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“Amazing!”
Have fun with the kids, learn to swim  whatever the weather in the heated pool, not shared
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Have fun with the kids, learn to swim  whatever the weather in the heated pool, not shared
Plenty of parking right outside Squirrel Cottage Squirrel and Dove Cottage either side of pool house
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Have fun with the kids, learn to swim  whatever the weather in the heated pool, not shared
Plenty of parking right outside Squirrel Cottage
Squirrel and Dove Cottage either side of pool house
Deer in the small orchard behind Squirrel Cottage
Squirrel Cottage back garden
Al fresco dining on Squirrel Cottage patio
10 x 5 Private heated pool with Roman end steps with hand rail leading into pool
Relax and unwind in the Seven seater hot tub with cd player
Kitchen/diner Squirrel Cottage
Lounge of Squirrel Cottage, sky sports and movies
Bathroom with seperate enclosed shower
Triple bedroom with great view of main garden where you may spot roe/muntjak deer,fox, heron rabbits
Double Bedroom
Squirrel Cottage in winter
Entrance to Mandalay, Squirrel and Dove cottage in winter
Squirrel cottage, pool and main garden
Squirrel Cottage, plenty of parking outside cottage
Pool house where the hot-tub is also situated, lounges and table with chairs
Squirrel cottage back garden with bird feeders
Drive down to cottages & pool house
Kitchen diner
Lounge with doors leading to patio area with table & chairs
Inside of Games Room, with Ping-Pong, table football, pool, darts, reading/drawing area
Ducks, heron sometimes a Swan visit our pond in the main garden.
Games Room, Table football, Ping Pong, Pool, Darts, Seating area, colouring books, paper & pencils
FOOTBALL TABLE
POOL TABLE
View of Squirrel Cottage from Owners terrace
TOILET
ENTRANCE TO GAMES ROOM
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Norwich, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

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Denise W
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Amazing!”
Reviewed June 21, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We had a weekend here and wish it had been longer!
There was a warm welcome from Chrissy and Keith. They just couldn't do enough for us.
The cottage is beautiful and the grounds are just gorgeous! The cottage lives up to it's name as we had squirrels on the patio each morning.
The pool was amazing and to be able to take children into a pool on our own built their confidence up to levels they have never reached before.
We can't wait to return.

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 28, 2016
We wished you could have stayed longer to, so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Left the cottage very clean and tidy. Great guest's.
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AlexLeeds...
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Fantastic cottage and great hosts”
Reviewed June 8, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Stayed at the Squirrel cottage for a week. Great facilities for the children age two and five - they loved swimming in the pool and using the games room. Chrissy and Keith were very welcoming and made sure we had a great stay. Location was excellent for day trips to the Broads and the surrounding attractions. Enjoyed seeing the local wildlife on their estate. Would definitely come back again.

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Liked best: Covered pool
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Management Response
Jun 13, 2016
We aim to make are guest's have a great holiday to remember, and are on hand if needed but not intrusive. We are pleased our Games Room is a great hit with all ages mum and dad can enjoy playing Ping-Pong whilst their children can be amused with drawing & colouring, puzzels etc. Look forward to your return visit.
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william h
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
1 review
“Another wonderful holiday at Squirrel Cottage”
Reviewed November 2, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This was our third visit to the cottages and we will be back next year, either in Squirrel or the adjacent Dove Cottage. The covered swimming pool is excellent for our daughter and can be used in all weather. The cottages are very clean and comfortable and have everything that we need. Chrissy and Keith are the ideal hosts. The central location of the cottages is ideal for visiting all the attractions of Norfolk. 5 stars.

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Liked best: The swimming pool
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children
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JoDimes
Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
“What an amazing place to stay and would highly recommend it.”
Reviewed August 18, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Chrissy and Keith were very welcoming and friendly and gave us lots of info about the cottage,grounds and amenities. The cottage was clean,tidy, homely and had everything we needed. The beds were comfortable and we all slept well. Our little private garden was well kept and had a rotary drier which was very handy for drying wet swimming things.The pool house was marvellous - having allocated private swimming times was an excellent idea as we could book our other activities and trips around them. The pool was warm, clean and bigger than we expected which the children loved. The hot tub was fabulous to relax in and we found it hard to drag ourselves out of it!!! The grounds were beautiful, well looked after and a pleasure to play badminton, cricket, football and many other games in. We saw squirrels, rabbits, bats, owls and Muntjac deer and a little frog! There is plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding areas - we recommend Bures Valley Railway, Norfolk Broads Tour boat trip and Norwich Castle. We had a lovely meal at The Harte Pub in Costessey great quality food at reasonable prices. We had a lovely week and didn't want to leave. We can't thank Chrissy and Keith enough for providing us with such a wonderful place to stay in - we shall be back :-)

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Liked best: Pool house
Liked least: No complaints at all
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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ChrisMMer...
Merseyside
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Fabulous peaceful location”
Reviewed June 11, 2015 for a stay in April 2014

we spent a week in squirrel cottage with our 3 grandchildren . the facilities are excellent cottage was well equiped the dishwasher being an added bonus.
Chrissie and Keith kindly supplied us with a welcome pack of local produce on arrival. such a nice touch. the pool and hot tub are extensive, lots of room for the more energetic football players in our group.
daily visits from the family dogs were always welcome.
the grounds, including
we found lots to do in the area from theme parks to riverside walks and a trip on the Norfolk Broards
we can't recommend the place highly enough. by the end of the week we were all relaxed and happy

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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Clarabel0...
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Great place to recharge! Fantastic for all ages :)”
Reviewed May 5, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We have just returned from a wonderful weekend at Squirrel cottage.
My teenage daughter and 10yr old son have had a fabulous time in the pool and playing football in the large garden.
We had our shopping delivered and so didn't venture away from the property at all (a refreshing change for us without having arcades/shops etc for the children to go off and spend loads of money in!!) Although there are plenty of places to go in the surrounding area if you would like to explore!
Such a peaceful setting in which to relax and enjoy nature and spend time together without the Xbox and iPad etc!!!
Chrissy and Keith are the perfect hosts and we can't wait to go back again!

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Liked best: Swimming pool
Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Martin F
Bathgate, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed April 11, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Just back from a brilliant week at squirrel cottage. The accomodation is very good, with just about everything you could need for a great stay. The owners are very welcoming and their two dogs, Cassie and Benji were great with the girls. The cottage is situated in a very peaceful area and is excellent for a peaceful stay. The standout feature though is the heated swimming pool and hot tub, they are both fantastic, we used them at least once each day, there were even some toys and buoyancy aids to use.
Location wise, it's only 20 odd min from Norwich and is in a great pace to visit the coast and all that Norfolk has to offer.
I cannot fault any part of the week we had in squirrel cottage so I can't recommend this highly enough, it's even got the full sky tv package! If you book this you won't be disappointed

Martin

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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