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During our VisitEngland inspection in January 2021, we achieved 100% for the cleanliness of our cottages- we have worked hard during the Lockdown to enhance these as processes we are ensuring the cottage that you have booked will be cleaned and sanitised to the Covid Ready Guidelines from PASC UK, the AA and Visit England. We have produced a Risk Assessment that covers all aspects of our business and this can be seen on demand, or download it now.

Old Rectory Cottages is a great place to stay! Our cottages are set in 7 acres of grounds and are surrounded on three sides by farmland- a haven for wildlife. Dogs are welcome at no extra cost.

As you would expect we will review all our activities regularly and adjust them when it seems right to do so, in the meantime we look forward to seeing you soon.

Guests staying during 2021 will benefit from our “no-quibble” refund arrangements in the event of a new lockdown or travel restrictions being imposed.

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The Old Pump House

For pure indulgence The Old Pump House would be hard to rival Extremely cosy and packed with character, it has been presented with a Gold Award by Quality in Tourism for exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service every year since 2010.

Lovingly & sympathetically converted. The Old Pump House is accessed via 13 steps into a Victorian brick courtyard.The property retains many characterful and original features, like parts of the original pump mechanism in the lounge/dining area. The high ceilings, the inglenook fireplace in the bedroom and country furniture all combine to provide a relaxed 'lived in' comfortable atmosphere. The Old Pump House is attractively furnished to a high standard-the cottage is truly a home from home, designed so that your holiday is the ultimate get away from it all.

The Old Pump House boosts a well-equipped kitchen and an integral spacious lounge with a TV & DVD- a curtain hugs the door for cosiness on winter nights. Although the kitchen is fully equipped, there is a great selection of country pubs/restaurants a short drive away if you would rather take a break from cooking.

Walking through into the large bedroom, you can't fail to be impressed by the way the room is displayed- described as "pure theatre". Add the large en-suite wet room and this is a delightful hideaway.

Features Checklist

  • Central Heating
  • Super King Bed (on request can be split in to 2 singles)
  • Quality Bed Linen Supplied
  • Courtyard
  • Garden
  • Wet Room
  • Cooker and Hob
  • Fridge Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • TV & DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Clothes Airer
  • Washing Line
  • Off Road Parking
  • Pub within walking distance
  • Dog Friendly (Up to 2 Dogs)
  • WiFi
  • USB Charger Sockets
  • Universal USB Portable Multimedia Speakers
  • Travel Cot & High Chair on request
  • Suitable for the less mobile
  • Bath
  • Wood Burner

Check availability and prices for the Old Pump House.

“Thank you Jeannie & Keith for a wonderful stay.”
Elizabeth. April 2021

“Lovely cottage, everything we needed. Very comfy bed. Very peaceful stay even with 2 dogs… Suffolk/Norfolk is beautiful.”
Debbie & Keith, Cardiff. September 2020

“The Old Pump is just perfect.”
Keith & Gwen, Wickford. September 2020

“The bed is enormous!.”
Simon & Patricia. August 2020

“A lovely stay away from it all-just the tonic in "crazy times". Beautiful setting and great hosts.”
Paul, Sheffield. July 2020

“We have loved our short break here in The Old Pump House- It is truly a beautiful place to stay and in a stunning location. Jeannie has been a wonderful and warm host, the food has been excellent.”
Paul, Leigh & Poppy the Dog, Southend. December 2019

“What a beautiful cottage in amazing landscape- Thank you so much for a wonderful stay.”
Caroline & Steve, West Sussex. September 2019

“Such a beautiful, comfortable, stylish cottage. Absolutely love the personal décor and how much it is clearly loved & looked after.
We have thoroughly enjoyed our last-minute break and we are delighted to have found you.”

Neil & Marisa, Salisbury. August 2019

Book The Old Pump House now.

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General information about the cottages

Our other Cottages:

The Old Pump House: A Romantic Cottage For Two

A Romantic Cottage For Two

The Old Pump House: Super-King Bedroom "Pure Theatre"

The Super-King Bedroom "Pure Theatre"

The Old Pump House: Cosy Lounge and Kitchen

The Cosy Lounge and Kitchen

The Old Pump House: The Steps to your Rural Hideaway

The Steps to Your Rural Hideaway

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The Old Rectory,
Abbey Road,
NR35 1NL

Tel: 01986 893133

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