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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Rectory Farm

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB23 7PG.

Just a stone’s throw away from central Cambridge, this grand period building offers all the charm you’d expect of a historic country home. With elegant en suite bedrooms on the inside, and a seasonal heated outdoor swimming pool set among two acres of beautiful gardens.

  • 18th Century

Christ’s College Cambridge

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB2 3BU.

First established in 1437, Christ’s College moved to its present site and was re-founded in 1505 by Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII. An oasis of calm in the heart of the city, it now offers adults only accommodation in one of the most historic buildings in the UK.

  • 15th Century

Anstey Hall

Anstey Hall, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB2 9LG.

Just 2 miles from the heart of Cambridge and its historic colleges, this listed 17th century manor is set within beautiful parkland. Offering 22 luxurious bedrooms, English afternoon tea can be served on the carefully tended lawn.

  • 17th Century

Abbey Farm

Eye, nr. Diss, Suffolk.

Sleeps 10. Nestled in the rolling Suffolk countryside, this timber framed farmhouse has been lovingly renovated to offer luxurious holiday accommodation. With two wood burners for those chilly evenings, the well-tended gardens are a delight in summer. Cottage Code: UKC1041.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

The Old Rectory

Thornhaugh, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 10. Dating from the early 18th century, this imposing former rectory retains many period features including mullion windows and original architraves. Set within beautiful landscaped grounds, once tended by the ladies of the Land Army. Cottage Code: RDD3.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Redmoor House

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 8. Approached down a leafy driveway, this carefully renovated holiday property offers luxury accommodation in 4 generous bedrooms. Leisure facilities include a private indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, gym and games room. Cottage Code: UKC846.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Camstay Townhouse

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 8. Set in a quiet and sought after area, this luxury 3-storey townhouse is just a 20-minute walk from the colleges, museums and galleries of historic Cambridge. Enjoy a glass, or two, of wine after a busy day sightseeing in the rear patio garden. Cottage Code: RGGU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Pillar Box House

Hackford, nr. Wymondham, Norfolk.

Sleeps 8. In an area surrounded by history, this distinctively pink, timber framed period property offers comfortable holiday accommodation set over three floors. With oak beams and an inglenook fireplace on the inside, outside there is a private hot tub. Cottage Code: UKC321.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Croft House

Welney, nr. Littleport, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 8. Carefully restored in order to retain its many original features, this attractive Victorian property was once the village shop. The waterways of the Welney Washes are just a stroll away and the Welney Wetland Centre is just a tad further. Cottage Code: CDDJ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Boathouse

Kessingland, nr. Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Sleeps 6. Occupying the ground floor of the former lifeboat house, this well appointed and stylish apartment offers the ideal location to enjoy sunsets over the sea. Set on the Suffolk Heritage Coast, Kessingland is a traditional seaside village. Cottage Code: E5358.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century