The Whinlands

“Homely feel, caring owners, great location for exploring the local area” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Thorpeness, Suffolk

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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
Disposable gloves; All brochures, maps of area, leaflets laminated as too cooker/washing machine owner manuals;

Our Inspector's view

9 The Whinlands is Grade II listed, a centrally heated large family home, perfect for big get-togethers. Enclosed garden near to the Dolphin Inn and village shop. The Thorpeness Hotel, a Country Club and The Meare with tearooms are nearby. The beaches are mainly sandy and behind the village a myriad of footpaths over heath and common land to explore. RSPB Minsmere. Sutton Hoo and Snape are also in the area. BT Infinity broadband also available.

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3 Star Self-Catering

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The Whinlands
9 The Whinlands, Thorpeness, Suffolk, IP16 4ND
Phone : 01728 748478

About the area

Discover Suffolk

Suffolk is Constable country, where the county’s crumbling, time-ravaged coastline spreads itself under wide skies to convey a wonderful sense of remoteness and solitude. Highly evocative and atmospheric, this is where rivers wind lazily to the sea and notorious 18th-century smugglers hid from the excise men. John Constable immortalised these expansive flatlands in his paintings in the 18th century, and his artwork raises the region’s profile to this day.

Walking is one of Suffolk’s most popular recreational activities. It may be flat but the county has much to discover on foot – not least the isolated Heritage Coast, which can be accessed via the Suffolk Coast Path. Southwold, with its distinctive, white-walled lighthouse standing sentinel above the town and its colourful beach huts and attractive pier features on many a promotional brochure. Much of Suffolk’s coastal heathland is protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and shelters several rare creatures including the adder, the heath butterfly and the nightjar. In addition to walking, there is a good choice of cycling routes but for something less demanding, visit some of Suffolk’s charming old towns, with streets of handsome, period buildings and picturesque, timber-framed houses.

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