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

Visiting Southwold is like taking a step back in time yet, bustling seaside town with boutiques, bakers and galleries. It's exccentric pier, a local focal point with traditional ammusements and Tim Hunkins inventions, the highlight being the Water Clock, it's bound to make you giggle. Southwold has a fabulous sandy beach and beach hut-lined promenade, it offers a wonderful touring base for holidays cottages. Southwold is a located on the Suffolk Heritage Coast, almost an island, being bounded by the North Sea, the River Blyth, Southwold harbour and Buss Creek.

Southwold has been the origin of great inspiration for many writers and artists over the years. George Orwell, one of Britain’s most famous authors made his home here and today you can see a large recognition to him painted on the pier.

At a glance...
Restaurants 10+
Cycle Paths
Coastal Walks
Fabulous Beach
Family Friendly
Car Recommended
Nearest beach (1kms)
Local airport Morwich (66km)
Nearest major airport Stanstead (137km)
Nearest train station Darsham (GA)


Southwold is the perfect location for a holiday cottage to discover and explore Suffolk and East Anglia. From AONB, The Lighthouse, Cannons on the Cliffs, The quirky Pier, golden beach with promenade or Adnams Brewery Tour, there's something for everyone all year round.

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Things to see and do in Southwold

Southwold and the surrounding area is full of interesting and pretty villages, beautiful coastline and countryside to explore. Suffolk has plenty of seaside towns, Nature Reserves, Theme parks and attractions for all ages.

A few suggestions...
Reydon Wood
Southwold Museum
Adnams Brewery Tour
Walberswick Ferry
Southwold Pier & Lighthouse
Bars & Restaurants


Southwold has something to offer everyone, whatever their age all year round. From the beautiful Suffolk countryside, the open coastline, golden beaches, some of which are dog friendly, historic market towns and seaside resorts, Theme Parks to woodland, it's an ideal holiday rental location to relax and enjoy the slower pace of Suffolk life.