Watton & Wayland
ACCOMMODATION GUIDE
B&B, hotels, self-catering & caravan facilities
 in the Market Town of Watton
& in or near the Wayland area of Breckland, Norfolk

Updated for July 2014
Updates made as soon as possible after receipt of new or changed data [E&OE]

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Broom Hall Hotel (Rowling Family) IP25 7EX
Richmond Road, Saham Toney. 1m NW of Watton.
Peaceful Country Hotel set in 15 acres. Indoor swimming pool.
Fully en-suite. Restaurant, Cream Teas, Bar Meals. We have a ground floor annex
with 5 additional rooms (2 specially for disabled), and can sleep a total of 29 persons. 
ETC 3 Star. Green Tourism Bronze BSA 

01953  882125
fax 885325
 Single, twin & dbls
(incl 4-poster)
es, ns, d, R, B, cc,
Ppu, B&B  



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Chequers Inn (Richard McDowall) IP24 IPX
Griston Rd, Thompson. 3m S of Watton.
Original 16th C thatched Inn with modern purpose built guest rooms,
close to Peddars Way and Pingo Trail.

01953 483360
fax 488092
 es, d, R, B, cc,
B&B  - 


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Church Farm (Bob & Marie Ana Cave) IP25 6SD
Carbrooke Rd, Ovington. 2m NE of Watton
Peaceful farmhouse set in 10 acres on edge of small village. Aga cooked breakfasts.

Bikers
welcomed, covered secure parking available. Certified camping site.

01953 885019
2 dbl, 1 family
es, ns
B&B


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College Farm (Katharine Wolstenholme) IP24 1QG
College Rd, Thompson. 3m S of Watton.
Built in 1349 as a priests' college, it became a manor house in the 16th century, then a farm in the 19th century.  Lavender Garnier rescued it from near dereliction in 1975 and made it into a much loved B&B. Her daughter is continuing the tradition having carried out further modernisation whilst retaining all of its historical charm. Now offering facilities & catering for small events.

01953 483318
2 dbl, 1 twin

es, ns, E, Ppu. sba  B&B


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Colveston Manor (Wendy Allingham) IP26 5HU
Mundford.10m SW of Watton.
Peaceful 18th C farmhouse with many attractions within easy reach. delightful walks/cycle
rides, and a bird-watchers paradise. Delicious Aga cooked dinners.
Listed in 'Britain's Best B&Bs' Top 20, & has a "Best Breakfast" award.  ETC 4 Diamonds.

01842  878218
es, ns, E
 B&B  - 


Special offer: 3 nights for 2 until 31/3


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Crown Hotel  (Sue Atter & Alan Phillips) IP25 6AB
Typical market town centre pub/hotel, recently re-opened
Most bedrooms en suite. Parking. Function Room

07514 490898
B, E
B&B  -

 
Dog & Partridge (Martin & Karen Turver) IP24 1QS
Watton Road, Wretham. 8m S of Watton
Traditional Norfolk Country Pub on edge of Thetford Forest serving real ales and wholesome food with recently developed family accommodation units. Conveniently situated on the Peddars Way, and close to Snetterton Race Circuit, High Lodge & CentreParcs. ETC 4* Inn

01953 497014
R, B, sba
B&B  - 

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Hare & Barrel Hotel & Restaurant (Raven Family) IP25 6LB
80 Brandon Rd, Watton
A warm welcome awaits both business and family guests. All rooms en suite, car park, garden,
patio, bar, conservatory, games room & courtyard. 
[Watton Rotary Club meets here]

01953  882752
fax 882312
es, cc, R, E, B
B&B  - 


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Lands End (Jean & Paul Morton) IP24 1QQ
Butters Hall Lane, Thompson. 3m S of Watton.
Located on Pingo Trail. Close by: Peddars Way, Norfolk Wildlife Trust
and wonderful walks in peace and quiet. B&B for humans and horses;
grazing available, forest riding.

01953  488070

es
B&B  -  


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McTaggarts (Neil & Kylie) IP25 7AW
Church Street, Ashill, 4m NW of Watton
Previously the village pub, the McTaggart family completely remodelled the property in 2010 so it is now a pub/restaurant with an annex of 3 kingsize-bedded letting rooms, one adapted for the disabled. Pleasantly situated and within easy range of most of Norfolk's best attractions.
01760 440958
fax  441347
3dbl
es, d, R
B&B  -   /

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The Olde Windmill Inn (Caroline, Matthew & Lucinda) IP25 6NN
Water End, Great Cressingham. 4m W of Watton.
Over 50 years in the same family, this traditional country inn, renowned for its guest beers
and excellent food, is now a "Pub with Rooms" with the addition of newly-built, hi-spec
furnished accommodation. A delightful setting, close to Peddars way. ETC 4 Diamonds.
01760 756232
fax  756400
4dbl, 4 twin
es, ns, d, B, E, cc,
 Ppu,  B&B 

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The Old Post House (Theresa & Kevin Fitzgerald) NR17 1HP
Mere Road Stow Bedon. Off A1075 4
m S of Watton (7m from Attleborough).
Quaint cottage. Large ground  floor room, en suite, with conservatory, sleeps 2 adults and 2 children +cot (Children just 12each sharing).

01953 488022
 
es. ns, Ppu
B&B  -  


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Peddars Way (Nancy & Terry Lordon) IP25 6QT
Home Farm, Merton. 3m SW of Watton 
Ideally situated on the Peddars Way long distance National Trail.
Sorry, No dogs.

01953  880180

3 tw, 2 dbl, es, ns 
B&B -  +SC


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Sycamore House (Jim Wittridge) IP25 6NT
Little Cressingham, 2m W of Watton.
Pleasant Country house situated on Peddars Way.
Luxurious Jacuzzi bathroom. ETC 4 Diamonds 

01953  881887
fax 881887
 es, Ppu
 B&B  


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Thatched House (Brenda Mills) IP24 1PJ
Pockthorpe Corner, Thompson. 3m S of Watton.
Delightful 16c country house 5 minutes walk from Chequers Inn.

01953  483577
 Ppu
 B&B  


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The Vines ( Leigh & Kevin Taylor) IP25 6NL
The Street, Great Cressingham. 4m W of Watton.
15th century timbered house in quiet  village. Just 4 minutes walk to The Olde Windmill;
an excellent eatery with an extensive range of beers. Dogs are very welcome. ETC 4 Diamonds; Green Tourism Bronze BSA

01760  756303
4 dbl, 1 tw, sba
 es, ns, Ppu,

 B&B  


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The Willow House Hotel & Restaurant (Duncan & Sophie) IP25 6AE
2-4 High Street, Watton.
This charming thatched building is central but quiet and original parts date
from the 16th century. Plenty of parking. Restaurant and barmeals. ETC 4 Diamonds. 

01953  881181
fax  885885
1 fam, 3dbl, 3 tw
 es, R, B, cc, Ppu,
 B&B  ;  sba


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Restaurant with Rooms
The Cafe at Brovey Lair
(Mike & Tina Pemberton) IP25 6SD
Ovington. 1.5 m NE of Watton.
Mike and Tina Pemberton have transformed their home into a uniquely chic blond-wood restaurant-with-rooms. Tina's cooking is high-frequency global fusion with a preference for seafood and Japanese ideas. Brovey Lair scored top in Norfolk in the 2009 Good Food Guide, and had the accolade of "Best fish restaurant in the UK" in the 2010 edition.
Room reservations must include one night's dinner but rates are inclusive of a tropical Mexican breakfast. Outdoor swimming pool. Advance booking essential.



01953  882706
(Int.#44-omit 0)


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Apartments, Self Catering & Establishments to Rent
(SC PRICES VARY BY THE SEASON & NUMBER OF OCCUPANTS - Check rates when booking)

Albert's Cottage 
Holmere Farm, Goose Green, Ashill.
IP25 7AT 3m N of Watton.
Delightful 19thC cottage overlooking the duck pond in pleasant mid Norfolk village. Nearby hostelry serves food. 4-poster bed 7 log fire. Snetterton 12 miles. Sleeps 4 , flexible letting.
01760 723884
mob 07879 622458

SC

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Fairview
Fairway Drive, Watton
IP25 6EA
Very comfortable self-contained ground floor flat overlooking the 18th fairway at Richmond Park Golf Club. Sleeps 4 [king + twin beds]. Lets: Sat-Sat, short breaks available min 3 nts.

07813 950173
ns
SC


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Fairway View
2, Fairway Drive, Watton
IP25 6EA
Fully equipped ground floor apartment overlooking the fairways of Richmond Park Golf Club. Two bedrooms (dbl & twin]. Full Sky TV & free wifi internet. Flexible letting, min 3 nts.

07765 282520

SC


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Old School Cottage
Gt Hockham. IP24 1NY 6mS of Watton.
Comfortable 2 bedroomed character, beamed cottage with private cottage garden. Well equipped, central heating including a woodburning stove in the Sitting Room.      
ETC 4****

01953  498277


SC


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Peddars Way ["The Stables"] (Nancy & Terry Lordon)
Home Farm, Merton.
IP25 6QT 3m SW of Watton    [See B&B entry above]
Self catering facility which sleeps 4 adults. No dogs.

ETC4****

01953  880180

 SC 


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Richmond Park Golf Club
Saham Road, Watton
IP25 6AE
Attractive self-contained apartments and time-shares located on 18 hole parkland golf course. All have comfortable living room, kitchen, bath or shower room and bedrooms. Various packages available including unlimited golf, and meals if required (poa).

01953  881803
fax 881817

es, R, B, cc
SC  B&B   



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Tapestry Cottage*
Harling.  NR16 2NE 10m S of Watton
Studio accommodation [1 double], with beamed interior. Gas C/H 
TV/Video, Microwave etc         
ETC3***

01953 718658
fax 717443

SC



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Thyme Cottage
Pockthorpe Lane, Thompson.
IP24 1PN 3m S of Watton
A spacious self-contained property on two floors, adjoining owner's cottage.
Sleeps 2 adults. No children, no pets.
ETC4****     *Previously listed as Rosemary Annexe

01953  488922

ns
 SC


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Notes
ETC = English Tourism Council (now British Tourism Agency);  B&B = bed & breakfast;
es  = en suite (at least one);  d = disabled facilities;  ns = non smoking;
R = restaurant;  E = evening meal (may require pre-booking); B = bar meals; 
  cc = credit cards accepted;  SC = self catering;
sba = Single person bookings accepted;
Ppu = Peddars Way drop-off/pick-up by arrangement
 
Price indicators: : 40 or less; : 41 to 50; : over 50. Price is an average per person per night sharing based on
 twin or double room. Some establishments may offer reductions for multiple nights and longer stays.
PLEASE, when enquiring or booking:
Ascertain and agree the type of accommodation you want and the rates pertaining,
 mention any special requirements,
and quote this Wayland-Tourism Website as your information sourc
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Last amended 02/07/14 MA