Self catering holiday cottages to rent in Fakenham, Norfolk, England

Fakenham could be an ideal base for a cottage holiday in Norfolk. Located inland, this fine market town offers plenty of amenities and benefits from being just 10 miles from the coast. What’s more, the attractions of the fine city of Norwich are only 25 miles away and it’s possible to visit Thetford Forest for day trips as the forest is 30 miles from Fakenham.


About Self-Catering Holidays in Fakenham

Set on the River Wensum in North Norfolk, there is plenty to see and do around the town of Fakenham with local attractions including a national hunt racecourse, a weekly flea market, a bowling centre and a small cinema. The town is surrounded by an abundance of unspoilt countryside ideal for walking and cycling.

Nestled in the countryside of the Wensum Valley close to Fakenham is Pensthorpe Natural Park.  From lush gardens to fascinating wildlife and birdlife to see, Pensthorpe Natural Park makes for a great day out for all of the family. With an adventure play area for children, this park is bound to be a hit with the kids.

Fakenham also offers visitors close proximity to the North Norfolk Heritage Coast. Keen walkers may want to walk some of the Norfolk Coast Path for walks by the seaside whilst on a self-catering break. Other places to visit include Wells-next-the-Sea, a charming Norfolk seaside resort just 10 miles from Fakenham with a charming traditional feel and further along the coastline the popular seaside resorts of Sheringham 20 miles away and Cromer 22 miles away.

With Norwich within easy reach for a day trip, this is a recommended place to visit whilst enjoying a cottage break in Fakenham. Norwich is a fine city with plenty to recommend it including impressive historical buildings, a castle and a cathedral.

For a day out to remember in the countryside why not make the trip to Thetford Forest? You can walk, cycle or even take the really easy option and Segway around this green and beautiful place.

With so much to offer in and near to Fakenham, this is a great place for a family self-catering holiday or romantic break away.

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

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Spennithorne Cottage, Fakenham, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Cottage

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 30 May to 06 June 20 from 13 June to 27 June 20

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Fakenham 13 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

Lavenders, Holme next the Sea, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Fakenham 16 miles away

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

Comfortable and welcoming holiday bungalow just a short stroll from a beautiful sandy beach in Holme next the Sea, pet-friendly and family-friendly, this is a fantastic cottage for a relaxing holiday by the seaside and is well located for discovering the beautiful North Norfolk coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £425
Next availability:
from 30 May to 18 July 20 from 15 August to 22 August 20

Hideways Barn Conversion, East Anglia, Hunstanton, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Fakenham 17 miles away

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

Good quality two bedroom holiday barn conversion with lovely vaulted ceilings and shared courtyard garden, located in the coastal town of Hunstanton.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £270
Next availability:
from 09 August to 13 August 20

Beechwood Cottage, Cromer, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Fakenham 17 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 30 May to 04 June 20 from 09 June to 19 June 20

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

5 bedroom Waterside Cottage, Fakenham 18 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 05 June to 12 June 20 from 19 June to 29 June 20

Incleborough House luxury self catering, Cromer, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Fakenham 19 miles away

sleeps 2 - 16 guests
2 - 16
7 bedrooms
7
7 bathrooms
7
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Gold award winning, large holiday house with 7 en-suite bedrooms and a 5 star rating, located near Cromer just 5 minutes' walk from the local beach, with a games room, luxurious private hot tub outdoors and a walled garden on site, this house is ideal for big groups of friends or family looking to stay in style.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £2995


Late availability: from 01 June to 03 July 20

Stable Cottage Luxury Self Catering, Cromer, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Fakenham 19 miles away

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

Fabulous 5 star gold award winning cottage which is both family and dog-friendly, with private hot tub and walled garden, situated just a short walk from the beach in East Runton, near Cromer.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £995


Special Offer: from 29 May to 31 May 20
Late availability: from 29 May to 03 July 20