Coastal Holiday Guide

Suffolk and Norfolk have some quite stunning coastal towns and villages – ideal for a self-catering holiday. The counties are blessed with miles of sand and shingle beaches, scenic cliffs, coastal footpaths and a scattering of characterful seaside pubs, brightly coloured beach huts and beach cafes.

We have a range of cottages in Southwold and Walberswick on the North Suffolk coast, which are both equally unique destinations for a seaside holiday.

There is plenty to fall in love with, in Southwold with its attractive promenade lined with quirky, colourful beach huts, a popular pier, sandy beach and working harbour not forgetting a charming high street with a fabulous selection of boutiques, independent shops, well-known brands as well as great restaurants, pubs and cafes to relax in.  

Walberswick is an idyllic Georgian coastal village well known for its pretty village green, long sand and shingle beach, nature reserve and great reputation for crabbing! There are two excellent pubs as well as quaint tea rooms, a village store and a handful of lovely independent shops. The seaside town of Southwold is close by and can be accessed on foot by the riverbank and over the Bailey Bridge, or by the rowing boat ferry in peak season.

Aldeburgh, further south, also has a timeless appeal with Maggi Hambling’s iconic Scallop Shell sculpture on the beach setting the tone for this centre of the arts and music. As well a a bustling high street with fantastic shops, restaurants and pubs, Aldeburgh is also renowned for its sailing and arguably the best fish and chips in the UK!

In Norfolk, the wide sandy beach and cliff-top walks in the Victorian seaside resort of Cromer attract many holiday-makers to the area and there are fabulous sandy beaches along the coastline at Overstrand,Trimingham and Mundesley. The North Norfolk Coast Path is another major draw, running from Cromer to Hunstanton: the scenery here really is out of this world.

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