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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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                                                                                                  Beautiful coach house in great Norfolk location

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                                                                                                  Booked for a weekend family break, 6 adults. There was a lovely welcome hamper on arrival, the host also came to greet us and to ensure that all was ok. Throughout the booking process the communication was brilliant too. The property itself is absolutely beautiful, as good as, if not better than the photos! It is located in a small village, which consists of a number of houses, a church and a very nice traditional local pub The Crown' (the food in there looked great, we can vouch for the lovely desserts). The village is surrounded by farmland, which makes it great for walks. The location was ideal for the Norfolk Broads and the coast, the two main reasons for our initial choice. If needed, Norwich is only approximately 12miles away.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: May 2016

                                                                                                  Beautiful venue!

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                                                                                                  On arrival this venue certainly had the wow factor! We had our annual work summer party here this July and all 28 of us had an incredible time. Facilities were brilliant and everything we needed was available. We even managed to set up a sports day in the grounds! Thank you for making it 'the best summer party of all time' and me the most popular member of the agency :) thank you very much Clair and the team. Jess
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                                                                                                  Beautiful cottage in peaceful surroundings.

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                                                                                                  We had a wonderful week staying in North Lodge. It was lovely and clean and very well maintained and equipped. We walked through the fields into the picturesque village as well as completing the circular walk (details of which were provided). The Picture Pot serves a very good cream tea. We also enjoyed visiting Coggeshall village and Audley End House.
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                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: May 2016