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Reviewed 1 week ago 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...

Thank Beth A
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...

Thank MrsJ900
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.

Thank Hannah S
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....

Thank Elaine R
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 22 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...

Thank alanX35WA
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...

Thank mdekok
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...

Reviewed 13 August 2016

We have just come back from a lovely short break in Swan Cottage. We have never been to Suffolk before but will definitely return to this beautiful county and the lovely cottages on School Farm. The cottages are were proportioned, clean and equipped with everything you could ever need. Claire and David kindly provided tea, coffee, milk, Suffolk apple juice...

Thank Jodie C
ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of your stay here at School Farm. We're so pleased you enjoyed your first visit to Suffolk and hope it will be the first of many. There are so many lovely places to visit in this beautiful county - keep an eye on our Facebook page for some...

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We had such a lovely stay at School Farm Cottages, the facilities and cottages were well equipped and very clean. The children thoroughly enjoyed collecting eggs from the hens and visiting the animals. We had a wonderful afternoon fishing and visited some amazing places locally. The location is ideal for seaside visits and there is plenty to do. The hosts...

Thank KF2310
ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We're delighted that you enjoyed your holiday with us. We are so fortunate to live within such easy reach of the beautiful Suffolk Coast as well as being situated deep in the Suffolk countryside where you can enjoy the local scenery, heritage attractions and some charming towns and villages. We would love to welcome...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We rented three of the four cottages, for ourselves, our daughter and family and my husband's two sisters and a brother in law. Each cottage was very well equipped, clean and very comfortable, all at an affordable price. We sat out in the garden together, and our grandson was able to run around safely, and he loved the rabbits and...

Thank Mary S
ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this lovely review. We're pleased you enjoyed staying with us and took the opportunity to visit some of your favourite places in Suffolk while revisiting the area. The cottages work well for extended family groups such as yours, enabling the chance to all be together but still have some privacy if needed. It was lovely...

rotherham england
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Once again we visted our wonderful holiday accommodation at schoolfarm cottages in suffolk we have been for the last ten years and have never been disappointed ,always looked after by Claire &David where nothing is to much trouble for them to do for us .From the small things like putting tea ,coffee ,apple juice ,milk at no extra charge to...

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

When we first converted our barns into holiday cottages sixteen years ago we didn't envisage becoming friends with such lovely people who would return to stay with us time and time again over the years. It has been our absolute pleasure to have welcomed you back to the farm each year for your holiday and we are pleased that you...

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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: Church Road | Cratfield, Halesworth, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Halesworth
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
School Farm Cottages UK/Halesworth, Suffolk
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“One of the cottages at least is wheelchair accessible and is all on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles bindyboo, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“North cottage has 2 separate bedrooms one double and one twin and separate kitchen dinner to the lounge”
 of 5 bubbles 764karlg, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“The two single storey cottages have good access and are wheelchair friendly.”
 of 5 bubbles susanmette, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All the cottages and rooms are excellent so you can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccab781, 10 Feb 2015 | Read review
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