The Fish Store At Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh, Suffolk , Seaside town

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

The Fish Store is behind Reed Books at 115 High Street in Aldeburgh. An alley takes you to the courtyard gate where you’ll find the entrances to The Fish Store and its sister property, Meant To Be. There’s restricted roadside parking on the high street, car parks within an easy distance, or unrestricted parking on The Terrace which is up the town steps on the road above the high street.

Downstairs Description

The front door opens off a courtyard shared with the neighbouring holiday home, Meant To Be, which can be booked in conjunction with The Fish Store to accommodate four guests. Steep stairs rise ahead of you, there’s space to hang coats and leave footwear and the shower room is to the left, with door to the bedroom.

Shower Room Unusually, the shower room is part of the entrance to this unique holiday cottage, shielded by a curtain for privacy and it is well equipped with a quality corner shower, washbasin.

Bedroom A charming room with double bed under the window, a bedside shelf and wardrobe with rail and shelves.

First Floor Description

Steep wooden stairs (similar to a ladder) with a rope to steady you, rise to the living room with a small safety gate at the top.

Living Room Wonderfully laid out with a kitchen area at one end, breakfast bar with a couple of stools and comfortable sitting area, complete with wood burning stove and, in the day time.

The kitchen is incredibly well equipped for a compact property, with a

A couple of attractive bucket chairs have occasional tables between them and a TV for your entertainment.

Other Notes

No smoking or unaccompanied teenagers permitted at the property. High heels should be avoided on the ground floor due to the oak flooring.

Child Friendly
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Tourist Attractions:
  • Thetford Priory: The extensive remains of one of the most important East Anglian monasteries, the Cluniac Priory of Our Lady of Thetford and the burial place of the earls and dukes of Norfolk for 400 years. Visit website
  • Thelnetham Windmill: A small tower mill with patent sails, built in 1819. It worked until 1924. Restored to working order 1980-87 by members and friends of the Suffolk Mills Group. Visit website
  • Grime’s Graves: Is the only Neolithic flint mine open to visitors in Britain and well worth a visit. This grassy lunar landscape of 400 pits was first named Grim’s Graves by the Anglo-Saxons. It was not until one of them was excavated in 1870 that they were identified as flint mines dug over 5,000 years ago. Visit website
  • Stanton Windmill: A post mill, one in which the whole of the superstructure, complete with sails and all machinery, turns on top of a single post. It has been restored back to its former glory over the last twenty years and is the only windmill in Suffolk regularly producing flour, and one of only a handful of post mills still in working order in the UK. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Regatta : is a luxurious restaurant located on Aldeburgh’s Highstreet serving all kinds of dishes and a large selection of drinks available. From April to September the emphasis of the menu is on locally caught fish and seafood. However, there is vegetarian, poultry and meat dishes available all year round. Visit website
  • Lighthouse Restaurant : Is another of the main restaurants in the town, that has a great range of quality and food that will delight, service is really attentive. The ambience is slightly more relaxed than the Regatta, so you can have fine dining but without too much formality. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Co-Op: in Aldeborugh Visit website
  • Waitrose: At Saxmundham, so why not pre order your grocery delivery ready for your arrival at the Cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • The Suffolk Coastal Cycle Route: Is based on a circular signed route on quiet roads, linking coastal villages between Felixstowe to Dunwich and then looping inland via the market towns of Framlingham and Woodbridge. Visit website
  • Aldeburgh Golf Club.: This Championship Course is ranked 31st in England by Golf World and is built on maritime heathland and is characterised by gorse-lined fairways and far reaching views of the River Alde and the North Sea. Fast-draining, sandy soil ensures that it plays well throughout the year. Visit website
  • Aldeburgh Has 2 Sailing Clubs: Both are located at the Slaughden Road end of the beach. Racing is held on Saturdays and bank holidays from the beginning of April to mid December. Visit website