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Station Cottage, Four Star Self Catering Accommodation - sleeps 4
Acle (Norfolk) - next to the Norfolk Broads

Station Cottage is the former ticket office and waiting rooms built by the Great Eastern Railway in 1881


The Cottage has been converted into holiday accommodation in 1997.
Is situated on the Acle Railway Station which is midway between Norwich and Great Yarmouth, on a rural branch line running 15 trains a day in both directions. The line was opened in 1883 as a single track relief line running from Brundall to Breydon Junction, with intermediate stations at Lingwood and Acle.

Acle has a passing loop and a signal box which is manually operated by the block telegraph system using semaphore arm signals.
By train you can easily get from Station Cottage to either Norwich in 17 minutes, or Yarmouth in 15 minutes.


lounge, Station Cottage Acle
kitchen, Station Cottage Acle
lounge, Station Cottage Acle
Fireplace in Lounge


  • Spacious lounge with TV/Video/DVD, radio/CD player, gas fire and ample seating.
  • Large, fully fitted kitchen with oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer
  • Shower room with WC, vanity unit
  • One pet included in booking fee
  • Secure bicycle storage
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Our holiday cottage sleeps 4; it offers one king-sized bedroom and one twin bedroom.

bedroom, Station Cottage Acle

bedroom, Station Cottage Acle

bedroom, Station Cottage Acle

The weekly hire charge includes:  All linen and towels - Electricity and gas - Central heating - And welcome pack for 4 people




Acle Village

Is situated in the heart of the Norfolk Broads and is found on the main A47 trunk road, approximately12 miles from Norwich and 8miles from Great Yarmouth. It is a thriving village and amenities include a post office, banks, supermarket, chemist, newsagent, butchers, pub, and several places to eat. Market Day is held every Thursday, when auction sales are also held.
The name “Acle” has developed over the centuries from the very old name “Oak Lea” which meant Oak wood.



Cycling, Walking, Birdwatching

A stroll from the station brings you to Damgate Wood, an award winning area of woodland, just a couple of miles away are Halvergate Marshes, where many species of migratory birds can be spotted.
Strumpshaw Fen(RSPB) is also close by, a lovely place for bird-watchers and nature lovers alike.
Ranworth Broadhas a conservation centre with nature trails etc.
Many of these are within easy reach of Acle Village


Great Yarmouthwherry

Is the third largest seaside resort in the country with all the usual family attractions for children of all ages.
There is a Marina Centre, safe beaches, pleasure beach, amusement arcades and the pier stages wonderful shows throughout the year.
It won best large coastal resort in 2002.


The "fine City" of Norwich

Which dates back to 43 AD, has excellent restaurants, shopping centres, cinemas, theatres, churches, cathedrals and historic places of interest, all well worth a visit. Its lively, permanent open air market is the largest in Europe!
It is claimed that there is a church for every week of the year, and a public house for every day.

how to find Station Cottage Acle

Station Cottage


By car:Yarmouth bound on the A 47 take the Acle, Upton and Reedham exit – then turn immediately right at the mini-roundabout, continue over the bridge and take the first left into Station Road.
By train:From Norwich Station take the Great Yarmouth bound train via Brundall and Lingwood. Alight at Acle Station and you are there!

Please do not hesitate to telephone if you need any additional information.
We look forward to welcoming you to Station cottage.


Deborah Mann
The Station House
Station Road
Acle, Norfolk NR13 3BZ

Telephone: 01493 751136
Mobile: 07957 427378 


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