Aldeburgh & Surrounding Villages Cottages
This charming seaside town on the Heritage Coast, is famous for the Aldeburgh Music Festival, Benjamin Britten, and arguably the best fish and chips in England! The shingle beach is lined by traditional, black fishermen's huts and is home to Maggi Hambling's shell sculpture. What a perfect seaside destination!
We don't mean to brag, but we have some marvelous properties in Aldeburgh. You can find them in the list below, or if you want to scratch up on your local know how hit “read more”.
What can I do in Aldeburgh?
The busy coastal town of Aldeburgh has lots of activities for people of all ages. From the enviable selection of art galleries, bookshops, boutiques and eateries, to the wonderful festivals held throughout the year, Aldeburgh is a destination that's far from sleepy.
The shingle beach can be enjoyed all year round where you'll find a colourful assortment of small fishing boats waiting for the tide. Near to the historic Moot Hall, a boating lake and boules court offers hours of amusement for the whole family! Further up the coast towards Thorpeness, you'll find the striking shell sculpture which has become synonymous with Aldeburgh.
The main stretch of beach off Crag Path, allows dogs from October through to April. However you'll a fine stretch of beach north of the Wentworth Hotel, which welcomes dogs at any time of year. In the summer there are dog restrictions on some of the beach, but you won't be too far from a dog friendly beach in Aldeburgh where you'll be able to take your four-legged friend.
For more information, we have put together a useful guide to Aldeburgh that tells you everything from where you can take your pet, where you can go walking or cycling in the area, to family friendly attractions and much more.
Aldeburgh's surrounding villages:
Aldeburgh is surrounded by stunning countryside, beautiful waterways and a variety of things to do for the whole family. We have a beautiful range of holiday cottages in some lovely Suffolk villages close to Aldeburgh, which are the holiday perfect base if you prefer to stay in a more rural location.
Some of our recommended villages near to Aldeburgh include Snape, Thorpeness and Iken. Snape is a popular and picturesque village and is famous for the Snape Maltings Concert Hall and the annual Aldeburgh Music Festival. The coastal village of Thorpeness with its pretty Mere and expansive shingle beach, is a lovely spot for holidaymakers. Iken is a gorgeous Suffolk village with an ancient church, all set within unspoilt countryside which is perfect for walkers and cyclists. There are so many more lovely places to visit nearby. You can view all of the villages around Aldeburgh using our locations list and view holiday cottages specific to that location.
What are the holiday cottages in this area like?
Whatever you are looking for, either in or around Aldeburgh, we have something to suit your needs. There are over 100 properties in our portfolio to choose from. These range from gorgeous cosy cottages which are an ideal retreat for two, to grand family homes which can accommodate you and your friends, your family, and your much-loved pet! (Please check for the “pets welcome” indication in the search results).
I've found my perfect cottage, how do I book?
We like to give people the option to book the way they feel most comfortable. You can book online or send us an email or give us a call on 01502 722717 if you prefer to speak to someone in person. It's really that simple!
Come and say “Hello”
If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to give us a call and we will be happy to help. If you're going to be in the Aldeburgh area feel free to pop into our local Aldeburgh office and say “Hi!”. We can answer any of you questions there, or give you one of our free holiday brochures to take away with you.
So what are you waiting for? Browse our cottages below and start planning your holiday to Aldeburgh today.
* Please note the guide prices do not include other optional fees such as pet fees