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Estuary Barn

Iken - Aldeburgh & Surrounding Villages

Estuary Barn is a lovely self-catering barn consisting of traditional features within this delightful Suffolk village.
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • WiFi available
£465 - £835 per week *


Estuary Barn is part of a small group of well-converted farm buildings on a 40-acre smallholding. Located on the banks of the River Alde, there are stunning views from the  private balcony over the Alde Estuary and the RSPB reserve (you may even spot the occasional seal). This first-floor self-catering holiday property is ideal for a family or small group of friends looking for a bolt hole during their time in Suffolk. Both bedrooms have their own En-suite facilities and the open plan living area offer a great space for relaxing and entertaining during your holiday, with all the main rooms overlooking the stunning estuary. Estuary Barn is also a pet friendly property with the added bonus of allocated parking.  Nearby activities include horse riding, canoe hire, and Tunstall Forest is perfect for walking or cycling. Shop: 2 miles Pub: 2 miles.

Why we love this property: Sit back after an action-packed day and admire the view from the private balcony with a glass of something special. 

Other properties which are part of Iken Barns include Gardeners Den (sleeps 2), Greenacres (sleeps 2), Farriers Cottage (sleeps 3), The Old Mill House (sleeps 3), The Lambings (sleeps 5) and Bay View Barn (sleeps 6).

External stairs to
Entrance Hall
Open Plan Room with Sitting Area: TV, DVD, CD radio, log-effect gas fire, balcony with views of the tidal estuary. Dining Area: Table and chairs. Kitchen: Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine.
Bedroom 1: Double bed, views overlooking the river and En-Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, washbasin and wc.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds and En-Suite Bathroom with bath, overbath shower, washbasin and wc.

Garden: Balcony with furniture and communal gardens.
Parking: Private parking.
Heating: Underfloor heating.
Pets: Two well-behaved pets welcome.
Notes: Wi-fi and towels provided. Travel cot and highchair available to use upon request (please indicate at the time of booking).

Iken is a reputed base of Boudica and the marauding Iceni tribes who made good use of the commanding position on the south side of the Alde Estuary. Later, in 869AD, a Viking sailing fleet destroyed the 7th Century monastery at Iken. In the 19th Century sailing barges used the river to trade corn and coal between Snape, London and the east coast ports. Now, you will see the occasional pleasure boat whilst taking in the highly regarded SSSI wildlife habitat and the stunning estuary scenery. Views span from the 7th Century St Butolphs Church, standing on a promontory of higher ground, to the former maltings at Snape which are now vibrant with the sounds of the famous concert hall.


  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 2 Single beds
  • 1 Double bed
  • WiFi available
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Travel cot available
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a washing machine



Very happy with the description and the standard of equipment, cleanliness and locationMr Mike Roberts - 2nd September 2018
Very impressed with the propertyMrs Linda Bailey - 25th July 2018
Wonderful location, plan on going back.Mrs Linzi Rothermel - 17th July 2018
The local area is stunningly beautiful, peaceful and full of historical interest.Mr & Mrs Peter Fisher - 20th May 2018
Absolutely loved it. Dr V Krishnan - 27th October 2017
We returned to the Iken Barns following our lovely stay last year.Mrs Alison Rabicano - 24th September 2017
Very good property. This was our second visit to the property.Mr A Ashley - 20th June 2016
Very satisfied with the property.Mr Tony Meachin - 6th June 2016
Superb place to stay will be back.Mrs G Cadzow - 7th April 2016
We loved it! ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ The accommodation was fantastic. We were really impressed with the accommodation. The site manager was very helpful and welcoming. We would definitely stay there again. Date of arrival 19 November 2017


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