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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 lovely 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 friendly, dogs fall asleep in the bar. You're 500 yards from the sea with a terrace that fills with locals in summer and lawns that run off towards the water. Inside, beautiful simplicity abounds – Cape Cod meets English country local. You get books everywhere, beautiful art, roaring fires, a happy vibe. The big draw is Sophie's lovely food. Game and venison come from local estates, fish and seafood from nearby waters, samphire and sea kale are foraged along the coast. Bedrooms fit the mood perfectly. Those in the house are warm and homely; the suites in the garden are big and airy with sofas inside and terraces that overlook nearby dunes. Don't miss dinner, perhaps fish soup, game ravioli, chocolate fondant with caramel ice cream. You wash it all down with Mark's legendary collection of bottled beers and fancy wines. There are festivals by the score – don't miss Latitude or Folk East. 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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  • 10 Doubles
Price:(i) £95 to£150 per night

Booking info:


Lunch from £5.25. Sunday lunch, 2 courses, £20. Dinner, 3 courses, about £30.


Christmas Day.


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)