Holiday Cottages

Holiday Cottages

Immerse yourself in England's colourful past by staying in one of our unique and historical properties. From cosy cottages to gatehouse towers to beachside retreats, book your stay today and make your next holiday a memorable one.

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English Heritage Holiday Cottages

At English Heritage, we want to offer you the most exciting and engaging ways to explore England’s past. Whether you find inspiration in the evocative settings, little-known details or colourful characters of history, staying at one of our sites will make for a unique experience. As other visitors leave, you can discover a new side as you explore all by yourself. Soak up the unique atmosphere of the sun setting on hundreds of years of history and, come morning, see it light up some of the most iconic sights in the country.

Why stay with us?

While you're staying at an English Heritage Holiday Cottage, you can benefit from:

  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Complimentary entry to all English Heritage sites during your stay
  • Complimentary tickets for English Heritage events during your stay (excluding members, evening & limited capacity events)
  • An orientation tour of the property during your stay
  • 10% discount in our shops during your stay
  • 10% discount in our cafes and tearooms during your stay
  • 10% discount online with English Heritage for a month after your stay

Holiday Cottage of the Month

Cambridge Lodge, Audley End House and Gardens, Essex

Previously a gatehouse to one of the largest and most opulent houses in Jacobean England, Cambridge Lodge is perfect for a trip away from life's hustle and bustle. Spend your days strolling around the grounds and admire the landscapes created by 'Capability' Brown and Robert Adams. Meet the resident horses inside the Stable block and discover life above and below stairs inside the house and 1880s Service Wing. In the evenings, enjoy dining al fresco by the River Cam as the sun sets over this jewel in the Essex countryside.

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 Place(s) To Stay

Availability

Arrival on Mondays & Fridays only

Arrival on Monday - 4 or 7 nights

Arrival on Friday - 3 or 7 nights

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A unique opportunity to stay within the grounds of some of England's historic sites.

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