View towards the cottage
A relaxing spot for a drink and a good book
The cosy wood burner will keep any chilly nights at bay
Time is not measured by clocks but by moments
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Friston's Forge Cottage

Saxmundham (2.5mls SE), Suffolk
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Pretty two-bedroom cottage with character and charm
  • Ideally situated to explore all of the area's attractions
  • Situated on the edge of a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • A short drive to English Heritage castle at Framlingham, a magnificent 12th century fortress
  • Discover the stunning Suffolk Heritage Coast including Southwold with sandy beach and pier
  • Visit Aldeburgh with picturesque promenade and interesting high street
Property code: 52816

Enjoy exploring this stunning part of Suffolk from this two bedroom cottage situated in the quiet village of Friston

Discover the spectacular Suffolk Heritage Coast with your delightful dog right by your side. Up to two of your four-legged friends are welcome to join you at this charming cottage, which is set in a complex of homes within the village. From here, explore the county’s beautiful heathland or tire yourselves out on its unspoiled sandy beaches, just 4 miles from your base in quiet Friston.

You and all your holiday companions will find your charming base just perfect for that spell away together. It will be a home-from-home to return to after all that fresh sea air. Cook up a treat in the kitchen, then pull up a chair in the dining room while your happy hound beds down in front of the wood burner. This inviting country-style room also features attractive exposed brick and beam work. Those wishing to watch TV can keep their dozing dog company in here while their companion might choose to retire to the garden room with a good book. French doors from here lead out onto the enclosed garden, where you and Fido can indulge in the privacy of your own outside space. Head upstairs at the end of your busy day to one of two bedrooms; the bathroom is also on this level.

Give your much-loved companions a new leash of life by following the Suffolk Coast Path from beach to beach. They will embrace the great stretches of sand at Southwold and Walberswick, approximately 14 miles away, with gusto. Afterwards, they might pick up a treat or two – and certainly a refreshing drink of water – while you tuck into fish and chips at one of the many dog-friendly pubs nearby.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 single
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment  and dishwasher
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach 4 miles, shop 2 miles and pub within walking distance
  • Complex of properties
  • Bicycle storage available
  • TV in lounge
  • Sleeps 3+1

This property is personally managed by Adam.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 10 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Graham 9th September 2019

Generally a cosy little cottage with lots of charm if you enjoy the oldie world look, a nice relaxing small lounge and sunroom. We arrived on a very dull day so the inside seems very dark but as soon as the lamps were turned on it was fine, the location to Aldeburgh was great and close by other places of interest.

Reviewed by Brian 19th July 2019

The second time we have stayed in this cottage. It was perfect after a very busy time for us. Lovely pub opposite and nice walks with the dogs. The owner had made it very welcoming.

Reviewed by Nadine 5th July 2019

This is a small ,cosy, well equipped cottage suitable for 2 people and a dog. The only drawback are the cramped, out of date bathroom facilities. Whilst the lack of space is obviously a problem the bathroom equipment and decoration could be improved.

Reviewed by Angela 8th March 2019

Cottage clean and tidy plus secure garden makes it ideal for dog owners. Coast and other places of interest all fairly close

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View towards the cottage
A relaxing spot for a drink and a good book
The cosy wood burner will keep any chilly nights at bay
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