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Highlights in East of England
- Sandy beaches
- Mediaeval towns
- Michelin star restaurants
- Historical villages
- Idyllic nature
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East of England is an entire region full of exciting cities to explore. The three main counties are Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex. You’ll find loads of historic villages, some featured in famous literature, as well as lively activities that visitors of any age can enjoy. Photograph a lighthouse. Visit a maritime museum. Get lost on a natural bay beach. Or visit Harry Potter’s mediaeval home. There’s also the iconic city of Cambridge at your disposal. Most of the rentals lie right along the scenic coast.East of England seaside rentals
In East of England choose from many diverse rental options that will make your holiday escape spectacular. Book a luxury letting on the beach or a selection from our budget conscious accommodations. You are sure to find something to suit your travelling style. Gardens, ocean views, countryside vistas, and historic cities are all here for your pleasure in these self-catering rentals. Whether you’re travelling solo or with a large family, there are lettings to accommodate your needs.
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Lavemham, a National Trust location, is a delightfully quirky historical village packed full of interesting sites. It was one of the wealthiest areas in 13th century England thanks to the half-timbered houses commissioned by King Henry the III. A guided walk is recommended to see the best of England’s finest preserved mediaeval village. Highlights include Corpus Christi Guildhall and the De Vere House, of which the latter was the fictional Harry Potter’s birthplace in Godric’s Hollow. This village’s historic atmosphere has made it the perfect backdrop for such features as Harry Potter’s “Deathly Hallows”, “The Witchfinder General”, “Barry Lyndon”, and popular TV series Lovejoy.Enjoy East of England’s Michelin Chefs’ cuisine
The Neptune of Norfolk, housed in a 17th century edifice, boasts culinary delights based on modern British cuisine with an exciting twist to please the savviest foodies, just a stone’s throw from Old Hunstanton beach. Midsummer House of Cambridge boasts French influenced cuisine masterfully created with local produce where taste takes precedence over presentation. Dishes like Vanilla panna cotta with ginger rhubarb will spark your taste buds into ecstasy when paired with select wines at this elegant venue. Benedicts of Norwich offers a more casual dining experience with delectable concoctions a seasoned foodie expects from a nationally renowned restaurant. Try the Oyster sauce-glazed goose and more!
Travellers and activities
East of England is loaded with a fascinating past that will mystify history lovers. Bury St Edmunds was one of several towns in West Suffolk specialising in wool production between 1450 and 1530. This left a wealthy heritage of cathedrals, guildhalls, and fancy homes. Bury St Edmunds is particularly famed for The Abbey and its beautiful 1020 gardens. Norwich is another magnificent city with many spectacular sites. Start with the Norwich Cathedral from 1096 offering significant insights into the heritage of Norwich and the Norwich Castle Museum’s numerous exhibits.East of England for Nature enthusiasts
East of England is a nature lover’s aspiration. Visit Holkham Bay Beach, a gorgeous natural expanse of Norfolk’s coast including sand dunes and a pine forest. You will find a diversity of butterflies, and wildlife. The beach is also famed for scenes from the movie 'Shakespeare in Love'. The Broads National Park is a wetland created in the 12th century when vast quantities of peat were removed resulting in a wetland filled with reeds and wildlife leaving explorers a magical land inhabited by rare species of Swallowtail butterfly, Hawker dragonfly, and awesome landscapes. Painters use this area for inspiration among its wherries, windmills, and winding rivers.
Watson and Crick announced their discovery of “the secret of life”, known as DNA, in 1953 at the Eagle Pub of Cambridge.
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Wells-Next-the-Sea offers a plethora of activities on its lengthy soft golden sand at low-tide. A local pastime is crabbing on the Quay using a string and bucket. Or fly a kite, build sandcastles, watch spectacular marsh birds and much more. Get refreshed at The Beach Café for a casual meal, fine dining at Creek Abbey Food Hall in Fakenham, or French’s Fish-n-Chips for traditional chippies.2. Enjoy activities in the beach town of Great Yarmouth
Apart from the beach, explore the SEA Life Aquarium where you’ll be spellbound by the immersive exhibits inside. The Rockpool introduces starfish, sea urchins, and more. While Jelly Invaders is an enchanting light show featuring luminous jellyfish in all their glory. And the Ocean tunnel displays dolphins, sharks, and crocodiles over your head, oh my!3. Be mesmerised by the historic beauty of Cambridge
The world-renowned University of Cambridge is nestled in a wonderful historical city of the same name. Get a spectacular view of the area from St. Mary the Great’s church, then hop on a punt and glide over the river Cam and under the iconic Mathematical Bridge. Be sure to visit the Fitzwilliam Museum for its loads of treasured artefacts.4. Discover the maritime museum in coastal Lowestoft
This beach town has much to offer. Photograph the ancient lighthouse, walk along the harbour, and visit the Maritime Museum tucked away in Sparrow’s Nest Park. It’s an interactive museum with a cinema for displaying archived films of maritime history and exhibits of model ships and memorabilia. Special events are calendared as well.5. Tee-off like the Royals
The Royal West Norfolk Golf Club is a stunning century old course frequented by the Royal family along the beach. There’s 18 satisfyingly challenging holes but beware the weather. High tide features an extraordinary round of golf. The Victorian Clubhouse Smoke Room serves delicious meals that must be pre-ordered otherwise drinks and cakes are available at a whim.
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in East of England
What is the average price of holiday rentals in East of England?
East of England has an average price of £167 per night, which is a relatively high one among the destinations in the United Kingdom.
What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in East of England?
If you want to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit East of England are March (£156 per night for accommodation, on average), April (£161), and May (£162).
When are holiday rentals more expensive in East of England?
When it comes to renting a holiday letting in East of England, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of December (with an average of £178 per night), followed by January (£175), and July (£169).
Is East of England a good location for a last-minute getaway?
It is better to book your stay in plenty of time when visiting East of England, as only 18% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.
What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?
In the previous year, the months with more free accommodation in East of England were November, January, and October with average availabilities of 28%, 27% and 23%, respectively. However, even during the time when the availability is the highest, the average is only 26%. Due to this, it is better to always prepare your holiday to East of England in advance.
During which months are there fewer rentals available in East of England?
The months with the lowest properties available in East of England are, in order, August, July and September, with respective average availability figures of 7%, 10%, and 12%, based on data collected from last year. During these three months, availability is really low (10%). Due to this, it is better to make your reservation well in advance.
How many holiday rentals are there in East of England?
Holidu has roughly 9,500 properties in East of England, offered by 34 different partners.