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 Bell Inn Stilton

The Bell Inn, Stilton, Cambridgeshire, PE7 3RA.

Renowned as the birthplace of that most famous of cheeses, this 17th century coaching inn is set in the quaint village of Stilton. Offering charming en-suite accommodation, the stylish restaurant serves locally sourced, seasonal cuisine.

  • 17th Century

Orton Hall Hotel

Orton Hall Hotel, Nr Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 7DN.

Built in the 1600’s, Orton Hall Hotel is situated amongst 20 acres of parkland. The hotel has a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna. The ‘Huntly Restaurant’ has been awarded an AA Rosette. Spacious and well decorated rooms.

  • 17th Century

The White Hart

The White Hart, Great Yeldham, Essex, CO9 4HJ.

With its open fireplaces and original wooden beams, this traditional 15th century inn sits on the Essex – Suffolk border, just 10 miles from Braintree. The award-winning White Hart features a 2 AA Rosette restaurant serving local, seasonal produce.

  • 15th Century

The Blakeney Hotel

The Blakeney Hotel, The Quay, Near Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7NE.

The Blakeney Hotel is a privately owned, family run hotel. It boasts a magnificent quayside location with panoramic estuary and salt marsh views to Blakeney Point, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our stylish leisure facility includes an indoor pool

  • 17th Century

Caley Hall Hotel

Caley Hall Hotel, Old Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6HH.

Caley Hall Hotel and Restaurant offer spacious bedrooms, some featuring four poster beds or whirlpools baths. There is also a restaurant and bar. The building itself dates back to the seventeenth century.

  • 17th Century

Salthouse Harbour Hotel

Salthouse Harbour Hotel, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1AX.

Occupying a prime location at Neptune Marina on Ipswich’s historic quayside, this imposing old dockland building has been sylishly transformed into a 70 room boutique hotel. The popular waterfront restaurant serves modern and Mediterranean dishes.

  • 19th Century

Hotel Felix

Hotel Felix, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0LX.

Just a short drive from the heart of historic Cambridge, this luxury hotel features an award-winning restaurant and boutique 4-star bedrooms with designer Hypnos beds. Set in a grand Victorian mansion, the restaraunt serves modern Mediterranean cuisine.

  • 19th Century

Ravenwood Hall Hotel

Ravenwood Hall Hotel, Rougham, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9JA.

One of Suffolk’s ultimate retreats, the Ravenwood Hall Hotel is full of period features and boasts an outdoor pool. Some rooms feature four poster beds for that extra special stay, and the hotel is within easy reach of Bury St Edmunds.

  • 16th Century

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