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 with 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 really lovely properties in Aldeburgh. You can find them in the list below, or if you want to find out more about this lovely coastal town, keep reading!
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, just 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 months, the main stretch of beach runs a seasonal dog ban, but you'll never be too far away from a dog friendly beach in Aldeburgh where you'll be able to have hours of fun with your four-legged friend.
For more information on things to do and see in the area, click here to visit our Aldeburgh Area Guide. This contains lots of useful information on family attractions and walking trails in and around Aldeburgh, villages to explore and a pet-friendly guide to holidays in the area.
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 of the lovely villages close to Aldeburgh. These offer the perfect holiday base should you prefer to stay in a quieter or more rural location. For more details on all of these properties see below or to find out more about Aldeburgh and the surrounding area, read on.
Why not discover Snape and its world-famous concert hall. Famous for the Aldeburgh Festival and composer Benjamin Britten, Snape Maltings is a fantastic place to visit and offers so much more than its fabulous programme of concerts and events. Visit its lovely Home and Garden store, gallery, antique shop or discover its monthly farmers market which showcases the region's finest food and drink producers. Alternatively discover some of its beautiful walking trails that following the snaking River Alde. Follow the ancient Sailors' Path trail from Snape bridge to Aldeburgh, a stunning route that passes heathland and a nature reserve. Nearby at Iken, you'll discover beautiful riverside scenery and an ancient thatched church.
North of Aldeburgh along the shoreline path you'll find the quirky seaside hamlet of Thorpeness. This character-filled coastal destination is filled with mock-Tudor cottages and has a picturesque mere at its heart.
To find out more about all of the lovely towns and villages surrounding Aldeburgh, click here to visit our locations page which lists each destination and our range of properties.
What are the holiday cottages in this area like?
With over 100 properties to choose from in our Aldeburgh and surrounding villages area, we're sure you'll find a cottage that's just perfect for your holiday! Choose from properties with sea views, cosy cottages with open fires, romantic cottages for just two people, grand family homes which can accommodate a large family party, or dog-friendly properties for you and your much-loved pet!
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, call our friendly team on 01502 722717 or send us an email – we're here ready and waiting to help.
Come and say “Hello”
If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to give us a pop into our Aldeburgh, Southwold or Woodbridge office and say “Hi!” We are happy to answer any of you questions, 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