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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Baltic Wharf

Norwich, Norfolk.

Sleeps 12. A short stroll from the bustling heart of Norwich with its medieval castle, museums and riverside pubs, this imposing holiday property enjoys a waterside setting on the banks of the River Wensum. The secluded patio hides a luxurious hot tub. Cottage Code: E5360.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Pub nearby
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

The Mistress’ House

Hunstanton, Norfolk.

Sleeps 7. A short stroll from the beach, this unusual Arts and Crafts property features a quirky turreted staircase. It is rumoured to have had some interesting connections to the Le Strange family, who developed the resort of Hunstanton in the 1800s. Cottage Code: CBBV.

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

Gables Cottage

Buxton Lammas, Norfolk.

Sleeps 2. This delightful detached holiday cottage is comfortably furnished to provide a warm welcome at any time of year. Located close to the Norfolk Broads, there is fishing available from the property’s own riverbank. Cottage Code: CVC.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Park Farmhouse

Wortwell, nr. Harleston, Norfolk.

Sleeps 15. Originally built for the local mayor, the 17th century Park Farmhouse is beamed throughout with original herringbone brick flooring. Set on the fringe of the owner’s farm, a 4½ acre fishing lake is available by arrangement and at cost. Cottage Code: 30235.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

The Beech House

Corton, nr. Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Sleeps 8. Just a stroll away for a stunning beach, the Beech House has been fully equipped to ensure a happy holiday is had by all. With spacious reception rooms and cinema on the inside, outside there is a private swimming pool and 7-seater hot tub. Cottage Code: UKC274.

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

Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf and Spa

Luton Hoo Hotel, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3TQ.

Once hosting Queen Elizabeth II, Luton Hoo Hotel is an elegant four star hotel within easy reach of London. Fine dining, elegant rooms, landscaped gardens (by ‘Capability’ Brown), a luxury spa with indoor pool, sauna and golf course.

  • 18th Century

Clonmara Manor B&B

Clonmara Manor, Elmswell, nr. Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9DY.

Standing in the heart of the little Suffolk village of Elmswell, this former Victorian rectory has been lovingly renovated to a high standard. Enjoy a stroll through the extensive wooded grounds before retiring to one of the three delightful bedrooms.

  • 19th Century