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School Farm Cottages

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Margate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just booked our seventh visit. Why? 1. The cottages: Warm, well equipped, furnished to a high standard and feel like home from home. Games room with table tennis and pool tables. Fresh eggs from the hens with cattle, sheep and horses to meet. Lovely walks around the farm. 2. Location: Some beautiful countryside and a short drive to...

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

What a super review - thank you! It is always lovely when guests return time after time to stay with us. We're really pleased that you find our cottages comfortable and well - equipped and that you enjoy the farm and local area so much. We love walking at Dunwich Heath too, especially when the heather comes alive with colour...

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We joined our son, daughter in law, and two grandsons for a few days at the beginning of April. Their second visit, our first. What a truly relaxing and lovely spot. Warm welcome from Claire and David. The accommodation extremely comfortable and equipped with everything we needed. We didn't feel the need to travel too far, as boys very happy...

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

We're really pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us. We're glad you found our little corner of Suffolk a lovely spot to relax and enjoy family time in the countryside. The Easter holidays are a lovely time to stay on the farm and we really appreciated the extra pairs of hands at lamb feeding time. Thank you for taking the...

Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Six of us enjoyed another crafting holiday in these beautiful surroundings. The Good weather which lasted almost the whole week was a bonus. Glorious sunshine roused the mass of daffodils which line the driveway and other areas around the farm. As usual our cottages were first class, spotlessly clean, warm and cosy. We are always assured of a warm welcome...

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words; it is our absolute pleasure to welcome you all back to stay. Thank you for returning twice a year since we opened - can it really be 17 years?!!! We are so fortunate with the lovely people who choose to stay with us here and it is a special encouragement when guests return time...

Reviewed 6 February 2017

We have stayed in these wonderful cottages three times now and rate them highly. We have stayed in February and they are warm, cosy and comfortable with everything you could need for a relaxing time. They are set in beautiful Suffolk countryside. We love the deep silence that greets you when you arrive. The perfect place to unwind. Claire and...

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments and recommendation. It's good to hear that you find it peaceful here and a quiet place to unwind and recharge those batteries. The biomass boiler keeps everywhere nice and cosy so even if you have been out for a chilly winter walk you'll soon warm up again back at your cottage. We...

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful visit we had for Christmas 2016. Claire and family were so welcoming. The cottages were lovely and festive with Christmas trees and lights. The setting is beautiful... helped by some lovely bright weather too... I would recommend a stay here to anyone... we enjoyed the use of the games room and and our three boys ages 14,16...

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We were so pleased you chose to stay with us at School Farm for Christmas. We try to take the hassle out of our guests' Christmas preparations by making sure the cottages are fully decorated ready for your arrival so that all you have to do is relax and enjoy yourselves. We're glad your...

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

First-class accommodation with equipment and furnishings to the very highest standard. Clare and David made us feel at home immediately. Attention to detail second to none - welcome pack of milk, local juice and homemade biscuits very much appreciated. Farm a delight and perfect for our two grandsons to explore and enjoy. A highlight was collecting eggs and eating them...

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure to welcome you and your grandsons to stay with us and we are pleased that you appreciated the facilities that we provide here. We are very fortunate to be near some pretty villages and market towns with their own unique character, many offering shopping like it used to be -...

Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The accommodation was spotless and very comfortable. My two boys loved the freedom to play in the spacious grounds whilst I was able to relax knowing it was so safe. The owners were on site which, although I didn't experience any problems it was comforting to know they were there.

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

We really do appreciate you taking the time to write a review, thank you. We do make every effort to ensure that children can play safely so the adults can relax and then everyone can enjoy their holiday! We hope you will come and stay with us again one day.

Reviewed 26 September 2016

We received a friendly welcome to their beautiful farm from David and Claire. The welcome pack, including milk, eggs, apple juice and home-made shortbread, was a lovely touch. Silverleys Cottage was well-equipped, comfortable and spotlessly clean. Collecting fresh eggs from the chickens each morning was a highlight, as were daily visits from a family of ducks and Muffin the cat....

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It is very important to us that everyone who stays here feels welcome and enjoys their stay. We're so pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us here at School Farm and hope to welcome you back again one day.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed for five nights in Swan cottage and can not praise it high enough. It was beautifully presented equipped with everything you need, in a perfect setting with a wonderful view over the pond and surrounding countryside what more could you ask for? We were very impressed by what was provided; tea, coffee, milk, apple juice and home made...

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was really lovely to meet you and we're so pleased you had a lovely holiday. Although Swan Cottage is the smallest of our four cottages it has the best view on the farm, over the pond and meadows down to the village church. We love it when guests make a last...

Nuenen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stayed two weeks in Silverleys cottage and had a great time! Al the things you need were available. There is a big garden where you can relax. And fresh eggs every day! The children could play soccer on a big field and we enjoyed playing poole and table tennis. And David and Claire are very warm people, so we...

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

It gives us a lot of pleasure to see our guests exploring our lovely corner of Suffolk - there are so many super places to go and enjoyable things to do within each reach of the farm so it's good to hear you had such a good time. We particularly enjoy welcoming guests from overseas and introducing them to Suffolk...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four high quality (4 star) self catering cottages in a lovely rural setting in Suffolk, within easy reach of Suffolk's Sunrise Coast. Each cottage sleeps 2 - 4 (plus 2 if the sofa bed in each lounge is used) with full central heating, electricity and bed linen included in the price. With a secure garden, climbing frame, pets corner and games room (pool table and table tennis) as well as cycle hire and fishing we offer a family friendly getaway. Free WiFi is provided in all cottages, two of which are ground floor and wheelchair friendly. With all heating and hot water provided by our woodchip boiler, as well as lots of opportunities for car free days, we are doing what we can to offer a sustainable holiday destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about School Farm Cottages

Address: School Farm Church Road | Cratfield, Halesworth, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Halesworth
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
School Farm Cottages Halesworth, UK - Suffolk
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“One of the cottages at least is wheelchair accessible and is all on the ground floor.”
MaryS577, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All cottages look lovely...they all open up so that you can sit and enjoy the garden whilst keeping an eye on young children.”
bindyboo, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“North cottage has 2 separate bedrooms one double and one twin and separate kitchen dinner to the lounge”
764karlg, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“The two single storey cottages have good access and are wheelchair friendly.”
susanmette, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All the cottages and rooms are excellent so you can't go wrong.”
rebeccab781, 10 Feb 2015 | Read review
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