Pilgrims Cottage

Property Details

Pilgrims Cottage was the original cottage in the Pilgrims collection and it has recently been refurbished. It was built in the 18th century and thatched in Norfolk reed. The cottage is laid out on the ground floor and has a real feel of traditional rural life. Sitting Room with comfortable seating, flatscreen TV, DVD player, digital set-top box, radio/CD player and open fire - coal and wood supplied Kitchen with electric cooker/grill, dishwasher, larder fridge with icebox, microwave, walk-in larder and foldaway table and chairs Bathroom with a free-standing bath/shower attachment, washbasin and wc Bedroom 1 with a double bed, side tables, dressing table and mahogany clothes stand Bedroom 2 with twin beds and corner hanging space Heating: G.F.C.H. Also Provided: Towels - please bring your own beach/pool towels. Books, games and CDs. Access to WiFi Internet connection. Once an important place of pilgrimage, the ruins of Bromholm Priory are still to be seen in Bacton today. The Priory was built in 1113 AD by William de Glanville and was home to the Cluniacs, the Black Monks who purchased a piece of the True Cross, the Bromholm Roode. Ensuing miracles ensured visits by many thousands of pilgrims including King Henry III. The Priory was mentioned in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, the Domesday Book, and was the subject of a prediction in Mother Shipton's Almanac. Today the coastal village opens its doors to the 21st century pilgrims who visit for their holidays. They enjoy the friendly village atmosphere and the sandy beaches, which are often quiet even in the height of summer. There is a good range of local amenities including pubs, shops, a children's playground and a bowling green.

Property Features and Booking Information
  • Sleeps 4
  • Broadband
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Highchair
  • Saturday Changeover
  • Welcome Pack
  • Pets Welcome
  • Garden

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