Wilfred's Farm

Honing, Norfolk

Wilfreds Farm is a very exciting new addition to the Pack Holiday family. It is a charming large cottage full of features and wonderful Norfolk character.

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Wilfred’s Farm is a 300 year old farm house with an original pegged wooden A beam room and tudor bricks in some of the outbuilding walls.

As it’s so old, it is positioned south west to catch the sun for the whole day, meaning it’s a light, bright, cheerful space. Only 50 years ago, Wilfred was farming the land using the shire horses he had bred himself. He thought horses preserved the soil structure better than heavy tractors. He kept chickens, pigs, cows, calves and grew potatoes, barley, wheat, and harvested the many Bramley apples from the five old trees that shelter the side of the house from the field where he kept his horses. The cottage has gorgeous sash windows, lots of nooks and crannies, huge feature fireplace and a beautifully designed spacious garden.

Park your car in the designated (3) spaces to the front of the cottage and walk to the front door.



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4 dogs welcome, more by arrangement

4 bedrooms (all upstairs)

Smoke Free Property

Broadband & WiFi

Off road parking for 3 cars in driveway

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Cottage Details

When you arrive


Walk into the entrance hall which has a gorgeous dresser and bookshelves on your right hand side, plenty of space for outdoor shoes and a cupboard in front to house outdoor gear. Ahead is the cottage style galley kitchen which has lovely wooden worktops, plenty of storage space and has a washing machine and dishwasher. There is an induction hob, double oven, microwave and a wide four slice toaster. The cupboard under the stairs has cleaning equipment including a vacuum cleaner, and baking equipment so you can make cakes, muffins and cupcakes!

The kitchen window overlooks the sheltered, shady and secure rear courtyard.

To the right of the front door is the

Utility Room

Which has a washing machine and four drawer freezer, with a door opening to a fully equipped downstairs shower and toilet. There is a coat rack and the rear door exiting from the utility room leads to a very secure small courtyard.

Back in the Kitchen, walk forward into the

Dining Room

This beautiful light and airy room has a fabulous sash window overlooking the large garden. There is a dining table with 6 chairs, feature lighting, dresser, two further comfortable chairs and a very comfortable couch situated in the feature fireplace. This room also has feature beams and is a haven of peace and tranquillity.

Walk forward to the

Living Room

The cosy living room has comfortable seating for 7 people, bookshelves stacked with great holiday reading, a lovely woodburner and 39 inch Smart television with DVD player)

Come back through into the Dining Room and head up the feature Norfolk Winder staircase. The stairs are wood so do be careful in socks. There is a sturdy hand rail put in by the old farmer Wilfred, who lived here for many years.

At the top of the stairs, turn right into the


This light and airy room has a modern white suite with a gorgeous freestanding bath with central taps, free-standing charming sink unit and toilet. There is a heated towel rail. a Scandinavian bentwood chair for sitting on (and reading in this super sunny room with the sound of bird song filtering from the woods opposite)

Come out of the bathroom and head forward through the hallway (with wooden flooring) to the

Lower Level Single Bedroom

This charming single room has a wooden single bed, side cabinet and Chinese wardrobe (sold by a film directors daughter!) which has hanging space, side shelves and a deep bottom drawer. There is a wall mounted 31 inch TV

Step out and up a single stair to

Upper Bedroom 1

Has a fabulous view over the beautiful cottage garden. This room is furnished with a comfortable double bed, feature (not in use) fireplace, side units, lovely lamps, dresser, seat and wardrobe and a 31 inch television.

Exit this room and into

Upper Bedroom 2

Has a fabulous view over the beautiful cottage garden. This room is furnished with a comfortable single bed, side table, lamp, built in storage and a 22 inch television.

Exit this room and into

Upper Bedroom 3

Has a fabulous view over the beautiful cottage garden. This room is furnished with a comfortable king sized bed, feature (not in use) fireplace, side units, lovely lamps, two large in-wall original cupboards either side of the chimney breast (one side has shelves and one has hanging space and a shelf for extra blankets etc) and a 37 inch television. There is an antique dresser mirror on an antique writing table by the window with a dresser chair.

Exit to the


This large and well maintained cottage garden has some wonderful local species of plants and shrubs and is a perfect haven for visiting dogs.

It is fully enclosed and meshed to 4.5 feet high all around.


What we provide

  • Linen and Towels.

  • WiFi.

  • Books and Games

  • Hairdryer

  • DAB radio.

  • Welcome pack

  • High chair

  • Travel Cot

Please note

  • This is a non-smoking property.

  • Refundable security bond is £100

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Reactive Friendly Award Details

3 Star⭐⭐⭐


 Wilfreds Farm is situated in a very quiet dead end lane in a VERY rural location with little or no passing traffic and only one house beyond. 

The garden is all at the front (grassed) and has hedging all around and mesh to the height of 4.5 feet high

The cottage is surrounded by farm land.  To date, we have had no reports of bird scarers but we will keep an eye on this!

The local farmer (Wilfred’s grandson) does everything he can to promote wildlife. There is a huge variety of birds and other wildlife immediately round the farm house, with two Sites of Special Scientific Interest at the end of the road. One to the right and one to the left.

About five minutes from the dead end of the road is South Fen, a huge open area for walking dogs. Early in the morning and at dusk it’s possible to see four barn owls quartering the fen! Herons, Geese and many seasonal migrants spend time there alongside the River Ant. There are canoes for hire along this stretch from Dilham Hall Canoes.

4 dogs welcome and more by prior arrangement


Location & Directions

Treetops, 8 The Street, Honing, NR28 9AB


Wilfred’s Farm, Heath Cottage, Honing, NR28 9PH


From the A149 take the turning signposted A149 North Walsham.  Follow the road through Smallburgh and take the right hand turning through Dilham (The Street).  Continue to follow the road through the village of Dilham, all the way to Honing (over a small bridge above Weavers Way).  There are three small roads to take once you are over the bridge.  Take the right hand one (you’ll see Weavers Way signs on your left).  Follow this road for a few yards until you reach a left hand bend.  Take the right hand turn from this bend into a small lane.  Keep on this road (do not take the next right).  Follow the straight lane for a few yards and you will see Wilfred’s Farm on your left hand side.


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