Hoist Cottage

Walberswick, Southwold & Surrounding Villages

You can book this property from:

  • £670 per week
  • £96 per night
  • 7 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking


Situated on the edge of the village of Walberswick and only a short walk from the village shop, church and many footpaths, this cottage enjoys a secluded position tucked away behind evergreen hedges and surrounded by a large pretty garden. If you are looking for a family-friendly cottage close to the beach and local amenities, this is the perfect holiday hideaway. 

With three good sized bedrooms and an additional slatted bed with good mattress available in one of the twin rooms, this seaside cottage can sleep up to seven people. The cottage features a light and airy open plan kitchen/dining room and a cosy sitting room with a gas fire and french doors opening out on to a paved terrace and garden. There is a spacious family bathroom on the first floor plus a ground-floor shower room which is great for showering off after a day on the beach.  


Living area:
Two-seater leather sofa, three-seater leather sofa and one armchair.
Digital TV, DVD player, iPod speakers/docking station, books
Gas fire. 

Table and chairs for six.
Electric cooker, electric hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge with freezer compartment, toaster.
Washing machine.  

Bathroom :
Family bathroom: bath with hand shower, WC and hand basin.
Ground-floor shower room with shower cubicle and WC. 

One double, two twin bedrooms.
Additional 'portable' bed with mattress available in one of twin bedrooms. 

The garden surrounds the cottage creating a relaxing, peaceful environment.  High hedges provide a safe, secluded and secure setting and there is a children's play house, equipped with a children's table, chairs, stools and various toys suitable for children, including a Giant Connect 4. There is garden furniture and chairs for six people.

There is a brick built barbeque suitable for disposable barbeques only ( you will need to bring your own or purchase them locally).

There is off-road parking for three cars.

The area:
The pretty coastal village of Walberswick has much to offer with two excellent pubs serving locally brewed Adnams Ales and a wide choice of food, a lovely beach and a selection of tea-rooms and gift shops around the village green as well as a children's play area. Walberswick also has a village shop and delicatessen and just across the River Blyth are the many attractions of Southwold.  

Southwold is a 15 minute drive from Walberswick but can also be reached by footpaths and cycle paths to the bailey bridge at Southwold harbour or by rowing boat ferry which runs between Easter and September.  Southwold has a range of great shops from artisan bakeries to fashionable boutiques and local independent shops and art galleries.  There is also a small cinema, the iconic Southwold Pier, the Boating Lake, golf club and two tennis clubs. 


Hoist Cottage has WiFi. 

The cottage is centrally heated. Bed linen and towels are provided.  

Stairgates are provided for families and the appropriate cups fitted to the walls and wooden banisters for ease of use.


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 4 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Stairgate


  • Garden, courtyard or patio
  • Enclosed garden, courtyard or patio
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4pm
  • Check out: 10am


A truly lovely cottage. Especially enjoyed the wonderful sitting room. Enjoyed crabbing, jumping over waves in the ocean and walks to Southwold.

The Northrop Family,

A great family holiday cottage! Loved the garden, the playhouse and the space! So much to see, visit, experience- especially crabbing! Even though the weather was mixed, the holiday was super!


Idyllic 2 weeks, swimming, music, in churches, cycling - over so soon!

Clare, John, Grace, Ben and Gab,

Really enjoyed our stay at Hoist Cottage. Loved Walberswick and walking to Southwold. Thank you - we would love to return.

The Jackson clan,

Beautiful cottage, comfortable and homely. Thank you so much for the delicious cake. We will be back.

The Blackwell family and Berts the Bear,

Our second stay in this cottage, lovely as ever- Walberswick is always a delight to stay in.

The Owens ,

Both the cottage and Walberswick have been fabulous. We really enjoyed our lunch at The Anchor followed by crabbing on Isaac's 5th Birthday. He said it was fantastic!

Emily, Peter, Isaac ,

Lovely cottage. Lovely Walberswick. Really enjoyed our stay here. Weather unbelievable for May. Nearby pubs great! Lots to do in the area even just sitting and relaxing in the garden was enjoyable. Thank you.

Valerie, Trevor, Hilary, Jeff, Simon ,