Thank you for taking part and congratulations to the winners!


The winners of our free break competition have now been chosen. A big congratulations to Susanna Kemp, Geoff Snell, Charlie Jones & Emma Morris, who have each won a break in one of my cottages here at The Grove Farm.

It looks like the fine weather we’ve had in Suffolk this summer is going to be continuing this week. Nothing but warm, sunny days. So what could sound better than taking a break to one of our cottages near the sea? Take a look at these if you are feeling a coastal break in a lovely seaside town such as Aldeburgh or Mersea Island.

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3 nights for 2 this January!

Happy New Year!

Christmas is all but over for another year… so if you’re feeling that it’s time for some recovery ‘me time’, we’re offering three nights for the price of two in January for you to come and enjoy it with us!

The three night weekend for the price of two runs from Fridays and is only applicable when the Sunday night is still available to be booked.

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Enjoy a post-Easter break and 10% off


Lovejoy Mill, romantic cottage in Suffolk

Make the most of the long weekend ahead and take a break after Easter in one of our romantic cottages.

Bikes, breakfast basket and other goodies are supplied, plus 10% off our standard prices as an automatic last minute discount.*  Please see the offers below and there are more on our website.

The Lovejoy Studio, romantic cottage in Suffolk

Set in beautiful and peaceful countryside on the Suffolk Essex border, where the BBC series ‘Lovejoy’ was filmed, Lovejoy’s Mill (top image) and The Lovejoy Studio (above) are both on special offer with 10% off at £424.35 (normally £471.50) for four nights from Monday, 28th March. Dogs are welcome.

Penny Cottage, romantic cottage in Lavenham

Penny Cottage in the stunning medieval village of Lavenham, sleeps two and is available at the special price with 10% off at £401.06 (normally £445.63) for four nights from Monday, 28th March. This charming, 16th century cottage is just steps away from fine restaurants, boutiques and galleries as well as pretty countryside.

Don's Barn, romantic cottage in Suffolk

Bright and sunny, Don’s Barn sleeps two and is in the heart of the Suffolk countryside in Edwardstone, not far from Lavenham and Sudbury. This beautiful cottage is available for five nights from Sunday, 27th March with 10% off at £397.91(normally £451.95) or four nights from Monday, 28th March for £338.96 (normally £376.63). Dogs are welcome.

Want to see more?

*Vacant cottages are automatically discounted five days prior to arrival. Have a browse around our website to view the other romantic cottages we have on special offer. Many are dog-friendly; most have open fires/woodburners; all have bags of character, charm and original features.

A generous breakfast basket, bikes and a BBQ await visitors, along with maps and other information to help you make the most of your stay.

Three nights for the price of two!

Make the most of our ‘3 nights for the price of 2’ offer: take a three night, weekend break with us before 29th January 2016 and we will give you one night free (subject to availability).


The mild weather in Suffolk, plus our lowest prices of the year, makes January the perfect time for a relaxing short break with prices starting at just £173 in The Old Forge and Snow Cottage

Happy New Year from all of us at The Grove Cottages.

01 Rose Cottage, The Grove Cottages, Suffolk

Rose Cottage sleeps two and prices are from £199 for a three night weekend break (dogs welcome).

Cissy's Cottage Lounge

Cosy and atmospheric,  Cissy’s Cottage on the Suffolk Coast sleeps four people and is from £291 for three nights (or from £226 for one couple on their own). Dogs are welcome.

Farm Cottage, not far from medieval Lavenham, sleeps three people and is from £226 for three nights. Dogs are welcome.


Mill Cottage (above and very top image), in its own nature reserve, sleeps two people and dogs are welcome. A three night break is from £226.

Want to see more?
Have a browse around our  website to view all of our romantic cottages in Suffolk and Essex and don’t forget to keep an eye on our ‘last minute deals’ page for special offers.

£300 off a Christmas break in the Czech Republic

We have had a cancellation over the Christmas period at our beautiful house in a mountain nature reserve in the Czech Republic. We are therefore offering £300 off a seven night holiday from Sunday, 20th December 2015. Please use voucher code ztbN4djLpC at the checkout when booking online.

The house sleeps up to 12 people and the price for the Christmas week is reduced to £900 (down from £1200). Invite a fun crowd to join you and make the most of this fantastic Christmas offer!

Tara, Czech Republic

Tara is situated in the middle of the famous Beskydy Mountain Nature Reserve in the Czech Republic and Lonely Planet’s Magazine ‘Traveller’ has in the past chosen the house as one of ‘Europe’s 30 Ultimate Winter Experiences’.

Tara, Czech Republic

This historic house is as gorgeous inside as it is outside and easy to get to with Ryanair from Stansted to Ostrava in the Czech Republic.  Flight time is just two hours plus a 40 minute drive from the airport. More information on Tara and the surrounding area is here.

Hope to see you soon!

Best wishes and happy holidays

Mark & Zuzi

Five Stars in Lavenham

We are thrilled that two of our cottages in Lavenham have received FIVE star awards in their annual tourist board inspection.

Penny and Mint Cottages are as luxurious as they are romantic and are situated near the centre of one of the finest medieval villages in the country. It doesn’t get much better than that. Oh wait, yes it does! We have a special offer on Mint Cottage – please see below.

A beautiful antique four poster bed in Mint Cottage in Lavenham

Five star luxury with an antique four poster bed in Mint Cottage: “Utterly charming. Amazing attention to detail; fresh flowers, choccies, breakfast pack. Stunning garden to gaze at the stars.” Nicole and Nicholas, April 2015.

Both Penny and Mint Cottage are filled with old beams and bags of character

Five star luxury in Penny Cottage, with beams and character: “Another gem from Grove Cottages. Beautiful cottage in a lovely setting. Really cosy and comfy, with lots to do nearby, or just park the car up and enjoy Lavenham.” Yvonne, April 2015

Both cottages have a wonderful garden with patios for enjoying a meal al fresco.

Both cottages share this beautiful, mature garden and each has a private patio area for eating a meal al fresco. The garden has some lovely private spaces to enjoy a picnic too!

£100 Gift Voucher To Be Won!

It’s competition time ~ we invite you to follow us on our Google + page to be entered into our draw to win a £100 Grove Cottages gift voucher.

As soon as we get to 200 followers, we will randomly select someone who will win £100 towards a short break in one of our cottages. It’s as simple as that.

Good luck!

Gift Vouchers at The Grove Cottages