Self catering holiday cottages in Saffron Walden, Essex, England
Looking to take a cottage break in a historic Essex town? If so, a break in the charming market town of Saffron Walden with its many historical and medieval timber-clad buildings could be a perfect choice.
Information on Cottage Holidays in Saffron Walden
With a beautiful market square, fine historic appeal, a great choice of boutique shops and cafes as well a historic church that dates back to the 15th century, Saffron Walden offers ample charm along with a fantastic location close to the border with both Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire.
For those with a love for historical towns and villages you’re in for a treat if you choose to book a break in Saffron Walden. Just 7 miles away is the pretty historic town of Thaxted with ample rural charm and a few welcoming pubs.
Head further afield and you can visit Coggeshall; an olde worlde town with beautiful historic cottages including timber clad houses, a clock tower and a selection of pubs and eateries. There are almost 200 listed buildings in Coggeshall and the town lies 30 miles from Saffron Walden. Colchester is close by to Coggeshall and with its castle, gardens and zoo is well worth a visit too.
Also not to be missed is the city of Cambridge which is just 20 miles from Saffron Walden. The university city of Cambridge again has a rich history, interesting visitor attractions as well as an excellent choice of shops and restaurants.
Whether you opt to rent a historic cottage in Saffron Walden or a lodge or barn conversion in the nearby countryside, we hope you find the ideal holiday rental in Essex for you on Country Cottages Online.
Book a Saffron Walden cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Essex on holiday.