The Not-so-secret Joy of January Holidays in Suffolk

Santa has been and gone. New Year’s Resolutions are proving to be far less enjoyable than you even imagined. It’s months until the pub gardens open for business again. The solution? Well, as you may have gleaned from the title of this article, it’s to get away for a break at our Barns and Barges for rent in Suffolk. 

Though this is entirely self-evident to us and our returning guests, we’ve decided to keep ourselves busy over the weekend by putting together three reasons why January is the ideal time to enjoy a holiday in Suffolk.

There’s plenty going on

Whilst some parts of the country go into relative hibernation in January, Suffolk continues to abound with things to see and do. From performances at the theatres of Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, to outdoor yoga sessions at the beach and guided walks around some of the county’s sprawling countryside, you won’t be stuck for ideas when coming to visit us right at the beginning of the year. Of course, all of the other attractions of Suffolk are also on offer throughout January – whether it’s shopping, exploring villages, rambling through fields or just about anything else that tickles your fancy!  

There’s so many cosy pubs and restaurants to check out

There’s nothing quite like a roaring log fire or some warmly lit oak beams to set the scene for some wintertime refreshments. Here in Suffolk we have an outstanding selection of cosy establishments that are perfect for retreating to after a brisk walk along the coast or a day exploring one of the nearby towns. Whether a modern restaurant or a centuries old countryside pub is your kind of thing, you’re absolutely spoiled for choice when finding somewhere cosy to eat and drink in Suffolk.    

There’s nothing quite so refreshing as a wintertime walk in Suffolk

January presents a fantastic opportunity to clear away the cobwebs and get yourself nicely set up for the rest of the year. We’d wager that you’ll be hard pressed to find a better way of doing this than taking a brisk stroll around the Suffolk coast. Warming yourself with hot chocolates, beaches like Aldeburgh and Thorpeness look every bit as beautiful in winter as they do in summer. It also gives you a great excuse to tuck into some fish and chips, too. If rolling hills and waterways are more your thing, then the villages surrounding Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich are sure to fit the bill. Wherever you decide to roam, you can be confident that you’ll leave your January holiday in Suffolk feeling refreshed and enlivened.

To book your January holiday in Suffolk today, simply take a look at the current availability of our Barns and Barges for rent. We’re confident that you’ll find yourself convinced that it’s the perfect time of year to join us for a holiday and will soon become another of our returning guests who find the tranquillity of our accommodation and surroundings to set them up perfectly for the year ahead.

Reasons to Stay at Woodfarm, Suffolk

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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