Twee Gebroeders (sleeps 2 to 4)

This idyllic bolthole is moored on the River Deben by the historic Tidemill in Woodbridge. She is the perfect romantic refuge for couples, with room for a couple of kids too. Stunning river walks in either direction, with up to 3 dogs very welcome. Sleeps 2 to 4.

An award won by Woodfarm Barns. Dog friendly accommodation in Suffolk
An award won by Woodfarm Barns. Dog friendly accommodation in Suffolk
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Built in 1897, she measures 64ft in length and offers guests the ultimate, quirky romantic break. Enjoy a glass of wine on deck or walk into the quaint market town of Woodbridge, for a choice of fabulous pubs and restaurants. Comfy, cosy cabin bedrooms. Fabulous views from the portholes. No expense has been spared in the restoration of this beautiful old barge.

Wonderful river walks from your gangplank.

Woodfarm Barges in the press!

Onderneming appeared in The Times’ “Best Unusual Holiday Homes” and “Ten best places to stay by a river” articles, and Twee Gebroeders was in their feature on “Love Nests: Great Places for two”. She also appeared in The Daily & Sunday Mail articles on unique floating holidays.​ Both Barges are moored on quays as opposed to offering sailing holidays; think of them as floating holiday cottages.

Twee Gebroeders’ details

She was lovingly restored in 2008 from the hull upwards and no expense was spared, including all of the cabinetry and the centrepiece of the saloon, the fabulous cast iron oil-fired range supplying heating, hot water and cooking on board.

She offers comfortable self-catering accommodation for up to 4 in 2 cabins; 1 double and 1 twin. She also has a modern shower room, an open saloon with a beautiful range cooker, and outside there’s a lovely open cockpit with teak seating to relax, unwind and enjoy the views of the river and The Tidemill. All of the bespoke cabinetry inside was hand-crafted by a local furniture maker and she features wonderful handmade tiles in the shower room in the Dutch Delft style, in keeping with her heritage.

Twee Gebroeders is fully centrally heated at no extra cost to you.

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Dog friendly

We welcome up to three dogs on board and we have a reputation for combining luxury, with a highly open, dog-friendly approach. The best of both worlds for you and your dogs. You have the most stunning river walks in either direction, directly from the gangplank.

In case you’re worried, we do have Doggy life jackets on board.


Twee Gebroeders is moored so this is not a sailing holiday. She is static, but due to her size and weight you will not really feel her moving.

Woodbridge is a little town with a big personality where you will find plenty to see and do.

The Waterfront and quayside is a colourful mix of vessels from barges to sailing yachts presided over by the town’s iconic Tidemill. Step off Twee Gebroeders and you will find yourself in the impressive new ‘Whistocks’ leisure development built on the historic boatyard, with restaurants, cafés and coffee shops a mere stone’s throw away. What more could you want?

The Barge is moored on a public quay, with the nearest parking at the Train Station, just a two-minute walk. You can drive to The Tidemill directly to drop off luggage though.

Out & About

If you do actually want more, then you have access to some of the best of the British coast, with historic Orford and Aldeburgh within half an hour, or you could carry on up the coast a little to Dunwich, Walberswick and Southwold; all well worth a visit. We have a few bikes available on board.

Step off the gangplank onto the quay and you have wonderful walks along the river bank in both directions. Walk North along the river to Wilford Bridge, which is the limit in a sailing boat. If you had a canoe you could carry on through reedbeds between meadows for another mile or so. You can walk it too.

Read lots more detail on the area here

There has been a mill on the quay at Woodbridge for over 800 years. The present building dates back to 1793 and is one of only 5 tide mills left in Britain only two of which, including Woodbridge, are in working order.  At 40 foot high the white clapperboard mill makes an imposing sight overlooking the gentle waters of the Deben.

Important information about our Barges and how they differ from a standard holiday cottage

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Dates & Availability

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2 or 3 night weekends, 4 or 5 night midweeks, or full weeks.

Up to three dogs very welcome, and STAY FREE

Scrummy Suffolk breakfast basket included.

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Need some help? Just call me on 01449 710032 and I’ll guide you through your booking.

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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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