zig zag cottage

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'One of the top 100 finest places to stay in England' - Sunday Times Travel Magazine

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Zig Zag Cottage is an 18th Century cottage situated in a small quiet road in the village centre of Great Oakley, near Harwich, Essex.

Its location - just off the A120 and 10 minutes drive from Harwich International Port - is ideal for European travel.

We offer high quality, spacious bed and breakfast accommodation, combining a wealth of original features with luxury surroundings and modern design.

The A120 close by connects Harwich on to all major motorways of Britain and is well situated for exploring East Anglia.

Great Oakley is 20 minutes from Colchester, famous for it's Roman History and Norman Castle. Local attractions also include a trout and coarse fishing lake and golf driving range just outside the village. The area falls within Europe's coastal and marine regional parks which promotes eco-tourism. Garden lovers can visit Beth Chatto's famous gardens just 10 miles away.

Unfortunately we are unable to take new bookings at present.