Being on a farm allows you to escape the hectic city life and experience a unique aspect of British life and learn more about how we produce our food and drink. You may even be fortunate enough to try some local produce! Come and relax… Here you will find a variety of Farm Stay self-catering options, B&Bs, and caravan and camping sites at a farm to suit your needs –
Valley Farm B&B, Peasenhall
Close by in the Yox Valley in the attractive village of Peasenhall is Valley Farm B&B, a delightfully restored 17C Grade 11 listed farmhouse. Character and history surround you as you tuck into a delicious Suffolk breakfast cooked on the Aga. Peasenhall is a village well worth exploring, and Valley Farm is within easy walking distance of the local pub and shops, so you’ll be able to enjoy the best of all worlds – getting away from it all down on the farm, but not so far away from creature comforts. Find out more here – Valley Farm B&B
Valley Farm provides unique Shepherd’s Huts that are handcrafted. The hut includes a modern bathroom with a shower, a private garden, outdoor seating, a hammock, a barbeque, and a warming wood burner. Valley Farm’s free-range hens will provide guests with eggs, and a chilled bottle of wine or prosecco will be waiting in the fridge. You can truly experience farm life while staying in the Shepherds Hut, which provides unique accommodation.
Oak Tree Farm Bed and Breakfast is a Georgian farmhouse in the charming Suffolk coastal village of Yoxford, close to Aldeburgh, Southwold, and Snape. The dog-friendly B&B is set on 6 acres of beautiful countryside and is the perfect place to stay if you want to visit Aldeburgh Music nearby, RSPB Minsmere, and the serene local beaches. nearby, Aldeburgh Music and the local beaches. Note that Oak Tree does not operate as a working farm anymore.
College Farm, Hintlesham, is a 15th Century Grade 2 Listed farmhouse that is rich in history. King Henry VIII ruled during Thomas Wolsey’s time as owner, and the building was constructed around 1470. The building, which is now a B&B, still retains a lot of its old-time character and allure. Guests may stay in the farmhouse or the adjacent converted stables, which are located on a grain farm to the west of Ipswich. All of the rooms are equipped with unique amenities like fresh flowers, candies, toiletries, sewing kits, and reading material.
Mollett’s Farm –
Whether you choose to stay in their self-catering studio or cottage apartments or at their caravan club certified location for up to 5 caravans, Mollett’s Farm has you covered. Situated near the Suffolk Coast near Saxmundham, a little working farm from the 17th century is open for business. Whether you decide to bring your caravan or stay at their new self-catering quarters, you can bring your four-legged friend with you!
Woodbridge’s Thatched Farm offers both B&B and self-catering cottage accommodation, surrounded by open countryside, woodland, and footpaths. You can stay at the Bed and Breakfast, which offers a plentiful continental or Full English breakfast, or in one of the converted farm buildings on the grounds.
Easton Farm Park provides a great experience for the whole family at the farm, with four self-catering cottages available for rent year-round –
Duke Cottage – a large Victorian farm cottage with lovely views over the Deben river valley
Duchess Cottage – a wonderful country retreat in the heart of the farm, this cosy beamed holiday cottage sleeps up to 5 adults plus an additional child
Sanctuary Cottage – a perfectly comfortable retreat from the rushing around of day-to-day life
Seaside Cottage – sleeping 7, this bungalow resides along the seafront and has a large, enclosed garden area only seconds from the beach
Camping and Caravanning on Suffolk Farms
A farm stay is also great fun when camping or caravanning in Suffolk. Some options for your visit include – –
Small and independently owned, Bucklesham’s Cosy Camping is situated on a working arable farm in a scenic village setting. In addition to offering camping pitches, they provide a shower block. Camping pods featuring ensuite bathrooms are available, in addition to fishing, a great pub nearby, and so much to do in the surrounding area. The site is a family-friendly establishment, and its prices remain the same all year round.
There are 45 spacious pitches at Shottisham Campsite near Woodbridge, as well as a lovely family-friendly area. The working smallholding includes pigs, sheep, ducks, alpacas, turkeys, and chickens. Every evening, children and adults are welcome to come and see the animals fed and collect their eggs. Their facility also offers shower blocks, washing-up areas, rubbish bins, waste and recycling bins, a refrigerator freezer, and cosy firepits. Sausages, bacon, and eggs are available for purchase at the camp store, as are homemade fruit and vegetable preserves. Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on leashes. There is a pub and playground just down the road, and you will be close to the seashore.
Haw Wood Farm Caravan and Camping Park, Southwold – Located right next to RSPB Minsmere and a pay-and-play golf course, this family-oriented campground has spacious pitches where you can relax and stretch out. The toilet and shower block, which has won awards, is open during the summer and has a well-stocked shop and cafe. The children adore the play area, which has a zip line.
Clockhouse Farm Caravan Park, Sudbury – set amongst meadows and trees, this peaceful campsite has views of the Stour Valley.