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Bodney Lodge

Norfolk
 

ABOUT

Bodney Lodge is a beautifully restored nineteenth century converted barn and stable, offering luxurious accommodation for up to 12 people in 5 double bedrooms, all which have en-suite bathrooms, and an open mezzanine twin room.

The property has been lovingly refurbished to the highest possible standard, with top quality amenities and ground source underfloor heating on the stone floor throughout, allowing a truly comfortable stay without compromising on the character of the original features of the property.

The main barn is particularly spectacular, with open plan living arranged underneath the huge vaulted, oak-beamed ceiling, making it an ideal venue for group gatherings between family and friends. The focal point is a cosy seating area, which is flanked by a bespoke built-in library and a large wood burner set within a period stone chimney.  Between the seating area and the newly installed kitchen is a 14-person rustic, teak dining table which lies beneath a statement antler chandelier.

The decor of Bodney Lodge offers stylish interiors throughout, with stylish fabrics, feature wallpapers, bespoke headboards on supremely comfortable beds and the ultimate bathing experience in a gloriously opulent free-standing William & Holland copper bath. 

Only two hours from London, Bodney Lodge is set within a 40-acre estate in the heart of Norfolk’s Breckland.  Situated within the grounds of Bodney Hall, the property is approached by a private tree-lined gravel driveway, and offers large private gardens which are fully enclosed, and which offer stunning views across the parkland and Norfolk countryside from each angle. Guests can enjoy a host of activities, such as fly fishing on the River Wissey or choose to use Bodney Lodge as a perfect base to explore  the many unique places and hidden treasures Norfolk has to offer.

 

Bodney Lodge complies with the new Covid rule of six by splitting the Lodge into the Barn and the Stables - two separate dwellings of up to six so you can holiday with peace of mind. 

​​Prices range from £2,500 to £6,000 per week depending on the season. Shorter stays are sometimes available.

For all new enquires please email Henry@bodneyhall.com

 

OUR ROOMS

Bodney Lodge can accommodate up to 12 guests in five double bedrooms and an open twin room on the mezzanine level.  Arrangements can also be made for larger parties of up to 28 guests using rooms in Bodney Hall.

All rooms have exceptionally comfortable beds with Egyptian cotton sheets, luxury ensuite bathrooms and enchanting views over the Norfolk countryside. ​

 

Please note that Bodney Lodge is only available for exclusive bookings, and cannot be hired on a room-by-room basis.

 

OUR SERVICES

 
Pet Friendly

 

Well behaved dogs are very welcome, though as there are farm animals on the Bodney estate we ask that they are kept on a lead during certain times of the year. 

Garden

 

In addition to the Lodge's own fully-enclosed garden, guests have access to the private parkland and woodland walks along the banks of the River Wissey.

Fly Fishing

 

Guests have the option of fly fishing on our private stretch of the River Wissey, Norfolk's pre-eminent chalk stream.

Private Pub & Games Room

Guests have access to a private games room, known as 'The Blue Nose Bastard of Bodney', with a full size snooker table . 

Housekeeping

 

Daily housekeeping  is available should you request it at an additional cost. All sheets and towels provided are made out of the finest Egyptian cotton. 

Dining Service

Guests have the option of self-catering or full-board using our private chef, or anything in between. Formal dinners in the main Bodney Hall dining room may also be available on request.

Yoga Classes and Massage

 

Private yoga classes for individuals and groups are available on request. Deep tissue and Swedish massages can also be booked. A local firm will also deliver hot tubs if you wish.

Cycling

Bikes are available for hire in nearby High Lodge, Thetford Forest, where there are miles of tracks available to explore. There is also road cycling along the surrounding countryside lanes. 

Walking

Some of the most historic and picturesque walking trails are located a short distance from Bodney Lodge. Maps and guided routes are available for walkers of all levels. A selection of shorter walks are also available on the estate.

 

GALLERY

 

THINGS TO DO

North Norfolk Coast

Guests can explore some of the most beautiful and secluded beaches in the UK, such as Brancaster and Holkham. 

Houghton Hall

Built in 1720 for Sir Robert Walpole, Britain's First Prime Minister, Houghton remains one of England's finest palladian houses. 

Sandringham

Sandringham is the much-loved country retreat of Her Majesty The Queen, and has been the private home of four generations of British monarchs since 1862.

Golf

Norfolk is home to some of the best golf courses in the UK, including Royal West Norfolk and Hunstanton. Personalised packages can be arranged.

Bird Safaris

Norfolk is renowned as probably the best all round county for birding in the UK. With a wide range of birds available to see, tailored bird watching tours can be arranged.

Coastal Exploration

Run by a small, local team of professional adventurers, Coastal Exploration Company provide the skipper and host trips through nearby creeks, marshes and open sea

Shooting

With some of the finest partridge and pheasant shooting in Norfolk on our doorstep, both single and multiple days for all standards can be arranged. Duck flighting and deer stalking are also available. 

Cambridge

The beautiful architecture and majestic university buildings of Cambridge are less than an hour away. Visit a museum or take a punting trip from Jesus College Green.

Newmarket Races

Newmarket is truly special. It is a town with a rich, royal history where the thoroughbred racehorse is king. It is the town where horse racing, the "sport of kings", was born some three and half centuries ago.

Guestbook

“Bodney Lodge is like a private and far more exclusive SohoFarmhouse, only without the wankers!”

- Nick B 

 

Weddings

We allow a limited number of bespoke wedding packages, for up to 150 people.

Please contact us directly for more details.

 

FILM LOCATIONS

Bodney Hall and Gardens offers an unique location for filming and photoshoots with catering and ensuite-accommodation available for all crew and cast.

 
 

CONTACT US

Tel: +447979751603

Bodney Hall, Bodney, Norfolk, IP26 5BX