Justine’s Blog

This is where I would like to share my local knowledge and experiences of life in North Norfolk. Each of the places I visit or businesses I talk about, are accessible from all our beautiful cottages. I am always happy to give more information on any of the items in my blog or any information on the area if you contact me at Norfolk Coastal Cottages.

National lockdown for all of England

National lockdown for all of England

National Lockdown from 5th January 2021 The Government announced a National lockdown for the whole of England commencing from 5th January. This will affect all our cottages as holiday accommodation must close. At present we do not know an end date to this lockdown but...

Tier 4 Lockdown for Norfolk

Tier 4 Lockdown for Norfolk

The Government announced a tier 4 lockdown for Norfolk commencing from 26 December. This will affect all our properties with Norfolk Coastal Cottages as holiday accommodation must close. At present we do not know an end date to this lockdown. All guests staying in our...

Covid-19 – November Lockdown

Covid-19 – November Lockdown

On Sunday 31st October, the Government announced a Covid-19 National November lockdown for England. This will affect all holiday cottages and second homes as all overnight stays away from Primary residences are not allowed. The lockdown will last for most of November...

Covid-19 – Guest Information

Covid-19 – Guest Information

Covid-19 may have dominated 2020; however, Norfolk Coastal Cottages has fought back to provide our guests a safe and comfortable stay, so that they have the holiday they deserve during these difficult times. Processes and Systems to Protect our Guests during Covid-19...

Climbing Blakeney Church Tower

Climbing Blakeney Church Tower

St Nicholas Church in Blakeney It was a fabulous day towards the end of February, the sky was blue and the sun was shining. I was on my way to Mays Cottage. As I drove past St Nicholas Church I saw the sign saying ‘Church tower open today’. I had heard that Blakeney...

Sunday Stroll – Wells to Stiffkey and Back

Sunday Stroll – Wells to Stiffkey and Back

Walk to Stiffkey It was a pretty dismal Sunday, damp and dreary and not the sort of Sunday you think “let’s venture out!” More the sort of Sunday when you think “let’s light the wood burner, grab a good book and hunker down for the afternoon.” However, Ellie my...

Cycle Ride through Holkham Park

Cycle Ride through Holkham Park

A Bike! When I was presented with the end of a piece of string by my partner on Christmas morning, I was filled with excitement! I followed the string which lead me through the hall and kitchen, out to the conservatory, where it was joined on to a bike. I must be...

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