Church Walk

9 Church Walk was the home of Imogen Holst from 1964 until her death 20 years later, designed by H.C. Cadbury-Brown within the grounds of his Aldeburgh home, number 3. It is situated down a quiet residential street within close walking distance of Aldeburgh High Street.

In 2010 the property was given to the Britten-Pears Foundation by the Holst Foundation. We have aimed to maintain the unique spirit of place of the modest single-storey property. Imogen Holst led a frugal life and the décor and furnishings in the property are comfortable but sparse and functional.

Property details

  • Detached bungalow
  • One double bedroom
  • Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom (bath, no shower)
  • Music room with upright piano
  • Parking
  • WiFi

For further information on Imogen Holst see

The normal arrival/departure day is Monday but it is sometimes possible to arrange a different arrival/departure date, depending on availability. Arrival time is after 2pm and departure time before 10am.

Available dates

We are now taking bookings for 2020. Please note: due to recent high demand, there is limited availability until September, with spaces in March and July only.

Church Walk living room with desk.

Church Walk studio.

Church Walk kitchen.