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Jayes Holiday Cottages

Beautiful holiday cottages in the idyllic village of Wattisfield, surrounded by tranquility and nature. 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, enjoying the local towns, history and coast. Whether you’re on your own, a couple or friends, with options for twin or double bed, the accommodation is flexible.

Visit England awarded a 4* rating to Kingfisher cottage and both cottages are identical with an 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 for relaxation and bird watching. Our cottages all come with free WIFI and excellent amenities. Well behaved dogs are welcome.

Wonderful places to visit

Centrally located between Bury St Edmunds and Diss on the Norfolk border, the cottages are ideally placed for exploring the region and within easy driving distance of the Norfolk Broads and the Norfolk/Suffolk Heritage coastline.

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.

Just a mile down the road in Walsham le Willows there is a village pub and a local butcher/grocery. A five minute drive away in Rickinghall there is a Co-op store, Doctor/Pharmacy, Chinese Takeaway and Fish & Chip shop. There are many local country pubs in the neighbouring villages providing plenty of choice for eating out.

View of fieldsSuffolk is known as the county of big skies and there are many ways to enjoy the area for all ages.

Visit lovely villages and historic houses including the Sandringham Estate, Framlingham Hall or Holkham Hall.

Head for the coast and enjoy the beaches from bustling Yarmouth and Lowestoft, to popular Southwold and Aldeburgh, or walk for miles on the stunning beach at Holcombe.

Take it easy and explore the Norfolk Broads by boat or take in the views during a ride on the Mid- Suffolk Railway.

Further afield a trip to Newmarket can provide a days racing or a visit to the Horse Racing Museum followed by a lovely lunch, with a stop at Ely Cathedral on the way home.  Alternatively pop down to Cambridge and take a punt along the river before enjoying afternoon tea.

Have a look at our ‘Whats On’ page to find links to more days out, activities and events.

Jayes Holiday Cottages

Kingfisher 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 sleeps 2 people in one bedroom (made up as a  twin or double on request), a large walk-in shower/wetroom and an open plan kitchen living area. The cottage private patio gardens overlook a wildlife pond where bird life is encouraged with feeders and nest boxes. An annual influx of ducklings and young moorhens are usually happy to help tidy up any breakfast crumbs.

Both cottages have ample parking and free WIFI.   The cottages are open to all, and also have a range of aids to help with mobility, with handrails in the bathrooms, an electric rise and recline chair and bed raisers, a perching stool and shower chairs by request.   Well behaved dogs are welcome. and there is access to off road walking 40 metres down the lane.

Chairs and table facing the garden and pondClick 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.

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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.