About Hurlock

On leaving school 50 plus years ago I helped run the family arable farm for 30 years including property management for our local USAF air personel who stayed in our properties near Woodbridge. Then a 10 year stint assisting my brother in law to diversify on his farm, during this time I purchased 9 The Whinlands, Thorpeness over 25 years ago as a self-catering holiday home and have until about a year ago used local agents to find my guests. I now carry out all the booking and general repairs myself, using a local laundry for my cleaning and changeovers. At 57 I decided to start my own business, an oil heating engineer and have just completed my 15 year, hopefully no intention to retire yet!! One of my hobbies is classic car restoration, having now rebuilt a war-time Jeep and a sportscar.

Welcome to our Holiday Home!

We bought 9 The Whinlands, Thorpeness 26 years ago to be used solely as a self-catering holiday home and until last year have used local agents for our bookings. Since then we have designed a website: www.holidaycottagethorpeness.co.uk . For our first season we have promoted no.9 monthly and are really very pleased that we have [...]

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