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The 10 best bed and breakfasts in Norfolk

10 charming stays where a warm welcome is always guaranteed

Beautiful bases for a Norfolk getaway

With its stunning coastline, unique landscapes and picturesque towns and villages, Norfolk is a popular destination for good reason.

From boutique boltholes to characterful historic properties, we’ve selected 10 of our favourite four- and five-star Norfolk B&Bs that serve up warm hospitality alongside a hearty breakfast.

Aldercarr Hall, Great Ellingham

Set in extensive grounds and surrounded by beautiful Norfolk countryside, Aldercarr Hall offers guests a scenic and comfortable stay. The excellent facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna and weekend spa – perfect for a spot of pampering.

38 St Giles, Norwich

A stunning Georgian, Grade II listed building right in the centre of Norwich that offers boutique accommodation. The en suite bedrooms have high quality furnishings, including Bang and Olufsen TVs and free WiFi. Guests are welcomed with home-made cake on arrival and fresh milk is provided in the bedrooms.

Carricks at Castle Farm, Swanton Morley

Nestled on the banks of the River Wensum in Swanton Morley, this Victorian farmhouse offers gorgeous rooms in an idyllic setting. A perfect balance is struck modern comforts and a welcome sense of timelessness – the breakfast is also exceptional.

Red House Farm Bed & Breakfast, Tivetshall St Margaret

Enjoy a quality stay in this delightful 17th-century barn conversion, set amongst a small and welcoming working farm. Each charming, beamed room has independent access and a covered pathway that leads to the Main Barn, where breakfast is served fresh from the Aga.

Woodlands Accommodation, Bawburgh

Located at Bawburgh Golf Club, this B&B has 4 double rooms, and a large suite complete with hot tub, perched up high, overlooking part of the golf course. Close to the Norfolk showground, directly off the A47 Norwich Southern bypass.

The Grove, Cromer

A charming Georgian house set in several acres of landscaped gardens, just a short walk from the town centre, cliff walks and beach. Bedrooms are in the main house as well as some stylish garden rooms. There is an indoor, heated swimming pool for guests along with a children's play area and a woodland walk.

The King's Head Inn, Brooke

A charming village inn, just a few miles from Norwich. The smart, modern, well-equipped bedrooms are situated in a newly-built block next to the main building. The menu includes fresh, seasonal produce and the kitchen team work closely with a local organic family farm.

The Kings Arms Fleggburgh & Norfolk Garden Rooms

Set in a lovely village just a few miles from Great Yarmouth, this 19th-century, red-brick country pub has individually styled garden bedrooms in separate wooden lodges; each with an outside terrace. The inn’s public spaces include a restaurant and a large open-plan bar area.

The Ingham Swan, Ingham

A delightful, 14th-century, thatched coaching inn within easy striking distance of the north Norfolk coastline. It has been sympathetically restored and many original features have been retained including Norfolk flint and red brick walls and a wealth of oak beams. The cuisine here is simply outstanding.

The Barns at Thorpe Market, Thorpe Market

A charming 18th-century converted barn with beautifully presented bedrooms overlooking a central courtyard. Original flint walls are a real feature of the property. Norwich, the Norfolk Broads and a number of National Trust properties are easily reached.

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