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:

Bethany, Blythburgh, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Town House, East Anglia.

Luxurious town house with valley views located within an exclusive development all set within the grounds of an impressive Georgian Country House, with the added benefit of free access to shared leisure facilities of indoor swimming pool and gym.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £340 to £995 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 24 January 2018; from 29 January 2018 to 10 February 2018; from 18 February 2018 to 28 February 2018;

phone 07711526252 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Windmill Lodges, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Self- Catering Log Cabins, Suffolk Countryside.

Collection of 4 star rated log cabins in rural Suffolk, ideal for a relaxing self-catering holiday, each lodge features its own private hot tub and the lodges are located around a tranquil lake.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £594 to £1124 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 02 January 1970 to 21 January 2018; from 02 January 1970 to 21 January 2018; from 22 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 22 January 2018 to 21 February 2018;

phone 01728 685338 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Anglia.

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.

Price range from £350 to £460 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 02 February 2018 to 13 February 2018; from 02 March 2018 to 29 March 2018; from 02 April 2018 to 06 April 2018;

phone 01473811755 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Toad Hall, Swilland, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

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

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.

Price range from £920 to £1570 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 11 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 30 January 2018 to 09 February 2018; from 19 February 2018 to 23 February 2018;

phone 020 8340 7421 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Post Office, Higham, Colchester, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering Cottage, Constable Country.

Unique 3 bedroom holiday cottage, originally a Post Office, both pet and family-friendly with a private enclosed garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £700 to £1400 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 31 January 2018 to 05 February 2018; from 09 February 2018 to 11 February 2018; from 16 February 2018 to 10 March 2018;

phone 01206 337470 emailClick here to email owner more info >
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