Aldeburgh Holiday Cottages

Aldeburgh and its close neighbour Thorpeness have to be ranked with the very best seaside holiday destinations in the UK. A stay in a Suffolk Cottage Holiday’s Aldeburgh self catering ...... continued below.

Melody Cottage, Aldeburgh

Melody Cottage, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 6 - 1 double, 1 twin, 1 bunk bedroom

Centre of Aldeburgh, close to beach, magnificent balcony with breathtaking river views a real bonus.

Elmbank, Aldeburgh

Elmbank, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 8 - 1 superking, 1 double, 2 twins

A delightful Edwardian detached house. Superbly located in the heart of Aldeburgh, close to the beach and the river Alde, with lovely views and the great benefit of private parking for 3 to 4 cars.

Whitewalls, Snape

Whitewalls, Snape

Sleeps 4 - 1 double, 1 twin

A traditional beamed cottage retaining many original features in the Suffolk coastal village of Snape, close to the Alde Estuary and the sea; just a short walk from Snape Maltings Concert Hall.

Rosecot, Peasenhall

Rosecot, Peasenhall

Sleeps 3 - 1 double, 1 single

This really is a picture book cottage in the utterly charming village of Peasenhall.  A Tudor cottage, Rosecot is in an ideal location for exploring the Suffolk coast and countryside being close to Framlingham and within easy reach of the seaside towns of Aldeburgh, Dunwich and Southwold.

Alexander House, Thorpeness

Alexander House, Thorpeness

Sleeps 12 - Master, 2 twins, 2 x double, 1 x set bunks + single

Big House Holidaying in Suffolk. Alexander House is a traditional Suffolk farmhouse in the heart of Thorpeness overlooking its stunning heathland golf course. Dating back to the 16th century, Alexander House is one of the oldest buildings in Thorpeness.  Beautifully restored and refurbished in 2014 Alexander House now includes outstanding spacious, luxury accommodation for up to thirteen people down a quiet private road overlooking Thorpeness Golf Course, just a minute's walk from the sea.

The Studio, Aldeburgh

The Studio, Aldeburgh

sleeps 6 - 2 doubles, 1 twin

Overlooking the old town of Aldeburgh, and set in mature gardens, this wonderful artist's studio has been transformed to create a stylish art deco beach-style home of great comfort and convenience, really cosy and warm in winter, suntrap balcony for summer visits.

Oakley Cottage, Peasenhall

Oakley Cottage, Peasenhall

Sleeps 8 - 3 doubles, 1 twin

A traditional Suffolk thatched cottage, in the heart of the pretty rural village of Peasenhall. Large child-friendly gardens and lovely interior make this great for holidays throughout the year.

Thatched Cottage, Sternfield

Thatched Cottage, Sternfield

Sleeps 6 - 2 doubles, 1 twin

A 17th century thatched cottage and barn, now delightfully converted into a rural retreat just minutes from the sea. Ideal for a group of friends or extended family, the barn-annexe provides a wonderful sanctuary for anyone wanting some space to themselves.

Sea View, Thorpeness

Sea View, Thorpeness

Sleeps 12 - 4 doubles, 2 twins

Great for the larger family or a group of friends, Sea View has magnificent views over the sea; its garden leading directly on to the beach at Thorpeness.

Sea Glass 195

Sea Glass 195

Sleeps 5 - 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single

Completely refurbished, it has spacious and stylish contemporary interiors and a private sunny garden - ideal for alfresco dining. An excellent position in Aldeburgh with shops and the sea just a few strides away. The cottage is ideal for a family or group requiring a ground floor bedroom and bathroom.

Shore Cote, Thorpeness

Shore Cote, Thorpeness

Sleeps 10 - 2 doubles, 1 twin, 1 single and one triple bed

Right on the cliff top on the edge of the quirky little seaside village of Thorpeness, this delightful light and airy beach house has been superbly designed to take full advantage of its fantastic location with south westward views over the village and easterly views over the sea.

Hanover House, Aldeburgh

Hanover House, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 10 - 3 doubles, 1 twin , 1 single with pull out bed

In the very heart of Aldeburgh, on the Suffolk coast, Hanover House has wonderful views over Aldeburgh beach and the sea. Fully refurbished, it provides delightful accommodation for 8 to 10 people. Friends or family, the self-contained garden flat gives your group added flexibility.

Fairhaven, Thorpeness

Fairhaven, Thorpeness

Sleeps 11 - 2 doubles, 1 twin, 1 single, 2 bunk bedrooms

Right on the beach at Thorpeness, a property with loads of history and an exceptionally attractive open plan living area with uninterrupted sea views. Within a couple of minutes walk of the centre of Thorpeness in one direction and Aldeburgh just a stroll in the other, you could not be better placed.

1 Tudor Cottages, Blaxhall

1 Tudor Cottages, Blaxhall

Sleeps 2 - 1 double

A beautifully refurbished traditional Suffolk cottage for two in the heart of rural Suffolk close to the coast. An attractive and peaceful location from which to explore the Suffolk coast.

Pantiles, Aldeburgh

Pantiles, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 5 - 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single

Deceptively spacious, Pantiles has been renovated to provide contemporary and luxury accommodation for 5 people. Just off the high street and 200 yards from the beach, Pantiles enjoys the benefit of an enclosed south facing patio garden and off-street car parking.

Seahorse Cottage, Aldeburgh

Seahorse Cottage, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 2 - 1 double

Fantastic views over Aldeburgh beach and the sea, fine restaurants and pubs in easy walking distance - Seahorse Cottage is for those looking for the feel of a boutique hotel and the comfort and privacy of self-catering. A perfect getaway.

Pebble Cottage, 69 King St, Aldeburgh

Pebble Cottage, 69 King St, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 4 - 1 king, 1 twin

Just a stone's throw from the beach and the sea at Aldeburgh, the cottage has been attractively refurbished to provide comfort and convenience in really attractive surroundings.

Raymond Cottage, Aldeburgh

Raymond Cottage, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 6 - 1 double, 2 twins

A charming and spacious cottage on Aldeburgh High Street. A great location if you want to be at the centre of things.

Gallery Cottage, Aldeburgh

Gallery Cottage, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 2 - 1 double

A wonderful seaside cottage with exquisite views of the sea from both the sitting room and bedroom, this is a haven for anyone with an artistic bent. A cottage with a fine history of artistic inspiration - E M Forster worked here in the 1950s, whilst today it is the part-time home of artist Tessa Henderson.

Dart Cottage, Aldeburgh

Dart Cottage, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 4 - One double, one twin

A delightful, spacious period cottage, dating from 1796, on Aldeburgh High Street. Recently refurbished, the cottage is in a super location if you want to be at the centre of things and yet have the benefit of dedicated parking.

Fishermans Cottage, Aldeburgh

Fishermans Cottage, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 4 - 1 double, 1 twin

A well hidden gem in the heart of Aldeburgh; this delightful cottage is within seconds of the beach and all the wonderful shops, cafes and restaurants of the High Street.

Stable Cottage, Sternfield

Stable Cottage, Sternfield

Sleeps 2 - 1 twin/superking

Within just a few of miles of Aldeburgh and the Suffolk coast. A delightful and well equipped self-catering holiday property ideal for couples and with the fun of having your own hot tub.

Reindeer Cottage, Sternfield

Reindeer Cottage, Sternfield

Sleeps 4 - 1 double, 1 twin

One of three superbly designed traditional Suffolk barns - Red House Barns - now available for self-catered holiday letting. Situated close to the Suffolk coast in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Reindeer Cottage provides the perfect base for exploring Aldeburgh and the Suffolk coast.

Christmas Cottage, Sternfield

Christmas Cottage, Sternfield

Sleeps 4 - 1 double, 1 twin

Christmas Cottage is a beautifully converted traditional Suffolk barn. It retains much of the old stud work and beams and top quality finishes. Warm and cosy in winter, it has underfloor heating and a lovely log burning stove, it has its own sun trap terrace complete with its own hot tub and extensive gardens in which to barbecue, play games or simply laze in the sunshine.

Yarn Hill Barn, Iken

Yarn Hill Barn, Iken

Sleeps 6 - 1 King, 1 double, 1 twin bedroom

A truly wonderful Suffolk holiday cottage with outstanding views towards the Alde River at Iken. Just a couple of minutes from Snape. A stylish, imposing and very, very spacious barn conversion set within half an acre of attractive fenced gardens. The views are magnificent - look out over Yarn Hill with its distinctive crown of trees and the beautiful meandering Alde River at Iken. A peaceful, top class holiday property to suit families and friends alike.

Slaughden End, Aldeburgh

Slaughden End,  Aldeburgh

Sleeps 6 - 1 double, 1 twin, 1 bunk bedroom

A tastefully furnished Victorian cottage with views of the sea at Aldeburgh, Slaughden End is in a great position for both the beach and the river.

Red House Barns, Sternfield

Red House Barns, Sternfield

Sleeps 10 - 2 doubles, 3 twins

Stunning barn conversion comprising three separate properties but with large communal dining room and games room to accommodate all ten guests. Individual hot tubs for each property, indoor and outdoor games and a large movie screen means that you will have a wonderful stay whatever the weather.

Petersmede, Aldeburgh

Petersmede, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 8 - 1 double, 1 king, 1 twin, 1 bunk

With uninterrupted views of the sea and a large garden, this comfortable and spacious sea side property is perfect for families looking for a seaside holiday in Aldeburgh.

Box Cottage, Snape

Box Cottage, Snape

Sleeps 4 - 1 super king double, 1 twin

The cottage has recently undergone major refurbishment, with a new kitchen, bathroom, and soft furnishings added, and completely re-decorated. A traditional Suffolk cottage ideal for walkers, birdwatchers, music lovers and families.

Keepers Cottage, Friston

Keepers Cottage, Friston

3+1, 1 double, 1 twin

A delightful rural retreat, located in the heart of East Suffolk countryside, yet within a very short drive of the Heritage Coast.

15 Mariners Way, Aldeburgh

15 Mariners Way, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 5 - 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single

A fabulous house in a quiet residential road in Aldeburgh. Perfect for families with or without kids who want a holiday by the sea.

Sheppards Farm Barn (10), Tunstall

Sheppards Farm Barn (10), Tunstall

Sleeps 10 - 4 doubles, 2 single bedrooms

Autumn - Was : £1206 now: £1025 for a Three night between 26 Sep 2014 and 24 Oct 2014

Late Autumn - Was : £1206 now: £1025 for a Three night between 31 Oct 2014 and 20 Dec 2014

A stunning barn conversion providing wonderful accommodation for 10 people.

The Granary at Sheppards Farm, Tunstall

The Granary at Sheppards Farm, Tunstall

Sleeps 2 - 1 double bedroom

The perfect Suffolk holiday property for two. Perfectly based to explore places like Aldeburgh, Snape, Orford, Woodbridge and Framlingham.

Sheppards Farm (12), Tunstall

Sheppards Farm (12), Tunstall

Sleeps 12 - 5 doubles, 2 singles

A truly wonderful place for large get-togethers with family or friends.

Mariners Cottage, Aldeburgh

Mariners Cottage, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 4 - 1 superking/twin and 1 twin

Tucked between Aldeburgh's beach and High Street, Mariner's Cottage is perfectly located for everything this charming seaside town has to offer.

Thatched Cottage(4), Sternfield

Thatched Cottage(4), Sternfield

Sleeps 4 - 1 double, 1 twin

 Just a short drive from the Suffolk Coast and the treasures it has to offer, Thatched Cottage retains many of its exciting features, including fantastic inglenook fireplace and original bread oven.

The Pink House, Aldeburgh

The Pink House, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 4 - 1 king, 1 twin

Perfect for families with kids who want a holiday by the sea that won't break the bank, The Pink House is handily located on the way in to Aldeburgh.

Fern Court Lodge, Aldeburgh

Fern Court Lodge, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 7 - 2 Doubles, 1 Twin, 1 Single bedroom

A wonderfully spacious detached family house in a quiet lane with no passing traffic, yet only a few minutes walk from Aldeburgh beach and the High Street.

5 Coastguard Cottages, Aldeburgh

5 Coastguard Cottages, Aldeburgh

4+1 in 1 double, 1 twin and 1 single room

Character-filled Victorian cottage in the heart of Aldeburgh, complete with rooftop- and sea-views.

Japonica Cottage, Friston

Japonica Cottage, Friston

Sleeps 2+1 in one King and one Single

A delightful semi-detached cottage, furnished with much thought and style, and tucked away in the quiet village of Friston.

The Yacht House, Aldeburgh

The Yacht House, Aldeburgh

10 - (sleeps 8 + 2) 2 doubles, 1 twin, 1 bunk, a 1+1 bedroom

An oasis of calm in the very heart of Aldeburgh on the Suffolk Coast, the stunning Yacht House, hidden within its own sunny walled gardens, has the look and finish of a world class private yacht combined with the spaciousness of a luxury beach house.

207, High Street, Aldeburgh

207, High Street, Aldeburgh

Sleep 6 - 1 Double, 1 Twin and 1 Bunk Bedroom

A lovely position, beyond the High Street shops, this cottage is just a stone's throw from the beach and a minute's walk from the sailing club at Slaughden. Bright and sunny cottage, delightfully extended to create a second ground floor sitting room and master bedroom with balcony. Lots of space to spread.

Varley House, Saxmundham

Varley House, Saxmundham

8+1 - 2 doubles, 2 twins, 1 single

This traditional Suffolk longhouse, centrally situated in a market town close to the Suffolk Coast, offers a good base for exploring this lovely area.

Writer's Studio, Snape

Writer's Studio, Snape

Sleeps 2 - 1 king sized double

The Writer's Studio, is situated in Snape, next door to the Old Mill where Benjamin Britten lived for eleven years. Just a stroll from Snape Maltings Concert Hall, the studio is open-plan and stylish yet a cosy retreat for two with stunning views over the private garden and the open fields that inspired Benjamin Britten while he was composing 'Peter Grimes'.

Mayflower Cottage, Aldeburgh

Mayflower Cottage, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 4 + 2 - 1 superking, 1 double and 1 bunk

Mayflower is a modern cottage, ideal for a family holiday by the sea, just a stroll from the beach and Aldeburgh High Street.

Hanover House (7), Aldeburgh

Hanover House (7), Aldeburgh

Sleeps 7 - 2 doubles, 1 twin, 1 single

In the very heart of Aldeburgh, on the Suffolk coast, Hanover House is ideal for holidays for all the family. Little ones will love the boating lake and the beach, teenagers the shops and the sailing, whilst adults can enjoy anything from golf to gourmet dining. Everyone will enjoy the sea views and the comfortable surroundings of Hanover House. Fully refurbished, Hanover House has delightful accommodation for 7 to 8 people.

The Lookout House, Thorpeness

The Lookout House, Thorpeness

Sleeps - 10 in 1 superking, 1 double, 3 twin bedded rooms

A 3-storey seaside property in the distinctive, mock Tudor village of Thorpeness. The Lookout House makes the most of its magnificent, elevated beachside location; relax in the sitting room or on the balcony, take breakfast on the raised decked terraces and watch the sun rise over the sea. The west facing private garden has another large decked area - great for children, afternoon sunbathing or evening drinks and barbecues. Why go abroad?

The Old Library, Aldeburgh

The Old Library, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 2 - 1 Double bedroom

Behind what looks like a normal cottage door is hidden Aldeburgh's Old Library. High ceilings, a galleried sleeping platform; tastefully decorated and superbly finished. The Old Library is in a great position just yards from the beach - a wonderful retreat.

Boot Cottage, Iken

Boot Cottage, Iken

Sleeps 4 - 1 double, 1 twin

This Suffolk holiday cottage is hidden down a quiet country track, looking out over meadows, Boot Cottage, Iken, is a true rural retreat yet within a couple of miles of the coast.  Superbly refurbished for letting in 2014, the cottage has been completely revamped, the first floor converted to create two lovely en-suite bedrooms, each with their own staircase.  Downstairs there are two charming reception rooms, a brand new kitchen, cloakroom and generous hall with a large garden beyond.  Close to Iken; both Orford and Snape are within a 10 minute drive.

Edinburgh Cottage, Aldeburgh

Edinburgh Cottage, Aldeburgh

Sleeps 5 - 1 king, 1 double and 1 single bedroom

Gorgeous, colourful, and located close to Aldeburgh's High Street and beach, Edinburgh Cottage is spacious and just oozes character.  It should really be called Aldeburgh Cottage as it epitomises everything fun and jolly about this seaside town - quirky, individual, and characterful, it's like Aldeburgh on Carnival day, only without the floats.

Eldoret (5), Aldeburgh

Eldoret (5), Aldeburgh

Sleeps 5 - 1 double, 1 twin and 1 single bedroom

A great holiday home, close to the beach, just off the High Street and minutes from the river. Spacious, bright rooms, super kitchen and off road parking for two cars; perfect for a family break.

Eldoret (9), Aldeburgh

Eldoret (9), Aldeburgh

Sleeps 9 - 1 double room, 2 twin rooms, 1 bunk, 1 single room

A wonderful holiday home in a great position for enjoying the beach, just off the High Street and close to the river. With plenty of room for family and friends, private off road parking for two cars; perfect for exploring all of Aldeburgh!

Low Barn, Iken

Low Barn, Iken

Sleeps 8 in 2 doubles and 2 twins

Spectacular self catering holiday property set in an outstanding location overlooking the Alde Estuary in Suffolk.  This superb barn conversion has been designed to give every room the most magnificent views reaching over the estuary to Snape, Iken and Aldeburgh.  Set on a 750 acre wildlife rich arable and livestock farm with areas of freshwater lagoon, marshland and reedbeds - a perfect habitat for an enormous variety of wildlife. Holidaymakers are welcome to join environmental courses, or simply relax in the house, stroll round the gardens, play a game of tennis or take a dip in the pool.

The Boat House, Thorpeness

The Boat House, Thorpeness

Sleeps 6 - 1 king-sized double and 1 4-bed dormitory

Beachside holiday house in a fine coastal location perfect for those special family seaside holidays. Beautiful sea views and use of the magnificent indoor swimming pool with water cannon and spa pool. There is also a steam room, wet room and gym. 

Jays Cottage, Friston

Jays Cottage, Friston

Sleeps 7 - 1 king, 1 double, 1 twin (or superking) and 1 single

A stylish semi-detached cottage in a wonderful setting, just 10-minutes drive from the coast at Aldeburgh and the Snape Maltings Concert Hall in Snape, yet tucked away in the quiet village of Friston. Spacious bedrooms, sleek interiors and a garden with sunny patio area make this a wonderful retreat for a large family or group of friends.

Aldeburgh Holiday Cottages

Aldeburgh and its close neighbour Thorpeness have to be ranked with the very best seaside holiday destinations in the UK. A stay in a Suffolk Cottage Holiday’s Aldeburgh self catering cottage will always be a treat. A year round programme of music at Snape Maltings, sailing on the river Alde, RSPB reserves in Aldebugh and Thorpeness, National Trust properties, the sea and awe inspiring Suffolk skies, the active will always find something new and exciting to do. If you are more of a thinker then you can simply relax in a deck chair on Aldeburgh or Thorpeness beach  and enjoy.

ALDEBURGH

The shingle beaches of Aldeburgh and Thorpeness are decorated by bright flowers, the marshes awash with lapwing, snipe and godwit. Aldeburgh has a fine heathland golf course from where there are panoramic views of the lowland heaths and Alde Estuary beyond. Popular as a healthy seaside resort since the 18th century, Aldeburgh has retained  its Edwardian elegance and charm, whilst now boasting some excellent galleries, shops, restaurants and pubs.

World famous for its association with Benjamin Britten, arguably this country’s greatest composer, Aldeburgh is an excellent holiday location for all generations, providing opportunities for sailing, golf, bird watching, walking and an eclectic series of arts events including annual Documentary, Literary and Poetry Festivals.

You can stay close to the beach and the High Street amidst the hustle and bustle of holidaymaker activity -  195 High Street (5) or 207 High Street (6), Dart Cottage (4), Fishermans Cottage (4), Eldoret (5), Raymond Cottage (6), Melody Cottage (6), Elmbank (8), Eldoret (9) or even closer to the beach at Seahorse Cottage or Gallery Cottage (both sleep 2), Mariners Cottage (4), Pebble Cottage (4), The Old Library (2), The Yacht House (10), Edinburgh Cottage (5), Neptune House (6), or Petersmede (8) which enjoys uninterrupted sea views. Aldeburgh is not a large town so you will never be far from the sea and the river. A few yards up the hill (5 minutes from the beach) are The Studio (6), Pantiles (5) and Fern Court Lodge (6), whilst The Pink House (4) and 15 Mariners Way (5) are beyond the church. 

THORPENESS

Just 1.5 miles up the coast from Aldeburgh is utterly unique and totally fascinating.  Designed at the beginning of the 1900s at the height of the Arts and Crafts Movement, Thorpeness was created as a holiday retreat for the middle classes. Here there are some lovely larger houses (sleeping between 10 and 14 people, ideal for a family gathering or a group of friends) ShorecoteSea View, and Alexander House and Spinneys are all close or overlooking the sea.

In the centre of Thorpeness is the Meare, a wildlife rich 65 acre lake, with rowing boats, canoes and punts for hire. Thorpeness also has a Country club with tennis courts and 18 hole heathland golf course, a good pub, village shop and restaurant.

DUNWICH

Just a few miles north is Dunwich, once the third largest port in the country, now a tiny fishing village and neighbour to Minsmere, RSPB's best known bird reserve. With spectacular views over the village and the sea is Bridge Cottage (sleeping 6).

FRISTON

Aldeburgh and Snape will forever be associated with Benjamin Britten, the  internationally renowned Suffolk composer. Halfway between the two is Friston.  There has been a settlement here since the 1st century. Friston (meaning Frisian in old English) has always been a farming village, although many cottage are now used as holiday homes. Its church stands on the hill overlooking the wide and attractive village green. Friston’s most famous building is the old post mill; at 55 feet, it is the tallest post mill in England. A great base for visitors to Aldeburgh, concert goers, walkers and cyclists.  Stay at Japonica Cottage (sleeps 3), or  Keepers Cottage (4)

STERNFIELD

Close by is Sternfield. This tiny hamlet consists of little more than an a large country house, some traditional Suffolk cottages and a couple of farms, one of which Red House Farm includes three converted barns: Stable Cottage (sleeps 2 and has disabled access), Reindeer Cottage, (4) and Christmas Cottage, (4) - for larger groups take a look at Red House Barns (10) - with a large living room where the entire group can socialise and eat together. Just a 100 yards down the road is The Thatched Cottage (6) or at certain off peak periods may be booked as a sleeps 4. Just a couple of miles away is Saxmundham, an old Suffolk market town. Saxmundham has the advantage of being on the Ipswich to Lowestoft line with a good train service to London, Norwich and Cambridge.  A fascinating little town it has good pubs and restaurants, a museum, art and crafts shops and a traditional Suffolk longhouse Varley House (9).

SNAPE

At Snape Bridge the river narrows outside the famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall where there is a complex of shops and restaurants and three lovely pubs.  Both Box Cottage and Whitewalls sleep 4. Further up the hill is The Writers Studio (2), a delightful single storey property, whilst close to Snape Church and the common is Vincent Studio (2). Snape is the perfect for dog walking with a number of lovely riverside and heathland paths, one of which - The Sailors Path - leads to Aldeburgh. All listed Snape cottages accept a dog.  A mile or so down river from Snape is Iken, one of the prettiest stretches of river in Suffolk, stay at Yarn Hill Barn (6) and enjoy some superb views.

 

BLAXHALL AND TUNSTALL

Just down the road from Snape are two rural villages. Blaxhall is really convenient for those who want to be close to Snape but be a bit quieter. There is a good village pub called The Ship where you can dine well. Stay at 1 Tudor Cottages (2) but take a torch for coming back from the pub at night!

Tunstall gives its name to the vast forest which provides invigorating walks with or without your dog. Also great for cycling and there is now an MBT - a mountain bike trail. For living in style with an extended family or group of friends and the fun of an outdoor pool in the summer stay at Sheppards Farm Barn (10) -  with The Granary Sheppards Farm (12)

For lots more information on what to see and do in the Aldeburgh area go to Visit Aldeburgh

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