being, both physically and mentally. There is increasing evidence that the further we stray from our agricultural and pastoral roots the more we find it difficult to cope. Reversing this process is no mean feat with more than 50% of us living in cities, but perhaps the best… Read more »

Things to do in a Norfolk Winter

Norfolk is not just a sunshine coastal county, but a destination which can surprise and delight at all times of the year. Don’t be depressed by Winter’s long, dark days – here in Norfolk there are some pretty exciting and unusual activities on offer: Eco Skating Thrills, spills but not so many chills at the… Read more »

A labour of fruit

This is the time of year when larders and freezers are groaning with the rewards of a productive year with harvests of  blackberries, sloes, damsons, quinces and apples all safely gathered in.  Here in North Norfolk, with plentiful fruit and produce available, cottage industries have grown up around using the local (and sometimes unusual) fruits… Read more »

2017 Kett Calendar – Which picture for the cover?

Every year we produce a calendar to celebrate the best of the Norfolk countryside. This year we’re having trouble deciding the right image for our cover and we’d like your help.  We’ve got 13 images to choose from, so take a look and then email me at tessa@kettcountrycottages.co.uk, putting your  chosen images month in subject line. From the… Read more »