Staying in Aldringham and Thorpeness
Welcome to Aldringham
Stay at Aldringham Common and you are virtually there, in Thorpeness and/or Aldeburgh. Pass the golf course to Thorpeness, a unique holiday village with a long stretch of beach. There is the Meare boating lake with rowing boats and canoes to hire. Walk round the village and see the famous House in the Clouds and more countryside around the Golf Club. The Dolphin Inn is the local pub and offers good food and beers, and with a large enclosed garden is ideal for families and those with dogs. Village shop is well stocked.
Before you reach Aldeburgh, see the Scallop Shell by Maggi Hamblin set on the beach. The town, made famous by Benjamin Britten, and the nearby Snape Maltings offer art and music lovers a wide programme to enjoy. Aldeburgh Festival is in June but there is a full year-round calendar of Aldeburgh Music events.
Aldeburgh offers a lovely beach with Martello Tower, a wealth of interesting shops, restaurants and pubs. Famous for its fish and chips shops, there are many more cafes restaurants and pubs. Spoilt for choice! There is plenty of sailing from Slaughden and Aldeburgh available.
What you need to know about Aldringham Common and Thorpeness:
The Common is a quiet unspoilt area adjoining the Thorpeness Golf Club. Great for walking and cycling, but within minutes you can be at Thorpeness or Aldeburgh. Lots going on, families and couples return year after year to this special holiday destination.
Properties to rent near Aldeburgh:
Low Barn (sleeps 8)