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Woodfarm House Testimonials

Enjoy food your way on self catering holidays at Woodfarm Barns

Monday 22nd April 2019 – The Robinsons;
Had an amazing Easter Weekend. As usual, the attention to detail, the lovely
welcome basket all go t0 make a wonderful stay. We will be back!

Friday 19th April 2019 – Churley Family;
Lovely spot despite a few bumped heads from the low beams! Hamper really
welcome and the dog enjoyed the paddock.

Tuesday 16th April 2019 – Debbie, Simon, Luke and Keira with the puggies;
A beautiful old cottage – feel like we’ve stepped back in time. Spent time playing
games and lighting the fire. A very restful break. Thank you.

Thursday 11th April 2019 – The Field Family;
A delightful beautiful cottage, full of charm. We had a wonderful weekend, relaxing
and enjoying family time. Everything was perfect from the welcome basket to the
dog treats. Thank you.

Sunday 7th April 2019 – Jane and co;
Thank you for a fab stay. The little extras have been greatly appreciated. Hope to
stay again!

Sunday 24th February 2019 – The Bows;
A lovely short stay in the Farmhouse. A great location to explore Suffolk. Barny the
puppy loved his treats – so nice to be somewhere so relaxed and welcoming to
dogs. Thank you, we all wish we could stay longer.

Monday 18th February 2019 – Terry and Teresa and family;
We have all had the most amazing time celebrating my 50th birthday. We used the
main farmhouse as a “hub” for everyone to come together. My son describes this
place as “it gives you a big warm hug as soon as you step inside the farmhouse”

Friday 13 th July 2018 – Louise, Charlie, Josh, Annabel, Sabian and James;
What an amazing house with lovely features and character. We stayed with a
gaggle of teens and a nine year old. We enjoyed cooking big breakfasts on the Aga.
Days out included a trip on the coastal voyager speedboat, followed by fish and
chips at Southwold. Needham Market Swan, to watch the football and a trip to
Jimmy’s Farm.

Friday 1 st June 2018 – Leigh, Alan, Oliver, Alexander, Edward, Caroline with
Kudos the dog;
Fabulous cottage, so full of character and charm. Well needed chill out, the
youngsters have had heaps of fun with footie table and bikes. “Jewel in the crown”
has to be All Saints Church Crowfield – stunning. The breakfast basket inspired the
teenagers to cook two wonderful breakfasts. Thank you so much Carl and team for
superb break.

Monday 28 th May 2018 – Justine, Lucy, Mike, Terry, Alison, Nathan, Lilah and
Lewis with Whisky, Dotti, George and Chilli the dogs;
A lovely homes and more! So much more than a holiday let. However mind your
head! The kids all loved the bikes and the dogs the meadow. Great location for
Southwold, Wroxham and Bury St Edmunds.

Monday 14 th May 2018 – Lesley, Paul and Betty;
Such a lovely house, peace and quiet. Various members of our family stayed or
visited over the weekend and all loved the place.Recommend the Victoria at Earl
Soham.

Monday 7 th May 2018 – Traci, Kelly, Tracey, Lorraine, Cat;
Thank you so much for a fantastic stay for a surprise birthday weekend. Amazing
place to relax and unwind and the breakfast basket was just lovely!

Monday 30 th April 2018 – Jo, Mark, Billy, Ann and Andy;
Another fab relaxing stay. Thanks Carl and Team.

Monday 23 rd April 2018 – Si and Nat;
Absolutely love this place, a great friendly place to stay. Exceeded all our
expectations with the little touches including the breakfast hamper and doggie treats.
Aldeburgh and Lavenham great places for a day out.

Monday 23 th April 2018 – Sue and Richard with Buster the dog;
Had the best birthday weekend here with family. 100* Star rating! Wood Farm Barn
never fails to disappoint. Love the walk down to Crowfield Church and a treat for
Buster across the road into Woof Meadow.

Friday 23rd June 2017 – Jan and Dave, Beth and Charlie, Anna and Abigail with Harvey, Lou Lou and Henri the dogs;

What a perfect place to celebrate the wedding of our daughter.  We have all had the most amazing time and created a photographers dream, that we will cherish for years to come.  Thank you so much.

Friday 16th June 2017 – Sue and Richard with Seamus the dog;

Here to celebrate a big birthday with my lovely friends.  We all had a great time and loved the house and all it’s quirkiness.  Thanks and see you soon.  Love Woof-farm meadow too!

Friday 21st April 2017 – Simon, Annette, Brian, Linda, Barry and Elizabeth;

Fabulous four days in a beautiful period house.  Lovely walks for dogs, down to the stunning church and fields beyond.  Aga cooking a great experience.  Fun and laughter had by all.  Recommend the Angel at Lavenham which has a lovely beer garden.

Friday 7th April 2017 – Amanda and Mark, June and Graham, Alicia and Adam with Barney the dog;

Thanks Carl we had a lovely week here – the breakfast basket was delicious.  We enjoyed Aldeburgh, Woodbridge, Thetford Forest and Thornham Walks, enjoying the fabulous weather.

Thursday 27th March 2017 – Gill, Peter, Mel, Andy and Norma;

Thank you Carl and Wood Farm Barns for the generous donation of a prize to stay in this lovely house.  Donated to support St Elizabeth Hospice in the “pigs gone wild” competition in Ipswich during the 2016 summer.  We have had a fantastic time with family and friends.  Everything here to make it a fantastic stay, especially the breakfast hamper.

Monday 6th March 2017 – Mel and Family;

We came here for a special Birthday Celebrations.  Thank you for all the little extras, lovely house with Aga and open fire.

Monday 2nd January 2017 – Michelle and friends;

What a place to spend my 40th and New Year!  Due to the weather we shut ourselves in and had a relaxing time by the fire

Sunday 18th December 2016 – Jane and family;

We had a lovely weekend away, when most needed, in a beautiful place.  Thank you for the breakfast basket. 

Monday 12th December 2016 –

A lovely relaxing week with our grandchildren in this very comfortable farm cottage.  Our little dog Lola had her first holiday and thoroughly enjoyed it!  We picked this location as it was near to Wattisham – but found the area very interesting indeed.  Thanks to Carl who was always to hand when required.  The log fire is Fab!  Thank you.

Friday 28th October 2016 – Jo, Simon, Sam and Amy with Jasper the dog;

What a fantastic farmhouse.  So cosy, just what we all needed to relax and unwind.  We loved our evenings in front of the log fire.  The surrounding countryside is very beautiful.  We enjoyed walking from Aldeburgh to Thorpeness and Needham Lake.  We also had a great meal in the Four Horseshoes at Thornham.

Wednesday 14th September 2016 – Di and Paul, Jack and Moppy the dogs;

Fabulous 10 day stay on this our first visit to Suffolk.  Wonderful cottage, loved cooking on the Rayburn.  Recommend Covehithe beach – beautiful sandy beach, dog friendly and quiet.  Dedham – riverside walk to Flatford is beautiful.  Woodbridge – lovely little town and estuary walk.

Sunday 28th August 2016 – Katherine, Mark, Lily-Rose, Frank and Ethal;

We had a lovely stay.  Thorpeness, Aldeburgh and surrounding areas lovely with nice walks.  Zeera Indian takeaway delicious!  Lots of other places yet to be explored.  We’ll be back!

Friday 19th August 2016 – Dawn, Andy, Sarah, Emma, Adam and Michael with Skye and India;

A return visit with family from Oz who were very pleased with the lovely Wood Farm Barns. Great time, Carl most helpful as always. 

Wednesday 14th September 2016 – Di and Paul, Jack and Moppy the dogs;

Fabulous 10 day stay on this our first visit to Suffolk.  Wonderful cottage, loved cooking on the Rayburn.  Recommend Covehithe beach – beautiful sandy beach, dog friendly and quiet.  Dedham – riverside walk to Flatford is beautiful.  Woodbridge – lovely little town and estuary walk.

Sunday 28th August 2016 – Katherine, Mark, Lily-Rose, Frank and Ethal;

We had a lovely stay.  Thorpeness, Aldeburgh and surrounding areas lovely with nice walks.  Zeera Indian takeaway delicious!  Lots of other places yet to be explored.  We’ll be back!

Friday 19th August 2016 – Dawn, Andy, Sarah, Emma, Adam and Michael with Skye and India;

A return visit with family from Oz who were very pleased with the lovely Wood Farm Barns. Great time, Carl most helpful as always. 

Monday 15th August 2016 – Roger, Mo, Mike and Gemma, Rachel, Rob, Chris, Lyn, Don and many others.

Many thanks to all at the Barns for hosting our Wedding Party at four barns and the farmhouse, providing an accessible and friendly venue for hosting a variety of events.  Loved the kitchen courtyard which provided an intimate enclosed area adjacent to the well equipped kitchen.  All staff were most accommodating and Carl friendly throughout especially as 30 guests attended on our pre wedding reception.  The hot tubs in the Barns were great after a busy day of preparation.

Sunday 7th August 2016 – Kelly, Julie, Jill, Elaine, Gemma, Naomi, Lucy, Ep, Kirsty, Laura, Georgia and Claire;

We needed a special venue to host a hen weekend for our lovely friend and Wood Farm House certainly didn’t disappoint.  We have all enjoyed our stay immensely and made some great memories!

Friday 29th July 2016 – Sue and Andy, Hannah, Rachel and Barney the dog;

A lovely few days, a great location for our first holiday with our pup, Barney.  The breakfast basket was a lovely touch and the house has been amazing, especially the homely kitchen.

15th July 2016 – Anita and Glen, Jerry Terry and Liam;

A fantastic week spend in a wonderful “chocolate box” cottage full of character and setting the scene for a special family summer break.  The surrounding area was the perfect icing on the cake!  Special memories made!

Friday 6th May 2016 – Nicole and Mike, Carol and Andrew with Sammy the dog;

Thank you for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.  Would have liked more time to explore the surrounding villages and countryside especially the coastal areas.  Did have a lovely afternoon following the guided route in Eye experiencing the “olde” charm and character of the tow

Sunday 13th March 2016 – Jo and Martin, Billy, Alison and Andy;

Another relaxing and wonderful break at Wood Farm Barns.  Thank you Carl as always, a first class break.  We visited Woodbridge, Framlingham, Thornham Walks.  Takeaways, DVDs and wine – Who could ask for more!

Thursday 10th March 2016 – Jeff, Steph, Harriet, Kazandra, Sam, Thomas, Bess and Lily

Amazing break at this Farm House.  We had a great time visiting Wyken Vineyard and Lavenham seeing the quirky and characterful houses.  We will definately come back again!

Friday 15th January 2016 – Debbie, Clyde and family with George and Oscar the dogs;
What a wonderful way to start the New Year! Cold outside, warm and cosy inside. We just chilled after the mayhem of Xmas and explored the beautiful countryside around the cottage. Everything we could have wished for and more. Great walks, great pubs, great cottage, great memories. Thanks so much to Woodfarm Barns, we’ll be back!

2015 in Woodfarm House

Friday 20th November 2015 – Pat and Les and family;
Thanks for a lovely stay. This was a wonderful pre Christmas get-together for our family. Loved it!

Friday 4th September 2015 – Pat, Paul, Teresa and Tony;
What an amazing farmhouse. Thank you Carl for your attention to detail ensuring we had the best possible time here. Highly recommend the Four Horseshoes at Thornham and the Dennington Queen.

Sunday 27th September 2015 – Beckie and Ian;
Our third visit – thank you for all the lovely touches and making the dogs so welcome.  Lovely beach walk from Aldeburgh to Thorpness and boating on the Mere, even the dog joined us in the boat!

Friday 4th September 2015 – Pat, Paul, Teresa and Tony;
What an amazing farmhouse, it certainly lived up to our expectations and had a lovely warm homely feel.  We were fortunate to use the open fire which simply magnified our stay in this beautiful house.  Thank you so much.

Friday 31st July 2015 – Nadine and the Grandchildren;
A beautifully located cottage, so welcoming and blissfully relaxing.  The kids immensely enjoyed the sea, the walks and parks and the daily bike rides and breathing in the good country air!  Many thanks Carl for putting yourself out to make us feel so at home.

Friday 24th July 2015 – Louisa, Scott, Megan and Ellie with Ted the dog;
All the family had a lovely time staying at Woodfarm House, which was well equipped and we loved using the Aga!  The Sorrell Horse pub, Barham provided us with a lovely meal.  We enjoyed Dunwich beach and the children enjoyed Owl Sanctuary at Stonham Barns.

Monday 20th July 2015 – Rose, Lorna, Tina, Lynsey and Viv;
We had a wonderful time here!  Lovely place to stay – perfect!

Friday 17th July 2015 – Allen and Family with Riska the dog;
We were made to feel most welcome at Wood Farm House and the breakfast basket was superb!

Friday 3rd July 2015 – Lydia and Jeff, Isabel, Richard and Oliver;
Highly recommend Wood Farm Barns to any potential guests.  Accommodation clean, comfortable and well equipped.

Monday 29th June 2015;
What a great time, celebrating our 50th Wedding anniversary with 17 members of the family.

Sunday 14th June 2015 – Rachel, Kelly, Andres and Bev with Cesc, Marley and Poppy the dogs;
Wow!  Everything about this house has a warm and cosy feel.  Thank you for making our mini-break a great one!

Sunday 31st May 2015 – Worden and Sinclairs;
Lovely place – we had a great time!

Friday 29th May 2015 – Elena, Ivan and George, with Molly the dog;
Most amazing time.  Lovely farmhouse, in an excellent location.  Thank you so much for making this trip an unforgettable one!

Monday 18th May 2015 – Rothbone crowd;
Amazing weekend!

Monday 4th May 2015 – Philips family;
We had the best time.  Such a beautiful area to stay in.

Friday 1st May 2015 – The Fishers;
Thank you so much for a wonderful farmhouse.  We especially enjoyed cooking on the Aga!

Friday 24th April 2015 – Tarquin, Jemima, Sebastian and Nigella
Wonderful week, beautiful old house in a fabulous area.

Friday 17th Aril 2015 – Doreen, Steve and Family;
What can I say, fab time in this lovely farmhouse.  Everything we could ask for and more!

Monday 13th April 2015 – Elayne, Andreas, Ali, Rub and Niki with Gusto the dog;
Such a cosy warm, welcoming house.  We felt completely at home in a tranquil paradise!

Monday 6th April 2015 – A and P;
Fantastic cottage, well located for exploring Suffolk.

Sunday 29th March 2015 – Francesca, June, Jean, Hanah, Deb and Louise
Fabulous time.  Highly recommended for a chilled relaxing time.

Friday 20th February 2015 – Debbie and Jack, Brian and Gwen with Duke the dog;
Quirky cottage with so much character.  Our stay exceeded our expectations.

Monday 16th February 2015 – Nick, Lindsay, Alexa and Darcey with Dexter the dog;
Intriguing old cottage and so well placed for day trips.

Sunday 18th January 2015 – Tansie, Dawn, Laura, Lainey, Megan, Lindsey and Linda;
What an amazing place, totally chilled, relaxed and de-stressed.

Sunday 4th January 2015 – Louisa and Kev;
We stayed here on our ‘mini-moon’ just immediately after our wedding.  Well, what can we say?.. What a lovely cottage, full of character.   We spent lots of time relaxing and reflecting on our wedding day.  We will come back some day!  Loved the open fire.  Thanks again

2014 in Woodfarm House

Monday 15th December 2014 – Pauline, Mark, Zachary and Isabella;
We have had a lovely week and love the quirkiness of the cottage, wonderful for the children to play with all the space.  We have been out and about and had a lovely meal at the Sorrel Horse Inn.  Thank you Carl for our lovely hamper that was waiting for us

Sunday 30th November 2014 – Graham and Alex with Poppy the dog;
We would like once again to thank Carl for the lovely warm welcome and wonderful relaxing stay in the Farmhouse.  An enjoyable and chill out 5 days.  Loved using the Aga and spending cosy nights in front of the open fire with a glass of wine.  Can’t wait to book our next visit soon!

Monday 17th November 2014 – Anne, Robert, Marian, Dave, Ceri and Paul with Branston the dog;
A very enjoyable ‘big birthday’ stay here at Woodfarm House – so much so we’re booked to come back next year!  We were spoilt for choice in deciding where to visit in Suffolk – Thornham walks is worth a visit, as are Lavenham and Woodbridge.  Aldeburgh is also a lovely seaside location with quaint shops and dog friendly tea rooms too!  We really enjoyed pub in Earl Soham~ the Victoria; Dog friendly and very welcoming and nice home cooked food.  Thanks Carl for lovely hamper and great welcome

Friday 14th November 2014 –  John, Fiona, Barry, Lesley, Jackie and Andy;
Had a lovely early Xmas with friends and family.  Carl was very welcoming and was unfazed when we started the snow machine!!  The breakfast basket goodies were great and most appreciated.  Much wine was drunk in this amazing Cottage!  We shall be back

Sunday 9th November 2014 – Sarah and Roger & family;
A memorable and thoroughly enjoyable venue for a celebratory birthday.  The Cottages are perfectly equipped and so comfortable.  We don’t want to go home!  Thank you Carl for such a lovely warm welcome!  The pop-up restaurant was superb.  We will be back

Friday 31st October 2014 – Tracey, James, Emilie, Aimee, Karen, Dave & Riley;
As usual a lovely relaxing stay, this time with family! Alder Carr Farm worth a visit and Aldeburgh even in the rain is a lovely walk!  Food at Thorpeness Emporium is excellent.  This being our 8th visit, I am sure we will be back again!

Sunday 26th October 2014 – Claire, Charlie, Lily, Margaret and Mike;
Really enjoyed a wonderful break.  Going back to Framlingham College brought back many happy memories.  The cottage was perfect and we all thoroughly enjoyed snuggling in front of the log fire and creating new and happy memories!  Thank you Carl for your help and the food treats when we arrived

Monday 28th July – The Faber Family;
A lovely cottage full of character and charm.  Carl was very welcoming and helpful with info and trips.  The Shed is full of ideas of where to go and what to see – Suffolk Owl Sanctuary at Stonham Barns which is just up the road is worth a visit.  Also,  Southwold for the pier and beach.  A lovely family break

Friday 27th June -The Woods and Mikkelsens;
Yet another amazing week in this beautiful house.  Always made so welcome and always feels homely. Lovely visits to Bury St Edmonds, Southwold and  Lavenham is beautiful and quaint village. Thanks again Carl

Friday 12th June 2014 – Bill, Vicky, Rich, Rachel, Kate, James, Will and baby Ben;
We all had a very enjoyable stay at Woodfarm House. Thank you Carl

Friday 5th June 2014 – 3 generations of the De Kort Family;
A lovely stay in a very peaceful location. Friendly locals, very tuned into cyclists giving a wide and tollerant berth. Highly recommend the Black Horse in Thorndon and the Highwayman nearby. Great food and the staff at both establishments offer a great welcome and well deserve the custom. I thought Constable country including Flatford Mill may prove too twee but I was wrong. It is beautiful and interesting the National Trust gardens next to the car park are superb and uplifting! Enjoy your stay here, we have no doubt that you will. Love Woodfarm House

Sunday 18th May 2014 – Katherine, Keith, Nigel, Michael and Caleb;
We have had a wonderful week in this beautiful part of the country. Enjoyed sitting eating out in the garden with everything in bloom adding to this special time for us. Thank you for the load of your comfortable cottage

Sunday 11th May 2014 – Kate, Peter, Hannah, Florence and Russ;
We have had a very special holiday with our daughter (expecting twins!!) our grand-daughter and for one night, our son-in-law So many happy memories. A perfect family location

Friday 2nd May 2014 – Lucy, Loki, Felix, Scarlett, Michael and Sheila;
Thanks so much for a wonderful week. We will defintiely be back. A great family reuinion

Friday 18th April 2014 – Sam, Jim and the four chicks;
We have had a lovely holiday in Woodfarm house. The welcome and breakfast basket were perfect, thank you Carl. We would recommend the breakfast at Alder Carr farm at the Boardwalk on Southwold Pier. The service and the food at the Highwayman were great too! The roads around here are perfect for cycling, especially for the little gaggle of novices and the local drivers were so considerate. A great family holiday, thank you

Monday 14th April 2014 – Jo, Martin, Al & Andy with Billy the dog;
Another great holiday – total home from home! Thanks Carl. Fabulous holiday with friends and the dog. Far too chilled to write any more! 🙂 See you again soon for our 4th stay xx

Monday 7th April 2014 – Jim, June, Nina, Tony, Michael Snr & Michael Jnr;
A family get-together to celebrate a big wedding anniversary and a birthday and what an inspired location. Most of the weekend was spent just chilling in Woodfarm House but the walk down the lane to the pretty little church was well worthwhile. The Sunday carvery at the Four Horseshoes in Thorham Magna was excellent but do book! An extremely warm welcome from Carl and any minor queries sorted with no fuss. I’m sure a return holiday is on the cards, maybe to one of the barns. Many thanks Carl

Sunday 30th March 2014 – Six girls having a break from London!;
Such a welcoming place. Felt at home as soon as we arrived and Carl’s friendly immediate responses to emails in the run up were brilliant! The walks and walking routes without the need for a car make this great holiday cottage stand out. OS Map in the bike shed – brilliant! Our stay has been one of the best in terms of helpfulness, decor, scenery, walks and ease of life! (Note from Carl…. They made me this cake!)

Cake

Friday 14th March – Heather & Mark;
We had a lovely midweek break – weather was lovely! Woodfarm House was warm and welcoming – it felt like you got a hug when you walked in! Carl has really got the balance right with being there but giving you space to enjoy your lovely surroundings. Great butchers – Huttons in Earl Soham – lots to choose from, good prices and excellent quality. Aldeburgh is only 30 mins away – really bought back childhood memories of fish n chips on the beach wall – lovely!! Chilli shop & Deli – lived up to all our expectations that we’d built up via this books recommendations. Thank you for a wonderful relaxing holiday. We loved Woodfarm House!

Friday 7th February 2014 – David and Kirsten;
Comfortable stay, very cosy and luxurious. Curry addicts should try the Curry Inn at Needham Market. White Horse at Sibton is good for food and drink, a good find. Dunwich and Southwold are a must. Needham Market is great for curiosity shops and old furniture. Great holiday cottage

Friday 31st January 2014 – Michele, Dominique, Isabella and Francis;
Woodfarm House had plenty of room for us and it was very cosy. The weather wasn’t great but we spent a lot of time in the cottage. We had a 4 year old and a 10th month old with us; The dolls house was a success with Isabella. Many thanks

Monday 13th January 2014 – Ness, Terry, Charlie and Caroline with Henry, Maisy & Winnie the dogs;
Thanks Carl for a fab weekend. Fantastic Cluedo house! The dogs loved it too. Great weekend thanks

2013 in Woodfarm House

Monday 9th December 2013 – Lin and Alan;
Lovely holiday cottage, will definitely come again. We enjoyed cooking on the Aga. Worked really well for us as a family. Granddaughters loved the rocking horse and enjoyed playing hide and seek. Welcome pack was great

Friday 22nd November 2013 – Judy and Charlie with Louis the dog;
Very quirky holiday cottage. We and the dog Louis had a lovely time. Bracing walks on Aldeburgh beach. Great local pubs. Really enjoyed the Victoria and the Four Horseshoes. Will certainly return

Friday 8th November 2013 – John and Barbara;
Lovely stay. A beautiful cottage to come back to after 2 long wet walks. Ate out at the Four Horseshoes and the White Horse; both very good meals. Thanks Carl, hope to return

Friday 25th October 2013 – Liz, Keith, Claire and Kev with Rosie & Poppy the dogs;
We all had a good holiday, Carl was very helpful and gave us a great welcome. Lots to do and places to see taken from the guides and leaflets provided. The dogs loved it. We will definitely be back! Thank you

Monday 7th October 2013 – Lee, Jo, Sean and Kellie, with Blue the dog;
Another great weekend and Woodfarm House! The farmhouse is beautiful and such a comfy, luxurious home. As usual Carl has thought of everything we could possibly need. After purchasing some meat from Neaves of Debenham, we would seriously recommend you visit them as we had steaks and bacon cured in Guiness and Treacle and a great leg of lamb for Sunday lunch. The Aga was an experience but produced some great meals to enjoy in the dining room! 2 trips to the Deli at the Chilli Farm to purchase brownies to die for and mouth-watering Binham Blue cheese. We had a lovely afternoon stroll round Aldeburgh and the local dog walks were enjoyed by humans and canine. All in all a perfect weekend and we’ll be back for more! Thank you Carl. See you next year. PS – sorry about all the additional more than usual beer and wine bottles for recycling!

Monday 30th September 2013 – Karen and Dave;
We had an absolutely fantastic holiday. Very relaxing with a very welcoming atmosphere. Great location and accommodation

Monday 2nd September 2013 – Sue and the gang;
A girlie weekend with loads of fun!! A great cottage; lovely welcome and goodie pack. Shopped til we dropped in Lavenham and Long Melford. Perfect girls weekend-break. Thank you Carl

Friday 16th August 2013 – Jeannie, John, Christine, Darren, Grandad, Jack, Reece, with Misty & Jazz, the dogs;
A memorable family holiday with the dogs 🙂 Thank you for our lovely welcome basket, the house is adorable and Grandad was still getting lost on the last morning. Suffolk was very welcoming and our fave places were Lavenham, Dunwich Beach (great for the dogs!) The Chilli Farm for lunch is fab and the Chilli shop was hot stuff!! Buxhall Coach House is a must for great Italian food. Will recommend others to visit Carl 🙂 xxx

Saturday, 29th of June, 2013, Frances: 
Our holiday at Woodfarm House exceeded all expectations. Would love to return!

Sunday, 19th of May, 2013, Katie: 
Had a fantastic time with great facilities. The holiday cottage is amazing!!

Thursday, 18th of April, 2013, Roy & Pat: 
Best 60th Birthday celebration ever, what a great idea (of mine). Saw family and had a great time. Loved the cottage and the open fire very cosy, loved the Aga and would like one!! Thank you.

Monday, 8th of April, 2013, Lauren & Jess & Jim: 
A great holiday base for a large family to explore what Suffolk has to offer. Safe for dogs and plenty of space to relax in. Luxurious and dog-friendly. Great holiday cottage

Sunday, 24th of February, 2013, Andrew & Karoline: 
We have had a brilliant time in an amazing cottage. Thank you very much for everything.

Monday, 28th of January, 2013, Susan: 
Great times thanks. Felt straight at home (we wish). Lovely cottage, great welcome, very relaxing.

Friday, 18th of January, 2013, Nicol: 
Wonderful relaxing cottage to celebrate family birthdays in. Nice welcome from Carl & brilliant welcome pack

2012 in Woodfarm House

Friday, 28th of December, 2012, Benoit: 
Perfect cottage for a big family Christmas, cosy and homely, didn’t want to go home

Friday, 16th of November, 2012, Maggie: 
Very enjoyable, very good welcome pack, well equipped lots of character. Very good welcome by Carl

Friday, 28th of September, 2012, Gary & Jenny: 
Stunning property, stunning views. Thanks

Sunday, 23rd of September, 2012, Laura: 
Beautiful gem of a cottage and we will definitely be back. Thank you to Carl for making our holiday so welcoming and enjoyable – the welcome pack of goodies was a joy!

Thursday, 13th of September, 2012, Linda: 
Lovely relaxing few days. Helmingham Hall Gardens well worth a visit. Cottage felt like home away from home! We loved the “Bag puss” sofa!!

Friday, 24th of August, 2012, Maria: 
A beautiful cottage with homely touches situated in a tranquil setting

Friday, 17th of August, 2012, Anne & Darren: 
Thank you Carl for the most friendly warm welcome we have ever received, a beautiful well equipped holiday cottage with a cosy, homely feel. Full of character and pretty surroundings very quiet and peaceful just what you need for a relaxing break to enjoy time with the family and lots to do locally. Woodfarm House is fabulous!

Sunday, 12th of August, 2012, Chantel & Lee: 
A thoroughly lovely holiday cottage with plenty of space to relax in, would recommend it to anyone!

Monday, 9th of July, 2012, Peter: 
Wonderful countryside and a stunning cottage for a great family holiday!

Monday, 2nd of July, 2012, Vivienne: 
Great place for weekend break – fabulous dining room for atmospheric dinner party with all the family. Perfect cottage

Friday, 22nd of June, 2012, Dave & Barb: 
A wonderful old cottage. So well presented and clean. The most amazing hospitality from Carl made us feel so welcome. Everything and everyone so well catered for

Monday, 28th of May, 2012, Gary & Carol: 
A lovely cottage, in a lovely place and a very helpful, thoughtful and friendly welcome from Carl.

Sunday, 20th of May, 2012, Jane: 
Really enjoyed our stay. Nice holiday cottage, wonderful and interesting area lots of walks, with or without dogs

Saturday, 12th of May, 2012, Mark& Frances: 
What a wonderful peaceful escape. We explored then came ‘home’ to champagne. Thanks for a relaxing weekend with all the home comforts. Beautiful, luxurious cottage. Love Woodfarm House

Sunday, 29th of April, 2012, Karin: 
Beautiful holiday cottage and Carl is a wonderful host, thank you!

Friday, 13th of April, 2012, Valerie: 
A lovely holiday cottage in peaceful surroundings. Best welcome pack ever!

Friday, 30th of March, 2012, Nikki: 
Beautiful area, amazing holiday cottage & welcoming host. Perfect family holiday in Woodfarm House

Monday, 19th of March, 2012, Amanda & Pete: 
A fantastic, homely, cosy cottage with a friendly, helpful owner who is never far away if you need him – however, you won’t need him, everything has been thought of here. We will come back!

Sunday, 4th of March, 2012, Sharon: 
Quiet location, beautiful cosy dining room, nice touches such as hand soap. Great holiday cottage in beautiful Suffolk

Saturday, 18th of February, 2012, Lisa: 
Little touches and the stay at this charming holiday cottage the more enjoyable!

2011 in Woodfarm House

Saturday, 31st of December, 2011, Paul & Chris:
Woodfarm House is a wonderful place to spend a family Christmas in. Carl is an excellent host. We all felt very relaxed around the house and enjoyed some lovely walks followed by nights in front of the roaring fire. We will definitely recommend to friends and family

Friday, 23rd of December, 2011, Vera:
My family and I had a lovely time in a very quaint and cosy cottage with bags of character to make you feel instantly at home. Idyllic.

Friday, 16th of December, 2011, Peter & Jane:
Great as always…

Monday, 5th of December, 2011, Peter & Annette:
Woodfarm House is full of character and charm. This was an ideal retreat for an early family Christmas and 40th birthday celebration.

Sunday, 18th of September, 2011, Debbie and Tim:
Perfect relaxing for romantic time away.

Tuesday, 13th of September, 2011, Michael and Margaret:
We were fortunate to have lovely weather and after sampling all the delights of Norfolk/Suffolk it was nice to know we were heading ‘home’ to the comforts and cosiness of a beautiful holiday cottage and a very luxurious bed. Woodfarm House is perfect. Cheers

Friday, 9th of September, 2011, Jackie and Paul:
Beautiful holiday cottage. Furnished with love and care, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Monday, 8th of August, 2011, Maureen:
We were made very welcome at Woodfarm – Woodfarm house is beautiful and full of historic charm – there is also plenty to do in the surrounding area – our only complaint is that we would have liked to stay longer!!

Sunday, 31st of July, 2011, Edward:
Lovely farmhouse in a great location . Very spacious, yet cosy luxury accommodation.

Sunday, 3rd of July, 2011, Jodi:
Aside from the fabulous setting; the incredible attentive and warm welcome – Woodfarm House oozes character; cosy comfort, luxury, style and flair – providing the perfect setting for any group of people to holiday; explore or simply kick back and relax! The cottage gives an impression it’s filled to the brim with love; care and romance – allowing one to get lost in imagination – I would love to hear the story of Woodfarm House! Definitely a ‘One to keep’ for a return! Fabulous.

Sunday, 19th of June, 2011, Patrick:
Can’t recommend highly enough. Perfect even though it was raining.

Sunday, 13th of March, 2011, Rachel:
Stunning holiday cottage in a beautiful part of the country. It was the perfect place for a family get together, thank you!

Friday, 18th of February, 2011, Margaret:
Great place, lovely area. Will be back.

Friday, 11th of February, 2011, Joanna:
A romantic and calm haven amid quiet and peaceful location. Woodfarm House is a beautiful historic cottage with excellent ‘homely’ qualities.

Monday, 7th of February, 2011, Vicky:
Gorgeous house with great facilities. Plenty of information about the local area and a lovely welcome from Carl. We can’t wait to come back.

Friday, 4th of February, 2011, Pauline:
Really wonderful holiday break. Cottage was lovely and cosy, really enjoyed our stay

Friday, 28th of January, 2011, Andy & Jann:
A lovely quirky holiday cottage. Nice relaxing place to celebrate my Birthday !!

Monday, 17th of January, 2011, Kirsty:
Gorgeous holiday cottage, everything you could wish for! Excellent welcome, Carl was a fab host. Loved every minute of our stay and would definitely recommend for couples and larger groups alike! Thank you very much.

Friday, 14th of January, 2011, Helen and Mark:
Beautiful cottage in a fantastic location. The cottage is filled with lots of character – everything you could want!

Friday, 7th of January, 2011, Linda:
We had a wonderful weekend with all our family to celebrate my husbands 60th birthday. A lovely cosy cottage, very comfortable with all amenities.

2010 in Woodfarm House

Monday, 20th of December, 2010, Claire:
Beautiful holiday cottage, nice and relaxing week.

Monday, 29th of November, 2010, Brian & Pauline:
Wonderful cottage for a family celebration. Beautiful feature cottage, but all mod cons to keep you warm and cosy. The snowfall this weekend added to the beauty of the place.Carl made us feel so welcome

Thursday, 11th of November, 2010, James and Stephanie:
A lovely holiday cottage, very homely with great amenities provided. I would love to return.

Wednesday, 10th of November, 2010, Shelley & Justine:
Wonderfully relaxing weekend in this gorgeous cottage. There was no need to move from the abundance of comfy sofas and chairs. Luxury, fantastic facilities, lovely touches, warm and friendly. Thank You.

Thursday, 1st of January, 2010, Jan:
We found Woodfarm to be a fantastic holiday cottage. A perfect place to retreat, relax and still feel at home whilst being able to take in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Woodfarm is definitely a little ‘Gem’ in the Suffolk countryside.

Sunday, 31st of October, 2010, Jane:
An extremely warm welcome from Carl. A sumptuous box of Suffolk goodies. A wonderful weekend – perfect to celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary – Thank you!

Friday, 1st of October, 2010, Peter:
Woodfarm House is a fantastic holiday cottage- this will be difficult to book as everyone will want to come back. The best yet. Luxury, cosy rural charm. Perfect

Friday, 24th of September, 2010, Larraine:
Very spacious and well equipped holiday cottage.Carl was so helpful and friendly. We had the best time. Thank you, Thank you !!

Monday, 30th of August, 2010, Mandy and David:
Had a wonderful time. Thank you so much for all the care and attention you have put into this beautiful cottage. Perfect for family get-togethers

Sunday, 8th of August, 2010, Adrian :
Beautiful holiday cottage in lovely countryside. Our 1st holiday with our baby son Henry and we are looking forward to coming back.

Friday, 6th of August, 2010, Michele:
Cottage was first class and the welcome pack was great to enjoy before our shop was delivered!

Friday, 23rd of July, 2010, Jennie:
Great holiday cottage – Great host – Great holiday!

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The Granary Barn Testimonials

The Granary Barn (External) - just one of our Romantic, Luxurious Self-Catering, Dog-Friendly Holiday Cottages in the Heart of the Rural Suffolk Countryside

Monday 17th June 2019 – Sue and Em with Maia and Lofn the dogs;
Wood Farm Barns not only matched up to our expectations, but far exceeded them!  Fantastic, quiet, rural and relaxing.  We woke up listening to the birds singing, and the dogs loved playing in the meadow.  Many thanks for a perfect holiday.

Sunday 9th June 2019 – Stuart and Lynda with Rupert and Bertie the dogs;
What a truly delightful place.  We have fallen in love with the charm and warmth of the Granary and do not want to leave!  Carl, you have created from nothing the haven that folk crave.  A place they can feel at home in immediately and forget about the real world we all live in…..thank you!

Sunday 2nd June 2019 – Jane and Andy;
Great meals at The Dog and The Crown at Framlingham.  Fantastic weather, so many walks in the sunshine with our dog.  Lovely visits to Wivenhoe, Dunwich and  Southwold.  Shame we were only here for two nights but we will be back!

Friday 31st May 2019 – Steve and Vinessa with Hansi the dog;
Back for our 4th visit and very nice it was too!  Visited many of our old haunts including Southwold, discovered a really rather good café in Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds and Honey and Harvey in Woodbridge.  Dined once again at the Crown at Stowupland and The White Horse at Badingham – very dog friendly, with the food good too!

Friday 24th May 2019 – Carole and Andy with Basil the dog;
Fantastic stay with good weather too in this cosy, peaceful Barn!  Woof meadow was great for training our dog.  Thank you to Carl and the Team.

Friday 17th May 2019 – Daphne and Tim with Charlie the dog;~
Another fantastic week in Granary Barn.  We love it here and will be back to visit all the hidden treasures Suffolk has to offer.

Monday 13th May 2019 – Jim and Maxine with Max the dog;
A fantastic barn with everything you could need.  We look forward to coming back.

Sunday 28th April 2019 – Tom and Rita;
We were really pleased with the facilities, everything catered for to such a high standard. The Dog at Grundisburgh was the most friendliest pub.

Sunday 28th April 2019 – Debbie and Micky with Missy the dog;
Fantastic 5* Barn. Had a relaxing stay with everything that was needed. Will be back.

Friday 19th April 2019 – Stan and Roberta with Ole the dog;
So pleased to have discovered Wood Farm Barns. We were delighted with everything here, from breakfast basket to the dog treats. We loved it, such a relaxing place.

Sunday 14th April 2019 – Alex with Dexter the dog;
Great place for a long weekend. We’ll be back!

Sunday 24th February 2019 – Martin and Faith with Panda the dog;
A beautiful old building, so lovingly restored and such a nice place to stay. From the warm and friendly welcome, all the wonderful little touches added and the fabulous location, a real pleasure.

Monday 18th February 2019 – Tanya and Steve with Rose the dog;
A wonderful stay at the Granary for our sister’s 50 th . We hired the whole place as a family so it has been like a luxurious second home. Sad to be leaving, such a wonderful place. Many happy memories made to treasure forever.

Monday 3 rd September 2018 – Emma and Ester with Alfie the dog;
Lovely stay once again. The woof-farm barn field was loved by Alfie!

Sunday 26 th August 2018 – Sarah and Ian with Rocky the dog;
A lovely relaxing stay at the Granary. We would recommend the Crown and Black
Horse, both for food and dog friendliness and a visit to Southwold, Aldeburgh (fish
and chips a must) and Framlingham.

Saturday 28 th July 2018 – Heather anD Geoff with Ruby and Mollie the dogs;
We enjoyed the last minute two-day break and loved sitting outside in the evenings
with our dogs enjoying the garden to run around in.

Sunday 22 nd July 2018 – Tony and Christine with Rascal the dog;
Thank you for a lovely stay in this Barn and a lovely breakfast basket. We enjoyed
visits to Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Snape Maltings.

Friday 13 th July 2018 – Mandy and Rich with Kai the dog;
Thank you for a wonderful time in the Granary – a perfect home from home. Our
favourite place was Dunwich Heath and Beach for dog friendly walks. The local farm
shops are excellent for fresh local produce and reasonably priced.

Friday 6 th July 2018 – Caroline and Richard with Mollie, Frankie and Stanley the
dogs;
Had a lovely time, with the barn having everything you needed. Our favourite trips
were to Southwold, Walberswick beach and enjoyed the pretty town of Woodbridge.

Monday 2nd July 2018 – Caroline and Richard with Mollie, Frankie and Stanley
the dogs;
Thank you so much. We had a lovely time. Would recommend the Four
Horseshoes, Southwold Beach and town and Walberswick dog friendly beach.

Sunday 1 st July 2018 – Graham and Lynn;
The Granary is charming, clean and well presented with secure garden a bonus
where the dogs can run free and not have to worry about them escaping. The icing
on the cake is the meadow opposite, to walk the dogs. We have loved our stay.

Monday 25 th June 2018 – Lee and Hilary;
A beautiful location, the barn is much more than we expected. The extra touches of
breakfast basket, and the tea and coffee provided made for a homely feel.

Friday 22 nd June 2018 – Daphne and Tim with Charlie the dog;
We love the Granary with its super kitchen and fantastic bedroom. We enjoyed
Bawdsey Radar museum and lunch at Ramsholt Arms.

Monday 18 th June 2018 – Mark and Julie with the dogs;
The meadow and enclosed gardens are a real bonus for the dogs. We enjoyed
some good walks with the dogs at the Shotley Peninsular, Southwold, Sutton Hoo
and Woodbridge and Aldeburgh.

Sunday 3 rd June 2018 – Lyn and Brian with Tark the dog;
Our first time here and we loved it! The barn is so welcoming and cosy we felt at
home straight away. You have done wonders with this place and have thought of
everything.

Friday 1 st June 2018 – Steve and Vivenne with Gitta and Hans the dogs;
We were back for our third visit. We discovered The Four Horseshoes and a walk
around Thornham Walks. Revisied some old haunts and enjoyed a pizza at The
Crown, Stowupland using the VIP card for a discount! As always, we’ve recharged
our batteries, worn the dogs out and had a really enjoyable time.

Friday 25 th May 2018 – Donna and John with Ruby, Millie and Harry the dogs;
A lovely relaxing week in a beautiful barn and the garden fantastic for the dogs. The
field being a great addition too. We will be sad to go home. Thanks for a great time!

Friday 18 th May 2018 – Pete and Heidi;
What a fantastic and relaxing break. Amazing welcome, accommodation was
everything we could have wished for and more. Visited Aldeburgh, Needham Lake,
and Alton Water.

Friday 11 th May 2018 – Tony and Sharon with Jessie and Roxy the dogs;
Our second visit and even better than the last one. All of your efforts are much
appreciated.

Monday 23 rd April 2018 – Nick and Wendy with Choco the dog;
We felt instantly at home in the Barn and really appreciated all the added extras. We
enjoyed walking locally and at Thornham Walks dropping into the Chilli Farm to get
some great provisions.

Friday 20 th April 2018 – Richard and Daisy with Stan the dog;
What a wonderful place. We had the most fabulous time whilst staying in the Barn
and will be recommending to anyone visiting Suffolk.

Sunday 15 th April 2018 – Debby and Pete with Sonny and Honey the dogs;
This charming little barn has everything to offer just like home from home. A lovely
touch were the dog treats and our breakfast hamper so tasty. Thank you for sharing
your lovely barn.

Sunday 30 March 2018 – Roger and Maddy with Mell and Fred the dogs;
Great welcome and amazing selection of goodies. The Barn is very cosy and so
much attention to detail – it’s brilliant. This place should be available on prescription.

Monday 26 th February 2018 – Babs;
The “beast from the east” accompanied us here, so we have been unable to go out
and about much. However, many footpaths to explore from the door. We have
made great use of the woodburner thank goodness. We shall be back in milder
weather to explore the area as we had intended to!

Friday 23 rd February 2018 – Cindy and Robert;

This was a birthday surprise, and wow what a lovely surprise! The Granary is
stunning, cosy and warm. We have enjoyed exploring the many delights including
Lavenham, Orford, Stow Saxon village. We suggest eating at the Highwayman –
good food and amazing hosts. Thank you for a relaxing and enjoyable stay!

Sunday 18 th February 2018 – Debbie and Paul;
The welcome hamper is great and information folder full of ideas of places to go. We
felt very relaxed here in the warm sunny weather. Thank you for a beautiful
weekend.

Friday 16 th February 2018 – Kerry and Steve with Dexte the dog;
We have had a wonderful relaxing time, exploring the area. Recommend the
Victoria at Earl Soham, The Bell at Walberswick and The Rampant Horse at
Needham. Thank you Carl and family.
 

Sunday 4nd June 2017 – Sally and Rod with Alfie, Sasha and Misty the dogs;

Have had a lovely stay, in this gorgeous cottage with fabulous garden for the dogs.  Southwold great for long walk along the prom and dogs loved the beach.

Friday 2nd June 2017 – Steve and Vivienne with dogs;

Have really enjoyed our second stay.  The tranquillity of the garden and good weather meat we could breakfast and dine outside.  Meadow is a really good addition – dogs loved it.  Visited Framlingham and Castle.  Lovely walk at Southwold.  Already booked for next year!

Sunday 28th May 2017 –  Wendy and Paul and Stanley;

Our first visit and we have fallen in love with it already!  Beautiful beach at Southwold.  Loved the secure field for the dog and the walks to the church.  Our son enjoyed the space and freedom of the garden.  Will be back!

Sunday 21st May 2017 – Karen and Keith with Obi and Leia the dogs;

Had such a lovely stay, beautiful cottage and garden and the secure meadow where the dogs could burn off a lot of energy!  Just perfect!

Friday 19th May 2017 – Lesley and Phil with “the boys – dogs”;

Carl is a great host and has gone out of his way to ensure guests here have the best time.  A lovely cosy barn with a delicious breakfast basket.  Enjoyed trips to Framlingham and Snape Maltings.

Sunday 14th May 2017 – Pam and Richard with Rosie the dog;

Have had a super first stay in The Granary.  Thank you for the lovely welcome basket.  We have visited some beautiful villages.  The Victoria at Earl Soham and The Crown at Stowupland are both excellent pubs.  We loved the walks in the fields around the Barns.

Monday 8th May 2017 – Rob and Bar with Dolly and Bettie the dogs;

A last minute booking – how lucky were we!?!  Fabulous barn and great for our dogs too.  Explored Southwold, Thorpeness and Aldeburgh.  A visit to the beautiful Lavenham with a meal at the Four Horseshoes on the way back.  Thank you Carl for the lovely breakfast hamper and the very warm welcome.

Monday 3rd April 2017 – Janice and Wendy with Tank the dog;

Our first time, but almost certainly not our last!  Every detail seems to have been thought.  The kitchen is really well equipped and the breakfast basket fantastic!  There is so much to visit in Suffolk and we have only scratched the surface.  We really enjoyed Lavenham, Needham Lake, Dunwich Beach and Southwold.  The Walnut Tree at Thwaite is great for veggies or vegans.  Thanks!

Sunday 19th March 2017 – Claire with Lexi the dog;

This weekend at the Granary was just what I needed with my dog, exploring the Suffolk countryside.  I definitely see this becoming a regular escape!

Thursday 16th March 2017 – Lucy and Lee with Duddy the dog;

Our first visit to Wood Farm Barns and we were certainly not disappointed.  The Granary is so cosy – a real home from home.  Our dog loved the large garden and nearby walks.  Thanks to Carl and his team who have made this stay fabulous!

Sunday 17th February 2017 – Dawn and Andy with India and Skye the dogs;

This is our third time at WFB.  The Barn is just amazing, we have had a lovely cosy romantic stay, celebrating Valentines and my birthday.  Thanks Carl and team for an outstanding stay once again.

Friday 10th February 2017 – Keiran and Elizabeth;

We have come a long way from Sydney (Australia) for the experience and it has been very worthwhile.  The Granary is quite something and very comfortable – a great place to simply chill!  Hope to come again.

Friday 6th January 2017 – Jo and Martin with Billy the dog;

Thank you for another great stay here at Wood Farm Barns.  We recommend for dog walking –  Woodbridge; Thornham Walks and Dunwich/Minsmere.  To eat – Four Horseshoes at Thornham, Zeera Indian takeaway in Debenham and also the Debenham Fish and Chip shop

Monday 2nd January 2017 – Emma and Luke and Hugo the dog;

This is our first time and it’s been absolutely surperb.  The barn has been well thought out, it was comfy and cosy.  We recommend Southwold a great seaside town with pier and nice beach.  A great way to see in the New Year.

Friday 30th December 2016 – Jane and Barry with Nell the dog;

Well what can I say about the Granary.  All the small finishing touches are lovely and the attention to detail is wonderful.  Thank you for making our stay so special.  Nell, our dog also had a great time.

Monday 12th December 2016 – Sue and Richard with Seamus the dog;

Another great weekend here.  We all love it and can’t wait to return.  Seamus says thank you too!

Sunday 20th November 2016 – Anne and Rob with Luna the dog;

A lovely relaxing two night stay.  The Granary is a cosy well equipped tastefully decorated little bolthole – just wish we were staying longer.  Thank you Carl for the warm welcome and delicious breakfast hamper. 

Friday 11th November 2016 – Carl and Linsey with Moby, Rede, Rush and Duke the dogs;

An amazing break in a beautiful cosy cottage.  We really have been spoilt.  Thank you Carl, housekeepers and all involved who made the stay at Wood Farm Barns so wonderful. 

Sunday 6th November 2016 – Mark and Wendy;

Had friends staying in Gipping, so spent the evening relaxing in their hot tub, but lovely to come back to the Granary and curl up in front of the real fire.  Take a drive over the Aldeburgh on the recommendation of my daughter – it’s well worth a visit.  Carl was very welcoming and it was great to learn more about the history of the Barn.

Sunday 30th October 2016 – Paul and Em with Harvey and Huds the dogs;

A two night break, just not long enough – a great venue made all the better by the little things provided by Carl.  Visits to Aldeburgh for a relaxing stop and food on the sea front.  Also great walk at Dunwich back through the heath to the Ship Inn for lunch.

Tuesday 25th October 2016 – Sue and John with Sox the dog;

The Granary has everything we needed, well equipped, cosy and clean.  The breakfast hamper was great – a good start to the day.  Lots of nice walks from the door, but our favourite beach was Dunwich where you can walk for miles!  Thank you we had a great time.

Friday 21st October 2016 – Graham and Amanda with Barney and Maisie the dogs;

This is our first visit to WFB and certainly won’t be our last.  The cottage is so cosy and comfortable and the breakfast basket contents were delicious.  We have had a lovely few relaxing days with our dogs, visiting Needham Market and the Lake, and Dunwich for lovely fish and chips!  Hope to see you again soon.

Saturday 29th October 2016 – Lawrie and Kylie with Arnold and Barkley the dogs;

This place is most certainly one of a kind, for us it really was a lucky find.  So thank you to the team for all they have done.  It’s really not surprising your trip advisors number one!

Sunday 16th October 2016 – Melissa and Kieran;

Our first visit to Wood Farm Barns.  The barn is beautiful with unique original decoration.  We found it so warm and cosy all weekend.  Thank you for the lovely welcome and all the little touches.  We hope to back!

Friday 23rd September 2016 – Dawn and Ken with Lauce the dog;

This is our first visit to the Barns and we will definitely be returning.  We were made to feel very welcome by Carl on arrival and attention to detail added to the whole experience.  We covered lots of miles walking around the local area with our dog who appeared to enjoy his holiday too!

Sunday 11th September 2016 – Elaine and Ian with Hollie the dog;

We could only stay two nights in this lovely barn, so wish it was for a lot longer – what a fabulous dog friendly homely place.  We loved the whole setting.

Friday 9th September 2016 – Alan and Melanie with Millie the dog;

We have very much enjoyed our first stay at Wood Farm Barns.  We love Suffolk and visited new places.  The breakfast basket is a lovely thought – we very much enjoyed it!

Friday 2nd September 2016 – Lesley and Terry with Rub and Toby the dogs;

Once again, fantastic time – already planning our 5th visit!  To the next lucky guests – enjoy!

Friday 26th August 2016 – Dave and Rita with Hattie the dog;

Lovely barn with a fantastic garden for our dog.  We had fantastic weather and had some good walks.

Monday 15th August 2016 – Tracey and Jim with Lula and Eli the dogs;

We came here for our honeymoon and greeted with fantastic breakfast basket and a bouquet of red roses!  This is a beautiful barn, so clean and tidy with everything we needed.  It was nice to chill and relax

Monday 15th August 2016 – Sue and Martyn with Carley, Lenny and Flossie the dogs;

Lovely cottage and excellent enclosed garden for the dogs.  Really enjoyed eating and relaxing in the garden with lots of lovely walks local.  Look forward to visiting again.

Friday 5th August 2016 – Mark and Tina with Truffs and Boo Boo the dogs;

We came for our 25th Wedding Anniversary and had a great time.  Lovely lunch at the Four Horseshoes at Thornham.  Lavenham is worth a visit, full of medieval and crooked timbered buildings.  Dunwich Beach dog friendly with café/restaurant on the beach.

Friday 22nd July 2016 – Sue and Mark with Rory the dog;

Fantastic cottage and garden. Had a great stay.

Friday 8th July 2016 – Jo and Gordon;

As always the Granary feels like home.  Love the little touches that makes this place so special to us both.

Friday 1st July 2016 – Joe and Binns;

We woke up to the sun shining through the window each morning.  As we are from New York we could not have asked for more!  Over here celebrating a friend’s wedding at Kenton Hall.

Thursday 15th June 2016 – Denise and Glyn with Yuki the dog;

Our second visit to this beautiful building.  We have thoroughly enjoyed our visit and love to hear the birds singing.

Friday 10th June 2016 – Julie and Dean with Ruby, Fern and Bella the dogs;

We’ve had a lovely stay in the Granary.  Highly recommend the Crown at Stowupland, dog friendly pub.  We loved Aldeburgh and don’t miss Thorpness nearby – unique village.  Framlingham Castle is worth a visit and dog friendly.

Thursday 2nd June 2016 – Dennis and Laura with Jessie the dog;

Loved the Granary as soon as we walked through the door.  We walked with the dog to Debenham which is the nearest safest walk with the dog to a pub.  Found some great footpaths to go over the fields avoiding the road.  Drove to Lavenham and Aldeburgh and recommend them both.  The Chilli Farm is about 5 miles away, little gem with lots of great produce.  This has been a totally relaxing break and we will be back!

24th May 2016 – Helen and Michael;

Thank you – incredible!  We loved every minute!

30th May 2016 – Mandy and George;

Soooo sorry!!! We would have loved to stay longer!  Had the most relaxing time, loved everything about it.  We have already recommended to friends.  Hope to see you again soon.

Wednesday 27th April 2016 – Rachel and Paul with Monty and Newton to dogs;

A lovely stay in a quiet location. 

Monday 11th April 2016 – Matthew and Rachael with Kobe and Kalie the dogs;

Our stay at Wood Farm Barns was delightful, from the underfloor heating to the breakfast hamper.  Overall a very comfortable, cosy and wonderful stay.  The garden is brilliant for the dogs, combined with the local walks, provide excellent facilities.

Friday 8th April 2016 – Graham and Frances;

Thanks Carl for a lovely week.  This a haven of tranquillity and calm in a mad, mad world and a wonderfully healing experience for the aged and infirm. I know the whole party have enjoyed their stay immensely.

Friday 1st April 2016 – Lesley, Terry and Eva, Ruby and Troy the dogs;

We went on some lovely walks down the lane with our granddaughter.  Thanks for a great stay – we will be back.

Friday 25th March 2016 – Paul and Vicky with Molly the dog;

The Granary was immaculately presented and the breakfast hamper was welcome together with a dog treat!  There are some great walks nearby and our favourite is across the fields from the Church.  Needham Lake is well worth a visit and followed the river path for a few miles. Southwold and Dunwich are both great places to visit on the coast. The Crown at Stowupland was a great place to eat.  We had a lovely relaxing time at the Granary.

Sunday 13th March 2016 – Claire and Martin with Seb the dog;

A lovely break at The Granary.  Beautiful barn with such a cosy homely feel.  The underfloor heating is lovely especially with the cold weather.  The welcome hamper was lovely, in particular the cookies!  Thank you for this beautiful retreat!

Wednesday 9th March 2016 – Simon and Jacky with Jesse the dog;

Only here for two nights but how lovely to stay somewhere with the dog that is so clean and comfortable.  The Crown was very friendly and nice food.  The Woolpack at Debenham is only small but very friendly and accepts dogs. 

Sunday 24th January 2016 – Terry and Julie;

Thanks again, Carl we had a lovely relaxing break!  We will return!

Sunday 10th January 2016 – Caroline and Lesley with Neil, tracker and Albus the dogs;

We had a warm welcome, arriving late at night with the Granary being well lit.  The log fire was very cosy and the dogs loved the underfloor heating!  We enjoyed a blustery walk at Dunwich and had a meal at the Highwayman. 

Saturday 2nd January 2016 – Liz and Chris with Harry the dog;

We arrived to a warm welcome with the Christmas tree lights sparking!  The breakfast basket was great.  Although most places were closed over the bank holiday Framlingham and Debenham were worth a visit, as was the Church at Crowfield.  The Granary was so cosy even in the windy weather and the walking in the area is great.  Thank you.

Monday 28th December 2015 – Jeanette and Keith with Molly the dog;

We have had a relaxing Christmas in the Granary.  Molly enjoys her visits here and loves to run on nearby beaches.  Thank you Carl for creating this secret hideaway from the normal stresses of life. 

Friday 18 December 2015 – Elaine and Graeme with Sydney the dog;

This is our third visit to Wood Farm Barns.  Enjoyed the dog friendly pubs especially the Four Horseshoes at Thornham.  We have had a lovely relaxing break.  Thank you Carl.

Monday 23rd November 2015 – Helen and Martin;

This is our third visit to the Granary.  Cold and wet weekend but we were cosy and warm!  Great meal at the Highwayman.

Friday 20th November 2015 – Michelle and Paul and Driscoll the dog;

We had a wonderful, cosy and relaxing stay at the Granary.  The breakfast hamper was delicious and would recommend the Four Horseshoes pub. Going home relaxed and happy……thank you!

Sunday 15th November 2015 – Jenny and Derek;

Our 8th visit to WFB and this time to the “Pop-up” Restaurant.  Always enjoyable and worthwhile coming – Mark’s food is amazing.  This place is a little gem in the Suffolk countryside!

Friday 13th November 2015 – Joyce and Nigel with Ben and Rosy the dogs;

Really enjoyed our stay here, lovely surroundings.  Great little walk to Church but beware of the Moat as the dogs went straight in!

Sunday 8th November 2015 – Tally and Julie;

Fantastic stay, perfect getaway break!

Friday 6th November 2015 – Steph and Joe with Rupert and Ida the dogs;

The Barn is so beautiful.  We loved taking the dogs for walks on the beaches and Alder Carr Farm is great to visit.  A massive thank you Carl for a lovely warm welcome and for all the hard work you have and still put into the Barn complex.

Friday 30th October 2015 – Tom and Suzi with Nemo the dog;

A fabulous mid-week break, with a warm welcome from Carl.  We loved our stay so much we arranged to stay an extra night!

Friday 16th October 2015 – Trish and John with Finlay the dog;

Home from home, thanks very much.  Really comfy, warm and well equipped Barn.

Friday 2nd October 2015 – Tim and Chris with Liston the dog;

Very enjoyable week again!

Sunday 27th September 2015 – Lauren and Marcus;

Monday 28th September 2015 – Laura and Marcus with Liston the dog;
Love, Love, Love!  So relaxed and chilled out.  Great stay – Thanks.

Sunday 6th September 2015 – Julia and Adam with Harvey the dog;
Beautiful and sympathetically restored Barn.  So nice to have somewhere to stay where the dog is welcome too.  Thank you.

Monday 31st August 2015 – Angie and Dave with Chris and Freddie the dogs;
The Granary is amazing and certainly lived up to our expectations.  Orford, Framlingham and Aldeburgh were lovely places.  We had a lovely time and hope to come again.

Friday 17th July 2015 – Paul and Maggie;
The Granary is wonderful and peaceful as many others before us have described.

Friday 10th July 2015 – Liz and Mike;
The Granary was a relaxing “oasis”.

Friday 3rd July 2015 – G and G;
Thanks again for a romantic week of relaxation.  Love this place!

Sunday 28th June 2015 – Paul and Carol with Poppy the dog;
Idyllic setting in wonderful renovated well equipped holiday home.

Friday 12 June 2015 – Julz with Mooi the hamster;
My second visit – wonderful place to stay in a fabulous location.

Friday 5th June 2015 – Julie and Kev with Coco the dog;
Lovely cosy and comfortable.  Thank you for a relaxing break.

Sunday 31st May 2015 – Kim and Christina with Milo and Milly the dogs;
Lovely weekend.

Monday 25th May 2015 – Linda and Tony with Holly the dog;
Beautiful setting and such a lovely barn.

Sunday 10th May 2015 – James and Nicola;
Granary Barn is beautifully renovated to perfection.

Friday 8 May 2015 – Ann and Tony with Poppy the dog;
An incredible time we have had at the Granary, by far the best accommodation we have stayed in.  Amazing and inspirational.

Monday 27th April 2015 – Viv and Keith with Milly the dog;
Really enjoyed staying in this peaceful, tranquil retreat. It has wow factor!

Friday 24th April 2015 – Sian and Kirsty with Buddy the dog;
Another incredible stay at the Granary Barn, immaculate.

Friday 17th April 2015 – Nicky and Jase with Holly the dog;

Our second visit to the Granary didn’t disappoint.  Lovely relaxing place.  Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful barn.

Friday 3rd April 2015 – Dawn and Paul with Sandy and Scamp the dogs;
Our eighth holiday at Wood Farm Barns.  We loved it as much as the first!  Thank you for always making our break so relaxed and comfortable.  You have truly created a beautiful relaxing home from home having renovated the Granary Barn.

Monday 16th March 2015 – Tracey and James;
Great cottage, really relaxing from our hustle and bustle life.  Thank you for the welcome pack and lovely touches.

Saturday 7th March 2015 – James and Kevin;
What a treat the Granary is – a real delight for history lovers and those who want to escape the City and explore the countryside.

Wednesday 4th March 2015 – Jenny and Derek with Poppy & Rosie the dog;
Another successful stay at the Granary for our seventh visit!  Carl has worked so hard to create this successful holiday getaway – the thought and imagination put in to make all your guests happy and want to return again.  Thank you so much.

Sunday 22nd February 2015 – Sian and Kirsty with Buddy the dog;
This is our first visit and we will be back to stay again at the Granary, as it is beautiful.  Thank you for our lovely welcome.

Monday 9th February 2015 – Alex and Graham with Poppy the dog;
This is our fourth visit to Wood Farm Barns and after a warm and friendly welcome it was lovely to relax in this beautiful accommodation.

Sunday 30th January 2015 – Seamus and Alison with Mickey the dog;
Magical Barn; perfect for our weekend retreat. Will highly recommend

Thursday 22nd January 2015 –  Sue and Richard with Seamus the dog;
Thanks Carl – another lovely long weekend stay.  See you soon

Friday 2nd January 2015 – Chris and Tim with Baxter & Bea the dogs;
A very enjoyable stay.  So much to see and do but such little time to do them so must come back.  Kept upstairs curtains open and enjoyed such fantastic sunrises.  The dogs are going to be miffed we’ve gone home!  It is clear Carl that you have put an enormous amount of thought into making our stay a wonderful experience, so thank you so much!

Sunday 21st December 2014 – Gary and Lesley with Toby & Truffels;
Such an enjoyable stay over Christmas.  The cottage is just perfect with so many thoughtful touches;  Breakfast hamper, Christmas hamper, and treats for the dogs! And not forgetting Carl’s Blackberry Gin which went down a treat! Lovely walks, enclosed garden.  Thank you for a fantastic Christmas break Carl, we will have no hesitation to recommend to friends and family

Friday 19th December 2014 – Joe and Georgie;
Such a lovely cottage, the welcome hamper was such a lovely touch.  We also loved the Christmas tree!  Thank you, you really thought of everything!

Monday 15th December 2014 – Terry and Shirley;
What a beautiful place to relax and unwind for a few days – don’t really want to go home!!  We will return – thank you Carl

Friday 12th December 2014 – Mike and Steve;
Beautiful little barn in a great location.  Have had a lovely break.  Will return ASAP.  Thanks Carl!

Friday 5th December 2014 – Mike and Yaruko with Pocky the dog;
Very clean, welcoming cottage, ideal for exploring this part of Suffolk. Perfect to come back to after trips to the coast.

Friday 21st November 2014 – Roman and Peter;
A dream weekend outside of London! Lovely to stay in such a magical space – chilling by the fire on a rainy November day, driving through the lovely countryside to Aldeburgh (the trees were reds, oranges, yellows and greens – a colourful spectacular time of year to be here).  When we get a place big enough for dogs, we will definitely bring them here for walks in such beautiful surroundings.  This cosy, humble and magical little place has inspired us!  Thank you.

Sunday 16th November 2014 – Tom and Vic with Dolly the dog;
On arriving at the Granary I thought I had walked into Snow Whites Cottage.  It  is simply beautiful with all the home comforts we require.  My lovely boyfriend booked the trip for my birthday and on the Saturday he proposed!  There could have been no better place that it could have happened.  To make it even lovelier our Chihuahua Dolly could share our special moment.  We will be back.

Friday 14th November 2014 – John and Alison with Dipper the dog;
Our first visit to the Granary.  The welcome basket was a lovely touch and milk in the fridge for our cuppa on our arrival.  It’s a home from home; every detail so well done! Lovely views, fab walking with the dog.  We have really enjoyed our few days and will be back again in the future.

Friday 7th November 2014 – Jenny and Derek with Rosie & Poppy the dogs;
Our 6th visit to Woodfarm Barns and another ‘pop – up’ restaurant this weekend.  As always, so very enjoyable.  Mark’s food is superb – delicate dishes, beautifully presented.  A work of Art! Carl’s welcome never fails and he treats everyone like long lost friends!  This whole complex is a little gem in the Suffolk Countryside.  We just love coming up here as do the dogs

Friday 31st October 2014 – Soph and Dan;
Another fantastic weekend at the Granary Barn.  Our second visit to what is a beautiful renovation of this historic barn.  We really don’t want to leave as it feels like ‘home’.  Thank you Carl for offering such a wonderful place to stay.  I am sure we will be back very soon.

Monday 27th October 2014 – Martin and Jo with Billy the dog;
Our 4th stay at WFB’s – 2nd time in the Granary Barn.  We come here for our getaway from it all breaks and Woodfarm Barns is the perfect place for it.  Thornham Walks; great for walking the dog, (look out for the deer), the walk to the local church through the fields is perfect to wear us and Billy out.  Zeera the local Indian takeaway hit the spot as usual (delivered so we didn’t have to venture out).  Thanks Carl for letting out your fab property – we’ll be back again.

Friday 24th October 2014 – The Harvey’s and Rigby the dog;
Celebrated our 22nd Wedding Anniversary in style; beautiful barn.  The view from the bedroom window was lovely.  First morning woke up to delightful birdsong and the night sky was full of the brightest stars because of no light pollution.  Thank you for the thoughtful touches  – bacon, eggs etc.  The surroundings were very good.  The Highwayman served us a lovely anniversary meal.

Monday 20th October 2014 – Jo ;
Impressive property and facilities.  Bury St. Edmunds a revelation.  Not just big chains – Many indies.   National Trust properties in area all first class. Hamper most welcome.

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sue and Sean;
Once again we have had a great time – nice and relaxed with a very pleasant jaunt to Southwold.  Checked out the Deli at the Chilli Farm just up the road, for further supplies of goodies, as we were very impressed with the hamper.  Keep up the good work and as the fates allow we will see you again next year.

Friday 10th October 2014 – Vee and Bear the dog;
A fabulous stay here in the very comfortable, private Granary Barn.  A great base for exploring.  Minsmere, Dunwich, Walberswick are all fabulous for walks with plenty of pubs and tea rooms.  Everywhere is dog friendly! Walking from the Church along the lane is not to be missed.  Breakfast hamper was wonderful and had a great selection plus a bonio for Bear!  It’s a haven of calm here and we will be back.

Monday 6th October 2014 – Sharon and Steve with Jay the dog;
Another great break at WFB’s.  As always comfortable and relaxing stay with the added feel of ambience and the log burner is a fantastic feel good factor.  Good place for the dog to relax too!  Hope to be back in the spring for another hollibobs.  Thanks for the deli hamper and the Prosecco Carl it was most appreciated.

Monday 29th September 2014 – Terry and Deborah with Shadow, Saffi and Ice the dogs;
Well what can we say other than BRILLIANT.  Carl thank you for making the stay so perfect.  Our 3 huskies have had a great time as well as Terry and I.  All the special touches make it perfect.  This is our first time away with our dogs and we will be back again.  We promised ourselves 5 days with NO television and we sure didn’t even turn it on as we spent the evenings bbqing and chilling. P.s dog tags – fantastic idea.

Friday 26th September 2014 – Dave and Julie with Bailey & Bentley the dogs;
What a lovely find.  It was great to find such a lovely place who are happy to make welcome our 2 lovely pups.  Facilities are great, cosy and comfortable with lots of great places to visit.  We will be back to visit many we didn’t have time for.  The Black Horse at Thorndon was very welcoming of the 2 dogs in the bar and Carvery excellent.  See you again soon.

Monday 22nd September 2014 – Kelly and Chris with Oskar the dog;
We have had a lovely stay here at the Granary.  Absolutely fabulous.  So nice to find somewhere that our dog is welcome and near so many great places.  The breakfast hamper was a welcome start to our holiday (and put to good use).  We had a fantastic walk out to Minsmere, with fish and chips looking over the fantastic view.  Thanks to Carl for making us welcome and making sure we have enjoyed ourselves.  Great stay!

Friday 19th September 2014 – Katherine, Sinbad, Sophie, Alice and Anna;
This is our first vist to WFB’s but hopefully not the last!  We’ve spent a wonderful weekend celebrating Frances’ and Allen’s wedding.  It’s been lovely having such an amazing place to stay.  Thank you Carl for the perfect weekend.

Sunday 14th September 2014 – Gill and Jim with Penny the dog;
This is our 2nd visit.  Such a lovely place to stay and recharge the batteries – just so relaxing.  Thank you Carl for being you and making Woodfarm Barns a wonderful place to stay and making us and Penny feel so welcome.  We have all had such a lovely time again.

Monday 8th September 2014 – Dawn and Paul with Sandy & Scamp the dogs;
We are on our 6th visit here and still love it as much as our 1st visit.  Although only an hour away from home for us, WFB’s is the perfect treat away from the stresses of work and we can feel ourselves relax as soon as we arrive here.  The dogs love it too and we always make sure they get their ‘beach fix’ with trips to Dunwich, Minsmere and Walberswick.  Thank you Carl for yet another wonderful break at your beautiful accommodation.  Hope to be back again in March!

Monday 1st September 2014 – Pat and Peter;
A lovely week in this characterful barn.  What a trip to Aldeburgh and Southwold – very pleasant.  Helmingham Hall gardens were beautiful, still lots of colour in the borders. The huge Aberdeen Angus cattle were quite incredible. Oh and mustn’t forget cream tea in the pretty café.  Managed to squeeze in a visit to Stonham Barns to see the Owls and the Meerkats (so sweet) before being amazed by the crazy houses in Lavenham – how are they still standing? Thank you Carl for all of those lovely extra’s  that you provided – very much appreciated.  Don’t forget the walk to Crowfield Church – it’s gorgeous.

Sunday 25th August 2014 – Danny and Barb with Gus & Hector the dogs;
A Much needed and relaxing break in what is close to the perfect accommodation.  The Granary is a stunning place to stay if you want to chill.  Sadly the sofa’s were a bit too comfortable after a glass of wine or two!  Gus and Hektor our two wire haired Vizlas’s thought it the perfect location too!  The Whitehorse at Easton had fantastic food and were very dog friendly.  All in all a great and relaxing week.

Friday 22nd August 2014 – Jeanette and Keith with Molly the dog;
Another lovely stay at WFB’s.  The Granary is a lovely, cosy retreat and a great place to relax and unwind. Carl is the perfect host as always.  The deli basket was amazing! Think we’ve got a taste for Suffolk Gold now!  A lot of thought , energy, blood, sweat and tears have gone into making this a lovely place to stay.  You should be very proud of what you have achieved here Carl.  Wishing you all the best for future years and who knows;  you could have Woodfarm Boats in a year or two??

Friday 15th August 2014 – Marco and Rose;
We had a great weekend break for our 10th Anniversary and enjoyed the calm of the Granary and local area.  Thank you Carl for your wonderful hospitality- your passion shows throughout.

Sunday 10th August 2014 – Tim and Lesley;
Lovely relaxing, romantic place to be.  Thoroughly enjoyed the Barn on our short visit.

Friday 1st August 2014 – Tracey and Matt with Bogey & George the dogs;
This was our first stay here  at WFB and hopefully the first of many more!! What a beautiful setting.  We absolutely love it here and our dogs have enjoyed every minute too.  Sizewell beach was perfect for a late afternoon outing.  Aldeburgh was lovely too; best fish & chips & ice creams.  Framlingham had a lovely nature reserve walk with delicious cream teas at the Castle Inn.  Thank you again for a wonderful stay.

Monday 25th July 2014 – Ryan and Suzy with Pepper the dog;
A lovely relaxing time spent here at the Granary. Took a trip to Minsmere – beautiful and perfect for our dog Pepper to enjoy her first trip to the beach.  Carl has thought of everything that you could possibly need for a lovely break in the countryside. The secure garden was great for Pepper and allowed us to relax knowing she was safe.  We enjoyed using the BBQ and a trip to the Blackhorse for some amazing pub grub.  All in all a Fab weekend!

Friday 18th July 2014 – Joyce and James with Sophie & Rosie the dogs;
A very relaxing time and the weather was exceptional.  Lots to do and see.  Spacious garden for our dogs to roam around.  Thank you Carl.

Friday 11th July 2014 – Roy and Joan;
After Carl’s friendly and informative introduction and welcome, we found the Granary very cosy and providing for all our needs.  The ‘What to Do’ is so useful and a happy peep into the history of the Granary and all the local amenities.  We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay which was to celebrate our Diamond Wedding Anniversary.

Wednesday 16th July 2014 – Emma and Peter & dogs;
We have enjoyed a lovely, relaxing but all too brief stay in the Granary.  Carl a fantastic host providing a beautiful home from home atmosphere here in Suffolk.  Will highly recommend to friends and family and no doubt be back again soon.  Our two dogs loved having a safe garden to roam in.

Friday 11th July – Steve and Heather with Jet & Bran the dogs;
Our 4th visit! We have returned again to the Granary for a few days of rest and relaxation.  Carl as friendly as always and an excellent host.  All the extra’s make this a lovely holiday.  Framlingham on Tuesday’s for the market, Helmingham Hall for lunch in the Coach House tearooms – delightful! Suffolk is a favourite of ours and The Granary feels like a home from home.  Thanks again, we will be back.

Friday 4th July – G & G;
We arrived at the Granary truly looking forward to our romantic get away.  It was all that we hoped for and more! Carl’s welcome started a fantastic few days of chilling, bbq ing and visiting this beautiful area.  The breakfast hamper was fab and so was the herb garden.

Monday 15th June 2014 – Sandra and Graham;
What a lovely place the Granary is we want to pick it up and take it home! The welcome basket was just that, filled with lovely produce and saved us going straight back out to search for a shop. Great places to visit include; Southwold, Aldeburgh, Crowfield Church, Woodbridge, Debenham and the Owl Sanctuary round the corner. Loved the sight and sounds of the birds in the garden. All in all we have had a great time and hope to return soon

Sunday 25th May 2014 – Andy and Cat with Mutley the dog;
This was our first visit to the Granary and it was an absolute pleasure. It was made even more enjoyable as we were allowed to bring Mutley! Carl was here to welcome us and the breakfast basket was spot on! We liked the history behind Woodfarm and enjoyed the picture book detailing the restoration. The local area was extremely scenic with easy access; walking Mutley was a joy. We will definitely stay again as the Granary was ideal

Friday 23rd May 2014 – Phil and Mary;
We have really enjoyed our second visit to Suffolk, by strange coincidence the cottage we stayed in before had also been restored by Carl with the same style and attention to detail that makes the Granary such a delightful place to stay. We have enjoyed visiting Sutton Hoo and the Museum of East Anglian Life but Orford Castle and town were the highlights of our visit, with a wonderful smokery selling yummy smoked fish, meat and cheese! Many thanks Carl for a lovely place to stay

Friday 16th May 2014 – Colin and Sharon with Murphy the dog;
The Granary barn is a lovely cottage that has been transformed into a perfect place to stay. The garden and surrounding fields have been perfect for our dog Murphy. The closeness to the coast was a big plus and there are many beautiful small towns to visit and source freshly caught fish. Thanks to Carl for a very enjoyable break, good luck for the future

Friday 9th May 2014 – Richard and Liz with Holly the dog;
We have so enjoyed our stay at the Granary Barn. It’s a beautiful cottage and you have thought of everything to help make our stay perfect! Thank you. We ate out at the Four Horseshoes – very good, and the Shepherd & Dog – Excellent! We did some great walks around Debenham and Earl Soham – The home brew at the Victoria in Earl Soham was excellent!

Friday 2nd May 2014 – Mike & Emma;
What a wonderful place to discover the beautiful county of Suffolk from! Ideal for thirteen members of our family to meet up and have fun. The bike rides were a huge success! We’ll leave with fond memories and look forward to coming back – we’ll bring our friends next time!

Easter 2014 – Kate & Robert with Ruby the dog;
Perfect place to rest after spring pointing test with Ruby! Excellent holiday accommodation and a fenced garden for the dog. Hope to return to see more of this beautiful Suffolk countryside

Friday 4th April – Judith & David;
My signing up for a days course in creative stained glass at the Viking stained glass shop in Needham Market gave us a great excuse to come back for another holiday in The Granary! Again, our stay has been relaxing, comfortable and the whole ambience of the place is so pleasant. Thank you Carl and team for another great break in sunny Suffolk

Friday 28th March 2014 – Gill & Jim with Penny the dog;
I was so excited about coming here to chill out and do nothing and I was not dissapointed.The Granary Barn is warm and cosy it just seems to hug you. Carl is lovely and makes you feel so welcome. Nothing is too much trouble for him and I feel as if I’ve known him for ages. He has thought of everything. The breakfast basket is great, my husband thought he had died and gone to heaven as he never has a cooked breakfast at home. Everything was so fresh. The Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket is well worth a visit and you can even take dogs in. Great dog-friendly places to eat are; Flora’s fish n chips at Dunwich Beach, The Harbour Inn, Southwold, The Ship at Dunwich and The Trowel & Hammer in Cotton. The best part was coming back to the Granary for a hug. That’s the only way I can describe it. Thank you Carl, we will be back if you’ll have us

Sunday 23rd March 2014 – Rob & Andrea;
We arrived late on Friday but this was no problem and we were made to feel welcome from the off. The lights were on which is only a small thing but made us feel really welcome. The breakfast basket was terrific and we enjoyed a fry up on our first morning, the produce was really lovely. We spent the day in Southwold on the Suffolk Coast, which was lovely. The pier is great, with cafe’s and shops on it. The Highwyman pub is only a short drive away and is very nice. Really friendly staff, nice atmosphere and good food. The cottage is so well presented and spotlessly clean. Perfect place to spend a relaxing, romantic weekend. Thank you for the lovely stay xx

Friday 21st March 2014 – Simon & Glenda;
We really had a wonderful holiday. We wanted somewhere to chill and relax and we enjoyed many lovely bike rides around the surrounding Suffolk countryside. The best bit was coming back here, lighting the wood burning stove and opening the wine. We are both now chilled totally and we don’t want to leave! Crowfield Church is really charming xx

Monday 17th March 2014 – Dan & Sarah:
Dan and I came for a romantic ‘getaway’weekend and we had an absolutely fabulous time. The Granary was all that we could have hoped for. We were met by Carl who gave us a lovely warm welcome. The breakfast basket was such a lovely touch. The Granary, the gounds and the whole weekend was perfect. Thank you Carl, we will be back!! PS – we don’t want to leave!

Friday 14th March 2014 – Bernadette with Otis & Tiny the dogs;
This was my first visit to the Granary and definitely not the last. I felt so at home here. Going out and about was wonderful but coming back was a joy. This was also my first holiday in Suffolk. I was bowled over by how pretty it is, peaceful and laid back. Locally I went next door to Suffolk Surplus and came away with a bow-fronted tall-boy. I took the dogs to Southwold and they had a wonderful time on the enormous beach. Carl is a wonderful host but not intrusive. He has an absolute gem here and I would recommend a stay here to anyone and defy them not to enjoy it! My dogs loved it too. They have never had so many walks. Our every day dog walk route was next door to Crowfield Church and a yomp across the fields. Thank you so much Carl for a wonderful, ‘lives up to expectations’ break away from my busy life xx

Monday 3rd March 2014 – Jenny & Derek with Rosie & Poppy the dogs;
Another visit to the Granary and to eat at Carl & Mark’s Pop Up Restaurant again. This is a great experience with superb food and cookery lesson with Mark. Definitely recommended. You have a winning formula and we wish you the very best for the future. All in all, another great weekend, very many thanks to you both

Monday 24th February 2014 – Paul & Naomi and the dog;
What an amazing barn conversion. Totally loved reading about it’s building work and painstaking restoration. The finished article is a real credit to those involved. It’s cosy, warm and comfy and VERY VERY beautiful! Spent a gorgeous day in Southwold with our little dog; the beach was lovely and very well maintained. We went to Lavenham and OMG, if you like something quaint and out of the ordinary you absolutely must go there! Best cream tea in the world at Chilli & Chives in the High Street. Freshly baked scones with lashings of fresh whipped cream and raspberry jam to die for! Some beautiful churches including Crowfield and Blythburgh. The barn was a fantastic find – we couldn’t have asked for more – we will be back soon! Great holiday cottage. Thanks and love

Sunday 10th February 2014 – Charles and Belinda;
A lovely haven, a kindly welcome on a wet and stormy night and every thoughful possible comfort in the cottage. Certainly the best local information I’ve ever seen and that was before the book of comments! Toasty warm, plus the wifi, stove and atmosphere. Sheer luxury. The lot! Many thanks Carl. A wonderful stay and the friendly welcome that began it so well!

Monday 27th January 2014 – Jo and Tony with Motley the dog;
Short break away from home and work. Fantastic holiday cottage to unwind in. Easy to walk our dog along the roads despite all the rain and flooded footpaths. Having a fenced garden was a bonus for the dog and the barn was snug and practical. The Indian takeaway delivered which was a bonus too and we also visited the Deli at the Chilli Farm. Thank you Carl, back in the summer

Sunday 19th January 2014 – Laura & Matt:
We’ve had a lovely weekend enjoying, relaxing and doing nothing for a few days. The holiday cottage is beautifully presented and just what we were hoping for. The welcome hamper is a nice touch, especially the cookies. We went to Long Melford and Lavenham which were very picturesque. We really enjoyed 745pm restaurant and would definitely recommend it for an evening out. Sunday lunch at The Highwayman was nice, as was The Angel in Debenham. Sure we will be back as we’ve loved Suffolk

Monday 13th January 2014 – Martin & Helen;
This is our 2nd visit to the Granary and a belated Xmas for us and Carl kindly put the decorations back up for us! Such a beautiful holiday cottage. We had a lovely day at Southwold; nice beach and pier, plenty of shops and galleries. Can recommend Beckenhams tea shop down in a tudor cellar. Lavenham is the place to go for old timber framed buildings at crazy angles! The Four Horseshoes was fabulous. Great food, huge portions. Have a go on Daisy the tandem – great fun!

Monday 16th December 2013 – Rob and Claire;
My girlfriend and I chose the Granary as our first romantic weekend break away together. This is the perfect holiday cottage and we will soon be returning. We personally loved the log fire, listening to the radio and looking out across the fields from the bedroom. Many thanks for your hospitality and beautiful cottage

Friday 13th December 2013 – David and Judith;
We have had a very relaxing time in this wonderful barn conversion. Thank you for all the thoughtful touches such as the welcome basket, the christmas decorations and the well equipped kitchen. Lavenham, Long Melford and Needham Market are the ideal places to
visit in these short daylight hours. We have looked forward to the warmth and comfort of the barn for the evenings. We will recommend you to our friends. Thank you very much

Monday 9th December 2013 – Matt and Holly;
Thanks for a lovely romantic getaway to celebrate our first wedding anniversary – so cosy and relaxing here, it seems Carl has thought of everything you might need, whether you want to stay in and enjoy the barn or go out and explore. Lovely walks and enjoyed
the sunsets over the fields. We especially loved the Christmas decorations and welcome basket

Friday 8th November 2013 – Rosie and Calvin;
Well, what can I say and where do I start? We booked upon and enthusiastic recommendation from our friend Claire for a mini-honeymoon break (a mini-moon if you will) Carl was immediately friendly and helpful and we knew we were on to something. Upon arrival we found out Claire had ordered us some bubbly! The place is fantastic and
provided us with two days of newly wedded bliss. The weather wasn’t great but if Carl could have sorted that out on top of his hospitality he would have done! We will
be telling everyone we know about the Granary and Woodfarm. Fantastic Holiday place! Thank you! xxx

Sunday 3rd November 2013 – Andreas and Elias;
We took to cycling in earnest and went off in search of pubs and places to see. The ride down the lane to Coddenham is beautiful and relatively car-free. Recommended. The little ‘village’ of holiday cottages that Carl has created is tremendously cute with lovely touches everywhere. The Granary was superb! Carl is a warm and cheerful man and made us super-welcome! Thank you

Friday 1st November 2013 – Rob and Alison
We arrived on the day of the ‘Storm of 2013’! After a long journey we were welcomed by Carl, with a log fire and candles lit. We can recommend watching the stars and the moon rise from the bed and the sunrise was beautiful too. We did a lovely walk to Crowfield Church down the road then across the footpaths to the village. The Granary is a fantastic barn and Carl is a great host. We wish we were staying longer and will definitely be back to see everything Suffolk has to offer, as well as enjoying this gem of a holiday cottage!

Friday 25th October 2013 – Pete and Sharon with Hollie the dog;
Our first visit to the Granary and it was lovely. Very cosy and comfortable. Had two good days out with our dog Hollie – 1st day to the Gainsborough trail and the 2nd
to Framlingham Castle. Look forward to returning

Monday 21st October 2013 – Sue and Sean;
My 4th time at Woodfarm, 1st time at The Granary. Total holiday heaven! All the small touches are perfect and Carl is magic. Didn’t need to go anywhere but took a trip to Aldeburgh. We went to the Upper Deck restaurant, which was fabulous. Try the scampi! Love it so much here, will be back next year!

Friday 4th October 2013 – Dave and Caroline;
Great weeks holiday (incredible weather!) The Granary was perfect for the two of us (plus dog!) Lovely breakfast hamper and great welcome from Carl (wine a nice touch) Recommend Emmetts at Peasenhall (Deli and Cafe) Alder Carr Farm Shop, Aldeburgh, Southwold and Walberswick. Would have loved to have tried 745pm but David was on hilday. Will have to come again (Hooray!)

Friday 20th September 2013 – Tony and Philippa with Hetty the dog;
Great stay in a great holiday cottage – thank you! Welcome basket and logs especially appreciated and all the local information. Carl’s suggestion to visit the local church was really appreciated – What a gem! There are so many beautiful places to see – we especially liked Bury St Edmunds, Southwold and the villages of Debenham and Framlingham. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Suffolk, thank you!

Monday 23rd September 2013 – Dawn and Paul with Sandy & Scamp the dogs;
Our 4th visit to Woodfarm Barns and our 3rd time staying in the Granary. The whole site is brilliantly presented and so many important details have been considered. We come for the calm and relaxing atmosphere and because we enjoy the very high quality luxury accommodation but can still bring our two dogs. Dunwich and Walberswick offer great walks along the coastline and the dogs are allowed on the beach too! Thank you for yet another lovely short-break. We are planning to return again soon!

Sunday 15th September 2013 – Lisa and Ben with Captain Shiny Ears (!) the dog:
Lovely base for a holiday, great to venture out and about from, or even just stay in and enjoy the barn itself. Really nice to see the renovation book and see how it came to be in it’s current (beautiful) condition. Can thoroughly recommend the Deli @ the Chilli Farm. Lovely owner, great food and delicious treacle bacon to take home! A lovely time was had by all, many thanks xxx

Sunday 8th September – Daryl and Alan:
Perfect romantic getaway, far enough away to feel alone – close enough not to feel abandoned. Would love to come back and stay longer.Welcome basket was brilliant and Carl was very helpful

Friday 30th August 2013 – Lia and Aaron with Duke the dog:
The holiday cottage was amazing, so cosy and comfortable. Carl was a lovely host and we found the welcome to be lovely and warm. The breakfast hamper is a great touch. Our dog loved the walks by the local church and we had a lovely evening in the White Horse in Easton. Also had a drink in the Kings Head in Laxfield – cute, dog-friendly pub and village. Spent an afternoon in Aldeburgh which we highly recommend. A great 5 days of romance and relaxation – Thank you xxx

Monday 26th August 2013 – Mike And Karen:
Very impressed with the welcome and accommodation. Breakfast hamper – really nice touch. Highlights for us were Lavenham and Framlingham. The Four Horseshoes was great – good pub grub. The Thorndon Black Horse was also great; very friendly service and great steak and ale pie. If you like reclamation, the place next door is well worth a visit. Very enjoyable and relaxing Holiday in Suffolk

Monday 12th August 2013 – Marie and Peter with Nellie & O’Malley the dogs:
Lovely comfortable holiday cottage in superb surroundings. Great walks for our two dogs. Recommend the Emmerdale farmshop at Yoxford, the butchers is open on a Sunday. Great place to visit is Dunwich – circular walks with the dogs through gorse and heather with the pebbly beach just a stroll away. Thought the idea of extra wine in the kitchen a great idea – hic! The enclosed garden truly was, as our Houdini dogs didn’t get out! Loved the little church down the road; a good leg-stretch for the dogs first thing in the morning. Will definitely recommend the Woodfarm complex to others coming to Suffolk. Thanks very much for a great anniversary weekend

Friday 9th August 2013 – Josi, Rob & Mikey:
AMAZING cottage for a short-break with our one year old son. Carl’s friendly welcome made us feel at home straight away. The breakfast hamper was a particularly lovely gesture. We visited Southwold on a beautiful sunny day – perfect for lazing on the beach and eating fish & chips at the pier. Lavenham was gorgeous, the buildings are incredible – definitely worth visiting. The Dennington Queen served yummy food and had a peaceful outside area. This is our first visit to Suffolk and there is so much to see and discover, we will definitely be returning. The Granary has played a huge part in making our family holiday so relaxing (as relaxing as it can be with a small child!)

Monday 5th August 2013 – Kirsty, Josh and Pepper the dog:
Thank you Carl for making our stay so memorable. The barn is so perfect and we will never forget our stay here. Our stay has been so important as our wedding was on Saturday 3rd August. The barn gave us a safe and beautiful place to come back to after days of planning and prepping. The perfect place to spend our wedding night!!! We couldn’t have chosen a better place to spend our first romantic day as a married couple! Thank you

Monday 29th July 2013, Helen & Martin
The Granary is truly enchanting, we’ve had a wonderful time here, it is fantastic! We visited Needham Market, which was lovely and the Highwayman was excellent – very nice staff & good food. We walked to the church, very nice. Aldeburgh was good on the coast. We’ve had wonderful weather but would love to return in the winter just to get the woodburner lit. Thank you so much, it’s been an amazing holiday

19th July 2013 – Debra & Jim with Sam the dog
We have spent 4 glorious days at the Granary, with temperatures reaching 30 degrees! A beautiful holiday cottage and a perfect escape with the dog, with everything we needed thought of. The walk to Crowfield Church is well worth it and Aldeburgh and Lavenham are ‘musts’. Our favourite pub was the White Horse at Easton – Wonderful food and they allow dogs inside. A big thank you to Carl

Sunday 7th July 2013 – Sasha & Ben
Heavenly retreat. Thoroughly enjoyed the short-break away from the hustle and bustle of London. The welcome touches and beautiful basket much appreciated. I have never felt so relaxed and comfortable in such a lovely luxurious place. Cannot think of a better holiday cottage anywhere. Will definitely be returning

Friday, 28th of June, 2013, Linda & Michael: 
Homely, relaxing stay. Nice thoughtful touches. Friendly area.

Friday, 28th of June, 2013, Graham: 
What a wonderful place to celebrate my 80 birthday! With my family around me. We all enjoyed our stay so much and the younger ones, stressed by this modern life, left feeling refreshed and ready to face the working week again. With the whole family taking over the farmhouse, it’s been a wonderful family holiday. Many thanks Carl.

Friday, 28th of June, 2013, Linda: 
Brilliant, relaxing and comfortable stay. The Barns is a beautiful design and we admired all the touches. Well thought out extras at the property like the provision of bikes + DVDs.

Monday, 17th of June, 2013, Stevie: 
Another great stay, this one is a real credit to you. A joyous place to stay and a really great story behind its renovation. Fabulous holiday cottage in beautiful the rural Suffolk countryside

Sunday, 9th of June, 2013, Joannie & Zillah: 
Beautiful holiday cottage with lovely scenery. Would definitely like to come back.

Friday, 7th of June, 2013, Simon & Gill: 
What a wonderful, relaxing time but far too short, weather beautiful. BBQ both days and sat out till late with a bottle or two. We will definitely return for a longer holiday. Thank you

Thursday, 30th of May, 2013, Andrew: 
The email from Carl, once we had booked The Granary, was to find out our interests and what we were going to do in Suffolk on our holiday. This was very thoughtful. The Granary welcome pack was very generous and the “What to Do” folder is excellent. The DVD selection were beyond expectations. A fabulous holiday cottage.

Saturday, 25th of May, 2013, Gail: 
Perfect for a cosy and romantic weekend away. Well designed and appointed. Can’t wait to come back.

Sunday, 28th of April, 2013, Philip & Rebecca: 
We had a great time. It was the perfect holiday getaway for our honeymoon

Sunday, 7th of April, 2013, Clare: 
We were delighted with the holiday cottage and facilities. Such a warm welcome by Alex. The cottage has a lovely cosy and relaxed atmosphere
 

Monday, 1st of April, 2013, Dawn & Paul:
Our 3rd visit to Woodfarm Barns (2nd to The Granary)! We absolutely love coming to stay here. The properties are so beautifully presented and yet we can still bring the dogs to enjoy such a fantastic setting. Thank you!

Monday, 18th of March, 2013, Alison:
Fantastic ‘get-away from it all’ breakMonday, 11th of March, 2013, Stewart:
This restored barn has charm and comfort. With the rural Suffolk countryside right outside the front door its a great getaway
Thursday, 3rd of January, 2013, Lynne & Darren:

Everything was just perfect – thank you!

Friday, 28th of December, 2012, Jon:
Beautiful, cosy, well equipped cottage. The warm welcome from Carl on our arrival as he showed us round was great. I suspect we will be back!
 

Saturday, 24th of November, 2012, John:
A delightful little barn conversion, finished to high standard. Warm and cosy with Woodburning stove. A lovely bedroom with a picture window overlooking the fields. We loved few days here in the winter and look forward to another visit in the summer.

Monday, 5th of November, 2012, Elizabeth:
What an absolutely beautiful and wonderful cottage. We had such a lovely weekend break away. We didn’t want to leave and we will absolutely be back again.
 
Monday, 22nd of October, 2012, Jane:
Beautiful little holiday retreat in Suffolk and just what we needed after the hustle & bustle of the city

Sunday, 30th of September, 2012, Sara:
Wonderful stay with you again…. see you next year.

Monday, 17th of September, 2012, Trevor & Alma:
Super barn in a beautiful setting, an ideal base to explore Suffolk. Fabulous holiday, thank you Carl

Sunday, 9th of September, 2012, Stone:
A lovely weekend, in a gorgeous cosy holiday cottage. Loved the churchyard view and peaceful setting. Super meal in the Fox. Highly recommended

Friday, 31st of August, 2012, Yvonne & Roy:
Wonderful relaxing break, did not want to leave, will definitely be back for a longer holiday. Beautiful cottage

Monday, 20th of August, 2012, Rob:
Had an exquisite relaxing weekend in stunning surroundings. The cottage and garden were the highlight and we will be sure to return soon

Monday, 13th of August, 2012, Jasmine:
Cosy & friendly holiday cottage
 
Friday, 20th of July, 2012, Graeme & Rachel:
Extremely homely & welcoming. Great conversion, with fantastic period features. Excellent host. The location is perfect for long walk with or without dogs. Lots of choice of pubs around the area!
 
Thursday, 12th of July, 2012, Dawn:
Beautiful property and made to feel very welcome by Carl on our arrival. Great location and the dogs have had a wonderful holiday too! Can’t wait to book another break!
 
Sunday, 10th of June, 2012, Rob & Grace:
Beautiful Barn conversion. Very cosy and luxurious without losing the modern comforts. Very good lighting system in the bedroom. Truly enjoyable stay and we will be definitely be recommending this as the perfect Suffolk holiday cottage
 
Sunday, 27th of May, 2012, Victoria:
Beautiful holiday cottage. Thank You Carl for a lovely greeting, despite our delayed journey.
 
Wednesday, 23rd of May, 2012, Claire:
The perfect cottage for a romantic break with dogs tagging along. The secure garden was a godsend, the cottage was ideal for our needs and the dogs!
 
Friday, 11th of May, 2012, Linda:
A stunning property in a great location. Warmly welcomed by Carl, we were given a guided tour, the left alone. We couldn’t have asked for a better weekend away. Very romantic cottage
 
Sunday, 6th of May, 2012, Liz:
The Granary is a beautiful barn conversion, equipped with everything you could possibly want for a perfect romantic holiday/ break
 
Friday, 4th of May, 2012, Ann:
A truly stunning holiday cottage for a romantic break for two
 
Friday, 20th of April, 2012, Cathy:
Good location to access many places. A beautiful holiday cottage from an old farm building!
 
Friday, 13th of April, 2012, David:
A wonderful break from the chaos of London with beautiful dog friendly walks straight from the door. Lovely holiday cottage
 
Monday, 12th of March, 2012, Victor:
We had a blissful weekend in Suffolk, made even more special by fabulous accommodation. Would highly recommend!
 
Friday, 2nd of March, 2012, Paul:
A lovely, very comfortable cottage and the best welcome pack we have ever had
 
Thursday, 23rd of February, 2012, Emma:
The Granary is exactly what you would expect from a cosy country cottage. Wood burning stove was perfect on returning from long dog walks in the area
 
Friday, 17th of February, 2012, Anna:
Absolutely everything included that we would require even the romantic candles and thoughtful welcome pack. A real home from home
 
Friday, 10th of February, 2012, Robbie:
It was beautiful peaceful & blissfully happy on Valentine weekend. Perfect romantic cottage holiday
 
Thursday, 2nd of February, 2012, Paul & Sophie:
The perfect cottage for a peaceful retreat.Excellent accommodation, welcome basket and supplies.- never stayed anywhere that provides this – a great touch. Our expectations were more than exceeded. Romantic, luxurious and relaxing
 
Friday, 20th of January, 2012, Jill & Adam:
We had a fantastic weekend at The Granary. A beautiful holiday cottage, a friendly warm welcome and plenty to see and do nearby. We just wished that we could have stayed longer.
 
Thursday, 12th of January, 2012, Simon:
The Granary is a beautiful rural bolt hole that is even more amazing in the flesh than the pictures on the website. Thank you, we will be back. Great holiday
 
Monday, 2nd of January, 2012, Paul & Penny:
A great little barn. Perfect for seeing in our 1st New Year together. Couldn’t think of a more romantic time
 
Tuesday, 20th of December, 2011, Caroline & Derek:
Cutest & most romantic English cottage in the Country!
 
Monday, 19th of December, 2011, Dominique & Jody:
We had a wonderful time at The Granary. A romantic getaway. Everything was perfect, even for Riley, our dog. We cannot wait to come back !
 
Friday, 16th of December, 2011, Elaine & George:
We have enjoyed a very relaxing 4 night mini-holiday at The Granary. The cottage is beautiful and very homely. The wood burner was very welcomed in mid December. We hope to return next year
 
Friday, 9th of December, 2011, Trina & Dan:
A hidden gem in an idyllic location. The Granary is a beautiful place to stay in the middle of the Suffolk countryside but within a short driving distance to plenty of local attractions. Carl offered us such a warm welcome. We really did enjoy our holiday here. We would definitely love to return again soon
 
Friday, 18th of November, 2011, Nicola:
What a fantastic place. For once, the real life product surpassed all expectations. The welcome was incredibly warm and every tiny detail had been thought of and catered for. Stunning holiday cottage
 
Monday, 14th of November, 2011, Jane & John:
Superb renovation. Peaceful & tranquil. We will certainly recommend to friends and family as THE cottage for a holiday in Suffolk!
 
Friday, 4th of November, 2011, Anne & Pete:
A warm welcome. Excellent accommodation. The Granary is an inspirational beautiful restoration and to be able to be enjoyed by so many as it is a holiday cottage is perfect
 
Monday, 17th of October, 2011, Kathryn & Kevin:
Thanks for a wonderful stay at The Granary. A lovely & thoughtful conversion throughout. A great place and area to explore Suffolk. The wood burner is a great extra to add to the cosiness of the underfloor heating. We would love to return someday.
 
Sunday, 16th of October, 2011, Lee & Angela:
We had a wonderful weeks holiday. The cottage is even better than the pictures
suggest
 
Sunday, 9th of October, 2011, Joyce & Christine:
A lovely holiday cottage with a romantic bedroom and lovely views of the garden.Sunday, 25th of September, 2011, Andrew:
The perfect cottage for a relaxing break. It really does have everything. Can’t wait to come back again.Monday, 12th of September, 2011, Margaret:
The Granary is a real treasure, very comfortable and beautiful. The perfect position to explore Suffolk. Friendly and warm welcome from Carl the perfect start to my holiday.Friday, 9th of September, 2011, Fiona:
Fantastic accommodation. As cosy and lovely as described on website. Great holidaySunday, 4th of September, 2011, Sheryl & Jonathan:
The Granary is a cosy, comfortable, beautiful furnishings & situated in a peaceful rural location. Perfect for a relaxing break with our 2 dogs. We will return for another lovely break, I am sure.Friday, 2nd of September, 2011, John:
This was our 2nd visit to The Granary and once again found it to be the perfect getaway, especially as we had 2 days. Longer holiday next time!Sunday, 7th of August, 2011, Angela:
It’s been as lovely as it looked on the website. Great cottageSunday, 31st of July, 2011, Royston & Pauline:
A real gem. Great attention to detail, very comforatable and perfectly situated for dog walking and exploring this lovely county of SuffolkMonday, 11th of July, 2011, Fiona & Steve:
Beautiful cottage, fantastic views and a very warm welcome. Loved it !!Thursday, 7th of July, 2011, Roy and Lesley:
True to its description. Beautifully restored. The bedroom window is a triumph! You can see the whole of Suffolk!Friday, 24th of June, 2011, Mike and Linda:
Beautifully renovated property, set in ideal location for exploring Suffolk.Friday, 17th of June, 2011, Angela:
Lovely holiday cottage, as always. Thank you for the welcome pack.Thursday, 2nd of June, 2011, John:
The Granary at Crowfield was excellent in every way. The standard of accommodation and attention to detail is second to none. A real bonus finding high quality dog friendly accommodation in such a beautiful area.Sunday, 29th of May, 2011, Margarita:
A gorgeous little barn with the most amazing bedroom. Behind the bed is a wall of windows looking across the fields with amazing sunrisesWednesday, 25th of May, 2011, Graham and Claire:
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this delightful, character barn conversion full of charm and very welcoming. Lovely enclosed garden for the dog. Lots of lovely walks nearby.Saturday, 21st of May, 2011, Phil:
All pretty perfect, barn beautifully turned out. Location brilliant and hosts caring and welcoming. Many thanks.Sunday, 15th of May, 2011, Danielle:
Beautiful holiday cottage, lovely personal touches make it extra special. It is set in a quiet location with lots of things to do. Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend of peace and quiet and relaxation. Definitely coming back.Friday, 29th of April, 2011, Caroline and Andrew:
We were absolutely delighted to be staying in this delightful holiday cottage. Everything has been thought of and it felt very luxurious and special.
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Alde Barn - luxurious Self-Catering Holiday Cottage in Suffolk

Friday 28th June 2019 – The Scotts with Willa the dog;
We came for our honeymoon and on arrival “happy tears” over the attention to detail, treats for our dog, postcards already stamped!  We made good use of the BBQ and the hot tub.  Can’t wait to come back again.

Friday 21st June 2019 – Siobhan and Gary with Teddy the dog;
A fabulous few days at Alde Barn.  Homely and comfortable with everything you need and more.  The barn garden was safe for dogs as was the meadow.  Our favourite beach was Southwold.  Would highly recommend The Grundisburgh Dog for food.  A wonderful break!

Sunday 16th June 2019 – Jon and Alan with Ozzie the dog;
A wonderful relaxing time!  Despite the poor weather we enjoyed some of the local walks.  We visited Hopppit and Hogkiss Woods and Dunwich beach.

Monday 3rd June 2019 – Sharon and Mark with Betty and Otis the dogs;
LOVE IT!  We’ll be back!

Monday 29th April 2019 – Alison and Shelly with Ted the dog;
Had such a lovely stay, never stayed anywhere so quiet and peaceful. Enjoyed
exploring the lovely countryside and enjoyed Snape seeing the WFBarge.

Monday 22nd April 2019 – Sally and Tony with Jason and Rudy the dogs;
We loved every bit of our stay with all the little home comforts. We ate at the Crown
in Stowupland most nights and enjoyed trips to Framlingham and Dunwich Beach.
Thank you so much.

Monday 15th April 2019 – Perry and Sam, baby Hugo and Bob the dog;
We had a great time and the hot tub was a lovely way to end the day after long
walks. The River Green Café at Debenham had great food, highly recommend for a
nice lunch. Thank you for a great stay.

Sunday 3rd March 2019 – David and Cleo with Bons the dog;
Loved the Barn, very well thought out with everything you could need. We felt like
VIP’s all weekend. Our dog was so excited and enjoyed the meadow.
Sunday 10 th February 2019 – Diane and Adam;
So enjoyed relaxing in front of the fire, dipping into the hot tub and exploring the
area. Loved the idea of stamped postcards to send to family & friends; loved the dog
treats and loved the mugs to take away. Thank you!

Friday 8th February 2019 – Tamsin and Ashley;
We’ve had such a lovely time here. The hot tub was great. The Barn café at Alder
Carr was a good choice, and also enjoyed a meal at the Crown at Stowupland.

Tuesday 24 th August 2018 – John and Catherina;
Our second stay which we cannot fault. Will definitely be back in the near future.
Lovely walks at Woodbridge, Aldeburgh and the never ending beach at Dunwich.

Friday 17 th August 2018 – Lynden and Ivi with Leffer and Hapkin the dogs;
A very nice relaxing week at Alde. The dogs loved the play field across the road.
We can see why people come repeatedly.

Friday 10 th August 2018 – Julie, Warren and Oscar the dog;
We came to get away from the hussle and bussle of everyday life and chill! We
enjoyed buying fresh fish from the seafront at Aldeburgh and cooking on our return
to the barn. A meal at the Crown and for walks, at Thornham and down the road to
Crowfield Church.

Sunday 5 th August 2018 – Kim and Dave;
Can’t say enough about such a wonderful experience the Team at WFB have made
for us. A wonderful weekend and we will most definitely return.

Monday 30 th July 2018 – Simon and Kay with Dylan the dog;
The barn was better than our expectations. Loved the local produce in the breakfast
hamper and the facilities for dogs are so well thought out and really enhanced the
stay. Carl has created a little bit of paradise in Suffolk – perfect!

Friday 27 th July 2018 – Kelly and Dean with Willow the dog;
The cottage has everything you might need for a relaxing break in hot weather, we
had a wonderful time and will be recommending WFB to our friends and family. We
enjoyed the hot tub every evening once it had cooled down!

Sunday 24 th June 2018 – Hannah and Tiernan with Minnie and Mia the dogs;
A lovely weekend, with a great hamper for us and the treats for dogs! The barn is
beautiful and cosy with everything you need. Dunwich Beach is great for dogs –
quiet and very long so they can run for miles!
Saturday 2 nd June 2018 – Tamsie and James;

Another fab stay at WFB. Breakfast basket was again great, and we are shopping at
Hog and Hen farm shop on the way home to stock up!

Monday 18 th June 2018 – Ann and Danielle with the dogs;
My Mum and I had a wonderful weekend away with our three dogs. Visited
Aldeburgh, Needham Lake and Woodbridge to see the Regatta.

Sunday 10 th June 2018 – Jayne and Darren with Tailey the dog;
We had a perfect weekend but too short to do all that we wanted! Lavenham was
beautiful, old town with the added bonus of the open garden weekend. We enjoyed
the hot tub and would definitely like one at home!

Friday 8 th June – Vicky and Darren;
Perfect – just what we needed. Thank you for a warm welcome and the breakfast
basket was full of tasty local produce. Alde Barn is immaculate and the attention to
detail is second to none. We’ve had some great days exploring the surrounding
area. Day trips, we recommend Felixstowe and Woodbridge.

Friday 1 st June 2018 – Ruth and Ray with Dexter the dog;
Lovely first visit to Alde Barn but have stayed on Ondememing Barge. Fabulous to
explore all that beautiful Suffolk has to offer. Some lovely walks, our favourite being
Southwold, Framlingham and Woodbridge.

Friday 25 th May 2018 – James, Odelle, with Michael and Dudley the dogs;
Thank you, we had a wonderful stay. We enjoyed eating at the Walnut Tree and the
Red Lion – both veggie. Southwold remains our favourite place. The hot tub is a
wonderful addition since our last stay.

Monday 7 th May 2018 – Lesley and Glen;
A really lovely break – thank you. Recommend Southwold for a browse and beack
walk, and Aldeburgh for its fantastic fish and chips (Rick Stein recommendation!)
Lavenham is also very pretty.

Monday 26 th Feburary 2018 – Penny and Andy with Skye the dog;
A clean and comfortable dog friendly place to stay, with a lovely breakfast basket we
enjoyed over two days. We had amazingly good weather, so covered 36k in two
days with our four legged friend. Debenham is a really good walk from the cottage.
Thank you.

Friday 23 rd February 2018 – Steve and Sarah;
Amazing stay with everything you could need for a peaceful and romantic getaway.
Chilli Farm and Bury St Edmunds both worth a visit. Thanks for a great time.

Friday 2 nd February 2018 – Frank and Joan;
Perfect break, very relaxing and enjoyed the hot tub too!

Friday 30th June 2017 – Pam and Ken with Tally the dog;

Another relaxing few days at Wood Farm Barns.  The addition of Woof Farm Meadow was a great hit with our old dog who took on a new lease of life this week.   

Friday 23rd June 2017 – Sean and Amy with Oliver the dog;

Relaxing getaway for two very tired teachers – the hot tub was a god-send!  Framlingham – great walk around the Castle and lunch at the Lemon Tree (dog friendly).  Thank you for an enjoyable stay.

Friday 16th June 2017 – Jo and Mark;

A great base for exploring beaches, vineyards, castles and the glorious Suffolk countryside.  Aldeburgh and a long lunch at the Brundenell Hotel a must.

Friday 9th June 2017 – Ros and Roger with Maisie and Martha the dogs;

We have never been to such a dog friendly place!  Spent a lovely week exploring the area.  Thank you

Thursday 18th May 2017 – Lisa and Tom;

Had a brilliant few days away – chilled out in the sun in the garden and used the hot-tub!  Southwold was really lovely – plenty of shops to explore and fish and chips by the beach. 

Sunday 14th May 2017 – Ron and Lorraine with the dogs;

Spent a lovely few days here.  Woof-farm meadow across the road was a real hit with the dogs.  We took the dogs for walks along the Gipping Valley river path, Rendlesham forest and Dunwich beach.  But our favourite place was Covehithe beach.

Thursday 11th May 2017 – Gregg and Christine with Lottie the dog;

Our second stay here and still wonderful, comfortable and enjoyable.  Recommend Dunwich Heath and Beach, Framlingham Castle and Orford.  Helmingham Hall Gardens with deer park welcomed our dog with open arms and a biscuit.  Thorpeness Dolphin served good food and dog friendly.  Highly recommend the pet shop at Stonham Barns selling food, accessories and fun items, even beer for dogs! (alcohol free of course!)

Monday 1st May 2017 – Sue and Rich with Buster the dog;

Our second visit in 3 months and once again exceeded expectations.  Comfortable Barn with everything you need and more, with a garden for the dog – perfect!  There are some great places to explore.  Flatford Mill is a great place, as is Minsmere Nature reserve. 

Friday 28th April 2017 – Karen and Simon with Skye and Ollie the dogs;

Sutton Hoo is worth a visit – you can now take the dogs inside the Café.  Flatford Mill was another favourite for a walk along the river to Dedham and back for lunch.  A warm welcome from the National Trust staff with a biscuit for the dogs!  Lots of foodie treats at the Chilli Farm with deli and café, or visit Lavenham, a stunning village.

Friday 21 April 2017 David and Cheryl with Robbie the dog;

Our dog Robbie loved it here.  Great secure accommodation for the dog and humans!  We liked the Dennington Queen Pub, and the beaches with lots of antique shops on the way.  A nice time!

Friday 14th April 2017 – Claire and Jo with Jasper the dogs;

The barns are fantastic, perfect location for exploring Suffolk and further.  The enclosed gardens are a huge bonus for our furry friend.  Had some great lunches at the Crown in Stowpland and Grundisburgh Dog – both dog friendly.  Have truly felt relaxed in the peaceful surroundings.  Thank you!

Sunday 9th April 2017 – Stacey and Rebecca with Tyler and Ivy the children; Pablo and Tallulah the dogs;

This was a last minute booking and what a wonderful surprise.  The Barn has been well thought out, with the small touches really making this stay truly amazing.  We enjoyed Southwold which was lovely.  Big Thanks to Carl for making our stay so amazing.

Friday 7th April 2017 – Michelle and Stephen;

We both thank you so much for such a lovely stay.  We only had the chance for a quick break.  Your thoughtfulness, the breakfast basket, coffee, milk and welcoming environment with such well maintained accommodation have been a delight.

Friday 31st March 2017 – Ruth and Kerry with Nugget the dog;

We have had a lovely relaxing stay.  Can recommend Dunwich Heath for lovely quiet walks.  We will be returning and recommending.  Thanks!

Friday 17th March 2017 – Chaz and Ange with Harley the dog;

What a gem of a place.  Wonderful welcome from Carl.  A trip to the Chilli Farm is well worth it with lovely local products.  Enjoyed Hoppit Wood, Debenham and a trip to Felixstowe.

Sunday 12th March 2017 – Barry and Hilary with Hattie the dog;

The breakfast basket and all the little extras makes staying here so special.  We enjoyed Woodbridge, walking by the river and visiting the café called “Honey and Harvey”.  Thank you!

Friday 10th March 2017 – Jo and Mark;

Great stay, thank you once again Carl.  Makes such a welcome to have the breakfast basket.  A great base for lots of local interesting places to visit.

Sunday 5th March 2017 – John and Annette with Olli the dog;

Last minute find and what a lovely place it turned out to be!  Clean and tidy and well equipped and the setting is beautiful.

Friday 3rd March 2017 – Terrie and Heather with Dudley the dog;

We spent our days relaxing and had a lovely break away from reality.  Loved the welcome basket and added touches the barn provides. 

Tuesday 27th February 2017 – Jan;

What a perfect place to celebrate my sister’s birthday!  We shall be sharing all our images and drinking coffee in the WFB mugs!  Thank you so much!

Sunday 5th Feburary 2017 – Jo and Tom;

We have been looking forward to our stay so much and it certainly exceeded all our expectations.  We recommend, Dunwich Heath – both beach and heathland walks, Thornham Walks and lunch in the Four Horseshoes and Needham Lake.

Wednesday 18th January 2017 – Martyn and Jim;

Lovely few days of “R&R” in a beautiful place.  You can’t beat the fish and chips after a walk from Aldeburgh to Thorpness and back on the beach!

Monday 16th January 2017 – Peter and Jan;

This is an excellent barn with everything you need.  It is so beautiful and peaceful and natural having come from the suburbs of London.  The local towns and villages are full of interest and the locals are friendly.

Monday 2nd January 2017 – Louise and Nudge with Albie the dog;

We really enjoyed our stay.  Nepresso machine was a lovely touch.  Would recommend a meal at the Crown at Stowupland which is a dog friendly pub.

Friday 30th December 2016 – Claire and Steve with Millie, Diesel and Lanko the dogs;

Enjoyed our stay here over Christmas.  Found dog walkers book in the “Shed” really helpful to find some lovely long walks.

Thursday 29th December 2016 – Kate and Mike with Nancy the dog;

This is our second visit and what a wonderful few days – everything was ready, from the breakfast basket to the Christmas tree.  We enjoyed the Christmas day service at Stonham Church, and Nancy came along too, much to the delight of the congregation!

Friday 9th December 2016 – Elaine and Graeme with Sydney the dog;

Another lovely stay – we had a really nice peaceful and relaxing break with lots of nice dog walks nearby.  Four Horseshoes pub at Thornham definitely a favourite, with dog friendly bar area and a cosy atmosphere.

Sunday 4th December 2016 – Dawn and Fred with Tilly the dog;

From meeting Carl at the World of Dogs in Norwich through the regular emails and finally arriving we have not be disappointed.  Our first impression is of pretty barns in a magical garden.  We felt relaxed as soon as we entered the Barn, which was clean and well maintained, with a homely feel and decorated ready for Christmas. 

Sunday 27th November 2016 – Tracy and Mat with Bogey and George the dogs;

Our second time here and will not be our last.  Carl is always welcoming and so easy to deal with.  Lovely places, so comfortable and relaxing in a wonderful quiet location.  Thank you!

Sunday 20th November 2016 – Sam and Andy with Harvey and Murphy the dogs;

Another lovely relaxing stay at Wood Farm Barns.  Thank you Carl!  Loved the pop-up restaurant – a wonderful meal!  Always enjoy a walk along Flatford Mill followed by tea and cake – a perfect way to spend a weekend!

Monday 7th November 2016 – Lesley and Terry with Ruby and Troy the dogs;

As usual, lovely time here with peace and quiet.  The dogs love it here too and enjoy the walks.  Can’t wait to come back very soon.

Friday 4th November 2016 – Clive and Claire with Bingo the dog;

A warm and friendly welcome from Carl as we arrived to spend a relaxing break at Alde Barn.  The barn is so cosy and relaxing, especially with the woodburner lit.  We enjoyed a day at Southwold, Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Thornham Walks – great walking in the lovely sunshine!

Monday 31st October 2016 – Chris and Sara;

Perfect one night stay in this gorgeous place.  Fab meal at the Four Horseshoes!  We will return.

Sunday 30th October 2016 – Nikki and John;

What a gorgeous little barn.  We’ve had a lovely relaxing couple of days here.  Dinner at the Black Horse in Eye was really good and a day out at Framlingham Castle and Southwold Beach with weather that was perfect.  Thank you.

Monday 24th October 2016 – Mark and Helen and the dogs;

Lovely barn and great location.  Covehithe definitely worth a visit – one of many interesting places and beaches visited.

Friday 21st October 2016 – Julie and Peter with Paddy, Ellie and Bob the dogs;

Fantastic place, loved all the extra little touches like the breakfast basket and dog treats.  We ate at the Dennington Queen and loved it, also the Low House at Laxfield.

Monday 17th October 2016 – Tania and Frank with Szabo the dog;

Many thanks for a lovely stay, and kind welcome from Carl.  Everything you need is here!

Thursday 6th October 2016 – Sue and Phil, with Zuclnik and Shadow the dogs;

Beautiful setting, lovely welcome.  Attention to detail with a lovely welcome pack much appreciated.  Visits to Dunwich, Minsmere and Southwold.  Lovely few days – we’ll definitely return.

Friday 16th September 2016 – Harry and Carol with Teal the dog;

Wonderful stay, totally relaxing.  Explored as much as we could in exceptionally hot weather – 30 degrees! We will be back that’s for sure.

Friday 9th September 2016 – Rob and Amand with Oakley the dog;

We had a brilliant time, everything here is catered for.  Thanks for everything – we will be back!

Friday 26th August 2016 – Carl and Janine;

We had a lovely time at the cottage which was perfect.  Hope to see you again soon.

Friday 12th August 2016 – Paige and Callum with Boddie the dog;

Cosy cottage in a lovely area, filled with lots of things to do.  We visited Needham Lake and had dinner at the Four Horseshoes, which was great.

Friday 5th August 2016 – Ian and Caroline with Ben the dog;

The personal touches were excellent, so friendly and so welcoming.  We’re so looking forward to coming back.

Thursday 28th July 2016 – Jackie and Frank with Burty the dog;

Very enjoyable stay, the food hamper much appreciated.  Carl was very welcoming.

Monday 18th July – Rachel and Shelley with Ted and Lottie the dogs;

We were made to feel welcome and at home from the minute we arrived.  One of the most beautiful cottages we have had the pleasure of staying in.  Can’t wait to come back!

Friday 17th June 2016 – Ann and Andrew;

Great chilling-out break.  Food in the Highwayman highly recommended but book first and expect leisurely service. 

Wednesday 8th June 2016 – Christine and Keith with Molly the dog;

Last minute booking and what a treat.  Lovely barn with everything we needed and more. Such a treat to stay somewhere that welcomes dogs.  Very lucky with weather too!  We can recommend the Crown at Stowupland and Victoria at Earl Soham.

Friday 6th May 2016 – Susan and Leo with Lexi the dog;

A lovely few days spent at Wood Farm Barns.  Loved the Barn, so cosy and homely with everything needed.  Visited Dunwich Heath and Needham Lake for walks with Lexi.  A very good time had by all!

Sunday 1st May 2016 – Louise and Nel;

Such a cosy little cottage.  We visited Woodbridge and Southwold beach, which were lovely.  We also enjoyed the cider and food in Suffolk!

Friday 29th April 2016 – Phil and Linda with Ashton the dog;

Had a lovely break here.  Visited Southwold beach, Jimmy’s Farm and had a lovely meal there, but dogs not allowed in restaurant.  The Four horseshoes is a very nice and you can take dogs inside.  The barn is in a lovely peaceful setting and can highly recommend it.

Sunday 17th April 2016 – Jen and Andy with Ellie the dog;

Lovely barn, like a fairytale cottage in a beautiful setting.  Aldeburgh and Dunwich Heath great places to walk your dog.

Friday 15th April 2016 – Karen and Simon with Skye the dog;

Another comfortable and relaxing holiday; thank you Carl and team.  A new place for us this time was Lavenham, which is stunning.  We also thoroughly recommend the Deli at the Chilli Farm, well worth a visit to eat and shop.

Thursday 7th April 2016 – David and Marianne;

Lovely barn and great for getting to explore the Suffolk countryside and coast, particularly Minsmere and Aldeburgh, Framlingham and Orford Castle, Sutton Hoo and Bressingham.  Most enjoyable visit.

Friday 1st April 2016 – Andrew and Mark;

Thank you for a peaceful and comfortable holiday, with luxury underfloor heating!  Debenham a true gem of a small town with the river and ford, and Framlingham with it’s impressive castle.  Lunch at The Victoria at Earl Soham made the walk from Debenham worth it.  Happy memories of a great break.

Wednesday 29th March 2016 – Joanne, Scott, Max and Sam and Milo the dog;

Gutted to have only had one night here – during the storm, however we have loved it! Thank you for a very comfortable night.  We will stay longer next time and already planning our return visit.

Monday 27th March 2016 – Judy and Chris with Oli, Tiny and Pippin the dogs;

A great week in this comfy barn.  We holiday in cottages across the country but have never had anything as nice!  Good pubs to try – The Crown at Stowupland; The Low House at Laxfield – no bar, just beer barrels!; The Butt and Oyster at Pin Mill; also the Dog at Gruindsburgh.  The “where do we website” very useful.

Friday 18th March 2016 – Linda and Bob with Duchess, Daisy and Bentley the dogs;

We’ve had a fantastic week…..the Barn is beautiful, equipped with all you need.  Very peaceful, with a great walk to the church which is beautiful.  We visited Dunwich Beach and had a windy but lovely walk with the dogs.  We ate at the Anchor in Walberswick, fantastic food, a visit to Southwold for ice cream and found a great bakers with superb cakes.  The little antiques shop in Wood Farm Business Centre next door is packed with little gems – just a shame we didn’t have room in the car.

Monday 7th March 2016 – Chandini and Mohit;

Very cosy cottage, love the fire and so, so quiet!  Managed to squeeze in a nice country walk before the snow!  We ate at the Crown  – lovely service and food.  Wonderful break – we hope to return in the summer.

Friday 29th January 2016 – Kay and Mike with Milly and Mia the dogs;

This is our first stay here and such a nice cosy environment for both human and canine.  The interior is great and the enclosed garden is great for the dogs.  Thanks, Carl for designing a wonderful place.

Sunday 24th January 2016 – Claire and Peter;

We really enjoyed our stay.  This was a surprise birthday and was full of feasts and exploration.  After days out it was good to come back to the peace and quiet of the log burner.  Looking forward to coming back for a family holiday in the summer.

Friday 15th January 2016 – Jen and Graham;

Wonderful week at Woodfarm! Great pubs, walks and cottage. Loved the woodburner and breakfast basket. All we need and more. Thank you so much, we’ll be back

Sunday 27th December 2015 – Kate and James with Perry and Chandler the dogs;

This is our second visit, and again fantastic with Carl doing everything to make this a wonderful Christmas.  The dogs settled well and love the walks available.  Thank you.

Sunday 8th November 2015 – Chris and Jeanette with Indie the dog;

Our stay was too short!  This was a home from home experience staying at the barn in terms of comfort and thoughtful touches and we discovered beautiful Suffolk.  Thank you.

Sunday 8th November 2015 – Chris and Jeanette with Indie the dog;

Our stay was too short!  This was a home from home experience staying at the barn in terms of comfort and thoughtful touches and we discovered beautiful Suffolk.  Thank you.

Sunday 1st November 2015 – James and Odelle with Dudley the dog;

We had lovely meals at Thornham Four Horseshoes and the Victoria at Earl Soham.  Thank you for a wonderful stay – we had everything we needed.

Monday 12th October 2015 – Karen and Simon with Skye the dog;

We particularly loved the walk along the river at Woodbridge, although for morning and evening constitutions the walk to Crowfield Church takes some beating!

Friday 2nd October 2015 – Yvonne and Ian with Indi the dog;

Accommodation and breakfast hamper lovely.  Great place for total relaxation.  Enjoyed local walks and little café’s in Debenham.

Monday 28th September 2015 – Gill and Dave with Poppy the dog;

Visited Aldeburgh and Jimmy’s Farm and so lucky with the weather.  Thank you for a relaxing stay.

Friday 18th September 2015 – Bridge and Graham;
We’ve had a great week in a lovely cottage, set in a very peaceful location.

Monday 7th September 2015 – Kim and Russ with Gibbs & Trooper the dogs;
The cottage has everything you could want – lovely surroundings, quiet and tranquil.  A big plus was the enclosed garden for the dogs.

Friday 14th August 2015 – John and Catherine;
Thank you for a lovely, relaxing week. Our highlights include Minsmere and walking on Dunwich heath; Orford (oysters from Pinney’s and fresh fish from the Fish Shack), Sutton Hoo and touring Constable Country.  We have really enjoyed the beautiful countryside.

Friday 7th August 2015 – Pat and Tony with Ozzy the dog;
Had a lovely stay in a relaxing and secluded environment.  Delicious meal at the Low House (The Kings Head) at Laxfield and dogs welcome in the pub!

Sunday 2nd August 2015 – Katie, James and Esme and Frankie the dogs;
We’ve had a lovely stay here.  The barn is just beautiful. And full of thoughtful details.  We will see you again soon!

Friday 31st July 2015 – Jackie and Wayne;
Lovely barn, everything we needed to escape and relax.  Stoke Ash White Horse has great food.

Friday 24th July 2015 – Kate and Mike with Seb the dog;
We had a great stay at the Barns, quiet and relaxing.  Dunwich beach and the chip shop was a good day out.  Framlingham has some lovely shops and the castle was good as dogs are welcome.

Friday 17th July 2015 – Kirstie and Stuart with Lola the dog;
Thank you – we have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

Friday 3rd July 2015 – Penny and Jocelyn;
An oasis of tranquillity in delightful surroundings.

Friday 26th June 2015 – Jules and Ed with Dudley the dog;
Thanks for a lovely place to stay.

Monday 29th June 2015 – Lisa with Marley the dog;
Wow, Alde Barn is beautiful, such a warm and cosy feel to it!

Sunday 14th June 2015 – Deb and Michael with Milo the dog;
Alde Barn is perfect.  The web site wheredowe.co.uk was very useful.  Thanks

Sunday 10th May 2015 – Louise and Andy;
Very grateful for the enclosed garden.

Friday 8th May 2015 – Greg and Chris with Lottie the dog;
Great cottage, we enjoyed our stay.

Monday 4th May 2015 – Yvonne and Mickey;
Great place, great welcome.  Will be back!

Saturday 2th May 2015 – James and Kate with Penny & Chandler the dogs;
Nice chilled environment.  The Barn is so cosy and has everything we need.

Monday 27th April 2015 – Kay and Mark;
We could actually live in this little cottage – it’s everything we love with so much character.

Wednesday 8th April 2015 – Jane and Mike;
Thank you for another lovely few days.

Wednesday 18th March 2015 – Louise and David with Darcey the dog;
Thank you for the perfect little barn and country get-away.

Friday 13th March 2015 – Sheila and Paul with Barney the dog;
A very relaxing break in a cosy cottage.

Monday 23rd February 2015 – Ceri and Paul with Branston the dog;
Excellent cottage and delightful part of Britain.

Friday 20th February 2015 – Suzanne and Owen
Lovely, relaxing week away.  Really enjoyed snuggling in front of the log fire and was the perfect setting to get engaged!!  Hope to come back soon.

Tuesday 17th February 2015 – Martin and Heather with Leila the dog;

The only downside to our stay is that we did not stay long enough.  The welcome basket was greatly appreciated and showed the attention to detail that Carl pays to barn.  The barn is well placed for getting out and about, we had a trip to Southwold and Aldeburgh.  An excellent short break and we will definitely be looking to book again in the future.

Friday 13th February 2015 – Faye and Rob with Archie the dog;

We loved our three night stay here.  The breakfast hamper from Carl on arrival was a delight and went down a treat the following morning.  Archie (puppy Labrador) enjoyed the secure garden where he did decide to keep himself happy by stealing the logs from the hedge! We went to Needham Lake which is a good walk and lovely scenery.  Archie enjoyed this too as he met lots of friendly dogs.  Framlingham Castle, is highly recommended – a lovely place to visit and dog friendly.  Stonham Barns is a good place for gifts.  A must, is Southwold beach, Archie loved it!  Overall what a great place this Barn was, just perfect from comfort and warmth, to location.  We will be recommending Wood Farm Barns to family and friends and hopefully will return again.

Friday 6th February 2015 – Richard and Sandi with Mollie & Fritz the dogs;

Another fantastic and relaxing break – thanks Carl.  Lots of walks with our dogs at Southwold and surrounding area.  This time we had a great Sunday Birthday lunch at the Anchor in Walberswick which was excellent!  Then after, a lovely walk along the beach.  See you at the end of this month, for the Pop up restaurant – can’t wait!

Friday 23th January – Dawn and Paul with Sandy & Scamp the dogs;

We have had yet another fantastic and relaxing break at Wood Farm Barns.  This is our first stay in Alde Barn and we have loved the beautiful layout.  As always, we were welcomed by Carl, the perfect host and spent our time relaxing locally.  We normally drive down to Dunwich and Walberswick for beach walks with the dogs but this time we have all been lazy after enjoying walks closer to home on the public footpaths.  Thanks to Carl for another wonderful break.  We are already booked to return later in the year!

Monday 15th December 2014 – Martyn and Kirsty with Max the dog;

A fantastic and surprisingly warm and well insulated cottage especially for this time of year.   We have had a perfect week of relaxation, walking the dog, visiting Southwold beach and meal out at the Black Horse.  Great food and friendly environment.  Carl is extremely welcoming and helpful and we loved the breakfast hamper.  Definitely visiting again and bringing the family.

Friday 12th November 2014 – The Zimbabwean, the Scot and Khaleeri;

One word, amazing!  OK maybe some more, wonderful, peaceful cosy and spectacular!  We both agreed, best weekend in the UK yet.  You put a smile on Leeses face as well.  Thank you for your wonderful hospitality, we will be back

14th November 2014 – Karen and Alex & Elvis;
A lovely warm welcome for us and Elvis enjoyed his present of a dog biscuit! We enjoyed our stay in such peaceful surroundings. The breakfast hamper was a lovely touch. All in all a perfect weekend away to celebrate my husband’s 40th birthday.

7th November 2014 – Ruth and Jim & Star the dog;
Another perfect stay at Alde Barn. The Pop-Up restaurant was fantastic and thanks to Carl for the bubbles to celebrate our engagement!! Woodfarm Barns are amazing! Thank you for sharing the magic.

31st October 2014 – Emma and Jim;
Thank you to Carl for such a warm welcome. Alde Barn is everything we hoped it would be and the thought to add simple little things helped make our stay so very comfortable. We will certainly be recommending Woodfarm Barns to all our friends. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

26th October 2014 – David and Melanie and Bulten;
A lovely place to chill and relax. A very well stocked and beautiful barn with a lovely toasty wood burner stove.. just what we required. Hopefully we will see you again next year sometime!

24th October 2014 – Kirsty and Hayden & Gatsby;
Wow, Wow, Wow!! Just as I had imagined. Cannot wait to return next year with the rest of the clan. A lovely warm welcome from Anne and her daughter. Our puppy will have fond memories of this wonderful place. Visited the Victoria Pub for a wee dram and bite to eat, they couldn’t have been more welcoming; even a bowl of water for our Spaniel Gatsby. Thanks for sharing this wonderful hideaway
with us.

17th October 2014 – Clive and Sally;
We arrived to a very warm welcome from Carl to his beautiful little barn. Where no attention to detail has been overlooked, even down to a full English breakfast from the breakfast basket, for us on our first morning. We visited Southwold Pier, Aldeburgh, Framlingham Castle and many more wonderful places. We received a lovely warm welcome from the landlord and his wife at the Highwayman and we had lots of lovely meals out. 10 out of 10! We had a lovely relaxing and enjoyable holiday and will be sorry to leave this cosy idyllic barn. Thank you Carl.

Monday 28th July – Helen and Hilary & Stanley & Basil;
Fantastic little place away from it all!  Carl is very welcoming and has thought of so many little details;  the breakfast basket supplies were great.  Best little holiday detail was the ‘I’m on holiday dog tags’.  The barn is lovely and the fenced off garden is perfect for the dogs.  Would love to come back.

Saturday 25th July – Claire & Alfie;
A wonderful place to relax and enjoy Suffolk.  I can’t wait to come back. 

Sunday 20th July –Hayley and Dean & Mollie;
What hasn’t Carl thought of?  Nothing!!  Even down to the spare dog towels and the dog tags. Lots of peace and quiet;  Just what we needed.  Mollie our dog didn’t want to leave.  Thanks Carl for a great break, you make everyone so welcome.  We will be back.

Thursday 17th July – Carole and Colin & Rosie;
At Last somewhere that welcomes dogs and has lovely accommodation and gardens with high standards.  Pub food was as promised very good.  The Highwayman not only welcomed dogs but supplied ours with cold chicken and veg on a plate!  Thanks Carl for a lovely pond to sit by and the use of bikes, dvd’s and books. In fact everything we could possibly wish for..Perfect.

Sunday 13th July – Katie and Tom
Again a lovely stay at Woodfarm Barns! I am sure we will be back again.  Carl was great and friendly as usual – very willing to help.  Enjoyed  lovely bike rides, walks and trips to Debenham, Bury, Aldeburgh and the Chilli farm – Highly recommended.  Thanks for a fab week.

Friday 18th July – Carolyn and Keith & Max the dog
Another smashing break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.  Think Carl has got it just right!  Love the little touches of the décor especially the new ‘flower bed’.  Plenty of walks for Max, lovely countryside; will definitely be back.

Friday 4th July – Irene and Len & Bushy  the dog;
After a disastrous journey we reached a little bit of heaven.  We guessed it would be great when booking from the warmth of Carl’s introduction.  Every possible need was met and all of the little touches that make the difference between good and superb.  Our only regret was not having found this sooner! Couldn’t comment on the places to visit; how could we tear ourselves away from heaven!

Thursday 12th June – Mike, Lyn and Burt & Tyler the dog;
Another good time.  Weather helped a lot as house and gardens in the mornings, afternoon and evening were always pleasant.  Nice to be welcomed especially by someone polite enough to laugh at my jokes! I’ll be back.

Monday 30th June – Jane and Mike;
Our first visit and it will not be our last!  A delightful location, charming accommodation.  We felt very comfortable having brought our dog and we were made to feel really welcome.  We will be telling all our friends about it

Monday 5th May 2014 – Mick & Anne with Casey the dog;
A lovely welcome from Carl. A stress-free holiday was just what we needed. The scenery and pubs were great. Hopefully we can stay even longer next time x

Friday 17th April 2014 – Jo & Leo with Todd the dog;
A very warm welcome from Carl. A lovely cosy holiday cottage with a great garden for the dog. We much appreciated the breakfast hamper. This is our first visit to Suffolk and we will definitely be back. We loved the peace and quiet and the dawn chorus was amazing. Walking with the dog down quiet country lanes and across fields has been a delight. Aldeburgh is well worth visiting, a real charming dog-friendly seaside place. So glad this place is on the internet. Thank you Carl for a relaxing break in a well-equipped holiday cottage

Friday 4th April 2014 – Carys & Dave;
A perfect stress-free weeks holiday in a beautiful barn. Thank you for the breakfast basket. We picked some fresh herbs from the herb garden for our mashed potatoes to go with our Jimmy’s Farm sausages. If you fancy some proper pub food the Four Horseshoes does just that! Great selection of DVD’s in the Shed. We didn’t get to take Daisy the Tandem out but maybe next time! xxx

Sunday 23rd March 2014 – John & Jayne;
Lovely holiday cottage and setting with lots of foot paths to follow. Will certainly return

Monday 17th March 2014 – Steve & Anita;
Thanks for orgnanising the great weather Carl! What a great place for a relaxing weekend in Suffolk. Hope you have a successful season. Thanks again

Sunday 9th March 2014 – Clare & Rory;
Thank you very much. We have had a lovely relaxing time. Everything you need is here for a great holiday or weekend away. We would love to come back again, especially if the sun shines for us again as it has done this time!

Friday 7th March 2014 – Emma & Catherine with Alfie and Ollie the dogs;
We have had such a wonderful time at Alde Barn. It has been peaceful and relaxing and the weather has been surprisingly good. We could not have hoped for a better week here. The dogs have really enjoyed it also. They have loved the chance to swim in the sea and will be sad to go. We have all enjoyed the woodburner and the lovely barn. Wonderful 🙂 Carl was really friendly and helpful; we will definitely be back. See you soon

Sunday 30th February 2014 – Fran & Mark;
Another wonderful visit. A warm welcome from Carl and Mark for the Pop Up Restaurant. If there’s one thing that makes this weekend away special, it’s being cooked a fabulous 7 course meal at a fantastic price! Love the barns and welcome pack; it makes life so easy 🙂 See you soon, this is now our regular holiday place xxx

Friday 14th February 2014 – Lynda & Mick with Bracken and Saffie the dogs;
What a gorgeous barn and a lovely warm welcome from Carl. Everything we expected and more. Beautiful area, amazing dog-friendly beaches. Must see’s are Lavenham for the quirky buildings and can strongly recommend the Swan for a fabulous afternoon tea. A walk up the lane with the dogs to the beautiful church has to be done. Southwold is fantastic; like stepping back in time, with pastel coloured beack huts and traditional pier with lovely shops. Aldeburgh Beach – lovely pebbly beach – dog friendly at this time of year. We ate at the Four Horseshoes and The Highwayman – recommend both. Would love to come back xx

Monday 10th February 2014 – Ruth and Jim;
Absolutely lush place, lush stay – so relaxing and peaceful. Will be back and will highly recommend to friends and family for a holiday. Thank you
🙂 x

Sunday 2nd February 2014 – Sue and Richard;
Another wonderful stay. This time went to 745pm – absolutely wonderful

Friday 3rd January 2014 – Hannah and Mark with Scout the dog;
Thank you for a lovely few days, the welcome and the peace and quiet. The dog loved it!

Monday 30th December 2013 – Mike and Irene with Beanie & Anastasia the dogs;
A lovely 3 day weekend-break in this cosy holiday cottage. So great to find a place welcoming dogs and is actively geared for this. The welcome hamper was very much appreciated too. The local church is fantastic, a great walk with the dogs. Hope to be back!

Friday 27th December 2013 – Pete and Joanne with Eric the dog;
Lovely stress-free week in a fantastic cottage with eveything you could want. Some great days out at the coast with some great walks with the dog. Cheers Carl

Monday 9th December 2013 – Jenny & Frank with Lajoo and Pirdie the dogs;
A heart-warming, stress-busting week made all the more special by the little touches like the welcome hamper, the Christmas tree and decorations and Carl’s personal welcome, but especially his “absolutely nothing is too much trouble” personality. Everything has been thought of and we wanted for nothing during our stay. Great days out with the dogs and romantic evenings in reminded us how important it is to take time out and share these special breaks at these special places. Woodfarm Barns is one of those places. Brilliant holiday

Friday 29th November 2013 – Sue and Tony with Harvey & Billie the dogs;
Have had a very enjoyable mid-week break, bought for us by my daughter who also holidayed in Alde Barn. Lovely home from home comforts. Carl has thought of everything; lovely welcome basket, comfortable bed, candles and best of all, luxury accommodation accepting dogs. I don’t know who liked that more; us or our two dogs! Loved the enclosed garden; great for the dogs. Log fire made it really cottagey. Had a great day out at Minsmere beach near Dunwich. Very dog-friendly and they loved it. Only negative we can say is that we weren’t here long enough! We will definitely tell all our friends about these lovely barns and be returning very soon. Seems a great place to conme and spend Christmas with all the family. Thanks Carl

Sunday 17th November 2013 – Debbie and Jimmy;
Thank you so much Carl for making our stay cosy and romantic. The barns are filled with charm and character, as are you! The special touches such as the breakfast hamper and your welcoming personality made our stay all the more lovely x – We would love to come back and will be recommending your beautiful holiday barns to all our friends. Thanks again and hope to see you soon

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Sue with Webb the dog;
As has been said many times, Carl has provided a warm, relaxing and very comfortable weekend retreat. Very dog friendly. Framlingham well worth a visit to the Saturday market. Sizewell beach is far better than it sounds. Southwold; beautiful seaside town, like going back in time on the lovely old pier. A brilliant place for a holiday with your dog. Thanks Carl

Friday 1st November 2013 – Sarah And Richard;
Truly wonderful romantic retreat – The barns are beautiful and perfect. Everything you need and the delightful breakfast basket on arrival is a real treat! Carl, you are a real gentleman and thank you for being so accommodating through the storm! Sorry you lost your trees but thank goodness no damage to the barns. Hopefully we should have a new car very soon!! Would love to come back and will tell all our friends!!! Good luck – PS – Hopefully come back for our next anniversary. Such a romantic cottage

Friday 25th October 2013 – Rita with Hamish the dog;
A brilliant week. So relaxing. The dog loved it! Will definitely return!

Friday 11th October 2013 – Kerri and Matt with Sophie the dog;
Fantastic few days away in Alde Barn! Ickworth House was very dog friendly, the Red Lion in Barking – 100% veggie food; great food, great staff, great place. Dog friendly – Framlingham Castle – 100% dog friendly – Adnams Brewery tour was excellent; great beer tasting and walk with the dog on the beach afterwards – Four Horseshoes pub was also excellent and dog friendly – Needham Lake was beautiful and lastly Alder Carr Farm Shop for great local supplies

Friday 4th October 2013 – John and Pamela;
Have enjoyed a tranquil break in this setting which exceeded our expectations of a holiday cottage. Our thanks to Carl for his attention to detail and generosity. We have visited Lavenham, Woodbridge and Southwold; all within very easy travelling distance. Can highly recommend Sutherland House in Southwold for excellent food. We look forward to returning

Friday 20th September 2013 – . John and Julie with Ozzy the dog;
You can see the care and effort Carl has taken to make your holiday comfortable. You are made to feel very welcome and it’s not just the lovely clean barn itself but the little things like the candles, plant on the table, lovely hand washes etc. The welcome basket is the best ever. Outside is so picturesque; the pond area especially. The self-contained garden for the dog is brilliant and to have your own BBQ is a great idea for warmer evenings. A very heartfelt thank you Carl

Sunday 22nd September 2013 – Stephanie & John with Izzie the dog:
Great place to stay. Loved the breakfast and provisions. Framlingham has a great Deli and a great market on Saturdays to pick up lovely food and drink for a romantic night in. Also great pubs and interesting shops. We loved the walks and so did Izzie our dog

Sunday 22nd September 2013 – Val & Roy:
Having known Woodfarm Barns from it’s conception to completion, from a rough meadow to the perfect holiday retreat, we decided to celebrate our Golden Wedding Anniversary in Alde Barn. It was just perfect! PS – We must admit a little bias – we’re Carl’s Mum and Dad. We’re so proud of him and what he has achieved (Note from Carl – not everyone gets it FREE!)

Friday 13th September 2013 – Dave, Sarah & Barney the dog:
Had a really nice 4 days holiday here with the dog. The barn was comfortable and cosy and Carl is a great host. We went to Aldeburgh and Southwold, both lovely seaside towns and there are loads of great dog walks right on the doorstep. The Victoria in Earl Soham is a nice pub and very dog friendly. Thanks for a great week

Monday 9th September 2013 – Geoff & Hugo:
We’ve thoroughly enjoyed our stay – Our only complaint; 3 nights is not long enough! The barn is so luxurious, comfortable and welcoming we didn’t want to leave it. Walks and cycle rides from here are so good there’s no need to go too far. We had a great meal in the Four Horseshoes and the Alder Carr Farm Shop met all our shopping needs, and then some! The home made ice cream is the best I’ve ever tasted, don’t miss out. We’ll be back – hopefully next time with our dog who would’ve loved the private garden, complete with rabbits! Thank you Carl for a great stay

Friday 30th August 2013 – Chris and Teresa:
A very warm welcome by Carl on arrival, who is always on hand if needed! He is also a mine of information if you need any help with places to visit during your holiday, recommendations etc etc. On this note we can highly recommend the Highwayman about ten mins away. The antique centre in Yoxford is well worth a visit too, as is Southwold

Sunday 1st September 2013 – Sonia and Martin with Ralf & Jet, the dogs;
A lovely cosy retreat way from it all – Had a lovely stay, only here for the weekend, wish we could stay longer! Certianly be recommending it and will definitely be back. Thank you Carl

Friday 23rd August 2013 – Mark, Debs and Ellie the dog:
If you’re reading this at the start of your break you’re in for a treat. The most warming and re-assuring welcome greets you with Carl. He gives you all the info you require then you’re left in the tranquility and peace of Woodfarm Barns but he’s still in the background in case you require any assistance. We visited the coast including Southwold as well as smaller local attractions and towns. The choice is endless. Our dog Ellie loved the enclosed garden which was a big bonus for us. The cleanliness was very good and all the mod cons worked well. Made a change to have a comfortable bed whilst away. Carl, you’ve done well and no need to change a thing; we will be sure to be returning

Sunday 25th August 2013 – Andrew and Jayne with Bertie & Alfie the dogs:
Lovely barn, comfortable bed and lovely to just sit about. Dogs loved the garden and thought they owned it after 5 mins! Great place to have a peaceful and restful weekend-break. Bacon is superb! Good info from Carl with everything you need to know, thanks

Sunday 18th August 2013 – Hannah and Mike:
Enjoyed a lovely weekend at Woodfarm, although a bit worn out from 2 days of cycling! Loved every minute. Great holiday location, great host, great break away from the city smog. Thanks to Carl for being so welcoming xx

Monday 12th August 2013 – Sarah and Matt with Jessica & Archie the dogs:
Beuatiful barn, whole location perfect!! Breakfast hamper is very generous and lasts at least two days. Carl is a great host who really cares about your stay. Dogs loved it too, especially as they were given a dog biscuit! Fantastic place to bring them. Planning our next holiday, thanks xx

Friday 9th August 2013 – Sarah & Andy with Harvey & Murphy the dogs:
We’ve had a brilliant 4 nights at Alde Barn! Thank you Carl for making us feel so welcome. The holiday cottage is brilliant and we loved the garden space for the dogs. We will refer and are already planning our return visit! Coupled with a meal at 7:45pm! Thanks again Carl, you’ve definitely got the right formula!! See you again

Monday 5th August 2013 – Samantha and Geoff;
This is a perfect holiday home from home. Most luxurious bed in 6 weeks of travelling!

Sunday 28th July 2013, Sue & Richard
Only here for two nights – Wish it was longer. A perfect place in a perfect spot – can’t wait to return! We went to Aldeburgh, walked along the beach, had a drink in the pub and met some real (v. friendly) characters and finished with fish & chips – what could be better?

Friday 26th July 2013, Kate & Kevin:
Good Lord, what a find! A superb location with a beautifully appointed conversion. We’ll certainly be back again. We won’t say masses on the cottage/ barn, given that this has been covered fairly eloquently. A perfect romantic getaway and we look forward to staying at Alde Barn again. Thanks Carl!

Sunday 21st July 2013, John, Sue & Charlie the Staffy:
We really loved staying here and Carl made us most welcome and was very helpful. As you can see, the holiday barns are beautiful and very well designed and set up in lovely surroundings. Suffolk is a great and unspoilt County and we have visited most of the coastal towns. My son had stayed here last year and highly recommended it to us. He was not wrong and I am pleased to do the same to you and our friends back home. Thank you for a wonderful, relaxing place for a romantic break x

Sunday, 14th of July, 2013, Faye:
Absolutely fantastic! Beautiful holiday accommodation! Lovely touches etc. breakfast hamper. Will definitely stay again.

Sunday, 30th of June, 2013, Laura: 
Second time staying at one of the Woodfarm Barns and yet again a wonderful stay. Beautiful holiday cottage, picturesque countryside and the welcome basket made breakfast a total treat! Thank you Carl – we will be back!

Sunday, 16th of June, 2013, Philip: 
Delightful holiday cottage, peaceful and perfect.

Sunday, 9th of June, 2013, Nikki: 
Another very pleasant and enjoyable weekend away at Woodfarm Barns.

Sunday, 2nd of June, 2013, David with Tilly the dog: 
Enjoyed our weekend-break very much, lovely barn and so cosy. Tilly the dog could run around freely in the enclosed garden. Would love to visit again

Friday, 24th of May, 2013, Tracey: 
The best place to relax and just be!

Sunday, 19th of May, 2013, Bob & Sarah: 
Lovely accommodation and dog friendly.

Friday, 10th of May, 2013, Wayne & Jessica: 
Lovely little cottage in a pretty and peaceful setting. Enclosed garden which was great for dogs to run round. Kitchen pretty well equipped and welcome basket was a nice touch. We plan to visit again for another relaxing romantic break

Saturday, 13th of April, 2013, Dennis & Rose: 
Lovely cosy holiday cottage – we will be back!
 
Sunday 7th of April, 2013, Peter & Jane: 
Brilliant as always
 
Friday, 29th of March, 2013, Lee & Jo: 
Fantastic relaxing weekend break with the dog. The barn was decorated to a very high standard; extreme luxury, comfortable and spacious, perfect for a romantic weekend. The log burner was the icing on the cake after days exploring, on this very cold Easter weekend!
 
Wednesday, 13th of February, 2013, Ian & Helen: 
Perfect holiday cottage, amazing welcome basket and log fires in the winter. What could be better? We never stay in Suffolk with anyone else.

Sunday, 6th of January, 2013, Claire:
A wonderfully relaxing stay in a perfect cosy cottage. Everything you could possibly need was provided upon arrival. Not a bad word to say! Carl made us feel welcome and informed. Thank you for a fabulous cosy cottage. A return holiday is being planned!

Monday, 19th of November, 2012, Maggie & Jim:
Lovely weekend – perfect location and holiday cottage for family party in Stowmarket. Everything we needed with the special extras – Thank you

Sunday, 11th of November, 2012, Ian & Marlene:
Thanks again for a wonderful break. Alde Barn was everything we expected and then some. Will be back again in the future.

Monday, 5th of November, 2012, Sophie & Daniel:
Fantastic retreat away, a home away from home. Will certainly be back!

Monday, 22nd of October, 2012, Milo & Francesca:
Beautiful Barn set in lovely surrounding. Carl was the perfect host and we had everything we needed and more. Luxurious. Absolutely perfect

Sunday, 14th of October, 2012, Ingram:
Fantastic as always. Very cosy and romantic cottage. Had a very relaxing weekend

Sunday, 7th of October, 2012, Simon:
It’s a very well put together holiday cottage, a comfortable place to stay. Thank you for your help. Lovely location.

Friday, 5th of October, 2012, Suzy & Andy:
Our stay in the cottage was the perfect way to relax and enjoy a slower pace of life from our usual busy life style. The cottage was clean, cosy and comfortable and located in the ideal position for exploring the surrounding Suffolk area detailed in the fantastic information pack provided. Highly recommended holiday

Tuesday, 2nd of October, 2012, Claire & Miles:
A beautiful and very cosy cottage that is located to be able to visit the best places in Suffolk. Carl is very welcoming and has thought of everything you may need for your holiday

Friday, 28th of September, 2012, Paul:
Cosy and comfortable cottage for a romantic week for two with a great welcome from Carl and a delightful welcome basket and goodies. There is a generosity of spirit about the place from using the bikes to the local information. Lovely holiday cottage

Friday, 21st of September, 2012, Nicholette & John:
Lovely community atmosphere at Woodfarm Barn. Alde Barn is stylish little cottage and we loved it. Carl does everything he can to ensure that guests have all they need for their holiday

Thursday, 6th of September, 2012, Emma:
Lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings. Very romantic and cosy, we loved every minute of our stay. We definitely will be coming back.

Monday, 3rd of September, 2012, Philippa & Mark:
A tranquil retreat. Perfect for a romantic weekend or just to re-charge the batteries. Highly recommended.

Friday, 24th of August, 2012, Maria:
Alde Barn is a lovely, comfortable and beautifully finished holiday accommodation. Very well equipped – a real “home from home”

Monday, 20th of August, 2012, Steven & Lauren:
We’ve had a wonderful time – the perfect countryside getaway for two overworked city dwellers!

Saturday, 11th of August, 2012, Sarah:
A delightful place to stay where one can unwind in comfort

Monday, 30th of July, 2012, Christine & Richard:
A wonderful base to explore the local area from – Alde Barn is a pleasure to return to after a day of visits & delicious pub lunches! Brilliant holiday cottage

Sunday, 29th of July, 2012, Linda & Richard:
Another chance to explore this lovely county of Suffolk staying in Alde Barn. A delightful cottage with everything you need. Character has been built in and it works. Rural setting, miles of corn fields, away from it all feeling – bliss. What a holiday!

Friday, 20th of July, 2012, Kevin & Sara:
NEVER DISAPPOINTED!!!!

Sunday, 15th of July, 2012, Conor & Amanda:
The perfect balance of hospitality and privacy in a beautiful location. We were so taken by the place we even got engaged here last night! We cant wait to come back.

Friday, 29th of June, 2012, Mathew:
A lovely place to come and relax and do nothing. Very quiet, great location and warm welcome and excellent holiday accommodation.

Friday, 15th of June, 2012, Guy & Heather:
A quiet relaxing Bolt Hole away from the bustling world.

Friday, 15th of June, 2012, Lesley & Fred:
Delightful, charming Barn cottage, set in a tranquil haven of beautiful Suffolk Countryside. Delightful grounds, ideal escape away from it all.

Tuesday, 5th of June, 2012, Rowena:
Fantastic accommodation. Carl, the owner is an impeccable host. Nothing was too much trouble – gorgeous holiday barns- gorgeous grounds. I would highly recommend.

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Deben Barn Testimonials

Deben Barn is one of our Romantic, Luxurious Self-Catering, Dog-Friendly Holiday Cottages in the Heart of the Rural Suffolk Countryside

Friday 28 June 2019 – Doug and Pam with Poppy and Holly the dogs;
Well thought out accommodation, especially for dogs with the meadow and treats!  Thank you, we really enjoyed our stay.

Monday 24th June 2019 – Rich and Sue with Buster the dog;
The weather, hot tub and bbq was a great combo.  Our hightlights included Dunwich Beach, a walk at Hoxne and Mendham and Metfield.  The breakfast basket and all the added extras really makes this place special.

Friday 14th June 2019 – Tracy and Nigel;
Had a relaxing and peaceful break.  Fantastic attention to detail which makes the stay home from home.  Early morning walks and nearly wiped out by a heard of deer!

Friday 7th June 2019 – Toni and Bob with Rocky and Poppy the dogs;
Thank you for a great weekend at Deben Barn. 

Monday 3rd June 2019 – Rob and Debbie with Cola and Maisie the dogs;
Lovely barn with everything you need for a cosy break, including the welcoming hot tub.  All in all a great place!

Friday 31st May 2019 – Mick and Danny with Charley and Louise and Merlon the dogs;
Lovely cosy cottage and good location for visiting the seaside and the Suffolk Show.  We had a great meal at the Highwayman and the dogs had their own pub lunch too!  A nice trip to Aldeburgh for fresh crab and lobster and a visit to Southwold for fish and chips!

Friday 26th May 2019 – Emy and Jay;
Our second time staying at Deben Barn.  This place means a lot to us as we got engaged in 2017 here.

Friday 26th April 2019 – Jan and Steve with Pebbles the dog;
We have had a wonderful relaxing stay at WFB. So lucky to have found this place
on facebook. The barns are amazing, everything thought through, great welcome,
breakfast basket, comfy bed and hot shower with a relaxing hot tub.

Monday 22nd April 2019 – Garry and Soph with Bruce the dog;
Thank you for an amazing stay at Deben Barn. The breakfast basket was great.

Friday 19th April 2019 – Karen and Andy with Max the dog;
Thank you Deben Barn for a relaxing stay. We enjoyed exploring Suffolk and the
beautiful countryside, with the hot tub to relax in at the end of the day. The extra
touches with the brilliant breakfast basket, made our stay extra special.

Monday 15th April 2019 – Chris and Rachel;
Thanks Carl for a warm welcome and enjoyable stay. Our visit was a real treat and
a great base for exploring Suffolk. The meadow was a real benefit being fenced – a
huge relief when travelling with a greyhound!

Friday 5th April 2019 – Dave and Craig with Bailey and Barney the dogs;
Fantastic place, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here with the dogs. Lovely welcome
basket, with all you need for a few days and more!

Sunday 10th February 2019 – Jack and Lauren with Ellie the dog;
Our first holiday away with our Airedale puppy, so we will always remember it fondly.
Wonderful hosts, wonderful area and great for dogs! Highlight was a trip to the
Maybush Inn and a great day also in Southwold with a visit to the Harbour Inn.

Monday 3 rd September 2018 – Maria and Brian with Henry and Sam the dogs;
Our fourth visit to this wonderful paradise. Great places to visit are Framlingham,
Southwold and Snape Maltings. Dunwich and Sizewell are great to walk your dogs
on the beach. We love Wood Farm Barns for the quiet and relaxing location. The
hot tub is particularly great after a long day out.

Monday 27 th August 2018 – Suzanne and Rob with Juno the dog;
What a special little place this is thanks to the WFB team providing an immaculate
place to stay. Snape Maltings is great for shopping and a tea shop too, together with
riverside walks. Visit the pet shop at Stonham Barns to get some treats for the
furkids!

Friday 24 th August 2018 – John and Christine with Piper the dog;
A very relaxed time at WFB. Superb visit to Flatford Mill, unspoilt and beautiful.
Took a trip to Snape Maltings to see the WF barge – a very impressive vessel. The
hot tub was so god after a day out – very relaxing.

Friday 17 th August 2018 – Vernon and Debbie with Poppy the dog;
Great time at WFH, the breakfast basket was a great idea. Thornham walks was
lovely with a stop off at the Deli at the Chilli Farm on the way back.

Sunday 22 nd July 2018 – Hilary and Mark;
Absolutely enjoyed our stay at WFB. The attention to detail made everything perfect
for a weekend away. We could not ask for more.

Monday 30 th June 2018 – Bobbie and Carson with Samson the dog;
Thank you for your little piece of Eden in the heart of Suffolk. We have been able to
fully unwind. We have enjoyed lovely trips to the beaches, our favourite Aldeburgh
harbour. Thank you for having us.

Monday 18 th June 2018 – Jane and Nick with Rosie, Indi and Kerri the dogs;
This was our first stay at WFB and we were not disappointed. From the warm
welcome, the fantastic breakfast basket, dog treats to the cleanliness of the barn.
Much thought gone into the perfect holiday for dogs and their human owners.

Monday 30 th April 2018 – Pam and Phil with Brachen and Skye the dogs;
This was an ideal location to stay and had a lovely weekend in the Barn. We
enjoyed the breakfast hamper and the dogs loved their’s too! We visited Orford
Castle and Thorpeness which was fascinating.

Monday 23 rd April 2018 – Jane and Allan with Macey the dog;
This has more than lived up to our expectations. Woof Meadow is a great success
with our dog. Great to have a breakfast basket and dog treats provided.
Recommend Four Horseshoes and the Victoria at Earl Soham to eat. Dunwich
beach and heath is great for dog walking and fabulous fish and chips.

Friday 13 th April 2018 – Stan and Lisa with Jaz and Dobby the dogs;
Warm cosy barn, with our first experience of a hot tub. We weren’t disappointed
even though it was raining!

Saturday 7 th April 2018 – Dale and Amy with Ruby and Roxy the dogs;
Lovely little barn spent with our dogs for our Honeymoon.

Monday 19 th February 2018 – Sharon and Mark with Jasper, Esme and Darcey
the dogs;
A wonderful break for us all, lovely warm welcome from our host. A great time at
Framlingham Castle, lots of walks and time in the hot tub. Already checking dates
for a return visit!

Sunday 4 th March 2018 – Fiona and Andy;
It looked beautiful in the snow and really cosy with the fire going. Southwold was
lovely.

 Friday 23rd June 2017 – Jason and Lucy;

Yet another amazing stay – not enough words to express what a paradise this place is!

Monday 19th June 2017 – Marie and Cliff with Mannie the dog;

This is our fourth visit with the added bonus of woof meadow!  Enjoyed walking the many nearby footpaths.  Needham Lake is great and highly recommend the Crown at Stowupland and is dog friendly.

Monday 12 June 2017 – Colin and Sharon with Fudge and Amy the dogs;

The cottages are wonderful, the setting improves every time we come, with the trees maturing.  What can I say about the addition of Woof Farm Meadow.  Another relaxing holiday.

Friday 2nd June 2017 – Jane and Paul with Nougat and Charlie the dogs;

First stay and we have been blown away how amazing it is.  The Meadow makes for a really chilled out dog holiday.  Much love to all who make Wood Farm Barns exceptional.  Simply the best holiday ever – cannot remember being this relaxed.

Monday 29th May 2017 – Georgie and Paul with Reily the dog;

This is our second visit, and the addition of the meadow for the dogs is a great bonus.  Dunwich was well worth a visit, enjoying fish and chips and a walk.  We enjoyed eating from Zeera the Indian takeaway, the Crown at Stowupland and the Four Horseshoes.

Friday 26th May 2017 – Ruth and Mike with Toby the dog;

What a delightful rural retreat.  We were made to feel welcome on arrival and felt at home.  Great doggy hamper – woofs and wags from Toby!  We have spent most of the wonderful days at the beach and have been spoilt for choice of where and what to do, but the highlight was the hot tub.  Thank you so much Carl, you have a wonderful place here and so grateful we’ve discovered it!

Sunday 21st May 2017 – Jenny and Craig;

Thank you for a relaxing stay.  The added extras makes your stay even better.  Fab hot tub and fab location.  Thanks.

Sunday 30th April 2017 – Katie and Rob;

Had a fantastic time at Deben Barn.  Recommend going out on the bikes, some lovely quaint villages around.  Alder Carr Farm Café was lovely and The Ship at Dunwich serves great food!  Can’t wait to come back!  Thank you.

Sunday 23rd April 2017 – Bob and Teresa;

Lots of personal touches and attention to detail makes you feel completely at home.  The log fire and hot tub were such wonderful treats!  Many thanks, our stay has made our anniversary memorable.

Friday 21st April 2017 – Rachel and Shelley with Ted and Lottie the dogs;

Our second visit to WFB.   As soon as we’d arrived, we felt as though we had “come home”.  We’ve relaxed in front of the wood burner, chilled out in the hot tub and explored nearby with our dogs and had the most relaxing time.  Hate to leave, can’t wait to come back.

Friday 14th April 2017 – Andy and Christine;

Amazing stay, really enjoyable and relaxing.  The cathedral at Bury St Edmunds is very beautiful.  The Fire Station Coffee Shop in Woodbridge is worth a visit.  Remember to book any eating places as they are all very good and get booked up.  From the nice touches, the Barn has been clearly thought through creating a warm environment that is a pleasure to be in.

Monday 10th April 2017 – Gemma and Stuart;

Fantastic stay, exceeding all expectations.  We will be back to finish exploring Suffolk – but it may take a few trips!  Hot tub is great after a long day out and about.  Thank you Carl and Team.

Friday 7th April 2017 – Edward and Jo;

A pleasant and enjoyable stay.  Nice and peaceful with the hot tub a joy!

Friday 17th March 2017 – Colin and Sharon with Fudge and Amy the dogs;

Just a 4 night stay but everything was ideal and the standard keeps improving each time we come.  We’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve been here!  Thanks go to Carl and his team. 

Friday 10th March 2017 – Katherine, Alan and Casper with Monty the dog;

The barn is beautiful and it is obvious that love, thought and time have gone into every inch of the space.  It certainly filled the luxury brief.  We recommend the Harbour Inn at Southwold with great menu and dog friendly.  The Four Horseshoes at Thornham has good pub grub and dog friendly with lovely staff.

Sunday 5th March 2017 – Dave and Kathryn with Col the dog;

The location was great for dog walking and generally for chilling out.  We had everything we could possibly need and the breakfast hamper was a lovely touch.  Star gazing and champagne in the hot tub was a real special treat.  Recommend the Four Horseshoes pub for a great meal. 

Friday 24th February 2017 – Barry and Christine;

Our first time at Woodfarm Barns but by no means our last.  Suffolk is a lovely county and kept spotless – the coast and villages are delightful.  Thank you Carl for making our first stay here so lovely.

Monday 20th February 2017 – Nesta and Jo with Jack and Josie the dogs;

Deben Barn and all its promises did not disappoint!  My girlfriend and I had a much needed rest and special memories to take us forward to our wedding in April.  A return visit for our anniversary would be ideal!!  Thank you Carl for your brilliant hospitality and fine touches.

Friday 17th February 2017 –

We have had a wonderful time at Deben Barn – lots of hot tub nights – perfect for Valentines and my birthday!  Our dogs loved the walks and adventures at the beach.  Thank you Carl for looking after us so well.

Sunday 5th February 2017 – Karen and Jason;

Booked for my birthday as recommended by our local landlord and can’t thank him enough for recommending this little gem of luxury.  We had a great meal at Kings Head at Yoxford and the Adnams Brewery tour is a must!  The hot tub was a very welcome treat after a day out.  Thank you Carl and your team.

Sunday 29th January 2017 – Chris and Abby with Stuart and Buster the dogs;

Never stayed in a cottage before, but we will again as the experience was fantastic.  Thanks to Carl and his team, we had a lovely stay and the area is so interesting and historic.  We had a great short break.  Thank you.

Sunday 22 January 2017 – Linda and Jonnie with Paris the dog;

Such amazing, personable service from Carl right from the first call, all the way through to departure.  Really cannot praise enough!  Great perfect touches for our break away in Deben Barn.  The hot tub and the woodburner were the icing on the cake!  We have filled our days with local walks, a trip to Needham Lake and Lavenham.  Thank you.

Sunday 15th January 2017 – James and Victoria;

We had an amazing stay here.  Fantastic hot tub.  The perfect place to get away from it all and just relax.  We recommend the Highwayman and Zeera takeaway, with a great trip to Framlingham Castle.

Friday 6th January 2017 – Barry and Sue;

Never written a review before but wanted to this time – Did loads of lovely long muddy walks and would love to come back.  Thanks for everything, our stay was comfortable and the dog was so welcomed we were able to relax straight away.

Tuesday 27th December 2016 – Louise ad Keith with Holly and Bella the dogs;

This was our third visit – we had a perfect relaxing Christmas which was just the tonic we needed.  Carl, you have thought of everything and we will be back!

Sunday 11th December 2016 – Andy and Holly;

Our first time at Wood Farm Barns was four years ago and this is our second visit.  I took Holly for a walk and asked her to marry me in front of the timber-framed church down the lane.  She said “Yes”.  X

Monday 5th December 2016 – Sally and Ian with Lily and Ozzy the dogs;

Loved it – the best by far hot tub was lush!  Can’t wait to return next year – keep up the good work!

Friday 18 November 2016 – Nancy and Grace with Ollie the dog;

My daughter and I have loved it here.  The hot tub is one of the nicest we have been to.  Loved the breakfast basket and doggie hamper!  Highly recommend the Beauty Barn for a hot stone massage.

Sunday 13th November 2016 – Lisa and Matt with Ringo and Cookie the dogs;

We have had a fab time, such a lovely relaxing place, clean and friendly and super for our two dogs.  Well done and keep up the good work, it’s a credit to all the people that work here and put the effort into making this a special place.

Thursday 10th November 2016 – Sue and Graham;

A very nice stay.  Many thanks. 

Monday 31st October 2016 – Alfie and Ruby;

What can we say that hasn’t already been said – fantastic.  We will be back.

Monday 17th October 2016 – Sue;

Wonderful as always.  Loved the hot tub after lots of walking.  This is my 7th visit and it is now home-from-home. 

Friday 14th October 2016 – Richard and Theresa with Pimms and Bella the dogs;

Perfect place to stay for a dog walking holiday.  Deben Barn had everything and more.  The  extra touches lovely.

Friday 2nd September 2016 – Greg and Incie with Frank and Alice the dogs;

What a great place, we wanted somewhere we could stay close to family in Fram.  Couldn’t have asked for more.

Monday 15 August 2016 – Christine, Ruby and Meg;

Just perfect – couldn’t have wished for anything more.  On the door step for Suffolk Showground and time to recouperate.  Thank you!

Friday 2nd September 2016 – Greg and Incie with Frank and Alice the dogs;

What a great place, we wanted somewhere we could stay close to family in Fram.  Couldn’t have asked for more.

Monday 15 August 2016 – Christine, Ruby and Meg;

Just perfect – couldn’t have wished for anything more.  On the door step for Suffolk Showground and time to recouperate.  Thank you!

Sunday 7th August 2016 – J and J;

Come on a hen weekend and had a great time.  Lovely spot, everything you need is here. 

Friday 5th August 2016 – Lorna and Mark with Jed the dog;

Had such a lovely stay at Deben Barn.  All the home comforts and great enclosed garden.  Beautiful setting with the pond and water features and enjoyed the hot tub!

Friday 29th July 2016 – the newly wed’s;

We chose this barn for a mini honeymoon.  It was lovely to relax in the hot tub the day before my big day.  Deben Barn was the perfect location for my bridesmaids and I to get ready, lovely pictures were taken.  Can’t wait to come back to this lovely barn.

Monday 18th July 2016 – Trudi and Paul with Sintra the dog;

A lovely time was had by all.  Our Labrador never stopped wagging her tail!  We loved relaxing in the hot tub at the end of the day, having enjoyed walks around Needham, Laxfield and Walberswick.

Sunday 12th June 2016 – Sarah and James;

A great weekend away from reality!  Lots to do for everyone, even driving through the quaint little villages.  Highly recommend the Four Horseshoes, the food and service fantastic.  Thank you for making our stay comfortable and relaxing.

Friday 10th June 2016 – Becca and Martin with Poppy the dog;

We have had a brilliant time.  The barn is clean with all the essentials.  A few hightlights include, Dunwich Coast and Southwold.  Framlingham Castle and Orford Castle – all dog friendly.  Thank you for a great stay.

Friday 3rd June 2016 – Sarah and David with Tilly and Poppy the dogs;

As always, welcoming and the barn cosy and clean.  Our fifth stay at Wood Farm Barns.

Monday 23rd May 2016 – Adam and Rachael with Singeon and Tubs the dogs;

Seven days of lovely walking, nice food and then lazy afternoons in the hot tub – perfect!   This is our first visit to Suffolk  and we are leaving feeling like there is so much  more to explore.  Framlingham Castle well worth a visit.  We have felt very at home here with a warm welcome from Carl.

Monday 16th May 2016 – Marie and Cliff with Honnie the dog;

This is our 3rd visit and we have booked for next year!  So nice that everywhere you visit is dog friendly.  The hot tub is an added luxury to unwind after long walks!

Friday 13th May 2016 – Sally and Don;

We had a really lovely break.  Like home from home with every type of element we love around us.  So easy to get to the beautiful countryside and shores of Suffolk.  Well, done – a fantastic place.

Friday 15th April 2016 – Mike and Brenda with Simon the dog;

Really enjoyed our stay here, just perfect in every way.  Great walks, pub lunches and soaks in the hot tub – what more can you ask for!

Sunday 10th April 2016 – Donna and Simon;

Thank you for a relaxing stay at Deben Barn.  Highly recommend visiting Framlingham on Saturday as there’s a small market in the square, with small boutiques and the Castle also.  We had lunch in the Crown which was great.  We also enjoyed Dunwich with the Greyfriars ruins, cliff tops and beach together with the Chip shop and pub!  We will be shouting about Wood Farm Barns from the rooftops & facebook!

Friday 15th April 2016 – Mike and Brenda;

Really enjoyed ourselves here, perfect in every way!  Our first break away with our golden retriever, Simon and he loved it.  Great walks, pub lunches and soaks in the hot tub – what more can you ask for?

Sunday 10th April 2016 – Donna and Simon;

Thank you for a relaxing stay in Deben Barn.  The hot tub was brilliant and very much needed!  Framlingham is highly recommended and a small market in the square on a Saturday.  Lunch at the Crown in Framlingham was great.  Dunwich is a beautiful walk, around the ruins, clifftops and beach.  We will be shouting about Wood Farm Barns from the rooftops (and Facebook)!

Friday 8th April 2016 – Freda and Tom;

Another wonderful few days staying in this lovely barn.  We have had a relaxing time especially in the hot tub, what a treat!  Visited Orford, a charming place, the fish restaurant should not be missed and the “meat shed” has to be seen to be believed. 

Thursday 24th March 2016 – John and Karen;

Thank you Carl and Team.  A fantastic stay and brilliant way to destress and chill out.  Sutton Hoo is an interesting place to visit and Dunwich is great but the shingle beach is hard work.  The Ship Inn at Dunwich and the Butt and Oyster at Pin Mill are great pubs.

Monday 20th March 2016 – Roman and Peter;

Another great stay at Wood Farm Barns.  We visited the pretty town of Framlingham with it’s castle.  It was great using the woodburner in the evenings and the hot tub was a hit!

Sunday 13th March 2016 – Alex and Pippa;

Very fleeting, but wonderful stay in Deben Barn – everything we were hoping for and more!  The hot tub made it feel like a really relaxing getaway.  We will hopefully be back soon.  Thank you Carl.

Friday 11th March 2016 – Sandra and Nicole with Charlie the dog;

We had a wonderful week at Deben Barn, relaxing and able to unwind.  It was so quiet and relaxing just listening to the birds and trees.  Loved the hot tub!  We enjoyed the countryside walks, at Needham Lakes, Hoppit Wood and walked down to the church.  The welcome basket was a lovely touch and Charlie enjoyed his biscuit!  We look forward to coming again.

Monday 25th January 2016 – Kirstie and Andrew with Bruce the dog;

We’ve had the most relaxing time, made to feel welcome and the breakfast hamper fantastic.  We’ve enjoyed lots of walks with our dog.

Sunday 17th January 2016 – Alison and Andy;

We have had such a relaxing couple of days.  The Barn is beautiful and everything you need – spotless.  This makes it an easy choice to come back as we are able to bring our “pooches”.  The hot tub is an added bonus.

Sunday 27th December 2015 – Kate and Mike with Toddy and Nancy the dogs;

We had a wonderful time at Deben Barn and a very warm welcome by Carl.  The Carol Service at Crowfield on Christmas Eve had a lovely atmosphere.  We enjoyed the peaceful countryside and the enclosed garden was great for the dogs.

Saturday 12th December 2015 – Steve and Helen;

Wow, another wonderful stay at WFB.  So homely and we were able to chill, with a wonderful hamper of food and enjoyed the hot tub in the rain!  We enjoyed Aldeburgh with it’s lovely independent shops, café and fish and chips.

Sunday 6th December 2015 – Kaleigh and Wayne with Louie the dog;

An amazing weekend break to relax and de-stress.  We visited Jimmy’s farm which was very Christmassy and Aldeburgh.  The hot tub and breakfast basket was great.  Thank you.

Monday 23rd November 2015 – Alex and Graham with Poppy the dog;

A lovely stay in the comfortable Deben Barn.  Great walks with our dog, Poppy with an evening soak in the hot tub!  Big thank you!

Monday 23rd November 2015 – Natalie and Lucas with Buddie the dog;

It has been absolutely perfect!  A lovely barn and great breakfast hamper. We enjoyed the hot tub and then into the Barn with the log fire!  We have had the most amazing weekend.

Sunday 15th November 2015 – John and Karen;

Stargazing in the hot tub in November – what a wonderful way to start a relaxing weekend!  Superb cooking, and ambiance of the surroundings at the the pop-up restaurant.  Thanks Carl.

Friday 13th November 2015 – Geoff and Rosie;

We have had a very relaxing and happy week.   Excellent breakfast basket – thank you. 

Friday 6th November 2015 – John and Trudi with Dora the dog;

Our first visit here, after winning a Facebook caption competition!  We were in need of some time out and the hot tub soaked away all our worries. The hot tub, hamper, and dog treats were the icing on the cake.  Farm shops to visit are the Chilli Farm and Jimmy’s Farm.  For a day trip we recommend Southwold.  For dog walking the walk at Flatford along the river to Dedham and back.  Suffolk and Wood Farm Barns are the dog friendliest place to stay and we will be back.

Friday 30th October 2015 – Tracey and James;

The standard at Wood Farm Barns is very high and each of the Barns are cosy and unique, but the hot tub tops what is already a great experience here.  The Crown at Stowupland serves excellent food and at good prices and the Kitchen in Thorpness is worth a visit.

Sunday 25th October 2015 – Emma and Pete with Ruffy the dog;

Our first stay at this beautiful cottage and garden – perfect!  We spent the morning in Aldeburgh with a lovely walk along the beach and Debenham in the afternoon stopping off at the friendly pub the “Woolpack”.  We have had a brilliant stay and sure this will not be our last!

Sunday 18th October 2015 – Jason and Jackie with Lola and Daisy the dogs;

This is our second stay at Wood Farm Barns and equally relaxing with the luxury of the hot tub.  This is the first time we have taken our dogs away for the weekend and they equally enjoyed it too!

Friday 16th October 2015 – Louise and Keith with Buffy & Holly the dogs;

This is our second stay at Wood Farm Barns.  This was just as wonderful as our first visit but with the added hot tub!  Thank you Carl for making our stay perfect!

Friday 2nd October 2015 – Katie and Matt;

Hot tub was bliss!  We had a lovely day at the Birds of Prey Centre at Stonham Barns and a good trip to Framlingham Castle.  Lovely home cooked food at The Victoria, Earl Soham.  Snape Maltings is a lovely place to browse for Christmas gifts.  Hope to come back soon!

Monday 28th September 2015 – Sue and Michael with Jonnie and Freddie the dogs;
We loved the barn and the hot tub.  We found peace and relaxation!  Really enjoyed Southwold with its sweet beach huts and the funny clock on the pier!

Monday 21st September 2015 – Sarah and David with Poppy & Tilly the dogs;
As always, a fantastic break.  Hot tub a real treat!  We visited Cavendish and Long Melford – both lovely villages to visit for antique shops and pubs!

Friday 18th September 2015 – Sam and Brian with Charley the dog;
Thank you for a lovely stay, with the breakfast hamper being such a lovely touch.  The hot tub was an added bonus!  Dunwich Heath is great and The White Horse at Badingham was lovely.  Needham Lake is great and walking by the river following the Aggregates Trail.  We ate at the Sorrel Horse – great value for money.  Wood Farm Barns is a great place to stay and we’d love to come back again soon.

Monday 7th September 2015 – Cliff and Marie with Busta & Mannie the dogs;
The hot tub was a luxury after our longs walks.  Hoppit Woods and Lake is a lovely quiet walk and only ten minute drive away.  Thank you Carl for a great stay.

Friday 14th August 2015 – Liam and Tracey;
This is our second stay at the Barns.  Again, lovely tranquil location.  Hot tub was great ……….one to finish the day off with a glass of bubbly in “bubbles”.

Sunday 9th August 2015 – Fran and Marka
This is our weekend escape – it’s fantastic to drive just over an hour from Norwich but feel in another part of the world – relaxed and away from the pressure of work. The flowers and birds and peace have made our stay just what we needed.  The hot tub a wonderful addition!

Saturday 7th August 2015 – Becca and Ed with Miso the dog;
We couldn’t have been happier with our stay and felt relaxed and at home.  The breakfast hamper was a lovely touch, with the best bacon ever!  We visited Bury St Edmunds and Southwold as well as exploring the nearby area.  It has been absolutely wonderful to find an area of the country that is truly dog friendly.  Thanks for a fabulous stay.

Sunday 2nd August 2015 – Kevin and Lisa with Rocky the dog;
The accommodation was well above that usually associated with “dog friendly”.  The hot tub a great hit during our stay.  Dunwich was especially good and enjoyable for us all with our dog being able to explore the whole area including the beach off lead.

Friday 31st July 2015 – Pete, Jess and Taylor with Archie and Jake the dogs;
Wood Farm barns is truly dog friendly with an enclosed garden.  The welcome basket was a lovely touch and we loved the hot tub!  Jimmy’s Farm was a great place and Dunwich good for the dogs.  We also loved the vintage English seaside town of Aldeburgh.  Other highlights were Framlingham Castle, Orford and Southwold.

Monday 20th July 2015 – Rachel and Tony with Bea and James the dogs;
Super stay in stunning Suffolk.

Friday 17th July 2015 – Karen and Simon with Skye the dog;
We loved sitting in the garden and hearing trees rustling and birds singing – wonderful!

Sunday 5th July 2015 – Lisa and Terry with Busby the dog;
Came to Deben Barn as it was dog friendly and had a wonderful week!

Monday 29th June 2015 – Kathleen and Stan with Rolo the dog;
Our second visit to Wood Farm Barns.  We have had a great week and appreciated the hot tub!

Friday 26th June 2015 – Stephanie and Paul with Milo and Olly the dogs;
We were so impressed with the accommodation which is dog friendly.  The hot tub is amazing!

Sunday 14th June 2015 – Ivan and Lesley with Freddy and Frankie the dogs;
A wonderful stay – everything provided that we could of hoped for and more.  Some great places to visit.

Monday 8th June 2015 – Bella and Casa;
What a lovely location, we only stayed two nights but felt very relaxed.

Friday 5th June 2015 – Lee and Felicity with Buddy and Dixie the dogs;
Great little break in Deben Barn.  You will love it here!

Friday 29th May 2015 – Becky and Marko;
A lovely stay in a gorgeous place.  Hot tub amazing!

Monday 25th May 2015 – Gail and Sue with Lady and Buster the dogs;
Lovely peaceful surroundings.

Friday 15th May 2015 – Jennifer and Adrian with Molly and Morgan the dogs;
Cosy Barn and hot tub delightful!

Monday 4th May 2015 – Kim and Bill with Ellie the dog;
Congratulations for having such an amazing holiday venue.  The cottages are so well designed, with everything you need.

Friday 24th April 2015 – Lesley and Nigel with Bertie and Henry the dogs;
Our third visit – love it!  Great hot tub!

Sunday 12th April 2015 – Julie and Neil;
The barn has been a pleasure to stay in and the hot tub was great too!

Saturday 4th April 2015 – Karen and Trevor with Ripley the dog;
The barn was perfect and we were honoured to be the first to use the fantastic hot tub!

Sunday 15th March 2015 – Elizabeth and Colin with Fred the dog;
Delightful – home from home – you made us very welcome.

Sunday 8th March 2015 – Karen and Stuart with Millie the dog;
Thank you for a fantastic relaxing stress free break.

Monday 23rd February 2015 – Neil and Sarah with Alice the dog;
This has been visit no. six and our second to Deben Barn – we’ve had a fun packed weekend!

Thursday 19th February 2015 – Yvonne and Paul with David and Marley the dogs;
We were absolutely delighted and loved the setting of the Barns.

Sunday 15th February 2015 – Paul and Fran with Galaxy the dog;
Wonderful retreat and warm welcome from Carl.

Friday 12th December 2014 – David and Judith;
Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves with the peace and quiet and the charming barn.

Friday 14th November 2014 – David and Janine with Harry the dog;
Lovely little place, nice and quiet.

Wednesday 29th October 2014 – Magnus and Tracey with Jules and Gunnar the dogs;
We had a lovely stay in Deben Barn.

Friday 3rd October 2014 – Carol and Andy with Charley and Harvey the dogs;
It is so nice to find lovely accommodation which enjoys having dogs.

Monday 29th September 2014 – Neil and Sue with Frank and Tom the dogs;
Our stay has been everything we hoped it would be.  The opportunity to bring the dogs has made it a complete experience.

Thursday  25th September 2014 – Ted and Bronwen;
Thank you for a great holiday – the layout is great, enough privacy but a community feel at the same time.

Saturday 20th September 2014 – Terry
Totally enjoyable stay.

Sunday 14th September 2014 – Sarah and Terry with Tilly the dog;
This rural idyllic has captivated us and we have had a superb week.

Friday 29th August 2014 – Larson and Denise with Chloe and Jake to dogs;
Another splendid holiday here – now to re-book for another holiday!

Monday 25th August 2014 – Glynis and Mick with Rupert and Smartie the dogs;
Idyllic complex of Barns in pretty landscaped surroundings – a good balance between hideaway retreat and the chance to be sociable with other guests.

Friday 22nd August 2014 – Sharon and Stewie with Sky, Crappy and Summer the dogs;
We have had the best time as we had a lovely little cosy barn and log fire was a dream!

Sunday 17th August 2014 – Tom and Ellie with Pluto the dog;
Beautiful set up and definitely dog friendly.

Friday 15th August 2014 – Sarah and David with Tilly and Poppy the dogs;
Another lovely holiday here!

Monday 11th August 2014 – Jane and Jim with Moss the dog;
Very relaxing stay in Deben Barn – perfect for our needs.

Sunday 3rd August 2014 – Pat and Philip;
We have had a brilliant week in Deben Barn for our Honeymoon.

Friday 25th July 2014 – Kay and Steve with Murphy the dog;
A beautiful place in a wonderful location.

Sunday 20th July 2014 – Jane and John with Alfie and Mabel the dogs;
What a gem Wood Farm Barns is!

Sunday 13th July 2014 – Alyson and Karin;
What a perfect barn – it has everything you need.

Friday 4th July 2014 – Freda and Tom;
Delightful barn in lovely peaceful surroundings.

Tuesday 24th June 2014 – Gren and Lynda with Tilly the dog;
Thank you – our second visit to Deben Barn.

Friday 20th June 2014 – Sharon and Steve with Jay the dog;
Very comfortable cottage and the log fire a dream!

Sunday 15th June 2014 – Martin and Jo with Pippa the dog;
Clean and cosy cottage and a tasty hamper – thank you!

Friday 13th June 2014 – Sam and Simon with Buddy the dog;
Thank you very much.  We loved every second of our stay!

Friday 9th May 2014 – Hilary and Peter with Boris the dog;
Cottage very comfortable and a warm welcome.

Monday 21st April 2014 – Andrew and Val;
Provides a great get-away. Everything we could possibly need has been provided.

Sunday 13th April 2014 – Kelly and Lee with Ellie the dog;

Excellent accommodation in a beautiful location.

Friday 21st March 2014 – Lyn and Tim;

Love this place, top-notch accommodation – we have had the best time!

Monday 17th March 014 – Isu and Flora;

Happy and most comfortable week.

Monday 10th March – Sarah and Neil and Alice the dog;

Superb as usual and we will be back later in the year.

Friday 14th November 2014 – David and Janine with Harry the dog;
Came with the objective of relaxing. This we achieved with ease. Lovely little place, nice and quiet. The dog (Harry) made some
new friends. The shoulders have returned to their normal position. Thoroughly enjoyed! Thanks Carl

Friday 24th October 2014 – Magnus, Tracey and Jules with Gunnarr the dog;
We had a lovely stay in Deban Barn. Gunnarr our Irish Water Spaniel loved all the different walks we took him on. Would really
recommend Walberswick – beautiful village – lovely walk and great photography. Dunwich and Sizewell beaches good too! Rendlesham
Forest (nr Woodbridge) also great for dogs. All in all great! Looking forward to our new year re visit!

Friday 26th September – Neil and Sue with Frank and Tom the dogs;
Our stay at WFB’s has been everything we hoped it would be. The opportunity to bring the dogs has made it a complete experience. We
have travelled, wined and dined, walked and visited places we have always wanted to go to. A thoroughly recommended stay!

Monday 29th September 2014 – Carol and Andy with Charley and Harvey the dogs;
We have had a very relaxing few days made even better by the lovely Deban Barn. We have toured around and been to some beautiful
places. It is so nice to find lovely accommodation which enjoys having dogs. Our two dogs have thoroughly enjoyed their stay. Will
recommend to friends and family. Thank you.

Sunday 21st September 2014 – Kim and John with their 2 dogs;
Our first visit to Suffolk and found the County and the people very welcoming. Deban barn has all that you need and the extra
touches are so thoughtful. Did not expect the breakfast basket and the extra touches including dog tags – great idea especially for two naughty terriers! Found the pubs and shops very dog friendly which is a priority for us. Not cold enough for the wood burner so might have to make a Winter visit! Lay out is great – enough privacy but a community feel at the same time – not easily achieved. Thank you for a great holiday.

Sunday 7th September 2014 – Sarah and Terry with Tilly the dog;
Our first visit but not our last. The rural idyll has captivated us and we have had a superb week. The thoughtfulness and attention to detail from Carl and the team is exceptional. We have enjoyed the friendliness of all we have met and Suffolk is certainly a county of dog lovers who have welcomed us and our dog warmly and sincerely. Worthy of note is Needham lake (this was Tilly’s contribution) The Victoria Pub at Earl Soham for warm welcome and good food, Alder Carr Farmshop – dogs welcome in the courtyard whilst you eat lunch etc. and the Dog at Grundisburgh.. Exceptional and dogs welcome in all areas – not only given a dog biscuit but
a whole bowlful! Warm and friendly, genuine and great service. Totally enjoyable stay -Thanks Carl and the team

Monday 25th August 2014 – Larson and Denise with Chloe and Jake the dogs;
Another splendid holiday here – setting is idyllic as ever, Carl as welcoming as ever. Now to re-book! Hopefully quick enough for a free hamper!

Friday 22nd August 2014 – Glynis and Mick with Rupert and Smartie the dogs;
Idyllic complex of barns in pretty landscaped surroundings ~ a good balance between hideaway retreat and the chance to be sociable with the other guests. Excellent warm welcome and thoughtful touches didn’t go unnoticed! Time melted away too quickly!

Monday 18th August 2014 – Sharon and Stewie with Sky, Scrappy & Summer the dogs;
Was everything we hoped it would be. The kids – Sky, Scrappy and Summer have had the best time. As we have. Lovely little cosy barn and log fire was a dream. Thank you Carl.

Sunday 17th August 2014 – Tom and Ellie with Pluto the dog;
A lovely spot for a much needed break. Beautifully set up and definitely dog friendly. ~The small touches of providing a holiday dog tag was brilliant and made the stay even more relaxing. Gorgeous countryside, a place to visit more than once!

Friday 15th August 2014 – Sarah and David with Tilly & Poppy;
We have had another lovely holiday this year in Deban Barn as much as our stay in Alde Barn last year. Feeling relaxed and ready to get back to normality (whatever that is!) Thanks again.

11th August 2014 –June and Jim & Moss the dog;
We had a very relaxing week in Deban barn; perfect for our needs and that of our border collie. We loved the area and found it very
peaceful and beautiful. Moss loved Dunwich Beach – his first ever visit to the sea! We look forward to returning to Woodfarm Barns
in the very near future.

3rd August 2014 – Pat and Phil;
We have had a brilliant week in Deban Barn. Carl Made us feel really welcome when we arrived and we just loved all the trimmings he added to the barn to make us feel special on our Honeymoon! We enjoyed visiting many of the lovely local villages like Framlingham, Debenham, Aldeburgh and many others. We also enjoyed some lovely walks. The setting is just beautiful for these lovely barns and we can’t wait to come back. We will be telling our friends and family about our time here and sharing out photo’s of Woodfarm barns. Thank you Anne and Carl.

Monday 7th July – Barry, Hilary, Meg & Hattie;
Our second visit to Deben Barn and hopefully will not be our last.  We have had a lovely relaxing weekend despite the rain.  Framlingham Castle is well worth a visit as is Thorpeness. We had a lovely meal at the ‘ship Inn’ at Dunwich which is also dog friendly.  Thanks for the breakfast basket and lovely welcome. 

Friday 27th June – Gren and Lynda & Tilly the dog;
Second visit to Deben Barn.  Lovely to see how garden has matured and fish have grown.  Debenham, Eye and Framlingham Castle worth a visit.  Tilly loved Dunwich beach.  Hope to return to Woodfarm Barns and beautiful Suffolk villages.  So much to see.  Thank you Carl.

Sandra and Graham;
A great place of interest to some is the reclaim centre close to the barns. We loved the sights and sounds of the birds in the garden and all in all have had a great time. We hope to return soon!

Thursday 26th June – Sarah and Stephen with lottie the beagle;
We loved this place – the gardens the fish and the ‘flower bed’.  We went out every day and sampled the fare of various pubs.  Best menu the Ship at Dunwich.  The Deli at Coddenham was excellent and they were very dog friendly.  The villages are so pretty with lovely thatched cottages.  We’ll be back.

Julia and Ian;
A brilliant few days, so relaxing.  We did eventually venture out and enjoyed visiting Framlingham, Orford, Woodbridge and Aldeburgh.  Favourite places being Fram and the countryside around here.  The welcome basket was a real plus point.  The only negative is having to leave!

Friday 20th June 2014 – Steve and Sharon with Jay the dog;
Beautiful cottage set in a very peaceful location offering tranquility and serenity leaving us all very relaxed. The barn is very comfortable. Lovely breakfast basket

Monday 15th June 2014 – Martin and Jo with Pippa the dog;
Had a lovely relaxing weekend. Beautiful setting. Clean and cosy cottage and a tasty hamper

Friday 16th May 2014 – Hilary and Peter and Bevis the dog;
First visit to this area, found many interesting places to visit and good walks for the dog. Cottage very comfortable and a warm welcome

Friday 9th May 2014 – Anya & Duncan;
Thank you for a very comfortable stay. Wonderful countryside and will be highly recommended

Monday 21st April 2014 – Andrew & Val;
Our 3rd visit to Woodfarm Barns. We love it here. It’s a great getaway break and only an hours drive for us. As usual delicious breakfast provided, thank you Carl, and for the choc Easter eggs! Lovely to visit in the Spring with warmer weather and beautiful wild flowers all around. As usual, everyhting we could possibly need has been provided. We will return home relaxed and refreshed ’til the next holiday. Thank you

Sunday 13th April 2014 – Kelly & Lee with Ellie the dog;
We will definitely be recommending Woodfarm barns to friends. Absolutely excellent holiday accommodation in a beautiful location. A well needed break away from the demands of a busy job and city life. We will definitely be coming back. Many thanks

Friday 21st March 2014 – Lyn & Tim:
Thank you Carl, we have had the most amazing four days. Love this place, the attention to detail, the small touches that make it special and top notch vacation accommodation. The Woolpack in Debenham has great food and staff. We will most definitely be back and will be recommending this place to others

Monday 17th March 2014 – Julie & Flora;
Happy and most wonderful week. Deben Barn is all one would wish for plus more. Househunting unsuccesful, which gives an excellent opportunity to return for another visit. Many thanks

Friday 7th March 2014 – Neil & Sarah with Alice the dog;
The fact that we are on our 4th holiday at Woodfarm Barns…. says it all!; 🙂 On our first visit to the Granary in September 2011 we watched the oak beams being delivered for the other barns. Having stayed in the Granary again and also Woodfarm House with the family we decided this time to try Deben Barn. It’s cosy and warm and you feel relaxed as soon as you walk in the door. Alice our dog loves the garden, her usual walk down to the churchyard and then on the footpath across the field to a pool for her morning swim!! The weather has been amazing and we have walked and walked. We found that you can park at the harbour in Southwold and then walk over the bridge to Walberswick. It takes about 40-50 minutes, then you can walk over the sand dunes and along the beach for miles. Lunch served at 3pm at the Anchor Inn was a bonus and they welcome dogs. Thank you Carl as usual and we will be back later in the year x PS – didn’t mean to write another novel in your book but get carried away! xx

Sunday 2nd March 2014 – Michael & Diana;
Second visit, as fab as our first. We’ve stayed in Woodfarm House for a family holiday and now tried the romantic barns. Looking forward to coming again

Sunday 23rd February 2014 – Steve & Mandy with Sammie the dog;
Fantastic! Great welcome, relaxing 🙂 beautifully quiet but the birdsong was lovely; Robins, Greenfinches and Great Tits so far. Brilliant little touches all the way round such as bacon, butter and milk in the fridge, a lovely holiday welcome basket of biscuits, eggs, fruit, mushrooms and tomatoes, coffee, tea, sugar, shampoo and shower gel all here! Even a dog biscuit for Sammie our dog. We visited Aldeburgh and highly recommend the fish & chips and Deli there 🙂 – Bury St Edmunds, Needham Market, Lavenham, Debenham (Fish & Chips handy for your first night here) Comfy, cosy and warm – just the place to unwind. We enjoyed waking up to birdsong every morning. Reluctantly packing but still have lots of great memories to take away with us. Many thanks Carl, you’re a star! xx

Monday 20th January 2014 – Nicholas and Steve with Bertie and George the dogs;
Warmly welcomed by Carl and impressed by the standard of the barn. Warm in the barn too; the heating was so efficient we had to turn it down and never needed the woodburner! The dogs enjoyed themselves and we were glad of the 100% enclosed garden; perfect for dogs. We visited Rendlesham, Dunwich and Tunstall for walks and also discovered Kings forest. Most days were spent visiting favourite places along the coast from Orford to Southwold. Thanks also for the welcome basket, particularly the delicious eggs. Thanks to Carl and his team for an enjoyable winter mini-break with the dogs

Monday 10th February 2014 – Betty and Fafryn;
We have had a lovely time staying in Deben Barn and couldn’t have asked for a more relaxing, comfortable place for our first little romantic holiday together. We have wanted for nothing and have very much appreciated the beautiful finishing touches. Woodfarm Barns has helped us create a precious memory. Great cottage

Monday 6th January 2014 – Jack & Elsa with Lima & Luna the dogs (from Holland);
We have already been several times to England but have never had such a warm and well-eqipped cottage that allowed our two boxer dogs. We enjoyed it very much, the dogs did too. Thanks a lot and we will definitely return for our next holiday

Monday 30th December 2013 – Andrew & Val;
What a lovely way to end the year. We were blessed with sunshine and blue skies every day. We saw the footings of these lovely little barns going up in 2011 when we stayed in the beautiful Granary Barn for our first holiday here. It’s great to see the end result and to enjoy a weekend in Deben. Everything so well thought out and provided for our comfort and enjoyment. Especially enjoyed the festive holiday hamper and Carl’s Damson Gin! Well done!

Monday 2nd December 2013 – Beth and Sam;
Such a gorgeous place. Spent the weekend here as a surprise for my 21st! Couldn’t have asked for anything more from a holiday cottage! Bed extremely comfortable and the woodburner was very easy to work and kept us warm all weekend. We’ll be back very soon. Thank you ever so much xxxx

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Lisa and David;
This was our first trip here and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The cottages are beautiful and we had time to relax and chill. We were surprised at how gorgeous the barns were and we really felt at home even though we were on holiday. Even tried to learn to ride a bike and did ok! Loved the cosy log burner and just chilling, watching DVD’s We will definitely be back and recommending you! x

Sunday 3rd November 2013 – Mark, Donna and Simba the dog;
A great palce to switch off and relax. Phones off! We felt rejuvenated and so did the dog! We would definitely come again. Fabulous holiday cottage. Loved the local beer! x

Sunday 27th October 2013 – Julie and Justin;
Perfect weekend! The barn cottage is so cosy and special and the log burner was such a treat! Very romantic atmosphere with the candles and peaceful surroundings. The breakfast hamper was excellent! You have thought of everything! We celebrated our 15th anniversary here and decided to eat in rather than go out because we loved the barn so much. Thoroughly recommend the Curry Inn at Needham Market. We will be recommending this place to our friends and family for their holidays and definitely be back soon. Thank you

Friday 20th September 2013 – Marilyn and Rob with Bella & Rosie the dogs;
A lovely cosy holiday cottage with a good private garden for the dogs. A warm and peaceful retreat in which to unwind. Such a dog-friendly place. Thank you!

Monday 23rd September 2013 – Nick & Alice with Charlie the dog;
Had a lovely few days, didn’t want to leave! We were lacking nothing and now don’t want to go home. Cannot fault the gorgeous cottage. Recommended by family and we were not disappointed. Charlie our dog loved it too. Such a lovely stay thank you!

Monday 23rd September 2013 – Jan and Mike with Ruby the dog;
We had a wonderful few days here. Carl really has thought of everything. A fab place to visit is Aldeburgh (A very classy seaside) Had an excellent meal in the Anchor in Woodbridge. Many thanks for your hospitality. Ruby our dog loved the enclosed garden as well xxx

Friday 27th September 2013 – William & Stacey:
Comfortable, cosy, convenient and classy. Luxurious cottage, perfect holiday destination with or without dogs

Sunday 29th September 2013 – Jen & Gary;
Yet another wonderful holiday. Deben Barn is just right for a romantic weekend. Loved it. Thanks Carl x

Sunday 15th September 2013 – Jo and Steve
Carl, thank you so much for such a lovely stay – Faultless! Absolutely gorgeous cottage/ barn, will definitely return x

Friday 13th September 2013 – Glyn & Katie:
Everything has been thought through for a very relaxing romantic time. Memorable holiday. Well done Carl

Friday 30th August 2013 – Keith and Carolyn with Max the dog;
Absolutely perfect. Peaceful place to stay. Plus point for us was being able to bring our dog – he loved it as well as lovely walks for him. Really enjoyed the break; Couldn’t fault anything. We will be back for another holiday next year

Monday 26th August 2013 – Ray and Judy with Tilly the dog:
Had a lovely time here again; it’s so cosy and welcoming; a really peaceful place. Carl made us feel welcome and we really appreciated all the thoughtful touches – the dog loved it and we’ll be back again!

Friday 23rd August 2013 – Wayne, Lianne and Noah:
We had a lovely stay here in Deben Barn and were pleasantly surprised by all the little touches. Everything has been thought of from breakfast to bikes to the local information folders. We would highly recommend a trip to Southwold. A great day out with beautiful beaches and lots of boutiques. Would love to come back and stay at Christmas time. It must be special over the holiday season

Sunday 18th August 2013 – Paul & Angela:
A great place to stay for a mini-break. Really peaceful and relaxing. Highlights – Churches here at Crowfield and also in Lavenham. The “Under the pier show” on Southwold Pier is a must! Thanks for the time to relax and unwind in romantic surroundings!

Monday 5th August 2013 – Paul and Claire;
Wonderful weekend getaway, ultimate relaxing stay, this shall be very recommended to all. Not much more can be said!

21st July 2013 – Barry & Alison:
Got to say this was a surprise arranged by my girlfriend. What a fantastic, relaxed weekend I’ve had. Such a shame to be leaving. The barn cottage is superb, well equipped and in a wonderful& peaceful setting. Will certainly recommend this to friends and family as a ‘must stay’ holiday

19th July 2013 – David, Hazel & Tilly the dog:
What a wonderful experience, everything you could possibly want and more. From the warm, friendly greeting from Carl, to the lovely breakfast basket. The barn is cosy and the decoration really well thought out to match the surroundings. The dog loved it! We will definitely be back and will recommend to all our friends. We cannot speak too highly of Carl for all he has done with these holiday cottages. It is beautiful. Thank you for everything

Monday, 15th of July, 2013, Barry & Hilary with Maisy the dog:
We have had a lovely weekend in Deben Barn. Thank you Carl for the warm welcome and the lovely breakfast basket. The barn is perfect and we are so glad that you welcome dogs. We had a lovely afternoon in Helmingham Gardens which is dog friendly and well worth a visit. Thank you and we hope to return soon.

Friday, 28th of June, 2013, Bill & Rosemary: 
We were recommended Woodfarm Barns by friends who holidayed here whilst looking for a home to rent. They said how lovely it is and it certainly lived up to expectations. As you walk from the car park into the lovely development of the cottage barns and the garden area everything looks very romantic! Deben Barn was just right for two people and our dog. The enclosed garden was great; perfect for dogs. The Barn is very well equipped and a lovely comfy bed. Carl was very friendly and welcoming. He seems to have thought of everything.

Friday, 14th of June, 2013, Patricia & Brian: 
We had to visit Suffolk due to illness in the family. Being able to come back in the evenings to such peaceful and beautiful place as Deben Barn made a sad visit much more enjoyable. Beautiful cottage. Thank you

Friday, 24th of May, 2013, Elizabeth & Mike: 
Lovely holiday cottage – peaceful – great guest welcome

Monday, 13th of May, 2013, Neil & Angie: 
Cosy well appointed holiday accommodation with everything you need. Lovely relaxing stay.

Saturday, 4th of May, 2013, Laura & Tom: 
A super relaxing weekend. A very pleasant way to spend a birthday!

Sunday, 31st of March, 2013, David & Kate: 
We have had such a wonderful few days away – beautiful holiday accommodation, lovely countryside and a warm welcome from the owner, Carl. Would thoroughly recommend Woodfarm Barns to anyone looking for a relaxing a peaceful romantic getaway.

Friday, 22nd of February, 2013, Denise & Mervyn:
Very high standard of accommodation – excellent

Wednesday, 2nd of January, 2013, John & Helen:
The cottage was cosy and beautifully decorated. A perfect countryside break. Could not wait to return. A very memorable holiday without the kids or dogs!

Monday, 5th of November, 2012, Dirk:
Beautiful barn conversions. Very well outfitted with charmingly rustic fixtures accenting the otherwise modern build. Everything one could want from a holiday cottage

Monday, 22nd of October, 2012, Rosie & Trevor:
A real gem – beautiful presented cottage, quiet and peace full – a real battery re-charger!

Sunday, 21st of October, 2012, Sue & Sean:
Complete rest for mind, body and soul. Totally zen. Having stayed in Woodfarm House for a girlie weekend, this is the ideal place for a romantic getaway

Saturday, 13th of October, 2012, Ann & Paul:
Lovely getaway. We really enjoyed the stay to celebrate our honeymoon. Sheer romance

Sunday, 30th of September, 2012, Aislinn & Steve:
Lovely in every way. Beautiful holiday cottage with great romantic touches

Sunday, 30th of September, 2012, Jenny & Derek:
Yet another wonderful week. This time Deben Barn. A group of compact, recently completed holiday barns in the old fashioned style, with all mod cons, in the lovely Suffolk countryside. Lovingly created by Carl. What a superb job he has done. We have great admiration for him and love coming here.

Monday, 24th of September, 2012, Dawn & Paul with Sandy & Scamp the dogs:
Our second visit to Woodfarm, having previously stayed at The Granary. Once again we had a lovely relaxing break in beautiful surroundings. Made to feel very welcome by Carl and great location. The dogs love it here too! Will definitely be back! Our only problem will be deciding which barn to book next time

Friday, 14th of September, 2012, Graham & Christine:
We had a lovely weeks holiday in Suffolk. Deben Barn was the perfect cottage for exploring and place to look forward to coming ‘home’ to every evening. Truly romantic

Monday, 10th of September, 2012, Hannah & Keith:
We have really enjoyed our stay. The cottage is very well equipped and thoughtfully set up. The location was lovely and the welcome warm. Our 2 month old daughter enjoyed her first holiday!

Friday, 7th of September, 2012, Jane & Andy:
Booked Monday, was here Friday. Really fabulous find for a short break with plenty to see and do. Perfect holiday cottage for a romantic break in Suffolk

Friday, 24th of August, 2012, Allison & Woody:
A perfect combination of simplicity and comfort. Great holiday

Sunday, 12th of August, 2012, Andreas & Gemma with the dog:
We’ve had a fabulous relaxing time – first trip away with new puppy and he loved it as much as us! Very dog-friendly. Carl is delightful host and Suffolk is stunning – will be back!

Sunday, 5th of August, 2012, Deirlove:
We’ve had a wonderful stay in Deben Barn. It’s perfect for a family break with a baby and a toddler. The enclosed garden is especially thoughtful – it meant our little girl could run around outside safely (allowing her parents a little break!) Wonderful holiday

Monday, 23rd of July, 2012, Patti & Clive with Stan & Petra the dogs:
We had a fabulous “get away from it all” 3 days, the cottage was gorgeous and the welcome was so warm and friendly. A beautiful mini-holiday with the dogs. Thank you!

Sunday, 15th of July, 2012, Debra & Steve:
A relaxing, welcoming setting to unwind and all you could ask for. Great romantic holiday cottage

Sunday, 8th of July, 2012, Sarah & Mike with Rusty the dog:
Excellent holiday cottage. Lovely situation. Very dog friendly. Lots of nice touches.

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Gipping Barn Testimonials

Monday 17th June 2019 – Paul and Sarah with Mack and Riley the dogs;
We had a great break, enjoying the hot tub and loved the meadow, visiting Framlingham Castle, and the lovely timber framed Church just up the road.

Sunday 16th June 2019 – Jill and Gary with Bobby the dog;
Thank you for a warm welcome.  We had a very relaxing time, in a beautiful barn.

Sunday 9th June 2019 – James and Tom;
A relaxing weekend, the barn is beautiful and it’s so relaxing.  Thank you so much!

Sunday 21st April 2019 – Jacqui and Chris;
I was treated by my husband to a wonderful couple of nights away for my 40 th
birthday – couldn’t have picked a better place! The barn was very cosy with
underfloor heating and rustic features. The hot tub was amazing, very relaxing and
romantic with the lights at night.

Monday 15th April 2019 – Marie and Simon with Bella and Rhino the dogs;
Our third time at WFB and it still dosen’t disappoint. Celebrating a birthday and 25 th
Wedding Anniversary, so had a relaxing time. Snape Maltings and Aldeburgh are
favourite places and also visited Leiston Abbey. Thank you to the WFB Team.

Wednesday 10th April 2019 – Megan and Mark;
Fabulous! What a fantastic treat to celebrate my 50th ! A wonderful time, relaxing in
the hot tub in between exploring the area. We took a bike ride to the Sorrell Horse,
visited Framlingham Castle and had lunch at the Low House, Laxfield, and a bracing
walk along the beach at Aldeburgh.

Sunday 7th April 2019 – Meg and Luke;
Great first stay at Wood Farm Barns. We loved Gipping Barn, and the hot tub was
great. We visited Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe, Woodbridge, Aldeburgh and
Southwold for the Adnams brewery tour! Looking forward to our return.

Thursday 4th April 2019 – Paul and Alison with Jack the dog;
Simply perfect and Carl was a wonderful host. The hamper and dog treats were
fantastic and the hot tub provided a relaxing end to the day. We hope to return soon.

Sunday 24th February 2019 – Gemma and John;
Another great stay. So quiet and peaceful and with lots to see and do on the
doorstep – it’s a great location.

Friday 22nd February 2019 – Elizabeth and Sam with Willow and Blossom the
dogs;
We have loved our holiday at WFB. The breakfast basket was amazing. Thank you
for such a warm welcome.

Sunday 29th August 2018 – Emma and Neil with Datsun the dog;
The barn is gorgeous, with all the added extras provided including our meet and
greet by John. We loved Aldeburgh, and lunch in the Wentworth Hotel. Thank you.

Wednesday 25th August 2018 – Carol and Andy with Barclay and Dukie the dogs;
What a lovely place, peaceful and just what we needed. The hot tub was great.

Thursday 12 th July 2018 – Tracy and Steve with Sydney and Daphne the dogs;
A lovely surprise to find the cottage a home from home. Very clean and enjoyed the
tranquillity of this area. Loved the breakfast basket and treats for the dogs.

Sunday 8th July 2018 – Laura and Shaun with Becca the dogs;
We have had an amazing time here at Gipping Barn. Wonderful surroundings,
peaceful and relaxing.

Friday 6 th July 2018 – David and Aime with Sooty the dog;
Lovely stay with wonderful range of local produce in the breakfast hamper. Dedham
was lovely, we hired a boat on the river – great fun! Thank you to Carl and his team.

Friday 29 th June 2018 – Gill and Derek with Kyra the dog;
Amazing time at Gipping Barn. Really appreciate the treats for humans and dogs!
So much thought has gone into everything. Loved Dunwich and Framlingham.

Sunday 24 th June 2018 – Em and John;
Thank you for a perfect stay.

Sunday 17 th June 2018 – Hayley and Andy with Elmo and Bailee the dogs;
We had a relaxing time. Loved the breakfast and dog hampers. We loved dog
walking, using the Suffolk Dog Walkers Guide from the shed. The hot tub was a
great feature to unwind and relax.

Sunday 10 th June 2018 – Mark and Jackie;
We had a perfect stay, with everything thought out.
Sunday 3 rd June 2018 – Sharon and Dave with Lily and Mylo the dogs;
Lovely stay.

Sunday 4 th March 2018 – Nikki and Brian;
Had a truly lovely stay in Gipping Barn. The hot tub was magical especially as the
temperature outside was below zero and we were surrounded by snow! It was
magical!

Friday 16 th February 2018 – Rowena;
What a gift to stay in such a beautiful “Hansel and Gretel” abode. The birds are
singing and the sun is shining. Another visit – another day!

Friday 30th June 2017 – Simon and Kat with Max the dog;

Enjoyed our first visit to the Barns.  We found an amazing dog walker, Amanda – who looked after our dog while we went off to a wedding.  We would highly recommend her.  Thank you all for a great stay. 

Friday 23rd June 2017 – Karen and Zol with teddy and Oscar the dogs;

Lovely to hear birdsong and not traffic.  Helmingham Hall and Thornham Walks are beautiful and nice to be able to take dogs.  The Walnut Tree was the best place to eat and they even sell ready frozen meals.  Feeling refreshed but don’t want to go home!

Sunday 4th June 2017 – David and Sharon with Lily and Mylo the dogs;

Our first visit but not our last!  We loved the welcome basket and the hot tub.  Carl and his team were very friendly.  Many thanks for a lovely stay.

Sunday 28th May 2017 – Jean and Andy with Dakota the dog;

Pin Mill was a lovely place and we recommend the Butt and Oyster pub.  Ixworth Estate is very dog friendly. We relaxed in this peaceful setting.  Well done to Carl and his team for getting everything just right!

Sunday 21st May 2017 – Gemma and Dan;

Relaxation in a peaceful and beautiful surrounding.  The breakfast basket amazing – the hot tub was beautiful and we even borrowed some bikes and got a bit lost in a farmers field!  Thanks, very impressed!

Friday 12th May 2017 – Stella and Kevin with Darcy the dog;

Had a wonderful stay here.  An evening under the stars and a chilly afternoon watching the chaffinch’s – all in the warmth of the hot tub (with a glass of wine ….of course!)

Friday 21st April 2017 – Stuart and Juliette with Marley the dog;

A really lovely week.  Highly recommend a visit to Sutton Hoo, very dog friendly with dog biscuits at the entrance.  Also enjoyed a visit to Woodbridge, Southwold and Aldeburgh.

Monday 3rd April 2017 – Mare and Lucy with Luca the dog;

We have had a great time exploring the local area and enjoying the hot tub relaxing after a day of walking.  Thank you.

Friday 31st March 2017 – Natalie and Lucas with Buddy the dog;

This is our third time staying at WFB.  “Suffolk, A dog Walkers Guide” book was very helpful.  We visited Framlingham Castle, walked along the River Orwell and Trimley Marshes, and recommend Snape Maltings. 

Thursday 23rd March 2017 – Jim and Lucy;

The perfect little cottage and a great area for exploring with the hot tub very welcoming after being out all day.  Loved the breakfast hamper and would definitely recommend these cottages for those wanting to visit Suffolk.

Friday 17th March 2017 – Maz and Steve;

Fantastic cottage.  Favourites were the beach at Thorpeness, Woodbridge, Sutton Hoo and loved the Low House Pub in Laxfield.

Monday 13th March 2017 – Bob and Diane with Maddie and Poppy the dogs;

We had a lovely weekend, enjoying the breakfast basket treats and the hot tub!  Visited Southwold and Walberswick enjoying some lovely walks with our dog.

Friday 3rd March 2017 – Clive and Trish with Gizmo the dog;

Had a fabulous time at the Barn and enjoyed the hot tub.  The Barn has everything you need and we have had a relaxing time.  Aldeburgh was a great day out.  The Crown at Stowupland was dog friendly.  Eye, Debenham and Lavenham all great for a visit, good walk and pubs!  Crowfield Church is a must see and only 10 minute walk down the road. 

Friday 10th Feburary 2017 – Tom and Rachel;

Enjoyed our stay in Gipping Barn.  The attention to detail was superb and the breakfast basket was a real treat.  We also enjoyed the fantastic hot tub! Thank you for everything.

Sunday 5th February 2017 – Zoe and Ad with Rocco the dog;

The barn is beautiful and well equipt, thoughtfully laid out and furnished.  The cream tea at the Deli Chilli Farm is amazing.  We highly recommend WFB.

Sunday 28th January 2017 – Danica and Jake;

Amazing weekend!  The barn is exactly what we hoped for, beautifully decorated and lovely fire with the hot tub too!  Had the famous Aldeburgh fish and chips and visited Framlingham Castle and we’re now Ed Sheeran superfans!!  Thank you for a lovely stay Carl, we hope to return again.

Sunday 22nd January 2017 – Helen and Steve;

What a wonderful weekend – we came to have a restful time and this cottage certainly fulfilled this – everything was perfect!  We had a lovely walk straight from the doorstep and although it has been so cold the log fire kept the cottage lovely and cosy.

Friday 20th January 2017 – Scott and Kerri with Morgan the dog;

This was our first visit and certainly will not be our last.  Everything was just perfect, the welcome basket, hot tub.  We came for a relaxing quiet break and that’s exactly what we got!  The candles made is special and we loved relaxing by the log fire.  We loved Aldeburgh with the fresh fish and Ivey’s ice cream parlour.

Sunday 15th January 2017 – Paul and Arianne with Nulau the dog;

A thoroughly lovely way to spend a weekend away getting to know Suffolk better.  Would definately return and recommend to others.

Tuesday 10th January 2017 – Jerome and Shell;

What a lovely weekend, will definitely be coming back.

Friday 6th January 2017 – Drydens with Bertie the dog;

Can away for our mini-moon straight from our wedding.  A very relaxing stay, enjoyed the local produce in the breakfast basket.  Spent a day in Southwold and really enjoyed the brewery tour, with another day at Aldeburgh walking along the front.  The owl sanctuary is worth a visit.

Sunday 1st January 2017 – Jan and Gary;

Another fantastic weekend away.  Our lives are very hectic and to come here and just chill is very important to us.  We love the hot tub.  Can’t wait to come back again.

Monday 12th December 2016 – Dave and Amanda and Baby Josh;

We have had such an amazing weekend – we loved it all.  The barn is immaculate and so peaceful.  Thanks to Carl for being so helpful during our stay.

Friday 2nd December 2016 – James and Tamsie;

The Barn is beautiful, well equipped and so cosy.  The hot tub is fantastic.  Thanks for a wonderful stay.

Wednesday 28th November 2016 – Lesley and Andy;

We’ve had a wonderful weekend here, thanks to Carl for creating a wonderful environment.  The accommodation is lovely and well thought out.  We loved Lavenham, Orford and Southwold with dinner at the Turks Head, Hasketon.

Sunday 25th November 2016 – Maria and Braind with Henry and Sam the dogs;

A lovely relaxing stay.  The area is stunning and we met many friendly people, and the area is very dog friendly.  Recommend The Lemon Tree and Castle Inn at Framlingham, the Four Horseshoes and Crown at Stowupland is very good for food.  Sizewell and Minsmere Beaches are great if you have dogs.

Monday 14th November 2016 – Sarah and John with Sadie the ‘hearing’ dog;

What a beautiful place to stay: quite, relaxed, the wood burner and hot tub.  We were made to feel welcome by Carl and loved the welcome basket with lovely homemade jam.

Friday 11th November 2016 – Sallyann and Jamie with Dodger the dog;

Thank you.  Beautiful barn, beautiful location and beautiful Suffolk.  The Barn has everything you need and more, clean and tidy, comfortable and warm.  We enjoyed the relaxing and peaceful break.  The hot tub is lovely after a day out in the crisp November weather.

Sunday 9th October 2016 – Rachel and Paul;

We had a lovely relaxing stay at Gipping Barn.  The little touches such as the breakfast basket, tea, coffee etc. and souvenir mugs – we had everything we needed.  The hot tub was excellent and really enjoyed relaxing in the evening.  There is lots to see and do in Suffolk.  Looking forward to coming back next year and exploring more of the area.  Thank you!

Friday 30th September 2016 – Charlie and Martin with Wilson and Gus the dogs;

Absolutely lovely stay from the moment we arrived – Carl is a wonderful host.  We enjoyed the hot tub every night and the dogs were happy in the enclosed garden.  We recommend a trip to Aldeburgh for fish and chips, together with the Ice Cream Parlour!  Dunwich Heath was a lovely walk with the dogs and so was Thornham Walks.

Sunday 23rd September 2016 – Adam and Ruth with Gatsby the dog;

Absolutely fantastic stay at Gipping Barn.  Carl is a great host – so friendly and helpful. A wonderful stay – the barn is clean, well maintained and the hot tub is a luxurious extra treat.  Will definitely be back and would recommend if you have a dog.

Friday 16th September 2016 – Jodie and Darren with Max and Chase the dogs;

We are sad to be leaving after a wonderful stay.  The breakfast hamper and souvenir mugs are lovely little touches.  The secure garden is great for the dogs.  The Shed on site is very handy and a thoughtful idea.  A lovely, peaceful relaxing break here.

Monday 12th September 2016 – Matthew and Caroline;

Our 3rd time at WFB and the hot tub was an amazing addition. Popped to Aldeburgh, Framlingham (free to walk around the outside of castle) and Walberswick.  We have had a wonderful time here in Suffolk and will be back!

Friday 9th September 2016 – Andrew and Anne with Alfie and Pippa the dogs;

This is our first time to WFB and it didn’t disappoint.  We had a lovely welcome and enjoyed the hot tub in the garden.  Walks from the barn were great, and the coast is a must, Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Southwold.  We ran out of time and will be back!

Friday 2nd September 2016 – Michelle and Roslyn;

We received a warm welcome and our break was just what the doctor ordered.  Good for the soul.

Saturday 27th August 2016 – Rhea and Brad;

We had a relaxing stay at Gipping Barn which is beautifully presented.  Just what we needed in our busy lifestyle.  The hot tub was amazing and the breakfast hamper delicious.  Thanks.

Thursday 25th August 2016 – Jenny and Dick;

This is a quiet pretty place, the hot tub is fantastic also.  We sat in the garden reading, watching the birds and look forward to coming again.

Friday 16th September 2016 – Jodie and Darren with Max and Chase the dogs;

We are sad to be leaving after a wonderful stay.  The breakfast hamper and souvenir mugs are lovely little touches.  The secure garden is great for the dogs.  The Shed on site is very handy and a thoughtful idea.  A lovely, peaceful relaxing break here.

Monday 12th September 2016 – Matthew and Caroline;

Our 3rd time at WFB and the hot tub was an amazing addition. Popped to Aldeburgh, Framlingham (free to walk around the outside of castle) and Walberswick.  We have had a wonderful time here in Suffolk and will be back!

Friday 9th September 2016 – Andrew and Anne with Alfie and Pippa the dogs;

This is our first time to WFB and it didn’t disappoint.  We had a lovely welcome and enjoyed the hot tub in the garden.  Walks from the barn were great, and the coast is a must, Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Southwold.  We ran out of time and will be back!

Friday 2nd September 2016 – Michelle and Roslyn;

We received a warm welcome and our break was just what the doctor ordered.  Good for the soul.

Saturday 27th August 2016 – Rhea and Brad;

We had a relaxing stay at Gipping Barn which is beautifully presented.  Just what we needed in our busy lifestyle.  The hot tub was amazing and the breakfast hamper delicious.  Thanks.

Thursday 25th August 2016 – Jenny and Dick;

This is a quiet pretty place, the hot tub is fantastic also.  We sat in the garden reading, watching the birds and look forward to coming again.

Sunday 7th August 2016 – Carmel with Snuffy, Pipi and Miffy the dogs;

Lovely barn and suited me and my three dogs.  Wonderful time exploring all of the interesting country and beautiful coastline.  Thank you Carl for you warm greeting.  A wonderful oasis.

Sunday 17th July 2016 – Andrea and Keith with Daisy, Lilly and Blu the dogs;

Fantastic!  This is such a beautiful place.  The barns have been well thought out.  We have visited Southwold and our favourite Aldeburgh.  We have eaten out and enjoyed a meal at the Crown, Stowupland, which is dog friendly.

Thursday 7th July 2016 – Maureen and David with Pip the dog;

Had a nice stay in Gipping Barn, Carl being the perfect host.  This is a perfect spot for a quiet break.  The hot tub very pleasant for an early evening dip!  The cover a bonus for when it is raining too!

Friday 1st July 2016 – Gill and John with Maggie-Mae and Dexter;

We had a very enjoyable stay.  We felt very very comfortable here.  Just Great!

Friday 10th June 2016 – Sam and Rich;

Came here for our wedding anniversary.  Lovely place, everything you need and we made full use of the hot tub.  Southwold beautiful beach and lovely shopping!

Sunday 5th June 2016 – Jacqueline and Matt;

What a magical setting for a wedding!  The bride and groom booked the whole place for the weekend and what a wonderful surprise.  The clouds parted just as the wedding ceremony started and we had glorious sunshine for a festival style wedding!  Thanks for such lovely accommodation!

Tuesday 31 May 2016 – Tracey and Alex with Diesel, Daisy the dogs and puppy Dexter;

We have 3 lovely Labradors and it has been wonderful to bring them to such a beautiful barn, with attention to detail fantastic and so well equipt. The garden is perfect for dogs.  Dinner at the Crown, Stowupland with excellent food and all the pubs are so dog friendly.  We walked on Dunwich beach and Walberswick.

Friday 27 May 2016 – Emma and Dan, with Alf, Purdy and Maisy the dogs;

We loved the barn with the little extras making a big difference.  Great to relax in the hot tub and the dogs loved the garden.  We would recommend to anyone especially those with dogs.  Keep up the excellent work!

Sunday 22 May 2016 – Colin and Sharon with Fin the dog;

So nice to be back at Wood Farm Barns!  This time staying in Gipping barn with a hot tub and everything we’ve become used to on our previous stays.  As always looking forward to coming back again!

Friday 13th May 2016 – Karen and Dave with Riley;

Had a great time at the Barns.  As usual the Barn was very comfortable and well equipped. 

Friday 6th May 2016 – The Cordly’s

Thanks for providing our holiday so relaxing and enjoyable, we loved it and will recommend to others.  Loved the hamper and great facilities.

Monday 2nd May 2016 – Jenny and Richard;

Lovey stay here at Wood Farm Barns, very relaxing!  Crowfield Church is beautiful and well worth seeing.  Enjoyed a huge meal at the Four Horseshoes and had an enjoyable day at Aldeburgh.

Friday 29th April 2016 – Autumn and Pippa;

Absolutely fantastic.  The last time I ran away from home I hid under the stairs.  This time I came here!  I can’t recommend this place enough!

Sunday 24th April 2016 – Kevin and Lisa with Rocky the dog;

Our third stay at Wood Farm Barnes.  We love the accommodation, hot tub, hamper and Dunwich Beach for a lovely walk.  We hope to return again soon to soak up the relaxing atmosphere the barns offer us.

Sunday 17th April 2016 – Sarah and Jotham with Alan the dog;

Second visit to Wood Farm Barns – loved the hot tub and the hamper.  Nice walk on Walberswick beach despite rain over most of the weekend.

Monday 11th April 2015 – Pam and Ken with Tally the dog;

Gipping Barn exceeded our expectations and we have enjoyed a very relaxing weekend.  Our dog enjoyed the beach and sea at Sizewell, despite the rain and we’ve visited Snape, Aldeburgh and Framlingham.  So much more to see, so we’ll return.  We’ll happily recommend Gipping Barn to all our Guide Dog puppy walking friends.  Thanks Carl for being a great host.

Friday 8th April 2016 – Nick and Suzy with Toby and Lucy the dogs;

We have had a wonderful holiday.  This is a stunning place, perfect for the dogs with the enclosed garden.  The cottage is comfortable with everything needed.  Southwold was great, visiting the brewery, and the pier.  Visited Sutton Hoo and wandered around Woodbridge.  Going home tired, full of ale, exhausted, relaxed and willing to come back again!

Friday 1st April 2016 – Natalie and Lucas with Buddy the dog;

This is our second stay at Wood Farm Barns, we loved the enclosed hot tub and magical lights.  We would recommend Rendlesham Forest and followed the UFO trail for 3 miles.  We also visited Thetford Forest, following the fir tree trail which took us deep into the forest.  We will miss Wood Farm Barns but will be back.  5 Stars from us! 

Monday 28th March 2016 – Katy and Mark;

Enjoyed our stay in Gipping Barn.  We explored the coast and Thornham Walks, together with local walks to the Church and across the fields. Also enjoyed the hot tub despite the variable weather!

Monday 7th March 2016 – Kathryn and Laura with Teddy the dog;

We’ve had a lovely relaxing time in the beautiful Gipping Barn, this being our second stay.  The finishing touches are beautiful and everything you need is provided.  We’ve loved our little holiday.

Monday 25th January 2016 – Jack and Craig with Sky;

This area is conducive to relaxation and it is to be commended for this.  We enjoyed the east anglian coast, visiting Southwold, Walberswick, Dunwich and Aldeburgh.  We have had rest and relaxation.

Monday 18th January 2016 – Leanne and Will with Ted the dog;

We were made to feel most welcome and Ted our dog certainly enjoyed himself.  After touring the sites, it was great to come back to the hot tub.  We enjoyed Framlingham Castle – a picture postcard!

Thursday 14th January 2016 – Kirk and Adam;

The cottage is perfect – the little touches make it and the hot tub is great!  We enjoyed Southwold and the treatments at Clarice House Spa.

Friday 8th January 2016 – Dennis and Lesley;

We have had a lovely relaxing break.  We made good use of the hot tub.  Snape is a lovely place to visit, having lunch in the pub and shopping in the Maltings.  Southwold and Jimmy’s Farm is also good.

Thursday 17th December 2015 – Lydia and Alex with Holly the dog;

An amazing peaceful Christmas.  All we could ask for and more.  We walked to the beautiful Church, visited the Kings Head in Laxfield and the Woolpack in Debenham.  Thank you Carl and Team for making this Christmas special.

Sunday 27th November 2015 – Ruby and Henry;

A short break with our two black Labradors.  We enjoyed our stay with friends who were in the adjoining Barn and visited Needham Lake and the Christmas Market in Bury St Edmunds.

Sunday 27th November 2015 – Sue and Andy with Tony and Missy the dogs;

A mid-week break in Gipping Barn enjoying the hot tub and cosy log fires!  We had a quiet, peaceful and pleasant stay.

Monday 23rd November 2015 – Jenny and Mark with Otto the dog;

Only here for the weekend but enjoyed Framlingham Castle and Aldeburgh – great fish and chips!  Would recommend and hope to come back.

Friday 13th November 2015 – Kale and Andy with Indi and Rocco the dogs;

My brother and I have had a great time.  Really enjoyed the added bonus of the hot tub after long walks with the dogs.  Great swimming for the dogs at Dedham, Southwold and the River Gipping walk to Stowmarket.

Sunday 8th November 2015 – Eileen with Millie the dog;

Fabulous accommodation – extremely comfortable and so clean.  The Information shed is a great idea.  I would thoroughly recommend Wood Farm Barns particularly to dog owners.

Saturday 31st October 2015 – Tom and Suzi with Nemo the dog;

It’s amazing how relaxed the environment is at the Barns. Carl is a fabulous host.  We had a great time at Southwold with lunch on the Pier.  Another highlight was Jimmy’s Farm.  Thanks so much for everything.

Friday 23rd October 2015 – Dawn and Paul with Sandy and Scamp the dogs;

Yet another fabulous break, the perfect venue for relaxation and very dog friendly.  We had some lovely walks at Dunwich Heath and the beach too.  Thank you.

Monday 19th October 2015 – Pernille and Lester with Buddy and Odin the dogs;

Superb break, very well thought out barns.  Surrounding garden and ground restful and peaceful and full of wonderful surprises.  Will come again and recommend to thoughtful dog owners.

Monday 12th October 2015 – Lauren, Don and Oliver with Ted the dog;

We were lucky to win a short break in a competition and have had a lovely stay here.  Beautiful surroundings – perfect for our baby and dog.  Visited Jimmy’s Farm and highly recommend for those with little ones and dogs welcome except in the restaurant.

Sunday 27th September 2015 – The Thompsons;
This is our fourth visit.  We’ve had a lovely relaxing weekend.  The accommodation excellent as always.

Friday 14th August 2015 – Amanda and Richard with Charlie the dog;
Very homely barn, and the enclosed garden a bonus.  Visited Thorpness and had a nice meal at the Dolphin; Aldeburgh, nice town and great chips!  Dunwich, nice woodland walk and dog friendly pub – The Ship.

Monday 10th August 2015 – Carale and Colin with Rosie the dog;
Our third visit in less than a year “great” as usual.  Peace and quiet is wonderful.  Wood Farm Barns is looking so pretty especially at night when all the lights outside are on.

Friday 7th August 2015 – Marie and Matt with Marley and Steiff the dogs;
Lovely few days – our second visit and we loved it.  Fish and chips at Aldeburgh; The vineyard nr Framlingham; Walberswick – gorgeous deli and lots of lovely dog walks.

Friday 31st July 2015 – Neil and Fiona with Buster the dog;
Lovely barn in a super peaceful setting.  Some excellent places we visited were Dunwich Beach, Aldeburgh – fresh fish provided us with a great dinner!  Southwold and Needham Lake.  We particularly enjoyed the Moon and Mushroom Pub – reasonable pub food with brilliant atmosphere!

Sunday 19th July 2015 – Marian and Pete;
Superb accommodation and well equipped. Thank you Carl.  We spent a great morning at Lackford Lakes – a must for those interested in wildlife and an afternoon in Bury St Edmunds Abbey gardens.  The veggie pub at Great Bricett was well worth the visit.

Saturday 20th June 2015 – Paul and Jenny;
We have had a lovely relaxing stay in Gipping Barn.  Really chilled out!

Monday 25th May 2015 – Jon and Noelle with Sonny and Lucy the dogs;
The barn is amazing, and the set up is ideal for dog owners.  We have had a wonderful stay.

Monday 15th June 2015 – Sue and Richard;
Enjoyed our stay.

Wednesday 8th May 2015 – Cliff and Marie with Mannie and Busta the dogs;
This is our first visit and not our last to Wood Farm Barns,   This has exceed our expectation, with a clean and well equipped barn.  Thank you for a great stay.

Sunday 5th April 2015 – Jason, Denise and Jake;
Another amazing stay, leaving relaxed and refreshed.

Friday 3rd April 2015 – Eve and Tom;
ur stay has been lovely and we have been made to feel very welcome by owners.  Thank you so much.

Monday 23rd March 2015 – Gillian and Peter;
Thank you Carl for putting a weekend away in a charity raffle which we won!  We had a relaxing time and the barn was well equipped and clean.

Friday 13th March 2015 – Jenny and Phyllis with Crystal the dog;
We enjoyed a very peaceful and comfortable stay in Gipping Barn.  The accommodation was very warm and good attention to detail.  We enjoyed exploring the local area.

Sunday 1st March 2015 – Richard and Sandie with Fritz and Mollie the dogs;
This is our fourth visit.  Carl is always welcoming and nothing is too much trouble

Sunday 15th February 2015 – Russell and Nicola;
Really loved our romantic Valentine’s weekend.  The Barn is lovely and comfort and cleanliness great.  Well done!

Monday 9th Feburary 2015 – Jo and Mark with Billy the dog;
This is our fifth stay at Wood Farm Barns.  Perfect accommodation.

Monday 9th Feburary 2015 – Jo and Mark with Billy the dog;
This is our fifth stay at Wood Farm Barns.  Perfect accommodation.

Wednesday 21st January 2015 – Lesley and Nigel with Henry & Bertie the dogs;
The barn made us relaxed and enjoy the countryside.  Brilliant!

Monday 5th Jauary 2015 – Catalina and Nick;
Wow – amazing place for a relaxed weekend.  Nice breakfast basket.

Friday 9th January 2015 – Sam and Charmaine with Goldie the dog;
Lovely, everything we could need and great breakfast basket!

Friday 2nd January 2015 – Deborah and Steve with Pekka and Tia the dogs;
What a wonderful place – you have thought of everything.  Thank you for a peaceful, tranquil getaway.

Friday 2nd January 2015 – Deborah and Steve with Pekka and Tia the dogs;
What a wonderful place – you have thought of everything.  Thank you for a peaceful, tranquil getaway.

Sunday 14th December 2014 – Lesley and Nigel with Henry the dog;
What a place, glad we found it.  We loved the breakfast basket.

Saturday 27th December 2014 – Aimee and Mark with Milo the dog;
A delightful couple of nights for the xmas break.  We only wish we could have stayed longer!

Friday 7th November 2014 – Sarah and Neil with Alice the dog;
To say we are on our 5th visit to Woodfarm Barns… says it all! Having stayed at the Granary x2 and the Farmhouse x1 and Deban Barn x1, we are working our way around all of the wonderful barns! Our dog Alice loved the garden as well as the walks to the church and over the fields every morning. A visit to Southwold was fun, the Lord Nelson for a pint of Adnams is a must. Returned to the barn for a snooze and then we had a date at the ‘Pop up’ Restaurant in the Farmhouse; 7 courses of outstanding food! Carl your vision of making guests feel so welcome and offering another dimension to their say never ceases to amaze us. To walk back from the Farmhouse along the path listening to the waterfall with a full moon showing the way to gipping barn is a memory we will always cherish. Thank you..visit number 6 is being planned!

Friday 31st October 2014 – Lindsey and Joanne;
Back for a 3rd stay in Gipping Barn. Another great weekend away, enjoying the Suffolk countryside and coast. No doubt we will be back for a 4th visit in the new year!

Tuesday 28th October 2014 – Kevin and Kate;
Another lovely stay at WFB! This time round we visited Cretingham Golf Club as usual but also the lovely Fynn Valley course – well worth playing and reasonable green fees. We must recommend the Black Horse at Thorndon; go hungry though as the portions are MASSIVE! The food is also excellent at the Shepherd and Dog. Was wonderful to use the woodburner, thanks Carl, see you again soon!

Friday 24th October 2014 – Paul and Claire with Vegas the dog;
Thanks for a wonderful first holiday with Vegas. He loved being able to go in and out from the garden without any worry he would go walkabout! Everything a guest could need is provided and we’ve had a great relaxing weekend. Thanks.

Sunday 5th October 2014 – Adrian and Julie with Illy & Jim the dogs;
The barn is cosy, warn and very relaxing. It has everything you need. The site is clean safe and welcoming. Had some great days out at Dunwich Heath, Framlingham and Hadleigh…so much more. Thank you.

Sunday 21st September 2014 – Nicky and Jase with Holly the dog;
The barn is a welcoming and cosy home from home with all that we needed for a fabulous holiday. The secure garden was a godsend for Holly our dog. The quality of the food in the breakfast basket was exceptional and such a nice touch that you don’t get anywhere else! We really enjoyed visiting Framlingham Castle, Aldeburgh, Beccles, Stowmarket and Lavenham. Loads of really nice places with lots of character with individual shops and coffee bars and pubs – Just divine. We had a lovely time. Thank you Carl for the time and attention you put into this fabulous place.

Friday 12th September 2014 – K & M;
A return visit for us. Enjoyed our stay here and weather has been fab! A fantastic base to explore lots of places and great home from home comforts in the relaxing setting.

Sunday 7th September 2014 – Ellie and Algy;
Beautiful Barn. Peaceful, clean, stylish and comfortable. Everything we could have wanted for a weekend out of town. Incredible fresh breakfast basket too!

Monday 5th September 2014 – Bill and Mary with Rosie and Mizzy the dogs;
Everything we could have wished for and more! Lovely cottage, so peaceful and relaxing. We will be coming back as soon as possible.

Monday 18th August 2014 – Scott, Barbara and Baby Justine with Lucy the dog;
Lovely barn in a very peaceful location. Completely different to what we are used to! Very comfortable bed and surroundings in the cottage, particularly like the breakfast basket a lovely touch! Had some great dog walks in the surrounding areas close to the barns
and good days out. Aldeburgh and Southwold beach beaches have dog friendly sections so good for days out. Needham lakes and nature reserve is another good place to go with the dog and maybe a picnic. Very relaxed after our break and hope to return back again sometime. Thank you!

Friday 15th August 2014 – Jacqui and Steve with Sasha the dog;
Beautiful break in stunning accommodation. This was our first visit to Suffolk and the Barns and we were totally blown away with the beauty of both. We had some lovely days out, and some delightful walks with the dog. The fresh air and walks have really knocked her out as she is always the last one up in the morning! This never happens at home! We will definitely be back again soon and will recommend to our friends and family. Thank you for a delightful stay.

Friday 8th August 2014 – Rebecca and David with Dougal the dog;
This is our first visit to Suffolk having driven the long drive from Edinburgh with Dougal. Gipping barn really does look and feel even more amazing than it looks on the website pics. A Summer stay meant we didn’t need the underfloor heating. Carl has thought of everything and the most important thing.. Dougal was safe and happy in the enclosed spacious garden and this meant we were happy and
unstressed. My husband said ‘idyllic’ and this sums it up. A beautiful and peaceful place. With plenty to see and do in the surrounding area. Loved it and will recommend!

Friday 1st August 2014 – Peter and Maureen with Moyna the dog;
Wow! What a fantastic place to stay. Really loved all the interior design and the gardens – so much thought has gone into making Woodfarm Barns an extra special place to stay. Brilliant too to have a dog safe garden where Moyna could ‘chill out’! Carl is the perfect host, not in your face but there if you need him. Lots of lovely places to visit in the area. Our favourite; fish and chips on Dunwich Beach and also lovely meals at the Four Horseshoes. Going home relaxed and ready to book a return visit.

Monday 28th July 2014 – Adam and Heleyna & Seb the dog;
An excellent base for exploring the Suffolk countryside. The barn is beautiful and the attention to detail made our stay extra special. The welcome basket was a great surprise and made for a lovely breakfast. I would recommend a visit to Jimmy’s Farm, Aldeburgh is a nice little town. We enjoyed a lovely walk along the coastline. Thank you Carl for a wonderful stay, we will be recommending Woodfarm Barns to our friends.

Friday 25th July 2014 – Alex and Graham & Poppy the dog;
This is our 2nd visit to WFB and we are pleased to say that it was just as excellent as our first stay. We have had a fantastic stay
and Poppy has enjoyed some wonderful walks as well as enjoying relaxing in the enclosed garden. Can’t wait to return.

Monday 21st July 2014 – Kelly and Ryon with Poppy the dog;
We had the most relaxing and quiet break away – exactly what we came here for! The barn was lovely and the breakfast hamper was such a thoughtful idea. The grounds are beautiful. We can’t wait to return. Our dog Poppy loved it just as much as us.

Friday 18th July 2014 – Laura and Richard;
Thank you for providing a lovely comfortable barn with goodies . We’ve had a lovely stay with fantastic weather. Would recommend Aldeburgh fish and chips sitting on the beach – even better than the ones we get in Whitby!! Excellent base for visiting Southwold, Sutton Hoo, Framlingham and Orford Castles.

Friday 11th July – Paul and Nigel & Lottie the dog;
We have had a wonderful time her along with Lottie our Westie.  Have thoroughly enjoyed this barn and was so impressed when we first entered inside!  So pleased with all of the facilities. Look forward to returning soon.

Thursday 26th June-Paul and Judith with Stan the Staffie;
We’ve had a great few day at Gipping Barn.  Good circular walks around Needham Market, Woodbridge and Aldebrough.  Carl, you have done a fantastic job here and we hope your business goes from strength to strength.  We will be recommending to all our friends.

Friday 13th June – Pam and Kevin with Lottie, Busby? & Majesty the Yorkies;

Thank you for our stay at Woodfarm Barns.  Everything  about this place is wonderful.  From the fantastic breakfast basket (bacon was the best I’ve ever tasted!) to the doggie facilities and everything else in between. We have all had a fantastic time and we will be back; if you’ll have us!!!

Monday 23rd June 2014 – Andrew and Ann;
Leaving today very relunctantly. Can’t add much to what others have written. We will recommend to our dog owning friends. Try the Rampant Horse in Needham Market for good pub grub

Friday 30th May 2014 – Ryan and Suzi;
Wonderful cottage, enjoyed the peace and quiet. Lovely meal at the Moon and Mushroom. Local walks and bike ride on quiet roads a blessing too. Would come again

Monday 26th May 2014 – Mark and Louise with Una the dog;
We enjoyed our stay in Gipping barn very much, Una loved the walks and the socialising. We loved the cottage and i’m sure we will return

Friday 16th May 2014 – Hannah with Harry and Ronnie the dogs;
Mini break for their dogs to go to their excellent groomers in Mendlesham. Thank you for a restful place for our weary heads. We will return in September for their next groom

 

Friday 2nd May 2014 – Tom & Holly;
We’ve had a fantastic holiday in Suffolk and really enjoyed our pleasant stay in Gipping Barn. The hospitality was outstanding and Carl even helped us fix our car (thank you!) Carl made us feel very welcome and provided us with everything we could possibly need and even more – we were very impressed with the quality of the breakfast basket, DVD selection, Bikes and Suffolk tourism leaflets. The folders provided were very helpful so we had some lovely days out. Aldeburgh is the place to go if you want the best fish n chips! We also took a trip out to the owl sanctuary round the corner from the cottage which was a really enjoyable experience and everyone was really friendly. Once again Carl, thank you so much for such a wonderful week away. Beautiful cottage. We will definitely be recommending you to others and hope to be back again!!

Friday 11th April 2014 – Jackie & Jason;
Thank you Carl! We have loved every second of our stay here in the cottage. You have put your heart and soul into this place and it really shows. We can’t wait to come again for a longer holiday. Thanks for the loan of the iPod. It meant I didn’t have to listen to Jason singing! xx

Friday 4th April 2014 – Rebecca & Duncan with Oscar the dog;
We’ve had a wonderful week in Gipping Barn. It’s beautiful and well-equipped with some great additional touches. The dog loved it. Carl was very welcoming with informed us where to go, good dog walks etc. Much appreciated. Good pub/ restaurants are the Crown at Bildeston and the Anchor at Walberswick. Dunwich is the place to go with dogs; through the heather and along the beach – really good. Really recommend the Black Horse in Thorndon. All dog-friendly. All in all, a lovely few days

Friday 28th March 2014 – Laura with Liston the dog;
We’ve had a lovely week here and felt really relaxed. We’ve been out every day. The short walk to the church and back is a great little dog walk. Stonham Barns has a cafe’ there that does great smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. The Beauty Barn is great also. My dog fell asleep whilst I was pampered. A must is Dedham, which is very pretty with great dog walks. The heritage coast is a short drive away, Dunwich Heath is worth finding, so too is Minsmere followed by fish n chips at Aldeburgh. Will come back 🙂

Monday 17th March 2014 – George & Isla;
It was lovely to have stayed in such a beautiful holiday cottage. Everything was perfect. Very romantic and luxurious surroundings

Sunday 2nd March 2014 – Nicola & Andrew;
Thank you! This has been a truly lovely weekend. Gipping Barn is a very pretty cottage and we’ve had a smashing time. We visited Framlingham and Southwold and we have a strong desire to return! Many thanks. PS – The Pop Up Restaurant was fab!

Friday 28th February 2014 – Ian & Jane;
Such a great setting for the cottages. A warm welcome form Carl on arrival and everything so well explained. The breakfast basket was put to good use the next morning. Crowfield Church is such a pretty church in a great location, well worth the short walk or further as we did. Saw a large field of deer on our way across from the church; the largest wild herd we have seen. A great short-break, thank you

Monday 3rd February 2014 – Clare and John with Doogie the dog;
Had an excellent weekend. Took a number of long walks with Doogie, our dog. Had a good look around Woodbridge, a wonderful riverside town. Enjoyed good family food at the Four Horseshoes in Thornham Magna – very dog friendly. A great weekend break with the dog. Surprised to find such luxury in a dog-friendly cottage

Sunday 26th January 2014 – Bradley and Sophie with Ralph and Rodney the dogs;
We all had a lovely few days in this beautiful barn cottage. Exactly what we needed for a short break away. Very comfortable and cosy. Ralph and Rodney our beagles appreciated the wood-burner after a few long walks and play time in the good sized garden! Overall very enjoyable and we will be back again. The dogs thought it was fantastic too! Thank you x

Sunday 19th January 2014 – Steve And Geraldine;
Gipping Barn certainly exceeded our expectations from the moment we walked in! Carl was very welcoming. It was clear to us instantly that he takes pride in what he does and certainly pays off. The barn is a beautifully appointed holiday cottage with lots of little personal touches around the place. This really has been the perfect setting to unwind and relax. My husband is leaving here as a new man! We can recommend the Four Horseshoes for dinner, however, be warned, the portions are huge!! Aldeburgh is beautiful, we had a walk along the seafront with the best bag of chips we have ever eaten! Cannot wait to come back. PS – Thanks for the birthday card 🙂

Monday 6th January 2014 – Helen & Dimitri;
We had a very relaxing stay in Gipping Barn. The cottage is really well-presented, down to the tea & coffee in the Kilner jars and milk in a stopped bottle. It’s a great location for Suffolk countryside & coast. Beautiful cottage and we enjoyed the walk to the church and the owl sanctuary, as well as a trip to Dunwich and Aldeburgh (recommend the smoked fish man on the beach!) Debenham is also pretty and we were given a complimentary sandwich with our drinks in the pub!

Friday 3rd January 2014 – Laura and Joe with Brando the dog;
Lovely cottage, just what we needed. Really cosy. Took a trip to the Queens head in Brandeston – lovely dog-friendly pub, good food and they made such a fuss of the dog! Awesome wooden church down the lane from here and the owl sanctuary was great too. Thanks Carl! xx

Monday 2nd December 2013 – Simon and Alison;
Believe what it says on the website about this place. Great holiday accommodation, good standard of equipment, cleanliness and welcome!

Friday 28th November 2013 – Laura and Iain;
We have had a lovely week away in this beautiful barn! Thank you for the breakfast pack and other personal touches. Would definitely recommend the Four Horseshoes pub. Great food! Superb holiday cottage development

Sunday 24th November – Lisa and Anthony with Tizer the dog;
Had a great time. The cottage is beautiful and Carl really made us feel at home. Thanks again for letting bring Tizer our dog. He has had the worst start to life and it’s very difficult to find high quality dog-friendly places so thanks again! See you very soon (hopefully in January) x

Monday 18th November – Jenny and Derek with the dogs;
We are great fans of Woodfarm Barns and this is our 4th visit. We stayed in Woodfarm House the first time, as the barn development was taking place. And what a development it has become! Carl has done such a magnificent job in creating these superb holiday cottages. The attention to detail is amazing and everything has been provided for the guests comfort. On top of that we always get a great welcome from Carl and so do the dogs. They look forward to their dog biscuit! Thank you Carl, see you again soon

Sunday 10th November 2103 – Shelley and John;
Stayed here for the first time. Absolutely lovely little holiday cottage with great breakfast hamper, teabags, soaps etc all provided. Loved the little woodburner. Enjoyed bike riding, walking and exploring the surrounding area. Lots of DVD’s to choose from. Will definitely come back. So relaxing and luxurious. Can’t wait. Thank you so much xx

Monday 4th November 2013 – Lindsey and Joanne with Missy the dog;
This is our second trip to stay in Gipping Barn and again it didn’t disappoint, living up to our high expectations from our first visit. This time with the dog. It is really peaceful and relaxing and Carl is the ideal host. We split our time between the local area and the Suffolk coast. We visited Eye, which has a small chocolate shop, which we recommend. We took a trip to Southwold for coffee on the pier and a stroll along the beach, then on to Aldeburgh where we successfully completed a treasure trail around the town, followed by a bag of chips on the sea front. Another great romantic weekend, which ‘Missy’ our dog loved too! No doubt we will be back again!

Friday 25th October 2013 – Rosemarie and John;
We have had a wonderful week. Gipping Barn is a beautiful holiday cottage and was the ideal place for a very enjoyable and relaxing holiday. Recommend the Crown at Snape, the Red Rose at Lindsey; excellent food and very friendly. We would also recommend a visit to the Butt & Oyster nr Ipswich; beautiful setting on the river and wonderful food. All these are dog friendly. We shall certainly be back and we will unreservedly recommend to all our friends

Sunday 27th October – John and Emma;
A perfect weekend retreat!!

Friday 18th October 2013 – Leigh & Nicola;
We have a lovely 4 night break in this lovely cottage. Most relaxing break for our 10th anniversary, so nice to sit and chill out by the woodburner. Meal out at the Four Horseshoes; nice selection and reasonably priced. Visited Stowmarket and Needham Market. Southwold is worth a drive to the coast. We will definitely return. Many thanks Carl

Friday 4th October 2013 – Penelope and Richard with Murphy and Bob the dogs;
Loved the barn; perfect for a few days escape from work, London commute etc. Our dogs loved the walks and are now going home for a rest. Walked from Dunwich to Winchelsea and back! We will definitely be back and recommend to others. So will the dogs!

Sunday 6th October 2013 – Vicky and Andy;
Lovely place to relax and sleep and take a well-earned holiday! Recommend the farmers market at Snape (1st Saturday of the month) Great atmosphere and lots of local produce to try before you buy! Likewise, stock up on goodies from Alder Carr Farm – the best ice cream we have ever tasted! Only downside is not having enough time to do more walking, cycling and eating 🙂 We will have to come back for another cottage break!

Monday 30th September 2013 – John and Sylvia with Jasper the Bulldog:
Reading through the comments from previous guests we can do no more than agree with everything that has been written before. The nicest cottage that we have stayed in. Carl you should be very proud of what you have achieved here. We really couldn’t criticise anything. We ate at the Four Horseshoes – excellent. We visited lots of places during the week and enjoyed them all. Great holiday accommodation, welcome pack, quiet and peaceful location; all excellent, what more can we say? Difficult to improve on 10/10

Friday 27th September 2013 – Liz and Steve:
We have stayed in many self-catering cottages over the years but ‘dog friendly’ normally means basic. Not so at Woodfarm Barns! Extremely impressed with the accommodation, the privacy, a very secure garden for the dogs and last but by no means least, the interior of the cottage and the welcome basket of goodies. That was a complete surprise. Definitely one to recommend to friends with and without dogs

Monday 23rd September 2013 – Nigel and Elaine with Max the dog;
What a wonderful dog-friendly cottage. From the moment we got here it was relaxing and Carl was very welcoming. The breakfast pack was great! Just what we needed after busy jobs in London. Long dog walks, used the bikes to cycle to the Chilli Farm and had a lovely meal at the Four Horseshoes. Would definitely recommend to family and friends. Thanks again xxx

Monday 16th September 2013 – Michael and Lynn with Malika the dog:
Enjoyed our stay in Gipping Barn. Lovely property and a lovely welcome from Carl on arrival. Great touch with the welcome basket including a dog biscuit, thank you. Enjoyed Aldeburgh, Southwold and Woodbridge. Can recommend Chinese Chequers in Stowmarket. Will definitely be back

Friday 13th September 2013 – Beryl & Allen:
Had a great holiday. Idyllic surroundings. Loved Sutton Hoo!

Friday 6th September 2013 – Tom and Abi with Dylan the dog;
Had a lovely time, relaxed with the dog. Nice dog walks, good food. Recommend the Victoria pub in Earl Soham, the Low House in Laxfield and the Highwayman just round the corner. All dog-friendly. We will be back, thank you

Friday 30th August 2013 – Elle and Rich:
Well it’s been a fab few days staying in Gipping Barn – Loved every minute of it! Carl was very welcoming on arrival and the welcome pack was a great touch. Bread was amazing! The barn itself was romantic and well equipped with everything we needed. Lovely countryside, couple of good bike rides. Would definitely come back here – very relaxing and calm atmosphere. Thank you for a fab holiday and hope to see you soon xx

Friday 23rd August 2013 – Helen and Darren with the dogs:
We have had a wonderful few days and absolutely love the countryside here in Suffolk. The enclosed garden was just perfect for our dogs. Enjoyed Lavenham, Adleburgh, Southwold and Long Melford. Probably loved the dog walks in the local vicinity the most – so tranquil and peaceful. Crowfield Church is magnificent. We just wish we were still here for the flower show this weekend. Many thanks for your warm welcome Carl and the basket of goodies! The dogs loved the dog bikkies too. A truly lovely cottage in a wonderful setting!

Monday 19th August 2013 – Jan And Mienke from Holland;
We had a splendid holiday in Suffolk. We read our books and enjoyed the sunshine and quiet. Visited a lot of places like Bury St Edmunds, Debenham, Helmingham Gardens, Framlingham Castle, Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Lavenham, Long Melford and Dedham. All worthwhile. The Bildeston Crown was excellent. Everything we read about Carl, the cottage and the welcome basket was true! Thank you so much

Monday 12th August 2013 – Barry & Dee:
We have had many holidays in the Norfolk and Suffolk area. Gipping Barn is in our Top 3 as the whole setting when you arrive is better than you can imagine. Beautiful cottage; very romantic and unparalleled luxury. Recommend the Bucks Head on the A140 – food was lovely

Wednesday 7th August 2013 – Sue and Chris:
10/10 for everything. We were very impressed with the cottage. Finished to a very high standard, it felt like a home from home; quite unusual in a holiday cottage. A fantastic and warm welcome from Carl. Thank you, we had an amazing stay. Will definitely be back

Monday 5th August 2013 – Jo & Matt;
We have had a fabulous weekend break here at Gipping Barn, from the friendly welcome, to the cosy atmosphere and first class luxury facilities; the place really is a credit to Carl! The Suffolk Owl Sanctuary just round the corner is well worth a look. We also had a great time exploring Ipswich, Aldeburgh, Southwold and Oulton Broad, all less than hour away. We will definitely be booking a return trip in the near future

Friday 2nd August 2013 – Mark, Verity, Freddie and Bono the dog:
We have enjoyed a wonderful week celebrating our beautiful boy’s first holiday. The barn has proved to be very cosy; the perfect place to spend quality time together as a family including the dog. We have enjoyed some great days out. Freddie especially enjoyed Easton Farm Park and our favourite was enjoying Aldeburgh in glorious sunshine. Very dog-friendly area. Thank you Carl for the warm, friendly welcome and great hospitality – We thoroughly enjoyed the bacon and other goodies!

Sunday 28th July 2013, Inna & Zybo (from Bulgaria)
Travelling, exploring, getting to know other cultures is one of the most magnificent presents we could give ourselves. Creating such a lovely vacation like this, on one hand so interesting and different and the other, so warm and cosy as home. That is the best present you could give us. Thank you for your hospitality

Friday, 12th of July, 2013, Alex: 
The most peaceful, beautiful setting! Can’t believe it is dog friendly; so rare to find luxurious dog friendly places to stay. Thank you for that!

Friday, 28th of June, 2013, Alison & Martin: 
Brilliant!

Thursday, 27th of June, 2013, Ben & Megan: 
Had a great time, very relaxing and romantic, had some great days out as well. We had our Anniversary whilst we were here and we weren’t sure where to go to eat, Carl recommended the Four Horse Shoes so we popped down there and it was amazing. Thanks for a great week, we look forward to returning.

Thursday, 27th of June, 2013, Megan & Ben (again – both written to us!);
We have had a lovely relaxing break away from day to day life. Carl was very welcoming, offering excellent suggestions of days out and places to eat. Highly recommended! Thank you!

Saturday, 8th of June, 2013, Danika & Stu: 
Fantastic cottages in a beautiful area. We have really enjoyed our stay. The attention to detail and consideration for your guests is remarkable. The best dog friendly place that we have found so far. Thank you!

Thursday, 23rd of May, 2013, Jane: 
We have loved it – the cottage was fantastic and the extra touch of the welcome hamper was most welcome. Really special and we plan to come again.

Monday, 20th of May, 2013, Jackie: 
Delightful cottage in a tranquil and beautiful setting. Particularly enjoyed sitting by the pond listening to the fountain and sounds of nature. Very relaxing and romantic

Monday, 13th of May, 2013, Dave & Caz: 
If you would like to get away from the hectic hustle and bustle of work and the synchronised screaming of your children, this place is the Rosetta Stone for peace, romance, tranquillity and relaxation, allowing you to completely relax and recharge.

Sunday, 28th of April, 2013, Ian & Mandy: 
The perfect location for a relaxing break in Suffolk – beautifully appointed and cosy cottage in peaceful rural surrounding. A great holiday
 
Sunday, 28th of April, 2013, Kent & Sharon: 
If you want to chill out and relax plus feel at home, then spend a few days holidaying here
 
Monday, 1st of April, 2013, Sandra & Andy: 
A sheer delight – every touch to make us feel welcome and to facilitate an enjoyable stay – and that goes for the dogs too!
 
Sunday, 17th of February, 2013, Sharon: 
Would recommend a stay; clean, tidy and very welcoming. We will be back soon. Fab holiday
 
Thursday, 10th of January, 2013, Yvette & David: 
We have had a lovely short break away. The cottage was clean beautifully kitted out. We were already planning a return visit!
 
Thursday, 3rd of January, 2013, Alice &  Steven: 
Beautiful Barn conversions full of homeliness. 10/10 for romance, luxury and setting!
 
Tuesday, 1st of January, 2013, Krista & Neil: 
We stayed in Gipping Barn for our honeymoon. It was perfect. Romantic cottage, beautiful location and stunning surroundings. We found Carl really welcoming. We will definitely be returning
 
Wednesday, 26th of December, 2012, Hayley & Frankie: 
The welcome basket was a really lovely touch and the attention to detail – the cottage made it feel like a home from home – we were pretty sad to leave. Will definitely be coming back!
 
Friday, 2nd of November, 2012, Jo & Chris: 
A lovely relaxing time, really lovely welcome from Carl. Quiet and peace in a lovely location! Love Suffolk and love this cottage
 
Sunday, 21st of October, 2012, Ronel: 
Gipping Barn is one of the nicest cottages we have ever stayed in
 
Thursday, 11th of October, 2012, Gill & Steve: 
Felt like we had travelled 100’s of miles away as it was so peaceful and idyllic. We will be back!
 
Friday, 28th of September, 2012, Fin & Mandy: 
Extremely well furnished, warm and welcoming cottage. Just what we need for a romantic break
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Orwell Barn Testimonials

Orwell Barn

Sunday 16th June 2019 – Sue and Richard with Seamus the dog;
Honey and Harvey’s in Woodbridge is great for breakfast and fast friendly service – loved it!

Friday 31st May 2019 – Jenny and Tony with Soraya the dog;
We had a fantastic week that has left us rested and relaxed.  The dogs thoroughly enjoyed the meadow.  We had some great days out, at Framlingham Castle, Helmingham Hall and Thornham Walks – all very dog friendly.

Friday 26th May 2019 – Donna and Steve with Gatsby and Hugo the dogs;
What can we say… Absolutely Fabulous.  Gipping Barn exceeded our expectations.  The breakfast hamper and added extras was a treat for us all.  The secluded garden for our dogs was perfect and the hot tub for us was fantastic.  A lovely trip to Southwold, walking up the prom passing all the colourful beach huts.  We would recommend the Grundisburgh Dog, for lovely food and doggie treats too!. 

Friday 17th May 2019 – John and Angela;
What a fantastic place you have here.  Very clean and comfortable.  Had a great takeaway from Zeera with delivery to the cottage.  Great days out at Southwold, Bressingham – worth a trip on Steams Days and lovely gardens.  Another must is Alder Carr Farm shop.  Thanks again.

Sunday 12th May 2019 – Louise and Joel with Ted the dogs;
Thank you for a wonderful stay.  Such a beautiful place to rest and relax.  We recommend the Dog pub with fantastic food and really dog friendly with a great atmosphere.  Our dog had a great time meeting up with other dogs in the meadow.  Thank you for providing the perfect setting for a relaxing break.

Friday 10th May 2019 – Pete and Nikki;
Thank you ever so much for a lovely week away.  We love the cosy barn, the fantastic breakfast hamper.  Although the weather disappointing, the log burner more than made up for it!

Friday 10th May 2019 – Jo and Dave;
Great little break away.  Everything tip-top!

Monday 6th May 2019 – Deanne and Kyle;
Had a lovely stay here, relaxing, dog walking, hot tub.  Thanks for everything, it’s been lovely.

Monday 15th April 2019 – Jane and Peter;
We have very much enjoyed our stay at Orwell Barn, booking this barn as a special
birthday gift. It has certainly lived up to our expectations. We enjoyed eating out at
the Crown at Stowupland.

Friday 1st March 2019 – Roddy and Nicky;
We have had a lovely time at Orwell Barn and enjoyed the beach at Covehithe. We
also enjoyed our visit to the medieval town of Lavenham. Thanks to the WFB Team
for creating such a homely and enjoyable space!

Friday 22 nd February 2019 – Emma and Glenn with Buddy and Bolt the dogs;
A wonderful stay in this perfect barn. We made use of the AA walking book and
enjoyed three walks. Zeera Takeaway was great for a night in with delivery to your
door!

Monday 11th February 2019 – Tarina and John;
Perfect weekend, so relaxing and a real get-away! The hot tub was a luxury and the
breakfast hamper had some lovely local fresh food. Thanks very much.

Friday 17 th August 2018 – Billy and Maxine with Lochy the dog;
Had a lovely few days at Orwell Barn, and came with friends who were in the next
door Barn. Lovely welcome basket and beautiful part of the country.

Friday 10th August 2018 – Ruth and Les with Ben the dog;
A fantastic break, with welcome and tour of facilities by John. The barn was lovely
and a perfect place to bring your dog. This was a trip down memory lane having
lived in Suffolk 20 years ago. Thanks for a great break, loved the hot tub even on
hot days!

Friday 20 th July 2018 – Julie and Dave;
Lovely mid week break with great amenities. Southwold and Walberswick are our
favourites with Oysters in the Anchor!

Monday 9 th July 2018 – Iona and Rob with Daisy and Pepe the dog;
Fantastic honeymoon week, relaxing spending many a time in the hot tub despite the
hot weather! The dogs loved the meadow.

Monday 2 July 2018 – Jane and David with Jasmine the dog;
Visited family and friends, relaxed, and loved the hot tub! Thanks.

Friday 22 nd June 2018 – Marge and Mike with Barry the dog;
We had a great time here with the barn being very comfortable. We enjoyed
Aldeburgh with it’s fish and chips and Alder Carr Farm Shop had some yummy food!
Thanks to the WFB team we had a great stay.

Friday 1 st June 2018 – Marc and Mary;
A true piece of heaven in Suffolk – we have had a fabulous week from the hot tub to
the breakfast basket! Ellie our cockapoo had an amazing haircut at the pet grooming
barn down the road. All in all perfect!

Friday 25 th May 2018 -Alan and Jacqui;
Had a brilliant time. Thank you for thinking about every detail from the hot tub,
breakfast basket and enclosed garden. Our great discovery was “The Old Mill
House” at Saxted Green – very reasonable, dog friendly and great quality food, with
amazing desserts!

Monday 20 th May 2018 – Jo and Steve;
Lovely relaxing weekend, celebrating our 10 th Anniversary. Always a fab time with
wonderful little touches. We will be back.

Monday 11 th May 2018 – Sarah and Chris;
Absolutely amazing stay. The area is beautiful and a perfect place to relax after our
wedding.

Sunday 29 th April 2018 – Snow and Martyn with Zorro and Noodle the dogs;
We had the most relaxing weekend, a perfect getaway with our dogs. Thank you for
your warm welcome and attention to detail.

Monday 23 rd April 2018 – Abbie and Aaron with Nala and Kovs the dogs;
Absolutely amazing stay. The area is so beautiful. We enjoyed the Ramsholt Arms
overlooking the river Deben, Aldeburgh, great fish and chips. Framlingham Castle
has great walks around Castle. So many places to see – can’t wait to come back.

Friday 13 th April 2018 – Clare and Ray with Masie and Ellie the dogs;
Stayed here for a weekend and all we can say is “Excellent”. Thanks for everything.

Sunday 25 th February 2018 – Sharon and John with Saski and Mason the dogs;
The cottage was so warm, cosy and comfortable, enjoying the log burner and the hot
tub. We recommend the Crown at Stowupland, the River Green Café and loved the
gift shops in Debenham

Monday 12 th February 2018 – Jane and Chris with Ruby the dog;
We stayed here for my birthday – a perfect place to unwind and chill. We certainly
made the most of it and had a great time.

Monday 26th June 2017 – Lisa and Matt with Ringo and Cookie the dogs;

Great location for a stay when you want to Chill!  The new field is a fantastic addition the dogs loved it!

Friday 23rd June 2017 – Diane and Lisa with Milo and Bailey the dogs;

Superb location, with ideal and useful field opposite for the dogs.  Lovely cottage, very private, a thoroughly enjoyable stay.

 Friday 26th May 2017 – Graham and Jan;

Really enjoyed a few days in Suffolk, visiting Lavenham, and surrounding villages inland and also venturing over to the coast to visit Southwold, Dunwich, Orford.  Enjoyed the hot tub!.  All in all a very enjoyable short break.

Monday 22nd May 2017 – Tina and Russell with Rose the dog;

We have had a lovely stay in Orwell Barn spending the evenings in the hot tub and cooking some nice meals.  We enjoyed Needham Lake and the River Gipping together with Framlingham Castle.

Sunday 7th May 2017 – Kayne and Adrian with Loki and Tuco the dogs;

What a place of luxury, comfort and beauty.  A lovely barn and perfect for a weekend.  The breakfast hamper is a great touch for guests. 

Friday 5th May 2017 – Lorraine and Paul;

Thank you for such a relaxing and enjoyable break.  The hot tub was great.  Looking forward to a return visit next year.

Monday 24th April 2017 – Wendy and Rod;

Wonderful place, so relaxing.  The Barn was perfect, enjoying the hot tub, and breakfast hamper.

Friday 14th April 2017 – Jayne and Andy with Zac, Belle and Willow the dogs;

Absolute bliss, so relaxing.  Visited Framlingham Castle – very dog friendly.  Bought fresh fish for the BBQ at Aldeburgh.  Thank you for providing a place we can bring the dogs too.

Friday 31st March 2017 – Sarah and John with Wren the dog;

Thornham Walks is great with a tiny 12c church, and also worth seeing is Crowfield Church, just up the road.

Friday 24th March 2017 – Jenny and Tony with Todd and Sonya the dogs;

Had a great week relaxing in this perfect environment.  Spent the days walking at Thornham Walks and Needham Lake followed by a visit to dog friendly pubs for lunch.  Then the evenings were spent in the hot tub followed by film in front of the woodburner.  Thank you Carl for the pleasure of staying here.

Monday 20th March 2017 – Nev and Charlotte;

Just one night but a great stay and hope to return again after we have sailed to Holland.

Sunday 19th March 2017 – Danny and Shell;

Thanks Carl for a great stay, I’m sure we will see you again. 

Friday 17th March 2017 – Brenda and Mike with Simon the dog;

Our second visit, just perfect.  Great walks at Needham Lake, Thornham Walks and Minsmere Reserve with our dog, Simon.  Keep up the good work Carl, you are doing a great job.

Monday 6th March 2017 – Richard and Anna;

The attention to detail in the Barn was exceptional and we are very much looking forward to a return next year.  Thank you to Carl, a brilliant relaxing environment has been provided.

Saturday 25th February 2017 – Tracy and Paul with Ozzy the dog;

Booked last minute for our honeymoon.  Amazing location, quiet, idyllic and peaceful, an excellent place to stay.  We enjoyed the amazing hot tub – wow!  We enjoyed Felixstowe, Southwold and Stowmarket – nice places to walk our dog.  Thank you very much.

Friday 10th February 2017 – Penny and Pete with Baby Primrose and Milly and Flare the dogs;

Fabulous stay in Orwell Barn.  The breakfast hamper is delicious and beautifully presented. 

Tuesday 27th February 2017 – Lucy and Bradley;

Love, love, love it here.  It’s such a lovely place, we didn’t want to leave.  Will be back here as soon as we can afford another weekend.

Sunday 15th January 2017 – Kayleigh and Chris;

All I can say is WOW!  Our stay has been incredible, every detail has been thought through.  We have relaxed by the fire or in the hot tub.  We cannot thank you enough for making this trip to Wood Farm Barns simply perfect in every way possible.

Monday 9th January 2017 – Jan and Mike with Poppy and Rolo the dogs;

Orwell Barn was exactly what the doctor ordered!  Thank you Carl for being such a wonderful host.  We loved the breakfast basket and the hot tub.

Sunday 1st January 2017 – Larry and Lottie;

Our second stay at WFB which was very peaceful.  We had some lovely walks on the coast at Southwold, Dunwich and Aldeburgh.

Wednesday 14th December 2016 – Andrew and Samantha;

Thank you for such restful and beautiful surroundings.  The barn was amazing, relaxing by the log burner and chilling in the hot tub with champagne!  We have been really impressed and can’t wait to come back next year!

Sunday 11th December 2016 – Kim and Andy;

We had a lovely weekend in Orwell Barn. Everything was perfect from start to finish.  The barn is warm and inviting and the hot tub amazing!  Can recommend the Turks Head in Hasketon for a meal.  This was just the break we needed.

Friday 2nd December 2016 – Marie and Jilly with Amber the dog;

The Barn was “home from home”.  Some beautiful local walks and great pub grub.  Amber particularly enjoyed snoozing in front of the wood burner after a long walk.

Monday 28th November 2016

Had the most perfect weekend.  My boyfriend treated me for my birthday.

Friday 4th November 2016 – Heather and Stewart and Willow the dog;

Thanks Carl, you have a great place.  Idyllic setting and cottage, with amazing hot tub.

Friday 28th October 2016 – Sophie and Scott;

This has been the most perfect place from start to finish, to spend some quality time together. The barn is rural and rustic and we absolutely loved it.  Minsmere nature reserve was beautiful.  Thank you for an amazing stay and the gorgeous breakfast basket!

Thursday 20th October 2016 – Lorraine and Patsy with Geordie and Gizmo the dogs;

We had a lovely time here and went on some lovely walks.  It’s the best cottage we have stayed in.  The breakfast basket is a great bonus and a great idea.

Friday 14th October 2016 – Tracy and Stephen with Misha and Binky the dogs;

Wood Farm Barns is the perfect place to spend quality time with a loved one (and the dogs!)  We spent our days walking around the fields and lanes of Suffolk, with nights in the hot tub and curled up with a book or DVD while the log burner kept us all cosy.  You should be very proud, this is a great place.  Thank you.

Friday 7th October 2016 – Sharon and Tony with Nalla the dog;

Had a great week.  The barn is just perfect, and we loved the Suffolk beaches.  Many beautiful villages with pubs.  We will definitely be back!  Thank you.

Friday 16th September 2016 – Stuart and Kate;

A great week at the cottage, with fantastic weather.  The White Horse at Baddingham is a must for lunch.  Jimmy’s farm and the Suffolk Food Hall good farm shops.

Friday 9th September 2016 – Sian and Alex;

This is our first stay here and a lovely peaceful place.  The hot tub is nice with a bottle of bubbly!  Orford nature reserve worth a visit and Southwold, a lovely beach with amusements and a pier.  A must for Adnams fans!

Friday 26th August 2016 – Linda and Tim with Dylan and Daisy the dogs;

Wood Farm Barns is a perfect cottage with a lovely welcome and a basket of goodies.  We enjoyed visiting Shingle Street and Pin Mill.

Saturday 20th August 2016 – Debbie and Dave with Kenzo and Izzy the dogs;

Another lovely stay, with the hot tub a great addition.  Looking forward to returning.

Monday 8th August 2016 – Ann and Nick;

All that we expected and more.  The location, peaceful and friendly.  Ideal for the dogs with lovely walks.  We were made welcome and time past too quickly and hope to come again.

Friday 5th August 2016 – Laura and Phil with Dud and Rio the dogs;

Rest we came for and rest we got!  This is a lovely barn and a tranquil place to be.  Well done Carl.

Friday 29th July 2016 – Sally and Alan with Jess to dog;

Jess our dog loved this place!  Hoppit Wood is ideal and the Four Horseshoes pub is a picture postcard building!  All in all just what the Doctor ordered.  We had a fab time and will be back.

Friday 22nd July 2016 – Jane and Ron with Patch the dog;

We had a wonderful stay, visiting Aldeburgh, Snape and Southwold, also Bury and Framlingham.  The Highwayman pub, Crown at Stowupland and the Four Horseshoes at Thornham were all great pubs.

Friday 16th September 2016 – Stuart and Kate;

A great week at the cottage, with fantastic weather.  The White Horse at Baddingham is a must for lunch.  Jimmy’s farm and the Suffolk Food Hall good farm shops.

Friday 9th September 2016 – Sian and Alex;

This is our first stay here and a lovely peaceful place.  The hot tub is nice with a bottle of bubbly!  Orford nature reserve worth a visit and Southwold, a lovely beach with amusements and a pier.  A must for Adnams fans!

Friday 26th August 2016 – Linda and Tim with Dylan and Daisy the dogs;

Wood Farm Barns is a perfect cottage with a lovely welcome and a basket of goodies.  We enjoyed visiting Shingle Street and Pin Mill.

Saturday 20th August 2016 – Debbie and Dave with Kenzo and Izzy the dogs;

Another lovely stay, with the hot tub a great addition.  Looking forward to returning.

Monday 8th August 2016 – Ann and Nick;

All that we expected and more.  The location, peaceful and friendly.  Ideal for the dogs with lovely walks.  We were made welcome and time past too quickly and hope to come again.

Friday 5th August 2016 – Laura and Phil with Dud and Rio the dogs;

Rest we came for and rest we got!  This is a lovely barn and a tranquil place to be.  Well done Carl.

Friday 29th July 2016 – Sally and Alan with Jess to dog;

Jess our dog loved this place!  Hoppit Wood is ideal and the Four Horseshoes pub is a picture postcard building!  All in all just what the Doctor ordered.  We had a fab time and will be back.

Friday 22nd July 2016 – Jane and Ron with Patch the dog;

We had a wonderful stay, visiting Aldeburgh, Snape and Southwold, also Bury and Framlingham.  The Highwayman pub, Crown at Stowupland and the Four Horseshoes at Thornham were all great pubs.

Friday 22nd July 2014 – Karen and Justin;

Arrived at the Barn decorated with banners for my birthday!  Had lovely weather and, enjoyed the hot tub!

Sunday 17th July 2016 – Mike and Sam with Dendi the dog;

What a lovely peaceful place.  We enjoyed the local village traditional fete and Southwold was worth a visit with lovely beaches.

Monday 4th July 2016 – Debra and David;

We were here for a wedding at Kenton Hall and found our stay absolutely wonderful.  The goodie basket was helpful since we arrived by cab and had no idea where to shop for food.  We came from Los Angeles and loved every minute of our stay.  Thank you for this lovely idyllic spot!

Friday 1st July 2014 – Dan and Lou with Tilly and Willow;

We were welcomed with a lovely breakfast basket.  Nice quiet place to stay with the  lovely hot tub to relax in after walking in the dog.  Carl has welcomed the dog’s providing a secure garden, doggie biscuits and poo bags too! 

Thursday 9th June 2016 – Tracy and Chris with Betsy the dog;

Just coming to the end of five wonderful days.  Enjoyed every minute.  Amazing barn! Amazing host! Amazing area and so dog friendly.  Barn is so well equipped and has everything you need – hamper and dog treats were so appreciated.  Many thanks. 11/10!

Sunday 27th May 2016 – Mel and Jon with Oscar, Sophie, Barney and Holly the dogs;

This was our first visit but definitely will not be our last!  We have had a wonderful stay – lovely welcome by Carl, beautiful hamper full of goodies and what an amazing barn!  Wonderful to find somewhere so dog friendly and such a high standard.  We have had such a great time exploring Suffolk and can’t wait to come back!

Sunday 22nd May 2016 – Gary and Linda;

Had a great time exceeded our expectations – lovely cottage – lovely hot tub!  The info pack was very helpful and well thought through.  We enjoyed a great meal at the Four Horseshoes.  Really relaxing stay – just what we needed and would love to come back.  Perfect 10/10!

Friday 20th May 2016 – Sam and Carl;

This was our first visit to Orwell Barn for a well earned week’s holiday.  Setting is beautiful and accommodation had everything we could need and more.  Hot tub is so relaxing.  Visited the Chilli Farm and Jimmy’s Farm both well worth a visit.  All in all a brilliant week and don’t want to go home!

Friday 29th April 2016 – Anita and Mark;

Just had a wonderful week staying in Orwell Barn.  The tranquil setting and the hot tub after a days exploring is very relaxing and made for a wonderful holiday.  Fantastic place!

Friday 22nd April 2016 – Kallie and Gary with Bonie the dog;

Lovely short break and pleased we brought the gorgeous weather. The hot tub was wonderful and thank you for the breakfast basket.

Friday 15th April 2016 – Jenny and Craig with Sam the dog;

The barn was well equipped and very quirky which we loved.  Spent most days at the coast, visiting Southwold, Walberswick, Dunwich Heath, Thorpeness and Aldeburgh.  Laxfield was worth the visit to the Low House Pub.  A great time had by all.

Sunday 10th April 2016 – Allen and Becky with Baxter and Milo the dogs;

Booked a surprise birthday treat so it was lovely to see balloons and banners had been put up when we opened the door.   It was our first stay in Orwell Barn and we have loved every minute.  The barn is so cosy and the hot tub so relaxing and definitely a bonus.

Monday 4th April 2016 – Michael and Diana;

Lovely stay in Orwell Barn.  Just as fine as the other visits but with the hot tub which was a treat.  Blessed with great weather and a wonderful setting.  The Veggie Red Lion, Gt Bricett is a great place, the food and setting was wonderful, well worth a visit and meat eaters will not be disappointed!

Friday 1st April – Alex and Hayley with Lea the dog;

We have had a really lovely stay here in Orwell Barn.  It has been the perfect little break.  We loved the fire and the hot tub, the peace and quiet with the birds singing!  Spent a lovely date at Aldeburgh with amazing fish and chips.  Thank you for everything.

Monday 28th March 2016 – Jon and Sara with Tess the dog;

Fantastic time, lovely walks, beaches, and pubs!  Love it!

Monday 20th March 2016 – Jackie and Ian with Poppy the dog;

We have had a smashing time.  The place is very special and couldn’t have chosen anywhere more fitting to celebrate my birthday.  We recommend the Moon and Mushroom at Swilland, dog friendly pub.  We visited the Pier at Southwold, again dog friendly.  We found Suffolk so beautiful.

Friday 18th March 2016 – Donna and Rob;

What an amazing experience, celebrating our 1st wedding anniversary!  The Deli at the Chilli Farm sell some delicious things, and the Woolpack in Debenham is very nice, great food and very friendly.  Southwold and Felixstowe are fantastic beaches, to walk the dogs, and some lovely places to eat.  Thank you Carl for creating such a special place.

Sunday 28th February 2016 – Andy and Sarah with Harvey and Murphy the dogs;

Lovely weekend in Orwell, a fab weekend for relaxing.  Enjoyed the hot tub, so warm and relaxing.  Fantastic meal at the “pop up restaurant”, great food and Carl remains just the best host!  Weekend’s are just too short! 

Monday 25th January 2016 – Indiana and Rocco;

This is our second visit here celebrating a parent’s birthday.  We don’t want to go home!

Wednesday 13th January 2016 – Fern and Sam;

This is a fantastic barn with great decoration and furnishings.  The hot tub is “hot”!

Sunday 10th January 2016 – Will and Laura;

Another great stay and the addition of the hot tub a winner!  The surrounding countryside makes this a great retreat from the working week. Thanks for your hospitality.

Wednesday 6th January 2016 – Claire and Luke with Alfie the dog;

Our second visit and delightful to get away from it all!  Loved the hot tub and lovely walks on the beach.

Sunday 3rd January 2016 – Keeley and Paul

A relaxing weekend with a great recommendation for dinner at the Crown, Stowupland.

Friday 31st December 2015 – Rich and Faye with Florence the dog;

What a wonderful visit to Wood Farm Barns.  The addition of the hot tub is a real treat and has improved something which was perfect already.  What makes this place a cut above the rest is the decoration in every nook and cranny, the candles, welcome basket and a perfect place to celebrate my birthday and see in the New year.  May it be a healthy, happy and prosperous new year for all!

Wednesday 23rd December 2015 –Lauren and Matt with Beau the dog;

A wonderful birthday break at Orwell Barn.  Cosy, warm and relaxing.  Love the hot tub!  Merry Xmas!!

Sunday 20th December 2015 – Tom and Kerry;

A wonderful couple of nights at Orwell Barn.  A real home from home and great our little dog could come too!  Great hot tub!

Monday 16th November 2015 – Mike and Lyn with Tyler and Bart the dogs;

Tasty, filling and relaxed Sunday lunch at the Pop Up restaurant.  Good dog walks at Debenham and Southwold Beach.

12th November 2015 – Alice and Nick with Gladys the dog;

A last minute booking and first visit which we would highly recommend.  The hot tub was an absolute bonus!

Tuesday 27th October 2015 – Liz and Ondina with Yoki the dog;

First time here with my Mum and the dog!  A beautiful little cottage in a lovely setting.  Carl has really thought of everything to make your stay enjoyable.

Friday 23rd October 2015 – Andrew and Heather;

A wonderful stay in lovely accommodation with a great welcome basket on arrival.  It’s nice to find dog friendly accommodation.

Monday 19th October 2015 – Sue and Sean;

Yet another excellent stay.  We love it here – it’s our hideaway from the mad carousel of life.

Friday 9th October 2015 – Kim and Mark with Cody the dog;

So clean and cosy and the dog has loved the enclosed garden.  We loved it!

Sunday 4th October 2015 – Jenny and Phyllis with Crystal the dog;

Our second stay and just as comfortable and lovely a before.  A warm welcome from Carl and excellent breakfast hamper very much enjoyed!  Thank you for all your help.

Monday 10th August 2015 – Sarah and Tim
A lovely stay – very comfortable and peaceful with birds singing – beautiful area.  Just the rest we needed.  Found an excellent Veggie Pub – the Lion at Gt Bricett.

Friday 31st July 2015 – Sue and Richard with Seamus the dog;
Well, another lovely stay – first time in Orwell Barn and we loved it!

Friday 24th July 2015 – Sarah and Lee with Rosie the dog;
Fantastic short break in wonderful Suffolk.  We hope to return in the near future.

Sunday 19th July 2015 – Dawn and Mark with Ava the dog;
Had two fantastic nights at Orwell Barn.  The breakfast basket is a lovely touch.  We enjoyed walking our dog on the beach to Southwold.

Friday 10th July 2015 – Jackie and Dennis;
Our third lovely stay at Orwell Barn.  Everything as lovely as usual.  As relaxing here as ever and we didn’t want to leave.

Monday 6th July 2015 – Emma and Craig with Mollie & Dump the dogs;
Fantastic stay, shame we had to go home!  Will definitely be back.

Sunday 21st June 2015 – Sandra and Allen with Mandy & Lily the dogs;
Thank you for a fantastic holiday.  The barn is outstanding and could not have asked for more.

Thursday 28th May 2015 – Sarah and Nick;
A lovely relaxed place to stay.

Sunday 24th May 2015 – Frances and Dan with Arthur and Winston the dogs;
Wish we could have stayed longer in this cosy barn and beautiful setting.  Many thanks for your kind hospitality and useful tips!

Monday 11th May 2015 – Pauline and Alan with Jakey the dog;
The place is everything I expected and saw on the website!  We love this place and our dog enjoyed it too!

Monday 6th April 2015 – Debra and Laurie with Charlie the dog;
We had a lovely stay at Orwell Barn.  Carl made us very welcome.  The barn has everything you could wish for but mostly peace and tranquillity.

Sunday 15th March 2015 – Candirela and Becky;
We have had four days of perfect relaxation, chilling out in this beautiful appointed barn.  Carl is so friendly, we felt very welcome.

Friday 13th March 2015 – Beverley and Candida;
We had a lovely break in Orwell Barn.  Comfortable accommodation with beautiful surroundings and quiet!

Saturday 28th February 2015 – Melanie;
Thank you.  A most enjoyable stay in lovely accommodation – will be back!

Saturday 14th February 2015 – David and Russ with Beano the dog;
What a wonderful place.  We will certainly be back.  Loved the cottage and surrounding area, beautiful to perfection.

Sunday 25 January 2015 – Matt and Charlie;
Thank you for a wonderful relaxed break.

Saturday 3rd January 2015 – Paul and Debbie with Archie & Hercules the dogs;
A very pleasant new year break.  Superb cottage with festive touches.

Saturday 6th December 2014 – Di with Freddy the dog;
Lovely stay in Orwell Barn to re-charge the batteries!

Friday 28 November 2014 – Helen;
Excellent accommodation with extra special touches including the breakfast basket and wood burner making it cosy.  We received a warm welcome to a very well presented barn and lovely landscaped surroundings.

Sunday 23rd November 2014 – Niall and Jess;
Absolutely perfect weekend at Orwell Barn.  Thanks.

7th November 2014 – Colin and Sheila;
Had a great weekend, topped off with the Pop Up restaurant in the Farmhouse on Saturday night – great food! Framlingham Market was good, full of fresh produce and good quality. Food at the Shepherd and Dog in Forward Green is good and they allow dogs in the bar. Thanks Carl, we’ve had a wonderful time!

24th October 2014 – Ros and Andy;
We have had a lovely week at Orwell Barn. The weather has been amazing and we haven’t had to use the woodburner! Very cosy barn with everything provided, including the breakfast hamper (great touch). Plenty of places to visit. We made it to Sutton Hoo, Dunwich Heath, Needham Market and Woodbridge, all dog friendly. Plenty of pubs already mentioned but if you fancy a light lunch and delicious homemade cake, try the ‘Dancing Goat Café’ Framlingham – good value. Hope to be back soon.

19th October 2014 – Jackie and Dennis;
Our second lovely break at Orwell Barn. A lovely restful stay despite the hurricane! Lovely food at Alder Carr Farm Shop nearby. Lovely food to eat and buy, you may wish to book as very busy but worth it..Delicious lunch on our last day.

17th October 2014 – Sammy and Michael;
Another fantastic break at Woodfarm Barns. We took a trip out to Jimmy’s Farm on Carl’s recommendation and had a lovely day feeding the animals. We also visited the Coddenham Foodstore/deli, the Lady in there was a delight to meet and very helpful. The barn itself was super clean and had everything we possibly needed for a romantic long weekend. We will definitely be back for a third time! Thanks for everything Carl

28th September 2014 – Geoff and Barb with Taz & Bobby;
Thank you so much for your warm welcome. We had a lovely relaxing week in the barn. We could not fault anything with the place. It’s very clean, warm and relaxing. We will be back. It was everything we wanted for a relaxing holiday and more. ~Thank you once again, we will be back very soon.

21st September 2014 – Victoria and David;
Amazing stay, beautiful Wedding.

19th September 2014 – Graham and Frances;
Another delightful stay in your little piece of heaven Carl. Many thanks for that. It really is a haven of peace and quiet. Looking forward to our next visit thanks again.

7th September 2014 – Jackie and Dennis;
Really relaxing stay, enjoyed every minute. We visited Dunwich/Minsmere and yes as Carl said, the fish and chips on the beach at Dunwich are definitely worth having! Went bird spotting at Minsmere. Southwold was great to walk on the beach and paddle. The pier has been updated since we last visited 21 years ago! Visited a lovely deli/cafe in the village about 3 miles away. The lady who runs it gave us a lovely welcome. It sold everything, including handbags! – one purchased! Visited the Owl Sanctuary which is 2 minutes away – worth the entry price to see the Barn Owl fly, ‘magical’. All in all a wonderful stay, peaceful and relaxing. Hope to visit again soon. Will definitely recommend to our dog owner friends.

Monday 30th June – Janet and Andy & Buster the dog;
Lovely peaceful setting and beautiful barn and grounds all lovingly maintained.  Managed to get out to Southwold Arts Festival and go in the pub with the dog to miss the rain.  Would highly recommend this type of holiday away from the stress of work.  Thank you for making us welcome.

Friday 27th June – Chris and David;
A lovely welcome from Carl.  Breakfast basket and extra’s such a treat.  Bacon was very tasty.  Visits to Walberswick, Southwold, Woodbridge, Aldebrough .  Caught up with a friend in West Lynn and off to Sandringham.  Stopped at Shepherd & Dog Earl Soham Brilliant food.  Relaxed last day and just read.  Such a lovely place to do it in!  Would love to return.

Thursday 23rd  June – Bill, Lissie with Archie & Panda;
This has been our first experience away from home for the pups, so it was a bit of an adventure for us all.  You appear to have thought of everything Carl, it worked so well. We had a wonderful stay in the beautiful barn set in a wonderful location; peaceful with so much to do.  Wonderful welcome and a lovely breakfast basket.    We will be back.

Friday 20th June 2014 – Craig and Jackie with Bailey and Dexter the dogs;
Carl you have created the perfect little retreat in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. The barns are decorated to a very high standard with everything you could possibly need for a self catering holiday. The enclosed gardens and picturesque walk on the doorstep are perfect for the dogs. Thank you for the very warm welcome, can’t wait to return

Friday 12th June 2014 – Mike and Lyn with Burt & Tyler the dogs;
Another great stay. Nice to be welcomed especially by someone polite enough to laugh at my jokes! We will be back again!

Friday 30th May 2014 – Bev and Jane with Lucy the dog;
Lovely stay here. Would recommend Helmingham Hall if you are into gardens. We loved Orford and Dunwich Heath (National Trust) at the seaside. Framlingham, Lavenham and Debenham for picture book houses. Really liked the pond with the Koi Carp

Friday 9th May 2014 – Charles & Anne;
Great location and comfortable barn. Suffolk countryside at its best right on our doorstep. Highlights include exploring local villages, Thorpeness and Helmingham Hall. Many thanks for the food basket!

Sunday 16th March 2014 – Nick & Georgie with Dillon the dog;
Beautiful holiday cottage, such a warm welcome from Carl. Breakfast hamper and dog biscuits a lovely touch. The barn has everything we needed and Dillon our dog enjoyed himself. Lovely comfy bed and very peaceful. Great location, had lovely day trips Aldeburgh and Woodbridge. We will be back for sure xxxx

Sunday 2nd March 2014 – Alex & Katie;
Second visit here and have loved it. The Pop Up Restaurant was different and a great experience – makes a change to just a normal night out for dinner. Would highly recommend it – the food was amazing! We even had a ride on Daisy the tandem! Was very funny and have always wanted a go on one. Southwold pier is a great place to visit and it has hilarious arcade games, making it a little different from a normal seaside visit. We look forward to coming for our third visit and seeing Carl again! Orwell Barn is a beautiful cottage. Many thanks

Sunday 23rd February 2014 – Claire and Bill with Hudson the dog;
Enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage. It is so cosy with the heating and lovely log burner. We had lovely meals at the Four Horseshoes and Anchor in Walberswick and particularly on Friday at 745pm! Great beach walks with the dog at Southwold and Walberswick. It was the dogs first time at a beach; how he enjoyed it!

Monday 10th February 2014 – Richard and Sandie with Mollie the dog;
We had a lovely, cosy and romantic weekend break in a beautiful cottage. It was everything and more than we expected for a relaxing, romantic break. Enjoyed the breakfast hamper and the woodburning fire. Took the dog on walks nearby; the church is well worth a look. Also went to Southwold for the day and can really recommend a pie shop in the centre of town, especially the moo and blue pie! Thanks Carl for making us very welcome xx

Sunday 2nd February 2014 – Sheila and Colin with the hound;
We had a wonderful weekend in a cosy, luxurious cottage. It’s a great location for visiting surrounding Suffolk villages, plenty to see and do. We used the log burner which took me back to being a little girl. Lovely walks for our dog in the area. The breakfast hamper was fab. Dog biscuits too! thank you Carl for the warm welcome. We will return for another relaxing break

Monday 27th January 2014 – Rachel and Carl with Bev the dog;
The most perfect barn cottage for a relaxing peaceful romantic break. Lovely welcome from Carl and we enjoyed the breakfast basket. Bev the dog enjoyed the Bonio. We have enjoyed a warm and cosy weekend, just what we need and was a perfect way to celebrate the week we were approved as adoptive parents! We made full use of the log fire and Bev was very happy with the underfloor heating. Thank you for a wonderful weekend break x

Sunday 5th January 2013 – Anna & Dean;
A wonderful romantic, cosy weekend in an idyllic location made all the more special because we got engaged! Right in front of the fire, candles burning and a lovely meal cooked for me by my fiance’! Bit too cold and wet to walk unfortunately but what a perfect place to curl up in! Thank you

Monday 2nd December 2013 – Helen and Richard with Johnny & Suzie the dogs;
Fabulous weekend break in Orwell Barn. We had a great welcome form Carl. Loved the breakfast basket! Best mini-break ever with the two dogs, they loved the dog walks near here and it was so nice to be able to take them for lunch with us. The Four Horseshoes was lovely – great food, as was the Victoria; great with the dogs! Will definitely be back next year. Loved it. So relaxing, cosy and peaceful. Thanks Carl

Sunday 24th November 2013 – Katie and Tom;
Stayed at Orwell Barn as a surprise birthday treat from my boyfriend. We both had a lovely, relaxing time and found the barn extremely comfortable and homely. We visited Jimmy’s Farm, which was brilliant – lots of lovely animals and good farmshop. Also ventured out to Aldeburgh. Very sad to be leaving but we had a wonderful time and will definitely be back. Thanks Carl and Woodfarm Barns

Monday 18th November 2013 – Fran and Mark;
Wow, what a fantastic area. Your Pop Up Restaurant was such a success! Both the evening meal and the Sunday lunch. Please do some more (we are!!!) The cottage has all the comforts of home but with all the rural bliss and peacefulness you want on holiday. We will be back to sample some more of your hospitality! xxx

Monday 11th November 2013 – Sam and Daisy;
We had a lovely stay in Orwell Barn. A great cottage; it’s so cosy and just right for a romantic weekend away. We visited Southwold and had Sunday lunch at the Crown – Great food. Cottage really clean and the breakfast hamper a great personal touch. Thank you, we will definitely be back

Sunday 3rd November 2013 – Sarah and Tim;
A lovely place. So comfortable and would have loved to stay longer. Thank you

Friday 1st November 2013 – Pete, Tracy and Cain, plus the two dogs;
We’ve had a lovely weeks holiday in Orwell Barn. Despite the storm taking out power for 1 and a half days! Visited Southwold, Dunwich, Aldeburgh, Orford, Framlingham Castle and Debenham. The Hoppit Wood walk there with the dogs is great. Also walked the dogs to Crowfield Church and beyond. The owl sanctuary at Stonham Barns is worth a visit too! Hope to come back again and see more of Suffolk

Friday 18th October 2013 – Joe and Katherine (plus small bump) with Bailey the dog;
We’ve had a brilliant holiday. The cottage is lovely and so cosy with the fire on that we haven’t ventured far away. Hope to be back soon

Monday 7th October 2013 – Marianne and James;
Wow, what an excellent holiday we have had! We came along for rest and relaxation and that’s what we got. A lovely warm reception from Carl and the cottage was amazing. The welcome basket is a lovely idea. We went to Aldeburgh to get some lovely fresh fish and then went to the Lord Nelson in Southwold for lunch. The food was amazing. For Sunday lunch we went to Jimmys Farm. OMG the food was wonderful. Enjoyed every minute of the break. See you soon

Sunday 22nd September 2013 – Julian and Helen with Millie & Del the dogs;
Just finished a lovely weeks holiday in this cottage for our first visit to Suffolk. Days spent exploring the local area and cosy evenings spent in the cottage, burning a log or two! What sets this apart from other holiday places is the lovely warm welcome, a breakfast basket including dog biscuits, that sets you up for your stay, smoked bacon was yummy……… Had to buy more from the farm shop. 🙂 Bottle of wine left for you to buy is a nice touch and it tasted good too! The folders with local information are really well put together…. Best we’ve had in any cottage and helped us make the most of our week here. For dog walkers there’s the “50 Walks in Suffolk” book; The Constable walk is a must as it takes you through some stunning countryside. Some of the things we enjoyed over the week as follows: Lavenham, quaint old village with crooked houses, worth a look. Framlingham Castle is a must to visit. Dog friendly and amazing views from the top. Circular walk around the Mere too. Southwold with its coloured beach huts. The Southwold walk in the book takes you past the ferry and the local fishing area. Aldeburgh worth a visit for the fish and chips. The Mill Inn is very friendly with biscuits for the dog too. The Red Lion pub in East Bergholt is dog friendly and serves a nice lunch. Biscuits for the dog here too! The Victoria in Earl Soham, dog friendly again and a nice lunch. The Four Horseshoes in Thornham Magna. Lovely old pub; dog friendly and nice food. All in all we had a fantastic week here and would recommend to others and come back. Thanks. PS – Would recommend frequenting the local farm shops as we picked up some awesome food from them!

Friday 27th September 2013 – Richard and Naddie (& Bump!)
Orwell Barn was a lovely fantastic place to stay. Really cosy and romantic cottage. As others have said, the welcome basket was a fantastic added bonus that you would not normally expect. We found the location of the barn an excellent location from which to explore the beautiful countryside. Places to visit – Framlingham Castle, The Deli at the Chilli Farm, The Crown at Bildeston, Southwold, Yoxford. overall an absolutely fantastic, relaxing break. Well done for all your hard work Carl, we will see you again when we return xxxx

Monday 30th September 2013 – Maggie and John;
We have had a very relaxing holiday with great weather. As we are very familiar with Suffolk we wanted to try some new things and places. Using the “50 Walks in Suffolk” book we walked from Sizewell to Thorpeness and back. It was a varied and interesting walk, partly along the Suffolk Coastal path and returning via a disused railway line. The next day we used the free bikes from the shed and cycled to Debenham for Sunday lunch at the Angel. Very enjoyable. Thank you for a pleasant holiday

Monday 16th September 2013 – Will and Kate (not the Will & Kate!)
Great cottage – really well equipped and comfortable. Carl, a welcoming host. Crowfield Church interesting, a great sanctuary. Debenham very nice. Weather mixed but good stuff to do in Suffolk. Woodbridge well worth a visit. Lovely romantic holiday

Sunday 8th September 2013 – Paul and Claire:
Stunning, peaceful, attention to detail. Amazing landscape and all the neccessities you need. Used the bikes to travel around the stunning countryside. Was lovely to dine and BBQ at our own cottage. This truly has been one of the best settings in Britain and so relaxing for a weekend away from the big smoke. We’ll deffo be back and will recommend

Monday 26th August 2013 – Kris and Jen:
We had a lovely couple of days in Orwell Barn. Such a gorgeous cottage. We were thoroughly impressed with the cottage – so peaceful, quiet and cosy. The Four Horseshoes in Thornham Magna does lovely pub grub but our favourite eatery had to be the Crown at Bildeston – Incredible food that you won’t stop talking about – We’ll be back for a longer holiday another time! xx

Sunday 18th August 2013 – Mike, Sally and Barney the dog:
A lovely weeks holiday in a lovely barn. Enjoyed exploring the Suffolk countryside – favourites were Aldeburgh, Southwold, Lavenham, Walberswick and Sutton Hoo. The cottage is of a high standard and the setting is wonderful and peaceful. Would and will, recommend to friends and family

Sunday 11th August 2013 – Jack, Sophie & Honey the dog:
We had a lovely couple of days staying in Orwell Barn. The cottage is beautiful and very cosy! We had a very chilled weekend, nights in at the cottage and days spent exploring Southwold and Aldeburgh………. Just what we needed. Will definitely be returning 🙂

Sunday 4th August 2013 – Ian & Samantha with Melvin & Daisy the dogs;
This has to be one of the best mini-breaks we have had. Neither of us had been to Suffolk before but wow! We want to live here! We took Carl’s excellent local guide folder out in the car with us and explored. A must is Southwold and Aldeburgh. We visited twice and found everyone friendly and welcoming to our dogs. We also went back in time and visited Lavenham. We have both been impressed with the barn cottage and general set up. Carl was very helpful and always at the end of the phone. Loved the breakfast basket on arrival too, complete with dog biscuits! Thank you for our stay Carl and we will be back, hopefully in the near future

Sunday 28th July 2013, Andy & Vicky & the two dogs
Thank you to all the staff. It’s a wonderful dog friendly place to have a weekend getaway. The pack of bacon and fry up ingredients was a great idea, thank you. The place is very dog friendly and we will come again and recommend to our family and friends

Friday 26th July 2013, Richard:
All very good – the best welcome basket I’ve ever had at a cottage (A pint of milk and a loaf of bread is the best I’ve had previously)

Friday 19th July 2013, Gill, Stuart & Belle:
We would like to thank Carl for his wonderful hospitality and welcome pack. The cottage was just perfect and we could not think of a thing that has been forgotten. Suffolk is wonderful, so peaceful. Great cottage. This is our second visit, this time with a dog. Everyone is so accepting, even Framlingham Castle welcomes dogs!

Friday, 12th of July, 2013, Jan: 
We had a relaxing few days in Orwell barn. Carl has provided so much information with so many places to visit. Framlingham Castle is well worth a visit with some good pubs as well. All in al, a beautiful cottage and perfect place to explore the Suffolk countryside

Tuesday, 2nd of July, 2013, Magali & Daniel: 
Completely relaxing location with plenty of attractions and walks nearby. Excellent quality holiday accommodation. Lovely breakfast basket

Friday, 21st of June, 2013, Paul & Diane: 
We enjoyed a relaxed and cosy weekend-break at Orwell Barn. One of the best self catering colleges we have ever visited. Very cosy and romantic with touches of luxury

Sunday, 2nd of June, 2013, Sam & Rachel: 
2 nights in holiday cottage heaven! A most enjoyable, romantic stay in a beautiful area. The cottages are so well furnished and very cosy. 2 nights however isn’t long enough so we will be back for more. Thank you so much

Monday, 6th of May, 2013, Aisling & Steven: 
Great holiday accommodation – The Barn cottage is finished to a very high standard. The breakfast hamper was a great idea and we loved the extra little touches like that. Pure luxury

Friday, 15th of March, 2013, Helen & David with Jonno the dog: 
Very enjoyable stay, lovely holiday accommodation, well planned and all the amenities you would need for a short break in Suffolk. Lovely to have an enclosed garden for the dog. A warm welcome from the start. Great holiday

Sunday, 10th of March, 2013, Emma & Niall: 
Fantastic welcome to an amazing holiday cottage. Lovely relaxing stay. Will definitely be back here soon

Monday, 10th of December, 2012, Stephanie & John:
A fantastic home from home experience. Very romantic for my husband and I to sit in front of the fire and relax on a cold winters night in such a pleasant surrounding. We love Suffolk!

Monday, 3rd of December, 2012, Simon:
A fantastic weekend getaway in a rural Suffolk location. The cottage is equipped with an excellent mix of old and new, with a cosy wood-burner to warm up the winter nights. Would definitely recommended to friends

Friday, 26th of October, 2012, Rob & Clare:
Orwell Barn was the perfect romantic escape away from our busy lives. Every bit of attention has been put into the details to provide a comfortable, clean and luxurious stay. A cosy bolt-hole to hide away during the weekend of rain! Best holiday cottage ever

Friday, 19th of October, 2012, Amanda & Pearl:
A peaceful a tranquil retreat, leave the world behind, but have all the comforts of home. Loved the waterfall, a wonderful sound. Great little holiday cottage in beautiful Suffolk

Friday, 28th of September, 2012, Debbie & Dave with the dogs:
Excellent holiday accommodation. It’s great for couples with dogs. We will definitely be back. Thank you

Sunday, 23rd of September, 2012, Wendy & Martin:
Orwell Cottage has been carefully and very well put together to ensure a comfortable and very enjoyable relaxing stay. The environment fully lived up to our expectations as derived from website pictures of cottage and landscape, which proved in reality to be spot-on. Stunning cottage

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Stour Barn Testimonials

Stour Barn - Romantic, Luxurious Self-Catering, Suffolk Holiday Cottage

Friday 28th June 2019 – Michelle and Maddie;
Thank you Carl and the team for such a great holiday.  The cottage, facilities and location are fantastic and so ideal for dogs.  The hot tub a real luxury after a day walking the dogs.

Monday 24th June 2019 – Darran and Tracey;
The cottage is lovely for a short stay with the dogs.  Lots to see and do around the area.  Recommend The Crown at Stowupland, and enjoyed Thornham Walks, with a stop off at the Deli Chilli Farm to stock up on goodies!

Friday 21st June 2019 – Hamish the dog and parents;
I had a busy time taking my two legged parents to Walberswick, Southwold, Woodbridge and Aldeburgh.  The hot tub was relaxing for them after our long walks, so I could re-charge my batteries for more adventures on the beaches and hide and seek in the meadow with my new friends.  Thank you for making me feel so welcome.

Friday 14th June 2019 – Lisa and Gavin with Ellie the dog;
Despite the damp weather we still enjoyed the hot tub.  Our dog enjoyed the meadow area and meeting other dogs.  Look forward to coming back in the near future.

Sunday 9th June 2019 – Charlie and Joe with Tommy and Aura the dogs;
Found WFB to be exactly what it promised and more.  Beautiful barn, relaxing hot tub and so many thoughtful touches like the treats for the dogs and all the generosity of the bike shed.  It is a rare treat to find somewhere so beautiful where dogs are so welcome.  Many thanks.

Thursday 9th May 2019 – Christina and David with Mabel the dog;
Our first time and I’m sure we will be back.  We enjoyed the Rendlesham Forest UFO trail which was lovely and quiet and we had a lovely walk at Flatford.

Sunday 5th May 2019 – Gary and Melaine;
Judging by the previous comments we are in the minority, not having dogs!  That didn’t stop us enjoying our stay immensely and would recommend and come again.  

Monday 22nd April 2019 – Maria and Brian with Henry and Sam the dogs;
This is our fifth visit and doesn’t disappoint. Our favourite places to visit include
Framlingham, The Four Horseshoes at Eye is excellent and Sizewell Beach is
wonderfully peaceful and Dunwich Beach too. Thank you to all the staff.

Friday 19th April 2019 – Ruth and Denise with Kookie and Saffi the dog;
Loved our little barn – very cosy and everything catered for. The extra touches
made all the difference……postcards and stamps!; doggie treats; yummy breakfast
basket; excellent dvd selection and the meadow is a real bonus. Southwold is a
beautiful and very relaxed seaside town with delicious fish and chips on the pier in
the sun!

Friday 12th April 2019 – Gail and Allen with Macey the dog;
Yet another wonderful time here at Stour Barn. Our dog loved “Woof Meadow”. We
had lovely visits to Needham Lake, Dunwich and the Suffolk Punch Trust – all very
dog friendly.

Friday 22nd February 2019 – Mel and Chris with Wing the dog;
Thanks for a perfect dog friendly holiday. Lovely location and our spaniel especially
enjoyed the meadow! Recommend a walk around Hoxne and lunch at the Swan.

Friday 15th February 2019 – Rachel and James with Ruby the dog;
The weather has been great with lots of sunshine. Lots of lovely beaches nearby to
explore, Southwold, Dunwich, Bawdsey and Aldeburgh. Great pub in Eastbridge,
the “Eels Foot!” Have loved the hot tub too, everything you could possibly want! Our
visit has been very relaxing and quiet.

Thursday 30 th August 2018 – Rick and Sue;
Unique and authentic, our stay was great and thanks for having us!

Friday 10 th August 2018 – Rick and Sally;
A wonderful mini break – just what we needed. I’m sure we will be back – next time
for longer. Everything was brilliant.

Sunday 5 August 2018 – Karl and Emily;
Such a lovely stay here. The outdoor garden and hot tub made the place special!
Thanks so much.

Sunday 12 th August 2018 – Matt and Tracy;
Another wonderful time at the Barns. So easy, so relaxing. The hot tub is such an
awesome addition!

Friday 3 rd August – Carol and Peter with Bertie the dog;
Had a brilliant week, loved the lake and woods in Debenham. Walberswick was a
fab dog friendly beach with pubs. Our best meal was the Crown at Buxhall.

Friday 13 th July 2018 – Sue and Ben with Bella the dog;
Our second visit for a birthday treat and holiday. Wow. Amazing warm welcome
and lovely breakfast hamper. We do love the hot tub. Thank you for a brilliant
holiday.

Monday 2nd July 2018 – Nicky and Steve;
We came for a relaxing break and did we get it! It’s peaceful and all you hear are the
birds singing and the odd plane flying over. The scenery is beautiful and I
recommend a visit to the little church down the road. The team at WFB do a
fantastic job behind the scenes to make your stay worthwhile.

Monday 11th June 2018 – Sue and Dave;
Our first time in Suffolk and to WFB – We loved both of them! The barn is perfectly formed
with everything you need. Suffolk is beautiful, so quiet and rural. We would recommend
Alton Water, just south of Ipswich – an ideal spot for walking, cycling and sailing. Thanks for
everything.

Friday 1 st June 2018 – Russell and Hollie;
Had a great time here at Stour Barn and the hot tub got a thorough use! Bury St
Edmunds is a nice market town. For a sandy beach, head to Southwold with its cute
cafes and crabbing, with Walbeswick just the other side of the river.

Monday 28 th May 2018 – Matt and Charlie with Peter the dog;
Our second visit to the Barns and one to the Barge. A recommended walk, try
Minsmere and a pub serving great food nearby, the Eels Foot. We visited the Hog
and Hen and the food was top notch!

Monday 11 th May 2018 – Lorraine and Paul with Mack and Murphy the dogs;
This is our third visit. Thank you Carl for a lovely week – everything perfect. The
added bonus this time was the dog field. Look forward to our return.

Sunday 25 th February 2018 – Keith and Kate with Jaffa the dog;
Our first visit the WFB and we’ve all loved it – cosy with lots of touches that makes
this an ideal dog friendly holiday. We’ve enjoyed walks at Thorpeness, Southwold
and Thornham. We walked from the Barn to Coddenham with some great options in
the deli/shop!

Monday 12 th February 2018- Nick and Lesley with Archie the dog;
We’ve had a great time at Stour Barn. The hot tub, wood burner, and breakfast
basket made it really cosy in the cold. Visited Aldeburgh and enjoyed fish and chips
on the beach!

Thursday 29th June 2017 – Carol and Allan;

Had a lovely week celebrating our nieces wedding.  Thank you for making this a family holiday to remember.

Friday 23rd June 2017 – Daphne and Tim with Charlie the dog;

Thank you for this hidden gem.  Loved the hot tub – great to chill out in the evenings with champagne!  We enjoyed Felixstowe and Woodbridge.

Monday 19th June 2017 – Sue and Jim;

This stay was part of an xmas present from our daughter – what an excellent idea!  Loved Dunwich beach and the walk from Aldeburgh to Thorpeness.

Friday 9th June 2017 – Jo and Tom;

We enjoyed Dunwich Beach. The birds, the café on the beach did a lovely cuppa.  Walk along the cliff tops, with views out to sea and on to Greyfriars ruins.  A perfect day!

Friday 2nd June 2017 – Carol and Les;

Perfect mid week break.  Good location to visit coast.  The barn was very comfortable and hot tub the icing on the cake!

Friday 26th May 2017 – Cheryl and Gary with Flint and Pebbles the dogs;

A lovely stay here at Wood Farm Barns.  The meadow opposite is a great idea – allowing dogs to have a run around in a safe area.  Dedham is lovely with great walk to Flatford.  Pin Mill a pretty place, and Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Walberswick all good places to visit.

Friday 19th May 2017 – Wendy with Bluebell the dog;

Made some lovely memories here in Suffolk.  First time and it will not be the last.  WF Barns is a very special place, and it really has been a magical few days.  Thank you for a warm welcome and a fantastic little Barn.

Monday 15th May 2017 – Marina with Cookie and Jess the dogs;

What a fantastic few days I’ve had in Stour Barn with my two dogs.  Enjoyed some fantastic walks.  Loved Mickfield Meadow – stunning!  The newly installed hot tub was the icing on the cake, just bliss.  We will be back!

Sunday 7th May 2017 – Joanne and Hannah (age 10) with Lexi the dog;

We loved staying at Wood Farm Barns, with an amazing welcome from Carl and the breakfast basket was delicious especially the eggs.  We loved to light the fire at night and listening to the sound of the rushing waterfall.  We’d love to come back.

Friday 21st April 2017 – Daphne and Gary;

Great weekend.  Well equipped Barn and breakfast basket was greatly appreciated.

Sunday 16th April 2017 – Atlanta and David;

We enjoyed our stay over Easter Weekend.  Thank you so much for a really lovely stay – you have thought of everything and we look forward to our next visit.

Monday 10th April 2017 – Fred and Vera;

We love it here, so comfortable, welcoming and tranquil.  Travel along the back-roads to Aldeburgh and pass lots of pretty cottages and villages.

Friday 31st March 2017 – Pete and Sharon;

Lovely situation in lovely area and hope to visit again soon.

Thursday 16th March 2017 – Angie and Adam with Mona and Dutch the dogs;

Stour Barn ticked all the boxes for a break at short notice.  Dunwich Beach and Heath was peaceful and calming with the sounds of the ocean as a backdrop.  NSE or W you can’t go wrong in Suffolk!

Monday 13th March 2017 – Mark and Andrew;

Another great stay at WFB.  Relished the peace and quiet of this beautiful spot in Suffolk.  Thanks to Carl and his team for great welcome and a lovely place to stay.

Sunday 26th February 2017 – Richard and Sue with Buster the dog;

Thank you for making us so welcome at WFB.  This is a great location with so many places to visit and wonderful walks. 

Sunday 29th January 2017 – Alex and Louise with Ben;

Beautiful place to stay, lovely cottage and location.  Carl is a great host and we are already planning our next visit.

Sunday 22nd January 2017 – Matthew and Annie;

What a beautiful barn, such a great place to spend a long weekend.  Stunning surroundings and the log fire just makes it.  We had a lovely warm welcome and will high recommend to all we know.  Definitely will be back.

Monday 2nd January 2017 – Andrea and Sage;

What a lovely retreat and a super place for a quiet New Year celebration  The barn exceeded our expectations in every way.  We used it as a base for days out to Southwold and Orford but were so pleased to come home for cosy nights in “our” barn.

Monday 5th December 2016 – Caroline and Anthony with Lily the dog;

Cottage great, hospitality great and weather great too.  So peaceful and so relaxing.  We will be back.  Thank you again!

Monday 28th November 2016 – Steve and Jo with Jarvis and Hester the dogs;

Our second visit and loved it as much as the first time.  The barn has everything you need for a short break!  Lots of lovely walks – recommend Thorpeness, Aldeburgh and Southwold.  Thank you!

Monday 21 November 2016 – Jeanette and Kevin with Molly dog;

Another lovely stay with the amazing pop-up restaurant.  Thanks for a great weekend!

Friday 18th November 2016 – Harry and Stephanie with Rufus the dog;

A snug and comfortable stay with a very generous welcome basket.  The Chilli Barn at Mendlesham was a hit – very nice café and deli.

Tuesday 15th November 2016 – Alex

Simply stunning!!!  Thanks.

Sunday 16th October 2016 – Julie and Lee with Brody the dog;

Had a lovely weekend break at this barn.  We loved all the extras provided, the breakfast basket, towels, cooking and cleaning items provided.  Great place for us and our dog to enjoy Suffolk.

Sunday 2nd October 2016 – Kelly and Mark with baby Jude;

Beautiful barns, gorgeous grounds and everything we needed.  Fantastic weekend and don’t want to go home!  Thanks Carl.  We’ll be back!

Friday 30 September 2016 – Allan and Jeanette;

Very relaxing break in this comfortable and well equipped cottage, ideal for our needs.  Enjoyed Aldeburgh and Walberswick.  Excellent walking at Thornham Walks and good selection of food at Alder Car Farm.  Many thanks for an enjoyable stay.

Sunday 25th September 2016 – Lindsay and Andy with Ralph the dog;

Great place and base camp for us and Ralph. Thanks for a warm welcome from Carl, plenty of breakfast foods in the hamper and great bike shed with DVD’s, books and bikes to use.  Highly recommend the beaches at Covehithe, Southwold, Aldeburgh and Thorpeness.

Friday 23rd September 2016 – Daphne and Tim with Charlie the dog;

Our first holiday with Charlie our dog and we are so glad to have found the perfect place.   We have loved our time at Stour Barn.  The breakfast basket and dog treat for Charlie were much appreciated.  Can’t wait to come back next spring.

Friday 16th September 2016 – Chris and Kev with Jackson and Cooper the dogs;

Many thanks to Carl and the team for making our stay here so special.  Such a lot of places to visit but not enough time.  Hope to return.

Sunday 4th September 2016 – the newlywed’s

Thank you so much for a lovely stay.  The cottage and surrounding area is so idyllic.  A perfect place to stay after our wedding.

Friday 2nd September 2016 – Lisa and Steve with Jazz and Debby the dogs;

We had a really relaxing time in the barn. Sorry we never got to meet you Carl, but that means we will have to come back!

Friday 19th August 2016 – Kevin and Joe;

A great welcome by Carl, fantastic welcome basket and wonderful accommodation.

Friday 12th August 2016 – Jo and Leo and Todd the dog;

This is our third visit and once again we received a very warm welcome by Carl.  We enjoyed Southwold, Aldeburgh and Dunwich Beach.  Wood Farm Barns remains a favourite of ours and we do hope to return.

Friday 5th August 2016 – Cheryl and Mark with Ruby and Bailey the dogs;

We loved the outside garden and the welcome hamper was very much appreciated.  The Abbey Gardens at Bury St Edmunds and Needham Lake were great places to go.  Highly recommend the Crown at Stowupland.

Tuesday 26th July 2016 – Jo and Dexter with Syd and Ernie;

Lovely peaceful stay.  Highlight of my trip was to Helmingham Hall Gardens, dog friendly, lovely tea room and gorgeous ice cream!

Wonderful weather – lovely stay in great accommodation, with everything you need for a comfortable stay.  Great position for exploring.  Thank you!

Monday 18th July 2016 – John and Mary;

Thank you for a very peaceful week in this wonderful cottage – A great centre for exploring the Suffolk countryside and coast.  We especially appreciated the welcome basket.

Friday 24th June 2016 – Colin and Rosemarie with Reg the dog;

Thanks for a really nice welcome and the goodie basket!  Great little cottage.  Managed to explore Dunwich and Southwold – ideal for dogs.

Sunday 12th June 2016 – Ivan and Lesley;

Thanks Carl for another lovely stay in this little haven!

Friday 10th June 2016 – Aimee and James with Marney and Monty the dogs;

Thank you Carl for such a warm welcome providing such a beautiful, restful place to stay.  Dunwich with it’s shingle beach allows dogs to run around all year.  The Ship does great food.  Thorpness is stunningly pretty and lovely to walk round or sit with an ice cream.  Southwold, Aldeburgh are both great to spend time looking in the shops.  Helmingham Hall, Framlingham Castle and Thornham Walks were all fab places for us and the dogs too!

Friday 20th May 2016 – Perry and Lorraine with Ringo the dog;

A truly delightful find – must be Suffolk’s best kept secret!  It’s been a lovely relaxing 5 day break and a super holiday destination. So many wonderful dog walks.  Zerra the Indian takeaway in Debenham delivered free, with lovely food. 

Friday 13th May 2016 – Lizzie and David with Suki the dog;

A lovely relaxing stay.  The barn makes for a good base to explore Suffolk.  Quirky but cosy adapts to sunny days by opening the doors and relocating to the garden.  Carl and co. are very welcoming and lovely company to chat to.  There is lot’s of good information in the red file – read it!  We look forward to the next stay.

Friday 13th May 2016 – Lizzie and David with Sukie the dog;

A lovely relaxing stay.  The barn makes for a good base to explore Suffolk.  Very cosy but quickly adapts to sunny days by opening the doors and relocating to the garden area.

Sunday 8th May 2016; Lorraine and Paul with Murphy and Mack the dogs;

We loved this place, lovely walks and blessed with the weather.  Thank you Carl.

Friday 6th May 2016 – Susy and Ian with Reilly the dog;

Excellent location.  Took a nice bike ride, great to have them to borrow and much more in the shed.  The outside garden provided a relaxing space to enjoy the birds singing.

Friday 29th April 2016 – Tracey with Darcey the dog;

We have had a lovel relaxing break.  This is the perfect place to unwind, only the sound of the wind in the trees and the birds singing break the peacefulness.

Friday 8th April 2016 – Vera and Lea;

Our second visit and everything as lovely as before.  So peaceful, so very special.  Thank you Carl for thinking of all those little touches.

Friday 25th March 2016 – Sam and Gary with Alfie;

An enjoyable break in a lovely cottage.  Didn’t realise Suffolk was so pretty!  A lovely spot with lots to do, and not too far to travel.

Monday 20th March 2016 – Andy and Louise with Wes the dog;

What a fantastic weekend.  Everything is so well thought out with so many special touches added in. A truly relaxing holiday.

Sunday 13th March 2016 – Olivia and Sam;

Thank you so much for a lovely stay.  The new garden room is absolutely beautiful.  We’ll definitely be back!

Sunday 6th March 2016 – Judith and David;

Another relaxing, lovely break – thank you Carl and the Team.  Yes, the garden room is a bonus – loved it.  We’ll be back.

Friday 4th March 2016 – Jo with Barney the dog;

Thank you Carl for providing the most wonderful accommodation for a truly relaxing break.  Love the garden room!  Thanks also for the breakfast basket.  I hope to be back soon and will recommend to friends and family.

Monday 25th January 2016 – Gary and Louise, Millie and Tess the dog;
Thank you so much for this fantastic break we won at the dog show!  We have explored the Suffolk countryside and enjoyed the dog friendly and peaceful surroundings of the Barn.

Sunday 17th January 2016 – Jamie and Sarah;
We are on holiday with family also staying in the house.  We are amazed by the beauty of the Barn and the surrounding area.  You have the perfect combination in maintaining tradition, with everything you need. 

Friday 15th January 2016 – Kim and Tony with Eric and Pepper the dogs;

What a wonderful find this place is! Recommended by some friends and we will be doing the same! Great little barn for two of us with the dogs. Lovely woodburner to keep us cosy and all we could have needed in the barn too. Awesome walks from the door and great pubs within a short drive. Total peace and quiet in the countryside. Thank you so much xx

Sunday 20th December 2015 – Ali and Craig with Thor and Phoenix the dogs;

A fantastic break and a great welcome from Carl.  We love it here, it’s a great location with many places nearby to explore.

Monday 9th November 2015 – Theresa and Kevin with Alfie and Ruby the dogs;

We felt at home on our arrival and having the garden for the dogs was wonderful.  Thank you for making us and the dogs so welcome.

Friday 23rd October 2015 – Lisa and Kevin with Bentley and Shamus the dogs;

We had a short weekend break in this lovely setting.  The dogs loved the enclosed garden.  This is a beautiful part of the country.

Sunday 18th October 2015 – Tom and Kath with Bella the dog;

Beautiful accommodation with many thoughtful touches to ensure a hassle free stay.  High recommend the Low House at Laxfield and the walk from the doorstep to Crowfield Church.

Monday 12th October 2015 – John and Davina with Summer and Milo the dogs;

Very last minute short break.  Arrived in the dark and delighted with the setting once daylight appeared.  Thank you for your warm welcome and the breakfast basket.

Sunday 11th October 2015 – Colin and Sharon with Megan and Finand the dogs;

Back again, and everything the same, except the gardens are more mature.  Still the same warm welcome from Carl.  We find it so relaxing in this quiet haven tucked away in rural Suffolk.

Sunday 27th September 2015 – Chloe and Guy with Disney and Elsa the dogs;
The enclosed garden was a rare delight.  The relaxed atmosphere here has re-charged our batteries.  Thank you so much!

Friday 25th September 2015 – Jotham, Saran and Alan the dog;
Lovely barn and great with a dog, we have had a great stay.  Orford Ness and Walberswick are worth a visit and we had a great meal at the Red Lion in Gt. Bricett.

Sunday 20th September 2015 – Sophie and Sarah-Jayne;
Wood Farm is amazing.  We have had the house and Stour Barn for a hen weekend.  Carl was fantastic from the first contact point.  We used Mark of Imagine Foods for dinner which was incredible.  Perfect location and atmosphere – would definitely recommend.

Sunday 6th September 2015 – Lindsey and Liv;
We’ve had a lovely time, staying as part of a hen party.  We had the house and 3 barns – all beautiful and very homely.  The cottage was the perfect size for our gathering.  We had a walk to Stonham Barns for lunch and some shopping with a visit to the Owl Sanctuary

Friday 14th August 2015 – Debbie and Kieran with Willow the dog;
We were welcomed by a friendly smile from Carl.  The cottage is very quaint and has everything you need.  There is a lovely river walk at Woodbridge.  Diss has a lovely park and pond, and Katie’s Kitchen is an ideal tea shop which accepts dogs. Southwold is also a lovely town – try out the sausage rolls at the Black Olive where you can buy a take-away salad of your choice! Thank you for a lovely week, chilling!

Saturday 7th August 2015 – Linda and Tony with Lilo the dog;
The cottage is equipped with everything you need, and the breakfast hamper a great touch too.  Southwold is a lovely seaside, Needham Lake is also a lovely place to go. All in all, a lovely country break. So glad that we came across this place on the website.

Friday 24th July 2015 – June;
Fantastic barn, loved the style.  Everything seems to have been thought of.  Will be back.

Friday 17th July 2015 – Chris and Sue with Gina the dog;
We had a really enjoyable stay in Stour Barn, and everything we needed for our stay had been thought of.

Sunday 12th July 2015 – Pete and Karen with Copper & Monty the dogs;
Fantastic weekend, what can we say that hasn’t already been mentioned!!

Friday 10th July 2015 – Pam and Pete with Milo the dog;
We’ve really enjoyed staying in Stour Barn, cosy and beautiful.

Sunday 5th July 2015 – Lesley and Fred with Jenny & Charlie the dogs;
Really lovely week, Stour Barn is really quaint and very comfy.  Very relaxing week, thanks Carl.  We will be back next year.

Friday 26th June 2015 – Linda and Malcolm with Max the dog;
Our first stay in a Barn.  Well maintained, lovely relaxing week.  Thank you for making it an enjoyable week.

Monday 22nd June 2015 – Jonathan and Stephen with Ben the dog;
Our second stay in Stour Barn.  As lovely as last time, such a cute, relaxing getaway for a weekend.

Sunday 7th June 2015 – Jim and Yvonne;
Lovely little get away!

Friday 29th May 2015 – Richard and Nick with Rico the dog;
We have had a lovely week at Stour Barn and really enjoyed our stay and the wonderful Suffolk countryside.  Everything we needed for a self catering holiday with our pooch and it met all our expectations.

Friday 22nd May 2015 – Tony and Brenda with Beau the dog;
Stour Barn – quaint, quirky and cosy.  All amenities for a relaxing stay.  Beautiful countryside, everywhere clean and maintained.

Monday 18th May 2015 – TD and Anne;
We have all had a fabulous time.  We are international airline cabin crew and have stayed in many lovely places …..this is amongst some of the best!

Friday 15th May 2015 – Sarah and David with Tilly & Poppy the dogs;
For the third year running we have had yet another lovely break – peaceful and calm.  Thank you again Carl.

Sunday 10th May 2015 – Tasha and Jez;
First time staying in Stour Barn for a peaceful getaway and have loved every minute!  The surroundings are beautiful and the barn itself was so lovely, such thought gone into it.

Monday 4th May 2015 – Amanda and Luke with Dexter the dog;
We’ve had a lovely relaxing stay in Stour Barn!  The meadow is beautiful and has had a lot of love put into it.  We loved the water feature just behind our garden and we enjoyed the privacy that the barns create.

Monday 27th April 2015 – Judith and David;
Another wonderful relaxing break – Thank you Carl.  We love it here.

Friday 24th April 2015 – Jonathan and Stephen with Ben the dog;
Had a lovely week relaxing in the Barn and enjoying the Suffolk countryside.  The barn was lovely, with everything we needed.

Sunday 19th April 2015 – Anita;
The Barn was pretty and lots of character and I loved it.  Beautiful scenery and peaceful.

Sunday 12th April 2015 – Eddie and Nicky;
Relaxing as soon as we arrived and just what was needed.  Lovely to have a welcome basket waiting – a very nice touch!  Thank you.

Sunday 12th April 2015 – Eddie and Nicky;
Relaxing as soon as we arrived and just what was needed.  Lovely to have a welcome basket waiting – a very nice touch!  Thank you.

Thursday 2nd April 2015– June and Phil;
So glad I came across Wood Farm Barns on facebook!  It’s more than exceeded our expectations, home from home!  I just love the attention to detail you have provided to make our stay feel more personal!

Monday 30 March 2015 – Eileen and Tony with Ralph the dog;
Our accommodation here has been the best self catering we have ever had.  We have had a superb relaxing break and have already recommended the Barns to our friends.

Friday 27 March 2015 – Juliette and Mark with Barney & Max the dogs;
A lovely cosy cottage and perfect for the dogs.  The breakfast basket was great and we have had a very comfortable stay – thank you.

Friday 20th March 2015 – Gavin and Teresa;
What a fabulous place to stay in.  Complete peace.  Thank you so much for the breakfast basket.

Sunday 8th March 2015 – Rebecca and Jonathan with Gadget the dog;
Thank you so much for a fantastic stay we can’t wait to come back, what a super discovery!

Sunday 1st March 2015 – Mark and Fran;
Another fantastic Barn, each time we stay we find a new favourite – looking forward to trying another one soon.

Friday 27th February 2015 – Graham and Frances;
Many thanks Carl for a wonderful week, so relaxing and peaceful as always.

Sunday 15th February 2015 – Denise and Glynne with Yuki the dog;
We have been overwhelmed by the beauty of this place, nothing has been forgotten.  The breakfast basket was just perfect with everything you could want.

Sunday 8th February 2015 – Kate and Tom;
Had a lovely stay in Stour Barn – the layout is so sociable and cosy.  Will be back again.

Monday 2nd February 2015 – Helen and James with Hollie the dog;
Had a lovely time, thanks for everything.

Monday 26th January – Mandy and Zoe with Olly & Maisy the dogs;
Fantastic place, first time we have been somewhere that absolutely everything has been thought about and put into place.  Love the ‘hut’ full of things to do and all of the information provided.  Will definitely come back!  For those with dogs go to the Trowell & Hammer at Cotton.  Great Sunday Lunch and really do love dogs, in a beautiful pub

Monday 22nd December 2014 – Trish and Carl with Ruby the dog;
Lovely stay.  We really appreciate that ‘Dog Friendly’ included our Newfoundland dog Ruby as sometimes it doesn’t mean “that big bear”!  Loved Carl’s recommendation of the Victoria Pub; So welcoming also to Ruby.  Went twice!

Friday 19th December 2014 – Joy with Archie the dog;
Cozy/stylish perfect.  Archie the dog didn’t really want to go home.  Loved Debenham – met friends at The Angel – wonderful , peaceful, loved the festive feel.  Crowfield Church was ‘magic’.  Thank you, hope to return during the summer. Happy New Year.

Monday 8th December 2014 – Graeme and Elaine with Sidney the dog;
Another fantastic stay at Woodfarm Barns.  We stayed back in August.  There was still plenty more to do in December.  We enjoyed all the festive touches and the lovely sunny walks with the dog along the river Gipping at Dunwich Heath and Walberswick and then finally Eye, where the Four Horseshoes pub was extremely friendly and welcoming to us with dog in tow.  Great food and atmosphere.  Thanks again Carl for thinking of everything  and making us feel so at home.

Friday 28th November – The McConnells;
Lovely peaceful break in a lovely cottage. Thankyou

Sunday 9th November 2014 – Lyn and Mike with Burt & Tyler the dogs;
Tylers best bits – Seaside and fish & chips at Southwold. Berts – lots of walks every day. Mikes best bits – Pop up restaurant. (recommend any one to come to ‘pop up’ restaurant.) Lyns best bit – no back pain and peace and quiet. Found 2 good new walks – see booklet in stour barn; Earl Stonham & Debenham.

Friday 31st October 2014 – Jo and Michael;
What a beautiful place to stay! The Barn was perfect as a base for visiting friends and exploring the Suffolk Coast – The Two Magpie Bakery in Southwold comes recommended for flatbread, sarnies and hot chocolate! Thank you Carl for the welcome and the wonderful hamper – it made for lovely breakfasts. It was so nice to return to the warm barn each night – we even successfully got the log burner going – wonderful! We love the Koi pond too! Hope to be back.

Friday 24th October 2014 – Nick and Shirl with Benson the dog;
We had a wonderful stay here, visiting many places and taking many long walks. In particular the walk from Manningtree to Flatford Mill and on to Dedham and back. 8 miles in all and still Benson was wanting more! This is a wonderful place and I’m sure we will return.

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sandie and Richard with Mollie and Fritz the dogs;
Another fantastic stay at WFB, this time for a week! The weather was very kind and we took advantage of this to see more of Suffolk. Loved Walberswick and Aldeburgh and the many picturesque villages and pubs. Thanks Carl for your warm welcome (hugs as well) and loved the breakfast basket, we’ll be back soon.

Friday 10th October 2014 – Kazi, Alisha and Yasin;
Had the most fantastic weekend, just exactly what me and my children needed. Very comfortable and relaxing. A big thank you to Carl, you have been amazing and we will definitely be back.

Monday 10th October 2014 – Sarah and Jon with Rolo the dog;
We’ve had a wonderful, relaxing stay – exactly what we needed!! Thank you Carl for the warm welcome and fantastic breakfast basket. Stour barn is beautiful and had all the things we needed for a perfect stay! Thanks for recommending the Victoria @ ~Earl Soham – best meal we have had in ages! Look forward to coming back soon.

Friday 3rd October 2014 – Tracey and Gary with Molly the dog;
We’ve had a lovely stay. Great barn, loved the area and hope to come back soon.
Monday 22nd September 2014 – Louise and Keith with Buffy & Holly the dogs
What a wonderful holiday! We had a week of sun, relaxation and this beautiful barn. We can’t wait to come back!

Monday 15th September 2014 – John and Lesley;
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here in such peaceful surroundings. Beautiful barn – quirky and well equipped. Breakfast hamper is a lovely touch and much appreciated. Will definitely recommend to friends and family.

Friday 12th September 2014 – Diane and Richard;
We wholeheartedly agree with everyone, not much more to be said except we’ll be back soon! Thank you for everything Carl.

Sunday 31st August 2014 – Chris and Elaine with Barney the dog;
Can’t fault it. Very well maintained, great place to explore from. Had a great time.
Sunday 28th August 2014 – Christine and Lindsay with Alice and Logan the dogs
We have enjoyed a lovely relaxing start to our holiday. Our dogs made themselves at home straight away and really appreciated the private garden which was great for letting them out when they needed to go out. All Saints Church at Crowfield is a beautiful Wooden structure which is well worth the short walk. Dunwich Beach was lovely and Alice and logan enjoyed chasing their ball in the sea. Lavenham is full of character and we enjoyed a good lunch at the Swan which is dog friendly. Drove to Long Melford and visited the church there. Then visited Clare which has something for everyone. Thank you Carl and Alex

Friday 22nd August 2014 – Paul and Debbie with Winston the dog;
Only managed to book in for a couple of days as a last minute booking. Had a lovely day out at Dunwich and sampled fish and chips. Walks and beach was good. Information provided has been excellent but wished we had more time, looks like another visit looming in order to explore further. Facilities at the cottage were fab. Hope to see you soon.

Friday 15th August 2014 – Jaqui and Russell with Flynn the dog;
We have had a very restful and relaxing week just what we needed. Even managed to leave the rain behind! Our Barn was a delight to stay in and the breakfast basket a lovely treat! Plenty of information of places to visit – our favourites being Bury St Edmunds and Framlingham. We will be recommending you to all our friends.

Monday 11th August 2014 – Julz and Janice and Mr P the dog
Thanks to Carl, the warm welcome here at Stour Barn made myself, my friend and my elderly dog feel very welcome. The location proved to be central to explore the countryside and the coast of Suffolk. The Barn itself is well appointed, quirky and has everything we could have wanted for a relaxing and tranquil break. We don’t want to go home! Look forward to coming back in the near future.
Thanks again.

Friday 8th August 2014 – Elaine and Graeme with Sydney the dog;
Thanks to Carl for making us feel so welcome in his fantastic dog friendly barns, such a good find. As with other guests, the breakfast basket was a firm favourite and very much enjoyed. Great base for lots to do and website was an excellent source of information for this. Enjoyed the Chilli Farm and recommended the savoury tea. Great Dog walks ; Debenham and Thornham. Hope to
return soon.

Friday 8th August 2014 – Pat with Jake & Dixie the dogs;
Well thanks for making us so welcome! We have been in canine heaven!.. Filled dog water bowls, doggie treats on arrival and an enclosed garden. Plenty of great walks and beaches. We made our selves at home and we think Pat did too!

Sunday 3rd August 2014 – Dave, Claire and Jake;
Great 1st holiday with the baby. Lovely setting, great cottage and unbelievably great weather! Worked our way through the ‘what to do guide’ (very good) but still lots to do on our next visit!

25th July – Joyce and James with Sophie & Rosie;
A very relaxing time and the weather was exceptional! Lots to see and do. Lovely Spacious garden for our dogs to roam around in.
Thank you Carl

Monday 21st July – Gay and Brian;
A lovely stay, very relaxing and friendly.  Thank you for the food it was delicious.

Sunday 7th June 2014 – Paul and Kim with Ruby the dog;
What a wonderful place! We don’t want to leave. Carl and the team are very friendly and genuine. All the good points have been noted by other people so I shan’t go on. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

Sunday 1st June 2014 – Bryan and Christine with Sugar the dog;
We had a lovely time, thanks Carl for the warm welcome, Stour is the favourite barn so far. We hope to be back again before too long for our third visit. Highly recommend the local produce – it’s great to bring it back and relax

Friday 16th May 2014 – Peter and Debbie with Buddy & Teddy the dogs;
Having read through many of the other comments, there really isn’t much more than can be added. We had a lovely stay, it’s peaceful and relaxing and the owner is lovely and leaves you to it. The dogs have had a lovely time here and it’s so close to where we live and will certainly be back and no doubt will bring other members of our family. Excellent!

Monday 12th May 2014 – Ali and Craig with Thor & Phoenix the dogs;
We had such a lovely stay here. it’s such a great location, so quiet yet so much to do on our doorstep! We had a great time and all the palces we visited but Walberswick was one of our faves; such a charming little and the Anchor was so dog-friendly, they made such a fuss of our boys. The Kings Head in Woodbridge also had lovely food and were extremely dog friendly. The barn was gorgeous, it had everything we needed and more, Carl has done a fantastic job and has thought of everything you could need for a perfect break. Our dogs had a great time as did we!

Sunday 20th April 2014 – Jackie & John;
Lovely relaxing stay. Recommend the Bell at Saxmundham, only 20 mins drive away. The food is wonderful, we had a memorable lunch there. We will be happy to recommend Woodfarm Barns as great holiday accommodation and will return later in the year

Sunday 13th April 2014 – Joanne & Chris;
Lovely stay, Just what we needed to escape the madness for a while. Beautiful rustic, charming, romantic cottage. Hope to return soon

Monday 21st March 2014 – Sue & Richard;
Working our way around all the barns so will be back soon! Love it here! Best holiday cottages. Bringing a dog next time!

Friday 14th March 2014 – Lyn & Mike with Burt & Tyler the dogs;
Tyler the dogs best bits – The seaside and fish n chips in Aldeburgh “Yay”
Burt the dogs best bits – The heating and the log fire “Total bliss”
Mikes best bits – Nothing went wrong (and trust me, that’s a big plus from Mike!)
Lyns best bits – All my boys were happy, enjoyed themselves and we were relaxed
The barn was well equipped and we will return and recommend through all my dog connections! Thanks Carl x

Monday 10th March 2014 – Norman & Jo;
As per previous comments, excellent PR and communications as well as attention to detail. Excellent standard of holiday cottages, luxuriously appointed. We recommend for a good old fashioned pub meal, without the over-the-top pricing, trying out The Crown at Stowupland – very tasty. Many thanks

Sunday 2nd March 2014 – Frances & Graham;
Thank you Carl & Company for a very pleasant stay. It is always a joy to return to the peace of Suffolk in your cottages. It gives the impression of being distanced from the rest of the mad world and your particular piece of Suffolk is extra special. Fabulous place for family holidays and get-togethers. Thanks again

Sunday 23rd February 2014 – David and Anna with Bugsy the dog;
Really lovely weekend-break with the dog – We just chilled and enjoyed the romance of our surroundings. Went into Southwold for a fresh fish dinner and a stroll around the shops. Lovely! We would recommend the Crown for really good pub grub and the beach at Dunwich for raw, natural beauty. Bugsy our dog loved running in and out of the sea and even though it was Saturday we were almost the only ones there. A great base to explore Suffolk xxx

Sunday 2nd February 2014 – Kevin and Teri with Bosun the Irish Terrier;
Thank you for a wonderful welcome and the great comforts and hospitality of Stour Barn. The attention to detail with the welcome pack, loo roll, shower gel etc so often not available in self-catering cottages made life so much easier. We enjoyed it tremendously and will be back to visit the delights of Suffolk again. These barns will be out first choice of holiday cottage. Thank you again

Monday 20th January 2014 – Peter and Agatha with Santos and Lyka the dogs;
Thank you for creating such a beautifully unique escape. The dogs loved the local walks, in fact we all loved it so much we got lost:-) This was just the kind of retreat from London we were hoping to experience. A lot of thought, creativity and detail has gone into the design of this beautiful barn cottage. We will most definitely be back this summer for another break. Thank you again for the delightful hamper and fresh produce xx

Sunday 12th January 2014 – Tracey & James;
Again a perfect relaxing weekend-break in a lovely part of the country. We love Suffolk. The barn, as usual, was warm and comfortable and had all you need for a weekend away from busy normal life. A visit to Bury St Edmunds is worth it. Plenty to see and do. Thanks Carl for the Deli Hamper and breakfast goodies, they were delicious. This is our 5th visit – we try to look for somewhere else but nothing compares to these lovely barns. Best holiday cottages by far. Looking forward to coming back in a few weeks

Sunday 5th January 2014 – Graham and Rita with Marley the dog;
Reading through the previous comments I think it’s clear that we all feel the same way. A perfect cottage to come and stay! Perfect dog-friendly holiday

Friday 3rd January 2014 – Joanne and Katie with Piper the dog;
We had a brilliant time at Stour Barn. We felt very looked after and the special touches, eg the festive hamper were a real treat. There are lots of interesting places to explore in Suffolk, Walberswick being one of them. We even managed a couple of walks with the dog on the beach in Southwold, which was beautiful. I think its fair to say that bringing in 2014 was made very special by this lovely barn. This is what a holiday cottage should be! We’ll definitely be recommending it to friends and hopefully we’ll get to come back again. Thanks x

Monday 30th December 2013 – Dawn and Martin with Reuben the dog;
A lovely weekend-break in a gorgeous little barn. Both of us are leaving having had a good relaxing break. And Reuben our dog enjoyed his holiday too! Will recommend to family and friends

Monday 2nd December 2013 – Emma and Justin;
Had such a lovely break here. The barn is adorable and makes for a comfy, romantic stay. Loved all the little touches in the cottage x – Thank you so much for the lovely welcome basket. It was very much enjoyed. An utterly beautiful place to stay. Thanks again xx

Monday 25th November – Rav and Jyoti;
Absolutely fantastic cottage and the perfect way to spend our 13th anniversary. The barn is just wonderful; cosy, quirky, romantic and had everything we needed. Loved the attention to detail. We are going home feeling very relaxed after a short break. So much to do in the surrounding area. The Christmas fayres and markets were just lovely and the old towns very peaceful. Thank you Carl for a lovely weekend break; we will be back

Monday 11th November 2013 – Sadie and Paul;
Lovely relaxing weekend break; just what we both needed. Beautiful area and the barn was perfect in every way; the breakfast basket was a lovely thought. We had some lovely walks around Suffolk and the sunset across the fields was spectacular. Carl was very helpful too. We will definitely be coming back to stay in the summer for a longer holiday and will be recommending Woodfarm Barns to all our family and friends. Thank you so much

Friday 1st November 203 – Laura, Mark and Alba;
What a lovely place! The cottage is very nice as were all the great extra touches. We really appreciated the welcome basket and underfloor heating – especially with an 11 month old in tow! Had a very relaxing break and visited some great little places. Southwold, Sutton Hoo and Framlingham are all worth a visit. We will definitely recommend this cottage! Thank you Carl, you have been a super host!

Friday 25th October – Nick and Bridget;
From the minute you drive into the gate and get your first glimpse of the holiday cottages you know this is going to be special. And special it is. A very comfortable, quiet, romantic, relaxing place to unwind and enjoy. Will most certainly return if I can get in before all the friends I recommended Woodfarm Barns to book in! Thank you

Friday 11th October 2013 – Anthony and Debbie;
Our first holiday away together without the children and I couldn’t have asked for more. The cottage is beautiful and listening to the waterfall at night was extremely relaxing. Thank you so much for making our trip so special. Can’t imagine finding a nicer holiday cottage than this. We will absolutely be back very soon x

Sunday 6th October 2013 – Ben and Emma with Bella the dog;
We came here for a relaxing break with the dog and that is exactly what we got! We took our dog for a walk and went for a bike ride but mostly we stayed in and enjoyed the quietness of the surroundings in this beautiful cottage. This is a gorgeous place to stay and to get away from every day life. And so dog-friendly. We will definitely be visiting again and recommending to family and friends!

Friday 20th September 2013 – Sandra, Andy & Emilija:
This was our second time here in this beautiful little holiday cottage. It was as brilliant as the first. We will be back. A great family holiday place 🙂

Sunday 29th September 2013 – Colin and Sharon with Megan and Finaud the dogs:
Well, we promised we’d be back and here we are 13 months later. Still the same warm welcome and same helpful Carl. We were struck immediately upon arrival by how different the whole place looks after another year to mature. We thought last year that it would be hard to improve on that but well done Carl, you’ve managed it. And finally yes, we will be back. Thanks again for providing the best holiday cottage. And so dog-friendly. Bonus!

Friday 13th September 2013 – Brian and Gilly:
Lovely 4 night stay is a cosy cottage. I think everyone has already said everything about it. Southwold was lovely and we had a great lunch at the White Horse in Whepstead. Jimmy’s Farm is great, particularly if you have kids. Thank you Carl for a lovely, peaceful few days in Suffolk. Stour Barn is such a beautiful holiday cottage

Friday 30th August 2013 – Mel and Tricia with Gyp & Nero the dogs:
An extremely enjoyable 4 night stay with all the facilities we could have wished for to ensure a memorable stay. Such a surprise to find this luxury in a dog-friendly holiday cottage. Southwold and Thorpeness particularly interesting and definitely to be revisited. Great places to go with the dogs. Crowfield church next door – not to be missed. A place of beauty. Gyp & Nero the dogs thoroughly enjoyed the enclosed garden and country walks; not to mention the beaches!

Sunday 11th August 2013 – Chris & Lesley:
This is our first visit to Suffolk. We didn’t know what to expect but we were not disappointed. Stour Barn was a great cottage, we couldn’t have asked for anything nicer, just lovely! We visited some lovely places; Framlingham, Southwold, Woodbridge, Aldeburgh. We had loads of tea and cake! The locals are so friendly, we just loved it! Thank you Carl for a lovely stay!

Friday 2nd August 2013, Mike & Janet;
What can we say that hasn’t already been said? Totally great 4 days away from London. Highlights; cycling for the first time in about 20 years, laying on the beach at Walberswick, then eating at the Anchor, buying raspberries and blackcurrants in Clare, curry take-out from the Curry Inn at Needham Market, morning coffee at our little table on the cottage patio. Will definitely recommend

Sunday 21st July 2013 – Paul & Roberta;
A beautiful location and so easy to get to from London! Hamper on arrival, peaceful nights sleep, lovely bike rides. Just what we needed. Thank you, we will come again

Monday 19th July, 2013, Sandra, Andy & Emilija:
At the time of arrival we received a very warm welcome from Carl. The cottage was absolutely gorgeous. Lovely little garden outside with a very original table with candle lights hanging in the air. We thought it was very romantic ;-). We got a beautiful basket full of everything you need for a full English breakfast. Nice touch 😉 lovely little barn. Very cosy. We had our baby girl with us. Even she loved the place 😉 Thank you all for this pleasant stay and we hope we will come back to visit very soon. Definitely will recommend it to all our friends 🙂

Friday, 12th of July, 2013, Sue: 
We have had a lovely stay here at Woodfarm Barns helped immensely by the fantastic week of weather.

Monday, 1st of July, 2013, Judith & Ray: 
Very warm welcome from Carl. Cottages in a lovely setting. Very relaxing. Good weather most days & so much to see holidaying in Suffolk. Many thanks for the breakfast hampers etc excellent!

Monday, 24th of June, 2013, Peter & Carol: 
A perfect cosy hideaway. Just what we needed – a beautiful cottage to snuggle up and forget the hustle and bustle of our usual lives. We would like to come back & will recommend!!

Monday, 24th of June, 2013, Carole & David: 
High standard of holiday accommodation. Tastefully decorated with very thoughtful touches to make your stay perfect. A cosy, comfy cottage with so many luxurious touches

Friday, 14th of June, 2013, Kevin & Petrina: 
Lovely cosy barn with so much attention to detail

Friday, 7th of June, 2013, Katherine: 
Fantastic stay, wonderful holiday cottage – thank you!

Friday, 24th of May, 2013, Nicola: 
Lovely accommodation, great welcome basket. Great facilities

Sunday, 14th of April, 2013, Ian: 
Lovely cottage feel with some amazing homely touches. Rustic charm, countryside form the door, lovely Suffolk on tap! Welcome basket was delicious!

Friday, 12th of April, 2013, Lissie & Michael:
A beautifully designed, cosy, welcoming cottage. Carl was so helpful and friendly. We would definitely recommend a romantic holiday here.

Monday, 1st of April, 2013, Clare & David with Kipper the dog: 
Excellent rural retreat, with fantastic attention to detail. A great cottage to come home to after exploring the Suffolk countryside. The dog had a great time too!

Thursday, 21st of March, 2013, Julian & Suzanne: 
A lovely find, peaceful, relaxing and comfortable. A warm welcome from Carl, great cottage to spend time indoors during a March snow storm. Really cosy and romantic

Sunday, 10th of March, 2013, Andy & Gill: 
We have had a lovely holiday. The cottage is perfect, very cosy and comfortable.

Sunday, 3rd of March, 2013, Helen & Darren: 
We had an excellent time here. Very cosy and relaxing which is exactly what we needed. The owner goes out of his way to make you feel welcome. Great DVD collection and bikes available to borrow in ‘The Shed’. Highly recommended for a romantic holiday

Sunday, 24th of February, 2013, Nikki & Kevin: 
Stour Barn is a wonderful cosy cottage to retreat to for a weekend away from the hassle of day to day life.

Sunday, 10th of February, 2013, Sarah & Adam: 
Lovely peaceful break, everything you could want and more. Very well equipped barn and excellent welcome pack and hamper. Thank you for sharing this cottage with us, we will be back!

Monday, 21st of January, 2013, Teresa:
A great getaway for a snowy weekend. Bit of a shame we didn’t get ‘snowed in’! Ideal holiday destination

Friday, 21st of December, 2012, Bryn:
Lovely cottage, such a high standard that one rarely finds in holiday accommodation

Saturday, 17th of November, 2012, Matt & Holly:
A beautiful place to stay, a perfect escape to somewhere quiet with all the comforts at home. Highly recommended. We don’t want to leave!!

Sunday, 21st of October, 2012, Ann:
Perfect!

Friday, 28th of September, 2012, Andrew & Julia:
A cosy and welcoming holiday haven, absolutely charming!

Friday, 21st of September, 2012, Anna:
A really lovely, romantic cottage. I came here with my husband for some ‘alone’ time and we are going home happy, relaxed and definitely rejuvenated!

Friday, 21st of September, 2012, Gemma:
Beautiful cottage and a peaceful environment with everything you need for a great stay including a fantastic DVD collection!

Friday, 14th of September, 2012, Matt:
Perfect little holiday cottage. Very romantic and cosy. Thank you

Sunday, 2nd of September, 2012, Kaye & Steve with the dogs:
What a great cottage. We immediately felt of home and loved it so much we stayed another 2 nights and still didn’t want to leave. Lots of things to do and great walks with the dogs. Couldn’t ask for more. We will be back!!

Thursday, 23rd of August, 2012, Claire & John:
Beautiful Cottage in a beautiful area of Suffolk. Just the place for a romantic cottage break.

Sunday, 12th of August, 2012, Colin & Sharon with the dogs:
Excellent cottage in a wonderful setting with a welcoming and helpful host. The dogs were well catered for in the garden

Friday, 10th of August, 2012, Mathew & Elise:
We have had a fantastic holiday at Stour Barn. Carl was incredibly welcoming and the basket of supplies was fab! A stress free break as all the essentials were provided. The barn was gorgeous so cosy and quaint we will definitely recommend to others!

Friday, 10th of August, 2012, Amanda & David:
Lovely cottages, great location, and a welcoming host.

Wednesday, 25th of July, 2012, Suzi:
Carl has created a delightful Suffolk retreat. Stour Barn was what it said on the tin. And much more!

Monday, 23rd of July, 2012, Caroline & Paul:
Had a really lovely break at Stour Barn. Excellent holiday accommodation; lovely surrounding. A big well done to Carl for creating such a lovely place

Sunday, 15th of July, 2012, Jim & Debbie:
A wonderful cottage with everything you could ever need. Situated in a great area with all the must see sights of Suffolk within easy reach. We will be back soon

Friday, 6th of July, 2012, Marie & Christopher:
We have had a wonderfully relaxing break here. It is so quiet here and yet very easy to find a myriad of places to visit nearby. This is a real find, such luxury and we definitely want to return. Thank you

Friday, 15th of June, 2012, John & Cathy:
Very pretty setting. Very comfortable and cosy cottage. Carl was very welcoming, nothing is any trouble and so helpful. We love Suffolk- beautiful countryside and peaceful.

Friday, 15th of June, 2012, John:
Very pretty setting. Stour Barn very comfortable. Carl is very welcoming, nothing is any trouble; so helpful. We love Suffolk, beautiful country side and so peaceful!

Friday, 8th of June, 2012, Kevin:
We have really enjoyed our stay here, it’s only a shame we have to leave! Great facilities- we enjoyed sitting outside after a BBQ, relaxing to the sound of the waterfall. Thank you for creating a relaxing environment for us to holiday in Carl.

Monday, 4th of June, 2012, Anne with Maisy and Freddie the dogs:
This beautiful barn has exceeded our expectations, which are very high ! It is wonderful to find a holiday let which has been decorated with such consideration for a luxurious look as well as comfort. Brilliant for dogs too! Thank You