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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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Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages in Suffolk

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

Scroll down to find out more about Woodfarm Barns, or click the button below to check prices and availability instantly.
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
Spread the cost of a well-earned Woodfarm Break
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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.

Find out more…


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Just a modern day enjoyable dinner with friends

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So very true. My son and I do it. X

I am afraid it will not catch on in the Abbott household, I tend to like my food at least Lukewarm

Don't very often take photos of my meals as I'd rather eat them but couldn't resist taking a snap of your travel mugs who have traveled to Crete with us 😎

Prefer eating my meals to taking snapshots of them 🤣

Only take a picture if I've cooked it and it actually looksks decent 😂 I used to wait tables at one time and I think the best thing I've seen is a large family who asked for a spare bread basket into which they all put their phones. The first to check their phone had to pay the bill 😜

Really!!!!!😀

I like to film during the prep but only when I can make it like an M and S advert 👌

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Flicking through my phone the other day and came across a pic I took five years ago...

This is my friend's dog after enjoying himself just a little bit on a walk!

Who wants him on their sofa? 🤣
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Flicking through my phone the other day and came across a pic I took five years ago...  This is my friends dog after enjoying himself just a little bit on a walk!  Who wants him on their sofa? 🤣

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Maybe after he's had his bath!!!

As long as there was a blanket over sofa, I might have let him. Quick rub down with towel first

Not me!

Awww bless x happy dog

Thought it was you Carl !!!🤣🤣

Aww more than welcome here 😁

Welcome here too xx

No thank you, he is welcome after a bath

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Wanna superyacht? No problem! Fancy schmancy sports car? Sorted! Million quid in your bank account? Consider it there!

Look, I don't wanna bring it up, but it's just 3 months now until this guy rocks up.

Sort out your Woodfarm Christmas break now, and this fella will sit in your Hot Tub with you for the whole break and grant you all your wishes!

You can have as many presents as you want!

Just imagine spending your festive break with this fella making all your dreams come true!

TERMS & CONDITIONS.... We may have made one or two bits of that up
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Wanna superyacht? No problem! Fancy schmancy sports car? Sorted! Million quid in your bank account? Consider it there!  Look, I dont wanna bring it up, but its just 3 months now until this guy rocks up.  Sort out your Woodfarm Christmas break now, and this fella will sit in your Hot Tub with you for the whole break and grant you all your wishes!  You can have as many presents as you want!  Just imagine spending your festive break with this fella making all your dreams come true!  TERMS & CONDITIONS.... We may have made one or two bits of that up

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What bits? Can't work it out... Seems legit to me

You mean I could find you in a Santa suit in my hot tub on Christmas morning 😱😱😱😱😱

As long as its a hunky santa and not a dirty old man I'm happy 🤣🤣🤣

Santa in the tub is ok but I wouldn’t want any shepherds washing their socks by night😁🎅

Sorry, Petes a Bah humbug when it comes to Christmas. Nice thought though. X

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Im not normally one to watch Masterchef, but I watched it last night and I have to say, I was truly inspired. As you can see!

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Very artistic 😂 Enjoy! Xx

Very good, shame I don't like baked beans 🤣

You’ve missed your calling! I await the opening of the Woodfarm Fine Dining Restaurant 😆

Du pain, Du vin, le baked beans magnifique😁

Deconstructed. Like your style.

Very pretty but would need at least 2 of those to make me feel like I'd had breakfast!

I loved the ONE prawn standing upright on a plate ha ha 😄

Sorry Carl your beans are a little untidy x

Young man, you do make me laugh sometimes. This is one of those times!

Great effort, keep trying 😊🤣

Yum yum x

Ah, legume bruschetta with a tomato reduction. Fancy!!

Wow, woodfarm restaurant, you can have my husbands recipe for boiled eggs. His signature dish!

I’m sorry I feel it lacks something. Maybe three grains of salt in the corner would complete it. 🤯

Creased!!!

Where is the Palfrey and Hall bacon and sausages???

Tut tut. You left the crust on! X

Novel cuisine 😂 someone will pay a fortune

Brilliant!

Perfection!

Looks like a Mayan ruin complete with sacrificial garden

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Congratulations to Morrisons!

Popped in to Morrisons in Ipswich to refuel my jalopy the other day, and was bowled over with their stunning garden centre!

I don't recall a time when I've ever seen such a wondrous display of horticultural splendour. Just the sheer spectacle of the colours is dazzling. The merchandising team at Morrisons have certainly earned their salaries with this one. I know one or two experts in merchandising, and they were taken aback at the simplicity of this display, yet somehow managing to pull off such a mesmerising result.

Well done Morrisons, we could all learn from you. I don't know who has the better team? Your merch guys, or the PR people at Centerparcs. You are all making Britain Grate. Darn that autocorrect.
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Congratulations to Morrisons!  Popped in to Morrisons in Ipswich to refuel my jalopy the other day, and was bowled over with their stunning garden centre!  I dont recall a time when Ive ever seen such a wondrous display of horticultural splendour. Just the sheer spectacle of the colours is dazzling. The merchandising team at Morrisons have certainly earned their salaries with this one. I know one or two experts in merchandising, and they were taken aback at the simplicity of this display, yet somehow managing to pull off such a mesmerising result.  Well done Morrisons, we could all learn from you. I dont know who has the better team? Your merch guys, or the PR people at Centerparcs. You are all making Britain Grate. Darn that autocorrect.

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Maybe it was that good a display ghat it immediately sold out?

Brilliant!

Bargain plants all sold out

This one’s a bit harsh… my local Morrisons is the same, but there were some real bargains as they sold off the seasonal plants. In a couple of weeks they fill it up with seasonal Halloween pumpkins and then a few weeks after that seasonal Christmas trees… it’s uninsulated and miserable for the lovely woman who mans the till… give her a couple of weeks of warmth in the store! 😊

Minimalism at its best???🤪🤪🤪

Love Morrisons plant section, really good prices!

Assume you bought that remaining trollious japonicus as a feature?

🤣🤣.... x

The one in Diss is as good.

Looks like they're trying to grow shopping trolleys. I wish them every success 😂

Very minimalistic

All the wheelchair trollys have been stolen from the Diss Morrisons. As far as I'm concerned it is well done for trying to grow more. 😏

The Triffids have escaped!!!

It's same in Burton on trent. Bet they fill it with Christmas trees

That trolley in the centre makes the display, who ever thought of that must be a genius!

Emptying it ready for the Xmas trees probably. Available from next week.

Have you not watched Harry Potter? The plants are invisible 🤣🤣 x

Guess re organising takes time and effort

Just been sent this. Next week it will be full of real Christmas trees for those early shoppers

Hmmm. I suspect all Morrisons' plants will have been imported -and often treated with growth inhibitors to prolong shelf life. Check out your local nursery - you'll be supporting local businesses and buying happier healthier plants!

Love the display, must pop in, the garden could do with a trolley 👍

I bought a plant in Morrisons reduced to £1.50 I revived it and it’s still blooms every summer since 2010. Meanwhile, expensive plants from garden centres have come and gone disappointing me. But I’ve never tried a trolley plant.

Only if they keep the plants watered. Some i have seen are already so very dry

Morrison’s have great deals on plants etc but is seasonal. We bought two olive trees for £7 each and they are flourishing. Normal garden centre price £35.

Our Morrisons is the same! Where are the autumnal plants 🤷🏻‍♀️

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I've shared this pic before but I was scrolling through my phone this morning and just had an immediate sense of calm when I came across it. I shot it six years whilst I was at anchor on the River Deben.

I love a Suffolk sunset on the water, with nothing but the sound of hundreds of sea birds around you.

Anyway, hope you enjoy seeing it again.

#tbt #throwbackthursday
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Ive shared this pic before but I was scrolling through my phone this morning and just had an immediate sense of calm when I came across it. I shot it six years whilst I was at anchor on the River Deben.  I love a Suffolk sunset on the water, with nothing but the sound of hundreds of sea birds around you.  Anyway, hope you enjoy seeing it again.  #tbt #ThrowbackThursday

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Stunning ❤️ x

Beautiful 🥰

Absolutely beautiful. Thanks for that Carl. As you say, so moving x

Awesome x

Beautiful. Very calming to look at 🥰

Lovely., it’s so relaxing being out at sunrise and sunset, you get a sense of calm and the feeling all’s right with the world, (even though we know it isn’t).

Beautiful , I love it 💕

Perfect! xx

Just beautiful!! 🙂

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I run a business. And the bloke in charge of businesses for the govt is Jacob Fleece-Fogg.

Genuine question… does anyone know what the point of him is and why he’s still a thing?

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He serves as the gold standard measurement for the term posh twat 👍

Because it keeps him off the streets. 🙈

I have no idea why anyone still trusts him? He needs my shotgun used on him, both barrels!

The honorable member for the 1850s

Exactly what I was feeling, but didn’t like to say, as may impinge upon the crown you may soon hold as Victor M’s UK successor, rather in the same spirit of what we’ve seen being done of late. I feel JRM encompasses the phrase, ‘Forgotten, but not gone’. 😂💪⭐️

When I heard of his appointment as business secretary I knew we were all doomed and it was business as usual for this government!

I think it's the people of North East Somerset that should be questioned - too much cider before voting

Indeed!

Seems the perfect man for the job to me. Don’t politicians have to be posh idiots with no idea of real life? 🤷🏼‍♀️

Same question re wasps... Just sayin.... 😏

Hes a wet blanket

I think he's still a thing so people can make humorous memes about him 😉

He has a double barrelled name, knows Latin and a son called Sixtus. What more do you want ?

He is living proof that you don’t actually have to be good at anything at all to hold down a well paying job or two! You just have to know the right people 😉 Hancock, and Johnson have also recently proved this point, Truss is currently in the process of proving this too

Surely you realise we're still in the Victorian Age!! You know, sending children up chimneys and that sort of thing.....oh hang on, we're not actually doing that now.....are we? Yet. Give him time......

He’s the milk monitor in his office.

Jacob Fleece Mogg the answers in the name Carl, and he certainly will!

No point to him whatsoever. They should send him back to the 18th Century, maybe they’d have a need for him 🙄

Somebody must have voted for him! Beggars belief!

He wants us on the road to hell and damnation.. but of course they got Brexit done and it is all a huge success #justkidding

He reminds me of the xhild catcher

Jeremy Corbyn was too left wing. Truss and her cronies are too right wing and I doubt they will last long. Not taxing of the oil producers and giving out more oil drilling licences won't help them (or us). I'm pretty sure they won't win the next election if the tune doesn't change soon. Would Sunak have been any better 🤷🏼‍♂️

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Just found a selfie I took last week but I can't remember if I'd been sanding polyfilla, or if I was in an explosion in a sherbert dib dab factory 🤷

Ah, I remember now, it didn't taste nice 😲
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Just found a selfie I took last week but I cant remember if Id been sanding polyfilla, or if I was in an explosion in a sherbert dib dab factory 🤷  Ah, I remember now, it didnt taste nice 😲

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Are you fixing a new get a away for us?? Thank you for such beautiful places xxx

I want a sherbet dib dab now, & one of those shrimp things, a banana, black jack & fruit salad...& a packet of sweet cigarettes & I only want to pay 9 & a half pence 🤔

Used to love sherbet dip dabs x

Spotty Muldoon, spotty Muldoon, if only I could remember the rest of the words! X

Brings going grey to a whole new level🤪

Definitely looks like the dib dab as I had one last week 🤣🤣 (don’t remember the liquorice being so hard on the originals though…..) but then again if it tastes horrible it can’t possibly be…🤔🤔🤣!

Get a Mirka!

“Here comes Johnny!” ( You have absolutely no respect for my dicky ‘eart).

if it didn't taste nice it wasn't Dib Dab

Definitely a pic to be posted on your mantle to keep the kiddies away from the fire 🔥 😂😂

You need to blend the powder in more Carl. You don't just dust it on and leave it. Keep up the good work. Xx

Carl - you might need to explain what a sherbert-dib-dab is for your younger viewers!! 😎

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What an amazing weekend we had at Paws in the Park dog show in Kent!

We had so many regular guests come and say hi, as well as lots of people who know our brands and are coming soon.

We took a ton of bookings over the weekend, which is why we do it!

We were absolutely exhausted by the end of the show, having given out ALL 600 of the brochures we had printed! 600! That’s bonkers! We ended up giving people postcards as that’s all I had in the car!

Incredible amount of people wanting to know how Tuscany is going! I'll update you soon I promise.

One of the most amazing things for me was the amount of people who simply came up to introduce themselves and to thank me for “getting them through that first lockdown”. Many of you will know about the community bond that we seemed to form through that very odd time. It was just so humbling to have people come and say thank you, just for going them a little bit of light. 🥰

But the best thing for me was that I got to spend the whole weekend with this legend. My favourite person in the whole wide world, and even though she’s 30, she’s still my little baby. Lauren worked so hard all weekend and there’s no way I could have done it without her. She was always ahead of me with a smile and a brochure, and a cuddle for the dogs.

She created lots of booking, and came up with a handful of brilliant ideas that I’d never thought of, which makes me very proud.

The funniest thing though is how freaked out she was at the sheer volume of people coming up and saying hi, and knowing who she is! She doesn’t do Facebook!

Thank you to all 600 of you who took a brochure, thank you to the many who booked a break, and to those of you (guests or not) who just came to say hi. It’s always an amazing feeling to see you x
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What an amazing weekend we had at Paws in the Park dog show in Kent!  We had so many regular guests come and say hi, as well as lots of people who know our brands and are coming soon.  We took a ton of bookings over the weekend, which is why we do it!  We were absolutely exhausted by the end of the show, having given out ALL 600 of the brochures we had printed! 600! That’s bonkers! We ended up giving people postcards as that’s all I had in the car!  Incredible amount of people wanting to know how Tuscany is going! Ill update you soon I promise.  One of the most amazing things for me was the amount of people who simply came up to introduce themselves and to thank me for “getting them through that first lockdown”. Many of you will know about the community bond that we seemed to form through that very odd time. It was just so humbling to have people come and say thank you, just for going them a little bit of light. 🥰  But the best thing for me was that I got to spend the whole weekend with this legend. My favourite person in the whole wide world, and even though she’s 30, she’s still my little baby. Lauren worked so hard all weekend and there’s no way I could have done it without her. She was always ahead of me with a smile and a brochure, and a cuddle for the dogs.  She created lots of booking, and came up with a handful of brilliant ideas that I’d never thought of, which makes me very proud.  The funniest thing though is how freaked out she was at the sheer volume of people coming up and saying hi, and knowing who she is! She doesn’t do Facebook!  Thank you to all 600 of you who took a brochure, thank you to the many who booked a break, and to those of you (guests or not) who just came to say hi. It’s always an amazing feeling to see you x

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Glad all went well .xx

Well done Lauren. 👏🤪

So pleased it was all worthwhile and you ended up with lots of future bookings. 600 brochures! Have to print more ready for next time. Onwards and upwards. We'll done to you and Lauren. X

I wanted to come and say hi but Jacob started university on Friday so it was a bit hectic!! You already know how much we valued what you did over lockdown. I’m so glad you had a lovely day with your very special person!! I miss mine already 💕💕

Great seeing you at the weekend and lovely to see Lauren she’s a lovely person, looking forward to our stay next month 😁🐾

Well done to you and Lauren. I don't think you realise how many people you were a lifeline to during lockdown. I will be forever grateful that I somehow stumbled across you on FB xx

Brilliant achievement well done. You should feel proud that you kept us all laughing through lockdown. It was a scary time for me having to shield so much appreciated 😁🤩 x

So glad you did so well... And "Well done, Lauren!!" They never stop being your babies, hey? ❤️xx

Gutted we missed seeing you ...due to me with Covid☹ but happy it went so well for you - and why wouldn't it!😉👏

I had a chat with Lauren, who is a delightful young lady by the way. You should be very proud. However I could tell from her expression she was very shocked when some random woman said hello to her by name. She only has her dad to blame for her fame!

Great to see you both and apologies Lauren if you thought we were bonkers (think it comes from staying at Woodfarm too many times 🤣🤣!). Conversation went something like this….. (me) Hi Lauren where is he then (Carl nowhere to be seen!). (Lauren) “oh it’s in Suffolk”. (me) “oh you’ve sent him back to Suffolk”. (Lauren) “er no……”. (me) “I meant your dad” (Lauren - as penny drops) “ah no he’s round the back”. (me) “what - skiving”…… Carl then appears 🤣🤣. By all accounts he was trying to anchor down the gazebo to stop it blowing away….. and, yes, it was windy on Saturday!! Well we have at least booked our stay for next year and more madness…🤣🤣 x

Hi Lauren, one proud Dad!

Amazing, bet it was all down to Lauren xx

Definitely a proud dad eh, love that ! 🫂

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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.

Can I read any reviews?

You can read thousands on our websites from previous guests and we have hundreds of Five Star reviews on Tripadvisor, Facebook and Google.

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.