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Parking outside from 1st October to Good Friday or Car Park two minutes walk from cottage.

Arnica Cottage is an elegant, superbly refurbished, traditional cottage in central Wells with gas central heating and double glazing. Beautifully decorated and furnished to a very high standard (with many thoughtful features), Arnica Cottage provides the convenience and comfort of modern living and features an en-suite bathroom, whilst retaining its original character. A truly stunning combination. Within a couple of minutes walk from the bustling Quayside, the cottage is a perfect base from which to explore the many and varied local attractions. Bus stops for the renowned Coasthopper bus service are sited at the bottom of the road (approximately ten yards from the Cottage) allowing you to explore the whole North Norfolk coast.

Arnica cottage acquired a 4 star gold accreditation with Visit Britain in 2016.


Garden/Courtyard (Enclosed)Bed LinenCentral Heating Close to coast Close to pubDishwasherDVDGarden FurnitureGarden/CourtyardMicrowaveTowels providedTV Washing MachineNo Dogs 15 mins walking distance to beach5 mins walking distance to shop2 mins walking distance to pub



Well equipped kitchen with wooden flooring, quality cupboards, hardwood worktops and Belfast sink. Built-in electric oven and grill, gas hob with extractor fan, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge with small freezer compartment.

Rear Lobby
Wooden flooring, cloak hooks, garden furniture storage and French doors to garden.

Shower Room
Electric shower, fitted base cupboard unit with granite-effect worktop, inset basin and WC. Mirror, extractor light, heated towel rail/radiator, spotlights and slate-effect tiled floor.

Sitting Room/Dining Area
A smart and tasteful room with feature coal-effect Victorian style gas fire, two comfortable sofas, a dining table with four chairs and a 32" Panasonic Freesat HD flat screen TV

Stairway (not steep) leading to the First Floor

Bedroom 1
Lovely room with an oblique glimpse of the harbour and marshes. King size bed, matching dressing table (with mirror) and bedside cabinets. Large built-in wardrobe. Wall lights, 32" Panasonic Freesat HD flat screen TV.

En Suite
En suite shower room with large shower, WC, basin, extractor fan, mirror.

Bedroom 2
Twin beds, bedside cabinet/touch-lamp, built-in wardrobe and storage space.

Pretty,enclosed gravelled courtyard- a real sun trap - providing sheltered space for sitting out.

Car Parking
A council car park is 2 minutes walk away; a weekly parking permit is available for £27.50. There are other car parks nearby. Parking outside from 1 October to Good Friday.

Floor plan

Arnica Cottage holiday cottage location

Surrounding local area

Wells-next-the-sea is a charming, traditional seaside town with sandy beaches protected by a pinewood forest. A visit to Wells wouldn't be complete without trying your luck at a spot of crabbing on the quayside, or simply relaxing and watching the world go by whilst sampling the best in local fish and chip cuisine. Bicycle hire is available on the quayside. Great local pubs include The Crown Inn, The Globe and The Victoria at Holkham.

Guest reviews

Positives: location, decor and cleanliness. Good size for a family of 4. Nice little courtyard with washing line for hanging beach stuff although there seemed to be access to the rear of the next door property through this. Negatives for us - no internet or phone and scetchy mobile reception. The twin bed mattress has a camber to it which, as an adult - makes you feel like you will roll off the sides. Kids seemed ok with it though. Low ceilings between kitchen and down stairs loo meant a few bashed heads. Car park - have to go to the pay and display (it’s not far) which gets very busy so may not be able to park (even when you have bought a weeks pass).

Richard Thomson, August 2018
1 of 28

A lovely cottage in a great location. A very short walk to the quay and park. The cottage had everything we needed to make our stay perfect. Very comfortable and useful to have the downstairs bathroom as well as the en suite. A lovely courtyard which is a real sun trap. We will definitely use again.

Helen Hawkins, July 2018
2 of 28

A super location in Wells next the Sea. The old cottage has been beautifully modernised. The kitchen has everything you need . The en-suite bedroom is lovely. The other bedroom is particularly suitable for two children making it ideal for a family holiday. There is no parking attached to the house but plenty in the roads around about 10 minutes walk or in a local car park.

Mary Collins, June 2018
3 of 28

Lovely cottage, well equipped, spotlessly clean on arrival. Fantastic location - we had a lovely time, thank you.

Neil Lasenby, June 2018
4 of 28

Thank you for the opportunity to stay at Arnica Cottage. It is well appointed and comfortable. This was our third visit to Wells; if we come again, then we will check to see if it is available. We liked the size of the rooms and the kitchen was spacious and well fitted. Also, the house is very well located for the town.
Although the weather was not so kind to ourselves, clearly the courtyard is a suntrap and especially inviting for an early evening drink - thank you for the potted plants; they added to the colour and pleasure of the area.

Elizabeth and Jonathan Smith, June 2018
5 of 28

"We've had a really lovely week and it was great being so close to the childrens' play area, centre of town and right onto the beach. The house was lovely and warm and the well stocked kitchen was very helpful. The crabbing gear and buckets in the garden were great too, thank you.
Thank you for a great stay.

Liz Lloyd- Williams, October 2017
6 of 28

"We came back for our second visit this year - our 7th stay in total! We considered holidaying in Europe or another region within the UK but then thought, we just love Arnica, it's really comfortable and welcoming with all the facilities we require, why not just relax and enjoy - so we did!

Rick and Trina West, October 2017
7 of 28

We had a really wonderful stay at Arnica Cottage. The furnishings and fittings were exquisite - obviously a lot of time and thought was put into acquiring some beautiful , yet useful pieces - we loved the effect! Everything was fresh, clean and comfortable and all 'the essentials' were provided for us.

Carol and Terry Hopkinson, October 2017
8 of 28

Thank you! The Cottage was lovely, comfortable and ideally located with comfortable beds, hot showers and well-equipped kitchen. We had a lovely week - thank you again.

David and Diane Hudson, September 2017
9 of 28

Perfect place to stay. Really close to everything only down side was no car parking and no WiFi but it was nice to take a brake from the web

Duncan Michael Garner, September 2017
10 of 28

"Really enjoyed our holiday in this lovely, well-equipped cottage - couldn't fault it! We are happily recommending Arnica to our friends and family.

David and Jean Billing, September 2017
11 of 28

"Arnica is a beautiful, charming cottage in the best location! We parked our car on the car park just behind the cottage and left it there for the week - everything we wanted or needed in Wells was virtually on our doorstep and we took the Coasthopper (which stopped at the bottom of the road) to explore other areas of North Norfolk - this also meant we didn't have to search for parking spaces in other popular locations in busy mid-August.
The cottage contained everything we needed and was decorated and furnished to a very high standard - absolutely lovely. We hope to return!

Jenny Hawley, August 2017
12 of 28

Lovely cottage, nicely furnished with super comfortable beds. Courtyard garden is a real sun trap and the location couldn't be better, so convenient! We had a great stay, we would come again for sure!

Richard & Felicity Challis, August 2017
13 of 28

What a lovely cottage! It was spotless when we arrived. Extremely well equipped and a very 'workable' kitchen! Thank you.

Louise Osbourne, August 2017
14 of 28

We really enjoyed our time in Arnica cottage and loved being in Wells. The cottage was very well furnished and decorated with all our needs catered for, and so easy to reach everything in town. We would like to think we may rent Arnica cottage in the future and will recommend it to family and friends. Wishing you well for the future.

Mr and Mrs Evans , August 2017
15 of 28

"Another wonderful break at Arnica Cottage! With this being our 6th stay in the cottage, you would ordinarily expect to see signs of wear and tear, but it is lovely to arrive and everything still looks and feels fresh and clean. As always, the kitchen "hardware" was well stocked with everything we needed. The addition of towels in the shower rooms this year was very welcome too. We usually have our break in Wells in the springtime, so it was lovely to experience the lovely long mid-summer days and enjoy some lovely weather, we actually got to use the garden furniture for a change in the beautifully tended courtyard which is also a real suntrap.

Rick and Trina West, June 2017
16 of 28

Thank you, we enjoyed staying at Arnica Cottage for our weeks holiday at Wells-Next-The-Sea. The cottage met all our expectations and the courtyard garden was a delight with colourful hanging baskets and pots ... everything was absolutely perfect.

Graham & Vivien Fountain, June 2017
17 of 28

Arnica is an extremely pleasant, well equipped cottage in a great location!

John & Patricia Blamey, May 2017
18 of 28

A superb cottage in an excellent location. It was very well equipped - we have stayed in many cottages throughout the country and Arnica is the best in this regard. Thank you, we would hire again.

The Miller Family, May 2017
19 of 28

We enjoyed our stay in your wonderful, well-appointed cottage. Its cosy feel was much appreciated after days out in the cold wind that blew throughout our stay! We found everything we needed to make our visit hassle-free and the information provided before our stay accurate. We hope to visit Arnica again in the future.

Ros Tait, May 2017
20 of 28

Where do I start? Arnica Cottage was a pleasure to stay in from the moment we arrived to the regrettable day that we left. The standard of decoration was extremely high throughout the property and the contemporary choice of fixtures and fittings within a cottage style dwelling was excellent. Thank you both.

Smith Family, February 2017
21 of 28

We loved everything about the cottage.Very stylish and comfortable.The position was great for all of north Norfolk.

Smith Family, February 2017
22 of 28

“Had a great stay in Wells with my family. It was carnival week, so lots going on. Arnica cottage is centrally located, and had almost everything we needed during our stay.”

Watson Family, September 2016
23 of 28

“Me, my husband and our 2 year old son spent a lovely week in Arnica Cottage. The location is excellent and the cottage was very clean and well equipped. Wells itself (and the beautiful beach in particular) exceeded our expectations and we will definitely return. ”

Stephens-brown Family, September 2016
24 of 28

“The cottage was very well equipped,took a while to get used to the steps between the lounge and the kitchen and also between kitchen and lobby where the dishwasher was housed, everywhere was immaculate, beautifully furnished and attention to detail was excellent.The location could not be better everything within a few minutes walk away. Would probably visit again and would recommend it to family and friends.”

Stock Family, September 2016
25 of 28

“What a wonderful cottage - everything you needed and more - spotless and lovingly decorated and furnished, home from home. We will be back.”

Marian and Richard Stock, September 2016
26 of 28

“A wonderful stay in a beautiful cottage in the perfect location. Thank you for a great week.”

Laura Nagle, August 2016
27 of 28

“Who needs the south of France when you have Wells in the sunshine We had a wonderful week in Arnica cottage in August. the whole property was immaculate on arrival. The kitchen is fully kitted out with everything you may need for your stay - we took a cafetière thinking maybe the cottage wouldn't have one, to open the cupboards and find two! The garden is beautiful. Come 4.00pm it's a total sun trap to that lovely warm afternoon sun. The bedrooms are more spacious than the photos depict with comfy beds and plenty of towels. The only minor point was the hardness of the pillows. Not a problem for those who prefer a firmer sleep but will take my own next time. The location of the cottage is brilliant for beach, Quay, and shop access and although our parking option changed it was really near to park. All in all a wonderful stay. We would defiantly recommend. ”

Nagle Family, August 2016
28 of 28

Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.

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