Self catering holiday cottages in Dereham, Norfolk, England

The town of Dereham is found in the heart of Norfolk, around 20 miles west of the city of Norwich and is a great base from which to discover this beautiful part of East Anglian on a cottage holiday. Dereham offers a great range of amenities including pubs, shops and restaurants and benefits from being surrounded by sublime countryside. With a central location in Norfolk you can discover some of the best of rural Norfolk from here with Thetford Forest just 25 miles away and the attractive town of Swaffham 11 miles away. The coastline too is accessible for day trips with quaint Wells-Next-the-Sea only 22 miles away.


What Dereham offers for Self-Catering Breaks

For visitors young and old, Dereham and the surrounding area offer their fair share of attractions to discover on a self-catering break. At Gressenhall just outside of Dereham there is the Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse set within 50 acres of land. Home to a farm with rare breeds of animals along with a museum in what was originally a workhouse, this place is bound to fascinate both young and old.

Another attraction bound to appeal to all ages is the Mid Norfolk Railway which takes passengers on a tour through rural Norfolk between Dereham and Wymondham. An enjoy England quality assured visitor attraction, standard trains run Monday to Friday and steam trains run on this line every weekend. It’s even possible to charter a train on this line if you have a special event that you are organising.

Another place that you can be assured will keep all ages entertained is Thetford Forest. Whether you are planning on a gentle walk on your cottage getaway or an adrenaline filled ‘Go Ape’ experience, Thetford Forest is a great place to explore and enjoy. Spend a day under the green canopy of the trees walking, cycling or ‘monkeying around’, it’s up to you.

Norfolk is a popular choice for rural holidays in the UK and Ireland and it’s easy to see why. When it comes to finding an ideal place to stay, available choices include rural country cottages, farm-stay accommodation and log cabins. Wherever you decide to stay, have the best of times in and near Dereham in Norfolk.

Book a Dereham cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Norfolk on holiday.

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The Haybarn Pet-Friendly Country Cottage, Near Swaffham, East Anglia, Necton, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Dereham 5 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Absolutely stunning rural retreat, this pet and family friendly barn conversion has a contemporary open plan living space along with a private garden with a stream and is located in a peaceful rural hamlet, just a short drive from Thetford Forest Park and the unique Grade II Plantation Garden at Oxburgh Hall.

Weekly Price from: £319
Next availability:
from 17 July to 31 July 20 from 07 August to 14 August 20

Spennithorne Cottage, Fakenham, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Dereham 5 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

For a truly special rural retreat, take a look at Spennithorne Cottage, gold award winning and 4 star rated with uninterrupted countryside views, this East Anglian holiday home has plenty to recommend it.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £450
Next availability:
from 13 June to 27 June 20 from 04 July to 15 August 20

Rectory Cottage, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Unique Holiday House, Dereham 14 miles away

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Unique 3 bedroom holiday home, originally an old church hall, boasting wonderful country views and ample charm and character plus access to the owner’s outdoor swimming pool in summertime.

Weekly Price from: £315

Beechwood Cottage, Cromer, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Dereham 18 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Idyllic romantic retreat which is perfect for up to 4 people, nestled by gorgeous countryside just 4 miles from Cromer and the coast, this is a great base for discovering the North Norfolk coast, countryside and the stunning Norfolk Broads.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £280
Next availability:
from 09 June to 19 June 20 from 26 June to 17 July 20

Waters Reach, King's Lynn, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

5 bedroom Waterside Cottage, Dereham 19 miles away

sleeps 6 - 12 guests
6 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed

Five bedroom holiday lodge with lake views and warm bubbly outdoor hot tub near Kings Lynn.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £972
Next availability:
from 07 June to 12 June 20 from 19 June to 29 June 20