“Modern, eco-friendly, easy-access cottages not far from popular Southwold” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Swallow Barn and Rookyard Cottage are furnished to a high standard and sleep up to 4 people. Both are eco-friendly, detached and single-storey with easy, level access for wheelchair users. Each cottage features solar hot water and oil-fired central heating together with a log-burning stove ensuring cosy accommodation. These comfortable holiday cottages both have two bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities. One en-suite at each cottage has been especially equipped for use by disabled guests. There is parking space for up to two cars at each property .
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- Total units: 2
- Maximum occupancy: 4
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About the area
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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