Looking to take a tranquil country cottage holiday in Suffolk? Foxearth is a quaint village nestled in the gorgeous Suffolk countryside and is an ideal setting for a rural retreat break. Made up of brick-built houses and cottages painted in pastel pinks and yellows, this is a quintessentially Suffolk village with attractive tree lined streets. Discover some of the best sights in Suffolk from this tranquil base and also explore parts of northern Essex for even more country charm.
Hints and Tips on Cottage Holidays in Foxearth, Long Melford
Within Suffolk itself, the larger village of Long Melford with its splendid medieval buildings is only 2.5 miles away so keen cyclists can just hop on their bike and easily peddle there from Foxearth whilst on a cottage break. Long Melford has a number of country pubs as well as antique shops to recommend it. Members of the National Trust will want to visit Melford Hall by the village green for an interesting day out. Entrance is free for National Trust members. With plenty of picturesque scenery on offer, Long Melford is one of Suffolk’s best loved rural villages and is an ideal place to stop for a cream tea.
Another beautiful Suffolk village is Lavenham which is just 9 miles away. Lavenham is one of Suffolk’s finest villages with numerous medieval buildings and fascinating historical architecture all around. When it comes to finding a spot from which to soak up the scenery choose from country inns, cafes and restaurants. Members of the National Trust will want to visit Lavenham’s historical Guildhall in Market Place where you can learn more about the cloth trade and this historical building. As well as information displays, this place also features a tea room.
Foxearth is also well located for discovering some of the highlights of Essex whilst enjoying a cottage holiday. Some parts of northern Essex are particularly beautiful, as is Constable Country. Worth a visit is Dedham, 17 miles away, where you can while away some time browsing through the gift shops and enjoying tea and a slice of cake in one of the tea shops.
Finchingfield in Essex with its duck pond and historical buildings is another picturesque spot which is also 17 miles from Foxearth.
Also recommended for a day out, particularly for history buffs is Hedingham Castle and Gardens. Set in a generous 160 acres of gardens and woodlands, various events take place here between the months of April and October when you’ll always find something going on. Family tickets are available and the castle can be visited in the summer months.
Whether you are interested in log cabin holidays, rural country cottage holidays or farm-stays, you can be assured of plenty stunning scenery close by with a stay in or close to Foxearth in Suffolk.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Foxearth, Long Melford, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Suffolk.