The Artist's Studio

Syderstone, Norfolk
+44 (0)1485 578153

Tranquil hideaway in a rural Norfolk village, close to farmers’ markets, pubs, restaurants, nature reserves, grand houses and the coast


1 bedroom


Sleeps 2

The Experience

Set in the grounds of Meadow Cottage, where Patricia lives, this stylish open-plan garden studio was an artists’ studio for many years until its recent conversion into sleek self-catering accommodation.

As there’s no shop in the village, Patricia thoughtfully provides enough food for your first breakfast plus some extras – milk, tea, coffee, home-laid eggs, bread, scones, jam, butter, herbs, mustard, and a chilled bottle of wine. You’re welcome to use the barbecue, and you have your own little suntrap of a patio – fabulous for al fresco meals or a glass of wine on a summer’s evening.

The interior is one spacious room, with a clever screen partitioning the sleeping area and a compact kitchen set in a cupboard; an antique Parisian wood-burner casts a warming glow and underfloor heating keeps things cosy. A gate opens out across fields if you fancy a stroll; The Lynn Arms is about 100m walk and The Duck Inn at Stanhoe (two miles) serves very good food.

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We think you'll love

  • The peace and tranquillity of the location
  • The opportunity to take part in writing or painting courses on site
  • The ambience of the studio – a restful neutral pallet, comfortable bed, pretty garden, and patio
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You should know

  • The kitchen is compact so best suited for cooking simple meals
  • Parking is on the street
  • There are no shops in the village


  • EV charger
  • Self check-in
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • 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


  • 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
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. 4 nights on weekdays. 3 nights at weekends. 7 nights in high season. Short breaks available.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Pub 2 miles.


Nightly price
from £94
Weekly price
from £660
Damage deposit
1 House for 2
From £941 bedroom


This is a truly fabulous place. We stayed for 1 week at the beginning of May. The accommodation is a seperate building in the garden of Patricia's house. It is designed in a Scandi style with a light airy feel. Underfloor heating, a fabulous bed, and a contemporary wetroom/bathroom make it very comfortable. But more than this, every single detail you could wish for in your home away from home has been thought of, so you will need for nothing. Syderstone is very central for exploring North Norfolk with most of the must-see places within 10 miles. A truly lovely place to stay. We will be back!

Carl, London

The Artist's Studio is a romantic bolthole in rural Norfolk but with easy access to plenty of coastal activities, art galleries, wildlife, grand houses and the foodie heaven that is North Norfolk. Patricia is a kind and thoughtful host who leaves delicious goodies to make your stay memorable. Rain or shine, this is a wonderful place to stay: beautiful décor, fabulously comfortable bed and peace

Mandy, Sawday's inspector

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The neighbourhood

The cottage is grouped in a small yard with other traditional brick and flint cottages serving the local manor house. Syderstone is a pretty village, and the bottom of the garden looks out over the fields and Common, a Site of Special Scientific Interest. There are plenty of shops at Fakenham (10 miles), Burnham Market (5 miles) and coastal towns of Wells and Blakeney (about 10-15 miles).

Local points of interest from Patricia Mullin

  • Syderstone: St Mary's Church one of 124 Norman round-tower churches in Norfolk. Syderstone Common is great for walking and is a site of Special Scientific Interest and home to the Natterjack Toad.
  • You can’t come to North Norfok without going to the beach. Three of the best are Brancaster, wild and bracing, Holkham eleven miles of unspoiled sand and dunes, Wells-next-the-Sea with colourful beach huts. The pubs along the coast road are excellent.
  • Syderstone is equidistant between three grand estates, Sandringham; the Christmas residence of our Royal Family; Houghton Hall, the home of our first Prime Minister, hosting art exhibitions and Holkham Hall; outdoor theatre, concerts and films.
  • Burnham Market, Wells-next-the-Sea and Holt are all sweetly manageable small towns, each with its own unique character and distinctive shops, galleries and eccentric tea rooms, such as Folly, old world charm, delicious cakes served on vintage china.
  • Hidden Gems and memorable outings. The Shell Museum at Glandford, diminutive and quirky. A picnic on Scolt Head Island. A boat to Blakeney Point seal colony. The Thursford Collection, steam engines and organs and the legendary Christmas Spectacular.
  • Our extensive coastal wetlands and marshes are world-renowned and attract a huge variety of migrating birds. Nature reserves at Titchwell Marsh RSPB, Sculthorpe Moor and Pensthorpe (including a Piet Oudolf garden) are a must for any nature lover.


Patricia Mullin

Patricia was brought up in rural East Anglia and studied at The Central St. Martins School of Art in London. She qualified as a designer in applied textiles and designed for Liberty of London and has taught at the University of East Anglia. She's a successful author and offers writing retreats by arrangement; her friend, the artist Tracey Ross, offers painting courses either on-site or on location.