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The Norfolk Mead Hotel

Muddy says: Winner of our 2019 Best Boutique Hotel - This stunning Georgian Hotel with spa facilities is nestled away in the village of Coltishall. Picture perfect location on the banks of the River Bure - it's a great place to relax in style while exploring the Norfolk Broads.

Day Spas

No.Twenty9

Muddy says: Located in the upmarket North Norfolk town of Burnham Market - this 'grown up' bar/restaurant/boutique hotel has all the right 'Muddy' vibes.  

Bars

The Marsham Arms

Muddy says: The Marsham Arms menu is full of timeless pub classics but it’s the experimental Specials Menu which makes this family run Inn with rooms a 'Muddy Must 'visit.

Food & Drink

white stately home Congham hall

Congham Hall Hotel and Spa

Muddy says: You don't need to leave Norfolk to find a five star spa experience. Congham Hall Hotel is one of my favourite luxury spa hotels - oozing both style and sophistication!

Food & Drink

House of Barks

Muddy says: A home away from home for dogs - with their very own lounge, sofas to sleep on and top notch catering, I'm not sure they'll want to come home!

Dog Boarding/Day Care

Bumble Bell Tents

Muddy says: Bumble Bell Tents brings luxury glamping to you - where ever you are. From boho weddings, laid back birthday celebrations, corporate events and my personal favourite - setting up a festival Bee Hive with friends and family.

Fun Finder

Gorsey Meadow

Muddy says: If you're looking to get away from it all, this bijou eco glamping site is surrounded by meadows, woodland and rivers. It's the ultimate tranquility escape. 

Fun Finder

red brick barn

The Dairy Barns, Hickling

Muddy Says: The Deane family have turned their milking sheds into a beautiful boutique holiday stay offering B&B, self catering cottages and a rustic barn for events. With the homely touch and a gentle smattering of luxury this will appeal to couples, families and groups looking for a country break away.

Cottages

Norfolk Cottages

Muddy Says: From traditional fishermen’s cottages or beach huts to high end, luxury townhouses and converted barns they have something to suit everyone!

Cottages

Swallowdale Spa, Smallburgh

Muddy says: This modern mansion house close to the Norfolk Broads and coast has been lovingly converted into a Bed & Breakfast with Spa facilities. Plus you can hire the whole house exclusively!

Beauty

Roundabout Farm, Thurning

Muddy says: This large homely barn conversion is perfect for groups or families looking for a relaxed space with a games room, hot tub and miles of countryside to explore.

Cottages

Brickley Rise, Ingoldisthorpe

Muddy Says: This former laundry cottage for Ingoldisthorpe Hall is now a stunning holiday let equipped with all the important essentials for a relaxing family stay.

Cottages

The White Horse, Brancaster Staithe

Muddy says: Locations and views don't get much better than The White Horse in Brancaster Staithe. Perfect for for couples, families, lovers of the great outdoors and well-behaved dogs!

Eating Out

Norfolk Coast Holiday Cottages

Muddy says: This family run holiday let company offers a range of luxury cottages in and around the seaside town of Hunstanton in North Norfolk.

Cottages

Briarfields, Titchwell

Muddy says: A beautiful family friendly hotel in North Norfolk with stylish bedrooms, several dining areas and a menu bursting with local delights.

Food & Drink

The Lodge, Old Hunstanton

Muddy says: An impressive site to behold as you drive along the coast road into the quaint village of Old Hunstanton. The Lodge is bursting with history, warmth and character.

Fun Finder

The Old Print Shop, Holt

Muddy Says: There's nothing like a cosy cottage stay to warm the cockles and it doesn't come much cosier than this little love nest in the pretty market town of Holt.

Cottages

The Kings Head, Letheringsett

Muddy says: Boutique hotel, pub and restaurant - The King’s Head has that sumptuous bolthole feel to it with a homely blend of original features and modern-day comfort.

Eating Out

The Mindful Cook – Food Retreats

The Mindful Cook food retreat is not your bog standard cookery course. The focus of the weekend is well-being and lifestyle - you'll learn how small changes can have a big impact on how you feel.

Health & Wellbeing

Georgian hotel long drive green grass and flowers

Park Farm Country Hotel

Muddy Says: As soon as you turn onto the tree-lined drive leading up to this beautiful Georgian hotel, you know you’re in for a treat!

Food & Drink

The Globe Inn, Wells-next-the-Sea

Muddy Says: The perfect combo of stylish and luxe accommodation within a warm and cosy seaside restaurant and Inn. 

Food & Drink

Georgian guest house covered in ivy

The Grove, Cromer

Muddy says: Nestled in four acres of glorious Norfolk countryside and only a short walk along a private pathway to Cromer beach, The Grove has all the makings for a great dining experience or break away.

Cottages

The Dial House lit up at night

The Dial House, Reepham

Muddy says: Stylish restaurant, luxury bedrooms, Cocktail Bar, Afternoon Tea, Spa and 'THE' most unique shopping experience, I could have moved in!

Cafés

st giles Georgian hotel

St Giles House Hotel

Muddy Says: City centre hotels don’t get much more beautiful or historic than the St Giles House Hotel.

Day Spas

red brick hotel countryside trees

Barnham Broom Hotel

Muddy Says: Set in 300 acres of beautiful Norfolk countryside, Barnham Broom Hotel is the perfect antidote to city life.

Day Spas

The Brisley Bell, Brisley

Muddy Says: This uber stylish country pub in the heart of Norfolk has a Michelin trained Chef offering a tasty menu - definitely worth a detour!

Food & Drink

thatched cottage blue skies

Breathing Space

Muddy Says: If you're looking for a place to escape, rebalance and selfishly focus on your self for a few days, then Breathing Space is it. This all female retreat welcomes you into a home, feeds and nurtures you and generally gives you the space to catch your breath before heading back out into the world again!

Health & Wellbeing

2Posh2Pitch

Muddy says: Far from just a clever name - from its North Norfolk locations to its pretty bell tents adorned with ubiquitous bunting, 2Posh2Pitch is glamping with a capital G

Glamping

The Old Lighthouse Hunstanton

Muddy says: Accommodation in a lighthouse? Come on! Yup. And not just any old ligththouse: an immaculately stylish four-bed lighthouse overlooking the beach!

Self Catering

The Wind in the Willows

Muddy says: Literary fans listen up! Not only is this shepherd's hut as cute as a button, but there are nods to Kenneth Graham's famous book everywhere

Glamping

Neaps

Muddy says: Cottages don't come much cosier, or modern, than Neaps, close to the village of Hickling near Sea Palling Beach. Grab the girlfriend, the dog and a bag of wood and cosy up in front of a real fire

Cottages

Hall Farm Cottages

Muddy says: Got a big family? Like going away together? With its nine interlinking properties - and a games room for the kids - Hall Farm Cottages is the key to your holiday accommodation

Cottages

Marshgate House

Muddy says: Fan of Grand Designs? Like to see old buildings restored for a different purpose? An old dairy, Marshgate Cottage is an architectural masterpiece containing three different digs of varying sizes

Cottages

Stones Throw Cottage

Muddy says: It's called Stones Throw for a reason... Because it's a stone's throw from the beach! It's beautiful too; a Victorian cottage with all its original features and some retro styling thrown in

Cottages

Lark Cottage

Muddy says: Like what you see? Good, because this view is your garden! That out there to the distance is marshland; the blue stuff you can see at the furthest point is the sea! Got your attention? Thought so

Cottages

Osier Carr Barn

Osier Carr Barn is a beautifully-converted boutique property sleeping up to nine people in the picturesque village of Tatterford in North Norfolk. Originally built in 1887, this sprawling, one-level beauty sits in a pretty field with views out to the rolling countryside, and is located just a short drive away from the Champagne coast. With an opulent ratio of five bedrooms […]

Self Catering

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