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Self Catering Breaks in Suffolk

Self catering is a great way to enjoy the comforts of home and still have the privacy of your own front door at the same time. For a family or large group, self catering can be a great value option too so you can spend the money you’ve saved in our fantastic Suffolk Restaurants, or on enjoying more of Suffolk's Attractions! We've got lots of self catering options on offer in Suffolk, from campsites to grand mansions and everything between, so here's a selection to whet your taste buds...


For a relaxing rural retreat, Potton Hall in Westleton offers two recently renovated holiday cottages consisting of two double/twin bedrooms, each with a large lounge (including a double sofa bed), kitchenette and shower room. There is a laundry onsite and each cottage has its own garden area with outside table and chairs together with a BBQ. The cottages are situated in 10 acres of gardens and grounds within thousands of hectares surrounded by beautiful Suffolk countryside. Guests are also welcome to use the onsite health spa facilities including swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna. The properties are not suitable for pets or children. To find out more, see Potton Hall


Enjoy a relaxing getaway in the picturesque surroundings of these luxury farm cottages and shepherd huts. Ideal for couples, families and groups of friends alike, these properties are located at Boundary Farm and White House Farm close to the historic market town of Framlingham and within easy reach of the beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast. Choose from the charming four bedroom Victorian Farmhouse, the Hayloft and the Cart Lodge, two bedroom and one bedroom accommodation with wonderful views across the fields, two fully equipped Shepherd Huts set in their own secluded grounds with views across the meadows or Willow Cottage at White House Farm, Badingham - a converted brick farm building set in its own grounds on the bank of a large, traditional Suffolk farm pond. The Cart Lodge has the added bonus of being suitable for disabled people. All on ground level, the cottage is wheelchair friendly with large wheel-in shower room, entrance ramp and shallow steps to the rear terrace. To find out more, visit Boundary Farm Cottages

Family Self Catering Suffolk

Between Saxmundham and Woodbridge Water Meadow Cottage in Benhall is a homely cottage in a beautiful setting where you can enjoy a really relaxing break. This pretty cottage is Grade II listed with a newer extension offering family sized accommodation. Two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom are on offer, plus large kitchen and large cosy living room with wood & coal burning stove. Surrounded by fields, the cottage is ideal for a family with children and for nature lovers. You may well glimpse the beautiful white barn owl around the water meadow at the bottom of the garden where you will also see some beautiful Suffolk horses. If this sounds like the place for you you can find out more by clicking on the link above.

Potash Barns

Potash Barns is located just 20 minutes from the Suffolk Heritage Coast so if you want a day out at the beach but to live in the country, this could be the place for you. Offering three unique, 4 star rated self-catering holiday barns in a tastefully converted Grade II listed farm building, the Barns can be booked individually for self catering holidays, or combined for larger groups. Families with children, dogs, small parties and larger groups are all welcome.
For more details see: Potash Barns, Brundish

Suffolk Self Catering Cabins in Thornham Woods
For a self catering break that won't break the Bank check out Suffolk Cabins in the heart of Thornham Woods. Each Cabin has lodge style bunk bed accommodation and there are large shared facilities including living room and kitchen, so this is great for families and groups wanting to get away from it all - & you can bring the dog too!
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Windmill Lodges, Saxstead

Some absolutely lovely self-catering options in Suffolk come from Windmill Lodges, Saxstead. A collection of luxurious log cabins located in a former strawberry field can be hired for your break - perfect for large groups, family holidays or a romantic retreat. The cabins are set around a small lake and each lodge features a decked veranda with patio furniture, a feature fireplace along with underfloor heating, and its own private outdoor hot tub! Many also have four poster beds. Click on the link above now for full details.

Self Catering Breaks & Accommodation in Suffolk


Self Catering in Suffolk

The brand new self catering accommodation on Molletts Farm offers new custom-designed holiday Apartments and Cottages for 2-4 people in a fantastic location close the the Suffolk Coast. The 3 studio apartments are individually designed with their own patio areas, and each pays special attention to those with disabilities without compromising on style or comfort.
The cottages are arranged over 2 floors each with their own front door. The twin or double bedroom plus bathroom with a shower are located on the first floor, and the ground-floor lounge has a double sofa bed and flat-screen TV. The new kitchens are fully equipped with all the utensils, crockery and cutlery you’ll need for your stay, and each Cottage offers private outside space to relax in.
Additionally you can find a Caravan Club Certified Location at the Farm too
Find out more - Molletts Farm Self Catering Accommodation

Cottages make for a perfect self catering holiday, offering a cosy and homely environment whilst providing all of the facilities needed to ensure you have a comfortable stay. Cottages are often found in idylic, secluded and beautifully scenic spots, and there are plenty of these in Suffolk!

Mill Barn Self Catering Suffolk Coast

Situated in the pretty village of Middleton is Mill Barn Cottage with 2 dog friendly self catering cottages that sleep 2. Both are situated on the ground floor level and have their own private garden and views over open countryside. Inside they have been tastefully converted and retain many of the original features of the former barn. Close to Snape, RSPB Minsmere and the Coast these 2 Cottages are an ideal retreat for music lovers, walkers and bird watchers alike, so find out more here - Mill Barn Self Catering Cottages, Middleton

Treat Yourself to a Holistic Holiday Massage!
This is a great way to relax and unwind when you reach your holiday destination on the Suffolk Coast - local masseuse Heather will visit your holiday home and massage those stresses and strains away!
Relaxing self catering breaks

Contact her now by clicking on the link above.


Self Catering in Suffolk



Leys Farmhouse Annexe, Earl Stonham

Leys Farmhouse Annexe, Earl Stonham (near Stowmarket), offers a peaceful stay in lovely surroundings abundant with wildlife. The annexe is modern and comfortable, perfect for a couple on a romantic break. There is also a double sofa bed if staying in a group of four. Outside there is a summer house containing chairs, tables & a barbecue, plus access to your own part of the garden. An outdoor swimming pool is available in the summer months, and the property is suitable for people of limited mobility, having ramps to doors.

Cressland Holiday Cottage, Kersey

You may have heard of Kersey already as it was traditionally known for its potteries, but equally well known now is the Kersey 'Splash' where the river overflows its banks and floods the only road through the village. Cressland Holiday Cottage is a charming, 5 star gold 15th century Grade II* self catering cottage overlooking the 'Splash`, so take your waterproofs just in case! The cottage has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 people, with 3 bathrooms, a large sitting room with open fire, dining room with log burner and large country kitchen with dining table. The cottage is only 100 yds from the village pub and has fantastic walks straight from the door.
Kersey is the perfect place to experience the peace and tranquility of the Suffolk countryside, being close to the market town of Hadleigh (3 miles) and Lavenham (7 miles). The Suffolk Coast is also within a 30 minute drive. Find out more by clicking on the link above, and book your get away now!

Thatched Farm, Suffolk


In Woodbridge you will discover Thatched Farm (pictured above) which provides self catering in two lovely cottages in the grounds of the farm. The cottages were once farm buildings that have been renovated to offer peaceful holiday accommodation in an ideal location to explore Suffolk's Heritage Coast. There is ample parking, a laundry room on site and free wireless internet access.

For a range of dog-friendly accommodation options take a look at Dog Friendly Accommodation in Suffolk

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Close to the Suffolk Coast, RSPB, Snape Maltings and lots of lovely towns and villages to explore nearby are Rose Farm Barns - two self contained, 4 star self catering cottages in a converted Victorian stable. Offering plenty of charm and character, each cottage sleeps 2 and both have high quality furnishings & fittings. This is an excellent location to explore the Suffolk Coast and AONB so check it out here

For a full list of all cottages available for hire, please see Cottages in Suffolk

Unique and Unusual Accommodation in Suffolk
Self Catering Shepherds Hut
For something a little different check out our Guide to Unique and Unusual Self Catering Accommodation in Suffolk, and you could find yourself in a Shepherds Hut, Gypsy Wagon, Safari Tent....


Unique Caterer, Bury St Edmunds

Unique Caterer

Unique Caterer offers a professional team who can cater for your special holiday event, summer bbq with family and friends or an intimate fine food dinner party. Please click here - Unique Caterer, Bury St Edmunds - for more details


Self Catering holiday accommodation in Suffolk - Self Catering Agencies



If you're looking for a wide range of choice, with the convenience of online availability checking and booking then take a look at these self catering agencies. Some of them are based in Suffolk and specialise in the county, and others are nationwide.

Best of Suffolk in Aldeburgh offers a wonderful range of accommodation in stylish holiday cottages along the Suffolk Coast and throughout the countryside. Please click on the links above to view their full range of cottages, and for booking information.

Self Catering Accommodation in Suffolk


Caravan Parks and Campsites also make for an enjoyable, family-friendly self catering holiday in the wonderful Suffolk countryside. There are a huge selection to choose from in Suffolk, offering a range of facilities such as shower block, on-site shop, beautiful surroundings and easy access to town centres and local attractions. Caravanning and camping also make for very cost effective holidays so take a look at our guides on Caravan Parks in Suffolk and Camping in Suffolk. Please also see the full list, Caravan Parks and Campsites in Suffolk.

Self Catering Accommodation in Suffolk


Self Catering Accommodation in Suffolk


Another important reason for choosing self-catering accommodation in Suffolk is that one of the hot secrets of the county is that it is overflowing with excellent food-shopping. You can buy vegetables straight from the farm and plunge deep into the cheeses, cured meats and local produce of gourmet delis, washed down with some local Adnams or Greene King beer, or even a local wine. You can skip cooking altogether and just enjoy the fare of farmers’ markets, or raid the counters of Suffolk’s wonderful farm shops.
Find a list of them here - Suffolk Farm Shops and Farmers' Markets
Food and Drink in Suffolk
Shoppers' Guide to Suffolk

Self Catering Accommodation, Suffolk

For a full listing of all self catering options in Suffolk, please see Self Catering in Suffolk

Self Catering Accommodation, Suffolk


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