The Finest Holiday Homes

Lorne House

Southwold - Suffolk

An alehouse since the mid-19th century, lovingly-converted Lorne House continues to extend a cheery welcome to all who stay here. 
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • No pets allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • WiFi
£540 - £1170 per week *


It once offered 'good stabling' and 'fine ales and stout'... but the hostelry which, until the 1950s, was known as The Marquess of Lorne is now one of Southwold's loveliest holiday cottage conversions. Guests simply adore this brilliantly-appointed abode, which sleeps five and has its own private parking area. Expect period features juxtaposed with every modern must-have, and enjoy being within walking distance of all the town's holiday attractions.

Bedrooms and bathrooms
Two bedrooms and a family bathroom on the ground floor make this a versatile property choice. Soft carpets underfoot and well-chosen wooden furnishings make both the master double-bedded room and the single bedroom comfortable places to retire to. Reached by a staircase from the sitting room, the twin-bedded basement room is a cosy and ever-so-clever use of space - children love it, though it's big enough for grown-ups too!

Cooking and dining
Rustic flooring, creamy-coloured cabinets and vintage pine furniture put the large open plan kitchen and dining room at the heart of this lovely home. There's everything you need here for family mealtimes, including a fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher, plus a door into the garden  for when cook wants cool down.

A gravelled courtyard garden complete with outdoor furniture offers privacy, and there's space to park up to three vehicles here, too.... a real bonus in this part of town!

With Wi-Fi, TV, Freesat, DVD player and iPod dock, Lorne House is well equipped for your holiday entertainment. A travel cot and highchair are available, and there's a stairgate too to stop little ones sneaking off to the basement bedroom unattended! Please note a £225 security deposit is required. 


  • Sleeps 5
  • Bed linen included
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • No pets allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 3 Single beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • WiFi
  • Travel cot available
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • 4 stars



This is our third stay at Lorne House, it feels like a home away from home.Mr Stuart Weston - 8th August 2018
Great place to stay, will definitely returnMrs Kate Boukersi - 30th April 2018
Superb location! Spacious property. Everything in terms of kitchen equipment was provided.Mrs S Nott - 7th August 2016
A lovely stay in a perfectly equipped home-nothing was lacking. Great additions such as fresh milk, iPhone charger/docking station and kitchen radio. A wonderful holiday had by three generations of the family at Lorne House. Perfect location with off street parking is a real rarity in beautiful Southwold. Brilliantly equipped with everything one would need to accommodate everyone in the family (aged 2 - 80!). Would definitely recommend and we will be visiting Lorne House again.Mrs Mary Shaw - 29th June 2016
Great location, very well equipped - just like a home from home. Great service, friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend and use again.Mr M Maynard - 16th April 2016
Lorne House is superb. It had everything we wanted - and more! Everything was exactly as described. We would love to return.Mrs B Pearson - 10th November 2015
Southwold is the perfect holiday venue at any time of yearMrs G Stringer - 2nd November 2015
Lorne House was an ideal base for our holiday . I stayed with my sister and our elderly parents, who particularly appreciated having a ground floor bedroom and bathroom. The welcome pack of food and drink was a very nice touch.Dr A Burgess - 3rd October 2015
Lorne House is a great location for a family holiday, beach is within walking distance; very comfortable accommodation and parking a real bonus!Mrs H Servini - 16th August 2015
Best holiday cottage for our family ever!Mr & Mrs N Fryer - 9th August 2015
Very nice cottage, well located for the centre of SouthwoldMr David Scullion - 28th June 2015
Lorne House is so comfortable and we really felt at home here. An ideal location within Southwold. We will certainly recommend Lorne House to our friends.Mr Motherwell - 19th September 2014
Had an amazing time staying in Lorne House. The weather was perfect - just like our stay here. Thank you.Mrs Forster - 12th September 2014
Great accommodation - spacious and relaxing.Mr Mee - 15th August 2014
Lovely cottage with a great location, children loved having their 'own room' downstairs!Mr Harrington - 8th August 2014
We have been coming to Southwold for over thirty years and this is one of the loveliest places we have stayed in. Well-equipped and great position.Mrs Nicholson - 25th July 2014
We have had a very pleasant week in Southwold again. The house was very comfortable and so well-equipped. Be back soon!Mrs Dignam - 20th June 2014
We have had a fantastic week and the beautiful house has made it very special. The folder and leaflets were extremely helpful and we hope to be back again soon!Ms Elton - 14th June 2014
We love coming to Southwold - we have stayed in lots of cottages but for comfort and location this has to be the best. Hope we can get booked again for next year.Mrs Van Schagen - 30th May 2014
Southwold is our home from home, thank you for making it cosy and comfortable. What a lovely house! We will definitely be staying here again.Mr Hutcheson - 23rd May 2014


Holiday Extras

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Food & Drink

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Outdoor & Active

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Pamper & Relax

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Food & Drink

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Attractions & Experiences

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