8 of our favourite Suffolk cottages for 2021

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Posted by Ruth on 13th November 2020

Suffolk cottages

Suffolk is a fantastic holiday destination for any occasion, whether you’re looking for a coastal break where you can soak up the fresh sea air, or you want to relax surrounded by beautiful countryside scenery. Plus, with so many great things to do in Suffolk too, you can enjoy a break that’s as action-packed or as laidback as you want.

Of course, a great holiday needs somewhere even more fantastic to stay, and we think our Suffolk cottages are a destination in themselves. With stylish interior design, luxurious features and some breathtaking settings, you could easily spend a holiday making the most of your home from home.

To help you plan your next getaway, we’ve picked 8 of our favourite Suffolk holiday cottages – from a bijou bolthole for two on the coast to a huge party house surrounded by Suffolk countryside. And if you want to view the full collection of Suffolk cottages, simply click the button below.

Suffolk cottages


The Granary Barn

Best family-friendly cottage in Suffolk

The Granary Barn, Bury St Edmunds | sleeps 4 + 2 dogs

There’s plenty of room for family fun at this barn conversion in the peaceful Suffolk countryside. The open-plan kitchen/dining area means you can keep an eye on little ones easily, and you can relax all together in the spacious lounge where there’s lots of space to play games or cuddle up and watch a film. On sunny days, the enclosed garden is a brilliant space to soak up the country air, plus there’s room for your four-legged family members to stretch their legs too!

What our guests say:

Ideally suited to visit lots of attractions, or just enjoy the peace and quiet of a beautiful location. With a vineyard next door and lots of wildlife to watch from the large windows, what could be better? The owners are literally next door and, on the rare occasion when anything is needed, they respond immediately.” – Trevor, 2020

The Granary Barn


Debenham Mill

Best romantic retreat in Suffolk

Debenham Mill, Debenham | sleeps 2 + 1 dog

Whisk your loved one away for a romantic break to this converted mill surrounded by Suffolk countryside. One of our luxury Suffolk cottages, it’s the perfect setting for spending extra-special quality time together. Cosy up in front of the wood burner, enjoy morning coffee while drinking in the countryside views from the balcony or stargaze in the hot tub on a clear evening. The contemporary furnishings add a special flair to the accommodation, and there are gorgeous walks nearby.

What our guests say:

“A wonderful cottage. The old windmill has been expertly converted and provides a spacious home from home, very well appointed with everything you could need. The hot tub was especially relaxing on a warm Suffolk evening, having spent all day enjoying the countryside and local sites.” – Sean, 2020

Debenham Mill


Golden Rise Cottage

Best dog-friendly cottage in Suffolk

Golden Rise Cottage, Lowestoft | sleeps 6 + 3 dogs 

A stone’s throw away from a dog-friendly beach on Suffolk’s sunrise coast, this property is sure to please both humans and hounds. One of our most dog-friendly cottages in Suffolk, three pups are welcome to holiday here, where they can step out of the front door and onto Pakefield beach which allows dogs all year round. That’s not to say two-legged guests are left out either; this property offers stylish and comfortable accommodation with plenty of attractions close by.

What our guests say:

“Wonderfully situated cottage in the heart of Pakefield. Cake shop only four or five doors away for a sweet treat with cup of tea. Excellent for dog lovers as great field to walk across before you get to one of the many entrances to the beach. In the evening, after a long day of walking or lounging, eat either at one of the two public houses or from the fish and chip shop only a stone's throw away.” – Tracey, 2020

Golden Rise Cottage


Burgate's Old Rectory Cottage

Best hot tub cottage in Suffolk

Burgate’s Old Rectory Cottage, Eye | sleeps 4 + 1 dog

There’s no better way to enjoy a bit of indulgence than with a stay in one of our Suffolk cottages with a hot tub. This stylish and modern property near Eye is perfect for a luxurious getaway. Inside is sumptuous accommodation which, as part of our exclusive Joules Collection, has been furnished to the highest standard. Unwind in the glow of the contemporary wood burner, enjoy a restful night’s sleep in the opulent king-size bed and wake to enjoy the views over the Suffolk countryside. The finishing touch is the bubbling hot tub, which gives you a front-row seat to the idyllic rural vistas.

What our guests say:

Fabulous and clean property in an idyllic location. Very well stocked with equipment, books and board games. Hot tub perfectly placed to enjoy the views. Highly recommend.” – Emma, 2020

Burgate's Old Rectory Cottage


Daisy's By The Sea

Best Suffolk cottage by the beach

Daisy’s By The Sea, Woodbridge | sleeps 2

A bijou retreat for two, this is one of our cutest Suffolk coastal cottages. With open-plan accommodation in a studio style, this beautiful bolthole has a light and bright rural aesthetic with everything you’ll need for a break away. The enclosed courtyard is a particularly lovely spot for soaking up the sun with a drink in hand. With a village shop and pub close by, the cottage is also within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB, with gorgeous coastal walks and charming seaside villages just waiting to be explored – including some of these unmissable Suffolk beaches.

What our guests say:

The cottage was comfortable and the owners very welcoming and helpful. There were plenty of lovely local walks and a beach within walking distance. The location was great with plenty to see and do within a short drive.” – S, 2020

Daisy's By The Sea


Monterey

Best Suffolk cottage with a swimming pool

Monterey, Woodbridge | sleeps 10

 

Dive into a holiday full of fun at this large bungalow close to Woodbridge. With an outdoor heated swimming pool available between May and October, it’s the perfect setting for long, lazy days spent outdoors. The accommodation makes the most of this, with large sliding doors from the living room meaning you can keep an eye on little ones easily. There’s also a games room for some competitive family fun and plenty of patio space for a summer BBQ too. If you can tear yourself away, the beach is just 7 miles away.

What our guests say:

“We had a fantastic time at Monterey. The location is great and only a short stroll into Woodbridge. There is also a lovely riverside walk almost directly outside the front door. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils, pots, pans and crockery. The swimming pool was a good size, very clean and well-maintained. The garden was also large enough for our children to run around and explore. We would recommend highly.” – Simon, 2020

Monterey


Dove Barn

Best country cottage in Suffolk

Dove Barn, Garboldisham | sleeps 8

Escape to find peace and tranquillity in a rural setting with a stay in one of our Suffolk country cottages. This luxurious barn is surrounded by rolling countryside under giant skies and is the perfect place for getting away from it all – while still enjoying the finer things in life. As part of our Joules Collection, the interior design is immaculate; filled with light and space, the open-plan arrangement gives a calming atmosphere and makes the most of the views. In the summer months, throw open the patio doors and dine alfresco in the fresh air.

What our guests say:

Five-star accommodation. Everything has been thought of. Amazing place with everything you could possibly need. Will definitely be coming back – this is my dream home.” – Abby, 2020

Dove Barn


The Skyscraper

Best celebration house in Suffolk

The Skyscraper, Woolverstone | sleeps 18

Enjoy a unique stay at one of our most unusual Suffolk cottages to rent. Set in a landmark building over seven floors, this property has everything you need for a big celebration. Enjoy film nights in the cinema room, challenge your guests to a game on the two games consoles or show off your vocal prowess with some karaoke. If you want to take a more relaxed approach to your celebrations, you could unwind in the private hot tub or enjoy the views from the roof deck. And if you think getting around the seven floors will be tiring – there’s even a lift!

What our guests say:

“Perfect for our large family, each sleeping level has three large double/twin rooms, lots of bathrooms throughout and spotlessly clean and tidy. Cinema room was large and great fun, hot tub was lovely after a long day visiting the local area and seaside resorts. There is also a lift to help with getting up and down! If you are looking for a large group to stay in a secluded location next to the coast and amenities, look no further!” – James, 2020

The Skyscraper


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With a cottage collection as wide ranging as your list of desires, we can help you find the perfect place to stay. Take a look at our full collection of Suffolk cottages below, and start planning your next holiday.

Suffolk cottages

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