Hideaway Cottage In Leiston

Leiston, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, Country village

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

Outside Description

There is a small terrace at the front of the cottage. At the rear of the cottage there is an enclosed garden which has a barbecue and seating, accessed via kitchen door.

Downstairs Description

Sitting Room The front door leads directly into the sitting room with a large sofa and two armchairs, a wood burning stove and a large flat screen TV. Dining Area The dining area has a table to seat 4. Kitchen The kitchen is at the back of the house, containing a dishwasher, washing machine and full height larder fridge and freezer. There is an electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Shower room The shower room is accessed through the kitchen at the back of the cottage. This is a modern shower room with a wash basin and WC along with a storage cabinet with mirror.

First Floor Description

Master Bedroom Situated at the rear of the cottage with a King size bed. The room has a chest of drawers along with bedside tables and lamps. Bedroom Two Has a double bed with a bedside table and lamp.

Dogs Welcome: Two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge) but please note they are not allowed upstairs.
Child Friendly: Infants welcome. Please bring your own cot and high chair.
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Tourist Attractions:
  • 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
  • Thetford Priory: The Priory of Our Lady of Thetford was one of the largest and most important monasteries in medieval East Anglia. Founded in the early 12th century, Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Parrot: The cosy restaurant is set on two levels and offers lots of corners for that candle-lit dinner. With its wonky walls and wooden beams this 500-year-old pub is soaked in history which bring such charm to the restaurant. Visit website
  • White Horse Hotel: A family run 18th century coaching inn in the historic town of Leiston. We offer fantastic food, live music and a large beer garden. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Co-op: In Leiston Visit website
  • Waitrose : In Saxundham which is 6 miles away so you could pre order your grocery delivery ready for your arrival. 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