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Blo Norton Hall

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Overview
8 bedrooms
9 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Manor House
Blo Norton Hall sleeps a max of 16 persons in 9 bedrooms, 6 with ensuite bathrooms and 2 WCs on ground floor, located in the pretty South Norfolk village of Blo Norton. The Village itself is surrounded by quiet lanes, ideal for walking, cycling and painting and is close to Redgrave and Lopham Fen. Blo Norton is set within an 800 acre estate surrounded by farmland and woodland.Blo Norton Hall is the perfect choice for a relaxed stay in the East Anglian Countryside. Blo Norton is situated close to the picturesque Norfolk and Suffolk Borders making it ideal to explore all that both counties have to offer. Blo Norton lies on the River Little Ouse which separates Suffolk from Norfolk. The Hall reputedly provided the setting for Virginia Wolf's short story The Journal of Miss Joan Martyn. In the...Blo Norton Hall sleeps a max of 16 persons in 9 bedrooms, 6 with ensuite bathrooms and 2 WCs on ground floor, located in the pretty South Norfolk village of Blo Norton. The Village itself is surrounded by quiet lanes, ideal for walking, cycling and painting and is close to Redgrave and Lopham Fen. Blo Norton is set within an 800 acre estate surrounded by farmland and woodland.Blo Norton Hall is the perfect choice for a relaxed stay in the East Anglian Countryside. Blo Norton is situated close to the picturesque Norfolk and Suffolk Borders making it ideal to explore all that both counties have to offer. Blo Norton lies on the River Little Ouse which separates Suffolk from Norfolk. The Hall reputedly provided the setting for Virginia Wolf's short story The Journal of Miss Joan Martyn. In the story the main character, Rosamund Merridew, is a historian researching England's land-tenure system. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Covid 19 - Update as of 14th Sept 2020 No more than 6 people can gather at the property unless 1 family household and support Bubble of more than 6 max of 8. We allow a maximum of 2 dogs, these must be kept on the ground floor at all times and out of bedrooms. Smoking is allowed outside where we have an ashtray. Not suitable for people in wheelchairs as the nearest bathroom on the 1st floor.
Bathrooms
6 Attached (ensuite), 2 Half baths, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Sue M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2016
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Reviewed 9 January 2020

We stayed in the house for a family celebration with some members of the family also booking one of the barns. We loved the house. It was huge and looks even better than the photos. We felt like we were staying in a National Trust...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm29
Reviewed 26 November 2019

Stayed with friends for 2 nights for a 30th Birthday murder mystery party and it was just perfect. The photos online simply don’t do the place justice - we were all in awe when we arrived! Fabulous, and the Beehive Cafe a short walk away...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank billiedee23
Reviewed 24 September 2019

My stay at Blo Norton Hall with many friends was one I won't forget! The gardens were beautiful and the interior just as impressive. The kitchen was fully equipped allowing us to cook a wonderful meal for over 20 people which we had together in...More

Date of stay: August 2019
1  Thank fionakuri
Blo Norton H, VR Owner at Blo Norton Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2019

Your very welcome and thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review, we try hard to maintain the standards and the team always look forward to welcoming our guests. Hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 18 September 2019

A group of around 20 of us stayed here after the festival we were planning to go to got cancelled. We had the best time here and loved the history of the building. It's honestly jaw-dropping to walk around it and the surrounding grounds. There's...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank isobelmoloney
Blo Norton H, VR Owner at Blo Norton Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2019

Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to see you back soon and glad we could help out at short notice.

Reviewed 20 November 2018

Stayed here with family and friends ranging in age from 4 - 70 and everyone of us loved everything about this house .Full of character and surprises - 21 of us but more than enough space, cutlery crockery everything you need ,very clean, expected it...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

Just returned from Blo Norton Hall. My friends booked this place for my surprise Hen do. The place was amazing there was 19 girls in this house and we didn't feel on top of each other. Knowing that I love old properties they couldn't have...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank toniac311
Blo Norton H, VR Owner at Blo Norton Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to hearing from you in the future.

Reviewed 13 November 2018

We stayed as a large group this last weekend. Overall everything was ok but the place feels tired and unloved and there were dead flies in at least one of the bathrooms. I had the bedroom on the ground floor which was not as nice...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Hillbillymama-1964
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Don't normally leave reviews, but in this case I felt I had to. We stayed at Blo Norton hall and it was amazing. The grandchildren had a fantastic time exploring the grounds. The housekeeper made us feel most welcome on our meet and greet. Have...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank shanepochin21
Blo Norton H, VR Owner at Blo Norton Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Looking forward to seeing you back with us. Thank you for taking the time to review.

Reviewed 28 September 2018

Hired Blo Norton Hall for a weekend along with the barns for our mums 60th Birthday. All guests loved the house, although there at times were 35 of us we never got under each others feet. The problems reported by previous guests were not evident,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank John M
Blo Norton H, VR Owner at Blo Norton Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for your review, it has been a tough Summer with many challenges but your review has lifted the spirits of our staff as they all work very hard and proud of what they do. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you.

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Our party of 10 adults and 5 children were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary for the weekend from August 31st. I’m sorry I have to agree on some of the things the previous person spoke about. Blo Norton hall is a magnificent place but really...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank andreapatey1
Blo Norton H, VR Owner at Blo Norton Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your review, we are addressing the issues you mentioned and this is passed on to the relevant people to deal with. All reviews are taken very seriously.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
Shared Tennis Court
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Our Properties in Diss Diss is a market town and electoral ward in Norfolk, England, close to the border with the neighbouring East Anglian county of Suffolk. Diss is centrally located to access the Norfolk Broads, the Suffolk and North Norfolk coast and is little more than 20 miles from Norwich on the London Liverpool Street train line. It is the gateway to the beautiful Waveney Valley which stretches eastwards from this historic market town. If you love antiques and collectables, head to TW Gaze's salesrooms. Their auction day is every Friday and is often televised. Or enjoy great entertainment at the Diss Corn Hall from music, comedy and family fun to theatre, film and exhibitions. Nearby is the 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum on the
Getting around
Car is recommended but there is a good Train Station to London from Diss and taxi Ranks outside for getting to and from Blo Norton Hall.
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