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Essex Holiday Cottages

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A wonderful barn conversion within the rural village of Wickham St. Paul, Essex. Pet-friendly. En-suites. Lavenham 12 miles Colchester 15.5 miles, (Ref. 921968)

  • Wi-fi
  • Off-road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Baby-friendly

7 nights from £401

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsNo

    5.0

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This delightful, two-bedroom holiday home rests in St. Osyth, Essex. Smart TV. Open plan. Ground-floor living. Clacton-on-Sea 4.6 miles; Brightlingsea 7.4 miles; Colchester 12.8 miles. (Ref. 1122487)

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  • Off-road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Dishwasher

7 nights from £468

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsYes

    4.9

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A mid-terrace Victorian cottage nestled in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex. Woodburner. Enclosed garden. Sea views. Walton-on-the-Naze 1.7 miles; Clacton-on-Sea 7.1 miles. (Ref. 1003037)

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  • Baby-friendly

7 nights from £433

  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
  • PetsYes

    4.8

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Attractive three bedroom cottage on the banks of the River Colne in Rowhedge. Stunning views. Pet-friendly. WiFi. En-suite. Colchester 3 miles. (Ref. 977193)

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7 nights from £429

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsNo

    4.7

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Comfortable semi-detached cottage near Saffron Walden. Fishing on site, country setting, great views. Easy reach of Cambridge, Duxford and more. Saffron Walden 7.3 miles. (Ref. 905373)

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  • Off-road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Dishwasher

7 nights from £432

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsNo

    4.7

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This beautifully presented sea view apartment offers a perfect base for guests to explore the popular Essex coast. Garden with patio furniture. WiFi. Sea views. Colchester 18 miles. (Ref. 980201)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Washing machine
  • Baby-friendly

7 nights from £404

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms1
  • PetsYes

    4.9

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A lovely single-storey lodge resting on Oaklands Holiday Park in St. Osyth, Essex. Pet-friendly. Ground-floor living. On-site facilities. Close to amenities. Brightlingsea 5.6 miles; Clacton-on-Sea 5.8 miles; Colchester 11.3 miles; Chelmsford 37.8 miles. (Ref. 1108769)

  • Wi-fi
  • Ground floor bedroom
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  • Washing machine

7 nights from £436

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  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
  • PetsNo

    4.9

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An elegant ground floor apartment in Walton-on-the-Naze. Uninterrupted coastal views. Wheelchair-friendly. Pub and shop 0.1 miles, beach on doorstep. (Ref. 1003552)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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7 nights from £387

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsYes

    4.9

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A fabulous semi-detached timber cottage set on a farm in Wickham St Paul in Essex. Private patio. Rural setting. En-suite. Sudbury 5.5 miles; Colchester 15.5 miles; Cambridge 33.8 miles. (Ref. 985434)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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  • Baby-friendly

7 nights from £401

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  • Sleeps9
  • Bedrooms4
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    4.9

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This fabulous four-bedroom house rests in the seaside town of Frinton-On-Sea, Essex. Off-road parking. Close to amenities and beach. Open fire. Pet-free. Garden with furniture. Colchester 17.9 miles; Ipswich 24.9 miles (Ref. 1056959)

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  • Baby-friendly

7 nights from £1136

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
  • PetsNo

    5.0

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This charming, one-bedroom holiday home rests in St. Osyth, Essex. Smart TV. Open plan. Ground-floor living. Clacton-on-Sea 4.6 miles; Brightlingsea 7.4 miles; Colchester 12.8 miles. (Ref. 1122485)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Dishwasher

7 nights from £399

  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
  • PetsYes

    4.7

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A lovely three-bedroom cottage perched on a working farm on the outskirts of Colne Engaine, Colchester. Smart TV. Open fire. Off-road parking. Pet-friendly. Halstead 1.9 miles; Earls Colne 2 miles; Colchester 12.8 miles. (Ref. 1121166)

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7 nights from £687

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
  • PetsNo

    4.9

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A single storey, converted passenger train settled in the village of Greenstead Green near Halstead. Open-plan. Unique. Perfect for couples. Braintree 5.7 miles. (Ref. 1075120)

  • Ground floor bedroom
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7 nights from £397

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  • Sleeps3
  • Bedrooms1
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    4.8

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Delightful thatched cottage in Essex seaside town of Walton-on-the-Naze. One double bedroom, enclosed garden. Beach 2 mins walk. (Ref. 13617)

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7 nights from £333

  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
  • PetsNo

    4.4

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This large, semi-detached house rests in Southend-On-Sea, Essex. Close to beach. Enclosed garden. Close to amenities. Off-road parking. Wallesea Island 12.5 miles; Chelmsford 21.6 miles; London 45.8 miles. (Ref. 1100573)

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7 nights from £550

  • Sleeps5
  • Bedrooms3
  • PetsYes

    4.8

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This exceptional holiday home can be found in Loughton in the scenic Epping Forest district of Essex. Wildlife gardens. Woodburning stove. Pet-friendly. Contemporary interior. WiFi. Electric charging point. London 19.3 miles; Southend-on-Sea 37.2 miles. (Ref. 984338)

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  • Baby-friendly

7 nights from £860

  • Sleeps5
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsYes

    4.6

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Delightful, detached coach house conversion within a short walk of the historic village of Sible Hedingham. Spacious open plan living accommodation with open fire, beams, boot room and large enclosed garden. Halstead 4 miles. (Ref. 29621)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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7 nights from £722

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms1
  • PetsNo
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Little Haven is a spacious garage conversion situated on a residential development the village of Kirby Cross, Essex. Open-plan. Wheelchair-friendly. Frinton-on-Sea 2.3 miles; Walton-on-the-Naze 2.7 miles. (Ref. 1146110)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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  • Baby-friendly

7 nights from £401

  • Sleeps3
  • Bedrooms1
  • PetsYes

    5.0

    Perfect

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A charming, all-ground-floor annexe on the outskirts of the village of Alresford in Colchester. Pet-friendly. Hot Tub. Off-road parking. Colchester 6.5 miles; Clacton-on-Sea 9.7 miles. (Ref. 1039617)

  • Wi-fi
  • Swimming pool
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hot Tub
  • Dishwasher

7 nights from £608

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
  • PetsNo

    4.6

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A picturesque bungalow nestled in Monk Street, Essex. Accessible accommodation. Outstanding surroundings. En-suite. Great Dunmow 4.8 miles; Saffron Walden 9.2 miles; Chelmsford 18.7 miles. (Ref. 1054079)

  • Wi-fi
  • Off-road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Washing machine

7 nights from £379

 

Just show me Essex Cottages

 

For a wonderful mix of coastal and countryside attractions, our Essex cottages are great for family holidays.

Head to the coast for fun, sun and water sports - over 350 miles long and featuring both remote areas brimming with wildlife and a variety of resorts, many with Blue Flag beaches. Enjoy Clacton's Air Show and music festivals. Don't miss the rides at Southend's Adventure Island on the world's longest pier. Stroll along the prom past colourful beach huts at Frinton-on-Sea. Enjoy bracing cliff-top walks along the 'Sunshine Coast'. Or set sail from Burnham-on-Crouch.

For cute and cuddly encounters, choose from farm parks and Colchester Zoo. Or pack the picnic hamper and explore one of the many country parks such as Cudmore Grove. Rollerworld, steam trains, museums, go-carts - they're all here.

Walk, cycle and ride! Home of Constable Country, it's easy to see why the Essex countryside inspired the great painter some 200 years ago. Trace his steps through the Dedham Vale and Stour Valley and discover rolling farmland, ancient woodlands, rivers and pretty villages. Or, hopfoot it to Hatfield Forest, one of the UK's most untouched medieval woodlands, where rare mammals and birds live in harmony within the trees. You can even bring your pooch along for the adventure by staying at an Essex dog-friendly cottage.

Historic gems near your Essex cottage

Expect lots of stately homes and other ancient treasures. Highlights include the Jacobean manor of Audley End House, the neo-classical-style villa of Hylands House and Estate, Ingatestone Hall, RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Hedingham Castle and Layer Marney Tower, an impressive Tudor gatehouse.

Another reason to book an Essex cottage is to sample local delicacies. The seafood bars of West Mersea offer Colchester Native Oysters. Try wines and Oyster Stout from Mersea Island Vineyard, freshly-harvested cockles and whelks at Leigh and make sure you pick up a pot of Tiptree jam.

Take a look at our range of properties that accept pets here.