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Big Cottages In Essex | Over 30,000 Large UK Holiday Homes

Despite being a stone's throw from the hustle and bustle of London, Essex is a peaceful retreat that couldn’t feel further away. Here you’ll find miles of rolling countryside and lush green fields. It’s an excellent location for a cottage holiday getaway.

After a sunny day walking in the countryside pick up some local delights to enjoy at your holiday cottage. From oysters to jam, Essex has a varied and delicious local fare. If you’re looking for more than miles of countryside Essex also has top attractions to choose from. Kids will love Colchester Zoo, there are numerous gardens and stately homes to explore, and for something a little different, gain a new perspective from the air with a hot air balloon ride.

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Essex Cottages

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    • Big Cottages - Rainbows End

    Rainbows End

    Essex Maldon District St. Lawrence

    S181300

    Close to the River Blackwater, Rainbows End is a wonderful upside down house for up to four guests, perfect for a coastal getaway.
    Ground Floor:
    Bedroom 1:
    With double bed and Freeview TV.
    Bedroom 2: Wit...

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    • Big Cottages - Old Applecroft Farm Cottage

    Old Applecroft Farm Cottage

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S78553

    Set deep in the Essex countryside, this detached cottage makes a great base for a relaxing holiday.
    Old Applecroft Farmhouse and Old Applecroft Farm Cottage are delightful, detached buildings, accessed via a track approximately ¾ mile...

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    • Big Cottages - The Old Calf House

    The Old Calf House

    Essex Maldon District Maldon

    S18137

    Located in a beautiful part of Essex countryside, guest will enjoy explore the areas scenic footpaths and trails.
    Situated in the Chelmer Valley with stunning views towards the River Chelmer, The Old Calf House is set on the owner’s 50...

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    • Big Cottages - Joan's Gem

    Joan's Gem

    Essex Tendring District Walton-on-the-Naze

    S25328

    Joan’s Gem is a lovely terraced cottage, situated in the traditional seaside town of Walton-on-the-Naze on the Essex coastline and can sleep six people. There are two double bedrooms, a shower room, a ground floor basin and WC, a kitchen, a dining...

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    • Big Cottages - Bassetts

    Bassetts

    Essex Maldon District Woodham Walter

    S112953

    Modern family bathroom. Spacious, well equipped living/kitchen area with French doors leading out to decking with outdoor hot tub. No pets. . Warren Lodges is part of our Evermore Lodge Holidays Collection, an idyllic rural retreat nestling in ...

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    • Big Cottages - 2 Mill Farm

    2 Mill Farm

    Essex Braintree District Belchamp Otten

    S114359

    If you are looking for a holiday cottage surrounded by the beauty of the Suffolk countryside, look no further. 2 Mill Farm boasts beautiful views from most rooms. This 3 bedroom property offers comfortable and spacious living for up to five gue...

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    • Big Cottages - Little Thatch

    Little Thatch

    Essex Tendring District Walton-on-the-Naze

    S2444



    Walton on the Naze is a small Essex seaside town. It has a range of shops, bars and restaurants as well as a pier.

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    • Big Cottages - Vine Cottage

    Vine Cottage

    Essex Braintree District Halstead

    S2486



    Castle Hedingham is a village in north Essex dating back to medieval times with plenty of timber framed cottages dating back to the 15th century.

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    • Big Cottages - Florence House

    Florence House

    Essex Tendring District Walton-on-the-Naze

    S84090

    Florence House is a contemporary detached house in Walton-on-the-Naze in Essex. It has four king-size bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite and two that are zip/link, as well as a family bathroom, this house can sleep eight people. It has a kitc...

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    • Big Cottages - La Belle Maison 4

    La Belle Maison 4

    Essex Tendring District Thorpe-le-Soken

    S171037

    Site Description
    Elm Farm Country Park offers a luxury lodge experience on the coast of Essex. With quality lodges available Elm Farm Country Park is the perfect retreat for couples and families.
    Elm Farm Country Park is loc...

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    • Big Cottages - Wessex Freedom Classic

    Wessex Freedom Classic

    Essex Tendring District Thorpe-le-Soken

    S171038

    Site Description
    Elm Farm Country Park offers a luxury lodge experience on the coast of Essex. With quality lodges available Elm Farm Country Park is the perfect retreat for couples and families.
    Elm Farm Country Park is loc...

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    • Big Cottages - Tuscany 4

    Tuscany 4

    Essex Tendring District Thorpe-le-Soken

    S170626

    Site Description
    Elm Farm Country Park offers a luxury lodge experience on the coast of Essex. With quality lodges available Elm Farm Country Park is the perfect retreat for couples and families.
    Elm Farm Country Park is loc...

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    • Big Cottages - Woodlands Lodge

    Woodlands Lodge

    Essex Maldon District Woodham Walter

    S112950

    One spacious double with ensuite shower and two twin. Family bathroom. Open plan living/kitchen area with doors leading out to decking with outdoor hot tub. No pets. . Warren Lodges is part of our Evermore Lodge Holidays Collection, an idyllic...

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    • Big Cottages - Roydon Lodge VIP

    Roydon Lodge VIP

    Essex Epping Forest District Roydon

    S110367

    Bath with shower attachment. Washer/dryer. Outdoor hot tub. . Roydon Marina Village truly offers you the best of both worlds – a picturesque marina and countryside setting just 30 minutes by rail from England’s most vibrant city! Pe...

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    • Big Cottages - Red Kite Lodge

    Red Kite Lodge

    Essex Colchester District East Mersea

    S106905

    DVD. Dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Towels provided. Double glazed and centrally heated.  Verandah. No pets. . Set on charming Mersea Island and boasting scenic sea views, this park is ideal for enjoying the Essex coast and...

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    • Big Cottages - Ashdon Lodge

    Ashdon Lodge

    Essex Tendring District Clacton-on-Sea

    S109103

    Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. Double glazed and centrally heated. No pets. . Set on the edge of popular Clacton-on-Sea, just a short walk from the beach, pier and seaside attractions. . Set on the edge of popular Clacton-on-S...

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    • Big Cottages - Elm VIP

    Elm VIP

    Essex Epping Forest District Roydon

    S111903

    Bath with overhead shower. Open plan living area. Outdoor hot tub. . Roydon Marina Village truly offers you the best of both worlds – a picturesque marina and countryside setting just 30 minutes by rail from England’s most vibrant c...

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    • Big Cottages - View Lodge

    View Lodge

    Essex Tendring District Thorpe-le-Soken

    S170622

    Site Description
    Elm Farm Country Park offers a luxury lodge experience on the coast of Essex. With quality lodges available Elm Farm Country Park is the perfect retreat for couples and families.
    Elm Farm Country Park is loc...

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    • Big Cottages - Rookwoods

    Rookwoods

    Essex Braintree District Halstead

    S2837



    Sible Hedingham is a village in north Essex dating back to medieval times with plenty of timber framed cottages dating back to the 15th century.

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    • Big Cottages - Dutch Cottage

    Dutch Cottage

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S77465



    Colchester is a historic, large town in the region of Essex. It has been named as one of the fastest growing towns. Colchester is 50 miles northeast of London with links by road and by rail, as well as within easy reach of Stansted Airport...

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    • Big Cottages - 15 City Road

    15 City Road

    Essex Colchester District West Mersea

    S72129



    Around seven miles square, Mersea Island is one of the most easterly islands in the UK. The island enjoys an abundance of wildlife and is ideal for walkers, bird watchers and watersports lovers alike. The east of the island offers unspoile...

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    • Big Cottages - Old Applecroft Farmhouse

    Old Applecroft Farmhouse

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S80377

    Old Applecroft is situated within 7 acres of grounds, close to the Stour Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
    Old Applecroft Farmhouse and Old Applecroft Farm Cottage are delightful, detached buildings, accessed via a track approximate...

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    • Big Cottages - Lily Lodge

    Lily Lodge

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S18118

    Located opposite the beach, Lily Lodge provides the perfect setting for a traditional seaside holiday. This detached house is well-furnished and has a large, sunny, fully-paved rear courtyard as well as a lawned garden to the front. The two fir...

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    • Big Cottages - Beaches

    Beaches

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S73828

    S73828 is a single-storey holiday property, which is in a separate, self-contained, part of the owner’s home, situated in Manningtree, Essex. Just a few yards from the Stour Estuary and beach, this property is the perfect waterside loc...

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