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Looking for a Self Catering holiday cottage in Essex? 

"These self catering cottages in Essex are just brimming with charm, character and a lovely welcoming atmosphere."

The experience of staying in one of our self catering cottages in Essex is something very unique, romantic and extremely relaxing... Read More 


  • The Grove Cottages: Winners of The 2018 Rose Award by VisitEngland in recognition Of Service Excellence.



Self Catering holiday cottages in Essex : A beautiful selection...

Looking for a self-catering holiday cottage in Essex? We have a beautiful range of holiday cottages in Essex available for you.

Broman’s Barn is a coastal dream of a cottage. Situated on Mersea Island – the most easterly inhabited island in the United Kingdom – Broman’s Barn sleeps two and is perfect for a romantic getaway.

Part of the fun of self catering is trying out all the delicious local delicacies. The Company Shed in West Mersea serves a range of seafood but is most famous for its oysters, taken from the oyster beds just feet away. It is known for its relaxed approach towards dining, only providing you with the tools you need to crack, pick and peel your shellfish. Don’t forget to take with you a chilled bottle of white wine and a crispy loaf of bread to accompany your cold sea food platter.

With all of our self catering cottages we provide welcome baskets that include; fresh eggs, local bacon, tomatoes, local bread, butter, fruit, milk and much more – so you don’t have to rush off to the local shop as soon as you step foot in your Essex retreat.

Some of our self catering cottages in Essex include:

Borleymere Shepherds Hut – Set in a wildflower meadow and surrounded by secluded and peaceful woodland, Borleymere Shepherds Hut sleeps two.

Rafe Hall Coach House –The Coach House sits in the grounds of Rafe Hall; a former rectory built in Italianate style and set in 7 acres of beautiful gardens. Located in the pretty village of Pebmarsh, in a very rural setting surrounded by farmland.

The Stables– Set in the village of Great Maplestead, on the Suffolk/Essex border is The Stables, a romantic cottage that accommodates two. The Stables is a 17th Century, Grade II listed building that has been lovingly restored and is surrounded by pretty countryside just a couple of miles outside the lovely village of Castle Hedingham, home to some great pubs and of course, the castle.

The majority of these cottages in Essex are dog friendly, which means you wont have to leave your beloved doggie behind when on your special break away.

Mark Scott - Grove Cottages, Romantic Holiday Cottages

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    Sleeps 4-6
    Navigation Cottage
    5 star rating

    A stunning seaside cottage overlooking the picturesque lock at Heybridge Basin w...

  • The Wobbin

    Sleeps 5 - 6
    4 star rating

    Sea side : A beautiful 17th Century Farmhouse with sea views overlooking fields ...

  • Rafe Hall Coach House

    Sleeps 4-5
    5 star rating

    This very elegant modern conversion of a Historic Coach House is a 5 star treat...

  • Bromans Barn

    Sleeps 2
    Mersea Island
    4 star rating

    Elegant mix of eco build and sympathetic historical renovation...

  • Lovejoys

    Sleeps 2
    Belchamp Walter
    4 star rating

    Set where the TV series 'Lovejoy' was filmed and boasting private tennis courts....

  • Lovejoys Mill

    Sleeps 2
    Belchamp Walter
    5 star rating

    This Mill Conversion retains original features but has added style and luxury...

  • The Lovejoy Studio

    Sleeps 3
    Belchamp Walter
    5 star rating

    Light and airy, this romantic rural retreat is full of original artwork and has ...

  • The Stables

    Sleeps 2
    Great Maplestead
    4 star rating

    This romantic cottage is in the middle of lovely countryside near Castle Hedingh...