A stay in Old Buckenham in Norfolk could be an excellent choice for those looking to enjoy a break in the country. With a wonderful large village green and tree lined streets, Old Buckenham is a lovely place for a rural retreat holiday yet is conveniently close to Norwich, just 18 miles away. Also close by, around 14 miles away, is Thetford Forest, a great place for a family day out.
Information on Cottage Holidays in Old Buckenham
A cottage holiday in or close to Old Buckenham could be ideally suited to those with a keen interest in aviation. The village is home to an airfield with a cafe along with a small museum and regularly holds events during the summer. Ordinarily held in June of each year is the Old Buckenham air show. Visitors can see some fantastic aerobatic displays and may even be able to book in for an exhilarating trial flight. How’s that for a memorable day out?
With Norwich just 14 miles away a visit to this wonderful city is a must. Norwich has plenty to recommend it with quaint historical streets, an excellent choice of restaurants, great shopping and history galore. Recommended places to visit in Norwich include the Cathedral, the Cathedral Quarter and Norwich Castle, which are sure to fascinate visitors both young and old.
Along with visiting Norwich, whilst on a cottage getaway you may also want to take a boat trip along the Broads, to see some of the county’s wetlands and unspoilt farmlands. River tours operate from Wroxham where you will be taken down river to see some of the delights of the Broads. These trips tend to last from one and a half hours to two hours. Shorter guided boat trips are available at Whitlingham Country Park where you can see the wildlife and wetlands around the park on a 50 minute trip.
More fun in the countryside can be found at Thetford Forest Park. This is a great place for all the family to visit on a self-catering break. Here you can get stuck in to walking, cycling and wildlife watching. There is even the option to enjoy an aerial adventure at Go Ape, for thrills galore.
All in all a holiday in or near to Old Buckenham has lots to offer for family holidays, getaways with friends or romantic retreats. However you choose to spend your time, we hope you have the best of times and that you find an ideal place to stay on Country Cottages Online.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Old Buckenham, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Norfolk.