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“Tranquil , simple , refreshing .”
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The Old Rectory
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Swaffham, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

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Excellent - based on 21 reviews
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helend212...
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Tranquil , simple , refreshing .”
Reviewed 10 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Our week at the Old Rectory was all we hoped for and more. A delightful setting , beautiful secluded garden , simple , clean , carefully equipped accommodation .Carole and Brian , our hosts made us so welcome and offered us great advice on bike routes and walks and eating places . There is much to explore in the area but if you want a lovely place just to 'be' this is it . Thanks for a very special time .

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Liked best: The garden , the quiet , the hosts
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Aug 2015
You were perfect guests who enjoyed the Brecks and made good use of it. We hope you will return for another great week as there is still so much more to see.
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Geeske B
Burgum, The Netherlands
1 review
“Lovely place to be”
Reviewed 22 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We enjoyed our holidays in Beachamwell in the Old Rectory. It is a lovely nice and quiet place to stay. Clean, homy and a huge and beautiful garden around. Very friendly people, beautifull countryside, shops nearby in Swaffham. Wy made great walks round Beachamwell and in the Nar Valley. Looking forward coming again!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
24 Jul 2015
So pleased you returned to Beachamwell from the Netherlands and that you enjoyed your stay once again. Thank you for being perfect guests. We look forward to your return. Carole and Brian
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annjyeo
St Austell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Really nice place to stay”
Reviewed 12 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Really nice place to stay , the day after our arrival was the village open gardens day which we joined in we also had the hottest week of the year. Plenty of good walks ,nice pubs ,old houses very nice owners ,beautiful garden to sit & relax in loved it.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Steve T
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Great accommodation - as always.”
Reviewed 27 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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We have been coming to The Old Rectory for at least ten years and we always receive the same friendly welcome and high level of service from Carole and Brian. The accommodation is ideal for two people - very well-appointed - and well placed for visiting many interesting places.

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Liked best: The peace and quiet - surrounded by lovely gardens.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Donald A
Workington, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Superb !”
Reviewed 21 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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people found this review helpful

A magical week has just been spent in Carole & Brian Wilsons apartment at the Old Rectory.
The apartment is brilliant, with a large comfortable double bed in a huge bed/living room. Also has a small but well thought out and functioning kitchen and a shower/toilet room. All necessary towels, bed linen etc. are included, as well as enough coffee and milk to last for several days. Bookcases full of a variety of reading material as well as maps and board games for rainy days.
The setting is something to dream about, attached to the main house, it is extremely private and enclosed in a huge garden where you can eat your breakfast outside whilst watching the squirrels and various birds perform just for you ! Brian & Carole are excellent hosts and do everything to make your stay something special.
It really is a stunning situation and an ideal centre for walking, cycling and lazing around. Heaven on Earth !!
Cannot wait to return.

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