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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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

Abbey Court Barn

Coltishall, Norfolk.

Sleeps 7. Just a short stroll from Coltishall’s village pubs and restaurants, this attractive holiday property is one of a cluster of carefully converted barns. Set in large enclosed gardens with patio, it features a private hot tub. Cottage Code: E4655.

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

Old Hall Farmhouse

St Nicholas, Harleston, Suffolk.

Sleeps 9. This fine example of a Suffolk longhouse dates back to 1420, and boasts the very modern attraction of an exclusive use indoor heated swimming pool (open April – end Oct). Large garden with countryside views. 3-acre trout fly fishing lake. Cottage Code: CYO.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Fishing
  • 15th 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

Sedgeford Hall – The West Wing

Sedgeford, nr. Hunstanton, Norfolk.

Sleeps 14. Set in its own private garden overlooking the beautiful Sedgeford Valley, the West Wing consists of a large part of the owner’s delightful Queen Anne listed property. The shared indoor heated swimming pool is open all year round. Cottage Code: CSE.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

Drakes Dyke

Wroxham, Norfolk.

Sleeps 6. The garden of this very comfortably furnished and well-equipped holiday home leads down to the river’s edge, where a private mooring is available for a guests’ boat. Use of an all-weather day boat to explore the famous waterways is also included. Cottage Code: CPA.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th 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

Cave Farm Barns – Swan

nr. Ely, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 4 – 8. Featuring walks from the door, this group of four quality barn conversions are set on the owners’ arable farm. Comfortably furnished, they share an indoor heated swimming pool. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: E2506.

  • Hot Tub
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 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