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:

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 20 December 2019 to 22 December 2019; from 17 January 2020 to 10 April 2020;

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 22 September 2019 to 23 September 2019; from 29 September 2019 to 04 October 2019; from 06 October 2019 to 11 October 2019;

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 29 September 2019 to 01 October 2019; from 04 October 2019 to 07 October 2019; from 11 October 2019 to 18 October 2019;

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 24 September 2019 to 27 September 2019; from 30 September 2019 to 11 October 2019; from 14 October 2019 to 18 October 2019;

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 19 October 2019 to 28 October 2019; from 02 November 2019 to 14 December 2019; from 28 December 2019 to 01 January 2020;

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