Why You Should Choose Holt As Your Next Norfolk Holiday Destination

Holt is a wonderful Georgian town located just a smidgen south of the North Norfolk coastline. A historic old market town that has lost none of it’s character or unique charm. Which is why year on year Holt welcomes many from across the UK into it’s welcoming embrace.

Having recently added the tremendous Old Antique Shop and Oddfellows Hall to our portfolio of holiday cottages, there’s never been a better time to explore this charming town. Here’s 3 key reasons why you should consider this vibrant town as your next holiday destination.

Holt holiday cottage living room with hardwood floors, grey sofas and red cushions..
The Old Antique Shop

Spoilt for choice!

It may not be the biggest town in the UK, but it certainly has one of the most vibrant town centres. This is in no small part down to the multitude of cafes, restaurants and shops!

There’s such a terrific selection of cafes so make sure to try them all to find out which is your family’s favourite! After you’re bellies are full there’s an array of book stores, art galleries and antique shops to walk around and explore!

NHP TIP: A trip to Holt is never complete until you’ve popped in for a cuppa (or coffee) at Byfords. A delightful café which offers home-cooked meals and delicious sweet treats!

The Old Paul Pry and Hoppers Yard

Perfectly positioned for exploring North Norfolk!

We understand it’s not always easy to choose where to stay in Norfolk. By the seaside? In the countryside? Perhaps you fancy the quaintness of Wells, or the peace of Salthouse?

Well when staying in Holt you can have it all. This remarkable town boasts one of the most convenient locations in the county. With Wells-Next-The-Sea in reach, and Sheringham close-by you’ll find yourself perfectly positioned to see all the best bits of the North Norfolk coast.

Just ten minutes from the stunning marshes in Salthouse, or 12 minutes from the seals in Blakeney. There’s few spots in Norfolk that make it so easy to explore as much of our wonderful county in one trip!


Great for families!

Families will never be short of things to do in Holt with an array of attractions and nature hot spots right on your doorstep. The Poppy Line Steam Train will take you back in time running through some of Norfolk’s most stunning scenery. Travelling between Holt and popular seaside town Sheringham this fantastic train ride is great for the kids and adults alike!

On the edge of town you’ll find a fantastic 200 acre country park which boasts a green flag accreditation. Home to over 200 species of trees and brimming with wildlife and nature!

Rest assured after a busy day exploring, you’re guaranteed a comfortable nights sleep at The Old Antique Shop, Oddfellows Hall or The Old Paul Pry!

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