Thorpeness & Aldeburgh Self-Catering Holiday Homes

Do you want to escape to a self-catering cottage for a short-break or longer holiday by the sea in Thorpeness or Aldeburgh on the Suffolk Coast?

Please see the Properties page (or click on the photos opposite!) for further details of our Thorpeness and Aldeburgh self-catering holiday rentals available to hire that are all well equipped and furnished to a high standard to make your stay in Suffolk both comfortable and relaxing.

The area around Aldeburgh and Thorpeness is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there's lots to do, whether you're visiting Suffolk for a romantic weekend break, golf, walking, shopping or for a longer  family holiday by the sea!
Other nearby Towns and Villages worth visiting during your stay include Snape for its world renowned Concert Hall (and shopping opportunities) Orford for its smoke houses, Castle and the National Trust site of Orford Ness, Minsmere for the RSPB Reserve, Walberswick for the annual crabbing contest and Southwold for the famous Pier and Adnams Ales!

For last-minute breaks and late availability deals on any of our Suffolk Holiday Cottages in Thorpeness or Aldeburgh please see our Offers page which also has news about what's happening locally, or see contacts page for other ways to get in touch!

Where to Rent a Cottage - Thorpeness or Aldeburgh?

Thorpeness - Was created by local landowner G.S. Ogilvie in the early 1900's as a holiday resort for wealthy Edwardians. It was Ogilvie who had the vision to create the 64 acre boating lake better known as 'Thorpeness Meare' a shallow boating lake dug by hand and still much enjoyed today. The Meare celebrated its centenary in 2013.

The village also boasts an 18 hole Golf Course, Tennis Courts, Village Shop, Inn, and Cafe. The Beach is mainly shingle. Thorpeness is quieter and more relaxed than its larger neighbour, Aldeburgh. 

The pace of life quickens during the busy Summer months reaching a peak with the Thorpeness Regatta & Fireworks held annually in August. Thorpeness is great for leisurely strolls along the beach, gazing at the stars in the night sky, and the odd pint of beer at the Dolphin Inn!

Aldeburgh - Has been a fashionable holiday destination for many years with many families coming back season after season. The Town has a very good range of Independant Shops, Restaurants, Cafes & Pubs which serve the famous Adnams Ales!

It has a good Golf Course, Cinema, Museum, Sailing Club, proximity to Snape Maltings and Concert Hall, and some great places to buy freshly caught fish straight from the Sea.

Aldeburgh has a busier feel than nearby Thorpeness. Events not to be missed include the Literary Festival, Snape Concert Season and The Aldeburgh Carnival in August. 

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