HS2 Suffolk style…

HS2 has hit more controversy as it now tops £106 BILLION at the time of writing. We do things a little differently in Suffolk, with far less embarrassing results… Whilst HS2 spirals out of control to make it ever so slightly faster to get from A to B, I bring … Continue reading

Our pick of the best farm shops in Suffolk

If you’re heading to Suffolk for a foodie holiday, we’ll let you in on a secret: we have some of the best farm shops around. Suffolk and the surrounding counties of Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex are home to excellent food and drink producers, including some nationally (and even internationally) known … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas: WIN a FREE BREAK!

For the 12 Days of Christmas 2019, we thought we’d give you 12 chances of WINNING!! Yes, it’s your chance to WIN a FREE BREAK again with Woodfarm, as well as a bunch of other really cool prizes!!! Actually with the FREE BREAK and the 12 Days, we’re giving you … Continue reading

Re-cycle bikes and improve lives

Re-cycle (.org) are a Colchester based charity sending bikes to Africa to transform lives. And through a Suffolk-based friend involved with the charity, we buy our bikes, which in turn helps raise funds.  Re-cycle take unwanted bikes and ship them to partners in Africa who run bicycle projects, refurbishing, distributing … Continue reading

Shop Local and support your community

When you Shop Local, you’re not just ‘buying stuff’, you are investing in the area you live. We all know that shopping with the likes of Amazon and ASOS is convenient, but pleeeeease don’t forget those businesses that still provide quality, customer service and a smile. Shop Local and you … Continue reading

Bug Hotel @ Woodfarm Barns

Providing a Bug Hotel is just is just one way we can help the conservation of this lovely planet of ours, so we decided to get to it! We are in the accommodation business, and we just happen to care about the planet we live on in, as well as … Continue reading

Trolley Coins from Woodfarm Barns & Barges

Trolley coins are the latest little giveaway when you stay with us, just to make your life a little more convenient and to remind you of your favourite place to stay! If you’re anything like me and have to scrabble around for £1 when you need a trolley, these little … Continue reading

The Crowfield Rose

The Crowfield Rose is our nearest pub and is walkable from Woodfarm Barns. The week I started work on the renovations here in 2009, I went round for a lunchtime pint with my builder. We just happened to go in on the day they were closing! Doh! Well, after being … Continue reading

Tuscan Holiday Cottage update – Nov 19

Our Tuscan Holiday Cottage is under way. It looks like a building site but then again, it is! Just thought I’d put an update together as I’m over for meetings and checking on progress. With a little bit of luck our Tuscan Holiday Cottage will be ready to open it’s … Continue reading

Suffolk Christmas Markets 2019

If you’re not in the festive spirit yet, a visit to a Suffolk Christmas market will get you in the mood! Suffolk is bustling with life at Christmastime, with fairs and markets taking place every weekend in the lead-up to the big day. There’s plenty to do if you visit … Continue reading

Fully Enclosed Gardens for your Dogs

With Fully Enclosed Gardens at all our Barns, you can be sure your Dogs are happy and safe when you come to stay at Woodfarm Barns. “Do you have Fully Enclosed Gardens”? is one of our frequently asked questions. And the answer is… YES! Right from the start we made … Continue reading

Dog treats with your Woodfarm break

Dog treats is just part of what we do to make your Dogs feel welcome and happy with a stay in our Barns or barges We leave some scrummy (well the Dogs tell us they are!) Dog treats for all our four-legged friends when they come to stay. We work … Continue reading

Visit England Gold Awards all round

Visit England are, as the name suggests, the authority on tourism standards in our fair country. And for the sixth year in a row they have awarded us their Gold Standard for all of our Barns and Barges! We are so pleased that the Visit England inspectors are continually impressed … Continue reading

Dog Passport – your dogs become OUR guests

With a Woodfarm Dog Passport when they stay, your Dog becomes our VIPooch. What on earth is a VIPooch I hear you ask? Well, we all know what a VIP is, and at Woodfarm we value our human guests and prospective guests. However, we like to go one step further … Continue reading

Dog Showers with all our holiday cottages!

Dog showers for Mucky Pups at all our cottages! With a hot and cold water supply outside every cottage, come rain or shine, we’ve got it covered for your furry family. Drizzly days with puddles & muddy fields? Not a problem. We laugh in the face of the British weather! … Continue reading

Tuscan Holiday Cottage update!

Our Tuscan Holiday Cottage renovation is now properly underway, and should be ready for you to stay in Spring 2020! Owning a Tuscan Holiday Cottage has been a dream of mine for many years, and finally I can see it happening! As you may know from our previous posts, we … Continue reading

Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Breakfast Basket options

Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Breakfast Basket options were simply not on my radar when Woodfarm Barns was ‘born’ in 2009. Now they are! Ever since the start, we’ve provided a fabulous Suffolk Breakfast Basket with every break, and these have always gone down a storm! Our breaks are self-catering … Continue reading

Woof-farm Meadow – Dogs love it!

Dogs love our 2 acre meadow and we’ve managed to capture some enjoying it! Dogs are a huge part of what makes Woodfarm what it is. We identified years ago that people with dogs, who are looking to go on holiday at home, like to have somewhere nice to stay. … Continue reading

Monthly Muttshots: Our Favourite Five

We’ve been running our ‘Midweek Muttshots ‘ for quite some time. It’s just a daft thing where we come up with a mad idea every week to get you posting pics of your dogs wearing something bizarre , or doing something different, or just generally enjoying themselves in a variety … Continue reading

Deli Hamper on your Suffolk Holiday?

If a mouthwatering Deli Hamper would be the perfect icing on the cake during your stay with us, then we’ve got it covered for you, with an amazing range from the best in Suffolk: The award-winning Earsham Street Deli We’ve been working with Michelle and the team for years, as … Continue reading

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