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Jayes Holiday Cottages

Beautiful holiday cottages in the idyllic village of Wattisfield, surrounded by tranquility and nature. Lovingly decorated and fully self-contained these two cottages provide the perfect setting for your holiday. Situated on the Norfolk/Suffolk border there’s plenty to explore and do – from leisurely days to enjoying the local towns, history and coast. Whether you’re on your own, a couple, a family or a group of friends with options for twin and double beds and additional sofa beds there’s room for everyone.

Awarded a Visit England GOLD rating in 2019 both our cottages have a M1, M2 and M3a Mobility rating making them easily accessible for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility.  Plus with south facing patio gardens overlooking the pond they’re the perfect location. Our cottages all come with free WIFI and excellent amenities. Well behaved dogs welcome.

Wonderful places to visit

Bury St EdmundsThe cottages are centrally located in between Bury St Edmunds, Diss, Thetford and Stowmarket and being within easy driving distance of the Norfolk Broads and the Norfolk / Suffolk Heritage coastline they are ideally placed for exploring the region.

The local area is good for walking and cycling with many footpaths, quiet lanes and byways to explore and plenty of village pubs along the way. Many of East Anglia’s pretty villages and historic houses and gardens are within easy reach and there is a wide variety of attractions and days out to choose from.

Locally there are two pubs just a mile down the road in Walsham le Willows where the Blue Boar offers a restaurant and large garden. Within a 5 minute drive there is a farm shop. Co-op store, post office, Doctor and pharmacy and also a Chinese Restaurant and Fish and Chip shop.

Jayes Holiday Cottages - SuffolkIn the immediate area local attractions include the Pakenham Mills, Wyken Vinyards, Knettershall Heath Country Park and Bressingham Gardens. The wider area provides entertainment for all ages the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, Creeting Lakes and Stonham Barns Fisheries, Banham Zoo, Africa Alive Animal Adventure and The Mid-Norfolk Railway to name but a few.

Further afield are the coastal walks and beaches from Yarmouth down to popular Southwold and the meandering waterways and villages of the Norfolk Broads.   Additionally a shopping excursion or day at races can all be found less than an hour away at Norwich, Ipswich and Newmarket.

A drive and drop service is available for walkers with copies of maps available by arrangement.

Choose your route and we will drive you the start and all you have to do is make your way back home and put your feet up.

Jayes Holiday Cottages

Jayes Holiday Cottages - SuffolkKingfisher and Woodpecker Cottages are identical bungalows purpose built with an M1 M2 and M3a mobility rating making them highly suitable for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility.  Each cottage has one twin bedroom (or a double if requested)  a large walk-in shower/wetroom and an open plan kitchen living area, where one of the sofas converts to a small sofa bed to provide additional sleeping for maximum occupancy of 4 people. The cottages overlook a wildlife pond where bird life is encouraged with feeders and nest boxes and an annual influx of ducklings and young moorhens are usually happy to help tidy up any breakfast crumbs.

Both cottages have ample parking, a private patio garden and free WIFI.   The cottages are open to all, with dogs accepted by prior arrangement, and also additional aids for mobility with handrails, high-backed chair, bed raisers and shower chairs available.  Guests also have the option of arranging rental of a hot tub for the duration of their stay.

Jayes Holiday Cottages - SuffolkClick on the pages to find out more about the accommodation and amenities available at Jayes Holiday Cottages and a guide to what’s on in the area.

If you have any questions or would like more information or help to arrange your holiday please do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to welcoming you to Jayes Holiday Cottages.