Southwold Holiday Cottages

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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £76 £141
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £78 £149
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-43%
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £68 £119
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Find a dreamlike holiday home for as little as £43 per night by searching and comparing the 966 options on offer in Southwold. HomeToGo immediately sorts all of these accommodation options to help you save up to 39%!

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Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Southwold from just £43 per night

House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £54
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4.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £62
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £63
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4.5
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £81
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4.9
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £83
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5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £83
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4.9
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £32
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £50
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £89
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £73
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £93
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £95
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £53
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Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £134
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Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £130
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £86
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £113
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4.6
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Southwold, Waveney District, United Kingdom
from £130
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5.0
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Southwold

  • Kitchen (925)
  • Internet (855)
  • TV (836)
  • Washer (745)
  • Dishwasher (686)
  • No smoking (493)
  • Garden (491)
  • Pet allowed (433)
  • Parking (426)
  • Fireplace (254)
  • Cot (207)
  • No pets (198)

The Weather in Southwold



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Above are the weather conditions for Southwold. July is the warmest month in Southwold, with average daily maximum temperatures of 22°. However, temperatures can go lower than 1° in Southwold in February. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is September.

Accommodation options in Southwold

843 out of the 966 listed properties in Southwold are house rentals. They account for most of the properties in this destination (80.52%). The median size of house rentals in Southwold is 107 m², with a median price of £196 a night. Furthermore, this type of lodging tends to be great for medium-sized groups and families, since the majority of house rentals can host groups of 5. Apartment rentals are the other most typical accommodation type in Southwold. Apartment rentals have an average size of 63 m² in Southwold.

Discover an English coastal gem with Southwold holiday lettings

Located on Suffolk’s north-eastern coast, Southwold is a picturesque seaside town offering all the simple pleasures of an English coastal getaway. Here you'll find unspoilt beaches, a pier ideal for strolling and a number of excellent independent pubs, shops and cafés.

Unwind and relax as you enjoy the restorative qualities of this charming seaside town. Book a Southwold holiday cottage and discover a charming destination that has somehow slipped under the tourist radar.

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Getting There

How to get to Southwold

While trains are relatively regular from London, driving is perhaps the best way to get to Suffolk. You'll appreciate having a car during your stay as it will really make getting around this rural area easier.

Weather & Climate

Weather in Southwold

Like the rest of the East Anglia region, Southwold benefits from some of the most agreeable weather conditions in the UK. Mild temperatures during winter and warm weather in spring and summer make it a great place to visit year-round. The region also sees some of the lowest rainfall in the UK.

Attractions

What to do in Southwold

Southwold is a great place for a holiday and just being here to soak up the ambience is a delight in itself. It’s a destination that will delight fans of the outdoors, wildlife, history and much more.

The town's most iconic attraction is the lighthouse, which is located in the town centre. Constructed in 1889, visitors are able to take part in a short tour to learn about the history and continued operation of this structure.

Also located nearby is the town’s other famous attraction, the Southwold Pier, which stretches some 200 metres out into the sea. One of the best-preserved piers in the country, it is thriving with activity. A selection of bars and shops lend a great atmosphere to the area.

There are also plenty of fun family attractions on the pier. There’s the House of Games, a Wacky Walk of Mirrors, a telescope and a slightly cheeky Water Clock. A highlight is the Under the Pier Show, a collection of zany arcade machines that are great fun to play with.

Enjoy a quirky day out by visiting the Amber Museum, which, as you may have guessed, is dedicated entirely to amber. You’ll learn what it is, its development over millions of years and its vital relation to insects. Another unique attraction is the Electric Picture Palace, a cinema that has been designed to look like it’s come straight from the early 20th century. This intimate theatre hosts a variety of films, including old-time movies in black and white.

Finally, if staying in a Southwold holiday cottage between May and September then make sure to stop by the Southwold Summer Theatre, which shows plays by famous and not-so-famous names.

Family Activities

Southwold with children

Your children will love staying at your Southwold holiday letting just as much as you will – after all, there’s plenty of activities to keep them occupied during their stay.

Get them out into the great outdoors along the Treasure Trails network, a series of twelve trails that track the Suffolk landscape and document its history. One of the trails is in Southwold and takes you past many areas of natural interest, with signs to guide the way and inform you about the various sights.

On warm afternoons, leave your Southwold holiday home and head over to the Southwold putting green, which is located close to the beach and offers a great day out for the whole family. Elsewhere is Southwold Maize Maze, a maze that is just as entertaining as it is challenging. Once you’ve found your way out of the maize labyrinth, you’ll be able to enjoy a picnic while enjoying views of the River Blyth, home to many bird species.

Sights & things to do in Southwold

What to see in Southwold: Distilleries, lighthouses, and museums

Southwold Pier

Southwold's historic pier juts 190m out into the North Sea. As well as offering a breath of fresh sea breeze, it's also lined with quaint shops, quirky attractions, and great places to eat.

Southwold Lighthouse

Southwold is home to a working lighthouse that towers 31m above the town, situated minutes from the seafront. You can take a tour around the Grade-II listed building and its 113 steps.

Alfred Corry Lifeboat Museum

Housed in an early 20th-century lifeboat shed, the Alfred Corry Museum offers a fascinating insight into the lives of Suffolk's former lifeboat crews.

Southwold Maize Maze

A five-minute drive from Southwold, the Maize Maze is an eight-acre puzzle of pathways ploughed into the crops. There are also go-karts, a bouncy castle, and a haunted marquee.

Adnams Distillery

Copper House Distillery is owned by renowned local brewer Adnams. The tour explains its unique distilling process and offers incredible views over the North Sea.

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