- Guests 2
- Bedrooms 1
- Preferred changeover day Saturday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 1
- Acorn rating 2 What's this?
- Reference 010002
About NightjarOnce home to the Coastguards, now a beachside apartment with facilities for disabled visitors.
Nightjar is a ground floor apartment at the Coastguard Cottages on Dunwich Heath. The apartment enjoys wonderful views across the heathland nature reserve and beyond. This open-plan, single level apartment offers a.beachside retreat with the golden sand dunes of Minsmere just below.
Wake up early and go for a stroll, across the colourful heathland and through surrounding woodland. After a hike, treat yourself in the neighbouring tea room and gift shop or visit the pub and cafes in Dunwich village.
Discover more of the local area and visit the cathedral cities of Cambridge and Norwich. Both are just over an hour’s drive from the cottage and offer a wide range of shops, cafes and restaurants.
Why book with us?
- Unrivalled locations
- Free entry to our places
- Award-winning customer service
- Help us care for nature, beauty and history
Our Covid promise
- Postpone or refund with no admin fee
- Enhanced cleaning regime
- Discover more about our Covid promise
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer not available
- Dishwasher not available
- Washing machine not available
- Tumble dryer not available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner not available
- Garden not available
- BBQ not available
Some wheelchair accessView accessibility guide (PDF 287 KB)
An open plan room with kitchen/dining/sitting/sleeping area (1 twin, which can be a 6’ double bed on request) and separate shower room with lavatory.
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
Heating: Night storage heating included. The night storage heaters are linked to a sensor on the exterior of the building and will be activated when the temperature falls below 16 – 18°C.
Parking: Designated parking for one car. There is a level path to the cottage door which is screened from the adjacent gift shop entrance (open daily).
*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.
Garden: Shared grass area in front of apartments. There is also a small courtyard with picnic table outside this apartment which is for the sole use of Nightjar guests.
Access: A mobility vehicle for heathland trails can be booked in advance.
Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free entry to all National Trust properties during the period of their stay. Full details in the confirmation email upon booking.
Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm at this cottage
Please note: On occasions some sound may be heard from the apartment above.
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