The Old Gymnasium

Southwold, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

  • 4 Star
  • Special Offer10% off holidays starting on or before 16th July 2022 in our Early Summer Sale

You can book this property from:

  • £1,801 per week
  • £257 per night
  • 4 Star


An outstanding coastal holiday home in Southwold - The Old Gymnasium is exceptional, in a prime location close to the beach, harbour, stylish shops and amenities.

Beautifully furnished and well equipped, this Suffolk holiday property is finished to an extremely high standard with oak floors and a spacious open plan living space. The layout is perfect for a family get together or friends looking to holiday on the Suffolk coast. Accommodation is over three floors with coastal style interiors in a pale palette of whites and greys with splashes of colour. The Old Gymnasium has four ensuite bedrooms, two with balconies, configured for flexible living. There are two sitting rooms, both beautifully furnished, one with access to the first floor balcony and the large kitchen diner is well equipped with everything you need for your self catering holiday in Southwold.

This exceptional 4* bolthole is perfect for ten guests with plenty of space to gather together yet allowing privacy when needed. Shop: 0.1 miles. Pub: 0.1 miles. Beach: 0.3 miles. 

Why we love this property… awesome coastal style living in the heart of Southwold - stroll along the prom, head to the harbour or picnic on the beach, it’s all on the doorstep!

Sitting Room: TV, DVD, door to small room with fridge, kettle, sink and oak flooring.
Cloakroom: Washbasin and WC.

Cylindrical staircase leading to
Open Plan Room with Sitting Area: TV, iPod dock. Dining Area: Table and chairs, desk and chair. Kitchen: Electric oven and five burner hob, large fridge freezer, dishwasher, granite worktops and oak flooring.
Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer.

Bedroom 1: King size bed and En-Suite Shower Room: Large shower cubicle with dual shower head, double inset washbasin and WC.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds, bunk beds and En-suite shower room: shower cubicle with dual shower head, bath with shower attachment, washbasin and WC.

Sitting area: sofas, fridge, kettle, sink, bi-folding doors to balcony.
Bedroom 3: King size bed, door to balcony. En-Suite shower room: large shower cubicle with dual shower head, washbasin and WC.
Bedroom 4: twin beds, door to small balcony. En-Suite Shower Room: shower cubicle, dual shower head, washbasin and WC.
Cloakroom: washbasin and WC.

Balconies: Balconies with table and chairs.
Parking: For one car in the garage.

Pets: No pets permitted at this property.  
Heating: Gas central heating.
Notes: WiFi, bedding and towels provided. Welcome pack.

Southwold Central - The properties located in central Southwold are all within minutes of the market place, with the elegant Swan Hotel, an excellent range of small shops including a greengrocers with fresh local produce, family butcher and delicatessen. The upper promenade is ideal for a peaceful stroll at any time of the year and provides quick access to the beach and of course, the lighthouse in the town is a good landmark. There is also easy access to the common and a nearby footpath takes you down to the harbour with the foot ferry to Walberswick (summer only). Don't forget that the beach is never very far away!


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 king/super-king beds
  • 4 single beds
  • Bunk beds to sleep 2


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 6 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack


  • Ground floor WC

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 10:00am


A superbly finished, spacious, property in an excellent town location- ideal for a larger party or family.

Mr T,

Great property especially for a large group. Brilliantly located, the only downside is that there is no outside space but the balcony is lovely.

Mrs L,