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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! 5.0/5
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    Cottage #6518975
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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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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Cottage #702080
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
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          Cottage #716884
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            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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            • 2 BR
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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! 5.0/5
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
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                Cottage #6806849
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                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (17 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Cottage #1839224
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                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 7
                    House #8174299
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                    Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
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                      Cottage #8166840
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                      Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                        (11 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Chalet #1015411
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                        Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 3 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          House #1785369
                          8
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                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Cottage #8166885
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                            Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 7
                              Barn #6481438
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                              Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                (6 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Chalet #6511840
                                6
                                Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (21 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 5
                                  Cottage #1872871
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                                  Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    Cottage #1887391
                                    12
                                    Viewed 85 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      House #1978028
                                      4
                                      Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                        (21 reviews)
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #8053532
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                                        Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                          (11 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #6514066
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                                          Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                            (41 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Cottage #8172238
                                            41
                                            Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Sleeps 10
                                              House #1961128
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Apartment #6550788
                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (12 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Cottage #8162096
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                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                    (72 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #836776
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                                                    Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 3 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Barn #6826651
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                                                      Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        House #8164187
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                                                        Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          House #1963239
                                                          8
                                                          Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                            (23 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Cottage #8077498
                                                            23
                                                            Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (34 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 3
                                                              Cottage #1780566
                                                              34
                                                              Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (17 reviews)
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                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 12
                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #457496
                                                                17
                                                                Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #457496
                                                                  3
                                                                  Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #457496
                                                                    7
                                                                    Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 14
                                                                      House #8041533
                                                                      1
                                                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 10 BR
                                                                        • 10 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 22
                                                                        Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
                                                                        3
                                                                        Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (8 reviews)
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                                                                          • 8 BR
                                                                          • 5 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 18
                                                                          Chateau / Country House #1033947
                                                                          8
                                                                          Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
                                                                            1
                                                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (8 reviews)
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                                                                              • 7 BR
                                                                              • 7 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 14
                                                                              Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
                                                                              8
                                                                              Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                (8 reviews)
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                                                                                • 13 BR
                                                                                • 5 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 28
                                                                                Chateau / Country House #1173258
                                                                                8
                                                                                Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 7 BR
                                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 18
                                                                                  Farmhouse #1095094
                                                                                  11
                                                                                  Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    • 8 BR
                                                                                    • 6 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 20
                                                                                    Farmhouse #1610847
                                                                                    1
                                                                                    Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Apartment #1381384
                                                                                      5
                                                                                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                        • 7 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 14
                                                                                        House #445427
                                                                                        Viewed 105 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (28 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #70350
                                                                                          28
                                                                                          Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                            (42 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            House #5355
                                                                                            42
                                                                                            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                              (5 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 3
                                                                                              House #6712315
                                                                                              5
                                                                                              Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                Cottage #6709495
                                                                                                6
                                                                                                Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (31 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                  Cottage #1803562
                                                                                                  31
                                                                                                  Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (11 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Barn #1854314
                                                                                                    11
                                                                                                    Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Barn #6003035
                                                                                                      5
                                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very high standard of furnishing, good showers and comfortable beds, couldn't fault it

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Lovely location with 2 restaurants within walking distance. Fully equipped kitchen if you want to cook, spotlessly clean, large soft towels, Sally and Nick have thought of everything you could need.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous - inside and outside!!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A truly lovely cottage, beautifully clean, well-equipped and well-furnished, and toasty warm on the coldest days. The location is fabulous, and close to the beach, harbour, great walks, restaurants, and shopping. Views were spectacular in different lights and at different times of the day. It is rare to find such luxury in a self catering cottage and everything we needed was provided. Having parking was a real plus in Wells as we have previously parked over half a mile from our car, and finding somewhere lovely which accepts dogs is rare. Although the cottage does have a garden, it is not adjoining the cottage so we walked the quayside in our pyjamas early morning and late night for their "comfort breaks" but with so few people around at these times, I think we got away with it. Jane replied to all our messages very quickly and was very helpful in assisting with any concerns we had before we arrived. I am already looking forward to a return visit!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous house for a weekend with friends!

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The property is a great place to host a large group of friends or family! We had 20 staying and were impressed with the facilities. Plenty of space to spread out, the house was lovely and warm and a pool out in the garden was the cherry on top. Fish and Chip shop down the road serves great food and Wells isn't far. A visit to Holt can provide a decent afternoon tea. There was plenty of food storage space and hot water running. We would recommend a visit.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017