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“Comfortable, cosy cottage”
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Greylag Cottage - traditional listed 1825 flint cottage
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Greylag Cottage - traditional listed 1825 flint cottage
Traditional flint cottage refurbished to a high standard Cosy sitting room with TV / DVD, Wood burner, Wireless broadband
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30 reviews
Greylag Cottage - traditional listed 1825 flint cottage
Traditional flint cottage refurbished to a high standard
Cosy sitting room with TV / DVD, Wood burner, Wireless broadband
Comfy leather suite added April 2018
Dining area
Cosy evenings with the woodburner
Roaring fire for those cold evenings!
Linen and towels included
Beach hut deatils - double room
Twin bedroom overlooking the garden - can be configured as a double
Looks inviting
Well equipped kitchen with lots of little extras
Welcome tray - all part of the service
Summer house - ideal for Spring and Autumn breaks
Bathroom with over- bath shower
Garden looking back towards the summer house and cottage
Country garden
Holkham Beach - just a few miles from Wells. Great for walks, riding, kite flying, zorbing!
A stone's throw from the Quay
Wells beach - nothing quite like it and in easy reach from cottage
Greylag Cottage is only a stone's throw from Wells quay
Beach huts on Wells beach
Holkham Hall - great day out with something for everyone
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

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Ted6667
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Comfortable, cosy cottage”
Reviewed 16 November 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

My wife and I enjoyed a week in Wells, made much more enjoyable by this excellent base.
The cottage had everything we needed; it is really well equipped, the bed was very comfortable and ithe whole places is spotlessly clean. We also made good use of the garden, which was a perfect place to relax and read after a good walk. As the weather was good we never needed to use the wood burner, which was a disappointment in a way.
The harbour is only a short walk away and the excellent Crab house cafe even nearer.
All in all we would be very happy to return.

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Liked best: Overall charm of the cottage
Liked least: Bathroom downstairs but this did not really bother us
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
18 Nov 2014
Many thanks for your review of Greylag Cottage. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Wells and that the cottage met your holiday needs. I hope to be able to welcome you back on another occasion.
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Rebecca M
Horsham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Delightful, homely cottage with everything you need in a stunning location.”
Reviewed 29 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We have stayed at this cottage twice now and would definitely return again. The cottage itself is very comfortable and clean and has everything you could possibly need for a relaxing holiday. Our two young children loved their cosy bedroom at the back of the cottage, with beautiful views of the fields and pinewoods that lead down to the sea.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all the mod-cons you could need. We especially loved the little welcome gestures like milk, tea and biscuits on arrival.
The location of the cottage is perfect - a very short stroll to the quayside, shops, pubs and restaurants. Parking was never a problem - we usually got parked in the road outside the cottage but there is also a long stay car park just down the road.
Can't recommend this cottage highly enough. I wouldn't stay anywhere else when visiting Wells!

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Liked best: The homely feel of the cottage - a home from home!
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
3 Oct 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to review Greylag Cottage and I am so pleased that you have enjoyed your stays at the cottage. It's always good to hear when we do things well and keep our customers happy. It was a pleasure to be able to host you and your family for your first visit to Wells and even better that you decided to return the next year. We hope to see you again some day.
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Nick d
Colyton
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Perfect for winter wildlife or summer seaside fun”
Reviewed 22 September 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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person found this review helpful

Greylag Cottage is conveniently located near the harbour at Wells-next-the Sea and is perfect for birders, photographers and other wildlife enthusiasts looking to enjoy the fantastic wildlife of the north Norfolk coastline. It's literally minutes from Holkham Hall and other birding hotspots. The thousands of geese and other winter wildfowl that congregate here are an awesome spectacle. What's more, visitors will find seals down the coast at Blakeney Point and there's even a resident barn owl in the field behind the cottage!

The cottage itself is cosy but can accommodate up to four people. It's well appointed and very tasteful and makes a perfect base for exploring the local area. The welcome pack is a nice touch. Definitely recommended.

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Liked best: Location and style of the cottage.
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
1 Oct 2014
Many thanks for your kind words about Greylag Cottage and pleased that you enjoyed your stay and were able to make the most of the wonderful bird and wildlife that North Norfolk has to offer. Will have a think about the elements where we didn't quite make a five star rating and see what we can do about them!
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