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 Great House Hotel

The Great House Hotel, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9QZ.

Built in the 14th and 15th centuries, The Great House had its imposing Georgian façade added in the 18th century to keep up with the times. Nowadays, The Great House is one of the finest small boutique hotels in Britain with a renowned restaurant.

  • 14th Century

Cromwell Hotel

Cromwell Hotel, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3AZ.

Once home to John Thurloe, secretary to Oliver Cromwell, the building is now a contemporary and stylish hotel. Set in the heart of the old town, there are four poster rooms on offer, as well as a restaurant serving delicious food.

  • 16th Century

The Angel Hotel

The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1LT.

This traditional coaching inn, with origins dating back to the 1100s, is set on a lovely Georgian square in the historic Suffolk town of Bury St Edmunds. Opposite the award winning Abbey Gardens, The Angel is within easy reach of Lavenham and Cambridge.

  • 12th Century

St. Giles House

St. Giles House, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1JR.

Offering unique accommodation, restaurant dining and a stylish bar, all set in the surroundings of a stunningly restored Baroque building. Located in the heart of historic Norwich, the hotel’s original facade conceals 23 luxurious en suite rooms and a spa

  • 17th Century

Andover House Hotel & Restaurant

Andover House, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3JB.

This elegant, Victorian building has been lovingly refurbished to blend modern comforts alongside its many original features. Set in a beautiful tree-lined avenue, this stylish adults only hotel features an award-winning restaurant.

  • 19th Century

The Millhouse Hotel

The Millhouse Hotel, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, MK44 1NP.

Set on the banks of the River Great Ouse in the village of Sharnbrook, the Millhouse offers 10 en-suite bedrooms. Enjoying views over the mill pond, the restaurant serves an à la carte menu plus daily specials. Just a 15-minute drive from Bedford.

  • 19th Century

Regent Hotel

Regent Hotel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1AB.

This fine Georgian Grade II listed building is situated in the heart of Cambridge and offers 22 fully air conditioned, en-suite bedrooms. Ideally located for the perfect stay in this beautiful and historic city, it overlooks the famous Parkers Piece.

  • 18th Century

Champneys Henlow

Champneys Henlow, Henlow, Bedfordshire, SG16 6DB.

Set in a historic country house in rural Bedfordshire, this adults-only resort features the famous Champneys Spa, with a grand swimming pool and sauna. Nestling in 150 acres of parkland, this exclusive spa hotel offers bespoke therapies and treatments.

  • 18th Century

Hintlesham Hall Hotel

Hintlesham Hall Hotel, Hintlesham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3NS.

Nestled in 175 acres of rolling Suffolk countryside, Hintlesham Hall is an imposing grade one listed, Elizabethan manor house. Today the hotel offers 32 individually, decorated bedrooms, a pool, award winning wine cellar, fine dining restaurant and a gym.

  • 15th Century

The Old Palace Lodge

The Old Palace Lodge, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 4RT.

The four star Old Palace Lodge is a historic hotel located within walking distance of Dunstable town. Full of character and charm, the hotel also has a restaurant serving good food and fine wines.

  • 12th Century