Welcome to Crabclaw Cottage

Your home away from home
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A geographic marker
Burnham Overy Staithe
A bed
Sleeps 2
An anchor
2 minutes from the tidal harbour
about our cottage

The ideal romantic getaway, with first-class accommodation.

Crabclaw cottage is an old fisherman's cottage tucked away in the Jewel of the north Norfolk coast and only a minute's walk from the creeks and beaches.  It has off road private parking and a boat house for bikes and boat storage. Featuring a luxury king-size bedroom and contemporary amenities combined with comfortable cottage features you will find it a perfect hideaway at any time of the year!

Large vaulted bedroom with a very comfortable large king size bed.
Underfloor heating, heated towel rail and proper power shower and bath.
Living Room
Open fire, comfy seating and TV - leading to a well equipped kitchen
Cottage Features
The living room features an open log fire, perfect for cool evenings.
Outside Space
West-facing sun-trapped garden has table and chairs for eating and an enclosed lawn.
Parking & Storage
Off road private parking anda boat house for bikes and boat storage.  
What you get

We want your stay at Crabclaw to feel like a home away from home, so we've provided you with all the amenities you need.

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Super king size bed in a beautiful vaulted bedroom
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Two seperate loos
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Open working fireplace with starter basket of wood
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Bed linen and towels provided (not beach towels)
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Smart TV in bedroom and sitting room
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Under floor heating in bathroom and heated towel rail
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Well-equipped kitchen
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Enclosed garden for a dog
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Outside table and chairs
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Private off-street parking
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Boat and bike storage (open fronted)
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Easy check-in via the key safe
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Two-minute walk to the harbour and local pub
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WiFi throughout the cottage
*NB This cottage has a steep Norfolk Winder staircase
The Local Village
Within the village are tennis courts which you can hire, along with long wonderful walks, no car needed!
The Hero
In the village is a good local pub, 'The Hero', which does good traditional food. You will have to book during high season.
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Burnham Market
Burnham Market is a lovely village, with good restaurants. Socius is our favourite, but you will have to book nearly all year round, it is closed in Jan. There are also other cafes and restaurants, some very good fashion shops and much more.
Local Information
Burnham Overy Staithe is a tidal harbour less than two minutes walk away, in the summer there is a ferry running at high tide to beautiful Scolt Head island, which has acres of sandy beaches and dunes. There are wonderful walks, bird watching, and salt marshes, pubs to visit, and time to relax and watch the sailing boats come in and out on the tide.
Holkham Hall
Close to Burnham Overy Staithe is Holkham Hall with its stunning house, and park. They have many events all year round, cafes, shops , and also a weekly Park Run, and magical beach walks.  Please check opening times, and their events diary, they also  decorate the house at Christmas, it is absolutely spectacular, tickets available online only, and they sell out.
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Houghton Hall
The stylish walled garden is a gardeners dream, there is also a beautiful house and park, a cafe selling really delicious food,  and shops.  But, tickets can only be booked in advance online and they DO NOT accept dogs anywhere.  Limited summer opening only.
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Felbrigg Hall
This house is very pretty, there are also lovely park walks and a walled garden, plus the usual cafes and shops.
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Park Runs
Park Runs are available at the following places: Holkham Hall, Sandringham, Sheringham Park (hard to believe In flat Norfolk), but very hilly, and challenging, Blickling Park.

Week: £450.00
Midweek Break (Mon-Fri): £350.00
Long Weekend (Fri-Sun): £325.00

Week: £525.00
Midweek Break (Mon-Fri): £375.00
Long Weekend (Fri-Sun): £325.00

Week: £575.00
Midweek Break (Mon-Fri): £425.00
Long Weekend (Fri-Sun): £350.00

Week: £650.00
Midweek Break (Mon-Fri): £450.00
Long Weekend (Fri-Sun): £375.00

Week: £785.00
Midweek Break (Mon-Fri): £450.00
Long Weekend (Fri-Sun): £475.00

Week: £650.00
Midweek Break (Mon-Fri): £450.00
Long Weekend (Fri-Sun): £375.00

WEEK ONLY: £785.00

*I accept one small dog by prior arrangement only (Breed Required) costing £20 per stay.
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In Crabclaw Cottage you find a beautiful blend between contemporary and cosy. The weekend away simply wasn't long enough...

charles sladdin, london
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Sally Bardsley escaped from London to Norfolk 20 years ago, having worked in the fashion business.
The island of Scolt Head is her favourite place in Norfolk, and hopes you will love it too!

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