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Briar Cottage

Friston, Suffolk (SU090)
All of our properties are no smoking
Ground Floor Bedroom
No Pets Allowed
Enclosed Garden
Log Burner/Open Fire
On Site Parking
No Wifi
Pub Nearby
Beach Under 15 Minutes Away
Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
Children Welcome
Games Room
Spa facilities (on/off site)
My Personal Sanctuary Spa
Swimming Pool
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Tennis Court
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23 August 2019
A fabulous stay in a lovely cottage in a rural setting very close to Aldeburgh. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at lovely Briar Cottage for a week in August. The cottage is very tastefully furnished and immaculately kept with comfy beds and quality bedlinen and towels etc. The owner left flowers and a bottle of wine as a welcome which was much appreciated.
The cottage has great Wifi and everything you could need for a short stay. The garden is small and very pretty and planted with low maintenance coastal style planting really setting the scene for a coastal/rural retreat. Our little dog was very happy wondering around in safety and lying in the shade.
The weather was very warm during our stay and we were spoilt with things to do and places to see all within 30 minutes of the property. The area is truly beautiful. We hired canoes, visited numerous beaches, went crabbing at Warberswick, wondered around the wonderful independent shops and cafes at Aldeburgh and Southwold, enjoyed the penny arcades and afternoon tea on Southwold Pier, enjoyed many lovely pub meals and visited the Suffolk Punch Trust en route home. A very memorable holiday and would happily return.
The V's
16 August 2019
Briar Cottage is a gem. We self cater a lot and Briar is one of the best places to stay. Recommend the Summer Theatre (The season ends soon). The lovely cinema, Aldeburgh Cafe, Helmingham Hall Gardens and the Sanpe Maltings River trip.
Thank you H for making a real "Home from Home" with the excellent furnishings, equipment and all the extra touches. Love the bathroom tiles.
The C Family, Stony Stratford
9 August 2019
Briar Cottage is truly delightful. We have had a lovely time relaxing in this beautifully equipped clean cottage. This is our first time in Suffolk and we have enjoyed it immensley. it is a beautiful county
The P family, Bolton
2 August 2019
A cosy yet contemporary cottage in a lovely part of the country. Clean and comfortable with everything you need...some extra little touches too (fresh milk, flowers and local wine). Would stay again. Many Thanks.
The H Family - Northamptonshire
15 July 2019
Lovely cottage for a perfect relaxing stay. We enjoyed all the little touches and the dog enjoyed the treats.
D,A,Y & D
28 June 2019
Amazing cottage, well equipped, very comfortable and well placed to visit surrounding sea and countryside.
Highly recommend.
R,L,J - Buckinghamshire
24 June 2019
We enjoyed staying in the cottage so much, especially the peace and the attractive garden. Helen was delightful and so very helpful. We visited many places including the wonderful Helmingham Hall Gardens.
F & M - London
7 June 2019
This was our first holiday with our young dog and we chose the cottage with her in mind. This is one of the best cottages we have stayed in . Eating breakfast each day in the garden, walking the dog friendly beaches of Aldeburgh towards Thorpeness, Dunwich Shingle Street and Orford. Lots of dog friendly coffee shops and pubs - the soft apple & cinammon cake at the Two Magpies is to die for and returning to sit out in the sun before dinner and a visit to the pub on days when it was open. Everything in the cottage was well presented - it is lovely and homely thank you.
The L's, Somerset
7 June 2019
This was our first holiday with our 8 1/2 month old puppy. We chose the cottage with her in mind - wooden floors and no grass in the garden! That said, this is one of the best cottages we have stayed in. Eating breakfast each day in the garden, walking the dog friendly beaches of Aldeburgh towards Thorpness, Dunwich Shingle street and Orford. Lots of dog friendly coffee shops and pubs - the soft apple and cinnamon cake at the Two Magpies is to die for and returning to sit in the sun before dinner and a visit to the pub on days it was open. Everything in the cottage was well presented- it is lovely and homely. Thank you
M & A - Taunton
24 May 2019
Lovely cottage in a lovely part of the world. So many places to visit . Our favourites were Southwold, Orford,Dunwich ( beach and heath) and a trip down to Constable country. Don't overlook the local pub if eating out!
Mr & Mrs C - Leeds
17 May 2019
We have really enjoyed staying in this wonderful cottage and appreciated the little touches, dog biscuits, flowers etc. Briar cottage has been the perfect base to explore the area. Our highlights have been:

Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh (lovely afternoon tea at the Crag Sisters tearooms) Southwold Pier- a little gem. The Crown at Framlington (dogs welcome in the courtyard), we really loved walking on an almost deserted Walberswick Beach. We have had a really relaxing holiday - fab.

J & C - Nottingham
3 May 2019
One of the prettiest, comfiest cottages we have ever stayed in - lovely! Plus a blackbird building her nest in the buddleia and a wren in the trellis. Thank you.
T W Family
26 April 2019
We have had a lovely week here, glorious weather with breakfast and lunches outside. Good walks and this lovely cottage to return to .
M & F .... Leeds
13 April 2019
A lovely cottage, probably the best presented I have ever had the pleasure of staying in. Location ideal and Helen was a joy.
G & D - Rugby
29 March 2019
We've had a wonderful week in this beautiful cottage and have enjoyed sitting outside in the lovely garden too!
Everything done to the highest standard, has made for a really comfortable and relaxing stay. Many thanks.
J & E - Nottingham
22 March 2019
A lovely cottage, everything we needed and great location. Really enjoyed our stay.
The W Family, Norfolk
7 March 2019
A lovely cottage to stay in. Thank you Helen for your kind hospitality. You've done a great job here making it a very pleasurable place to stay. Thanks too to the housekeeper, the place was spotless.
The L's, Buckinghamshire
20 February 2019
A lovely cosy cottage with great facilities.
In close striking distance to lots of great things to see and do.
The M Family
1 February 2019
Our second visit - such a lovely cottage.
We can recommend the Bell Inn at Walberswick and the Two Magpie Cafe/Bakery. Southwold and Aldeburgh. Local pub very friendly.
28 December 2018
Lovely cottage and very relaxing stay,
Enough space for everyone and very cosy. We never wanted to leave.
The M Family - London
2 November 2018
A beautiful cottage with beautiful decor!
So warm, cosy and welcoming - we have so enjoyed our time here! Olive has had great fun exploring secret paths and making doggie friends and his humans have visited various local towns and resorts. We booked Briar Cottage because of its proximity to Snape, as we had booked a concert there for our first evening. An ideal cottage for music lovers!
S R & Guests - Cambridge
10 October 2018
A lovely cottage, beautifully presented.
I don't want to go home!
10 October 2018
What a lovely stay. The cottage is extremely well equipped with everything we needed for our break. We particularly liked the hamper, which is a lovely touch. The beds were very comfy and the linen and towels were of such good quality. We will be definitely be returning. Thank you.
A.C,C,O&B Kingston on Thames
8 October 2018
Thank you for our wonderful stay at Briar Cottage. A beautiful cottage with a lovely garden and all we needed for a relaxing holiday.
The M's, Warwickshire
13 September 2018
This was my first holiday on my own, well Louis was here but lurchers are not know for their protective guard dog characteristics. I was worried about picking the wrong cottage, getting spooked, all that sort of thing. I needn't have worried, the cottage is faultless. It has a luxury feel from the White Company smellies and towels (I have put fresh mint on my Christmas list), John Lewis and Joseph Joseph utensils to the Waitrose welcome nibbles (thank you). The bed is divine, smart tv entertainment and the log burner a real treat. I wanted for nothing. I did the walk at Snape Maltings to Iken Church, then back for a browse in the shops and galleries and a stop for a welcome Latte.

Day two was a walk from Orford Quay along the sea wall and back with a stop off at Pump Street Bakery for a Latte and divine almond croissant, loved it. Thank you.
L & L, Berkshire
9 September 2018
We have enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage, so comfortable. Easy circular walk right, then left down the footpath - through the field and past the pigs.
A, A, E & D, Buckinghamshire
2 September 2018
Really enjoyed our stay - beautiful cottage! Beautifully kept! Looking forward to returning soon, thank you!
The L Family, Surrey
28 August 2018
We thought Briar Cottage was beautifully decorated throughout. Thank you for our treats on arrival! A few days stay which we thoroughly enjoyed. Will recommend.
Mrs J C, Nottinghamshire
24 August 2018
Beautiful cottage, so homely and little touches of luxury. We felt so comfortable, welcome treats were much appreciated! Garden so peaceful and relaxing to sit in. We loved our stay and can't wait to come back!
C & J, London
14 August 2018
Absolutely lovely cottage. Clean, homely and in a great location!
M, J & S, Kent
10 April 2018
Just perfect! We enjoyed staying in this cottage very much! Lovely cottage, excellent location!
Mr & Mrs M, Nottinghamshire

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