|Location of the cottage:||Wickham Market|
|Number of bedrooms:||2|
|Children / Babies:||Yes,|
|Arrival days (changeover):||Sunday, Monday, Friday|
A Very Comfortable and Cosy Coastal Cottage
Sleeping four in a picturesque Suffolk village, just 15 minutes from the best of the Suffolk Coast at Aldeburgh and Orford.
Wren Cottage is a pretty little 16th Century cottage, 50 yards from the centre of Wickham Market; one of Suffolk's lovely unspoilt coastal villages.
Wickham Market is 15 minutes from the wonderful seaside location of Aldeburgh and the lovely little coastal village of Orford, which is one of my favourite places.
The village has 2 very good tea rooms, a couple of pubs, a Chinese and an Indian restaurant, a good Fish n' Chips shop and some interesting shops, including an award winning Butchers and a couple of larger food stores. There are some excellent restaurants and gastro pubs within walking distance; across the fields and along the footpaths, or a short drive away.
Its position is great for exploring the best of the Suffolk Coast and the interesting towns are just 10 - 15 minutes away:
Framlingham with its impressive Castle, restaurants, shops and antiques centres.
Orford on the coast, also with a very interesting Castle and an oysteridge, restaurants, smokehouse, pubs, quay and nature reserve.
Aldeburgh which is famous for its arts, crafts and restaurants as well as still being able to buy fresh fish from the fishermen on the beach, but no ice creams or amusement arcades.
To find out more about the attractions of the local area, including the lovely Pubs & Restaurants, please click on this link: Wren Cottage
White Horse at Easton: Winner of The Best Dining Pub. A very friendly pub.
White Lion at Ufford: Friendly local pub. 1-2 hour walk from the cottage. 15th Century church in the village.
The Crown at Ufford: Good for Sunday lunch.
The Granary Tea Shop and Cafe 1885: Snape Maltings.
The much loved old village pub opposite The Wren, which burnt down a few years ago, is awaiting permission to be taken over by the village itself and restored to its former glory, as soon as information become available we will update this page.
All prices include VAT and everything written below:
Kitchen: All cottages are complete little homes and facilities include modern central heating, refrigerator, hobs, oven and / or microwave, toaster, crockery & serving dishes, cutlery, many utensils, fire-extinguisher, lots of pots & pans, glasses & mugs, kettle, coffee maker, teapot, kitchen towels, oven gloves, olive oil & vinegar, salt & pepper, sugar, herbs, tea, fresh and instant coffee, washing up liquid, cloths, general cleaning materials, etc.
"Welcome Pack": Contains all the freshest ingredients for a 'Proper English breakfast': eggs, bacon, butter, some tomatoes, fruit, a lemon, a litre of milk and a loaf of fresh local bread.
Bathroom: Soap, fluffy cotton towels, bath mats, shaver point, toilet brush, toilet roll.
Bedroom: Cotton bed linen, wardrobe with coat hangers / chest of drawers, iron, ironing board, hairdryer.
Living room: If your cottage has an open fire or stove then a basket with firewood and a bucket with coal will be provided free and more will be available at cost and there will be firelighters provided, TV, books, games, magazines, local brochures, OS and other maps, folder with our special 'What To Do' insiders guide to the local area.
Baby: Cot and high chair provided in cottages accepting babies (please bring babies bedding).
Dog: Water bowl and treat per dog is provided in cottages accepting pets.
Bikes: Please check with the owner that these are available before you arrive to avoid disappointment if they are in for maintenance
Well behaved Dogs are always welcome, please refer to All About Bringing Pets for charges, rules and how this cottage may suit your pet.
Gainsborough Health Spa is offering 15% off all treatments and spa day packages and 33% off day passes.
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Our "Welcome Pack": Contains all the freshest ingredients for a 'Proper English breakfast': eggs, bacon, butter, some tomatoes, fruit, a lemon, a litre of milk and a loaf of fresh local bread.
Cottages with open fires are supplied with a complimentary first load of fuel after which you can buy more using an honesty box.
Most cottages also supply Bikes free of charge unless it is stated that no bikes are available.
Now every place we have reviewed will come up in order of distance from your cottage
Assington Mill runs some very interesting Rural Arts and Craft Courses from Gilding and Bee Keeping to Coracle and Straw Bale house building.
Important moments slip by so quickly. Capture them in a relaxed portraiture session in the comfort of your own holiday cottage.
While you are staying with us why not have a special treat and go Sailing for the day.
London Liverpool Street station - Wickham Market (change at Ipswich) = 1 hr 40 mins
Taxis - by prior arrangement with the owner, or Mr Miller 01728 475070 / 07733 166599 - 5 mins to cottage
Wren Cottage is a charming and characterful cottage in a nice village, well placed to explore some great sights and villages in Suffolk. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here.
Beautiful part of Suffolk - excellent weather! Fresh flowers in the house much appreciated
Lovely cottage central to many Suffolk sightseeing attractions.
We really enjoyed our stay at Wren Cottage. It was like home from home - very relaxing and comfortable.
Wren Cottage has been a really comfortable break, close to local facilities and easy to reach the coast. The cottage is well presented, really livable (I want a Rayburn now!!) and the owners are very helpful.
We have had a fantastic weekend at Wren Cottage. It has been very relaxing and the cottage is cosy. We loved the log burner! Everything you need has been thought of - Cathy was so welcoming too. We couldn't have enjoyed it more - thanks Cathy.
Lovely cottage, great stay. Thanks for all - loved the Rayburn! xxx
Spectacular cottage! Cathy thought of everything when preparing her home for our stay. Comfortable beds, lovely hot showers/baths, the fire was even waiting for us to light -:). Great location for visiting surrounding attractions and neighbouring villages. Thank you.
By far the most thorough and enjoyable greeting we have had when renting cottages. What a lovely welcome basket filled with all that was needed for an English breakfast. Thank you for such a wonderful stay.
Fantastic (albeit short) stay at Wren Cottage. Very cosy/comfortable and very well thought out - nothing we could want for!
Thanks for letting us stay in your lovely cottage. Location is great and everything you need is in walking distance.
It's our 3rd visit to Wren Cottage and our stay to celebrate our anniversary was as perfect as before. A special thank you for the wine and card. That was a lovely surprise!
Thank you! We had a super time, love the cottage. Website is the best I've looked at!
A perfect Christmas hideaway, log fire, Christmas tree, even a piano! Everything on your doorstep, just forget the car. Our dream home!
We have had the most enjoyable weekend - home from home!
Gorgeous cosy cottage with all the amenities you need. A lovely stay and Cathy was a great host, would definitely recommend -:)
Lovely cosy cottage.
Wren Cottage is beautifully presented, full of character and history. The welcome hamper was a pleasant surprise and our welcome from Cathy was warm and friendly. The cottage had everything one would need. We are already planning our return trip.
A lovely stay in a lovely cottage and a very lovely welcome on arrival. The welcome pack was a very nice touch and was appreciated.
Beautiful cottage inside and out. Fantastic welcome basket with a breakfast to die for! Wonderful village location, everything you need within 5 minutes walk, including an amazing butchers. The Greyhound pub is only 15 minutes walk away and definitely worth the walk - amazing food and friendly welcome!
Well managed, cosy and comfortable. A real home from home.
Amazing location with so many shops. Lovely lounge and patio area. Breakfast pack and fresh flowers - brilliant!
Lovely clean and cosy cottage. Enjoyed our stay with our youngest daughter and our dog! All essentials were to hand - excellent all round. Would definitely come again and recommend to family and friends. Perfect!!
Charming old cottage with all necessary modern facilities.
Very enjoyable stay. Used village facilties, very good butcher, so sorry the pub had burnt down! Very clean cottage, surprised us with welcome basket! Cosy cottage we would definitely visit again. Fully fulfilled our expectations. Thank you.
Very nice stay, cottage lovely. Owners very helpful.
We've had a lovely week int his beautiful cottage, just right for us. We enjoyed the convenience of the village and the monthly market was charming. Had some great walks and visited local area. Many thanks to Cathy for all her assistance.
A gorgeous cottage with a beautiful courtyard. A great location to explore Suffolk.
Very cosy cottage and ideal for our weekend away from the hustle and bustle of normal life. All very good and welcome pack a really nice touch.
A fab place to stay - especially with dogs. Very cosy and a great welcome.
10th visit to a Grove Cottage - still as enjoyable!!
The cottage was comfortable and Cathy made sure we had everything we needed! Thank you so much for giving such a wonderful Easter getaway!
We have had a very comfortable and relaxing few days and enjoyed the area. Look forward to returning soon!
Beautiful cottage, great location with everything we needed for a lovely weekend. Would definitely come back. The owner was welcoming and very helpful.
What a wonderful environment to come and unwind! We chose here for our honeymoon, only a short break and were not disappoint. Absolutely beautiful.
Lovely cottage, one of the best we have ever stayed in. Perfect for our little romantic break away from the stress of London. Would highly recommend and will, and a big thank you to Mark for all your help on Friday night to make it all possible. Many thanks.
Try western style horse riding at Valley Farm, great fun even for novices like us! Thanks for a super stay.
Amazing, relaxing experience, will certainly return again.
Clean, cosy, quirky, lovely!
Lots of unexpected extras - champagne, Christmas decorations, a beautiful Christmas tree and fruit. Very cosy cottage, exactly as shown on website, in a nice quiet village. Great welcome pack - super sausages!! A great cottage, would recommend to friends and and would certainly use Grove Cottages again.
We had a lovely stay at Wren Cottage. The cottage itself is idyllic and very cosy - we came to get away from it all for a long weekend and did just that!
Lovely break in a relaxing cosy cottage.
Had a lovely time as always. This is our 3rd visit. Cottage is very welcoming and relaxing. All excellent as always!
A wonderful haven for trips to beautiful countryside and excellent food.
Had a very pleasant stay in a very comfortable cottage. Loved the fire and the Rayburn oven, very comfy bed. Great location for Aldeburgh, wonderful walks and a pretty town. All in all very good - thank you!
Cosy warm cottage. Village with everything you need and a super welcome from the owner.
If you are looking for a fantastic short break experience, Mark's Grove Cottages will give you the very best that Suffolk's beautiful sights and scenery can offer.
We've had a wonderful weekend, glorious weather for March made everything even better. The cottage is very comfortable and well equipped.
Just a quick note to say what a lovely few nights we have had at Wren Cottage...it is going to be hard to pack up and leave. There is everything you could want or need in this fantastic cottage....both us and our two lurchers have had a lovely break.....thank you!
We have had a wonderful break at Wren Cottage! Thank you.
Just spent a wonderful relaxing weekend in your fabulous period cottage. The character of the cottage and village felt like living in a different area. Great hospitality and local information from the owner.
Wonderful cottage, comfortable and beautifully decorated, with all the niceties of home. Cathy is an excellent host.
Absolutely wonderful cottage. Fabulous welcome including local welcome basket! A magical weekend in an amazing cottage.
A completely delightful cottage, full of character and wonderfully cosy. Clean, brilliantly equipped and the fabulous butcher's a two minute walk away (at most!) Faultless, and perfect for our stay - we have loved our few days in Wren Cottage and were made so welcome.
Wren Cottage is a wonderful find, an absolute gem of a holiday cottage.Absolutely delightful in every way. I can wholeheartedly recommend.
Thoroughly enjoyed five days in a lovely cottage, and made very welcome by Cathy. Excellent base to explore this part of Suffolk, which has plenty of variety of things to do, e.g. walks, coast and some lovely old churches. Couldn't ask for anything more.
Very comfortable cottage - all you need for a good stay - a real 'home from home'.
The cottage and everything about it, is first class. John & I would like to thank the owners for their considerable effort to make it so cosy, and like home from home - all the comforts anyone would need. The cottages is second to none, one of the best we have stayed in. Careful consideration has been given to the interior and furnishings, and it is a credit to the owners. We will be back to see you again. Welcome pack amazing. Thanks to all.
Excellent all round. Wickham Market is a great base and lovely to come back to, after days out. The cottage was everything we could have wished for.
Very comfortable and couldn't ask for more. Welcome basket was a lovely thought. Good area for discovering lots of places. Many thanks.
Beautiful cottage in a beautiful part of the country. Never visited Suffolk or stayed in one of Grove Cottages, and we will certainly be back. A really relaxing family break. A lovely home from home feel. The cottage had everything we could possibly need.
Such a comfortable, welcoming cottage. We would happily return in the summer or winter! Wonderful!
Sensitively modernised, spacious period cottage, that is very comfortable to live in. Perfectly situated to visit the coast!
Lovely, well equipped cottage with a friendly and helpful welcome!
First time in Suffolk and Grove Cottages made our stay perfect. Our cottage was delightful and Cathy made sure we had everything, and recommended some beautiful places to visit. Shame we didn't stay longer! Beautiful cottage, extremely cosy and comfortable.
Beautiful, cosy and homely cottage, makes you feel relaxed. Make sure you visit Southwold - lovely town.
Fantastic cottage in a great location, for exploring Suffolk. Our first visit to Suffolk could not have been better. Cathy has been very helpful and welcoming and has provided everything, and more, to make our stay so enjoyable. Very friendly village. Walberswick beach is a must for dog walking.
A lovely cottage, well placed to explore Suffolk.
A wonderful, cosy cottage and well equipped with a lovely courtyard garden, full of flowers.The cottage is very easy to relax in, with a lovely 'homely' feel.
Wren Cottage is a wonderful home in the perfect location it had all the things you need for a stay and more. The welcome pack was lovely and Cathy is so helpful.
A cosy welcoming cottage with a relaxing, pleasant country garden. An ideal area to explore rural Suffolk.
Lovely cottage in beautiful part of Suffolk. Very enjoyable stay – many thanks.
Great Cottage ..... Great location. Perfect relaxing break.
Wren Cottage is a very comfortable and relaxing place to stay. We felt at home straight away and found it to be very well equipped. We would certainly come back again.
Amazing holiday in a gorgeous cottage. Loved every minute and would definitely come back again. Places – Aldebrugh ice cream shop – ives ices – best ice cream we have ever had.
Beautiful character cottage in convenient location for touring Suffolk coast any Inland pounds/villages.
Had a very relaxing comfortable weekend break in Wren Cottage. Have visited many lovely places and would love to visit again.
Wren Cottage was very cosy and quickly became a home from home.
A great relaxing break. Brilliantly located. Great host .... everything we want for a 40th birthday celebration! Hopefully see you again soon!
Any detail has been thought about in this pretty cottage. It is also surprisingly spacious. We would certainly recommend it. This part of Suffolk is lovely
Thank you for a wonderful stay! So cosy, lovely wood-burner fire makes this a very special stay. Thank you.
An excellent long weekend at Wren Cottage. Not only was the owner welcoming the cottage has everything you need to relax and enjoy the surrounding area.
Regular customer of Grove Cottages.
We have had a lovely relaxing few days in Wren Cottage. A great way to relax just before the Christmas! We have stayed in Grove Cottages on 4 occasions and haven’t been disappointed. All cottages are lovely a real home from home.
This was really the best cottage we have stayed in so far, so cosy and lovely. We really loved it, it wasn’t long enough! Would love to come back again the woodburner really makes this place special at night. Thank you Kathy for your friendly welcome and the welcome basket: very nice.
Loved our stay at Wren Cottage. Thank you for all the little touches to make our week even more special. Very cosy. Very relaxed. Very romantic.
It is been the most lovely and amazing weekend get-away! Wren’s Cottage has everything what you could possibly need. Very charming house, we felt like home. Thank you so much.
A quintessentially well appointed cosy English cottage, especially appreciated by us (Aussie visitors).
Had a wonderful relaxing weekend at Wren Cottage. Can’t want to come back for Christmas.
Fab cottage, great location for a village which has everything in walking distance.
Lovely cottage, good location, very well equipped. Excellent welcome pack. Many thanks!
Beautiful cottage. Very good location for exploring beaches and lovely walks.
Lovely cottage, had a great time in
Lovely cottage, very friendly welcome. Everything you would want from a holiday in the country.
A great cottage in a lovely village, everything you need can be bought within the village. We were very lucky with the weather, which made our stay even more enjoyable and enabled us to take full advantage of the beautiful enclosed patio/garden.
We enjoyed our brunch cooked from the sausages, bacon, mushrooms, tomatoes and eggs all provided by Cathy - eaten in the lovely decked courtyard.
A wonderfully cosy, comfortable cottage, a superb base to explore the Suffolk countryside. Some beautiful little villages and quaint seaside towns.
Beautiful and stylish cottage in the heat of the Suffolk coastal region. Loved the garden patio!
Exceptionally charming cottage, very cosy and a lovely little village. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the fantastic Welcome Breakfast Basket ! Thank you Cathy.. we loved it
Wren cottage is a beautiful cottage, we heartily recommend it.
Very cosy comfortable cottage and very clean, Recommend it!
Very cosy comfortable cottage and very clean. Recommend it!
Wren Cottage was a lovely place to stay, the owner Cathy was especially helpful , we can thoroughly recommend staying there. Lots to do at all different places – great.
Wren Cottage is a beautiful cottage – the best we have ever enjoyed. Wonderfully cosy – we don’t want to leave! Very clean and smelt of lilies! Welcome excellent, the owner is charming. The most comfortable cottage we’ve had. The cosy feel was special. The goodies were excellent – very generous! This lovely cottage fully fulfilled our expectations.
Wren Cottage is a well equipped, cosy, nicely furnished cottage plus we have really enjoyed our stay. It is well located and there is plenty to see and do in the local area.
We have had a wonderful time here at Wren Cottage. We had a warm welcome from Cathy & found the cottage to be cosy & very comfortable.
Lovely, comfortable cottage, with everything we could wish for, we shall be back!! Very dog friendly – ideal for our puppy’s first holiday!
Wren cottage is a gem. Lovely welcome from Cathy. Lots of local info. We have had a fantastic weekend visiting Southwold, Framlingham & Aldeburgh .Staying in this cosy, comfortable cottage is the icing on the cake. Thank you
Excellent accommodation, beautifully furnished and cosy.
Beautiful and comfortable with an old fashioned interior.
A very comfortable and well equipped cottage handily placed for visiting, especially the coastal attractions.
Extremely comfortable and very well equipped cottage. Lovely location and very convenient for local attractions.
Really lovely stay, Wickham Market is a great little village – The Chinese – particularly was fantastic. Lots of walk to be had in the beautiful countryside around.
A warm cosy cottage with lots of character.
We had a fabulous stay. Thank you. It was very snowy, but we were toasty warm with the wood burning stove. Highly recommend it.
The cottage was lovely and we have had a perfect break.
Great quiet location. Thanks for the breakfast goodies.
Wren Cottage is charming and a very cosy a welcoming home from home. Our first visit to Suffolk and a fantastic location to explore the countryside and seaside! Perfect for dog owners; safe courtyard and great walks plus dog friendly pubs and restaurants. Thoroughly recommend.
Very homely, I could live in this cottage myself and be very content, excellent for local amenities.
Very quaint and cosy cottage, beautifully furnished with lovely antique pine furniture and antiques. Love the wood burning fire, very comfy bed and gorgeous white bed linen and towels. Breakfast goodies were delicious – so much so we bought some supplies from the butches to take home.
Relaxing, comfortable stay, lovely thank you!!
We really enjoyed our stay! Thank for the lovely cottage.
Professional service, friendly welcome, beautiful and well maintained cottage and overall, a wonderful weekend. Wren is perfectly furnished to compliment it’s lovely and traditional character, but also bit of modern comforts such as free view Tv, wifi etc
Thank you for a great stay in a lovely cosy cottage. Well stocked kitchen, comfy beds, good location for exploring local sights
A stylish, warm and comfortable cottage. Perfect for a getaway. Lovely welcome pack!
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