Flowers & cottage sign outside Hollyhocks North Norfolk Self Catering Cottage.

Guest Book Comments About Hollyhocks Cottage.

We reproduce here all the recent entries from the current guest book kept at Hollyhocks Cottage and update it after every guest's stay:

“We enjoyed our stay here.  The cottage is lovely and clean and comfortable; nicely decorated and there was everything we needed.  We enjoyed a super meal at the Duck Inn.  A visit to Letheringsett working water mill is well worthwhile.  Wonderful walks and birdwatching hereabouts.  Many thanks for a great time.”  T&BD, Huddersfield 19th October 2018


“We had a lovely week.  The sun was shining for us.  Hollyhocks Cottage is comfortable and very clean with excellent attention to detail.  We visited Sandringham which was amazing – so worth the visit!!  We also went to Hunstanton and bought loads of pies in the artisan bakery. Thank you for having us xx” I&BH, Chelmsford 7th October 2018


“We had a wonderful stay which was a birthday treat from my dad from USA.Many thanks.” S,D&R, Suffolk and USA1st October 2018


“Thank you for your lovely comfortable cottage (and the wine!) We,ve had a splendid 2 weeks – some stormy weather but ending in days of glorious sunshine.” The J’s , North Yorkshire 28th September 2018

“A wonderful week in Norfolk. A lovely cottagethat met all our needs, great location.  Thanks for the wine.”  M&E London 31st August 2018


“Have really enjoyed our stay in this lovely, cosy cottage.  Would be very happy to stay here again.”  Y&SE & SH 27th August 2018


“Lovely cottage. Clean, well-equipped, great location, such a lovely village here Thanks for letting us stay and for the wine! x”.  Family G, Bucks 18th August 2018


“Enjoyed a comfortable stay in your well-appointed cottage. Good central location for the area and very relaxing.  Thank you for the wine.” R&RM, Cambridge 10th August 2018


Had a lovely couple of days here.  Very clean and comfortable. Would love to come again but for longer next time.  I had lots of fun.” Family H,3rd August 2018


“Very peaceful and loved it.  Lovely part of Norfolk. Lovely cottage!” G,G,A&R, Shropshire 1st August 2018

“A Lovely stay in a beautiful, very clean cottage.  Good location for beaches, walks, Sandringham and lots of other trips.  Thank you.” P&E,  Kent 20th July 2018


“Enjoyed our stay in this clean cottage.” P, Yorkshire 29th June 2018

 “Lovely cottage, very clean, perfect for our holiday. Great location to visit various areas of North Norfolk.”  I&RG, Yorkshire 23rd June 2018


"Very comfortable, clean and relaxing cottage.  A great location for walks along Norfolk Coast Path and Peddars Way.  Fantastic weather made sitting in the garden enjoyable.  Thank you for the wine." M&M, Surrey and Ely, 11th May 2018


"Enjoyed our stay in this cosy Cottage.  Will be back again in June. Thanks for the wine." Mr and Mrs B.  Suffolk, 20th April 2018


“Had a relaxing stay in this beautiful cottage.  Great location for Wells, Hunstanton, Brancaster, Holkham.  Fish and Chip shop great and The Railway Inn."  Family G, Essex, 9th April 2018


"Lovely location and enjoyable stay. - very lucky weather wise too!  Particularly enjoyed Brancaster Beach, Snettisham RSPB Reserve and Sheringham.  Thank you for the wine." Family J, Essex 6th April 2018


"Enjoyable stay despite the very wet weather.  Visited Wells, Holkham Hall and Sandringham." Family H, Suffolk, 2nd April 2018


"Thank you for a wonderful stay in this lovely cosy cottage.  Very comfortable and a great location! We had some great walks and birdwatching was excellent." D&R, Northants 19th March 2018


"Thanks for the wine and another perfect stay." G&WF, Bucks, 16th February 2018


"Enjoyable stay in this very comfortable and cosy cottage.  Great birdwatching in cold but gorgeous sunny weather.  Some snow too.  Appreciated wine - thank you." J&ML, Solihull, 9th February 2018


"We really enjoyed "playing house" in our home village.  The cottage is superbly clean and the owners are very obliging.  Wnjoyed visiting areas we would not normally visit.  Big thank you."  H&R, Burton-on-Trent, 19th January 2018


"Lovely stay at your cosy cottage over New Years.  Thank you." L&K, Sidcup, 1st January 2018


"My third stay here - last one January 2016.  The cottage is still extremely comfortable - ideal centre for a week's birdwatching." AB, Macclesfield, 8th December 2017


“Lovely cottage, very comfortable, well equipped. Would definitely recommend to others.  Would like to return ourselves.”  D,L&M Peterborough 5th November 2017


“An excellent cottage – very comfortable!  Brilliant location for access to Titchwell and Holkham.”  Family S Berkshire 27th October 2017


“Lovely comfy stay at Hollyhocks Cottage.  Well equipped and lovely and clean. Visited Brancaster Beach, Blickling Hall and Wells – for crabbing.  Thank you.”  Family C 20th October 2017


“5 days of wonderful weather.  Good base for birdwatching.  Cottage fine.”  M&J Reading 27th September 2017


“Lovely, quaint and cosy little cottage, very much enjoyed our stay.  The Railway Inn is great for an evening meal and fish and chip shop is nearby.  Thank you for the use of your cottage.”  M&S Saffron Walden 14th September 2017


“Very clean, cosy cottage, had a very relaxing weekend.  Enjoyed the wine.  Lovely food at the Railway Inn.  Hope to return in the future. Thank you.”  T,I&P Derbyshire 11th September 2017


“We have spent a good two weeks here exploring beaches, railways and towns in Norfolk.  We even spotted some birds we had not seen before at Holme Dunes.”  B&JT Kent 26th August 2017


“Thank you so much for the use of your lovely cottage which was spotless and well equipped.  Our grandchildren also loved it.  The area is also beautiful.  Thank you again for the lovely wine, it was much appreciated.” J&ML&grandchildren Cheshire 12th August 2017


“Lovely cottage, everything we needed.  Lovely holiday and the weather was very kind to us.  Thanks for the wine, much appreciated.”  E,S&D Bedfordshire 3rd August 2017


“Thank you for the bottle of wine, very much appreciated.  Had a wonderful stay at the cottage, very cosy.  We will be back and I would recommend it to friends and family.”S&J Nottingham 28th July 2017


“We had a lovely stay in your beautiful cottage.  Great location.  Happy days.  Many thanks from us all.” T,A,N&L 24th July 2017


“Very nice stay  Beautiful Cottage.  Would defo come back and stay. Thankyou.” A S&T Yorkshire 21st July 2017


“Lovely stay, cottage was all we expected and gave us a nice break in a wonderful area.  Many thanks.“  SV&family Putney  17th July 2017


“A lovely cottage and a great base for exploring Titchwell Marshes and around.  Thank you!” M&M Essex 30th June 2017


“Great location.  Sandringham and Sheringham  Country Parks are well worth a visit.”  I&K Cambs 18th June 2017


“Docking is a charming and friendly village.  Cottage was a perfect base to visit Wells, Holkham etc – beautiful beaches.  A lovely cottage,  thank you for the wine – much better than milk.  Would love to come again.” I&J Suffolk 14th June 2017


“Lovely cottage.  Thank you for sharing it.  Really comfortable.  Enjoyed our visit to the area very much.  Houghton Hall worth a visit if you can find it!!” M&C Hants & Suffolk 9th June 2017


“Thank you again for use of the lovely accommodation.  Very relaxing break and mostly good weather.  White House at Holme next the sea provided a fab meal and Docking Chippy good too.” J&VP Derbyshire 13th May 2017


“Very comfortable cottage.” JR 6th May 2017


“Charming and a very clean cottage in a lovely village.  We had a relaxing stay and some great meals out.  Thank you.”  E&E Lancashire 17th April 2017


“Beautiful cottage, had a lovely time away.  Everything was catered for.  Spent time with family who live close by.  Weather was kind and enjoyed the fresh sea air.  Many thanks.” GM, RM & AF Northampton 13th April 2017


"Lovely cottage, very warm and cosy and perfect for a weekend of walking.  We had a great time and hope to come back. Thank you" C&S Herts 13th March 2017


"From the shingle of our home beach to the glorious sands and salt marshes of North Norfolk - what a treat to spend time in this cosy cottage and explore the surrounding countryside - despite storm Doris" S&BY E Sussex 25th February 2017


"Perfect. Thank you." G&WF Bucks 13th February 2017


"Clean and comfortable stay.  Good for exploring.  Excellent meal at Railway Inn.  Chip shop good.  Would recommend"  P&B Northants 29th January 2017


"A lovely stay - perfect location for a quiet couple of days. Lovely way to start 2017.  Happy New Year everyone."  Family R Northants 2nd January 2017


"Comfy cottage.  Beautiful area."  Family C&S Sussex 21st Oct 2016


"Very nice cottage. Lovely and clean. Easy reach to coast and bird reserves.  Spectacular clear view of stars, even milky way.  Lovely weather.  Nice to sit on seats outside in afternoon sun.  Great view of geese, jackdaws and crows." Family W Sheffield 30 Sept 2016


"Enjoyed our stay in your well-equipped and comfortable cottage and the weather was perfect too. Would recommend.  Thank you." C&AB Bedford 16 Sept 2016


"Lovely cottage and fine weather , what more can you ask for?  Highly recommend The Duck at Stanhoe- you had best book.  A nice day at Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, just beyond Fakenham." C&SB Southampton 9 Sept 2016


"Spotlessly clean, well-equipped cottage in a beautiful part of Norfolk.  Great weather every day.  Would recommend to family and friends - thank you." Family C Sheffield 2 Sept 2016


"Had a lovely week at your comfortable cottage.  Weather was marvellous too!  Docking fish shop is ok and Railway Inn did lovely meal.  Brilliant daysout at Titchwell, Cley and Felbrigg Hall." V&SL Derbyshire 26 Aug 2016


"A beautiful cottage and lovely location. Had some lovely days out. Oxburgh Hall a must! Thanks for letting us use your cottage." Family H Southend 1st August 2016


"Very relaxing break. Great weather and a lovely comfortable cottage." G&CB Suffolk 14th July 2016


"Very pleasant break, many thanks." S,C,E&N Nottingham 10th July 2016


"Thanks again for having us, very pleasant as before." J&VP, Derbyshire, 25th June 2016


"We very much enjoyed our four night stay, thank you, despite the rather disappointing weather, and Hollyhocks was an excellent base for the north Norfolk coast. It was great fun to be able to give our grandson his first visit to the seaside and Norfolk. He loved the beach, collecting shells, going on a steam train, seeing windmills, the seal trip from Morston Quay, and visiting Cromer pier and the Sea Life Sanctuary in Hunstanton.  We just about managed to convince him that Oxburgh Hall was a castle.  Good time had by all. Best wishes for a successful season." S&EC Herts 17th June 2016


"Just what we needed! Peace and quiet, lovely countryside and beaches. Cosy, comfy cottage where we felt at home." L&RC Kent 13th June 2016


"Cosy, comfy cottage, we had a lovely week. Visited local bird reserve, Titchwell, Cley, Snettisham and Sculthorpe and more. Local chip shop is a must, thanks!" R&JG Suffolk 20th May 2016


"Very pleasant break. Docking is a very unspoilt village location and very peaceful. Cottage is everything you could wish for with a lovey, lovely bed! Would be happy to return. Many thanks to Bryan & Beverley." J&VP, Derbyshire, 18th April 2016


"Charming cottage in a peaceful location at a lovely village. It's a perfect location to explore the Norfolk Coast. Fish and chips from down the road, great as was the carvery at the local pub." Family R Oxfordshire 28th March 2016


"Lovely cottage, ideal for visiting so many places. Had a lovely weekend with 2 of our grandchildren who really enjoyed the seal trip and the coastal towns and walks." D&SB Derby 21st March 2016


"My second stay here, my last was back in June 2015. Cottage still very cosy, lots of fresh air and another great week of bird watching!" AB Macclesfield 29th January 2016


"Had lovely time; good weather for December; very cosy." Family H Essex 30th December 2015


"Great little cottage and well kitted out. Thank you!" Family S Colchester 27th October 2015


"We have enjoyed our first stay in Norfolk.  The cottage is nice and well-equipped and the weather has been kind to us." R&DT Suffolk 8th October 2015


"Very pleasant stay. Ideal location, super village. Railway Inn 1st class for meals!" R&VT Notts 18th September 2015


"Quaint, well equipped cottage, good location for exploring north Norfolk coastline. We had a very enjoyable stay!" A&CD Oxon 9th September 2015


"We enjoyed our stay, would have liked longer..." A&MB Essex 1st September 2015


"We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your lovely well equipped and comfy cottage - thanks!" B&HA Coventry 28th August 2015


"We've had a wonderful, sunny week - lots of picnics on Brancaster beach and the girls really enjoyed our trip to Bewilderwood. The cottage has been very comfortable-thanks!" C&TD Notts 21st August 2015


"Really lovely cozy little cottage in a perfect location - had a great holiday thanks" Family F Suffolk 14th August 2015


"A lovely stay in your comfortable cottage, lunch at white horse in Brancaster was excellent. Loved the deserted beach at rspb Titchwell well worth the 1km walk. Hope to return one day!!" M&NB Oxon 24th July 2015


"Lovely week - beautiful cottage & pretty good weather too!!Highlights - Blakney & seal trip. Sandringham not much to see in house. Norfolk lavender lovely. Docking fish&chips not be missed! Ps thank you for the wine - lovely thoughtful welcome gift." H&HT Surrey 17th July 2015

"Great holiday, weather fab!" PS Notts 3 July 2015


"Really enjoyed staying in Docking as excellent location.  The village store was a great help and staff very friendly.  Used the chip shop twice, also Railway Inn, nice meal.  Weather mixed but did not affect our stay." RB North Somerset 26 June 2015


"Great cosy cottage, ideal location for the many bird reserves in the area that we wanted to visit.  The weather was good and the flowers and countless hares we saw in the surrounding countryside were a joy." AB Macclesfield 19 June 2015


"We've enjoyed our stay in Hollyhocks Cottage, clean and comfy." LR High Wycomber 12 June 2015


"Great place to stay for exploring North Norfolk.  The Queen was not in when we visited Sandringham but house and museum are worth a visit.  Thanks for the wine!  Lovely cottage.  PR Leics 6 June 2015


"Attractive, comfortable cottage in a excellent position for exploring the area. Many thanks for the bottle of wine, nice touch!" DS 25 May 2015


"Wonderful cottage and beautifully maintained to a high standard and well equipped. Perfect location. And perfect for us as a family. Enjoyed Brancaster and Wells, it was lovely being back in Docking again and will definitely be back again!! Thank you very much for the wine too!!!" P&DR Braintree 18 May 2015


"Lovely exploring the local coastal areas; have really enjoyed the cottage too.  Lunch at The White Horse in Brancaster Staithe was fabulous as was the ever popular Hoste Arms in Burnham Market.  A very nice stay.  Thanks." R,D,M&H Surrey and Devon 6 April 2015


"The cottage was lovely and cosy and clean.  We found that Docking was a great travel hub for the area. The Railway Inn and Docking Fish Bar made life easy.  Beautiful countryside and friendly folk." H&S London 3 April 2015


"Lovely cottage. Very convenient for so many attractions and places of interest" DE Newcastle 28 March 2015


"Lovely cottage, great location. Come to Norfolk often to visit family so will definitely be back, thank you!" JR Yorkshire 8 March 2015


"Great base for bird watching in Norfolk. Titchwell, Holkham, Cley and Flitcham. 117 different birds!! Lovely warm cottage, nice and quiet! Good local shop! Thank you!" LR Bicester 1 March 2015


"Beautiful, comfortable cottage and a wonderful week away.  The children (2&4) enjoyed activities at RSPB Titchwell Marsh, NT Brancaster and Holkham Hall.  We all enjoyed the beaches too. Thank you for a lovely home from home." The K's Welwyn Garden City 31 October 2014


"Thank you for my stay in the lovely, comfortable cottage.  The pillows are so "dreamy".  Lovely ride to Old Hunstanton through Ringstead.  Enjoyed visit to bookshop in Burnham Market.  Thank you for wine.  Recommend deer safari at Snettisham, coffee at The Hoste, Burnham Market and Hunstanton cliffs.  JW Essex 24 October 2014


"Our third visit to Hollyhocks and already looking forward to our fourth!  Have enjoyed a whole week of warm sunshine for some wonderful birdwatching and a very comfortable cottage to return to in evenings.  Norfolk definitely our favourite holiday location." E&MG Harpenden 3 October 2014


"A very enjoyable week in a comfy cosy cottage. Very convenient for visiting the North Norfolk coast.  Would recommend Ripper Hall Market, the Fish and Chip shop and the Railway Inn carvery. Thanks to all!" B&JJ East Sussex 26 September 2014


"A wonderful week in a delightful cottage which has been very comfortable and cosy.  Lovely days out at Holkham Hall and beach.  Feeling refreshed and relaxed.  Many thanks!"  SR Essex 19 September 2014


"A wonderful week blessed with good weather.  Comfortable cottage in a good location.  We used the coast hopper bus a lot and would recommend The Hero in Burnham Overy Staithe.  We did all the things on our to-do-list and feel refreshed and relaxed.  Found the '50 Walks in Norfolk' and 'Tea Shop Walks' very useful."  C&MG Stafford 5 September 2014


"Our third visit to Hollyhocks and a fantastic 2 week family holiday.  This year we'd recommend Pensthorpe Nature Reserve - fab children's play area.  We hope to be back soon." JC London 15 August 2014


"Enjoyed our stay, comfortable cottage and very well equipped.  Very hot this week.  Recommend the Railway Inn - excellent food.  Good fish and chips." LC&WB Eastbourne 1 August 2014


"We have had a lovely holiday in this lovely cottage.  Very cosy and comfortable, lots of things to do and see in surrounding area.  Burnham Market is worth a visit as is Wells-next-the-sea." J, E, S and Z Essex 27 June 2014


"We have really enjoyed our holiday in this lovely cottage, great location."  N&DB Preston 13 June 2014


"The cottage was comfortable and cosy - we enjoyed our stay! Try Pensthorpe, seal watching, Sandringham, Burnham Market, Nelson for dinner.  All good trips.  Many thanks for the wine.  So much to see in Norfolk, we hope to be back, thank you!" A&LG Derby 7 June 2014


"Recommend: The Hoste, Pensthorpe, Sandringham and Holkham grounds and beach!"  D&CM Cumbria 21 May 2014


"The cottage seemed well-kitted out and was very cosy and comfortable.  Particularly liked the touch bedside lamps.  We went off to all our usual locations but this time managed to see Choseley and Titchwell in the evenings.  J&RC Norwich 17 May 2014


"We have very much enjoyed our stay in your cosy cottage, such a lovely part of Norfolk.  Excellent meal at Duck Inn in Stanhoe."  R&AS Dorset 10 May 2014


"Lovely cottage, very peaceful area with plenty of walks in surrounding countryside."  K&AF Luton 29 April 2014


"A lovely week and in a great location.  Your suntrap is great."  C&KM Notts 18 April 2014


"A lovely cottage set in a pretty area.  Well-equipped and cosy.  Will definitely be back!" G&PS Wakefield 12 April 2014


"What a lovely cottage and great location.  Had a couple of fantastic bike rides particularly via Holkham and local villages.  Recommend visiting Burnham and village where Nelson was born.  We will be back."  SH Grimsby 29 March 2014


"Our first visit to Norfolk and we've had a great few days.  The cottage is such a good base for exploring the beaches and villages.  Thank you (for the wine too)."  R&JW Twickenham 2 March 2014


"What a lovely warm, snug cottage in an idyllic location.  We really loved our stay and would love to come back."  B&ML Liverpool 23 February 2014


"Lovely cosy cottage, really great place to unwind.  Always love Norfolk whatever the weather.  Thanks for the wine and thanks for making us feel so welcome."  K&DR Southampton 14 February 2014


"Had a lovely time in your beautiful cottage, very peaceful, well-equipped, home from home feel. Fish and Chips lovely – be aware large chips are very large indeed! Ideal location to visit coast. Recommend Wells-next-the-sea. Relaxing break. Thank you". K&C Wirral 7 February 2014.


"Had a lovely time in your delightful cottage, despite the weather. A lovely compromise between modernisation and character. Happy! Come again!!" C&JC, R&GP Sutton Coldfield, 5 January 2014.


"Delightful, cosy, warm, welcoming and clean. Thank you for helping give us a relaxing enjoyable few days. Even weather treated us kindly". C&A Mc Midlands 31 December 2013.


"Thank you for the wine. A lovely cosy refuge for our Christmas break". Z&MB Peterborough 27 December 2013.


"Very enjoyable and relaxing weekend break. Cottage cosy and comfortable with everything we needed. Wine made us feel welcome as soon as we opened the door!" E, G, DJ Leics 16 December 2013.


"We had a lovely time at the cottage. Is a lovely area". R&T Essex 26 November 2013.


"Had a lovely time. Great Cottage. Railway Inn a very friendly pub with good food. Thank you". L & R Leeds 28 October 2013.


"Thank you so much for letting us have the cottage for a few days and also the wine. The cottage was spotless. Well done the housekeeper. Hope to come back". S & H Suffolk 10 October 2013.


"We had a lovely week bird watching around Norfolk with Hollyhocks providing a very comfy base. We managed to see over 100 species during the week." RI Staffs 4th October 2013.




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