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Weekend Breaks in Essex - A getaway to a romantic cottage.

"For a weekend break in Essex, these holiday cottages have been specially selected for their charm and individuality where the most important thing is spending time with one another in a cottage so charming and special you don't want to go out."

Perfect for that break away from the hetic city lifestyle, these weekend breaks in Essex are ideal for recharging the batteries and really relaxing... Read More 


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



Looking for a Weekend Break in Essex? 

Looking for a quick getaway in the beautiful Essex countryside? These cottages have been individually selected because of their tremendous character and special atmosphere.

They are ideal for those relaxing breaks away when what you are looking for is complete peace and tranquility, somewhere where you can cosy up in front of that open log fire, sit back, relax and open that delicious bottle of wine. Take Bromans Barn for example, this romantic cottage is tucked away next to a beautiful nature reserve, and is only a few minutes walk away from the beautiful coastline.

For that perfect weekend break in Essex these cottages are ideal for escaping the hustle and bustle of every day life. Located only 90 minutes away from London, these cottages really are the perfect getaway for you and a loved one.

A weekend break in Essex is just right for recharging your batteries, revitaliazing yourself and regaining that feel good factor which will put a massive smile on your face when you return back home.

Many of our guests return reguarly for weekend breaks - check out the guest comments on the individual cottage pages and see for yourself.

The majority of these Essex cottages are ideal for bringing your pet; after all, mans best friend needs a holiday too. Here at The Grove Cottages we go that extra mile with cleaning and preparation to provide the best possible accommodation for you and your pet. Find out more information here on bringing your pet for a weekend break in Essex.

If you want to be set in the beautiful countryside, in a lovely cottage that is luxurious and furnished to a very high standard, then why not check out our Lovejoy Cottages. These are both set in the picturesque rural location of Belchamp Walter.

Fans of the TV series 'Lovejoy' may realise that some of the BBC show was actually filmed within the grounds of these cottages, the famous Belchamp Hall (Felsham Hall as it was know in the series) is just down the road from these beautifully restored buildings. The cottage Lovejoys was in fact used as the workshop for the last two seasons of the series.

A guest's favourite of the Grove Cottages is our beautiful Borleymere Shepherds Hut. Set in Borleymere, Essex, the charming hut is ideal for a weekend break in Essex. This is a place where you will find peace and time to enjoy one another and the gorgeous nature that surrounds you, in an idyllic setting of a private nature reserve. Borleymere Shepherds Hut really does take glamping to a whole new level, see for yourself to view the photos of this delightful little hut. 

Mark Scott - Grove Cottages, Romantic Holiday Cottages

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