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Clayton Lodge, a new build lodge style property set in a tranquil rural setting

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

3 bedroom, 3 bathroom brand new lodge in rural North Norfolk

Clayton Lodge is a new lodge style property set on our family farm. Set in a quiet and tranquil location on the outskirts of a small rural village, the property is one of a handful of lodges built on a meadow. With beautiful views over the surrounding countryside the Lodge is surrounded by nature including our resident barn owl, various wildlife yet only five miles from the spectacular North Norfolk Coast...

Victoria Cushing
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2017

About Victoria Cushing

We are local farmers who have lived in the village for generations. We live on the family farm nearby.

Victoria Cushing purchased this house in 2015

Why Victoria Cushing chose North Norfolk & Coast

The land used to be a meadow but is now home to a small group of beautiful lodges.

What makes this house unique

The beautiful scenery.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Thursford in Thursford

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite to Bedroom 1.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En-suite to Bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground floor bathroom - wheelchair accessible
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Ground Floor bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , En-suite with bath and overhead shower attachment, wc, basin
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Super King converts to twin beds. En-suite shower, wc, basin
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Clayton Lodge, a new build lodge style property set in a tranquil rural setting
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Good location.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property. Everything we needed was in the property.

A very good location for exploring North Norfolk.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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First rate in every way. What more casn we say!

  • 5 of 5

Really excellent stay in this lovely property. Quality throughout. Could not be faulted. Attention to detail was spot on in every way. Only downside was we had to leave our two small dogs at home. If you change the no pets rule, do let us know...

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Fantastic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Clayton Lodge had everything we needed and more, it truly was an amazing place to stay, Immaculate in presentation, and LOTS of space for everyone to enjoy the holiday. The outside space was a bonus especially with the gorgeous weather we've had this week, a lovely BBQ/patio area, all in the sunshine with extra lawn for the kids to play too.

The location was perfect, and nothing was more than a 1/2 hour drive. We visited Cromer (fun but cheesy), Wells-next-the-Sea (totally stunning), Holt (lovely quaint village), Dinosaur Adventure (great day out with kids), and Holkham Hall for a L-O-N-G Cycling adventure......a really fantastic week in North Norfolk.......Thank you. I tori a we will most definately be back as soon as we can!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Wonderful location, spacious accommodation

  • 5 of 5

Clayton Lodge is set off the beaten track in spacious grounds with lots of interesting wild life outside the door, including many varieties of birds. It was very tranquil. The beautiful accommodation is well laid out with every possible thing you could need, and more! The owner made us feel very welcome and we look forward to a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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We had a brilliant holiday here, house was beautiful, perfect location and very comfy. Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property. It is exceptionally well looked after, clean, very spacious and very comfortable. It is well equipped and everything is very easy to use. It has good outdoor space and is set back in a quiet and pretty location. The lodge is a perfect base for exploring north Norfolk and also the east coast. We found so much to do and were always pleased to come home to such a lovely house at the end of the day. Perfect family holiday home. Very impressed and will definitely be rebooking.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Superb accomadation

  • 5 of 5

Clayton lodge has to be one of the nicest places to stay in Norfolk. The property is very spacious and superbly furnished. Very clean with all the facilities you require and the owner is helpful and friendly. I can thoroughly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Train
28 Miles
Kings Lynn
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Wells on the Sea
Car: necessary

Thursford is located midway between the towns of Fakenham and Holt and only six miles from Wells-next-the-Sea. It is an excellent location for a holiday, offering visitors the chance to enjoy the peace and quiet of a rural setting but also providing easy access to the many attractions in the area. The village is best known for the Thursford Collection which is a unique assembly of steam powered engines, organs and fairground rides.

Local area:

Thursford itself is renowned for the Thursford collection a unique assembly of steam-powered traction engines, organs and fairground rides. It's also the unlikely venue every year for the hugely popular Thursford Chistmas Spectacular Shows which attract audiences from across the UK. It also has a cafe and wonderful adventure playground for children.

Our local town is the wonderful Georgian Market Town of Holt where you can explore the many antique shops. Alternatively the historic religious centre of Little Walsingham is nearby or slightly further afield the wonderful selection of shops at Burnham Market.

The coast is not far away, with sailing, coastal walks, bird-life as well as the big beaches at Cley, Wells-next-the-Sea, Holkham and Brancaster. The classic 'must-do' is a visit to the 500-strong colony of wild seals on Blakeney Point. The best way is on one of the seal trip boats that run each day on the tide from Morston or Blakeney quay... it's a lovely, sheltered trip and the seals are so used to the boats that you can get very close. Tickets can be purchased on the quayside or at the Anchor Pub in Morston but it's best to book in advance.

Award-winning Pensthorpe Natural Park is a 10 minute drive which is mix of meandering nature trails, beguiling woodland walks, and a showcase for British wildlife and nature conservation. As one of the leading Norfolk attractions, it's a brilliant place to visit, with beautiful gardens, spectacular wildlife and magnificent adventure play...nature's way!

The grand estates at Holkham Hall, Felbrigg, Blickling, Houghton Hall and Sandringham are within easy reach. Or try the vintage steam train running between Holt and Sherringham.

Local restaurants:

Our nearest restaurant is The Crawfish (1 mile), a converted pub serving great Thai food. Alternatively the Chequers at Binham (4 miles) does great pub food alternatively there is a restaurant and fish and shop The Norfolk Riddle in Walsingham (3 miles). The Kings Head, in Letheringsett (5 miles) and The Wiveton Bell (6 miles) are both excellent pubs and worth making a reservation.

Alternatively do try the Old Forge in Thursford serving excellent seafood or further afield the Victoria at Holkham or Morston Hall in Morston for Michelin starred dining.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Thursford, Norfolk & The Broads

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season 17
15 Jul 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas 17
23 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New year 2017
31 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

•Booking Notes:
A deposit of 50% of the total amount will be required with your booking. The balance will be due 45 days prior to your stay.

Long weekends (Friday-Monday) and Monday to Friday stays can be arranged, please email us directly with your enquiry.

Changeover Day:
Saturday - 3pm arrival. 10am departure.
However during short breaks the changeover day can vary.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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