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Breathing Space Norfolk

Heath Priory Staithe Road, Hickling NR12 0YJ England
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#1 of 2 Speciality lodging in Hickling
A special place just for women, whether a single person or a large group we are here to make your stay a memorable one, and are happy to help you create your very special unique stay here at Breathing Space. This part thatched house is full of character, and is set in substantial grounds with a lake and wooden cabin where you can sit and stare at the abundant wildlife. We are a 2-minute walk away from the lovely Norfolk Broads and a 5-minute drive to our gorgeous long sandy beaches where the seals live in their natural habitat. Guests return regularly either to simply kick back and do absolutely nothing, or to enjoy a weekend workshop where discovery is key, be it unlocking dreams and passions, learning a new skill - or embracing a new way of thinking. We offer: Specialised breaks throughout the year for up to 10 people in our luxury bed and breakfast accommodation Holistic hens, special birthdays and reunions etc Great place to come alone or with friends Nutritious home cooked f
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Gurdeep B wrote a review Sep 2020
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I have just returned from a two night stay at Breathing Space with my daughter. What a find! Mags, the owner and her team of therapists are very hospitable, warm and friendly. Mags went the extra mile to make sure that our every need was attended to. Despite the awful weather - gusty winds and pelting rain - which, ordinarily would have been quite depressing because we were confined indoors, it only made the place seem more of a haven and a sanctuary.The ensuite triple room, we had was spacious and comfortable. We spent time reading and chatting in the lounge in front of a roaring log fire. My daughter had the hot stone massage, which she said was the best she had ever had. We are definitely coming back in better weather so we can enjoy sitting outside in the lovely grounds. It was an all round perfect stay from the ambience to the food. A magical place and well worth a visit!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Margaret Sorrell, Owner at Breathing Space Norfolk
Responded 29 Sep 2020
It was a pleasure to meet you both...... so glad you got what you needed, rest and relaxation warmest wishes to you both mags and team
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Elaine S wrote a review Nov 2019
Norfolk, United Kingdom1 contribution
A wonderful first visit to Breathing Space. A truly magical space where I felt nurtured, nourished and cared for in a multitude of ways. My trip was planned for space and tranquility, which I received 3 fold+, away from the distractions at home to refocus on writing my book. This I certainly did; in front of the heart warming, creativity inducing woodburner, the cosy and relaxing cabin by the lake, surrounded with the beautiful colours of autumn, the comfort of the heart bedroom I slept so soundly in and so much more. Mags I thank you whole heartedly for the kind and loving welcome, the fantastic wholesome organic food, the amazing space that you and your wonderful team have created, that allowed me to completely be myself. I have returned home feeling relaxed, rejuventated and re-inspired in so many ways. With much gratitude and looking forward to my next visit.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from Mags-BS, Owner at Breathing Space Norfolk
Responded 26 Nov 2019
thank you for your lovely review, early enjoyed your company, and look forward to seeing you again in the future
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Trisha N wrote a review Oct 2019
Cambridge, United Kingdom17 contributions6 helpful votes
This was my first time to Breathing Space and I was made to feel so welcome by host Linda and a lovely group of women who were there. A peaceful haven of tranquility. It helped sooth my soul and gave me the space I needed me to recover on my road back to work after burnout. Shepherds hut was warm and cosy with its own little wood burner. I had an excellent art session with Cora and produced a couple of pictures to take home ( much to my surprise !). I will definitely be back. Thank you Mags for providing such a warm, spiritual haven .
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
Maggie F wrote a review Sep 2019
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Words cannot express the wonder of this beautiful house and surroundings. It’s peace and tranquility soothes and comforts. Your everyday stresses and pains ease the minute you walk into the big open kitchen where we were hugged welcome by Linda and Katie. An open fire, comfy sofas and beautiful bedrooms open their arms to offer a safe haven to rest and recuperate. Home cooked nutritious food, women to befriend and share woes and joys without judgement, an experience all women should experience. As my daughter said” the two days felt like a incredible gift”.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Room Tip: All rooms are home!
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Response from Mags-BS, Owner at Breathing Space Norfolk
Responded 23 Sep 2019
Hello Maggie, Thank you so much for your beautiful review, I have been away for 3 weeks and know that all our guests would be looked after in a kind and nurturing way with whoever they meet here who is part of our amazing team. I am very happy that yourself and your daughter had such a special experience. warmest wishes Mags
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Abigail B wrote a review Aug 2019
Banbury, United Kingdom4 contributions
I can't express enough how utterly wonderful this place is. Nestled in a really pretty part of Norfolk, right by the Broads, this really is a haven tucked away. The house itself is home away from home - I had a room in the house and it was just lovely. Really cosey and homey. The grounds are just stunning: lots of open space, its own lake that you can relax next to, many places just to sit and soak it all up. The owner, Mags is just lovely. So welcoming but in a way that makes you feel like you're family, not just another guest. All the people I met there were just as lovely and the food was delicious. I can't recommend this place enough.
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Date of stay: August 2019
US$134 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandEast AngliaNorfolkHickling
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Frequently Asked Questions about Breathing Space Norfolk
Which popular attractions are close to Breathing Space Norfolk?
Nearby attractions include Horsey Beach (4.2 miles), RAF Air Defence Radar Museum (4.6 miles), and The Museum of the Broads (2.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Breathing Space Norfolk?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Breathing Space Norfolk?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Breathing Space Norfolk?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Breathing Space Norfolk?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Charlotte, The Mermaid's Slipper Restaurant, and The Ingham Swan.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Breathing Space Norfolk?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Breathing Space Norfolk?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hickling Broad (1.1 miles), Horsey Windpump (3.1 miles), and St Catherine's Church (3.0 miles).
Is Breathing Space Norfolk accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.