Self catering holiday cottages in Clare, Suffolk, England

Clare is reputed to be one of Suffolk’s smallest towns and in many ways has a village feel.  If you are searching for somewhere picturesque in Suffolk for a cottage holiday then Clare could be just right for you.  Nestled amongst beautiful unspoilt countryside, Clare is a wool town with a wealth of historical quaint buildings which include pretty cottages, thatched cottages and timber clad buildings.  Some of these date back to Victorian times, some Georgian and some medieval times.  In total there are 131 listed buildings in Clare, making Clare one of Suffolk’s best places for beautiful historical architecture.  Enjoy browsing for country and rural cottages in and near Clare, we have cottages to suit all types of groups; pet-friendly cottages, for couples, for the disabled and more.

Brightly coloured painted houses are a feature of this area and so are houses decorated with pargetting, a technique unique to the East Anglian region.  Clare boasts an impressive Gothic church and the centre of the town is a protected conservation area.  The town also benefits from a number of country pubs, gift shops, antique shops and art galleries.

Situated in the Heart of Suffolk, Clare is in an excellent location when it comes to branching out and visiting some of Suffolk’s best towns.  A visit to Lavenham and Long Melford come highly recommended as do a visit to the quaint Essex village of Finchingfield with its idyllic duck pond.  Most of these places are just an easy drive away of around 10 miles or so.  Hedingham Castle and its gardens are also well worth a visit.

Within Clare there is a good country park with 25 acres of countryside to discover.  The remains of Clare Castle stand high on the castle mound and an excellent network of nature trails lead you around the park and by the river.  Clare is an award winning village which has won accolades for its floral displays as well as being recognised as ‘Suffolk Village of the Year’ for three years running now.

There is plenty to see and do within Clare on a cottage holiday and plenty of opportunities to simply take it easy if you prefer.  Sudbury is just 9 miles away, Saffron Walden 17 miles and Bury St Edmunds 20 miles away.  Whether you opt to rent a small cottage in Clare or a large family cottage, we hope you find good quality accommodation and that you have a wonderful time in Suffolk.


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holiday cottages in Clare

Featured The best cottage holidays near Clare Suffolk:

The Bungalow, Bentley, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

One bedroom holiday bungalow set within the owner’s extensive grounds and featuring access to beautiful gardens, fishing lakes and an outdoor swimming pool (pool available in summer months only), set within the Suffolk countryside close to the coast.

Special features: pool (Shared use of owner's outdoor swimming pool in the summer months (June to September).).

Weekly Price from: £236
Next availability:
from 02 April to 18 April 20 from 02 May to 09 May 20

Bluebell Studio at Thatched farm, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

Set within the gardens of Thatched Farm, this 4 star rated romantic retreat has garden views and offers easy access to good local walks.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £290
Next availability:
from 19 April to 01 May 20 from 04 May to 06 May 20

Daffodil Cottage at Thatched Farm Cottages, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

Situated in rural Suffolk within the grounds of Thatched Farm this pet-friendly cottage has ample character and charm with features such as exposed wooden beams.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £350
Next availability:
from 01 April to 17 April 20 from 24 April to 22 May 20

Toad Hall, Swilland, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

6 bedroom Cottage / Large Country House, East Anglia and Suffolk Coast / country.

sleeps 4 - 11 guests
4 - 11
6 bedrooms
6
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Picture-perfect large Suffolk country cottage with 6 bedrooms, exposed timbers, inglenook fireplace and large gardens, with the added bonus of the coast being within easy reach for day trips.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £920
Next availability:
from 01 April to 03 April 20 from 10 April to 17 April 20

Cocketts, Mendlesham Green, Suffolk, England

4 bedroom Country House, Heart of Suffolk.

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Escape to the country in style with a stay at Cocketts in the heart of tranquil and beautiful Suffolk.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £620
Next availability:
from 05 April to 01 May 20 from 04 May to 08 May 20

We have no cottages within Clare itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Clare. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England