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The Old Post Office

Dining room
Very good
2 reviews
Dining room
Main bathroom
Rowan Craft Boatyard (just across from the cottage)
Geldeston village sign
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Beccles, Suffolk, East Anglia, England
Completely refurbished in the spring of 2013. We are taking our first bookings from July.

The Old Post office Geldeston is situated in the picturesque Waveney valley on the Suffolk Norfolk borders. Built around 1820, it formed part of the Dowson brewery and was home to the Master Brewer. When the brewery closed in 1858 it became a small village shop and later the sub Post office, until its closure in 2005.
Across the road you will find the River Waveney with riverside walks, idyllic course fishing and bird watching. Rowan Craft boatyard have canoe and electric day boat hire, enabling you to enjoy the quiet and natural beauty of the Broads. If you have your own craft there are two slipways to gain access to the river
Listing #HL598583
About the Owner
Chris R
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

I can't rate this holiday home highly enough. The house was immaculate and far bigger in size than we had anticipated. The owners had thought of our every need and we enjoyed a very thoughtful welcome pack. The area in which the house is situated...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We stayed here recently with my two young children and my mother. The Old Post Office is beautiful, the place is spacious and comfy and the 'play room post office' is superb. My daughters were obsessed with it and on the rainy days before we...More

Thank zhCJ
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Private Garden
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    4 Twins
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 2 860
R 2 860
R 15 015
26 May 2018 -
22 Jun 2018
3 nights
R 2 503
R 12 477
23 Jun 2018 -
20 Jul 2018
3 nights
R 2 681
R 13 853
21 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
4 nights
R 3 039
R 15 015
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood

Walking Distance (WD)

Driving Distance (DD)


The Wherry Inn - (Adnams Ales) Pub & restaurant, regular music & quiz nights. 100 yard stumble (WD)

The Boat Yard - (Rowan craft) small family run boatyard & moorings, small day boat for hire and canoes, 500 yards (WD) walk down “Big Row” opposite The Old Post Office this is the most beautiful stretch of the River Waveney, why not canoe to the Locks Inn or Beccles

Footpath - Turn right just inside the boatyard entrance and walk for miles along the Waveney riverbank. No limit to how far you can walk. Beccles market town is approx. 60 – 70 mins (WD) or shorter circular walk – follow the same footpath sign, walk the riverbank & turn left at the next footpath sign, at the top of hill tu...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Norwich: 30.0 km
Railway: Beccles: 10.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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