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Short Breaks in Norfolk

mYminiBreak at Short Breaks Norfolk

A Stunning Choice of Accommodation,
Perfect for a Midweek Break or Weekend Getaway on the Norfolk Coast

Our Short Break Accommodation

Our Short Break Accommodation. Embrace the charm of Norfolk with our handpicked selection of short break accommodations.

Whether you're seeking a cozy cottage retreat or our stylish rooms by the sea, mYminiBreak offers an array of options to suit every taste and budget. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Norfolk's landscapes and indulge in a rejuvenating getaway tailored just for you.

Offering a Kitchenette, Double Bed & En-Suite Bathroom

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Offering a Double Bed, En-Suite & Private Front Door

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About Short Breaks Norfolk

If you're longing for a brief escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, Norfolk presents itself as the ultimate retreat. Boasting a striking coastline, idyllic villages, and an abundance of wildlife, West Norfolk stands out as a truly enchanting destination to explore.

From the serene shores of Heacham to the bustling seaside town of Hunstanton, there's a plethora of experiences awaiting you. Dive into the area's rich history and heritage, explore the charming villages, or partake in exhilarating activities such as windsurfing and paddleboarding at Hunstanton Watersports.

With a diverse range of accommodation options catering to all budgets, finding the perfect place to stay is a seamless endeavour. Why not seize the opportunity to experience all that West Norfolk has to offer? We're certain you'll be captivated by its charm and beauty.

Escape the daily hustle to Norfolk, an enchanting retreat with a striking coastline, idyllic villages, and abundant wildlife.

Whether you're exploring history, embracing nature, or unwinding amidst stunning scenery, West Norfolk offers endless activities. Find your perfect stay easily with diverse accommodation options. Experience the charm and beauty of West Norfolk—it's sure to captivate you.

Short Breaks Norfolk, formerly known as Beach Farm, embodies a rich historical legacy. Nestled along the Norfolk coastline, our accommodation venue boasts a charming array of character-rich buildings transformed into cosy cottages, offering all the comforts of home. With a blend of beachfront serenity, scenic countryside vistas, and traditional architecture awaiting exploration, our Norfolk accommodation promises an unforgettable holiday experience.

Our cottages are nestled within a blossoming wildlife garden, adorned with vibrant flowers and maturing trees that attract an array of birdlife, including finches, robins, and blackbirds.

We offer a variety of accommodation options to suit your preferences, including self-catering cottages, B&B cottage-style rooms, Norfolk Hotels, and self-catering chalets, ideal for couples or families. Among our offerings are The Old Barn, four self-catering chalets, and three B&B rooms, all meticulously restored to blend modern-day comfort with original features. Each cottage is fully equipped with amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi access, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable stay for our guests.

Short Breaks Norfolk, formerly Beach Farm, embodies rich historical charm. Nestled along Norfolk's coastline, our venue features cosy cottages blending beachfront serenity, countryside vistas, and traditional architecture.

Surrounded by a blossoming wildlife garden, our accommodations offer a variety of options including self-catering cottages, B&B cottage-style rooms, Norfolk Hotels, and chalets. Each meticulously restored cottage, like The Old Barn, offers modern comfort with original features and amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi for a seamless stay.

A self-sufficient Norfolk Coast Chalet break

Our self-catering holiday chalets are meticulously crafted to provide you with a cosy short break experience, blending the convenience of modern furnishings with the rustic charm of a traditional country cottage. Each of our Norfolk Chalet rooms is designed with the utmost care to ensure you have the best possible stay with us. These rooms are spacious and flooded with natural light, creating a welcoming atmosphere. With a variety of room types available, you can easily find the perfect one to suit your needs.

Our self-catering accommodations are equipped with everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable mini break. From comfortable furnishings to personalized touches, we strive to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

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Studio Bedroom

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Short Break Self Catering Chalet, Heacham

Kitchenette & Dinner

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The Woodshed

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The Roost

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The Churnery

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A short break with breakfast sorted

Why not indulge in a short break where breakfast is already taken care of? In our B&B rooms, we'll kickstart your day so you can dedicate more time to exploring the stunning Norfolk coast! Whether you're planning a weekend getaway, a midweek escape, or a bank holiday retreat, we ensure you always start your day with a hearty meal and end it with a comfortable night's sleep.

Our holiday cottages provide an idyllic setting, ample amenities, and charming rooms, ensuring your mini break is truly unforgettable.

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Camp in style for a weekend

A great way to spend a few days away is on nature's doorstep with all the luxuries of home. That's why our glamping options are designed with comfort in mind. You'll find plenty in our accommodations to keep you warm and clean while enjoying the thrill of sleeping in the great outdoors, and all within easy reach of the North Norfolk coastline! We offer different tents and huts so you can tailor your time away to suit your preferences.

If you're looking for a unique mini break, you'll find that glamping with us on the stunning coast of Norfolk is a fantastic way to do something different for your break.

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Glamping Shepherds Hut

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Cosy Shepherds hut

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Cosy Bell Tents

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Glamping Bell Tent

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Our Short Breaks Reviews

5 star review from Alex that says "Just come back from a one night stay at the stable cottage. Very well  presented accommodation, Every thing you need for a short stay.  Very dog friendly so massive plus point.Lovely location near the  beach, plenty of places to walk near by. Well stocked shop down the  road. Definitely will stay again."

"Definitely will stay again!"

5 star booking.com review from Carolyn that says "Location was just perfect, 2 min walk to Heacham beach, which was amazing,  some times had the whole beach to ourselves (my dog and I) visited in early  March and weather was mild. No tourists around. My cosy well equiped  chalet was so comfortable and the bed and duvet were lush. Breakfast was  continental. The place was in a farm complex, with cottages, shepherd's  huts and these 4 studio chalets available to stay in. There are new showers,  toilets etc for the small campsite being formed. The couple that run the  complex are extremely friendly, helpful, and I really enjoyed my short  break stay and recommend this site,"

"Location was just perfect, 2 min walk to Heacham beach"

Recommended review from Kathy & Rob on tripadvisor that says "We really enjoyed our stay. The room was lovely and also cosy to relax in  when we needed to. Lovely separate room to have a continental breakfast  in and a time to sit and have a chat to other people staying there.  We had three dogs. They were very good and relaxed in the room. It was  taking a lovely Hotel room and putting it in the country side. Nigel  the owner was very friendly and helpful if we needed to know anything. Thanks for our lovely few days break."

"We really enjoyed our stay. The room was lovely and also cosy"

Five star review from Louise on Google Reviews that says "We wish we had booked longer ! What a fabulous weekend we had in The  Roost room at mYminiBreak in Heacham. Just minutes from the beach,  a lovely place to press pause and relax.The room was light and clean and  we had a friendly welcome when we arrived. We sat outside for the whole  evening just relaxing, reading our books over a glass of wine.Such a  fantastic place for a relaxing break. We booked the B&B so had a lovely  continental breakfast with fresh eggs from the chickens, along with  toast and coffee. (Lots more available if you wanted it)"

"We wish we had booked longer ! What a fabulous weekend we had"

5 star review from Emily on Airbnb saying "Great location and lovely little place to stay for a weekend break by  the beach! Great base for exploring north Norfolk and fab walking  opportunities along the coast. Really nice fish and chips nearby -  thanks for having us!"

"Great location and lovely little place to stay for a weekend break by the beach!"

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Short Weekend Breaks & Getaways

Are you looking for the perfect getaway along the Norfolk coast? Then look no further than Norfolk Holiday Lets! We offer accommodation for couples, families, and groups of all sizes. With stunning views, high-end amenities, and close proximity to some of Norfolk’s most incredible attractions, our holiday lets provide a truly unforgettable experience. From beachside cottages to countryside hideaways, we have something for everyone. Whether you’re planning a short break to relax and unwind in nature or explore the many sights and sounds of Norfolk, it’s all right at your fingertips. 


Find your perfect weekend away

We all know how hectic life can be and sometimes we need to get away from it all. If you're based in the UK, there are plenty of short weekend getaways that you can take. Whether you're looking for a break away from the city, a romantic getaway, or just somewhere to spend some quality time together, you can search by location and discover the perfect short break for you. So why not take a look and discover some of the best weekend getaways in the UK?

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Fantastic Sunset over The Wash, West Norfolk - Short Breaks Norfolk

Midweek breaks in Hunstanton

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If you're looking for a short break by the sea, Hunstanton in Norfolk is the perfect place. With its sandy beaches and stunning coastal views, Holidays in Hunstanton are a great opportunity to relax and take in the fresh sea air. There are plenty of accommodation options available for short stays, so you're sure to find something to suit your needs. Whether you're looking for a cosy cottage or a spacious apartment, you'll be able to find it in Hunstanton.

Looking for Inspiration for your Next Break?

If you're looking for a short break in Norfolk, you won't be disappointed. There are plenty of options to choose from, whether you're looking to relax at the seaside, camp in the countryside, or visit the nearby parks and attractions. With so much to see and do, you'll be spoilt for choice. From exploring the countryside to enjoying some of the local attractions, there's something for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Book your break today!

There are a number of coastal towns and villages which make for a great base to explore the area, such as Great Yarmouth, Hunstanton and Sheringham. If you're looking to get away from it all and enjoy some peace and quiet, then the Norfolk Broads is ideal. With over 125 miles of waterways to explore, it's perfect for a leisurely boat trip or a spot of fishing.

For those who enjoy the great outdoors, there are plenty of walking and cycle trails to follow. And for those who prefer something a little more active, there's golf, horse riding and water sports on offer. Whatever you're looking for in a short break, Norfolk has something to suit everyone.

Coastal breaks all year round: short breaks at Easter, Summer, or December

Want to have a family-friendly Easter getaway? A short summer trip to the seaside? or maybe a quick visit in the quieter months out of season? Whenever you need a brief pause to relax in a secluded part of the country, we're more than happy to accommodate you. Our locations are available all year round, so you don't just have to come when the coast is at its busiest!

Why not stop by for an Autumn or Winter break? While not as warm as the middle months of the year, there's still plenty nearby that would fill out a few days in the latter days. Or, you could curl up in our warm and tranquil lodgings with a good book and enjoy a more laid-back time in a unique setting. If you're looking even further into the year, then you can also book a short break over Christmas and New Year!

We're always able to accommodate you for your short stays (that is unless someone else has beaten you to booking!) and it's our pleasure to accommodate you whenever you decide you need a few days away.

History: The Norfolk Coast has been a popular vacation destination for centuries.

The North Norfolk Coast has been a popular vacation destination for centuries, with our location being a part of that history. But with so many great places to visit, choosing just one can be a challenge. We’ve put together our top five North Norfolk Coast tucked-away treasures that you don’t want to miss when planning your trip to this lovely part of the world.

The coastline, which stretches for over 100 miles, is home to quaint villages, picturesque beaches, and historic landmarks. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, including hiking, biking, fishing, and bird watching. The Norfolk Coast is also known for its delicious seafood restaurants like The White Horse located in Brancaster Staithe, and The Kings Head at Blakeney.

In 2019, the Norfolk Coast was voted one of the best places to live in the UK by The Sunday Times. The paper's annual Best Places to Live guide helps people identify the best locations to buy a home and enjoy life in Britain. It takes into account factors including quality of life, jobs, schools, community spirit, and local amenities. The Norfolk Coast was praised for its "unspoiled coastline", "quaint villages" and "truly idyllic setting".

Winterton is known for being the only sea resort on Norfolk that faces directly onto the North Sea and has its own beach. This county town has been a favourite holiday destination since Victorian times, and it offers ample opportunities for walking along picturesque sand dunes, exploring quaint shops and simply relaxing by the seaside with a good book or coffee and friends.

During the winter months, you may be able to catch sight of the grey and harbour seals that come to visit us here on the Norfolk Coast, they like to relax in the sand dunes, feeling safe they raise their young cubs here before heading off for the summer months, leave the sand dunes for us to explore. Be sure to keep a safe distance and keep your dogs in a lead when visiting the seals.

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Winterton-on-sea beach - Short Breaks Norfolk
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Hunstanton cliffs - Norfolk Short Breaks
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Hunstanton Beach - Short Breaks Norfolk

Like Winterton, Hunstanton has long served as a gathering place over the centuries nearly 700 years ago famous poet Geoffrey Chaucer made mention of Hunstanton in his epic poem “The Canterbury Tales”! Today visitors come for its endless beaches flanked by rock cliffs or for its rich history at such landmarks as Old Hunstanton Chapel and The Red Mount Chapel built in 1585 from flintstone unearthed during construction at nearby Holme-next-the-Sea.

Along the beach, in the summer you will find traditional confectionary traders, Ice Cream vans, Fish & Chips, and more. Children will be thrilled by Pony Rides along the sand and a trip out on The Wash Monster to see the seals out in the North Sea, along with a variety of other fun activities.

A mere 10 miles north of Cromer lies Sheringham, another lovely little town renowned for its fishing heritage, sandy beaches edged by the rocky coastline and quaint stone architecture like All Saints Church built in 1421 on Beeston Bump hilltop offering stunning views of both land and sea vistas below!

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 Of all the seaside on Norfolk Coast, none quite compares to picturesque, unhurried Wells-next-the-Sea whose colourful beach houses line an expansive golden sands beach starting from the iconic striped red and white Holkham Hall inlets reaching as far as Stiffkey salt marshes. As an added bonus, take a leisurely boat ride through The Nature Reserve for a closer look at native seal colonies or join in on the mussel-picking tradition!

Finally, we come to one of Norfolk’s best-kept secrets: majestic Holkham Hall. Set upon 25,000 acres of pristine parkland and deer herds, this stunning Palladian mansion was built between 1734-1764 and is still home to the Earl of Leicester’s family today who welcome visitors from near and far year-round to share in its beauty whether it be exploring the house itself or enjoying outdoor activities like horse riding, cycling or simply taking a peaceful stroll around Holkham Estate’s lake villages dotted with thatched cottages!

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Visit Holkham Hall - Short Breaks Norfolk
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Our Nature Saving Pledge

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Short Break Norfolk is all about spending time with your loved ones and reconnecting with nature. And we want nothing more than to share this wonderful part of Norfolk with you and all that nature has to enjoy.

Here at Short Break Norfolk, we are committed to respecting the countryside and keeping it clean. We operate under and encourage a leave-no-trace ethos to all our guests, which means that when visiting the countryside you leave no trace of your visit to our Norfolk Coast and leave it exactly in the state it was when you arrived. It's this way of thinking that we hope to imprint on all who pass through our corner of the world which will help to ensure the protection of our precious countryside and the wildlife that live here.

The Countryside Code

The Countryside Code is supported by Natural England.

Protect The Environment

  • Take your litter home – leave no trace of your visit
  • Do not light fires and only have BBQs where signs say you can
  • Always keep dogs under control and insight
  • Dog poo – bag it and bin it – any public waste bin will do
  • Care for nature – do not cause damage or disturbance
  • Enjoy The Outdoors
  • Check your route and local conditions
  • Plan your adventure – know what to expect and what you can do
  • Enjoy your visit, have fun, make a memory

Leave No Trace

  • Plan ahead and prepare
  • Be Considerate of others
  • Respect Farm animals and wildlife
  • Travel and camp on durable ground
  • Leave what you find
  • Dispose of waste properly
  • Minimise the effects of fire
The Seashore Code

Show Respect For Seashore Creatures

Seashore creatures are fascinating and have found special ways of living in their environment. They have to adapt to survive the rigours of wave-action, exposure and predation. Some have shells for protection, but many need to hide under rocks, seaweed or in the sand.

Exploring The Seashore Is Fun, But Please Remember:

  • Leave animals where you find them.
  • Take care when touching soft-bodied animals - they are very delicate.
  • Carefully lift and replace any rocks you may have moved - there are animals underneath which need them for shelter.
  • Leave attached seaweed in place - there is plenty lying loose on the strand line.
  • Do not trample through rock pools.

Take Photos, Not Living Animals

  • Shells come in all shapes, sizes and colours. Many still contain living animals, even if they do look 'dead'. If you want to collect shells, please make sure they are empty before taking them home.

If you want to buy a souvenir:

  • Buy a photograph, book or poster of colourful marine creatures rather than shells, coral, starfish and urchins or other 'marine curios'. Remember 'curios' would almost certainly have been alive, when collected. If we don't buy them, the shops won't sell them.

Avoid Disturbing Wildlife

You can see many animals at their best when they are behaving naturally. This is true for animals such as seals, otters and seabirds, as well as rock pool animals. To avoid disturbing wildlife:

  • It is best to watch from a distance, through binoculars if possible, especially if the animals are nesting, or pupping in the case of seals.
  • Keep your dog clear of birds and other animals.
  • Remember, it is now illegal to disturb or harass many species of birds and animals.

Take Your Rubbish Home With You

Beach rubbish is unsightly and can be dangerous to sea creatures. Much of the litter on our shores comes from tourists, shipping, fishing vessels and sewage outfalls. You can help to reduce this problem when visiting the coast:

  • Take your rubbish home - burying it is no solution.
  • Keep your dog from fouling the beach.
  • Report canisters or drums that may be washed up on the beach, but do not touch them.
  • Take part in BeachWatch - the annual beach clean and survey organised by the Marine Conservation Society, or Adopt-a-Beach - a regular survey of beach litter.
  • Bag It and Bin It, Please Don't Flush It - bag and bin all plastic bathroom waste such as cotton bud sticks.

Watch Where You Go

Beaches and sand dunes are prone to erosion and easily damaged by people and vehicles. To help protect the coast:

  • Keep to established paths and dune boardwalks.
  • Park in designated car parks and keep access to footpaths clear.
  • Do not use beaches or dunes for scrambling motorcycles or other 'off-road' vehicles.
  • If you dig holes in the beach, please fill them up again.
  • Leave pebbles and rocks on the beach rather than collect them for your garden.

Be Careful!

All cliffs are unstable and potentially dangerous, yet they are an impressive sight and from the cliff top it is possible to enjoy a panoramic view of the coastline. Cliffs also provide a very specialised habitat for the plants and animals that live on them.

Take Care Near Cliffs:

  • Remember that it is dangerous to climb up or go near the top or bottom of a cliff.
  • Please don't throw or push anything over the edge of cliffs. As well as being dangerous, it can increase the rate of cliff erosion and kill or disturb wildlife.
  • Play safe on the beach too: Check tide times to avoid being cut off. Keep away from soft sand and mud - it is easy to get stuck!

Short Stays Norfolk FAQ

What's the best time of year to travel to Norfolk?

Norfolk is a beautiful place to visit, but you should be aware of the weather conditions if you're planning on booking your trip during certain months of the year. May and February are typically the driest months, so if you're hoping to avoid rain, those might be better times to visit. However, keep in mind that Norfolk can be quite chilly during those months, so pack accordingly!

How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Norfolk?

When it comes to finding a place to stay for your holiday, the cost can be a big factor. In Norfolk, there is a wide range of options available to fit any budget. Whether you're looking for a chalet or a cosy cottage, there's sure to be a rental that's perfect for you. For more information please check out Norfolk Coast B&B Cottages.

What is the most popular holiday home amenity in Norfolk?

Norfolk's top four-holiday rental amenities, as chosen by our customers, are: 

  1. Close proximity to the beach - perfect for lazy days spent lounging in the sun or building sandcastles with the kids. 

  1. Internet - so you can stay connected to work or your social media channels even while you're on vacation. 

  1. TV - for those rainy days when you just want to curl up on the couch with a good movie. 

  1. Garden - to enjoy some fresh air without having to venture too far from your rental property
Are Your Norfolk Coastal Cottages Dog Friendly?

If you're looking for a place to stay in Norfolk with your dog, then check out our list of dog-friendly cottages. We know how important it is to be able to bring your pet on vacation with you, so we've collected a selection of the best accommodations that welcome four-legged guests.

Do you offer Hen Do accommodation in Norfolk?

We offer accommodations for all types of events, including hen dos. Our Norfolk location is perfect for your group's needs.

What are the benefits of booking a holiday letting in Norfolk with Short Breaks Norfolk?

Norfolk Accommodation offers a variety of benefits when booking a holiday letting. Norfolk is a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery. With our holiday lettings, you can choose from a number of different options to make your stay more comfortable. Whether you're looking for a secluded escape or a convenient location near the beach, we have the perfect property for you.

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