Self Catering in Suffolk

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Spacious Living Accommodation

Doves Barn in Suffolk has a wealth of exposed beams, a vaulted ceiling in two large living rooms and a warm welcome all year round with wood burners in the large inglenook fireplaces.

It is an ideal location for family celebrations or get togethers with family and friends with Needham Market just a mile away.

Two Large Sitting Rooms

Luxurious Bedrooms

Doves Barn can accommodate from 6 to 22 guests.

Eight bedrooms, of which three have en-suite bathrooms

One four poster king size bed, four standard king size beds, one double bunk bed, one double bed and six single beds

Five W.C.s, three of which are downstairs.


Comfort & Style

Fully Equipped Kitchen

There is a fully equipped kitchen with a range cooker, microwave, two fridges, two freezers, and a dishwasher.

All cooking utensils, pots and pans and other things needed for the kitchen are provided. There is also a breakfast area and dishwasher.

Guests can be seated comfortably and two children’s high chairs are available.

Dining for up to 22 Guests

Hot Tub

Our Hot Tub is situated in a purpose built cabin in the gardens, close to Doves Barn.

The tub will accommodate up to eight people with ease.

Relax and unwind in our private hot tub, sit with friends and perhaps enjoy a glass of champagne.

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Hot Tub for up to eight people

patio areas

Spacious Grounds

Plenty of space to relax, wander and enjoy the grounds of Doves Barn.

A spacious courtyard provides an area for al-fresco dining.

Large lawns provide for sitting quietly or playing games.



Plenty of space on the patios for a game of table tennis.

Full sized pool table in the games room just off one of the main sitting rooms.

Karaoke, Croquet, two acres of garden to wander through.

table tennis

Pool Table

Doves Barn in Suffolk

Nestling in the picturesque Suffolk hamlet of Badley is the perfect country retreat Doves Barn. Relax and unwind in a delightful 16th century grade II listed Suffolk barn which has been lovingly renovated to a high standard retaining all the original oak timbers and features which offer a unique blend of timeless elegance and modern luxury, a haven for those looking for a serene country escape which is ideally situated for our guests to get away from the hustle and bustle but still conveniently placed to explore the delightful towns and villages of Suffolk. Doves Barn is perfect for families and special celebrations – a truly magical place to stay.

The property provides an excellent base for walking, cycling or bird watching and is also conveniently situated to visit the Museum of East Anglia. There are direct railway links to London, Bury St. Edmunds with its Cathedral Abbey grounds, and towns of Ipswich, Norwich and Colchester are all within easy reach as are Long Melford, Lavenham and Kersey. Enjoy the unspoilt delights of the Suffolk Heritage coast including Aldeburgh, Dunwich, Walberswick, Southwold and the ancient burial ground at Sutton Hoo. There are shops, pubs and restaurants less than I mile away.

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large bedrooms

Spiral staircase to first floor: 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower and toilet, leading to galleried area with double 5ft bed and a single bed.


Second staircase to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 Galleried area with 5ft bed. 1 Spacious beamed double bedroom with en-suite shower and toilet and a Grand Four Poster Bed.

Tasteful Decor

Away from the hustle and bustle of the town or city but still conveniently placed, near to a supermarket, unique boutique shops, a butchers and a bakers, plus the railway station at Needham Market.

Our self catering accommodation in Suffolk is perfect for families and special celebrations. We are happy to welcome birthday celebrations, anniversaries, hen parties, or just quiet weekend breaks.

Discover for yourself this unspoilt corner of rural Suffolk and all it has to offer, the location is close to all the necessary amenities and an excellent base to explore and enjoy our panoramic views of rolling countryside and our unspoilt coastline.

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