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Walnut Tree Barn holiday cottage, Briston, Norfolk

Apple Tree Barn and Walnut Tree Barn are two adjoining barns, in the village of Briston, just 11 miles from the north Norfolk coastline.

The barns are converted to the highest specifications featuring solid oak flooring, quality bathroom fittings and handmade kitchens, complete with Aga cookers.

The stylishly decorated barns offer a tasteful, relaxed style. Outstanding furniture was especially commissioned to local craftsmen, resulting in truly individual interiors.

Walnut Tree Barn (Sleeps 6/7)

Walnut Tree Barn holiday accommodation, Norfolk

A stunning solid oak staircase forms a central feature from the hall leading to the galleried upstairs bedrooms.

The open plan downstairs space has been designed for easy, sociable living with a wonderful, specially commissioned dining table. An electric Aga cooker is a special feature of the hand crafted kitchen.

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Apple Tree Barn (Sleeps 4)

Apple Tree Barn holiday accommodation, Norfolk

High general specifications give this barn an individual and homely atmosphere – easy to feel relaxed in.

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Children’s Play Area

Children’s Play Area

Both barns have the use of an enclosed children’s play area with swings, slide and climbing frame – one for small children with swing, slide and seesaw – and a more adventurous one for older children.

There’s also a seat for parents to watch their children and relax with a coffee (or a glass of wine!).

Perfect for family groups

The barns are ideal for large family groups wishing to holiday together.

Fresh local produce available

Fresh local produceLot’s of healthy, fresh produce is available locally.

Additionally, the village of Briston features a very popular family owned butcher’s shop and bakery. Nearby Melton Constable also has another family run butcher’s shop.

There’s a Chinese takeaway, fish & chips, pizzas, etc, etc.

Our location

We are 3 miles from the Georgian town of Holt, a popular destination for shopping and eating out (restaurants, tea rooms and public houses).

Cromer, north Norfolk

We are also only a few miles from the traditional seaside towns of Wells, Sheringham and Cromer, all offering activities for children and clean beaches.

View our recommended local attractions.

Baby Equipment

The following equipment is available:

  • Travel Cots
  • Highchairs

Sorry, but we do not permit pets.

The perfect place to stay for Christmas…

Bookings now available for Christmas.

Christmas at Old Nursery Farm Barns, Norfolk

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Old Nursery Farm Barns, Norfolk (sign)

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Lovely barn in a beautiful part of the country. Thank you!
The Bacons
Very convenient for exploring the whole of the north Norfolk coast. Pensthorpe is a must - lots to see and do. Blickling is wonderful - spent the whole day there. The barn is lovely.
R & L Wragg
Very nice barn conversion. A peaceful and relaxing holiday. Excellent meal at the Hunworth Bell. Creake Abbey is well worth a visit. Good shops and excellent cafe for lunch.
A & G Brookes
Thank you so much! The barn is lovely and we spent a couple of cosy nights in. We loved Holt and all the recommended places to eat -  The Feathers and The King's Head in Holt. Our favourite was the Hunworth Bell in the next village - absolutely amazing. Blakeney, Holkham beach, Burnham Market and Holt town centre are all worth visiting. We look forward to our next visit!
James and Emma
We loved it! Amazing stay. We went out a lot, including to see the fireworks and had so much fun.
Chris, Lisa, Betsy, Hattie & George
We have had an absolutely brilliant stay here. The sunsets have been amazing (even after two rainy days) - and so much to see and do.
Definitely returning here, thank you!
The Hicksons from Cheshire
We have had a great time in Norfolk and done so much. Brancaster beach is perfect for families. We saw the seals at Blakeney on a boat trip. We enjoyed the Hunworth Bell - excellent food. And so was The Kings Head in Holt. If you have a head for heights then Extreme Adventure was great fun. We have been lucky with the weather but we still would have had great fun!
Teressa, Kevin and Emma from London
Lovely holiday! The barn is beautiful and just what you need for a relaxing time, away from reality!
The Hepworth Family
"We have had such a lovely time at Apple Tree Barn. Well presented, clean and cosy. We have really enjoyed our time in Briston and loved exploring the coast. Thanks for providing such a lovely place to stay"
Tamsin & Andrew
The perfect family getaway - nice, quiet and beautiful surrounding locations such as Wells and Cromer (our favourites). The accommodation was wonderful - would definitely revisit! Loved every minute!
The Day Family
We had a super time, fortunate with the weather. Having a 6-year-old, the play area has been a life saver for us. Local people have been great, especially with the tips on where to go and where to eat. Cannot fault the barn - very comfortable and relaxing. Many thanks!
Pino & Natalie
The best Christmas break ever!!! Food, TV and relaxation! Thank you. PS - Thanks for the lovely Christmas decorations and such a warm, cosy house. x
Pindorya & The Patel Family
A beautiful barn conversion - feels really homely. Had a lovely, relaxing week. Thank you.
The Brickell Family
Beautiful barn. Very relaxing stay. Lovely accommodation. Excellent meal at the Hunworth Bell.
S & M Stanley
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