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The beautiful county of Essex is located just east of London. This sought-after area is home to towns, villages and seaside resorts. Easily reachable via a wealth of transport options, you'll be amazed at the diversity of this eclectic county. Essex holiday accommodation provides the perfect base from which to explore the natural beauty of Epping Forest, the seaside town of Southend and the many castles and historical attractions that adorn the area.

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Holiday rentals with wifi

Whether it's for working remotely or streaming your favourite shows, internet access can be an indispensable amenity when it comes to choosing a holiday home. Check out HomeToGo's range of holiday lettings with WiFi in Essex and enjoy a fast and reliable internet connection during your stay.

Apartment  Westcliff-on-Sea
11 Jan - 18 Jan
-24%
£86
£66 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Flat in Westcliff-On-Sea with Garden

4.0
Very good (23 ratings)
Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Essex
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Lodge  Earls Colne
11 Oct - 18 Oct
-57%
£231
£100 per night
Lodge ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Stylish Lodge in Earls Colne with Indoor Pool

Earls Colne, Braintree District, Essex
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Cottage  Sible Hedingham
17 Jan - 24 Jan
-61%
£509
£197 per night
Cottage ∙ 12 guests ∙ 6 bedrooms

Beautiful Cottage in Sible Hedingham with Ample Parking

Sible Hedingham, Braintree District, Essex
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Apartments and holiday lettings with a kitchen

Looking for self-catering accommodation in Essex? Find the perfect letting for you with our selection of Essex holiday rentals with kitchens. Well-appointed and equipped with plenty of cooking appliances, these holiday homes are great for self-catered stays.

Cottage  Waltham Abbey
15 Nov - 22 Nov
-52%
£107
£52 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cottage in Waltham Abbey

4.5
Excellent (2 ratings)
Waltham Abbey, Epping Forest District, Essex
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Apartment  Leigh-on-Sea
28 Dec - 4 Jan
-5%
£84
£80 per night
Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Holiday Apartment in Leigh-On-Sea

Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Essex
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House  Saffron Walden
13 Oct - 20 Oct
-40%
£595
£356 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

House in Saffron Walden with Garden, Hot Tub & Barbecue

Saffron Walden, Uttlesford District, Essex
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Holiday homes and cottages with a garden

Aiming to enjoy time outside during your stay in Essex? Book a holiday home with a garden for your trip. See our range of accommodation with gardens and find a holiday rental today - al-fresco dining, lawn games and outdoor fun with friends, family and pets await!

Cottage  West Mersea
8 Nov - 15 Nov
-44%
£105
£60 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in West Mersea with Private Parking

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
West Mersea, Borough of Colchester, Essex
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Cottage  Highwood
11 Jan - 18 Jan
-75%
£565
£143 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Cottage in Highwood with Garden

Highwood, Chelmsford, Essex
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Cottage  Harwich
2 Nov - 9 Nov
-50%
£134
£67 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Pleasant Cottage in Harwich with Garden

Harwich, Tendring District, Essex
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Lodge Woodham Walter
8 Nov - 15 Nov
-59%
£190
£77 per night
Lodge ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Lodge in Woodham Walter with Sauna, Pool, Hot Tub + Uninterrupted Views

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
Woodham Walter, Maldon District, Essex
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Cottage Maldon
5 Oct - 12 Oct
-29%
£157
£112 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cottage in Maldon

Maldon, Essex, United Kingdom
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Lodge Earls Colne
30 Sept - 7 Oct
-50%
£200
£100 per night
Lodge ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Contemporary Lodge in Earls Colne with Indoor Pool

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
Earls Colne, Braintree District, Essex
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Cottage West Mersea
30 Aug - 6 Sept
-30%
£106
£75 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Lovely Cottage in West Mersea with Private Parking + Fantastic Views

4.8
Outstanding (28 ratings)
West Mersea, Borough of Colchester, Essex
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Cottage Walton on the Naze
16 Nov - 23 Nov
-72%
£184
£52 per night
Cottage ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cottage in Walton On The Naze with Garden

5.0
Outstanding (2 ratings)
Walton on the Naze, Frinton and Walton, Essex
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Cottage Frinton-on-Sea
9 Nov - 16 Nov
-72%
£228
£63 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Frinton-On-Sea with Garden + Wonderful Views

5.0
Outstanding (3 ratings)
Frinton-on-Sea, Frinton and Walton, Essex
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Cottage Little Baddow
30 Aug - 6 Sept
-32%
£148
£101 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Beautiful Cottage in Little Baddow with Private Parking

Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex
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Cottage Tillingham
27 Sept - 4 Oct
-49%
£235
£120 per night
Cottage ∙ 9 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Wonderful Cottage in Tillingham with Private Parking

Tillingham, Maldon District, Essex
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Cottage Rowhedge
14 Sept - 21 Sept
-9%
£99
£90 per night
Cottage ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cottage in Rowhedge with Garden & Barbecue

4.9
Outstanding (161 ratings)
Rowhedge, East Donyland, Essex
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Lodge Earls Colne
11 Nov - 18 Nov
-57%
£200
£85 per night
Lodge ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Contemporary Lodge in Earls Colne with Indoor Pool

Earls Colne, Braintree District, Essex
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Cottage Sible Hedingham
1 Nov - 8 Nov
-63%
£160
£60 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Sible Hedingham with Garden & Barbecue

4.7
Excellent (30 ratings)
Sible Hedingham, Braintree District, Essex
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Cottage East Mersea
21 Dec - 28 Dec
-22%
£162
£126 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in East Mersea with Private Parking

East Mersea, Borough of Colchester, Essex
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Budget-friendly Holiday Homes in Essex

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Lodge Earls Colne
27 Sept - 4 Oct
-52%
£208
£100 per night
Lodge ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Lodge in Earls Colne with Indoor Pool

Earls Colne, Braintree District, Essex
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Cottage Saint Osyth
2 Nov - 9 Nov
-63%
£179
£66 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Pleasant Cottage in Saint Osyth with Private Barbecue + Picturesque Views

Saint Osyth, Tendring District, Essex
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Cottage Kelvedon Hatch
14 Jun - 21 Jun
-22%
£185
£144 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cottage in Kelvedon Hatch with Barbecue & Garden

Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood District, Essex
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Top-Rated Lettings and Properties in Essex

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Cottage Saint Osyth
8 Jun - 15 Jun
-35%
£110
£72 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Saint Osyth with Front Garden

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
Saint Osyth, Tendring District, Essex
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Cottage Ardleigh
1 Nov - 8 Nov
-39%
£100
£61 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Charming Cottage in Ardleigh with Private Parking

5.0
Outstanding (22 ratings)
Ardleigh, Tendring District, Essex
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Cottage Peldon
11 Nov - 18 Nov
-39%
£275
£167 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Child Friendly Cottage in Peldon with Large Garden + Spectacular Views

5.0
Outstanding (2 ratings)
Peldon, Borough of Colchester, Essex
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Essex

  • Pet-friendly (781)
  • Pool (615)
  • Hot tub (228)
  • WiFi (5,284)
  • Parking (267)
  • Kitchen (4,205)
  • TV (5,362)
  • Garden (2,898)
  • Balcony/patio (1,660)
  • Fireplace (1,004)
  • Microwave (2,819)
  • Washing machine (2,922)

Amenity filters are conveniently available so you can customise your search and discover a great rental in Essex for you. Our database highlights that Internet and TV are the most frequently offered amenities in Essex. Three features that aren't common are Hot tub, Sauna and Pool.

Price and Availability Index for Essex

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Holiday Letting Price Information in Essex

We summarised price data in the graph above to give you more insights as to accommodation costs in Essex. The week with the highest average prices is in August (17/08 – 24/08). During this week, a night will cost you £200 on average. Prices decrease in March to an average of £139 per night (01/03 – 08/03).

Rental availability information in Essex

The availability graph shows the percentage of available holiday lets in Essex. The week with the highest booking rate in the next 6 months is in March (22/03 – 29/03), when 86% of the holiday lettings are booked. June (01/06 – 08/06) has got the highest percentage of available rentals.

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Check out our weather forecast diagram to find the perfect month for your upcoming holiday. In July, maximum temperatures climb above 22°. Conversely, January is the coldest month in Essex, with temperatures falling below 2°. The month of May has nice weather with only 9 rainy days.

7-Day Weather Forecast in Essex

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Accommodation options for your holiday in Essex

More than a quarter of the listings (29.93%) in Essex are apartment rental. They are the most prevalent properties there. These rentals have an average size of 63 m² and an average price of £187 per night. Moreover, these rentals are usually optimal for medium-sized groups and families, as that's the average number of holidaymakers that apartment rental are able to accommodate in Essex. Travellers looking for another type of accommodation can, with HomeToGo's fantastic range, also find an ideal house rentals for them. This property type is the second most popular kind of accommodation in Essex. Our data reveals that the median cost of house rentals is £291 a night for an area of 147 m².
What are the top sights in Essex?

What to see and do during your Essex holiday

Essex is a large and diverse county, meaning that there is a wide variety of attractions and sights to explore. Those looking for a beach getaway should head to Southend. This classic English seaside resort boasts the world's longest pier – at over a kilometre long, there is even a train to take you to the end.

Other Southend attractions include Two Tree Island, a stunning nature reserve situated in the Thames estuary, and Adventure Island, a theme park with rides and attractions catering to thrill-seekers of all ages. For animal lovers or those travelling with children, Colchester Zoo and the Tropical Wings Zoo (which focuses on butterflies) won't disappoint.

There is no shortage of history on hand when you rent Essex holiday homes. The region has several grand estates complete with palaces and gardens to delight the whole family. Some of the most notable and worth visiting are Colchester Castle (which is also a museum), Hedingham Castle (boasting lovely picnic areas and a café) and Mountfitchet Castle (which forms part of a wider Norman settlement).

Fans of the outdoors won't be disappointed either. Epping Forest is a vast area of woodland located to the west of the county which is perfect for long walks, picnics and cycling. Formerly the site of numerous royal residences, the forest is nowadays home to a wealth of protected wildlife species and is thus a special area of conservation.

What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Essex?

Art and culture in Essex

There is a world of art and cultural experiences ready to explore from Essex holiday lettings. Southend Central Museum offers intriguing artefacts from the local area as well as a planetarium built by the astronomer Harry Ford. For anyone with a passion for locomotives, there are several museums to choose from. These include the East Anglian Railway Museum and the Museum of Power.

Live performance is also prominent in Essex, with the Civic Theatre, the Palace Theatre, the Lakeside Theatre and many more venues presenting productions of plays, musicals, dance and comedy. Galleries and exhibits are also commonly found in Essex. From your Essex holiday home, you can easily visit Beecroft Gallery (home to contemporary British works) and Firstsite (which has a focus on international artists).

Where are the unique attractions in Essex?

London and Brighton are perfect day trips from Essex holiday lettings

London makes for the perfect day trip from Essex and is easily reached by one of the many London Underground stations serving the county. These include Epping, Loughton, Grange Hill and Chigwell. Many main line trains also depart for Liverpool Street station on a regular basis, so your trip to visit Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the London Eye couldn't be easier.

If the Southend coast awakens a yearning for the British seaside then Brighton can be reached in around an hour by rail or road. From its famous pebbled beach to the numerous restaurants dotted along the Laines, Brighton is a wonderful destination for solo travellers, couples, families or groups.

What are the must-see attractions in Essex?

The best of Essex

Colchester Zoo

This large, modern zoo is home to several rare and endangered species. Get up close and personal with orangutans, elephants, tigers and much more. Fun events occurring throughout the day include a public giraffe feed and animal training sessions.

Tropical Wings Zoo

An interactive zoo with a petting farm, children’s play area, interesting keeper talks and a tropical house with butterflies, Tropical Wings is an excellent choice for a family day out.

Boydells Dairy Farm

Open to the public for visits, this working farm provides fun and educational activities for children and adults alike. Highlights include cow milking and donkey rides.

Castle Park

This beautiful manicured park in Colchester is perfect for a leisurely stroll or picnic. It's also home to regular concerts and music festivals.

Adventure Island

Located in Southend-on-Sea, Adventure Island is an amusement park with 32 exciting rides, numerous restaurants and a gift shop.

Information about holiday rentals in Essex

🏡 Holiday homes available 6,462 rentals
💳 Discounts available up to 60%
🌙 Nightly prices from £52
⭐ Popular amenities Pets allowed, Pool and Hot tub
🐾 Pet friendly rentals 787 properties
🏊 Holiday rentals with pools 638 properties
623 reviews
Essex holiday rentals have an average rating of 4.3/5 across 623 reviews left by travellers.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many holiday lets are available to book in Essex?

June is the time of year with the highest amount of Apartment rental and House rentals available in Essex, so you'll find plenty of great holiday deals during this month.

What is the most searched holiday apartment amenity in Essex?

Travellers planning trips to Essex most often look for Pets allowed, Pool, and Hot tub when it comes to holiday home amenities.

How many holiday lettings with a pool there are on offer in Essex?

Holiday rentals with pools are 10 of all in Essex on HomeToGo. Also, there are 43 of homes with pools near water.

Am I allowed to bring my pet during my stay in a Essex holiday letting?

Finding in Essex for you and your pet is definitely possible with 787 pet-friendly holiday homes available on HomeToGo.

What's the perfect time to travel to Essex?

July and August are the best months for sun lovers in Essex.

Where can I see discounts on holiday homes in Essex?

You can get great value holiday lets in Essex with the nightly price of a let starting at just £52 - and HomeToGo has introduced plenty of filters that mean it's a piece of cake to uncover some outstanding offers. If you don't have set dates for a trip, try a search using HomeToGo's flexible dates technology to quickly locate great value date options and get discounts of up to 60%. In addition, HomeToGo's 'distance from' filter lets you uncover hidden treasure holiday rentals in lower-price, lesser-known locales which are still near to the area of your choice, whether that's a beach, lake, ski region or city centre. Book early to make the most of a wide range of offers and top discounts - and do so without worries by using HomeToGo's 'free cancellation' filter when searching for holiday accommodation.

What are the advantages of choosing a holiday letting in Essex with HomeToGo?

From increased privacy away from the crowds to plenty of room in which to chill out with your family, friends or partner, holiday homes in Essex provide many advantages. HomeToGo shows you real reviews from verified visitors, and searching is secure, easy, and stress-free - so with 6,462 lets from 31 providers in the region, you're bound to uncover the ideal place to stay with all of the amenities you need in Essex.

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