Top Local Dog Walks : Pt 2 Woods

Local dog walks on the Suffolk coast from our holiday homes near Lowestoft

For dog owners who love to explore nature, Suffolk’s woods offer some of the most enchanting walking experiences. These woodlands are perfect for invigorating walks with your furry friend, providing a mix of lush greenery, diverse wildlife, and peaceful trails. Here’s a guide to some of the best local dog-friendly woods that will make your […]

A circular walk around Dunwich village on the Suffolk Coast

Dunwich Beach - Holiday homes on the Suffolk Coast

Dunwich Village is another of our go-to places for a walk. There are so many footpaths crisscrossing this beautiful area you are spoilt for choice. Dunwich has it all, including the Forest, a Heath,  Westwood Marshes, and of course the stunning coastline. Dunwich is rich in history dating back to medieval times when it was […]

Pakefield to Kessingland circular walk

Kessingland beach dunescape | walk from luxury dog friendly holiday homes in Pakefield

Introduction This walk is a must-do during any stay in one of our holidays homes. With the beautiful Pakefield beach on the doorstep of all of our cottages, it makes the perfect coastal ramble. This route is also very popular with local dog walkers. The walk to Kessingland village itself is around 2 and 3/4 miles […]

Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve

Marsh Harrier at Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve | Luxury holiday homes just 5 mins away

Introduction Many of our guests at Suffolk Coastal Escapes are nature lovers. If this is you, make sure to include a visit to Carlton Marshes nature reserve during your stay. The reserve is 3 miles inland from Pakefield and offers a captivating experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. Spanning over 1,000 acres, Carlton […]

Covehithe and Benacre Circular Walk

Benacre Braod and Covehithe beach | Luxury dog friendly holiday cottages

Introduction Embark on a captivating walk through the untouched beauty of Covehithe and Benacre Broad. This walk starts in the picturesque coastal hamlet of Covehithe, with its rugged charm and historic church ruins. Walking across the fields toward the sea the first glimpse of the sea takes your breath away.  As you continue, you’ll be […]

Discover Lowestoft

Lowestoft's golden sands | dog friendly holiday homes near Lowestoft

Introduction Welcome to Lowestoft, the seasisde resort that proudly claims the title of being the UK’s most easterly point. Nestled on Suffolk’s stunning shoreline, this coastal town offers a fascinating blend of history, heritage, and exciting regeneration projects. Join us as we delve into the story of Lowestoft, exploring its unique attractions and recent recognition […]

Oulton Broad – The Southern Gateway to the Norfolk Broads

Oulton Broad from above | 2 miles from Pakefield on the Suffolk Coast | Luxury dog-friendly self-catering accommodation on the Suffolk Coast

Introduction Nestled just inland from the coast, lies a tranquil waterway that exudes beauty and charm: Oulton Broad. Oulton Broad is the southernmost tip of the new Broads National Park which begins right here in Suffolk. Often overlooked by visitors in favour of the local coastal towns, Oulton Broad is a hidden gem waiting to […]

Ernie’s Adventures At Avocet!

Dog-friendly blog guide to a stay with Suffolk Coastal Escapes

Introduction This blog post is written by Ernie a website dedicated to “sniffing out the best dog-friendly pubs, cottages, hotels, and products in the UK”. Ernie and his brother Stan stayed at Avocet in June 2023, and here is what they had to say about their stay….. What’s Avocet like? Spacious and stylish, this […]

Covehithe Beach and Benacre Broad Nature Reserve

Covehithe beach | 5.5 miles from Pakefield | Luxury dog-friendly self-catering accommodation on the Suffolk Coast

Introduction One of The Suffolk Coast’s wild beaches, Covehithe is a beach where you can escape the crowds and get away from it all. Covehithe Beach is a true hidden gem, known for its rugged charm and peaceful ambiance. Located just north of Southwold, and just over 10 minute drive from Pakefield. The beach is […]

Southwold Lighthouse Tour

Southwold Lighthouse - Suffolk Coastal Escapes - Luxury dog-friendly holiday homes on the Suffolk coast

Explore Southwold’s Iconic Lighthouse The Suffolk coast is home to a host of stunning landscapes, charming villages, and historical landmarks. None more so than Southwold’s iconic Lighthouse. Southwold, just 10 minutes south of Pakefield s a picturesque town known for its quaint streets, and golden beaches. For those seeking a unique and memorable experience of […]