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Aldeburgh Music

Aldeburgh Music

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Best Western Ufford Park Hotel located in 120 acres of historic parkland close to Woodbridge and less than 10 miles from Snape. Restaurant, Luxury Spa and Championship Golf Course. Tel: 0844 4776473 (local rate), email ,website

The Bell Hotel, Saxmundham.A beautiful 10 bed boutique hotel. Fine dining, lite bites and events. Tel: 01728 602331, website

The Brudenell Hotel, Situated in an idyllic seaside setting, just a pebble’s throw from Aldeburgh’s shingle beach, the privately-owned Brudenell typifies all of the elements of a luxury four star seaside hotel. Refurbished in 2010, the hotel has 44 bedrooms, many with beautiful sea and country views. Enjoy fabulous food served in the sea-facing AA two rosette restaurant or al fresco on the beachfront terrace. Tel: 01728 452071, email, website

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall, 23 bed 4* hotel in 38 acres of woodland The brasserie serves all day so there is no need to rush. Rooms from just £125 room only. Tel: 01473 333741 website

Seckford Hall, Woodbridge. Highly-commended 16th-century country house hotel and restaurant. Indoor heated swimming pool, beauty salon and 18-hole golf. Early/late suppers. Tel: 01394 385678, emailwebsite

Thorpeness Hotel. A short drive from Aldeburgh and overlooking the Meare and golf course, Thorpeness Hotel has 36 en-suite bedrooms. The restaurant and bar are open daily to non-residents for morning coffee, light lunches, afternoon tea and dinner. Sunday roasts a speciality. 2-5 bedroom apartments are also available for short breaks throughout the year. Tel: 01728 452176, email, website

The Crown and Castle, Orford. 10 mins drive from the concert hall at Snape. 19 en-suite bedrooms offer either distant sea views or semi-private garden terraces. The highly rated Trinity bistro offers pre-concert dinners (local fish/shellfish a speciality). Tel: 01394 450205, website

The Wentworth Hotel, A country house hotel overlooking the sea. 35 bedrooms many with sea views. Elegant and comfortable lounges with open fires, antique furniture and paintings. Sunken terrace garden in which morning coffee, bar lunches and afternoon teas are served. Restaurant awarded 2 AA Rosettes. Private car parking. Tel: 01728 452312, email, website

The White Lion Hotel. is a newly refurbished beachfront hotel which prides itself on its relaxed and informal atmosphere, where the emphasis is on comfort, fantastic food and outstanding hospitality. Seasonally-inspired menus offer a real taste of Suffolk, with produce sourced from the land and sea close to Aldeburgh. Open for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Tel: 01728 452720, email, website


Accommodation Agencies

Suffolk Cottage Holidays. Aldeburgh, Snape and throughout Suffolk. Self-cater in style. Tel: 01394 389189, website, website

Best of Suffolk Over 100 stylish holiday cottages in the seaside town of Aldeburgh and surrounding beautiful countryside. Tel: 01728 638962, website

Heritage Hideaways. High quality holiday cottages on the Suffolk Heritage Coast. Tel: 01502 578278, website

SUFFOLK Secrets. Over 280 self-catering properties across the county, all of them Visit England approved. Tel: 01502 722717, website

Living Architecture. Architect-designed holiday houses in Suffolk. Stay on the beach in Thorpeness at The Dune House (Sleeps 9) or at The Balancing Barn (Sleeps 8).  website


B&B and Self-catering

At Snape Maltings. Stunning two bedroom apartments with a private terrace, looking onto the courtyard, available for rental throughout the year. Part of the new courtyard residential development. Private car parking. Tel: 01728 688303, website

An amble to Snape Maltings. Flemings Lodge, recommended in Which? Good B&B Guide. Tel/Fax: 01728 688502, email

A short walk to The Maltings. Where Benjamin Britten lived and wrote Peter Grimes. The Old Mill, Snape. Tel: 01728 687906, email, website

Albion House, Snape. Welcoming B&B, a short stroll from Snape Maltings. Tel/Fax: 01728 687612, website

Andante Snape B&B. 3 Rooms. Rehearsal room. Tel: 01728 689173, email website

Snape, A delightful period cottage. Luxury B&B. Walking distance Snape Maltings. Tel: 01728 689003, Mobile: 07740422065, email

Snape Cottages, rural, beautiful and high quality. Sleep 2–14. Short breaks & dogs welcome. Tel: 07802 878172, website

Snape B&B. 2 double rooms (one en-suite) and 1 single. Off street parking. Short walk to Maltings. Tel: 01728 688862.

Snape, High quality period cottage, sleeps 2-4, short breaks, dogs welcome. Tel: 01728 688144, website

Snape The Garden Room B&B. Comfortable, stylish and peaceful. Short walk to Maltings. Tel: 01728 688686, website

Snape Summerhouse. B&B or self-catering, 5 mins walk from Snape Maltings, pets welcome. Tel: 01728 688750, website

Aldeburgh Luxury B&B Quiet but close to the High Street and sea. Tel 01728 453271, email or website

Aldeburgh, The Lookout. Glorious sea views, sleeps 6. TB Gold 4* award. Call Lisa: 01728 831488 email, website.

Aldeburgh, Beech House B&B. Near beach, town centre. Tel: 01728 452597, email, website

Aldeburgh, modern ground floor flat, 5 mins walk to sea, quiet location, sleeps 2-4, short breaks. Tel: 07974 074646, website

Aldeburgh B&B, in a former convent. Large rooms, seaviews. Tel: 01728 453859, Mobile: 07792 629859 website |

Aldeburgh, 34 Lee Road B&B. Close to sea and High Street, quiet. 3 delightful en-suite rooms. Tel: 01728 453271 website

Aldeburgh, a choice of two superbly presented 4 star self-catering properties, for short-breaks, weekend or holiday bookings website

Aldeburgh, Sleeps 6. Well-equipped house at top of Town Steps. Pretty garden, sea views. Tel: 01787 222535. email 

Aldeburgh delightful ground floor garden apartment for two. Parking. Tel: 01728 655886, email

Aldeburgh very comfortable B&B. In room TV, WiFi, hot drinks etc. Famous breakfasts. Reserved parking. 2-min walk to High Street and beach. Tel: 01728 453323

Aldringham, cottage B&B. In A.O.N.B. en-suite rooms, use of courtyard, off road parking. Tel: 01728 830856

Aldringham, Swiss Cottage, 4* luxury B&B, 2 doubles. Tel: 01728 635040 email, website

The Anchor, Walberswick – currently 400 yards from the beach. We provide simple B&B accommodation in 6 spacious garden rooms (some newly refurbished) and two rooms upstairs, all en-suite. Fresh seasonal food and beer and wine matching. We have a private dining room, ideal for functions and individual menus. Food and drink events available. Tel: 01502 722112, website

Ashanwell B&B, Orford. En-suite accomodation, off-road parking. Tel: 01394 450882, email, website

Bawdsey Hall Luxury B&B. Situated in beautiful tranquil gardens of 10 acres, off-road parking. Short drive from Snape. Tel: 01394 410220, website

Benhall Suffolk Cottages, two luxury self-catering properties. Minsmere cottage with hot-tub. Tel: 07919 357515, website

Benhall Green, Gr. 2 17c thatched cottage sleeps 5-7, woodburner/rayburn etc, gardens, 10 mins Maltings, 4 mins station. Tel: 01728 604169, email

Benhall Low Street Idyllic Grade II-listed cottage in lovely rural hamlet, known as 'the secret valley'. 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin. Large garden looking onto water meadows. Wood-burning stove in cosy 16th century living room. Snape 10 mins website

Close to Snape a Beautiful Period Cottage in Tunstall. Sleeps 7-8. Tel:07733113754, email

Iken B&B Country House B&B. Idyllic Grade II house in Alde Valley. Beautiful rooms, delicious breakfasts. Tel: 01728 663445, email, website

Friston 1 Mosses Cottage, sleeps 3. Comfortable cottage with open fire, garden. Pets allowed. Tel: 01889 505115, website

Friston Modernised period cottage between Snape and Aldeburgh. Large garden, ensuite, sauna. Tel: 01603 506595, email

Friston Woodside Barn lovely well-converted barn sleeps 6, self-catering, pets welcome. Tel: 0845 268 0785, website

The Golden Key. Historic village pub offering 3 beautifully appointed en-suite rooms. Short walk from Snape Maltings located in Snape village. Tel: 01728 688510, website

Grange Farm Dennington. Superb 14th century moated house. Spacious grounds, tennis court, homemade bread and marmalade. Tel: 01986 798388, website |

Iken B&B  delightful position, 2 miles from Snape. Tel: 01728 688801, website

Iken Barns luxury self catering barns 2 mins from Snape, email, website

Luxury Holiday Lodge overlooking beach. Sleeps 4. Between Minsmere and Thorpeness.. Tel: 07778 799175, email

The Old Rectory. Campsea Ashe. A beautiful Georgian rectory set in acres of tranquil gardens. So much more than a B&B, with dinner and afternoon teas. Seven delightful en-suite bedrooms. Snape only 3 miles. Tel: 01728 746524, website |

Sudbourne B&B Ground floor Double/Twin en-suite, garden room. Own entrance. Tel: 01394 450468, email

Thorpeness. Delightful period cottage on coast. Sleeps 6. Tel: 07825 615222, email, website |

Thorpeness. Newly refurbished, well equipped cottage. Short stroll to village, shop, pub, beach, Meare. Sleeps 6+. Tel: 01473 625875, website

Thorpeness Lovely 5-bed house in heart of village. Sleeps 9. Available April-October. Tel: 0207 737 7306, website

Tunstall Romany Studio. 2 miles from Snape, Art Gallery and B&B! Tel: 01728 688264, website

Ufford, Luxuriously furnished 1 bed 16th C. cottage with an open fire. Tel: 01473 411700 email, website

Willowtree Cottage. Snape 4 miles. Tranquil location, appears in A. Sawdays special places to stay Guide. email, website

Woodhall Manor Exclusive house hire, 12 luxury en-suite bedrooms, beautiful grounds. Stunning venue for weddings, business retreats and corporate or private events. Tel: 01394 411288, website