willow foundation

Woodfarm are proud supporters of the Willow Foundation

The Willow Foundation is a national charity that provides special days out for seriously ill 16-40-year-olds. Every special day aims to provide beneficiaries and their loved ones with a break from the realities of their diagnosis and treatment. At a time of uncertainty, spending quality time with family and friends can help restore a sense of normality, boost confidence and create precious memories for the future.

Our involvement started with getting on board with the amazing local music festival Leestock, which itself was set up in memory of local musician Lee Dunford, who lost his battle with Hodgkins Disease in 2006. I originally said I’d donate money if our guests were staying here and went to the festival. They soon latched on to that and came and crow-barred (nicely) some money out of us for sponsorship, which I was delighted and proud to do. Since then they’ve asked me to play at the festival, which I am absolutely over the moon about so I’m the opening act on Sunday 26th May!


Having looked into the charity further both myself and Grove Cottages decided to donate some breaks to the Willow Foundation so we look forward to being able to do our little bit this year.


If you read this and would like to help, then please get in touch with them directly. Maybe you’d like to buy some Leestock tickets and come and throw tomatoes at me (actually, just cheer me on, I’m gonna need it!). The festival promises some fantastic entertainment (I don’t mean me!) in the form of Toploader, Space, John Power from Cast and Mark Morriss from the Bluetones, as well as loads of awesome local talent (I’m a big fan of Benjamin Bloom).

For Leestock tickets and information click here.

For the Willow Foundation click here.

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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at the barns

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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