The Suffolk Coast

Explore the towns, villages and hamlets along the 50 mile stretch of the beautiful Suffolk coastline. The web link provides all of the information.

Castles of Suffolk

There are 7 castles in Suffolk. Orford castle is an 11 mile drive from The Barns with views over Orford Ness.
The web link provides all of the information.


Pack your bucket and spade and enjoy a variety of beaches for relaxing or walking the dog.
The web link provides all of the information.

The Great Outdoors

4 miles from The Barns is Tunstall Forest, with the 10 mile Viking trail for cyclists or walkers. Rendlesham Forest has walking trails, pic-nic areas and orienteering trails.

The web link provides a link to all forests you can visit.

Family Fun

If your family wish to try crazy golf, feeding the animals on a farm or kart racing, the web link below provides all the information for family fun activities out.

Eating Locally

The Oyster Inn at Butley is a 5 minute walk from The Barns. A traditional village pub serving real ale and home-style pub food.
The pub has a cinema room in a converted barn, available for private hire

Eating Locally

The Unruly Pig is a gastropub 4 miles drive from The Barns. You can dine at the pub or order a “heat at home” takeaway to be collected or delivered.

Eating Locally

Pump Street Bakery is an award-winning bakery in the village of Orford, a 5 mile drive from The Barns. They are operating during Covid-19 on a takeaway basis, their artisan bread, pastries, savouries, chocolate and doughnuts are utterly divine!

Eating Locally

The Jolly Sailor is a village pub in Orford.  They serve top quality Adnams ales, wines and spirits alongside a seasonal menu. Ingredients are locally sourced wherever possible and cooked to order. The menu changes daily, however the firm favourites are always available.