Orford Holiday Cottages
Orford is a quintessentially English village in Suffolk, with something to offer everyone. Arguably one of the prettiest villages on the Suffolk Coast, Orford has something to offer for every member of the family.
The village’s population increases dramatically during the summer months, partly due to the flourishing sailing club. In addition to the historic Castle, Orford’s attractions include river cruises, three pubs, a renowned traditional bakery, a smokehouse and the Butley-Orford Oysterage restaurant.
Self catering in Orford couldn’t be easier with us, we have a wide range of Orford holiday cottages for you to choose from, so read on to book your perfect Orford accommodation today!
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Orford holiday homes for couples
Looking for a romantic break in Orford? We have a selection of beautiful romantic cottages perfectly suited for two!
This contemporary single storey holiday cottage is located in a secluded spot in the heart of Orford. With views of Orford’s 12th century castle, couples can wander through the town or surrounding countryside and enjoy river cruises, bird watching and sampling the exquisite choice of seafood available. Based all on one floor, the property offers an open plan living space with high ceilings and oak flooring. There is a single cosy bedroom and attractive ensuite. Step out of the living area into your own generous cottage garden, perfect for alfresco dining and relaxing.
The Wood Store is an architect-designed uber contemporary single storey holiday property, perfect for a tranquil coastal break. Built in 2017, this pet-friendly holiday home seamlessly combines indoor and outdoor living. The light and airy living space opens out to a pretty cottage garden, patio, bbq and great views of the marshes. Indoors is a cosy bedroom and ultra-modern shower room, plus a modern wood burner to snuggle up on those chilly evenings. If you need more room, book the adjoining Keep Cottage.
Large Orford Holiday Homes
Need a little more space for your family or friends? We have a selection of larger cottages in Orford, including:
These two adjacent properties are ideal for friends or family who wish to spend time together but still maintain a little privacy. Originally two terraced cottages that have been combined, Keep Cottage is a luxury holiday cottage that can sleep up to 6 people and accommodate 8 for dinner in the large dining room. The Wood Store is an ultra-modern single storey building set in a pretty cottage garden.
There is also offroad parking for two cars, with additional parking nearby at Orford Castle. Both properties have gardens with space to relax and dine on the patios; furnished with tables, chairs and a BBQ, plus two grassed areas for kids who want to play. There’s also plenty to do in the market town of Orford and surrounding area that will entertain the whole family.
Three Chantry Barns is a bespoke conversion of an 18th century barn that once formed part of Chantry Farm. In a quiet part of town, the property is close to Orford’s historic castle and on a popular path to the River Ore and Quay.
Featuring all mod cons, this holiday home also maintains many period features including original beams and solid oak staircase. Three bedrooms sleep six guests, and outside is a private patio with dining furniture. There are a communal grounds around the Barns, providing a great deal of space for the whole family to enjoy. Pets are welcome here, and the owners have provided a metal stake with 20 foot lead to allow your dog some freedom in the garden and access to the living area if the French doors are open.
Orford town centre is a minute’s walk away, where you will find Ruth Watson’s renowned eatery, The Crown and Castle, as well as the Kings Head and Jolly Sailor pubs which serve good food, an artisan bakery and a lively village store and café.
Pet friendly holidays homes
Don’t want to leave your four-legged friend at home? A number of our Orford holiday cottages are pet friendly, including:
This 18th century pet-friendly fisherman’s cottage sits in a wonderful position near the quay, castle, picturesque heart of Orford, and is just a few doors down from the Jolly Sailor, a traditional pub. The Moorings is charmingly furnished with nautical touches and oozes character with beams, brick fireplace and stone floors.
Spread over three floors, there’s plenty of space for up to four guests, whilst maintaining a cosy feel. Enjoy an open fire in the living room, or if you’re feeling adventurous, climb up the ship’s staircase to a top floor twin room with views of the River Alde.
Vesta Cottage sits on a quiet street in Orford, between the quay and market square. The owners have created a successful fusion of charming period cottage and contemporary design throughout the spacious open plan living space and both bedrooms. One bedroom and ensuite is on the ground floor, making it accessible to most guests. Upstairs is a spacious master bedroom with full bathroom. Outside, Vesta Cottage offers a secluded garden which is a great place for you and your dog to sit and relax when you’ve finished exploring this peaceful fishing village.
An utterly fabulous holiday home, The Dunns has recently been renovated to a very high specification. Central to the ground floor is the open plan kitchen/dining area, with an adjacent snug for cosy nights in. One of the bedrooms sits on the ground floor and has an ensuite wet room. The second bedroom is upstairs and features stunning views over fields to the nearby river. Outside, you’re spoilt for choice with two garden areas. To the front of the property is an enclosed patio/garden that captures the morning sun. At the rear, there’s an enclosed courtyard which captures both the afternoon and evening sun.
Everyone is Welcome
Here at Best of Suffolk, we work hard to provide Suffolk beach cottages to rent that are suitable for the whole family. The majority of our properties are entirely family-friendly and provide free travel cots and highchairs. Some properties can also provide additional baby/child equipment such as stair gates, steriliser, baby bath, baby monitor, children’s step, cutlery, and crockery. Please check out our family-friendly beach cottages or contact us for more information.
If mobility is an issue, take a look at our properties with ground floor bedroom and bathroom. These properties all have at least one bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor but may have stairs to other parts of the property. If you need a beach property that is all on one level and can’t find the right one, please contact us for further assistance.
As for the family dog, we encourage you to bring them on holiday! We have over 270 dog-friendly Suffolk cottages. Furthermore, Best of Suffolk are one of the few agencies that do not charge an extra fee for your well-behaved pets to join you on holiday.
Suffolk is extremely dog-friendly, with a high proportion of pubs that welcome four-legged friends, plus miles of beaches and countryside walks to enjoy. Looking to bring more than one dog? No problem. Just give our friendly team a call letting us know how many and their breeds and we’ll recommend the perfect cottage for you, and your dogs!
The Best of Suffolk team are all dog lovers too; click here to read the favourite things we do in Suffolk with our dogs.
Flexibility for you
We want to ensure that you have a fabulous Suffolk cottage holiday and therefore offer as much flexibility as possible.
Looking for a stylish holiday cottage in Suffolk for a larger group or extended family? Best of Suffolk can help. Wedding anniversaries, milestone birthdays, or simply getting together as a family can mean you’re looking for a large holiday cottage. We have chic and cosy properties that sleep from 2 to over 12, even 26, and everything in-between.
If you see a property that you’d love to stay in, but it’s a little larger than you need, please talk to us. We offer low occupancy discounts on several properties and may be able to help on others that are not listed.
In addition, we can often let properties for less than 7 days. If there’s a property that interests you, but the dates online are not suitable, please contact us as we can often accommodate you, or suggest other similar properties that you may not have considered.
Don’t forget to check our last-minute deals and special offers too!
Are you a last minute planner? Don’t worry! On several properties we can allow you to book to arrive within the next 24 hours! Give us a call and we’ll be sure to have the ideal Suffolk holiday cottage for your stay. We can also arrange same-day arrivals with minimum fuss.
Not ready to book yet? You can hold a property for 24 hours at no charge, allowing you time to confirm with all guests.
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If you’re looking Suffolk cottage holidays or business stays, then a Best of Suffolk holiday cottage is perfect for you.