Alder Lodge has been thoughtfully decorated and offers lots of space for a family of 4. It’s tucked away in rural Norfolk in a village not far from Dereham. It’s the ideal base for exploring the Norfolk countryside and the nearby city of Norwich.
Wroxham – the gateway to the Norfolk Broads – can be reached by car in about 30 minutes and the coast is about 40 miles away too.
Alder Lodge has a large kitchen diner so whipping up self-catered meals is a breeze. In the comfy living room there’s a 50-inch TV which is perfect for cosy nights in. And in the quiet back garden, a bubbling hot tub is just what you need after a long day sightseeing.
At A Glance
Two Dogs Allowed
Pub Within 1 Mile
Flat Screen TV
About Alder Lodge
Next to the owner’s home, Alder Lodge is private and secluded. There is one double bedroom and lots of space for 4 people and 2 dogs.
There’s a hot tub outside in the quiet garden alongside patio furniture and a barbecue. The living room has a 50-inch TV and a sofa bed, and the kitchen-diner comes equipped with a washing machine, oven, microwave and fridge-freezer.
On the first floor under sloping ceilings is the bedroom and an en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower.
Map of Area
Things To Do in Dereham
Dereham is a bustling town boasting 2 weekly markets held in the square and a range of independent shops and chain stores. Dereham Windmill is a listed building that dates back to 1835. The history of the mill is told over its 5 floors, and there’s a coffee shop and pleasant grounds to visit too.
For steam train enthusiasts, the Mid-Norfolk Railway heritage line stretches for 15 miles between Dereham and Wymondham.
There are lots of themed trips to book and they also offer a cream tea afternoon on board some trains. Starting a little further north there is also the Bure Valley Railway, where doggies are allowed to ride in the carriages.
The line starts in Wroxham, which is the gateway to the Norfolk Broads, so you can visit the waterways at the same time while you are in this area.
The university city of Norwich has plenty to discover. The Norman cathedral in the centre has an incredible arched interior. Visitors can climb the 62 steps of the 11th-century castle keep for a view of the city from the top.
Interesting buildings line the streets of Norwich such as the Dragon Hall (a Medieval trading hub, the Guildhall in the centre and an Art Deco shopping arcade.
The River Wensum winds through the city with a collection of lanes leading off from it. And for shopping, there is everything from large departments stores and family-run shops to an indoor market that opens daily.
The Norfolk coast is around 45 minutes away. There is Cromer with a Victorian pier, lighthouse and traditional seaside high street, and Great Yarmouth with a funfair, amusement arcades and wide strip of sandy beach.
And dotted all along the coast in between the larger towns are small villages and long stretches of beach that are unspoilt and peaceful.
Norfolk offers visitors lots of different things. There’s the unspoilt countryside, miles of sandy beaches and the Norfolk Broads to explore.
And the city of Norwich boasts museums, shops, a cinema, a cathedral and a castle too. All of these things to see are within 45 minutes of Alder Lodge, so it’s an ideal base for a fun-filled holiday.
This cottage has been elegantly styled and comes with a large kitchen-diner, a private hot tub and all the comforts of home.
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