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Coast and Country Cottages, you decide

Many people who live in our modern cities dream of escaping the rat race to one of the many wonderful Coast and Country Cottages in Suffolk.

Some people even long for the day when they can uproot altogether and relocate or retire and choose between Coast and Country Cottages.

So, whether you’re looking for a short break or a total lifestyle change you’ll find yourself thinking about Coast and Country Cottages and asking yourself which are better. After all, it’s an important decision. Here’s our light-hearted mini guide.

Here’s some of our (not very serious) thoughts on the subject.

Coast and Country Cottages, a battle royal.

Coastal Cottages: 


– Beautiful seaside.

– Fish and Chips.

– Sea air.

– Amusements.

– Sitting on the dock of the bay, watching the tide roll away.


– Tonnes of tourists.

– Seagulls.

– Sand everywhere. I mean EVERYWHERE.

– Rising sea levels.

– Pirates.

– Kraken attacks.

Country Cottages: 


– Beautiful countryside.

– Sweet isolation.

– You can go for a walk in the countryside right out of your front door.

– Nature everywhere.

– Less Kraken attacks.

– Very few people.


– Isolation.

– Always have to drive to get to anywhere.

– Getting snowed in.

– Very few people.

– Bear attacks.

I guess at the end of the day it’s a subjective choice. Whatever you go for, Coast and Country Cottages are a great way to go.

Or why not have both? That’s right you can finally have your cake and eat it too. Here are Woodfarm Barns our cottages are situated in the countryside with all of the advantages that offers, but at the same time are only a short drive from the stunning Suffolk coast.

So Woodfarm Barns offer an excellent option for those on the look out for Coast and Country Cottages.

Fancy a stay in one? You’re always welcome here. You can check our availability now.

Reasons to Stay at Woodfarm, Suffolk

We happen to think what we have on offer is pretty bloomin' good. However, we thought you might like a bunch of reasons to stay, other than we think you should!

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Brilliant beaches! Suffolk has an incredible Heritage Coast, with great beaches, all in easy reach of us.

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Dogs stay FREE, and we don't just tolerate them, we welcome them! We've built our reputation on this, and we're proud of it!

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Pawesome, fully-enclosed two acre Pooch Paddock for your Dogs to go bonkers and make new friends in.

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Free Doggy treats, Dog bowls, and Dog towels. Our furry friends even get Woodfarm branded poop bag holders!

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Visit England Gold Awards coming out of our ears, as well as their coveted ROSE Award for Service Excellence.

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Well in excess of 1,000 Five Star Tripadvisor, Facebook & Google Reviews. Over 25% of our guests come back!

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Private Hot tubs with seven of our eight Barns and Cottages. The ultimate in relaxation, just because you're worth it.

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Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Yes, plural. Two AONB's on our doorstep! Suffolk Coast & Heaths, and Dedham Vale.

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Stunning river walks directly from your gangplank on either Barge! Wildlife and breathtaking scenery in abundance.

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