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Make holiday rental accommodation or a holiday cottage in the East of England your home away from home

The East of England comprises the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Lincolnshire, one of nine official region of England. Not only is the East of England a vital gateway to Northern Europe, it is a beautiful region of coastal towns, broad beaches, unspoilt natural landscapes, rich heritage and a charming, unique character.

Things to do on holiday in the East of England

The East of England offers a magnificent portion of rural England, which lends itself perfectly to a range of outdoor pursuits. Mountain biking, horse riding and walking, both short strolls after a pub lunch and long full day treks, are hugely popular activities to enjoy from a holiday cottage in the East of England. Despite their popularity, walking cycling and riding holidays never put you amongst the crowds, meaning that the endless peace available can be enjoyed to the full.

East England also offers not only 250 miles of coastal waters, but also huge tracts of inland water, like the Norfolk Broads or Nene Park in Cambridgeshire, meaning that those wishing to experiment or learn any water sport will be in their personal nirvana. Sailing is a huge attraction to the East of England, and there are many holiday cottages and rental accommodation in East England situated perfectly to take full advantage of the sailing facilities. Rowing, canoeing, water skiing, powerboat driving, wind surfing, white water canoe slalom (Bedford), jet skiing and surfing are just a few of the water sports available from self catering accommodation in the East of England, and I have not even mentioned the beaches!

Each of the counties in the East of England is adorned with fine golf courses, so there area plenty of rounds to be had, although tuition, practice ranges and special golf holidays are also easy to organise.

The East of England is hugely rich in heritage, and whether you are interested in the long aviation heritage, maritime heritage, religious heritage or rich wildlife from your holiday cottage, the East of England will certainly not disappoint.

Places to holiday in the East of England

Norfolk is a beautiful, peaceful rural region of England, which manages to combine picture book images of rural England with the cosmopolitan city of Norwich, great restaurants, fine food and excellent leisure options.

Suffolk boasts a large, diverse coastline, stunning British countryside, enchanting villages and a huge range of attractions, from the famous Newmarket Racecourse to the dramatic Framlingham Castle.

Travel to the East of England

Holiday cottages in the East of England are very easy to reach, as the rail network in the area is extensive. Also, Luton Airport (LTN), Stansted (STN) and Norwich International Airport (NWI) are located within the region, receiving domestic flights from across the UK.


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    Exceptional! 5/5
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
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    Cottage #6518975
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
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      Cottage #702080
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
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        Cottage #1068820
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          Cottage #716884
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            Exceptional! 5/5
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
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            Apartment #444777
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              Excellent! 4.4/5
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
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              Apartment #1029021
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
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                Cottage #6806849
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                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 7
                  House #8174299
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                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
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                    Chalet #1015411
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                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
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                      Cottage #1839224
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                        Excellent! 4.6/5
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
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                        House #1978028
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                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                          • 4 BR
                          • 2 BA
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                          Cottage #1887391
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                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
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                            Barn #6481438
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                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Chalet #6511840
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                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 3 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                House #1785369
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                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Cottage #1872871
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                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Cottage #8172238
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                                    Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
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                                      House #1963239
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                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 2 BA
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                                        Cottage #8166885
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                                        Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 3 BA
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                                          House #1961128
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #6550788
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (12 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
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                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cottage #8162096
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                                              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Cottage #8166840
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                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                  • 2 BR
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                                                  Cottage #6514066
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                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                    Apartment #836776
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                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 3 BA
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                                                      Barn #6826651
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                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        Cottage #8053532
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                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                          House #8164187
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                                                          Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #70350
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                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                              • 1 BR
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                                                              Barn #6712633
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                                                              Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 12
                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #457496
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                                                                Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Very Good! 4/5
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #457496
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                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #457496
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                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
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                                                                      House #8041533
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                                                                      Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 10 BR
                                                                        • 10 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 22
                                                                        Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
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                                                                        Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                          • 8 BR
                                                                          • 5 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 18
                                                                          Chateau / Country House #1033947
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                                                                          Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
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                                                                            Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
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                                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                              • 7 BR
                                                                              • 7 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 14
                                                                              Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
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                                                                              Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                • 13 BR
                                                                                • 5 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 28
                                                                                Chateau / Country House #1173258
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                                                                                Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 7 BR
                                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 18
                                                                                  Farmhouse #1095094
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                                                                                    • 8 BR
                                                                                    • 6 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 20
                                                                                    Farmhouse #1610847
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                                                                                    Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                                      Apartment #1381384
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                                                                                        • 7 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
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                                                                                        House #445427
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                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (35 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                                          Cottage #1780566
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                                                                                          Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                            (42 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
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                                                                                            House #5355
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                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                              House #6712315
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                                                                                                Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
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                                                                                                Cottage #8077498
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                                                                                                Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
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                                                                                                  Cottage #6709495
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                                                                                                  Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (31 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                                    Cottage #1803562
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                                                                                                    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (75 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                                                      Cottage #859721
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Although the cottage is in the middle of Sheringham, so very close to the shops and the sea, it is very quiet and private. The cottage is obviously very well looked after by the owner, who couldn't have been more helpful. Parking in Sheringham wasnt a problem at all and it was very easy to find. It is tastefully decorated, has everything you could need and more, and was warm and very comfortable and felt very safe. I hope to be back!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely little cottage with bags of character

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Great stay with good amount of room to sit, chill and relax. Just disappointed that log burner not able to be used at the moment as they are waiting for the flue to be replaced. Was abl to heat most of the rooms with the electric fires but not the bathroom and hard to dry towels etc.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Extremely relaxing

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Beautiful cottage, large parking area, extremely comfortable living space, great shower with lots of hot water and a well equipped kitchen with plenty of storage cupboards. We loved sitting in the conservatory watching the wildlife and were lucky enough to be there to see the magnificent display of snowdrops in the lawn. There are several local pubs within 2 miles and a well stocked Co-op in Clare for provisions. We particularly loved the underfloor heating and the cream tea.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017