Guest Book Comments About Hollyhocks Cottage.

We reproduce here all the recent entries from the current guest book kept at Hollyhocks Cottage and update it after every guest’s stay:

“It’s been another lovely stay here in Docking.  Mixed weather this time, raining to start but plenty of sunny days out as well.  Cottage very welcoming, as before.  Thank you Beverley and Bryan for the use of your cottage and also for the wine.  Would love to return in the near future.” J&VP 25th September 2023

“Our third visit in less than a year and every bit as lovely as the first.  Thank you.”  D&S 2nd September 2023

“Very lovely cottage in a nice location.  We had a wonderful stay here.”  J<H&Z 1st September 2023

“Lovely little cottage to stay for short breaks and explore Norfolk.  Cottage had everything we needed.” D,F&R 28th August 2023

“A lovely stay at a great property in a good location for exploring the area.  Perfect for us and our 2 kinds.  Would definitely recommend the beach at Holme-next-the-sea.”  G&AB 21st August 2023

“Amazing little cottage with everything you could need.  We felt very at home here.  Fantastic location too for reaching some fab places.  We will be back!  Thank you.”  J’K&F 11th August 2023

“Thanks for a wonderful stay, great weather – the home is so cosy.  WE had great days out and the quality of the holiday is fantastic.  Docking is a beautiful village – would love to come again.” S,R,M&D 1st August 2023

“We enjoyed our stay in your lovely cottage.  We swam, walked and explored the many villages and coastline in the area – our first visit to the area and not disappointed.”  P&C Rochdale 1st July 2023

“Just as we remembered – a lovely cottage in a lovely area and we even had lovely weather.  Revisited our favourite places – Thornham, Brancaster, Holme and Holkham.” L&R Kent 16th June 2023

“Enjoyed our week in your very comfortable cottage.  Everything here we needed.  Lovely cosy feel to cottage.  Been all along the coast.  Hopefully we’ll be back.  J&B Woodbridge 10th June 2023

“Another enjoyable week, cottage just like coming home and thanks for the wine, our daughter and husband will be coming back again after their short stay in February, went walking.  Did a lot of birdwatching ourselves and enjoy a nice meal at Roydons.  Saturday comes along too quickly for home, will be with you again soon.” D&E Crewe 20th May 2023

“Enjoyed our stay at Hollyhocks Cottage.  Good long walks in Hunstanton, Morston Quay, Castle Acre, the Broads and Cromer. Lots to explore and not as flat as expected.  Thanks for the wine.” J&L Peak District 12th May 2023

“Thoroughly enjoyed our second stay and hope to return in the future.”  D&S Essex 22nd May 2023

“Lovely week – weather definitely perked up.  Most attractive and welcoming cottage.  7th April 2023

“A little bit of everything this week, sun rain and even a bit of snow.  It has however still been a very pleasant week including a midweek visit to the King William at Sedgeford.  Cottage charming and welcoming as usual.  Thanks for the wine as well.  Thank you Beverley and Bryan for our visit.”  J&VP 11th March 2023

“Absolute pleasure to stay in this lovely cottage.  Thank you.”  K 18th February 2023

“Lovely stay.  Very comfortable and quiet.  Great walking on and near coast.  Lighting in cottage very good for reading.  Thank you.”  J&G, Huntingdon 3rd January 2023

“Had a lovely, relaxing Christmas.  Thank you Hollyhocks for being so cosy, clean and welcoming.  We’ll be back!” A,R&W, Warwickshire, 27th December 2022

“The cottage was a delight to return to each evening, clean, tidy and well resourced.  Thank you so much.  Visits to the various bird locations in the area.” P&JG, Penzance, 26th November 2022

“Lovely little house to stay in.  Great location for RSPB Snettisham and Titchwell.  Found at least 3 tawny owls in the trees down the road, added bonus!  Really comfy bed and nice quiet area.  Great holiday.”  H&J, Slough, 15th November 2022

“Enjoyed a lovely relaxing weekend.  The cottage is beautiful and cosy.  Thank you.  Perfect location for getting to nature reserves.”  J&E, 6th November 2022

“Everything ok, lovely stay, we loved it!  Definitely be back.  Thank you.”  JK, Sheffield, 30th October 2022

“We’ve had a fantastic week.  Lovely cottage with everything we could want for a comfortable stay.  A great location for exploring all the birding sites along the North Norfolk coast.  Thank you.”  D&SC, Essex, 22nd October 2022.

“Enjoyed another lovely week.  Cosy cottage and we both like the new kitchen and bathroom, the colour schemes go really well.  Thank you for the wine, appreciated.  Bird watching a little quiet this time but the weather has been kind to us, quite warm and plenty of sun.  Will come again for a relaxing holiday.  Thank you.” D&EM, Crewe, 15th October 2022

“Another perfect stay in your beautiful cottage.  Thank you.” G&WF, Lancs, 7th October 2022

“Lovely cottage, had a fantastic week celebrating my dad’s 70th birthday.  Looking forward to returning in November.”  M, Cambridge, 29th September 2022

“Had a wonderful week in your cottage, lovely kitchen and bathroom, everything so clean!!  Thank you for the wine, will hopefully be back one day!!”  K,S&G 24th September 2022

” A lovely, comfortable cottage situated in great location – easy access for North Norfolk.  Exceptionally quiet and private.  Lovely walks on the doorstep.  Highly recommended and would stay again.  Railway Inn, great pub food.  Brancaster and Holkham Beaches – exceptionally clean.  Local shop well stocked.  Bottle of wine – nice touch.  Best wishes.”  T&J Sheffield, 4th September 2022

“A lovely, spotless cottage.  We have really enjoyed our stay in Norfolk, the weather has been very kind to us too!!  We will definitely recommend your cottage,  Kind regards.  L&J Leeds 25th August 2022

“A lovely cottage! Very cosy, perfect for what we needed.  Enjoyed exploring North Norfolk in the heat.  Thanks very much!”  M,J,B&E 13th August 2022

“We felt at home right away!  Lovely location to explore and enjoy the delights of North Norfolk.  Hope to visit again.” S,E,M&J Netherlands 6th August 2022

“We have enjoyed our stay here, very relaxing place to be, lots of lovely places to visit and many beautiful birds all along the coast, just a short drive.  Weather fantastic, fantastic coast and beaches.  Cottage has everything we needed.  We will return.  Thank you.”  T&J Birmingham, 24th July 2022

“Nice cottage in a good location for visiting many places, loved the swifts and swallows and also the many hollyhocks.  Very good weather and very relaxing holiday.  Thank you for the wine.  Hope to come again.”  L&A Belper 1st July 2022

“Lovely cottage to base holiday, wine was a very welcome surprise, thank you!  Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here.  Relaxing and peaceful stay.”   IH Southampton, 23rd June 2022

“We were lucky with the weather and enjoyed our break here in Docking which is well placed for visiting the area.  Thanks very much!”  C&D Leics, 16th June 2022

“Great to be back, last visit 2019.  Love coming here, especially as it’s now familiar territory.  Pleasant surprise this time with the new kitchen and bathroom, very tastefully done.  Thanks Beverley and Bryan for a lovely week as always, much appreciated.”  J&V Derbyshire 28th May 2022

“A very comfortable and relaxing stay in an ideal location – thank you.  And fabulous weather too – we will return!”  C,C&S Oxford 15th April 2022

“A very relaxing stay in comfy Hollyhocks Cottage.  Ideal base for exploring the North Norfolk coast – thank  you.”  P&N Northants 11th April 2022

“Seen familiar locations and more. Enjoyed good walks at Brancaster and Wells.  Had to layer up.  Cosy cottage to return to and set off from.  Our second visit to Hollyhocks this year.”  M&DH Warwicks 11th December 2021

“Super stay, great location for the coast and not a drop of rain!”  E,J&family 29th October 2021

“Thanks for everything.  A lovely stay as always.”  G&WF Lancs 15th October 2021

“Our third visit, another comfortable stay.  The facilities and comfort very much appreciated, thank you.” S&AS York October 2021

“Great, spotlessly clean cottage – thanks.  Fab weather. Holkham, Wells, Hunstanton, Titchwell, Norwich, all visited.  Great meal at The Duck, Stanhoe – expensive but worth it.  Love the area!!  Will return!”  Family P Staffs September 2021

“Lovely countryside cottage.  Fantastic amenities and centrally located to the beach and other attractions.  Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.  Thank you for a lovely holiday.”  Family A St Albans July 2021

“Lovely stay, enjoyed it.”  B&F London 12th July 2021

“Very peaceful stay after Sally competed at the half ironman in Holkham Hall.  The weather held out and we even managed a sea swim.  Would recommend pottering around Burnham Market and walks on the beach at Hunstanton.  Thank you for a great stay.”  S&A London 9th July 2021

“Very comfortable easy cottage to stay in.  We’ve had a lovely week visiting the North Norfolk coast.  Many thanks for the wine as well!” A&B 26th June 2021

“Another very comfortable stay in your cottage.  Everything so clean and equipped with all that we needed.  Thank you.”  I&RG 12th June 2021

“We had an enjoyable stay in your lovely cottage.  It is so clean, comfortable, and well equipped, not to mention a great base for day trips out.  The welcome wine was appreciated too!  We would love to return.  Thank you.” E,C,J&S Mansfield 5th June 2021

“Lovely cottage – and wine – thank you.  We were very comfortable.  In spite of a cold wind, we enjoyed exploring the area especially the Pensthorpe nature reserve and the Titchwell RSPB site.  Great Walsingham Barns served an excellent lunch – no booking needed.”  P&J Bristol 28th May 2021

“The bottle of wine was greatly appreciated as a welcome.  A lovely, cosy, comfortable stay.”  J&M Walton on Thames 22nd May 2021

“Thank you for a wonderful stay.  Cottage clean, comfortable, and well stocked.  Arrived in rain, due to leave in rain but we were very lucky with the weather in between.  Ideal location to explore the coast and countryside.  Thank you for the wine too!  K&A Bedford 15th May 2021

“Comfortable and cosy little cottage.  Had a great enjoyable stay and weather good which always helps.  Thank you for the wine.”  G&GD Colchester 8th May 2021

“Enjoyed our stay again, new kitchen is lovely.  Thanks for the wine.  J&C Leicestershire 4th May 2021

“Very warm and comfortable cottage.  Great base for all the great things to enjoy in the area, listening to the cuckoo and bittern booming among them.” M,D&RH Warwickshire and Bedfordshire 30th April 2021

“Another lovely stay, thank you for wine – very lucky with weather.” S&PG Rutland 18th April 2021

“Lovely cottage – thx for lovely wine.  Cut short by lockdown CV19 No 2! – good weather.  Highly recommend Carpenters Arms Wighton (Earl Grey Sticky Toffee pudding – sublimity), Titchwell Bird Reserve – lovely landscape to beach and swooping birds aplenty.  Walk at Burnham Overy Staithe – great salt marshes.  Lovely Wells-next-the-sea.  Love the area – I’ll be back!  Many thanks.”  A,M,A&F 4th November 2020

“Perfect cosy base to explore this lovely area.  We had everything we needed and thanks for the wine.  We recommend the Gin Trap Ringstead (fab food, heated outside area, new kids playground) and Crown Hotel in Wells-next-the-sea.  Loved Holt-Sheringham steam train, Holkham Hall, Brancaster and Holkham beaches and Bewilderwood in Norwich.”  J,B,A&H Bucks 31st October 2020

“Enjoyed our stay again, warm and comfortable.  Easy for birding, we were lucky with the weather.  Thank you for the wine, will come again.”  E&DM Cheshire 24th October 2020

“Very warm and comfortable cottage.  A good base to reconnect with an area we so enjoy visiting.  Thank you for the wine.”  S&NP Northants 10th October 2020

“Beautiful cottage, great location, enjoyed our weekend catching up with friends nearby.  Thank you for the wine (lovely surprise).”  C&JM Leics 6th October 2020

“Really enjoyable stay at Hollyhocks.  Lovely cottage in a great location.  Docking is a great base from which to explore Norfolk.  We would love to return next year!!  Thank you.”  S&S Derbyshire 15th September 2020

“Our second stay this year, again most enjoyable, weather could have been a bit better.  Thank you for the wine.”  S&P Rutland 8th September 2020

“Perfect stay at Hollyhocks Cottage, everything we needed and a great location for exploring North Norfolk.  Deceptively spacious, the cottage was  a great place for a collective family holiday.”  H&G Leics, A&M South Wales 26th August 2020

“Perfect location for all amenities.  Fantastic weather.  Went to Old Hunstanton beach, Burnham Market, Holt, Wells.  Local pub and fish and chip shop worth a try.  A cosy cottage.”  C&T West Yorkshire 14th August 2020.

“Lovely cottage.  Recommend fish bar and pub.  Good central point for visiting beach and walks along the coast.  Lovely sunspot in garden in the evening.  Thank you for the wine.”  L,L&J Suffolk 3rd August 2020

“Really lovely cottage, very lucky with the weather so children loved the beach.  Wine much appreciated.  Lovely fish and chips.”  J,W&M 23rd July 2020

“Our second stay at Hollyhocks Cottage.  Again very comfortable and enjoyable week.  Thank you for the wine.”  S&AS 13th March 2020

“Thank you for our stay and wine.”  Family B and friends 2nd January 2020

“Lovely 3 days visiting nearby family and exploring the area.  We enjoyed the seals on Brancaster beach and Pensthorpe Park.  Comfortable cottage, perfect for our needs.  Thank you.” Family N Newcastle upon Tyne 30th December 2019

“Another perfect stay, wine much appreciated!  Thanks.”  G&WF Lancs 31st October 2019

“Have had a wonderful stay at the cottage.  Have walked along the coast path which was lovely.  Thank you for the wine!”  Family C Coventry 24th October 2019

“Great to relax in this comfortable and well-equipped cottage.  Lovely walks along the coast path.  Thank you for the wine – much appreciated.”  Family J 20th October 2019

“Lovely stay, despite mixed weather. Only 3.5 days but we crammed a lot in!  Cottage perfect!  And thanks for the lovely wine!  Everybody local, helpful and friendly.  CD&LW Sheffield 2nd October 2019

“Enjoyable stay, most places within easy reach.  Had a very good meal at Chinese restaurant, Silk Road on Heacham Road.  Thank you.” P&M Leicester 28th September 2019

“Lovely cottage, well equipped.  In a lovely quiet village, central for all we wanted to see.  Enjoyed the wine!  Many thanks.”  B&PM 4th September 2019

“Very comfortable, soy and well equipped cottage.  Beautiful surroundings, perfect for our stay.  Many thanks!” Family VF 26th August 2019

“Lovely stay, cottage a great location for the beach, Sandringham and other tourist attractions.  Many thanks for the welcome wine!” L,C&G 20th August 2019

“A gorgeous cottage, very comfortable, clean and a perfect location to explore Norfolk.  We’ve really enjoyed our stay here, thanks for all the local info provided…and the wine was a lovely surprise too!” J,P,S&E Reading 12th August 2019

“We had a very enjoyable stay.  The cottage is very cosy and a perfect location.  Thank you.” L,R,M&T Colchester 3rd August 2019

“My three children and I have had a lovely stay, thank you very much.  The cottage is lovely, the wine was a wonderful surprise, thank you very much. Great location and it has been easy to organise our stay with you.  Many thanks x” S,F,F and A 24th July 2019

“Lovely cottage.  Very cosy.  Perfect for me and my mum.  So well kitted out.”  ST & JD 1st July 2019

“Lovely cosy cottage with everything we needed for a relaxing stay.  The weather made our stay.  Found a lovely, quiet beach – Heacham South.  Enjoyed visiting Lavender fields and the local pub was nice and the fish and chip shop!!   Would definitely come back again.”  Mrs H and Mrs M Staffs and Derbyshire 23rd June 2019

“Relaxing week at your cottage, watching the rain through the windows!!  Did have a lovely day at Sculthorpe and Sandringham.  Thanks for the wine.” P&A Leics 15th June 2019

“Beautiful cottage with lots to see and do in the area.  Look out for the pizza van at the village hall on Monday evening.  It was great! xxx” F&A Lancs 8th June 2019

“Great location, easy access to Holkham, Wells, Brancaster, Hunstanton.  Recommend ‘Old Bank Bistro’ Snettisham.  Tip. Mind your head – Door frames low.” M,J&J Herts 3rd June 2019

“Lovely cottage with everything we needed, close by to everywhere for visits.  Docking is a lovely little village.  Good park for the kids.  Nice to have a village shop with realistic opening hours.  Thank you. x” S,G,R&FD Lincs31st May 2019

“Thanks for the use of your lovely cottage again.  Very much appreciated!  The week has flown by with plenty to do and see.  Weather was much nicer than the forecast.  Docking is unspoilt and very relaxing.  Thanks for the wine.” J&VP Derbyshire 25th May 2019

“Enjoyed our stay in your lovely cottage, peaceful and we slept really well.  Thanks for the wine, it was a nice surprise.  Birdwatching good and weather not too bad.” D&EM Crewe 18th May 2019

“Very comfortable cottage.  Enjoyed our stay, visiting local gardens.  Thank you for the wine.”  J&JG Northumberland 6th May 2019

“Had a lovely Easter weekend, Fab weather. Enjoyed visit to Cley, seal trip and the Sandringham woodcraft fair.  Thank you for the bottle of wine.” Family H Suffolk 22nd April 2019

“Lovely cottage.  Love the creaky floorboards at night!! Very comfortable beds and very well equipped cottage.  Thank you for the wine.  Just what we needed at 5pm.  Lunch at White Horse at Holme was excellent and really reasonable compared to Railway Inn.  Burnahm  Market Hotel 29 great food and lovely atmosphere.  Weather was great.  Sandringham worth a visit.  Thank you x.” J,G,A&RG Lincoln 15th March 2019

“We had a lovely time in our Docking home for 4 weeks! Enjoyed our cycling and walks and visiting many places.  Very comfortable and well-furnished and well located.  Thank you for the wine on arrival. Suggest visits to Sandringham, historic Kings Lynn and Castle Acre castle and priory.  Delicious sandwiches from Great Bircham Store – opposite hotel”  C&DC Bolton 112th April 2019

“Our first stay at the cottage – very comfortable and beautifully clean.  Despite the rotten weather – gale force winds and heavy rain – we had a very rewarding week of birdwatching in the area.  Hope to return next year.  Thank you for the bottle of wine.” S&AS York 15th March 2019

“We love the cottage and had a wonderful stay.  Was comfortable and clean.  Thank you for the bottle of wine.  We hope to rebook in the future.  And thank you for being flexible for the times and day of our arrival.”  H&Z Suffolk 25th February 2019

“My 4th stay and all as comfortable as ever in the cottage! Birdwatching – RSPB Snettisham, Hunstanton, Thornham, RSPB Titchwell, Holkham, Cley and Salthouse Marshes kept me busy.” AB Macclesfield 7th December 2018

“Our second stay in your lovely cottage. Very well-equipped. Looking forward to coming back soon. We love Norfolk. Thank you.” D,L&M Peterborough 4th November 2018

“Perfect. Many thanks. See you again soon.” G&WF Lancs 30th October 2018

“Thanks for the wine. Really enjoyed our stay at the cottage. Cosy and well-equipped. Great location. Would love to come again.” ATS&B Lowestoft 26th October 2018

“We enjoyed our stay here. The cottage is lovely and clean and comfortable; nicely decorated and there was everything we needed. We enjoyed a super meal at the Duck Inn. A visit to Letheringsett working water mill is well worthwhile. Wonderful walks and birdwatching hereabouts. Many thanks for a great time.” T&BD, Huddersfield 19th October 2018

“We had a lovely week. The sun was shining for us. Hollyhocks Cottage is comfortable and very clean with excellent attention to detail. We visited Sandringham which was amazing – so worth the visit!! We also went to Hunstanton and bought loads of pies in the artisan bakery. Thank you for having us xx” I&BH, Chelmsford 7th October 2018

“We had a wonderful stay which was a birthday treat from my dad from USA.Many thanks.” S,D&R, Suffolk and USA1st October 2018

“Thank you for your lovely comfortable cottage (and the wine!) We,ve had a splendid 2 weeks – some stormy weather but ending in days of glorious sunshine.” The J’s , North Yorkshire 28th September 2018

“A wonderful week in Norfolk. A lovely cottagethat met all our needs, great location. Thanks for the wine.” M&E London 31st August 2018

“Have really enjoyed our stay in this lovely, cosy cottage. Would be very happy to stay here again.” Y&SE & SH 27th August 2018

“Lovely cottage. Clean, well-equipped, great location, such a lovely village here Thanks for letting us stay and for the wine! x”. Family G, Bucks 18th August 2018

“Enjoyed a comfortable stay in your well-appointed cottage. Good central location for the area and very relaxing. Thank you for the wine.” R&RM, Cambridge 10th August 2018

Had a lovely couple of days here. Very clean and comfortable. Would love to come again but for longer next time. I had lots of fun.” Family H,3rd August 2018

“Very peaceful and loved it. Lovely part of Norfolk. Lovely cottage!” G,G,A&R, Shropshire 1st August 2018

“A Lovely stay in a beautiful, very clean cottage. Good location for beaches, walks, Sandringham and lots of other trips. Thank you.” P&E, Kent 20th July 2018

“Enjoyed our stay in this clean cottage.” P, Yorkshire 29th June 2018

“Lovely cottage, very clean, perfect for our holiday. Great location to visit various areas of North Norfolk.” I&RG, Yorkshire 23rd June 2018

“Very comfortable, clean and relaxing cottage. A great location for walks along Norfolk Coast Path and Peddars Way. Fantastic weather made sitting in the garden enjoyable. Thank you for the wine.” M&M, Surrey and Ely, 11th May 2018

“Enjoyed our stay in this cosy Cottage. Will be back again in June. Thanks for the wine.” Mr and Mrs B. Suffolk, 20th April 2018

“Had a relaxing stay in this beautiful cottage. Great location for Wells, Hunstanton, Brancaster, Holkham. Fish and Chip shop great and The Railway Inn.” Family G, Essex, 9th April 2018

“Lovely location and enjoyable stay. – very lucky weather wise too! Particularly enjoyed Brancaster Beach, Snettisham RSPB Reserve and Sheringham. Thank you for the wine.” Family J, Essex 6th April 2018

“Enjoyable stay despite the very wet weather. Visited Wells, Holkham Hall and Sandringham.” Family H, Suffolk, 2nd April 2018

“Thank you for a wonderful stay in this lovely cosy cottage. Very comfortable and a great location! We had some great walks and birdwatching was excellent.” D&R, Northants 19th March 2018

“Thanks for the wine and another perfect stay.” G&WF, Bucks, 16th February 2018

“Enjoyable stay in this very comfortable and cosy cottage. Great birdwatching in cold but gorgeous sunny weather. Some snow too. Appreciated wine – thank you.” J&ML, Solihull, 9th February 2018

“We really enjoyed “playing house” in our home village. The cottage is superbly clean and the owners are very obliging. Wnjoyed visiting areas we would not normally visit. Big thank you.” H&R, Burton-on-Trent, 19th January 2018

“Lovely stay at your cosy cottage over New Years. Thank you.” L&K, Sidcup, 1st January 2018