Iken Cliff

Sail a canoe in Suffolk during your Barns and Barges stay

Did you know that you can hire a canoe in Suffolk to explore the breathtaking River Alde? It’s a unique way to see Suffolk’s rural and riverside beauty – and you can access canoe hire near your Woodfarm Barges or Barns location!

Canoeing is great fun for all the family, a stress-reducing form of exercise and an opportunity to seek out photo-worthy views of the local landscapes.

As you’re canoeing in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you’ll all see many different types of wildlife that you may not see in other parts of the county, like seals and river dwelling birds.

If this sounds like your idea of fun, just head to Iken Canoe, located at Iken Cliff, a stunning area along the River Alde which was once a busy trade route for corn exports. Here, you can hire canoes, kayaks or paddleboards starting from as little as £15 for an hour.

We’ve written a blog post telling you more about the joys of canoeing in Suffolk during your Woodfarm Barns or Barges holiday over on our Barges website. Click here to read it.

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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