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Tinkers Cottage

Dunwich - Suffolk Coast and Heaths

Tinkers Cottage is close to the centre of Dunwich. It has cosy accommodation and there are many walks close by.
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • No private parking
£370 - £815 per week *


Short breaks are available subject to agreement with the owner. Please enquire for more details.

Tinker's Cottage is only 300 yards from the beach and has excellent walks from the doorstep. Close to the centre of the village, it has splendid views from the front windows across Walberswick Bay to Southwold. Shop: 2 miles Pub: 100 yards.

Sitting/Dining Room:
TV, DVD, CD, large inglenook feature fireplace, table and chairs.
Kitchen: Electric cooker, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine, door to garden.
Bathroom: Bath, overbath shower, washbasin and wc.

Steep and winding cottage stairs to
Bedroom 1:
Double bed, which leads to
Bedroom 2: Single bed and also stair access to

Very steep and winding cottage stairs to
Bedroom 3:
Twin beds, exposed roof timbers (unsuitable for children due to the style of the stairs).

Garden: Fully enclosed rear garden with furniture.
Parking: Roadside.
Heating: Central heating.
Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome.
Notes: Towels, travel cot, high chair and bike storage provided.

Dunwich is an unspoilt coastal village with a mainly shingle beach. The Ship Inn serves good meals as does the Beach Cafe which is well known for its fish and chips - enjoyed best on the beach. Dunwich adjoins Dingle Marshes Nature Reserve, Dunwich Heath (cliff top is National Trust owned) and Minsmere RSPB is only three miles by foot. Southwold and Aldeburgh are both ten miles away. Trains and buses can be found four miles away at Darsham.


  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • No private parking
  • 3 Single beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • WiFi unavailable
  • 3 Stars
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Cot available
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a washing machine



This property is all about location. The cottage is not marketed as a 5* luxury escape so we got exactly what we thought we were getting. Mrs Dorinda Munns - 4th September 2017
Third time to the property - beautiful cottage and perfect for us with young children and a dog. Could quite happily 'live' there!Miss J Beynon - 14th August 2017
Thought Tinker's Cottage very quaint and charming and can't wait to stay there again.Mrs P Hunt - 12th May 2017
Ideal location for what we required, I love Suffolk and its diversity, beach, heath, woods, loads of walking and fresh air, so privateMr A McMahon - 6th July 2016
We really enjoyed our stay. The property was very clean and warm when we arrived on a chilly afternoon. A perfect setting for exploring north-east Suffolk's wonderful coast and countryside. We loved exploring the area on foot with occasional ventures further afield to Orford Ness and Framlingham. We would happily stay again and recommend the cottage to friends. Suffolk Secrets are 'on the button', quietly efficient and readily available to respond to any queries. We would book through them again and recommend their cottages to others.Mrs K Robertson - 24th April 2016
Loved the property and location ideal for exploring and a friendly village pub a few doors down which we used frequently. There's also a couple of nice tea rooms within walking distance. Would stay there again. we loved it there, a pretty, quaint cottage.Mrs Karen Mc Cready - 29th March 2016
Lovely, welcoming and warm cottage, ideally located to explore this part of the Suffolk Coast.Mr C Merriman - 28th March 2016
Will definitely return again and again, God willing. Beautifully re-decorated since our last visit. Usual high standard and comfy.Mr Jeremy Woodhead - 6th March 2016
Been visiting this cottage for a number of years; we love it! We love Suffolk and Suffolk Secrets has always come up to the mark … we'll continue to use your services and look forward to our next visit. Thank you.Mrs M Haldane - 5th October 2015
Fantastic location and very comfortable cottage- provided a very relaxing holiday.Miss J Beynon - 1st September 2015
Property very good, local area outstanding, very relaxingMr Gregan - 5th July 2015


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