Self catering holiday cottages to rent in Fordham, Essex, England

Searching for an idyllic location for a country cottage break? If so, Fordham could be an ideal place for you. This charming rural hamlet is surrounded by fields and pastures and with country lanes edged with wild meadow flowers in spring and summer, this is a gorgeous part of Essex for a quiet cottage getaway. Located in north Essex, this is an incredibly beautiful part of the county, close to Suffolk and Constable Country where you can discover historical villages and towns.


Information on Cottage Holidays in Fordham

Although Essex isn’t renowned as a holiday destination, the northern part of Essex is incredibly beautiful. It is quite a well kept secret though and many have no idea what treasures await visitors to this part of East Anglia. Colchester is just six miles from Fordham and with its castle and attractive historical architecture is well worth a visit. Close to Colchester is Coggeshall, a quaint village with numerous historical buildings and tea shops, again not to be missed. The lovely village of Dedham too offers much of the same along with an interesting craft centre  and at just 14 miles away is a great place for a day out  whilst on a self-catering break in Fordham.

Fordham is also well situated for discovering some of Suffolk’s most inspirational sights and scenery. Long Melford with its beautiful village green and nearby National Trust Melford Hall is a wonderful place to visit and just 13 miles from Fordham. Just a little further afield, 17 miles away is Lavenham, a gorgeous historical village with numerous timber clad buildings, tea shops and country inns. All of these wonderful towns and villages are surrounded by gorgeous countryside which is a joy to drive or ride through.

Find a splendid place to stay on Country Cottages Online from which to discover some of the best of Essex and Suffolk. Choices include thatched cottages, rural retreats and English country cottages.

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

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

1 bedroom Lodges, Fordham 1 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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Ropes Cottage, Colchester, Essex, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Historic Cottage, Fordham 5 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

Gladwins Farm, Nayland, Colchester, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

4 bedroom Cottages, Fordham 5 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

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Fordham 5 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 Stables, Great Maplestead, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Fordham 8 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

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

3 bedroom Barn Conversions, Fordham 8 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

Snow Cottage, Lavenham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Fordham 9 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 Old Cartlodge, Castle Hedingham, Essex, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Fordham 10 miles away

sleeps 2 - 5 guests
2 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

3 bedroom barn conversion with lovely rural views near Castle Hedingham.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £534
Next availability:
from 31 October to 07 November 20 from 16 November to 20 November 20

Tudor Barn, Lavenham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Fordham 11 miles away

sleeps 2 - 24 guests
2 - 24
5 bedrooms
5
7 bathrooms
7
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Unique Grade II listed holiday barn situated next to meadows and ponds in rural Suffolk with an attractive enclosed garden.

Special features: tennis court, games room.

Weekly Price from: £750
Next availability:
from 30 October to 11 November 20 from 12 November to 14 November 20

Spadgers Cottage , Long Melford, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Fordham 12 miles away

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

Romantic and cosy country cottage with open log fire in a historic and picturesque village setting with an attractive enclosed garden backing onto a footpath leading directly out over the fields and to the countryside beyond.

Weekly Price from: £399

The Wobbin, Tollesbury, Essex, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage, Fordham 12 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

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

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Fordham 12 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