Holiday Cottages in Suffolk

Book a break in a self-catering holiday cottage in Suffolk and discover the beautiful countryside, magnificent Constable Country and the stunning Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB.

Looking for a holiday cottage in Suffolk in East Anglia?

Suffolk is home to a good choice of holiday cottages and country cottages for self-catering holidays in the countryside of East Anglia.  Choose from luxury accommodation, budget cottages, pet-friendly cottages and secret Suffolk hideaways.

What Suffolk Offers for Cottage Breaks

Find an idyllic country cottage or seaside holiday rental in Suffolk from which to discover some of the best of Suffolk. Bordered by Essex, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk, scenic Suffolk lies in the heart of East Anglia and offers visitors stunning countryside, along with a beautiful coastline.


Looking to Escape to the Suffolk Countryside on a Cottage Break?

Suffolk in East Anglia is blessed with glorious countryside and many pretty villages and historic market towns to discover on a cottage break.  Although incredibly beautiful, some of Suffolk's best places are somewhat of a well kept secret, and many people are unaware of just what this scenic county has to offer. 

Book a rural retreat break in Suffolk and you can discover a level of peace and tranquillity that is hard to find in many parts of England nowadays.  There are so many charming country lanes where you can enjoy walking or cycling on a self-catering holiday where the only sound you will hear is the delightful chirping of birds.  Suffolk really has a rustic country feel to it.  What’s more, Suffolk is dotted with pretty historical villages and towns which are an absolute delight to visit.  In addition to its rich history, another of Suffolk's top attractions has to be Constable Country, an area renowned for its beautiful countryside. 

Places to Visit on a Self-Catering Holiday in Suffolk

There are a number of fine, well preserved villages and towns in Suffolk to discover on a cottage break and these splendid places owe their beauty to the wealth generated by the wool trade in medieval times.  A large number of the buildings in the appealing villages of Lavenham, Long Melford, Clare and Hadleigh were built by wealthy wool merchants and these villages are completely charming places to spend time.   When visiting these delightful Suffolk towns, enjoy stopping off at one of the many pretty tea shops or cafes and browsing in the boutique style shops.  The villages of Lavenham, Long Melford, Clare and Hadleigh really are something special, so well preserved are these villages that you truly feel as if you have stepped back in time. 

Many of the buildings in the Suffolk villages and throughout Suffolk in fact tend to be colourful and brightly painted.  Interestingly, you will find medieval Guildhalls still remaining in a number of these historic villages.   Debenham near Stowmarket also has a reputation for being very pretty. Market towns such as Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and Sudbury also have a wealth of historical buildings and also have good shopping opportunities. 

Want to Discover Suffolk's Stunning Coastline on a Self-Catering Break?

Aside from the amazing countryside, Suffolk also has a beautiful coastline with beaches and pretty fishing villages.  Along Suffolk’s coast you can find Aldeburgh, a pretty seaside town with a beach, and Southwold, another pretty seaside destination with a pier and beach.  Both of these attractive seaside towns are located within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths area of outstanding natural beauty and could be the perfect place to rent a holiday cottage with a sea view.  Woodbridge, a pretty riverside town is also within this beautiful area and Lowestoft in the north of Suffolk is known for its attractive beaches.  Suffolk is a beautiful part of England to visit on a self-catering holiday and has something for everyone with its beautiful countryside, historic villages and attractive coastline.  For more information on Suffolk take a look at our area guides.

Want to Find Out More about Holidays in Suffolk?

Read our Suffolk guide for more hints and tips on what this part of East Anglia offers for breaks.

Enjoy looking through the selection of cottages to rent in Suffolk.  Options include luxury cottages, log cabins, rural retreats, country houses, secluded and romantic cottages, to let for delightful holidays and short breaks in Suffolk East Anglia.  We hope you find the perfect Suffolk holiday cottage for you.


Popular Property Types in Suffolk

Looking to book a hot tub holiday in Suffolk for a truly relaxing break? Or need to find dogs-welcome accommodation in Suffolk for a pooch-friendly holiday? Or maybe you want to book a luxury holiday cottage, a romantic retreat or a large holiday house for a group of friends and group holiday rental home looking to holiday in Suffolk. Popular types of holiday cottages in Suffolk include:

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Frequently Asked Questions about Suffolk

Whether you want to rent a self-catering cottage, a lodge or a rural retreat, Suffolk is a wonderful area of East Anglia to discover on a cottage break. Guests choose to holiday in Suffolk because of the beautiful rural landscape and rural areas, charming towns and villages including Aldeburgh, Beccles, Bury St Edmunds, Cavendish, Clare and Debenham and the area's unique attractions, sightseeing destinations of landmarks.
Some of the top attractions in Suffolk Dedham Vale National Landscape, Clare Castle Country Park, Dedham Vale National Landscape
Some of the top activities in Suffolk are canoeing, cycling, walking, wildlife watching
Country Cottages Online features 22 holiday cottages in Suffolk for you to choose from, including pooch-friendly, child-friendly as well as a good number of rentals with onsite leisure facilities to help you relax and unwind to keep you entertained on holiday. Prices for cottages in Suffolk range from £269 to £4550 per week.