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Enjoy the Suffolk countryside from a bicycle!

Enjoy the Suffolk countryside from a bicycle! We have some gorgeous places on or very near to the South Suffolk Cycle Route, which passes through the beautiful medieval village of Lavenham. Need a bike? We freely provide adult bicycles in nearly all our cottages along with maps and cycle routes. Want a family holiday? If […]

Awarded 4 Star Gold For All Our Cottages Here At The Grove Farm!

Thanks to our lovely guests, we’ve been awarded 4 Star Gold in all our cottages here at The Grove: Snow, Rose, The Bakery, Dons Barn, Farm Cottage and Orchard Cottage…. listening to what our guests say to us has really paid off with this top award. So a big thank you to all! Summer is in full swing, […]

Kind Comments From Guests

  We love hearing what our guests have to say about their visit with us, the kind words always mean a lot. Here we round up a few from three of our latest cottages to join us: Endeavour, Rafe Hall Coach House and Angel Cottage. Angel Cottage December, 2016, Corey: Angel Cottage is so cute […]

What to do in Suffolk around Christmas time

  There’s always plenty going on in Suffolk IN December   What’s Going On? Lavenham Christmas Fair – (2nd – 4th December) 2nd December: 5.30pm – 8.30pm 3rd December: 11am to 5pm 4th December: 11am to 4pm The three day event in Lavenham is free to attend and has entertainment for all the family. Enjoy great […]

Kersey’s “million year old” puddingstone nearly dug up!

Kersey is a quaint, picturesque village; tucked away in the heart of the Suffolk countryside and with a population of only 350. The Kersey puddingstone is (give or take a few hundred thousand years) more than a million years old, and so far the residents of the Suffolk village have endured its presence without serious injury. In […]

What To Do When Visiting Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh is totally devoid of deckchairs, candy floss, amusement arcades and flashing lights. The beach is long and shingly with sandy areas at low tide, and it is still very much a fishing town with a large marina ending in a massive Martello Tower. The seaside town is crammed with fabulous restaurants, great pubs, boutique […]

Reasons Why You Need To Visit Lavenham

Tourists to Suffolk are often taken aback with the preserved beauty of Historic Lavenham; one of the best examples of a medieval village in England. Lavenham is widely regarded as one of the finest places to visit in Suffolk; with it’s vast history, 300+ grade listed buildings, fabulous selection of pubs and restaurants, as well as boutique […]

Spadgers: Perfect for couples, set in a picturesque location

Spadgers is one of our many romantic holiday cottages, boasting a lovely open log fire. It is part of a short terrace of 18th Century flax workers cottages, just off the lovely village green of Long Melford – famous for its unspoiled medieval high street and the TV series Lovejoy. Lovely cosy room Open log […]

The Love For Kersey; Suffolk’s Prettiest Village

Over the last week the quaint village of Kersey, Suffolk, has been mentioned in articles online and in the press. Our own Water Cottage lies right next to the ‘splash’ in this pretty village. Jodie May, author of the craft and rustic living blog ‘A Handmade Cottage’ and columnist in the Herts and Essex Observer, recently […]

Congratulations, Amber!

Thank you all so much for the kind birthday wishes to our Amber. Following our competition which we started last week, lots of entries were recieved and we can now announce that the lucky winner is… Amber Brammah! She will be enjoying a 4 night break away at Farm Cottage with her baby and two […]

Under Suffolk’s Skies…

Well known for its ‘wide skies’, Suffolk is a county beloved of artists both past and present, who appreciate the light, the openness and the dramatic cloudscapes so often seen here. John Constable (1776 – 1837) was born in East Bergholt and later lived in Flatford, the heart of ‘Constable Country’. He painted many of […]

The Bluebells Have Arrived!

Spring is here and the much-anticipated bluebells and blossom are looking lovely and enticing us to spend time outside. All of our cottages are on the doorstep of beautiful countryside and many have bluebell woods nearby and we can’t think of a nicer way to spend an afternoon than taking a stroll through these magical […]