Self catering holiday cottages to rent in East Mersea, Essex, England

Tranquil and rural, East Mersea is a very unspoilt place for a cottage holiday.  Home to Cudmore Grove Country Park and the East Mersea Flats Nature Reserve, relax and unwind on holiday in peaceful East Mersea.


What East Mersea, Essex offers for Self-Catering Holidays

  • There is one pub in East Mersea and more pubs can be found in nearby West Mersea.
  • Covering a seascape of sandy beaches, salt marsh, grasslands and meadows, and with views out to the Colne and Blackwater estuaries, Cudmore Grove Country Park and East Mersea Flats Nature Reserve is a great place for a walk.
  • Holidaying on Mersea Island, you need to be aware of tide times, as the island is reachable via a tidal causeway which gets covered in water at high tide.
  • Enjoy relaxing days, exploring beautiful Mersea Island and discovering the island’s lovely beaches.
  • Places for day trips include the pretty waterside town of Rowhedge, just 9 miles from East Mersea.
  • Colchester with its excellent choice of shops, restaurants, castle and zoo is well worth a visit too and is just 11 miles from East Mersea.

Whether you rent a holiday lodge, a log cabin, a chalet, a rural retreat, a barn conversion or a country cottage, we hope you find the perfect holiday rental in East Mersea on Country Cottages Online.

Book a East Mersea cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Essex on holiday.

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Broman's Barn, Colchester, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Mersea 0 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Part of the Grove Cottages collection, Bromans Barn is a romantic cottage for two situated on a farm close to Mersea Island’s Nature Reserve.

Weekly Price from: £399

The Wobbin, Tollesbury, Essex, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage, East Mersea 7 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Secluded pet-friendly country cottage near Tollesbury with distant sea views.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £556

Ropes Cottage, Colchester, Essex, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Historic Cottage, East Mersea 8 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

Historic 3 bedroom cottage in the heart of Colchester.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £446
Next availability:
from 29 October to 30 October 20 from 01 November to 08 November 20

Wakes Hall Lodges, Colchester, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Lodges, East Mersea 13 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

High quality wooden clad holiday lodges set in the stunning Colne Valley close to the Essex/Suffolk border and Constable Country.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £743
Next availability:
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Gladwins Farm, Nayland, Colchester, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

4 bedroom Cottages, East Mersea 14 miles away

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3
4 star

A collection of 9 award winning holiday cottages benefiting from excellent shared leisure facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool and a tennis court, all located amongst 22 acres of gorgeous Suffolk countryside.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On the site), tennis court, games room, outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £250

The Bungalow, Bentley, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, East Mersea 16 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

One bedroom holiday bungalow set within the owner’s extensive grounds and featuring access to beautiful gardens, fishing lakes and an outdoor swimming pool (pool available in summer months only), set within the Suffolk countryside close to the coast.

Special features: pool (Shared use of owner's outdoor swimming pool in the summer months (June to September).).

Weekly Price from: £236
Next availability:
from 07 November to 21 December 20 from 28 December to 02 January 21

Rafe Hall Coach House, Pebmarsh, Essex, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Mersea 17 miles away

sleeps 2 - 5 guests
2 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
5 star

Relax and unwind in stylish luxurious surroundings at this beautiful 2 bedroom coach house, within half an hour's drive of Constable Country, Colchester and Long Melford and Lavenham for days out.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £605

The Grove Cottages, Sudbury, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversions, East Mersea 18 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Grove Cottages specialise in fabulous romantic and historical cottages with character in Suffolk and Essex.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £306

The Herons, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom House, East Mersea 19 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Well presented holiday cottage sleeping 2 in the pleasant town of South Woodham Ferrers, with riverside walks available near by as well as good train links in to London.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £300

Snow Cottage, Lavenham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Mersea 19 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Idyllic sleeps 2 romantic retreat in the Suffolk countryside, with access to large gardens and good walks from the door, come and discover the delights of East Anglia.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £349

The Stables, Great Maplestead, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, East Mersea 20 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

High quality one bedroom holiday cottage with idyllic garden and a fantastic rural setting close to naturally beautiful countryside near Castle Hedingham in Essex, with a king-size bed this is an ideal property for a tranquil romantic break.

Weekly Price from: £222