Ho;iday Cottages Available to Rent in East Anglia

East Anglia is famous for its gently undulating countryside and idyllic coastline. Whether you want to explore a peaceful stretch of sand and shingle shore, wander along a Victorian pier, sail through the Broads, or hike through fields, wetlands and woods, self-catering holidays in East Anglia have plenty to offer. Much of this area of East England is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with pristine beaches, ancient fishing villages, and charming resorts. On the Norfolk coast, visit Cromer or Sheringham for freshly caught crab and lobster, or make the most of the seaside amusements in Great Yarmouth. Further south, the Suffolk coast is equally beautiful, with villages including Orford, with its medieval castle overlooking the banks of the River Ore. Nearby, Lowestoft is another classic resort, with a pier, a sandy beach, and a rich maritime heritage. Inland, the countryside of East Anglia consists of mostly flat fields, woodland, wetlands, and the meandering waterways of the Norfolk Broads. Not to be missed on stays in holiday cottages in East Anglia, the ancient market town of Bedford lies on the banks of the River Great Ouse, with impressive landmarks such as Bedford Castle, and fine Victorian architecture. A visit to the magnificent university buildings of Cambridge is a must, set on the banks of the River Cam. The city of Norwich is also highly recommended, with graceful churches, excellent shopping, galleries, and museums.

14 cottages found 14 match all criteria.

The Old Rectory blends regal décor with rustic charm. The grand rural cottage in North Tuddenham in Norfolk lies on vast grounds and enjoys superb views, open fires, contemporary comforts and multiple outdoor entertaining areas, plus a games room, tennis court and space for pets.

The Old Rectory is a stunning Grade II listed Georgian House near Heverignham in Suffolk. The pet-friendly cottage is surrounded by beautiful mature gardens and boasts an interior replete with traditional features including open fires. Add a large conservatory, lovely views and modern comforts.

Peak Hill Cottage blends old and new, in a rural location on the Suffolk coast in Theberton It features exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace and modern furnishings, and is surrounded by rolling green hills. Ideal for a family holiday. Pets welcome.

Coming Up for Air is a Grade II listed Georgian home on the seafront at Southwold. The pet-friendly cottage enjoys ocean views and a sea breeze and boasts a lovely garden and a conservatory that welcomes natural light. Exquisite furnishings complete the tableau, and the region of Suffolk awaits.

Rustic charm and modern elegance define Pillar Box House, a rural cottage in Hackford, Norfolk. It welcomes guests and their pets to a property fringed by a gorgeous garden and decorated with touches of yesteryear and contemporary style. Includes an open fire, a hot tub and a grand master suite.

Pond Farm Dairy near the small village of Mutford, Suffolk, is a peaceful Waveney Valley retreat that offers sweeping countryside views and opportunities for long nature walks, a child-friendly cottage with open plan living area, two upstairs bedrooms, and small outside seating area.

DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE NOW TAKING BOOKINGS for 1 household then 2 households from 17th May. This spacious Barn conversion is set in 2 acres of ground and provides well furnished accommodation with delightful views over open countryside with a hot tub for guests to enjoy.

Families seeking a small cottage while on holiday in East Anglia need look no further than Corner Cottage, a coastal cottage in the village of Wangford, Suffolk, overlooking historic St. Peter and St. Paul Church and featuring exposed beams and quirkily shaped rooms throughout.

The Mayfair in the Cambridgeshire hamlet of Six Mile Bottom near Newmarket, Suffolk, makes the perfect place for a large family or group gathering, a contemporary child-friendly cottage featuring six spacious bedrooms, a modern kitchen, and a wraparound garden with stunning countryside views.

The Granary is located on a quiet Suffolk farm in Thorndon. Its beautiful decor and tranquil rural setting makes it a perfect romantic break. This charming cottage for couples has oak beam ceilings throughout, a cosy wood fire and a large bedroom with super king bed and ensuite bathroom.

Enjoy the country and the coast at Bromholm Barn, a luxurious 200-year-old cottage in Ridlington, Norfolk. The pet-friendly cottage enjoys offers single level open-plan design, exposed stone walls and beams, plus abundant natural light, a south-west facing courtyard, ample grounds and even a tent.

Enjoy a rural holiday on a working arable farm in the small village of Mutford, Suffolk, with a stay at Ash Farm Cottage, a beautiful barn conversion turned into a pet-friendly countryside cottage featuring exposed beams, brick panelling, electric fire, and two upstairs bedrooms.

An 18th Century barn conversion with hot tub is set in an acre of gardens in the rural village of Thorndon, Suffolk. This large holiday home offers spacious living for up to 10 guests with a large dining room, vast inglenook fireplace, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a well-equipped farmhouse kitchen.

Trot Along is a luxurious rural cottage situated on a lovely estate in Beccles, Norfolk. The pet-friendly cottage boasts large lawned gardens and a swimming pool, as well as fresh air & countryside views. A log fire centres the living space & effortless sophistication permeates the sunlit property.

Recommended Places to Visit on Holiday in East Anglia


Plantation Gardens 

Take a wander through these classic English gardens, in the heart of the city of Norwich.


Bridge of Sighs

Dating back to 1831, this covered arched bridge connects campuses in the magnificent city of Cambridge.


Broads Tours

Hire a boat for the day, or take a cruise along the River Bure, departing from the riverfront, in the village of Wroxham. South Pier Lowestoft

Tenpin bowling, fish and chips, and plenty of seaside amusements are on offer at the pier, on Lowestoft’s sandy beach.


Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach

Enjoy rides and seaside amusements at this classic seafront attraction, in the charming seaside resort of Great Yarmouth.