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The Kings Head Country Hotel

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#1 of 1 small hotel in Great Bircham
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Warm welcome to The Kings Head Country Hotel, we are a family-run country Hotel. Built in the Edwardian era, the hotel combines all the traditional warmth and comfort of a long established country house hotel with sleek contemporary facilities. The hotel is located in Great Bircham and is ideally located close to Royal Sandringham and Houghton estates, as well as the North Norfolk coast and nature reserves. The charming and bustling towns of Burnham Market and Holt are both just 20 mins away.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Hiking
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Express check-in / check-out
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Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Languages Spoken
English
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SJW wrote a review 7 Apr
Cheshunt, United Kingdom18 contributions11 helpful votes
Wonderful hotel with great staff. Plenty of parking with lovely views and gardens. Everything was clean and beautifully designed for a comfortable weekend. Every need was met and nothing was too much trouble. Highly recommended. Thank you Sandra & Keith. 😊
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Response from Maxine Jose, Owner at The Kings Head Country Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased your enjoyed your stay with us, we do hope you will come back and visit us again soon. Kind regards The Kings Head Country Hotel
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Angela C wrote a review 1 Apr
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We stayed at the hotel for two night's couldn't fault it lovely comfortable bed, our room overlooked the back really quiet, the food was delicious, I had the venison shepherd's pie wow ! My husband had the fish curry, it was perfect, nice & spicy which is what a curry should be, can't understand the review which mentioned curry was too spicy ! If you don't like spice then don't order curry ! Breakfast was delicious too, thank you everybody for looking after us . We enjoyed it so much we've booked to go back beginning of May.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Sandra Bowman, Owner at The Kings Head Country Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
We are so pleased your enjoyed your stay with us and had a good dining experience as well. Glad to hear you enjoyed the curry, we also agree with you about the curry comment below we thought the same thing 😁Thank you so much for leaving us a lovely review we really do appreciate it and we look forward to welcoming you back in May. Kind Regards The Kings Head Country Hotel
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Daphne B wrote a review Mar 2024
Peterborough, United Kingdom118 contributions35 helpful votes
We booked a one night stay B&B last Saturday, it was superb. Welcomed by Joseph and Jeff, we were shown to our room. Lovely decor throughout. The room was great, so homely and warm. The bed extra comfy with fabulous pillows. That made a change as I always find pillows in large hotels too thick, these were perfect. We had a scrumptious evening meal in the nicely appointed dining room. I had fish and chips and they did it GF for me, such a treat. My husband had a pasta dish, excellent menu. All in all we couldn't fault it throughout. Sandra looked after us well and Josh. Breakfast was cooked to order and nicely presented. You must give this a try you will not be disappointed, can't wait to be able to stay again.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: There are stairs so be aware of this when booking.
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Response from Sandra Bowman, Owner at The Kings Head Country Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you both so much for leaving us a wonderful review it means so much to us. I will pass on your lovely comments to the relevant staff members and really do hope you will come and visit us again real soon. Take care
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George P wrote a review Mar 2024
Romford, United Kingdom23 contributions16 helpful votes
Had a great nights stay here. From check in to check out I couldn’t fault the team, the food or the hotel. Arrived and checked in without any fuss. The receptionist even offered to carry our bags to our room. We ate in the restaurant in the evening and the food was excellent, plentiful and very reasonably priced. A great nights sleep, bed very comfortable and no outside noise. Breakfast was included in the price and it was delicious. Locally sourced produce and it set us up for the day. If I’m in the area again I wouldn’t hesitate to book again.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Rook 4 slanting bathroom ceiling, be careful not to knock your head when using the loo.
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for leaving us a great review we really do appreciate it and we do hope you will come back and visit us again really soon. Take care The Kings Head Country Hotel
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Kathleen G wrote a review Feb 2024
Lincoln, United Kingdom17 contributions9 helpful votes
We last stayed here 10 years ago so there have been some changes. Very welcoming entrance. Restaurant a very smart wedding area but not overwhelming while having breakfast. Dinner served in bar area. Very well laid out and bar welcoming for villagers having a night out and for us visitors. Nice to see, often locals arenpushed out. Food fantastic I enjoyed a pasta dish and a burger, not my usual choices and both converted.me. Breakfast was very good too. Poached egg, hollandaise and spinach....Best I've ever eaten. Staff were efficient and friendly, We had a great break.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 6 Mar 2024
Thank you very much for your lovely review. It means a lot to our small family run hotel to get a 5 star review and we do really appreciate you taking the time to leave one. We hope you come and visit us again very soon. Kindest regards The Kings Head Country Hotel
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jrob284 wrote a review Jan 2024
Northampton, United Kingdom9 contributions15 helpful votes
Having stayed at the hotel before, we knew that it would be warm, spotless and welcoming. Situated so well to several lovely beaches and interesting places to visit, we started each of our 4 days with a good selection of cooked breakfasts with local, fresh produce. A re - opened restaurant meant that we could relax each evening and enjoy dinner without leaving the hotel. Well presented, a very good menu, personal and friendly service ….and big portions! Go hungry and definitely don’t miss the roast! We spent quiet evenings by the fire in the lounge area - post Christmas, we expected that. Surprised that New Years Eve wasn’t a bit more jolly. Maybe all the locals were at another party? Our room was big, warm and comfortable - the only small gripe is that we had staff bedrooms above us, so a bit noisy early mornings and late nights. We got used to it - but it might not suit some people. Absolutely would return to this lovely part of Norfolk and wish the owner and her lovely staff a successful 2024.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Plenty of parking. Dog friendly.
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Response from Sandra Bowman, Owner at The Kings Head Country Hotel
Responded 6 Mar 2024
Thank you very much for your lovely review, we do really appreciate you taking the time to leave us one. It means a lot to our small family run hotel that you had a nice stay. I do sincerely apologise about the noise you said you had coming from the staff quarters upstairs. We don't normally have staff stay onsite but as it was the Christmas period it was easier for all concerned. I have spoken to them about this and any staff that stay in the future will be reminded that we do have guests staying on the floor below. We hope you come and visit us again very soon. Kindest regards The Kings Head Country Hotel
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Nicky B wrote a review Jan 2024
Docking, United Kingdom22 contributions12 helpful votes
I am so pleased to report that my husband and I have just enjoyed a lovely lunch at the King’s Head in Bircham. The bar area is so welcoming and so tastefully decorated. The fire was roaring and the whole establishment felt warm and inviting. We were served for both drinks and food by the wonderful Joseph. His professionalism was outstanding and he was a pleasure to converse with. The vegetarian food that we opted for was absolutely lovely - compliments to the chef. We will return…very soon. Thank you to everyone involved! An amazing job!
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 6 Mar 2024
Thank you both so much for leaving a wonderful review about our restaurant and Joseph and great bar man. As we have only recently opened the restaurant back up we are so pleased that our guests and visitors are enjoying the food. We do hope you will visit us again soon. Kindest regards The Kings Head Country Hotel.
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Alexander B wrote a review Jan 2024
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A very comfortable stay on New Year’s Eve with the family, fantastic evening meal and breakfast..would highly recommend for a Norfolk getaway and close proximity to great local beaches! Friendly staff, and very accommodating to Dog’s as well which was a great addition for us.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 6 Mar 2024
Thank you for leaving us a lovely review it is very much appreciated being a small family run hotel. We do hope you will come and visit us again very soon. Kindest regards The Kings Head Country Hotel
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Kerry C wrote a review Nov 2023
Dersingham, United Kingdom23 contributions26 helpful votes
Such a lovely place , decor is beautiful, the wood burner makes the lounge area feel very cosy…,,I have given 3 stars on menu options only, as I wanted a vegan dish and was told this wasn’t possible, my partner and I had a drink and left to find somewhere more accommodating which was such a shame as everything else about the place was 5 star(come on chefs please adapt menus for all diets )I will return if and when I can I can enjoy a drink AND a meal
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 6 Mar 2024
I am so sorry you felt that we couldn't accommodate you for food on your visit. We are trying lots of new things out at the moment with our menu and and as being vegan is now becoming very popular we will be having more dishes on our menu. We do really appreciate your lovely comments about the hotel and do hope you will come back and visit us again soon. Kindest regards The Kings Head Country Hotel
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Ray H wrote a review Nov 2023
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom12 contributions15 helpful votes
We visited this hotel for lunch as part of the Norfolk Restaurant Week. This is a limited menu at a set price. We use Norfolk Restaurant Week try try out new venues with a view to returning to those that impress and I must say this hotel really did impress. We shall definitely be returning in the near future.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Responded 6 Mar 2024
Thank you so much for leaving a wonderful review about our restaurant. As we have only recently opened the restaurant back up we are so pleased that our guests and visitors are enjoying the food. We do hope you will visit us again soon. Kindest regards The Kings Head Country Hotel.
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United KingdomEnglandEast AngliaNorfolkGreat Bircham
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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THE KINGS HEAD COUNTRY HOTEL - Updated 2024 (Great Bircham)

Frequently Asked Questions about The Kings Head Country Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Kings Head Country Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Houghton Hall, Gardens and Sculpture Park (2.9 miles), Snettisham Park (4.9 miles), and Bircham Windmill (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Kings Head Country Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Kings Head Country Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Kings Head Country Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Kings Head Country Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Duck, The Railway Inn Pub and Bed & Breakfast, and Bircham Stores & Cafe.
Is The Kings Head Country Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the centre of Great Bircham.
Are pets allowed at The Kings Head Country Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Kings Head Country Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Houghton Hall, Gardens and Sculpture Park (2.9 miles), Bircham Windmill (0.4 miles), and Appleton Water Tower (4.8 miles).