Historic Accommodation in East Anglia

Covering Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire. Step back in time to an area of history and outstanding natural beauty: unspoilt coastal villages and delightful rural farmland. Enjoy messing about with boats on the Norfolk Broads. Visit the historic cathedral city of Ely and the colleges of Cambridge.

Discover some very special places to stay. Unique, unusual, emotive of times past, yet with all modern conveniences – experience the history and heritage of Britain first hand. Stay in a castle – or a romantic cottage for two – or tour a region of Britain by boat.

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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

The Old Bakery

Little Downham, Ely, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 7. Within a 30-minute drive of the city of Cambridge, this pretty detached cottage was once the village bakery. Now totally renovated, it provides a spacious, bright and airy holiday home, providing all modern amenitites. Cottage Code: RW6.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

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Old Bull Inn

Old Bull Inn, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 9AW.

Full of history and character, the Old Bull Inn has been welcoming weary travellers since the 15th century. With 11 en-suite guest rooms, it is the oldest hostelry in the market town of Royston. The popular restaurant serves modern British food.

  • 15th Century

d’Parys

d'Parys, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2UA.

A short walk from the heart of Bedford, this elegant hotel features 14 luxurious rooms and offers an informal dining experience. Blending Victoriana with contemporary design, each en suite room has been individually styled and includes a roll-top bath.

  • 19th Century

Highfield Farm

Highfield Farm, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2AQ.

Minutes from the A1, this working arable farm offers high-quality bed and breakfast accommodation with free Wi Fi and flat-screen TV’s. Each bedroom includes an en-suite bathroom with shower or bath, the large breakfast dining room overlooks farm fields.

  • 18th Century

Mulberry Clock Tower

Loddon, nr. Norwich, Norfolk.

Sleeps 15. Carefully converted from a Georgian hayloft and coach house, this well appointed holiday property features shared use of an indoor swimming pool set within an 18th century orangery. Nearby Loddon is a 2 hour train ride from London. Cottage Code: E5516.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

Stockmans Barn

Horningtoft, nr. Fakenham, Norfolk.

Sleeps 4 – 6. Carefully converted from a range of traditional farm buildings, these two delightful single-storey cottages are set on a 200 acre working arable farm. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: E4165.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Poppy Cottage

Lavenham, Suffolk.

Sleeps 6. This Grade II listed 15th century detached holiday cottage enjoys a secluded position in the heart of picturesque, medieval Lavenham in Suffolk. It benefits from period features, off-street parking and a lovely, walled sunny garden. Cottage Code: BTV.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 15th Century

Howards Cottage

Freethorpe, nr. Reedham, Norfolk.

Sleeps 6. Close to the pretty Norfolk Broads, this award-winning conversion stands in its own garden, complete with summerhouse. Attached to the owners’ Jacobean farmhouse, it enjoys use of an indoor tennis court, boules and croquet Cottage Code: CEZ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Pheasant Roost

Swanton Morley, Norfolk.

Sleeps 6. Set in beautiful countryside this barn conversion is stylishly furnished, with a four poster bed and en-suite. Inside a large covered enclosure is a private pool and hot tub (Easter/1st April – Oct). Cottage Code: W40012.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Willow Cottage

Wattisham Hall Cottages, Wattisham, Suffolk.

Sleeps 4. This lovely beamed cottage boasts terracotta floors, wi-fi and a private hot tub. One of three adjoining holiday properties on a working farm, it also has use of a shared games barn. It is beautifully situated, surrounded by a moat. Cottage Code: BPW.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th 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