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Reedham cottages and other forms of self catering accommodation are offered by the companies featured below. Their range includes holiday apartments, cottages, chalets and spacious holiday homes. Visit the sites for news of discounts and deals on selected cottage properties.
- Around 10 Reedham cottages
from Hoseasons Holidays. They're within 5 miles of the village and consist mostly of rurally located holiday homes and modern cottage properties - some feature indoor swimming pools. Bookings start at around £230 for the week.
Cottages 4 You
- A collection of Reedham holiday cottages
and self catering accommodation situated throughout the Broads region. Their properties include river-side chalets, single-storey holiday homes and larger barn conversions. Discounts are offered for a good range of properties.
- 1 Reedham cottage property at the time of writing from Holiday Lettings. It's set on the banks of the River Yare and has been recently renovated. The property may be booked from £490 for week-long holiday breaks although this rises to £1220 during high season.
- Another Reedham self catering property, situated near Freethorpe, around 5 miles from the town. It's a well-equipped first-floor apartment with 4 bedrooms that can sleep up to 8 people. Booking prices start at £245.
The Norfolk village of Reedham is situated in the Broads National Park
and lies on the River Yare. It was once the only ferry crossing between Great Yarmouth at Norwich.
Reedham has a newly developed quayside which compliments the pleasant riverside ambience of the town. Its a popular gathering point, especially during the summer and has some wonderful country pubs such as The Reedham Ferry Inn
and The Lord Nelson, which is near the river's moorings.
The Broads National Park, in which Reedham is located, consists of an extensive network of navigable waterways and rivers. Protected since the 1980s, the region is also noted for its wildlife which includes the Greylag and Kingfisher birds. It is the largest protected wetland in the United Kingdom.
The Reedham Swing Bridge
is one of the town's most well-known features and grants safe passage to trains and boats. And a few miles over the marshes that surround Reedham lies Berney Arms, a 70ft high Windmill in full-working order that is open to the public during the summer months.
Reedham visitor attractions
Major Reedham visitor attractions, restaurants, and historical sites of importance are included here with details of opening times, admission prices and locational information. Links are also included where possible.
Pettitts Animal Adventure Park
is a popular visitor attraction and features a variety of animals including owls, raccoons, goats and horses. There's also a miniature railway
and a variety of rides including roller costers and a bob sleigh. Tickets are around £10 and opening times are 10am to 5pm.
Somerleyton Hall and Gardens
is within a short distance of Reedham and consists of a Tudor-Jacobean mansion and impressive grounds, featuring a maze and winter gardens. The house is open from 11.30am - 4pm, the gardens from 10am - 5pm. Admission prices are £3 for children and £5 for adults with access to the grounds. Entry to both the hall and gardens are between £4.25 and £8.25.
Food and drink
The Lord Nelson
on Riverside road is a typical Norfolk country pub that boasts a wide selection of locally brewed real ales such as Wolf and Adnams. Home-cooked food is also available: the mixed grill is especially popular. Weekends evenings are usually reserved for live music.
Other notable pubs include The Reedham Ferry Inn, which serves traditional country ales and specialises in English and European food. It also plays host to a number of gastro-themed nights which celebrate Thai, Chinese and Greek cuisine.
History and Culture
is about 6 miles from Reedham. Housed in a 16th century house, it exhibits portraits of local luminaries and victorian artifacts. Elizabethan House Museum
is also in the vicinity and recreates Victorian life through a series of hands-on activities. Opening times are 10-5pm during high season. Call 01493 855746
for details of admission prices.
Other nearby historical attractions include the Tolhouse Museum which is said to be the United Kingdom's oldest gaols. The interior consists of the original cells in which prisoners were kept. It's open from 10am - 5pm, Monday to Friday and admission is £3.30.
Supermarkets and shops
Visitors looking to stock up during their Reedham self catering holiday are best advised to visit nearby Belton which includes a Tesco Express and a Lloyds Pharmacy. Alternatively, there's Great Yarmouth which features a range of shops and supermarkets and is about 12 miles from Reedham.