River Cottage

Great Ryburgh

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  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Pets: Yes
  • From £395.00pw

River Cottage is a delightful, true “country cottage” on the banks of the river Wensum in the rural village of Great Ryburgh. The cottage is set in half an acre of enclosed garden, which runs down to the river. Sit on the decking area and take in the views across the fields and river. The cottage has been modernised to provide stylish and comfortable living whilst retaining some original features.

The village has a good pub serving food, a small shop and post office and is close to the market towns Fakenham and Dereham. The coast is just under half an hours drive away. There is a Raptor watch point just on the edge of the village where you can regularly spot Buzzards, Hobbys and Sparrowhawks.

Please note, the stairs at the cottage are very steep, so may not be suitable for the elderly or very young.

Lovely cottage with garden down to the river


    • Linen Provided:
    • Towels Provided:
    • Sky TV:
    • Dishwasher:
    • Washing Machine:
    • Separate Freezer:
    • Microwave:
    • Central heating (if not ticked it will have storage rads or similar):
    • DVD:
    • WiFi:
    • Open Fire/Woodburner:
    • Swimming Pool:
    • Enclosed Garden:
    • Beach Hut:
    • Off Road Parking:
    • 2 cars
    • Barbeque:
    • Ensuite bath/shower:
    • Ground floor bedroom & bathroom:
    • Separate WC:
    • Garden:
    • Pets:
    • Max 3 pets allowed
    • Walk-in shower:
    • Dryer:
    • 2+ bathrooms:
    • 2+ WCs:
    • Games Room:
    • Ground floor WC:
    • Shower Over Bath:
    • Rating:
    • 3
    • Friday Changeover:
    • Travel Cot (linen not provided):
    • Highchair:
    • Stair Gate:
    • Tourist Board:
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    • Romantic:
    • Coastal Property:
    • Single Storey:
    • Traditional:
    • Modern:
    • In Village:
    • Coastal Views:
    • Rural Views:
    • Secluded:
    • Premier:
    • Detached:
    • Less than 20 mins walk to pub:
    • Local Shop:
    • 7 mins
    • Pub:
    • 3 mins
    • Church:
    • 2 mins
    • Local Shop:
    • 2 mins
    • Supermarket:
    • 10 mins
    • Pub:
    • 1 min
    • Beach:
    • 30 mins
    • Church:
    • 1 min
    • Petrol:
    • 10 mins
    • Nearest City:
    • 40 mins
    • Nearest Town:
    • 10 mins

Reviews and Special Offers


A lovely cottage with a gorgeous garden & a wonderful fireplace. Would highly recommend.

LN, Leicestershire


We had a truly wonderful holiday in a beautiful cottage with a superb garden. The location of the cottage was ideal for exploring. Superb contact and professional.

FW, Stirlingshire


The Cottage was beautiful and lived up to the description. We will be returning.

ST, Kent


My daughter and I loved our short stay at River Cottage and wished we could have stayed longer! The cottage was so comfortable and we appreciated the warmth when we arrived after a long drive. The setting was perfect and we loved the village. We were so lucky with the weather and found the countryside so attractive. We hope we might come again – and many thanks for making our visit so comfortable

AJ, West Sussex


Beautiful little cottage with wonderful garden, we loved it! (This visitor rated the cleanliness and furnishings of River Cottage as excellent)

LB, Hertfordshire


We chose River Cottage for its situation and were delighted with it. Thank you for the tickets for Pensthorpe which we love. I am sure we will be back to Norfolk again.

VH, East Sussex


We have returned to River Cottage for the last four years and absolutely adore it. The booking process has always been easy and efficient and the cottage has always been faultless. We look forward to visiting every year and are in the process of reserving it for 2016!!!

SG, Warwickshire

No special offers for this cottage are currently available.

Cottage Details and Floorplans

Ground Floor

Kitchen/Dining Room: Entrance to the cottage is by the side door into the country style kitchen/dining room full of interesting collected items. The dining table seats 6-8 people if you have friends to visit. The kitchen is fitted with: electric oven and hob with extractor over, dishwasher, microwave and fridge. A washing machine and a freezer are housed in the laundry room at the back of the cottage.
W.C: With basin.
Sitting Room: The large but very cosy sitting room has TV and DVD player and a large feature inglenook fireplace, fitted with a gas flame effect fire. There is plenty of comfy seating.

First Floor

Stairs: Cupboard stairs lead up from the sitting room to the first floor, please be aware, these are quite steep with a twist.
Bedroom 1: Twin room.
Bedroom 2: The main room with a king size bed and large wardrobe and drawers.
Bedroom 3: Room with a large single bed.
Bathroom: Shared bathroom with a separate shower cubicle and a new bath and wc.


The well stocked garden extends to half an acre, and backs onto the river - where you can either fish for brown trout, lie in the hammock or sit out on the decking taking in the lovely views and wildlife. There are shrubs and planted beds as well as well kept lawn. The garden is enclosed and access to the river is through a gate.

There is parking off road at the front of the house for 2 cars. Pets are welcome at no extra charge.

Gas central heating included.

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