Bawdsey, Woodbridge & Surrounding Villages

  • 3 Star Gold
  • Hollyhocks is a cosy character cottage which has been comfortably furnished to make a lovely little couples retreat in a picturesque setting.

You can book this property from:

  • £363 per week
  • £52 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


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: Due to the size of the cottage, one large dog or two smaller ones are preferable. Please check if you are unsure. 
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.


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed


  • Washing machine
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided


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

How far to ...?

  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.75 miles
  • Shop 0.75 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

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


This very compact 2 person cottage was ideal for us and 1 dog. The enclosed garden was a boon and will be lovely in the warmer months.

Mrs T,

Hollyhocks Cottage is very pleasant indeed. It is situated in a quiet terrace. Lovely area with interesting walks.

Mrs C,

Cozy, quaint little cottage with interesting features, good size safe enclosed garden for dogs, easy walk to the beach to watch sunrises and sunsets.

mrs J,

Beautiful little cottage with excellent facilities and a lovely secure garden. Very peaceful village. Well positioned for walks to Bawsdey beach, Bawdsey quay, Deben River and the well stocked corner shop at Alderton. A little gem.

Mrs D,

Lovely property. Great for visiting Sutton Hoo and Woodbridge. Very cosy. A short distance from Bawdsey Quay with lovely view, cafe, and foot ferry to Felixstowe.

Mrs E,

Nice little cottage set in a very nice friendly village with good walks for the dogs, we really appreciate the secure back garden. Hollyhocks is situated in a very good spot to tour the surrounding area.

mr B,

Quaint little cottage cozy and lovely views from upstairs.

Mrs S,