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The Anchor - Inn in Suffolk

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Main Street, Walberswick, Southwold, IP18 6UA, Suffolk
England, United Kingdom

Mark & Sophie Dorber www.anchoratwalberswick.com
+44 (0)1502 722112 (landline)

You get the lot at the Anchor, a cute seaside inn on the Suffolk coast with quirky interiors, fantastic food, happy staff and lovely rooms

The Anchor is one of those wonderful places that has resisted the urge to be precious. This is a cool little seaside inn where relaxed informality reigns; kids are welcome, staff are lovely, dogs fall asleep in the bar. You're 500 yards from the sea with a vast sky hovering above and waves breaking in the distance. Outside, a big terrace fills with happy locals in summer, while a lawned garden stretches off towards the water. Inside, a beautiful simplicity abounds – Cape Cod meets English country local. You'll find books everywhere, wonderful art, roaring fires, scrubbed pine tables, old leather benches and painted tongue-and-groove. Sophie's local food is the big draw, perhaps fish soup with rouille and baguette, roast cod with lentils and chorizo, then a warm chocolate fondant. Bedrooms are great value and those in the house have a warm, homely feel. The garden chalet suites are different altogether – big and airy with sofas inside, and terraces that overlook nearby dunes and beach huts. Mark's bottled beers are exceptional, as is his lovely wine list. Starry skies amaze. Unmissable.

Limited mobility
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible without steps.
Children welcome
Kids of all ages can stay.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
Wireless internet access available.
Pets welcome
Please let the owner know if you want to bring pets.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.

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Main Street, Walberswick, Southwold, IP18 6UA, Suffolk

Inn 9 Double rooms
Price: (i) £ 110 to £ 150 per night
Inn 1 Double room
Price: (i) £ 95 to £ 110 per night
Mark & Sophie Dorber www.anchoratwalberswick.com
+44 (0)1502 722112 (landline)