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Spooky Norfolk

Well, it’s Friday 13th and with Halloween not too far away, it’s time to explore all things spooky in Norfolk! Norwich Ghost Walks Follow the Man in Black and his team of phantoms for a twitchy two hour walk around historical Norwich, will you spot a ghouls or ghost? Listen to the fascinating history of… Read more »

Can you have your Norfolk cake and eat it?

Quite simply, yes. Not only is Norfolk one of the most attractive counties in the UK but it also has the potential to offer some great investment returns to second home owners. From contemporary living to traditional chalk clump cottages; from seaside boltholes to unspoiled rural views; Norfolk offers a fabulous home from home all… Read more »

Hunstanton Tennis Tournament

The familiar sound of tennis ball against racquet is a sure sign of summer and what better place to hold the the annual tennis Tournament than beautiful  coastal town of Hunstanston (or sunny Hunny to locals!).  There will be plenty of activity going on across the 38 grass courts, a full week of excitement, nervous… Read more »

Norfolk summer fairs, festivals and carnivals

Every summer, North Norfolk hosts a variety of fun events for all the family to enjoy. Yes it’s carnival season! If you’re planning a holiday to Norfolk or are lucky enough to already be in the county – here are the must-see events this summer. 22 July – 23 July, Holkham Country Fair Set in… Read more »

Award Nomination – voting now open!

As an established agency dedicated to holiday cottages in Norfolk, we are proud to have been nominated for the prestige British Travel Awards for Best Holiday Cottage/Self Catering Booking Company 2017. And we need your support! The awards are decided by public voting until 30th September 2017, so it would be great to have the support… Read more »

Norfolk Show

One of the biggest events the county holds each June is the much anticipated Norfolk Show. Located at the grand Norfolk Showground, its a chance for Norfolk to showcase its diverse businesses and livelihoods. With over 700 trade stands, 3000 animals and 100’s of attractions, there really is something for everyone. Each year thousands of visitors flock… Read more »

Ringstead Open Gardens

Norfolk is awash with beautiful gardens and picturesque scenes of colourful flower displays and this year marks the 40th celebration of Ringstead Open Gardens on Sunday 25th June. Between 11-5pm, wonder through twelve gardens open to the public around Ringstead and the Ringstead Downs. Take in the splendor of the variety of garden designs in just one Norfolk village…. Read more »

A snapshot of Norfolk

Norfolk is renowned for its beautiful scenery. From rural countryside views (complete with roaming deer) to long sandy beaches lined with colourful beach huts. If you haven’t discovered the delights of Norfolk yet, or simply love to return to experience the tranquility and picture-perfect (even teenagers will find insta-worthy!) locations, you’ll find a Norfolk Cottage to… Read more »

Fabulous Football Fun!

Kett Country Cottages 5th Annual Charity Football Match Last Saturday saw the annual Kett Country Cottages charity football match take place at Fakenham Town FC and some aging but talented players delivered a thrilling spectacle. The funds raised this year are to be split between charities, MIND and Nelsons Journey who will receive record donations… Read more »

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, (, with the day set… Read more »