Self catering holiday cottage rentals in Clare, Suffolk, England

Clare is reputed to be one of Suffolk’s smallest towns and in many ways has a village feel.  If you are searching for somewhere picturesque in Suffolk for a cottage holiday then Clare could be just right for you.  Nestled amongst beautiful unspoilt countryside, Clare is a wool town with a wealth of historical quaint buildings which include pretty cottages, thatched cottages and timber clad buildings.  Some of these date back to Victorian times, some Georgian and some medieval times.  In total there are 131 listed buildings in Clare, making Clare one of Suffolk’s best places for beautiful historical architecture.  Enjoy browsing for country and rural cottages in and near Clare, we have cottages to suit all types of groups; pet-friendly cottages, for couples, for the disabled and more.

Brightly coloured painted houses are a feature of this area and so are houses decorated with pargetting, a technique unique to the East Anglian region.  Clare boasts an impressive Gothic church and the centre of the town is a protected conservation area.  The town also benefits from a number of country pubs, gift shops, antique shops and art galleries.

Situated in the Heart of Suffolk, Clare is in an excellent location when it comes to branching out and visiting some of Suffolk’s best towns.  A visit to Lavenham and Long Melford come highly recommended as do a visit to the quaint Essex village of Finchingfield with its idyllic duck pond.  Most of these places are just an easy drive away of around 10 miles or so.  Hedingham Castle and its gardens are also well worth a visit.

Within Clare there is a good country park with 25 acres of countryside to discover.  The remains of Clare Castle stand high on the castle mound and an excellent network of nature trails lead you around the park and by the river.  Clare is an award winning village which has won accolades for its floral displays as well as being recognised as ‘Suffolk Village of the Year’ for three years running now.

There is plenty to see and do within Clare on a cottage holiday and plenty of opportunities to simply take it easy if you prefer.  Sudbury is just 9 miles away, Saffron Walden 17 miles and Bury St Edmunds 20 miles away.  Whether you opt to rent a small cottage in Clare or a large family cottage, we hope you find good quality accommodation and that you have a wonderful time in Suffolk.


What Clare offers for Self-Catering Breaks

holiday cottages in Clare

Book a Clare cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Suffolk on holiday.

18 rental properties

Romney Cottage, Cavendish, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage, Clare 2 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

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

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Clare 5 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 25 July to 01 August 20 from 19 September to 26 September 20

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

2 bedroom Cottage, Clare 6 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 Stables, Great Maplestead, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Clare 7 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

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Clare 9 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

Dons Barn, Lavenham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Clare 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

A special romantic hideaway for two found on the Grove Farm estate in Suffolk, East Anglia, with orchard garden views and a wood-burning stove.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £482

Penny Cottage, Lavenham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Clare 9 miles away

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

Luxurious 5 star standard 16th century cottage with a whole host of wonderful period features and beautiful antique furnishings set in Lavenham, one of Suffolk's finest historical villages.

Special features: Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £487

Snow Cottage, Lavenham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Clare 11 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

Tudor Barn, Lavenham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Clare 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 12 July to 31 July 20 from 02 August to 24 August 20

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

3 bedroom Barn Conversions, Clare 11 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

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

1 bedroom Lodges, Clare 13 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:
from 17 July to 20 July 20 from 21 July to 24 July 20

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

4 bedroom Cottages, Clare 14 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