Thrigby Thatched Cottage

Thrigby, Nr Filby, Norfolk, Away from it all

Check-in Time: 15:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

From the back door located in the 2nd living space/kitchen/diner, you enter onto a large paved area with table and 4 chairs plus parasol. You can see into the Tigers enclosure. then up a few brick stairs to the lawn which has lots of border plants, this backs on to the Ibis bird enclosure, then there is a shingles side return. The garden is a good size, see photos

Downstairs Description

The house is on one level, except for one small step in the kitchen/diner.

You enter into a hallway, that leads into the main living room, then from the living room is the main hallway, two double bedrooms are at the end, and a bathroom, with in-bath shower, toilet and sink, plus another toilet and sink, this leads into a bright large open plan 2nd living room, kitchen/diner. There is a door out onto the patio with table and chairs and garden - the Tigers can be seen from outside the kitchen. The house backs onto Thrigby Wildlife zoo. No other neighbours!

Windows Views Description

The front of the house looks out over the grassed forecourt and out onto fields - the sun sets this side - and we`ve seen some beautiful sunsets! There is a quiet road beyond the shingled/grassed forecourt. The back of the house looks out over the gardens.

Other Notes

The location is very quiet and peaceful and the waste water is off grid, so serviced by a Holding tank, therefore we dont have a washing machine or dishwasher, but hopefully this wont affect your stay.

Child Friendly: A lovely place for children, who can watch the Tigers from the garden
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Romantic Hideaway: Perfect for romantic getaways including a Superkingsized bed.
Tourist Attractions:
  • Thrigby Zoo On The Doorstep!: Thrigby Hall is a special collection of rare animals from Asia. You will find endangered tigers, huge crocodiles, noisy gibbons and many more exciting animals. A unique network of raised walkways allows you to get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures. Visit website
  • The Norfolk Broads: Discover dramatic landscapes, raw natural beauty and a rare quality of light. Where big, bright skies meet endless horizons and dreamlike landscapes. A place where time stands still. Real peace, open space – it’s a place unlike anywhere else. Visit website
  • Caister Castle Motor Museum Caister-on-Sea : Probably the largest and certainly the best privately owned motor collection open to the public in the UK. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Kings Arms At Fleggburgh : The Kings Arms is well known for offering a well-kept pint of Timothy Taylor Landlord or Adnams Ghost Ship in the bar, while the seasonal food on the menus might include Cromer crab, north Norfolk mussels, or Norfolk beef. Visit website
  • Acle Bridge Inn: Super friendly staff, great range of beer, excellent food, perfect backdrop by the river to watch the boats. Visit website
  • The Ferry Inn At Stokesby: Traditional village pub on the Norfolk Broads. Fantastic pub food served daily, all dietary needs catered for. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Mace In Filby : 10 min walk) open every day till 9pm Visit website
  • Tesco: In Great Yarmouth so why not pre order your grocery order for delivery for the cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Willow Farm Riding School: BHS approved riding school and pony club centre, established for over 50 years! Offers group and private lessons to riders of all abilities Visit website
  • Broadland Sports Club In Filby : From gym to swim, squash to tennis, we have a wide variety to offer including coaching, group sessions, Dance Fitness, health and beauty. Visit website
  • Stonehenge Mini Golf - Hemsby: Stonehenge mini golf in the village of Hemsby, Great Yarmouth, is great fun for all the family. A uniquely themed crazy golf course sure to delight the young and young at heart. Visit website