6 fantastic places for a mini break in Suffolk

PUBLISHED: 16:06 09 July 2019 | UPDATED: 13:44 10 July 2019

Southwold (c) Ashlyn G, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Southwold (c) Ashlyn G, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)


When you have a few days spare for a short break in Suffolk you could head to one of these gorgeous 6 properties for a stay on our county’s coast or countryside

1) Wheatacre Hall Barns

Wheatacre Hall Barns, Wheatacre, Beccles, NR34 0AS | 01502 677208

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Wheatacre Hall Barns is luxury Self-catering Accommodation in eight Converted Barns on a working Arable and Dairy Farm.

They are situated in the beautiful peaceful rural Waveney Valley adjoining the southern tip of the Norfolk Broads.

Many fantastic sandy beaches and attractions can be found a short distance from Wheatacre Hall Barns making this a great place to base your visit in your discovery of Norfolk and Suffolk.

Facilities include a games barn, fitness barn, soft play barn, hot tub and plenty of outdoor space for fun and games.

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2) Best of Suffolk

Lime Tree Farm, Badingham, IP13 8LU | 01728 638962

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Best of Suffolk like to do things differently. Their hand-picked selection of 400 stylish, self-catering holiday cottages in Suffolk offer guests well-appointed properties in prime locations such as Aldeburgh, Southwold and Framlingham.

Even better, pets go free so no need to leave your four-legged friends at home at these dog-friendly holiday cottages.

Best of Suffolk have proudly brought boutique hotel style luxury to self-catering accommodation in our beautiful county. Guests enjoy crisp white linens, fluffy bath sheets, stylish furnishings and a welcoming bottle of wine and goodies on arrival. When you book a break in Suffolk this year, booking with Best of Suffolk will give you the carefree quality break you deserve.

With a growing number of our gorgeous cottages offering any day arrivals and short breaks, there has never been a better time to visit their website and start planning your holiday.

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3) Mollett's Farm

Main Rd, Benhall, Saxmundham IP17 1JY | 01728 604547

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With temperatures soaring in the UK, why go abroad?

Mollett's Farm is a family run haven of peace and tranquillity set in open farmland. You can relax here or you are within easy access of the Suffolk Heritage Coast with all it has to offer - the choice is yours!

The self-catering accommodation comprises of three accessible studios and three cottages, sleeping 2 to 5 people.

They also have a Caravan & Motorhome CL. Places are still available in August and September, book now to avoid disappointment. They look forward to welcoming you soon.

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4) Milsoms

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall, Hall Road, Kesgrave, IP5 2PU | 01473 333741

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Set in beautiful Suffolk countryside, Milsoms Kesgrave Hall is a luxurious boutique hotel and restaurant just outside Ipswich. This unique four-star Suffolk hotel has 23 bedrooms with plenty of wow factor whichever room you choose, you can be sure of a delightful stay, not to mention the complimentary Wi-Fi, soft drinks and snacks.

The restaurant at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall provides a relaxed setting for drinks or dining and is open all day. Whether you're after breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, the bar and brasserie will have just what you need. There's even a covered outdoor terrace looking out across the sweeping lawns so you can enjoy outdoor dining at any time of day.

Check out the website for last minute accommodation offers such as Step into Summer, a fabulous overnight break which includes dinner and a bottle of Prosecco in your room on arrival.

The hotel is dog-friendly so don't leave your four legged friends behind!

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5) West Stow Pods

Ingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6EX | 01284728136

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West Stow Pods is a family-run glamping site in the heart of Suffolk's scenic countryside.

Situated roughly four miles from East Anglia's historic town of Bury St Edmunds, West Stow Pods offers a range of lodging styles including four cosy MegaPods, two quirky Lodges and their exciting newest accommodation, Pod Hollow: a halfling-inspired subterranean dwelling nestled in the side of a grassy knoll.

Come and stay with them for a unique and tranquill glamping experience in Suffolk's picturesque woodlands.

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6) Suffolk Hideaways

161a High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, IP15 5AN | 01728 666300

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Suffolk Hideaways, based in the bustling coastal town of Aldeburgh, offer a fantastic and ever-growing selection of holiday homes throughout this glorious county - from hidden gems, perfect for a romantic weekend for two, to larger properties for family holidays.

The properties, many of which are dog-friendly, vary but what they all offer is a chance to relax in total comfort.

Take a short-stay in a coastal cottage, country hideaway or a quaint historic village; sometimes a weekend break somewhere beautiful is all it takes to recharge those batteries.

Make Suffolk Hideaways your first choice for holiday properties in beautiful rural Suffolk…your Hideaway heaven awaits…

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