Bide-A-Wee is a 2 storey detached holiday home with direct access to the River Bure enabling guests to sit and fish from their own decked area on the ground floor. The property sleeps a maximum of 6 people in 3 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, perfect for couples, friends get together or a larger family.

The contemporary and spacious open plan dining/kitchen area provides plenty of space for larger groups. There is a well equipped kitchen, both indoor and outdoor dining spaces as well as large sofas to accommodate 6 people. Underfloor heating is available in the bathrooms and kitchen for that added extra comfort. The addition of the bi-fold patio doors from the lounge extends to the outdoor waterfront decking so there is plenty of space for everyone to choose a spot to enjoy the riverside views whilst having your morning cuppa or dining alfresco in the evening. To catch the sun, grab a book and follow the steps down onto the lawned garden for a lazy afternoon. Two of the upstairs bedrooms have joint access to the south facing balcony for that added privacy at the start and end of your day.

A private mooring is available at the side of the property if you wish to hire a day boat and head out on the water to explore. This is a good way to see the abundant wildlife that is available all year round, whilst stopping off for a riverside lunch along the way. (Please advise at the time of booking if bringing your own boat). Fishing is available direct from the decking of the property. (Rod license required, available from the Environment Agency).

Please Note: Caution should be observed with young children as the river’s edge is unfenced.

Located in the heart of the Northern Broads at Hoveton, you are within a 5 minutes’ walk to the village where you will find a supermarket and various pubs and restaurants to choose from. From Hoveton train station you can take the short 20 minute journey into the medieval city of Norwich or perhaps enjoy the shopping and craft facilities at Wroxham Barns. Further afield the sandy beaches and popular Norfolk coastal towns such as Sheringham, Cromer and Horsey are less than an hour's drive away. Enjoy the nostalgia of a seaside town and blow away the cobwebs walking along the promenade. On your return enjoy the last of the sunshine out on your decking either with a glass of bubbly or dining al fresco.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

First floor master super king double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with large walk in shower, large bath, bidet, W/C & his and hers sinks and with access to the south facing balcony.

First floor double bedroom.

First floor bedroom with a zip link super king double bed or two single beds with access to the south facing balcony.

First floor family bathroom with shower over D-shaped bath, W/C & hand basin.

Ground floor bathroom with large walk in shower, W/C & hand basin.


Pets are not permitted at this property.

Terms & Conditions

25% deposit is required on booking, balance is due 8 weeks beforehand.

Check in is 4pm. Check out is 10am.

Bed linen & towels provided.

Electricity and heating included.

Sorry, no smoking, vaping or use of e-cigarettes.

Sorry Pets are not permitted at this property.

A £250 refundable security deposit due 1 week before arrival date.

Weekly breaks: Fri - Fri or Mon - Mon
Weekend breaks 3 nights: Fri - Mon
Midweek breaks 4 nights: Mon - Fri

Location Information

Bide-A-Wee is in a great location at the heart of the Norfolk Broads.

Within the village centre, there is an excellent supermarket, department store and range of independent stores, restaurants and pubs.

The Norfolk Coast and sandy beaches are a short drive away from the property.

There are numerous family-friendly attractions in the local area, including Wroxham Barns, BeWilderwood, Bure Valley Railway and Broads Tours river trips.

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Optional Extras

  • There are no optional extras.

Terms & Conditions

1. Your Contract

On receipt of your booking deposit (or full payment if within 8 weeks of the start date of your holiday), a contract of hire will exist between you (hereafter referred to as the Hirer') and P. Freeman t/a Bide-a-wee (hereafter referred to as “the Owner”). Any contract to hire a property listed on this website incorporates the conditions below and is between the Owner and you as the hirer. The contract does not take effect until the Owner despatched confirmation of your booking to you by email. The contract is made in England and is governed in all aspects by English Law.

2. Booking

All Correspondence will be sent to the email address on your booking (or postal address in the absence of an email address). the Owner may refuse to accept a booking at its discretion and will not accept any booking by a person less than 18 years old.

3. Payments

You must make an initial payment when booking. This is 25% of the total holiday cost and comprises your booking deposit in part payment for the cost of your property. It will be refunded if your booking is not confirmed. The balance of the holiday price is due for payment, without demand, no later than 8 weeks prior to your arrival.

In addition, we will request your refundable security deposit (where applicable - please see section 10 below) of £250 together with your balance of hire or at the time of booking if within 8 weeks of your arrival.

If booking within 8 weeks, full payment must be made when booking. If final payment is not received as required, the Owner may cancel the booking and apply charges (see section 9).

Cheques are not an accepted form of payment, and the Owner may recover the cost of any bank charges or other costs incurred in handling returned payments and foreign currency transactions.

Property access information will not be released until full payment has been received by the Owner.

4. Variations of Price

We reserve the right to vary prices without notice. However, the price of your holiday is guaranteed once a booking confirmation has been received by you.

5. Hire Terms

All hire terms are inclusive of VAT and quoted in £ GBP per property per holiday, equipped as described unless otherwise stated. As soon as the booking is confirmed by the Owner the hire terms are guaranteed unless there is a change in the rate of VAT (any such change to be at the discretion of the Owner).

The maximum occupancy as advised by the Hirer must not be exceeded under any circumstances without prior written agreement by the owners and receipt of any additional monies where the small party discount no longer applies. At no time must the occupancy of any property exceed 6 guests. Additional beds are not permitted at any property.

We welcome couples, families and groups of friends but regret that we are unable to accept stag, hen or celebratory party bookings for more than 4 guests where your party is all male, all female or young groups of four or more friends where the age of the hirer (who must also be a guest) is less than 25.

6. What is Included in the Price?

Your holiday hire includes use of the property from 4.00pm on the day of arrival as specified in your booking confirmation until 10.00am on the specified day of departure. Your rental cost includes all bed linen and towels, one tea towel, Air conditioning, electricity (see section 16 regarding electric vehicle charging) and water. Complimentary WiFi is provided for use by guests including via the large internet connected smart TV. We reserve the right to suspend or cease WiFi service for improper use or for any technical or commercial reason without explanation, liability or cost. Use of WiFi is entirely at users risk and you should ensure that any equipment used to connect to the internet is protected by suitable anti-virus and firewall software. Use of the complimentary guest WiFi access implies that you have read and fully accepted the WiFi Terms of Use which will be provided with your booking confirmation.

7. Alterations by You

After your booking has been confirmed, any changes will incur an administration cost of £35.00. Changes within 8 weeks of the start date of your holiday may incur additional cancellation charges and all requested changes will be subject to availability.

8. Cancellation by You

If wish cancel your booking, you must notify the Owner by written confirmation via the email address to which the booking confirmation was sent. The cancellation date will be deemed to be the date written confirmation is received by the Owner.

In the event of cancellation by you 8 weeks or more before your holiday, your 25% booking deposit will be non-refundable. Cancellation within 8 weeks of your holiday will forfeit the full hire amount paid (or due) unless the owners can re-let the property in which case the 25% booking deposit will be forfeited to cover administration and re-letting costs.

The Owner may at its absolute discretion either refuse to hand over the property or terminate a holiday where in the opinion of the Owner a person or group is likely to cause damage, distress or annoyance to other persons or property. In such event the Owner will be under no obligation to refund, compensate or indemnify you.

No refunds will be made for any services booked but not used.

9. Cancellation by Us

Should the property suddenly become unavailable for the dates hired by you due to unforeseen circumstances, all efforts will be made to offer suitable alternatives. If this is not possible, then all monies paid by you (the Hirer) will be refunded to you in full with no deductions but the Owners will incur no further liability of any kind. Under no circumstances will the Owners be liable to refund any amount exceeding the amount paid by the Hirer.

We reserve the right to cancel your holiday within 8 weeks of your holiday start date if you fail to pay the balance of the holiday price within the time stipulated.

10. Security Deposit

A refundable security deposit of £250 is payable with your balance of hire. This will be refunded within 10 days of the end of your holiday less any deductions for the repair of any breakages, losses or damage to the property or its contents (fair wear and tear excepted as we do understand that sometimes minor accidents do happen). If you have any breakages, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can make any necessary replacements for the benefit of subsequent guests. Please note that damages and losses are not limited to the security deposit and any costs in excess of this amount will be invoiced and payable in full without delay. The security deposit will also be used to cover any additional costs of cleaning if the property is left dirty or if vacated later than 10.00am on the day of departure.

11. Hirers’ Equipment

You may not take to the property, portable heaters of any type, lighting equipment or anything which may cause danger to the property, its equipment or its occupants.

12. Injury or Damage to you or your Property

The Owner is not liable for death, personal injury, or loss or damage to you or your property, or any property belonging to or in the possession of you or any member of your party (including any vehicles or their contents parked at the property).

13. Liability

The Owners accept no liability whatsoever for any Loss, Damage, Injury or Accident to the Hirer or any member of the Hirer's party or property whilst in occupation of the property or its grounds unless it is caused by the Owner’s negligence or wilful default.

14. Pets

Our rental property is pet free.

15. Smoking

For the comfort of all guests, smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the premises or on any balconies.

16. Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging

Please note that it is strictly prohibited to plug any electric vehicle into any of the household domestic 13 amp three pin sockets at the property. Failure to adhere to this requirement could constitute a serious fire risk as well as risking damage to the household power supply and invalidation of our insurance. We regret that non-compliance would result in the immediate termination of your holiday with no refund applicable.

17. Modifications and Descriptions

Every effort has been made to ensure that individual descriptions contained in any brochures, on the website or on other platforms are correct. However, the Owner reserves the right to make changes to the facilities provided or to the properties without prior notice. We regret we cannot accept any liability for errors mistakes or omissions which may arise from any differences between the properties or the facilities provided, and our website or literature.

18. Force Majeure

Neither party shall be held liable for failure or delay in the performance of their obligations under this contract, if such performance is delayed or hindered by the occurrence of an unforeseeable act or event which is beyond the reasonable control of either party (“Force Majeure Events”). Acts or events constituting Force Majeure Events shall include, but not limited to Act of God, pandemic events, government intervention, directives or policies. The party affected by a Force Majeure Event shall notify the other as soon as soon as reasonably practicable after commencement of a Force Majeure Event.

19. Disputes

Any dispute, difference or question which may at any time arise out of the contract or the subject-matter thereof shall be referred to a single arbitrator to be agreed upon between the parties (or failing agreement to be nominated by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators on the application of either party) in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration Act, 1996, or any statutory modifications or re-enactment thereof for the time being in force.

20. Your Rights

Your statutory rights are not affected by anything contained within these conditions. These conditions supersede all previous issues.

Property Features

  • Two storey riverside holiday property with first floor balcony.
  • Open plan kitchen, living & dining area.
  • Fully equipped kitchen with 3 ovens, seperate 4 ring induction hob, teppanyaki griddle, fridge, freezer with integrated ice maker, neff integrated bean to cup coffee machine, dishwasher, wash machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board.
  • Kitchens are fully stocked with all of the equipment & utensils.
  • 2 leather sofas in the living area with foot stool.
  • 65" 4k Smart Tv with DVD player. Also a Sonos Bluetooth system operated by supplied tablet and sonos speakers throughout the ground floor living area, the master bedroom and master ensuite, first floor balcony and ground floor decking.
  • Dining table to seat 6 in the dining area.
  • First floor master super king double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with large walk in shower, large bath, bidet, W/C & his and hers sinks and with access to the south facing balcony.
  • First floor double bedroom.
  • First floor bedroom with a zip link super king double or two single beds with access to the south facing balcony.
  • First floor family bathroom with shower over D-shaped bath, W/C & hand basin.
  • Ground floor bathroom with large walk in shower, W/C & hand basin.
  • Furnished first floor south facing balcony with chairs and table.
  • Underfloor heating in the kitchen and all bathrooms
  • Two hairdryers provided.
  • Furnished decking area with chairs and a table and electric BBQ, accessed via sliding patio doors from the living area.
  • Unfenced garden, please take caution with young children as the garden is on the river's edge.
  • Allocated parking for 3 cars.
  • Bed linen, duvets & towels are provided.
  • Electricity and heating included.
  • 34ft mooring available at the side of the property but not on the river front.(If your bringing your own boat please state on the booking).
  • High speed WIFI.

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Local Fishing Information


Important Information

  • Fishing is available direct from the property.
  • The variety of fish on the Broads include: pike, carp, eel, bream, roach, trench, perch and rudd.
  • A fishing licence is required, this can be purchased online via the Environment Agency.
  • Fishing available during open season. Closed season is between 14th March - 16th June.

Local Attractions

Canoeing on the Norfolk Broads

Local Supermarkets - 'Roys of Wroxham' is a 15 minute walk away.

Wroxham Village - There are plenty of pubs and restaurants in the village. There is also a Nisa convenience store, pharmacy, Chinese takeaway, Indian restaurant/takeaway, fish & chip shops.

Pretty Norfolk Broads Villages & market towns nearby - Horning, Coltishall, Potter Heigham, Ludham.

Museum of the Broads - Visit here to discover the history of the Broads. Picnic area next to the river, dog-friendly. Open Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from 11am - 3pm.

Cycle routes in the Norfolk Broads - There are miles of cycle routes on the Norfolk Broads to enjoy. The Three Rivers Way is a purpose-built cycle route that connects Hoveton and Horning.

Bike Hire - Broads By Cycle offers bike hire in several pick-up and drop-off docking areas.

Great Yarmouth - Norfolk's premier sea-side resort. There are miles of golden sandy beaches, traditional sea-side amusements, a pleasure beach with rides and adventure golf and plenty of pubs/cafes/restaurants.

Norwich - Just under 30 minutes away.

Wildlife - The Broads is home to a large number of species including seals, otters, water vole and chinese water deer.

Birds - There are many rare species of bird that have made the Broads their home, including bitterns, kingfishers, grebes, marsh harriers and warblers.

Nature Reserves - Hickling Broad, Ranworth Broad, Upton Broad and Marshes, Cockshoot Broad, Barton Broad, Martham Broad, Thorpe Marshes and Alderfen Broad.

Family Days Out - Bewilderwood, Bure Valley Steam Railway, Fairhaven Water Garden, Hippodrome Circus, Hollywood Indoor Adventure Golf, Sea Life Centre, Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Wroxham Miniature Worlds, Wroxham Barns.

Canoe & Kayak Hire - Canoes and kayaks are available to hire in many locations on the Broads.