Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Southwold, Suffolk, England

Southwold is one of Suffolk’s premier seaside resorts.  This coastal town has quite an upmarket feel with a number of greens, grand Victorian buildings and an attractive seafront.  The High Street has art galleries, tea shops and a variety of independent shops.  There is also a sandy beach with colourful beach huts, pier and harbour.  Whether you are planning a romantic self-catering break or a family holiday by the sea, we hope you enjoy browsing through the cottages shown below.

Advice on Cottage Holidays in Southwold


As one of Suffolk’s main coastal resorts, Southwold has lots to offer for self-catering breaks.  There is a boating lake near the pier and the pier itself has a variety of attractions from cafes to amusements and arcades.  Guided tours are available of Southwold Lighthouse.  Boat trips operate from the harbour and from the river.  The town also has a golf course.  Open in the summer time is Southwold Maize Maze where you can enjoy exploring a total of 8 acres of puzzles. If you enjoy visiting gardens then you may want to visit the gardens nearby at Melford Hall or at Ickworth House. 

In terms of family attractions, Pleasurewood Hills is located just north of Lowestoft and has a range of rides and attractions.  Adventure Island Play Park is at Lowestoft and the award winning Easton Farm Park with its soft play area is located near Woodbridge.

Southwold has its own museum and Tourist Information Centre.  We recommend that you visit the Information Centre for free advice on how to get the best out of the area.

Whether you are looking to rent a large country house or a coastal cottage, we trust that you will enjoy browsing through our choice of self-catering accommodation.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Southwold, Suffolk, England:

Bluebell Studio at Thatched farm, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

Set within the gardens of Thatched Farm, this 4 star rated romantic retreat has garden views and offers easy access to good local walks.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £290
Next availability:
from 19 April to 01 May 20 from 04 May to 06 May 20

Cocketts, Mendlesham Green, Suffolk, England

4 bedroom Country House, Heart of Suffolk.

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Escape to the country in style with a stay at Cocketts in the heart of tranquil and beautiful Suffolk.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £620
Next availability:
from 05 April to 01 May 20 from 04 May to 08 May 20

Daffodil Cottage at Thatched Farm Cottages, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

Situated in rural Suffolk within the grounds of Thatched Farm this pet-friendly cottage has ample character and charm with features such as exposed wooden beams.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £350
Next availability:
from 02 April to 17 April 20 from 24 April to 22 May 20

Toad Hall, Swilland, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

6 bedroom Cottage / Large Country House, East Anglia and Suffolk Coast / country.

sleeps 4 - 11 guests
4 - 11
6 bedrooms
6
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Picture-perfect large Suffolk country cottage with 6 bedrooms, exposed timbers, inglenook fireplace and large gardens, with the added bonus of the coast being within easy reach for day trips.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £920
Next availability:
from 02 April to 03 April 20 from 10 April to 17 April 20

The Bungalow, Bentley, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

One bedroom holiday bungalow set within the owner’s extensive grounds and featuring access to beautiful gardens, fishing lakes and an outdoor swimming pool (pool available in summer months only), set within the Suffolk countryside close to the coast.

Special features: pool (Shared use of owner's outdoor swimming pool in the summer months (June to September).).

Weekly Price from: £236
Next availability:
from 02 April to 18 April 20 from 02 May to 09 May 20

We have no cottages within Southwold itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Southwold. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England