If you’re looking for a fabulous Bed & Breakfast in Suffolk you’ve come to the right place for the best selection. Here’s a taster of what you can expect, but for a full listing of all our B&B’s in Suffolk please see Suffolk B&Bs or click here for Luxury B&Bs.
B&B in the Woodbridge area
Mill Lane B&B, Butley is a haven of peace and tranquillity. Located at the top of Butley Creek near Woodbridge and Orford, this is an ideal accommodation option for nature lovers (especially if you are looking for somewhere to accommodate a horse or pony!) or those wanting to unwind and relax. The ensuite bedrooms are light and airy and a tasty breakfast of locally sourced produce is served each morning. Please click on the link above for more information.
Suffolk Bed and Breakfast Guide – further inland, towards Bury St Edmunds
Roosters B&B offers stylish, comfortable, self-contained accommodation for a short stay for two in the historic village of Pakenham, just outside Bury St Edmunds. The well-appointed loft room has comfortable, modern, open-plan living space with an amazing and uninterrupted view of the stunning Suffolk countryside. A delicious DIY breakfast is included in your booking. This is freshly prepared and placed in Roosters just before your arrival. Please enjoy your breakfast at a time that is convenient for you – undisturbed in Roosters, in the garden where you can enjoy the morning sun or comfortably tucked up in bed, the choice is yours. The kitchen area has a sink, microwave, toaster, kettle and fridge. Cutlery, plates, mugs, glasses and microwave utensils are also included. Roosters has a no smoking policy and can accommodate two adults for a maximum stay of 2/3 nights.
Quiet and secluded, the Adults Only Drinkstone Park B&B and Gardens is situated a short drive to the A14 and just a ten minute drive to Bury St Edmunds or Stowmarket. Set in three acres of beautiful tranquil gardens, which once formed part of the Drinkstone Park estate, they are now open as part of the National Gardens Scheme during the summer. All rooms are en-suite with free internet access and there is a delicious breakfast on offer.
Suffolk has many stunning Villages and Towns but these are our top picks – Long Melford between Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds. Lavenham is also close by, so this is a great base to explore the countryside.
Wroughton Lodge near Lavenham offers spacious accommodation in an attractive house with large gardens, is set in a quiet village location. All rooms are delightfully furnished and enjoy full en-suite facilities. There’s an out-door swimming pool and hard tennis court too, both of which can be made available to guests, so for a bit of an activity break take a look at Wroughton Lodge
Suffolk Bed and Breakfast – Farm Stays
The beautiful Adults Only Georgian Farmhouse at Manor Farm in Knodishall offers three large, en-suite double guest rooms with views of the rolling farmland and paddocks. You can really get a feel for the farming lifestyle and meet the horses in the paddocks next to the garden. (You can also bring your own house!). The farm has a central location to some of the most popular visitor destinations in Suffolk including the delightful seaside towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh, the historic Framlingham and Woodbridge and the famous cultural hub of Snape Maltings. The hearty breakfast is of course sourced locally where possible and the high standard of accommodation will help you to relax and enjoy your Suffolk stay.
Taking a break on a farm can be a great option – the experience can be relaxing, educational and a good way to explore the working country life of Suffolk, with a farming family as your host and guides. If this appeals to you then check out Newmans Hall Bed and Breakfast, Sudbury.
For a rural escape that isn’t quite a farm, check out these B&B’s –
Thurstons B&B is a Grade II* Listed Tudor farmhouse with a fully restored barn surrounded by its own woods, ponds and beautiful gardens offering spacious and exceptional bed & breakfast accommodation. There are a variety of bedrooms on offer in the barn, varying in size and style, but all rooms with hairdryer, Wifi and flat screen televisions plus inbuilt DVD players. So blend the old and the new at this fabulous country escape close to Saxmundham and the Coast.
Red House Farm B & B, Saxmundham is also near Saxmundham and is set in 6 acres of picturesque meadowland in the Alde Valley and here you can enjoy their horses, pet Hebridean sheep, ducks and chickens who provide the free range eggs for sumptuous breakfasts served in the dining room!
Historic B&B’s in Suffolk
Holbecks House is a historic country house B&B set in its own substantial gardens and grounds and surrounded by parkland and open countryside yet only 1 mile from the historic town of Hadleigh, Suffolk. Holbecks offers up to 5 double bedrooms, 4 of which have en suite bathrooms or showers. All rooms have TVs, coffee and tea making faciliities, soft towels and exquisite beds and bedding. The house is furnished with antiques and comfortable sofas and armchairs. Breakfast is sourced from the local butchers and farm shops. Dogs and children over the age of 8 are welcome.
The Old Rectory Country House is a peaceful retreat between Lavenham and Sudbury. It is a delightful house, steeped in intriguing history, with extensive gardens, a pool and tennis court. Find out all about it here – The Old Rectory Country House, Great Waldingfield.
For a luxurious Suffolk country bed and breakfast check out College Farm, Hintlesham, pictured above. Located just six miles from Suffolk’s county town, Ipswich, College Farm offers B&B accommodation in a 15th Century Grade 2 listed Farmhouse. One room is in the ground floor converted stable for easy, stair-free access, and all rooms are tastefully furnished and have added extras – such as period furniture and lovely, countryside views – to make your stay more comfortable. Click on the link above for more details.
Haughley House is a manor house dating back to medieval times. Free tea and gorgeous homemade cake are available upon arrival, and delicious home-cooked breakfasts are served at a time of your choosing. There are three rooms in the oldest part of the house (with stair lift access). Afternoon tea can be taken in the garden where you can view the vegetables that you will eat at dinner! There is also a croquet lawn which guests are free to use. The oak-pannelled drawing is a great place to relax with a tipple, and dinner is served in the elegant dining room. Haughley House is ideally situated for visiting other areas of Suffolk including the Heritage Coast, and there are many and varied walks available from the house.
Avondale House B&B is a Victorian house in a quiet but central location in the lovely town of Framlingham. All rooms are en-suite with their own Tea and Coffee making facilities. Framlingham offers plenty of attractions and is also situated close to the Suffolk Coast, Woodbridge and Ipswich, so it’s well positioned for the best of Suffolk. Find out more here Avondale House B&B, Framlingham.
Suffolk Coastal B&B’s
If you’re seeking a peaceful B&B retreat on or close to the Suffolk Coast we have lots of great options for you. Top listed are those in and around the Southwold, Dunwich and Aldeburgh mid coastal area and beneath them are B&Bs around the North (Lowestoft) and South (Felixstowe) Coasts.
A few miles from the interesting Thorpeness and the famous seaside town of Aldeburgh is Tirah Guesthouse. Set in the countryside, this modern, well appointed guesthouse offers 8 ensuite guest rooms with 3 situated on the ground floor and suitable for less abled guests. All rooms are equipped with Sky TV, free wifi, tea and coffee making facilities, towels, toiletries and a hairdryer. You can enjoy a delicious full English Breakfast in the morning, or perhaps smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. With plenty of parking, this is a great central location for exploring the coast and country alike.
A short walk from the town centre and blue flag pebble beach at Aldeburgh is the The Fairway Bed & Breakfast an Adults Only bungalow. Ample off-road parking, a King Size en-suite room which includes a delicious full English Breakfast. Perfect for a peaceful getaway.
Valley Farm B&B is located in Peasenhall a few miles inland and it’s a beautifully preserved 17th Century Grade II listed farmhouse set in 20 acres of meadows. Two well equipped double bedrooms with bathrooms await you, and you start your day with a delicious home cooked breakfast on the Aga. From here you can walk to the pub, the deli, tea rooms, butchers, shop and post office and explore the glorious countryside or drive over to the Coast.
Willowtree Cottage B&B, Kelsale
Situated just 20 minutes drive from the coast, this delightful and modern cottage sits in a mature orchard on the outskirts of the village of Kelsale. With peaceful surroundings and close to Saxmundham, Snape and Aldeburgh, this is a perfect base for your stay. Snape Maltings and RSPB Minsmere are also just a short drive away. The accommodation is light and airy with one double room and en-suite shower. In the summer months, enjoy breakfast on the terrace, overlooking the orchard. There’s plenty of choice available from a traditional English Breakfast with local produce to fresh out-of-the-oven Croissants and Brioche plus home-made Marmalade and jam. For more information, see Willowtree Cottage B&B.
Church Farmhouse, Uggeshall is a Grade 11 listed country house set in 3 acres of stunning gardens just 5 miles from Southwold and a few miles from the Coast at Covehithe. Here you’ll enjoy enjoy the most delicious breakfast with homemade marmalade, local Suffolk bacon, free range eggs from the village, local sausages and Waveney mushrooms etc. and you can request Dinner here too, as frankly, you won#’t want to leave when you arrive! Find out all about Church Farmhouse here.
Farmhouse B&B in Kelsale offers a warm welcome and the owners will be happy to share their wealth of information about this fascinating area of Suffolk where there’s plenty going on all year round. From the Farmhouse you can easily reach a variety of Suffolk top attractions including Aldeburgh Music at Snape Maltings and RSPB Minsmere. Find out more and book your stay here – The Farmhouse B&B Kelsale.
Caxton House offers homely bed and breakfast accommodation throughout the year and is located on the outskirts of Saxmundham, a small market town in Suffolk. Offering two rooms, a twin and a double they can also accommodate a family by adding a single room which would then share the bathroom. You can be assured you will receive very friendly and personal attention and a hearty breakfast using local produce when available. Caxton House is within walking distance of restaurants & local shops and a main- line rail link to London and a good local bus service, so a car is not essential. See Caxton House for full information.
At Hare Lodge, Peasenhall you can enjoy a relaxing break in a unique new England style B&B in the Suffolk countryside in the lovely village of Peasenhall (home to award winning royal favourite Emmetts Deli & Smokehouse), yet within easy reach of the Suffolk coast and RSPB Minsmere. Offering double bedrooms with king size beds, en suite shower rooms in 2 acres of mature gardens, this period B&B, dating back to the 16th Century, is a great choice for those who love the countryside and the coast. Check it out now – Hare Lodge B&B Peasenhall.
Nearby you’ll find Valley Farm B&B, a beautifully preserved 17th Century Grade II listed farmhouse set in 20 acres of meadows. A well equipped double bedroom and bathroom awaits you, and you start your day with a delicious home cooked breakfast on the Aga. From here you can walk to the pub, the deli, tea rooms, butchers, shop and post office and explore the glorious countryside or drive over to the Coast.
The Old Custom House B&B is a 16th Century Custom House and possible (former) jail house in the lovely village of Blythburgh. Conveniently located just off the A12 for short drives to Southwold, Walberswick and Aldeburgh, the B&B has an “upside down approach” with living areas upstairs and bedrooms downstairs (not in a cellar though!). Take a look at this unique and historic B&B – Old Custom House B&B, Blythburgh
Holly Tree Cottage is located in the village of Darsham just a few miles from the Suffolk Coast but within walking distance of the train station connecting through to Ipswich and London Liverpool St. In addition to a warm and friendly stay, you can expect plenty of character from this cottage which is full of nooks and crannies, and not quite what you would expect. For details on how to book, please see: Holly Tree Cottage.
For a comfortable, relaxing stay, visit Field End B&B, Leiston. Located South of the town centre, the property is a re-furbished Edwardian house. Field End is family friendly and you will find games, cards, jigsaws and a radio for your entertainment in the lounge/dining room. A Breakfast Menu is provided, with food prepared using local produce where possible. Simple or vegetarian diets are also well catered for.
Luxury B&B Stays in Suffolk
Fasbourn Hall, Buxhall, Stowmarket
Lovingly restored to its original 15C glory over 5 years, at Fasbourn Hall you will enjoy a luxurious, fascinating, warm and friendly stay. Clive and Nicky Fisher own and run the Hall and will make you feel very much at home. With 26 acres of garden and pasture to enjoy too you are sure to have a relaxing break in the peaceful Suffolk countryside.
The Westleton Crown
On the Suffolk Heritage Coast between Southwold and Aldeburgh, lies The Westleton Crown which dates back to the 12th century and was once a traditional coaching inn that retains the character and rustic charm of its heritage – but with the added sophistication and comforts of contemporary living.
From its quietly cracking log fires and real ales through to the 34 stylish comfortable bedrooms, creatively indulgent menus and fine wines, The Westleton Crown offers the best in British hospitality. In warmer weather you can enjoy the charming terraced gardens for an early evening drink or some alfresco dining – BBQ’s are a regular feature during the summer months.
Thatched Barn B&B
Thatched Barn B&B; Woodbridge is surrounded by wondrous open countryside, woods and footpaths. It is the epitome of a rural retreat.
Set in beautiful 2 acre gardens, Bed and Breakfast is offered in the main house. 2 double rooms are available with en suite bathrooms, and each room has its own sitting/breakfast area with TV. A self-catering cottage option is also available.
Dunan House B&B
At Dunan House B&B;, Aldeburgh you can stay in a lovely big house in a very quiet and peaceful part of Aldeburgh town. Dunan House has views across the marshes to the river and beyond and is situated just a short walk from the sea and high street and all facilities. All rooms are en suite and start at just £75 per night, family accommodation is available, and breakfasts are prepared using home-grown, local and wild ingredients.
The Great House
The Great House, Lavenham is an award winning French Restaurant with Rooms that has been described by The Sunday Times as one of the best restaurants in England! You can take advantage of their B&B; rates and book yourself a luxury foodie break in the heart of this fascinating and picturesque village by clicking on the link above.
The Old Rectory Country House, Great Waldingfield
Recently restored and perfectly situated, this 5 star quality B&B; is an ideal place for a romantic weekend, house party, small meeting or wedding reception. It offers delightful gardens, a swimming pool, sauna and a tennis court too! Find out more about this 600 year old Rectory here – The Old Rectory Country House, Great Waldingfield.
Haughley House, Stowmarket
Offering 3 guest bedrooms you can enjoy pre-dinner drinks in either the oak panelled drawing room or the attractive sitting room. Dinner is served in the elegant dining room. Afternoon tea can be taken in the three acre garden or, on cooler days, in the Victorian greenhouse in the kitchen garden where you can view the vegetables that you will eat at dinner. There is even an old croquet lawn which guests are free to use.