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The Old Reading Rooms,Wrentham nr.Southwold.

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Southwold, Suffolk, East Anglia, England
Welcome to Triple TA EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNING - The Old Reading Rooms , Wrentham near to the ever popular coastal Town of Southwold - A unique Grade 2 Listed Victorian Reading Room conversion situated within the Suffolk Heritage Coastal area of outstanding natural beauty.
If you read through our 50+ guests comments most of them comment on the unusual OPEN PLAN living which means families get family time, no-one is 'stuck in the kitchen' and groups get time and space to interact in a homely cottage environment.
The other major feature is the LOCATION of the ORR , its a perfect base to explore the Suffolk coast situated close to direct road links to the major attractions listed nearby - first and foremost Southwold , the nations favourite seaside Victorian town ; Minsmere Nature reserve; Africa Alive Wildlife Park , The Norfolk B...
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Listing #HL297877
About the Owner
andy w
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
Interaction with guests
Hayley always contact our guests before their scheduled arrival day to confirm their estimated time of arrival and any needs they might have or questions they might ask. We personally welcome our guest to the ORR and show them the amenities and again answer any questions they might have. We are available by text or call for any emergencies or even simple recommendations to local amenities, restaurants, walks etc so do not hesitate to ask anything. When your stay is over we will return to collect the keys, ask for feedback and say goodbye.
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Our family of six stayed here for two nights at the beginning of November. The accommodation was very clean and well laid out. Hayley, the owner, was vet friendly and helpful - the whole stay was perfect. I would come back without hesitation.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Getaway815894
AndyDW, VR Owner at The Old Reading Rooms,Wrentham nr.Southwold., responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Thanks for your kind recommendation and we would love to welcome you back to the ORR anytime , cheers H & A

Reviewed 10 September 2018

This is our home from home holiday cottage. The cottage is really well appointed and in a fantastic position for visiting other places. As always if you come here to stay you must visit Aldeburgh and Southwold. Hayley and Andy are so accommodating we've already...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank patd1967
AndyDW, VR Owner at The Old Reading Rooms,Wrentham nr.Southwold., responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thanks again for your kind review Patrick, glad to see you had a good time as usual and thanks for the 2019 booking. See you again soon , cheers Hayley & Andy

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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to explore the Suffolk coast! Hayley was so helpful and welcoming both before and during our stay. She gave us great advice really beached and places to visit. Our dog was made very welcome as well.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Richard S
AndyDW, VR Owner at The Old Reading Rooms,Wrentham nr.Southwold., responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thanks for the kind review and comments, so glad you enjoyed your stay and our small part of Sunny Suffolk, please do visit us again if you get the chance, cheers Hayley and Andy

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We operate a common 'Leave as you find' policy, ie leave the ORR generally as you find it with the exception of the beds being left stripped on your last day. This suits most of...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    3 Fulls
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
1)Longer stays are welcome and prices can be negotiated depending upon length of stay and number of guests.
2)Can include maximum 2 pets at £20 each, please advise if you intend to bring pets in advance and conditions apply..
3)Check in and check out times can be totally flexible IF we do not have follow on guests before or after your stay.
4) We operate a 'Leave as you find' policy , ie we expect the property to be left as you found it with the exception of the beds of course. If you do not wish to tidy the property when you leave please request a cleaning charge to be added and we will be happy to oblige.
5) The ORR accommodates families of 8 comfortably , the 2 other( not Master) bedrooms have a SMALL double and single bed in each, large adult couples might find the small doubles a squeeze.
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About the neighbourhood
A medium sized village with plenty of local amenity including 2 Adnams pubs , Chinese take-away , Fish and Chip shop, local Cafe and Village store. A factory outlet store with designer bargains is a regular attraction and can be used to purchase any essential items you have forgotten to pack. Both pubs have garden areas and offer decent food as well as the local brew. When in the Village you are never more than a street away from open countryside , Wrentham offers a local tennis and lawn bowls club as well as day ticket fishing with ponds to suit all levels of expertise and concentration including a great pond where even novice youngsters are guaranteed to catch a fish , great for Dads and kids to spend a little time. The Village sports a number of Historic houses and offers a number of ci... more
Getting around
Wrentham has a number of Bus routes connecting to nearby Lowestoft, Beccles and Southwold, the Bus stop is 70M north on the road through the village. Taxis are available both locally and from Lowestoft and Beccles.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Norwich: 60.0 km
Railway: Beccles or Lowestoft: 10.0 km
Ferry: Felixstowe: 60.0 km
From London Follow the A12 North , Wrentham sits astride the A12 so while easy to find you must be prepared for the fact that A road; designation does not mean much in sleepy Suffolk , by the time it gets to us its been a single carriageway road for over 40miles. From the Midlands , probably best to follow the A14 East to Ipswich then turn north on the A12. Guests from the North or Northeast can travel down the A1 or M1 and pickup the A14 and follow as above or indeed cut across country on the A17 east to Kings Lynn then take the A47 east to Norwich where they can find the A146 to Lowestoft , at Beccles they can then find the B1127 to Southwold and Wrentham is on this road about 3miles from Southwold.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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