Lorne Cottages, Walberswick

Lorne Cottages sits in an unrivalled location. At the heart of Walberswick Village on the green, the cottage boasts glorious views of the sea and Southwold Harbour and beyond. Just moments from the beautiful sandy beach, this is a delightful two bedroom cottage, offering additional sleeping space in the attic.With direct access to the swings and slides on the green and situated a short walk from the village stores, The Bell Hotel and Anchor Inn close by, this is a cottage that is popular with families and couples alike. Sorry no dogs here.

Room By Room

Living room:

From the front door, you enter the cosy living room with comfortable sofa and chairs grouped around the woodburning stove. There is a TV /DVD, side tables and lamps. Lovely views out over the green.

Kitchen/dining room:

The living room flows directly through to the kitchen/dining room, providing a large open-plan space the length of the property. The kitchen is well equipped with electric cooker and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. A lovely wooden table and chairs is in the centre of the kitchen. French doors open out to the courtyard garden.


Downstairs cloakroom with WC, basin and hanging space.

Bedroom 1:

More delightful views from the master bedroom out to the sea. This attractive room has a double bed,6' long, bedside tables and lamps and an ornamental cast iron fireplace. There is a built in wardrobe and chest of drawers. Room for a cot.

Bedroom 2:

A twin bedded room, with bedside tables, chest of drawers and a wardrobe. A steep ladder staircase (with hand rope) provides access to a charming bedroom, providing accommodation for a further two individuals and revealing the most fantastic views out over the rooftops towards the sea and Southwold. 
(Please note – use of the attic bedroom is subject to prior agreement and a signed disclaimer due to access. Please contact the agent before booking for further details).


A spacious room with vintage style roll top bath, painted floorboards, WC and washbasin.


The rear courtyard garden is flanked by raised flower and shrub borders with a brick path. There is a garden table and benches, ideal for outside dining.

There is a small front garden with a bench, overlooking the village green.

NB: Bed linen and towels can be hired for £20 per single, £40 per double, , please ask when booking.


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Accommodation Features

Sleeps: 4
Number of Bedrooms: 2
No. of Ensuite Bathrooms: 0
No. of Family Bathrooms: 1
Bed Linen Supplied: False
Towels Supplied: False
Change Over Day: Saturday usually
Short Breaks: True
Cot Available: True
High Chair: False
Open Fire: False
Wood Burning Stove: True
Washing Machine: True
Tumble Dryer: False
Washer Dryer Combo: False
Microwave: True
Fridge with Freezer Compartment: False
Fridge Freezer: False
Fridge: True
Freezer: True
Dishwasher: True
Iron and Ironing Board: False
Hair Dryer: False
TV With Freeview: True
DVD: True
Heating Configuration: Electric Radiators
Central Heating: True
WiFi: True
Dogs Allowed: False
Number of Dogs Allowed: 0
Parking: On-Road
Garden Furniture: True
Dog Friendly:

  • Cycle storage available at rear of cottage



Guest reviews

  • We had a lovely time at Lorne Cottage. It was the ideal base for exploring the Suffolk coast and the cottage was absolutely lovely and suited us perfectly. RH September 2017

  • We had a lovely time. The cottage was perfect for our group and we loved the location right on the green. We were so lucky with the weather we just pottered to the beach every day and didn't use the car all week. Thanks SB August 2017

  • Return visit for summer 2014, brilliant walks, lots of crabbing and swimming in the sea. Hope to visit again soon..thank you. SL August 2014

  • We have had a glorious week, the cottage is in an ideal location.  Walking and visiting old haunts with our dog Danny, and the weather could not have been better. BF September 2014

  • Our third visit this year, magical place, thank you for the welcome apple juice which was wonderful. VF September 2014

Local Area

Pub: There is the Anchor and the Bell Hotel, both in the village, for Adnams ales and both receive good foodie reviews. Many more pubs and restaurants in Southwold to walk to, or further along the coast by bike or car.

Shop: Village Co-op store five minutes walk away and local Black Dog deli open in summer season too.

Beach: Easy walk to Walberswick's sandy beach and famous crabbing bridge, or to Southwold beach via the Bailey bridge or local ferry in summer season.

Other Local Attractions:

Booking Conditions

  1. All cancellations must be notified in writing. The agent will endeavour to relet the cottage. If successful the client will be refunded, but if not all monies paid by the client shall be forfeited. We recommend cancellation insurance to cover this.
  2. A booking deposit of 25% of the rental fee is payable if the booking is made more than 6 weeks before the start of the rental. This deposit must be paid within 5 days of your booking. The balance of the rental cost is payable 6 weeks before the arrival date. For bookings made less than 6 weeks before the commencement date the full rental amount is required.
  3. Bookings run from 2pm on the day of arrival to 9am on the day of departure, unless stated differently on an individual property page. The client is responsible for leaving the accommodation in good order and in the same clean condition as they found it. The client undertakes to pay for any breakages or damage, requiring replacement or repair, and for any extra cleaning costs on departure. A Security Deposit of £150 is payable at the time when the balance or full payment is made for the rental, and will be refunded to you once the housekeeper’s check has been made on your departure
  4. Only those named on the reservation form may use the accommodation. Subletting or assignment is not permitted.
  5. The owners cannot accept any responsibility for loss or damage to client’s baggage or personal effects. We recommend insurance to cover this.
  6. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that equipment in the property is in working order, occasionally breakdowns occur. The client is requested to inform the owner should this happen, so repairs or remedial action can be initiated promptly.
  7. Sorry no dogs or other pets allowed at this property.
  8. Smoking is not permitted inside any property by law.
  9. It is the client’s responsibility to supervise children at all times. The owners accept no responsibility for any accident, injury or sickness howsoever caused.


Access to  Loft Bedroom additional booking conditions:

2 Lorne Cottages, The Green, Walberswick, IP18 6TP ‘The Property’

Access to Loft Bedroom

  1. In accessing the Loft Bedroom via the fixed ladder and making use of the Loft Bedroom, YOU AGREE:


    1. that you do so entirely at your own risk and we (‘The Owner’) shall have no liability to you or anyone else for any loss, injury or damage sustained or incurred by you or other persons that access the Loft Bedroom during your occupation of The Property;
    2. that during your occupation of The Property no person shall access the Loft Bedroom unless they are at all times in good health and physical condition and are not intoxicated;
    3. to indemnify The Owner for any loss, claim, damage, or liability, of whatsoever kind or nature, which may arise from, or in connection with the use of the Loft Bedroom by any person during your occupation of the Property.