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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Woburn Hotel

Woburn Hotel, Woburn, Bedfordshire, MK17 9PX.

With easy access to the M1, this charming 18th century country house is peacefully set in picturesque Woburn village. Part of the Duke of Bedford’s Estate, the hotel offers well furnished en-suite rooms and an excellent 2 AA rosette restaurant.

  • 18th Century

The Old Rectory Restaurant with Rooms

The Old Rectory, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 0HF.

This delightful, Grade II listed Georgian country house hotel lies on the eastern fringe of Norwich city and features an award winning restaurant. With 8 beautiful, unique rooms it is set in quiet gardens with a swimming pool (open from Easter to Sept).

  • 18th Century

George Hotel

George Hotel, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3AB.

George Hotel was once the home of Oliver Cromwell’s grandfather! Today this is a historic inn with elegant rooms and free WiFi. There is also a restaurant serving good home-cooked British food.

  • 17th Century

Barnsdale Hall Hotel

Barnsdale Hall Hotel, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8AB.

Featuring breathtaking views of Rutland Water, Barnsdale Hall Hotel dates back to 1890. Originally built as a hunting lodge, today it offers an AA Rosette restaurant, as well as extensive spa and leisure facilities.

  • 19th Century

Tuddenham Mill Luxury Boutique Hotel

Tuddenham Mill, Newmarket, Suffolk, IP28 6SQ.

This converted mill is set in an idyllic 12-acre rural setting near Newmarket and Cambridge. The fifteen refurbished rooms are wonderfully furnished with Italian-style furniture and Egyptian cotton sheets. In the summer enjoy breakfast on the terrace.

  • 18th Century

Congham Hall Hotel & Spa

Congham Hall, Congham, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 1AH.

Congham Hall is an elegant Georgian Manor House just one hour’s drive from Norwich. Set in acres of beautiful parkland, the hotel has twenty elegant bedrooms and suites. The Orangery restaurant overlooks the gardens and serves good food.

  • 18th Century

Maids Head Hotel

Maids Head Hotel, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1LB.

Claiming to be the oldest in England, this 13th century hotel in situated in the historic centre of Norwich. Lovely character rooms with modern comforts as well as a newly opened restaurant combine to make this a perfect base for exploring Norwich.

  • 13th Century

The Old Red Lion Inn

The Old Red Lion, Horseheath, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4QF.

A former 18th century farm house, the Old Red Lion Hotel now boasts 12 well furnished en-suite rooms, all with satellite TV. Close to the historic market town of Saffron Walden, the period-designed restaurant serves meals using locally sourced produce.

  • 18th Century

Best Western Annesley House Hotel

Annesley House Hotel, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 2LA.

The Annesley House Hotel consists of three ‘Grade Two’ listed Georgian buildings and is situated in 3 acres of grounds in a pretty tree-lined conservation area, only a short stroll from the historic city centre of Norwich.

  • 18th Century

Le Strange Arms Hotel

Le Strange Arms Hotel, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6JJ.

Blending old world charm with personal service, Le Strange Hotel sits peacefully in the North Norfolk village of Old Hunstanton. Enjoying a spectacular seashore setting, with lawns straching down to the sandy beach, it offers a choice of restaurants.

  • 17th Century