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

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The Willows

Sea Palling, Norfolk.

Sleeps 8. Within walking distance of an excellent sandy beach, this family home features its own indoor swimming pool. Offering spacious holiday accommodation, it is comfortably furnished throughout and enjoys an enclosed lawned garden. Cottage Code: 19937.

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

Sky Lark

Weybourne, nr. Sheringham, Norfolk.

Sleeps 6. One of a pair, this attractive holiday home has been beautifully converted from a range of old brick and flint barns. Within walking distance of the shingle beach and close to the village shop and inn serving good food. Sheringham is 3 miles. Cottage Code: CVH.

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

Church View

Old Hunstanton, Norfolk.

Sleeps 5. This spacious and comfortable holiday apartment occupies the first and second floors of an imposing former vicarage. With a sandy beach just ¾ mile away, it is quietly situated in the very pretty village of Old Hunstanton. Cottage Code: CMX.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Ingoldisthorpe Hall

Kings Lynn, Norfolk.

Sleeps 18. Grade II listed Ingoldisthorpe Hall stands in 30 acres of grounds and dates back to 1745. It has undergone major restoration and offers a drawing room with open fire, a sitting room and five of the nine bedrooms with en-suite facilities. Cottage Code: CAAH.

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

The Farmhouse

Cromer, Norfolk.

Sleeps 7. This detached brick and flint farmhouse is set on the edge to the popular seaside town of Cromer, just 10 minutes’ distance from the promenade, pier and sandy beach. With its own enclosed lawned garden, it makes an excellent holiday venue. Cottage Code: CZW.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

The Cottage

Dunwich, Suffolk.

Sleeps 6. This pretty and very comfortable 19th century cottage lies just 200 yards from a cliff-top path above an uncrowded shingle beach. Set in its own peaceful and well-tended lawned garden, it benefits from a private tennis court on site. Cottage Code: BEV.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Pitts Cottage

Brancaster, Norfolk.

Sleeps 5. Standing alongside the village green, this attractive detached brick and flint holiday cottage is just a mile from the sandy beach at Brancaster. With miles of beaches, sand dunes and salt-marsh to explore, the village inn is nearby. Cottage Code: CBX.

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

Valley Farm – Valley Farm Cottage

Sudbourne, nr. Orford, Suffolk.

Sleeps 4. Quiet and rural, yet just a walk away from Suffolk’s beautiful heritage coast, these two characterful and cosy, holiday homes are set on a large stud farm, with stabling available. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: BQH.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • 19th Century

The Coach House

East Somerton, Norfolk Coast.

Sleeps 7. Beautifully restored, with exposed beams and wood-burning stove, this superb detached barn conversion is just a mile from the sandy beaches of Winterton. Set in a lovely garden complete with duck pond, sun terrace and a small games area. Cottage Code: COF.

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

Cliff Cottage

Mundesley, Norfolk.

Sleeps 9. Enjoying wonderful panoramic sea views, this spacious family house enjoys its own indoor heated swimming pool, which is available all year round. Within comfortable walking distance of Mundesley’s gently shelving sandy beach. Cottage Code: ABF.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century