Felixstowe 5 miles.
Nestled within the owners' smallholding, where they run a little shop selling eggs and home-grown vegetables, is 2 Hillside Cottages, boasting a lovely position on the outskirts of Felixstowe.
Enveloped by some fantastic walking and cycling routes, with a fishing lake nearby and a plethora of amenities awaiting at the surrounding hamlets and villages, choose this base for your next well-earned holiday in Suffolk.
Kick off your walking boots on the shoe rack in the vestibule and get ready to fully relax within the light and bright living room elevated by exposed wooden features and a toasty woodburner, which adds warmth to a cosy night in.
You can rustle up a tasty meal in the well-appointed kitchen or head out to one of the local pubs or restaurants for a bite to eat.
Upstairs, the king-size double bedroom overlooks the front garden and occupies a zip/link bed, ideal for flexible sleeping arrangements.
You can enjoy a quiet read before bed with the bedside table lamps to assist you and there is also plenty of storage space, while the twin bedroom is perfect for the kids.
Run yourself a bath in the contemporary-style bathroom after a long walk beside the sea, or wake up to a long shower before heading out to explore the local area.
To the exterior is a front enclosed garden, where you can relax with a drink at the end of a summer evening.
Head to the coast down at Felixstowe and discover a wealth of attractions, including the Felixstowe Museum, Landguard Point and the beautiful Edwardian architecture.
You also have the popular speedway track at Foxhall Stadium near Ipswich, while the small village of Waldringfield offers traditional pubs and lovely walks along the River Deben.
A wonderful getaway in East Anglia.
About the location
Ipswich 14 miles; Colchester 29 miles
Nestled between the rivers Orwell and Deben, this charming seaside town on the Suffolk coast, offers a wonderful mix of attractions and activities to suit all ages and interests. Steeped in history, this town dates back to before the Norman conquest of England, and its interesting heritage can be discovered at Felixstowe Museum, right on the tip of its sunny port, at Landguard Point. Don't miss a visit to Landguard Fort while in the area, where you can discover the rich military and maritime heritage by exploring the maze of rooms and passageways inside. This vibrant town also invites you to stroll along the seafront, taking in the fine Edwardian architecture; head to the thrilling children’s rides at Manning’s Amusements and Ocean Boulevard, and even hop on the little foot ferry for a trip to Bawdsey. This lovely, coastal village boasts a fascinating past, set on the beautiful Deben Peninsula, with Bawdsey RADAR and Bawdsey Manor to visit. Ipswich can be reached by car or train, and offers a selection of restaurants and bars overlooking the marina at the dock. This is one of England's oldest towns boasting the youngest Grade I listed building, which is located in the centre. Explore the beautiful landscapes within Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), rich with wildlife, this region is home to saltmarsh plants, wetland and coastal birds and a wide variety of mammals. Take a long walk beside the sea, a brisk stroll before lunch and cycling along quiet lanes. Those keen to try watersports, there is canoeing, rowing and windsurfing, among many other outdoor pursuits, as well as kitesurfing. A wonderful region to visit, all-year-round!