Essex Holiday Cottages

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    This comfortable, well-presented cottage is attached to the owner's home, outside Coney Weston. Walking from the doorstep, WiFi, bike storage. Diss 8 miles. (Ref. 931582)

    7 nights from £258

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    Lovely and comfortable one bedroom annex in a central village location close to Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Diss and Thetford. Pet-friendly. Excellent for walking and cycling. Ideal for a couple or solo traveller. Diss 12 miles. (Ref. 930189)

    7 nights from £268

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    We were extremely happy staying at The Berries.

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    A lovely, ground floor, detached studio in Bressingham village, on Norfolk/Suffolk border. Bright and welcoming accommodation. Private patio overlooking large, shared lawned garden. Village shop 10 mins walk. Great for walkers. (Ref. 918682)

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    7 nights from £218

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    We had a lovely time at the studio.

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    Lovely stable conversion, set in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. Close to Snape Maltings. With great access to the Suffolk Coast, romantic retreat. Large, shared grounds with pond. (Ref. 912561)

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    7 nights from £262

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    This one bedroom cosy Norfolk cottage is a perfect hideaway located in the beautiful Norfolk countryside but with excellent access for exploring both Norfolk and Suffolk. (Ref. 912153)

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    7 nights from £233

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    A cosy well-appointed cottage.

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    One bedroom, ground floor cottage with a suntrap patio on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. Diss 8 miles. (Ref. 904156)

    7 nights from £231

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    ABSOLUTELY BREATHTAKING ON ARRIVAL AT GARDEN RETREAT THE GARDENS THAT GREET YOU AS YOU GO THROUGH THE LITTLE WOODEN GATE ARE AMAZING.

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    A delightful stable conversion set in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, just over a mile from the village of Little Glemham. Single-storey, romantic retreat. Large, shared grounds with pond. Wickham Market 3 miles. (Ref. 28484)

    7 nights from £287

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    Delightful ground floor cottage on working arable and livestock farm. Double bedroom with en-suite wet room. Romantic retreat. Eye 4 miles. (Ref. 11433)

    7 nights from £238

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    Cosy Suffolk cottage, ideal for a quiet getaway or romantic retreat. Swimming pool, set in 12 acres of grounds with fishing lakes. Ipswich 9 miles. (Ref. 8768)

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    7 nights from £230

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    Cosy Suffolk cottage, a compact but welcoming studio. Ideal romantic retreat, quality accommodation in lovely setting. Woodbridge 4.5 miles. (Ref. 4493)

    7 nights from £228

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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.  Norfolk Visitor Guide

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.

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.