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“Lovely farmhouse with great amenities.”
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Beckfield Farm
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Cottage -
7 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 13
Thetford, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

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topcatBob...
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Lovely farmhouse with great amenities.”
Reviewed 3 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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We have just returned from a lovely week with friends at Beckfield Farm. The farmhouse had everything we needed for our stay. The boys loved the chillout space in the annex, the dogs loved the garden and walks in the forest, and most of all it was super to have all the space inside and out to just chill out and relax.
If staying, we would recommend trying fish and chips from the van which comes to Brandon on a Wednesday evening. Superb!!

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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CherylR29
Kettering, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Fantastic space inside and out for a large family gathering”
Reviewed 2 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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This house had everything we needed. We were a family of 2 grandparents, 3 children, their spouses and 4 grandchildren (18 mths, 3 5 & 8)
We had fabulous weather so the children enjoyed the outside space, esp the football pitch and exploring the orchard. Inside there was plenty of room without all being in each others space, the childrens play area was always occupied and the kitchen was were we all spent most of our time, so much space to socialise in. The Hot Tub was a great extra and the pool table was enjoyed by the men & boys in the family. We had an amazing family holiday and would recommend it.

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Liked best: Outdoor space for the children
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Large groups
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MGravelle
Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fantastic accommodation”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

A family of 11 of us stayed here for a week (6 adults, 5 children) and had a fantastic time. The house is a great size for such a large group and is very well equipped.

The children particularly enjoyed the use of the splash pool in the owners garden just through a side gate, as well as the trampolines, football pitch and large orchard to run around in.

We were very lucky with the weather and made good use of the large table outside on the patio for lunches and dinner.

The owners were very helpful and live just next door so on hand if there are any issues. We didn't find this intrusive.

The property is well located for trips to Thetford, including High Lodge in Thetford Forest which has loads for the active outdoor types to enjoy.

It is just off the main road and there is a minor amount of traffic noise at night but I didn't find this intrusive, and as the grounds are gated and positioned behind the house away from the road they are totally safe for children.

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Liked best: Hot tub and splash pool
Liked least: Nothing really, the only minor issue is the cooker is an old electric one and takes forever to heat up the hobs (but I'm used to gas!)
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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mandymoo8...
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“The perfect place for a large group of varying ages.”
Reviewed 8 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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person found this review helpful

Beckfield Farm is the perfect place for a large group of varying ages. Plenty for the younger ones to do, the swimming pool being an extra bonus. The hot tub an extra treat for the older ones ! Lots of outdoor space and a lovely walk around the orchard. Mamie very hospitable and the chocolate waiting for us on arrival a nice surprise. Would stay here again.

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Liked best: The overall experience
Travelling group: Large Group
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EKHardy
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Absolutely perfect stay - the most relaxing and enjoyable weekend!”
Reviewed 31 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

I stayed at Beckfield Farm with a group of 9 friends, and we had the most perfect weekend. The cottage is absolutely beautiful, and easy to get to by train (approximately a 20 minute taxi from Thetford station), or car. When we arrived we found a delicious chocolate cake from the owners, who were extremely helpful and responsive during the booking process.

The cottage was wonderfully furnished, with some of the most comfortable beds we have ever slept on! The kitchen was exceptionally well stocked with everything we could possibly need, including lots of large pots and pans, as well as lots of crockery - excellent when catering for a large group. The cottage itself was spacious and absolutely spotless, with lots of thoughtful touches in the design.

The bathrooms were also fantastic, with lovely baths and showers, so we felt truly pampered. Of course the hot tub and sauna helped, and were certainly the highlight of the weekend! They were spacious and easy to use, and the owners were very helpful when explaining how they should be used and looked after.

Although it is just off the main road, the cottage was quiet and very peaceful, and we enjoyed several gentle walks in the woods next door. We were blessed with fantastic weather when we stayed, but had it been any colder or wetter we would certainly not have felt disadvantaged, as it would have given us the opportunity of spending some time in the beautiful and cosy living spaces.

I would strongly recommend this property to anyone looking for a trip with a large group (whether family or friends, young or old). The owners, property, area, and overall experience were faultless, and we will certainly be coming back as often as we can!

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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