Press & Media


Read all about it! Did you know that we send out regular press releases and information on our Suffolk holiday cottages to national press titles (eg The Guardian), regional papers, Press Association journalists and magazine Editors. We also respond to monthly national media alerts requesting information on speciality properties (i.e., unusual/historic holiday cottages), special offers and things to do in Suffolk during certain times of the year.

All of this PR activity results in some great online and printed coverage of our VisitEngland inspected holiday cottage portfolio, examples of which can be found below. We also advertise in national, regional and local titles in addition to running promotions and competitions within a selection of carefully-targeted magazines and newspapers. If you'd like to let us know about any advertising or promotional opportunities, email full details to, together with your media pack.




La Ronessa, Aldeburgh has been featured in the East Anglia Daily Times Suffolk, with its own article titled, 'Take a sneak peek at this French-inspired Aldeburgh sea-side home'. The home was designed by the talented Natalie Hullet Burrows, who has experience in interior design and fashion, working for top clients and studios over the years. 

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SUNDAY TIMES - January 2017

The Pink House in Southwold (PNK) was featured in the Sunday Times 'Best 100 Holidays of 2017'.

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FAMILY TRAVELLER - November 2016

Suffolk Secrets and Seacroft in Southwold featured in Family Traveller's best big places to stay for Christmas.

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In October The Coach House in Dunwich (CHD) was featured in East Life Magazines 'Top 10 dog-friendly UK holiday cottages'. The Coach House is described as 'The stunning property hosts up to eight guests and three dogs! The cottage is a participant in Visit England’s ‘Pet’s Welcome’ scheme, which means water and food bowls are provided, there’s a safe place for your dog to stretch their legs and a wash area for mucky paws...'

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EAST ANGLIAN DAILY TIMES - Saturday 24th September

We celebrated the launch of our new Suffolk Secrets AONB Fund with a fabulous double page spread in the Environment Pages of the EADT

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THE GUARDIAN - Saturday 17th September 2016

It's time to think about Christmas and New Year getaways and our lovely Primrose Cottage in Kersey is featured in the Guardians' top 50 cottages for the festive season.

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SUFFOLK MAGAZINE - September 2016

Owners of Southwolds South Green House  Karen and Kevin Keable showed interiors journalist Jayne Lindell around their beautiful home and talked of their refurbishment project and their inspiration.

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EASTERN DAILY PRESS - 15th July 2016

This interesting article discusses the financial benefits of furnished holiday lets (FHLs) and their increased popularity for investors.

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SUNDAY MIRROR - 12th June 2016

One of our old favourite cottages featured in this lovely article about Framlingham as a cottage holiday destination.  This picture postcard town is easily accessible by train from London Liverpool Street.

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EAUX MAGAZINE | Suffolk Secrets

EAUX MAGAZINE - June 2016 Issue

A lovely summary including some of our latest properties as well as some of our more established holiday homes. (See page 81)

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The Sunday Mirror featured an article in June on a trip to Framlingham and holidaying with Suffolk Secrets at Isaacs Retreat (ISR).



A delightful feature about the Suffolk Coast included a mention of our charming Southwold holiday cottage, The Fisherman's Hut.

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THE SUNDAY TIMES | Suffolk Secrets

THE SUNDAY TIMES - 8th May 2016

An article about the popularity of the UK 'stay-cation' featured our very own Oliver's, in Southwold and an accompanying beach retreat 'The Glory Hut.  In summary, the article highlighted the boom in UK holiday bookings and encouraged holiday makers to book now to avoid disappointment.  It highlighted some of the best availability for the Summer at the moment.   View Oliver's      View The Glory Hut


THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH - 26th March 2016

Moot Green House, Aldeburgh and The Perch, Southwold featured in The Sunday Telegraph's feature about Suffolk's Best coastal cottages. 

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THE TIMES - Forest Cottage

Forest Cottage (FTC) in Southwold was featured in an article titled "Great Houses to book for big groups" by The Times Travel in November 2015.
"In the centre of Southwold, Forest Cottage oozes Edwardian style, with beautiful fabrics and furniture...double sided log burner, five bedrooms and plenty of period detail..."

EADT News | Suffolk Secrets

EAST ANGLIAN DAILY TIMES - Continued Growth for Holiday Lets Firm Suffolk Secrets

In July 2015 Suffolk Secrets is featured in an article called 'Continued Growth for Holiday Lets Firm Suffolk Secrets Amid Buoyant Tourism Trade'.
"Southwold-based Suffolk Secrets has just topped the 400 property mark and general manager George Bradley said: “We are receiving new instructions at a record rate, taking on nearly 20 new properties in June alone. More than 40,000 people will enjoy a Suffolk Secrets holiday this year and we’re absolutely delighted that our business keeps growing at such a rapid pace..."

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Coast Magazine | Suffolk Secrets


In July 2015 Harvey House (HARV) was mentioned in an article called 'Last Minute Holidays'. "For culture capers... Suffolk Secrets' Harvey House, which is located on the seafront, is available to rent throughout the month...'

Suffolk Magazine | Suffolk Secrets

SUFFOLK MAGAZINE - Turn the Family Holiday into a Family Fortune

In May 2015, George Bradley General Manager of Suffolk Secrets and Southwold Lettings was featured in an article by the Suffolk Magazine on investing in a holiday home in Suffolk.

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Evening Standard | Suffolk Secrets


Moot Green House (MOOT) situated along Crag Path was featured in an article on 30th April 2015 by the London Evening Standard titled "Put a spring in your step with a minibreak" - 
"There are oodles of holiday lets, such as Suffolk Secrets’ charming Moot Green House (so close to the beach, you can get up with the kids and take a morning stroll over the pebbles – wearing only pyjamas – to watch the sun come up)... outside, children race boats in the boating pond, while golden oldies play boules just a few feet away."

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THE TIMES - Butterfield House

Butterfield House in Beccles was featured in The Times "Cottages to Castles: 50 best to rent" article on Saturday 21 February 2015 (both online and print).... "This 16th-century riverside property is in the medieval town of Beccles. Ideal for two families sharing, it has everything such as table-football in the games room, cinema room...

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Primrose Cottage Kersey - 30 Cosy UK holiday cottages - Travel AOL

TRAVEL AOL - Primrose Cottage, Kersey

Primrose Cottage is mentioned in Travel AOL's "30 cosy UK holiday cottages perfect for winter breaks" feature on 17 November 2014. "... Seventeenth-century Primrose Cottage is a compact and cosy home for couples in Kersey, one of Suffolk’s prettiest little villages. The Grade II Listed building, with wavy walls appropriately painted a sunny yellow, has a snug, beamed sitting room with a large squashy sofa and wood-burning stove in an inglenook fireplace ... "

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Office Piece in Rendlesham - featured in Sunday Mirror's Top 10 Festive Breaks

SUNDAY MIRROR - Office Piece

Office Piece in Rendlesham - featured in Sunday Mirror and Sunday Mirror Online's "Top 10 Festive Breaks" feature on 16th November 2014.  "... If you’re looking for a quirky festive stay, Office Piece cottage on the edge of Rendlesham Forest should fit the bill. The Suffolk forest has become known as Britain’s Roswell after a series of claimed UFO sightings. "

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Suffolk Secrets is featured in an article titled "Strolls and Firesides", published in the Weekend Mail on 14th September 2014.   "... Suffolk Secrets has plenty of delectable cottage options in Snape, Aldeburgh and the surrounding villages..."

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THE SUNDAY TIMES - The Old Town Hall

THE SUNDAY TIMES - The Old Town Hall

The Old Town Hall (OTH) in Dunwich is featured in an article titled "Coastal Cottages", published in The Sunday Times on 29th March 2014.    "... This quaint Grade II listed building in the heart of Dunwich's conservation area has stunning views across the marsh and sea to the sands at Southwold ..."

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Longing to experience the Downton Abbey lifestyle? Then get together with some equally aspirational friends for the weekend and move into 14th-century Bruisyard Hall in Suffolk for an authentic taste of aristocratic living (without the downstairs staff)! Online feature 9th November 2014.

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THE OBSERVER - Martello Tower

Martello Tower (MART) in Shingle Street is featured in Joanne O’Connor’s "Travel Tips", published in The Observer Online on 10th March 2013.   "... If sea views, big skies and splendid isolation rank high on your holiday wish list, this new bolthole on the Suffolk coast should be just the ticket. With spectacular 360-degree views from its roof terrace, the Martello Tower is being offered as a holiday let for the ... "

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COUNTRY LIVING MAGAZINE - Garden View, Parham Hall

Garden View (GDNV) is featured in a article about Parham Hall Gardens published in Country Living Magazine in October 2014.

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SUFFOLK MAGAZINE | Suffolk Secrets


George Bradley, General Manager of Suffolk Secrets and Southwold Lettings is featured in the Suffolk Magazine's July 2014 article: "My favourite coastal spots".

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RED ONLINE - La Ronessa

La Ronessa (BRU) in Aldeburgh is reviewed by Red Online in January 2014.   "... If you dream of owning a cottage by the sea, to which you can escape at weekends and holidays, the self-catering haven of La Ronessa in Aldeburgh is the next best thing..."

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FINANCIAL TIMES - Martello Tower

Martello Tower (MART) in Shingle Street is featured in "Barometer Travel", published in the Financial Times Online on 5th July 2013.   "...Martello Tower AA is a coastal fort that proves an ideal retreat for those in search of peace and space... It sleeps 8 with space for another 4 in a boathouse on the surrounding lawn... " 

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THE INDEPENDENT | Suffolk Secrets

THE INDEPENDENT - Snape Maltings' Holiday Cottages

Suffolk Secrets is featured in an article about the Benjamin Britten Anniversary Celebrations at Snape Maltings, published in The Independent Online in December 2012.  "... Anniversary celebrations continue ... in East Anglia. 3 nights in a self-catering cottage at Snape Maltings starts at £345 during the Aldeburgh Festival in June with Suffolk Secrets... "

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The Perch (SL175) in Southwold is featured in the September 2014 issue of Suffolk Magazine.    "... From an architectural stance, it was important with those stunning vistas of the dunes, beach and sea to the front, and the marshes and harbour/river views to the rear, that we created a centre line of view which ran from front to back..."

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THE GUARDIAN  | Suffolk Secrets

THE GUARDIAN - Martello Tower

Martello Tower (MART) in Shingle Street is featured in an article titled "Cool holiday cottages in Suffolk", published in The Guardian Online in May 2013.  "... Martello Shingle Street, a small hamlet on the Alde estuary, was built during the Napoleonic wars but has been converted into a unique place to stay.. "

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3 Queen Street (QST) in Southwold is featured in an article titled "Beachside Bolthole", published in the January 2014 issue of Suffolk Magazine.    "... Neil [the owner] was proudly showing me the elegant Georgian exterior to 3 Queen St, .... he spent months turning it into a comfortable seaside home for their family and paying guests to enjoy.... Neil believes George Orwell once stayed at 3 Queen Street ..."

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