The River Waveney marks the border between Norfolk and Suffolk and Mendham Mill sits astride the river, surrounded by hundreds of acres of beautiful water meadows. Four award-winning cottages which include the stunning Georgian Miller’s House have been created from houses, a granary, and other estate buildings. The owners are on hand assisting visitors who wish to fish or make use of the canoes or rowing boat in the sparkling private waters of the river. With places like Southwold, Aldeburgh and Norwich all within easy reach Mendham Mill is ideally located.
Our 2nd stay at Mendham Mill but our first in North Meadow Cottage. The Cottage itself was of a very high standard and felt like it hadn’t been stayed in before. It was extremely spacious and the beds were really comfy which made it all the harder when our one year old daughter woke us up every morning! The garden to the cottage backed onto a pond as well as the river and it was a nice start to the day when the ducks wandered past the patio. The communal gardens are huge and it’s a fantastic place to stay especially with kids who can roam around and use the tyre swing by the river. Our da...more
We often struggle to find the perfect cottage to accommodate both ourselves and our Great Dane, but The Lodge was just perfect! The half acre walled private garden was ideal and with the extra field next door that we could let our dog off lead, we could not have asked for more. Nick and James are both very welcoming.
Our third visit. Despite the wintry conditions just as enjoyable as our earlier visits. Mendham Mill is a real gem and is our place of choice when in the area. Nick and James continue to be very very welcoming hosts.
A stunning Mill in a fabulous location. The boys took their water boards and us girls used the canoe's which were very easy to navigate. No water rescue emergencies !!!! Thank you James and Nick for the very comfortable accommodation. The grounds around the mill were a joy to walk and Ronnie our dog was more than happy with his weekend break. The Fox and Goose on Saturday night was an excellent choice for fine dining. We walked to the Black Swan through the fields and woods following the footpath and enjoyed a warm welcome by the landlord and a great Sunday Lunch. Hoping to return and explore ...more