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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Sibton White Horse Inn

Sibton White Horse Inn, Sibton, nr. Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 2JJ.

Retaining much of its original Tudor charm, this traditional Suffolk pub features an award winning restaurant. The five well appointed guest rooms are located in a separate building, most of which enjoy views over the sleepy village green.

  • 16th Century

Fasbourn Hall

Fasbourn Hall, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 3EB.

Surrounded by beautiful moated gardens, the historic Fasbourn Hall dates from the 15th century. Now offering luxurious accommodation in three en-suite rooms, complete with medieval beams and king sized beds, it sits in the heart of the Suffolk countryside .

  • 15th Century

The Red Lion

The Red Lion, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, CB10 1QY.

Set in the heart of the pretty conservation village of Hinxton, this award winning pub restaurant offers 8 guest rooms; all double en-suite, designed and equipped to exacting standards. Convenient for Cambridge University and Duxford Imperial War Museum.

  • 16th Century

The Coach House

The Coach House, Potton, Bedfordshire, SG19 2NP.

On the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire border, this 18th century coaching inn now offers 11 spacious and traditionally furnished, en-suite rooms. With its historic Georgian Market Square, Potton is a small rural town 10 miles from Bedford.

  • 18th Century

The Old Station House

Hemsby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 4EZ.

A charming 19th century guest house in rural Norfolk, this was once the residence of the Hemsby Station Master and even retains an original station bench in the garden. Enjoy spacious en-suite bedrooms a short stroll from the beach and local attractions.

  • 19th Century

Byfords

Byfords, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6BG.

Reputed to be the oldest building in the town, this beautiful listed property offers 16 boutique-style B&B rooms and a wonderful self catering apartment. A short drive from the coast, Byfords also features a cosy all-day café and a unique food store.

  • 16th Century

Strenneth

Strenneth, Fersfield, nr.Diss, Norfolk, IP22 2BP.

With a wealth of exposed oak beams, this 17th century B&B is set in unspoiled countryside, a short drive from the historic market town of Diss. Offering 7 individually decorated en-suite rooms, evening meals can be provided by arrangement.

  • 17th Century

Offley Place

Offley Place, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 3DS.

Offering wonderful views over the extensive grounds, the 16 en-suite bedrooms have each been individually designed to retain the feel and charm of this old manor house. Originally built in the 16th century, its interiors have been lovingly restored.

  • 16th Century

The Kings Head Hotel

The Kings Head Hotel, Great Bircham, Norfolk, PE31 6RJ.

Reputedly the ‘most contemporary hotel in Norfolk’, this imposing country house hotel is set on the Sandringham Estate and is only a short drive from Norwich. 9 well decorated bedrooms and a stylish restaurant serving high quality food and drink.

  • 20th Century

Sutherland House

Sutherland House, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6DN.

More a boutique restaurant with rooms, Sutherland House is one of the oldest and most historically significantly buildings in Southwold. Offering just four stylish, contemporary rooms, it is just a short walk along the promenade to the beach and pier.

  • 15th Century