Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Polstead, Suffolk, England

Get away to Polstead in the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) for an idyllic country cottage holiday. In the area, you will find farm cottages, pine lodges with hot tubs, pet-friendly farmhouses and stunning barn conversions.


Facts about what Polstead offers for Self-Catering Breaks

The very pretty Suffolk village of Polstead offers plenty of atmosphere with its thriving community and lots going on. This area is well-known locally for its cherries, produced at a 19th century orchard at Polstead Heath. As for village amenities, it has a community shop, post office and pub which are most useful during a self-catering holiday.  Suffolk’s thousand churches are famous. You may wish to visit St. Mary's Church is in a beautiful setting and is a Grade I listed medieval building with many interesting features. In addition, the modern Village Hall, set on the village green, has superb facilities for events, which include a regular programme of film screenings. It might be an interesting experience during your Polstead cottage break.

Things to See and Do during a cottage holiday in Polstead, Suffolk

•    For keen walkers, the area around Polstead has many well-maintained footpaths to follow. To find your way around, you can obtain the Polstead Footpath Map to guide you. As you venture out to explore, you will discover a variety of wildlife and several areas covered by ancient woodland.

•    Perhaps the best attraction that Polstead has to offer is its location within the Dedham Vale AONB.  This area is at the heart of Constable Country with delightful villages and places of interest to visit such as historical Dedham and Flatford Mill within easy reach.  Explore this scenic area to discover just what inspired the painter John Constable so.

•    Polstead is just five miles from the ancient market town of Hadleigh, which boasts pretty streets, historic buildings and traditional produce.

•    If you want to visit Colchester, it lies nine miles from Polstead. It's a great town for a day out, to visit Colchester Zoo or Colchester Castle. Families have lots of fun at Rollerworld, where you can have a go on the roller-skating rink or try the laser game. To get away from it all, enjoy the gardens at Castle Park. This town centre attraction contains riverside walks, a museum, play area and children's boating lake. You can follow the Tree Trail and watch performances on the Band Stand.

When it comes to places to stay in and near to Polstead, options include quaint English country cottages, thatched cottages and even cottages with decorative pargeting for true Suffolk style.  Wherever you choose to stay, we hope you find your dream holiday cottage in or near to Polstead on Country Cottages Online.

Featured Holiday cottages near Polstead Suffolk:

Windmill Lodges, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Self- Catering Log Cabins, Suffolk Countryside.

Collection of 4 star rated log cabins in rural Suffolk, ideal for a relaxing self-catering holiday, each lodge features its own private hot tub and the lodges are located around a tranquil lake.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £594 to £1124 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 02 January 1970 to 20 January 2018; from 02 January 1970 to 20 January 2018; from 22 January 2018 to 26 January 2018;

phone 01728 685338 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Sandpipers, Snape, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Suffolk Coastal Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Country cottage sleeping up to 7 people in 3 bedrooms in a tranquil edge of village location close to Tunstall, just 3 miles from Snape and 9 miles from Aldeburgh and the scenic Suffolk coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £375 to £575 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 21 January 2018 to 26 May 2018; from 02 June 2018 to 07 July 2018; from 21 July 2018 to 28 July 2018;

phone 02083429299 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Bungalow, Bentley, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Bungalow, East Anglia.

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 ().

Price range from £236 to £468 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 10 March 2018 to 12 March 2018; from 18 March 2018 to 21 April 2018; from 28 April 2018 to 12 May 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Brooder Bunkhouse, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

4 bedroom Farm Bunkhouse, East Anglia.

Bunkhouse accommodation sleeping groups of up to 20 people in an idyllic tranquil rural setting close to the medieval village of Lavenham and within easy reach of Suffolk's prettiest villages and Constable Country.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1500 to £2700 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 20 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 21 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 28 January 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 04 March 2018 to 16 March 2018;

phone 01787 247235 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Toad Hall, Swilland, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

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

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.

Price range from £920 to £1570 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 11 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 21 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 30 January 2018 to 09 February 2018; from 19 February 2018 to 23 February 2018;

phone 020 8340 7421 emailClick here to email owner more info >
We have no cottages within Polstead itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Polstead. 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