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!
Baytree House in Lowestoft is a classic Victorian guesthouse; with chic and elegant touches whilst retaining a comforting and homely atmosphere. With nine individually decorated rooms and a separate annex for families of up to five people, there is plenty of room for all parties.
Just a stone's throw from the beach at Pakefield, nearby you will also find the relaxing gardens at Sparrows Nest and Gunton Cliffs - perfect for a brisk and bracing cliff top walk. All rooms include Wi-Fi, tea and coffee facilities and DVD players as well as a continental breakfast which can be up-graded to a full English for just £6.95.
To book visit http://www.baytreehouselowestoft.co.uk/
Indulge in a retreat to the peaceful Bawdey 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/
Crown House B&B, Great Glemham
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/
Five Acre Barn
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.
Hare Lodge Holidays
Located in the pretty village of Peasenhall, Hare Lodge offers guests a choice of four beautiful boutique rooms and suites, each with its own unique character and style. Guests can also stay in ‘Rose Cottage’, which sleeps up to three people and has its own kitchen- great for self-catering.
Hare Lodge is set in two acres of stunning mature gardens within the grounds of the old hall which dates back to 1860. Breakfast is served in the light and airy orangery where you can enjoy views of the wildlife, including the flock of free-range chickens.
To book visit https://www.harelodgeholidays.co.uk/
Winner of the Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards Best Bed and Breakfast 2019, Manor Farm is a sympathetically refurbished authentic Suffolk Farmhouse. It’s tranquil rural location with gorgeous views, combined with elegant stylings and luxurious finishing touches make for a stay that’s deeply relaxing and comfortable.
Lovers of all things equestrian will enjoy the views out over the paddocks with their equine residents and you might even bump into one of the award winning Lincoln Red cows, who also reside on the surrounding farmland. The breakfasts are locally sourced and even the continental option includes boiled eggs from the free-range chickens on site.
To book visit https://manorfarmknodishall.com/
Oak Tree Farm
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/
For a stay in the heart of the rural Suffolk countryside you simply must visit Rendham Hall. This beautiful old traditional farmhouse has stunning views across ancient meadows and is a great location for exploring the coast on foot or by bike. Choose from three spacious rooms and enjoy a breakfast cooked to order using quality local ingredients.
Look out for the resident herd of Shetland ponies and be sure to enquire about the homemade ice cream, produced on site. The farm is also home to an eco campsite for anyone looking for a natural stay!
To book visit https://www.rendhamhall.co.uk/
Tirah Guest House
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 Old Rectory
A peaceful, relaxing and pleasurable break is guaranteed at The Old Rectory in Kessingland. Finalist in the 2019 ‘Best Bed and Breakfast’ Tourism Awards, the B&B has perfected the art of hospitality, delighting in ensuring visitors have everything they could possibly need for a fantastic stay. The majestic building has several spacious rooms and is surrounded by lush gardens.
Minutes from the beach and cliffs, it’s the perfect place for walkers, bird watchers and cyclists to relax. There are a range of options for breakfast including full English, kippers, scrambled eggs, porridge and fruit salad; perfect for setting you up for a day of adventure.
To book visit https://www.theoldrectorybandb.com/
The Toll House
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
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 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
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!