Pilgrims Progress

Property Details

Pilgrims Progress is an attractive conversion of a small Norfolk barn, featuring flint walls and exposed beams with elm boards and terracotta tile flooring. Ground floor layout may be suitable for the less able. Please ask for details. Ground Floor: Open Plan Sitting Room with two comfortable sofas, corner fireplace with realistic flame-effect electric fire, TV with digital set-top box, DVD player, radio/CD player and stained glass window Kitchen/Dining Room with an electric cooker/grill, dishwasher, microwave, larder fridge with icebox and an antique farmhouse dining table and chairs Bathroom with bath/shower, washbasin and wc Bedroom 1 with twin beds, side tables, wardrobe, dressing table, stained glass window and French doors leading on to the garden First Floor: Gallery Bedroom 2 accessed from dining area, steep wooden steps which can be left in position or put into vertical position to give more space below, a double low-level bed, drawers and hanging space. Heating: G.F.C.H. Also Provided: Towels - please bring your own beach/pool towels. Books, games and CDs. WiFi. 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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