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Ultimate Guide to B&Bs

The glorious Suffolk coast is in prime position for sunny beachside stays and coastal hideaways. Pay a visit to one of the many homely and boutique B&Bs available for adventurous explorers and sun-seeking holidaymakers!

Bawdsey Hall

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Indulge in a retreat to the peaceful Bawdsey Hall where you can hideaway in the healing natural surroundings, perfect for wildlife seekers, walkers and birdwatchers.

Located on a small private nature reserve, visitors can try their hand at a spot of wildlife photography or explore entomology. The rooms are spacious and calm, with every mod-con including bathrobes and a flat screen TV, with a live link to the nest cameras so you can watch wildlife from the comfort of your room. During your visit you can enroll on a wildlife photography experience or even a bird identification course!

To book visit https://www.bawdseyhall.com/

Blyth Lodge

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In the quiet hamlet of Chediston, 2 miles outside of Halesworth, Blyth House has 3 pretty bedrooms; a family room with ensuite, kingsize bed and a double sofa bed, a twin/kingsize with adjacent shower room and the King ensuite which is dog friendly.

Located down a long drive, guests have their own entrance and use of a shared kitchenette with fridge, microwave and toaster. A breakfast of cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit salad, Greek yoghurts, granola, toast with jams, honey and marmalade, fruit juices and tea and coffee will set you up for a day of exploring The Suffolk Coast.

To book visit https://www.blythlodgebandbchediston.co.uk/

Crown House

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Crown House B&B offers luxury, boutique style accommodation and is steeped in traditional charm combined with classy and elegant contemporary décor. Dating back to the 16th century, the rooms contain details to make your stay simply divine, such as Egyptian cotton bedding, fine down duvets and sturdy mahogany sleigh beds.

Breakfasts feature produce from the famous Pump Street bakery in Orford and the award winning craft butchers Salter and King in Aldeburgh. With it’s original features and homely atmosphere you are sure to be transported to a place of pure relaxation. 

To book visit http://www.crownhousebedandbreakfast.com/

The Cross Keys

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Snuggle up in front of a roaring fires as enjoy a pint of Adnams beer and delicious pub food before making your way to your cosy bedroom at The Cross Keys in Aldeburgh.

This Grade II listed pub in the heart of the coastal town oozes character and atmosphere. There are 3 characterful double bedrooms with complimentary WiFi, a TV, and tea and coffee making facilities. The en-suite bathrooms have been stylishly decorated with showers over baths and luxury Tyneham toiletries are provide to use during your stay. 

Enjoy a breakfast made with locally sourced ingredients before setting off for a walk along the beach and a wander around the shops, delis and boutiques in the town.

To book visit https://thecrosskeysaldeburgh.co.uk/

Dingle Marsh Barns

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Set in the heart of the picturesque village of Dunwich and just a short walk from the sea, Dingle Marsh Barns is the perfect place to enjoy walking, relaxing and great pub grub!

Each of the rooms and cottages have been lovingly renovated from its former occupation as an agricultural dwelling in the 18th century. The newly renovated and brand new bed & breakfast rooms have super king beds, a large waterfall shower, their own private seating area with access to Sky and Netflix during your stay.

To book visit https://www.dinglemarshbarns.co.uk/

The Dolphin Inn

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Situated in the heart of the charming village of Thorpeness, The Dolphin Inn is a stone's throw away from the beach and the meare and just a short drive from Aldeburgh.

There are three double bedrooms with ensuites, each with flat screen televisions, digital radio alarm clocks and free access to wireless broadband. Two of the upgraded bathrooms include a rain style shower over the bath! In the morning, find a seat in the Garden Room tuck into a hearty breakfast made with locally sourced ingredients. 

To book visit https://www.thorpenessdolphin.com/

Five Acre Barn

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Five Acre Barn is a stunning contemporary B&B set in five acres of tranquil woodland and only a short walk from the seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Thorpeness.

The scandi style will put you in a ‘Hygge’ induced state of serious relaxation and each of the five bright rooms has their own sitting room, bathroom and access to the garden. Enjoy the complimentary tea, coffee and baked goodies, play a board game by the wood burner in the barn, or even indulge in a spa treatment. Breakfast is provided as well as an honesty bar with a whole range of tipples and locally sourced snacks. 

To book visit https://www.fiveacrebarn.co.uk/

The Five Bells Inn

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Just a short drive from Southwold, The Five Bells Inn is a characterful country pub, offering a cosy and quiet base from which to explore Suffolk's beautiful coast and countryside. 

With its open fires and wooden beams, it's a cosy place to enjoy award-winning Adnams beers and delicious food with 3 simple, stylish bedrooms in the old stable block. Two rooms are doubles with showers and the larger room has a double bed as well as a single bed with a shower over a bath. The rooms are dog-friendly too so you can enjoy a getaway with your 4-legged friend, making the most of local walks along the coast.

To book visit https://www.fivebellswrentham.co.uk/

The Mill Inn

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The historic Mill Inn is a 16th century seafront pub with restaurant in the coastal town of Aldeburgh. The pub also has newly renovated, charming bedrooms, each with a view of the beach and sea. The kingsize rooms have walk in bathrooms/wet rooms, flat screen TVs with Netflix, tea & coffee making facilities and parking - so you can enjoy exploring all this popular Suffolk coast town has to offer.

Breakfast is included in your stay and after a day on the beach, head to the restaurant and order their famous 14 hour smoked beef brisket and smoked king rib racks; smoked on site in the American smoking oven.

Book a room at https://millinnaldeburgh.co.uk/

Oak Tree Farm

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Set within 6 acres and surrounded by the Suffolk countryside near Yoxford, Oak Tree Farm B&B is a Georgian farmhouse with three ensuite double/twin bedrooms all with character features and period charm. All rooms have views across the farmland and the resident horses. 

Nature lovers are well suited here, as the farm is ideally located for walkers and cyclists to explore the quiet lanes and byways and being just a few miles from RSPB Minsmere is the perfect place for birdwatchers to stay.

To book visit https://manorfarmknodishall.com/

River View

River View  - View of cottage and gardens and river

Boasting breathtaking views of the Alde estuary, tucked away in a secluded location at Iken Cliff, near Aldeburgh, River View B&B is a newly refurbished bed & breakfast for two.

Just a short walk from Snape Maltings concert hall, cafés, shops and a pub, your stay includes a one bedroom cottage (with either a double or twin beds) plus the entire space including entrance hall, bedrooms, bathroom (with walk-in shower), breakfast area and sitting room. The simple but tasty Continental breakfast typically includes granola, cereal, yoghurt, milk, butter, bread/toast, jam and marmalade, plus tea, coffee (Lavazza coffee machine, cafetiere or instant) and orange juice.

To book visit https://www.ikencanoe.co.uk/river-view-home.html

Tirah Guest House

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Located within walking distance of Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and the North Warren nature reserve, the Tirah Guest house is perfectly situated for visitors looking for a relaxing base to explore the local area.

This New England style accommodation boasts eight guest rooms, all with ensuite shower rooms, TVs with Sky, comfy chairs and tea and coffee making facilities. Shower Rooms are also equipped with towels and toiletries - so you can travel light! You stay includes a delicious full English breakfast cooked to your liking.

To book visit https://tirahbedandbreakfastaldeburgh.co.uk

The Sail Loft

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Situated in the popular seaside town of Southwold, but tucked away down a quiet road next to the sea, you will find The Sail Loft. Literally a stone's throw from the sea, this beach side hideaway is home to a restaurant and bar area and cosy bedrooms with stunning views as well as private patio areas and bath sea views.

All rooms are furnished with TVs, luxury shower rooms and tea and coffee making facilities. Breakfast is served in the restaurant, which is also open for lunch and dinner, with live entertainment on offer at the weekends.

Book online at https://www.sailloftsouthwold.uk/

The Toll House

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This Victorian property in Aldeburgh is a great place to stay to enjoy the delights of this pretty seaside town, while exploring the local highlights such as Minsmere nature reserve or the archeological marvels at Sutton Hoo. It is located only minutes walk away from the beach, as well as a range of delightful cafes and restaurants.

The B&B itself is comfortable, light and airy boasting five double and two twin guest rooms, with three ground floor rooms for easy access. Delicious breakfast is served in a bright conservatory at the back of the property, including a range of yummy homemade preserves and marmalades.

To book visit http://www.tollhousealdeburgh.com/home-page

Valley Farmhouse

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Step back in time and stay in Tudor luxury at the Valley Farmhouse B&B; an exclusive grade II fifteenth century Suffolk Farmhouse set in four acres of rural wilderness in Westhall. 

The Tudor suite includes private use of the stately drawing room, a toasty wood burner, ensuite and six foot four poster bed. This atmospheric and romantic room has views over the courtyard and gardens. There are other gorgeous rooms too, all with original features and luxury finishing touches.

The full English breakfast includes sausages produced on the farm from the rare breed old spot pigs and freshly collected free range eggs. 

To book visit https://valleyfarmhousebandb.co.uk/

Vicarage Farmhouse

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Vicarage Farmhouse is a carefully restored grade two-listed farmhouse, with bright and cosy rooms that boast many original features such as the lovely exposed beams. The breakfast is hearty and made with love using locally sourced produce. There are many options to choose from including avocado and poached eggs on a muffin, scrambled eggs and smoked salmon and even banana and oat pancakes drizzled in honey. 

Situated on a quiet country lane near to the historic town of Bungay, just a five-minute drive away. If you pay a visit to Bungay you will be able to enjoy the quaint tearooms and interesting shops as well as the characterful local pubs.  

To book visit https://www.vicaragefarmhousebandb.com/

Willow Tree Cottage

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Set within an orchard on the outskirts of Kelsale, Willow Tree B&B is a picturesque cottage, just a short drive or walk from Snape Maltings. The light and airy rooms are complimented by the cosy bedding and antique pine furniture.

While away the hours in the pretty garden, with many visiting birds. Breakfast is a joy, with a full English, Kedgeree and homemade marmalade and preserves to start your day. 

To book visit https://www.willowtreecottage.me.uk/


For full accommodation listings on The Suffolk Coast, take a look at our Places to Stay Guide!



where to stay

The Cross Keys

The Cross Keys

This lovely Grade II listed pub in the heart of Aldeburgh oozes character and atmosphere and is a melting pot of locals and visitors alike. 

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Free wifi

The Five Bells Inn

The Five Bells Inn

The Five Bells Inn is a characterful country pub located within easy reach of Southwold, offering a cosy and quiet base from which to explore Suffolk's beautiful coast and countryside. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly

Valley Farmhouse B&B

Valley Farmhouse B&B

Forming part of a Grade II star 15th Century Suffolk Farmhouse set in 4 acres of grounds in rural Westhall close to Southwold and the heritage coast.

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Free wifi

Tirah Guest House

Tirah Guest House

Tirah Guest House is situated 2 miles from Aldeburgh and Thorpeness on the Suffolk Coast and offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation with five ground floor and three first floor rooms.

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Free wifi Wheelchair Accessible

The Toll House Aldeburgh

The Toll House Aldeburgh

The Toll House offers a cozy and comfortable getaway in perennially popular Aldeburgh. 

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Free wifi

Blyth Lodge B&B

Blyth Lodge B&B

Blyth Lodge is a small 3 bed B&B in the quiet hamlet of Chediston, 2 miles outside of Halesworth.

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Free wifi Dog friendly

The Mill Inn

The Mill Inn

The Mill Inn is a 16th century seafront pub and restaurant with accommodation in the coastal town of Aldeburgh, located opposite the famous Moot Hall, museum and beach.

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Free wifi

cliff house

cliff house

Dingle Marsh Barns set in the heart of the picturesque village of Dunwich, provides the perfect staycation spot on the Suffolk Coast.

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Free wifi

River View

River View

River View offers Bed & Breakfast accommodation close to the Suffolk coast with extraordinary views of a stunning estuary, providing privacy, comfort and style. It is located on the southern bank of the Alde estuary at Iken Cliff, near Aldeburgh, one mile down stream of the renowned Snape Maltings concert hall, café, shops and pub.

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Free wifi

Oak Tree Farm Bed and Breakfast

Oak Tree Farm Bed and Breakfast

Yoxford

Oak Tree farm is set in six acres just outside Yoxford, surrounded by beautiful countryside and within a few miles of many of the attractions and lovely places in the area including Southwold, Aldeburgh and Framlingham.

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Free wifi Dog friendly

Five Acre Barn

Five Acre Barn

A stunning bed & breakfast, just a short walk from the beautiful Suffolk coastline and the seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Thorpeness.

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible EV charging

The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn

Situated on the village green of beautiful Walberswick and just a stones throw from the rolling sand dunes, stands The Bell Inn. This elegant, 600 year old pub is a home from home, steeped in history, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, big blue skies and fresh sea air!

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Free wifi Dog friendly

The Sail Loft

The Sail Loft

The Sail Loft is back and looking forward to welcoming old friends and new faces once again, so you can enjoy the delights of the relaxed café-bar restaurant. 

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Free wifi

Bawdsey Hall

Bawdsey Hall

Bawdsey Hall is situated on a small nature reserve providing opportunities for photographers, birders, entomologists, lepidopterists, wildlife enthusiasts and anyone wanting to relax in quiet surroundings.

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Free wifi

Crown House, Great Glemham

Crown House, Great Glemham

Crown House is a large cottage (originally 3 labourers cottages) with attractive gardens in a very quiet location, next to a lovely pub in the picturesque village of Great Glemham; just 3 minutes from the A12 and 15 minutes from the sea.


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Free wifi Dog friendly

Willow Tree Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Willow Tree Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Willow Tree Cottage Bed and Breakfast is a contemporary cottage built in the old style, set in an old orchard on the edge of the village of Kelsale.

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Free wifi

The Dolphin Inn

The Dolphin Inn

The Dolphin Inn is perfectly situated in the beautiful village of Thorpeness, a stone's throw away from the beach, meare and bustling town of Aldeburgh.

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Dog friendly

Vicarage Farmhouse B&B

Vicarage Farmhouse B&B

Offering a home from home experience in a restored Grade 2 listed farmhouse set along a quiet country lane with beautiful views. 

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Free wifi