Mill Farm Eco Barns

Winterton-on-Sea, Norfolk

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


2 places


Sleeping from 2 – 8


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.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • Credit cards
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

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


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


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

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm, please get in touch for early check in
Check out
Booking restrictions
Please check owners' website for availability. Short breaks available outside peak season.

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.


Nightly price
from £74
Weekly price
from £320
Damage deposit
£200 for Eco Barn, no deposit required for Hay Barn
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


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

The Hay Barn was perfect for us and our small baby. The owners' website was full of helpful information which meant we had a great holiday of seal spotting, long walks and fantastic pub lunches. The accommodation had everything we needed and was very cosy even on a windy November weekend - and the homemade flapjacks were a lovely treat!


We were 3 generations with a toddler and tiny baby. This is a fantastic place to stay: spacious, so thoughtfully designed and furnished, with good quality furnishings and utensils. Emma provided baby equipment, including a pushchair and lots of good toys. We arrived to a fantastic trug of vegetables from the garden, eggs, home made jam, and a very special cake. Winterton is a lovely sandy beach. All perfect for a family holiday. Thank you to Emma and Neil


A fantastic weekend break for 8 friends. We had a fabulous walk to see the seals combined with good pub grub. The barn has great space for get togethers with a wonderful open plan kitchen dining area. The woodburner is a real treat as well as the delicious cake and jam waiting on arrival. Thanks to Emma & Nick for looking after us so well!


Mill Farm Eco Barn was light and airy, and spacious enough to easily accommodate six of us. It has recently been converted with a high standard of convenience and comfort, including a large and well-appointed kitchen. There were lots of local attractions to keep us all happy: wonderful beaches and walks, adventure parks and pubs, seals and watching the Shetland ponies being fed their dinner each evening. The personal touch of Neil and Emma, who gave helpful hints about the countryside, was an added bonus. We all had a grand time and hope to return soon!


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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.