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The Castle at The Grove, sleeps 8. 25% discount on any week in June - The Grove Sleeps 32 : 16 bedrooms :

Bedrooms 15
Separate WC's4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking



The Grove Sleeps 32 : 16 bedrooms :

The Grove comprises of 6 properties all within the curtilage of the Grade II listed Regency Castellated House. Please look at property ref E10615 for details of The Tower, The Gatehouse and The Keep. Rented together, The Grove represents a fantastic venue for a family celebration. The Castle, Keep and Gatehouse have 4 bedrooms each and sleep 8, The Stables has 2 bedrooms sleeping 4 and The Tower and Bailey are single bedroom properties with living rooms making a total of 32 beds! The Tower and Bailey can be accessed from The Castle for peace of mind if the party includes children.

The 3 acre garden has recently been completely landscaped and replanted. We have an all weather tennis court and seating along the terraces to the rear of the property to enjoy the garden.

Many of the cottages have open fires and all have well equipped kitchens, HD Panasonic TV, Freeview, Wifi, Egyptian cotton sheets,els, hair dryer, laundry facilities, welcome pack. 4 stars & gold award

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About the property


The cottages are within a courtyard setting, adjacent to The Castle a grade II listed regency castellated house and the centrepiece of The Grove.

All the properties are extremely light and airy with large rooms and high ceilings. They have all been fully re-furbished including new central heating, bathrooms, kitchens and all soft furnishings.

We have been awarded 4 stars and a special gold award by Visit England, additionally we have just been awarded Norfolk's Best Self Catering Establishment in the EDPvisitnorfolk.co.uk Tourism Awards 2015.

There is Wifi, Freeview, HD Panasonic TV, freezer, microwave, hair-dryer. We have board games and books to borrow and the laundry has 2 washing machines for guests to use.

Renting all six properties together at The Grove provides accommodation for up to 36, a fantastic venue to hold a family party or for a special celebration with friends.

A newly installed all weather tennis court is provided for the sole use of guests. We also have a trampoline, sandpit, climbing frame and swings for children. There is plenty of parking away from the cottages and behind locked gates.

Please look at property reference E10615 for details and photographs of the other properties at The Grove, The Tower, The Keep and The Gatehouse.

The Car Family stayed in The Stables

What a fantastic place. Everything we needed, in the perfect location, safe for the children. Tim & Alison have thought of everything and always happy to help. We’re sure our friends and family will return in the future. Thank you

Ms Yellowly stayed in The Stables

Fantastic accommodation. Great location, perfect weather, will definitely recommend. Thank you

Mr Mrs B Hancocks stayed in The Stables

We have been very lucky with our choice this year. The cottage and it’s surroundings are really lovely – so relaxing.

The Fairs family stayed in The Stables May 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The Stables is stylish & comfortable with everything you need for a self catering holiday. Great location near to Holt but tucked away & not far from lovely coastal villages of North Norfolk

The Ibrahim family stayed in The Castle

Absolutely loved our weekend at The Grove, lovely area & beautiful house...will definitely be back. Incredible place to celebrate a family party.

Amazing house had a fabulous weekend. Perfect for families –play area fab. Will be back

Wonderful holiday home, kids loved staying in a castle & the great play area. We all enjoyed the garden furniture on the sunnier days

Mr & Mrs Curry stayed in The Gatehouse

Had the most wonderful time. What a most perfect place. A relaxed time in a perfect setting.

Mr & Mrs Stubbs stayed in The Gatehouse

In one word....perfect! Thank you

Nelsons & Entwistles stayed in The Gatehouse

We had a fabulous time at the lovely Grove, what a beautiful place! Beautifully furnished and well kitted out. Our son loved the playground and sandpit in particular. Thank you for accommodating all our needs with cots, stair gates, high chairs etc they all worked brilliantly. Fabulous, thank you

Hall & Turners stayed in The Gatehouse

Super stay. A real home from home, everything we needed was here!.

Mr & Mrs Watson stayed in the Bailey

“Thank you” a most relaxing visit to your delightful holiday home, also welcoming our loved wee dog Oswald . Will recommend to friends.

Mr & Mrs Riihiluoma stayed in The Gatehouse

Loved your beautiful Gatehouse and it’s gorgeous furnishings. Highlights were boating on the Broads, the gardens at East Runton Old Vicarage are amazing, the beach at wells and the beach at Wells. The Folly tearoom looked gorgeous as did The Wiveton cafe. Many thanks

Mr & Mrs Nelson stayed in The Gatehouse

We had a really lovely stay at the Grove and thought the Gatehouse was fabulous! It was beautifully furnished and decorated and I loved your attention to detail. Charlie absolutely adored the playground, especially the sandpit, and we very much appreciated all the child-orientated aspects of The Grove including the loan of the cots and high chairs.

Mr & Mrs Walters stayed in The Tower in May 2014

As we had such a wonderful week in the tower we would like to book it again please for a week in September!

Lisa Bailey stayed in The Stables in May 2014

We recently stayed in The Stables and it was wonderful! Beautifully decorated, plenty of space and stylish. Had every thing we needed. Great location for all kinds of activities and Holt itself is fab for cafes and restaurants! Would definitely love to stay here again, what a find!!

Ms Ellington-Lewis stayed in The keep May 2014

We absolutely loved The Keep, it is beautifully done and incredibly well equipped, I can't think of anything we could need that wasn't provided. We loved the owls in the trees in the grounds too! Holt is lovely and we would love to return at some point. Everything was just perfect, real luxury, we felt quite spoiled and my children would like to move in!

The Willsher family stayed at The Grove Holt for May Bank holiday 2014. Three generations stayed in four cottages which is just how we imagined and hoped The Grove Holt would be best used.

"I think you have the place spot on and we cannot think of anything you could do to improve The Grove Holt. All in all a fabulous place and up there amongst the best we have ever stayed in - anywhere in the UK or abroad.

We will definitely be back and hopefully you will give your first few guests some priority booking !! "

Mr & Mrs Thompson stayed in The Bailey in April 2014

Probably the best self catering cottage we have every stayed in, both for style and practicality.

Ms Batchelder stayed in The Bailey for Easter 2014

A fantastic apartment set in beautiful grounds, we have loved our stay; a real home from home. Everything we needed, we found - a really practical, well equipped apartment, thank you.

The Woods & Lacour families stayed in The Keep for Easter 2014

We had a stunning time here in this luxurious cottage for this bank holiday and we wish we could have stayed longer.

The El-Jouzi family stayed in The Castle for Easter 2014-04-21 We loved the house, we loved our stay. The place is perfect and peaceful (well at least until our little ones started the Easter egg hunt). See you next year!

The Pettit family stayed in The Tower April 2014

Beautiful apartment, very comfortable and a great welcome pack. Kids loved the tennis. Hope to be back!

Matthews family stayed in The castle in April 2014-04-21

We had a fantastic time! Beautiful house – loved the decor. We will definitely be back for a visit next year

Mr & Mrs Kennedy & their 2 daughters stayed in The Stables April 2014

Wow! What a gem - stylish, comfortable, well equipped and perfectly placed in delightful Holt. Everything is good quality and every detail has been thought of. It has been such a pleasure to stay here and we will be back! Our daughters adored the play area and trampoline - leaving us to relax. Thank you

Ms Forchhammer from Sweden stayed in The Bailey in April 2014

We have greatly enjoyed the apartment. We have not missed anything. everything has worked very well and we have appreciated all the details. So beautiful and practical and the weather was nice too!

Mr & Mrs Cloughley stayed in The Bailey March 2014

We had a wonderful short break recently at the Grove in Holt.

Holt itself has a great small market town atmosphere and the Grove is just a short walk from the town centre. It is also a really good base for all the coastal towns such as Wells and Hunstanton.

The Grove is a beautiful building and the ground floor apartment we stayed in was called The Bailey - it was decorated in a cool coastal feel really calm and relaxing and beautifully accessorised. The high ceilings and big windows let in loads of light and looked out onto the pretty, secure and well maintained grounds.

The accommodation was beautifully appointed, absolutely spotless and very well equipped.

We felt very pampered.

The Grove is new, and I imagine will quickly become hugely popular - we'd love to keep it a secret, but know it would be such a great holiday base for couples and families, that we have to let you know about it.

You wont be disappointed.

Thank you for a wonderful stay.

Wendy and Les Cloughley (and Mini Schnauzer Bert)

Mr & Mrs Pailing, Northamptonshire stayed in The Bailey March 2014

We recently stayed in the Bailey at The Grove Holt and were pleasantly surprised to find great attention to detail. What a beautiful place and setting. Very private, clean, cosy and everything you could need in a holiday let. A real home from home. Fantastic real log fire and fully equipped with top quality items throughout the house.

I would highly recommend you staying here and there is so much to do around the area and Holt is a lovely friendly place. Try the Kings Head (dog friendly) for a warm welcome and friendly drink, they also do food. The Taste of India was outstanding and some of the best Indian food we have tasted, especially for a takeaway (restaurant available too). I am sure you will enjoy it as much as we did. We look forward to coming back and would highly recommend.

Ms Doherty, stayed in The Castle February 2014

The photographs belie the quality and atmosphere of The Grove. I recently stayed in the Castle with family and friends and would highly recommend a stay. The Regency property has been sensitively restored, maintaining original shutters,coving,fireplaces and a gorgeous circular landing. The furnishings are tasteful, comfortable (especially the beds) and the kitchen is better equipped than mine at home. Can't wait to visit in the summer when the ample garden will be in full glory. A perfect location for shopping in Holt and on the doorstep of wonderful beaches.

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2013
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Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2017

About The Owner

We live in Norfolk and have recently purchased The Grove, we will continue to provide the excellent accommodation in the same vain as the previous owners.

The Owner purchased this house in 2012

Why The Owner chose North Norfolk & Coast

The Grove was awarded Norfolk's Best Self Catering Establishment in the EDPvisitnorfolk.co.uk Tourism Awards 2015. The Grove ;Holt is only a short 10 minute walk from the Georgian town centre of Holt, 4 miles from coastal Blakeney with a full range of shops, galleries cafes and pubs, with ease of access to all North Norfolk has to offer. Holt steam railway is 5 minutes walk and takes you along the coast to Sheringham's sandy beaches.

There is always so much to do in the area and all the pubs are child friendly so eating out is easy and there are many places to choose from.

What makes this house unique

The Grove Holt is set in 3 acres of gardens and woodlands. The younger members of the party can scamper off into the adventure playground or start digging in the sandpit makes for an easy start to anyone's holiday.

The tranquillity and spaciousness of the gardens belies the fact that the cottages are so close to a busy town centre with every amenity including many exclusive shopping experiences and interesting galleries.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Kim & Graham Glew stayed in The Bailey for New Year 2014

Thank you Alison & Tim for what has turned out to be the best week ever. We have been to North Norfolk many times and our stay at The Grove Holt has been one of the most memorable. The apartment is beautiful and everything we could want has been provided. We’ll recommend this to family and friends and can’t wait to return.

Paul Rae:Took the whole place over for a week with 6 families. What a wonderful place in a wonderful part of England. Can't wait to go back.

Mr Thompson stayed at The Grove Holt in Oct 2014 to celebrate a big birthday with friends.All had a wonderful time. Properties exceeded everyone’s expectations - will definitely return.

Susan Fields We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves in your lovely accommodation. Would move in tomorrow.

Alan Mitchinson What a magnificent apartment, we have had a wonderful week. Facilities are superb, will recommend to everyone.

Clive Kent Idyllic setting spotlessly clean a little bit of Norfolk heaven

Matthews A lovely spacious home from home – everything perfect. You’ve done a great job here, well done.

The Newton We have stayed at many holiday homes around England and this one is at the top of our list as firm favourite. Thank you for a most enjoyable stay in a lovely house where everyone and everything is catered for.

Mr & Mrs Patterson A fantastic holiday home in a beautiful setting. The apartment was perfect & the children loved the play area & garden.

The Barnes family What a fabulous place to stay. The house has been brilliant and perfect for exploring the area. Morning breakfast in the courtyard has been idyllic. A week has gone too quickly but hopefully we will return.

The Vye family What an amazing property and the facilities are second to none. We have an annual cottage holiday and The Grove is one of the best so far. We will be back.

The Candice family We have had a perfect holiday. The gatehouse is a dream to stay in, everything you would ever want.

The Dacostas family Beautiful & tranquil place with plenty to do. Children loved the play area and My mum enjoyed the seclusion. Will definitely come again.

The Roberts family We really enjoyed our stay here, all we could need or desire, very well equipped and comfortable

The Gilbert family We had a lovely stay here st The stables. The grounds were pretty and the play area was great for Joshua.

Mr & Mrs Doran Great decor and great facilities. We felt very at home. Thanks for all the little things that helped us settle in

We stayed in The Bailey - a spacious, very comfortable one bedroom apartment in a superb location just a ten minute walk to Holt's lovely shops and restaurants. Brought our own bikes with us but couldn't resist a ride on the tandem! Thank you to Alison for the thoughtful provisions and information that added to a wonderful short break. Highly recommended!We had a lovely stay, accommodation was beautiful, thank you.
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Booking Notes:
Please email us for a price or go to our website www.TheGroveHolt.com. Confirm booking via email together with a non-refundable deposit of one third of the holiday cost. Balance payable 8 weeks before stay or at time of booking if earlier.
Short stays are always available, please email for a quote

Changeover Day:
Friday changeover day. Arrival from 4pm and leaving by 10am.
Weekends, weekdays and weekly lets are available, please contact us for rates.

Notes on prices:
If you take the time to like our facebook page you'll automatically get alerts about last minute availability and special offers.

We have six cottages at The Grove Holt so if the one you're after is booked up we may be able to offer you an upgrade if something else is free.

Please get in touch for prices on short breaks. we can accommodate most requests for weekends and mid week breaks


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Holt in North Norfolk District

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 36
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 4 Separate WC's
  • The Castle Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    The Castle Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
    The Castle WC 1 - Toilet , First floor toilet with hand basin
    The Castle WC 2 - Toilet , Ground floor toilet with hand basin
    The Gatehouse WC - Toilet , Toilet and hand basin on the ground floor
    The Tower Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , First floor apartment
    The Bailey Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Ground floor bathroom
    The Keep WC - Toilet , Ground floor toilet with hand basin
    The Keep en suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor bathroom off double bedroom, large shower
    The Keep bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , First floor bathroom
    The Stables bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jack & Jill bathroom underfloor heating on ground floor
    The Gatehouse en suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor bathroom off king size bedroom
    The Gatehouse bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , First floor bathroom
  • 15 Bedrooms, Sleeps 36
  • The Keep master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Room for a Z bed or cot in this bedroom
    The Castle Master bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Antique brass bed with balcony over rear garden
    The Castle first floor double bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    The Gatehouse double bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Space for a cot in room too
    The Castle twin bedroom on first floor - 2 Single Bed , Large bedroom has space for Z bed and a cot
    The Castle ground floor twin room - 2 Single Bed
    The Keep first floor twin room or super king size - 2 Single Bed , These beds zip together for a super king size bed
    The Keep ground floor twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    The Gatehouse twin room or super king size - 2 Single Bed , Beds zip together for optional super king size bed
    The Stables master bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Room for a cot in this bedroom
    The Gatehouse master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Room for a cot in bedroom, shower en suite bathroom
    The Keep double bedroom first floor - 1 Double Bed , The Keep with en suite bathroom which has large shower
    The Stables twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed , This bedroom has space for a cot
    The Tower twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed , The Tower has room for a cot too
    The Bailey ground floor apartment - 1 Large Double Bed , The Bailey has room for a cot in the bedroom
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: Judith Smith stayed in The Castle Sept 2014-11-05 Lots of fun and laughs in a fantastic house. Beautifully furnished and well equipped. Hope to come back. The Meakins stayed in The Castle in Sept 2014 Enjoyed my time here so much I do not want to leave (look in the cupboard, I might be in there). The Newton Family stayed in The Castle in August 2014 We have stayed at many holiday homes around England and this one is at the top of our list as firm favourite. Thank you for a most enjoyable stay in a lovely house where everyone and everything is catered for. Ibrahims stayed in May Absolutely loved our weekend at The Grove, lovely area & beautiful house...will definitely be back. Incredible place to celebrate a family party. Amazing house had a fabulous weekend. Perfect for families –play area fab. Will be back Castle May half term Wonderful holiday home, kids loved staying in a castle & the great play area. We all enjoyed the garden furniture on the sunnier days Outside: The garden is edged with mature trees offering privacy and there is ample seating outside along the terraces to enjoy the garden and to watch play on the tennis court. The bus stop is a few metres from the bottom of the drive taking guests along the coast or to the Steam Railway (only a 10 minutes walk away too).


5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

The Grove Sleeps 32 : 16 bedrooms :
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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A little break in north Norrfolk

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in The Stables which sleeps 4 and had a wonderfully relaxing time. The property is beautifully kept with stylish fittings and the private gardens are a real bonus. It takes about 10 minutes to walk into Holt which has lots of lovely little shops including an Adnams wine and beer shop. You can also walk to the station about 5 minutes away and catch the train to Sheringham where there's a super beach and coastal walks. Alison and Tim were very good at communicating with us and helped out with a few queries we had.... best chip shop etc! We would love to stay there again and would definitely recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Annie, thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Stables and great that you enjoyed yourselves at The Grove, Alison
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Great facilities and location

  • 5 of 5

The property has everything you need for self catering, one of the best kitchens have used on holiday. The facilities at The Grove are brilliant , the playground, toy cars and tractor a real hit with our toddler . Able to spent a realising day there and keep children entertained .The location very good, able to walk into holt , also to the steam train . We stayed for 4 nights really wish we had stayed for a full week, we all had a relaxing enjoyable time.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, so pleased you had a nice time too. Alison
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Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:


Sheringham Links Golf Course 6 miles

Royal Cromer Golf Club 10 miles


10 mins to Sheringham

10 mins to Blakeney

20 mins to Wells next to the sea

25 mins to Holkham


Holt Town Centre 0.5 miles

Blakeney 4 miles

Morston 5 miles

Fakenham 7 miles

Sheringham 7 miles

Cromer 12 miles

Wells-next-to-the-Sea 14 miles

Norwich 21 miles

Felbrigg Hall National Trust House 6 miles

Blickling Hall National Trust House 10 miles

Further Details:

Sailing at Blakeney and Morston 4 and 5 miles away

Golf at Sherringham famous links golf course 6 miles

North Norfolk Steam Railway 2 mins walk and takes you to Sheringham and back

Beaches only 3 miles away at Salthouse and Weybourne