Self catering holiday cottages in Saffron Walden, Essex, England

Saffron Walden housesLooking 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.

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Fishermans Lodge, Arkesden, Essex, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Saffron Walden 5 miles away

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

Stylish 2 bedroom barn conversion set within beautiful gardens with a fishing lake, near Saffron Walden.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £391
Next availability:
from 13 November to 14 November 20 from 20 November to 22 December 20

The Old Cartlodge, Castle Hedingham, Essex, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Saffron Walden 14 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

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

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Saffron Walden 16 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

Romney Cottage, Cavendish, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage, Saffron Walden 16 miles away

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Escape to tranquil and beautiful Suffolk and enjoy a stay in this charming 3 bedroom dog-friendly cottage with its pretty garden and location in the picture-perfect village of Cavendish.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £555

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Saffron Walden 19 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

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

2 bedroom Cottage, Saffron Walden 20 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