Project Description


Cottage Description

Tinker’s Retreat in Worstead was originally the coach house to The Old Vicarage dating back to circa 1845.

All on one level this property can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large spacious lounge with log burner and a light and airy large kitchen to the rear with patio doors so you can step out into the private garden with a fabulous large private hot tub.

The property has been beautifully furnished to ensure a comfortable stay and is ideal for family gatherings.

Children and pets are very welcome. The garden is fully enclosed and the small pond is completely fenced off. There is a separate conservatory against the old Victorian garden wall, which makes a handy second lounge.

There is a large private hot tub for 6 people, patio with comfortable patio furniture.

  • 4 dogs very welcome (more by arrangement)

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • Sleeps 6

  • All accommodation on the ground floor

  • Smoke Free Property

  • Broadband & WiFi

  • Private parking for up to 3 cars

Cottage Details

When you arrive:

Drive through the large wrought iron gates and park in front of Tinker’s Retreat in the courtyard.  (There is plenty space for at least three cars).

Once the gates are closed, it is perfectly secure for dogs.  Tinker’s Retreat is all on one level with only one step up in the house in the hallway to the rear part of the property, making it a very accessible property for all.   (The upstairs is a private Sewing Studio and is only ever used when there is no one staying in the property by the owner)

Open the front door into the light and airy hallway.

Turn first right into the:

Front Bedroom:

Beautifully furnished and decorated with twin beds and has a wall mounted TV

Return into the hallway and turn next right into the

Second Bedroom:

This master bedroom, has a beautiful Victorian brass double bed, matching side units, wardrobe and wall mounted TV

Come back into the hallways immediately opposite leads into the


Furnished with a modern white suite with gorgeous tiles and walk-in large electric shower.

Come back into the hallway and walk to the end of the hallway turning left into

Third Bedroom:

This lovely third bedroom with double bed has smashing views to the rear side of the garden.  Wall mounted TV

Exit and turn left into

Master Bathroom:

Furnished with a modern white suite and gorgeous tiles and over the bath electric shower. Lots of room and a a gorgeous feature antique unit where towels are stored.

Come back into the hallway and return down the hallway a few steps and turn right into the

Living Room

This spacious room is furnished with plenty seating for 6 people, has a log burner and a TV, DVD and CD Player.  Views are to the side of the property across beautiful countryside and open towards the kitchen and secure garden.  The view to the garden is absolutely stunning.

Walk through the living room into the

Kitchen / Dining Area:

This truly is a gorgeous room, with seating for 6 below a stunning colour-glass feature window.   The modern kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher. fridge (with small box freezer), washing machine and separate large fridge freezer (50/50).

Exit the kitchen area into the

Stunning Garden!

The garden is large, secure and absolutely beautiful.  There is a patio area to your right with garden furniture to relax with a glass of wine.

Turn to your left and you will find a hot tub (yours for your stay) and an additional conservatory, useful for getting away from it all 🙂 🙂

What we provide

Tea, coffee, milk and sugar
All bed linen and towels

Robes and towels for the hot tub.
Free wifi throughout house, including BT Sport 1 and 2!!

Logs for the woodburner

TV, DVD and CD Player
Electric central heating
Dog crates on request
Dog towels, holiday dog tags, furniture throws

Please note

That Tinker’s Retreat is a non smoking cottage and we would be grateful if you could respect this.

All major supermarkets deliver and groceries can be put away for you before you arrive if you want to arrange an online delivery. Just let us know.

Tinkers Retreat has a refundable security deposit of £100

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Location & Directions


Withergate Road, Worstead, Norfolk NR28 9SE


From the A149 a few miles after coming through Wroxham and before reaching Stalham, take the left A149 turnoff signposted  North Walsham and Cromer and follow that road for approximately 3 miles (through Smallburgh and Dilham).  Turn left into Worstead (Honing Road) on the crossroads of the A149 between Worstead and Briggate.  Follow the road into the village and turn right at the Infant School on the bend, before reaching the centre of the village.

Follow the road for approx 300 yards.  The Old Vicarage and Tinkers Retreat is on your left hand side via large wooden gates at the bottom of the driveway.


Waiting on our first lovely guests

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage TestimonialOur first lovely guests!, Tinkers Retreat, Worstead

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