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1 Forge Cottage

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7 Nights  

  • £300  to  £500

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Short Breaks From

  • £65 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £106 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About 1 Forge Cottage

1Forge Cottage is in the delightful Suffolk village of Friston. The semi-detached holiday home has views over the village green and playground and is a short stroll from the pub, The Old Chequers. The former forge has been beautifully converted to sleep three people in two bedrooms, with excellent self-catering facilities, a private courtyard garden, and a welcoming home-away-from atmosphere guests appreciate. It's ideal for couples or small families, including those with dogs. It puts you within easy reach of Suffolk's heavenly coastline and gives direct access to fantastic footpaths for long country walks.

This might be the first time you've heard of Friston, but once visited, it's a place you won't forget. It's a typical English village in a rural location on the edge of the Suffolk Coast and Heath's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A lot of the surrounding scenery is of arable farms, which look lovely in all seasons, whether full of flourishing crops or covered in a hoar frost. Do your shopping in the ancient market town of Saxmundham where there has been a regular market here since 1272. Market day is Wednesday, and there is a good variety of independent shops, a Waitrose supermarket, cafes and pubs open all week. Aldeburgh is another great place to shop.

Day trips can include visiting Framlingham Castle, walking along Southwold Pier, or bird watching at RSPB Minsmere. Other places to visit are Walberswick, Thorpeness, and Orford Ness. Snape Maltings is 2.5 miles from the cottage, while Aldeburgh is only four miles away. There's almost always something on in Suffolk, like music festivals and country shows. It's worth checking out the local calendar to see what's on while you are there.

Guests staying at 1 Forge Cottage will love it's quiet location yet it is still convenient for beaches and attractions.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Margaret Dale joined Independent Cottages in September 2022

Enquire online / Phone:

Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Suffolk)

Accommodation Comprises:

1 Forge Cottage has accommodation over two levels. Its age and some character features like lower doorways and open-sided stairs mean it is not suitable for guests with very young children or with mobility issues.


  • Entry is through the welcoming kitchen furnished with an electric stove and oven, dishwasher, microwave, and glasses, crockery and cutlery. There is also a washing machine for your convenience.
  • Walk through the opening into the dining room where the table easily seats four people.
  • A relaxed living room features a brick fireplace with a woodburner, a TV, and comfortable seating.
  • The sunny garden room has a sofa and French doors that open onto the terrace.


  • The main bedroom is furnished with a double bed and storage.
  • A smaller second bedroom has a single bed. Due to its sloping ceiling, it's more suitable for children than adults.
  • Soak in the bath after a day's exploration. The bathroom also has a WC, handbasin and restricted head height.

Outside: The enclosed rear garden has seating and bicycle storage. There is a driveway with parking for two cars.

Additional Information: Two dogs are welcome by arrangement. WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are included. Smoking is not allowed.

1 Forge Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 Single)
2 dogs welcome
Not suitable for wheelchair users
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £300
To £500
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1728 833280 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Margaret Dale
Member Since September 2022

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