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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
    (23 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    Cottage #6518975
    23
    Viewed 196 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (34 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 4
      Cottage #702080
      34
      Viewed 118 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (26 reviews)
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        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Cottage #1068820
        26
        Viewed 117 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (32 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #716884
          32
          Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5.0/5
            (64 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 7
            Apartment #444777
            64
            Viewed 93 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.4/5
              (42 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Apartment #1029021
              42
              Viewed 80 times in the last 48 hours
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Cottage #8166840
                4
                Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (16 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Cottage #1839224
                  16
                  Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                    (21 reviews)
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Cottage #8053532
                    21
                    Viewed 103 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                      (8 reviews)
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      House #1785369
                      8
                      Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
                        (6 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #6806849
                        6
                        Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Multiple rentals Apartment #4261397
                          Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                            (13 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 7
                            House #8174299
                            13
                            Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
                              (39 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cottage #8172238
                              39
                              Viewed 36 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 55 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
                                  21
                                  Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                    (11 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Chalet #1015411
                                    11
                                    Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                      (12 reviews)
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                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Cottage #1887391
                                      12
                                      Viewed 91 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (14 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 5
                                        House #8164187
                                        14
                                        Viewed 72 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 38 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 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (8 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              House #1963239
                                              8
                                              Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                (14 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                Barn #6481438
                                                14
                                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                  (15 reviews)
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Apartment #71882
                                                  15
                                                  Viewed 57 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 72 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #457496
                                                      3
                                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Very Good! 4.0/5
                                                        (9 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #1343968
                                                        9
                                                        Viewed 28 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 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 10 BR
                                                              • 10 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 22
                                                              Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
                                                              3
                                                              Viewed 50 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 81 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                  Multiple rentals Barn #8074886
                                                                  1
                                                                  Viewed 29 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 68 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                      (12 reviews)
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                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 14
                                                                      House #499118
                                                                      12
                                                                      Viewed 23 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 123 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 62 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • 8 BR
                                                                            • 6 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 20
                                                                            Farmhouse #1610847
                                                                            Viewed 120 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 48 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 7 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 14
                                                                                House #445427
                                                                                Viewed 147 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                  (13 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  Cottage #8166885
                                                                                  13
                                                                                  Viewed 102 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                    (72 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Apartment #836776
                                                                                    72
                                                                                    Viewed 138 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Apartment #6550788
                                                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Very Good! 4.0/5
                                                                                        (12 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Barn #1944080
                                                                                        12
                                                                                        Viewed 88 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                          (74 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                                          Cottage #859721
                                                                                          74
                                                                                          Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (19 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 3
                                                                                            House #1793974
                                                                                            19
                                                                                            Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                              (40 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              House #5355
                                                                                              40
                                                                                              Viewed 26 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
                                                                                                12
                                                                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Barn #8151193
                                                                                                  11
                                                                                                  Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Barn #6003035
                                                                                                    4
                                                                                                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (31 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Cottage #1803562
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Excellent accommodation

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The cottage is centrally located and beautifully equipped. Lots of room. We were three adults and a child and didn't feel cramped at all. Despite our December stay the cottage was warm and cosy. We enjoyed walking to the local pub - good food, roaring fire, and local stores.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      A perfect haven

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We spent 2 nights in this beautiful accommodation. Attention to detail make this a perfect holiday venue. Excellent in every respect.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      lovely well equipped cottage - very helpful owner

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Stayed over Christmas - the cottage had everything we needed. Very relaxing break. Beautiful beach 5 minutes walk away. Fab pub 30 secs from front door.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016