Self Catering Apartments in the Mill
Located Near Woodbridge, Orford, Aldeburgh and Snape
Straddling the parishes of Butley and Chillesford
and overlooking Butley Creek, the four storey building Butley
Mills stands on the side of a narrow lane and backs onto the original
mill pond. It has been converted into five high standard self
catering holiday apartments, each of an individual nature, but
all enjoying wide views of the surrounding countryside. There
are nine bedrooms in total, providing accommodation for a total
of 18 people.
Click on the rooms below for more information.
On the first floor is a balcony overlooking the
reed beds. The reed beds can also be viewed from a private footpath
and grassed seating area along the river wall. An extensive area
of west facing decking, which is linked to a patio with bar-be-que
facilities, overlooks the mill pond. The decking is completely
fenced with child proof wire netting and is not readily accessed
by young children.
Four of the apartments are accessed by a wide central
staircase with shallow risers, whilst the fifth enjoys a private
Bed linen and towels are provided, but not bedding
or linen for cots.
There is usually a member of staff at the
mill between 9.00 and 9.30am to offer any help and assistance
guests may require.
The main entrance into Butley Mills gives access
to the central staircase as well as the remainder of the ground
floor. Designed and equipped as a communal and utility area, this
- large informal sitting room with games,
books, information etc. and the seating and tabling for 18 people.
- a snooker room (7’6” table)
- utility room with 2 washing machines and
2 tumble driers
- heated cupboards for outdoor clothing
(one per apartment)
- secure bicycle storage with internal and
- an interesting display of milling bygones,
which includes a bridge over the original water race which used
to power the wheel to drive the mill machinery.
- access doors to the decking and patio
area over looking the mill pond
- cloakroom with WC and wash basin
- public pay phone
Outside amenity areas include decking overlooking
the mill pond and a private path leading to grass area along the
river wall that overlooks the reed beds and upper reaches of the