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The Bee's Knees at Olde Farm

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Banham, Norfolk, East Anglia, England
Tranquility and peace in the heart of the Norfolk countryside. The perfect place to get away from it all... .....relax and sleep in style!

Welcome to Winter here at Olde Farm Holiday Cottages, the days are short and the nights might be long but the frost makes everything magical in the gardens which still teem with life as we await the snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils making their appearance, the birds are around singing and digging for insects, the robin visits each morning waiting on the picnic table for his breakfast, the owls hunt at night and are magnificent. The days though short can still quite warm in the bursts of Winter sunshine and the star filled night skies are just breath taking as the frosty nights ensure clear, cloudless nights. Oh and before I forget to mention it, if you're coming to Norfolk you just ha...
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Listing #HL4809680
About the Owner
Magdalene M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
Interaction with guests
We live next door so can be as accessible or as remote as you wish! We always try to ensure that we are here to meet and greet guests and show you around the cottages and gardens. There is a full information pack in the cottage which gives you information about the local attractions, shopping, eating out and take-aways. We would be happy to help you plan your stay with us.. Consider The Bee's Knees your home from home and we hope that if you arrive a stranger you will leave a friend!
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

If you're looking for a family and dog friendly holiday cottage in Norfolk, I cannot recommend The Bee's Knees highly enough. This is a beautiful cottage set in gorgeous grounds, with your own dedicated play area for children, duck pond and excellent BBQ facilities. We...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Simon T
Management response:Responded August 22, 2018

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we were delighted to meet you and the family and of course the wonderful Darcey here at Olde Farm. We do try to go the extra mile for our guests and it is...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

We have had such a great time here - Dalene & Alex made our time extra special in such a well equipped pleasant environment with BBQ hut and places to eat, drink and relax around the garden, super sunny week we had breakfast - lunch...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank 194simon
Management response:Responded August 5, 2018

We were so delighted to have you to stay with us and celebrate your marriage, what a magical week for Olde Farm and its inhabitants to have you here with us again. Looking forward to next time, Oliver is missing you already!. Kindest regards. Dalene...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

Booked by the mum for a family wedding, nice cottage, a very quiet and relaxing place away from city life. Owners are friendly and welcoming too. If you like being close to nature, this is the place for you.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Adventure793800
Management response:Responded August 20, 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that the weather was so glorious for the wedding.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We expect our guests to treat the cottage with the same respect they would their own home
    1 Full bath
    2 Fulls
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About the neighbourhood
Banham is a very pretty, small village with its own village green and lovely church. In times gone by it was better known for its brick, tile and chimney manufacturing and the world famous cider producing company Gaymer and Son. You can still taste several fruit beers and ciders at the Garden House pub about a mile from the cottage. The sign on the village green reflects it's history as it shows kiln, a cider press and an apple tree.

Close by we have the famous Banham Zoo, the Snetterton racing circuit, which hosts regular events, the beautiful medieval town of Norwich, the Bressingham Steam Museum and many more attractions which you will find full details of in the cottage. Within walking distance is the village of Old Buckenham with it's enormous village green, thatched ch...
Getting around
There is little to no public transport in Banham but Attlebrough and Diss Stations are fairly close with ample parking (or we could take you and collect you) and from these you can also travel into Norwich, Ipswich, Cambridge, Ely, Thetford and the surrounding towns. There are several pubs and shops within reasonable walking distance (2k)
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Norwich/Stansted/Luton: 113.0 km
Railway: Diss or Attleborough: 8.0 km
Ferry: Lowestoft, Harwich: 70.0 km
There is little to no local transport but you can get trains from London and other major stations into either Attleborough or Diss where you will find taxis. From these you can also travel into Norwich, Ipswich, Cambridge, Thetford and the surrounding towns. There are several pubs and shops within reasonable walking distance (2k). We are situated next to a grain store on the B1113 between the villages of Banham and New Buckenham.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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