3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
I am a designer & artist living here on the lovely Suffolk coast.
Why Abi chose Woodbridge
A perfect getaway if you like, forest walks or cycling, beaches and great food.
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Lovely cottage and superb location for exploring suffolk
Light and airy property, plenty ample for our family of 4. Well catered for and lovely hamper of goodies. Great base for exploring suffolk from felixstowe to southwold. Shower over bath without shower screen not ideal for adults
The area all around you is ancient forest and common land, heaps of wildlife, herds of deer, look out for the white hart. Miles of tracks and paths to ride, walk, cycle or forage. Have a look at the ordinance survey map or turn right out of your door and walk 50 meters.
The Green Man local pub is ¾ mile up the road, has a pool table and pets! Rabbits, guinea pigs, goats, ducks parrots you name it - kids love it but not great to eat.
Blaxhall Ship next local pub 1 ½ miles traditional pub, slightly better food, real trad music certain evenings and Sundays at 2.30pm. www.blaxhallshipinn.co.uk/
Orford – 4½ miles
Small village on the estuary with a quay, great walks and sailing and fantastic crabbing.
Brinkley’s shed on the beach, offers fresh caught fish, go early for lobsters or call Peter and put your order in 07530 911458,
Pinney’s shop on the Quay well known for local oysters and fish caught and smoked in Orford. Pinney’s restaurant for no frills just exquisite fish. www.pinneysoforford.co.uk
The Crown & Castle pub for lots of frills and a good Sunday lunch. www.crownandcastle.co.uk
Orford Castle, tall National Trust turret worth a look.
Jolly Sailor & Kings Head – fine pubs for lunch or a drink with roaring fires.
Pump Street Bakery – amazing bread, croissants and chocolate. www.pumpstreetbakery.com
Post office stores, good to stock up on holiday food. Papers from the kiosk at the weekend.
Book a boat trip down the estuary with a 3 course meal as you go on the Lady Florence. www.lady-florence.co.uk
Get a ferry across to Havergate Island. RSPB reserve combined with interesting second world war test bunkers and the invention of radar, great for bird watching. Call for ferry times 01728 648281.
Snape – 2½ miles
The Crown at Snape is an old beamy pub, very good for meat reared on their own land and local fish. www.snape-crown.co.uk/
www.snapemaltings.co.uk | www.aldeburgh.co.uk
Home of Benjamin Britten’s Aldeburgh Music, a world renowned classical music venue.
Various shops, voted Homestore of the year often this is beautiful stuff for you to eat, wear and have in your home. Also galleries, cafes, music, and food. The best farmers market around 1st Sat of every month (til 12pm) and has a great calendar of events, definitely worth a look. Lovely walks via marshes and reed beds, down to Iken church or Aldeburgh.
Friday street farmers market, through Snape turn left at T up to the A12 and it is on your left. www.farmshopsuffolk.co.uk Food, café, PYO.
Walled Garden nursery and garden centre – great for plant lovers, beautiful for the tag-alongs. www.thewalledgarden.co.uk
Aldeburgh - 7½ miles
Smart seaside town, good shops, galleries and cafes and a long Stoney beach.
Fresh fish from the fisherman’s huts on the beach.
Salter & King, extremely good butcher, on the high street www.salterandking.co.uk and Lawson’s Deli opposite.
Good promenade for kids learning to cycle .
(and Jason Mason’s house from Grandpa in my Pocket – a hit with our children)
Maggi Hambling’s shell sculpture on the beach.
White Lion restaurant quite nice. www.whitelion.co.uk
Brudenell Hotel, far end of Aldeburgh, good for a drink on the terrace when sunny www.brudenellhotel.co.uk
Sailing club right at the end then up the shingle road. www.aldeburghyc.org.uk
Aldeburgh cinema – old fashion, even take your glass of wine in with you. www.aldeburghcinema.co.uk
Golf clubs in Aldeburgh, Thorpeness & Woodbridge.
Thorpeness – 9 miles
Looks like toy town, worth a read of the history, but good beach, great for kids and the David the owner of the Dolphin is an understated star.
Dolphin Inn – delicious food, roaring fire. www.thorpenessdolphin.com
Boating lake, with pirate islands, hire yourself a rowing boat and a fine cream tea.
Café & brick-a-brak - www.thekitchenthorpeness.co.uk
Just by Rendlesham is Bentwaters a disused cold war American airbase, full of bunkers with old bits of military planes and for the nerds among you a really fascinating (no joke) cold war museum open 1st and 3rd Sun of month in Summer. www.bcwm.org.uk Also in Bentwaters is Gerry’s UK Salvage good for a rummage.
We send you loads more info about the area when booked.