Beautiful, romantic, chocolate box 5 star cottage for 2, located in the historical village of Lavenham in Suffolk. With its cosy log burning stove, wooden beams and shared garden (shared with neighbouring cottage), this is a lovely base from which to explore Suffolk.
Penny Cottage is an old 16th century weavers cottage, rated 5 stars, located adjacent to Mint Cottage within the tiny village of Lavenham in the beautiful county of Suffolk. The romantic cottage boasts many period features including broad oak floors, ancient exposed beams and arched rooms as well as old brickwork. There is a light lounge with open log fire, a small well equipped kitchen diner and a magnificent master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and oak beams with a luxurious four poster bed and en-suite. The cottage shares a large mature garden with next doors Mint cottage (also part of our small group of holiday cottages) and also boasts a sunny patio.
There are many fantastic restaurants and places of interest to visit in the surrounding area, such as the local history museum and the Guildhall. You will find a range of old fashioned shops nearby as well as beauty salons and tea rooms. Walking routes are also available in the area for those looking to explore the beautiful countryside.
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Lavenham with its vast array of historical buildings is one of Suffolk’s finest villages. With numerous medieval buildings as well as a pretty village green, with a luxury cottage holiday here you can truly feel as if you have stepped back in time.
At the heart of the village, discover the National Trust’s Guildhall and don’t miss a stop off at the coffee shop there. Or visit one of the fine country pubs in the village or one of the cafes. Life doesn’t get much better than sitting out and enjoying an alfresco meal or drink in historical Lavenham.
For days out, visit Long Melford close by which is only 5 miles away to discover more wonderful country inns, ideal for English cream teas or visit Melford Hall, a fascinating National Trust country house with links to Beatrix Potter.
Choose a luxury self-catering break in Lavenham and discover some of the best of Suffolk during a stay here.
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Suffolk boasts something for everyone from the spectacular coast in the east to the beautiful green countryside in the west. You can even discover the wetland broads in the north of the county or the delightful wool towns that are found in the south. The county is also home to some intriguing walking and cycling routes, fantastic festivals and of course delicious farmers markets. Indulge yourself on the amazing local produce whether you choose to dine in at your luxury cottage or venture out to a local restaurant. There are also plenty of exciting places to visit for a brilliant day out including Oasis Camel centre, Jimmy’s farm and Africa Alive for the kids, plus Framlington Castle, St Edmundsbury Cathedral and the Newmarket experience for the older generations. Visit the seaside and take in the wonderful sea air whilst enjoying some fresh fish and chips or travel north and rent a rowing boat for a day on the water. You may even prefer to find Luxury coastal accommodation for your visit so that you can make the most of the beautiful landscape.