Our self-catering cottages at Wissett Farm Holidays provide a cosy retreat for enjoying the beautiful Suffolk countryside and coast. The cottages retain the warmth and character of the original stables and are well appointed for enjoying a relaxing break. Each cottage has its’ own courtyard area, there is also an arboretum to sit in, perfect for seeing the sun set. Visitors are encouraged to explore the farm walks which are an ideal opportunity for bird watching or dog walking.
The four holiday homes are set around a courtyard garden. All have well equipped kitchens, dinning/living areas, double bedroom (kingsize bed) with ensuite bathroom. Two units also have twin room with ensuite shower room. All have free wifi, and dishwashers. Fleetwood is suitable for Level 2 disability (with wet room). We welcome dogs in Fleetwood and Bloomsbury free of charge. Perfect for those looking for group accommodation and families wishing to holiday together. The shared courtyard is ideal for family holidays and get togethers and barbeques. The Old Dairy has been converted into a shared laundry room. All four homes have a no smoking policy. Sustainably heated by farm biomass boiler, electricity provided by solar panels.
Local Attractions in Suffolk and Norfolk
Just 20 minutes from Southwold and the beautiful Suffolk Coast, close to Beccles, gateway to the Norfolk Broads. RSPB Minsmere is 30 minutes away. Within easy reach of Snape Maltings (concert hall, unique shops, restaurant, riverside walks), Aldeburgh, Framlingham Castle, Sutton Hoo and much more. The fine city of Norwich is only 45 minutes away, with its magnificent Cathedral, Castle and excellent shopping opportunities. The expansive Norfolk Broads are within easy reach, perfect for messing about on the river! The village pub is within walking distance and the market town of Halesworth is 3 miles.
Our Farm in Suffolk
The Wissett Lodge farm of 300 acres has been farmed by the Kiddy family since 1954. Farming wheat, barley and oil seed rape crops with a recent introduction of rare breed Norfolk Horn sheep to grassland. Our lambing season begins in February; visitors can observe new farm arrivals in close proximity to holiday homes.
For many decades, wildlife conservation around the farm has been carefully considered. Ancient hedges surrounding working farm fields are maintained as natural habitats for wildlife. A farm walk (map available) allows visitors to enjoy the beauty of the farm and the encouraged wildlife at ponds, fields and an arboretum, all with stunning views – sunsets are not to be missed!
Wissett is a small rural village of 200 people in north east Suffolk, 10 miles from the coast. The village pub, Wissett Plough, is in walking distance. The Saxon round tower church of St Andrew’s has regular Services and is open for visitors. Valley Farm Vineyards is nearby, open for tours and tastings. Close by is Halesworth Fishing Lakes.
The market town of Halesworth is 3 miles away. There is a good range of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, plus a weekly Wednesday market. Also a Co-operative supermarket, two fuel stations and the main line railway station with hourly links to London Liverpool Street. The Cut Arts Centre hosts varied performance events, films and festivals throughout the year.
Suffolk enjoys a rich heritage of medieval churches and traditional village pubs. The coast is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This makes it the perfect place for a farm holiday