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Short Cottage Breaks in Suffolk

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A traditional coastal holiday home resting in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Pet-friendly. Sea views. Close to a beach. Saxmundham 7.4 miles; Orford 11.5 miles; Southwold 18.1 miles. (Ref. 1117145)

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3 nights from £1403

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A contemporary mews house resting in Southwold, Suffolk. Close to a beach. Pet-friendly. Close to a pub. Dunwich 8.6 miles; Halesworth 9 miles; 17.8 miles. (Ref. 1117114)

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3 nights from £612

  • Sleeps4
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A charming cottage in the heart of the idyllic town of Southwold, Suffolk. Ground-floor. Family-friendly. Close to beach. WiFi.. Aldeburgh 17.9 miles; Orford 24.3 miles; Felixstowe 39.6 miles. (Ref. 1148077)

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3 nights from £533

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Bumbles Retreat is a delightful shepherds hut resting in the countryside of Whepstead near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Couples’ retreat. Close to pub. Bury St Edmunds 5.8 miles; Cambridge 31.8 miles. (Ref. 1149912)

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  • Ground floor bedroom

3 nights from £269

  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
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Ivy Cottage is a detached cottage situated on a quiet road leading to the coast, tucked away on the idyllic Mersea Island, Essex. Near a beach. Colchester 10.3 miles; Clacton-on-Sea 23.7 miles. (Ref. 1141167)

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3 nights from £405

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  • Bedrooms7
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West House Farm is a stylish, three-storey farmhouse in Theberton near Leiston, Suffolk. Off-road parking. Woodburning stoves. Family-friendly. Garden. Aldringham 3.1 mile; Thorpeness 4.8 miles; Aldeburgh 6.1 miles. (Ref. 1144609)

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A charming character cottage in the idyllic village of Walberswick in Suffolk. Family-friendly. Parking. Close to sea. WiFi. Southwold 8.4 miles; Aldeburgh 15.3 miles; Felixstowe 37.5 miles. (Ref. 1144180)

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3 nights from £528

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A countryside cottage resting in Orford, Suffolk. Close to a pub. Rural location. Aldeburgh 11.2 miles; Framlingham 14.4 miles; Felixstowe 24.9 miles. (Ref. 1145037)

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3 nights from £508

  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
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Lodge Cottage is a wonderful, detached property resting in Little Oakley near Ramsey, Essex. Period features. Enclosed garden. Close to amenities. Harwich 1.9 miles; Bradfield 6.2 miles; Colchester 18.7 miles. (Ref. 1146120)

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3 nights from £590

  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
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A beautiful period thatched cottage in Cavendish, Suffolk. Pet-friendly. Parking. Garden. WiFi. Clare 4.2 miles; Long Melford 4.6 miles; Lavendham 8.2 miles. (Ref. 1140992)

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3 nights from £807

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A detached coastal holiday cottage resting in Walberswick, Suffolk. Close to a beach. Rural location. Dunwich 6.1 miles; Southwold 8.4 miles; Aldeburgh 15.3 miles. (Ref. 1145947)

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3 nights from £915

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  • Sleeps10
  • Bedrooms5
  • PetsYes
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Manor Farm Barn is a glorious, 17th-century, Grade II-listed barn conversion in Thorndon, Suffolk. Hot tub. Character features. Private parking. Eye 3.2 miles; Bury St Edmunds 26.9 miles. (Ref. 1098146)

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3 nights from £1181

  • Sleeps8
  • Bedrooms4
  • PetsNo
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A three-storey seafront property resting in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Sea Views. Close to a beach. Thorpeness 2.5 miles; Snape 5.5 miles; Orford 11.8 miles; Southwold 18.8 miles. (Ref. 1138519)

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3 nights from £1263

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsNo
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Black Sheep Cottage is a characterful, terraced cottage in the countryside of Peasenhall, near Saxmundham, Suffolk. Original features. Woodburning stove. Saxmundham 5.3 miles; Halesworth 8 miles; Southwold 13.5 miles. (Ref. 1146396)

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An outstanding holiday home near Thorpeness in Suffolk. Pet-friendly. Family-friendly. WiFi. Gardens. Welcome gift. Aldeburgh 2 miles; Orford 12.1 miles; Southwold 16.4 miles; Felixstowe 30.8 miles. (Ref. 1135103)

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3 nights from £860

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
  • PetsYes
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Number 54 is a lovely family lodge settled into a holiday park in Stonham Aspal, Suffolk. Open-plan. On-site facilities. Off-road parking. Ipswich 12.8 miles; Aldeburgh 23.9 miles; Felixstowe 26.9 miles. (Ref. 1140976)

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3 nights from £358

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  • Sleeps10
  • Bedrooms4
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    4.8

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An outstanding holiday home in the heart of Southwold in Suffolk. Spacious. Family-friendly. Parking. WiFi. Aldeburgh 18 miles; Woodbridge 27.1 miles; Felixstowe 39.7 miles. (Ref. 1123304)

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3 nights from £1115

When planning your next getaway, consider short breaks in Suffolk. The region offers a plethora of attractions and activities that can be enjoyed by the whole family. With its rich heritage, fascinating history, and vibrant culture, there is always something to do or explore.

Why Short Breaks in Suffolk?

Suffolk is blessed with 50 miles of magnificent coastline, offering breath-taking views, long sandy beaches, and scenic hiking trails for your short break in Suffolk. The wetland Broads and two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty ensure that stunning landscapes are never in short supply. Quaint country villages are scattered throughout the region, exuding charm, and character. Here, you can wander through shops, indulge in a leisurely pub lunch, and admire local produce at nearby farms and farm shops. The region's protected areas of land are teeming with unique flora and fauna, providing ample opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts. Explore Suffolk by foot or bicycle during your short break, from leisurely strolls in Thetford Forest Park and Needham Lake Nature Reserve to more adventurous treks along the coast.

Places to Visit Near Suffolk Short Breaks

Suffolk boasts a wealth of must-visit towns and villages, with one of the most popular being Aldeburgh. This coastal resort features a shingle beach, where you can enjoy scenic walks to Thorpeness. Additionally, several independent shops and eateries line the high street, so you can enjoy a memorable shopping trip here! Alternatively, travel to Southwold, another delightful town boasting a sandy beach, bustling pier and a picturesque town centre.

Enjoy even more charming spots during a Suffolk short break:

Snape

Lavenham

Framlingham Castle

Types of Suffolk Holidays

Fancy a longer break in Suffolk? Explore this selection of holiday cottages in Suffolk for more options. If you’d like a late deal, we recommend checking out this offering of last-minute cottages in Suffolk. Taking your pooch with you? You can look forward to exploring the county’s sights together from these pet-friendly cottages in Suffolk. When it comes to seaside breaks to remember, these Suffolk coast cottages have you covered.

If you want to explore more UK destinations, this array of short/weekend breaks might be ideal for you.