Self catering holiday cottages in Wivenhoe, Essex, England

For a riverside holiday in Essex, the small charming town of Wivenhoe could be the perfect choice.  With a strong history of boat building and fishing, Wivenhoe is a scenic place to holiday with ample riverside charm, a development of modern houses along with an older part of town with charming historic waterfront properties, including quaint timber framed houses.
 


What Wivenhoe offers for Self-Catering Breaks

  • There are a few pubs in Wivenhoe, including one by the waterfront.
     
  • For more eating out and shopping options on holiday and perhaps for a visit to the zoo or the castle, the historic town of Colchester is just 5 miles away.
     
  • Pathways lead all the way from Wivenhoe, along the River Colne in to Colchester.  There are 2 trails to choose from; the Wivenhoe trail where you can enjoy a riverside walk and the Town to Sea trail which takes you right in to Colchester.
     
  • For day trips out whilst on a cottage holiday, beautiful Constable Country is close at hand; the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is just 9 miles away.  Discover beautiful landscapes that so inspired John Constable.
  • When it comes to country charm, the historic town of Coggeshall with its rich collection of historic buildings, pubs and tea shops is well worth a visit and is just 17 miles away.
     
  • For day trips by the seaside don’t miss Frinton on Sea with its lovely golden sandy beach, just 16 miles from Wivenhoe.
     
  • Whether you opt to rent an apartment or a holiday house in Wivenhoe itself or a holiday lodge in the nearby countryside, this is a lovely part of North Essex with lots to offer visitors, as well as plenty to discover along the nearby coast and countryside.

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

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Ropes Cottage, Colchester, Essex, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Historic Cottage, Wivenhoe 3 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

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

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Wivenhoe 5 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

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

4 bedroom Cottages, Wivenhoe 8 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

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

1 bedroom Lodges, Wivenhoe 9 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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The Wobbin, Tollesbury, Essex, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage, Wivenhoe 9 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

The Bungalow, Bentley, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Wivenhoe 12 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, Wivenhoe 13 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, Wivenhoe 13 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, Wivenhoe 14 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, Wivenhoe 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

Tudor Barn, Lavenham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Wivenhoe 16 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

The Old Monkey, Hadleigh, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Country Cottage, Wivenhoe 17 miles away

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

An idyllic and cosy bolthole in East Anglia, perfectly situated to explore the surrounding Suffolk countryside with beautiful character features such as exposed ancient beams, a steep staircase and open log fires with the added advantage of being pet-friendly with a small private garden and courtyard.

Weekly Price from: £368