Swallowdale Holiday Home

Norfolk Broads Holiday Cottage

Norfolk broads holiday cottage decking area

Swallowdale Holiday Home is a Norfolk Broads self catering holiday cottage in the quiet village of Brundall. The property is equipped with everything you will need for the perfect holiday. Swallowdale will suit both families and couples. The property is a ground floor property which is furnished and decorated to a very high standard. It has two bedrooms, one double and one twin, which will accommodate four guests. We can also provide a cot and high chair on request at no extra cost. Click this link to view the Swallowdale floor plan.

Swallowdale has free unlimited WiFi. Two televisions both with FreeSat and two DVD players with a selection of DVDs. Swallowdale is also dog friendly, well-behaved dogs are welcome (small charge). Water bowl and food bowls are available. There is patio furniture and a Charcoal BBQ for those long warm summer evenings relaxing with a glass of wine by the river.

Swallowdale in Brundall is easily accessed by car or train, with parking for two cars. Brundall Railway Station is only a ten-minute walk away. Trains are frequent going to Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. Swallowdale Self Catering Norfolk Broads Holiday Cottage is heated and available all year round. The price includes all heating, hot water, towels as well as bed linen.

Decking Area

The decking area is on two levels. The upper decking has railings and a bolted gate so children and dogs will be safe from the edge of the river. If required, there is a lock for the gate. There are steps down to the lower decking which, is open to the river for fishing. There are table and chairs on both upper and lower decking. The Lower decking also has sun loungers and a rotary washing line.

Although our Norfolk Broads Holiday Cottage is a ground floor property, it may not be suitable for people with disabilities or wheelchair users. There is a ramp from the parking area to the upper decking, but there are steps down to the lower decking.


The main bedroom has a king-size bed. There are fitted wardrobes with plenty of storage and hanging space. In the wardrobes are the safe, iron, ironing board, fan, clothes horse, spare heater, different tog duvets for all beds, spare tea towels and a vacuum cleaner. The main bedroom has a wall-mounted television with FreeSat, catch-up, YouTube and a DVD player. There is a set of drawers with a hairdryer and plenty of storage. A travel cot is also available on request.

The twin bedroom has two 2ft 6in single beds with a selection of different tog duvets. There is a wardrobe with hanging space and a set of drawers. In the bottom of the wardrobe, there is a fan.


The bathroom consists of a basin, toilet, and bath. There is a separate electric shower above the bath with a wall-mounted handgrip rail and anti-slip mat. There is also a small storage cupboard. We supply complimentary toiletries including shampoo and conditioner, shower gel, hand and body lotion, hand soap, shower cap and toilet rolls, to get you started.


The lounge has a four-seater sofa and a separate reclining chair with footstool. The large wall-mounted smart LED television has FreeSat, catch-up and YouTube. A DVD player is also provided with a large selection of DVDs to suit all tastes. The bookcase has a selection of books, binoculars and leaflets of places to visit during your holiday at Swallowdale. There is also a radio/CD player and an Amazon Alexa.


The kitchen is very well-equipped with everything you will need from a pizza cutter to a Yorkshire pudding tin. The kitchen has an electric cooker with separate grill, an induction hob with a selection of saucepans and frying pans, toaster, steamer and a microwave oven. There are a dishwasher and a fridge in the kitchen. The freezer and washing machine are in the shed. We provide tea towels and an oven glove along with small amounts of salt, pepper, oil, vinegar, tea bags, coffee and sugar. Also supplied are detergent for dishwasher and washing machine, bathroom and kitchen cleaning materials and a kitchen roll.

The kitchen has a dining table which can be extended, with four chairs. We can supply extra chairs if requested. A high chair is available on request.

Free WiFi Internet Access

There is free wireless internet access at Swallowdale in Brundall. Don’t forget to bring your tablets, laptops and smartphones. The WiFi password is in the guest book. Please note that mobile phone reception varies depending on your network supplier. You can check coverage here, just enter our postcode. NR13 5PU

Electricity And Water

Swallowdale, like many holiday cottages, uses electricity for all heating, hot water and cooking. Many Norfolk Broads holiday cottages have an extra charge for electricity. At Swallowdale this is included in the cost of your holiday, as is all water consumed during your stay.

Charcoal BBQ

There is a BBQ at Swallowdale for your use. We supply Charcoal, firelighters, matches and cooking utensils.

The Little Things

We supply all bed linen, hand and bath towels. Although Swallowdale Holiday Home is self catering, we do provide tea towels, an oven glove and apron. An umbrella and torch are also there if needed. We also supply salt, pepper, vinegar, oil and detergent for the dishwasher and washing machine.

We hope while on your Norfolk Broads holidays, you will find that you want for nothing during your stay at Swallowdale in Brundall. If you find anything we have not thought of, please let us know.

We hope you enjoy your holiday in our Norfolk Broads holiday cottage.