Spinks Nest

East Anglia Norfolk Holt

  • Sleeps 2
  • Couples Retreat

Hugely romantic cottage for two that marries deluxe vibes with an extraordinary rustic-chic aesthetic

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We're just going to go ahead and say it – unique. Spinks Nest really is, a hugely romantic cottage bolthole for two that marries deluxe vibes with an extraordinary rustic-chic aesthetic. It's a North Norfolk gem, a short walk from a gastro-pub and close to the dunes, shingle beaches and marshes of this most alluring of regions. You really aren't going to find anywhere else quite like it, and couples looking for a secluded getaway with luxury on their mind are going to love it.

With its pantile roof, exposed flint and lime-rendered walls, reclaimed oak beams, and vast chimney space with woodburner, there's plenty here that's recognisably traditional. But then you step inside and clap eyes on the integrated designer style that been brought to bear, and your heart sings. The fabrics are fabulous, and the painted wood-panelling, tilework and vintage interventions are perfectly judged. Reclaiming and upcycling is the watchword throughout, from armchairs to bathroom fittings, and if there's a more eye-popping statement than the enclosed sunken concrete bath and its rows of plants and candles, we'd like to see it. There's a king-sized bed with wool-stuffed mattress and gorgeous, Designers Guild bed-linen, while a super, high-spec, farmhouse-style kitchen has everything you need, plus a Nespresso machine to boot. There's a lovely little private sun-trap garden outside too.

Bring your dog if you like. There's parking on the road outside, and the small medieval hamlet of Hunworth is just a stroll away, sitting right in the Glaven Valley. Lovely Holt is the nearest market town, with the marshes of Cley and Blakeney beyond, and mile after mile of coastal walking and cycling. And a spink? It's an old name for a finch, so keep an ear out for birsdsong as you relax in your bijou little North Norfolk love-nest.



Available all year.


Contact Website    Spinks Nest, Kings Street, Hunworth, Norfolk NR24 2EH

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  • Wifi
  • Dog-friendly
  • Short walk to pub
  • Walking
  • Quirky
  • Bicycle Routes
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  • Historic
  • Remote location
  • Romantic Retreat
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Rated ★★★★★ over 6 reviews


So special

Third, and definitely not last, time at Spinks Nest. There is something so special about this place and it has been amazing to enjoy it in the summer weather. The light is beautiful, and we have just had a gorgeous weekend exploring our favourite places again. See you again soon!
Jul 12, 2023 by Sophie and David

Special place

We came here looking for relaxation and wow, did we get it! Spinks Nest is a special place – the smells of a spa retreat, wonderfully comfy bed, luxurious bath, log fire and so much more! Go for a walk in Holt Country Park, visit Holt Antiques Center or walk the beach in Weybourne – so much to do! We really hope to return soon!
Jul 5, 2023 by Karen and Duncan

Best and most relaxing break

Spinks Nest is beautiful; we haven’t stopped gushing about it since we arrived! The attention to detail is amazing and it is clear that so much love has gone into it. And the bed… wow! And the bath… insane! We have had the best and most relaxing break post-wedding. The perfect setting for peace and calm.
Jul 3, 2023 by Olivia and Tom

I enjoyed the imaginative detail

Loved the cosy and comfortable Spinks Nest which provided just the chilled-out break that I needed. The thoughtful and unusual décor is right up my street, and I enjoyed the imaginative detail. Walks at Wells, Cley and Holkham are spectacular and the local pub, The Hunworth Bell, is very welcoming. Thank you for a lovely stay.
Jun 20, 2023 by Sarah

Perfect from start to finish!

Wow! Spinks Nest has been perfect from start to finish; we feel so fortunate to have been able to stay here. From the comfiest bed in the world, to the wood burner to that bathroom (obsessed!), to each and every little detail – I am in love with your wildflower cups! Everything has been put together perfectly. After long walks in Holkham, Radish (our dog) has been a huge fan of the underfloor heating. Our first stay here and certainly not our last.
May 30, 2023 by Marina and Will


Spinks Nest has been the perfect break from the city. Beautifully decorated with objects that tell a thousand tales. So many wonderful small touches, from the radio, milk, Grind coffee to the pillow spray, the bath, the fire and the incredibly comfy bed! It has been bliss.
May 24, 2023 by Jordan and Matt

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