Enjoy countryside views from the dining area
Sociable open plan accomodation
Dining table with room for everyone
Prepare a meal in the well equipped kitchen
Heading outside
Find a quiet spot and enjoy the views
Spacious double bedroom
Enjoy a good nights sleep in the double bedroom
En-suite shower room
Spacious en-suite shower room
Bright and airy twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
En-suite bathroom
Feel invigorated after a days exploring
View to the rear of barn
View to the front of barn
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2 / 16  Sociable open plan accomodation
3 / 16  Dining table with room for everyone
4 / 16  Prepare a meal in the well equipped kitchen
5 / 16  Heading outside
6 / 16  Find a quiet spot and enjoy the views
7 / 16  Spacious double bedroom
8 / 16  Enjoy a good nights sleep in the double bedroom
9 / 16  En-suite shower room
10 / 16  Spacious en-suite shower room
11 / 16  Bright and airy twin bedroom
12 / 16  Twin bedroom
13 / 16  En-suite bathroom
14 / 16  Feel invigorated after a days exploring
15 / 16  View to the rear of barn
16 / 16  View to the front of barn

Wanstead Barn

Pensthorpe, Norfolk
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A beautiful barn conversion in a secluded spot in the heart of the rural Norfolk countryside
  • Perfect for visiting the fabulous Pensthorpe Natural Park and within easy reach of nature reserves at Blakeney, Snettisham and Titchwell
  • This is a great base for keen walkers, nature-lovers, families and birdwatchers just a short drive from the stunning coast of Norfolk
Property code: KT188

Nestling in a secluded and tranquil rural spot in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, this beautiful barn conversion makes a fantastic and peaceful holiday home ideal for exploring this lovely area.

Surrounded by rolling countryside, this rurally situated converted barn is hugely spacious and offers delightful holiday accommodation for four people. It can also be hired out with its neighbouring cottage, Alethorpe Barn, for larger group escapes. The open-plan living space downstairs is flooded with light and has plenty of room for socialising together, whilst on the first floor there are two large bedrooms both with en-suites. Outside you'll be able to enjoy peace and seclusion from the paved patio and fields beyond, with plenty of off-road parking. It's the perfect rural hideaway in North Norfolk.

Just opposite the accommodation you'll find Pensthorpe Nature Park, where you can discover lots about the environment, animals, and conservation. The traditional market town of Fakenham is also just over 2 miles from the barn, boasting plenty of shops and restaurants for you to discover, as well as its infamous market which is not to be missed if you're in the area!

The North Norfolk coast is slightly further afield where you can enjoy a day together by the sea at either Sheringham (19 miles) or Cromer (22 miles), or head inland to Swaffham (19 miles) to discover one of Norfolk's most famous market towns.


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

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • 1 en-suite walk-in shower with WC
  • Electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer
  • Washing machine in utility room
  • TV/DVD in the lounge
  • Enclosed patio area
  • BBQ
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Please note that the lawn is not enclosed or separate from the neighbouring property
  • Gas fired underfloor heating for the ground floor
  • Central heating radiators on first floor
  • Wi-Fi
  • Dogs must be kept on a lead when walking around the working farm due to many species of rare ground nesting birds in the area.

This property is personally managed by Lee.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Gerald 7th February 2020

Cottage in a very peaceful location with plenty of wildlife (muntjac and roe deer, hares, partridges, barn owl etc.) in the fields around. Ideal centre for exploring the North Norfolk coast from Hunstanton to Cromer. Had all the comforts of home with plenty of space to spread out. Would happily recommend and hope to go back before too long.

Reviewed by Dave 30th December 2019

The cottage is in a great location and is very quiet. Ideal for the dog with walks outside the door - we didn't need the lead. It is very warm and spacious. It is semi-detached but designed in a way that we never heard our neighbour in the 3 days over New Year.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 4th October 2019

Such a lovely warm and clean cottage. We were going to a wedding nearby and it was perfect for us. The spacious bathrooms and bedrooms are terrific. We loved to sit and look out over the countryside and watch the owl quartering and the sparrow hawk diving around. Lots of room throughout to relax and unwind. The barn is light and airy with a well seRead moret out area downstairs with everything you need. Great walks and pubs around the area a fantastic base for North Norfolk. Hide

Reviewed by Sandra 13th September 2019

Yes definitely

Reviewed by Mark 5th July 2019

A lovely spacious property, with everything we needed for a week away. It was very close to all the activities we did during the week. A quiet rural location with plenty of space for our two year old to play in the garden.

Reviewed by James 15th June 2019

Perfect accommodation in the most beautiful of settings. The owners attention to detail and thoughtfulness was second to none in helping to provide us with an unforgettable stay. The quiet, idyllic location and warm summer sunshine was just the icing on the cake. Will definitely be returning in the near future! Thank you.

Reviewed by Jenny 1st June 2019

Beautiful barn conversion set in stunning farmland setting. Ideal place to go with a dog as there are lovely walks just outside the front door.

Reviewed by Rodney 12th April 2019

Spacious, comfortable and clean. The isolated setting was amazing especially when viewing the pheasants and hares on the front lawn plus the hedgerows were teaming with wild birds. Ideal location for visiting Houses such as Blickling, Felbrigg, Sandringham and Holkam. Access to the coastline was also easy and Pennistorpe wild fowl park is 100 yardsRead more away!! What more can one ask for?? Hide

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Enjoy countryside views from the dining area
Sociable open plan accomodation
Dining table with room for everyone
Prepare a meal in the well equipped kitchen
Heading outside
Find a quiet spot and enjoy the views
Spacious double bedroom
Enjoy a good nights sleep in the double bedroom
En-suite shower room
Spacious en-suite shower room
Bright and airy twin bedroom
Show 4 moreTwin bedroom


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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Alethorpe Barn

Alethorpe Barn

Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2

£484 - £869

To arrange group bookings across one or more of these properties, call our team to check availability and book.

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