Self-catering accommodation for antique hunting in East Anglia

Many of the villages in East Anglia are living antiques themselves with their perfectly preserved buildings dating back to medieval times, however, there are several good places in East Anglia for those who wish to find their own treasures from the past. Some of the towns that you should definitely add to your 'Must Visit' list are: Battlesbridge in Essex, Long Melford, Bury St. Edmunds, Woodbridge and Bungay - a historic market town, in Suffolk.

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At Battlesbridge in Essex, near Wickford, you will find a superb antique centre which is open all year round. A converted mill, several barns and buildings now display and extensive collection of fine furniture, china, and all manner of antiques.  On summer weekends there are popular open markets.  Good village pubs for refreshments.  Make a day of it.
Above cottage in Dedham, Essex / Suffolk border High Street, Lavenham, Suffolk

Annual Antique Street Market on 3rd Sunday in July in Bungay, Suffolk 

This is a must for the bargain hunter with over 120 dealers offering a wide variety of antiques and collectables.  This is a fun day out for everyone with local hostelries offering refreshments on the streets and even cooking tasty morsels to keep the avid antique hunters going all day!  Find weekly auctions and specialist shops including a converted Victorian Ice rink, which is full of Eastern Promise! Antiques, rugs, drapes, artefacts, traditionally made furniture at low, low prices.  

Self-catering cottages in East Anglia
Delightful self-catewring country cottages in the countryside of Suffolk near medieval LavenhamGrove Cottages offer a fantastic range of quaint historical cottages in Suffolk and Constable Country.  Most are dog friendly.

The cottages range from romantic hideaways for 2 to family cottages sleeping up to 6.  This collection of cottages has an excellent reputation for specialising in properties with wonderful historical features such as oak beams, open log fires and period furniture.

Those who enjoy cycling will be thrilled to find that free bikes are provided for your use during your stay at a number of properties.  

Telephone Grove Cottages on 01787 211 115 for bookings and availability. 


Walnut Tree Farm is a 17th Century farmhouse on the outskirts of the pretty Norfolk village of Swanton Abbott.  Situated close to the village centre an ideal position to discover the many delights of the county. The capital of the Norfolk Broads, Wroxham is 5 miles away and the North Norfolk Heritage coast and the beaches of Cromer, Sheringham, Mundesley are only a short drive away.

self-catering country cottage to sleep 4 near the Norfolk Broads

The holiday Barn comprises a self-contained barn at the end of a small range of farm buildings. The Barn, converted from an old dairy, but now providing comfortable accommodation for up to four people.

  • Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, 
  • Fully fitted kitchen, 
  • Private garden, 
  • Sitting room with TV and video, 
  • Bathroom (large shower cubicle instead of bath), 
  •  Private parking for two vehicles, 
  • Underfloor Oil central heating, 
  • Sorry - No pets, 
  • No Smoking, 

All heating, electricity and linen included, 

Telephone: 01692 538 888 
Fax: 01692 - 538100

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