Local Area

Located between The Suffolk Town of Eye and the Norfolk Town of Diss, guests can visit all that Suffolk and Norfolk has to offer, as you are located right on the border. A perfect location for walkers Abbey Farm has a circular walk on its door step, fantastic for dogs! For cyclists there is secure shed for bikes on site.

The Suffolk Heritage Coast is approximately 28 miles away, where you can visit Southwold with its famous pier, Aldeburgh for its abundance of great food and restaurants, and Lowestoft, the most easterly point in the UK.

Places of interest nearby include Banham Zoo, Bressingham Steam and Gardens, which is the official home of The Dads' Army Appreciation Society, Oasis Camel Park, Framlingham Castle and the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary.

If a drive isn't in your plans, you can put on your boots and explore on foot. A network of country lanes, and a circular footpath walk, are located just few minutes from your doorstep, allowing you to enjoy the open countryside away from the road, or simply take a stroll by the local parish church. Another particular favourite is the 12 miles of footpaths through the Thornham Estate, an ancient parkland, with woodland and farmland, as well as a Victorian walled garden. With many walks and cycle trails available close by you will be spoilt for choice. Yaxley Fishing Lake is just 2½ miles away and is heavily stocked with common and mirror carp, tench and crucian carp (at cost, no licence required).

Norwich with is Castle and Famous market is approximately 23 miles and Bury St Edmunds with its lovely shops and one of the largest Christmas market is approximately 22 Miles away. Ipswich City is approximately the same.

For anyone with an interest in history or wildlife, this is an area rich in historic treasure and wildlife sanctuaries including Redgrave and Lopham Fen a wild watery landscape of sedge, rush, heath and hundreds of pools created over many centuries by local people as they eked out a living, digging peat for fuel and cutting reed and sedge for thatching.

For shopping, Diss has a good selection of supermarkets and small independents with a market on Friday mornings together with Banks, Chemists, family run Butchers and everything you may need during your visit. Eye has a Deli, Bakers, Pharmacy, Post Office two family run Butchers and some very nice gift and antique shops and two small Co-Op supermarkets, one of which is open until 10pm for those little emergencies.

These are a few of the local restaurants, please check for yourself on TripAdvisor

Some Hospitality Venues may not be open, it would be advisable to check before