Orford Castleís Great Tower is the sole reminder of Henry IIís massive fortress here, built to defend what was once a significant port until the sands shifted, though it is still important to the yachting community... Read More

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Jolly Sailor Inn

Jolly Sailor Inn
Built in the late 16th /early 17th Century, this atmospheric old Smugglers' Inn is timber-framed, the wood rumoured to have come from ships wrecked nearby. Todays clientele includes walkers, sailors, fishermen and visitors from further afield ... More | visit website

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Crown & Castle Hotel (0.08 miles)

Crown & Castle Hotel
The Crown and Castle is unlike almost any other hotel in Britain. Although extremely quietly positioned, it is not a country house hotel in the hackneyed, ruched-curtain, prohibitively expensive sense. Neither is it efficient but ... More | visit website
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Butley Priory (2.93 miles)

Butley Priory

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Deep in the wooded heathlands of Suffolk's Heritage Coast lies Butley Priory, all that remains of the Augustinian monastery founded in 1171. Set in its own 7 acres, within an ... More

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Brudenell Hotel (4.64 miles)

Brudenell Hotel

This newly refurbished award winning hotel is located right on the beach in the delightful Edwardian town of Aldeburgh. The 44 spacious bedrooms enjoy sea, river or marshland views. Unrivalled views can also be enjoyed ... More | visit website

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White Lion Hotel (5.10 miles)

White Lion Hotel

3 Star AA Hotel

Established in 1563, the White Lion Hotel was voted Highly Commended in the 2001 Hotel of the year awards. Enjoying a premier location on the sea front, the White Lion offers a ... More | visit website

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Wentworth Hotel (5.15 miles)

Wentworth Hotel
The Wentworth sits right on the edge of the beautiful Suffolk coast, looking out over Aldeburgh Beach. Since 1920, it has been run by the Pritt family and Michael Pritt, third generation and present owner, ... More | visit website
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The Ship Inn (5.46 miles)

The Ship Inn
The Ship Inn is a traditional country pub with detached chalet accommodation in the peaceful village of Blaxhall, just 2 miles from Snape and 6 miles from the Suffolk heritage coast at Aldeburgh.

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Fernlea (5.78 miles)


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Set down a quiet lane leading to Rendlesham Forest, just Ĺ mile from a walking and cycling route, this charming 18th century cottage has been painstakingly restored ... More

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Swiss Cottage (6.59 miles)

Swiss Cottage
Swiss Cottage is a newly established 4* luxury Bed and Breakfast conveniently located between Aldeburgh and Thorpeness. Our peaceful leafy location provides a relaxing base for anyone looking to visit the nearby pretty Suffolk villages. ... More | visit website
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Thorpeness Hotel & Golf Club (6.71 miles)

Thorpeness Hotel & Golf Club

The Hours Fly by Where Time Stood Still....... A genuine seaside 'hidden gem' near fashionable Aldeburgh, unique amongst holiday villages. Located adjacent to the Meare and gardens this hotel offers 30 large, well-decorated en-suite bedrooms, ... More | visit website

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Old Rectory (6.77 miles)

Old Rectory

Situated in the quiet village of Campse Ashe, minutes from Woodbridge, The Old Rectory is an elegant, spacious Georgian house surounded by beautiful, peaceful gardens. It is a modern country house with oriental touches and great ... More | visit website

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