Our selection of Suffolk cottages is second to none. Suffolk is a breath taking and beautiful region in the southeast corner of England and is an ideal location for a self catering holiday.The river Stour winds its grandiose path down to the sea, and green fields are punctuated by friendly communities and towns where historical architectural traditions are typically shown in the style of their holiday homes. It is ideal for exploring on foot or by bike with its mile upon mile of the undulating landscape.
Scattered with large towns, Suffolk has historically been an agricultural region, and there are many farm cottages and cottages in this rural location.
Wherever you wander from your Suffolk cottage, you’ll find fabulous landscapes, medieval wool towns, and a variety of hidden gems that wait to be discovered. Imagine enjoying a deeply picturesque view right from the step of your Suffolk cottage. Your Suffolk cottage holiday won’t soon be forgotten.
Why Rent a Holiday Cottage in Suffolk?
Cottage holidaymakers will find the combination of varied coasts, waterfronts, and lush countryside inland, making Suffolk a terrific holiday choice.The central seaside region in East Anglia, Suffolk, is generally low-lying, with hardly any knolls to interrupt the flow of its country views.
English holiday rentals by the sea are especially well-liked during the summer. Self-catering holiday accommodation in Suffolk can live up to all your expectations of an old country rental property in a seaside environment.
There are some fabulous aged and character-filled properties, usually well restored and with new facilities giving you a great range from which to choose.As an area that saw a large number of Americans serving during WW2 and the Cold War, it is also popular with overseas tourists and UK visitors. No matter where you are coming from, though, we have an excellent range of holiday homes to suit your needs offering all the comfort and convenience with all the facilities that you could need.
Cottages in Suffolk tend to be much used by the owners themselves, and are therefore pleasant and visitor-welcoming. A well admired holiday spot for those seeking self-catering properties that offer the fitting location for discovering this remarkable region.So, why not browse our choice of Suffolk vacation properties to find something that catches your eye? And with the possibility to book with late availability you can book at any time.
Exploring Suffolk’s Attractions During your Holiday Stay
East Anglia is strewn with attractive rustic communities, old market towns, swathes of woodland and picturesque coastlines that attract a wide variety of people to the area, including painters and writers who want to get away and enjoy the landscape.
Well known as a location for ambling, biking and riding Suffolk allows you to take a walk through the attractive hills, take part in a peaceful tour of the towns or simply test out your skills on a range of the golf courses on offer you too can enjoy a relaxing and comfortable break away.
The Angles Way and the Waveney Valley paths are inspiring places to start your exploration of the outdoors from a Suffolk break rental cottage.If walking is an interest, then Walberswick is surrounded by 1000 acres of protected heath and marshland and dotted with holiday rental homes, it is an ideal place to stay. A leisurely walk away from here is Southwold’s historic market town, where you can visit its port and oceanfront.
With over forty miles of Heritage coastline in Suffolk, it has some excellent seaside resorts and many sandy beaches within easy reach of properties to sunbathe, build a sandcastle, and swim. For those who prefer to explore the coastline, it’s full of nature to see some of the country’s rarest habitats.
The coastline Suffolk also has plenty to offer further inland with hillwalking, cycling and angling, and enjoying the relaxing environment of the open landscape. The often flat terrain in the area also means that any keen golfers can enjoy the courses they have to offer.
For any guests looking for something a bit more historical, Suffolk has plenty of historical monuments, such as the Anglo-Saxon burial site at Sutton Hoo, Framlington Castle, which dates back to the 12th Century, Tide Mill at Woodbridge or the wonderful Ickworth House. If more recent history is what you’re after, why not try the Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum in Flixton or the Bawdsey Radar Station.
Suffolk is also well known for its small Hamlets and villages such as Sutton Hoo and Grimes Graves, whilst Bury St Edmunds is known for its cathedral and Abbey ruins. The medieval hamlets of Lavenham and Long Melford are worth visiting if you want to go sightseeing in these areas.
If a day in a larger town is on the cards, you are perfectly located for a variety of places. These include Cambridge and Norwich while also being within easy travelling distance of London.In March, the Aldeburgh Music Easter Festival brings energy and inspiration to the area whilst May sees the Felixstowe Historic Vehicle Rally and the illustrious Suffolk Show.
Moving into the summer months, June brings the Ipswich Arts Festival, July the East of England Tennis Tournament, and the British Open Crabbing Championships finishes of the summer events in August. While all of these festivals are taking place, you could also take a trip to Newmarket racecourse with meetings between the months of April and October.
After these long days of sightseeing or relaxing, why not take in the culture of Suffolk in one of the many Public Houses and sample the delights of a drink brewed, as the UK’s largest British owner brewery Greene King is situated in the market village of Bury St Edmunds.After sampling these delights, why not visit Bury St Edmunds itself and also take in the amazing sight of the most recently completed Anglican Cathedral in the UK, having been opened in 2005.
Places To Rent A Holiday Cottage in Suffolk
With a varied landscape, Suffolk offers the opportunity to either enjoy a property in a seaside location or vice versa with plenty of places to choose from here are a few ideas on where your holiday rental could be within Suffolk.
If you want to stay on the coast, Lowestoft’s seaside town in the North East of Suffolk is a popular destination for those looking to enjoy the views and beaches or want to do a spot of angling.Alternatively, try Southwold which is perched on the cliffs and overlooking the port of Dunwich, Southwold enjoys a lighthouse, a museum, a pier, multiple eateries, and a brewery offering plenty to do without going far or the coastline town of Aldeburgh which is known for its festival.
Most sea properties tend to be in these larger towns; however, you can also find them in less well-known locations such as Walberswick, Westleton, or Sudbourne.Further inland, there are plenty of villages on offer such as Bury St Edmunds, Kersey, Long Melford and Hadleigh or in rural communities such as Badingham, Benhall Green, Brandeston, Butley, Kelsale, Thorpeness or Wickham Market to name a few.
For one of the better-known villages, Lavenham was one of the wealthiest towns in England in historic times, and still has a historic market square and old half-timbered buildings which attracts scores of visitors.
If you would prefer to stay in larger, more lively locations, we can also provide accommodation in places such as Newmarket home to the National Horseracing Museum and the renowned racecourses.
Bungay is a magnificent market-town, with its castle remains or Ipswich, one of the most well-known cities in the area, which is on the estuary of the River Orwell, with new waterfront developments making it a well-admired setting for cottage renting.You can easily reach Suffolk accommodation by air, land or sea. Rail links are connecting Suffolk to the rest of the country, especially London, and an excellent network of roads.