Eclectic African art and photos of wildlife are hints that this elegant manor house is slightly different to the norm. 'Glamorous bathrooms are spotless and breakfast is Aga cooked,' approves Alastair. 'Birdwatchers and walkers love it. Bring your horse too and owner Lorna will ride with you on the sandy north Norfolk beaches.'
Where Station Road, Great Ryburgh, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0DX (01328 829788; www.northnorfolkbandb.co.uk)
How much Doubles from £59, B&B