Tuesday 24 th August 2018 – John and Catherina;
Our second stay which we cannot fault. Will definitely be back in the near future.
Lovely walks at Woodbridge, Aldeburgh and the never ending beach at Dunwich.
Friday 17 th August 2018 – Lynden and Ivi with Leffer and Hapkin the dogs;
A very nice relaxing week at Alde. The dogs loved the play field across the road.
We can see why people come repeatedly.
Friday 10 th August 2018 – Julie, Warren and Oscar the dog;
We came to get away from the hussle and bussle of everyday life and chill! We
enjoyed buying fresh fish from the seafront at Aldeburgh and cooking on our return
to the barn. A meal at the Crown and for walks, at Thornham and down the road to
Sunday 5 th August 2018 – Kim and Dave;
Can’t say enough about such a wonderful experience the Team at WFB have made
for us. A wonderful weekend and we will most definitely return.
Monday 30 th July 2018 – Simon and Kay with Dylan the dog;
The barn was better than our expectations. Loved the local produce in the breakfast
hamper and the facilities for dogs are so well thought out and really enhanced the
stay. Carl has created a little bit of paradise in Suffolk – perfect!
Friday 27 th July 2018 – Kelly and Dean with Willow the dog;
The cottage has everything you might need for a relaxing break in hot weather, we
had a wonderful time and will be recommending WFB to our friends and family. We
enjoyed the hot tub every evening once it had cooled down!
Sunday 24 th June 2018 – Hannah and Tiernan with Minnie and Mia the dogs;
A lovely weekend, with a great hamper for us and the treats for dogs! The barn is
beautiful and cosy with everything you need. Dunwich Beach is great for dogs –
quiet and very long so they can run for miles!
Saturday 2 nd June 2018 – Tamsie and James;
Another fab stay at WFB. Breakfast basket was again great, and we are shopping at
Hog and Hen farm shop on the way home to stock up!
Monday 18 th June 2018 – Ann and Danielle with the dogs;
My Mum and I had a wonderful weekend away with our three dogs. Visited
Aldeburgh, Needham Lake and Woodbridge to see the Regatta.
Sunday 10 th June 2018 – Jayne and Darren with Tailey the dog;
We had a perfect weekend but too short to do all that we wanted! Lavenham was
beautiful, old town with the added bonus of the open garden weekend. We enjoyed
the hot tub and would definitely like one at home!
Friday 8 th June – Vicky and Darren;
Perfect – just what we needed. Thank you for a warm welcome and the breakfast
basket was full of tasty local produce. Alde Barn is immaculate and the attention to
detail is second to none. We’ve had some great days exploring the surrounding
area. Day trips, we recommend Felixstowe and Woodbridge.
Friday 1 st June 2018 – Ruth and Ray with Dexter the dog;
Lovely first visit to Alde Barn but have stayed on Ondememing Barge. Fabulous to
explore all that beautiful Suffolk has to offer. Some lovely walks, our favourite being
Southwold, Framlingham and Woodbridge.
Friday 25 th May 2018 – James, Odelle, with Michael and Dudley the dogs;
Thank you, we had a wonderful stay. We enjoyed eating at the Walnut Tree and the
Red Lion – both veggie. Southwold remains our favourite place. The hot tub is a
wonderful addition since our last stay.
Monday 7 th May 2018 – Lesley and Glen;
A really lovely break – thank you. Recommend Southwold for a browse and beack
walk, and Aldeburgh for its fantastic fish and chips (Rick Stein recommendation!)
Lavenham is also very pretty.
Monday 26 th Feburary 2018 – Penny and Andy with Skye the dog;
A clean and comfortable dog friendly place to stay, with a lovely breakfast basket we
enjoyed over two days. We had amazingly good weather, so covered 36k in two
days with our four legged friend. Debenham is a really good walk from the cottage.
Friday 23 rd February 2018 – Steve and Sarah;
Amazing stay with everything you could need for a peaceful and romantic getaway.
Chilli Farm and Bury St Edmunds both worth a visit. Thanks for a great time.
Friday 2 nd February 2018 – Frank and Joan;
Perfect break, very relaxing and enjoyed the hot tub too!
Friday 30th June 2017 – Pam and Ken with Tally the dog;
Another relaxing few days at Wood Farm Barns. The addition of Woof Farm Meadow was a great hit with our old dog who took on a new lease of life this week.
Friday 23rd June 2017 – Sean and Amy with Oliver the dog;
Relaxing getaway for two very tired teachers – the hot tub was a god-send! Framlingham – great walk around the Castle and lunch at the Lemon Tree (dog friendly). Thank you for an enjoyable stay.
Friday 16th June 2017 – Jo and Mark;
A great base for exploring beaches, vineyards, castles and the glorious Suffolk countryside. Aldeburgh and a long lunch at the Brundenell Hotel a must.
Friday 9th June 2017 – Ros and Roger with Maisie and Martha the dogs;
We have never been to such a dog friendly place! Spent a lovely week exploring the area. Thank you
Thursday 18th May 2017 – Lisa and Tom;
Had a brilliant few days away – chilled out in the sun in the garden and used the hot-tub! Southwold was really lovely – plenty of shops to explore and fish and chips by the beach.
Sunday 14th May 2017 – Ron and Lorraine with the dogs;
Spent a lovely few days here. Woof-farm meadow across the road was a real hit with the dogs. We took the dogs for walks along the Gipping Valley river path, Rendlesham forest and Dunwich beach. But our favourite place was Covehithe beach.
Thursday 11th May 2017 – Gregg and Christine with Lottie the dog;
Our second stay here and still wonderful, comfortable and enjoyable. Recommend Dunwich Heath and Beach, Framlingham Castle and Orford. Helmingham Hall Gardens with deer park welcomed our dog with open arms and a biscuit. Thorpeness Dolphin served good food and dog friendly. Highly recommend the pet shop at Stonham Barns selling food, accessories and fun items, even beer for dogs! (alcohol free of course!)
Monday 1st May 2017 – Sue and Rich with Buster the dog;
Our second visit in 3 months and once again exceeded expectations. Comfortable Barn with everything you need and more, with a garden for the dog – perfect! There are some great places to explore. Flatford Mill is a great place, as is Minsmere Nature reserve.
Friday 28th April 2017 – Karen and Simon with Skye and Ollie the dogs;
Sutton Hoo is worth a visit – you can now take the dogs inside the Café. Flatford Mill was another favourite for a walk along the river to Dedham and back for lunch. A warm welcome from the National Trust staff with a biscuit for the dogs! Lots of foodie treats at the Chilli Farm with deli and café, or visit Lavenham, a stunning village.
Friday 21 April 2017 – David and Cheryl with Robbie the dog;
Our dog Robbie loved it here. Great secure accommodation for the dog and humans! We liked the Dennington Queen Pub, and the beaches with lots of antique shops on the way. A nice time!
Friday 14th April 2017 – Claire and Jo with Jasper the dogs;
The barns are fantastic, perfect location for exploring Suffolk and further. The enclosed gardens are a huge bonus for our furry friend. Had some great lunches at the Crown in Stowpland and Grundisburgh Dog – both dog friendly. Have truly felt relaxed in the peaceful surroundings. Thank you!
Sunday 9th April 2017 – Stacey and Rebecca with Tyler and Ivy the children; Pablo and Tallulah the dogs;
This was a last minute booking and what a wonderful surprise. The Barn has been well thought out, with the small touches really making this stay truly amazing. We enjoyed Southwold which was lovely. Big Thanks to Carl for making our stay so amazing.
Friday 7th April 2017 – Michelle and Stephen;
We both thank you so much for such a lovely stay. We only had the chance for a quick break. Your thoughtfulness, the breakfast basket, coffee, milk and welcoming environment with such well maintained accommodation have been a delight.
Friday 31st March 2017 – Ruth and Kerry with Nugget the dog;
We have had a lovely relaxing stay. Can recommend Dunwich Heath for lovely quiet walks. We will be returning and recommending. Thanks!
Friday 17th March 2017 – Chaz and Ange with Harley the dog;
What a gem of a place. Wonderful welcome from Carl. A trip to the Chilli Farm is well worth it with lovely local products. Enjoyed Hoppit Wood, Debenham and a trip to Felixstowe.
Sunday 12th March 2017 – Barry and Hilary with Hattie the dog;
The breakfast basket and all the little extras makes staying here so special. We enjoyed Woodbridge, walking by the river and visiting the café called “Honey and Harvey”. Thank you!
Friday 10th March 2017 – Jo and Mark;
Great stay, thank you once again Carl. Makes such a welcome to have the breakfast basket. A great base for lots of local interesting places to visit.
Sunday 5th March 2017 – John and Annette with Olli the dog;
Last minute find and what a lovely place it turned out to be! Clean and tidy and well equipped and the setting is beautiful.
Friday 3rd March 2017 – Terrie and Heather with Dudley the dog;
We spent our days relaxing and had a lovely break away from reality. Loved the welcome basket and added touches the barn provides.
Tuesday 27th February 2017 – Jan;
What a perfect place to celebrate my sister’s birthday! We shall be sharing all our images and drinking coffee in the WFB mugs! Thank you so much!
Sunday 5th Feburary 2017 – Jo and Tom;
We have been looking forward to our stay so much and it certainly exceeded all our expectations. We recommend, Dunwich Heath – both beach and heathland walks, Thornham Walks and lunch in the Four Horseshoes and Needham Lake.
Wednesday 18th January 2017 – Martyn and Jim;
Lovely few days of “R&R” in a beautiful place. You can’t beat the fish and chips after a walk from Aldeburgh to Thorpness and back on the beach!
Monday 16th January 2017 – Peter and Jan;
This is an excellent barn with everything you need. It is so beautiful and peaceful and natural having come from the suburbs of London. The local towns and villages are full of interest and the locals are friendly.
Monday 2nd January 2017 – Louise and Nudge with Albie the dog;
We really enjoyed our stay. Nepresso machine was a lovely touch. Would recommend a meal at the Crown at Stowupland which is a dog friendly pub.
Friday 30th December 2016 – Claire and Steve with Millie, Diesel and Lanko the dogs;
Enjoyed our stay here over Christmas. Found dog walkers book in the “Shed” really helpful to find some lovely long walks.
Thursday 29th December 2016 – Kate and Mike with Nancy the dog;
This is our second visit and what a wonderful few days – everything was ready, from the breakfast basket to the Christmas tree. We enjoyed the Christmas day service at Stonham Church, and Nancy came along too, much to the delight of the congregation!
Friday 9th December 2016 – Elaine and Graeme with Sydney the dog;
Another lovely stay – we had a really nice peaceful and relaxing break with lots of nice dog walks nearby. Four Horseshoes pub at Thornham definitely a favourite, with dog friendly bar area and a cosy atmosphere.
Sunday 4th December 2016 – Dawn and Fred with Tilly the dog;
From meeting Carl at the World of Dogs in Norwich through the regular emails and finally arriving we have not be disappointed. Our first impression is of pretty barns in a magical garden. We felt relaxed as soon as we entered the Barn, which was clean and well maintained, with a homely feel and decorated ready for Christmas.
Sunday 27th November 2016 – Tracy and Mat with Bogey and George the dogs;
Our second time here and will not be our last. Carl is always welcoming and so easy to deal with. Lovely places, so comfortable and relaxing in a wonderful quiet location. Thank you!
Sunday 20th November 2016 – Sam and Andy with Harvey and Murphy the dogs;
Another lovely relaxing stay at Wood Farm Barns. Thank you Carl! Loved the pop-up restaurant – a wonderful meal! Always enjoy a walk along Flatford Mill followed by tea and cake – a perfect way to spend a weekend!
Monday 7th November 2016 – Lesley and Terry with Ruby and Troy the dogs;
As usual, lovely time here with peace and quiet. The dogs love it here too and enjoy the walks. Can’t wait to come back very soon.
Friday 4th November 2016 – Clive and Claire with Bingo the dog;
A warm and friendly welcome from Carl as we arrived to spend a relaxing break at Alde Barn. The barn is so cosy and relaxing, especially with the woodburner lit. We enjoyed a day at Southwold, Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Thornham Walks – great walking in the lovely sunshine!
Monday 31st October 2016 – Chris and Sara;
Perfect one night stay in this gorgeous place. Fab meal at the Four Horseshoes! We will return.
Sunday 30th October 2016 – Nikki and John;
What a gorgeous little barn. We’ve had a lovely relaxing couple of days here. Dinner at the Black Horse in Eye was really good and a day out at Framlingham Castle and Southwold Beach with weather that was perfect. Thank you.
Monday 24th October 2016 – Mark and Helen and the dogs;
Lovely barn and great location. Covehithe definitely worth a visit – one of many interesting places and beaches visited.
Friday 21st October 2016 – Julie and Peter with Paddy, Ellie and Bob the dogs;
Fantastic place, loved all the extra little touches like the breakfast basket and dog treats. We ate at the Dennington Queen and loved it, also the Low House at Laxfield.
Monday 17th October 2016 – Tania and Frank with Szabo the dog;
Many thanks for a lovely stay, and kind welcome from Carl. Everything you need is here!
Thursday 6th October 2016 – Sue and Phil, with Zuclnik and Shadow the dogs;
Beautiful setting, lovely welcome. Attention to detail with a lovely welcome pack much appreciated. Visits to Dunwich, Minsmere and Southwold. Lovely few days – we’ll definitely return.
Friday 16th September 2016 – Harry and Carol with Teal the dog;
Wonderful stay, totally relaxing. Explored as much as we could in exceptionally hot weather – 30 degrees! We will be back that’s for sure.
Friday 9th September 2016 – Rob and Amand with Oakley the dog;
We had a brilliant time, everything here is catered for. Thanks for everything – we will be back!
Friday 26th August 2016 – Carl and Janine;
We had a lovely time at the cottage which was perfect. Hope to see you again soon.
Friday 12th August 2016 – Paige and Callum with Boddie the dog;
Cosy cottage in a lovely area, filled with lots of things to do. We visited Needham Lake and had dinner at the Four Horseshoes, which was great.
Friday 5th August 2016 – Ian and Caroline with Ben the dog;
The personal touches were excellent, so friendly and so welcoming. We’re so looking forward to coming back.
Thursday 28th July 2016 – Jackie and Frank with Burty the dog;
Very enjoyable stay, the food hamper much appreciated. Carl was very welcoming.
Monday 18th July – Rachel and Shelley with Ted and Lottie the dogs;
We were made to feel welcome and at home from the minute we arrived. One of the most beautiful cottages we have had the pleasure of staying in. Can’t wait to come back!
Friday 17th June 2016 – Ann and Andrew;
Great chilling-out break. Food in the Highwayman highly recommended but book first and expect leisurely service.
Wednesday 8th June 2016 – Christine and Keith with Molly the dog;
Last minute booking and what a treat. Lovely barn with everything we needed and more. Such a treat to stay somewhere that welcomes dogs. Very lucky with weather too! We can recommend the Crown at Stowupland and Victoria at Earl Soham.
Friday 6th May 2016 – Susan and Leo with Lexi the dog;
A lovely few days spent at Wood Farm Barns. Loved the Barn, so cosy and homely with everything needed. Visited Dunwich Heath and Needham Lake for walks with Lexi. A very good time had by all!
Sunday 1st May 2016 – Louise and Nel;
Such a cosy little cottage. We visited Woodbridge and Southwold beach, which were lovely. We also enjoyed the cider and food in Suffolk!
Friday 29th April 2016 – Phil and Linda with Ashton the dog;
Had a lovely break here. Visited Southwold beach, Jimmy’s Farm and had a lovely meal there, but dogs not allowed in restaurant. The Four horseshoes is a very nice and you can take dogs inside. The barn is in a lovely peaceful setting and can highly recommend it.
Sunday 17th April 2016 – Jen and Andy with Ellie the dog;
Lovely barn, like a fairytale cottage in a beautiful setting. Aldeburgh and Dunwich Heath great places to walk your dog.
Friday 15th April 2016 – Karen and Simon with Skye the dog;
Another comfortable and relaxing holiday; thank you Carl and team. A new place for us this time was Lavenham, which is stunning. We also thoroughly recommend the Deli at the Chilli Farm, well worth a visit to eat and shop.
Thursday 7th April 2016 – David and Marianne;
Lovely barn and great for getting to explore the Suffolk countryside and coast, particularly Minsmere and Aldeburgh, Framlingham and Orford Castle, Sutton Hoo and Bressingham. Most enjoyable visit.
Friday 1st April 2016 – Andrew and Mark;
Thank you for a peaceful and comfortable holiday, with luxury underfloor heating! Debenham a true gem of a small town with the river and ford, and Framlingham with it’s impressive castle. Lunch at The Victoria at Earl Soham made the walk from Debenham worth it. Happy memories of a great break.
Wednesday 29th March 2016 – Joanne, Scott, Max and Sam and Milo the dog;
Gutted to have only had one night here – during the storm, however we have loved it! Thank you for a very comfortable night. We will stay longer next time and already planning our return visit.
Monday 27th March 2016 – Judy and Chris with Oli, Tiny and Pippin the dogs;
A great week in this comfy barn. We holiday in cottages across the country but have never had anything as nice! Good pubs to try – The Crown at Stowupland; The Low House at Laxfield – no bar, just beer barrels!; The Butt and Oyster at Pin Mill; also the Dog at Gruindsburgh. The “where do we website” very useful.
Friday 18th March 2016 – Linda and Bob with Duchess, Daisy and Bentley the dogs;
We’ve had a fantastic week…..the Barn is beautiful, equipped with all you need. Very peaceful, with a great walk to the church which is beautiful. We visited Dunwich Beach and had a windy but lovely walk with the dogs. We ate at the Anchor in Walberswick, fantastic food, a visit to Southwold for ice cream and found a great bakers with superb cakes. The little antiques shop in Wood Farm Business Centre next door is packed with little gems – just a shame we didn’t have room in the car.
Monday 7th March 2016 – Chandini and Mohit;
Very cosy cottage, love the fire and so, so quiet! Managed to squeeze in a nice country walk before the snow! We ate at the Crown – lovely service and food. Wonderful break – we hope to return in the summer.
Friday 29th January 2016 – Kay and Mike with Milly and Mia the dogs;
This is our first stay here and such a nice cosy environment for both human and canine. The interior is great and the enclosed garden is great for the dogs. Thanks, Carl for designing a wonderful place.
Sunday 24th January 2016 – Claire and Peter;
We really enjoyed our stay. This was a surprise birthday and was full of feasts and exploration. After days out it was good to come back to the peace and quiet of the log burner. Looking forward to coming back for a family holiday in the summer.
Friday 15th January 2016 – Jen and Graham;
Wonderful week at Woodfarm! Great pubs, walks and cottage. Loved the woodburner and breakfast basket. All we need and more. Thank you so much, we’ll be back
Sunday 27th December 2015 – Kate and James with Perry and Chandler the dogs;
This is our second visit, and again fantastic with Carl doing everything to make this a wonderful Christmas. The dogs settled well and love the walks available. Thank you.
Sunday 8th November 2015 – Chris and Jeanette with Indie the dog;
Our stay was too short! This was a home from home experience staying at the barn in terms of comfort and thoughtful touches and we discovered beautiful Suffolk. Thank you.
Sunday 8th November 2015 – Chris and Jeanette with Indie the dog;
Our stay was too short! This was a home from home experience staying at the barn in terms of comfort and thoughtful touches and we discovered beautiful Suffolk. Thank you.
Sunday 1st November 2015 – James and Odelle with Dudley the dog;
We had lovely meals at Thornham Four Horseshoes and the Victoria at Earl Soham. Thank you for a wonderful stay – we had everything we needed.
Monday 12th October 2015 – Karen and Simon with Skye the dog;
We particularly loved the walk along the river at Woodbridge, although for morning and evening constitutions the walk to Crowfield Church takes some beating!
Friday 2nd October 2015 – Yvonne and Ian with Indi the dog;
Accommodation and breakfast hamper lovely. Great place for total relaxation. Enjoyed local walks and little café’s in Debenham.
Monday 28th September 2015 – Gill and Dave with Poppy the dog;
Visited Aldeburgh and Jimmy’s Farm and so lucky with the weather. Thank you for a relaxing stay.
Friday 18th September 2015 – Bridge and Graham;
We’ve had a great week in a lovely cottage, set in a very peaceful location.
Monday 7th September 2015 – Kim and Russ with Gibbs & Trooper the dogs;
The cottage has everything you could want – lovely surroundings, quiet and tranquil. A big plus was the enclosed garden for the dogs.
Friday 14th August 2015 – John and Catherine;
Thank you for a lovely, relaxing week. Our highlights include Minsmere and walking on Dunwich heath; Orford (oysters from Pinney’s and fresh fish from the Fish Shack), Sutton Hoo and touring Constable Country. We have really enjoyed the beautiful countryside.
Friday 7th August 2015 – Pat and Tony with Ozzy the dog;
Had a lovely stay in a relaxing and secluded environment. Delicious meal at the Low House (The Kings Head) at Laxfield and dogs welcome in the pub!
Sunday 2nd August 2015 – Katie, James and Esme and Frankie the dogs;
We’ve had a lovely stay here. The barn is just beautiful. And full of thoughtful details. We will see you again soon!
Friday 31st July 2015 – Jackie and Wayne;
Lovely barn, everything we needed to escape and relax. Stoke Ash White Horse has great food.
Friday 24th July 2015 – Kate and Mike with Seb the dog;
We had a great stay at the Barns, quiet and relaxing. Dunwich beach and the chip shop was a good day out. Framlingham has some lovely shops and the castle was good as dogs are welcome.
Friday 17th July 2015 – Kirstie and Stuart with Lola the dog;
Thank you – we have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
Friday 3rd July 2015 – Penny and Jocelyn;
An oasis of tranquillity in delightful surroundings.
Friday 26th June 2015 – Jules and Ed with Dudley the dog;
Thanks for a lovely place to stay.
Monday 29th June 2015 – Lisa with Marley the dog;
Wow, Alde Barn is beautiful, such a warm and cosy feel to it!
Sunday 14th June 2015 – Deb and Michael with Milo the dog;
Alde Barn is perfect. The web site wheredowe.co.uk was very useful. Thanks
Sunday 10th May 2015 – Louise and Andy;
Very grateful for the enclosed garden.
Friday 8th May 2015 – Greg and Chris with Lottie the dog;
Great cottage, we enjoyed our stay.
Monday 4th May 2015 – Yvonne and Mickey;
Great place, great welcome. Will be back!
Saturday 2th May 2015 – James and Kate with Penny & Chandler the dogs;
Nice chilled environment. The Barn is so cosy and has everything we need.
Monday 27th April 2015 – Kay and Mark;
We could actually live in this little cottage – it’s everything we love with so much character.
Wednesday 8th April 2015 – Jane and Mike;
Thank you for another lovely few days.
Wednesday 18th March 2015 – Louise and David with Darcey the dog;
Thank you for the perfect little barn and country get-away.
Friday 13th March 2015 – Sheila and Paul with Barney the dog;
A very relaxing break in a cosy cottage.
Monday 23rd February 2015 – Ceri and Paul with Branston the dog;
Excellent cottage and delightful part of Britain.
Friday 20th February 2015 – Suzanne and Owen
Lovely, relaxing week away. Really enjoyed snuggling in front of the log fire and was the perfect setting to get engaged!! Hope to come back soon.
Tuesday 17th February 2015 – Martin and Heather with Leila the dog;
The only downside to our stay is that we did not stay long enough. The welcome basket was greatly appreciated and showed the attention to detail that Carl pays to barn. The barn is well placed for getting out and about, we had a trip to Southwold and Aldeburgh. An excellent short break and we will definitely be looking to book again in the future.
Friday 13th February 2015 – Faye and Rob with Archie the dog;
We loved our three night stay here. The breakfast hamper from Carl on arrival was a delight and went down a treat the following morning. Archie (puppy Labrador) enjoyed the secure garden where he did decide to keep himself happy by stealing the logs from the hedge! We went to Needham Lake which is a good walk and lovely scenery. Archie enjoyed this too as he met lots of friendly dogs. Framlingham Castle, is highly recommended – a lovely place to visit and dog friendly. Stonham Barns is a good place for gifts. A must, is Southwold beach, Archie loved it! Overall what a great place this Barn was, just perfect from comfort and warmth, to location. We will be recommending Wood Farm Barns to family and friends and hopefully will return again.
Friday 6th February 2015 – Richard and Sandi with Mollie & Fritz the dogs;
Another fantastic and relaxing break – thanks Carl. Lots of walks with our dogs at Southwold and surrounding area. This time we had a great Sunday Birthday lunch at the Anchor in Walberswick which was excellent! Then after, a lovely walk along the beach. See you at the end of this month, for the Pop up restaurant – can’t wait!
Friday 23th January – Dawn and Paul with Sandy & Scamp the dogs;
We have had yet another fantastic and relaxing break at Wood Farm Barns. This is our first stay in Alde Barn and we have loved the beautiful layout. As always, we were welcomed by Carl, the perfect host and spent our time relaxing locally. We normally drive down to Dunwich and Walberswick for beach walks with the dogs but this time we have all been lazy after enjoying walks closer to home on the public footpaths. Thanks to Carl for another wonderful break. We are already booked to return later in the year!
Monday 15th December 2014 – Martyn and Kirsty with Max the dog;
A fantastic and surprisingly warm and well insulated cottage especially for this time of year. We have had a perfect week of relaxation, walking the dog, visiting Southwold beach and meal out at the Black Horse. Great food and friendly environment. Carl is extremely welcoming and helpful and we loved the breakfast hamper. Definitely visiting again and bringing the family.
Friday 12th November 2014 – The Zimbabwean, the Scot and Khaleeri;
One word, amazing! OK maybe some more, wonderful, peaceful cosy and spectacular! We both agreed, best weekend in the UK yet. You put a smile on Leeses face as well. Thank you for your wonderful hospitality, we will be back
14th November 2014 – Karen and Alex & Elvis;
A lovely warm welcome for us and Elvis enjoyed his present of a dog biscuit! We enjoyed our stay in such peaceful surroundings. The breakfast hamper was a lovely touch. All in all a perfect weekend away to celebrate my husband’s 40th birthday.
7th November 2014 – Ruth and Jim & Star the dog;
Another perfect stay at Alde Barn. The Pop-Up restaurant was fantastic and thanks to Carl for the bubbles to celebrate our engagement!! Woodfarm Barns are amazing! Thank you for sharing the magic.
31st October 2014 – Emma and Jim;
Thank you to Carl for such a warm welcome. Alde Barn is everything we hoped it would be and the thought to add simple little things helped make our stay so very comfortable. We will certainly be recommending Woodfarm Barns to all our friends. Thank you for a wonderful stay.
26th October 2014 – David and Melanie and Bulten;
A lovely place to chill and relax. A very well stocked and beautiful barn with a lovely toasty wood burner stove.. just what we required. Hopefully we will see you again next year sometime!
24th October 2014 – Kirsty and Hayden & Gatsby;
Wow, Wow, Wow!! Just as I had imagined. Cannot wait to return next year with the rest of the clan. A lovely warm welcome from Anne and her daughter. Our puppy will have fond memories of this wonderful place. Visited the Victoria Pub for a wee dram and bite to eat, they couldn’t have been more welcoming; even a bowl of water for our Spaniel Gatsby. Thanks for sharing this wonderful hideaway
17th October 2014 – Clive and Sally;
We arrived to a very warm welcome from Carl to his beautiful little barn. Where no attention to detail has been overlooked, even down to a full English breakfast from the breakfast basket, for us on our first morning. We visited Southwold Pier, Aldeburgh, Framlingham Castle and many more wonderful places. We received a lovely warm welcome from the landlord and his wife at the Highwayman and we had lots of lovely meals out. 10 out of 10! We had a lovely relaxing and enjoyable holiday and will be sorry to leave this cosy idyllic barn. Thank you Carl.
Monday 28th July – Helen and Hilary & Stanley & Basil;
Fantastic little place away from it all! Carl is very welcoming and has thought of so many little details; the breakfast basket supplies were great. Best little holiday detail was the ‘I’m on holiday dog tags’. The barn is lovely and the fenced off garden is perfect for the dogs. Would love to come back.
Saturday 25th July – Claire & Alfie;
A wonderful place to relax and enjoy Suffolk. I can’t wait to come back.
Sunday 20th July –Hayley and Dean & Mollie;
What hasn’t Carl thought of? Nothing!! Even down to the spare dog towels and the dog tags. Lots of peace and quiet; Just what we needed. Mollie our dog didn’t want to leave. Thanks Carl for a great break, you make everyone so welcome. We will be back.
Thursday 17th July – Carole and Colin & Rosie;
At Last somewhere that welcomes dogs and has lovely accommodation and gardens with high standards. Pub food was as promised very good. The Highwayman not only welcomed dogs but supplied ours with cold chicken and veg on a plate! Thanks Carl for a lovely pond to sit by and the use of bikes, dvd’s and books. In fact everything we could possibly wish for..Perfect.
Sunday 13th July – Katie and Tom
Again a lovely stay at Woodfarm Barns! I am sure we will be back again. Carl was great and friendly as usual – very willing to help. Enjoyed lovely bike rides, walks and trips to Debenham, Bury, Aldeburgh and the Chilli farm – Highly recommended. Thanks for a fab week.
Friday 18th July – Carolyn and Keith & Max the dog
Another smashing break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Think Carl has got it just right! Love the little touches of the décor especially the new ‘flower bed’. Plenty of walks for Max, lovely countryside; will definitely be back.
Friday 4th July – Irene and Len & Bushy the dog;
After a disastrous journey we reached a little bit of heaven. We guessed it would be great when booking from the warmth of Carl’s introduction. Every possible need was met and all of the little touches that make the difference between good and superb. Our only regret was not having found this sooner! Couldn’t comment on the places to visit; how could we tear ourselves away from heaven!
Thursday 12th June – Mike, Lyn and Burt & Tyler the dog;
Another good time. Weather helped a lot as house and gardens in the mornings, afternoon and evening were always pleasant. Nice to be welcomed especially by someone polite enough to laugh at my jokes! I’ll be back.
Monday 30th June – Jane and Mike;
Our first visit and it will not be our last! A delightful location, charming accommodation. We felt very comfortable having brought our dog and we were made to feel really welcome. We will be telling all our friends about it
Monday 5th May 2014 – Mick & Anne with Casey the dog;
A lovely welcome from Carl. A stress-free holiday was just what we needed. The scenery and pubs were great. Hopefully we can stay even longer next time x
Friday 17th April 2014 – Jo & Leo with Todd the dog;
A very warm welcome from Carl. A lovely cosy holiday cottage with a great garden for the dog. We much appreciated the breakfast hamper. This is our first visit to Suffolk and we will definitely be back. We loved the peace and quiet and the dawn chorus was amazing. Walking with the dog down quiet country lanes and across fields has been a delight. Aldeburgh is well worth visiting, a real charming dog-friendly seaside place. So glad this place is on the internet. Thank you Carl for a relaxing break in a well-equipped holiday cottage
Friday 4th April 2014 – Carys & Dave;
A perfect stress-free weeks holiday in a beautiful barn. Thank you for the breakfast basket. We picked some fresh herbs from the herb garden for our mashed potatoes to go with our Jimmy’s Farm sausages. If you fancy some proper pub food the Four Horseshoes does just that! Great selection of DVD’s in the Shed. We didn’t get to take Daisy the Tandem out but maybe next time! xxx
Sunday 23rd March 2014 – John & Jayne;
Lovely holiday cottage and setting with lots of foot paths to follow. Will certainly return
Monday 17th March 2014 – Steve & Anita;
Thanks for orgnanising the great weather Carl! What a great place for a relaxing weekend in Suffolk. Hope you have a successful season. Thanks again
Sunday 9th March 2014 – Clare & Rory;
Thank you very much. We have had a lovely relaxing time. Everything you need is here for a great holiday or weekend away. We would love to come back again, especially if the sun shines for us again as it has done this time!
Friday 7th March 2014 – Emma & Catherine with Alfie and Ollie the dogs;
We have had such a wonderful time at Alde Barn. It has been peaceful and relaxing and the weather has been surprisingly good. We could not have hoped for a better week here. The dogs have really enjoyed it also. They have loved the chance to swim in the sea and will be sad to go. We have all enjoyed the woodburner and the lovely barn. Wonderful 🙂 Carl was really friendly and helpful; we will definitely be back. See you soon
Sunday 30th February 2014 – Fran & Mark;
Another wonderful visit. A warm welcome from Carl and Mark for the Pop Up Restaurant. If there’s one thing that makes this weekend away special, it’s being cooked a fabulous 7 course meal at a fantastic price! Love the barns and welcome pack; it makes life so easy 🙂 See you soon, this is now our regular holiday place xxx
Friday 14th February 2014 – Lynda & Mick with Bracken and Saffie the dogs;
What a gorgeous barn and a lovely warm welcome from Carl. Everything we expected and more. Beautiful area, amazing dog-friendly beaches. Must see’s are Lavenham for the quirky buildings and can strongly recommend the Swan for a fabulous afternoon tea. A walk up the lane with the dogs to the beautiful church has to be done. Southwold is fantastic; like stepping back in time, with pastel coloured beack huts and traditional pier with lovely shops. Aldeburgh Beach – lovely pebbly beach – dog friendly at this time of year. We ate at the Four Horseshoes and The Highwayman – recommend both. Would love to come back xx
Monday 10th February 2014 – Ruth and Jim;
Absolutely lush place, lush stay – so relaxing and peaceful. Will be back and will highly recommend to friends and family for a holiday. Thank you
Sunday 2nd February 2014 – Sue and Richard;
Another wonderful stay. This time went to 745pm – absolutely wonderful
Friday 3rd January 2014 – Hannah and Mark with Scout the dog;
Thank you for a lovely few days, the welcome and the peace and quiet. The dog loved it!
Monday 30th December 2013 – Mike and Irene with Beanie & Anastasia the dogs;
A lovely 3 day weekend-break in this cosy holiday cottage. So great to find a place welcoming dogs and is actively geared for this. The welcome hamper was very much appreciated too. The local church is fantastic, a great walk with the dogs. Hope to be back!
Friday 27th December 2013 – Pete and Joanne with Eric the dog;
Lovely stress-free week in a fantastic cottage with eveything you could want. Some great days out at the coast with some great walks with the dog. Cheers Carl
Monday 9th December 2013 – Jenny & Frank with Lajoo and Pirdie the dogs;
A heart-warming, stress-busting week made all the more special by the little touches like the welcome hamper, the Christmas tree and decorations and Carl’s personal welcome, but especially his “absolutely nothing is too much trouble” personality. Everything has been thought of and we wanted for nothing during our stay. Great days out with the dogs and romantic evenings in reminded us how important it is to take time out and share these special breaks at these special places. Woodfarm Barns is one of those places. Brilliant holiday
Friday 29th November 2013 – Sue and Tony with Harvey & Billie the dogs;
Have had a very enjoyable mid-week break, bought for us by my daughter who also holidayed in Alde Barn. Lovely home from home comforts. Carl has thought of everything; lovely welcome basket, comfortable bed, candles and best of all, luxury accommodation accepting dogs. I don’t know who liked that more; us or our two dogs! Loved the enclosed garden; great for the dogs. Log fire made it really cottagey. Had a great day out at Minsmere beach near Dunwich. Very dog-friendly and they loved it. Only negative we can say is that we weren’t here long enough! We will definitely tell all our friends about these lovely barns and be returning very soon. Seems a great place to conme and spend Christmas with all the family. Thanks Carl
Sunday 17th November 2013 – Debbie and Jimmy;
Thank you so much Carl for making our stay cosy and romantic. The barns are filled with charm and character, as are you! The special touches such as the breakfast hamper and your welcoming personality made our stay all the more lovely x – We would love to come back and will be recommending your beautiful holiday barns to all our friends. Thanks again and hope to see you soon
Sunday 10th November 2013 – Sue with Webb the dog;
As has been said many times, Carl has provided a warm, relaxing and very comfortable weekend retreat. Very dog friendly. Framlingham well worth a visit to the Saturday market. Sizewell beach is far better than it sounds. Southwold; beautiful seaside town, like going back in time on the lovely old pier. A brilliant place for a holiday with your dog. Thanks Carl
Friday 1st November 2013 – Sarah And Richard;
Truly wonderful romantic retreat – The barns are beautiful and perfect. Everything you need and the delightful breakfast basket on arrival is a real treat! Carl, you are a real gentleman and thank you for being so accommodating through the storm! Sorry you lost your trees but thank goodness no damage to the barns. Hopefully we should have a new car very soon!! Would love to come back and will tell all our friends!!! Good luck – PS – Hopefully come back for our next anniversary. Such a romantic cottage
Friday 25th October 2013 – Rita with Hamish the dog;
A brilliant week. So relaxing. The dog loved it! Will definitely return!
Friday 11th October 2013 – Kerri and Matt with Sophie the dog;
Fantastic few days away in Alde Barn! Ickworth House was very dog friendly, the Red Lion in Barking – 100% veggie food; great food, great staff, great place. Dog friendly – Framlingham Castle – 100% dog friendly – Adnams Brewery tour was excellent; great beer tasting and walk with the dog on the beach afterwards – Four Horseshoes pub was also excellent and dog friendly – Needham Lake was beautiful and lastly Alder Carr Farm Shop for great local supplies
Friday 4th October 2013 – John and Pamela;
Have enjoyed a tranquil break in this setting which exceeded our expectations of a holiday cottage. Our thanks to Carl for his attention to detail and generosity. We have visited Lavenham, Woodbridge and Southwold; all within very easy travelling distance. Can highly recommend Sutherland House in Southwold for excellent food. We look forward to returning
Friday 20th September 2013 – . John and Julie with Ozzy the dog;
You can see the care and effort Carl has taken to make your holiday comfortable. You are made to feel very welcome and it’s not just the lovely clean barn itself but the little things like the candles, plant on the table, lovely hand washes etc. The welcome basket is the best ever. Outside is so picturesque; the pond area especially. The self-contained garden for the dog is brilliant and to have your own BBQ is a great idea for warmer evenings. A very heartfelt thank you Carl
Sunday 22nd September 2013 – Stephanie & John with Izzie the dog:
Great place to stay. Loved the breakfast and provisions. Framlingham has a great Deli and a great market on Saturdays to pick up lovely food and drink for a romantic night in. Also great pubs and interesting shops. We loved the walks and so did Izzie our dog
Sunday 22nd September 2013 – Val & Roy:
Having known Woodfarm Barns from it’s conception to completion, from a rough meadow to the perfect holiday retreat, we decided to celebrate our Golden Wedding Anniversary in Alde Barn. It was just perfect! PS – We must admit a little bias – we’re Carl’s Mum and Dad. We’re so proud of him and what he has achieved (Note from Carl – not everyone gets it FREE!)
Friday 13th September 2013 – Dave, Sarah & Barney the dog:
Had a really nice 4 days holiday here with the dog. The barn was comfortable and cosy and Carl is a great host. We went to Aldeburgh and Southwold, both lovely seaside towns and there are loads of great dog walks right on the doorstep. The Victoria in Earl Soham is a nice pub and very dog friendly. Thanks for a great week
Monday 9th September 2013 – Geoff & Hugo:
We’ve thoroughly enjoyed our stay – Our only complaint; 3 nights is not long enough! The barn is so luxurious, comfortable and welcoming we didn’t want to leave it. Walks and cycle rides from here are so good there’s no need to go too far. We had a great meal in the Four Horseshoes and the Alder Carr Farm Shop met all our shopping needs, and then some! The home made ice cream is the best I’ve ever tasted, don’t miss out. We’ll be back – hopefully next time with our dog who would’ve loved the private garden, complete with rabbits! Thank you Carl for a great stay
Friday 30th August 2013 – Chris and Teresa:
A very warm welcome by Carl on arrival, who is always on hand if needed! He is also a mine of information if you need any help with places to visit during your holiday, recommendations etc etc. On this note we can highly recommend the Highwayman about ten mins away. The antique centre in Yoxford is well worth a visit too, as is Southwold
Sunday 1st September 2013 – Sonia and Martin with Ralf & Jet, the dogs;
A lovely cosy retreat way from it all – Had a lovely stay, only here for the weekend, wish we could stay longer! Certianly be recommending it and will definitely be back. Thank you Carl
Friday 23rd August 2013 – Mark, Debs and Ellie the dog:
If you’re reading this at the start of your break you’re in for a treat. The most warming and re-assuring welcome greets you with Carl. He gives you all the info you require then you’re left in the tranquility and peace of Woodfarm Barns but he’s still in the background in case you require any assistance. We visited the coast including Southwold as well as smaller local attractions and towns. The choice is endless. Our dog Ellie loved the enclosed garden which was a big bonus for us. The cleanliness was very good and all the mod cons worked well. Made a change to have a comfortable bed whilst away. Carl, you’ve done well and no need to change a thing; we will be sure to be returning
Sunday 25th August 2013 – Andrew and Jayne with Bertie & Alfie the dogs:
Lovely barn, comfortable bed and lovely to just sit about. Dogs loved the garden and thought they owned it after 5 mins! Great place to have a peaceful and restful weekend-break. Bacon is superb! Good info from Carl with everything you need to know, thanks
Sunday 18th August 2013 – Hannah and Mike:
Enjoyed a lovely weekend at Woodfarm, although a bit worn out from 2 days of cycling! Loved every minute. Great holiday location, great host, great break away from the city smog. Thanks to Carl for being so welcoming xx
Monday 12th August 2013 – Sarah and Matt with Jessica & Archie the dogs:
Beuatiful barn, whole location perfect!! Breakfast hamper is very generous and lasts at least two days. Carl is a great host who really cares about your stay. Dogs loved it too, especially as they were given a dog biscuit! Fantastic place to bring them. Planning our next holiday, thanks xx
Friday 9th August 2013 – Sarah & Andy with Harvey & Murphy the dogs:
We’ve had a brilliant 4 nights at Alde Barn! Thank you Carl for making us feel so welcome. The holiday cottage is brilliant and we loved the garden space for the dogs. We will refer and are already planning our return visit! Coupled with a meal at 7:45pm! Thanks again Carl, you’ve definitely got the right formula!! See you again
Monday 5th August 2013 – Samantha and Geoff;
This is a perfect holiday home from home. Most luxurious bed in 6 weeks of travelling!
Sunday 28th July 2013, Sue & Richard
Only here for two nights – Wish it was longer. A perfect place in a perfect spot – can’t wait to return! We went to Aldeburgh, walked along the beach, had a drink in the pub and met some real (v. friendly) characters and finished with fish & chips – what could be better?
Friday 26th July 2013, Kate & Kevin:
Good Lord, what a find! A superb location with a beautifully appointed conversion. We’ll certainly be back again. We won’t say masses on the cottage/ barn, given that this has been covered fairly eloquently. A perfect romantic getaway and we look forward to staying at Alde Barn again. Thanks Carl!
Sunday 21st July 2013, John, Sue & Charlie the Staffy:
We really loved staying here and Carl made us most welcome and was very helpful. As you can see, the holiday barns are beautiful and very well designed and set up in lovely surroundings. Suffolk is a great and unspoilt County and we have visited most of the coastal towns. My son had stayed here last year and highly recommended it to us. He was not wrong and I am pleased to do the same to you and our friends back home. Thank you for a wonderful, relaxing place for a romantic break x
Sunday, 14th of July, 2013, Faye:
Absolutely fantastic! Beautiful holiday accommodation! Lovely touches etc. breakfast hamper. Will definitely stay again.
Sunday, 30th of June, 2013, Laura:
Second time staying at one of the Woodfarm Barns and yet again a wonderful stay. Beautiful holiday cottage, picturesque countryside and the welcome basket made breakfast a total treat! Thank you Carl – we will be back!
Sunday, 16th of June, 2013, Philip:
Delightful holiday cottage, peaceful and perfect.
Sunday, 9th of June, 2013, Nikki:
Another very pleasant and enjoyable weekend away at Woodfarm Barns.
Sunday, 2nd of June, 2013, David with Tilly the dog:
Enjoyed our weekend-break very much, lovely barn and so cosy. Tilly the dog could run around freely in the enclosed garden. Would love to visit again
Friday, 24th of May, 2013, Tracey:
The best place to relax and just be!
Sunday, 19th of May, 2013, Bob & Sarah:
Lovely accommodation and dog friendly.
Friday, 10th of May, 2013, Wayne & Jessica:
Lovely little cottage in a pretty and peaceful setting. Enclosed garden which was great for dogs to run round. Kitchen pretty well equipped and welcome basket was a nice touch. We plan to visit again for another relaxing romantic break
Lovely cosy holiday cottage – we will be back!
Brilliant as always
Fantastic relaxing weekend break with the dog. The barn was decorated to a very high standard; extreme luxury, comfortable and spacious, perfect for a romantic weekend. The log burner was the icing on the cake after days exploring, on this very cold Easter weekend!
Perfect holiday cottage, amazing welcome basket and log fires in the winter. What could be better? We never stay in Suffolk with anyone else.
Sunday, 6th of January, 2013, Claire:
A wonderfully relaxing stay in a perfect cosy cottage. Everything you could possibly need was provided upon arrival. Not a bad word to say! Carl made us feel welcome and informed. Thank you for a fabulous cosy cottage. A return holiday is being planned!
Monday, 19th of November, 2012, Maggie & Jim:
Lovely weekend – perfect location and holiday cottage for family party in Stowmarket. Everything we needed with the special extras – Thank you
Sunday, 11th of November, 2012, Ian & Marlene:
Thanks again for a wonderful break. Alde Barn was everything we expected and then some. Will be back again in the future.
Monday, 5th of November, 2012, Sophie & Daniel:
Fantastic retreat away, a home away from home. Will certainly be back!
Monday, 22nd of October, 2012, Milo & Francesca:
Beautiful Barn set in lovely surrounding. Carl was the perfect host and we had everything we needed and more. Luxurious. Absolutely perfect
Sunday, 14th of October, 2012, Ingram:
Fantastic as always. Very cosy and romantic cottage. Had a very relaxing weekend
Sunday, 7th of October, 2012, Simon:
It’s a very well put together holiday cottage, a comfortable place to stay. Thank you for your help. Lovely location.
Friday, 5th of October, 2012, Suzy & Andy:
Our stay in the cottage was the perfect way to relax and enjoy a slower pace of life from our usual busy life style. The cottage was clean, cosy and comfortable and located in the ideal position for exploring the surrounding Suffolk area detailed in the fantastic information pack provided. Highly recommended holiday
Tuesday, 2nd of October, 2012, Claire & Miles:
A beautiful and very cosy cottage that is located to be able to visit the best places in Suffolk. Carl is very welcoming and has thought of everything you may need for your holiday
Friday, 28th of September, 2012, Paul:
Cosy and comfortable cottage for a romantic week for two with a great welcome from Carl and a delightful welcome basket and goodies. There is a generosity of spirit about the place from using the bikes to the local information. Lovely holiday cottage
Friday, 21st of September, 2012, Nicholette & John:
Lovely community atmosphere at Woodfarm Barn. Alde Barn is stylish little cottage and we loved it. Carl does everything he can to ensure that guests have all they need for their holiday
Thursday, 6th of September, 2012, Emma:
Lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings. Very romantic and cosy, we loved every minute of our stay. We definitely will be coming back.
Monday, 3rd of September, 2012, Philippa & Mark:
A tranquil retreat. Perfect for a romantic weekend or just to re-charge the batteries. Highly recommended.
Friday, 24th of August, 2012, Maria:
Alde Barn is a lovely, comfortable and beautifully finished holiday accommodation. Very well equipped – a real “home from home”
Monday, 20th of August, 2012, Steven & Lauren:
We’ve had a wonderful time – the perfect countryside getaway for two overworked city dwellers!
Saturday, 11th of August, 2012, Sarah:
A delightful place to stay where one can unwind in comfort
Monday, 30th of July, 2012, Christine & Richard:
A wonderful base to explore the local area from – Alde Barn is a pleasure to return to after a day of visits & delicious pub lunches! Brilliant holiday cottage
Sunday, 29th of July, 2012, Linda & Richard:
Another chance to explore this lovely county of Suffolk staying in Alde Barn. A delightful cottage with everything you need. Character has been built in and it works. Rural setting, miles of corn fields, away from it all feeling – bliss. What a holiday!
Friday, 20th of July, 2012, Kevin & Sara:
Sunday, 15th of July, 2012, Conor & Amanda:
The perfect balance of hospitality and privacy in a beautiful location. We were so taken by the place we even got engaged here last night! We cant wait to come back.
Friday, 29th of June, 2012, Mathew:
A lovely place to come and relax and do nothing. Very quiet, great location and warm welcome and excellent holiday accommodation.
Friday, 15th of June, 2012, Guy & Heather:
A quiet relaxing Bolt Hole away from the bustling world.
Friday, 15th of June, 2012, Lesley & Fred:
Delightful, charming Barn cottage, set in a tranquil haven of beautiful Suffolk Countryside. Delightful grounds, ideal escape away from it all.
Tuesday, 5th of June, 2012, Rowena:
Fantastic accommodation. Carl, the owner is an impeccable host. Nothing was too much trouble – gorgeous holiday barns- gorgeous grounds. I would highly recommend.