Lose yourself at Magazine Wood, your home-away-from-home on the Norfolk coast.
We think Magazine Wood is pretty special. With its wonderful North Norfolk location it already has a lot going for it, but what makes this property really stand out from the crowd is its hybrid nature - a charming country B&B that also offers the things we love about a boutique hotel, such as privacy and a high level of service. Talk about the best of both worlds! Just a few miles from the coast (on a clear day you can see across the Wash to Lincolnshire), this award-winning bolthole is a place to escape, somewhere you can relax and switch off.
Unusually for a B&B, the three luxurious suites are completely self-contained; they all enjoy a private entrance and views to the large manicured garden, and each room is stylishly decorated - you'll find soothing colours, tasteful fabrics and super comfy beds. There's a fridge stocked with essentials, a sofa and dining table, binoculars for bird watching, Netflix and a much lauded in-room concierge service - your own iPad to cater for all your needs, from ordering breakfast to downloading a newspaper and planning great days out. All this at the touch of a button! For the technophobes among you, just pick up the phone - owners Jonathan and Pip are always on hand.
Fancy a spa treatment? They've got you covered: you can be pampered in the comfort of your own room. But if you prefer to get out and about, there's plenty to do - shop at Burnham Market, visit nearby grand stately homes Houghton Hall and Sandringham or head out for a scenic walk - go north out of the gate onto the Peddars Way national trail and the breathtaking views will take you to the quiet beach of Holme-next-Sea; stroll west for 15 minutes and you'll reach the village of Sedgeford - pop into the King William for a pint and a bite to eat (if you've got a sweet tooth don't miss the chocolate and coffee tart). Back at your suite, grab a glass of wine or a beer from the fridge, sit out on the terrace and enjoy the sunset - they’re pretty spectacular in this part of the country.
Pip’s chic, rural retreat is surrounded by countryside close to the north Norfolk coast. Luxurious and cocooning, self-contained B&B suites each have their own entrance and terrace; boutique hotel-inspired interiors include a large bed, mood lighting and a bathroom with a deep bath and separate shower. Plenty of thoughtful extras, books, on-demand TV, binoculars, a tablet computer that serves as online concierge – use it to summon breakfast, download a newspaper or make plans for the day. Sunday Times '100 Ultimate Hotels in Britain' 2015 & 2016. Good Hotel Guide 2018. Telegraph 'Top Places to stay in Norfolk' 2018..
Our Favourite Spot
The emphasis is always on privacy and relaxation with every room enjoying a private entrance and terrace. For many this is their romantic ‘home away from home’ on the North Norfolk coast with fabulous views and breath-taking sunsets.
Best local places to eat and drink
There are a whole host of good pubs and restaurants on the North Norfolk coast to enjoy a drink or great food just a short walk or drive away.
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Things to see & do nearby
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One of the finest Palladian houses in England
3 luxurious suites, each sleeping two people.
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From £115 a night for a double room with breakfast.
- Accessible Rooms
- Complimentary Stuff
- DAB Radios
- Dogs Welcome
- Games & Books
- Gardens & Grounds
- Music System
- TVs with Freeview
- Country House
- Sensational Views
From King’s Lynn go north on the A149 towards Hunstanton and at Heacham turn right onto Sedgeford Road. Go through Sedgeford village and at the top of the hill look for a chapel style building “Magazine Cottage” on the left hand side. The turning onto Peddars Way and up to Magazine Wood is immediately before this building up a narrow road. Use PE36 5LW in your Sat Nav, this will get you to “Magazine Cottage”.