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This attractive, little semi-detached cottage sits beside a quiet country lane with gently sloping views down across grass meadows towards Dunwich village and the sea. Set in an enclosed garden it is warm and welcoming with comfortable accommodation and a real coal fire to put your feet up in front of.
It is in a walkers' paradise, behind the cottage the road meanders gently up into pine forests and heathlands with numerous way-marked trails open for public access, perfect for dog walks and for spotting the local wildlife. Another highlight is the amazing bird life on the heath and at RSPB Minsmere that is home to rare and migrating birds, on the coastal lagoons and reedbeds, such as bittern, marsh harriers and avocet.
A gentle short walk will bring you to the village pub, The Ship Inn and beyond that to the vast sweep of Dunwich beach. For a change of scenery the pretty seaside towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh are a short drive away. If you are looking for other ways to entertain your family during your stay we run events and activities here and at many of our Suffolk properties throughout the year. For inspiration click on the ‘Nearby’ tab above.
Heating: Oil central heating included.
Parking: Parking is available for two cars.
Garden: A small enclosed garden on three sides of the house.
Offers: Holiday Cottage guests have free entry to nearby Sutton Hoo and other selected East of England National Trust properties during their stay (listings in cottage welcome folder).
Short breaks bookable within 4 weeks of the start date all year at this cottage.
Please note: There is a honey bee nest in a disused chimney at Bridge Farm Cottage, the small bees are non aggressive and can be seen outside flying around the chimney top, particularly on warmer days.
Occasionally, a few stray bees may drop down the wrong chimney during the day. Should this happen they may be found on the hearth or on the carpet near to the open fireplace.
If required we can seal the fireplace with a board but, unfortunately, this would mean that use of the open fire would be difficult.
The ancient kingdom of East Anglia has preserved much of its unspoilt character, rural landscape, architecture and traditions with attractions ranging from the University city of Cambridge and the Cathedral city of Ely, to glorious, often deserted, sandy beaches, lots of seaside fun, outdoor pursuits and the unspoilt waterways of The Broads. National Trust places in East Anglia are equally varied, ranging from the magnificent Blickling Hall in Norfolk, the impressive rotunda at Ickworth, near Bury St. Edmunds, the elegant Anglesey Abbey, to the dramatic coastline at Dunwich Heath, with its neighbouring RSPB sanctuary and the Anglo-Saxon royal burial site at Sutton Hoo.