Gardener’s Cottage

Thornham Magna, Suffolk
Holiday Home

Gardener’s Cottage is a charming thatched holiday cottage in the lovely Suffolk countryside, lovingly restored while retaining many of its original features, close to both Southwold & Aldeburgh.

Gardener’s Cottage is a charming Grade II listed 17th century thatched timber framed cottage, updated with many of its original features including an Inglenook fireplace and exposed beams. It has an enchanting garden at the rear of the cottage with a large terrace, fruit trees and stunning wild flower orchard.

The property sleeps four in a double room with en-suite bathroom and a twin room with en-suite wc and basin – each with an individual staircase.

Located in the peaceful village of Thornham Magna, the cottage sits on the edge of the Thornham Estate which offers 12 miles of fabulous walks within the estate grounds through beautiful parkland and ancient woodland.

The village also has a cafe, restaurant and photographers gallery as well as The Four Horse Shoes, a well-known, popular pub within easy walking distance of the property.

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A wonderful thatched property oozing character and charm in a peaceful location not too far from the coast.


Characterful property


Quirky and welcoming


Rural location


Cottage garden


5 mins walk to beach


20 drive to beach



A short drive away is the thriving market town of Diss which is the start of the popular Boudicca Way, the walking path to Norwich which is approximately 36 miles. The trail passes through many historical and picturesque towns and villages.

Nearby are some interesting and lovely sites to visit, such as Bressingham Gardens and Steam Museum or the airfield buildings of the 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum at Thorpe Abbotts.

The cottage is also only 1 hour 40 minutes’ drive from London and there is the well serviced train from London to Diss. On this old coaching route and nearby to the property, you will discover the bustling, market town of Harleston with many historical buildings and a wealth of shops and restaurants.

Gardener's Cottage

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