Thorndon holiday cottages offer tranquility and spectacular scenery in the heart of Suffolk. Whether you’re planning on rambling through bands of heather and marshland or visiting grand Tudor country homes, this peaceful village is the perfect base in Mid Suffolk. Wander from your holiday cottage in Thorndon into the village centre, where you’ll notice a beautiful church and a small shop, which includes the local post office and is stocked with an impressive range of local produce. For a pint of ale or a good pub meal, head to the Black Horse, on The Street. A number of unique family attractions can be found within a few miles of the village, including Stonham Barns, home to a shopping centre, owl sanctuary, playgrounds and Meerkat Kastle. Nearby, the Mid Suffolk Railway offers steam train rides through miles of unspoiled countryside. Framlingham Castle, Helmingham Gardens and the great archeological discovery of Sutton Hoo are also a short drive away.
An 18th Century barn conversion set amongst an acre of gardens in the rural village of Thorndon, Suffolk. The barn offers spacious living for up to 10 guests with large dining room, vast red brick inglenock fireplace, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and large well equippped open plan farmhouse kitchen.
- Sleeps 10
- Bedrooms 5
- Bathrooms 3
Self-catering holidays in Thorndon are hard to beat if you’re planning on exploring Suffolk. The countryside surrounding the village is particularly pretty, with woods, fields, heathland and marshes. Follow one of the area’s many footpaths to enjoy vast skies, tranquility and trees full of birdsong. Head east from Thorndon and you’ll soon reach the renowned Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where secluded sand and shingle beaches and ancient fishing villages await discovery. For a day of nostalgic seaside entertainment, head to Felixstowe, Southwold or Great Yarmouth. With its magnificent medieval architecture, great shopping and lively nightlife, the city of Norwich is worth a daytrip, a 50-minute drive or train journey northward. To the west, Bury St Edmunds is a charming Georgian town with the lovely Abbey Gardens and a maze of narrow streets to explore.