|Location of the cottage:||Lavenham|
|Number of bedrooms:||3|
|Sleeps:||5 (You can add an extra Child in the booking process for £40)|
|Children / Babies:||Yes,|
|Arrival days (changeover):||Monday, Friday|
|Pets:||2 (medium size dogs)|
Grade 1 Listed and of Exceptional Historical Interest
The Tryst offers luxury and comfort without compromise, in the heart of Lavenham, Suffolk.
The Tryst is a really gorgeous and historic Grade 1 Listed House dating back to the early 15th century, in the picturesque village of Lavenham.
This is a house to really enjoy, but even historical buildings have to keep up with the times.
So... Good unlimited wireless broadband is provided via BT.
A smart, internet enabled TV is provided in the sitting room and has access to Freeview.
We have thrown in Netflix too, so you are very welcome to immerse yourself in their extended library of films and TV series!
A Bluetooth enabled Bose iPod dock is available.
A washing machine, dishwasher and fridge with freezer compartment are all hidden away in the kitchen.
Old and new books are available for you to read as well as magazines and AGA cook books.
Central heating is fitted throughout, with underfloor heating.
There is unrestricted parking outside the house and normally it is possible to park very close. For a fuller description of this beautiful 'listed' house please click here.
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: These are located at The Grove CO10 5PP, please call me on 01787 211 115 office hours or 01787 211419 out of hours to arrange to pick some up, we are right on the cycle route and just 4 miles away. Please check with me that these are available before you arrive to avoid disappointment if they are in for maintenence
Well behaved Dogs are always welcome, please refer to All About Bringing Pets for charges, rules and how this cottage may suit your pet.
Guest Passes to use all the club facilities is normally £25 , Grove Cottage guests get it for £10 plus a complimentary £15 voucher to put towards any 60 minute or mud chamber experience.
Just mention Grove Cottages when making your booking!
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.
Enjoy the hedonistice pleasures of a Massage or Beauty Therapist treatment at your cottage to smooth away those stressed nerves.
Now every place we have reviewed will come up in order of distance from your cottage
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.
We can offer you your own Personal Chef at this cottage to create the perfect evening in.
London Liverpool Street station - Colchester station = 47 mins
London Liverpool Street station - (change at Marks Tey) Sudbury station = 79 mins
Colchester - taxis at station - 32 mins to cottage
Sudbury - Sudbury Town Taxis 01787 377366 - 17 mins to cottage
We have had the most wonderful stay at this beautiful historic cottage. So incredibly cosy and comfortable in every way. Would come back at any time. Many thanks, a happy group of four humans an two small dogs!
The cottage was such a wonderful experience, steeped in history but at the same time with all the modern comforts! We were fascinated by the story of the hidden artwork and when we did the Lantern Walking Tour the story featured in that. Great way for our family of four who are spread around the world to relax on holiday. The book collection was great. Lavenham was delightful. When I was searching for a holiday cottage on Google, my requirements were three bedrooms, charming village, close to London, available for less than a week, near a cathedral town - which is how I found The Tryst. So it was luck that we found Lavenham and it was exactly the experience I was looking for. Thank you for such a wonderful stay before Christmas
The Tryst has been on our radar for a while and we are so pleased to have at last visited this beautiful house. A very relaxing break. Thank you
The Tryst is an amazing house without a flat surface anywhere! It is very comfortable and cosy on a winters evening. The duvets are blissfully warm and the drench shower full of hot water. I imagine it would be lovely to sit in the garden in the summer. Perhaps we will be back to try this. The cottage was perfect for a cosy weekend in a house full of history. It is obviously well loved. The welcome basket was much appreciated
It felt like and honour to stay in such a beautiful historic house in this lovely town. We had an excellent relaxing week and will certainly be returning to Lavenham
Lavenham Literary Festival! Five London ladies came to Lavenham. They stayed in The Tryst, they had a lovely festival - read everything they wished. The Tryst is warm and comfortable, had everything we wished. And if again they come to Lavenham, they will definitely choose The Tryst!
Came here for my 92nd birthday with my two daughters and their husbands. We really appreciated the welcome hamper - the bacon was delicious! The house is cosy and warm and we have enjoyed staying here, the beds are wonderfully comfortable.
A lovely week spent enjoying the cosy cottage and village. Loved the Aga and comfy bed. Fab welcome pack - thank you
Lovely property, full of history and in a wonderful location. Beautiful welcome basket with delicious bacon in particular! We had a lovely stay
This is a peaceful and calm house. We had a restful and lovely time. The house feels kind, Emily has been excellent and efficient. We will be back
A relaxing stay in a fine building, enjoyed sitting in the paved area of the garden. The Great House restaurant is splendid - as good as 35 years ago! Also Greyhound very pleasant for Sunday lunch
We have had The Tryst on our radar for a while now and we were very excited to finally be able to come and stay! A beautiful home and garden to celebrate our marriage in - and a special final stay in Lavenham before we move abroad. Dinner in the private dining room at The Swan was delicious; otherwise we had everything we needed here at the cottage. If I don’t return soon I know my parents will!’
Had a lovely stay at The Tryst, was so welcoming from the off and felt like home from home
Came to the cottage for my 21st birthday and couldn’t have asked for a lovelier place to stay! So cosy and homely inside and the garden was beautiful. A very special trip for us all.’
What a beautiful, historic cottage in an unspoilt village. Enjoyed reading all about the building - so different from our own homes. Aga easy to use, wood burner a triumph but unfortunately the storm (Hannah) prevented us from using the garden - one of us watched nesting birds from the warmth indoors! Lovely meal at No.10. Thank you for the welcome basket, very much appreciated
We had the most wonderful time in this cottage. Al of us liked the fireplace very much. We will definitely come back!!
We booked The Tryst for my mums 90th birthday week. We have had lots of fun and found the cottage very comfortable and beautifully furnished. Lavenham has made a great centre. Thank you
Lovely cottage in a great location. Great for walks, visiting nearby villages - Clare, Long Melford etc. Had a good look around the antique fairs and shops. Very good meal at The Great House
A wonderful, happy and very special weekend with my family. We relaxed, rad, walked and visited the Guildhall. We depart relaxed and happy
Very enjoyable stay, very comfortable. Great for relaxing in front of the fire. Did the railway walk from Lavenham to Long Melford and back again with lunch in The Swan at Long Melford. Farmers market was very good, very friendly
We were so excited about coming to The Tryst and totally overwhelmed by it's beauty and history, it was quite emotional! Fabulously well cared for and perfectly put together property in a stunning village. The garden is lovely even in January, can't praise the place enough and we could even bring our dog. Many thanks.
Our second Grove Cottage in Lavenham - such a beautiful town and a completely memorable house. Not only for it's looks but for it's welcoming atmosphere and cosy Aga warmth. We've had lovely weather, great walks and good meals. Thank you
Lovely cottage - our favourite so far with Grove. Thank you for the fab hamper
A fantastic cottage in a lovely location. Recommend Sunday roast at the Greyhound pub. Thank you for a lovely relaxing break.
Lovely cottage which is beautifully maintained and furnished. Comfortable to stay in and great to be in walking distance of lots of lovely places and great walks
We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your beautiful cottage. So wonderful to have lots of lovely shops on our doorstep. Thank you for the welcome hamper and for putting us at ease with cooking on the Aga. We have had perfect weather and visited Long Melford and Hadleigh. We loved mooching around all the shops as well as sampling the gorgeous cakes in 'Chilli & Chives' tea shop in Lavenham, so much so that we ordered a lemon drizzle to take home - Yum!
We have had the most delightful stay in your cottage - thank you! We all felt and truly appreciated the history of this wonderful dwelling. The garden is beautiful. My mum and aunt managed the steps and stairs well without too many bumps! Thank you Emily for your super efficiency - wonderful to walk into a warm and well lit home with the added bonus of the abundant hamper!
This is our second visit to The Tryst, which hopefully speaks for itself. It’s a delightful, well-appointed house and we feel very comfortable here. The basketful of goodies and flowers on the kitchen table provide a lovely welcome - much appreciated
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Lavenham, beautiful town/village and fantastic cottage! The welcome basket was much appreciated. Would definitely return! Thank you
The Tryst is the most beautiful holiday cottage - superbly kept to the highest standard. It is so welcoming, so cosy, so comfortable and really pleasantly cool in the amazingly hot weather we've been having. The garden is stunning - the perfect cottage garden. Our welcome basket was very much appreciated - filled with lovely local produce and tasty treats. We were genuinely excited about visiting The Tryst from seeing the beautiful pictures on Grove Cottages website, as it looked so amazing...it exceeded our high hopes and we would recommend it to anyone who wanted to stay somewhere incredible in a perfect place. Thank you so much for an exceptionally special long weekend.
What a beautiful cottage! Had a wonderful stay for our daughter's wedding. The Tryst has been renovated to a fantastic standard in perfect keeping with the period. Hosting was second to none and we couldn't fault anything. Can't wait to return!
As veterans of stays at Grove Cottages varied selections, we have once again had a very enjoyable stay at The Tryst. Loved the Aga and the cosy atmosphere of the cottage. The garden is delightful. Lovely village and eating options and everyone so friendly and helpful.
Beautiful cottage and beautiful weather - what could be better?!
We had the most relaxing and enjoyable time - so cosy and welcoming with so many thoughtful touches. Wood burning stove and Aga were a joy to use, and the roll top bath! Local butchers incredibly helpful. Could have happily stayed another week. Look forward to next time. Big thanks.
What an absolutely divine time we had! The fire mesmeric, the bed gorgeous, the bath sumptuous! The best start to 2018 we could hope for. The Tryst even rivalled our wedding weekend! Will be coming back to fall in love all over again soon!
A fabulous four nights! We enjoyed eating out each evening but above all, The Tryst has been wonderful. Thank you
Beautiful cottage and well equipped. Ideal location for shops, walks and places to eat. We could not fault anything, perfect break!
What a perfect cottage! We have had a wonderful time staying here, enjoying the town and watching our friends get married. We would love to return in the future.
A truly fabulous cottage! Visited Lavenham for the weekend whilst attending a wedding and have truly fallen in love with it. The Tryst is superb! Wonderful beds and general comfort. Very clean and plenty of attention to detail. Emily was very welcoming and a great host. Will definitely return
Most enjoyable stay. Lovely cottage, great places to eat locally; very friendly 'locals'. The garden is a joy and has given me many ideas, excellent all round.
We've loved staying in this beautiful ancient house. It's so comfortable and well equipped - the perfect place to hunker down when the rain's lashing outside and to enjoy lunch in the garden when the sun is shining. Our thanks to Emily for making the place so welcoming.
A very enjoyable stay. Came down for a wedding in Long Melford - loved wandering around. Could have spent more time here, but family duties dictated otherwise. The cottage was cosy and every need catered for. Many thanks.
A very happy Easter weekend - even better with the hot cross buns and golden eggs in the welcome basket! Thank you.
Our second stay at this gorgeous cottage and we were not disappointed. The cottage is immaculate, very cosy and in a perfect position - a few minutes walk to Lavenham High Street and the famous square. We feel like we have been here much longer than a long weekend and look forward to returning soon. Many thanks.
An enjoyable stay at a historically fascinating home. Lavenham is beautiful, we all enjoyed the Guildhall.
Another amazing stay! A fabulous cottage, can't wait to stay again! Thank you!
We brought our mum and dad here to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary/80th birthday and it couldn't have been better. Thank you for sharing your beautiful, special home with us. It's such a privilege to be able to stay in such a lovely place. We'll be back!! Thank you Emily - you're a fab housekeeper.
Came all the way from Mauritius to visit Lavenham and what a beautiful cottage to stay in. It was perfect and couldn't fault it one bit. Everything from the bed to the welcome basket was divine. Will definitely be staying here again with family.
Thanks for a lovely stay and the prompt attention of your manager to sort the problem in the living room. Everything was comfortable and the beds were lovely.
Fabulous cottage, warm, cosy and very comfortable. Especially love the beautifully laundered bedding and towels (smelled so fresh and fragrant). Cannot fault anything, we will definitely return.
Beautiful setting in a glorious town with a great garden for catching the sun. We are very pleased with everything and will recommend this property and the service from Grove Cottages. Many thanks.
A very special cottage in a fabulous location. Great to stay somewhere so comfortable and cosy as well as dog friendly, within an amazing village. Magical secluded garden -couldn't be better
Fab house - had a great time!
Cottage like a tardis! Lovely to have somewhere there are enough plates etc to have family over for supper.
A great base for my 40th! Family joined too - we have stayed here before and it was just as lovely as we remembered.
Wonderful weekend break at The Tryst - was perfect and loved the hamper. Great pubs and lovely location in Lavenham.
Emily could not have been more welcoming on arrival. Thoroughly enjoyed the weekend; walking around the picturesque village and sampling the delights of The Swan and the numerous tea rooms, were just some of the highlights - stupendous!
I just wanted to let you know we had a wonderful time at The Tryst - it's probably the nicest holiday cottage we've ever stayed in! Emily welcomed us very warmly, and the house was very comfortable.
Back to The Tryst for the second time this year, this time with family. The cottage, as always is lovely and cosy. Enjoyed walks, pottering and a great meal in the Greyhound. We will be back again.
We had a lovely break. Comfortable beds, great location with nice pubs and restaurants.
What a lovely cottage! We arrived in hot sunshine and enjoyed the garden but the cottage was comfortable and cosy when we spent a day at home.
We spent a wonderful weekend at The Tryst with our children. The house is lovely and really cosy. This is our second visit to Lavenham and it is a very special place. Amelia aged 9 - this is a lovely, cosy place. I really enjoyed staying here and the garden is really beautiful.
We have rented cottages for many years! Can truly say this is without a doubt the best. Most enjoyable on every level from character and attention to detail, to the amazing village of Lavenham.
Lovely cottage and garden! We had a very nice time here, great for studying and relaxing. Also especially enjoyed pretending to be Thomas Cromwell! Nyah aged 9 - this is a lovely house and I wish I lived here because it's so nice.
A beautiful cottage in a wonderful location.
Really enjoyed our stay. The cottage is warm and comfortable and Suffolk is a nice place to be, when the sun shines (as it did mostly).
We have thoroughly enjoyed our short break in this stunning 16th century "old world" cottage. The garden was delightful and then sitting by the Aga eating cream teas on the scrubbed pine table, was idyllic. Thank you for such a wonderful respite from our busy lives.
We had a wonderful, peaceful and relaxing weekend. Lovely, warm, cosy cottage.
A wonderful cottage in a delightful area. We arrived stressed out from work and are leaving very relaxed.
Thank you for the great weekend we spent in this fabulous house. We love Lavenham! Enjoyed coffee in the garden every day - brilliant!
Our gratitude to Simon for his extremely warm welcome. The garden is just wonderful - even in January! p.s. loved the Aga.
Thank you very much for a fabulous break in your wonderful cottage. What a pretty village too. Loved the beds - so comfy, the fire and the Aga - never cooked on one before but loved it. A little sad to be going home actually.
We had a lovely Christmas in The Tryst. We will for sure come back again. The cottage is so cosy and also good for 6 people. Lavenham is a great village with lots of nice people.
We came here for a wedding in Alpheton and booked The Tryst for 3 nights - a fantastic idea. The house is charming and cosy. All 6 of us loved every moment of our stay. 2 of us are from Australia and this type of house is not something we are used to - a great experience.
We have had a lovely stay in this wonderful house. Loved cooking on the Aga and the welcome pack was a very nice touch - thank you Pippa for all your hard work to make our stay so nice.
Lovely cottage and very homely. Lovely village, loved the Aga, garden lovely too. Hope to return next year.
Very relaxing break in a beautiful cottage, loved the garden too.
Gorgeous cottage with all the home comforts. we really enjoyed our time at The Tryst.
We loved the cottage, it has everything we needed for a great stay, cosy, well equipped and comfortable - especially the beds, great linen.
Very enjoyable stay in a beautiful cottage.
We had a lovely stay at The Tryst. What a beautiful village. We found the beds very comfy with fresh clean sheets. The house is very well equipped and cosy. Thank you for providing a great holiday home for us.
The perfect family home, blissful weather and many happy evenings spent in the beautiful garden. Great Location and dangerously close to some seriously great pubs !
You walk in the door & you feel right at home. This exceeds your expectations & offers everything you need and more.
We really enjoyed our stay here and would love to return back next year, when we come again to Suffolk. A wonderful building and we had everything we needed. Really enjoyed cooking on the Aga!!
We have rented cottages for many years. I can truly say this is without a doubt the best.Most enjoyable on every level from character and attention to detail of the cottage, to the amazing village of Lavenham.
Lovely cottage which is beautifully maintained and furnished. Comfortable to stay in and great to be in walking distance of lots of lovely places and great walks.
We have had a wonderful week here. As always, Lavenham has so much to offer! Highlights...mmm...difficult! Eating a fabulous Christmas Day lunch at Number 10. We also enjoyed two other meals there. Memsaab's was great too! Munnings tea rooms - two visits. On Boxing Day we had tea at The Blue Vintage Tea Rooms in the market place - scrummy cakes! It's all been about food. The buildings in Lavenham are so interesting we were delighted when we were invited into a cottage that we had been studying. The owner was enchanting. Thanks Simon & Pippa - a wonderful stay in your special Tryst
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