The Pickling Jar – Luxury self catering holiday cottage

The Pickling Jar

SLEEPS 6 From £607 per 3 nights, £767 per week

This traditional Norfolk flint cottage has been completely restored to offer luxury boutique holiday accommodation for family gatherings or a country getaway with a group of friends. Named after one of Norfolk’s famous Jam and Chutney producers, the interior design of The Pickling Jar lends itself to tastefully capture the vibrant colours of preserves. Completely unique in design, The Pickling Jar is certain to become a favourite for many a guest.

The Pickling Jar is a newly refurbished, luxury property that is composed of three generous bedrooms, offering two super kings and one king, all with their own marble, contemporary en suites, handcrafted, British made luxury beds and smart TVs. Each room features designer fabrics and collaborations with British craftsman displaying artisan works of art.

*Please note that this property does not allow children under the years of 5.

*No Pets Allowed in any of our properties.

Kitchen & Dining

Entry is gained via the generous hallway where you will find a w/c cloakroom and walk in cupboard welcomes guests. This leads you through to the Kitchen with extendable dining table, perfect for meals in. The kitchen is fully fitted with fridge/freezer, double ovens, large hob and sink, washer/dryer and dishwasher. Large bi-fold doors take you through to a private courtyard garden.


Elegant, large sitting room with large smart tv, dimmable feature lighting, generous comfortable sofas and armchairs. Large bi fold doors leading to private courtyard and connecting with the kitchen.

Bedroom & Bathrooms

All bedrooms are found on the first floor and have been appointed with specially commissioned British handmade beds that use only natural English wool, home grown hemp, flax and cotton.

The bedrooms also offer;
One feature super king bed, bedside cabinet, dressing table, walk in wardrobe and marble en suite shower room. Smart TV. Dimmable Led lighting.

One feature Kind bed with marble bathroom, bedside cabinets, wall hanging space. Smart TV. Dimmable Led lighting.

One feature Super King bed, bedside cabinets, dressing table, window seats and fitted wardrobe and marble en suite shower room. Smart TV. Dimmable Led lighting.


The open plan living spaces seamlessly connect to a courtyard garden, complete with seating and a Wild Goose Kamado free standing BBQ/pizza oven for private alfresco dining.

Off-road parking for two cars with a charge point for electric vehicles, please note that the cost for the use of this is already built into the booking.

Included in your Starr Welcome Package

Fresh flowers and Prosecco
Complimentary WiFi
Guest Handbook

Starr Welcome Hamper

Freshly baked bread
Local Milk
Local Free Range Eggs
Hand cooked Crisps
Homemade cake of the week
Locally produced Jam or Marmalade
Seasonal Norfolk Fruit

Inside your luxury holiday cottage

Complimentary WiFi
Smart TVs
ASHP – Ground floor underfloor heating & first floor radiators, zoned & thermastically controlled

In the Kitchen

A selection of Tea
Instant Coffee
Nespresso coffee pods
Salt & Pepper
Oil & Vinegar
Kitchen roll
Bin liners
6 x Dishwasher tablets
Washing up Liquid
Sponges & Cloths
2 x Tea & Hand Towels

In your Home

Nepresso Coffee Machine
Electric Hob
Double Oven
China and cutlery
Selection of saucepans
Electric mixer
Hand and Tea Towels
Apron and oven gloves
Cleaning caddy 

In the Hall

Iron and Ironing Board
Beach Towels
Picnic Set
Local area Map

In the Bedrooms

Statement Headboards
British luxury beds with natural fillings containing cotton, wool and locally grown hemp.
Silky soft sateen 300 thread count cotton linen
Pure Silk Duvets
Cloud like Breathable pillows containing spun silk and recycled plastic bottles.
Hair Dryer in each bedroom


Marble or Limestone tiling
Contemporary sanitary-ware and fittings
Velour Bathrobes and Slippers
Thick luxury cotton hand and bath towels
Complimentary Noble Isle Toiletries
Bathmat per bathroom
2 x toilet rolls per bathroom


Private off road car parking for 2 cars
Electric car charging point
Landscaped Courtyard garden and outside tap
Outdoor lighting
Patio dining set
Patio umbrella
Kamado BBQ
Charcoal, starter fuel
BBQ Utensils
BBQ Cook Book
BBQ Oven Gloves and matches
Clothes Airer
Key Safe Box

View the Pickling Jar walkthrough video to see this beautiful cottage

The Pickling Jar Availability & Booking

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”We have been delighted with our stay at The Pickling Jar. Everything is first class. The standard is very high. The flowers were a pleasant surprise & very welcoming as indeed the Prosecco in the fridge! Happy days.”

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Milton - March 2024

"A really gorgeous stay - thank you. Really appreciated the attention to detail. Will look forward to a return visit!"

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Simpson - March 2024

“Beautiful property, spotlessly clean and wonderful furnishings. We have had a fabulous stay. Thank You.”

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Brown - December 2023

“We really enjoyed our stay at ‘The PJ’. The house is very clean and comfortable. We loved your attention to detail. We will come back when the sun is shining (hopefully). Very best wishes.”

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Eastwood - November 2023

“We have just ended three excellent weeks holiday in the Pickling Jar & have again thoroughly enjoyed our time in the house. The standard of housekeeping has been exemplary & our thanks to Sarah & the team for the hard work which is much appreciated.”

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Mr & Mrs Holt - November 2023

“Exceptional quality, cleanliness & comfort. A very stylish & comfortable house. One of the very best, Docking a perfect location.”

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Durhams - September 2023

“A wonderful stay in a beautifully appointed cottage. Fabulous attention to detail. Loved it!”

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Cork - September 2023

“You & your wonderful team could not have looked after us better!! Our second stay in one of your beautiful cottages and, as before, every detail has been thought of - it has been an absolutely delightful holiday - thank you!!”

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R & S -September 2023

"Flawless! Everything we needed & more was on hand. Fabulous bedding! (& many thanks for the high chair - very thoughtful) Thank you!"

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Tarantello - August 2023

“We’ve had another great stay in Pickling Jar, everything you could wish for and all very comfortable.”

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Richmonds - July 2023

"We had an amazing ten day break with some glorious coastal walking. Again, the ‘Pickling Jar’ exceeded our expectations providing us with the perfect base. We understand the work that goes into keeping the house at such a high standard and we really appreciate it."

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Mrs Holt - July 2023

“Another fabulous stay at the Pickling Jar. Thank you for making our stay so comfortable and special with all the lovely extras!”

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June 2023

“We have stayed in some amazing places throughout the world and the Pickling Jar is one of the best. Absolute perfection from interior design thro’ to the spotless cleanliness. We will return. And tell all our friends. What an awesome find.”

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Andrew & Katy - May 2023

“We have had a wonderful stay. The house is super clean and comfy.”

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The Ballards - April 2023

“What a beautiful cottage! Immaculate, luxurious and well-equipped. It is like staying in a boutique hotel. The owner was so helpful and the welcome hamper was a lovely touch. Can’t wait to come again!”

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Rachel - Feb 2023

“Absolutely fantastic stay. The cottage is immaculate and totally exceeded our expectations. Lovely touches with the welcome basket and fresh flowers. Every possible need is catered for. The best holiday we have had in a very long time. Thank you!”

The Frasers

August 2022 The Pickling Jar

"By far the best holiday home we have ever stayed in.”

Mr & Mrs Holt

June 2022 Pickling Jar

"We have once again returned from a brilliant holiday at the Pickling Jar, our experience yet again was flawless in every detail, we found it spotlessly clean with everything put in place to make our stay extremely comfortable and welcoming. The standard from the decor to the welcome pack were exceptional and we would definitely recommend and return again. Thank you.“

Mr & Mrs Rivett

May 2022 Pickling Jar

“We have just returned from a lovely family holiday at The Pickling Jar in Docking, what a fantastic stay we had, the house is so tastefully and uniquely decorated and our every need was created for beyond our expectations, fresh flowers in each room were such a lovely touch too. I would highly recommend staying here for a relaxing and enjoyable stay!”

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June 2021

"We all had a fabulous time and thought ourselves very lucky to have found the beautifully designed “Pickling Jar”.  Your interior tips will be applied in full !  Cley was a real gem and we ended up eating all the cake in one sitting! "

Mr & Mrs Pashley

August 2020

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