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Forresters Lodge

Bawdsey - Woodbridge & Surrounding Villages

Forresters Lodge is nestled in the village of Bawdsey with a beautiful verandah overlooking the generous mature gardens - a great choice for holidaying with all the family.
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • WiFi available
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Forresters Lodge in Bawdsey is a fantastic self-catering holiday home located in a historic village very close to the Suffolk Coast. With a laid back and colonial feel, there’s a fabulous large verandah making this charming home ideal for families or group of friends to enjoy with the garden being perfect to unwind in. With most of the accommodation on the ground floor, there is plenty of space to relax and spread out during your time in Suffolk. There is also the bonus of a table tennis and pool table in the garage - great for kids and big kids alike. The cosy open fire in the sitting room makes the property a great choice for holidays in the winter season. All this combined with private parking and being pet-friendly makes Forresters Lodge a great choice for your holiday or short break. Shop: 0.9 miles Pub: 0.9 miles.

Why We Love This Property
Truly unique with endless lawn overlooked by the generous verandah – there’s no better place to enjoy outdoor dining than this fabulous holiday retreat.

Room By Room Overview
Sitting Room: 40” Freesat Smart TV, DVD, open fire.
Kitchen/Dining Area: Range oven and gas hob, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, dining table for eight guests, French doors leading to the terrace garden. 
Sun Room: A lovely room perfect for relaxing or reading with seating and garden views. 
Music Room: Piano, seating and a desk creating a small study area.
Garage: Table tennis, pool table, drinks fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer. 
Bedroom 1: Four poster king size bed.
Bedroom 2: King size bed, wall-mounted Smart TV.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds, desk. 
Bathroom: Bath with over-bath power shower, washbasin and WC. 

Back hallway with stairs leading to

Bedroom 4: Single bed (4ft).
Bedroom 5: Single bed.
Bathroom: Bath with over-bath shower, washbasin and WC. 

Garden: Lovely mature garden with large lawn area and terrace with garden furniture.
Parking: Private parking for two cars. 
Heating: Oil central heating. 
Pets: One well behaved dog welcome (permitted in the kitchen only).
Notes: Wi-Fi, towels and a starter pack of wood for the open fire are all provided. Travel cot available to use. A £200 security deposit is required four weeks prior to your holiday.

Bawdsey lies on the estuary of the River Deben, where walkers and weekend sailors sit outside the pubs gazing across to the pine forests and heath land of the Bawdsey Peninsula. Nearby, Bawdsey Manor was where radar was developed and there are lots of historical sites to visit around the area. There is also a sandy beach for children, and sailing at Bawdsey Quay only two miles away. From here you can take the foot ferry to Felixstowe Ferry just across the river.


  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • 4 Single beds
  • 2 King size/super king size beds
  • WiFi available
  • 4 Stars
  • Travel cot available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bath towels included
  • Bed linen included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • Equipped with a washing machine



Really enjoyed the artwork and sculpture in the property which contributed to its distinctive character. Mrs R Wooldridge Smith - 19th August 2018
A lovely home from home feel, pool table and table tennis big hit with all members of familyMr Alan Sendall - 12th August 2018
The property was really excellent! The table tennis and snooker table in the garage was a winner for the kids. We had no kettle to begin with but the Suffolk secrets team sorted one out really quickly. We had two wasps nests but they were also sorted out quickly. Amazing!!Mrs Philippa Harsant - 5th August 2018
Great time spent, loved the house. Mr Tom Brown - 11th April 2018
The cottage was beautiful. A tab cold for my London bones but it’s part of the experience, plus the added bonus of a open fire to soon warm us up and keep the children entertained for hours. The cottage is fully equipped for cooking and games to play. Very impressed! A big thank you to the owner for sharing their lovely cottage. We all had a fabulous time staying here at Christmas. Mrs Cherie Dowie


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