The Harnser

Beccles, Waveney Valley

  • 4 Star Gold
  • Deriving from the old English word for Heron, The Harnser encapsulates a little piece of Suffolk heritage. Tucked away in the heart of the charming market town of Beccles, this romantic getaway for two makes for a perfect Suffolk escape.

You can book this property from:

  • £508 per week
  • £73 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling


  • On one level, no stairs
  • Walk-in Shower
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - Please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 7:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


Deriving from the old English word for Heron, The Harnser encapsulates a little piece of Suffolk heritage. Tucked away in the heart of the charming market town of Beccles; this peaceful yet popular town, next to the River Waveney and a gateway to the Norfolk Broads, is the perfect escape for a romantic stay.  

This delightful single story holiday cottage boasts the best of Beccles; designed and built by local craftsmen, using eco-friendly materials for the exterior, The Harnser is a truly local property. With a beautifully designed and spacious living, dining and kitchen area fully equipped with all you will need for the perfect self catering stay.  This holiday home has been carefully designed with accessibility in mind as well as comfort. Pocket sliding doors allow for extra width, a generous and modern bathroom fitted with an extra large low profile shower, a king size bedroom, reclining sofa and matching chairs and plenty of space throughout the property making for a comfortable self-catering stay. If this wasn't enough, there are also french doors leading to a charming courtyard, equipped with garden furniture to enjoy the last of the evening sunshine. 

Beccles is a hub of activity, with a range of year round events including a Food Festival, Triathlon, Antiques Markets, Carnival, Beer Festival and much more. Beccles Public Hall & Theatre in the centre of town has a varied programme of shows and concerts. With a good selection of independent shops and eateries, you really will be spoilt for choice. Why not take a boat trip on Big Dog Ferry along the River Waveney, Gateway to the Broads – a great way to sight-see not only the rolling countryside but a fantastic array of wildlife. You could also enjoy the magnificent open air lido just a short walk from the property.

Pub: 5 minute walk. Shop: 5 minute walk. Beach: 20 minute drive.

Why we love this property: An ideal single story retreat for anyone wanting to explore the delights of Suffolk and the Waveney Valley - with all amenities within walking distance.  If you are travelling by train the owner will even meet you at Beccles Station on request!

Kitchen/Living/Dining Area: Fully fitted kitchen with electric oven and 4 ring ceramic hob, microwave, integral fridge with freezer box and dishwasher. Dining table and chairs. Reclining sofa and armchair, Smart television showing freeview and Netflix and an electric fireplace. 
Bedroom 1: Large king size bed, bedside tables, lamps and wardrobe.
Shower Room: WC, basin, heated towel rail and extra large, low profile shower - chair can be provided if needed. Underfloor heating. 

Garden: Courtyard with furniture and BBQ.
Utility area in the garage next door to The Harnser with a sink, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Parking: Private parking outside property. 
Heating: Electric central heating.
Notes: WiFi, bed linen, towels and welcome pack provided. Two folding bikes are available on request to be used at own risk.  Please note, the fibreglass roof occasionally makes noises when expanding/contracting in temperature changes.
Pets: One well behaved dog welcome.

Beccles is a popular holiday destination situated on the Norfolk Broads, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. Beccles is an extremely attractive medieval market town situated by the river Waveney, which runs along the town boundary. The town offers excellent exploration to the Norfolk Broads and has some of the most beautiful stretches of the river within the Norfolk Broads National Park. It is also just a short drive or cycle ride to the Suffolk Heritage Coast and Southwold and Walberswick. Amongst various boating activities, there are also riverside walks, the award winning outdoor swimming pool – Beccles Lido, golf course and many attractive surrounding villages. Beccles town has a complex of good town pubs and excellent restaurants, surrounded by quaint shops offering a variety of gifts and produce. Beccles is an ideal base to explore the sandy beaches, woodlands and parks of Norfolk and Suffolk. There is also a train station with direct trains from London and bus depot.