Bury St Edmunds and the Wool Towns

This is a truly intriguing part of Suffolk filled with historical towns and villages and picturesque countryside. The Wool Towns are unique to Suffolk and include Lavenham, Long Melford, Clare, Sudbury and Hadleigh.

Bury St Edmunds itself is an exciting area with so much to offer. Not far from Bury are many idyllic villages including Stanton, Walsham-le-Willows and Upthorpe. All are ideally placed for exploring this pretty corner of the county and beyond, with good access to the rest of Suffolk as well as Cambridgeshire.

Lavenham is one of the better known Wool Towns. Its streets are lined by delightful timber framed medieval buildings with bowing walls and deeply pitched traditional Suffolk roofs; its magnificent Market Place houses the wonderful Guild Hall (NT), and Little Hall, an outstanding restaurant - The Great House and several delightful pubs. Lavenham is well known for its fascinating and charming galleries and shops and fine church. The countryside around the town is criss-crossed with footpaths.

From one stunning village to another. Monks Eleigh is a very painterly village. The hill leads down past the church and the village pub to The Street where there are some delightful Suffolk cottages and a lovely village pub serving excellent food.

Midway between Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury, Lawshall is a charming old village, its Grade 1 listed church - All Saints - dating back to the 15th century. Lawshall Hall, a rather grand old building visited by Queen Elizabeth I, was thought to have been converted from an ancient monastery. Its 18th century pub, The Swan, has a collection of World War 1 coins left by local soldiers.

Sudbury on the Essex Suffolk border has, for centuries, been the home of British silk production, and it is from here that the silk for royal wedding dresses is made. Standing beside the Stour River, Sudbury has many fine ancient buildings and is famous for its Great Common, a wonderful unspoilt wildlife area where cattle graze the rich grasses undeterred by the occasional canoeist, walkers and birdwatchers.

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Wickhambrook, Bury and the Wool Towns

TOSH

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£530 - £890
per week
From £408 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • The Old School House, nestled in the heart of the the Suffolk countryside and surrounded by the most stunning countryside views offers guests a real touch a luxury during your self catering getaway.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 50 miles
  • Pub 2.5 miles

Glemsford, Bury and the Wool Towns

74AA

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  • Angel Apartment is a delightful first floor apartment situated in the village of Glemsford and offers quiet and cosy accommodation for a couples looking to enjoy all the Suffolk countryside has to offer.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • On-street parking
  • Beach 39 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles

Tostock, Bury and the Wool Towns

SBC

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£370 - £420
per week
From £288 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • A lovely appointed barn conversion in a quiet location ideal for a romantic getaway to the countryside.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Pub 0.3 miles

Hessett, Bury and the Wool Towns

STMB

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£480 - £750
per week
From £370 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • A beautiful retreat set in the heart of the Suffolk countryside
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 37 miles
  • Pub 1.4 miles

Lavenham, Bury and the Wool Towns

LDY

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£440 - £730
per week
From £340 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • A lovely traditional Suffolk cottage located in the medieval town of Lavenham, Lady Cottage makes the perfect romantic break away for two.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Whepstead, Bury and the Wool Towns

MAL

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£530 - £890
per week
From £287 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Mallards is a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the West Suffolk countryside. This pet friendly cottage is the ideal bolt hole for any couple looking for a romantic break away to enjoy all the county has to offer.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 48 miles
  • Pub 0.9 miles

Long Melford, Bury and the Wool Towns

PKC

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£470 - £810
per week
From £363 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star Gold
  • A picture perfect holiday cottage nestled in the heart of Long Melford, Pink Cottage is a beautiful example of a romantic retreat for couples in the Suffolk countryside.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 3 Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Horringer, Bury and the Wool Towns

HHA

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£440 - £730
per week
From £340 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • The Annexe is the perfect escape for two guests who are looking for peace and quiet in a tranquil setting
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 45 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Long Melford, Bury and the Wool Towns

TUDOR

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£495 - £870
per week
From £381 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • With a central position in the picturesque village of Long Melford, 3 Tudor Cottage is ideally placed for you to enjoy the wealth of independent shops, boutiques and eateries, as well as the wonderful walks around this charming setting.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • On-street parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Long Melford, Bury and the Wool Towns

9WS

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£450 - £730
per week
From £348 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star Gold
  • A quaint and pretty cottage in the heart of Long Melford, perfect for a romantic countryside escape in Suffolk.
  • 3 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • On-street parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 36 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Long Melford, The Suffolk Countryside

SCG

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£480 - £810
per week
From £370 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Stone Cottage is a lovely holiday cottage within Long Melford. A small and quaint property, it has stylish furnishings which give a homely feel. Stone Cottage is ideal for your Suffolk break.
  • 3 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 25 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Lavenham, Bury and the Wool Towns

SFPIL

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£520 - £665
per week
From £400 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Special offerJanuary Sale - 10% off all remaining January dates.
  • 3 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Pub 0.1 miles
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