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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 […]

Nayland Street Fayre – 60’s Party this weekend!

Nayland is turning back the clock with a 1960s Street Fayre From 11:00am on Sunday 17th July, head over to the Anchor Inn, Nayland to begin festivities of music, street entertainment, games, stalls, fancy dress parade and more to celebrate 50 years of the Community Council.  Plus take part in the Village Quiz for your chance […]

The Festival of Classic and Sports Cars at Helmingham Hall

The annual Festival of Classic and Sports Cars will take place at Helmingham Hall near Stowmarket on Sunday, 7th August 2016 For any guests staying with us over this weekend we would definitely recommend attending this family friendly event. Held in association with the Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiast’s Club (SVEC), this year’s event is due to be […]


Enjoy a special wedding at Belchamp Hall…

Lovejoy Weddings Belchamp Hall is a stunning Queen Anne House, steeped in history and located in an idyllic countryside setting on the Suffolk/Essex border. It is a perfect venue for one of the most memorable days of your life. The Hall is famed from the BBC TV series ‘Lovejoy‘, where it was known as the fictional ‘Felsham Hall’. Lovejoy is adored for its […]

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 […]

FREE Summer Cottage Giveaway!

Our daughter Amber is turning 7 on the 3rd July. To celebrate this special occasion, we’re giving away the fabulous Farm Cottage to any guest with the name Amber or who has a daughter named Amber! So, as long as you are a ‘human’, i.e. not the name of your dog, cat, hamster, rabbit etc. all you need […]

5 Star Tourist Award for Cobblers Cottage

We’re delighted to announce that Cobblers Cottage, one of our most luxurious cottages, was awarded a 5 Star Tourist Board Award last week, after an inspection on Friday 10th June. Cobblers, a 14th Century Medieval Hall House, resides in the pretty riverside village of Nayland and offers guests complete peace and tranquillity in a lovely […]

Announcing Romney, a Victorian cottage in the Stour Valley

Nestled in the heart of one of Suffolk’s prettiest villages, sits a beautiful little Victorian cottage called Romney. Sleeping five people, this dog-friendly cottage in Cavendish, near Long Melford, is full of cosy charm with an open fire and pretty walled garden. A short stroll away are three excellent pubs and the village is surrounded […]

It’s all happening in Suffolk!

Tudor Re-enactment at Kentwell Hall This coming weekend (Sat 28 May – Mon 30 May) and over next week (Tue 31 May – Fri 3 June) Kentwell Hall are going to be performing their famous Tudor re-enactments – if you’ve never been to one, then this is an absolute must! Kentwell Hall is privately owned […]

Borleymere Shepherd’s Hut; peaceful and perfect

Borleymere, our romantic shepherd’s hut, is just 60 miles from London, yet it feels more like a million miles away. Tucked away in a wildflower meadow, with its own lake and woodland, the luxurious hut sleeps two people and is dog-friendly. Sit by the lake, or ‘mere’, while you watch the wildlife, or curl up […]