The Watch Houses

Blackwater, Southwold, Suffolk, Seaside town

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

Outside Description

With only a low-lying cliff-edge and a near-private beach separating you from the sea, sit outside and enjoy the changing light of Suffolk’s big skies and appreciate nature at its best.

Downstairs Description

Layout of Each Property:

Bedroom 1: King size bed, sea views, en-suite bathroom containing bath and o/h shower

Bedroom 2: Super king bed with zip and link feature, sea views, en-suite bathroom containing shower.

Kitchen / Living Room: open plan containing two sofas, widescreen TV, fully-equipped kitchen and door opening onto decked terrace with outside furniture.

Utility Room: separate room on end of each property, containing washing machine / drying area and store area.

Other Notes

Please be aware The Listening Station is a dog friendly property, however we are keen to keep The Watch Room as a dog free property.

Ocean Lookout
Dogs Welcome
Group Getaways
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Tourist Attractions:
  • ALDEBURGH: A pretty coastal town on the river Alde in Suffolk which enjoys breathtaking views both seawards and following the River Alde inland. Possibly best known for having been the home of composer, Benjamin Britten and as the location of the internationally renowned Aldeburgh Festival. Visit website
  • Snape: The internationally renowned Snape Maltings, five miles from Aldeburgh, is one of the world’s leading centres of music. It offers inspiring concerts and festivals throughout the year, from the flagship Aldeburgh Festival in June to the folk, world and jazz of the Snape Proms throughout the month of August Visit website
  • Leiston Abbey: Is made up of the mainly 14th-century remains of an abbey of Premonstratensian canons. Among Suffolk’s most impressive monastic ruins, with some spectacular architectural features. Visit website
  • Sutton Ho: Near Woodbridge, is home to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. At this beautiful estate, with views over the River Deben, walk around the ancient burial mounds, learn about ship burial of an Anglo-Saxon king and visit the estate’s Edwardian house. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Harbour Inn: The daily menu showcases the freshest and finest local seafood including shrimps, sardines, monkfish, herring milts, with other pub classics too. Visit website
  • The Lord Nelson: We offer a varied menu including fresh soups, sandwiches and hot favourites such as our legendary fish and chips. All served daily from 12.00 -14.00 & 18.30 - 21.00 Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Co-op: In Southwold Visit website
  • Tesco: in Southwold, so you could pre order your grocery delivery ready for your arrival. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Iken Canoeing : Hire a canoe, kayak or paddleboard at Iken and discover creeks and flood waters on the Alde estuary between Snape and 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
  • 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