Camps Heath Barn
Barn | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
In January 2011 Camps Heath Barn has been given a 5 star rating by Visit England, with Marsh Cottage gaining 4 stars and Gold award
Deep in the heart of rural Suffolk, the barn provide easy access to the beautiful North Suffolk coast with its excellent beaches, heathlands and big skies. Go walking, bird watching or visit historic houses. Or you could try seal spotting, fishing for crabs and sailing. Back on land, how about a round of golf? Maybe a trip to a local maritime or transport museum? Then there's riding, of course. Or just relax and soak up the slower pace of life - after all, it is a holiday.
The Barn will comfortably sleep 12 and up to 16 if booked together with the adjoining Marsh Cottage and offers excellent facilities for large family holidays and group accommodation.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich, Nearest railway: Oulton Broad North (via Norwich) or Oulton Broad S|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
The Barn will comfortably sleep 12 and up to 16 if booked together with the adjoining Marsh Cottage.
Upon entry to the barn, you will be greeted by a medieval style fireplace in a large galleried entrance hall with adjoining cloakroom.
The first floor, and galleried second floor, living rooms have panoramic views over Oulton marshes and beyond. These are west facing with a dining area and balcony, offering the chance of viewing spectacular sunsets. Below is a spacious farmhouse kitchen, handmade by local tradesmen finished with granite worktops. The kitchen has a dining area which seats 12 and sofas to relax. Through the patio doors is an outside terrace with pergola and views over the marshes.
Sleeping accommodation is on three floors consisting of four double bedrooms each with en suite facilities. Two of these are family rooms having adjoining twin bedded rooms above them.
To sleep 16 the barn can be reserved with the adjoining Marsh cottage which has two double bedrooms. Please contact us for prices if you wish to book for parties of 16.
|Further details outdoors|
The barn has two patio areas, one in the garden area outside the main front entrance catching the early morning sun, and the second outside the kitchen with a barbeque and seating area catching the sun from midday onwards.
If you need any further information then please feel free to call or send an email.
The East Anglia region
East Anglia is a lovely place to visit. There's so much to do; award winning beaches, the broads, parks and country houses to visit. Camps Heath is at the bottom of the Waveney Valley and as a result, can be very warm in the summer. There are fantastic walks along river banks and public footpaths, many picturesque coastal villages to visit such as Southwold, Dunwich and Walberswick.
The Barn at Dairy Farm is situated on the edge of Oulton Marsh, managed by Suffolk Wildlife Trust. The views from the barn over the nature reserve are simply breath taking, with the river Waveney and the broads only a short walk away.
Camps Heath is less than a five-minute drive from Oulton Broad. Here you will find shops, a post office, two parks, cafes, restaurants and pubs. If you like river life, there are river boat trips along the Broads and River Waveney, or you can watch speed boat racing on a Thu eve during the summer. For a bit of nightlife, you could enjoy a pint at one of numerous licensed bars and pubs, or a glass of wine at the local winebar. Please let us know if you need recommendations for the best places to eat and drink in the area.
Lowestoft is known for its award-winning beaches with golden sands stretching for miles - Gorleston Beach is also near by which is dog friendly. The local tourist board is situated on the seafront, and offers a wide range of information. Somerleyton Hall, Suffolk Wildlife Park and Pleasurewood Hills are also close by.
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25 Aug 2014
"A beautiful barn conversion"
This is a beautifully converted barn, very high specification with unusual attention to detail. Lots of tasteful furniture and decorations. Fully equipped kitchen with everything you could possibly … More
7 Aug 2014
"Perfect for our family weekend away!"
We stayed at the Barn for the weekend for joint birthday celebrations for the family. The Barn was fantastic, the pictures do not do justice to the size of the place! The kitchen is incredibly well st… More
4 Aug 2014
"Great place to be in"
Barn is exceptional we group of 11 people (6 + 5 children) had a very nice break. Spacious and astonishing. Beaches, boat rides, theme parks and a sea life within 30 minutes' drive. I would stron… More
28 Jul 2014
"What a Fanstastic Barn !!"
We had a long weekend at this barn with our family. What a fantastic time we had, the setting is amazing, the barn itself is absolutely superb, with ammenities for all ages. The owner was very attenti… More
25 Jul 2014
"We would book this barn again in a Heartbeat!"
We stayed at this lovely and peaceful barn a few days over two different business trips to Lowestoft. The barn is often rented out at weekends, but weekdays the owner allows last minute bookings on a per-room basis - if it is free. It means that if anyone else books a room, you share the common areas, e.g. kitchen, lounges. But we found that wasn't a problem, as we had the barn to ourselves most of the time and also, there were so many discreet sitting areas throughout the barn, you really can find your own space. The kitchen was amazingly well equipped, and everywhere was clean and decorated to a high standard. The room had plenty of storage, and the bed was so comfortable! If we could have stayed longer, we would have indulged in the many shelves of books and DVDs, or had a go at the games in the hall cupboard! There is a picnic table just outside the kitchen doors where we sat for morning coffee, and upstairs french doors led to an outdoor deck with table and chairs overlooking a broad expanse of Norfolk broads (our favourite spot for an evening glass of wine at sunset). There were even binoculars on hand for viewing the wildlife. Yet just 5 minutes away were shops and Oulton Broad with some fab pubs by the water, and 10 minutes away was the beach. The owner, Jan, never intruded but was always available to answer our questions or provide information about the area. The barn is also convenient for trips to other Norfolk and Suffolk villages too. We never wanted to leave and completely recommend this barn!!
20 Jan 2014
"Stunning, well equipped property, ideal for large group of family & friends"
Having stayed in a number of National Trust holiday lets over the years, we were disappointed not to be able to book a suitable property for the date we wanted, for our group of 12 people(2 families) … More
24 Sep 2013
"Brilliant for a large group of friends......"
We rented Camps Heath Barn for a weekend for a group of 8 of us. We were mainly concerned with enjoying some good food and drink in a relaxing setting but I also wanted to ensure that there was enoug… More
29 Aug 2013
"Excellent accomodation, huge kitchen dining area, wonderful weekend."
We booked this as a surprise for my wife's birthday, and we were all surprised! A quiet location by the marshes. Outstanding building structure, with lovely rooms (huge kitch/diner), decore and f… More
3 Jun 2013
"Perfect weekend getaway for a special birthday celebration"
We booked the barn for a family get together to celebrate a joint 60th birthday, and it ticked all the boxes. Spacious, peaceful location and everything provided for you, including thoughtful touches … More
2 Apr 2013
"A beautiful barn full of character at great value"
I spent Easter 2013 here with a group of friends. The barn is beautiful and full of character and was perfect for our Easter egg hunt ! The owner lives just around the corner so is nearby if needed. H… More
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