Cosy up in front of the open fire
Well equipped Kitchen / Dining Room
Enjoy a good nights sleep in the master bedroom
Spacious twin bedroom
Single Bedroom
Reinvigorate after a day on the coast
The pretty rear garden
The cottage nestles in a delightful secluded spot
View towards the rear of cottage
The cottage is situated in a tranquil coastal village
1 / 10  Cosy up in front of the open fire
2 / 10  Well equipped Kitchen / Dining Room
3 / 10  Enjoy a good nights sleep in the master bedroom
4 / 10  Spacious twin bedroom
5 / 10  Single Bedroom
6 / 10  Reinvigorate after a day on the coast
7 / 10  The pretty rear garden
8 / 10  The cottage nestles in a delightful secluded spot
9 / 10  View towards the rear of cottage
10 / 10  The cottage is situated in a tranquil coastal village

Brent Cottage

Thornham, Norfolk
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
3 star
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A welcoming and delightful cottage in a tranquil coastal village
  • Perfect for exploring the North Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Ideal for keen walkers, cyclists, nature-lovers and birdwatchers
Property code: KT022

This lovely cottage nestles in a delightful secluded spot on the edge of the marsh at Thornham and offers stunning views out towards the sea, and is perfect for watching a great variety of birdlife.

Brent Cottage is a delightful and welcoming cottage in a tranquil village on the Norfolk coast. Set on the edge of the marsh at Thornham, this is a fantastic spot with stunning views over the marsh and out towards the sea, and is perfect for watching a remarkable variety of birdlife coming and going. Ideal for keen walkers, nature-lovers, and families looking to explore this lovely part of Norfolk, this mid-terrace traditional carrstone property features a snug lounge, a pretty kitchen/diner, three comfy bedrooms, a bathroom, an en-suite WC, and large gardens, ideal for dining alfresco.

Located on the north-western coast of Norfolk overlooking the Wash, Thornham has a choice of restaurants and pubs, and is close to several glorious sandy beaches. It's a haven for birds and birdwatchers, with nature reserves at Holme Dunes (1 mile), Scolt Head Island (5½ miles), and Titchwell Marsh (1½ miles).

This is a fantastic base for exploring the countryside and coastline of north Norfolk. Nearby beaches include those at Hunstanton (5 miles), Heacham (7 miles) and Wells-next-the-Sea (13 miles), or you could head to Snettisham Park (10 miles) or Pensthorpe Natural Park (20 miles). The Royal Estate at Sandringham is 13 miles away.


Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 double room, 1 twin room, and 1 single room (which is accessed via the twin room)
  • 1 bathroom with electric shower over bath and WC
  • 1 en-suite WC
  • Electric oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer
  • TV/DVD and open fire (logs not provided)
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer in utility room
  • Steep cottage style stairs
  • Large back garden with garden furniture
  • Please note that the garden is not divided from the neighbouring property
  • Parking for 2 cars on the edge of the road in front of the house
  • Heating is by electric storage radiators
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Bed linen provided
  • Church, shop, pub and beach within walking distance
  • Wells-next-the-Sea 13 miles, Hunstanton 5 miles, Sandringham 13 miles

This property is personally managed by Lee.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 10 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Peter 17th September 2019

Very quiet, lovely location; yes, as others have commented, some furnishings etc a bit tired, but nothing to worry about! Take basic supplies with you, including salt and pepper - the village only has a fancy couple of deli's. A couple of garden chairs would be nice in addition to the picnic table and bench provided.

Reviewed by Sondra 7th September 2019

Amazing holiday made better by this lovely comfortable cottage. Small and compact but with three good size bedrooms. Might be a bit cramped with young children downstairs. We have a dog and the three of us had a fabulous time. Really near some amazing places to walk but beware that Thornham is very marshy in parts with black mud which oozes into evRead moreery part of a dog with long hair and walking boots. This for us made it even more fun. Definitely will go again and hope to stay in the same cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Kate 3rd August 2019

A basic, slightly tired cottage which would benefit from a deep clean and the replacement of some of the fittings. It is in a beautiful, quiet location which we really enjoyed. Thank you for our stay.

Reviewed by Suzanne 8th June 2019

On entering the cottage it is very old fashioned and basic but actually very comfortable (sofas and beds). There were not many TV channels available and would benefit from a freeview box to enlarge the choice. The pots and pans were plentiful and having a dishwasher was a great help, and all tablets were provided as were hand washing liquid. AlthouRead moregh there was not central heating the little heaters provided were very efficient. Hide

Reviewed by Ian 16th March 2019

Good location for local walks and exploring north Norfolk.

Reviewed by Ms Ayres 22nd July 2018

We loved Brent Cottage it is one of the most peaceful and atmospheric places we have stayed and just what we needed. The furnishings are perhaps a bit basic but this just added to the atmosphere and were in keeping in part with the age of the property. I would hope it remains untouched!! We would certainly like to return.

Reviewed by Stephen 19th July 2018

Very compact and in a great location for the village and coastal path

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The most northerly county in the East of England, Norfolk is a land of beautiful contrasts. From the swooning reed beds and endless maze of waterways in the Norfolk Broads; the unspoilt stretches of fens and shingle spits where bird and wildlife thrive; a famous royal palace and the historic cathedral city of Norwich, this enticing area of England is just waiting to be discovered. Visit Sandringham Palace and see where the Queen lives or find out where lavender grows; you could journey to one of the largest seal haul outs in Europe at Blakeney Point or have a traditional day at the seaside at Cromer and Great Yarmouth. The cathedral gilded city of Norwich is a wonderful place to lose yourself either walking the ramparts of Norwich Castle or the RAF Air Defence Radar Museum. The city has an exceptional array of shops, cafes and restaurants to enjoy. Well connected to the national rail and road network, Norfolk is easily accessible from London, the M25 and from major city terminals.

Norfolk is characterised by its horizons and big skies, straight highways and rural trappings. Also, when it comes to attractions, visitors to the county will be spoilt for choice. If you love animals and birds, head to RSPB Titchwell Marsh, or the Cley-Next-The-Sea. With such a long coastline Norfolk boasts some magnificent stretches of beach – favourites include Cromer, Old Hunstanton, Wells-Next-The Sea, the dunes of Winterton-on-Sea, and Brancaster (a favourite for dog owners).

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