Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Southend on Sea, Essex, England

Southend on Sea for self catering holidays


Facts about Cottage Breaks in Southend on Sea

The seaside town of Southend on Sea is The seaside resort for people who live on the east side of London to those in south Essex. Good travel links make the beaches and entertainment of Southend easily accessible. The main line railway lines run from London through Essex to Southend. The A13 is a good road that also leads from the City of London to Southend on Sea.

The sands of Southend are not the best, when the tide retreats, the shoreline is left with ankle deep mud. An artifical beach of golden sand has been created as a family play area to compensate and ensure that children have somewhere nice to play in the sand despite the tides. A climbing frame and play equipment in the sand is well used by the bucket and spade brigade.

Southend is simply brilliant for holidaymakers who like their seaside holidays to be busy, entertaining and colourful. It is a town with something for all ages.  The longest pier in England is a big attraction. Walk the distance to the end or take the train.  The permanent funfair of Adventure Island has a wrist band entry scheme that makes it good value compared with some theme parks. The queues are never very long, arrive later for even shorter queuing times.

cottage in essex to rent for self catering holidays

The two Southend theatres run a brilliant selection of shows including several for children.  Various London shows also come to Southend and the ticket prices are lower.  There is a vast choice in terms of entertainment for adults; clubs, pubs, eateries galore, a casino and a whole street of seaside entertainment venues.

A walk to Leigh on Sea along the promenade and coast is rewarded by good fish restaurants, art galleries and  an interesting clutch of old houses.

The shopping centre in Southend has all the major chains but if holidaymakers want more, Lakeside Shopping Centre is about an hour's drive along the A13.

A holiday in Southend shows one side of Essex. Drive out into the country to see the pretty villages, country pubs and historic Essex. A self catering cottage, apartment or log cabin in Southend, or nearby is an ideal base for  a comfortable break. Self catering usually works out cheaper than B&B or hotels for families or groups of 4 or more. See self catering holidays near Southend on Sea for cottages, apartments, log cabins and houses to rent.

 

Featured Self catering country cottages near Southend on Sea, Essex, England:

Wakes Hall Lodges, Colchester, Essex, England

1 bedroom Lodges, Colne Valley.

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.

Price range from £715 to £1208 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 17 January 2019 to 27 January 2019; from 28 January 2019 to 20 February 2019; from 23 February 2019 to 29 June 2019;

The Wobbin, Tollesbury, Essex, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage, East Anglia.

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

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £556 to £966 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

The Lovejoy Studio, Belchamp Walter, Essex, England

2 bedroom Unusual Self Catering, East Anglia.

Famous for where scenes were filmed for the popular TV series ‘Lovejoy’, this stunning luxury holiday cottage with it’s large airy spaces and contemporary furnishings has been beautifully converted from a stable block dating back to the 18th century and has a woodburning stove, large pond and walled garden as well as access to a tennis court that guests are free to use.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £495 to £791 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

The Stables, Great Maplestead, Essex, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, East Anglia.

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.

Price range from £222 to £599 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

Navigation Cottage, Heybridge, Essex, England

3 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Beautiful pet-friendly and family-friendly sleeps 6 coastal retreat overlooking picture-perfect Heybridge Basin near Maldon in Essex.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £612 to £1014 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

We have no cottages within Southend on Sea itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Southend on Sea. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England