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Directions and some extra info for your Woodfarm break

Here’s some extra information such as how to get to us, links to things to do, arrival & departure info, deposit and balance info etc. You might want to save it to your phone.


Our postcode is IP6 9TH but some Sat Navs don’t like it so don’t rely on it. Most people come in from the A140:

You want the A1120 Suffolk Tourist Route through the village of Stonham Aspal. Once you go past the Church on your right and the village School on your left, go through the village and take the first right, signposted ‘Crowfield Church’.

We’re half a mile down the road, you’ll see a sign on the right for Woodfarm House, Meadow View Cottage and The Granary Barn. For all the other Barns take the second right (you’ll see a sign for them)

  • For Woodfarm House take that first driveway on the right and then straight down the main drive. You will see a sign for Woodfarm House Parking on your right. It’s best to reverse into here as it’s easier to drive straight out. Just walk to the side of the house, signposted ‘Pedestrian Entrance’, and you’ll find a gate signposted ‘Woodfarm House’. That’s yours.
  • For Meadow View Cottage take the same first driveway on the right and then immediately right to the Five Bar Gate, signposted ‘Meadow View Cottage’. Don’t go down the main drive. You can park inside or outside the Five Bar Gate, it’s up to you.
  • For The Granary Barn also take the first driveway and you’ll see the Barn straight in front of you to the left. The parking on the left in front of the Barn is all yours.
  • For all the other barns, take the second driveway into the car park. Please park up and walk through to the barns. They all have a sign with their name on. Alde Barn is first on your left, Deben Barn is the next one. Gipping Barn is the left hand side of the large Barn at the bottom of the drive, and Orwell Barn is the right hand side (the front door and sign are well hidden by the hedge). Stour Barn is the one to the right. You can drive to your Barn to unload and then just pop the car back in to the Car Park.

Arrival & Departure

We usually say from 3pm as we like to make sure your cottage is ready and we do like to welcome you but we have key safes if you are likely to arrive into the evening. Please call me if this is the case and I’ll let you have the current code for your cottage. Departures are by 10.00am at the latest on the day of departure so we can prepare it for the next guests. Please don’t make us send in the heavies to drag you out kicking and screaming.

Please call me when you arrive unless you’re going to be late and need the key safe code, in which case, let me know in advance so you can get in!

Planning your stay

We have loads of ideas especially for our guests for things to do and places to go whilst you’re with us. Visit our Blog pages here

We also have a website that we’ve developed just for you to start getting excited about your stay. Where Do We?… is your online guide to everything Suffolk so hopefully it’ll help.

A little extra to make your break even more special

We have some wonderful optional extras that’ll help make great memories, so have a look at the Details

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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We don't just tolerate Dogs, we welcome them! We've built a strong reputation in this market, 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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