Makers Barn

Sidestrand, Norfolk Coast

  • 4 Star Gold
  • Reduced Occupancy Offer30% off for 4 guests or less on certain weeks

You can book this property from:

  • £1,432 per week
  • £205 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 4 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Range/Aga
  • Freezer


  • 3 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • Walk-in shower
  • Ground floor WC

Important - Please Note

House Rules

  • Check in: 5:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am


Built of brick and flint, Makers Barn is a self-catering converted barn full of character, split levels, tucked away sitting areas, and two completely separate bedrooms suites. Not only does this provide families with more privacy when holidaying together, it adds a sense of mystery to the property's rustic elegance. Both avid and casual walkers will find plenty of routes to meet their needs, whether it's through the countryside or for a sunset stroll overlooking the water on the Norfolk Coastal Path.

The cosy eccentricity of new and old

With fresh colours and warm furnishings to evoke both Makers Barn's coastal location and history, discerning visitors will also enjoy the more contemporary tastes of large spaces full of natural light. Coming in through the front garden, the glazed front doors open on to a comfortable little family area with a wood burner and another set of glazed doors that lead to the back garden. The kitchen is modern and fully equipped, and completing the ground floor are a utility room and a cloakroom with a washbasin and WC.

Following the stairs up from the hall, the sitting room benefits from its beautiful, vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, as well as an electric wood burner style fire to set the mood, no matter what the occasion. There is also a separate reading room with armchairs.

Peaceful surroundings

Makers Barn's elegance comes from its character and setting alike. Families staying here can enjoy meals and drinks on the furnished rear patio outside. For those who would prefer to go out to eat, nearby Overstrand hosts a popular cliff-top cafe and a good pub. They could even walk along the beach to Cromer at low tide and enjoy all that this popular seaside town has to offer, including award-winning fish and chips, a range of arcades and a stunning, traditional pier.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

Down the stairs leads to the first two bedrooms and a bathroom. The first bedroom has a king-size bed and French doors that open on to the garden, while the second bedroom holds two twin beds, and its French doors give on to the rear garden. In the bathroom, there is a bath and over-bath shower, a separate shower, and WC. The next two bedrooms are on the split-level landing, headed back up the stairs, one with a double bed, and the other with twin beds. Also on the split landing is the second bathroom, with a bath and over-bath shower, and a cloakroom with WC.


The property has a driveway with parking space for four cars. Mobile phone reception is variable. Special Offer: 30% discount for parties of 4 and under using two bedrooms on selected low season weeks. 




Great week in a lovely barn. Thank you for the treats. A great way to spend my 60th birthday!

Mr Paul T,

We were told about Makers Barn by other law family members. We enjoyed it as much as they did! Thanks for the welcome treats. Very comfortable stay.

Ms Rosemary L,

Beautiful barn with everything you need. Thanks for the biscuits and wine. Thank you.

Mrs Lyndsay R,

A wonderful week in a fabulous house and lovely friendly owners - couldn't have been better.

Mr Jonathan M,

Four old friends from all over met for a reunion - perfect accommodation. Thank you!!

Past Customer,

Lovely barn, wonderful weather, recommend the Dun Cow at Saltmarsh for dinner. Thank you

Miss Charlotte N,

Beautiful barn, everything we needed, well equipped and very comfortable. Thoroughly enjoyed our two whole days, shame the current situation meant we had to leave early on Monday. Lovely walks at Cromer & Sheringham beaches and can thoroughly recommend The White Horse at Overstrand. Thank you for organising such good weather for us too! 6 Ipswich Ladies!

Mrs Carol B,

An enjoyable long weekend, a home away from home. Lovely and spacious, plenty of room. Great linen and towels. All you would need and more. Also a good location for exploring Norfolk and surrounds. Highly recommend! (ps there's no ghost!!)

Gull party,

Beautiful barn. We had a lovely time here with our children and grandchildren.

Past Customer,

A lovely barn. Very clean and well equipped and we really appreciated the welcome supplies! Good meals at The Feathers Hotel, The Gunton Arms, The Lawn and The Owl tea rooms. Enjoyed visits to Holt and Blakeney. Thank you for a great stay.

Previous Customer,

A lovely (but too short) stay. This is a fantastic cottage on a beautiful coast. Sea air and good food and drink - all refreshed! Thank you!

Past Customer,

A home from home, lovely & spacious, plenty of room. Great linen and towels. All you would need and more. Also a great location for exploring Norfolk and the surrounds. Highly recommended.

Mrs Louise G,

A lovely (but too short) stay. This is a fantastic cottage on a beautiful coast. Sea air & good food and drink - all refreshed! Thank you! Halls & Mitchells.

Mrs Kate H,

Another well satisfied three generation party accommodated by your beautiful barn - thank you! Everything we needed - beautiful sitting room and magical secret door that the children loved! No beach that we haven't visited and no sandcastle that we haven't built. A pleasure to explore the North Norfolk coastline and we look forward to making just as good holiday next year! So long Makers Barn.

Miller family,

Amazing two weeks in this incredible barn in beautiful surroundings. Lovely hosts. We'll be back one day.

Baker family,

Fabulous stay in this beautiful barn, creating those important family memories. Thank you both.

Mrs Ann P,

Lovely roomy house. Well equipped. Perfect for two families.

Mr Tom W,

Thank you for a lovely stay. You have an amazing property and we are very sad to leave. We had fun in Cromer, on the Bure Valley Railway, sailing on the Broads at Wroxham, Overstrand Beach and Mannington Gardens.

Past Customer,

Thank you for a lovely staycation! Beautiful barn and lovely location.

Past Customer,

Thank you for such a wonderful place to stay to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary with family, Perfect!!

Mrs Keith T,

Very enjoyable and comfortable stay. Thank you for your hospitality and welcome. Such a beautiful and clean, great area to explore

Mr Nigel L,

We are fortunate to have had the opportunity to stay at "The Makers Barn" during the pandemic, a 3 generation family holiday, superb accommodation and lovely weather. Thank you for the memorable stay. Grandchildren enjoyed the beach at Overstrand and spotting the seals at Horsey.

Previous Customer,

Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely barn, very comfortable and we have had a lovely time exploring the area.

Previous Customer,

Thank you for a wonderful stay, we enjoyed your lovely property which was in a fantastic location. The children in particular loved the garden.

Previous Customer,

This property is wonderful. Very well equipped, comfortable and in a good position. We loved the uniqueness of the place and found it restful and easy to find our way round. Cooking was easy to do and the owners were very helpful & friendly. the provisions that they left for us were very much appreciated and a nice touch.

Mrs N,

Beautiful restored, well equipped and spotless. We have had an amazing time, the location of the house is excellent,we will be recommending "The Makers Barn"

Previous Customer,