Croft House in Welney, Cambridgeshire

  • Welney
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets

What to Expect

Croft House is a wonderful holiday home perfectly suited for a large group of friends or family looking for a special break in the country.

Cleverly converted from an original village shop, the house is sunlit on all sides, and has its own front garden and patio.

One of the lounges has an open fire in its original hearth. Big comfy sofas perfect for sharing with two four legged friends.

At A Glance

  • Two Dogs Allowed
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Heritage Collection
  • Open Fire
  • Pets - No Charge
  • Rural Location

Look Inside


  • Bed Linen
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Car Parking
  • Detached Property

About Croft House

A country cottage like no other, lit through its own shop windows which overlook a sloping, lawned front garden and patio in a rural setting in the heart of the English Fens.

This is a five bedroom house, an en-suite double bedroom, two twins and two singles for flexible sleeping arrangements.

Croft House is doggie friendly, so you can take up to two pooches with you, for no extra charge.

Map of Area

Things To Do in Welney

Hidden away near a village on the edge of the Fens in East Anglia. The perfect place to take the family or go with a group of friends and your canine companion.

A rural hideaway near the cathedral city of Ely, with endless countryside all around, just the thing for walks with pooch by your side. This part of England is famously flat, so there’s no need to worry about having to climb hills.

There are also lots of waterways, both natural and man made, which your furry friend will love exploring. The village of Wicken stretches along the High Street, and oozes rural charm. It also has a dog friendly pub where you can stop off before or after a day out exploring the local countryside and nearby attractions.

Right on your doorstep is Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, which is the oldest such reserve owned by the National Trust. This dog friendly attraction covers more than 250 hectares, and is home to over 9,000 species of wildlife. You’ll also find traditional Fenland windmills, boat trips and miles and miles of paths to walk or cycle along.

Further afield, the city of Ely, known as the Ship of the Fens because of its 66 metre high tower, is a great place for a day out. Visit the canine friendly pubs, cafes and eateries, and browse in the many independent shops which Ely hosts.

Ely has a mainline train station, so you can travel to London in just over an hour if the mood takes you. For a different experience, the university city of Cambridge is a short drive from Wicken. Spend the day sightseeing or punting on the River Cam, and soak up the city’s unique atmosphere.

Our Thoughts

Croft House is a unique holiday home, with loads of space for six people and two well behaved pooches to stretch out and relax. Enjoy the lovely front garden, with its grassy lawn and paved patio for sitting out in the mornings and evenings.

Explore the local countryside, with its patchwork of dykes, fields and waterways, all brimming with wildlife. Explore the nature reserves, and follow the swans to Welney WWT just on your doorstep.

A short drive in any direction will take you to one of the lovely Fenland towns and villages which make up this English hidden gem.

Drive or take the train to Ely, King’s Lynn or Cambridge for a great day out, soaking up the history and culture as you go.

There are lots of dog friendly pubs and establishments to enjoy, and you’ve got the luxury of your own country cottage, complete with open fire, to look forward to at night.
Croft House
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Our Rating

Comfort and Equipment 82%
Location 85%
Cleanliness 88%
Value for money 87%

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