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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Carol’s Cottage

Wenhaston, nr. Southwold, Suffolk.

Sleeps 4. Set in an AONB, this carefully converted former farm building now offers comfortable and well-appointed holiday accommodation. Enjoying a secluded location on a working arable farm, it lies just a short drive from the Suffolk Heritage Coast. Cottage Code: E3043.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th 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

The Studio

Hickling, Norfolk.

Sleeps 4. With inspiring views, this lovely thatched cottage is surrounded by lawns and private water leading to Hickling Broad. Once the studio of a well-known local artist, it is comfortably furnished and well equipped, just 4 miles from Waxham beach. Cottage Code: CBW.

  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

The Granary

Oxborough, Norfolk.

Sleeps 12. Comfortably furnished and equipped, The Granary stands in perfect rural seclusion on the edge of the owners’ sheep farm. Guests can watch the sheep grazing lazily in the surrounding meadowland through the large floor-to-ceiling windows. Cottage Code: CTN.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The Cottage

Fressingfield, Suffolk.

Sleeps 4. This detached, elegantly furnished cottage has shared use of a covered outdoor swimming pool, which is heated in the summer. Set in the grounds of the owners listed hall, the cottage enjoys complete privacy with a very pretty rose garden. Cottage Code: 19220.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 20th Century

Bay

Catfield, nr. Horning, Norfolk.

Sleeps 6. This carefully converted barn conversion enjoys stunning views across open fields in the heart of Broadland. The picturesque village of Ludham is just 1 mile distant and coarse fishing is available on local waters just 400 yards away. Cottage Code: E4482.

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

Railway Carriage One

Brockford, nr. Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Sleeps 4 – 6. Set on the trackbed of the Mid Suffolk Light Railway, these four unique, railway themed holiday properties include a station building and three converted railway carriages. Follow the link below to view all four of these unique properties. Cottage Code: E5337.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Quirky
  • Shared pool
  • 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

Gable End

Great Snoring, Norfolk.

Sleeps 6. This cottage has been lovingly refurbished to provide comfortable holiday accommodation, complete with its own outdoor heated swimming pool. Just a short drive from the Norfolk coastline, Gable End may be booked with Owl Cottage to sleep 12. Cottage Code: CTS.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 19th Century

Burfields Barn

Botesdale, nr. Diss, Suffolk.

Sleeps 11. Set in extensive grounds, this spacious barn conversion boasts en-suite bathrooms to all bedrooms and a private indoor heated swimming pool. The perfect venue for family gatherings, the large enclosed courtyard is ideal for alfresco dining. Cottage Code: 29880.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century