Aldeburgh cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country and coastal cottage to rent in Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh is a beautiful coastal town on the river Alde. It boasts stunning views of the coast and is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Suffolk Heritage coast. With a delightful pebble beach, a great stop to try the local seafood at one of the seafood and fresh fish cabins located on the promenade. The thriving town is filled with cafe's, independant boutiques, craft shops and galleries.

Aldeburgh is famous for many things: great fish & chips, Aldeburgh Music, Maggi Hamblings’ Scallop on the beach, as well as a lively art scene. It's also famous as the home of composer Benjamin Britten and his partner Peter Pears. There are several reminders of his life around the town, you can stop by St Peter and St Paul’s Church in the town & visit where he is buried.

At a glance...
Restaurants 20+
Kayak Hire
Coastal walks
Fabulous pebble beach
Independant boutique shopping
Family friendly
Car recommended
Nearest beach (1kms)
Local airport Norwich (82km)
Nearest train station Saxmundham (GA)

Things to see and do in Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh and the surrounding area is full of pretty villages, wide open coastline and countryside to explore with AONB and RSPB Minsmere, and the controversial monument located on the beach looking out to see 'The Scallop' created by a local artist is to commerate Benjamin Britton.

A few suggestions...
Hire a Kayak and paddle to Snape Maltings
Aldeburgh Museum
RSPB Minsmere
St Peters & St Pauls Church
Snape Maltings
Take a tour of the local Fishers Gin Distillery
Spend a day exploring Snape Maltings, cafes, river trips, nature walks
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Our view on Aldeburgh cottage holidays

Aldeburgh has something to offer everyone, whatever their age all year round. From the beautiful Suffolk countryside to the expansive heritage coastline, Aldeburgh is a great family resort to rent a holiday cottage or self catering park holiday home.