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Bawdsey - Woodbridge & Surrounding Villages

Hollyhocks is a cosy character cottage which has been comfortably furnished to make a lovely little couples retreat in a picturesque setting.
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • WiFi available
£255 - £480 per week *


Hollyhocks is a pet-friendly cottage set in the delightful village of Bawdsey and has stunning views of Shingle Street and Orford Ness. This snug cottage is the perfect place to explore the beautiful countryside with plentiful walking and cycling routes from the front door. There is easy access via local roads to Woodbridge and Orford and it's a great base to explore the Suffolk coast including hotspots such as the seaside town of Aldeburgh, beautiful Minsmere with its RSPB bird reserve and the historic village of Dunwich. Hollyhocks offers accommodation for a couple who are looking for a quiet retreat in all seasons with its warming open fire to curl up to in the winter and lovely rear garden for enjoying the summer sunshine and glorious views. The cottage has also cleverly maintained its original features adding character charm to this cosy environment. Shop: 0.75 miles Pub: 0.75 miles.

Why We Love This Property
Small but perfectly formed, this cute cottage blends countryside living with period features such as ceiling beams, exposed brickwork and a feature fireplace in the large bedroom.

Room By Room Overview
Sitting Room: TV, DVD, Freesat, radio, open fire.
Dining Room: Table and chairs.
Kitchen: Electric oven and gas hob, fridge freezer, microwave, coffee machine, washing machine, Bluetooth speakers with radio.
Bathroom: Shower bath, over-bath shower, washbasin and wc.

Bedroom: King size bed, TV with Freesat, decorative fireplace, ceiling beams.

Garden: Enclosed rear garden with garden furniture. There are stunning views across the open countryside towards the coastine.
Parking: Private for one car.
Heating: Electric storage heaters.
Pets: Two well-behaved pets welcome.
Notes: Wi-Fi, towels and starter pack for the open fire all provided. Due to the size and style of this cottage it is unsuitable for children and babies.

Bawdsey lies on the estuary of the River Deben, where walkers, cyclists and weekend sailors make leisurely use of the pubs, pine forests and heathland of the Bawdsey Peninsula, while taking in the magnificence of the big skies. Nearby, Bawdsey Manor was where radar was developed and there are lots of historical sites to visit around the area, including Sutton Hoo. Bawdsey Quay is only two miles away, from where you can take the foot ferry to Felixstowe Ferry and walk or cycle to Felixstowe town.


  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 1 King size/super king size bed
  • WiFi available
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a washing machine



Very peaceful Miss Amy Watson - 8th July 2018
Perfect for a quiet break.Mr Steve Smith - 11th May 2018
A beautiful little property, in a quiet situation, perfect for a 'get away from it all' break. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.U SHEPPARD - 13th November 2017
Lovely little cottage, very cosy with everything provided. Secure garden for small dog, so no worries about the road outside.Miss Susan Nash - 20th October 2017
Cosy warm fantastic Mr C Clark - 18th September 2017
A brilliant cottage for 2, dog friendly and in a good location. Suffolk Secrets were very good to deal with and we had no problems from initial booking to departure.Mr Arthur Nardone - 27th June 2017
Cosy cottage with a nice open fire, it was lovely for a quiet weekend away.Mr Amy Dodd - 10th February 2017
A very warm and comfortable cottage with great walks from the door.Mrs Elaine Potter - 12th January 2017
A great location for a quiet and peaceful holiday. Excellent customer service.Ms susan ostrander - 13th November 2016
Easy to book, easy to find, no hassles, accommodation as advertised, did not disappoint.Mrs Sally Green - 12th November 2016
We have booked with you several times and have always found the cottages to be of high quality, will definitely be visiting Suffolk again.Miss Julie Coles - 13th September 2016
We were really very pleased with the whole experience and had a brilliant few days break. I would certainly be happy to use your company again.Mrs Caroline Turner - 28th August 2016
WONDERFUL! This is a wonderful little property, ideal for 'one lady and her dog' or even two people. Bawdsey is charming and within easy reach of some beautiful places, but particularly good for walking along the desolate, wild but beautiful coastline. I was brought up at Hollesley Bay so this was a fantastic journey back in time for me.Mrs Marie Brookes - 24th July 2016
High quality equipment and very helpful and friendly caretaker and family.Mr N.H Sanders - 30th May 2016
Very well equippedMr D Shoobridge - 17th May 2016
Well situated for visiting the area had a good time.Mr M Maddison - 16th May 2016
Delightful cottage, small and cosy. Always warm and by far the best equipped cottage we have stayed in.Mrs Elaine Potter - 3rd February 2016
Very comfortable, good location. Another enjoyable break through Suffolk Secrets.Mr Michael Whitby - 7th December 2015
Bawdsey heart of country, dark skies, local produce nearby, evocative coast, vibrant heath land.Miss M Lowe - 29th October 2015
Always a joy to go back toMr G King - 22nd October 2015
Cosy and warm, very well equipped, welcome pack, invitation to use things in kitchen cupboards, good instructions for all equipment etc. Very friendly neighbours. Lovely cottage, lovely area. Easy to book, clear instructions, everything made easy.Mrs Val Wakeling - 28th September 2015
We could not have wished for anything more. It was home away from home.Ms Sue Brymer - 30th August 2015
Lovely cottage well equipped just like being at home.Mr J B Bailey - 8th July 2015
Everything we needed was at the property. Warm and cosy.Mr G King - 19th May 2015


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