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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
    • Sleeps 7
    Barn #6481438
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    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 2
      Studio #858529vb
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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Cottage #8070812
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          Exceptional! 5/5
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Cottage #8146939
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            Excellent! 4.6/5
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
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            Cottage #6709495
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              Exceptional! 5/5
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #1783579
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                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 2
                Barn #6712633
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                  Very Good! 4/5
                  (5 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Cottage #6816737
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                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                    (19 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Cottage #1839224
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                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (21 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 3
                      House #1793974
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                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                        (10 reviews)
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                        • 4 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Sleeps 8
                        Farmhouse #1845457
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                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 3 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          Cottage #8067459
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                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (9 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 8
                            Barn #6484783
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                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cottage #1963835
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Barn #6937623
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #8052922
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                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (4 reviews)
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    Farmhouse #8130645
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                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Barn #6874553
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                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (19 reviews)
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                                        • 4 BR
                                        • 3 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Cottage #8149280
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                                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 2
                                          Studio #857964vb
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                                            • 9 BR
                                            • 6 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 25
                                            Villa #6973066
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              House #8183290
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                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (30 reviews)
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                                                • 8 BR
                                                • 7 BA
                                                • Separate Toilets
                                                • Sleeps 18
                                                Multiple rentals House #427653
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                                                Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (20 reviews)
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                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  Multiple rentals Barn #427653
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                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                    (16 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Multiple rentals Barn #427653
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                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                      Cottage #1967397
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        Bed And Breakfast #8191509
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Cottage #4066349
                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (16 reviews)
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                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Bungalow #479604
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                                                            Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              Multiple rentals Cottage #8122313
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                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                Cottage #1964940
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                                                                Viewed 5 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
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                                                                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 10 BR
                                                                    • 10 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 22
                                                                    Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
                                                                    3
                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (69 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                      Apartment #444777
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                                                                      Viewed 54 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 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
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                                                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 14
                                                                            House #8041533
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                                                                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                              (19 reviews)
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                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 12
                                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #457496
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                                                                              Viewed 45 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 72 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Very Good! 4/5
                                                                                  (3 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #457496
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                                                                                  Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    • 7 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 14
                                                                                    House #445427
                                                                                    Viewed 40 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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                                                                                      Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 13 BR
                                                                                        • 5 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 28
                                                                                        Chateau / Country House #1173258
                                                                                        8
                                                                                        Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                          • 8 BR
                                                                                          • 6 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 20
                                                                                          Farmhouse #1610847
                                                                                          1
                                                                                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Multiple rentals Cottage #8122313
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                                                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Multiple rentals Cottage #8122313
                                                                                              10
                                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                                Cottage #1966855
                                                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  Cottage #6835679
                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                    Chateau / Country House #1677888
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                      (3 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Cottage #8082694
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