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May Cottage Bed and Breakfast

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May Cottage was built in the late 18th century and was once owned by a wealthy brewery family from London. The property was used for their annual holidays where the family were extremely well looked after by their accompanying servants. The property has been extended over the years and is now a substantial quality home and business both owned and run by your hosts Carol and Jeff. This lovely bright and welcoming home is close to the vibrant market towns of North Walsham and Stalham. We are ideally situated on the North Norfolk coast just a short stroll away from a stunning sandy beach. For those who wish to experience the Norfolk Broads, it’s just 10 minutes away. There are a number of places nearby where you can hire a boat by the hour, half day or full day, e.g. Wroxham, Stalham, Potter Heigham and Horning. There are numerous quality pubs and restaurants only a short distance away. We highly recommend guests walk along the beach to the ‘Poachers Pocket’ which offers both pub food and a la carte menu. Rooms are available from 16.00 hrs on day of arrival and must be vacated by 10.00 hrs on day of departure – We operate a minimum 2 night policy at weekends – Latest check-in time is 20.00 hrs unless notified by prior arrangement – Early check-in/Later check-out requests may be offered subject to availability/prior arrangement at an additional charge of £10 per room. Availability/Bookings/Payments can be made in advance of your stay securely on-line for our two B&B rooms by following the instructions via the green book on line now buttons; however, I am sorry but it is not possible to book the Sandringham suite on-line at this present time but enquiries can be made via the contact button, or telephone. We also accept cash, card and electronic bank transfer payments. Please note: May Cottage is a non- smoking establishment and is not suitable for anyone under the age of 18 years – Sorry but we have a strict ‘no pets policy’ to prevent any conflict or distress to ‘Jack’ the owners friendly resident adult cat. Nearby sea-side resorts and historic towns include: Cromer – 20mins, Sheringham – 30mins, Holt – 40mins, Norwich – 45mins N.B. All times shown if travelling by car.
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

From arriving, Jeff & Carol made us feel like old friends, nothing was too much trouble. Breakfasts were exceptional. Their local knowledge of the best places to visit and the best restaurants was so good.More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank davidbusby13
Response from Carol W, Owner at May Cottage Bed and BreakfastResponded 1 November 2018

Many guests have become our friends since starting this business some 5 years ago now and Jeff and I greatly appreciate the fact that people seem to feel at ease whilst staying with us here at May Cottage. You and Lindsey have stayed in both...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

Our return visit to this delightful Bed and Breakfast.Once again Carol and Jeff did not fail to deliver! The breakfast and cosy surroundings gives this B&B a real sense of home from home. Always a warm welcome at May Cottage! Highly recommended for anyone visiting...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Finniesnap123
Response from Carol W, Owner at May Cottage Bed and BreakfastResponded 24 October 2018

Another great review - Thank you very much, it was our pleasure hosting you and lovely to see you both again! Carol & Jeff xx

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Just perfect! Wanted a get away for some rest and just loved this place. We stayed in the annex which was connected but private. Bright and cheerful feeling. Carol and Jeff are perfect hosts, friendly and thoughtful. The breakfast was epic. I was sad when...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Crissey H
Response from Carol W, Owner at May Cottage Bed and BreakfastResponded 13 October 2018

Glad to read that you had such a wonderful time - thanks for your kind words and we look forward to welcoming you both back.

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Carol and Geoff who make you feel part of the family. Beautifully furnished and decorated bedroom that makes you feel you are in your own bed. Carol cooks amazing breakfast every morning which sets you up for the day. A gem of a...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank steviep47
Response from Carol W, Owner at May Cottage Bed and BreakfastResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for your review - we are extremely pleased that you found everything to your liking and we very much look forward to hosting you once again in the not too distant future.

Reviewed 21 September 2018

I have absolutely no hesitation in giving full marks to this lovely B&B! From the friendly welcome that greeted us, to our spotlessly clean and comfortable bedroom and the delicious, freshly cooked breakfasts, it was all we could have wanted. And more! May Cottage is...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Bas131
Response from Carol W, Owner at May Cottage Bed and BreakfastResponded 22 September 2018

It's very uplifting for both Jeff and I to read such wonderful things that our guests have kindly taken the time to write about us and our business. We strive for perfection and we're very proud of what we have achieved at May Cottage. It's...More

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"Both really nice"
17 Jun 2018
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"All the rooms are great . . ."
2 Jun 2018
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"Lovely, quite, and comfortable!"
1 Jun 2017
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"Easy access ground floor self-contained suite, east facing. Two ensuite rooms upstairs, west facing. Very..."
14 Apr 2017
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US$100 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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