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Drift Cottage

Walberswick, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Enclosed garden/courtyard
£600 - £1420 per week


This is a delightful 1920s semi-detached period cottage, sitting on the edge of the common on a quiet lane. Drift Cottage sleeps eight in four or five bedrooms, has private parking, and enjoys open views from the front aspect. It has a charming and good sized south-facing garden that is fully enclosed, the main village shop, the main street, and the beach beyond are also within easy walking distance along with Southwold harbour. This property is a much loved family home, and is well-equipped making it an excellent choice for summer family holidays or cosy winter breaks. Shop: 200 yards Pub: 700 yards.

Sitting Room: TV, DVD, open fire.
Kitchen/Dining Room: Cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, table and chairs, French doors leading out to garden.
Laundry Cupboard: Washing machine, tumble dryer.
Snug Room: TV, DVD, sofa bed.
Bedroom 1: Super king size bed which can be made into twin beds (please specify your preference at the time of booking).
Bathroom: Bath, overbath shower, washbasin and wc.

Bedroom 2:
Twin beds.
Bedroom 3: King size bed.
Bedroom 4: Bunk beds, travel cot.
Shower Room: Shower, washbasin and wc.

Garden: South facing rear garden with furniture and barbecue.
Parking: Private for two cars.
Heating: Central heating.
Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome.
Notes: Wi-fi provided. Towels are available to hire at £7.50 per set. (Towels provided from 2016).

Walberswick has over a thousand acres of open access heath and marshland, protected as an Area of Outstanding National Beauty. The RSPB Bird Reserve at Minsmere is a short drive away and the seaside town of Southwold is within strolling distance along one of the many beautiful walks in and around Walberswick or the foot ferry that runs during the summer months. Within Walberswick there are tearooms, restaurants, two public houses, an art gallery, original crafts and gift shops.


  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Enclosed garden/courtyard
  • Travel cot available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bath towels hire
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • Saturday changeover
  • Private parking
  • Nearest shop: 0.1 miles away
  • Nearest pub: 0.3 miles away
  • 0.5 miles from the coast


Band Date Range 7 night price *
E 18th Jul - 28th Aug £1,420.00
D 29th Aug - 04th Sep £1,275.00
C 05th Sep - 11th Sep £1,035.00
B 12th Sep - 23rd Oct £785.00
C 24th Oct - 30th Oct £1,035.00
A 31st Oct - 18th Dec £600.00
E 19th Dec - 24th Dec £1,420.00
E Christmas £1,420.00
D New Year £1,275.00
A 01st Jan - 12th Feb £660.00
B 13th Feb - 19th Feb £854.00
A 20th Feb - 18th Mar £660.00
B 19th Mar - 25th Mar £854.00
C 26th Mar - 08th Apr £1,117.00
B 09th Apr - 20th May £854.00
C 21st May - 27th May £1,117.00
E 28th May - 03rd Jun £1,521.00
C 04th Jun - 08th Jul £1,117.00
D 09th Jul - 15th Jul £1,369.00
E 16th Jul - 02nd Sep £1,521.00
D 03rd Sep - 09th Sep £1,369.00
C 10th Sep - 23rd Sep £1,117.00
B 24th Sep - 21st Oct £854.00
C 22nd Oct - 28th Oct £1,117.00
A 29th Oct - 16th Dec £660.00
E 17th Dec - 24th Dec £1,521.00
E Christmas £1,521.00
E New Year £1,521.00

* Please note: The guide prices do not include other optional fees such as pet fees.


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Customer Reviews

Lovely cottage in great location, very peaceful.Mrs S Vernall - 6th June 2015
Cottage was really well appointed and very comfortableMrs A De Souza - 15th May 2015
We loved it here, a really wonderful, warm family cottage with a fabulous tea pot! Great for walking the track to the Harbour, back to the Green and to the sea.... Thank you!Mr Jennings - 1st December 2014
Perfect for sea walks and pubs, especially The Bell. Cosy, well-equipped cottage. Loved the crockery.Mrs Attmore - 16th November 2014
Great sized cottage for our two families. Had pleasant walks to the beach and enjoyed chilling out.Mr Leadbetter - 1st November 2014
Very cosy cottage, well-equipped... hope to return. Thank you!Mrs Pettit - 25th October 2014
Lovely cottage in a very quiet area. Good downstairs bedroom for our Mum and enclosed garden for the dog. Plenty of space and everything we needed.Mrs Wilmot - 27th September 2014
Thank you for a wonderful month at Drift Cottage. Very comfortable and a joy to stay in. A perfect month holidaying in Suffolk - we will be back!Ms Rayner - 30th August 2014
The location in Walberswick was lovely and the house pleasant.Mrs B Hurley - 24th August 2013
Very well equipped for a family.Mrs B George - 17th August 2013