Clippesby Hall, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, East Anglia
Description of Pine LodgeTucked away along its own woodland track and with private parking, this distinctive detached lodge benefit from the best of both worlds – part of Clippesby Hall’s family holiday park with access to all of the facilities and activities on offer, while at the same time combining a sense of separateness enabling visitors to relax amid the peaceful Broadland scenery.
The lodge is set in its own woodland glade with lovely views over the surrounding farmland and open countryside. A wide variety of birdlife visits the surrounding trees, with deer and rabbits also regular visitors.
Full of light, courtesy of the picture window frontage, the comfortable open plan living / dining room and kitchen has a continental feel. This is complemented by the ‘al fresco’ feel of the decked balcony area at the front of the lodges, which is an ideal spot for an early evening drink and appreciating the tranquillity of the Broads National Park.
Back inside, the kitchen has a good range of appliances including an electric oven and hobs, large fridge / freezer, toaster, kettle and microwave oven, with all the equipment you need for a family holiday. There is also a washing machine / dryer together with all-inclusive oil-fired central heating.
The dining area has a pine dining table seating six and borders onto the living area which has comfortable leather sofas and a flat screen television including Freeview access and DVD player.
Also downstairs is the family bathroom with a bath (shower over), hand basin and toilet.
There is 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom downstairs, each with ample storage space including walk-in wardrobes, as well as 1 twin bedroom on the upstairs mezzanine level, with its loft-type steps and open plan style overlooking the living area, further adding to the continental atmosphere.
With level and ramped access to the lodge, and with the entire ground floor on a single level, the Pine Lodge is suitable for those with restricted mobility, with 1 lodge also having a wet room including shower, hand basin and toilet.
The Pine Lodge is fully double glazed, with all inclusive oil fired central heating, ensuring a warm welcome in the Autumn and Winter, while the abundance of light and the external balcony means they are light and airy in the Summer months.
Features of Pine Lodge
Local InformationClippesby lies in the heart of the Broads National Park, and this is the main focus of our activities in helping visitors to discover the special qualities the area has to offer. We have outlined below a small selection of things to do and places you might like to visit while staying with us. For more information, you might find it helpful to look at the websites shown.
We also have an award-winning visitor information centre, staffed by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team. Along with themed displays on the Norfolk Broads and a wide range of maps and guidebooks available, we provide individual planning sessions and booking service for our visitors.
Our own guide 'Discover the Broads' provides loads of exciting but practical ideas to help you make the most of your visit.
Explore the Broads on foot, by bike, in a canoe, or hire your own cruiser for the day, to see this unique landscape at first hand, with its abundant wildlife and picturesque scenery. Visit the picturesque Broads village of Ranworth, with its acclaimed medieval church and free Broads interpretation centre and boardwalk. Cycle to How Hill for a relaxing picnic by the river, and explore the wildlife water trail on board the Electric Eel. Wander around Hickling Broad Nature Reserve, home to swallowtail butterflies, bitterns and other rare Broadland wildlife, and take the water trail, a guided boat trip through the quiet backwaters of the Broad and up the Tree Tower.
BeWILDerwood is a wild and imaginative adventure park with magical treehouses and intriguing characters, bringing a curious difference to the Norfolk Broads. The setting for the book ‘A Boggle at BeWILDerwood’, by local children’s author Tom Blofeld, it’s a wonderful, mystical place. Parents are encouraged to play alongside their children, which makes for a fabulous and brilliantly exciting time for the whole family.
Norfolk is home to some of the most distinctive gardens to visit in the country, including the formality of the maze and gardens at Somerleyton Hall, the more modern themed Old Vicarage Garden at East Ruston, a traditional English country walled garden and private Broad at Hoveton Hall, and a conservation-led woodland and water garden at Fairhaven Garden Trust.
Clippesby is also conveniently located for visits to Norwich and Great Yarmouth. Norwich is now one of the top destinations in the UK for shopping but in addition is packed full of history, atmosphere and things to do, with the castle, cathedral and medieval lanes blending in with the riverside entertainment complex and comprehensive shopping opportunities. Great Yarmouth is one of the great, traditional English seaside resorts, working hard (and succeeding) in adapting to the desires of the 21st century visitor, with the award-winning Time & Tide museum, heritage walks and historic South Quay set against the traditional seafront experience with the Pleasure Beach, Sea Life centre, piers and circus.
Accessibility DetailsThe property is accessible for wheelchair users.
NotesSpring, Autumn and Winter short breaks of 3 nights are charged at 65% of the weekly prices shown.
Booking ConditionsA non-refundable deposit of £30 per person per week is required. The balance is due 4 weeks before the start of your holiday. Travel or holiday cancellation insurance is recommended.
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Location details for Pine Lodge
(All distances and times are approximations)
Getting HereBy road, from the A47, between Norwich & Great Yarmouth, take the A1064 at Acle (Caister-on-sea road), after a mile or so turn first left at Clippesby on the B1152. Clippesby Holidays is signposted at the lane opposite the village sign.
Getting to us by train is via Norwich, which is on the mainline rail route from London Liverpool Street, and also across the country to Sheffield, Manchester and Liverpool, via Peterborough. Having arrived, the Wherry Line local service runs trains to Acle, the nearest station to Clippesby, from where local taxi firms can be contacted for the short trip to us.