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Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Suffolk

We welcome dogs and have loads of great hot tubs, five-star reviews and awards

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Reasons to love Woodfarm Barns…
We welcome up to three Dogs in each Barn or Cottage
Each Dog Friendly garden is fully enclosed, as is our two-acre Dog Meadow
7 of our 8 Barns & Cottages have Private Hot Tubs
Hundreds of five-star reviews on TripAdvisor, Facebook and Google
We randomly refund the cost of one booking IN FULL every year!
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We also have two floating Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages!

We created Woodfarm Barns with you in mind. We then did it again on the water, with two amazing Dutch Barges! Modern comforts with quirky charm, all within easy reach of so many fabulous and interesting places such as the stunning heritage coast and so many beautiful Suffolk villages.

As with our Suffolk Holiday Barns & Cottages, our Barges are Dog-Friendly, and we have Visit England Gold Awards for them too. Ten properties in all, and ten Gold Awards!

Both our Barges offer a truly unique stay, and have featured in ‘The Times’, as well as on ITV & the BBC! They’re both moored, so think of them as floating holiday cottages with amazing views!

Just click on the images to have a look at our other website Woodfarm Barges – Choose between one for couples on the River Deben in Woodbridge, and one for families or friends on the River Alde at Snape Maltings.

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You can start here or click on the menu to choose a Cottage to look around. PLEASE NOTE: Seven of the properties have their own Private Hot Tub for the ultimate Luxury Break.


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What’s included with your Woodfarm stay?

It’s the little extras that make your holiday special.

We pride ourselves in making our guests smile, and we’ve built a reputation on this. Here are just a few extras we give you.

Everything from a delicious locally-sourced breakfast basket, luxury handsoaps, smart TVs, Egyptian cotton bedding, fluffy towels, healthy dog treats and much, much more.

Breakfast baskets include veggie, vegan and gluten-free options.

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I took a photo of some random, self-seeded thistles at sunrise by our koi pond.

I've rather imaginatively called this composition 'Random, self-seeded thistles at sunrise by a koi pond'
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I took a photo of some random, self-seeded thistles at sunrise by our koi pond.  Ive rather imaginatively called this composition Random, self-seeded thistles at sunrise by a koi pond

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Only they aren’t thistles!!!

Teasels! You can dry them. Some people spray them gold fir Christmas decorations.

Whatever they're called, they are beautiful.

So maybe "these'lls are teasels"?

Teasels by the Koi, at dawn, maybe ? 🤔

I have no idea where you get the inspiration for the titles of your pictures but they always tell us so much about the subject, though in this case it might be somewhat misleading 🤣🤣

Except that’s not a thistle…..🤔. It’s a teasel so methinks you might have to change the title of your composition 🤣🤣🤣

They are Teasles not thistles - bird love them

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FREE PLUMS!!!!

Dunno about you, but I like to eat plums when they're fresh. So here I am getting them as fresh as possible from the tree in Stour Barn! 🤷🤣🤪

Book a break in Stour Barn and get free plums. If I leave any!
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FREE PLUMS!!!!  Dunno about you, but I like to eat plums when theyre fresh. So here I am getting them as fresh as possible from the tree in Stour Barn! 🤷🤣🤪  Book a break in Stour Barn and get free plums. If I leave any!

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Please make sure you save some for us. You might have to freeze them though. What sort are they? X

They won’t last til September! Send some to kent!!! Xx

I’ll have a few, if you can’t eat them all xx

Hope you haven’t given the current barn occupants a fright sticking your moosh right up to their window 🤣🤣🤣🤣!!!

Be very careful of the wasps!🤔🤪🤭

Yum Damson plums. Used to pick these straight off the tree in our garden as a child.

All going well till you bit one with a wasp in it lol 😂

Be careful of maggots extra meat for you

Watch out for those dastardly wasps🤣

(David Attenborough voice )And here we have Carl foraging in his natural habitat 😂

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Bet their music is on Spotify 😂🎶🎵

😂

Not a trace, of doubt in my mind. I'm a believer. Xx

I'm glad I wasn't a believer of the rabbit's football predictions! Well done the Lionesses! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

Ok, it's the big match tonight! England's Lionesses vs Germany....

Ya know there's lots of videos where people get their pets to predict the outcomes of sporting events? Well my daughter Lauren sent me this one she did of her rabbits Pigly & Pattachen deciding the winner of tonight's huge game!

Will the Woodfarm Wabbits be right or not?!?!?!

It's a 'must watch'.....
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Well I have no pets to help me so I will have to rely on My Animal instincts. I say England will win 3. 2.

Not a footie fan sorry. I Wish the lionesses all the best but I’d rather watch the rabbits!!!🤪

I'm with Gail Suddes x

Come on girls !!

Not into football but good luck to the Lionesses

The Rabbits are wrong...England all the way! ⚽️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿⚽️

3-2 England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿⚽️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

Will the Woodford Wabbits be Wight or Wong? Watch tomorrow’s Weport.

England 2-1. Come on you lionesses we can do this ⚽️🏆⚽️🏆🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿😁

Did it work? I think stupidity runs in the family xx

Football not my thing, I’m a Rugby fan but wishing England all the best! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

Looks like the Wabbits were thankfully wrong!!!!

Yeses!

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What's that? Onderneming is in 'The Times' again?

Just in the top ten of best places to stay by rivers and lakes, that's all!

Heck yeah!

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Whats that? Onderneming is in The Times again?  Just in the top ten of best places to stay by rivers and lakes, thats all!  Heck yeah!  #thetimes

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Well done 😃

🔝praise indeed! 👍😊

That is fantastic Carl. well done 👏.

Fabulous! Many congrats Onderneming! 🛶

Whoop whoop way to go! well done 👏🎉

Brilliant!

Congratulations - we are going to have to stay in the barge at some point even though we are just up the road 😆😆😆

That is great well done 👍💕

Congratulations xx

Read it yesterday.....they didn't even mention your name! Congratulations....

Congratulations! 🙌🏻🙌🏻💕

That's brilliant Carl. Well done 👏

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Started writing a new song this morning as I walked across the car park at Woodfarm HQ....

"Little darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter. Here comes the sun, doo dee doo doo, here comes the sun and I say, it brightens up our car park rather nicely"

Dunno about you but I think it's a hit! 🤪

#winnerwinner
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Started writing a new song this morning as I walked across the car park at Woodfarm HQ....  Little darling, its been a long cold lonely winter. Here comes the sun, doo dee doo doo, here comes the sun and I say, it brightens up our car park rather nicely  Dunno about you but I think its a hit! 🤪  #winnerwinner

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Record it immediately...

Another beautiful day...deffo makes you wanna sing!! 🎼🎵🎶🎙️🎤🎧🎸🎹🪕🎻

If the original had mentioned your car park, it would have been a much bigger hit 🤣

Very catchy words. Got a familiar sound to them. Would need to hear the music to be sure of a hit. Xx

Small car park, then? 😆

Hate to tell you this but you might be facing a court case for plagiarism……🤔🤣🤣!!

Green leaves are my delight, Green leaves and the sun so bright, Green leaves are my heart's desire, I could paint the scene they do inspire...🎶🎵🎶 x

Think I might have heard the beginning somewhere before but not sure 🤣🤣

Muppet 😆

Its alright

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I did a double take too 😆

At a dog show!!

Lionador or labiger comes to mind after the initial shock. 🤣🤣

Apparently they are a 'thing'

Appropriately enough, today is international tiger day 🐅

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From time to time I stay in our Barns & Barges just to keep on top of the customer experience side of things.

This is the view from the bedroom of Orwell Barn first thing.

I was amazed at just how lush the hedging is, with a mix of laurel and hawthorn, and our salix on the driveway behind them. Then I remembered that I planted them! 😂 Oh how a decade flies when you're having fun!
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From time to time I stay in our Barns & Barges just to keep on top of the customer experience side of things.  This is the view from the bedroom of Orwell Barn first thing.  I was amazed at just how lush the hedging is, with a mix of laurel and hawthorn, and our salix on the driveway behind them. Then I remembered that I planted them! 😂 Oh how a decade flies when youre having fun!

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Beautiful outlook. A lot can change or grow in 10 years. X

And make the most of it while we can!

Gorgeous view x

Methinks you’ll wake up to a different view tomorrow!

Can almost smell that beautiful fresh air 💗 just beautiful

Love the wonderful name Orwell.

Beautiful! ☀️

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I bought a new rug last week, which arrived yesterday. The first thing I discovered upon opening it is that it had little protective hats on either end.

This was an unexpected absolute bonus, because as you can see, they both;

a) Fit me perfectly
b) Work for any mood, whether serious or happy
c) Are very stylish

and best of all...

d) Look really good!
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I bought a new rug last week, which arrived yesterday. The first thing I discovered upon opening it is that it had little protective hats on either end.  This was an unexpected absolute bonus, because as you can see, they both;  a) Fit me perfectly
b) Work for any mood, whether serious or happy
c) Are very stylish  and best of all...  d) Look really good!

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Ooohh, suits you sir!! 🫢😁x

I thought they were shower caps at first!

I thought one went on your head and the other on your chin! 😏

This type of shower cap is better😃

Covers all moods then?? X

You're meant to stretch it from the top of your head, over your face & under your chin...you might find you look even better then 🤔

Very suave 😂

😱🤣🤣!!

I have pills for that... 🙄😱😱🤣🤣xx

You look like Mrs Moop very funny xx

I read the word rug and saw the picture and I thought you had been done.

Saves knotting your hanky!

You need a little pinny and feather duster to go with that lol x

A great bonus!

Just need to roll up your trousers and grab a deckchair - all ready for the beach!

I thought you’d bought a toupee when you said rug 🤪🤪

You look like Cain Dingle 🤔

Very dashing 😂

Very fetching x

Suits you sir🤣🤣🤣

Suits you sir suits you 😁

Could do with a little decoration x

Hmmmm......🤣

Stops dust getting in your hair

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How? How is this ok??

I am utterly appalled at how the two remaining contenders in the race to be our PM are focussing their efforts on tearing chunks out of each other as opposed to what they are actually going to do to take us forward. It's been escalating since the start, and was sickening (to me at least) to watch in last nights 'Leaders' debate. Leaders? Yeah right.

I used the word contenders very much on purpose, as to me at least, this is very much akin to watching the run-up to a boxing match, where they do exactly the same to intimidate their opponent.

How? How is this ok?

It is childish and unprofessional, and in my opinion entirely inappropriate to the office of Prime Minister.

But then they’ve just had a couple of years watching their boss standing up in Parliament and doing exactly that to his opponent. Listening to PMQ’s on the radio feels like driving past a junior school playground at lunchtime.

How? How is this ok?

In my job I focus 100% on how we can be the very best we can be to make our guests happy. We home in as a team on everything we can to give the best of ourselves. Part of my job is to analyse my competitors every week and to compare how we are doing, but I never, ever rip into them! Why would I? That would just make me look so unprofessional wouldn’t it?

And yet this is exactly what we have to endure from those preparing to lead us on the world’s stage.

How? How is this ok?
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How? How is this ok??  I am utterly appalled at how the two remaining contenders in the race to be our PM are focussing their efforts on tearing chunks out of each other as opposed to what they are actually going to do to take us forward. Its been escalating since the start, and was sickening (to me at least) to watch in last nights Leaders debate. Leaders? Yeah right.  I used the word contenders very much on purpose, as to me at least, this is very much akin to watching the run-up to a boxing match, where they do exactly the same to intimidate their opponent.  How? How is this ok?  It is childish and unprofessional, and in my opinion entirely inappropriate to the office of Prime Minister.  But then they’ve just had a couple of years watching their boss standing up in Parliament and doing exactly that to his opponent. Listening to PMQ’s on the radio feels like driving past a junior school playground at lunchtime.  How? How is this ok?  In my job I focus 100% on how we can be the very best we can be to make our guests happy. We home in as a team on everything we can to give the best of ourselves. Part of my job is to analyse my competitors every week and to compare how we are doing, but I never, ever rip into them! Why would I? That would just make me look so unprofessional wouldn’t it?  And yet this is exactly what we have to endure from those preparing to lead us on the world’s stage.  How? How is this ok?

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Well, it's one way of making them unelectable in a couple of years time... Although I dread to think what state the country will be in by then when you look at the speed of the decline....

Switched off from the whole process when it first began. I know we should all be interested in our futures but with what I have seen from our so called leaders both nationally and Locally over the last few years I am beginning to give up on the whole corrupt system.

Angry face at them not you xx

It’s just a farce. I don’t watch - it’s too embarrassing. Out of the frying pan & into the dung heap 😳

There are only about 60000000 people in this country. And this is the best we can do?…………..

And what was their style of clothes and accessories got to do with running our country? But maybe a couple of clown outfits might have been more appropriate 🤨

The right thing would have been was to let the deputy pm administrate whilst a general election was called. Its all a feckin joke, and we, the general public are viewed by the elite, as the biggest fools and jokers of all. We are treated with contempt and dismissal, only fodder to prop up a hierarchy!!

Didn’t watch it-I have no say in who gets to be leader but will judge on performance once in no 10 as to whether or not they actually deserve to be there and vote accordingly at the next election. British politics is becoming more American with every year that passes, and that’s not a good thing.

100% agree

Couldn't agree more. For me it's bad enough that we could have a PM could can't even put 't' on the end of words. Innit. Either arrogant laziness, not even trying to behave with professionalism and decorum, or, possibly worse, trying to sound like a man of the people and less posh and privileged, to look more as if he has the common touch? Appalling in every way.

In my opinion Carl, Penny Mordaunt, was ‘knocked’ out of the contest, because she was the best of the three! (Plus she is a local girl) but she says it like it is, and what you see is what you get!

It’s what I expected. It’s what they all do: fight their corner by saying the opposition isn’t doing xyz. Nothing new.

It's just like a kids playground. "He did it, no she did it". 🤔🤔🤔

It isn't, makes them look childish, doesn't surprise me though. Bully boy tactics rule in this party, ashamed of the state of these so called leaders. No real focus on what they can do for us the population or how to strengthen the nation. 😠

Sums it up perfectly! 😥 Shared.

TEAM Sadly that will never happen in Politics Too much me me me Together Everyone Achieves More

Spot on - they are a joke, Johnson was a joke, we need a complete change of government- how only these two got through shows what an unwholesome, corrupt gov we have & will continue to have while any Johnson cronies ( in the truest sense of the word) remain.

Sunak sold himself as arrogant, pushy, misogynistic, disrespectful and up his own posterior. My take on it last night was "I don't think he's doing himself any favours" but then the astute James O'Brien popped up on Twitter pointing what the Tory membership consists of. My take on it today is that we're truly f¥©€ed, whichever one we end up with.

Good point but sadly Starmer and the Labour Party do exactly the same. If he started coming up with solutions I would be more confident we are getting to the stage we have a viable alternative government, I feel we are stuck between a rock and a hard place now.

Well said Chief....fully 👍

Well said!! what they've done to this country is a total 💩 show!! Entitled, privalaged and totally out of touch with reality!! Quite frankly I'd be happy to see the back of all of them.....👋xx

Makes you ashamed to be British doesn't it. We must be the laughing stock of the world. Whoever gets the vote won't last long anyway and the country will be deep in the mire! Sunak has 340 million behind him and hasn't a clue about the day to day struggle of real life, just wants power. 😡

The tragedy is we do not have a leader in ANY party. The way members act in the House is shameful.Traditional? Time for a change.

Spot on. Its disgraceful. We have become Americanised in the way we run our politics. This awful mud slinging will lose them the next election.

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A couple of questions we are often asked…

Can I bring my dogs?

We welcome up to three dogs in each cottage. We are known for this and have won awards for it, as well as gaining some great press.

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Suffolk Holiday Cottages

At Woodfarm Barns we like to provide our guests with an authentic Suffolk experience, which is why we’ve spent time creating the perfect Suffolk holiday cottages for rent. Furnished with all of the oak beams, fireplaces, and thatched roofs you could possibly ask for, it’s no stretch to say that our Suffolk Holiday Cottages provide everything you could possibly require when booking a romantic countryside retreat. Of course, we’ve also packed in plenty of modern touches like hot tubs and entertainment facilities to ensure that your home away from home has everything you need when away on holiday. Making sure that all of the family get to enjoy our Suffolk Holiday Cottages, we’ve made them dog-friendly, with room for up to three four-legged guests per Cottage.

Ideally positioned, our Cottages to rent in Suffolk are only a short drive away from all of the restaurants, pubs, walks, and everything else that makes Suffolk worth visiting for a holiday. To discover all of the latest attractions and places to explore in Suffolk, be sure to keep an eye on our blog where we regularly provide updates on all of the things you can look forward to when spending time at Woodfarm Barns.

Keen to set ourselves apart from the crowd, we provide the following additions to our guests who stay at our Suffolk Holiday Cottages:

  • A private hot tub to indulge in at the end of each day spent exploring the Suffolk countryside. Be sure to take a look at all of our facts and figures about holiday cottages with hot tubs in Suffolk to find out more.
  • King sized beds that provide the ultimate in rest and relaxation
  • A modern wet room equipped with a rainfall shower
  • Lounges with open fires for anyone joining us in the colder months (or who simply enjoys to complete the classic cottage aesthetic the whole year round!)
  • A large fully enclosed garden for guests to return to following their days out exploring
  • A complete breakfast basket to tuck into during their first morning stay
  • A smart television and free wifi to ensure that guests are able to remain fully connect during their stay, and any necessary entertainment is never far away
  • High quality bedding and towels that allow guests to pack light before heading out to Suffolk

In addition to these standard offerings, we also provide a range of optional extras to our guests which include:

  • Luxury deli hampers to brighten an even greater dining experience when staying in our barns and cottages
  • Champagne and Suffolk chocolate hampers to make it even easier to mark a special occasion in Suffolk
  • Beauty treatments for a fully luxurious stay

To book one of our Suffolk holiday cottages, simply take a look at our calendar for current availability. Alternatively, if you have any further questions or would like to find more, feel free to get in touch with our team over the phone or by email.