Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Dedham, Essex, England

Dedham, ideal for country cottage holidaysDedham is situated in the heart of Constable Country on the Suffolk/Essex border.  John Constable the landscape painter promoted the beauty of the north Essex countryside through his paintings. Visitors can come and see the very same views today.  The village of Dedham like many in Constable Country has a fine historic church, good pubs and numerous well-preserved period buildings.

Facts about Self-Catering Holidays in Dedham

The villages of Suffolk are noted for their medieval churches and ancient objects. This is the place to come if you enjoy antiques and period dwellings. Many of the houses are half-timbered, thatched or pargetted. There are plenty of lovely cottage gardens that the English are famous for.  Visit in early May to see the stunning displays of blue Wisteria on the fronts of houses. The town of Lavenham is one of the best preserved medieval villages in Suffolk and should be on every holidaymaker's list whenin Suffolk.

Another place to visit on the Constable trail is Flatford Mill, another location painted by Constable. Cycle or walk along the canal and admire the original mill and scenery. 

The Suffolk coast is a short drive from Dedham. The coast offers yachting and messing around on the various rivers. There are several good seaside resorts at Clacton-on-Sea, Walton-on-the-Naze (golden sands) and Frinton on Sea.

Travel south from Dedham to take a look at Chelmsford, the main Essex town, or pop into Colchester for entertainment and shopping. Colchester has a great deal to offer visitors and the zoo is worth making that special trip for.

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Old Bakery Cottage, Dedham, Essex, England

1 bedroom Romantic Cottage, Constable Country .

Charming one bedroom cottage with exposed beams and private courtyard garden, ideal for relaxing romantic breaks or small family holidays situated close to the heart of idyllic Dedham in the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to Constable Country.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £975 to £1175 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

Late availability: from 30 December 2018 to 02 January 2019;

The Tallow Factory, Dedham, Essex, England

4 bedroom Unique Self-Catering, Constable Country .

Unique 4 bedroom spacious country cottage that is a converted Tudor candle factory, in the heart of the idyllic village of Dedham in one the UK's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to the Essex/Suffolk border.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1680 to £2595 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

Late availability: from 28 December 2018 to 01 January 2019;