Take a healthy cottage holiday with the Suffolk Walking Festival

It seems like yesterday that I wrote about the 8th Suffolk Walking Festival last year and now, it’s almost that time again, which can only mean summer is coming to Suffolk soon! A growing number of our holiday cottage guests are partaking in this dose of healthy Suffolk air on their staycation with us. Supported by all the local authorities in Suffolk now, with sponsorship from Suffolk County Council’s Discover Suffolk project. So read on if you fancy mixing some great exercise into your holiday or short-break with us.

Luxury Holiday Cottages in the Rural Suffolk Countryside

The festival started in 2008 with only 30 walks and it has now grown in its 9th year to over 90 guided walks all over Suffolk throughout May.

There’s a great mix of activities and points of interest from woodland walks, foodie stops and coastal views. Other than the obvious gains to your health, this is the best way to stop and smell the flowers for once, catching the very best that Suffolk has to offer and what better way to spend your holiday?

Stop and smell the flowers in your Suffolk Holiday Cottage

Fully supported by all the local authorities in Suffolk now and teamed by walk leaders, of which a fair few are volunteers, you can be sure that it’ll be well organised and ensure that you get the very best from your walk or walks.

It’s broken down in to categories so you can choose what appeals to you; Countryside walks, Coastal walks, Town & Village walks and Childrens walks, broken down into 3 groups to appeal to walkers of all ages and abilities with 1 to 5 miles, 5 to 10 miles and 10 miles and over. There’s a small charge for adults, from £1 to £5 typically.

Mr P, remembered at our dog friendly holiday cottages in Suffolk

Oh and dogs are welcome too so get their trunks packed and get em in the car!

Our mouth-watering breakfast basket included in all our breaks

And don’t forget, all our holidays and short-breaks come with a delicious breakfast basket as standard so if you combine your stay with at least one of these walks you can justify tucking into your eggs, bacon, mushrooms and tomatoes with some hot toast and local jam made for us in the village!

To check out all the walks, dates etc, simply go to the Suffolk Walking Festival website here.

We have breaks starting from as little as £253 for two nights so check your diary, check our availability calendar and get yourself booked in for a luxuriously healthy start to Summer in Suffolk.

Reasons to Stay at Woodfarm, Suffolk

We happen to think what we have on offer is pretty bloomin' good. However, we thought you might like a bunch of reasons to stay, other than we think you should!

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Brilliant beaches! Suffolk has an incredible Heritage Coast, with great beaches, all in easy reach of us.

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Dogs stay FREE, and we don't just tolerate them, we welcome them! We've built our reputation on this, and we're proud of it!

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at the barns

Pawesome, fully-enclosed two acre Pooch Paddock for your Dogs to go bonkers and make new friends in.

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Free Doggy treats, Dog bowls, and Dog towels. Our furry friends even get Woodfarm branded poop bag holders!

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Visit England Gold Awards coming out of our ears, as well as their coveted ROSE Award for Service Excellence.

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Well in excess of 1,000 Five Star Tripadvisor, Facebook & Google Reviews. Over 25% of our guests come back!

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Private Hot tubs with seven of our eight Barns and Cottages. The ultimate in relaxation, just because you're worth it.

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Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Yes, plural. Two AONB's on our doorstep! Suffolk Coast & Heaths, and Dedham Vale.

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Stunning river walks directly from your gangplank on either Barge! Wildlife and breathtaking scenery in abundance.

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