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Scotgate Cottage - impressive external shot of the barn
Scotgate Cottage - indoor heated pool
Scotgate Cottage - luxury hot tub and sauna
Scotgate Cottage - dining for 23 in total
Scotgate Cottage -lots of outside seating accessed from both properties
Scotgate Cottage - large games room with its very own bar
Scotgate Cottage - luxury lounge with sofas and open fireplace
Scotgate Cottage - bi fold doors to the outside seating area
Scotgate Cottage - stylish open plan design
Scotgate Cottage - large family bedroom
Scotgate Cottage - lots of outside space for table tennis
Scotgate Cottage - idyllic spot to enjoy a coffee next to the lake
Scotgate Cottage - full sized tennis court
Scotgate Cottage - aerial view
Scotgate Cottage - gated property
Scotgate Cottage - room to sit and watch a game of tennis
Scotgate Cottage - aerial shot of the lake
Scotgate Cottage - indoor heated pool
Scotgate Cottage - luxury hot tub and sauna
Scotgate Cottage - dining for 23 in total
Scotgate Cottage -lots of outside seating accessed from both properties

Scotgate Cottage, Great Hockham, Norfolk

Sleeps 2 - 17 7 Bedrooms 23 Dining

Luxury holiday houses near Thetford with an indoor pool, hot tub and games room, sleeping 17 for family weekends and special occasions

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Scotgate Cottage, Great Hockham, Norfolk, sleeps 2 - 17 in 7 bedrooms.

Sleeps up to 23 when using sofa beds too:

Scotgate Cottage sleeps 13 guests plus 4 on sofa beds
Scotgate Barn Annex sleeps 4 guests plus 2 on a sofa bed

Only available together

Norfolk family holiday houses near Thetford, just made for multi generational groups and friends who are planning a holiday together or meeting up for a special occasion. Scotgate Cottage has been restored into wonderful accommodation with all boxes ticked. Set in 5 acres of parkland and pretty gardens, guests will love the carp fishing lake, indoor pool, luxury hot tub, sauna, tennis court and amazing games room. With oodles of space inside and outside, your group is sure to have a great holiday in this Norfolk country house.

The Barn is a fantastic addition for  extra guests, allowing a little privacy for grandparents or a young family. And Scotgate Cottage and Barn are both dog friendly.

Scotgate Cottage has 3 reception rooms including a lounge with relaxed sofas, wood stove and Smart TV, a garden room with doors opening onto the courtyard and a games room with bar. Something for everyone in a mixed group. The kitchen diner is well equipped for the needs of a big gathering, with the table large enough for everyone to eat together, plus there's a breakfast bar for informal meals.  The Barn has spacious open plan living. The courtyard has a great barbecue area with pizza oven and outside seating for warm summer evenings.

The indoor pool at Scotgate Cottage gives a focus for fun whatever the weather. The luxury hot tub and sauna complete a mini spa experience and allow guests to leave feeling indulged and pampered. Or guests can have a go at carp fishing in the well stocked lake and a game of tennis on the full sized court.

Bedrooms in Scotgate Cottage are luxurious and extra sofa beds in Principal and Sage rooms mean they make good family rooms. Each room is individually designed with stylish decor and soft furnishings. The bunk room for 5 makes a great den space for the children in the group. The Barn has a double and a twin. Contemporary shower rooms are plentiful across both houses.

If you fancy a walk from Scotgate Cottage, The Eagle in Great Hockham is a short stroll away for good food and a pint of ale. Norfolk is known for picturesque villages and stately homes, and there are plenty of great pubs or farm shops where you can pick up fresh produce. 


Dog Friendly

Up to 4 dogs per house for an extra cost and by prior arrangement. Please do not leave them unattended.

Hot Tub

Luxury hot tub and sauna.


WiFi is available throughout.

Swimming Pool

Indoor heated swimming pool.

Games Room

Pool table, a bar, comfy seating, darts and TV in main cottage. Norwich City themed outside gaming shed, with many outdoor activities for children.


Carp lake with summer house and pontoon. Tennis court. Courtyard with pizza oven, barbecue and Tiki Cocktail Bar. Outside seating at cottage and barn.


Large kitchen diner with Smeg oven, large fridge freezer, 2 dishwashers and breakfast bar. Barn has full kitchen.

Dining Room

Both have inside dining for the number of guests. Cottage can seat 23 at once using breakfast bar too. Al fresco dining.

Sitting Room

Cottage has 3 reception rooms includes lounge with wood stove, garden room and games room with bar. Barn has lounge with plush sofas and TV.

TV and Music Facilities

Smart TV, including fully sky package, in main lounge and TV in games room. TV in principle bedroom. Barn has a large TV in lounge.

Tennis Court

All multi-wether sports court to include full size tennis court, netball and 5 aside football.


Cottage sleeps 17, 3 en suites. 1 sofa bed in both the Principal and Sage. Barn has a double and a twin with 2 extras on a sofa bed.


3 en suites and a family bathroom in the cottage upstairs. Two wash rooms downstairs as well. Barn has a shower room.

Heating and Open Fires

Both properties are centrally heated throughout. The cottage has a wood stove in the main lounge. Scotgate Barn boasts underfloor heating throughout.

Children's Facilities

Fun bunk room for 5 with toys and books. Swimming pool and outside games shed stocked with outdoor activities. 2 High chairs provided and 1 travel cot


Quality bedding and bathroom towels are provided in each property. Swimming pool towels included also.


Ample parking for multiple vehicles.


No smoking please.

Booking Information

  • Book Now for 2024, 2025, 2026
  • Minimum 3 night stay.
  • £25 non-refundable deposit to book, The full balance is then due 6 weeks prior to the arrival date.
  • Check in from 5pm and check out before 10am. 
  • Pets – Yes, well behaved pets allowed. Please note there is an additional fee (not included in the nightly rate)
  • WiFi – Yes, unlimited WiFi available in the cottage and annex. 
  • Parking – Large private driveway for guests to park, space for multiple cars (electric gates with secure code for access)
  • Essentials provided – Bed linen, bath towels and swimming pool towels included.
  • Also provided – One travel cot, one highchair, hair dryer per bedroom, iron with ironing board and outdoor dog kennels (if required)

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Scotgate Cottage

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £7000
3 Night Weekend
From £3000
Midweek per night
From £1000

Late Deals

August 2024 Late Deals

3 nts - 12 - 15th - £3750; 4 nts 19-23rd - £5000; 4 nts 26-30th - £5000


Nestled in the charming village of Great Hockham, Scotgate Cottage is the epitome of countryside warmth and comfort. Surrounded by lush greenery, meadows, and farms, this charming abode offers the perfect retreat for those looking for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. From exploring the quaint countryside to taking a stroll through the quaint streets of Great Hockham, there’s no shortage of things to see and do. It is just under a 10 minute drive from the local town of Watton. Thetford and Thetford Forest are just under a 15 minute drive. The historic city of Norwich with a handful of attractions to visit is only a 40 minute car journey. The other local city of Cambridge is an hours drive away. Norfolk coastal paths and beaches are approximately one hour away. Come explore all that Scotgate Cottage and the Great Hockham local area have to offer.

  • Great Hockham near Thetford.
  • Nearby markets town in Watton and Thetford, where you will find Tescos, Sainsbury's and local markets.
  • The Eagle in Great Hockham serves good food.
  • Norwich.
  • Thetford.
  • Watton and Thetford regular bus services.

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