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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Flempton Forge

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Flempton Forge - Grade II listed 18c flint and brick forge

Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 76 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Forge, Flempton is located in the Lark Valley, situated very close to Thetford Forest (within easy walking distance) superb for walks, hiking and cycling. The West Stow Anglo Saxon Village is a 10 minute walk or 5 minute drive away, as is the beautiful Fullers Mill Garden.

The Forge has just about everything you could need, the only thing you need to bring is your food and drink. The kitchen is fully fitted with an array of cooking tools should you want to stay in. The garden is very quiet with wooden steamers where you can put your feet up and enjoy the sunshine and in the evening you can make use of the gas BBQ and listen to the bird song.

Of course, if you would rather see a little more action, then a 10 minute drive gets you to the centre of the historic city of Bury St Edmunds, full of wonderful places to visit including the cathedral and the Abbey Gardens. The town also offers a wealth of great restaurants for those who wish to eat out, whilst having all the large supermarkets on the towns outskirts for those wishing to eat in.

The town also has a theatre, the Apex - which holds regular bands and events. The are numerous pubs, including the smallest in Britain - The Nutshell. There are also a number of great village pubs are close at hand.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Southwold 76 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 8.2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Stansted 81 km, Nearest railway: Bury St Edmunds 7.9 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The Forge is completely self contained with a modern fully fitted kitchen, shower room, double bedroom and living area created around the Forge hearth. The Forge has off road gated parking with a private patio and garden at the rear.

The property has central heating but for those romantic winter evenings there is a small wood burner.

There is free wifi network facilities.

Further details outdoors

Patio furniture is available with gas BBQ.

Further details

Basic consumables such as tea, coffee, sugar will be in the property.

The property is available on minimum 2 night stay, no dogs and no-smokers.

About this location

The East Anglia region

Flempton is situated in the Lark Valley, close to Thetford Forest and Bury St Edmunds.

Easy access to Cambridge, Ipswich, Newmarket and Norwich and you can be on the coast within 50 minutes.

Lackford Lakes are located behind the property, fantastic for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts. Horse riding facilities are available locally.


Bury St Edmunds is a great town for lovers of history: the Cathedral, Abbey Gardens, Clock Museum and the Greene King Brewery experience. It has some fabulous restaurants, both independents and chain. The new shopping centre, the Apex is adjacent to the town centre and the town regularly hosts events including beer and music fests, and running up to Christmas many festivities and European food markets.

Flempton Golf Course is a 5 minute walk, there are two other courses close by at Fornham St Martin and Fornham All Saints.

Bury St Edmunds has a large Sports Centre with swimming facilities and many public fitness classes.

Horse Riding is available at two local stables, offering forest hacks.

Lackford Lakes are located behind the property, fantastic for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts.

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Review 1-4 of 4

8 Oct 2014


"Perfect for holidays as couple"

We were looking for a nice place to stay for our first holidays together and found this cottage. It was a great holiday and we managed to have a good balance between actions (all reachable by bus or o… More

25 Jun 2013


"Excellent hideaway in Suffolk countryside"

If you are a couple looking for a short break in Suffolk you would be hard pushed to find better. The Forge still retains all it's old world charm, yet has been fitted out to make a very comforta… More

1 Apr 2013


"Everything has been thought of!"

Lovely spot, beautiful property. Owner next door and could not do enough for us. Many thoughtful small touches that added such pleasure. Would not hesitate in recommending this property for a quiet st… More

Thank you for your kind review. The property does have that certain "je ne se qua". Visitors do seem to love the cozy nature of the property and you are quite right, there are some fantastic places to visit around Bury St Edmunds and indeed this part of Suffolk generally!

13 Jan 2013


"Quiet, relaxing spot, away from the hustle & bustle of city life."

We had a very pleasant stay! The booking process was easy & detailed information was provided prior to the stay. The cottage was equipped with everything we needed & the location is perfect. Highly recommended!

Thank you so much for your review. Glad you had a relaxing time and everything you needed. It is exactly what I hoped to achieve with the property, 'some peace and quiet in the country with quality time for each other'.

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    Calendar last updated:01 Mar 2015

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