Mill Farm Eco Barns

Winterton-on-Sea, Norfolk
Self-catering


Stylish eco barns with generous hampers – Eco Barn sleeps 8, Hay Barn 2. Close to village, beach and pub, with friendly owners close by

Place

2 places

Sleeps

Sleeping from 2 – 8

The
Experience

In the grounds of Mill Farm where the owners live (he’s an ecologist, she’s an organic food specialist), is a big beautiful barn with space to spread out. Views reach over farmland and Shetland ponies, while brick and flint walls and willow screens create privacy from next door; the big patio is a safe place for children. Enter an open-plan living room with vaulted ceilings and a bright airy feel; the central oak staircase winds you to the mezzanine and bedrooms above (two are up, two are down). Fossil-stone slabs line the floor, sleek leather sofas are deliciously comfy and children will love the hanging chair. Delightful Emma gives you a fabulous hamper (veg from the allotment, home-baked cake and more), logs for the wood-burner, and has a wonderful eye for colour and design. Bedrooms are spacious and calming, one with a balcony for sundowners; bathrooms are the bee’s knees. Hay Barn is close by – snug for two (and space for a little one) with a wood-burner and enclosed patch of garden. There are books, games, TV with surround sound, bikes to borrow and toddlers’ seats, and you can walk to pub, fish shop, small store and beach.

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm, please get in touch for early check in
Check out
10am
Booking restrictions
Please check owners' website for availability. Short breaks available outside peak season.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Dogs

Dog treats on arrival and dog bowls provided.

Dogs £15 per dog per stay. Max. 2 in each barn.

Secure garden; all-year dog-friendly beach; countryside walks and local area walking guide. Chickens on site, so sadly puppies can't be taken.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £74
Weekly price
from £320
Damage deposit
£200 for Eco Barn, no deposit required for Hay Barn
Surcharges
Short breaks available, Hay Barn £220-£440, Mill Farm Eco Barn £625-£1560. Dogs £15 (by arrangement).
1 Barn for 8
From £2008 beds4 bedrooms
1 Barn for 2
From £741 bed1 bedroom

Reviews

We booked Mill Farm Eco Barn as a special family holiday for my Dads birthday. It was fabulous to find such an amazing place to stay where we all had lovely rooms with our own bathrooms. There was also a very pretty enclosed courtyard which was perfect for our dog. On arrival there was a basket of fresh eggs, jam and veg plus one of the best cakes I have ever eaten. The guest allotment was brilliant especially the freshly picked raspberries. The bedrooms were all a good size and the barn was lovely and clean on arrival. Lovely local village and great walks especially on the beach & coast path.

Lorraine, Stourbridge

Our family comprises 6 adults plus 2 children under 3. Had a great time, there was something for everyone. Hosts were great as was the ECO barn and we particularly enjoyed the "Welcome cake". So much space and all the facilities you could wish for. I wasn't sure there would be enough to do in the local area but was pleasantly surprised; such a lovely and unspoilt village just 10 min away. The beaches are so good and we soon found ourselves completely alone. Emma recommended we hire a boat on the Broads. Was such a fantastic thing to do even though 2 of our group were very apprehensive!

Robert, Rugby

What a gem of a place. Brilliant hosts, really comfortable and a wonderful place to visit. Fresh bread on arrival, fresh fruit from the allotment and only 10 minutes walk to the most amazing beach. Loved, loved loved this place. We will be back.

Jo, Essex

Although Hay Barn is compact it's well equipped for 2 adults. Ideally situated, you can walk to the beach using a range of waymarked routes and visit a range of historic houses and gardens within a 20 mile. Local food recommended by Emma is excellent, including the Ingham Swan (booking advised), Dabs and Crabs for delicious fresh fish, asparagus and strawberries and the local farm shop for veg and fresh eggs. Ideal location to relax and slow down. The on site allotment for guests is a super idea and we really appreciated the fresh eggs and home made biscuits!

Tricia, Sheffield

We had a wheelchair user in our party and before booking needed clarification on a few matters. Emma could not have been more helpful, all our concerns were met and great consideration was shown throughout our stay. The downstairs double bedroom and wet room suited our needs well and the Barn is spacious and comfortable with easy access to the patio. All in all an excellent stay. Thank you.

Ian, Coventry

Rain or Shine, The Eco-Barn is the perfect holiday home to spend quality time with friends and family. I celebrated my 50th birthday with seven of my friends and the spacious and beautiful living quarters easily accommodated us very comfortably. We enjoyed beautiful walks on the beach, lots of laughs on the patio and around the dinner table while playing board games and more laughs and games in the barn playing table tennis. A welcome basket containing home made cake, bread, jam and juice was simply delicious. Thank you Emma and Neil for an unforgettable time in your beautiful Eco Barn.

Esmeralda, Norwich

Outstanding self catering accommodation in a beautiful location; your every need has been considered. A real home from home rarely experienced anywhere. We had an extended family weekend that including a boisterous 2year old but with the sheer number of toys, books, games etc and the open layout, there is certainly enough to keep children entertained. Already reviewing diaries to book our next visit.

Margaret, Oakham

Emma and Neil made us so welcome for our weekend, celebrating birthdays across three generations. Eco Barn is perfect for family gatherings, with so many well thought out features and space for everyone. Toys, books, games, the play barn, ample kitchen equipment and warm and cosy too! With the beach and a good pub only ten minutes walk away and many suggested walks, we were spoilt for choice for things to do. Would love to come again.

Jackie, Kettleburgh

My husband and I and Daisy the dog spent a lovely couple of days in the Hay Barn. It's the perfect retreat for 2. Evenings by the log burner, comfy stylish surroundings and wonderful walks to see the seals along the sandy beach. I can't wait to come back. Wonderful. Thanks so much Neil and Emma for being such lovely hosts.

Sophie, Colchester

Emma and Neil were wonderful hosts, very attentive. The Barn has been beautifully created with huge bedrooms, great kitchen and plenty of space to sit around and chat. It was a shame we were here in November as we could not make use of excellent outdoor space. We would come back here in a flash, if only there was space in the bookings!! Ideally placed for the beaches, the Broads and leisurely walks.

Sandra, West wickham

What an amazing place. The barns are beautiful, the hosts are so helpful and just lovely. Facilities are brilliant and the beds are so comfortable. Just brilliant for 8 adults but I am desperate to bring my grandchildren back.

Jane, London

Lovely spacious and stylish but very comfortable barn for our large family gathering. Great sized bedrooms so everybody was very happy with their accommodation. The barn is well equipped with everything you need. Emma and Neil are great hosts and provide a lovely cake and other home-produced goodies to welcome you. I had never been to the Norfolk coast and was not disappointed by the lovely unspoilt beach nearby and the local seal sanctuary was breathtaking. I would thoroughly recommend and would love to go back again.

Jane, Whitstable

A delightful property able to accommodate 3 generations of family 6 adults 3 children and a baby + 3 dogs very comfortably. Walking distance to huge sandy beach, a family & dog friendly pub with excellent selection of food and huge choice of attractions for day visits

Jackie, Horley

We stayed for a week and enjoyed our time at the Eco Barn. The welcoming cake and bread was fab and the barn served the eight of us very well.

Sue, Oxford

We were celebrating our 70th birthdays so hired the Hay Barn for ourselves and left the rest of our family: six adults, a six year old, a nine year old and two tiny babies to enjoy the spacious, stylish and beautiful accommodation of the Eco Barn. From the moment we arrived to find a basket of delicious goodies and a very special gateaux worthy of the Bake Off we felt thoroughly spoilt and at home. Grandma and grandpa were very, very comfortable in the Hay Barn and were often ‘found’ by the grandchildren. So lovely that they could just walk next door with no fear of traffic. Thank you

Viv, Kent

Thank you for a wonderful stay, the barn was very clean and spacious and we loved the welcoming cake you made for us. We would love to come and stay with you again and would definitely recommend you to everyone. Hope to see you again. Sue & Denise

Sue, Camberley

We recently stayed at the barn with two young very mobile children. It's absolutely perfect. Wonderfully warm and enough space for ten of us to stay with our own space. The communal area is great. Everything is impeccable and you are made to feel very welcome. The farm is a working farm so great for the children. Easy walks nearby and lots of recommendations of things to do and places to eat. Have already been recommending the barn to friends.

Nanda, London

Perfect sanctuary after hectic time with son's London wedding. Well equipped,cosy & comfy with bonus of homemade cheese scones, bread ( still warm!) & newlaid eggs from our welcoming hosts who even invited us to their bonfire party! Easy walk to good village pub with roaring fire. Great base from which to explore coastal Norfolk - we saw a day old pup at Horsey Seal Colony. The Haybarn was compact but so thoughtfully designed & spotless- we loved it! Thank you Emma and Neil - just what we needed!

Mark, London

A great barn wonderfully spacious and private. A warm welcome.Delicious cake and allotment goodies to hand. Lovely walks around the area and a beautiful, quiet, clean beach close by.

Helen, Derbyshire

We stayed in both barns with 10 adults and 3 toddlers and it was great! Really well equipped for the little ones and loads of space. The barns are finished to a really high standard so it feels comfortable and luxurious. The owners were very friendly and helpful with all our needs. The toddlers loved the ponys and chickens and the local area is lovely with lots to see and do.

Helen, London

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Emma Punchard

  • Located on the edge of the delightful village of Winterton on sea. Glorious sand dunes, beaches, pub, cafe and brilliant children's play area within walking distance. Finalist in 2017 Family Friendly Accommodation of the year.
  • Amazing seal colony between Winterton beach and Horsey over 1300 baby seals born on the beach between Nov and mid Jan.
  • Broads National Park ideal for boating, canoeing, walking and cycling. Lots of fabulous walks direct from Barn., we provide a guide on arrival.
  • Award winning adventure park BeWilderwood is 20 minutes from the barn and is an amazing day out for the entire family
  • National Trust Horsey Windmill along the coast. Other National Trust properties are within easy reach.
  • Lots of good local pubs.