Cottages by the Sea in Norfolk & Suffolk

Welcome to our selection of holiday cottages to rent by the sea in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Explore the beautiful rivers and lakes which make up the Norfolk Broads, head to some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK at Great Yarmouth, Waxham, Cromer and Holkham bay and enjoy activities such as cycling, birdwatching and canoeing or explore the historic city of Norwich.

Alternatively, discover the quaint fishing villages along the Suffolk coast or historical sites such as Ickworth House, the famous Anglo-Saxon royal burial site the Sutton Hoo, or Framlingham Castle where Mary Tudor became the first ruling Queen of England.

Featured Accommodation

Lighthouse Cottage

Happisburgh, nr. Cromer, Norfolk.

Sleeps 5. Built in 1791, this listed former lighthouse keepers’ cottage stands in a superb coastal location adjoining Happisburgh’s working lighthouse. With extensive sea views to enjoy, it offers well-equipped, comfortable holiday accommodation. Cottage Code: CWD.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Other popular listings

The Beech House

Corton, nr. Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Sleeps 8. Less than half a mile away from the beach, this spacious detached holiday property features a private outdoor heated swimming pool and a 7-seater hot tub. The cinema room includes a smart surround sound system and Blu-ray / DVD player. Cottage Code: UKC274.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Boathouse

Kessingland, nr. Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Sleeps 6. Occupying the ground floor of the former lifeboat house, this well appointed and stylish apartment offers the ideal location to enjoy sunsets over the sea. Set on the Suffolk Heritage Coast, Kessingland is a traditional seaside village. Cottage Code: E5358.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

The Officers House

Bacton-on-Sea, Norwich, Norfolk.

Sleeps 12. This 17th century holiday home was formerly a coastguard officer’s house. Boasting a wealth of period features, it sits in private gardens just 200 yards from a beautiful sandy beach.Convenient the Royal Cromer golf course and Mundesley. Cottage Code: 24465.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Cliff House

Trimingham, nr. Cromer, Norfolk.

Sleeps 14. The aptly named Cliff House, it is located on a cliff top with wonderful sea views. This impressive detached family house has its own indoor heated swimming pool and is within easy distance of secluded sandy beaches and coastal walks. Cottage Code: 17024.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Sandbanks

Bacton, Norfolk.

Sleeps 6. Just a few minutes walk from a sandy beach, this well-appointed, detached family home enjoys its own indoor heated swimming pool and conservatory. French doors open onto an enclosed lawned garden with patio, terrace and furniture. Cottage Code: 24495.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

St Peters Court

Bacton, Norfolk.

Sleeps 20. This detached and spacious Edwardian house offers access via the back garden to sandy beaches. With its own mini gym and hot tub (for use 8am – 9pm), it is ideally placed for visits to the north Norfolk seaside resorts of Cromer and Sheringham. Cottage Code: 24270.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Barmstone Cottage

Brancaster, Norfolk.

Sleeps 4. Dating from 1806, this attractive cottage is just a mile from the sandy beach and salt-marshes of Brancaster. To the rear of the cottage is an enclosed, paved, south-facing garden with patio. The village inn is approx 100 yards. Cottage Code: AXK.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Matai Country Cottages – Matai Country House

Heacham, Norfolk.

Sleeps 12. One of a pair of holiday cottages situated in a most desirable Norfolk seaside village, this large cottage boasts an indoor swimming pool and is ideally placed for exploring North Norfolk and the coast. Cottage Code: 18038.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Old Butlers House

Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk.

Sleeps 7. Enjoying views to the salt-marshes and sea from its first floor, this spacious, self-contained wing of imposing Cley Hall, is well furnished and equipped. Close to the centre of little Cley, it stands in its own private lawned garden. Cottage Code: AAB.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The Beeches

Sea Palling, Norfolk.

Sleeps 6. Comfortably furnished throughout, this spacious family home enjoys its own indoor heated swimming pool. Equipped with all modern comforts it provides a warm welcome at any time of year and is within walking distance of an excellent sandy beach. Cottage Code: CTL.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century