About the Estate

The Kelling Estate dates back to 1913 and once belonged to Dutch oil industrialist, Sir Henri Deterding. The estate is set within 2,000 acres and was designed to be the finest sporting estate in Norfolk. The grade 11* listed Kelling Hall is Arts & Crafts style and has been owned by the Widdowson family since 2008.  

The Pheasant

The Kelling Estate acquired The Pheasant in November 2012.

With luxury accommodation, good food, and a stunning countryside location - The Pheasant is the perfect rural retreat. Whether you're looking for a cosy base for a fun-filled family holiday, want to indulge in a romantic break for two, or need somewhere to host an upcoming celebration, we have everything to make your stay in Norfolk simply unforgettable.

Holt Garden Centre

The Holt Garden Centre is situated on the northern edge of the estate and offers a wide range of garden plants, wildlife feeds, gifts and more. There is also a lovely café where you can enjoy cake and coffee, lunch ,or afternoon tea.

Things to do

We've narrowed down some of the best beaches, coastal walks, gardens, historical, and family-friendly attractions to give you a helping hand in planning your trip.


Some of the best golf courses in the country are just a few miles from our estate. Many of these courses are steeped in history, and offer beautiful views across the stunning Norfolk coastline.