The Suffolk Countryside

The Suffolk countryside is a beautiful area to discover and we offer some wonderful holiday cottages in this part of the country which are all listed below. Choose from a selection of cottages in lovely destinations such as Lavenham, Long Melford, Bury St Edmunds, Laxfield, Wissett, Kersey and more. To find out more about our Suffolk countryside cottages, keep on reading!

Relax and unwind on your well-earned break with one of our cottages in the Suffolk countryside. With its rich agricultural heritage and traditional villages such as Monks Eleigh, this area is a lovely place to base your holiday. There's an abundance of locally produced food and drink on offer alongside a great choice of farmers markets, traditional butchers, smokehouses, farm shops and cosy pubs. Our cottages located in this part of Suffolk offer a great opportunity to explore the local scenery, heritage attractions and some charming towns and villages.

What can I do in the Suffolk countryside?

Blessed with picture-postcard scenery featuring a patchwork of multi-coloured pastures, the Suffolk countryside offers a truly delightful destination for your holiday with friends or loved ones. Offering miles of unspoilt walking and cycling trails alongside medieval towns such as Lavenham and Kersey, you'll be spoilt for choice when planning all the things to see and do in the area.

This thriving area has an abundance of lovely towns and villages to explore, the largest of which is Bury St Edmunds, where you'll find Suffolk's only cathedral. Home of the beautiful Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds has lots of historic streets, buildings and lanes to explore which are brimming with shops, eateries and quirky bars. Wander around the historic Angel Hill and then stop off for a quick refreshment in The Nutshell - Britain's smallest pub!

Our Suffolk countryside area includes a range of character-filled cottages in Lavenham - one of Britain's best preserved medieval villages. Wander around the stunning Lavenham Market Place and visit Little Hall or the Guildhall of Corpus Christi to find out more about the town's fascinating history. Lavenham and the nearby villages of Kersey, Cavendish and Clare, are collectively known as the Suffolk Wool Towns as they were historically very prosperous due to a thriving textile industry. Lavenham is one of the most beautiful of the wool towns and it also holds the title of having the 'Best Farmers Market in Suffolk'! Held on the fourth Sunday of every month, it is well worth the visit where you can expect to find the very best of Suffolk produce – perfect for taking back to your self-catering cottage.

Nearby, you'll find the charming village of Long Melford. With its picturesque village green and an historic high street filled with antique shops, galleries, tea rooms and boutiques, it's a truly lovely destination to stroll around. Long Melford is also home to Melford Hall which is a fascinating and beautiful National Trust property. Nearby, Kentwell Hall with its costumed Tudor re-enactment weekends, is a great place to visit with the kids where they can experience games, pageants and music - all in a Tudor style!

What type of holiday can I have in the Suffolk countryside?

With its stunning, unspoilt countryside and myriad walking and cycling routes, this area is perfect for those who like to discover the great outdoors. For those looking for a pet-friendly holiday, we're sure this area will be a hit as you can take your dog with you on many of the walks, and around the scenic towns and villages. If you want to bring your four-legged friend with you, simply book one of our dog-friendly cottages.

For those with an artistic flare, there are plenty of options to get your creative juices flowing. The Glass and Craft Centre at Kersey Mill offers lots of fun for all the family where you can create special pieces of glassware to treasure long after your holiday has ended. Many of the beautiful villages throughout this area also offer a good selection of galleries and antique shops.

Want more information on the area?

There really is a lot to offer in the area, to find out even more click here for our local guide on things to do in the area and upcoming events. Start planning your Suffolk holiday today.

Why not discover more about the Suffolk countryside and the locations it has to offer by clicking here. From charming villages like Parham to stunning medieval towns such as Lavenham and Kersey, the Suffolk countryside has many stunning destinations to discover.



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All Saints South Elmham, The Suffolk Countryside

OBM

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£520 - £925
per week
From £390 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Moorhen is a converted barn and has a bright open plan kitchen, sitting and dining area which makes the accommodation very sociable.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Games room
  • Pub 1 mile

Bentley, The Suffolk Countryside

THPO

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£460 - £750
per week
From £345 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • A cosy hideaway! The Old Post Office is a newly converted self-catering cottage, formerly the village post office, which comes complete with two bedrooms, two bathrooms plus private parking!
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Pub 0.3 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Mendham, The Suffolk Countryside

TGC

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£425 - £670
per week
From £319 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • The Golden Cross is a cosy holiday home dating back to the early 1800s and lies east of the River Waveney. A perfect choice for all ages plus guests can bring along two furry friends!
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Pub 1.2 miles

Framlingham, The Suffolk Countryside

BFH

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£425 - £735
per week
From £319 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • A character cottage which has been furnished with holidays in mind, The Hayloft at Boundary Farm is the perfect place to explore Framlingham and the Suffolk countryside. SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Saxlingham Thorpe, The Suffolk Countryside

1037

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£360 - £765
per week
From £270 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Lodge Barn is a recently renovated property in tranquil surroundings.
  • 4 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 20 miles
  • Pub 1 mile

Laxfield, The Suffolk Countryside

SNS

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£345 - £760
per week
From £259 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • Sunnyside Cottage is tucked away in the pretty village of Laxfield. The property is full of character and there is a delightful garden to the rear. There are also fantastic views to enjoy.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet
  • No WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 14 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Denston, The Suffolk Countryside

ATR

(No dates selected)

£320 - £650
per week
From £240 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • Pretty, single storey character cottage in Denston with a peaceful setting and a lovely garden.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Pub 3 miles

Rumburgh, The Suffolk Countryside

DGF

(No dates selected)

£440 - £695
per week
From £330 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • Peaceful property located in the beautiful Suffolk countryside with its own hot tub!
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Hot tub
  • Pub 1 mile

Lavenham, The Suffolk Countryside

CLE

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£345 - £735
per week
From £259 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • Clematis Cottage is a delightful holiday cottage situated in the market town of Lavenham. It has beautiful beams throughout the property and there is even a pretty courtyard garden to the rear.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 21 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Long Melford, The Suffolk Countryside

HCB

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£445 - £770
per week
From £334 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • A cosy self-catering holiday cottage located in the heart of Long Melford.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Metfield, The Suffolk Countryside

HQUEEN

(No dates selected)

£480 - £860
per week
From £360 for a 3-night stay
  • Queenie's Cottage has a plethora of beams and original floors and a large inglenook fireplace with a wood burner-the perfect Suffolk escape ..
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 16.6 miles
  • Pub 4.8 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Toft Monks, The Suffolk Countryside

HSTAC2

  • Available for Christmas and Easter, this cosy cottage accommodates 4 or,with Stackyard Lodge next door, a much larger family gathering.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 11.8 miles
  • Pub 5 miles
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